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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 585 483 84.3 80.4-87.5 36 5.2 3.5- 7.7 32 5.6 3.7- 8.4 19 2.4 1.4- 4.1 15 2.5 1.3- 4.9
GENDER
Male 241 209 86.6 80.3-91.2 9 2.6 1.2- 5.8 11 5.4 2.6-10.7 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6 5 3.1 1.1- 8.1
Female 344 274 82.0 76.9-86.3 27 7.6 4.8-11.8 21 5.8 3.6- 9.2 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 10 2.0 0.9- 4.3
RACE
White 434 349 82.1 77.4-86.1 34 7.3 4.9-10.9 26 6.4 4.0-10.0 15 2.6 1.4- 4.5 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Other 150 133 88.3 80.3-93.3 2 1.0 0.2- 5.3 6 4.2 1.7- 9.9 4 2.1 0.6- 7.3 5 4.5 1.6-11.9
AGE
18-44 205 175 87.3 81.2-91.7 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1 13 5.2 2.6- 9.9 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 3 1.6 0.4- 6.2
45+ 374 302 80.6 75.3-84.9 24 5.6 3.5- 8.9 19 6.2 3.8-10.0 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8 12 3.6 1.7- 7.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 116 85.5 76.9-91.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 11 9.5 4.7-18.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Some College + 444 366 83.8 79.3-87.5 33 6.9 4.6-10.3 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 13 2.1 1.1- 4.2 11 3.1 1.4- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 166 81.0 73.7-86.7 12 4.3 2.0- 9.2 14 6.8 3.7-12.1 11 3.9 1.8- 8.2 9 3.9 1.7- 8.9
$50,000+ 311 265 86.1 81.1-90.0 21 6.1 3.7- 9.8 15 4.4 2.5- 7.5 6 1.5 0.6- 3.7 4 1.9 0.6- 6.1

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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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