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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,246 2,271 19.2 17.8-20.5 4,022 32.2 30.8-33.7 4,195 30.5 29.2-32.0 1,835 13.3 12.1-14.6 923 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Buncombe County 398 90 24.8 19.6-30.8 144 38.9 33.0-45.2 106 25.0 20.0-30.7 39 7.6 5.3-10.8 19 3.7 2.2- 6.3
GENDER
Male 145 32 26.0 17.8-36.2 53 38.6 29.2-49.0 42 26.9 19.2-36.2 11 5.0 2.5- 9.6 7 3.6 1.6- 7.9
Female 253 58 23.8 17.7-31.1 91 39.1 32.0-46.7 64 23.3 17.3-30.6 28 9.9 6.5-14.9 12 3.9 1.9- 7.7
RACE
White 363 82 24.1 18.9-30.0 136 39.2 33.2-45.5 91 25.0 19.8-31.2 35 7.5 5.1-10.9 19 4.2 2.5- 7.0
Other 32 7 27.4 10.1-55.9 8 40.3 18.4-66.9 13 23.0 11.1-41.7 4 9.3 2.8-26.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 107 30 30.1 21.0-41.2 50 44.3 33.9-55.3 21 20.9 13.3-31.3 5 3.5 1.3- 9.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
45+ 290 60 19.9 15.4-25.2 93 33.7 28.0-39.9 85 28.8 23.3-35.1 34 11.4 8.0-16.1 18 6.2 3.7-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 15 12.9 6.8-23.3 34 35.3 24.4-48.0 44 34.5 24.6-46.0 16 9.0 5.1-15.5 12 8.2 4.2-15.3
Some College + 274 75 30.6 24.0-38.1 110 41.3 34.4-48.6 60 19.3 14.3-25.4 23 7.1 4.4-11.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 30 20.4 13.4-29.9 60 36.4 27.8-45.9 54 22.9 16.6-30.7 29 13.2 8.6-19.7 15 7.1 3.9-12.5
$50,000+ 160 51 32.0 23.8-41.4 70 41.0 32.6-50.0 33 24.1 16.6-33.6 6 2.9 1.3- 6.6 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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