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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 12,980 8,410 66.1 64.6-67.5 1,171 10.2 9.3-11.3 1,260 9.5 8.6-10.3 1,015 7.4 6.6- 8.2 1,124 6.9 6.2- 7.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,807 1,126 61.9 57.9-65.7 164 9.7 7.4-12.7 193 10.0 7.9-12.7 166 9.4 7.4-11.7 158 9.0 6.8-11.8
GENDER
Male 602 378 62.1 55.6-68.2 52 8.7 5.3-14.0 59 10.0 6.8-14.5 51 8.6 5.8-12.6 62 10.5 6.8-16.0
Female 1,205 748 61.7 56.7-66.5 112 10.5 7.7-14.3 134 10.1 7.5-13.4 115 10.0 7.5-13.1 96 7.8 5.5-10.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 9 40.4 14.3-73.3 2 14.8 2.9-50.4 1 5.1 0.6-30.5 2 38.0 10.0-77.3 1 1.8 0.2-12.7
Non-Hispanic 1,791 1,116 62.1 58.1-66.0 162 9.7 7.3-12.6 192 10.1 7.9-12.7 164 9.0 7.2-11.3 157 9.1 6.9-11.9
AGE
18-24 87 60 67.1 52.1-79.3 12 18.1 8.7-33.9 7 5.6 2.2-13.5 4 5.8 1.9-16.7 4 3.4 1.1- 9.4
25-34 205 143 65.2 54.8-74.4 24 6.7 3.8-11.6 22 18.6 11.0-29.9 14 8.6 4.4-16.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
35-44 290 192 64.5 56.0-72.1 32 11.0 7.1-16.8 33 9.4 5.9-14.6 15 4.1 2.2- 7.5 18 11.1 5.9-19.8
45-54 404 248 61.1 52.9-68.6 44 9.8 6.5-14.6 36 7.0 3.9-12.3 40 11.2 7.4-16.7 36 10.9 5.4-20.9
55-64 391 227 54.4 47.0-61.7 22 4.2 2.4- 7.2 43 10.2 6.5-15.8 52 17.9 12.0-25.9 47 13.2 9.0-18.8
65+ 414 244 56.0 47.9-63.7 28 5.8 3.6- 9.0 52 10.7 7.2-15.4 40 11.2 7.1-17.1 50 16.4 10.0-25.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 162 52.8 42.6-62.8 14 4.6 1.9-10.4 31 8.5 3.9-17.6 42 16.1 9.7-25.4 50 18.0 11.2-27.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 643 395 62.3 55.4-68.8 61 9.6 6.7-13.7 71 8.9 5.8-13.3 57 8.9 6.1-12.8 59 10.2 6.3-16.2
Some Post-H.S. 451 282 59.2 50.8-67.0 43 13.1 6.9-23.5 48 10.7 6.9-16.2 42 8.5 5.2-13.5 36 8.5 5.1-13.9
College Graduate 410 285 69.7 62.8-75.8 45 9.4 6.5-13.4 42 12.1 7.6-18.5 25 6.9 4.0-11.6 13 1.9 1.0- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 176 43.5 35.1-52.2 21 10.5 4.5-22.3 47 14.7 8.8-23.6 52 17.6 12.1-25.0 47 13.7 8.9-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 382 230 63.9 55.6-71.4 36 6.7 4.2-10.4 38 11.3 6.4-19.2 43 9.0 5.6-14.1 35 9.1 5.0-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 205 133 57.8 44.6-69.9 15 7.6 2.9-18.5 21 7.8 4.4-13.6 18 15.2 7.5-28.5 18 11.5 3.8-30.1
$35,000-49,999 215 141 74.2 64.7-81.9 23 7.3 4.1-12.7 24 9.6 5.2-17.0 11 3.6 1.8- 6.9 16 5.3 2.7-10.3
$50,000- 74,999 207 143 65.7 55.0-74.9 27 12.3 7.5-19.5 20 8.5 4.6-15.1 11 5.8 2.6-12.1 6 7.8 2.7-20.6
$75,000+ 196 150 74.0 63.8-82.2 17 7.0 3.6-13.3 18 10.5 5.0-20.8 6 4.9 2.1-11.3 5 3.5 1.1-10.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 678 259 34.4 28.7-40.4 65 10.9 6.9-16.9 95 11.8 8.2-16.9 126 19.0 14.7-24.2 133 23.9 18.1-31.0
No 968 749 74.6 69.5-79.1 88 10.1 7.0-14.3 83 9.0 6.4-12.4 31 4.5 2.6- 7.7 17 1.8 0.8- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 224 134 57.0 46.4-66.9 23 5.7 3.4- 9.5 25 14.4 8.2-24.2 22 10.4 6.2-17.0 20 12.5 5.6-25.6
Non-Veteran 1,433 895 62.9 58.4-67.1 125 10.0 7.3-13.6 159 9.5 7.3-12.3 131 9.3 7.1-12.0 123 8.3 6.0-11.4

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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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