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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 440 356 84.0 79.5-87.7 17 4.1 2.4- 7.1 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 25 4.7 3.0- 7.3 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0
GENDER
Male 140 121 89.5 82.3-94.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.7 6 2.3 0.9- 5.7 7 3.7 1.6- 8.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7
Female 300 235 79.7 73.6-84.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 14 5.6 3.0-10.2 18 5.5 3.2- 9.3 18 3.6 2.1- 6.2
RACE
White 282 227 84.1 78.0-88.7 11 4.7 2.3- 9.1 17 4.9 2.7- 8.9 14 3.9 2.1- 7.2 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6
Other 156 127 83.7 76.3-89.2 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2 3 2.6 0.8- 7.8 11 6.3 3.3-11.8 9 4.3 1.9- 9.3
AGE
18-44 123 100 87.2 79.8-92.2 9 5.3 2.5-11.0 8 4.2 1.8- 9.3 3 2.1 0.6- 6.5 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
45+ 313 253 80.9 75.5-85.4 8 2.8 1.4- 5.8 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 21 7.1 4.5-11.0 19 5.1 2.9- 8.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 169 85.1 78.5-89.9 7 3.3 1.4- 7.4 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 15 5.3 2.9- 9.4 14 3.7 1.9- 7.3
Some College + 226 186 82.9 76.1-88.1 10 5.0 2.4-10.1 12 5.5 2.8-10.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.4 8 2.4 1.1- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 186 80.4 73.2-86.0 9 4.4 2.0- 9.6 11 4.2 1.9- 9.1 19 6.8 4.1-11.2 16 4.2 2.3- 7.7
$50,000+ 141 116 83.6 75.8-89.2 8 5.7 2.7-11.7 8 5.1 2.5-10.1 6 3.8 1.5- 9.3 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3

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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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