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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Health Status

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 6,105 4,035 67.4 65.6-69.1 636 10.8 9.6-12.1 576 8.6 7.6- 9.6 396 6.5 5.7- 7.5 462 6.7 5.8- 7.6
GENDER
Male 2,359 1,683 71.9 69.2-74.5 204 9.6 7.9-11.6 202 7.8 6.4- 9.4 112 5.0 3.9- 6.4 158 5.7 4.5- 7.1
Female 3,746 2,352 63.2 60.9-65.5 432 11.9 10.3-13.6 374 9.4 8.1-10.8 284 8.0 6.8- 9.4 304 7.6 6.4- 8.9
RACE
White 4,629 3,054 67.8 65.8-69.8 479 10.3 9.0-11.8 440 8.5 7.5- 9.7 293 6.4 5.4- 7.5 363 7.0 6.0- 8.1
African American 1,118 746 65.7 61.3-69.8 121 11.9 9.2-15.3 99 9.1 6.8-12.0 74 7.5 5.4-10.2 78 5.9 4.3- 8.0
Other Minorities 259 180 70.4 61.2-78.2 26 13.1 7.7-21.4 28 8.5 5.0-14.1 11 2.4 1.1- 5.1 14 5.6 2.6-11.7
HISPANIC
Yes 171 113 65.7 54.0-75.9 22 12.8 7.4-21.4 20 12.6 6.5-23.1 9 3.5 1.6- 7.7 7 5.3 1.7-15.0
No 5,920 3,914 67.5 65.7-69.3 613 10.7 9.5-12.0 555 8.5 7.5- 9.5 384 6.6 5.7- 7.6 454 6.7 5.9- 7.7
AGE
18-24 544 383 72.0 66.2-77.2 64 12.6 9.0-17.3 68 12.3 8.9-16.8 22 2.5 1.4- 4.4 7 0.7 0.2- 2.4
25-34 1,152 788 68.0 63.6-72.1 168 16.8 13.4-20.9 123 9.5 7.4-12.2 47 3.8 2.6- 5.6 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9
35-44 1,277 870 69.5 65.7-73.1 154 11.6 9.3-14.4 126 8.3 6.5-10.5 77 6.5 4.8- 8.9 50 4.1 2.7- 6.3
45-54 1,124 744 66.9 62.4-71.1 130 11.6 8.9-14.9 93 7.4 5.5-10.0 78 7.6 5.6-10.3 79 6.5 4.6- 9.0
55-64 806 507 66.9 62.1-71.4 61 6.0 4.2- 8.5 67 5.8 4.2- 8.0 78 10.8 7.9-14.6 93 10.4 7.7-13.8
65+ 1,141 697 60.6 56.5-64.6 57 4.8 3.3- 6.8 95 8.7 6.6-11.3 89 8.6 6.5-11.4 203 17.3 14.4-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 427 57.2 51.9-62.4 45 7.0 4.6-10.5 67 8.4 6.0-11.5 88 10.7 8.1-14.1 171 16.7 13.4-20.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,824 1,219 69.5 66.3-72.6 166 9.4 7.5-11.7 169 8.3 6.7-10.3 134 6.9 5.4- 8.8 136 5.8 4.5- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,568 1,048 68.6 65.1-71.9 177 10.7 8.7-13.2 148 8.7 6.9-10.9 102 6.2 4.7- 8.3 93 5.8 4.3- 7.7
College Graduate 1,884 1,319 69.4 66.1-72.5 247 14.7 12.3-17.5 191 9.1 7.5-11.0 69 4.0 2.9- 5.5 58 2.9 2.0- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 570 281 51.3 44.8-57.8 41 8.8 5.7-13.5 55 10.0 6.7-14.8 74 14.5 10.7-19.5 119 15.3 11.4-20.2
$15,000- 24,999 992 623 65.6 61.0-69.9 81 8.1 5.9-11.0 98 7.4 5.5- 9.8 88 8.9 6.7-11.8 102 10.0 7.6-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 877 586 68.0 63.3-72.4 97 9.1 6.8-12.0 91 10.0 7.5-13.2 57 7.6 5.3-10.8 46 5.3 3.4- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 963 665 67.7 63.2-71.9 128 14.3 11.2-17.9 100 10.3 7.9-13.5 45 5.4 3.6- 8.0 25 2.3 1.3- 4.1
$50,000+ 1,584 1,153 73.1 69.5-76.3 194 13.6 10.9-16.8 135 6.9 5.5- 8.7 64 3.9 2.7- 5.4 38 2.5 1.6- 3.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 417 271 65.1 59.5-70.3 35 10.7 7.3-15.5 46 10.6 7.5-14.8 29 6.1 4.1- 9.0 36 7.5 5.3-10.5
Cumberland 423 272 66.6 59.6-72.8 48 11.2 7.6-16.2 50 12.3 9.0-16.6 30 6.2 4.2- 9.3 23 3.8 2.3- 6.0
Durham 391 270 70.4 63.5-76.5 48 11.8 8.5-16.1 34 10.4 5.8-17.7 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 20 3.8 2.3- 6.1
Forsyth 451 295 67.8 62.7-72.5 46 10.2 7.4-14.0 41 8.4 6.0-11.6 35 7.3 5.1-10.3 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3
Gaston 458 300 68.0 63.1-72.6 35 7.3 5.1-10.5 45 10.4 7.6-14.1 30 6.1 4.1- 9.1 48 8.1 6.0-10.9
Guilford 412 267 65.2 59.7-70.4 54 14.1 10.3-19.0 35 8.8 6.1-12.5 24 5.1 3.3- 7.8 32 6.8 4.7- 9.7
Mecklenburg 427 292 69.9 64.5-74.7 54 12.2 8.8-16.6 46 10.9 7.9-14.8 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 18 3.6 2.2- 6.0
New Hanover 397 262 67.5 61.6-73.0 47 10.7 7.8-14.6 31 7.4 5.0-10.8 25 6.4 4.2- 9.8 32 7.9 5.4-11.5
Onslow 430 296 68.5 61.3-75.0 40 9.1 6.2-13.1 44 11.8 6.8-19.8 22 5.5 3.4- 8.8 28 5.1 3.4- 7.7
Wake 426 289 68.0 62.7-73.0 53 13.8 10.3-18.2 50 10.7 7.7-14.5 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Western NC 607 396 67.5 63.3-71.4 53 8.6 6.4-11.4 47 7.0 5.1- 9.4 39 6.6 4.7- 9.2 72 10.4 8.1-13.2
Piedmont NC 661 435 68.6 64.4-72.5 66 9.4 7.1-12.3 52 7.5 5.5-10.1 57 7.8 5.9-10.3 51 6.8 4.9- 9.2
Eastern NC 605 390 65.2 60.4-69.6 57 11.6 8.6-15.6 55 7.9 5.7-10.7 50 7.5 5.4-10.2 53 7.9 5.8-10.7

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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