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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 319 83 22.1 16.9-28.4 137 46.6 39.5-53.8 12 5.0 2.5- 9.7 71 21.1 15.7-27.6 16 5.2 2.5-10.7
GENDER
Male 114 26 20.4 12.7-31.1 55 46.0 35.2-57.2 5 6.1 2.3-15.3 20 19.5 11.5-31.0 8 8.0 3.1-18.9
Female 205 57 23.8 17.4-31.6 82 47.1 38.3-56.2 7 3.9 1.6- 9.3 51 22.6 16.4-30.3 8 2.6 1.1- 5.9
RACE
White 266 72 22.2 16.9-28.6 120 52.1 44.5-59.6 10 4.6 2.1-10.0 52 17.6 12.7-23.9 12 3.5 1.8- 6.6
Other 53 11 22.0 9.8-42.2 17 26.8 15.0-43.2 2 6.2 1.5-22.1 19 33.4 18.4-52.7 4 11.5 2.9-35.9
AGE
18-44 68 11 16.8 8.4-30.9 32 51.9 38.1-65.4 4 6.9 2.3-19.1 20 23.2 14.2-35.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
45+ 246 70 25.3 19.3-32.4 102 42.8 35.4-50.7 8 3.9 1.7- 8.7 51 20.1 13.9-28.2 15 7.9 3.6-16.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 27 33.0 20.8-48.1 25 19.2 12.0-29.3 5 5.4 1.8-14.8 34 32.3 21.1-46.0 5 10.1 3.1-28.3
Some College + 223 56 17.7 13.0-23.5 112 57.8 49.5-65.7 7 4.8 2.0-11.2 37 16.4 10.9-24.0 11 3.3 1.6- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 42 22.4 15.4-31.5 48 30.9 21.7-41.9 7 6.1 2.6-13.7 47 30.8 21.5-42.0 10 9.7 4.2-21.0
$50,000+ 109 23 15.7 9.8-24.3 64 65.7 54.6-75.3 3 4.7 1.1-17.6 15 12.6 7.1-21.4 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0

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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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