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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 718 579 83.3 79.6-86.5 20 3.1 1.8- 5.3 25 3.9 2.4- 6.4 52 5.0 3.6- 6.9 42 4.6 3.1- 6.8
AGE
18-24 29 25 90.8 74.9-97.0 1 3.0 0.4-18.9 2 4.9 1.0-21.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 68 57 85.3 73.2-92.4 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 2 3.9 0.8-17.4 4 4.8 1.7-12.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
35-44 132 105 80.8 72.1-87.2 6 4.0 1.6-10.1 6 4.4 1.9-10.0 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8 8 6.6 3.1-13.7
45-54 177 139 81.0 72.9-87.0 6 3.7 1.4- 9.3 7 4.4 1.7-10.8 15 7.5 4.1-13.4 10 3.6 1.7- 7.2
55-64 153 120 81.7 72.3-88.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3 16 11.3 5.6-21.3
65-74 92 77 81.1 69.0-89.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 8 9.1 4.0-19.3 5 7.1 2.5-18.7
75+ 60 50 83.9 68.6-92.6 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 4 8.6 2.5-25.7 3 3.0 0.8-10.0 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 86 72.7 60.4-82.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 7 7.6 2.5-21.3 14 7.9 4.3-14.3 15 9.4 5.0-17.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 227 83.1 76.9-87.8 7 3.6 1.5- 8.2 10 4.1 1.9- 8.5 24 5.6 3.4- 9.2 16 3.6 2.0- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 173 149 87.1 79.7-92.1 2 1.7 0.3- 8.1 4 2.3 0.6- 8.5 10 4.1 2.0- 8.2 8 4.8 2.1-10.6
College Graduate 133 114 85.9 76.9-91.8 8 4.5 2.0- 9.6 4 3.1 1.0- 8.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.3 3 3.6 0.8-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 61 60.2 46.1-72.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 5 5.8 2.1-15.2 12 11.7 5.9-22.0 19 20.9 11.5-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 136 106 83.7 74.5-90.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 5 5.4 1.9-14.8 18 8.8 5.0-14.8 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 94 73 82.3 70.8-90.0 3 3.6 1.1-11.7 2 2.1 0.4-11.0 11 7.3 3.1-16.0 5 4.6 1.7-12.0
$35,000- 49,999 129 103 79.4 69.1-87.0 7 9.3 4.1-19.9 4 2.1 0.7- 6.2 7 3.8 1.6- 8.5 8 5.3 2.2-12.4
$50,000-74,999 88 80 91.4 81.7-96.2 2 2.6 0.5-12.0 2 1.8 0.3- 9.6 3 3.5 1.0-11.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
$75,000+ 101 95 94.8 88.2-97.8 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 177 64.1 56.1-71.3 6 3.8 1.5- 9.4 19 7.8 4.4-13.4 44 12.0 8.4-16.9 40 12.4 8.2-18.1
No 392 365 93.8 90.2-96.1 13 2.7 1.4- 5.1 6 2.0 0.7- 5.3 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 201 86.0 79.5-90.7 5 2.2 0.7- 6.5 7 2.6 1.1- 5.7 17 4.9 2.7- 8.7 12 4.3 1.8-10.0
Non-Veteran 476 378 82.2 77.5-86.1 15 3.5 1.9- 6.4 18 4.5 2.5- 8.0 35 5.0 3.4- 7.4 30 4.7 3.0- 7.3

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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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