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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Healthy Days

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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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 9,238 6,127 67.9 66.3-69.4 801 9.6 8.6-10.7 850 9.5 8.6-10.6 656 6.4 5.7- 7.1 804 6.6 5.9- 7.3
-Guilford County 439 301 68.1 62.7-73.1 37 8.3 5.8-11.8 45 10.9 7.9-14.8 28 6.8 4.5-10.3 28 5.9 3.6- 9.3
GENDER
Male 163 124 76.5 68.4-83.1 11 6.4 3.3-11.9 13 7.6 4.3-13.2 7 4.1 1.8- 8.7 8 5.5 2.4-12.0
Female 276 177 60.5 53.3-67.2 26 10.1 6.5-15.3 32 13.9 9.6-19.8 21 9.3 5.7-14.9 20 6.2 3.6-10.6
RACE
White 308 209 64.9 58.2-71.0 27 9.0 5.9-13.5 31 11.6 7.9-16.6 20 7.6 4.6-12.2 21 7.0 4.0-11.8
Other 130 91 74.9 65.6-82.3 10 6.8 3.2-13.9 14 9.6 5.4-16.4 8 5.2 2.4-11.1 7 3.5 1.4- 8.3
AGE
18-44 175 121 70.5 62.1-77.7 24 12.9 8.3-19.4 20 10.9 6.7-17.3 8 4.6 2.0-10.4 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1
45+ 260 176 65.3 58.2-71.8 13 4.1 2.2- 7.6 25 11.1 7.3-16.4 20 9.1 5.7-14.2 26 10.4 6.4-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 99 65.8 56.4-74.0 6 4.6 1.9-10.5 16 13.4 7.9-21.7 15 9.8 5.7-16.2 13 6.5 3.5-11.6
Some College + 288 201 70.3 63.7-76.2 31 10.6 7.1-15.5 29 9.7 6.5-14.0 13 5.2 2.7- 9.9 14 4.2 2.2- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 125 65.2 56.6-72.9 17 6.9 4.0-11.7 19 12.6 7.9-19.4 19 9.9 6.0-15.7 10 5.5 2.4-12.2
$50,000+ 142 100 67.7 57.8-76.2 17 13.3 8.0-21.4 17 11.1 6.4-18.7 4 4.0 1.2-12.7 4 3.9 1.2-11.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 442 292 64.0 58.4-69.3 40 11.3 7.8-16.2 42 9.9 7.1-13.8 25 5.8 3.5- 9.5 43 8.9 6.4-12.3
Guilford 439 301 68.1 62.7-73.1 37 8.3 5.8-11.8 45 10.9 7.9-14.8 28 6.8 4.5-10.3 28 5.9 3.6- 9.3
Mecklenburg 442 307 68.2 62.0-73.8 45 13.0 8.5-19.3 38 9.4 6.5-13.3 29 5.7 3.8- 8.6 23 3.7 2.3- 5.8
Orange 447 291 63.4 55.5-70.6 65 15.6 11.7-20.6 51 14.8 8.5-24.5 24 4.2 2.7- 6.4 16 2.0 1.1- 3.5
Wake 448 327 74.1 68.9-78.7 49 9.6 7.0-13.1 38 8.3 5.5-12.4 14 3.4 2.0- 5.9 20 4.5 2.7- 7.4
Chatham/Lee 391 265 72.4 67.0-77.3 35 9.2 6.4-13.1 31 7.1 4.7-10.7 34 6.5 4.4- 9.6 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2
Nash/Wilson 373 239 65.2 59.1-70.8 28 7.5 5.0-11.1 37 9.8 6.7-13.9 22 7.0 3.7-12.7 47 10.6 7.8-14.3
Craven/Pamlico 440 293 68.4 63.1-73.3 33 7.5 4.8-11.6 44 10.4 7.6-14.2 34 7.0 4.9-10.0 36 6.5 4.5- 9.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 431 281 65.0 59.3-70.3 37 9.4 6.5-13.2 42 11.5 8.2-15.9 26 5.7 3.7- 8.6 45 8.5 6.1-11.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 442 293 66.0 58.8-72.4 34 9.3 6.2-13.8 38 10.2 5.3-18.7 29 6.2 4.1- 9.4 48 8.3 6.0-11.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 469 322 70.6 63.6-76.7 37 8.8 5.6-13.6 38 9.7 6.1-15.0 22 3.5 2.1- 5.6 50 7.5 5.1-11.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 419 270 63.5 51.2-74.2 40 16.3 6.8-34.4 47 9.9 6.8-14.3 28 4.9 3.1- 7.7 34 5.3 3.5- 8.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 460 294 66.5 61.3-71.3 32 5.8 3.9- 8.3 43 8.7 6.0-12.5 41 8.3 5.8-11.7 50 10.7 7.9-14.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 404 242 60.6 54.1-66.7 38 12.2 7.4-19.3 37 9.0 6.3-12.9 42 8.9 6.4-12.3 45 9.3 6.6-13.0
Northeast NC I 447 293 62.9 55.8-69.5 30 11.2 5.7-20.8 34 8.1 5.4-12.1 39 7.8 5.5-10.9 51 9.9 7.2-13.6
Northeast NC II 499 329 66.8 61.6-71.7 41 10.0 6.9-14.3 42 6.3 4.4- 9.0 38 7.7 5.3-11.0 49 9.2 6.7-12.6
Northeastern Partnership 946 622 65.5 61.2-69.5 71 10.4 7.4-14.5 76 6.9 5.3- 9.1 77 7.7 5.9-10.1 100 9.5 7.5-11.9
Mountain AHEC 1,277 814 62.5 58.3-66.5 109 9.3 7.0-12.3 128 10.2 8.0-12.9 97 8.4 6.4-10.8 129 9.7 7.7-12.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,228 2,099 65.3 62.4-68.2 261 10.4 8.4-12.7 292 9.5 7.6-11.7 258 7.6 6.2- 9.3 318 7.2 6.1- 8.5
Piedmont 3,978 2,718 70.3 68.2-72.3 376 9.6 8.3-11.0 370 9.4 8.2-10.9 245 5.4 4.5- 6.4 269 5.3 4.5- 6.3
Western NC 2,032 1,310 63.7 60.2-67.0 164 8.2 6.6-10.3 188 10.1 8.0-12.6 153 7.5 6.1- 9.3 217 10.5 8.4-13.0

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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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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