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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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
-MALES 5,928 4,831 83.5 82.1-84.8 231 4.0 3.4- 4.7 264 4.6 3.9- 5.5 303 4.1 3.5- 4.8 299 3.8 3.3- 4.5
RACE
White 4,718 3,847 83.4 81.9-84.8 196 4.5 3.7- 5.4 213 4.4 3.6- 5.3 226 4.0 3.3- 4.7 236 3.9 3.2- 4.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 467 384 84.5 79.6-88.4 14 2.6 1.4- 5.1 26 6.6 4.1-10.5 23 3.5 2.0- 6.2 20 2.7 1.4- 5.4
AGE
18-24 202 171 88.6 83.2-92.4 12 4.8 2.5- 8.8 11 4.1 2.0- 8.0 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 3 1.0 0.3- 4.0
25-34 565 476 84.8 80.8-88.1 35 4.7 3.2- 7.0 33 6.2 4.1- 9.3 16 3.8 2.2- 6.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
35-44 951 800 84.2 81.1-86.9 52 4.7 3.4- 6.5 36 4.5 3.0- 6.6 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 31 3.9 2.4- 6.1
45-54 1,191 930 80.9 78.0-83.4 55 3.9 2.8- 5.3 50 4.0 2.8- 5.7 71 5.0 3.8- 6.7 85 6.3 4.8- 8.1
55-64 1,352 1,071 80.2 77.4-82.8 39 2.8 1.9- 4.1 61 4.0 2.9- 5.4 90 6.2 4.8- 7.9 91 6.8 5.2- 8.9
65-74 978 824 84.2 81.2-86.9 21 2.2 1.4- 3.6 41 4.4 3.0- 6.2 55 5.6 4.1- 7.6 37 3.6 2.4- 5.4
75+ 657 533 80.6 76.5-84.1 16 3.4 2.0- 5.8 31 4.9 3.1- 7.7 30 4.6 3.1- 6.8 47 6.5 4.6- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 872 651 78.5 74.3-82.2 18 2.4 1.3- 4.3 40 6.7 4.2-10.3 71 5.7 4.2- 7.8 92 6.8 5.2- 8.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,753 1,425 83.5 80.9-85.8 50 3.2 2.1- 4.6 77 4.7 3.5- 6.3 97 4.4 3.3- 5.8 104 4.3 3.2- 5.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,364 1,106 83.0 80.1-85.7 55 4.3 3.0- 6.1 72 4.7 3.3- 6.6 71 4.6 3.3- 6.4 60 3.4 2.4- 4.7
College Graduate 1,925 1,639 86.7 84.5-88.5 108 5.5 4.3- 7.0 75 3.3 2.5- 4.4 61 2.4 1.7- 3.2 42 2.2 1.3- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 318 66.5 60.0-72.4 14 2.9 1.3- 6.0 32 7.6 4.6-12.3 63 9.2 6.5-12.9 85 13.8 10.3-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 887 666 80.7 76.7-84.0 25 1.9 1.0- 3.5 50 5.7 3.9- 8.2 79 7.3 5.3-10.0 67 4.5 3.3- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 644 505 79.2 74.1-83.5 22 3.0 1.8- 4.9 32 6.0 3.6- 9.8 46 6.8 4.5-10.3 39 5.1 3.1- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 887 741 83.0 79.2-86.2 35 5.6 3.6- 8.7 46 4.8 3.4- 6.7 37 3.8 2.4- 6.1 28 2.8 1.7- 4.6
$50,000-74,999 957 820 87.5 84.4-90.0 31 3.7 2.3- 5.9 47 3.8 2.7- 5.4 36 2.4 1.6- 3.7 23 2.5 1.3- 4.9
$75,000+ 1,502 1,333 90.2 88.0-91.9 90 5.3 4.1- 6.9 38 2.6 1.6- 4.2 20 1.1 0.6- 1.8 21 0.9 0.5- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,118 1,324 63.4 60.3-66.3 84 4.0 3.0- 5.3 165 8.7 6.9-10.8 261 11.8 10.0-13.9 284 12.1 10.4-14.1
No 3,624 3,336 92.0 90.7-93.1 142 3.9 3.2- 4.9 95 2.9 2.2- 3.9 38 0.8 0.5- 1.1 13 0.4 0.1- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,148 1,764 84.3 82.2-86.2 74 3.5 2.6- 4.7 85 3.3 2.5- 4.4 112 4.3 3.4- 5.4 113 4.6 3.5- 6.0
Non-Veteran 3,773 3,062 83.3 81.6-84.8 157 4.2 3.4- 5.1 178 5.0 4.1- 6.1 191 4.0 3.3- 4.9 185 3.5 2.9- 4.3

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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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