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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities,
such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 15,652 12,382 80.8 79.8-81.6 752 5.2 4.7- 5.7 857 5.5 5.0- 6.1 897 4.8 4.4- 5.3 764 3.7 3.4- 4.2
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,634 1,262 78.6 75.7-81.2 71 4.7 3.5- 6.4 102 6.8 5.2- 8.9 107 5.4 4.2- 6.9 92 4.4 3.3- 5.9
AGE
18-24 53 40 78.5 62.0-89.1 5 6.6 2.5-16.5 6 9.9 3.3-26.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.4
25-34 203 167 81.2 73.9-86.8 13 6.3 3.3-11.8 15 8.7 5.0-14.5 7 3.7 1.7- 8.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
35-44 279 217 77.9 71.0-83.5 19 8.0 4.6-13.6 19 6.1 3.5-10.3 18 6.5 3.7-11.2 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9
45-54 356 268 76.4 69.9-81.9 14 2.8 1.5- 5.3 20 7.3 4.1-12.7 29 6.9 4.5-10.5 25 6.5 3.6-11.6
55-64 308 224 76.6 70.6-81.7 12 3.6 1.7- 7.5 19 5.6 3.4- 9.2 29 7.6 4.8-11.9 24 6.7 4.2-10.3
65-74 253 197 82.4 76.5-87.1 5 1.7 0.6- 4.3 16 4.0 2.3- 7.0 18 6.3 3.7-10.6 17 5.6 3.0-10.0
75+ 162 132 78.3 68.9-85.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 6 4.5 1.8-10.8 5 4.2 1.6-10.8 17 12.2 6.9-20.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 197 66.7 58.9-73.7 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6 19 7.2 4.1-12.3 32 9.5 6.3-14.1 40 13.9 8.8-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 423 80.5 75.9-84.4 24 4.8 2.8- 7.8 34 5.9 3.9- 9.1 34 5.2 3.5- 7.9 28 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Some Post-H.S. 411 324 77.0 70.5-82.5 14 4.3 2.2- 8.3 31 10.0 6.2-16.0 26 5.1 3.0- 8.6 16 3.5 1.7- 7.0
College Graduate 380 316 85.1 79.9-89.1 24 6.5 3.8-10.9 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 14 3.4 1.8- 6.4 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 191 64.9 57.9-71.3 12 4.0 1.9- 8.2 33 12.3 8.1-18.2 39 11.1 7.7-15.9 37 7.7 5.3-11.1
$15,000- 24,999 372 278 75.8 69.4-81.3 15 3.2 1.7- 6.0 23 7.1 4.3-11.5 30 7.4 4.6-11.7 26 6.5 3.6-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 208 171 78.2 68.0-85.8 14 7.0 3.6-13.4 10 8.7 3.6-19.9 8 3.8 1.5- 9.2 5 2.3 0.6- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 195 164 83.4 74.9-89.4 6 3.5 1.3- 8.8 14 7.9 3.7-16.1 8 3.7 1.6- 8.3 3 1.5 0.4- 5.2
$50,000-74,999 165 136 83.7 75.6-89.5 13 6.9 3.6-12.9 9 6.2 2.7-13.4 4 1.7 0.6- 5.1 3 1.5 0.4- 5.2
$75,000+ 141 124 88.2 79.4-93.6 7 8.1 3.5-17.4 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 631 369 61.1 55.8-66.1 29 4.3 2.8- 6.8 59 9.9 7.1-13.7 86 12.7 9.8-16.4 88 11.9 9.0-15.6
No 934 836 87.5 84.1-90.3 39 5.1 3.4- 7.6 39 5.5 3.6- 8.3 17 1.7 0.9- 3.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 43 84.2 69.0-92.8 1 2.9 0.4-17.8 4 4.5 1.4-13.5 2 5.7 1.3-21.7 2 2.7 0.6-11.7
Non-Veteran 1,582 1,219 78.4 75.4-81.1 70 4.8 3.5- 6.5 98 6.9 5.3- 9.0 105 5.4 4.2- 6.9 90 4.5 3.3- 6.1

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* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

^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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