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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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 6,984 5,509 78.7 77.5-79.9 364 5.5 4.8- 6.2 366 5.8 5.1- 6.5 335 4.7 4.1- 5.3 410 5.3 4.7- 6.0
AGE
18-24 314 256 81.6 75.8-86.3 25 7.2 4.4-11.6 21 7.2 4.3-11.7 11 3.7 1.9- 7.1 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
25-34 962 779 80.3 77.1-83.1 69 7.3 5.5- 9.6 68 7.9 6.1-10.2 28 2.9 1.9- 4.4 18 1.6 0.9- 2.7
35-44 1,230 976 79.2 76.2-82.0 90 7.0 5.3- 9.1 77 6.9 5.3- 9.0 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5 46 3.8 2.7- 5.4
45-54 1,317 972 72.8 69.7-75.6 85 7.0 5.5- 9.0 82 7.1 5.5- 9.1 81 6.0 4.7- 7.7 97 7.1 5.6- 9.0
55-64 1,216 938 78.7 75.8-81.3 51 4.1 3.0- 5.6 58 4.3 3.2- 5.9 90 7.5 5.9- 9.5 79 5.5 4.2- 7.1
65-74 1,027 832 81.8 78.7-84.5 29 2.6 1.7- 3.9 40 3.7 2.6- 5.3 42 4.6 3.1- 6.7 84 7.3 5.6- 9.4
75+ 884 727 81.4 78.1-84.3 12 1.7 0.9- 3.0 20 2.0 1.2- 3.2 42 4.2 2.9- 6.0 83 10.7 8.4-13.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 891 639 70.5 66.7-74.1 23 3.0 1.8- 4.8 36 4.4 3.0- 6.5 73 7.9 6.0-10.3 120 14.2 11.5-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,055 1,638 80.3 78.1-82.3 64 2.8 2.1- 3.7 98 5.2 4.1- 6.6 103 5.4 4.3- 6.9 152 6.3 5.2- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,870 1,464 77.0 74.5-79.3 122 7.7 6.2- 9.5 107 6.6 5.2- 8.2 90 4.5 3.5- 5.8 87 4.2 3.3- 5.5
College Graduate 2,160 1,762 81.6 79.5-83.5 154 6.9 5.7- 8.4 125 6.1 4.9- 7.5 68 3.1 2.4- 4.1 51 2.3 1.6- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 731 470 62.7 58.2-67.0 20 2.0 1.2- 3.2 35 5.1 3.5- 7.5 76 11.4 8.8-14.8 130 18.8 15.4-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,080 805 74.5 71.1-77.5 52 4.2 3.0- 5.7 71 6.8 5.2- 8.9 65 6.4 4.7- 8.5 87 8.2 6.4-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 777 608 75.2 71.0-78.9 43 5.8 4.0- 8.5 49 7.7 5.4-10.8 38 6.2 4.3- 8.9 39 5.1 3.5- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 905 742 80.9 77.5-83.9 59 7.1 5.2- 9.5 40 4.9 3.4- 6.9 37 4.1 2.8- 6.1 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7
$50,000-74,999 877 730 82.7 79.5-85.6 57 7.3 5.4- 9.9 50 6.0 4.4- 8.3 32 3.0 2.0- 4.5 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0
$75,000+ 1,008 856 84.3 81.3-86.8 69 6.0 4.6- 7.8 51 6.2 4.5- 8.5 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,272 1,337 57.5 54.9-60.0 113 5.3 4.2- 6.6 174 9.0 7.5-10.7 265 12.0 10.4-13.8 383 16.3 14.5-18.2
No 4,572 4,056 88.1 86.9-89.2 242 5.6 4.8- 6.5 184 4.3 3.6- 5.1 66 1.5 1.1- 2.0 24 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 80 78.1 65.7-86.8 6 6.2 2.3-15.6 5 7.8 2.9-19.2 4 4.5 1.3-14.9 4 3.5 1.0-11.2
Non-Veteran 6,861 5,412 78.8 77.5-79.9 355 5.5 4.8- 6.2 358 5.7 5.1- 6.5 331 4.7 4.1- 5.4 405 5.3 4.7- 6.0
Currently Serving 20 15 69.3 42.3-87.5 2 13.4 2.9-44.7 2 11.9 2.9-37.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.3 0.7-30.0

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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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