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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 2,099 1,325 66.9 63.8-69.9 170 9.9 7.7-12.6 203 8.9 7.3-10.8 189 6.9 5.7- 8.2 212 7.5 6.3- 8.9
GENDER
Male 658 440 68.8 63.2-73.8 45 11.0 7.2-16.5 52 7.1 4.7-10.6 51 5.9 4.2- 8.3 70 7.2 5.4- 9.7
Female 1,441 885 65.2 61.9-68.4 125 8.9 7.1-11.0 151 10.5 8.6-12.8 138 7.7 6.3- 9.5 142 7.7 6.2- 9.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 11 52.2 25.9-77.3 5 36.7 14.8-65.9 2 4.3 1.0-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.9 1.5-26.3
-English Speaking 20 11 52.2 25.9-77.3 5 36.7 14.8-65.9 2 4.3 1.0-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.9 1.5-26.3
Non-Hispanic 2,070 1,309 67.0 63.9-70.0 165 9.7 7.5-12.5 201 8.9 7.3-10.9 186 6.8 5.6- 8.2 209 7.5 6.3- 8.9
AGE
18-24 97 71 72.8 60.3-82.5 11 12.1 5.8-23.5 11 11.4 5.3-22.7 3 3.3 1.0-10.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
25-34 261 191 74.1 64.4-81.9 31 15.1 8.3-26.0 20 6.1 3.6-10.0 15 3.7 2.0- 6.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
35-44 363 241 69.8 63.4-75.5 37 11.1 7.2-16.8 42 10.4 7.2-15.0 28 5.3 3.4- 8.0 15 3.4 1.8- 6.3
45-54 467 268 60.7 54.8-66.3 44 8.3 5.4-12.4 51 10.8 7.7-15.1 49 9.5 6.8-13.2 55 10.7 7.7-14.7
55-64 436 255 60.0 53.5-66.0 21 5.5 3.1- 9.7 40 7.5 5.1-10.9 59 13.3 9.6-18.3 61 13.7 9.6-19.1
65-74 299 184 59.5 52.0-66.5 22 8.9 5.3-14.5 25 7.4 4.6-11.7 22 6.7 3.9-11.4 46 17.5 12.4-24.1
75+ 161 103 65.0 55.4-73.4 4 2.5 0.9- 6.6 13 6.5 3.4-12.0 13 7.7 4.0-14.1 28 18.5 12.2-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 416 227 64.4 57.8-70.6 20 3.9 2.1- 7.2 38 7.4 4.9-11.0 50 8.9 6.3-12.5 81 15.4 11.5-20.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 712 457 66.6 61.0-71.7 57 11.2 7.6-16.2 64 8.0 5.3-12.0 67 7.1 5.1- 9.9 67 7.1 5.1- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 561 364 66.7 60.1-72.8 45 11.2 6.5-18.7 57 10.1 7.0-14.3 47 6.3 4.4- 8.9 48 5.7 3.9- 8.2
College Graduate 408 275 69.8 63.7-75.2 48 11.1 7.9-15.6 44 10.1 7.0-14.4 25 5.3 3.2- 8.7 16 3.6 2.1- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 168 57.5 50.1-64.7 18 3.4 2.0- 5.9 29 7.2 4.6-11.1 55 13.6 9.8-18.6 74 18.2 13.5-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 478 289 58.9 51.3-66.1 40 15.8 9.4-25.5 50 9.0 6.3-12.8 42 7.8 5.2-11.6 57 8.4 6.1-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 308 222 75.6 67.1-82.5 26 7.5 4.2-13.2 31 9.2 4.5-18.1 14 3.7 1.9- 7.3 15 3.9 2.1- 7.2
$35,000- 49,999 291 187 64.7 56.8-71.8 28 10.1 6.1-16.4 30 9.6 6.0-15.0 33 10.2 6.5-15.5 13 5.5 2.7-10.8
$50,000-74,999 210 145 68.2 58.4-76.6 25 14.4 8.0-24.6 22 9.3 5.4-15.6 10 4.2 1.9- 9.2 8 3.9 1.8- 8.2
$75,000+ 168 117 75.8 67.6-82.4 17 7.8 4.5-13.2 19 10.9 6.5-17.6 9 3.7 1.7- 7.5 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 757 308 42.2 36.8-47.8 41 8.8 4.6-16.1 92 12.4 9.4-16.3 131 15.1 12.1-18.7 185 21.5 17.8-25.7
No 1,222 928 77.1 73.5-80.4 118 10.3 7.9-13.4 102 7.7 5.7-10.2 52 3.5 2.4- 5.0 22 1.4 0.9- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 174 61.9 53.1-70.0 14 5.6 2.7-11.5 29 12.8 7.0-22.4 24 8.0 4.8-13.0 33 11.6 7.4-17.8
Non-Veteran 1,825 1,151 67.7 64.4-70.8 156 10.6 8.1-13.6 174 8.3 6.8-10.1 165 6.7 5.5- 8.2 179 6.8 5.6- 8.2

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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