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2010 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 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
-MALES 4,451 3,641 83.3 81.6-84.8 192 4.8 4.0- 5.9 174 3.6 2.9- 4.4 232 4.9 4.0- 6.1 212 3.4 2.8- 4.2
RACE
White 3,574 2,932 83.0 81.1-84.7 155 5.0 4.0- 6.2 140 3.9 3.1- 5.0 177 4.4 3.6- 5.4 170 3.7 2.9- 4.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 300 242 83.4 75.9-88.9 16 5.9 3.0-11.4 12 2.3 1.1- 4.6 18 7.5 3.7-14.7 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8
AGE
18-24 160 134 86.3 78.6-91.6 10 3.8 1.9- 7.4 9 4.6 2.1-10.0 6 4.8 1.7-12.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
25-34 351 300 86.7 81.7-90.5 19 5.8 3.2-10.1 13 2.5 1.4- 4.5 16 3.7 2.0- 6.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
35-44 643 537 85.5 82.0-88.3 49 6.5 4.7- 9.0 20 2.4 1.4- 3.9 21 3.5 2.1- 5.8 16 2.2 1.2- 3.9
45-54 887 709 79.5 75.6-82.8 43 5.8 3.9- 8.5 44 4.9 3.4- 6.9 53 5.8 4.2- 8.1 38 4.0 2.5- 6.5
55-64 1,054 840 78.2 74.4-81.6 39 3.2 2.2- 4.6 44 4.4 3.0- 6.3 67 7.8 5.5-10.8 64 6.5 4.6- 9.0
65+ 1,326 1,096 83.6 80.8-86.0 30 2.7 1.7- 4.3 44 3.1 2.1- 4.5 67 4.0 3.0- 5.2 89 6.7 5.2- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 420 74.3 68.3-79.6 16 4.5 2.2- 8.9 18 2.9 1.6- 5.1 48 8.7 5.4-13.6 78 9.6 6.9-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,242 1,025 84.4 81.2-87.2 39 4.1 2.7- 6.2 50 3.4 2.3- 4.8 67 5.0 3.4- 7.4 61 3.1 2.2- 4.4
Some Post-H.S. 988 790 83.0 79.4-86.0 44 3.6 2.5- 5.3 51 5.4 3.5- 8.2 64 5.5 3.9- 7.7 39 2.5 1.7- 3.8
College Graduate 1,636 1,401 86.0 83.4-88.3 93 6.5 5.0- 8.5 55 2.8 2.0- 3.9 53 2.9 1.9- 4.5 34 1.8 1.0- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 391 247 71.7 64.9-77.6 12 3.6 1.5- 8.3 18 3.3 1.7- 6.3 48 9.7 6.7-13.9 66 11.7 8.1-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 653 481 73.0 67.0-78.2 26 6.0 3.6- 9.9 37 4.3 2.8- 6.6 52 9.3 5.9-14.2 57 7.4 5.1-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 479 382 80.2 74.4-85.1 24 5.6 2.8-10.8 19 3.2 1.8- 5.6 30 7.1 4.5-11.2 24 3.8 2.3- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 570 478 84.5 78.5-89.1 23 4.6 2.7- 7.6 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9 27 6.1 2.7-13.0 23 2.2 1.3- 3.6
$50,000- 74,999 644 562 87.7 83.9-90.7 23 3.1 1.7- 5.4 25 3.8 2.4- 6.0 23 3.7 2.0- 6.6 11 1.8 0.9- 3.5
$75,000+ 1,196 1,044 86.8 83.9-89.3 68 6.0 4.4- 8.1 41 4.2 2.8- 6.0 31 2.0 1.2- 3.4 12 1.0 0.4- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 1,009 64.0 60.1-67.7 81 6.0 4.5- 8.0 101 5.4 4.2- 6.9 186 14.0 11.2-17.3 194 10.6 8.6-13.0
No 2,665 2,437 91.9 90.3-93.2 103 4.4 3.4- 5.8 66 2.5 1.8- 3.4 42 0.9 0.6- 1.3 17 0.4 0.2- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,495 1,201 80.3 77.1-83.1 55 4.3 2.9- 6.3 62 3.8 2.7- 5.1 102 6.7 5.1- 8.8 75 4.9 3.5- 7.0
Non-Veteran 2,952 2,436 84.2 82.1-86.0 137 5.0 4.0- 6.2 112 3.5 2.7- 4.5 130 4.4 3.3- 5.8 137 3.0 2.3- 3.8

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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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