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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-Buncombe County 351 280 77.0 70.8-82.2 39 12.1 8.4-17.1 20 6.9 4.0-11.7 12 4.0 2.0- 8.0
GENDER
Male 119 93 73.6 62.5-82.3 16 16.5 9.7-26.8 4 3.3 1.2- 9.0 6 6.6 2.5-16.0
Female 232 187 79.5 72.0-85.4 23 8.9 5.7-13.7 16 9.4 5.0-17.1 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8
RACE
White 324 260 77.1 70.6-82.5 34 11.3 7.7-16.4 19 7.5 4.3-12.7 11 4.1 2.0- 8.5
Other 24 18 83.2 62.6-93.6 4 13.0 4.3-33.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2 1 2.8 0.4-18.1
AGE
18-44 78 58 71.7 58.6-82.0 10 13.0 6.5-24.1 7 10.0 4.3-21.9 3 5.3 1.5-16.6
45+ 272 221 80.3 74.4-85.2 29 11.6 7.8-16.9 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0 9 3.2 1.6- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 83 87.8 79.2-93.2 10 9.4 4.8-17.8 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 251 195 74.7 67.4-80.8 29 13.3 8.8-19.7 15 6.6 3.8-11.3 12 5.4 2.7-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 131 81.0 71.7-87.8 13 9.0 4.6-16.8 6 3.5 1.3- 9.1 9 6.5 2.7-14.6
$50,000+ 152 112 71.9 62.4-79.7 24 14.8 9.6-22.1 13 10.7 5.5-19.8 3 2.7 0.8- 8.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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