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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 598 489 84.7 81.0-87.8 36 5.9 4.1- 8.6 33 5.0 3.3- 7.6 25 2.7 1.7- 4.2 15 1.6 0.9- 3.0
GENDER
Male 202 170 86.4 80.1-90.9 10 5.0 2.5- 9.6 7 3.9 1.7- 9.0 9 2.6 1.2- 5.2 6 2.2 0.9- 5.1
Female 396 319 83.3 78.5-87.2 26 6.7 4.3-10.4 26 5.9 3.7- 9.3 16 2.8 1.6- 5.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6
RACE
White 410 338 84.4 79.7-88.2 27 7.0 4.6-10.5 19 4.7 2.6- 8.2 17 2.5 1.4- 4.2 9 1.5 0.7- 3.3
Other 183 147 85.3 78.7-90.1 9 4.5 2.1- 9.6 13 5.2 2.6- 9.9 8 3.1 1.4- 6.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.7
AGE
18-44 155 127 87.8 81.9-92.0 13 5.8 3.2-10.2 11 5.1 2.5- 9.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
45+ 436 355 81.0 76.2-85.1 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 22 5.1 3.2- 8.2 22 4.6 2.8- 7.3 14 3.0 1.6- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 129 85.4 77.4-90.9 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 10 5.6 2.5-12.0 6 2.1 0.8- 5.1 9 3.6 1.6- 7.7
Some College + 438 357 84.3 79.9-87.8 33 7.2 4.9-10.5 23 4.8 2.9- 7.8 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 165 80.4 73.3-86.0 11 4.8 2.3- 9.8 15 6.1 3.2-11.4 16 5.0 2.8- 8.9 10 3.6 1.7- 7.2
$50,000+ 280 239 86.4 81.0-90.5 19 6.2 3.8-10.2 13 5.2 2.7- 9.7 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0

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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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