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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
-Buncombe County 256 74 27.6 20.7-35.8 98 39.9 32.4-47.9 9 5.5 2.6-11.4 63 22.8 17.0-29.9 12 4.1 2.1- 8.0
GENDER
Male 96 29 29.5 18.3-43.9 39 42.6 30.4-55.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 25 25.8 16.2-38.5 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9
Female 160 45 25.9 18.6-34.8 59 37.5 28.8-47.1 8 10.0 4.6-20.4 38 20.1 14.2-27.7 10 6.5 3.0-13.4
RACE
White 240 68 25.5 19.3-32.9 91 40.4 32.9-48.4 9 6.1 2.8-12.5 60 23.4 17.5-30.7 12 4.5 2.3- 8.8
Other 12 5 66.3 24.8-92.1 4 7.4 1.8-25.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 26.3 5.1-70.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 11 27.8 14.9-45.8 20 37.6 24.3-53.2 5 10.9 4.4-24.7 11 20.3 10.5-35.5 2 3.4 0.7-14.5
45+ 202 62 27.8 21.6-35.1 75 41.1 33.2-49.5 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6 51 24.6 18.5-31.7 10 4.8 2.5- 8.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 33 38.0 24.8-53.2 25 30.5 19.4-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 27 24.3 14.7-37.6 8 7.2 3.0-16.4
Some College + 163 41 20.7 14.5-28.5 73 46.3 37.1-55.8 9 9.2 4.4-18.4 36 21.8 15.2-30.2 4 2.0 0.7- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 44 29.1 20.6-39.4 49 36.9 27.0-48.1 4 3.8 1.1-12.5 33 26.3 17.3-37.9 6 3.9 1.7- 8.8
$50,000+ 78 14 14.5 8.0-24.7 38 53.1 40.3-65.5 4 8.8 3.0-23.0 21 22.9 14.4-34.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7

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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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