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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 407 335 83.4 77.8-87.9 17 6.0 3.1-11.4 23 4.7 2.7- 8.1 17 3.2 1.7- 5.8 15 2.7 1.5- 4.7
GENDER
Male 153 131 85.6 76.0-91.8 8 6.8 2.5-17.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1 5 3.1 1.0- 8.7 7 3.0 1.4- 6.4
Female 254 204 81.0 74.0-86.5 9 5.1 2.5-10.4 21 8.3 4.6-14.5 12 3.3 1.8- 5.9 8 2.3 1.0- 5.4
RACE
White 342 281 84.7 79.5-88.7 15 5.2 3.0- 8.9 21 5.2 2.8- 9.3 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3 11 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Other 62 52 79.7 59.3-91.4 2 9.3 1.8-37.1 2 3.2 0.8-12.6 2 4.5 0.9-19.3 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6
AGE
18-44 133 112 84.1 73.7-90.8 9 8.1 3.3-18.6 8 4.7 1.9-11.1 3 2.4 0.6- 8.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
45+ 269 219 83.1 77.5-87.6 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 15 4.8 2.6- 8.9 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1 14 4.8 2.7- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 114 81.0 68.9-89.1 5 8.6 2.8-23.5 9 3.6 1.6- 8.2 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 9 4.7 2.2- 9.8
Some College + 263 221 85.4 79.3-89.9 12 4.5 2.5- 8.0 14 5.4 2.7-10.6 10 3.4 1.4- 7.6 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 122 79.8 68.5-87.7 5 7.0 1.9-22.2 12 3.8 1.9- 7.4 9 3.2 1.5- 6.5 13 6.3 3.3-11.6
$50,000+ 181 160 88.3 81.8-92.7 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 8 3.9 1.8- 8.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8

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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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