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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 364 281 75.7 70.2-80.4 29 9.0 6.0-13.2 15 5.2 3.1- 8.6 15 3.9 2.2- 6.7 24 6.3 4.0- 9.7
GENDER
Male 140 113 79.4 70.9-85.9 11 9.8 5.2-17.7 8 5.9 2.9-11.7 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2
Female 224 168 72.1 64.8-78.3 18 8.1 5.0-13.1 7 4.5 2.1- 9.5 12 6.2 3.3-11.3 19 9.1 5.5-14.7
RACE
White 323 250 74.8 68.9-80.0 27 9.8 6.4-14.6 14 5.7 3.3- 9.5 12 3.5 1.8- 6.6 20 6.2 3.8-10.0
Other 39 30 81.6 66.4-90.9 2 3.8 0.9-14.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 2 5.2 1.3-19.4 4 7.1 2.4-19.5
AGE
18-44 134 96 72.2 63.0-79.8 16 12.9 7.5-21.3 6 4.7 2.1-10.3 8 5.3 2.5-10.8 8 4.9 2.3-10.1
45+ 230 185 78.1 71.1-83.7 13 6.2 3.4-11.2 9 5.5 2.8-10.6 7 2.9 1.2- 6.8 16 7.3 4.2-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 102 78.6 69.8-85.4 4 3.4 1.1- 9.7 3 2.8 0.9- 8.3 4 3.5 1.2- 9.4 17 11.8 7.1-19.0
Some College + 234 179 73.9 66.9-80.0 25 12.2 7.9-18.4 12 6.6 3.7-11.5 11 4.1 2.1- 8.0 7 3.1 1.3- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 152 72.9 65.5-79.1 14 6.6 3.7-11.6 11 6.4 3.5-11.4 11 4.4 2.2- 8.6 20 9.7 6.0-15.4
$50,000+ 88 77 83.5 72.3-90.7 9 13.6 7.1-24.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 1 1.5 0.2- 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 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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