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2014 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 7,219 5,694 78.9 77.7-80.0 335 5.3 4.7- 6.0 364 5.3 4.7- 6.0 428 5.6 5.0- 6.3 398 4.9 4.3- 5.5
-African Americans 1,422 1,120 79.4 76.8-81.8 44 3.5 2.5- 4.8 88 6.6 5.2- 8.5 99 6.3 4.9- 7.9 71 4.2 3.2- 5.5
GENDER
Male 525 406 78.5 74.1-82.3 17 3.2 1.9- 5.4 26 5.6 3.6- 8.8 41 7.6 5.4-10.8 35 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Female 897 714 80.2 76.9-83.1 27 3.7 2.5- 5.6 62 7.5 5.6- 9.9 58 5.1 3.7- 7.0 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,386 1,093 79.5 76.9-82.0 41 3.3 2.4- 4.6 85 6.6 5.1- 8.4 96 6.3 4.9- 8.0 71 4.3 3.3- 5.6
AGE
18-34 291 233 80.1 74.5-84.7 15 4.9 2.9- 8.2 28 9.8 6.6-14.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 205 169 82.0 75.3-87.2 *** *** *** 15 7.5 4.2-13.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 262 199 76.5 70.2-81.8 *** *** *** 15 5.3 3.1- 9.1 25 9.6 6.2-14.6 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6
55-64 304 223 74.2 68.2-79.5 *** *** *** 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 37 12.5 8.6-17.7 20 6.1 3.7- 9.7
65-74 214 173 83.6 76.9-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.7 3.7-11.8 *** *** ***
75+ 126 106 86.2 78.3-91.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 158 72.8 64.7-79.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 11.2 6.9-17.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 359 76.2 71.3-80.5 15 3.8 2.2- 6.4 31 8.1 5.4-11.9 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6 32 5.5 3.6- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 393 312 83.0 78.7-86.6 16 3.7 2.1- 6.2 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.4 16 3.0 1.8- 5.1
College Graduate 348 289 85.1 80.5-88.8 *** *** *** 20 5.2 3.2- 8.5 20 4.0 2.4- 6.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 184 63.8 56.8-70.3 *** *** *** 29 10.7 7.2-15.6 32 13.9 9.5-19.9 25 7.5 4.7-11.8
$15,000- 24,999 308 233 77.6 71.7-82.6 *** *** *** 21 7.2 4.2-12.0 24 5.7 3.6- 8.9 22 5.6 3.5- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 146 119 82.2 74.1-88.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 139 84.0 77.0-89.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 194 52.7 46.6-58.7 *** *** *** 39 9.7 6.6-14.1 71 18.6 14.2-23.8 62 16.9 12.8-22.0
No 977 869 86.9 84.0-89.3 34 4.1 2.9- 5.8 44 5.7 4.1- 7.9 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 125 75.8 67.6-82.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.6 5.4-16.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,251 990 79.8 77.0-82.4 36 3.3 2.3- 4.7 83 7.2 5.6- 9.2 84 5.8 4.5- 7.6 58 3.9 2.9- 5.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 765 604 78.6 74.8-82.0 17 2.3 1.4- 3.9 48 7.5 5.3-10.4 54 7.0 5.1- 9.5 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6
No 657 516 80.2 76.5-83.5 27 4.7 3.1- 7.1 40 5.8 4.1- 8.1 45 5.5 3.8- 7.9 29 3.8 2.5- 5.7

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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