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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 711 513 69.5 64.4-74.2 39 6.0 4.1- 8.9 61 11.1 7.8-15.6 63 8.4 6.2-11.4 35 4.9 3.2- 7.5
AGE
18-24 29 20 68.3 44.8-85.1 1 3.0 0.4-18.9 5 20.8 7.2-47.0 3 7.9 2.3-23.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 68 41 61.4 47.2-73.8 6 10.6 4.2-24.3 14 20.7 11.9-33.6 6 6.1 2.5-13.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
35-44 132 91 68.1 58.0-76.7 11 8.2 4.1-15.8 12 9.6 5.1-17.2 11 7.2 3.8-13.4 7 6.9 3.2-14.6
45-54 175 115 67.3 57.6-75.7 13 7.1 3.8-12.9 17 7.7 4.1-13.9 23 14.1 8.4-22.9 7 3.9 1.4-10.2
55-64 153 118 75.3 64.6-83.5 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0 6 4.6 1.9-10.6 10 5.6 2.6-11.5 14 11.6 5.5-22.9
65-74 91 76 80.1 67.6-88.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 4 4.3 1.3-13.0 6 11.4 4.9-24.6 4 3.3 1.1- 9.2
75+ 58 49 82.0 64.9-91.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 3 4.4 1.2-15.4 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 2 9.1 2.3-29.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 84 64.2 50.5-76.0 5 5.4 1.7-15.6 9 7.0 3.2-14.3 17 16.2 8.4-28.7 7 7.3 2.9-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 205 69.5 60.5-77.2 16 6.3 3.3-11.5 24 12.7 7.0-22.0 24 8.1 4.8-13.5 15 3.4 1.8- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 170 124 70.2 60.7-78.3 7 4.7 2.1-10.5 14 10.9 5.9-19.3 16 7.8 4.5-13.1 9 6.3 2.9-13.4
College Graduate 133 99 72.4 61.6-81.1 10 7.2 3.2-15.5 14 10.5 5.7-18.5 6 5.1 2.2-11.2 4 4.9 1.4-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 58 57.9 44.0-70.6 5 4.1 1.5-11.1 12 12.5 5.9-24.7 12 10.7 5.2-21.0 12 14.7 7.0-28.3
$15,000- 24,999 135 96 70.0 57.5-80.1 6 3.9 1.3-11.2 9 9.3 4.3-18.9 17 13.0 6.9-23.0 7 3.9 1.5- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 92 65 57.4 39.5-73.5 6 10.0 3.6-25.1 8 21.7 7.7-47.8 11 10.3 4.9-20.5 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6
$35,000- 49,999 129 94 72.5 62.0-80.9 7 6.5 2.7-15.0 12 11.5 6.1-20.7 10 4.8 2.4- 9.1 6 4.8 1.8-12.1
$50,000-74,999 88 69 76.3 62.7-86.0 5 7.6 2.5-20.8 7 6.5 2.3-16.5 5 6.7 2.7-15.8 2 2.9 0.5-15.3
$75,000+ 100 76 73.4 60.7-83.1 9 9.3 4.3-18.9 11 13.6 6.6-25.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 3 2.3 0.6- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 282 170 51.5 43.0-59.9 13 5.9 3.0-11.3 25 14.3 7.7-25.0 49 17.4 12.4-24.0 25 10.8 6.6-17.3
No 392 312 78.9 73.0-83.8 24 6.2 3.7-10.1 34 9.6 6.4-14.2 12 3.5 1.7- 7.0 10 1.8 0.8- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 173 66.9 56.4-75.9 9 4.1 1.7- 9.2 19 14.5 7.1-27.3 21 7.8 4.8-12.4 15 6.7 3.3-13.2
Non-Veteran 474 340 70.6 64.7-75.8 30 6.9 4.4-10.6 42 9.7 6.7-13.9 42 8.7 5.9-12.6 20 4.2 2.4- 7.1

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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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