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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 704 577 81.8 77.3-85.6 52 7.8 5.7-10.7 30 4.9 3.0- 8.0 29 4.2 2.2- 7.8 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2
GENDER
Male 254 214 85.8 78.5-90.9 16 5.5 3.1- 9.8 11 3.9 1.9- 7.8 8 4.1 1.3-12.7 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Female 450 363 77.9 72.1-82.9 36 10.1 7.0-14.4 19 5.9 3.0-11.3 21 4.3 2.5- 7.3 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6
RACE
White 518 422 81.3 76.7-85.2 43 9.9 7.0-13.9 24 5.2 3.2- 8.4 20 2.7 1.7- 4.4 9 0.9 0.4- 1.7
Other 175 144 81.7 71.3-89.0 9 4.6 2.3- 9.2 6 4.6 1.5-13.6 9 7.0 2.5-17.9 7 2.0 0.9- 4.7
AGE
18-44 235 188 81.1 73.9-86.8 21 7.7 4.8-12.1 13 5.7 2.8-11.2 12 5.3 2.3-11.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
45+ 461 381 82.4 77.7-86.2 31 8.2 5.4-12.2 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 15 2.8 1.6- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 130 81.5 70.0-89.2 9 4.3 1.8- 9.9 5 2.0 0.8- 5.3 12 9.6 3.7-22.5 9 2.6 1.1- 5.8
Some College + 537 445 81.9 77.1-85.9 43 9.2 6.5-12.8 25 6.0 3.5-10.2 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 181 76.9 66.8-84.7 17 6.6 3.6-11.8 10 2.9 1.5- 5.6 17 10.5 4.7-21.9 12 3.1 1.5- 6.1
$50,000+ 371 310 82.9 77.6-87.1 31 9.5 6.4-13.9 18 5.6 3.2- 9.6 9 1.5 0.7- 3.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5

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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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