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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,066 9,950 70.8 69.3-72.3 1,443 12.7 11.7-13.9 809 7.6 6.8- 8.5 767 7.6 6.7- 8.7 97 1.2 0.8- 1.9
-Gaston County 339 251 70.6 63.4-76.9 37 13.9 8.9-21.1 23 8.4 5.3-13.1 26 6.8 4.4-10.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
GENDER
Male 127 92 65.1 52.6-75.7 15 19.2 10.2-33.1 10 9.2 4.5-18.0 9 6.2 3.1-12.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Female 212 159 75.4 67.9-81.6 22 9.4 5.9-14.6 13 7.7 4.2-13.6 17 7.2 4.3-12.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
RACE
White 287 209 70.7 63.3-77.2 31 12.2 7.7-18.8 21 8.9 5.4-14.2 24 7.8 5.0-12.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Other 52 42 70.1 47.8-85.7 6 21.4 7.7-47.1 2 6.3 1.6-22.0 2 2.1 0.5- 9.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 89 51 58.1 45.2-69.9 15 20.9 11.4-35.3 15 15.1 8.7-25.0 8 5.9 2.8-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 246 197 80.9 74.8-85.8 22 8.3 5.3-13.0 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2 18 7.5 4.6-12.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 142 76.7 68.4-83.4 18 7.6 4.5-12.6 12 8.8 4.5-16.6 14 6.5 3.6-11.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Some College + 150 107 64.6 53.3-74.4 19 19.9 11.4-32.4 11 8.1 4.2-15.0 12 7.1 3.9-12.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 139 67.3 56.7-76.3 26 19.4 11.4-31.0 12 6.7 3.5-12.5 14 6.4 3.6-11.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$50,000+ 82 64 76.2 64.0-85.2 5 5.8 2.3-14.0 8 11.2 5.3-22.3 5 6.8 2.7-15.9 0 0.0 . - .

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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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