CHS Home Page CHS Data CHS Reports List of CHS tables and reports CHS topics from A-Z CHS Links CHS Frequently Asked Questions Search the CHS pages

New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Days of Poor Health

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?

Denominator excludes respondents reporting no days of poor physical or mental health, respondents with do not know/refused/missing responses .
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

All Ages

5807

61.6

60.1-63.1

11.8

10.8-12.8

11.4

10.4-12.5

8.8

7.90-9.74

6.3

5.56-7.04

 

Days of Poor Health by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

18-24

338

57.9

52.0-63.8

16.4

12.1-20.8

16.4

11.9-20.9

6.3

3.63-8.89

3.0

0.95-5.07

25-34

843

62.7

58.8-66.6

15.1

12.5-17.8

13.0

10.3-15.6

7.8

5.32-10.4

1.4

0.64-2.10

35-44

1351

63.0

59.9-66.0

12.8

10.7-14.8

10.6

8.74-12.5

9.0

7.03-11.0

4.6

3.13-6.03

45-54

1280

62.7

59.5-65.8

11.2

9.26-13.2

9.8

7.94-11.7

8.7

6.83-10.5

7.6

5.85-9.45

55-64

791

60.7

56.5-64.8

8.5

6.32-10.7

9.1

6.26-11.9

11.5

8.84-14.2

10.2

7.72-12.7

65+

1122

60.7

57.3-64.0

6.2

4.67-7.77

10.7

8.53-12.8

10.2

8.14-12.3

12.2

9.89-14.6

 

Days of Poor Health by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Male

2057

61.3

58.8-63.9

12.7

10.9-14.4

11.1

9.36-12.8

9.3

7.72-10.9

5.6

4.52-6.72

Female

3750

61.8

60.0-63.7

11.2

10.0-12.4

11.7

10.4-13.0

8.4

7.38-9.46

6.8

5.82-7.82

 

Days of Poor Health by Income

Income Group

Total # of respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

< $15,000

442

47.2

41.3-53.1

7.1

4.22-9.98

11.6

7.62-15.6

18.0

13.8-22.3

16.0

12.1-20.0

$15,000-24,999

808

55.5

51.1-59.9

11.8

8.79-14.7

12.4

9.54-15.2

10.6

7.65-13.5

9.8

7.53-12.1

$25,000-34,999

542

62.1

57.2-67.0

8.9

6.29-11.6

12.3

9.02-15.5

7.9

5.39-10.4

8.8

5.61-12.0

$35,000-49,999

792

59.4

55.2-63.5

13.7

10.8-16.6

13.3

10.4-16.2

8.8

6.57-11.0

4.9

3.12-6.64

$50,000-74,999

876

64.0

60.2-67.8

13.8

11.2-16.4

9.8

7.47-12.2

8.7

6.23-11.2

3.7

2.19-5.25

$75,000+

1564

67.3

64.6-70.0

13.6

11.7-15.6

10.4

8.64-12.2

6.0

4.52-7.46

2.6

1.77-3.49

 

Days of Poor Health by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Less than H.S.

484

51.0

45.3-56.7

7.2

4.43-10.0

12.7

8.74-16.7

15.4

11.1-19.8

13.6

10.2-17.1

H.S. or G.E.D.

1603

61.7

58.8-64.6

9.6

7.77-11.5

12.4

10.3-14.4

8.7

7.06-10.4

7.6

6.12-9.18

Some Post-H.S.

1404

60.7

57.6-63.9

12.4

10.3-14.6

12.0

9.83-14.1

9.1

7.28-10.9

5.8

4.40-7.10

College Graduate

2298

65.2

62.9-67.5

14.6

12.9-16.3

10.1

8.63-11.5

6.8

5.56-7.96

3.3

2.48-4.20

 

Days of Poor Health by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

4395

62.4

60.7-64.1

11.5

10.4-12.6

11.5

10.3-12.7

8.5

7.55-9.51

6.1

5.29-6.93

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

524

54.8

49.8-59.8

11.4

8.25-14.6

11.8

8.60-15.1

14.0

10.4-17.7

7.9

5.21-10.7

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

242

61.4

54.0-68.8

16.0

10.6-21.5

10.4

6.21-14.6

6.1

1.53-10.6

6.1

2.47-9.77

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

38

53.8

35.3-72.2

10.4

-2.4-23.1

11.3

0.45-22.2

11.7

1.23-22.2

12.8

-.64-26.3

Hispanic

539

62.4

57.5-67.3

11.9

8.76-15.0

11.8

8.38-15.3

8.1

5.34-10.9

5.8

3.70-7.90

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

BRFSS Data Tables Index 

New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Home


Department of Health

P. O. Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
Our Locations
Privacy policy, terms of use and contact form links State Privacy Notice legal statement DOH Feedback Page New Jersey Home


OPRA- Open Public RecordAct
department: njdoh home | index by topic | programs/services
statewide:njhome | services A to Z  | Departments/Agencies | FAQs
Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-

Last Modified: Monday, 16-Jul-12 10:40:12