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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

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Television Radio Internet Other Don't know
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
-Iredell County 325 81 23.8 17.8-31.1 119 36.0 29.3-43.3 14 6.9 3.5-13.0 88 26.4 20.2-33.8 23 6.8 3.9-11.7
GENDER
Male 136 40 28.2 19.1-39.5 57 37.9 28.3-48.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 33 27.4 18.4-38.7 5 4.5 1.6-12.4
Female 189 41 19.0 12.3-28.1 62 33.9 25.0-44.2 13 12.3 6.1-23.0 55 25.4 17.6-35.2 18 9.4 4.9-17.2
RACE
White 287 71 23.9 18.0-30.9 108 38.4 31.2-46.1 14 8.4 4.4-15.7 75 23.3 17.5-30.3 19 6.0 3.3-10.9
Other 35 10 25.9 9.3-54.2 10 24.4 10.7-46.4 0 0.0 . - . 11 38.4 18.6-63.0 4 11.3 3.3-32.4
AGE
18-44 87 19 23.1 13.8-36.2 31 31.0 21.0-43.2 10 11.8 5.7-22.8 22 27.4 17.4-40.2 5 6.7 2.5-16.4
45+ 237 62 24.6 18.9-31.5 88 41.8 34.5-49.4 4 1.3 0.5- 3.4 66 25.4 19.6-32.4 17 6.9 4.0-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 38 20.8 13.3-31.1 50 36.6 26.3-48.4 1 3.1 0.4-18.7 49 32.4 22.4-44.3 13 7.1 3.3-14.5
Some College + 174 43 26.3 17.9-37.0 69 35.5 27.3-44.7 13 10.0 5.1-18.8 39 21.5 14.4-30.7 10 6.7 3.0-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 51 26.9 18.6-37.1 53 34.0 24.3-45.3 6 8.3 3.1-20.5 50 23.8 16.2-33.5 11 7.0 3.1-15.4
$50,000+ 119 24 23.4 13.9-36.7 58 43.4 32.8-54.6 8 7.2 3.1-16.0 23 22.2 13.9-33.5 6 3.8 1.4- 9.6

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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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