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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 398 315 78.5 72.9-83.3 27 7.7 4.9-11.9 22 6.2 3.6-10.2 16 3.7 1.9- 7.2 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5
GENDER
Male 144 118 83.2 74.4-89.4 8 7.0 3.0-15.7 8 4.7 2.1-10.0 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6 5 3.6 1.4- 9.3
Female 254 197 74.5 66.9-80.9 19 8.3 5.1-13.1 14 7.4 3.7-14.2 11 5.7 2.6-12.0 13 4.0 2.3- 7.1
RACE
White 363 286 78.5 72.8-83.3 24 6.8 4.4-10.3 20 6.4 3.6-10.9 16 4.2 2.2- 8.0 17 4.1 2.4- 7.1
Other 32 26 76.5 48.6-91.8 3 16.7 4.0-49.0 2 5.0 1.2-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.3
AGE
18-44 107 77 75.1 64.8-83.2 14 10.6 5.6-18.9 11 8.2 4.0-16.2 4 4.8 1.7-12.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6
45+ 290 237 81.7 76.2-86.2 13 5.1 2.9- 8.8 11 4.2 2.1- 8.4 12 2.8 1.5- 4.9 17 6.2 3.8-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 94 74.3 62.3-83.5 6 8.4 3.0-21.2 8 7.3 3.1-15.9 2 2.1 0.4-10.4 11 7.9 3.9-15.4
Some College + 274 219 81.5 75.7-86.3 21 7.6 4.8-11.8 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4 14 4.6 2.2- 9.2 7 2.1 0.9- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 137 72.1 63.1-79.6 15 10.1 5.3-18.4 12 6.1 3.2-11.4 12 5.7 2.8-11.4 12 6.0 3.0-11.5
$50,000+ 160 137 82.9 73.8-89.3 11 7.3 3.9-13.1 8 6.6 2.7-15.4 2 2.4 0.5-11.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3

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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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