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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
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
GENDER
Male 239 172 74.1 67.2-79.9 13 6.2 3.3-11.5 25 8.2 5.2-12.7 14 5.3 3.0- 9.3 15 6.2 3.6-10.6
Female 422 263 64.2 58.9-69.2 53 11.9 8.9-15.8 27 6.9 4.5-10.4 43 9.8 7.1-13.4 36 7.2 5.0-10.4
RACE
White 549 366 69.4 64.8-73.6 55 9.3 6.8-12.6 43 7.1 5.1- 9.9 42 7.1 5.1- 9.7 43 7.1 5.1-10.0
Other 102 64 64.5 53.1-74.5 10 10.4 5.5-18.8 9 9.6 4.6-18.8 12 10.0 5.1-18.7 7 5.5 2.4-12.4
AGE
18-44 284 197 73.1 66.9-78.5 28 8.9 5.9-13.3 30 9.1 6.1-13.5 19 5.8 3.6- 9.3 10 3.0 1.4- 6.4
45+ 373 234 64.2 58.1-69.9 38 9.9 6.7-14.3 22 6.1 3.8- 9.7 38 9.7 6.8-13.7 41 10.1 7.2-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 342 222 68.7 62.8-74.1 26 6.7 4.3-10.1 21 6.4 3.9-10.3 39 9.9 7.0-13.7 34 8.3 5.6-12.1
Some College + 316 210 68.1 61.7-73.9 40 12.5 8.7-17.8 31 8.7 5.9-12.7 18 5.5 3.2- 9.3 17 5.1 2.9- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 382 232 62.5 56.6-67.9 35 9.3 6.5-13.1 35 9.0 6.2-13.0 45 10.9 7.9-14.9 35 8.3 5.6-12.2
$50,000+ 158 117 79.1 70.7-85.6 21 10.7 6.0-18.5 9 3.4 1.6- 7.3 6 3.7 1.6- 8.7 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4
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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