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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 380 306 79.5 73.5-84.4 20 5.5 3.4- 8.7 23 5.7 3.6- 8.9 17 5.8 2.8-11.7 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4
GENDER
Male 143 119 82.6 72.0-89.8 10 5.8 2.9-11.3 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9 5 6.0 1.6-20.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3
Female 237 187 76.7 69.1-82.9 10 5.2 2.6- 9.9 17 7.5 4.3-12.8 12 5.6 2.8-11.1 11 4.9 2.5- 9.5
RACE
White 291 235 79.7 73.6-84.6 17 7.2 4.3-11.8 21 7.8 4.9-12.4 9 2.6 1.3- 5.3 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5
Other 86 68 79.0 64.3-88.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6 2 1.3 0.3- 6.3 8 12.3 4.5-29.1 5 5.3 2.1-13.1
AGE
18-44 98 77 79.1 67.4-87.4 6 4.2 1.8- 9.4 7 6.1 2.8-12.7 3 6.5 1.7-21.6 5 4.1 1.6-10.0
45+ 279 227 80.2 74.4-85.0 13 6.0 3.3-10.8 16 5.3 3.2- 8.9 14 5.2 3.0- 9.0 9 3.2 1.6- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 90 78.4 63.1-88.5 4 4.6 1.6-12.7 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8 8 10.8 3.4-29.6 5 4.5 1.6-11.9
Some College + 269 216 79.9 73.7-85.0 16 5.9 3.4- 9.8 19 7.3 4.5-11.7 9 3.7 1.7- 7.9 9 3.2 1.5- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 103 71.5 58.7-81.5 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 7 3.6 1.5- 8.4 13 14.1 6.1-29.1 11 8.5 4.4-16.0
$50,000+ 182 148 82.1 75.1-87.5 15 8.0 4.6-13.3 15 8.1 4.7-13.8 3 1.4 0.5- 4.5 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5

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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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