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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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 892 617 70.8 66.8-74.5 79 10.4 8.0-13.5 59 7.3 5.3- 9.9 63 5.6 4.2- 7.4 74 5.9 4.5- 7.7
GENDER
Male 892 617 70.8 66.8-74.5 79 10.4 8.0-13.5 59 7.3 5.3- 9.9 63 5.6 4.2- 7.4 74 5.9 4.5- 7.7
RACE
African American 892 617 70.8 66.8-74.5 79 10.4 8.0-13.5 59 7.3 5.3- 9.9 63 5.6 4.2- 7.4 74 5.9 4.5- 7.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 32 75.1 57.7-87.0 4 9.6 3.4-24.5 6 13.0 5.0-29.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
-English Speaking 16 11 70.7 40.1-89.7 2 16.4 3.9-48.8 2 9.4 1.8-37.2 1 3.4 0.4-22.0 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 28 21 77.0 54.8-90.2 2 6.8 1.4-26.7 4 14.5 4.6-37.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.7
Non-Hispanic 848 585 70.4 66.4-74.2 75 10.5 7.9-13.7 53 6.8 4.9- 9.4 62 6.0 4.4- 8.0 73 6.3 4.8- 8.2
AGE
18-24 56 39 73.2 58.7-84.1 7 11.8 5.2-24.9 6 9.9 4.1-22.1 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3
25-34 133 99 74.3 64.9-82.0 19 14.5 8.8-23.0 10 7.4 3.6-14.4 2 1.9 0.5- 7.2 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7
35-44 176 135 74.6 66.1-81.5 17 12.7 7.5-20.7 11 5.5 2.9-10.5 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2
45-54 212 141 68.2 60.1-75.3 17 8.1 4.4-14.4 15 8.3 4.7-14.4 25 10.5 6.6-16.3 14 4.9 2.6- 9.1
55-64 161 108 67.6 58.5-75.5 7 5.3 2.4-11.0 9 6.0 2.9-12.2 10 4.7 2.4- 8.8 27 16.5 10.6-24.8
65-74 103 63 61.0 49.9-71.0 8 7.0 3.2-14.4 5 7.0 2.7-16.9 11 10.6 5.7-18.7 16 14.5 8.8-23.0
75+ 50 32 68.8 53.2-81.1 4 8.7 2.7-24.5 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 6 11.5 5.0-24.3 5 7.5 2.9-18.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 116 67.2 57.4-75.8 15 11.8 6.1-21.6 8 3.1 1.4- 6.7 24 9.2 5.8-14.5 29 8.6 5.3-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 237 71.9 65.6-77.4 29 10.0 6.5-15.0 24 7.6 4.7-12.2 19 4.3 2.5- 7.1 24 6.2 3.9- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 196 141 72.9 64.0-80.2 16 8.6 4.8-14.8 12 8.4 4.0-16.8 14 5.3 2.7- 9.9 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0
College Graduate 169 121 69.8 61.1-77.3 19 12.2 7.3-19.6 15 10.6 6.2-17.5 6 4.3 1.6-10.6 8 3.1 1.5- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 75 54.6 44.0-64.7 5 5.6 1.5-18.2 15 11.9 6.3-21.4 22 14.2 8.8-22.0 25 13.8 8.8-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 199 136 67.3 58.5-75.1 21 16.0 9.9-24.9 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5 17 6.8 3.8-11.8 12 4.5 2.4- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 130 88 70.3 60.0-78.9 16 11.9 6.7-20.4 9 7.6 3.6-15.5 8 4.6 2.0-10.2 9 5.6 2.5-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 121 95 79.6 69.6-86.9 12 9.9 5.1-18.3 5 4.9 1.9-12.3 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8
$50,000-74,999 84 62 74.7 61.2-84.6 7 7.4 3.4-15.7 7 10.4 4.0-24.6 4 2.9 1.0- 8.5 4 4.6 1.6-12.5
$75,000+ 88 72 77.7 65.3-86.6 9 10.9 5.2-21.6 5 7.9 3.0-19.0 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 315 148 45.8 38.9-52.9 26 10.5 6.3-17.1 31 12.0 7.8-18.0 48 14.4 10.4-19.7 62 17.3 13.0-22.6
No 530 430 81.2 76.6-85.0 51 10.9 7.9-14.9 25 5.1 3.1- 8.1 14 1.9 1.1- 3.4 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 166 67.1 59.7-73.7 21 11.3 7.1-17.5 12 5.7 3.0-10.3 23 8.6 5.5-13.3 21 7.3 4.6-11.5
Non-Veteran 643 448 72.0 67.3-76.2 57 10.0 7.2-13.7 47 7.8 5.5-11.0 39 4.7 3.2- 6.8 52 5.5 3.9- 7.6

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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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