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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 887 726 83.3 80.4-86.0 29 3.5 2.4- 5.3 33 3.8 2.5- 5.7 49 4.8 3.5- 6.5 50 4.5 3.3- 6.2
AGE
18-24 60 52 90.1 79.7-95.4 4 4.6 1.5-13.3 2 3.1 0.7-12.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
25-34 141 123 87.9 80.8-92.6 4 2.4 0.9- 6.5 7 5.4 2.4-11.8 4 2.9 1.1- 7.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
35-44 178 149 85.0 78.2-90.0 11 7.5 3.9-13.8 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 9 3.5 1.7- 6.8 5 2.2 0.9- 5.6
45-54 175 142 80.1 71.9-86.4 6 3.5 1.5- 8.0 5 4.3 1.6-11.2 9 5.6 2.6-11.8 13 6.5 3.4-12.2
55-64 165 127 76.5 68.0-83.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 9 5.7 2.5-12.6 12 7.3 4.0-12.9 16 8.9 5.1-15.0
65-74 103 81 83.6 75.2-89.6 3 2.7 0.8- 8.1 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 8 6.0 2.9-12.0 6 4.5 1.9-10.7
75+ 60 47 80.9 67.7-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 6 8.3 3.4-18.9 6 9.8 4.0-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 155 72.3 64.9-78.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 10 5.1 2.4-10.5 28 12.0 7.9-17.7 25 9.6 6.1-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 285 86.2 81.4-90.0 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0 10 3.4 1.6- 7.1 12 3.1 1.7- 5.6 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 191 163 87.7 81.9-91.8 5 2.9 1.1- 7.4 7 3.1 1.4- 6.9 9 3.8 1.9- 7.7 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6
College Graduate 143 122 86.1 78.2-91.4 9 5.8 2.8-11.6 6 3.9 1.5-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.2 1.7-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 96 69.2 59.6-77.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 7 3.9 1.8- 8.4 17 12.5 7.2-20.9 18 12.0 7.0-19.8
$15,000- 24,999 178 144 84.6 77.8-89.7 4 1.6 0.5- 4.6 5 3.7 1.3-10.4 13 5.8 3.2-10.2 12 4.2 2.2- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 109 92 85.9 77.7-91.4 5 5.4 2.1-12.8 4 2.4 0.8- 6.7 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2 3 2.5 0.8- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 123 107 86.7 78.0-92.3 7 6.8 3.0-14.9 3 2.1 0.5- 8.1 5 4.0 1.6- 9.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
$50,000-74,999 99 93 92.7 83.4-97.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.6 3 4.0 1.1-13.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7
$75,000+ 65 53 84.2 72.1-91.7 5 7.7 2.8-19.3 3 4.0 1.1-13.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 3 3.1 0.9- 9.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 301 193 64.8 58.3-70.8 9 3.6 1.7- 7.5 15 5.3 2.8- 9.6 39 13.2 9.4-18.1 45 13.2 9.5-18.0
No 543 495 91.4 88.3-93.8 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 17 3.2 1.8- 5.6 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 219 84.3 78.4-88.8 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5 14 4.9 2.5- 9.3 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8
Non-Veteran 593 475 82.4 78.7-85.6 20 3.5 2.1- 5.6 19 3.6 2.1- 6.0 40 5.6 3.9- 7.8 39 5.0 3.4- 7.1
Currently Serving 28 27 97.0 81.1-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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