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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-MALES

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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 8,706 6,197 69.6 68.2-70.9 574 6.7 6.0- 7.5 719 8.9 8.1- 9.7 688 8.9 8.1- 9.7 528 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-MALES 3,399 2,609 75.0 73.0-76.8 186 6.0 5.0- 7.2 220 7.0 6.0- 8.2 220 7.2 6.1- 8.4 164 4.9 4.0- 5.9
RACE
White 2,374 1,842 74.5 72.1-76.8 120 5.9 4.7- 7.4 147 6.9 5.7- 8.2 149 7.6 6.2- 9.2 116 5.2 4.2- 6.5
African American 588 441 75.1 70.5-79.2 35 6.2 4.2- 9.0 45 8.0 5.6-11.3 40 5.8 4.0- 8.3 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7
Other Minorities 383 284 77.6 71.4-82.7 27 6.5 4.1-10.2 25 6.5 3.7-11.2 29 7.3 4.5-11.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 609 414 70.0 65.8-74.0 49 6.8 4.9- 9.3 71 10.2 8.0-12.9 54 9.0 6.7-12.1 21 4.0 2.5- 6.3
35-44 506 361 70.0 64.9-74.5 45 9.1 6.6-12.5 41 9.0 6.3-12.8 38 7.7 5.4-10.9 21 4.2 2.5- 6.8
45-54 569 430 74.1 69.1-78.5 23 5.6 3.2- 9.7 29 4.6 2.9- 7.3 45 8.1 5.7-11.4 42 7.5 5.2-10.7
55-64 700 552 80.2 76.2-83.6 34 4.1 2.8- 6.0 36 4.7 3.1- 7.2 40 6.0 4.1- 8.7 38 5.0 3.3- 7.6
65-74 590 495 84.9 80.9-88.2 22 3.8 2.2- 6.6 23 3.5 2.0- 6.0 25 2.8 1.7- 4.6 25 5.0 3.2- 7.7
75+ 397 334 84.9 79.9-88.8 *** *** *** 19 4.2 2.4- 7.3 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 489 354 70.1 64.6-75.1 22 4.6 2.6- 8.1 33 8.4 5.6-12.3 47 9.7 7.0-13.3 33 7.2 4.6-11.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 971 744 75.6 72.0-78.9 38 4.3 3.0- 6.2 56 6.0 4.5- 8.1 73 8.4 6.2-11.2 60 5.7 4.2- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 838 612 72.8 68.8-76.5 59 7.6 5.5-10.5 60 7.1 5.2- 9.6 64 7.5 5.6-10.1 43 4.9 3.4- 7.0
College Graduate 1,095 893 80.2 77.1-83.0 67 7.4 5.6- 9.8 71 7.1 5.4- 9.2 36 3.3 2.2- 4.9 28 2.0 1.3- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 219 58.4 51.7-64.9 20 6.0 3.7- 9.5 27 7.3 4.4-11.8 47 14.0 9.9-19.5 43 14.3 10.1-19.9
$15,000- 24,999 586 402 66.7 61.6-71.4 29 4.8 3.1- 7.3 44 9.2 6.4-13.0 61 11.3 8.4-15.0 50 8.0 5.7-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 318 248 74.7 68.2-80.2 20 6.6 3.9-10.9 22 9.3 5.9-14.4 18 6.4 3.7-10.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 409 316 74.8 69.1-79.8 25 6.7 4.2-10.4 29 6.9 4.5-10.6 24 7.1 4.5-11.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 316 79.8 74.1-84.5 25 7.8 4.7-12.6 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 18 5.3 3.1- 8.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 777 643 80.8 76.9-84.3 46 6.8 4.6- 9.8 44 6.1 4.3- 8.7 25 3.9 2.4- 6.2 19 2.3 1.3- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 902 559 58.2 53.9-62.4 49 5.6 4.0- 7.8 74 7.9 5.9-10.7 111 14.1 11.3-17.5 109 14.2 11.3-17.6
No 2,450 2,012 79.8 77.6-81.8 135 6.1 4.9- 7.6 145 6.8 5.6- 8.2 108 5.2 4.1- 6.6 50 2.1 1.5- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,016 800 77.6 74.1-80.8 49 5.2 3.7- 7.3 51 5.1 3.6- 7.1 62 6.3 4.7- 8.5 54 5.8 4.2- 8.0
Non-Veteran 2,379 1,806 74.1 71.8-76.4 137 6.3 5.1- 7.7 169 7.6 6.3- 9.0 158 7.4 6.1- 9.0 109 4.6 3.6- 5.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,685 1,309 76.3 73.5-78.9 78 5.1 3.8- 6.9 98 6.1 4.7- 7.7 109 6.9 5.5- 8.7 91 5.6 4.3- 7.1
No 1,714 1,300 73.6 70.8-76.3 108 6.9 5.5- 8.6 122 7.9 6.4- 9.7 111 7.4 5.9- 9.3 73 4.1 3.1- 5.6

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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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