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2009 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 13,115 10,367 79.1 77.7-80.3 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 703 6.1 5.3- 7.0 723 5.0 4.4- 5.8 664 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-Gaston County 347 268 72.3 65.0-78.6 12 5.7 2.7-11.6 20 9.3 5.6-15.0 27 8.4 4.8-14.1 20 4.3 2.5- 7.5
GENDER
Male 133 108 73.4 60.9-83.0 5 8.7 3.3-21.3 4 2.9 0.9- 8.7 10 10.6 4.6-22.9 6 4.4 1.6-11.4
Female 214 160 71.3 62.4-78.8 7 3.0 1.4- 6.5 16 15.0 8.7-24.5 17 6.4 3.7-10.6 14 4.3 2.4- 7.6
RACE
White 294 227 73.5 65.8-80.0 10 5.4 2.3-12.2 17 9.9 5.7-16.6 20 5.8 3.5- 9.7 20 5.4 3.1- 9.3
Other 53 41 67.1 46.4-82.7 2 7.0 1.5-26.8 3 6.7 1.9-21.0 7 19.1 6.8-43.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 95 71 68.4 55.2-79.2 6 9.1 3.5-21.5 10 13.9 7.2-25.3 5 7.0 2.1-21.0 3 1.6 0.4- 5.4
45+ 248 193 75.5 68.2-81.6 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2 10 5.2 2.6-10.0 22 9.7 6.0-15.3 17 6.9 3.7-12.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 148 76.5 67.3-83.7 4 4.2 1.1-14.8 8 6.3 2.9-13.2 15 8.2 4.5-14.5 14 4.8 2.7- 8.6
Some College + 156 119 69.0 57.7-78.5 8 7.1 2.9-16.4 12 12.0 6.3-21.9 11 7.8 3.0-19.0 6 4.0 1.5-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 145 65.0 54.3-74.4 6 5.1 1.7-14.0 11 11.8 6.1-21.8 17 12.3 6.1-23.0 14 5.8 2.8-11.5
$50,000+ 86 75 89.5 80.9-94.5 2 1.4 0.4- 5.7 4 5.0 1.7-13.6 5 4.1 1.7- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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