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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-Gaston County 413 18 2.1 1.2- 3.5 395 97.9 96.5-98.8
GENDER
Male 170 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 165 98.7 96.7-99.5
Female 243 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 230 97.2 94.8-98.5
RACE
White 352 17 2.6 1.5- 4.4 335 97.4 95.6-98.5
Other 61 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 60 99.6 97.2-99.9
AGE
18-44 110 0 0.0 . - . 110 100 . - .
45+ 300 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 282 95.9 93.2-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 13 3.0 1.6- 5.5 207 97.0 94.5-98.4
Some College + 192 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 187 99.0 97.3-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 206 96.9 94.4-98.3
$50,000+ 124 0 0.0 . - . 124 100 . - .

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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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