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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Gaston County 403 84 21.6 16.5-27.7 319 78.4 72.3-83.5
GENDER
Male 168 72 40.7 31.0-51.2 96 59.3 48.8-69.0
Female 235 12 3.4 1.8- 6.5 223 96.6 93.5-98.2
RACE
White 348 77 25.8 19.8-33.0 271 74.2 67.0-80.2
Other 55 7 6.3 2.5-14.9 48 93.7 85.1-97.5
AGE
18-44 109 21 19.3 11.5-30.6 88 80.7 69.4-88.5
45+ 291 62 23.5 18.3-29.7 229 76.5 70.3-81.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 47 20.4 13.6-29.4 166 79.6 70.6-86.4
Some College + 189 37 23.0 16.0-31.8 152 77.0 68.2-84.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 44 18.8 13.4-25.9 170 81.2 74.1-86.6
$50,000+ 123 25 21.2 14.2-30.5 98 78.8 69.5-85.8

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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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