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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Health Status

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 6,156 5,003 82.0 80.4-83.4 349 5.8 5.0- 6.9 306 4.6 3.9- 5.4 234 3.5 2.9- 4.2 264 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Cumberland County 427 351 84.1 78.7-88.3 24 6.2 3.4-11.1 14 3.5 2.0- 6.2 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 22 3.2 2.0- 5.3
GENDER
Male 176 159 89.7 80.8-94.8 8 5.9 2.1-15.5 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8
Female 251 192 76.9 70.6-82.2 16 6.6 3.9-10.9 11 6.1 3.3-11.3 15 6.0 3.5- 9.9 17 4.4 2.6- 7.3
RACE
White 250 208 86.3 81.4-90.1 14 4.4 2.5- 7.6 7 2.9 1.3- 6.2 9 3.3 1.6- 6.4 12 3.2 1.7- 5.9
Other 164 134 82.2 71.2-89.7 8 7.8 2.9-19.3 6 4.2 1.8- 9.9 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 10 3.5 1.6- 7.4
AGE
18-44 243 212 87.7 80.2-92.6 15 7.4 3.5-14.8 8 2.9 1.3- 6.0 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
45+ 181 137 77.3 69.8-83.3 8 3.1 1.5- 6.4 6 5.0 2.1-11.3 11 6.0 3.2-10.9 19 8.7 5.2-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 142 84.3 76.3-89.9 9 4.8 2.2-10.3 7 4.4 1.9- 9.9 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5
Some College + 246 208 83.9 76.3-89.5 15 7.4 3.3-15.8 7 2.8 1.3- 5.9 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 209 83.2 78.0-87.3 14 5.1 2.9- 8.8 8 2.9 1.4- 5.9 14 4.7 2.7- 7.9 17 4.2 2.4- 7.3
$50,000+ 85 77 85.2 65.6-94.5 3 9.1 1.9-34.4 4 5.3 1.9-13.8 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 327 78.1 73.2-82.4 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 36 8.7 5.8-12.9 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Durham 393 321 85.2 81.1-88.6 30 7.2 4.9-10.6 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 11 2.6 1.4- 5.0 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Forsyth 455 374 83.7 79.5-87.1 25 5.1 3.3- 7.6 22 4.4 2.8- 7.0 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 12 1.7 0.9- 3.1
Gaston 461 363 80.1 75.7-83.9 28 6.1 4.0- 9.3 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 19 3.5 2.0- 5.8 27 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Guilford 415 346 84.9 80.8-88.3 22 4.2 2.6- 6.6 20 5.0 3.1- 8.1 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 19 4.4 2.7- 7.0
Mecklenburg 427 356 83.9 79.5-87.4 32 6.9 4.7-10.0 21 5.4 3.3- 8.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.6 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2
New Hanover 402 323 81.4 76.7-85.4 25 5.5 3.6- 8.4 22 4.1 2.6- 6.4 16 4.6 2.7- 7.5 16 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Onslow 434 356 80.8 73.3-86.6 23 8.3 3.8-17.3 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 20 3.9 2.3- 6.8 17 3.7 2.0- 6.6
Wake 427 356 83.4 78.8-87.2 26 5.5 3.6- 8.3 22 6.4 3.9-10.3 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 11 2.0 1.0- 4.1
Western NC 614 499 83.3 80.0-86.2 24 3.7 2.4- 5.6 30 4.5 3.1- 6.6 25 3.2 2.1- 4.9 36 5.3 3.7- 7.4
Piedmont NC 664 533 80.5 76.6-83.9 41 6.5 4.5- 9.2 27 4.0 2.6- 6.0 30 4.4 3.0- 6.5 33 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Eastern NC 616 498 81.0 76.8-84.6 29 6.1 3.9- 9.4 31 4.4 2.8- 6.8 27 3.6 2.4- 5.5 31 4.9 3.2- 7.5

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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. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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