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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 5,501 4,679 85.6 84.5-86.7 179 3.5 2.9- 4.2 214 4.0 3.3- 4.7 172 2.9 2.4- 3.4 257 4.1 3.5- 4.7
RACE
White 4,155 3,554 85.7 84.3-87.0 138 3.5 2.9- 4.3 162 3.9 3.2- 4.7 113 2.7 2.2- 3.4 188 4.2 3.5- 4.9
African American 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
Asian 39 36 91.9 74.5-97.8 2 3.5 0.7-15.7 1 4.6 0.6-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 91 69 78.0 66.9-86.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.4 5 3.9 1.6- 9.4 10 10.6 5.3-20.2
Other Minorities 300 267 89.5 83.6-93.4 7 3.4 1.4- 8.1 13 4.8 2.2-10.2 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 9 1.9 0.9- 4.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 302 271 89.6 83.8-93.5 5 3.0 1.1- 7.9 14 5.3 2.6-10.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2
-English Speaking 101 91 89.5 79.1-95.1 2 4.6 1.1-16.6 4 4.3 1.5-12.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
-Spanish Speaking 201 180 89.7 82.2-94.2 3 2.5 0.6- 9.2 10 5.7 2.4-12.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
Non-Hispanic 5,191 4,400 85.2 84.0-86.4 174 3.5 3.0- 4.2 200 3.8 3.2- 4.5 167 3.1 2.6- 3.7 250 4.3 3.7- 5.0
AGE
18-24 338 286 87.6 83.2-91.1 18 5.1 2.9- 8.8 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7 9 2.6 1.2- 5.5 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
25-34 897 782 86.5 83.3-89.1 43 5.3 3.6- 7.6 43 5.2 3.6- 7.5 18 2.1 1.1- 3.7 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9
35-44 1,091 945 87.3 84.8-89.4 58 5.1 3.8- 6.8 35 3.3 2.2- 4.9 21 1.6 1.0- 2.5 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0
45-54 1,040 884 84.9 81.9-87.5 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2 36 4.1 2.6- 6.4 31 2.8 1.8- 4.4 61 5.5 4.0- 7.4
55-64 997 824 83.0 79.9-85.7 14 1.7 0.9- 3.1 42 4.2 2.9- 6.1 42 4.0 2.8- 5.6 75 7.2 5.4- 9.5
65-74 682 570 84.6 81.1-87.5 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 26 3.6 2.2- 5.8 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3 40 5.1 3.5- 7.4
75+ 438 370 85.7 81.7-89.0 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 15 2.9 1.6- 5.0 17 3.4 2.0- 5.7 30 6.4 4.3- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 948 728 79.2 75.8-82.2 21 2.9 1.7- 5.0 45 4.5 3.2- 6.5 52 4.7 3.4- 6.5 102 8.7 6.9-11.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,569 1,337 85.0 82.6-87.1 53 3.4 2.5- 4.6 57 4.8 3.4- 6.7 58 3.4 2.5- 4.6 64 3.5 2.6- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,293 1,118 86.8 84.4-88.8 40 3.7 2.6- 5.2 42 2.6 1.9- 3.7 41 3.1 2.1- 4.6 52 3.8 2.7- 5.3
College Graduate 1,680 1,486 89.3 87.5-90.9 65 3.8 2.9- 5.1 69 3.8 2.8- 5.0 21 1.1 0.7- 1.8 39 2.0 1.4- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 494 331 68.9 63.0-74.3 7 2.2 0.7- 6.6 34 6.5 3.8-10.7 44 8.6 5.9-12.4 78 13.8 10.4-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 825 669 81.5 78.0-84.6 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 34 4.4 2.9- 6.8 39 4.7 3.2- 6.7 57 6.1 4.4- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 664 559 86.1 82.9-88.8 34 4.6 3.1- 6.7 26 3.6 2.4- 5.6 21 2.8 1.6- 4.8 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 823 729 89.6 87.0-91.7 37 4.3 3.0- 6.2 25 2.7 1.6- 4.3 17 1.8 1.1- 3.0 15 1.6 0.9- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 790 713 90.2 87.4-92.4 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 25 3.0 1.9- 4.8 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 16 1.8 1.0- 3.2
$75,000+ 896 817 90.6 88.1-92.7 31 4.3 2.9- 6.4 28 3.3 2.1- 5.0 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2 13 1.2 0.7- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,614 1,100 68.9 66.0-71.6 46 3.2 2.3- 4.4 108 7.0 5.4- 8.9 134 8.2 6.7-10.0 226 12.8 11.0-14.9
No 3,685 3,395 92.0 90.9-93.0 127 3.7 3.0- 4.5 102 2.9 2.2- 3.6 33 0.8 0.5- 1.2 28 0.7 0.5- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,754 1,498 86.0 83.9-87.9 43 2.6 1.8- 3.6 69 4.1 2.9- 5.6 57 2.8 2.1- 3.9 87 4.5 3.5- 5.7
Non-Veteran 3,595 3,046 85.4 84.0-86.8 131 3.9 3.1- 4.8 142 3.9 3.2- 4.8 108 2.8 2.2- 3.5 168 3.9 3.3- 4.8
Currently Serving 133 119 87.8 79.1-93.1 4 3.4 1.1-10.4 2 2.9 0.7-10.8 6 4.1 1.6-10.1 2 1.8 0.4- 8.3

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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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