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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,245 572 2.7 2.4- 3.1 12,673 97.3 96.9-97.6
-Gaston County 349 13 2.2 1.2- 3.9 336 97.8 96.1-98.8
GENDER
Male 132 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8 128 99.0 97.2-99.6
Female 217 9 3.1 1.5- 6.4 208 96.9 93.6-98.5
RACE
White 296 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 284 97.7 95.7-98.8
Other 53 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 52 98.6 90.5-99.8
AGE
18-44 94 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 93 99.4 96.0-99.9
45+ 251 12 3.6 1.9- 6.6 239 96.4 93.4-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 185 98.3 96.0-99.3
Some College + 156 7 2.6 1.1- 5.8 149 97.4 94.2-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 188 98.5 96.2-99.4
$50,000+ 86 3 1.9 0.6- 6.2 83 98.1 93.8-99.4

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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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