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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 873 603 71.2 67.6-74.6 67 7.9 6.0-10.2 59 7.0 5.2- 9.5 60 6.5 4.9- 8.7 84 7.3 5.8- 9.3
AGE
18-24 60 42 73.3 58.8-84.1 8 10.2 4.6-21.2 4 4.7 1.7-12.3 3 7.3 2.2-21.9 3 4.5 1.2-15.4
25-34 138 109 79.7 71.3-86.1 14 9.5 5.5-16.0 9 6.7 3.3-13.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 3 2.7 0.8- 9.1
35-44 175 122 73.2 65.1-80.0 17 9.3 5.4-15.8 13 6.5 3.6-11.5 13 6.6 3.7-11.5 10 4.4 2.3- 8.4
45-54 174 118 64.4 55.4-72.5 14 11.7 6.7-19.7 14 9.9 5.3-17.6 12 6.1 3.2-11.4 16 7.9 4.5-13.3
55-64 165 104 65.8 56.9-73.6 9 4.4 2.2- 8.6 10 6.7 3.3-13.2 14 9.8 5.3-17.3 28 13.4 8.9-19.7
65-74 101 71 73.0 60.5-82.7 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3 7 9.9 3.5-24.9 8 7.4 3.2-16.1 12 7.8 4.1-14.4
75+ 55 33 66.4 51.3-78.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 7 13.1 5.8-27.0 12 17.1 9.2-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 123 60.3 52.1-68.0 8 3.6 1.6- 7.8 15 8.7 4.6-16.1 29 14.1 9.3-20.8 37 13.2 9.2-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 245 75.6 69.9-80.6 21 6.4 4.0-10.1 20 6.7 4.0-11.0 19 4.8 2.9- 7.7 26 6.5 4.3- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 186 132 74.0 66.3-80.4 15 8.6 5.0-14.5 14 6.4 3.6-11.2 10 6.1 2.9-12.2 15 4.9 2.8- 8.4
College Graduate 143 103 72.7 63.1-80.5 23 15.9 10.0-24.4 10 6.2 3.1-12.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 5 4.1 1.5-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 76 59.2 49.2-68.5 4 3.4 1.1-10.0 11 7.9 3.7-15.9 23 16.8 10.7-25.6 23 12.7 8.0-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 173 109 66.2 57.0-74.4 16 7.2 4.3-12.0 10 6.8 3.0-15.0 19 11.7 6.8-19.4 19 8.0 4.8-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 108 73 70.2 60.1-78.6 12 10.8 5.9-19.0 7 7.0 3.2-14.8 8 6.4 3.1-12.9 8 5.7 2.7-11.3
$35,000- 49,999 121 95 77.6 67.6-85.2 12 10.9 5.8-19.4 5 4.5 1.4-13.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6 6 4.3 1.6-10.7
$50,000-74,999 98 80 81.3 70.9-88.5 7 6.8 3.0-14.4 8 8.0 3.8-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.0 1.1-13.6
$75,000+ 65 49 78.5 65.4-87.5 6 9.1 3.6-20.8 7 8.0 3.4-17.4 2 3.1 0.7-12.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 294 136 48.2 41.5-55.0 19 7.4 4.5-11.9 25 9.1 5.7-14.2 42 15.4 11.0-21.1 72 19.8 15.5-25.0
No 538 434 80.7 76.4-84.4 44 8.2 5.8-11.3 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 256 182 70.5 63.3-76.8 14 5.8 3.3-10.0 19 9.1 5.1-15.7 20 7.3 4.5-11.7 21 7.3 4.5-11.7
Non-Veteran 584 394 70.9 66.5-75.0 49 8.6 6.3-11.7 38 6.1 4.3- 8.7 40 6.6 4.6- 9.3 63 7.7 5.8-10.2
Currently Serving 28 23 84.8 63.7-94.6 3 5.3 1.6-16.1 2 10.0 2.3-34.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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