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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 406 327 81.7 76.4-86.0 17 5.7 3.1-10.3 27 6.6 4.2-10.3 21 3.8 2.3- 6.1 14 2.2 1.2- 3.8
GENDER
Male 160 135 83.4 74.4-89.7 5 6.1 2.2-15.4 12 7.4 3.7-14.1 6 2.3 0.8- 6.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Female 246 192 79.9 73.6-85.0 12 5.4 2.9-10.0 15 5.9 3.3-10.4 15 5.2 3.0- 8.9 12 3.5 1.9- 6.6
RACE
White 305 246 80.8 74.4-85.9 14 7.6 4.0-14.0 19 5.2 3.1- 8.6 14 3.5 1.9- 6.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.2
Other 101 81 83.7 73.4-90.5 3 1.5 0.4- 4.8 8 9.9 4.5-20.6 7 4.4 1.9- 9.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
AGE
18-44 110 89 82.8 72.9-89.6 7 7.8 3.2-18.0 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
45+ 291 233 80.4 74.4-85.4 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 20 7.9 4.6-13.3 16 4.3 2.5- 7.1 12 3.2 1.7- 5.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 107 81.4 71.0-88.7 3 4.7 1.1-17.7 10 8.0 3.9-15.8 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 7 3.0 1.3- 6.9
Some College + 272 220 81.8 75.5-86.8 14 6.2 3.3-11.6 17 6.0 3.3-10.6 14 4.2 2.3- 7.5 7 1.8 0.8- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 124 73.0 62.8-81.2 7 8.6 3.3-20.5 16 9.2 5.2-15.8 13 5.3 2.8- 9.5 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6
$50,000+ 185 161 88.6 82.8-92.7 8 4.3 2.0- 8.7 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6 6 2.2 1.0- 5.1 2 0.9 0.2- 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 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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