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2008 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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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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 53 35 70.3 54.0-82.7 7 9.1 4.0-19.7 8 15.1 6.5-31.2 2 2.3 0.5- 9.1 1 3.1 0.4-19.1
25-34 202 146 74.8 67.1-81.1 20 10.3 6.0-17.0 26 9.6 6.3-14.4 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8 4 2.3 0.7- 6.9
35-44 275 171 62.7 55.1-69.7 31 12.4 8.0-18.6 40 14.4 10.0-20.3 26 8.4 5.3-13.1 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2
45-54 351 200 59.9 52.7-66.6 42 12.7 8.4-18.7 37 8.0 5.4-11.7 41 11.2 7.4-16.5 31 8.3 5.0-13.3
55-64 300 164 57.0 49.8-63.9 16 7.0 3.6-12.9 41 9.6 6.8-13.4 36 13.2 8.8-19.5 43 13.2 9.2-18.7
65-74 242 133 55.5 47.4-63.4 15 8.0 4.3-14.3 31 12.3 8.1-18.2 25 11.1 7.0-17.2 38 13.1 9.0-18.8
75+ 160 86 54.9 44.9-64.6 7 3.9 1.8- 8.4 14 9.0 4.9-15.8 16 8.0 4.2-14.5 37 24.2 16.5-34.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 137 54.4 46.5-62.2 12 4.6 2.4- 8.9 36 11.0 7.3-16.2 42 14.5 10.2-20.3 58 15.5 11.1-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 533 317 62.5 56.5-68.2 47 9.6 6.6-13.9 67 11.3 8.1-15.5 49 8.0 5.5-11.4 53 8.6 5.9-12.3
Some Post-H.S. 404 247 62.8 56.2-69.0 36 9.8 6.6-14.3 52 12.0 8.2-17.1 37 8.4 5.5-12.7 32 7.0 4.3-11.3
College Graduate 376 246 70.3 63.8-76.1 44 13.5 9.2-19.4 44 9.3 6.6-13.1 25 4.2 2.6- 6.8 17 2.7 1.4- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 132 48.2 40.8-55.6 19 8.9 5.1-15.1 42 12.3 8.4-17.6 53 16.3 11.7-22.3 59 14.4 10.3-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 367 204 58.9 51.5-65.8 35 8.1 5.4-11.9 53 14.0 9.7-20.0 29 7.4 4.5-11.7 46 11.6 7.6-17.4
$25,000- 34,999 209 127 61.1 52.1-69.4 24 11.9 7.2-18.9 29 14.4 9.5-21.2 16 5.8 3.1-10.5 13 6.8 3.4-13.2
$35,000- 49,999 193 128 65.9 56.2-74.5 17 11.3 5.9-20.6 25 11.3 6.9-17.8 14 7.7 3.7-15.4 9 3.7 1.7- 8.1
$50,000-74,999 163 104 67.2 57.7-75.5 18 12.4 7.3-20.4 22 8.9 5.4-14.3 13 7.8 4.1-14.5 6 3.7 1.4- 9.1
$75,000+ 137 100 73.6 62.5-82.3 19 14.8 8.6-24.1 12 8.6 3.6-19.0 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 618 229 39.7 34.4-45.3 38 7.1 4.4-11.1 101 15.2 11.8-19.5 104 17.1 13.5-21.5 146 20.8 16.8-25.5
No 918 675 74.7 70.7-78.3 96 11.7 9.1-14.8 89 8.9 6.8-11.6 43 3.4 2.3- 4.9 15 1.4 0.7- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 41 74.0 53.9-87.4 3 7.9 2.3-23.8 3 3.0 0.8-10.8 2 3.9 0.9-14.6 3 11.2 2.7-36.2
Non-Veteran 1,550 908 62.9 59.5-66.2 136 10.0 8.0-12.3 196 11.2 9.3-13.5 151 8.3 6.7-10.1 159 7.6 6.1- 9.4

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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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