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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 381 325 86.0 81.3-89.7 15 3.7 2.1- 6.3 19 4.4 2.6- 7.4 14 3.8 1.8- 7.8 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4
GENDER
Male 155 126 82.5 74.4-88.5 5 2.8 1.1- 7.1 9 5.7 2.8-11.4 9 5.6 2.3-13.3 6 3.3 1.4- 7.8
Female 226 199 89.8 85.0-93.2 10 4.6 2.4- 8.8 10 3.0 1.6- 5.7 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
RACE
White 319 271 84.6 79.0-89.0 13 3.9 2.1- 6.9 16 5.0 2.8- 8.8 12 4.2 1.9- 9.3 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1
Other 60 53 91.9 83.1-96.3 2 3.1 0.8-11.7 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2
AGE
18-44 166 145 86.9 79.3-92.0 8 4.4 2.2- 8.8 11 6.0 3.1-11.3 2 2.7 0.5-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 211 176 84.5 78.4-89.1 7 2.8 1.2- 6.2 8 2.5 1.2- 5.0 12 5.4 3.0- 9.6 8 4.8 2.2-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 133 84.4 75.6-90.4 5 3.0 1.2- 7.6 8 4.2 1.9- 9.0 8 6.1 2.2-15.9 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5
Some College + 221 192 87.4 81.7-91.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.0 11 4.6 2.2- 9.2 5 1.9 0.7- 4.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 144 80.8 72.5-87.1 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6 13 5.9 3.2-10.8 10 6.5 2.7-15.1 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0
$50,000+ 149 136 90.9 84.2-94.9 5 3.8 1.5- 9.0 5 3.6 1.2- 9.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7

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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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