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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Gaston County 413 55 14.8 10.6-20.3 130 33.7 27.5-40.5 131 34.0 27.3-41.3 68 13.0 9.7-17.3 29 4.6 3.0- 7.0
GENDER
Male 171 23 14.0 8.4-22.5 53 36.2 26.6-47.1 56 33.1 23.7-44.1 33 14.3 9.3-21.5 6 2.3 0.9- 6.0
Female 242 32 15.5 10.0-23.4 77 31.3 23.9-39.7 75 34.7 25.9-44.7 35 11.8 7.8-17.3 23 6.7 4.1-10.7
RACE
White 352 46 15.1 10.4-21.4 115 34.9 28.4-42.0 110 32.8 26.1-40.3 56 12.4 9.1-16.8 25 4.8 3.0- 7.5
Other 61 9 13.8 6.5-27.0 15 29.5 15.5-48.7 21 37.8 21.6-57.1 12 15.0 7.2-28.4 4 4.0 1.3-11.8
AGE
18-44 110 20 16.6 9.7-26.8 43 37.4 26.5-49.7 37 39.1 27.4-52.1 8 6.2 2.7-13.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
45+ 300 35 13.2 9.1-18.7 86 30.1 24.5-36.4 92 28.6 23.2-34.6 60 19.8 15.1-25.7 27 8.3 5.4-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 19 9.1 4.7-16.7 52 26.5 18.4-36.6 78 39.3 29.8-49.7 47 17.6 12.2-24.7 24 7.5 4.6-12.0
Some College + 192 36 21.4 14.6-30.2 78 41.9 33.0-51.4 52 27.7 19.3-38.0 21 7.8 4.7-12.8 5 1.2 0.5- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 20 11.0 6.0-19.2 52 24.7 17.4-33.9 77 37.2 28.1-47.5 49 20.0 14.1-27.5 23 7.1 4.4-11.3
$50,000+ 124 27 22.8 15.2-32.8 60 46.7 36.3-57.3 30 24.6 15.6-36.5 6 4.5 1.8-10.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5

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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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