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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-Gaston County 312 239 74.2 67.3-80.1 29 8.9 5.7-13.4 28 12.9 8.4-19.4 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8
GENDER
Male 117 90 71.2 58.9-81.0 8 8.0 3.6-16.7 15 18.6 10.4-30.9 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3
Female 195 149 76.8 69.2-83.1 21 9.6 5.8-15.4 13 8.1 4.6-13.9 12 5.5 2.9-10.1
RACE
White 267 202 73.2 65.6-79.6 26 9.7 6.1-15.1 24 12.3 7.6-19.3 15 4.8 2.7- 8.2
Other 45 37 78.6 59.3-90.3 3 5.3 1.5-17.0 4 15.3 5.5-35.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
AGE
18-44 71 42 63.6 49.8-75.5 10 10.7 5.3-20.4 16 23.5 13.7-37.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5
45+ 237 195 81.7 75.1-86.9 18 7.4 4.2-12.7 11 5.7 3.0-10.4 13 5.2 2.9- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 168 133 74.9 64.3-83.2 12 6.6 3.2-13.1 12 13.6 6.9-24.9 11 4.9 2.5- 9.5
Some College + 142 105 74.2 64.7-81.9 17 11.0 6.3-18.4 15 11.5 6.4-19.8 5 3.2 1.3- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 135 76.7 67.7-83.8 15 9.0 4.9-16.2 9 8.2 4.2-15.6 12 6.0 3.2-11.1
$50,000+ 81 58 70.1 56.7-80.7 10 11.4 5.5-22.1 11 16.2 8.4-29.0 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1

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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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