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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Health Care Access

Do you have one person you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,811 11,627 68.9 67.6-70.1 1,803 9.1 8.6- 9.7 2,381 22.0 20.8-23.2
-Gaston County 413 325 75.6 68.4-81.6 42 7.6 5.3-10.9 46 16.8 11.3-24.3
GENDER
Male 170 130 69.7 57.4-79.8 14 5.9 3.1-10.9 26 24.3 14.6-37.6
Female 243 195 81.0 74.0-86.5 28 9.2 5.8-14.1 20 9.8 5.8-16.0
RACE
White 352 284 81.1 75.0-86.0 35 7.1 4.8-10.4 33 11.8 7.7-17.7
Other 61 41 57.0 38.1-74.1 7 9.4 4.0-20.4 13 33.6 17.3-55.1
AGE
18-44 110 78 68.5 55.4-79.2 11 7.4 3.9-13.6 21 24.1 14.2-38.0
45+ 300 244 82.4 77.0-86.7 31 7.9 5.3-11.5 25 9.7 6.4-14.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 171 73.4 62.1-82.3 23 6.3 3.8-10.3 27 20.3 11.9-32.5
Some College + 191 153 78.1 69.2-85.0 19 9.2 5.4-15.0 19 12.8 7.3-21.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 170 70.7 59.2-80.1 24 8.6 5.3-13.7 26 20.7 11.8-33.7
$50,000+ 124 101 80.6 70.5-87.8 11 8.3 4.2-15.8 12 11.1 5.7-20.5

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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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