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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 369 296 79.0 72.9-84.0 21 5.4 3.3- 8.8 24 8.2 4.9-13.5 17 4.3 2.5- 7.3 11 3.1 1.5- 6.1
GENDER
Male 145 115 78.8 68.7-86.3 8 4.5 2.1- 9.8 11 9.8 4.6-19.7 5 3.3 1.3- 7.8 6 3.6 1.4- 8.6
Female 224 181 79.2 71.8-85.0 13 6.4 3.4-11.7 13 6.5 3.5-11.9 12 5.4 2.7-10.4 5 2.6 0.8- 7.7
RACE
White 317 250 77.7 71.6-82.8 21 6.7 4.1-10.8 21 7.2 4.4-11.5 15 4.7 2.6- 8.2 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4
Other 49 44 84.2 60.3-95.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.0 3.4-38.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
AGE
18-44 82 61 75.0 62.3-84.5 10 7.9 3.8-15.6 6 11.0 4.6-23.8 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7 2 3.0 0.7-11.3
45+ 285 233 81.6 75.7-86.4 11 3.8 2.0- 7.0 18 6.4 3.8-10.6 14 5.1 2.8- 9.1 9 3.2 1.5- 6.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 83 76.4 61.3-86.9 3 1.8 0.5- 5.6 8 12.2 4.6-28.7 5 4.3 1.5-11.5 4 5.3 1.7-15.8
Some College + 265 212 80.0 73.5-85.2 18 6.9 4.0-11.5 16 6.7 3.8-11.4 12 4.3 2.2- 8.0 7 2.2 1.0- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 123 72.2 60.7-81.3 8 4.8 1.9-11.4 12 11.3 5.2-22.5 11 6.8 3.4-13.2 7 5.0 2.0-11.9
$50,000+ 160 133 83.5 76.2-88.9 11 6.3 3.4-11.5 10 6.4 3.2-12.5 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1

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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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