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2006 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 1,746 1,081 63.6 60.7-66.4 141 8.2 6.7-10.0 211 11.9 10.1-13.8 140 7.5 6.2- 9.1 173 8.8 7.2-10.6
GENDER
Female 1,746 1,081 63.6 60.7-66.4 141 8.2 6.7-10.0 211 11.9 10.1-13.8 140 7.5 6.2- 9.1 173 8.8 7.2-10.6
RACE
African American 1,746 1,081 63.6 60.7-66.4 141 8.2 6.7-10.0 211 11.9 10.1-13.8 140 7.5 6.2- 9.1 173 8.8 7.2-10.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 5 55.4 19.6-86.4 1 4.8 0.6-29.9 2 11.0 2.0-42.5 1 24.7 3.7-73.7 1 4.1 0.5-26.6
-English Speaking 10 5 55.4 19.6-86.4 1 4.8 0.6-29.9 2 11.0 2.0-42.5 1 24.7 3.7-73.7 1 4.1 0.5-26.6
Non-Hispanic 1,732 1,075 63.8 60.9-66.6 140 8.3 6.8-10.1 208 11.9 10.2-13.9 139 7.4 6.1- 9.0 170 8.6 7.0-10.4
AGE
18-24 85 65 77.4 65.4-86.2 7 7.1 2.9-16.6 10 11.8 5.9-22.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 1 2.6 0.4-16.0
25-34 257 178 68.3 61.1-74.8 23 9.6 6.0-15.0 37 13.3 9.4-18.7 14 6.1 3.2-11.1 5 2.6 0.9- 7.6
35-44 313 198 63.8 57.0-70.0 34 11.0 7.4-16.1 41 11.5 8.1-16.1 20 6.6 4.0-10.8 20 7.1 4.0-12.4
45-54 372 209 57.2 51.0-63.1 44 10.3 7.3-14.3 44 12.6 9.0-17.3 35 9.1 6.2-13.2 40 10.8 7.4-15.7
55-64 329 185 55.2 48.7-61.5 19 5.2 3.2- 8.5 42 14.1 9.9-19.6 31 10.6 7.1-15.4 52 14.9 11.0-19.9
65-74 235 151 67.0 59.3-73.9 9 4.2 1.8- 9.2 22 8.6 5.4-13.5 25 12.2 7.8-18.7 28 8.0 5.2-12.1
75+ 143 86 58.6 48.9-67.7 5 3.6 1.3- 9.5 14 7.8 4.4-13.5 11 7.5 4.0-13.9 27 22.5 15.0-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 355 193 52.9 46.2-59.5 14 3.3 1.7- 6.0 47 14.4 10.2-19.8 39 11.1 7.8-15.6 62 18.4 13.5-24.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 614 387 66.9 62.2-71.3 52 8.1 5.8-11.2 70 11.2 8.5-14.6 43 6.0 4.2- 8.6 62 7.8 5.8-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 437 267 62.0 56.1-67.6 47 11.1 7.7-15.6 61 12.4 9.3-16.4 31 8.2 5.3-12.4 31 6.3 3.9-10.0
College Graduate 338 234 69.7 63.0-75.6 28 9.0 5.8-13.7 33 10.2 6.8-15.2 25 5.7 3.7- 8.6 18 5.4 2.5-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 173 48.0 41.7-54.4 18 5.0 2.7- 9.1 53 15.0 10.9-20.3 49 12.7 9.3-17.3 81 19.2 14.8-24.5
$15,000- 24,999 448 267 56.2 50.3-62.0 33 8.0 5.0-12.4 68 16.8 12.8-21.6 39 9.5 6.6-13.4 41 9.6 6.5-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 242 173 71.6 63.6-78.4 32 13.8 9.3-20.1 20 6.1 3.8- 9.8 9 3.5 1.6- 7.6 8 5.0 1.7-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 193 134 72.1 64.2-78.8 20 8.3 5.0-13.4 22 10.8 6.7-17.0 8 5.4 2.5-11.1 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 137 94 70.3 60.0-78.9 14 9.9 5.6-17.0 15 7.9 4.4-13.7 8 6.4 2.7-14.7 6 5.5 1.8-16.0
$75,000+ 102 74 73.3 62.0-82.2 8 7.8 3.2-17.4 11 12.9 7.0-22.6 7 5.6 2.3-12.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 261 40.7 36.1-45.5 39 4.5 3.1- 6.5 106 17.2 13.9-21.1 106 15.7 12.7-19.3 148 21.8 18.1-26.1
No 1,010 760 73.7 70.1-77.1 97 10.2 8.1-12.9 98 9.4 7.5-11.8 34 4.0 2.7- 5.9 21 2.7 1.4- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 41 75.6 60.8-86.0 5 5.6 2.2-13.9 4 3.5 1.1-10.1 7 12.9 5.1-28.8 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7
Non-Veteran 1,681 1,038 63.1 60.2-66.0 135 8.3 6.7-10.1 207 12.3 10.5-14.3 132 7.2 5.9- 8.8 169 9.1 7.4-11.0

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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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