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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Gaston County 259 64 26.5 18.5-36.5 154 63.2 53.6-71.8 26 6.5 3.9-10.5 15 3.8 2.1- 7.0
GENDER
Male 95 25 32.8 19.4-49.9 58 62.6 46.2-76.5 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Female 164 39 19.7 13.6-27.8 96 63.7 54.3-72.2 19 10.2 5.7-17.6 10 6.3 3.1-12.6
RACE
White 217 53 27.1 19.3-36.5 130 61.2 52.2-69.5 21 7.9 4.6-13.2 13 3.9 2.1- 7.2
Other 42 11 25.2 9.0-53.4 24 68.0 42.2-86.1 5 3.1 1.1- 8.4 2 3.7 0.8-15.4
AGE
18-44 55 18 36.9 21.4-55.7 35 60.9 42.5-76.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.2 0.5- 9.6
45+ 203 46 18.0 12.9-24.5 118 64.9 56.5-72.5 26 11.8 7.3-18.6 13 5.2 2.8- 9.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 38 31.2 19.3-46.2 68 56.3 42.2-69.6 18 8.6 4.6-15.6 8 3.9 1.6- 8.8
Some College + 127 26 20.0 11.8-31.8 86 72.7 61.4-81.7 8 3.5 1.7- 7.2 7 3.8 1.6- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 42 29.5 20.0-41.0 67 53.2 41.5-64.5 18 9.2 5.3-15.4 12 8.2 4.2-15.3
$50,000+ 76 10 13.8 5.4-30.7 63 81.7 65.1-91.4 3 4.6 1.0-17.7 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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