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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 469 387 84.9 80.8-88.3 12 1.9 1.1- 3.4 24 4.7 3.0- 7.3 20 3.4 2.1- 5.3 26 5.1 3.0- 8.5
GENDER
Male 167 147 88.6 81.5-93.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 4 2.1 0.8- 5.6 12 7.2 3.5-14.1
Female 302 240 81.5 76.3-85.8 11 3.4 1.9- 6.2 21 7.4 4.6-11.6 16 4.5 2.7- 7.5 14 3.2 1.7- 5.8
RACE
White 388 318 84.4 80.1-87.9 12 2.4 1.4- 4.3 19 5.0 3.1- 8.1 18 3.6 2.2- 5.9 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4
Other 78 67 87.7 73.8-94.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.5 1.3- 9.1 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 4 6.4 1.5-23.8
AGE
18-44 155 127 85.9 78.6-91.0 6 2.0 0.9- 4.5 14 6.2 3.5-10.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 6 5.0 1.9-12.3
45+ 314 260 84.0 79.1-87.9 6 1.9 0.8- 4.2 10 3.3 1.6- 6.5 18 5.6 3.4- 9.0 20 5.3 3.2- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 209 83.8 78.3-88.1 9 2.7 1.4- 5.3 11 3.4 1.7- 6.6 12 3.6 2.0- 6.6 19 6.5 3.9-10.8
Some College + 209 178 86.3 79.4-91.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 13 6.3 3.5-11.1 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 7 3.4 1.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 241 82.0 76.3-86.6 8 2.0 1.0- 4.1 18 5.0 3.0- 8.3 16 4.0 2.3- 6.7 21 7.0 3.9-12.2
$50,000+ 99 89 89.4 80.7-94.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 5 6.3 2.5-14.8 3 3.0 1.0- 9.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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: 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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