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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 270 73 26.3 19.5-34.6 110 37.8 30.2-46.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.3 58 24.4 17.8-32.7 23 8.7 5.1-14.6
GENDER
Male 108 25 23.8 14.7-36.0 55 45.0 32.8-57.8 3 3.7 1.2-11.0 16 21.5 11.9-35.9 9 6.0 3.0-11.7
Female 162 48 29.0 19.6-40.6 55 30.4 22.1-40.2 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 42 27.4 19.4-37.2 14 11.5 5.5-22.5
RACE
White 208 55 27.4 19.2-37.5 93 40.8 32.2-49.9 6 3.9 1.6- 8.9 37 21.0 13.5-31.2 17 6.9 4.1-11.4
Other 59 18 25.6 14.3-41.7 14 25.3 11.8-46.2 0 0.0 . - . 21 35.1 21.5-51.7 6 14.0 4.9-33.7
AGE
18-44 58 15 28.1 15.7-45.0 18 31.8 18.8-48.4 3 3.6 1.1-11.0 17 28.1 16.0-44.6 5 8.4 2.8-22.6
45+ 210 58 25.2 19.3-32.3 90 41.9 34.5-49.6 3 2.0 0.5- 7.2 41 21.8 15.8-29.2 18 9.1 5.5-14.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 24 22.7 13.2-36.0 27 34.0 20.6-50.5 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 28 32.5 20.6-47.2 6 9.1 2.8-25.6
Some College + 182 49 28.6 19.8-39.4 82 39.6 30.9-49.1 4 3.3 1.1- 8.9 30 19.9 12.4-30.5 17 8.6 5.1-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 36 26.9 17.6-38.9 42 32.3 20.8-46.4 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 25 32.1 21.0-45.7 9 7.6 3.6-15.3
$50,000+ 106 26 28.9 17.7-43.5 54 50.2 38.0-62.5 4 4.2 1.4-11.9 15 12.2 6.9-20.6 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4

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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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