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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Gaston County 237 217 90.9 82.9-95.4 20 9.1 4.6-17.1
RACE
White 201 186 94.4 90.3-96.8 15 5.6 3.2- 9.7
Other 36 31 76.8 46.4-92.7 5 23.2 7.3-53.6
AGE
18-44 59 56 92.6 70.8-98.5 3 7.4 1.5-29.2
45+ 176 159 89.3 82.5-93.6 17 10.7 6.4-17.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 113 89.8 82.3-94.3 15 10.2 5.7-17.7
Some College + 108 103 92.1 72.8-98.1 5 7.9 1.9-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 109 91.6 83.8-95.8 11 8.4 4.2-16.2
$50,000+ 66 65 99.0 93.2-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8

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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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