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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,372 8,258 80.3 79.0-81.6 530 6.0 5.3- 6.8 542 5.8 4.9- 6.8 548 4.2 3.7- 4.8 494 3.7 3.1- 4.2
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 102 84.6 74.4-91.2 11 8.4 3.6-18.5 9 5.0 2.2-11.1 5 2.0 0.7- 5.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 10,231 8,147 80.2 78.9-81.6 517 6.0 5.2- 6.8 532 5.8 4.9- 6.8 541 4.3 3.7- 4.9 494 3.7 3.2- 4.3
AGE
18-24 262 207 80.9 72.9-86.9 18 6.2 3.5-10.7 26 10.0 5.3-17.9 9 2.6 1.1- 5.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
25-34 851 685 80.4 76.4-84.0 75 8.5 6.2-11.4 45 5.2 3.6- 7.5 33 3.5 2.2- 5.4 13 2.5 1.1- 5.6
35-44 1,484 1,166 78.4 75.2-81.4 124 8.4 6.6-10.6 99 7.6 5.6-10.1 62 3.6 2.5- 5.1 33 2.0 1.3- 3.2
45-54 1,969 1,506 79.9 77.3-82.2 135 6.4 5.1- 8.0 99 4.6 3.4- 6.1 123 4.2 3.3- 5.3 106 5.0 3.7- 6.6
55-64 2,211 1,721 78.7 76.2-81.1 93 4.1 3.1- 5.3 116 4.9 3.8- 6.3 148 6.7 5.3- 8.5 133 5.6 4.4- 7.1
65+ 3,512 2,901 83.6 81.7-85.3 81 2.7 1.9- 3.9 155 4.3 3.4- 5.4 171 4.4 3.6- 5.5 204 5.0 4.1- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,121 804 72.7 67.4-77.4 24 2.9 1.5- 5.5 50 5.3 3.4- 8.2 105 8.2 6.2-10.7 138 11.0 7.8-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,003 2,414 81.7 79.3-83.9 117 4.9 3.7- 6.4 146 4.7 3.6- 6.1 168 4.9 3.7- 6.3 158 3.9 3.1- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,682 2,106 79.8 76.6-82.6 133 6.0 4.6- 7.8 164 6.9 4.7-10.0 163 4.4 3.5- 5.5 116 2.9 2.2- 3.8
College Graduate 3,554 2,923 81.9 79.9-83.7 256 7.8 6.6- 9.2 181 5.8 4.7- 7.1 112 2.5 1.9- 3.4 82 2.0 1.5- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 906 543 63.7 58.0-69.0 29 4.0 2.0- 8.1 57 8.5 5.5-12.7 136 11.7 9.2-14.8 141 12.1 9.2-15.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,477 1,105 71.8 67.2-75.9 61 6.5 4.2- 9.8 88 7.2 5.0-10.2 121 8.3 6.2-10.8 102 6.3 4.7- 8.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,054 825 79.0 74.6-82.8 53 5.0 3.3- 7.6 63 6.4 4.3- 9.5 65 5.8 3.9- 8.6 48 3.8 2.6- 5.6
$35,000-49,999 1,397 1,147 81.1 77.3-84.5 73 6.2 4.5- 8.6 79 5.5 3.8- 7.8 53 3.3 2.2- 5.0 45 3.9 2.1- 6.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,507 1,249 82.9 79.7-85.7 90 7.3 5.4- 9.8 80 5.8 4.2- 8.1 54 2.4 1.6- 3.5 34 1.6 1.0- 2.6
$75,000+ 2,474 2,118 84.7 81.9-87.2 158 6.4 5.2- 7.8 117 5.5 3.6- 8.3 48 2.1 1.4- 3.2 33 1.4 0.8- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,474 2,124 60.3 57.2-63.3 182 5.3 4.4- 6.5 266 10.4 8.0-13.4 440 11.9 10.2-13.7 462 12.1 10.4-14.0
No 6,353 5,674 88.3 86.9-89.5 317 6.2 5.3- 7.3 254 4.1 3.4- 4.9 88 1.1 0.8- 1.5 20 0.3 0.2- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,403 1,157 83.9 80.7-86.6 34 2.8 1.5- 4.9 70 4.9 3.4- 7.0 78 4.3 3.1- 6.2 64 4.0 2.9- 5.7
Non-Veteran 8,101 6,412 80.0 78.4-81.5 449 6.4 5.6- 7.4 432 5.9 4.9- 7.1 430 4.3 3.7- 4.9 378 3.4 2.8- 4.1

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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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