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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 340 273 76.7 70.2-82.2 40 13.2 9.2-18.7 18 7.3 4.0-12.7 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7
GENDER
Male 126 104 80.0 70.1-87.2 11 9.8 5.0-18.2 8 8.5 4.1-16.9 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7
Female 214 169 73.9 64.9-81.2 29 16.3 10.7-24.2 10 6.2 2.4-14.8 6 3.7 1.5- 8.9
RACE
White 265 210 75.4 68.5-81.2 32 13.3 9.1-18.9 14 7.2 3.9-12.9 9 4.1 2.0- 8.3
Other 72 61 79.3 63.2-89.5 7 13.3 5.7-27.8 4 7.4 2.1-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 69 41 60.8 46.5-73.4 16 21.2 12.3-34.2 7 12.6 5.5-26.5 5 5.4 2.1-13.3
45+ 268 230 86.2 80.9-90.2 23 8.4 5.3-12.9 11 4.2 2.2- 7.8 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 92 79 80.0 62.9-90.4 9 10.4 4.1-23.8 4 9.6 2.7-28.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 248 194 75.6 68.5-81.6 31 14.2 9.6-20.6 14 6.4 3.5-11.4 9 3.7 1.8- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 121 98 78.5 65.7-87.5 10 9.3 4.2-19.5 8 9.1 3.3-22.8 5 3.1 1.1- 7.9
$50,000+ 164 131 75.8 66.7-82.9 22 15.8 10.0-24.1 7 5.3 2.3-11.8 4 3.1 1.1- 8.6

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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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