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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 323 246 73.7 67.3-79.2 36 11.9 8.2-17.0 24 8.7 5.6-13.4 17 5.7 3.2- 9.7
GENDER
Male 106 85 77.4 66.1-85.7 9 11.1 5.3-21.6 7 5.8 2.5-12.7 5 5.7 2.2-14.0
Female 217 161 71.2 63.3-78.0 27 12.5 8.3-18.3 17 10.8 6.3-17.7 12 5.6 2.8-10.7
RACE
White 258 197 72.9 65.6-79.1 25 10.3 6.8-15.5 21 9.9 6.1-15.8 15 6.9 3.8-12.1
Other 63 47 75.5 60.9-85.9 11 16.6 8.1-31.1 3 5.6 1.8-16.2 2 2.3 0.4-10.5
AGE
18-44 88 52 62.7 50.7-73.3 15 15.5 8.9-25.5 12 13.5 7.4-23.4 9 8.4 4.0-16.9
45+ 233 194 83.1 76.8-87.9 20 8.6 5.2-13.9 12 5.1 2.8- 9.1 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 106 81.1 71.4-88.1 9 8.3 4.1-15.9 7 6.7 3.1-13.8 4 4.0 1.2-12.2
Some College + 196 139 69.4 60.9-76.8 27 14.0 9.0-21.1 17 10.0 5.8-16.7 13 6.6 3.5-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 125 75.6 66.0-83.2 19 12.1 6.9-20.3 11 8.2 4.0-15.8 8 4.1 1.8- 9.2
$50,000+ 121 89 70.6 60.7-78.9 13 12.0 6.8-20.3 13 11.4 6.4-19.5 6 6.0 2.6-13.5

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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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