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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford 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
Guilford County 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
GENDER
Male 146 123 85.9 79.1-90.8 4 2.4 0.8- 6.8 7 5.0 2.3-10.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 10 5.5 2.9-10.3
Female 269 223 84.0 78.5-88.3 18 5.7 3.4- 9.2 13 5.0 2.6- 9.5 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3 9 3.4 1.7- 6.9
RACE
White 281 233 84.0 78.6-88.2 16 4.5 2.5- 7.7 12 5.1 2.7- 9.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.3 14 5.0 2.8- 8.6
Other 129 110 87.7 80.9-92.4 6 3.8 1.7- 8.4 7 4.2 1.8- 9.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5
AGE
18-44 198 173 88.7 82.7-92.8 15 5.8 3.3-10.0 9 4.9 2.2-10.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 212 169 80.7 74.4-85.8 7 2.6 1.2- 5.5 11 5.3 2.8- 9.6 7 2.5 1.1- 5.3 18 9.0 5.5-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 119 80.8 73.2-86.6 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 11 7.1 3.7-13.1 5 3.1 1.2- 7.5 9 6.0 3.0-11.4
Some College + 260 226 88.2 83.1-91.9 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3 9 3.8 1.8- 8.1 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 8 2.7 1.2- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 175 82.0 75.6-87.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.6 15 7.0 3.9-12.3 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7
$50,000+ 113 101 89.4 81.8-94.1 5 4.0 1.6- 9.8 4 3.9 1.4-10.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7
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
Cumberland 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
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
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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