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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 420 349 86.0 81.4-89.6 20 4.4 2.5- 7.6 18 3.8 2.0- 7.2 18 3.8 2.2- 6.4 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7
GENDER
Male 163 134 86.8 80.0-91.5 6 3.3 1.2- 8.4 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 10 5.1 2.5-10.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.1
Female 257 215 85.2 78.4-90.2 14 5.5 2.8-10.5 11 4.7 1.9-11.0 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 9 2.0 0.9- 4.3
RACE
White 312 259 85.9 80.2-90.1 13 3.6 1.9- 6.9 16 5.2 2.6-10.3 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 13 2.7 1.4- 5.3
Other 105 88 86.4 77.4-92.2 7 5.9 2.4-14.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 7 6.0 2.7-13.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
AGE
18-44 107 95 92.1 84.1-96.2 8 4.2 1.8- 9.6 2 2.7 0.5-12.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
45+ 309 251 80.4 74.4-85.3 12 4.7 2.2- 9.5 16 5.0 2.9- 8.4 16 6.2 3.6-10.6 14 3.7 2.0- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 127 83.6 74.4-89.9 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3 6 4.6 1.5-13.5 12 6.8 3.4-12.9 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Some College + 260 222 87.7 82.4-91.6 14 5.3 2.8-10.1 12 3.3 1.8- 6.2 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 7 2.0 0.9- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 187 148 84.3 77.2-89.6 9 3.9 1.6- 8.9 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0 12 6.2 3.1-11.8 11 3.3 1.6- 7.0
$50,000+ 176 154 87.8 80.9-92.5 10 6.4 3.1-12.9 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6

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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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