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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 303 231 69.3 61.1-76.4 37 18.9 12.5-27.5 20 6.7 4.1-10.6 15 5.2 3.0- 9.0
GENDER
Male 107 82 63.3 48.7-75.8 15 26.1 14.5-42.4 4 4.5 1.6-12.0 6 6.1 2.5-13.9
Female 196 149 74.1 65.7-80.9 22 13.1 8.1-20.4 16 8.4 4.9-14.0 9 4.5 2.2- 8.9
RACE
White 251 192 70.0 62.0-77.0 29 17.3 11.4-25.3 17 6.9 4.1-11.4 13 5.8 3.2-10.4
Other 48 36 67.3 44.6-84.0 7 23.0 8.5-48.9 3 6.1 1.8-18.5 2 3.6 0.8-14.7
AGE
18-44 85 47 55.1 41.3-68.2 20 29.9 18.2-45.1 14 10.9 6.1-18.8 4 4.0 1.4-10.7
45+ 215 182 82.9 75.8-88.3 16 8.0 4.5-13.9 6 2.6 1.0- 6.4 11 6.4 3.3-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 95 75.3 63.4-84.3 15 16.0 8.5-27.8 5 4.2 1.6-10.6 5 4.5 1.7-11.4
Some College + 182 136 66.2 55.1-75.7 21 20.0 11.6-32.5 15 8.1 4.6-13.9 10 5.7 2.8-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 117 79.2 70.1-86.1 17 13.2 7.7-21.7 9 6.0 2.8-12.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6
$50,000+ 108 82 62.8 48.3-75.4 10 21.9 10.7-39.7 9 7.8 3.9-15.2 7 7.4 3.3-15.8

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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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