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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 5,463 3,951 72.9 71.4-74.3 445 8.4 7.6- 9.3 388 7.1 6.3- 8.0 242 4.5 3.8- 5.3 437 7.1 6.3- 8.0
RACE
White 4,133 2,999 72.8 71.1-74.4 356 9.1 8.0-10.2 288 6.9 6.0- 7.9 162 3.8 3.1- 4.5 328 7.5 6.6- 8.5
African American 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
Asian 40 33 81.7 62.3-92.3 4 14.2 4.8-35.2 3 4.2 1.2-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 91 61 67.6 54.6-78.4 3 6.2 1.6-21.4 9 9.9 4.8-19.4 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 11 10.2 5.1-19.3
Other Minorities 296 231 76.5 69.0-82.6 13 3.2 1.7- 5.9 27 8.9 5.4-14.3 11 7.2 3.5-14.2 14 4.2 1.9- 9.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 299 236 77.3 69.9-83.3 13 3.1 1.7- 5.7 26 9.4 5.7-15.1 12 6.6 3.2-13.1 12 3.6 1.5- 8.5
-English Speaking 101 82 82.7 71.7-90.0 6 5.2 2.2-11.7 7 8.5 3.3-20.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9
-Spanish Speaking 198 154 75.4 66.2-82.8 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 19 9.7 5.4-16.8 10 8.1 3.7-16.7 8 4.3 1.6-11.2
Non-Hispanic 5,156 3,708 72.4 70.9-73.9 432 8.9 8.0- 9.9 361 6.9 6.1- 7.7 230 4.3 3.7- 5.1 425 7.5 6.7- 8.4
AGE
18-24 334 246 76.2 69.7-81.6 37 9.0 6.1-13.1 26 6.5 3.8-10.9 15 6.1 3.0-11.9 10 2.2 1.1- 4.3
25-34 895 683 74.9 71.2-78.4 98 11.7 9.4-14.5 72 7.9 5.9-10.4 21 3.3 1.9- 5.8 21 2.1 1.2- 3.7
35-44 1,087 806 75.2 72.0-78.1 112 9.7 7.8-11.9 85 7.7 6.0- 9.9 37 3.3 2.2- 5.0 47 4.1 2.9- 5.7
45-54 1,039 767 73.1 69.5-76.3 77 8.0 6.2-10.3 68 6.6 5.0- 8.7 46 4.0 2.9- 5.7 81 8.2 6.2-10.9
55-64 988 683 69.8 66.1-73.2 66 7.1 5.4- 9.4 57 6.0 4.3- 8.3 58 5.8 4.2- 7.8 124 11.4 9.2-14.0
65-74 674 464 70.5 66.3-74.4 38 5.8 4.1- 8.2 48 6.9 4.9- 9.6 39 5.6 3.8- 8.2 85 11.2 8.7-14.2
75+ 427 285 65.7 60.0-70.9 15 3.4 2.0- 5.8 32 8.6 5.5-13.0 26 6.2 4.0- 9.4 69 16.2 12.4-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 930 604 66.9 62.9-70.7 37 4.0 2.7- 5.7 63 7.2 5.3- 9.8 70 9.0 6.6-12.3 156 12.8 10.6-15.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,560 1,139 73.0 70.1-75.6 104 7.3 5.9- 9.1 109 7.1 5.7- 8.9 82 4.8 3.6- 6.2 126 7.8 6.3- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,289 924 71.8 68.7-74.7 128 10.3 8.5-12.6 93 7.4 5.8- 9.6 48 3.4 2.4- 4.7 96 7.0 5.4- 9.0
College Graduate 1,673 1,277 77.1 74.7-79.4 175 10.6 9.0-12.5 121 6.6 5.3- 8.1 42 2.5 1.8- 3.6 58 3.1 2.3- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 483 257 55.3 49.1-61.4 20 4.9 2.9- 8.4 35 5.3 3.5- 8.0 56 13.6 9.4-19.3 115 20.9 16.3-26.3
$15,000- 24,999 813 542 67.3 63.1-71.3 54 5.1 3.8- 6.9 60 8.8 6.3-12.1 53 6.9 4.9- 9.7 104 11.8 9.4-14.8
$25,000- 34,999 661 484 74.5 70.4-78.1 60 9.5 7.2-12.5 50 6.5 4.7- 8.7 27 4.3 2.8- 6.7 40 5.2 3.6- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 820 619 74.6 70.8-78.1 82 11.0 8.6-13.9 55 7.3 5.2-10.1 21 2.3 1.4- 3.6 43 4.8 3.4- 6.9
$50,000-74,999 784 592 75.1 71.4-78.6 87 11.4 9.0-14.4 59 8.0 6.0-10.7 22 2.5 1.5- 4.0 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7
$75,000+ 896 721 81.0 77.8-83.8 75 8.7 6.7-11.1 62 6.1 4.6- 8.1 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 17 1.8 1.1- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,603 809 50.4 47.4-53.5 111 7.5 6.0- 9.2 149 10.0 8.2-12.1 161 10.1 8.4-12.1 373 22.0 19.6-24.7
No 3,658 2,982 81.4 79.8-82.9 316 8.8 7.7- 9.9 234 6.2 5.3- 7.2 74 2.3 1.7- 3.2 52 1.4 1.0- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,740 1,220 70.4 67.6-72.9 124 7.2 5.9- 8.8 121 6.9 5.5- 8.6 94 5.5 4.3- 7.0 181 10.0 8.4-12.0
Non-Veteran 3,571 2,615 73.9 72.0-75.6 305 8.9 7.8-10.1 256 7.1 6.1- 8.2 143 4.2 3.4- 5.2 252 6.0 5.1- 7.0
Currently Serving 134 101 74.9 65.4-82.5 15 9.8 5.5-16.9 10 8.3 4.1-16.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1 4 4.8 1.7-12.9

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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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