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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 641 534 85.7 82.5-88.3 31 3.9 2.6- 5.8 31 4.3 2.9- 6.3 24 3.3 2.1- 5.3 21 2.8 1.7- 4.4
GENDER
Male 248 221 89.5 84.7-92.9 7 2.7 1.2- 5.8 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 6 2.1 0.9- 4.7
Female 393 313 82.0 77.6-85.7 24 5.1 3.3- 7.9 25 6.1 4.0- 9.3 16 3.4 2.0- 5.7 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0
RACE
White 442 356 83.5 79.4-86.8 29 5.4 3.6- 8.1 24 4.7 3.0- 7.3 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2 16 2.9 1.7- 4.8
Other 195 174 89.9 84.5-93.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5 7 3.0 1.4- 6.5 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8
AGE
18-44 322 271 86.2 81.8-89.7 21 5.5 3.5- 8.7 19 4.9 3.0- 7.9 7 2.0 0.9- 4.6 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8
45+ 317 261 84.9 80.1-88.7 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 12 3.6 1.9- 6.7 17 4.9 2.8- 8.5 17 4.5 2.7- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 153 87.3 81.1-91.7 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 6 2.4 0.9- 6.4 10 5.9 2.9-11.4 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5
Some College + 459 380 84.9 81.1-88.1 26 4.9 3.2- 7.4 25 5.1 3.4- 7.7 14 2.2 1.2- 4.0 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 215 84.2 78.8-88.4 9 2.6 1.2- 5.3 15 4.8 2.7- 8.2 15 5.3 2.9- 9.4 11 3.2 1.6- 6.4
$50,000+ 245 210 86.7 81.5-90.6 15 5.7 3.3- 9.7 13 4.8 2.7- 8.6 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5

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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 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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