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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,611 11,931 72.0 70.8-73.1 1,711 12.9 12.1-13.8 945 7.4 6.8- 8.2 902 6.6 5.9- 7.4 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-Gaston County 406 302 66.8 59.1-73.7 53 18.3 12.4-26.2 25 5.9 3.8- 8.9 23 6.6 3.6-11.8 3 2.4 0.7- 8.3
GENDER
Male 168 114 57.4 45.9-68.1 26 24.5 14.8-37.9 16 7.8 4.6-13.0 11 9.1 3.9-19.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
Female 238 188 75.5 66.2-83.0 27 12.6 7.3-20.8 9 4.1 2.0- 8.3 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 2 3.5 0.7-15.3
RACE
White 345 261 70.9 63.3-77.5 43 16.8 11.0-24.8 22 6.4 4.0-10.0 18 5.4 3.2- 9.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Other 61 41 53.2 35.0-70.7 10 23.5 9.9-46.2 3 4.1 1.3-12.6 5 10.6 2.7-33.5 2 8.6 1.9-30.9
AGE
18-44 109 73 58.5 45.3-70.6 20 26.0 15.4-40.4 7 4.1 1.8- 8.9 7 7.4 2.7-18.8 2 4.0 0.9-16.3
45+ 295 227 74.7 68.5-80.0 33 10.9 7.6-15.4 18 7.7 4.7-12.2 16 5.9 3.4-10.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 152 62.0 50.9-71.9 26 19.6 11.2-32.1 18 7.6 4.5-12.4 15 9.0 4.2-18.3 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2
Some College + 192 149 72.2 61.5-80.8 27 16.9 10.0-27.2 7 4.0 1.8- 8.5 8 3.9 1.6- 9.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 156 63.9 53.0-73.6 25 16.6 9.0-28.7 17 8.1 4.8-13.4 16 9.4 4.3-19.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
$50,000+ 124 95 72.5 60.4-81.9 18 18.4 10.2-31.1 5 3.6 1.4- 9.3 6 5.5 2.2-13.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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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