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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Gaston County 237 197 68.7 57.9-77.9 40 31.3 22.1-42.1
RACE
White 201 171 72.2 59.9-81.9 30 27.8 18.1-40.1
Other 36 26 54.7 32.2-75.4 10 45.3 24.6-67.8
AGE
18-44 59 23 35.6 21.6-52.5 36 64.4 47.5-78.4
45+ 176 172 98.2 94.9-99.3 4 1.8 0.7- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 114 75.2 58.7-86.7 14 24.8 13.3-41.3
Some College + 108 82 61.9 46.7-75.0 26 38.1 25.0-53.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 100 74.0 59.3-84.8 19 26.0 15.2-40.7
$50,000+ 66 55 79.3 64.5-89.0 11 20.7 11.0-35.5

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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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