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2010 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 11,870 7,801 68.4 67.0-69.7 958 9.3 8.4-10.3 1,042 8.4 7.7- 9.3 937 6.9 6.2- 7.7 1,132 6.9 6.3- 7.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,839 1,196 69.9 66.6-73.1 132 7.3 5.6- 9.3 176 8.7 6.9-10.9 167 7.4 5.8- 9.3 168 6.8 5.4- 8.5
GENDER
Male 545 388 77.5 72.4-81.9 32 6.5 4.1-10.3 37 5.2 3.2- 8.4 49 6.0 4.2- 8.7 39 4.7 3.1- 7.1
Female 1,294 808 64.0 59.7-68.0 100 7.8 5.9-10.4 139 11.4 8.9-14.6 118 8.4 6.2-11.3 129 8.4 6.4-10.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 80.1 51.2-93.9 1 3.2 0.4-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.7 4.4-46.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,821 1,184 69.9 66.5-73.0 130 7.3 5.6- 9.3 176 8.7 7.0-10.9 164 7.3 5.8- 9.2 167 6.8 5.4- 8.5
AGE
18-24 78 63 81.0 68.2-89.4 5 7.6 2.8-19.0 7 8.1 3.5-17.6 2 3.0 0.5-16.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
25-34 202 147 75.4 66.6-82.5 20 8.4 4.7-14.4 25 12.5 7.3-20.5 6 3.1 1.2- 8.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
35-44 250 171 72.8 65.3-79.3 28 9.6 6.1-14.6 21 6.2 3.4-10.9 20 7.0 3.9-12.3 10 4.4 2.1- 9.0
45-54 411 246 65.6 58.7-71.9 31 6.3 3.8-10.0 48 8.8 5.9-13.0 55 12.2 8.4-17.5 31 7.0 4.6-10.7
55-64 432 259 58.5 51.9-64.7 32 8.4 5.3-13.0 41 9.3 6.3-13.6 48 12.2 8.5-17.1 52 11.7 8.2-16.3
65+ 441 290 63.1 55.6-70.0 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9 33 7.5 4.7-11.7 35 7.0 4.3-11.1 69 19.8 13.7-27.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 164 58.2 48.4-67.4 17 5.7 3.0-10.5 29 12.3 7.0-20.6 39 9.8 6.2-15.1 43 14.0 8.6-21.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 374 74.0 68.5-78.9 41 7.1 4.3-11.5 53 6.5 4.3- 9.8 58 5.8 4.0- 8.3 67 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 486 314 68.1 61.9-73.8 37 7.6 4.9-11.5 57 11.0 7.6-15.6 44 8.2 5.3-12.4 34 5.1 3.2- 8.1
College Graduate 465 341 73.5 66.6-79.4 37 8.4 5.2-13.1 37 7.2 4.3-11.8 26 7.2 3.7-13.5 24 3.7 2.2- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 161 49.4 41.7-57.2 20 8.6 5.1-14.2 34 12.1 7.4-19.1 62 13.8 9.8-19.2 63 16.0 11.5-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 374 226 67.1 59.3-74.1 31 7.4 4.3-12.4 42 11.5 7.3-17.7 36 7.0 4.2-11.5 39 7.0 4.4-10.9
$25,000- 34,999 232 161 74.8 66.4-81.6 13 4.2 2.2- 7.9 19 5.2 2.8- 9.6 20 9.7 5.5-16.5 19 6.1 3.2-11.3
$35,000-49,999 221 157 76.0 66.8-83.3 15 4.8 2.4- 9.3 29 10.8 5.7-19.6 11 4.6 2.0-10.0 9 3.8 1.7- 8.2
$50,000- 74,999 194 147 78.9 69.0-86.3 14 7.2 2.5-18.9 16 6.9 3.8-12.1 9 4.4 1.9- 9.8 8 2.6 1.1- 5.8
$75,000+ 196 146 72.7 63.7-80.1 25 14.6 9.2-22.4 16 7.8 4.3-13.9 6 4.1 1.5-11.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 766 334 49.3 43.5-55.0 57 7.6 5.4-10.6 91 9.9 7.3-13.2 137 16.2 12.8-20.3 147 17.1 13.5-21.3
No 981 790 81.1 76.9-84.7 69 6.8 4.7- 9.6 77 8.0 5.7-11.1 27 3.0 1.5- 5.6 18 1.3 0.6- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 147 70.5 62.1-77.6 19 6.5 3.5-11.7 21 7.0 3.9-12.2 30 11.2 7.1-17.4 14 4.8 2.5- 9.2
Non-Veteran 1,607 1,048 69.8 66.1-73.2 113 7.4 5.6- 9.7 155 9.0 7.0-11.4 137 6.8 5.2- 8.9 154 7.1 5.6- 9.0

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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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