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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 411 327 76.3 67.7-83.1 32 8.4 5.4-12.8 21 10.9 5.3-21.4 18 2.8 1.7- 4.6 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8
GENDER
Male 164 128 76.8 66.2-84.9 13 9.9 5.3-17.7 9 8.9 3.5-21.0 9 3.3 1.6- 6.4 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Female 247 199 75.8 62.1-85.7 19 7.1 3.9-12.6 12 12.8 4.5-31.2 9 2.5 1.2- 4.9 8 1.9 0.9- 4.0
RACE
White 254 202 78.3 70.8-84.3 22 12.8 7.7-20.5 11 3.3 1.7- 6.1 11 3.8 2.1- 6.9 8 1.8 0.9- 3.9
Other 153 123 79.9 68.5-87.9 9 4.6 2.1- 9.9 9 12.0 5.3-25.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
AGE
18-44 139 106 71.9 58.1-82.5 17 10.1 5.6-17.5 10 16.3 7.1-33.0 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 266 216 82.4 76.8-86.9 14 5.7 3.1-10.1 11 3.7 2.0- 6.8 12 4.5 2.5- 8.0 13 3.7 2.0- 6.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 76 59.7 42.1-75.1 7 9.3 3.8-21.0 9 25.8 11.6-48.0 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7 7 2.2 1.0- 5.1
Some College + 305 251 85.5 80.6-89.3 25 7.9 5.1-12.2 12 2.8 1.5- 5.4 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8 6 1.1 0.5- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 114 65.1 49.8-77.8 16 10.7 5.5-20.0 10 17.3 6.6-38.3 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 10 2.5 1.2- 5.0
$50,000+ 198 173 89.0 83.6-92.8 11 5.1 2.7- 9.4 9 3.9 1.8- 7.9 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1

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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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