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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 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
AGE
18-24 121 88 70.2 59.2-79.3 15 12.6 6.7-22.2 9 10.4 5.1-20.3 5 3.6 1.4- 9.1 4 3.2 1.1- 8.7
25-34 382 283 75.5 70.2-80.2 49 11.9 8.7-16.1 29 6.3 4.2- 9.4 13 4.5 2.4- 8.4 8 1.7 0.8- 3.4
35-44 703 504 72.3 68.2-76.0 72 10.7 8.2-13.9 69 8.9 6.9-11.6 36 5.2 3.5- 7.7 22 2.8 1.7- 4.6
45-54 930 633 69.9 66.1-73.4 92 9.5 7.4-12.1 61 6.4 4.7- 8.6 55 5.8 4.3- 7.9 89 8.5 6.5-10.9
55-64 1,120 724 65.6 62.1-68.9 79 7.3 5.6- 9.5 98 8.2 6.5-10.3 82 7.5 5.8- 9.7 137 11.4 9.3-13.9
65-74 850 586 69.7 65.9-73.2 70 8.5 6.6-11.0 63 7.7 5.8-10.1 54 6.2 4.5- 8.5 77 7.9 6.1-10.1
75+ 570 364 62.5 57.6-67.2 25 4.5 2.8- 7.2 46 9.1 6.5-12.6 49 9.4 6.9-12.7 86 14.4 11.3-18.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 541 298 58.2 51.8-64.4 26 5.1 3.1- 8.3 42 9.5 5.8-15.2 58 10.9 7.7-15.4 117 16.2 12.9-20.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,342 925 71.6 67.6-75.3 90 7.1 5.0-10.0 98 7.8 5.5-11.0 93 6.1 4.6- 8.1 136 7.4 5.7- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 754 71.4 67.4-75.1 97 9.0 6.5-12.3 102 7.9 6.2- 9.9 73 5.9 4.2- 8.1 94 5.9 4.5- 7.7
College Graduate 1,686 1,213 71.3 68.4-74.1 190 13.6 11.4-16.1 135 7.7 6.2- 9.6 72 4.0 3.0- 5.4 76 3.3 2.5- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 142 43.5 35.6-51.8 14 6.3 2.8-13.3 27 9.0 5.4-14.7 42 15.5 10.4-22.6 93 25.7 19.6-32.9
$15,000- 24,999 605 340 58.9 53.0-64.6 38 6.3 3.9-10.1 60 9.0 6.5-12.2 59 9.8 7.0-13.7 108 16.0 12.4-20.3
$25,000- 34,999 472 294 66.3 59.3-72.6 47 7.0 4.7-10.1 35 7.1 4.5-11.2 44 11.7 7.5-17.8 52 7.9 5.2-12.0
$35,000- 49,999 712 502 72.9 68.5-76.9 61 9.2 6.8-12.5 64 8.3 6.1-11.2 45 5.0 3.5- 7.1 40 4.6 3.1- 6.8
$50,000-74,999 836 601 71.3 66.5-75.8 75 12.7 9.0-17.6 73 7.6 5.7-10.1 43 4.0 2.8- 5.7 44 4.4 3.0- 6.4
$75,000+ 1,340 1,025 76.8 73.6-79.8 143 10.5 8.5-12.8 93 8.0 5.9-10.7 42 3.0 2.0- 4.3 37 1.8 1.2- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,677 760 46.6 43.1-50.1 126 7.9 6.3- 9.8 176 11.4 9.0-14.3 229 14.2 12.0-16.7 386 19.9 17.5-22.6
No 2,904 2,348 80.1 77.8-82.2 268 10.6 8.9-12.5 193 6.4 5.2- 7.8 65 2.3 1.6- 3.3 30 0.7 0.4- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,821 1,223 68.7 65.7-71.6 138 8.6 6.7-10.9 141 7.6 6.2- 9.2 117 5.7 4.6- 7.1 202 9.4 7.8-11.2
Non-Veteran 2,870 1,969 70.7 68.2-73.0 265 10.2 8.6-12.0 236 8.1 6.7- 9.8 179 5.8 4.8- 7.1 221 5.2 4.4- 6.3

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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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