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2013 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 8,749 6,824 78.7 77.5-79.9 394 5.2 4.6- 5.8 465 5.6 5.0- 6.3 511 5.3 4.7- 6.0 555 5.2 4.6- 5.8
-African Americans 1,691 1,320 78.9 76.1-81.4 65 4.3 3.2- 5.8 89 5.1 3.9- 6.7 102 5.9 4.5- 7.9 115 5.8 4.5- 7.4
GENDER
Male 594 464 79.7 75.4-83.3 24 4.7 3.0- 7.5 29 4.1 2.5- 6.5 29 4.2 2.7- 6.4 48 7.4 5.2-10.3
Female 1,097 856 78.2 74.3-81.6 41 4.0 2.7- 5.7 60 5.9 4.2- 8.3 73 7.4 5.2-10.6 67 4.5 3.2- 6.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,668 1,304 79.0 76.2-81.6 61 4.1 3.0- 5.5 88 5.1 3.9- 6.7 101 5.9 4.4- 7.9 114 5.9 4.6- 7.5
AGE
18-34 307 265 88.1 82.9-91.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 237 181 73.1 65.1-79.8 16 6.3 3.6-10.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 314 222 71.5 64.6-77.5 *** *** *** 21 6.6 3.8-11.1 26 7.8 4.8-12.6 30 9.2 5.8-14.4
55-64 373 271 73.5 67.3-78.9 *** *** *** 25 6.2 4.0- 9.6 27 7.3 4.8-11.2 40 10.6 6.9-16.1
65-74 273 222 77.1 67.9-84.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 165 141 85.5 75.8-91.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 191 71.2 62.4-78.6 *** *** *** 18 7.4 4.1-13.0 *** *** *** 26 10.3 6.1-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 429 80.5 75.8-84.5 *** *** *** 19 3.4 1.9- 5.8 37 5.9 3.8- 8.9 44 6.8 4.6- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 488 362 77.9 72.9-82.3 20 4.5 2.7- 7.3 27 5.2 3.1- 8.6 44 7.8 5.2-11.6 35 4.6 3.0- 6.9
College Graduate 401 337 85.9 81.4-89.4 21 5.3 3.3- 8.5 25 5.7 3.5- 9.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 333 233 73.0 65.3-79.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 47 10.3 7.1-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 385 298 78.9 73.3-83.5 18 6.4 3.9-10.4 22 4.9 2.9- 8.3 23 5.2 3.0- 8.7 24 4.6 2.7- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 207 160 76.5 68.0-83.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 9.2 5.1-16.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 194 161 81.1 72.4-87.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 494 254 46.1 39.9-52.4 20 4.8 2.7- 8.2 44 9.8 6.8-14.0 78 18.5 13.4-24.9 98 20.8 16.1-26.5
No 1,163 1,039 89.2 86.5-91.3 45 4.3 3.0- 6.1 40 3.3 2.1- 5.1 24 2.2 1.3- 3.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 150 78.8 71.4-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 6.9 3.8-12.1 16 8.3 4.6-14.5
Non-Veteran 1,492 1,170 78.9 75.8-81.6 59 4.7 3.5- 6.4 78 5.2 3.8- 6.9 86 5.8 4.2- 7.9 99 5.5 4.1- 7.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 807 625 77.0 72.7-80.8 26 3.9 2.4- 6.3 37 4.3 2.8- 6.6 53 7.4 5.0-10.7 66 7.4 5.4-10.1
No 884 695 80.5 76.8-83.8 39 4.7 3.2- 6.8 52 5.8 4.0- 8.2 49 4.6 3.1- 7.0 49 4.3 2.9- 6.5

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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