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2010 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 11,996 9,523 80.7 79.6-81.8 572 5.3 4.7- 6.0 598 4.7 4.2- 5.4 714 5.4 4.8- 6.1 589 3.8 3.3- 4.3
-Buncombe County 261 201 78.8 71.6-84.6 11 6.1 2.7-13.0 16 4.9 2.8- 8.4 19 6.9 3.9-12.1 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8
GENDER
Male 101 82 78.5 65.6-87.5 3 7.8 2.4-22.4 5 3.5 1.2- 9.7 6 7.4 2.9-17.7 5 2.8 1.1- 7.1
Female 160 119 79.1 71.5-85.1 8 4.4 1.9- 9.5 11 6.3 3.3-11.6 13 6.4 3.4-11.8 9 3.9 1.9- 7.7
RACE
White 244 187 77.4 69.7-83.5 11 6.7 3.0-14.2 16 5.4 3.1- 9.3 17 7.0 3.8-12.6 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3
Other 13 10 88.7 61.1-97.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 1.7-36.6 1 2.3 0.3-17.5
AGE
18-44 49 37 76.3 60.4-87.1 3 9.5 2.9-26.7 4 5.2 1.8-14.0 5 9.0 3.4-21.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 207 159 80.1 73.7-85.3 8 3.8 1.7- 8.2 12 4.8 2.7- 8.5 14 5.6 3.1- 9.8 14 5.8 3.3-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 68 69.3 55.0-80.7 4 10.1 3.3-26.7 5 4.4 1.6-11.7 9 11.0 4.9-23.0 9 5.2 2.5-10.7
Some College + 166 133 85.4 79.0-90.1 7 3.3 1.4- 7.7 11 5.2 2.7- 9.9 10 4.1 2.0- 8.0 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 98 68.7 57.3-78.3 8 7.9 2.9-19.7 8 5.7 2.6-12.2 16 13.7 7.4-23.9 8 4.0 1.8- 8.5
$50,000+ 80 72 92.3 83.7-96.6 1 1.8 0.3-12.0 5 4.9 1.8-12.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2

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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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