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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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 13,115 10,367 79.1 77.7-80.3 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 703 6.1 5.3- 7.0 723 5.0 4.4- 5.8 664 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-FEMALES 8,178 6,352 77.5 75.8-79.0 431 6.0 5.2- 7.0 475 6.3 5.4- 7.3 496 5.5 4.8- 6.3 424 4.8 3.9- 5.7
RACE
White 6,442 5,030 78.6 76.9-80.2 346 6.4 5.5- 7.6 370 6.2 5.3- 7.2 381 5.0 4.3- 5.9 315 3.7 3.1- 4.5
African American 1,229 953 75.6 70.9-79.8 54 4.4 3.0- 6.5 70 5.8 3.8- 8.7 74 5.7 4.0- 8.0 78 8.5 5.6-12.6
Other Minorities 466 337 73.9 67.5-79.3 28 6.2 3.9- 9.6 32 5.6 3.3- 9.3 40 9.9 6.4-15.0 29 4.5 2.3- 8.4
AGE
18-24 203 153 78.8 70.2-85.4 18 6.7 3.6-12.1 19 8.3 4.7-14.4 7 2.2 0.8- 5.6 6 4.0 1.3-12.1
25-34 802 630 76.7 72.1-80.8 77 9.8 7.2-13.3 55 7.6 5.1-11.0 31 4.6 2.9- 7.3 9 1.3 0.5- 3.2
35-44 1,264 961 74.9 71.1-78.4 101 7.6 5.9- 9.8 89 7.3 5.3- 9.9 77 6.3 4.6- 8.7 36 3.9 2.3- 6.7
45-54 1,504 1,101 77.6 74.6-80.4 100 5.8 4.5- 7.5 88 4.1 3.2- 5.3 121 6.4 5.0- 8.1 94 6.0 4.3- 8.4
55-64 1,659 1,270 75.2 72.1-78.2 69 4.3 3.2- 5.7 93 6.0 4.4- 8.1 122 8.1 6.2-10.4 105 6.4 4.9- 8.3
65+ 2,652 2,156 81.0 78.4-83.4 62 2.2 1.5- 3.2 128 5.4 4.1- 7.1 136 4.7 3.7- 6.1 170 6.6 5.1- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 997 704 73.2 68.0-77.8 25 2.4 1.4- 4.1 45 3.6 2.3- 5.6 99 10.2 7.4-13.8 124 10.7 7.6-14.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,445 1,912 76.8 73.4-79.8 92 4.8 3.4- 6.7 145 7.1 5.1- 9.7 161 5.9 4.6- 7.5 135 5.5 4.1- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,167 1,663 76.7 73.4-79.8 125 6.7 5.1- 8.7 141 6.4 4.9- 8.2 140 5.7 4.5- 7.3 98 4.5 2.7- 7.3
College Graduate 2,556 2,063 80.3 77.8-82.6 189 7.9 6.4- 9.7 142 6.3 5.0- 8.0 95 3.2 2.3- 4.4 67 2.2 1.6- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,000 603 60.2 54.0-66.0 34 3.3 2.0- 5.4 73 11.0 7.2-16.6 142 11.5 9.1-14.5 148 14.0 9.7-19.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,352 1,017 71.8 66.8-76.3 55 5.5 3.5- 8.8 82 7.1 4.5-10.9 106 8.2 6.1-11.0 92 7.3 5.1-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 851 662 76.2 71.1-80.7 49 6.3 4.1- 9.6 60 7.3 5.0-10.7 49 5.9 3.7- 9.3 31 4.2 2.4- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,052 862 84.0 80.3-87.1 52 5.0 3.3- 7.4 62 4.9 3.4- 7.0 45 4.1 2.7- 6.3 31 2.0 1.2- 3.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,087 875 77.7 73.1-81.6 74 9.0 6.3-12.7 68 6.8 4.9- 9.4 47 3.7 2.3- 5.9 23 2.8 1.3- 6.2
$75,000+ 1,455 1,219 84.1 81.3-86.6 104 7.1 5.5- 9.1 77 5.0 3.7- 6.8 32 2.3 1.3- 3.9 23 1.5 0.9- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,864 1,688 55.1 51.8-58.4 152 6.0 4.8- 7.5 231 9.4 7.5-11.7 397 14.3 12.3-16.5 396 15.2 12.6-18.1
No 4,858 4,282 86.9 85.2-88.4 251 5.8 4.8- 7.0 226 5.3 4.3- 6.5 79 1.6 1.1- 2.3 20 0.4 0.2- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 181 133 76.3 65.0-84.9 7 6.4 1.6-21.7 13 3.8 2.0- 7.2 17 8.5 4.1-17.0 11 5.0 2.4- 9.8
Non-Veteran 7,304 5,679 77.3 75.6-79.0 386 6.0 5.1- 7.0 429 6.5 5.5- 7.6 444 5.5 4.7- 6.3 366 4.7 3.8- 5.8

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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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