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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 326 258 73.5 67.1-79.0 31 11.0 7.5-15.8 27 12.3 8.3-17.9 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3
GENDER
Male 125 96 69.6 59.0-78.4 12 13.4 7.6-22.5 14 15.4 8.9-25.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3
Female 201 162 76.9 69.2-83.2 19 8.8 5.4-14.0 13 9.6 5.4-16.5 7 4.7 2.1-10.2
RACE
White 300 239 74.1 67.5-79.8 28 10.5 7.0-15.5 23 11.7 7.6-17.6 10 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Other 23 16 66.5 42.7-84.0 3 15.5 4.8-39.8 4 18.1 6.3-42.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 57 34 60.1 45.9-72.8 8 11.4 5.5-22.0 12 23.6 13.5-37.8 3 4.9 1.6-14.3
45+ 266 222 79.5 72.9-84.9 23 10.9 7.0-16.8 14 7.0 4.0-11.9 7 2.6 1.1- 5.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 126 74.3 64.2-82.3 11 8.5 4.5-15.6 14 15.0 8.5-25.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1
Some College + 170 131 72.7 64.1-79.9 20 13.0 8.1-20.3 13 10.2 5.9-17.2 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 141 77.8 68.5-84.9 12 7.5 3.8-14.3 10 10.3 5.4-18.7 7 4.5 2.0-10.0
$50,000+ 114 85 69.8 59.3-78.5 16 15.5 9.4-24.5 11 12.6 6.7-22.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.4

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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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