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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,161 9,640 80.3 79.3-81.3 615 5.7 5.1- 6.4 670 5.5 4.9- 6.1 652 4.8 4.3- 5.3 584 3.7 3.3- 4.1
GENDER
Males 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
Females 7,443 5,793 77.6 76.1-79.0 419 6.9 6.0- 7.8 457 6.5 5.6- 7.5 426 5.5 4.8- 6.3 348 3.6 3.1- 4.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 110 82 77.3 65.5-85.9 8 9.5 4.3-19.7 8 5.5 2.0-14.1 7 5.5 2.1-13.5 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1
Non-Hispanic 12,034 9,544 80.4 79.3-81.4 607 5.7 5.1- 6.3 661 5.5 4.9- 6.1 645 4.8 4.2- 5.3 577 3.7 3.3- 4.2
AGE
18-24 269 217 84.0 78.3-88.5 21 6.0 3.7- 9.7 15 5.1 2.6- 9.8 13 3.9 2.0- 7.4 3 0.9 0.2- 3.5
25-34 984 786 80.7 77.4-83.7 83 7.7 5.9-10.1 71 7.5 5.6- 9.9 32 3.3 2.1- 5.3 12 0.8 0.4- 1.4
35-44 1,754 1,395 81.4 79.1-83.5 145 7.6 6.3- 9.3 100 5.3 4.2- 6.7 73 3.4 2.6- 4.4 41 2.3 1.5- 3.4
45-54 2,343 1,779 77.5 75.4-79.5 145 6.1 5.0- 7.5 138 5.1 4.2- 6.3 139 5.4 4.4- 6.7 142 5.8 4.8- 7.1
55-64 2,741 2,121 77.7 75.7-79.6 125 4.6 3.7- 5.7 146 5.1 4.1- 6.3 183 6.9 5.8- 8.3 166 5.7 4.7- 6.8
65-74 2,265 1,861 83.0 81.1-84.8 60 2.6 1.9- 3.5 120 4.8 3.9- 5.9 119 5.4 4.3- 6.6 105 4.2 3.4- 5.3
75+ 1,731 1,418 80.4 77.9-82.7 35 2.6 1.7- 3.8 76 4.8 3.7- 6.3 90 5.3 4.2- 6.8 112 6.9 5.4- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,347 977 71.3 67.5-74.8 23 2.9 1.7- 4.8 62 5.7 3.7- 8.7 120 9.5 7.6-12.0 165 10.6 8.7-12.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,491 2,771 81.6 79.6-83.4 129 3.9 3.0- 5.0 175 5.1 4.1- 6.3 231 5.4 4.5- 6.5 185 4.0 3.2- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,292 2,597 78.5 76.2-80.7 173 6.2 5.1- 7.7 202 6.5 5.2- 8.2 175 5.3 4.2- 6.7 145 3.4 2.8- 4.2
College Graduate 4,008 3,276 83.2 81.6-84.6 290 7.7 6.6- 8.9 230 4.9 4.2- 5.8 124 2.5 2.0- 3.1 88 1.7 1.3- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,101 683 60.9 56.2-65.4 30 4.0 2.3- 6.8 74 7.0 5.0- 9.8 155 14.1 11.5-17.2 159 14.0 11.3-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,689 1,258 73.3 69.9-76.5 57 4.0 2.5- 6.3 117 7.4 5.8- 9.4 131 9.0 7.0-11.5 126 6.2 5.0- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,226 954 79.1 75.6-82.2 62 4.6 3.4- 6.4 75 4.7 3.5- 6.3 64 6.2 4.4- 8.7 71 5.4 3.8- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,761 1,436 81.0 78.3-83.5 93 5.9 4.4- 7.7 97 6.1 4.7- 7.8 75 4.0 2.9- 5.5 60 3.0 2.2- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 1,896 1,552 83.3 81.0-85.4 107 6.3 4.9- 8.1 116 5.2 4.1- 6.5 79 3.2 2.5- 4.2 42 1.9 1.3- 2.8
$75,000+ 2,875 2,442 85.3 83.3-87.1 216 7.3 6.1- 8.6 128 4.6 3.5- 6.2 56 1.8 1.3- 2.6 33 0.9 0.6- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,455 2,774 62.0 59.8-64.1 212 5.3 4.4- 6.2 384 8.9 7.7-10.3 542 12.5 11.1-14.1 543 11.3 10.1-12.6
No 7,436 6,626 88.5 87.4-89.6 392 5.9 5.1- 6.7 273 4.0 3.3- 4.7 107 1.3 1.0- 1.7 38 0.3 0.2- 0.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,966 1,592 82.7 80.5-84.7 78 4.3 3.3- 5.6 89 3.7 2.8- 4.8 106 4.6 3.6- 5.8 101 4.7 3.6- 6.1
Non-Veteran 10,191 8,044 79.9 78.7-81.0 537 6.0 5.3- 6.7 581 5.8 5.1- 6.5 546 4.8 4.2- 5.4 483 3.5 3.1- 4.0

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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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