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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 15,489 9,842 66.0 64.8-67.1 1,377 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,582 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,232 7.2 6.6- 7.9 1,456 6.8 6.3- 7.3
-Mecklenburg County 667 457 69.3 64.6-73.6 63 11.6 8.6-15.4 53 8.2 5.8-11.5 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7 46 4.7 3.3- 6.5
GENDER
Male 272 195 72.9 66.3-78.7 27 11.4 7.5-17.0 13 4.7 2.6- 8.4 24 8.1 5.1-12.5 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4
Female 395 262 65.6 59.0-71.6 36 11.8 7.7-17.6 40 11.8 7.8-17.5 24 4.4 2.8- 6.8 33 6.4 4.3- 9.4
RACE
White 456 314 67.0 61.2-72.3 41 12.3 8.4-17.7 37 9.4 6.4-13.7 34 6.8 4.6- 9.8 30 4.6 3.1- 6.7
Other 209 142 72.6 64.8-79.2 21 10.4 6.4-16.5 16 6.6 3.3-12.8 14 5.6 3.0-10.2 16 4.8 2.6- 8.5
AGE
18-44 200 145 71.7 63.6-78.6 25 14.7 9.5-22.0 20 9.6 5.6-16.0 9 3.7 1.8- 7.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
45+ 457 306 67.2 62.0-72.0 35 8.0 5.5-11.3 33 7.0 4.8-10.1 38 8.8 6.1-12.5 45 9.0 6.5-12.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 124 70.4 60.4-78.8 12 10.5 5.0-20.8 11 6.1 2.6-13.8 15 7.1 3.9-12.7 15 5.8 3.2-10.3
Some College + 486 330 68.8 63.6-73.5 50 12.0 8.8-16.0 42 9.2 6.4-13.2 33 5.9 4.0- 8.7 31 4.2 2.8- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 163 62.5 54.0-70.2 25 13.1 7.8-21.1 16 7.1 3.5-13.9 23 8.6 5.3-13.7 35 8.8 5.9-12.8
$50,000+ 314 222 73.1 67.4-78.2 33 11.2 7.8-15.8 32 8.7 6.0-12.5 19 5.2 3.1- 8.4 8 1.8 0.9- 3.7

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^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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