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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 11,996 9,523 80.7 79.6-81.8 572 5.3 4.7- 6.0 598 4.7 4.2- 5.4 714 5.4 4.8- 6.1 589 3.8 3.3- 4.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,859 1,437 80.1 77.2-82.7 81 4.0 2.9- 5.3 112 5.4 4.0- 7.2 126 5.9 4.4- 7.8 103 4.6 3.5- 6.0
GENDER
Male 549 444 84.1 79.5-87.8 20 3.4 1.9- 5.8 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7 35 5.5 3.2- 9.4 29 4.2 2.7- 6.7
Female 1,310 993 77.0 73.3-80.3 61 4.4 3.2- 6.2 91 7.4 5.3-10.4 91 6.2 4.6- 8.4 74 4.9 3.6- 6.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 13 74.3 45.2-91.0 1 8.0 1.1-40.4 1 9.0 1.3-43.6 2 7.2 1.3-31.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.7
Non-Hispanic 1,838 1,422 80.2 77.4-82.8 80 3.9 2.9- 5.3 111 5.4 4.0- 7.2 123 5.8 4.3- 7.7 102 4.7 3.6- 6.0
AGE
18-24 78 66 84.8 72.0-92.4 2 1.9 0.4- 7.5 5 6.9 2.4-18.2 4 5.4 1.4-18.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2
25-34 202 164 88.3 82.9-92.1 14 4.5 2.4- 8.1 13 3.6 1.8- 6.9 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0 6 2.2 0.7- 6.4
35-44 253 191 79.6 72.9-85.0 19 6.9 4.0-11.6 20 6.8 3.9-11.7 15 4.8 2.5- 9.0 8 1.9 0.8- 4.2
45-54 416 292 71.9 65.2-77.8 22 5.2 2.8- 9.5 32 6.5 4.1-10.2 49 11.5 7.7-16.9 21 4.8 2.8- 8.0
55-64 437 332 74.6 68.5-79.8 13 2.5 1.4- 4.6 28 6.0 3.6- 9.8 33 8.6 5.5-13.3 31 8.2 5.2-12.9
65+ 448 370 81.0 74.8-86.0 10 2.1 0.7- 6.2 14 2.4 1.2- 4.7 19 3.2 1.8- 5.8 35 11.2 7.1-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 219 71.3 61.7-79.4 11 3.8 1.7- 8.4 17 5.6 2.6-11.5 21 7.8 3.2-17.7 33 11.5 7.1-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 599 453 83.4 79.2-86.9 25 3.3 2.0- 5.5 35 4.3 2.6- 7.0 49 4.6 3.1- 6.8 37 4.4 2.9- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 488 371 78.3 72.8-83.0 23 3.9 2.3- 6.6 37 5.7 3.8- 8.4 38 9.2 6.0-14.1 19 2.9 1.5- 5.3
College Graduate 467 390 82.8 76.6-87.7 22 5.2 3.0- 9.1 23 6.8 3.4-13.1 18 3.1 1.7- 5.6 14 2.0 1.0- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 216 67.2 60.1-73.7 12 3.5 1.7- 7.3 28 7.3 4.5-11.6 44 9.0 6.1-13.1 44 12.9 8.7-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 377 282 75.5 67.6-82.0 18 4.4 2.3- 8.0 25 5.5 3.0- 9.9 28 9.4 4.8-17.5 24 5.3 3.1- 8.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 182 82.4 74.5-88.2 9 2.2 0.8- 5.3 16 5.3 2.9- 9.5 13 6.3 2.8-13.4 10 3.9 1.6- 9.2
$35,000-49,999 222 186 84.1 76.2-89.7 8 3.9 1.4-10.0 11 3.8 1.6- 8.8 12 6.3 3.1-12.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6
$50,000- 74,999 195 169 89.4 82.9-93.6 6 2.8 1.0- 7.8 8 3.0 1.2- 7.3 8 3.6 1.5- 8.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
$75,000+ 198 167 81.1 72.7-87.4 15 8.3 4.5-14.7 10 7.2 3.5-14.3 4 2.7 0.8- 8.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 772 463 60.6 55.0-65.9 34 5.1 3.2- 8.0 70 7.3 5.3- 9.9 106 13.9 10.1-18.7 99 13.2 10.1-16.9
No 992 892 90.4 87.3-92.8 42 3.4 2.2- 5.1 35 4.1 2.4- 6.8 19 2.0 1.1- 3.5 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 173 76.1 68.0-82.7 15 6.6 3.2-12.9 13 4.8 2.5- 9.0 21 8.3 4.7-14.3 14 4.2 2.1- 8.4
Non-Veteran 1,622 1,263 80.7 77.6-83.4 66 3.6 2.6- 4.9 99 5.5 4.0- 7.6 105 5.6 4.0- 7.7 89 4.7 3.5- 6.2

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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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