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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 340 249 75.7 69.8-80.8 25 7.3 4.5-11.7 22 5.7 3.5- 9.3 26 7.4 4.7-11.4 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6
GENDER
Male 125 99 80.7 71.8-87.3 7 5.4 2.4-12.0 3 3.7 1.1-11.4 8 5.2 2.5-10.4 8 5.0 2.3-10.6
Female 215 150 71.7 63.6-78.7 18 8.8 4.8-15.6 19 7.4 4.4-12.2 18 9.1 5.1-15.6 10 3.0 1.5- 6.0
RACE
White 306 223 75.0 68.7-80.4 25 8.1 5.0-13.0 19 5.3 3.1- 9.1 24 7.6 4.7-12.0 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9
Other 32 24 81.6 63.0-92.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.5 2.6-29.3 2 5.6 1.4-20.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.5
AGE
18-44 74 56 76.5 64.2-85.6 5 7.6 2.9-18.7 8 8.6 4.1-17.3 4 6.2 2.2-16.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
45+ 265 192 75.1 69.0-80.3 20 7.2 4.4-11.3 14 3.8 2.1- 6.6 22 8.1 5.2-12.5 17 5.8 3.4- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 77 72.5 61.5-81.3 2 2.6 0.6-11.2 7 7.2 2.9-16.7 13 9.3 4.9-16.9 13 8.4 4.3-15.6
Some College + 227 172 77.6 70.3-83.5 23 9.7 5.8-15.8 15 5.0 2.9- 8.7 12 6.1 3.1-11.6 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 123 71.7 63.3-78.8 14 6.0 3.1-11.1 15 8.1 4.4-14.5 15 7.6 4.3-13.2 15 6.6 3.6-11.6
$50,000+ 123 99 78.9 68.5-86.5 11 10.6 5.3-20.2 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 8 6.9 2.9-15.5 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 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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