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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford 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 4,278 2,524 61.8 59.5-64.1 421 10.2 8.8-11.8 458 10.3 9.0-11.8 408 8.8 7.6-10.1 467 8.9 7.7-10.2
-Guilford County 199 121 60.9 52.4-68.8 23 11.9 7.3-18.7 22 11.1 6.8-17.5 12 5.4 2.9- 9.8 21 10.6 6.2-17.7
GENDER
Male 58 41 69.4 53.3-81.8 4 10.0 3.3-26.7 6 6.6 2.7-15.4 3 4.9 1.5-15.2 4 9.1 2.9-25.5
Female 141 80 55.6 45.8-65.1 19 13.1 8.0-20.7 16 14.0 8.0-23.3 9 5.7 2.9-11.1 17 11.6 6.5-19.9
RACE
White 140 84 60.0 49.9-69.3 17 10.7 6.3-17.5 16 12.3 7.0-20.7 8 5.4 2.6-11.1 15 11.6 6.2-20.9
Other 59 37 63.3 47.0-77.1 6 15.1 5.7-34.2 6 8.2 3.2-19.1 4 5.3 1.8-14.4 6 8.1 2.9-20.4
AGE
18-44 92 60 67.8 55.4-78.1 16 16.1 8.9-27.3 9 10.1 4.6-20.7 5 4.0 1.6-10.0 2 2.1 0.4- 9.3
45+ 107 61 52.8 41.6-63.7 7 7.0 3.1-14.9 13 12.4 6.9-21.2 7 7.0 3.2-15.0 19 20.8 12.1-33.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 39 62.1 48.0-74.4 5 10.6 3.6-26.9 4 5.0 1.9-13.0 7 7.3 3.3-15.2 13 15.1 8.1-26.2
Some College + 130 82 62.1 51.6-71.6 18 13.1 7.9-21.0 18 15.2 8.9-24.7 5 4.4 1.7-11.0 7 5.2 1.9-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 56 56.7 44.1-68.5 9 9.6 3.9-21.6 12 12.9 6.9-22.6 8 7.6 3.5-15.5 13 13.3 6.7-24.9
$50,000+ 62 38 62.2 47.4-75.1 12 18.3 10.0-31.0 9 12.5 5.3-26.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 2 5.9 1.3-22.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 218 134 65.5 57.6-72.7 23 12.1 7.2-19.8 25 8.7 5.7-13.2 13 4.7 2.6- 8.3 23 8.9 5.7-13.6
Guilford 199 121 60.9 52.4-68.8 23 11.9 7.3-18.7 22 11.1 6.8-17.5 12 5.4 2.9- 9.8 21 10.6 6.2-17.7
Mecklenburg 195 129 72.2 63.5-79.5 19 10.1 5.2-18.7 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 18 7.9 4.7-13.0 14 5.0 2.7- 9.1
Orange 220 117 47.7 37.0-58.6 43 18.3 12.5-25.9 33 12.0 7.7-18.2 17 18.9 8.1-38.1 10 3.0 1.6- 5.9
Wake 184 113 60.6 51.9-68.7 29 14.7 9.7-21.6 18 12.4 7.3-20.4 14 7.5 4.2-13.2 10 4.7 2.5- 9.0
Chatham/Lee 167 112 72.6 64.7-79.3 12 6.1 3.3-10.9 14 7.0 4.0-12.1 18 9.9 5.8-16.5 11 4.4 2.4- 8.1
Nash/Wilson 174 104 58.1 49.1-66.6 11 8.8 4.6-16.1 21 12.5 7.8-19.4 18 10.1 6.2-16.3 20 10.5 6.6-16.2
Craven/Pamlico 190 106 54.3 45.9-62.4 24 13.7 8.1-22.2 26 13.6 9.0-20.0 22 11.4 7.3-17.5 12 7.0 3.8-12.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 219 136 61.3 53.6-68.5 20 8.4 5.2-13.2 17 10.6 6.2-17.5 19 7.4 4.4-12.0 27 12.3 8.2-18.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 221 126 60.1 50.6-68.9 21 12.0 7.1-19.5 24 9.2 5.3-15.5 22 9.8 6.0-15.5 28 9.0 5.8-13.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 205 125 62.3 52.3-71.4 18 11.6 6.1-20.8 18 5.3 3.1- 9.1 14 7.3 3.4-14.8 30 13.5 7.9-22.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 197 107 64.0 49.3-76.5 20 8.1 4.5-14.2 30 12.6 7.4-20.5 17 6.9 3.6-12.8 23 8.4 4.8-14.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 211 113 57.0 48.9-64.7 15 5.3 3.0- 9.1 24 11.1 6.5-18.3 24 10.4 6.8-15.6 35 16.2 11.2-22.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 212 119 58.3 49.4-66.7 18 9.2 5.4-15.1 15 9.9 5.4-17.3 28 11.0 7.2-16.3 32 11.7 7.6-17.5
Northeast NC I 207 125 61.6 51.6-70.7 13 7.1 3.3-14.6 18 8.2 4.8-13.7 19 10.2 6.0-17.0 32 12.8 8.3-19.2
Northeast NC II 224 129 57.8 49.8-65.5 18 9.0 4.9-15.8 21 8.1 5.1-12.7 25 12.5 8.0-19.1 31 12.6 8.4-18.5
Northeastern Partnership 431 254 59.2 52.9-65.2 31 8.3 5.1-13.1 39 8.1 5.7-11.5 44 11.7 8.2-16.3 63 12.7 9.4-16.9
Mountain AHEC 628 355 59.4 53.1-65.4 66 10.2 7.3-14.1 77 10.0 7.2-13.6 58 10.0 7.1-14.0 72 10.4 7.6-14.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,488 857 59.5 55.1-63.8 123 9.0 6.6-12.1 157 10.9 8.5-13.9 163 10.5 8.3-13.2 188 10.1 8.1-12.5
Piedmont 1,792 1,094 64.0 60.7-67.2 200 11.1 9.1-13.5 194 10.2 8.4-12.4 148 7.7 6.2- 9.6 156 6.9 5.5- 8.7
Western NC 998 573 58.6 53.3-63.6 98 9.4 7.1-12.2 107 9.5 7.0-12.8 97 9.3 7.1-12.0 123 13.3 9.9-17.8

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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