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2009 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 13,068 9,042 66.3 64.8-67.8 933 7.7 7.0- 8.6 1,216 10.8 9.8-12.0 1,096 9.6 8.7-10.5 781 5.5 4.9- 6.3
-Gaston County 344 233 61.9 54.6-68.7 20 6.2 3.7-10.3 34 9.6 6.3-14.4 30 11.7 7.6-17.7 27 10.6 6.3-17.2
GENDER
Male 133 92 61.8 50.0-72.4 9 7.2 3.3-15.1 13 10.4 5.2-19.9 11 11.0 5.5-20.9 8 9.5 3.7-22.4
Female 211 141 62.0 52.9-70.2 11 5.4 2.8-10.1 21 8.8 5.5-13.8 19 12.3 7.1-20.6 19 11.6 6.5-19.7
RACE
White 291 196 61.6 53.8-68.9 16 5.5 3.2- 9.4 32 11.3 7.3-17.1 24 12.0 7.4-19.0 23 9.6 5.7-15.7
Other 53 37 63.2 43.6-79.2 4 9.4 2.9-26.6 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 6 10.5 4.1-24.1 4 14.7 3.9-42.6
AGE
18-44 95 48 48.4 36.7-60.2 9 8.9 4.4-17.3 14 12.2 6.5-21.9 16 17.7 10.2-29.0 8 12.8 5.6-26.6
45+ 245 184 74.5 67.5-80.5 10 3.6 1.8- 6.9 19 7.0 4.4-11.2 14 6.4 3.4-11.7 18 8.5 5.1-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 127 60.3 50.7-69.2 11 7.1 3.7-13.2 19 12.4 6.8-21.4 19 12.3 7.3-20.0 14 7.9 4.1-14.5
Some College + 152 104 62.9 51.9-72.7 9 5.5 2.4-12.3 15 7.2 4.1-12.2 11 11.3 5.6-21.4 13 13.1 6.4-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 124 55.1 45.1-64.7 11 5.2 2.6-10.0 18 9.1 5.2-15.5 21 17.6 10.6-27.9 18 13.0 6.5-24.3
$50,000+ 84 64 75.9 64.3-84.7 5 6.8 2.7-16.2 9 9.1 4.5-17.4 4 5.2 1.8-13.9 2 3.0 0.7-12.3

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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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