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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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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 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
AGE
18-24 28 15 68.7 48.4-83.7 7 18.7 8.2-37.2 3 5.0 1.5-15.8 3 7.5 2.1-23.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 69 52 80.7 69.3-88.6 7 6.7 3.0-14.6 8 9.5 4.4-19.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 1 2.0 0.3-12.7
35-44 129 90 67.8 57.4-76.7 14 13.4 7.5-22.8 9 5.6 2.6-11.6 9 7.8 3.9-14.9 7 5.4 2.3-12.4
45-54 177 117 68.7 59.3-76.8 13 8.2 4.4-14.9 18 7.6 4.3-12.9 15 8.6 4.2-16.9 14 6.9 3.5-13.0
55-64 152 96 66.2 55.9-75.1 4 3.7 1.3-10.2 14 7.7 4.3-13.5 18 8.8 5.2-14.6 20 13.6 7.3-23.9
65-74 89 61 66.3 54.0-76.6 4 7.5 2.7-18.8 7 7.0 3.1-14.8 8 9.0 4.4-17.6 9 10.4 4.7-21.2
75+ 58 34 62.8 46.1-76.9 3 3.6 1.0-12.2 10 13.2 6.5-25.0 4 7.6 2.0-25.1 7 12.8 4.8-29.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 65 59.3 45.8-71.5 3 6.9 1.8-22.9 20 13.6 8.0-22.0 16 10.9 5.9-19.0 18 9.4 5.3-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 183 69.4 61.7-76.1 21 9.0 5.5-14.6 28 8.2 5.2-12.7 21 6.3 3.5-11.2 28 7.1 4.4-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 171 124 73.0 63.4-80.8 11 7.3 3.4-15.2 13 6.0 3.1-11.5 14 8.4 4.2-16.1 9 5.3 2.3-11.5
College Graduate 133 96 72.5 62.3-80.8 18 15.3 9.3-24.0 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9 8 4.9 2.3-10.3 3 4.0 1.0-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 49 47.3 33.8-61.2 3 5.3 1.2-20.5 12 10.2 5.2-19.2 13 14.6 7.4-26.6 23 22.6 13.1-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 131 83 73.2 61.6-82.3 6 4.8 1.9-11.8 14 6.8 3.7-12.3 15 9.3 4.3-19.0 13 5.9 2.8-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 92 60 72.1 58.6-82.4 10 13.3 6.7-24.9 7 5.6 2.0-15.0 9 5.1 2.4-10.5 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1
$35,000- 49,999 130 87 69.7 59.4-78.4 9 8.2 3.7-17.2 19 13.2 7.8-21.6 8 5.7 2.4-12.8 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 88 69 76.7 63.0-86.4 8 11.4 5.1-23.6 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 5 7.9 2.6-21.3 2 1.9 0.4- 9.8
$75,000+ 101 78 77.4 65.9-85.8 13 15.5 8.4-27.0 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 280 134 51.2 42.7-59.6 11 5.7 2.8-11.1 40 10.5 7.2-15.2 46 16.0 10.9-22.9 49 16.6 11.5-23.3
No 389 305 79.4 73.8-84.1 38 11.8 8.2-16.8 26 5.5 3.4- 8.6 11 2.3 1.1- 4.6 9 0.9 0.5- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 159 69.3 60.8-76.6 20 10.2 5.8-17.2 21 6.5 3.8-10.9 18 5.6 3.3- 9.5 21 8.4 4.7-14.7
Non-Veteran 469 309 69.7 64.0-74.9 34 9.5 6.5-13.7 48 7.7 5.5-10.8 41 7.7 5.1-11.4 37 5.4 3.5- 8.3

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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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