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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 456 348 76.6 71.1-81.4 26 5.6 3.5- 8.9 30 5.4 3.6- 8.0 31 6.3 4.2- 9.3 21 6.1 3.1-11.6
GENDER
Male 161 129 77.3 67.3-85.0 7 4.4 1.7-10.8 9 4.7 2.3- 9.1 11 6.5 3.4-11.9 5 7.1 2.4-19.5
Female 295 219 76.0 70.1-81.0 19 6.8 4.2-10.9 21 6.1 3.8- 9.6 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8 16 5.0 2.9- 8.7
RACE
White 283 217 74.8 66.9-81.3 19 7.1 4.1-12.0 22 6.4 4.1- 9.9 13 4.5 2.4- 8.2 12 7.2 3.0-16.6
Other 170 129 79.4 71.7-85.5 7 3.5 1.5- 8.1 8 4.0 1.7- 9.0 17 8.6 4.9-14.7 9 4.4 2.0- 9.4
AGE
18-44 207 152 75.5 67.1-82.3 16 7.1 3.9-12.5 19 6.5 3.9-10.6 11 4.6 2.3- 9.0 9 6.3 2.3-15.9
45+ 245 192 77.8 70.7-83.5 10 3.7 1.9- 7.1 11 3.9 2.1- 7.3 20 8.7 5.4-13.8 12 5.9 2.6-12.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 126 76.8 65.9-85.0 8 3.4 1.6- 7.2 8 3.4 1.6- 7.4 15 7.0 3.8-12.7 10 9.3 3.4-22.9
Some College + 287 220 76.4 69.8-81.8 18 7.0 4.0-12.0 22 6.6 4.2-10.4 16 5.8 3.4- 9.9 11 4.1 1.8- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 195 77.5 69.3-83.9 13 4.1 2.2- 7.5 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 19 5.4 3.2- 9.1 16 9.0 4.2-18.3
$50,000+ 153 117 75.5 66.7-82.6 12 8.9 4.5-17.1 13 8.4 4.7-14.5 9 5.7 2.8-11.4 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6

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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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