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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 15,559 10,787 67.5 66.3-68.7 1,218 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,376 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,253 8.1 7.5- 8.7 925 5.3 4.8- 5.9
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,626 1,072 62.5 59.0-66.0 127 9.1 7.2-11.3 167 13.8 11.1-17.0 148 7.8 6.3- 9.7 112 6.8 5.2- 8.9
AGE
18-24 53 26 35.3 22.1-51.2 6 8.1 3.4-17.9 10 34.8 19.0-54.8 8 12.2 5.4-25.2 3 9.7 2.8-28.1
25-34 200 118 58.1 49.4-66.3 23 13.9 8.5-21.8 31 15.9 10.9-22.6 16 6.9 3.7-12.3 12 5.3 2.8- 9.8
35-44 279 159 60.1 52.6-67.2 23 8.2 4.9-13.2 44 16.2 11.6-22.2 38 9.6 6.5-14.0 15 5.9 3.1-10.9
45-54 351 209 60.4 53.3-67.0 42 11.6 8.1-16.5 27 8.5 5.1-13.7 32 8.0 5.1-12.2 41 11.5 7.5-17.3
55-64 306 210 72.2 65.4-78.1 17 7.0 3.6-13.3 29 8.3 5.3-12.8 32 7.9 5.0-12.2 18 4.7 2.7- 7.8
65-74 254 201 79.3 72.3-84.9 10 5.6 2.7-11.4 16 6.8 3.7-12.0 13 4.1 2.1- 7.7 14 4.2 2.3- 7.8
75+ 163 131 79.4 69.3-86.9 4 1.5 0.6- 4.2 10 8.4 3.3-19.8 9 4.8 2.2-10.1 9 5.8 2.7-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 302 201 68.2 60.6-75.0 13 4.0 1.9- 8.4 29 9.8 6.4-14.8 27 7.4 4.8-11.4 32 10.5 6.1-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 532 351 59.3 52.7-65.6 39 9.6 6.5-14.1 53 13.2 8.4-20.0 56 9.3 6.5-13.2 33 8.5 5.2-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 411 265 61.4 54.6-67.8 41 10.1 6.9-14.5 45 16.2 11.2-22.8 36 7.7 4.9-12.0 24 4.6 2.7- 7.7
College Graduate 378 252 64.5 57.1-71.2 34 10.2 6.5-15.7 40 14.2 9.1-21.3 29 6.1 3.8- 9.8 23 5.0 2.9- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 186 57.2 49.7-64.3 14 6.7 3.5-12.5 42 14.0 9.7-19.7 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 42 14.7 9.8-21.4
$15,000- 24,999 367 242 61.4 53.6-68.6 21 6.3 3.8-10.4 32 13.9 8.5-22.1 51 12.5 8.4-18.1 21 5.9 3.3-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 210 129 58.0 48.4-67.0 23 12.8 7.4-21.3 25 16.0 9.4-26.1 21 9.0 5.1-15.4 12 4.1 2.1- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 192 128 66.5 57.0-74.7 19 9.0 5.0-15.7 26 16.1 10.0-24.8 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7 9 4.6 2.0-10.0
$50,000-74,999 164 109 64.8 54.7-73.7 21 13.0 7.8-21.1 11 8.8 4.4-16.9 12 8.9 4.4-17.2 11 4.4 2.1- 9.0
$75,000+ 140 93 62.9 51.0-73.4 15 9.9 5.3-17.9 20 19.0 10.4-32.0 6 4.8 1.8-12.2 6 3.3 1.2- 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 627 353 54.4 48.9-59.9 39 8.6 5.5-13.3 70 12.4 9.0-16.8 84 10.9 8.1-14.4 81 13.7 10.3-18.0
No 933 678 67.2 62.4-71.6 82 9.5 7.3-12.2 89 14.5 10.9-19.2 58 6.1 4.4- 8.5 26 2.7 1.4- 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 34 53.0 34.0-71.1 3 2.8 0.7- 9.8 5 17.0 6.1-39.3 5 13.3 4.0-36.2 5 13.9 5.3-32.0
Non-Veteran 1,574 1,038 62.9 59.3-66.4 124 9.3 7.4-11.6 162 13.6 10.9-16.9 143 7.6 6.1- 9.4 107 6.6 4.9- 8.7

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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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