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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 14,885 12,107 82.5 81.7-83.2 635 4.3 3.9- 4.7 705 4.8 4.4- 5.2 637 3.9 3.5- 4.3 801 4.6 4.2- 5.0
-Alamance County 397 322 81.7 76.8-85.7 15 4.2 2.3- 7.6 17 4.2 2.5- 6.9 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 26 6.5 4.1-10.1
GENDER
Male 121 105 86.2 77.2-92.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 6 5.5 2.1-13.7
Female 276 217 78.5 72.4-83.5 12 4.9 2.5- 9.1 13 5.6 3.1- 9.9 14 3.9 2.2- 6.7 20 7.2 4.4-11.4
RACE
White 310 255 83.8 78.5-88.0 12 4.2 2.2- 7.7 11 3.1 1.6- 5.8 12 2.7 1.4- 4.9 20 6.3 3.6-10.6
Other 85 65 74.8 62.5-84.1 3 4.5 1.1-16.7 6 7.6 3.2-16.9 5 5.9 2.2-14.7 6 7.2 3.0-16.3
AGE
18-44 141 117 83.0 74.8-88.9 8 6.2 2.8-13.4 9 6.3 3.1-12.2 4 2.6 1.0- 7.0 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7
45+ 255 204 80.7 74.3-85.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.4 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6 13 4.0 2.1- 7.5 23 9.8 6.0-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 157 79.5 72.1-85.3 7 4.7 1.9-10.8 7 3.7 1.6- 8.4 8 3.6 1.6- 7.9 18 8.6 5.1-13.9
Some College + 199 164 83.7 76.9-88.9 8 3.9 1.8- 8.3 10 4.6 2.4- 8.7 9 3.3 1.6- 6.6 8 4.5 1.8-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 188 80.1 74.0-85.1 10 3.8 1.8- 7.8 12 4.5 2.4- 8.1 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 20 7.3 4.5-11.7
$50,000+ 81 72 86.8 74.2-93.8 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 3 3.2 0.9-10.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 2 4.8 0.9-22.2

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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 (MAHEC): 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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