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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 380 290 76.2 70.4-81.2 32 9.3 6.2-13.8 35 8.4 5.8-12.1 14 4.0 2.1- 7.5 9 2.1 1.0- 4.2
GENDER
Male 152 119 80.2 71.4-86.8 15 10.7 5.9-18.8 12 6.4 3.4-11.6 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
Female 228 171 72.0 64.3-78.6 17 7.9 4.7-12.9 23 10.5 6.7-16.2 10 6.5 3.0-13.2 7 3.2 1.4- 7.0
RACE
White 309 235 76.2 69.7-81.6 25 8.1 5.1-12.7 31 9.4 6.3-13.7 10 3.6 1.6- 8.1 8 2.7 1.3- 5.5
Other 69 53 76.0 62.1-85.9 7 12.8 5.7-26.2 4 5.8 1.9-15.8 4 5.1 1.9-13.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
AGE
18-44 89 63 74.7 62.6-83.8 12 13.0 6.9-23.2 6 5.2 2.1-12.1 6 5.5 2.0-13.9 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6
45+ 285 225 78.3 72.4-83.3 18 6.1 3.6-10.3 28 10.5 7.1-15.4 8 3.1 1.4- 6.4 6 2.0 0.9- 4.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 67 78.6 65.6-87.6 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 6 10.0 3.9-23.5 5 5.3 2.1-12.5
Some College + 295 222 75.3 68.6-81.0 30 11.7 7.6-17.4 31 9.7 6.5-14.3 8 2.2 1.0- 4.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 101 71.7 61.6-80.0 10 6.8 3.1-14.2 13 11.1 6.1-19.3 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2
$50,000+ 196 151 76.5 68.5-83.0 19 11.4 6.9-18.4 20 8.2 5.0-13.1 3 2.7 0.7-10.1 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2

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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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