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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 379 300 78.5 72.9-83.3 42 11.3 7.8-16.0 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 23 6.0 3.7- 9.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
GENDER
Male 141 109 76.5 67.2-83.8 13 9.0 5.0-15.7 7 6.2 2.8-13.2 12 8.3 4.3-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
Female 238 191 80.3 72.8-86.1 29 13.2 8.3-20.4 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1 11 4.0 2.0- 7.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
RACE
White 289 224 76.0 69.3-81.6 32 10.2 6.8-15.0 12 6.0 3.2-11.0 20 7.7 4.7-12.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Other 86 74 83.9 71.7-91.5 9 13.3 6.4-25.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 2 2.3 0.5-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 96 64 71.4 60.3-80.4 12 12.6 6.8-22.2 8 7.1 3.3-14.3 12 9.0 4.7-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 280 234 84.7 79.4-88.8 29 9.9 6.6-14.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 92 82.3 71.4-89.7 8 6.5 2.8-14.1 3 3.1 0.9-10.8 8 8.1 3.4-17.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 268 208 77.0 70.1-82.7 34 13.2 8.8-19.4 10 4.6 2.3- 9.1 15 5.1 2.8- 8.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 109 79.3 69.8-86.5 17 11.1 6.0-19.6 4 3.1 1.1- 8.7 10 6.4 3.2-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 183 150 79.1 70.8-85.5 17 11.6 6.8-19.0 6 4.3 1.8-10.3 10 5.0 2.5- 9.9 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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