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2005 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 17,108 13,700 81.3 80.5-82.0 855 5.6 5.1- 6.1 938 5.5 5.0- 5.9 884 4.4 4.0- 4.8 731 3.3 3.0- 3.6
-Alamance County 458 365 77.3 71.5-82.2 21 5.0 3.0- 8.1 31 9.9 6.1-15.5 24 4.6 2.9- 7.2 17 3.3 2.0- 5.5
GENDER
Male 146 120 81.5 70.2-89.2 5 2.9 1.1- 8.0 9 10.0 3.9-23.1 8 3.9 1.7- 8.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5
Female 312 245 74.1 67.6-79.6 16 6.5 3.7-11.2 22 9.8 6.2-15.2 16 5.0 2.9- 8.7 13 4.6 2.5- 8.1
RACE
White 343 267 75.3 69.1-80.5 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5 26 10.2 6.6-15.4 19 4.8 2.8- 7.9 15 4.3 2.5- 7.3
Other 112 95 81.4 66.6-90.5 5 3.9 1.4-10.7 5 9.3 2.6-28.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
AGE
18-44 176 135 75.3 65.9-82.7 12 6.3 3.3-11.8 17 12.6 6.8-22.3 9 4.6 2.2- 9.2 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
45+ 280 228 79.6 73.2-84.8 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7 14 6.6 3.4-12.3 15 4.6 2.7- 7.7 14 5.8 3.3-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 174 74.0 64.2-81.9 8 4.8 2.1-10.6 16 11.6 5.6-22.5 15 6.5 3.6-11.6 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1
Some College + 235 190 80.9 74.4-86.0 13 5.3 2.9- 9.3 15 8.4 4.9-14.2 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 8 2.7 1.3- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 201 71.5 62.8-78.7 12 5.5 3.0-10.1 21 13.0 7.1-22.5 20 6.3 3.8-10.3 10 3.7 1.9- 7.3
$50,000+ 115 102 88.2 79.1-93.7 4 2.6 0.9- 7.4 7 8.3 3.7-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.9 0.2- 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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