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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 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
-MALES 4,937 4,015 80.8 78.6-82.8 227 4.8 4.1- 5.8 228 5.9 4.6- 7.6 227 4.5 3.5- 5.9 240 3.9 3.1- 5.0
RACE
White 3,930 3,228 82.2 80.0-84.3 184 5.5 4.5- 6.7 172 5.3 3.9- 7.3 167 3.3 2.6- 4.2 179 3.6 2.8- 4.6
African American 611 472 76.7 70.6-81.9 22 3.0 1.7- 5.3 34 6.5 3.9-10.5 41 6.7 4.1-10.7 42 7.1 4.0-12.4
Other Minorities 350 276 77.3 67.6-84.8 19 3.7 2.0- 6.7 20 8.7 4.3-16.8 17 8.6 3.9-18.2 18 1.8 0.9- 3.5
AGE
18-24 205 164 80.0 70.1-87.2 12 4.6 2.3- 8.8 16 9.5 4.2-20.4 9 4.8 2.1-10.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
25-34 419 343 81.1 74.8-86.2 26 4.1 2.6- 6.6 22 7.4 4.2-12.5 19 5.0 2.4-10.0 9 2.4 0.9- 6.3
35-44 728 595 80.5 75.5-84.8 50 7.0 5.0- 9.7 39 5.6 3.6- 8.5 23 4.3 1.9- 9.6 21 2.6 1.3- 4.9
45-54 1,040 839 80.0 75.6-83.7 68 5.9 4.4- 8.0 31 4.4 2.7- 7.1 46 3.6 2.3- 5.4 56 6.1 3.6-10.2
55-64 1,082 848 80.5 77.0-83.7 40 3.3 2.1- 5.0 53 4.4 2.9- 6.5 70 6.5 4.6- 9.2 71 5.3 3.9- 7.2
65+ 1,440 1,205 82.8 79.2-85.9 30 3.0 1.7- 5.2 67 4.9 3.5- 6.8 60 3.3 2.4- 4.5 78 6.0 3.9- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 680 506 71.4 63.9-77.9 17 2.7 1.3- 5.4 38 8.9 5.1-15.0 48 8.4 4.9-14.2 71 8.6 5.5-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,438 1,162 81.3 77.5-84.6 60 4.2 3.0- 5.9 64 4.9 3.4- 7.1 71 4.8 3.2- 7.1 81 4.8 3.0- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,164 945 81.4 75.9-85.8 44 4.3 2.8- 6.5 56 6.7 3.5-12.3 65 4.7 2.6- 8.5 54 3.0 2.0- 4.5
College Graduate 1,645 1,394 84.6 81.9-87.0 106 7.0 5.5- 8.9 69 4.7 3.3- 6.8 42 2.2 1.4- 3.4 34 1.5 0.9- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 270 66.6 56.7-75.3 18 4.3 2.0- 9.2 26 11.0 5.2-21.6 49 8.0 5.0-12.5 54 10.1 6.5-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 721 534 72.0 65.2-77.9 28 4.1 2.5- 6.8 39 6.8 4.3-10.6 65 12.6 7.7-19.9 55 4.5 3.1- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 504 407 79.6 71.5-85.9 17 3.2 1.7- 5.8 21 4.5 2.4- 8.4 30 6.6 3.3-12.8 29 6.1 2.4-14.7
$35,000- 49,999 641 516 77.9 71.8-83.0 39 6.7 4.4-10.2 37 6.5 3.9-10.8 22 3.2 1.7- 6.1 27 5.6 2.7-11.2
$50,000- 74,999 718 629 85.6 80.2-89.7 26 4.8 3.0- 7.7 26 5.4 2.7-10.6 19 2.1 1.0- 4.3 18 2.2 0.8- 5.6
$75,000+ 1,339 1,174 86.3 82.2-89.6 77 5.5 4.2- 7.2 51 5.3 2.8-10.0 21 1.7 0.9- 3.1 16 1.1 0.6- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,610 1,013 60.7 56.0-65.3 73 4.1 3.0- 5.7 123 11.8 8.2-16.8 176 9.7 7.6-12.4 225 13.6 10.7-17.2
No 2,994 2,716 88.6 86.3-90.5 142 5.3 4.3- 6.6 85 3.3 2.3- 4.6 44 2.6 1.5- 4.6 7 0.2 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,533 1,253 81.6 77.5-85.2 38 2.3 1.4- 3.7 79 5.2 3.7- 7.3 87 6.2 3.7-10.2 76 4.7 3.1- 7.0
Non-Veteran 3,000 2,439 80.9 78.1-83.3 168 5.5 4.5- 6.7 130 5.8 4.2- 8.1 122 4.2 3.1- 5.8 141 3.5 2.6- 4.9

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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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