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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 394 323 83.0 77.6-87.4 18 5.0 2.8- 8.6 25 5.2 3.2- 8.3 18 4.7 2.5- 8.9 10 2.0 0.9- 4.4
GENDER
Male 146 122 86.8 78.6-92.2 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 6 2.4 0.8- 6.5 7 5.2 1.9-13.2 6 3.1 1.2- 7.6
Female 248 201 78.6 71.2-84.6 13 7.8 4.0-14.7 19 8.5 5.0-13.9 11 4.3 2.1- 8.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3
RACE
White 225 188 84.0 77.6-88.9 9 5.7 2.8-11.5 15 5.6 3.2- 9.7 8 2.8 1.4- 5.7 5 1.8 0.6- 5.2
Other 166 133 82.2 73.5-88.4 9 4.6 2.0-10.3 9 4.9 2.3-10.0 10 6.2 2.7-13.6 5 2.2 0.8- 6.3
AGE
18-44 135 112 84.3 75.5-90.4 8 5.4 2.4-11.8 8 4.3 2.0- 9.2 6 5.0 1.8-12.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
45+ 257 210 81.3 75.2-86.3 10 4.4 2.3- 8.5 16 6.3 3.5-10.8 12 4.5 2.4- 8.2 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 95 81.6 70.6-89.2 4 3.0 1.0- 9.2 6 4.6 1.8-11.3 6 6.2 2.0-17.4 7 4.5 1.8-10.8
Some College + 276 228 83.9 77.7-88.6 14 6.2 3.3-11.5 19 5.5 3.2- 9.4 12 3.9 2.0- 7.5 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 130 80.2 70.8-87.2 6 2.4 0.9- 6.7 13 6.3 3.2-12.1 13 8.0 3.7-16.5 7 3.0 1.1- 7.8
$50,000+ 183 158 87.1 80.8-91.5 10 6.0 3.1-11.4 8 3.4 1.6- 7.0 5 2.3 0.9- 6.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2

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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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