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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 596 505 84.9 81.4-87.8 38 6.6 4.7- 9.2 30 5.6 3.8- 8.2 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3
GENDER
Male 231 201 87.0 81.5-91.0 13 5.7 3.2- 9.9 12 5.6 3.1-10.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
Female 365 304 82.7 77.9-86.6 25 7.5 4.9-11.2 18 5.6 3.5- 8.9 9 1.9 0.9- 4.0 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7
RACE
White 433 364 83.0 78.6-86.6 29 7.3 4.9-10.7 22 6.2 4.0- 9.5 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5 10 2.3 1.2- 4.5
Other 156 134 88.1 81.6-92.5 9 5.4 2.6-10.6 8 4.6 2.1- 9.9 3 1.1 0.3- 4.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
AGE
18-44 325 278 84.6 79.7-88.5 23 7.8 5.1-11.9 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
45+ 265 221 84.6 79.1-88.9 15 5.0 2.9- 8.7 13 6.0 3.3-10.5 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 124 81.6 74.0-87.3 10 5.8 2.9-11.3 10 7.5 3.9-13.9 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 6 3.0 1.2- 6.9
Some College + 437 379 86.2 82.1-89.4 28 6.9 4.7-10.2 20 4.9 3.0- 7.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 175 84.2 78.1-88.9 17 6.9 4.1-11.4 8 4.6 2.2- 9.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4
$50,000+ 245 211 84.8 79.1-89.2 11 5.6 3.1-10.2 17 7.4 4.5-12.0 4 1.1 0.3- 3.5 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0

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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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