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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,559 10,787 67.5 66.3-68.7 1,218 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,376 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,253 8.1 7.5- 8.7 925 5.3 4.8- 5.9
-Gaston County 403 282 67.6 60.5-73.9 21 5.2 3.1- 8.5 35 11.3 7.2-17.2 35 9.8 6.0-15.8 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2
GENDER
Male 167 123 73.5 63.5-81.6 7 4.1 1.7- 9.3 13 11.4 5.7-21.7 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6 14 6.7 3.6-11.9
Female 236 159 62.0 52.3-70.9 14 6.2 3.3-11.4 22 11.1 6.2-19.0 25 15.0 8.3-25.6 16 5.6 3.1-10.0
RACE
White 343 241 65.9 58.3-72.8 18 5.7 3.3- 9.7 28 9.5 5.9-15.2 29 11.6 6.8-19.1 27 7.2 4.6-11.1
Other 60 41 73.2 55.3-85.8 3 3.5 1.0-11.1 7 17.0 6.7-36.9 6 3.9 1.5- 9.8 3 2.4 0.7- 8.2
AGE
18-44 108 71 66.3 53.5-77.0 6 4.7 1.9-11.1 13 13.2 6.5-25.0 9 10.9 4.6-23.5 9 4.9 2.3-10.1
45+ 292 208 68.6 62.0-74.5 15 5.8 3.4- 9.8 22 9.4 6.0-14.5 26 8.9 5.8-13.4 21 7.3 4.4-11.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 140 62.1 51.8-71.4 9 3.7 1.8- 7.6 19 13.9 7.5-24.5 25 11.8 6.5-20.5 21 8.4 5.1-13.7
Some College + 188 141 73.7 64.2-81.4 12 6.9 3.5-13.1 16 8.2 4.8-13.8 10 7.6 3.0-18.1 9 3.5 1.6- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 139 60.7 50.7-69.9 11 5.5 2.7-10.8 21 16.7 9.5-27.7 20 8.4 4.8-14.2 23 8.7 5.3-13.9
$50,000+ 123 91 72.2 60.4-81.6 8 6.6 2.9-14.3 10 6.7 3.4-12.5 7 8.7 2.8-23.7 7 5.9 2.6-13.0

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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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