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2010 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 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
-FEMALES 7,545 5,882 78.3 76.8-79.8 380 5.7 4.9- 6.7 424 5.9 5.1- 6.8 482 5.9 5.2- 6.8 377 4.1 3.4- 4.9
RACE
White 5,772 4,539 78.8 77.0-80.5 299 6.2 5.2- 7.5 299 5.3 4.5- 6.2 360 5.9 5.0- 7.0 275 3.8 3.0- 4.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 419 314 76.8 70.3-82.3 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 31 7.1 3.9-12.6 29 6.0 3.5-10.1 27 5.0 3.0- 8.4
AGE
18-24 192 157 79.0 69.1-86.4 8 5.9 2.2-14.9 14 7.0 3.6-13.2 12 5.6 2.6-11.9 1 2.5 0.4-15.5
25-34 620 495 83.4 79.5-86.6 45 6.9 4.9- 9.6 44 5.6 3.8- 8.1 27 3.5 2.0- 6.0 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
35-44 1,068 818 76.0 72.5-79.2 80 7.9 6.1-10.2 70 7.3 5.3- 9.8 66 5.9 4.3- 8.1 34 2.9 1.9- 4.4
45-54 1,387 1,005 73.1 69.9-76.1 97 6.5 5.1- 8.2 92 6.7 5.0- 8.8 120 8.7 6.8-11.0 73 5.0 3.7- 6.8
55-64 1,607 1,196 75.2 72.3-77.9 87 5.5 4.2- 7.0 91 5.1 4.0- 6.6 124 7.5 5.9- 9.4 109 6.8 5.2- 8.7
65+ 2,578 2,129 82.8 80.7-84.7 59 2.1 1.5- 2.9 112 4.1 3.3- 5.2 128 4.6 3.7- 5.8 150 6.4 5.0- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 913 643 68.7 62.8-74.1 28 3.4 1.9- 5.7 49 6.8 4.4-10.2 78 7.9 5.6-11.1 115 13.2 8.9-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 1,721 77.5 74.5-80.2 86 4.4 3.3- 5.9 122 6.2 4.7- 8.2 165 7.9 6.1-10.1 114 4.0 3.1- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,019 1,562 77.9 74.7-80.8 101 6.4 4.3- 9.4 118 5.2 4.0- 6.7 144 6.7 5.2- 8.6 94 3.7 2.9- 4.8
College Graduate 2,392 1,944 82.7 80.4-84.8 164 7.2 5.9- 8.7 135 5.8 4.4- 7.6 95 2.9 2.2- 3.8 54 1.4 1.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 893 534 60.4 55.5-65.1 29 4.1 2.6- 6.5 67 8.3 5.8-11.6 137 14.0 11.0-17.6 126 13.2 10.4-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,234 893 70.6 66.0-74.7 64 5.5 3.9- 7.7 78 6.8 4.7- 9.8 117 11.8 8.7-15.8 82 5.3 3.9- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 806 640 81.6 77.5-85.1 36 5.5 3.5- 8.5 46 4.2 3.0- 6.0 48 6.1 4.0- 9.2 36 2.5 1.7- 3.8
$35,000- 49,999 928 744 80.6 76.7-83.9 51 5.7 4.0- 8.2 51 5.1 3.5- 7.5 52 5.5 3.8- 7.8 30 3.1 1.8- 5.0
$50,000- 74,999 945 787 83.0 79.2-86.2 60 5.6 4.1- 7.7 42 5.1 3.3- 7.8 40 4.8 2.9- 7.7 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5
$75,000+ 1,337 1,116 83.7 80.8-86.2 94 7.6 5.9- 9.7 81 6.3 4.7- 8.5 28 1.5 0.9- 2.6 18 0.9 0.6- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,869 1,751 58.3 55.3-61.2 134 5.8 4.6- 7.3 238 8.8 7.3-10.6 390 14.7 12.6-17.1 356 12.3 10.3-14.7
No 4,394 3,882 87.5 85.8-89.1 237 5.8 4.7- 7.2 171 4.4 3.5- 5.6 87 2.0 1.4- 2.6 17 0.3 0.1- 0.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 135 77.6 67.4-85.3 15 11.7 5.9-22.0 9 4.3 1.8- 9.9 11 5.3 2.4-11.1 4 1.1 0.3- 4.2
Non-Veteran 7,370 5,746 78.3 76.8-79.9 365 5.6 4.7- 6.6 415 5.9 5.1- 6.9 471 6.0 5.2- 6.9 373 4.2 3.5- 5.0

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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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