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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 122 102 87.4 79.9-92.4 8 5.6 2.6-11.4 5 3.0 1.0- 8.9 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2 3 1.7 0.4- 6.7
25-34 385 324 84.2 79.0-88.3 28 6.0 3.9- 9.3 25 6.9 4.2-10.9 6 2.6 1.0- 6.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
35-44 704 599 86.2 83.0-88.9 40 5.0 3.4- 7.1 24 3.7 2.4- 5.8 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 19 2.7 1.5- 4.8
45-54 937 728 80.4 77.2-83.2 47 4.1 2.9- 5.8 40 3.8 2.6- 5.6 54 4.8 3.5- 6.6 68 6.9 5.1- 9.1
55-64 1,123 890 80.0 76.9-82.7 37 3.3 2.2- 4.9 54 4.2 3.0- 5.9 70 6.4 4.8- 8.5 72 6.1 4.6- 8.0
65-74 848 720 85.8 82.9-88.3 20 2.6 1.5- 4.2 37 4.3 2.9- 6.2 43 4.8 3.4- 6.7 28 2.5 1.6- 3.9
75+ 579 468 79.7 75.4-83.4 15 3.7 2.1- 6.4 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 44 7.5 5.2-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 550 400 72.1 66.1-77.5 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1 22 6.0 2.9-12.0 47 7.9 5.5-11.2 69 10.7 7.9-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,347 1,096 83.4 80.4-86.0 40 3.1 2.0- 4.9 59 4.2 3.1- 5.8 70 4.4 3.1- 6.2 82 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,123 905 83.0 79.7-85.9 50 4.6 3.2- 6.7 63 5.1 3.5- 7.3 56 4.2 2.8- 6.1 49 3.1 2.2- 4.5
College Graduate 1,692 1,441 86.8 84.6-88.7 94 5.8 4.4- 7.5 69 3.5 2.6- 4.7 52 2.3 1.6- 3.2 36 1.6 1.1- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 189 55.1 46.9-63.0 11 5.8 2.5-12.8 22 8.6 4.6-15.3 44 12.4 8.6-17.6 57 18.1 12.7-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 606 439 72.6 67.2-77.5 21 3.3 1.6- 6.6 34 6.1 4.0- 9.2 55 9.7 6.7-13.9 57 8.3 6.0-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 478 376 80.4 74.4-85.2 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 23 3.4 2.1- 5.6 28 6.3 3.5-11.1 33 6.5 3.7-11.0
$35,000- 49,999 717 602 83.8 79.7-87.2 26 4.3 2.5- 7.2 41 5.8 4.0- 8.3 30 4.1 2.4- 7.1 18 2.0 1.1- 3.6
$50,000-74,999 837 712 87.2 84.1-89.7 27 3.9 2.4- 6.5 45 4.4 3.1- 6.2 32 2.3 1.5- 3.6 21 2.1 1.3- 3.6
$75,000+ 1,341 1,184 89.7 87.3-91.6 81 5.3 4.0- 7.0 37 2.9 1.7- 4.7 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 20 0.9 0.6- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,688 1,059 62.9 59.4-66.2 75 4.3 3.3- 5.7 132 8.5 6.5-11.1 198 11.7 9.7-14.2 224 12.5 10.5-14.8
No 2,913 2,682 92.1 90.7-93.3 117 4.4 3.5- 5.6 77 2.6 2.0- 3.4 27 0.7 0.4- 1.1 10 0.2 0.1- 0.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,825 1,492 83.4 81.1-85.5 66 3.9 2.9- 5.2 75 3.4 2.5- 4.5 94 4.4 3.4- 5.6 98 4.9 3.7- 6.4
Non-Veteran 2,889 2,351 83.3 81.4-85.1 130 4.7 3.7- 5.9 138 4.8 3.8- 6.0 132 3.8 2.9- 4.8 138 3.5 2.8- 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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