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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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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  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 15,489 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
-MALES 5,895 4,014 70.7 69.0-72.4 482 9.0 7.9-10.1 494 8.3 7.3- 9.4 390 6.0 5.2- 7.0 515 6.0 5.3- 6.8
RACE
White 4,695 3,196 70.1 68.2-72.0 403 9.7 8.4-11.1 377 8.0 6.8- 9.2 296 5.8 5.0- 6.8 423 6.4 5.7- 7.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 468 334 75.3 69.3-80.5 22 4.4 2.6- 7.4 46 10.9 7.4-15.8 33 5.8 3.2-10.2 33 3.6 2.2- 5.7
AGE
18-24 200 142 71.5 63.2-78.6 25 11.7 7.3-18.2 19 10.0 5.9-16.4 10 4.9 2.3-10.1 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2
25-34 563 424 78.1 73.8-81.8 62 8.9 6.7-11.8 47 7.6 5.3-10.8 19 3.9 2.3- 6.4 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9
35-44 948 679 71.1 67.3-74.6 95 10.7 8.4-13.5 89 8.5 6.7-10.8 53 6.3 4.5- 8.7 32 3.4 2.2- 5.2
45-54 1,185 802 69.5 66.1-72.7 109 8.9 7.1-11.1 88 7.4 5.7- 9.6 76 6.1 4.5- 8.1 110 8.1 6.4-10.2
55-64 1,347 873 66.1 62.8-69.2 85 6.6 5.1- 8.5 115 7.9 6.4- 9.7 106 7.7 6.1- 9.5 168 11.8 9.7-14.2
65-74 978 664 67.9 64.3-71.3 74 7.9 6.1-10.2 76 8.0 6.2-10.3 69 7.2 5.4- 9.5 95 9.0 7.1-11.4
75+ 645 411 63.1 58.2-67.7 28 4.3 2.7- 6.6 57 9.7 7.2-12.9 54 8.9 6.5-12.2 95 14.1 11.0-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 862 506 65.5 60.3-70.3 39 5.3 3.4- 8.2 78 10.2 7.2-14.3 89 8.8 6.2-12.3 150 10.2 8.1-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 1,190 72.0 68.6-75.1 117 7.2 5.5- 9.5 138 7.9 6.1-10.3 124 6.0 4.7- 7.7 173 6.9 5.5- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,359 924 71.1 67.5-74.5 110 8.3 6.2-11.0 126 8.9 7.0-11.2 92 6.3 4.7- 8.4 107 5.5 4.2- 7.1
College Graduate 1,920 1,386 72.1 69.3-74.7 214 13.1 11.2-15.3 151 7.1 5.8- 8.7 84 4.4 3.2- 5.8 85 3.4 2.5- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 245 51.7 44.6-58.7 20 5.8 3.0-10.7 46 9.5 5.8-15.1 66 14.1 9.6-20.2 131 19.0 14.8-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 881 530 70.7 66.0-75.0 49 5.2 3.4- 7.6 89 7.7 5.8-10.1 85 7.3 5.4-10.0 128 9.1 7.1-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 636 401 67.5 61.9-72.7 62 7.9 5.7-10.8 55 9.6 6.6-13.6 57 8.9 6.0-12.9 61 6.1 4.2- 8.8
$35,000- 49,999 884 619 72.2 68.2-75.9 73 8.8 6.6-11.7 84 9.1 6.9-11.8 57 5.5 3.9- 7.7 51 4.4 3.1- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 957 693 71.8 67.3-75.9 85 11.9 8.7-16.1 81 7.3 5.5- 9.6 51 5.2 3.4- 7.8 47 3.8 2.6- 5.5
$75,000+ 1,501 1,154 77.2 74.2-80.0 161 10.8 9.0-13.1 102 7.5 5.7- 9.9 46 2.9 2.0- 4.1 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,102 963 47.9 44.7-51.2 144 7.3 5.9- 9.0 238 11.9 9.8-14.3 295 14.8 12.6-17.3 462 18.2 16.1-20.5
No 3,612 2,913 80.3 78.3-82.2 321 9.8 8.4-11.3 243 6.6 5.5- 7.9 90 2.4 1.8- 3.3 45 0.9 0.6- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,141 1,434 68.4 65.5-71.2 166 8.9 7.2-11.1 171 8.1 6.6-10.0 141 5.6 4.6- 6.9 229 8.9 7.5-10.6
Non-Veteran 3,747 2,575 71.6 69.5-73.7 315 8.9 7.7-10.4 322 8.3 7.1- 9.7 249 6.2 5.2- 7.4 286 4.9 4.2- 5.8

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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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