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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 2,052 1,266 63.8 61.1-66.3 163 8.1 6.7- 9.6 233 10.8 9.3-12.6 202 9.4 8.0-11.2 188 7.8 6.6- 9.3
GENDER
Female 2,052 1,266 63.8 61.1-66.3 163 8.1 6.7- 9.6 233 10.8 9.3-12.6 202 9.4 8.0-11.2 188 7.8 6.6- 9.3
RACE
African American 2,052 1,266 63.8 61.1-66.3 163 8.1 6.7- 9.6 233 10.8 9.3-12.6 202 9.4 8.0-11.2 188 7.8 6.6- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 27 78.0 61.2-88.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.6 4.0-21.6 5 8.8 3.2-22.1 2 3.6 0.7-16.5
-English Speaking 11 8 70.4 34.9-91.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.4 2.2-59.6 1 10.0 1.4-47.4 1 4.2 0.5-25.9
-Spanish Speaking 30 19 79.6 60.8-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.4 3.3-20.0 4 8.5 2.6-24.3 1 3.4 0.5-21.4
Non-Hispanic 2,011 1,239 63.2 60.6-65.8 163 8.4 7.0-10.0 226 10.9 9.3-12.7 197 9.5 8.0-11.2 186 8.0 6.8- 9.5
AGE
18-24 126 93 74.7 64.7-82.6 11 6.2 3.3-11.4 10 8.8 4.3-17.1 9 7.1 3.1-15.3 3 3.3 1.0-10.3
25-34 337 231 69.0 62.6-74.8 27 6.9 4.4-10.7 44 13.8 9.8-19.1 23 7.1 4.4-11.3 12 3.1 1.7- 5.8
35-44 438 279 64.4 58.9-69.7 45 11.5 8.1-16.0 62 12.8 9.7-16.7 33 7.3 4.8-10.9 19 4.0 2.4- 6.5
45-54 423 237 57.1 51.2-62.7 45 10.8 7.8-14.7 44 9.1 6.3-13.1 57 13.2 9.7-17.6 40 9.9 6.9-14.0
55-64 345 193 57.5 51.1-63.8 21 6.3 3.9-10.1 42 12.8 8.9-18.1 41 13.0 9.1-18.4 48 10.3 7.5-14.0
65-74 226 140 61.5 53.6-68.9 11 6.5 3.3-12.2 19 7.0 4.3-11.2 19 7.7 4.6-12.4 37 17.3 11.8-24.8
75+ 143 81 58.5 49.1-67.4 3 3.5 0.8-13.2 10 6.1 3.2-11.4 20 12.7 7.9-19.8 29 19.2 13.0-27.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 379 199 53.9 47.5-60.2 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 41 9.5 6.6-13.3 48 13.6 9.5-19.1 76 18.4 14.3-23.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 440 65.8 61.2-70.1 57 7.8 5.7-10.6 84 11.0 8.4-14.3 75 9.4 7.2-12.3 52 6.0 4.2- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 518 331 63.5 58.2-68.5 53 10.8 7.9-14.5 50 10.5 7.4-14.7 40 8.1 5.6-11.6 44 7.1 5.0-10.1
College Graduate 442 293 69.0 63.7-73.9 38 8.2 5.7-11.7 58 12.3 9.2-16.2 39 7.7 5.3-11.0 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 437 215 52.3 46.4-58.2 29 7.0 4.5-10.8 51 12.5 8.9-17.2 69 14.1 10.8-18.3 73 14.0 10.8-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 496 309 62.5 57.1-67.7 36 7.7 5.2-11.5 52 10.2 7.3-14.0 56 11.4 8.3-15.4 43 8.1 5.8-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 310 194 63.3 56.5-69.7 32 10.0 6.6-14.9 47 15.8 11.3-21.6 24 7.6 4.8-12.0 13 3.3 1.8- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 216 141 63.9 55.6-71.4 25 13.5 8.8-20.2 25 9.8 6.1-15.3 14 7.5 4.0-13.5 11 5.3 2.5-11.1
$50,000-74,999 162 118 78.3 70.6-84.4 17 7.4 4.4-12.3 16 8.3 4.7-14.2 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5 3 2.4 0.8- 7.3
$75,000+ 132 95 71.8 62.1-79.9 11 8.0 4.2-14.7 16 12.3 7.2-20.3 4 3.3 1.1-10.1 6 4.6 1.6-12.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 707 256 37.0 32.7-41.6 50 7.2 5.2-10.1 97 14.2 11.1-17.9 145 21.5 17.9-25.7 159 20.1 16.9-23.7
No 1,253 942 76.2 73.2-79.0 108 8.9 7.1-11.0 124 8.9 7.2-10.9 51 3.8 2.7- 5.2 28 2.3 1.4- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 45 61.5 46.0-74.9 7 8.6 3.6-18.9 10 18.7 8.4-36.4 6 6.6 2.5-16.2 4 4.7 1.5-14.2
Non-Veteran 1,975 1,216 63.8 61.1-66.4 156 8.1 6.7- 9.7 223 10.6 9.0-12.4 196 9.6 8.1-11.3 184 8.0 6.7- 9.5

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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.

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