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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days

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%)
TOTAL 11,401 9,023 79.7 78.4-80.8 492 4.8 4.2- 5.5 606 5.3 4.7- 6.1 657 5.8 5.1- 6.5 623 4.4 3.9- 5.0
GENDER
Male 4,260 3,468 82.8 81.0-84.5 156 3.7 2.9- 4.7 186 4.3 3.4- 5.4 204 4.8 3.9- 5.9 246 4.3 3.5- 5.2
Female 7,141 5,555 76.7 75.0-78.3 336 5.9 4.9- 7.0 420 6.3 5.4- 7.4 453 6.6 5.8- 7.6 377 4.5 3.9- 5.3
RACE
White 8,708 6,939 80.0 78.6-81.4 377 5.0 4.2- 5.8 446 5.2 4.4- 6.0 476 5.5 4.7- 6.3 470 4.4 3.8- 5.1
African American 1,796 1,390 78.3 75.2-81.0 72 4.0 2.8- 5.6 112 6.0 4.5- 7.9 119 6.7 5.1- 8.6 103 5.1 3.8- 6.8
Native American 263 178 72.9 63.6-80.6 12 5.7 2.3-13.8 20 6.8 2.9-15.0 26 8.8 5.1-14.8 27 5.7 3.5- 9.1
Other Minorities 551 443 81.7 75.7-86.5 29 5.1 2.6- 9.8 25 5.0 2.7- 9.0 34 5.6 3.1-10.0 20 2.6 1.3- 5.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 525 430 82.0 75.9-86.8 24 5.1 2.6- 9.4 26 6.4 3.5-11.3 23 4.4 2.2- 8.5 22 2.2 1.2- 3.9
-English Speaking 233 185 81.2 70.7-88.5 *** *** *** 13 10.6 4.6-22.5 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 16 3.1 1.4- 6.5
-Spanish Speaking 292 245 82.4 74.5-88.2 17 6.1 2.8-12.7 13 4.2 1.9- 9.2 11 5.6 2.5-12.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 10,844 8,566 79.5 78.2-80.7 468 4.8 4.1- 5.5 578 5.3 4.6- 6.0 634 5.9 5.2- 6.6 598 4.6 4.0- 5.2
AGE
18-34 1,422 1,152 80.5 77.6-83.0 94 6.7 5.2- 8.7 90 6.3 4.8- 8.2 57 4.4 3.2- 6.0 29 2.1 1.4- 3.3
35-44 1,547 1,249 81.7 78.6-84.4 95 5.2 3.8- 7.0 85 4.7 3.3- 6.7 70 5.1 3.6- 7.2 48 3.3 2.3- 4.8
45-54 2,076 1,542 76.5 73.8-79.1 116 5.1 4.0- 6.6 125 6.0 4.6- 7.8 156 6.4 5.2- 7.9 137 6.0 4.6- 7.7
55-64 2,449 1,871 77.5 75.0-79.8 96 3.2 2.4- 4.2 132 4.5 3.5- 5.8 184 8.9 7.3-10.8 166 5.9 4.7- 7.4
65-74 2,100 1,696 80.2 77.5-82.7 63 2.9 1.9- 4.4 106 5.2 3.9- 6.9 123 6.1 4.7- 7.7 112 5.7 4.3- 7.4
75+ 1,671 1,399 82.6 79.5-85.4 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2 62 3.5 2.5- 4.9 59 4.4 2.7- 7.1 127 8.2 6.4-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,411 994 72.5 68.6-76.0 34 2.7 1.4- 4.9 77 6.4 4.5- 8.9 132 9.9 7.7-12.5 174 8.6 6.9-10.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,265 2,577 81.1 78.9-83.1 115 4.8 3.6- 6.4 173 4.4 3.4- 5.7 211 5.0 4.1- 6.0 189 4.8 3.8- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,877 2,235 78.7 76.3-81.0 123 4.7 3.6- 6.2 185 6.6 5.3- 8.2 181 6.0 4.8- 7.5 153 3.9 3.0- 5.0
College Graduate 3,819 3,195 84.1 82.3-85.8 220 6.4 5.3- 7.8 170 4.1 3.3- 5.1 130 3.6 2.7- 4.7 104 1.8 1.4- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,331 818 63.3 59.0-67.4 47 4.4 2.9- 6.7 98 7.6 5.5-10.5 174 12.9 10.3-16.2 194 11.7 9.4-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,935 1,441 75.6 72.3-78.7 67 4.1 2.7- 6.2 142 7.9 6.0-10.4 149 7.1 5.5- 9.2 136 5.2 4.0- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,111 894 81.8 78.0-85.1 54 5.6 3.5- 8.7 59 4.3 3.0- 6.1 56 5.1 3.5- 7.3 48 3.2 2.0- 5.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,402 1,146 80.7 77.5-83.6 69 6.0 4.3- 8.2 71 5.0 3.6- 7.0 71 5.4 3.9- 7.5 45 2.8 1.9- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 1,345 1,112 82.2 78.6-85.4 76 4.4 3.2- 5.9 74 5.9 4.1- 8.4 49 5.4 3.4- 8.3 34 2.1 1.3- 3.5
$75,000+ 2,263 1,959 87.7 85.4-89.7 121 5.4 4.0- 7.2 87 3.0 2.2- 4.1 60 2.0 1.5- 2.8 36 1.9 1.0- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,331 1,908 54.2 51.3-57.0 149 4.2 3.3- 5.3 287 9.5 7.8-11.5 470 17.2 15.1-19.5 517 14.9 13.2-16.9
No 7,531 6,699 88.1 86.9-89.3 321 4.8 4.0- 5.7 287 3.8 3.2- 4.6 153 2.2 1.7- 2.8 71 1.1 0.7- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,571 1,253 80.8 77.8-83.5 60 3.6 2.5- 5.2 59 3.7 2.5- 5.3 94 5.8 4.4- 7.6 105 6.1 4.7- 8.1
Non-Veteran 9,825 7,766 79.5 78.2-80.8 432 5.0 4.3- 5.8 546 5.6 4.9- 6.4 563 5.8 5.1- 6.5 518 4.2 3.7- 4.8

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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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