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2010 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 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
-Gaston County 264 201 64.6 54.5-73.5 27 13.1 7.8-21.1 16 10.2 5.6-17.9 19 11.9 6.1-22.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
GENDER
Male 94 62 55.8 39.6-70.8 10 12.8 5.3-27.9 8 10.9 4.6-23.5 13 20.2 9.3-38.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Female 170 139 73.2 62.3-81.9 17 13.4 7.6-22.5 8 9.6 4.1-20.9 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 220 168 64.7 55.5-73.0 22 13.7 8.5-21.3 14 12.1 6.5-21.3 15 9.2 5.1-16.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Other 44 33 64.1 38.5-83.6 5 11.8 2.9-37.9 2 6.1 1.1-27.3 4 18.0 4.9-48.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 56 30 46.2 29.6-63.6 10 17.2 7.9-33.5 7 17.1 8.0-33.0 9 19.5 8.2-39.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 207 170 80.0 72.1-86.1 17 9.7 5.3-16.9 9 4.4 2.2- 8.9 10 5.5 2.8-10.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 98 55.3 40.9-68.9 16 16.9 8.8-29.8 10 14.0 6.9-26.6 8 13.4 5.1-30.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Some College + 131 103 77.8 68.0-85.2 11 7.7 3.8-15.0 6 4.8 1.9-11.3 11 9.8 5.0-18.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 107 69.4 56.7-79.7 14 9.2 4.8-16.8 7 12.5 5.4-26.3 9 8.9 3.8-19.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 79 57 67.5 54.1-78.6 9 15.5 7.7-28.7 5 6.5 2.6-15.6 7 9.8 4.4-20.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5

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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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