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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Rowan County 363 92 21.2 16.4-26.9 204 63.1 56.4-69.3 49 12.1 8.8-16.6 18 3.6 2.0- 6.4
GENDER
Male 135 32 15.1 9.8-22.6 77 69.1 59.1-77.6 22 13.1 8.0-20.7 4 2.7 0.8- 8.4
Female 228 60 26.3 19.4-34.7 127 57.9 49.3-66.1 27 11.3 7.2-17.2 14 4.5 2.4- 8.2
RACE
White 313 71 16.7 12.4-22.3 184 66.5 59.5-72.8 43 13.3 9.4-18.5 15 3.5 1.8- 6.6
Other 49 20 39.9 24.6-57.5 20 48.7 31.5-66.1 6 7.2 2.8-17.3 3 4.2 1.2-13.9
AGE
18-44 82 14 16.9 9.5-28.1 53 71.0 59.0-80.6 13 10.5 5.8-18.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5
45+ 275 76 24.4 19.1-30.6 150 57.2 50.2-63.9 34 13.3 9.1-19.0 15 5.2 2.8- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 48 23.1 15.9-32.3 78 55.3 44.5-65.7 33 17.0 11.3-24.9 11 4.5 2.1- 9.5
Some College + 192 44 19.5 13.6-27.2 126 70.0 61.6-77.3 15 7.6 4.3-13.2 7 2.8 1.2- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 58 24.1 17.4-32.4 110 55.6 46.4-64.4 30 14.9 9.9-21.8 13 5.4 2.7-10.4
$50,000+ 93 14 14.0 7.4-24.8 69 78.9 67.9-86.9 7 5.3 2.3-11.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.4

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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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