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2012 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 11,724 9,230 79.4 78.4-80.3 544 5.5 4.9- 6.1 636 5.7 5.1- 6.3 677 5.1 4.7- 5.7 637 4.4 3.9- 4.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,175 1,695 79.4 77.2-81.5 91 4.8 3.8- 6.1 120 5.4 4.3- 6.8 139 6.0 4.9- 7.4 130 4.3 3.5- 5.4
GENDER
Male 742 583 80.8 77.2-84.0 36 5.0 3.4- 7.3 31 4.3 2.8- 6.6 43 5.4 3.8- 7.6 49 4.4 3.2- 6.2
Female 1,433 1,112 78.2 75.4-80.8 55 4.6 3.4- 6.3 89 6.3 4.8- 8.2 96 6.6 5.1- 8.5 81 4.3 3.3- 5.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,116 1,650 79.6 77.4-81.7 86 4.7 3.7- 6.0 114 5.0 4.0- 6.4 138 6.2 5.0- 7.6 128 4.5 3.6- 5.5
AGE
18-34 471 385 82.6 78.5-86.0 26 5.2 3.5- 7.7 26 5.1 3.3- 7.8 24 5.3 3.5- 8.0 *** *** ***
35-44 325 251 76.9 70.9-81.9 16 6.3 3.6-10.6 25 7.2 4.7-10.9 17 6.1 3.4-10.9 16 3.5 2.0- 6.1
45-54 416 305 76.7 71.3-81.3 25 6.2 3.9- 9.7 *** *** *** 36 7.3 5.0-10.7 30 5.4 3.4- 8.5
55-64 451 334 74.4 68.5-79.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 7.6 5.2-11.1 36 7.6 5.2-10.9
65-74 310 259 86.4 81.1-90.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 5.5 3.3- 9.1
75+ 170 131 78.4 69.9-85.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.7 6.1-18.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 336 237 72.9 66.2-78.7 *** *** *** 23 6.8 3.8-11.9 31 10.4 6.8-15.7 35 6.8 4.5-10.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 688 529 79.7 75.9-83.1 23 4.1 2.6- 6.5 30 4.0 2.6- 6.1 57 7.0 5.1- 9.6 49 5.1 3.6- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 640 500 80.0 76.0-83.4 28 5.3 3.4- 8.0 45 6.5 4.5- 9.2 35 4.5 3.0- 6.8 32 3.8 2.5- 5.6
College Graduate 501 420 84.3 79.7-87.9 30 7.1 4.7-10.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 411 267 66.6 60.6-72.2 17 5.3 3.1- 9.1 31 6.9 4.6-10.3 42 10.5 7.3-14.8 54 10.7 7.6-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 495 362 74.0 68.8-78.5 28 7.2 4.8-10.6 36 7.9 5.2-11.7 37 6.5 4.4- 9.7 32 4.5 2.9- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 280 231 83.7 77.8-88.2 *** *** *** 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 231 194 84.8 78.3-89.6 *** *** *** 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 213 177 82.0 74.7-87.5 17 8.8 5.0-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 172 92.7 87.3-96.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 553 275 51.8 46.2-57.4 24 5.5 3.4- 8.8 49 9.1 6.0-13.5 91 16.0 12.4-20.6 114 17.6 14.1-21.7
No 1,594 1,399 86.9 84.7-88.8 66 4.7 3.5- 6.2 71 4.5 3.4- 5.9 42 3.1 2.2- 4.4 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 264 207 77.9 71.2-83.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 7.7 4.9-11.8
Non-Veteran 1,911 1,488 79.6 77.2-81.8 79 4.6 3.5- 5.9 110 5.6 4.4- 7.1 127 6.3 5.1- 7.9 107 3.9 3.1- 4.9

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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