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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical 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 15,489 9,842 66.0 64.8-67.1 1,377 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,582 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,232 7.2 6.6- 7.9 1,456 6.8 6.3- 7.3
-Gaston County 405 244 66.1 59.9-71.9 38 9.7 6.5-14.3 38 8.5 5.8-12.3 41 8.4 5.9-11.8 44 7.3 5.1-10.2
GENDER
Male 165 107 69.5 59.9-77.7 13 10.7 5.6-19.6 16 8.4 4.7-14.5 12 5.0 2.7- 9.1 17 6.4 3.7-10.9
Female 240 137 63.0 54.7-70.6 25 8.9 5.6-13.7 22 8.6 5.1-14.1 29 11.4 7.5-17.1 27 8.1 5.2-12.5
RACE
White 345 206 64.0 57.3-70.3 34 10.7 7.0-16.1 30 7.8 5.0-11.9 35 8.8 6.0-12.8 40 8.6 6.0-12.1
Other 60 38 73.1 58.0-84.2 4 6.4 2.0-18.9 8 10.8 4.8-22.5 6 6.7 2.7-15.6 4 3.0 0.9- 9.5
AGE
18-44 109 75 76.1 66.1-83.9 13 9.9 5.1-18.3 9 7.7 3.9-14.9 7 4.1 1.9- 8.9 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
45+ 293 166 55.7 49.0-62.1 25 9.7 6.1-15.0 29 9.3 6.3-13.6 34 12.7 8.8-17.9 39 12.6 8.9-17.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 123 65.8 57.0-73.7 15 6.9 3.8-12.1 22 9.2 5.4-15.1 26 9.6 6.2-14.6 28 8.5 5.4-13.1
Some College + 190 120 66.4 57.3-74.5 23 12.9 7.6-21.2 16 7.8 4.4-13.3 15 7.0 3.8-12.4 16 5.9 3.3-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 115 60.4 51.2-68.9 14 5.9 3.1-10.7 23 10.6 6.4-16.9 29 11.9 7.9-17.7 34 11.3 7.5-16.5
$50,000+ 123 88 72.3 62.1-80.6 18 14.1 8.3-22.9 9 6.7 3.1-13.8 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.8

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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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