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2006 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 768 516 68.5 64.0-72.7 56 8.1 5.9-10.9 66 9.8 6.9-13.6 67 7.7 5.6-10.4 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9
GENDER
Male 768 516 68.5 64.0-72.7 56 8.1 5.9-10.9 66 9.8 6.9-13.6 67 7.7 5.6-10.4 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9
RACE
African American 768 516 68.5 64.0-72.7 56 8.1 5.9-10.9 66 9.8 6.9-13.6 67 7.7 5.6-10.4 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 7 44.7 16.7-76.5 2 32.6 7.8-73.4 1 18.5 2.7-65.1 1 4.2 0.5-26.5 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 6 38.3 13.0-72.1 2 36.3 8.8-77.0 1 20.6 3.0-68.6 1 4.7 0.6-29.2 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 756 508 68.8 64.2-73.0 54 7.8 5.7-10.6 65 9.7 6.8-13.5 66 7.7 5.6-10.5 63 6.1 4.6- 8.0
AGE
18-24 44 30 67.8 48.6-82.4 6 12.9 5.5-27.3 6 17.8 6.5-40.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
25-34 97 76 77.1 66.2-85.3 5 4.2 1.7-10.2 9 10.7 5.1-20.9 5 6.9 2.8-16.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
35-44 141 105 76.0 66.2-83.7 13 6.6 3.5-12.1 12 6.7 3.5-12.5 9 9.0 3.9-19.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.4
45-54 172 106 60.5 50.9-69.3 13 11.0 6.2-19.0 14 9.3 5.1-16.2 21 9.7 5.9-15.6 18 9.5 5.6-15.9
55-64 138 80 58.5 48.5-67.8 10 7.0 3.6-13.2 14 9.5 5.4-16.3 16 12.2 6.8-20.8 18 12.8 7.7-20.7
65-74 112 72 62.8 51.8-72.7 5 4.6 1.5-13.0 7 7.4 3.4-15.2 10 7.2 3.6-13.8 18 17.9 10.8-28.3
75+ 60 45 82.3 70.8-89.9 2 2.3 0.5-10.4 4 5.0 1.7-13.7 5 5.5 2.1-13.9 4 4.8 1.6-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 103 64.1 54.3-72.9 9 9.6 4.6-19.1 11 5.0 2.4- 9.8 20 10.1 5.9-16.8 25 11.2 7.1-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 201 70.4 62.0-77.6 18 6.1 3.4-10.6 23 11.5 6.1-20.6 25 7.9 4.5-13.7 19 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 154 97 65.8 56.1-74.4 13 8.7 4.6-15.8 17 11.1 6.1-19.2 12 6.9 3.5-13.0 15 7.6 4.2-13.4
College Graduate 158 113 71.9 63.0-79.4 16 9.6 5.5-16.2 15 9.8 5.6-16.6 10 5.8 2.9-11.5 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 53 51.3 38.2-64.3 5 4.3 1.7-10.6 6 6.7 2.6-16.4 22 22.2 11.9-37.5 15 15.5 8.5-26.5
$15,000- 24,999 147 87 58.3 46.5-69.2 9 8.2 3.7-17.2 19 18.4 9.3-33.1 15 8.3 4.5-14.9 17 6.8 3.9-11.5
$25,000- 34,999 114 79 71.2 59.8-80.5 8 8.7 3.7-19.3 10 6.5 3.2-12.6 8 6.9 3.2-14.6 9 6.6 3.3-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 124 89 73.1 63.2-81.2 11 8.7 4.4-16.7 9 6.6 3.1-13.2 11 9.1 4.6-17.2 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5
$50,000-74,999 85 61 73.2 61.2-82.5 7 10.1 4.5-21.1 8 8.2 3.9-16.2 6 6.3 2.4-15.6 3 2.3 0.6- 8.2
$75,000+ 85 69 80.7 69.2-88.7 6 8.0 3.2-18.3 5 5.4 2.2-12.8 2 2.2 0.5- 8.7 3 3.6 1.0-12.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 131 44.3 37.3-51.6 19 8.5 5.0-14.2 34 14.3 9.5-20.9 53 17.8 12.6-24.5 54 15.1 11.1-20.2
No 426 347 81.4 75.4-86.1 34 8.1 5.4-12.0 26 7.1 3.7-13.0 13 2.7 1.4- 5.0 6 0.8 0.4- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 150 67.5 59.8-74.3 21 9.7 6.1-15.2 17 6.8 4.0-11.3 24 9.1 5.7-14.2 19 6.9 4.1-11.4
Non-Veteran 531 361 68.6 63.0-73.8 34 7.4 5.0-11.0 49 10.9 7.3-16.1 43 7.2 4.8-10.7 44 5.7 4.1- 8.0

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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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