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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 13,115 10,367 79.1 77.7-80.3 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 703 6.1 5.3- 7.0 723 5.0 4.4- 5.8 664 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-Alamance County 350 285 86.3 81.5-89.9 12 3.0 1.6- 5.6 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 21 4.7 2.7- 8.0 16 3.1 1.8- 5.5
GENDER
Male 124 109 91.2 84.7-95.1 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4
Female 226 176 82.4 75.1-87.9 8 3.1 1.5- 6.5 13 4.5 2.3- 8.6 18 7.0 3.8-12.6 11 3.0 1.5- 5.8
RACE
White 286 232 86.5 81.3-90.4 10 3.4 1.7- 6.7 14 2.8 1.5- 5.1 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 15 3.9 2.1- 7.1
Other 62 51 84.7 71.9-92.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 2 3.5 0.9-13.2 6 9.1 3.5-21.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1
AGE
18-44 84 72 91.2 83.8-95.4 5 3.5 1.3- 8.7 3 2.2 0.7- 7.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4
45+ 262 211 81.8 75.7-86.6 7 2.6 1.2- 5.6 13 3.7 2.0- 6.6 17 7.0 3.9-12.5 14 4.9 2.8- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 130 83.6 75.7-89.4 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 6 2.9 1.2- 7.3 9 6.2 2.8-13.2 13 6.2 3.3-11.4
Some College + 190 155 88.2 82.2-92.4 10 4.5 2.3- 8.9 10 3.0 1.4- 6.2 12 3.5 1.8- 6.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 146 81.6 73.2-87.9 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 10 4.1 1.9- 8.7 15 7.4 3.8-14.0 14 5.7 3.0-10.5
$50,000+ 116 101 90.7 83.7-94.8 7 5.6 2.5-12.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 4 1.9 0.6- 5.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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