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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 1,769 1,403 80.5 78.2-82.6 69 3.6 2.7- 4.8 91 5.0 3.9- 6.4 100 5.7 4.5- 7.3 106 5.1 4.1- 6.4
AGE
18-24 116 91 80.7 70.1-88.2 7 3.3 1.3- 8.1 10 7.2 3.5-14.2 7 8.6 3.5-19.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
25-34 323 283 87.1 81.7-91.1 16 4.8 2.6- 8.8 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1 13 4.0 2.0- 7.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4
35-44 352 280 79.7 74.0-84.4 18 5.9 3.4-10.1 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 18 4.7 2.7- 8.1 12 4.5 2.3- 8.6
45-54 342 246 75.6 69.9-80.5 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 24 7.5 4.6-12.0 28 7.1 4.6-10.8 28 6.2 4.1- 9.3
55-64 257 204 80.4 74.2-85.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 10 3.9 2.0- 7.3 18 7.7 4.5-13.0 20 6.4 3.9-10.3
65-74 214 172 83.0 76.8-87.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 8 4.5 2.1- 9.3 11 3.9 2.0- 7.3 19 7.5 4.5-12.0
75+ 154 118 73.9 64.1-81.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 7 4.1 1.6- 9.8 5 6.5 2.1-18.1 21 13.8 8.8-21.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 260 72.1 66.5-77.1 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7 24 7.3 4.6-11.4 51 13.0 9.7-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 584 463 82.0 78.2-85.2 24 3.2 2.0- 4.9 26 4.2 2.7- 6.5 37 6.1 4.2- 8.8 34 4.5 3.1- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 463 375 81.4 76.6-85.4 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 25 4.5 2.8- 7.2 15 3.6 1.9- 6.7
College Graduate 352 304 84.9 79.2-89.3 18 6.2 3.5-10.9 12 2.8 1.4- 5.4 13 4.7 2.2- 9.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 373 261 71.5 65.7-76.6 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7 26 7.1 4.6-10.9 35 10.3 6.9-15.1 45 9.9 7.2-13.5
$15,000- 24,999 439 336 77.5 72.5-81.9 23 4.6 2.9- 7.2 25 5.3 3.4- 8.2 25 4.6 2.8- 7.5 30 8.0 5.3-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 233 194 84.3 77.6-89.2 14 4.8 2.5- 9.2 7 2.9 1.2- 6.9 12 5.7 2.7-11.6 6 2.3 0.9- 5.3
$35,000- 49,999 178 156 86.9 79.6-91.9 6 2.8 1.1- 6.8 8 6.4 2.9-13.7 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 93 79 83.0 70.8-90.7 3 4.9 1.3-16.5 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 4 5.8 1.7-17.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.6
$75,000+ 80 74 92.2 81.6-96.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 3 3.6 1.0-11.6 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 620 370 59.5 54.7-64.1 19 2.4 1.5- 4.0 63 10.5 7.9-13.7 73 13.1 10.0-16.9 95 14.5 11.6-18.1
No 1,088 980 90.4 87.9-92.4 48 4.3 3.0- 6.1 27 2.5 1.6- 3.9 24 2.3 1.4- 3.9 9 0.5 0.3- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 37 73.6 55.4-86.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.1-27.9 6 13.6 5.4-30.3 4 6.5 2.2-17.9
Non-Veteran 1,709 1,358 80.7 78.4-82.9 69 3.7 2.8- 5.0 89 5.0 3.9- 6.3 92 5.5 4.2- 7.0 101 5.1 4.0- 6.4
Currently Serving 10 7 77.9 46.9-93.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.5 3.4-45.0 1 7.6 1.0-39.9

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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 (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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