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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,242 1,002 81.5 77.8-84.7 48 4.8 2.9- 7.8 66 4.6 3.1- 6.7 64 5.7 4.0- 8.1 62 3.4 2.4- 4.8
GENDER
Female 1,242 1,002 81.5 77.8-84.7 48 4.8 2.9- 7.8 66 4.6 3.1- 6.7 64 5.7 4.0- 8.1 62 3.4 2.4- 4.8
RACE
African American 1,242 1,002 81.5 77.8-84.7 48 4.8 2.9- 7.8 66 4.6 3.1- 6.7 64 5.7 4.0- 8.1 62 3.4 2.4- 4.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 10 84.3 49.1-96.8 1 6.4 0.8-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.2-47.3
-English Speaking 12 10 84.3 49.1-96.8 1 6.4 0.8-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.2-47.3
Non-Hispanic 1,230 992 81.5 77.8-84.7 47 4.8 2.9- 7.8 66 4.6 3.2- 6.8 64 5.8 4.0- 8.2 61 3.4 2.4- 4.7
AGE
18-24 93 76 76.5 59.2-88.0 4 9.3 2.5-29.3 5 5.4 1.3-19.3 7 8.6 3.1-21.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
25-34 199 165 87.4 79.6-92.5 14 4.6 2.1- 9.9 12 4.8 1.9-12.1 6 2.6 0.8- 8.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4
35-44 260 212 79.8 71.1-86.4 12 6.5 2.7-15.0 16 6.2 3.2-11.8 10 4.6 1.9-10.7 10 2.9 1.2- 6.7
45-54 255 203 82.8 75.8-88.1 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7 14 3.0 1.6- 5.6 19 8.5 4.7-15.1 11 3.2 1.4- 7.4
55-64 180 138 78.2 69.1-85.3 5 3.2 0.9-11.0 11 5.9 2.9-11.9 9 5.0 2.0-12.0 17 7.6 4.1-13.8
65-74 142 115 77.5 65.6-86.2 3 3.6 0.7-15.9 6 3.5 1.3- 9.3 5 4.5 1.2-15.5 13 10.9 5.5-20.4
75+ 101 82 83.7 72.0-91.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.6 2 1.9 0.4- 9.6 7 7.0 2.6-17.4 8 5.8 2.1-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 204 74.1 65.4-81.3 11 5.5 2.0-14.5 17 6.1 3.0-12.0 14 4.9 2.3-10.1 34 9.4 5.9-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 341 79.2 72.4-84.6 16 4.8 2.4- 9.7 19 4.3 2.0- 8.9 24 8.1 4.7-13.5 21 3.6 2.1- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 302 246 82.3 73.3-88.8 15 7.1 2.7-17.1 17 4.0 1.6- 9.4 17 5.3 2.6-10.4 7 1.4 0.5- 3.5
College Graduate 237 209 91.4 86.3-94.7 6 1.1 0.4- 3.3 13 4.6 2.4- 8.4 9 2.9 1.1- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 199 73.9 65.8-80.6 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 12 4.9 2.5- 9.4 26 11.3 6.8-18.4 29 9.0 5.3-14.7
$15,000- 24,999 279 225 81.4 73.1-87.6 13 3.8 1.8- 7.8 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 13 9.1 4.3-18.2 11 2.9 1.4- 5.9
$25,000- 34,999 162 134 80.0 68.7-87.9 7 8.3 3.0-20.7 13 5.6 2.8-11.0 5 3.6 1.1-10.7 3 2.5 0.7- 9.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 97 87.1 73.3-94.3 7 9.4 3.2-25.0 5 2.6 0.9- 7.0 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 64 55 81.8 62.3-92.4 4 5.1 1.5-16.3 4 10.4 2.6-33.4 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 53 45 89.0 73.5-95.9 2 1.5 0.3- 8.3 3 3.2 0.9-10.8 2 5.7 1.0-26.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 9 54.9 28.0-79.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 39.0 16.5-67.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.8-33.4
Guilford 71 58 82.5 70.0-90.5 2 3.7 0.8-14.4 4 4.8 1.7-12.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 6 7.8 2.8-19.5
Mecklenburg 81 69 88.4 79.4-93.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 4 3.0 1.1- 8.2 3 3.8 1.1-12.9 4 4.0 1.4-11.1
Orange 31 21 72.4 54.0-85.4 3 6.6 2.0-19.6 3 9.2 2.9-25.4 3 8.9 2.7-25.5 1 3.1 0.4-18.9
Wake 54 47 81.6 64.2-91.6 3 9.9 2.8-29.4 2 3.1 0.7-11.7 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 1 2.7 0.4-16.7
Chatham/Lee 52 45 88.0 75.4-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.4 1.0-17.7 5 7.6 3.0-17.9 0 0.0 . - .
Nash/Wilson 79 63 76.2 63.7-85.3 3 5.8 1.7-17.7 9 12.4 6.2-23.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.2 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Craven/Pamlico 55 47 87.3 74.4-94.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 3 4.8 1.4-15.5 3 5.6 1.6-17.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 91.8 53.5-99.1 1 8.2 0.9-46.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 85.4 40.0-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 88 89.6 81.8-94.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.0 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 7 78.9 42.9-94.9 2 21.1 5.1-57.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 93 70 79.3 69.7-86.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 6 6.3 2.8-13.7 9 7.9 3.9-15.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 78 81.5 72.6-88.0 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.7 8 6.9 3.3-14.0 8 5.9 2.8-11.8
Northeast NC I 169 139 83.1 76.0-88.4 5 2.6 1.0- 6.2 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7 8 6.0 2.8-12.1 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3
Northeast NC II 97 72 77.2 67.2-84.9 7 5.9 2.6-12.8 5 4.7 1.9-11.1 5 4.1 1.5-10.7 8 8.1 3.9-16.1
Northeastern Partnership 266 211 80.4 74.5-85.1 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 12 4.1 2.2- 7.4 13 5.1 2.8- 9.1 18 6.3 3.8-10.4
Mountain AHEC 31 21 67.8 45.5-84.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.5 7 26.8 11.9-49.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.5-21.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 522 78.8 73.1-83.6 27 3.8 2.1- 6.9 32 6.2 3.4-11.1 38 7.5 4.8-11.6 38 3.7 2.4- 5.4
Piedmont 540 446 83.4 78.1-87.6 19 5.6 2.9-10.8 27 3.0 1.9- 4.9 26 4.7 2.7- 8.1 22 3.2 1.9- 5.5
Western NC 45 34 81.1 62.2-91.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 7 15.0 5.9-33.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.8 0.6-12.5

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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