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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-Gaston County 370 102 28.4 22.6-35.0 268 71.6 65.0-77.4
GENDER
Male 156 45 29.9 21.3-40.1 111 70.1 59.9-78.7
Female 214 57 26.9 19.7-35.6 157 73.1 64.4-80.3
RACE
White 320 90 29.2 23.1-36.2 230 70.8 63.8-76.9
Other 50 12 25.4 13.0-43.7 38 74.6 56.3-87.0
AGE
18-44 103 34 29.6 20.3-41.1 69 70.4 58.9-79.7
45+ 264 67 27.2 21.3-34.0 197 72.8 66.0-78.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 54 28.6 20.7-38.1 135 71.4 61.9-79.3
Some College + 180 47 28.0 20.1-37.6 133 72.0 62.4-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 50 26.1 18.7-35.2 147 73.9 64.8-81.3
$50,000+ 113 35 32.7 23.3-43.8 78 67.3 56.2-76.7

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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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