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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 445 372 85.2 81.3-88.4 23 5.0 3.2- 7.8 20 3.9 2.4- 6.1 16 3.2 1.9- 5.5 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8
GENDER
Male 162 140 87.9 81.6-92.2 9 5.7 2.9-11.2 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 7 3.6 1.6- 7.9
Female 283 232 82.9 77.6-87.1 14 4.3 2.5- 7.3 16 5.4 3.2- 9.0 14 5.6 3.1- 9.8 7 1.9 0.8- 4.2
RACE
White 322 280 88.0 83.7-91.3 15 4.7 2.7- 8.0 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 10 2.9 1.5- 5.6 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Other 121 90 78.0 68.8-85.0 8 5.9 2.7-12.5 9 5.5 2.6-11.1 6 4.1 1.5-10.6 8 6.5 3.0-13.7
AGE
18-44 171 144 86.4 79.8-91.1 11 6.3 3.3-11.8 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2 7 3.1 1.2- 7.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.8
45+ 273 228 84.6 79.5-88.6 12 4.0 2.2- 7.4 12 4.4 2.4- 7.9 9 3.3 1.7- 6.5 12 3.6 2.0- 6.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 133 84.7 78.1-89.6 6 4.3 1.8-10.1 10 4.7 2.4- 9.1 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7
Some College + 281 239 85.5 80.4-89.5 17 5.4 3.2- 8.9 10 3.4 1.7- 6.4 8 3.2 1.5- 6.6 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 184 82.3 76.7-86.9 13 4.6 2.5- 8.3 14 5.3 3.0- 9.2 12 4.8 2.6- 8.6 9 3.0 1.5- 5.9
$50,000+ 138 124 90.3 83.8-94.4 7 4.8 2.1-10.4 4 3.0 1.1- 7.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2

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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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