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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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 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
AGE
18-24 206 171 84.4 77.6-89.4 12 6.5 3.4-12.1 11 3.8 1.9- 7.6 8 4.2 1.8- 9.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
25-34 612 532 85.8 81.8-89.0 35 6.2 4.2- 9.0 29 5.1 3.3- 8.0 10 2.2 1.0- 4.9 6 0.7 0.2- 2.0
35-44 809 701 87.1 84.1-89.5 43 4.9 3.5- 6.9 30 3.8 2.5- 5.8 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5
45-54 803 690 86.4 83.3-89.1 20 2.5 1.4- 4.4 27 3.3 2.1- 5.0 22 2.5 1.4- 4.2 44 5.3 3.7- 7.6
55-64 791 665 84.2 80.7-87.2 13 1.8 0.9- 3.4 32 4.0 2.6- 6.1 27 3.2 2.0- 5.1 54 6.8 4.8- 9.5
65-74 561 474 84.5 80.5-87.8 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 20 3.7 2.2- 6.3 25 4.8 3.0- 7.6 33 5.3 3.5- 8.0
75+ 364 312 86.7 82.3-90.1 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 13 3.0 1.6- 5.4 10 2.5 1.3- 5.0 23 6.0 3.7- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 392 75.7 70.8-80.0 15 3.4 1.9- 6.2 24 4.5 2.9- 6.9 20 4.1 2.3- 7.2 67 12.3 9.2-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,147 973 84.5 81.7-87.0 38 3.2 2.2- 4.7 43 4.7 3.2- 6.8 45 3.8 2.6- 5.4 48 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,024 889 86.4 83.6-88.8 31 3.6 2.4- 5.4 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 27 3.0 1.9- 4.8 42 4.1 2.8- 6.0
College Graduate 1,460 1,295 89.6 87.6-91.3 54 3.7 2.7- 5.1 59 3.8 2.8- 5.1 21 1.3 0.8- 2.1 31 1.7 1.1- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 193 65.5 58.1-72.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 20 5.8 3.4- 9.7 24 9.5 5.7-15.6 57 18.4 13.3-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 482 378 75.5 70.2-80.1 20 4.9 2.9- 8.1 23 4.6 2.8- 7.7 23 6.2 3.8- 9.9 38 8.8 6.0-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 499 420 85.6 81.7-88.8 25 4.4 2.8- 6.8 20 4.0 2.4- 6.5 16 3.0 1.5- 5.6 18 3.0 1.8- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 661 585 89.7 86.9-92.1 30 4.1 2.7- 6.0 21 2.9 1.7- 4.8 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
$50,000-74,999 659 593 90.0 86.8-92.4 19 3.4 2.0- 5.8 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0 10 1.6 0.8- 3.3 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7
$75,000+ 800 735 91.5 88.9-93.5 25 3.8 2.5- 5.8 24 3.1 1.9- 5.0 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,201 832 69.2 65.9-72.4 33 2.9 2.0- 4.2 82 6.8 5.2- 8.7 88 7.7 6.0-10.0 166 13.4 11.2-15.9
No 2,809 2,590 91.9 90.6-93.1 101 3.8 3.0- 4.8 77 2.8 2.2- 3.7 21 0.7 0.4- 1.3 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,446 1,242 86.8 84.6-88.7 35 2.5 1.7- 3.6 52 3.4 2.5- 4.7 44 2.7 1.9- 3.9 73 4.7 3.6- 6.1
Non-Veteran 2,611 2,226 85.2 83.4-86.8 100 4.0 3.2- 5.1 108 4.2 3.3- 5.2 62 2.6 1.9- 3.6 115 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Currently Serving 86 76 87.3 76.0-93.7 3 4.3 1.1-15.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 6 6.5 2.6-15.4 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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