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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 444 343 75.1 68.0-81.1 24 7.3 3.6-14.2 30 8.7 5.2-14.3 26 5.3 3.1- 8.9 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8
GENDER
Male 175 138 78.0 67.5-85.8 5 3.0 1.1- 7.7 11 9.5 4.1-20.6 11 5.7 2.4-12.9 10 3.8 1.9- 7.7
Female 269 205 72.2 62.1-80.4 19 11.8 5.2-24.8 19 7.9 4.7-13.1 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3 11 3.3 1.7- 6.2
RACE
White 360 282 76.2 68.2-82.7 19 8.7 3.8-18.5 24 7.4 4.5-11.9 18 3.8 2.3- 6.4 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5
Other 82 60 73.4 57.6-84.9 4 3.2 1.0-10.0 6 11.9 4.1-29.7 8 8.7 3.4-20.5 4 2.8 0.8- 9.1
AGE
18-44 99 78 78.5 66.1-87.3 9 6.2 3.0-12.2 7 9.5 3.6-23.0 5 5.7 2.1-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 342 262 72.4 63.6-79.8 15 8.2 2.9-20.9 23 8.1 5.0-12.9 21 4.9 3.1- 7.8 21 6.3 3.9-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 175 73.2 61.6-82.3 11 8.3 2.9-21.8 12 9.5 4.3-19.9 13 5.1 2.5-10.2 14 3.8 2.1- 6.9
Some College + 219 168 77.5 70.0-83.6 13 6.1 3.3-10.8 18 7.8 4.6-12.7 13 5.4 2.4-11.8 7 3.2 1.4- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 185 71.0 60.2-79.8 11 7.4 2.4-20.6 21 10.4 5.3-19.4 18 7.1 3.7-13.1 17 4.1 2.4- 6.9
$50,000+ 132 107 81.0 72.0-87.6 12 9.9 5.3-17.5 6 4.4 1.9-10.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 3 3.2 1.0-10.3

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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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