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2010 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 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
-WHITES 9,346 7,471 80.8 79.5-82.0 454 5.6 4.9- 6.5 439 4.6 4.0- 5.3 537 5.2 4.5- 5.9 445 3.7 3.2- 4.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 176 144 85.4 77.4-90.9 6 6.5 2.8-14.5 7 3.6 1.4- 9.2 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.2
Non-Hispanic 9,166 7,325 80.7 79.3-81.9 448 5.6 4.9- 6.5 432 4.7 4.1- 5.4 522 5.2 4.6- 6.0 439 3.8 3.2- 4.5
AGE
18-24 229 192 83.0 74.8-88.9 15 6.4 3.1-12.9 13 5.1 2.6- 9.9 8 3.6 1.5- 8.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
25-34 633 514 83.6 79.7-86.9 42 6.5 4.4- 9.5 39 5.1 3.5- 7.3 33 4.0 2.5- 6.2 5 0.9 0.2- 2.9
35-44 1,266 1,012 80.9 78.1-83.4 100 7.9 6.3- 9.9 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7 59 4.4 3.1- 6.0 34 2.6 1.7- 4.0
45-54 1,716 1,322 77.7 74.9-80.2 107 6.2 4.8- 7.9 92 5.5 4.2- 7.1 114 6.3 5.0- 7.9 81 4.4 3.1- 6.1
55-64 2,105 1,619 77.3 74.7-79.7 108 4.8 3.8- 6.0 99 4.5 3.5- 5.7 149 7.3 5.8- 9.2 130 6.1 4.8- 7.8
65+ 3,326 2,750 83.5 81.8-85.0 78 2.5 1.8- 3.3 135 4.0 3.2- 4.9 170 4.6 3.8- 5.5 193 5.5 4.6- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 998 702 69.4 64.1-74.3 27 3.2 1.9- 5.2 39 4.5 2.9- 6.9 88 8.7 6.3-11.8 142 14.2 10.2-19.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,636 2,132 80.5 77.9-82.8 88 4.4 3.3- 6.0 120 4.8 3.7- 6.1 168 6.8 5.3- 8.6 128 3.5 2.7- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,364 1,866 80.6 77.8-83.1 112 5.4 3.7- 7.7 123 5.3 4.0- 7.1 159 5.5 4.4- 7.0 104 3.1 2.4- 4.0
College Graduate 3,336 2,760 84.2 82.4-85.8 226 7.4 6.3- 8.8 157 4.1 3.3- 5.1 122 2.7 2.1- 3.5 71 1.6 1.0- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 819 488 60.1 54.7-65.3 27 4.0 2.5- 6.4 48 6.3 4.0- 9.8 126 15.5 12.0-19.6 130 14.1 10.9-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,342 969 68.0 63.7-72.0 65 6.8 4.7- 9.8 79 5.5 4.1- 7.4 123 11.8 8.9-15.5 106 7.8 5.9-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 964 765 80.3 76.6-83.6 47 6.2 4.3- 8.9 42 2.9 2.1- 4.2 61 7.2 5.1-10.0 49 3.3 2.3- 4.7
$35,000-49,999 1,188 967 83.7 80.7-86.3 57 5.1 3.6- 7.1 57 4.3 3.0- 6.2 61 3.9 2.8- 5.5 46 3.0 2.0- 4.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,320 1,116 84.4 81.4-87.0 74 4.8 3.6- 6.5 57 4.9 3.5- 6.9 51 4.1 2.7- 6.3 22 1.7 1.0- 2.9
$75,000+ 2,232 1,908 85.9 83.8-87.8 139 6.4 5.1- 7.9 104 4.9 3.8- 6.4 54 1.8 1.2- 2.6 27 1.0 0.6- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,397 2,140 61.3 58.5-63.9 170 6.4 5.2- 7.8 243 6.9 5.8- 8.1 430 14.1 12.2-16.2 414 11.4 9.6-13.5
No 5,609 5,020 89.4 88.1-90.6 276 5.4 4.5- 6.6 186 3.5 2.9- 4.3 101 1.3 1.0- 1.6 26 0.3 0.2- 0.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,356 1,108 81.9 78.6-84.8 49 4.2 2.7- 6.5 52 3.2 2.3- 4.6 86 5.9 4.4- 7.8 61 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Non-Veteran 7,988 6,361 80.6 79.2-82.0 405 5.9 5.0- 6.8 387 4.9 4.2- 5.6 451 5.0 4.4- 5.8 384 3.6 3.0- 4.3

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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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