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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 1,744 1,109 64.4 61.6-67.2 151 9.5 7.9-11.5 177 10.3 8.6-12.3 136 6.9 5.6- 8.4 171 8.8 7.4-10.5
AGE
18-24 116 90 77.1 65.7-85.5 10 6.9 3.3-13.8 11 10.5 5.1-20.4 3 4.0 0.8-16.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.4
25-34 324 222 69.0 62.3-74.9 41 13.5 9.5-19.0 36 10.2 6.5-15.5 20 6.1 3.6-10.2 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
35-44 350 233 66.8 60.4-72.6 34 10.9 7.2-16.1 44 13.1 9.2-18.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.9 15 4.2 2.4- 7.2
45-54 332 183 55.9 49.2-62.3 36 12.9 8.9-18.3 39 12.1 8.4-17.2 30 7.5 5.0-11.1 44 11.6 8.3-16.0
55-64 253 156 62.8 55.5-69.5 19 7.6 4.6-12.3 18 7.1 4.3-11.6 30 10.8 7.3-15.7 30 11.7 7.8-17.4
65-74 207 125 63.2 54.9-70.8 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 18 8.1 4.6-13.9 23 10.1 6.3-15.7 36 16.4 11.4-23.1
75+ 151 93 60.2 50.3-69.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0 11 7.0 3.6-13.3 6 4.5 1.8-11.3 37 26.8 18.6-36.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 360 198 52.0 45.8-58.1 17 6.3 3.5-10.9 36 10.6 7.3-15.0 30 9.6 6.5-13.9 79 21.6 17.0-27.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 572 363 67.1 62.4-71.5 49 8.7 6.4-11.9 55 9.1 6.6-12.4 57 8.1 6.0-10.8 48 6.9 5.0- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 459 302 65.3 59.6-70.7 49 11.5 8.2-15.9 52 12.7 9.1-17.6 30 4.9 3.2- 7.3 26 5.6 3.6- 8.4
College Graduate 350 245 70.0 63.7-75.6 36 11.1 7.5-16.0 34 8.8 6.0-12.9 19 5.6 3.0-10.1 16 4.5 2.6- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 199 52.8 46.6-59.0 21 6.5 3.9-10.7 32 11.4 7.4-17.0 49 11.3 8.3-15.3 71 18.0 13.8-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 433 280 65.2 59.5-70.4 33 8.4 5.4-12.8 47 9.8 7.1-13.4 36 7.8 5.4-11.1 37 8.9 6.3-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 230 148 64.9 56.9-72.1 29 13.8 9.1-20.3 28 10.8 6.8-16.8 12 6.0 2.9-11.9 13 4.5 2.4- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 175 121 68.9 60.0-76.5 18 10.1 5.9-16.8 19 12.4 7.2-20.5 9 4.5 2.1- 9.4 8 4.1 1.9- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 91 64 69.9 56.7-80.4 11 12.3 6.1-23.5 6 6.9 2.2-19.1 6 6.7 2.4-17.5 4 4.2 1.3-12.9
$75,000+ 80 58 69.8 57.0-80.1 7 9.4 4.4-19.1 11 16.4 8.7-28.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 3 3.9 1.1-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 610 258 41.4 36.7-46.2 38 7.3 4.9-10.7 77 12.2 9.5-15.7 95 15.4 12.3-19.1 142 23.7 19.8-28.0
No 1,073 809 75.3 71.9-78.4 112 11.1 8.9-13.6 89 8.9 6.8-11.5 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1 27 2.0 1.3- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 25 49.3 32.0-66.9 7 18.4 7.9-37.2 6 11.2 4.5-25.2 6 6.5 2.5-15.5 6 14.6 5.9-31.8
Non-Veteran 1,683 1,078 64.9 62.1-67.7 144 9.3 7.7-11.2 168 10.2 8.5-12.2 129 6.9 5.6- 8.4 164 8.7 7.3-10.3
Currently Serving 10 5 56.7 26.0-83.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 28.3 8.7-61.9 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 1 7.6 1.0-39.9

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^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 (MAHEC): 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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