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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Healthy Days

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities,
such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 15,652 12,382 80.8 79.8-81.6 752 5.2 4.7- 5.7 857 5.5 5.0- 6.1 897 4.8 4.4- 5.3 764 3.7 3.4- 4.2
-Gaston County 406 312 78.8 72.7-83.8 17 4.5 2.6- 7.6 26 7.4 3.9-13.6 27 4.8 3.0- 7.4 24 4.6 2.9- 7.2
GENDER
Male 167 126 79.1 69.5-86.3 5 3.4 1.3- 8.2 10 6.8 2.4-17.9 12 5.0 2.6- 9.4 14 5.7 3.1-10.4
Female 239 186 78.5 70.1-85.0 12 5.5 2.8-10.4 16 8.0 3.6-16.7 15 4.5 2.4- 8.4 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0
RACE
White 346 267 78.5 72.1-83.7 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 24 7.3 3.9-13.1 22 4.9 3.0- 8.1 21 5.0 3.0- 8.0
Other 60 45 79.8 61.5-90.7 5 4.9 1.7-13.4 2 7.7 1.2-36.0 5 4.1 1.5-10.6 3 3.3 0.9-11.4
AGE
18-44 110 91 82.6 70.9-90.2 8 5.4 2.5-11.1 5 8.3 2.8-22.2 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3
45+ 293 218 74.8 68.7-80.1 9 3.6 1.7- 7.4 21 6.6 4.1-10.3 24 7.8 4.9-12.1 21 7.3 4.6-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 153 75.3 66.4-82.4 10 4.6 2.2- 9.2 17 7.9 3.5-17.2 18 6.2 3.6-10.4 18 6.1 3.5-10.5
Some College + 189 158 82.8 73.6-89.2 7 4.4 2.0- 9.5 9 6.8 2.5-17.3 9 3.2 1.4- 7.2 6 2.9 1.2- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 158 74.9 65.8-82.2 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 12 7.3 2.7-17.9 23 9.0 5.6-14.4 18 5.9 3.5- 9.9
$50,000+ 124 106 82.4 69.8-90.4 7 5.6 2.4-12.4 8 9.2 3.2-23.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.9 0.9- 9.1

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

^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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