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2008 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 15,652 12,382 80.8 79.8-81.6 752 5.2 4.7- 5.7 857 5.5 5.0- 6.1 897 4.8 4.4- 5.3 764 3.7 3.4- 4.2
-Alamance County 386 298 80.4 74.8-85.0 26 8.0 4.9-12.8 22 3.6 2.2- 5.8 17 3.3 1.8- 6.0 23 4.7 2.9- 7.5
GENDER
Male 119 101 89.4 81.4-94.2 8 6.0 2.4-14.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1
Female 267 197 73.1 65.8-79.4 18 9.6 5.4-16.4 20 5.6 3.4- 9.1 15 5.3 2.8- 9.8 17 6.4 3.7-10.9
RACE
White 302 234 79.8 73.1-85.1 23 9.9 5.9-16.2 17 3.7 2.1- 6.4 12 3.1 1.5- 6.1 16 3.5 2.0- 6.0
Other 83 63 81.9 70.2-89.7 3 2.5 0.6- 9.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.7 5 4.1 1.3-12.1 7 8.1 3.5-17.8
AGE
18-44 104 82 82.3 72.1-89.4 13 11.8 6.1-21.5 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
45+ 278 212 77.9 72.0-82.9 13 4.4 2.5- 7.6 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 14 4.4 2.4- 8.0 22 8.7 5.5-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 127 80.6 72.1-87.0 8 4.7 1.8-11.6 9 3.1 1.5- 6.6 12 4.4 2.1- 9.1 18 7.1 4.0-12.3
Some College + 211 170 80.1 72.2-86.1 18 11.7 6.7-19.6 13 4.1 2.2- 7.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.8 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 150 83.2 76.2-88.4 8 3.8 1.8- 8.0 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1 9 4.4 1.8-10.2 13 5.0 2.7- 8.9
$50,000+ 134 104 82.0 73.4-88.2 14 9.2 5.1-16.2 7 3.8 1.6- 8.5 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3 4 2.1 0.8- 5.9

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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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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