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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 363 84 18.1 13.6-23.5 149 48.9 41.7-56.1 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 101 26.2 20.8-32.5 25 5.7 3.5- 9.0
GENDER
Male 135 27 14.8 8.7-24.2 64 54.1 42.5-65.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 34 24.5 16.3-35.1 9 6.3 3.0-12.7
Female 228 57 20.8 15.1-27.9 85 44.5 35.9-53.5 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 67 27.6 21.0-35.5 16 5.2 2.9- 9.1
RACE
White 312 74 19.6 14.6-26.0 132 50.1 42.3-57.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 82 23.5 18.2-29.9 21 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Other 49 10 11.6 5.1-24.4 16 43.5 27.0-61.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 18 37.2 22.0-55.5 4 7.0 2.3-19.0
AGE
18-44 83 11 13.8 7.0-25.4 43 56.0 42.9-68.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 24 24.9 15.9-36.9 4 4.1 1.5-11.0
45+ 275 72 21.8 17.1-27.3 104 43.2 36.3-50.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 75 26.7 21.0-33.3 21 7.1 4.4-11.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 171 38 16.1 10.1-24.9 59 46.1 35.0-57.6 0 0.0 . - . 60 30.9 22.4-40.9 14 6.9 3.6-12.9
Some College + 192 46 19.8 13.9-27.3 90 51.4 42.3-60.5 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 41 22.0 15.4-30.4 11 4.6 2.3- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 47 17.3 11.5-25.1 80 42.6 33.5-52.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 68 32.7 24.9-41.6 16 7.2 4.0-12.8
$50,000+ 93 24 22.5 14.0-34.1 46 54.6 42.0-66.7 3 3.4 1.0-10.6 17 17.5 9.6-29.7 3 2.0 0.6- 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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