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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,021 4,037 41.5 40.0-43.1 6,984 58.5 56.9-60.0
-Mecklenburg County 556 161 37.6 31.7-44.0 395 62.4 56.0-68.3
GENDER
Male 188 54 44.5 34.3-55.0 134 55.5 45.0-65.7
Female 368 107 32.1 25.9-39.0 261 67.9 61.0-74.1
RACE
White 384 106 36.7 29.9-44.1 278 63.3 55.9-70.1
Other 167 55 39.9 29.4-51.5 112 60.1 48.5-70.6
AGE
18-44 138 60 49.5 39.1-59.9 78 50.5 40.1-60.9
45+ 414 101 26.0 21.2-31.3 313 74.0 68.7-78.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 48 40.2 28.7-52.9 100 59.8 47.1-71.3
Some College + 406 113 36.7 29.9-44.0 293 63.3 56.0-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 59 33.6 24.8-43.6 148 66.4 56.4-75.2
$50,000+ 258 71 34.6 26.7-43.4 187 65.4 56.6-73.3

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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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