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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 10,413 2,565 23.8 22.4-25.2 4,018 39.0 37.5-40.6 380 4.8 4.1- 5.7 2,756 26.6 25.2-28.1 694 5.7 5.1- 6.4
-Cabarrus County 296 98 35.4 27.7-43.9 89 27.8 21.7-34.8 19 7.5 4.6-12.1 65 21.0 15.0-28.6 25 8.4 4.5-15.0
GENDER
Male 106 37 41.6 28.6-56.0 36 26.9 17.7-38.6 6 5.2 2.1-12.3 24 25.1 14.9-39.1 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Female 190 61 30.1 22.2-39.4 53 28.5 21.1-37.3 13 9.5 5.3-16.4 41 17.5 11.5-25.6 22 14.4 7.7-25.4
RACE
White 256 86 32.8 25.6-40.9 77 29.5 22.9-37.0 19 9.8 6.0-15.5 51 17.8 12.4-25.1 23 10.1 5.3-18.4
Other 38 12 44.5 23.8-67.3 11 21.7 10.2-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 13 31.3 14.9-54.2 2 2.5 0.6-10.2
AGE
18-44 73 25 37.6 24.5-52.7 23 24.4 15.3-36.5 8 8.8 4.3-17.3 11 19.2 9.9-33.9 6 10.1 3.8-24.2
45+ 223 73 33.2 26.2-41.1 66 31.1 24.4-38.8 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 54 22.7 16.8-30.0 19 6.7 4.0-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 52 41.7 30.3-54.2 25 15.7 9.7-24.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6 37 28.7 18.5-41.8 17 11.6 6.0-21.1
Some College + 161 46 30.5 20.6-42.6 64 37.2 27.9-47.6 16 11.6 6.8-19.2 28 15.0 9.0-23.8 7 5.7 1.6-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 45 37.9 25.7-51.8 37 23.5 15.1-34.7 6 4.8 1.9-11.6 33 24.0 14.3-37.6 16 9.8 5.3-17.2
$50,000+ 101 31 31.6 21.9-43.2 41 39.6 29.4-50.8 13 15.2 8.6-25.3 14 12.7 6.8-22.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7

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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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