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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
-Gaston County 259 69 27.0 19.1-36.7 93 33.4 25.9-41.9 11 10.5 4.6-22.2 67 23.6 16.6-32.4 19 5.4 3.2- 9.0
GENDER
Male 95 28 34.4 21.0-50.9 34 26.2 16.6-38.8 5 14.6 4.9-35.9 24 22.0 11.4-38.1 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9
Female 164 41 19.0 13.2-26.6 59 41.2 31.8-51.3 6 6.2 2.3-15.6 43 25.4 18.2-34.2 15 8.2 4.6-14.3
RACE
White 217 59 28.8 21.1-38.0 81 36.2 28.7-44.6 8 8.3 3.9-16.7 54 20.3 14.8-27.1 15 6.4 3.6-11.1
Other 42 10 22.5 7.6-50.8 12 26.5 12.2-48.2 3 16.1 3.1-53.3 13 31.8 14.1-57.0 4 3.1 1.0- 9.7
AGE
18-44 55 17 33.4 18.6-52.3 14 23.6 12.9-39.1 7 21.3 8.9-42.7 13 18.1 8.6-34.3 4 3.7 1.3-10.3
45+ 203 51 21.6 15.7-28.9 79 41.6 33.3-50.5 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 54 28.2 19.7-38.6 15 6.8 3.8-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 37 27.6 16.5-42.4 33 24.3 15.3-36.4 7 13.7 4.9-32.9 42 28.7 17.9-42.6 13 5.7 2.9-10.8
Some College + 127 32 26.1 17.0-38.0 60 46.2 35.8-56.9 4 6.1 2.1-16.4 25 16.5 10.5-25.0 6 5.1 2.1-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 48 34.9 24.7-46.7 35 21.1 13.9-30.7 2 2.7 0.5-13.9 44 33.9 23.2-46.6 10 7.4 3.7-14.4
$50,000+ 76 11 19.7 9.6-36.2 45 55.8 42.0-68.8 3 5.2 1.5-16.6 13 14.5 7.8-25.2 4 4.8 1.7-12.8

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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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