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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 15,489 9,842 66.0 64.8-67.1 1,377 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,582 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,232 7.2 6.6- 7.9 1,456 6.8 6.3- 7.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,310 1,417 66.2 63.4-68.9 193 9.8 8.2-11.7 268 9.3 7.9-10.9 212 7.6 6.3- 9.2 220 7.1 5.9- 8.5
GENDER
Males 708 468 69.6 64.9-73.9 54 9.7 7.1-13.1 69 7.3 5.5- 9.7 59 7.1 5.0- 9.9 58 6.3 4.5- 8.9
Females 1,602 949 63.3 60.0-66.5 139 9.9 8.0-12.2 199 10.9 9.1-13.1 153 8.1 6.6- 9.9 162 7.7 6.2- 9.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 14 54.2 27.5-78.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.4 1.5-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 40.4 17.0-69.1
Non-Hispanic 2,277 1,399 66.4 63.6-69.1 189 9.8 8.1-11.7 265 9.3 8.0-10.9 212 7.7 6.4- 9.3 212 6.8 5.6- 8.2
AGE
18-24 81 50 69.5 56.5-79.9 14 14.3 7.8-24.7 11 9.7 4.8-18.8 5 5.1 1.8-13.3 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
25-34 271 198 77.2 70.9-82.4 27 8.9 5.6-13.6 34 9.6 6.5-14.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8
35-44 404 261 65.2 58.9-71.0 45 12.9 9.0-18.1 49 10.1 7.2-14.0 35 8.1 5.4-12.0 14 3.7 1.9- 7.2
45-54 528 317 64.1 58.3-69.6 55 10.5 7.4-14.7 55 7.8 5.6-10.8 56 9.9 6.8-14.3 45 7.6 5.1-11.2
55-64 452 260 61.2 55.2-66.9 20 5.5 3.1- 9.4 55 8.7 6.4-11.8 54 11.2 8.1-15.3 63 13.4 9.5-18.6
65-74 331 194 59.9 53.0-66.3 19 7.8 4.5-13.0 38 10.1 6.9-14.5 33 10.2 6.9-14.9 47 12.0 8.3-17.0
75+ 218 120 57.8 49.0-66.1 10 3.8 1.9- 7.3 24 10.5 6.7-16.2 20 7.8 4.2-14.1 44 20.1 13.8-28.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 202 56.4 49.2-63.4 15 5.5 2.6-11.4 56 12.0 8.7-16.4 58 13.0 9.5-17.6 76 13.0 9.7-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 814 500 66.2 61.2-70.8 68 9.3 6.8-12.7 95 9.6 7.3-12.6 70 7.1 5.1- 9.9 81 7.8 5.7-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 575 371 67.1 61.6-72.1 47 8.8 6.0-12.5 65 9.5 6.8-13.0 51 8.4 5.7-12.1 41 6.3 4.1- 9.5
College Graduate 509 342 71.2 65.7-76.1 62 14.2 10.5-19.0 52 6.9 5.0- 9.4 33 4.5 2.9- 6.9 20 3.2 1.5- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 405 181 47.8 40.8-54.9 22 7.5 4.2-12.9 54 11.5 8.2-15.9 66 15.6 11.3-21.1 82 17.6 12.8-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 498 287 65.1 58.4-71.2 41 6.7 4.4- 9.9 67 10.9 7.8-15.0 44 8.2 5.2-12.6 59 9.1 6.3-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 301 187 65.7 58.0-72.7 34 12.5 8.3-18.4 36 10.7 7.1-15.7 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7 19 5.6 3.2- 9.6
$35,000- 49,999 323 215 68.0 60.9-74.3 26 9.7 5.8-15.5 44 12.3 8.5-17.5 22 6.6 3.8-11.3 16 3.4 1.9- 5.9
$50,000-74,999 251 173 72.0 64.0-78.7 26 11.9 7.4-18.5 26 5.5 3.4- 8.6 18 7.9 4.2-14.3 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4
$75,000+ 238 178 75.5 67.8-81.9 32 15.2 10.1-22.2 18 6.2 3.2-11.6 7 2.6 1.1- 5.9 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 898 363 45.1 40.1-50.2 49 6.4 4.3- 9.4 141 13.0 10.5-16.1 150 16.6 13.4-20.4 195 18.8 15.5-22.7
No 1,307 980 76.8 73.5-79.8 134 11.7 9.5-14.5 115 7.4 5.8- 9.3 54 2.9 2.0- 4.1 24 1.2 0.7- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 291 200 69.9 62.2-76.6 23 9.9 5.9-16.0 24 6.0 3.6- 9.8 20 5.4 3.3- 8.8 24 8.8 5.1-14.7
Non-Veteran 2,019 1,217 65.5 62.5-68.4 170 9.8 8.0-11.8 244 9.9 8.4-11.7 192 8.0 6.6- 9.8 196 6.8 5.6- 8.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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