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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,066 9,950 70.8 69.3-72.3 1,443 12.7 11.7-13.9 809 7.6 6.8- 8.5 767 7.6 6.7- 8.7 97 1.2 0.8- 1.9
-Buncombe County 395 306 72.7 66.3-78.2 44 12.4 8.7-17.5 22 6.3 3.8-10.3 22 8.5 5.0-13.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
GENDER
Male 144 102 65.7 55.2-74.9 18 11.8 6.9-19.4 10 9.2 4.7-17.2 14 13.3 7.1-23.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 251 204 78.7 71.0-84.8 26 13.0 7.9-20.5 12 3.8 1.9- 7.4 8 4.2 1.9- 8.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
RACE
White 361 281 73.1 66.6-78.7 39 12.5 8.6-17.9 20 6.3 3.7-10.7 20 7.8 4.7-12.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Other 31 23 72.4 44.0-89.8 4 6.2 1.9-18.1 2 6.3 1.3-25.9 2 15.1 2.8-52.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 107 76 65.6 54.3-75.4 13 13.7 7.6-23.6 6 6.4 2.7-14.1 12 14.4 7.8-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 287 229 79.3 73.4-84.2 31 11.2 7.7-16.1 16 6.2 3.4-11.0 10 2.9 1.5- 5.4 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 96 73.2 59.8-83.4 12 10.4 4.7-21.2 5 4.8 1.7-13.0 6 11.6 4.7-26.1 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 273 207 71.8 64.4-78.2 32 13.6 9.1-19.9 17 7.1 3.9-12.3 16 7.3 4.0-12.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 146 71.7 61.8-79.8 21 14.1 8.2-23.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.3 15 12.1 6.7-20.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 160 124 77.4 69.1-84.0 21 12.4 7.8-19.1 11 7.8 4.0-14.7 4 2.3 0.8- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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