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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,230 782 66.2 62.1-70.0 92 7.3 5.4- 9.8 134 10.6 8.3-13.4 100 8.2 6.1-10.9 122 7.8 6.0- 9.9
GENDER
Female 1,230 782 66.2 62.1-70.0 92 7.3 5.4- 9.8 134 10.6 8.3-13.4 100 8.2 6.1-10.9 122 7.8 6.0- 9.9
RACE
African American 1,230 782 66.2 62.1-70.0 92 7.3 5.4- 9.8 134 10.6 8.3-13.4 100 8.2 6.1-10.9 122 7.8 6.0- 9.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 8 55.9 18.4-87.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.4 0.8-37.0 2 10.3 1.5-46.2 1 27.5 4.2-76.7
-English Speaking 12 8 55.9 18.4-87.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.4 0.8-37.0 2 10.3 1.5-46.2 1 27.5 4.2-76.7
Non-Hispanic 1,218 774 66.2 62.1-70.1 92 7.3 5.4- 9.8 133 10.6 8.3-13.5 98 8.2 6.1-10.9 121 7.7 5.9- 9.8
AGE
18-24 92 67 68.6 52.7-81.1 6 6.4 2.0-18.8 10 13.9 6.1-28.7 7 8.4 3.0-21.6 2 2.7 0.4-14.9
25-34 200 147 77.6 68.6-84.6 20 10.7 5.6-19.4 24 8.6 5.0-14.3 5 2.5 0.7- 8.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
35-44 256 165 63.5 54.5-71.6 20 8.0 4.6-13.4 31 10.6 6.2-17.3 24 10.6 5.8-18.6 16 7.5 4.0-13.3
45-54 255 155 61.0 52.2-69.1 24 10.4 6.1-17.2 24 10.1 5.9-16.9 27 11.7 7.1-18.9 25 6.7 3.9-11.3
55-64 179 94 56.1 45.8-66.0 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 25 16.4 10.1-25.6 15 7.6 3.8-14.6 36 18.2 11.7-27.0
65-74 141 84 64.5 52.8-74.7 11 5.1 2.6- 9.5 14 7.7 4.0-14.6 10 7.0 2.7-17.1 22 15.7 9.1-25.6
75+ 94 60 64.2 49.6-76.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 5 5.3 1.9-14.2 11 11.2 5.2-22.3 16 17.6 8.9-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 151 56.7 47.6-65.4 13 3.3 1.7- 6.3 28 11.1 6.4-18.5 26 12.0 6.7-20.5 56 16.9 11.7-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 272 66.4 59.0-73.1 27 5.9 3.2-10.6 43 11.0 6.9-16.9 36 9.2 5.7-14.6 39 7.4 4.9-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 299 193 69.1 60.7-76.5 32 10.7 6.3-17.7 31 7.2 4.1-12.2 22 7.4 4.1-12.9 21 5.6 2.8-10.8
College Graduate 237 163 70.5 62.5-77.4 20 9.0 5.3-15.0 32 13.6 9.1-20.1 16 4.0 1.9- 8.2 6 2.8 1.0- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 152 58.8 50.1-67.1 13 3.1 1.6- 5.8 17 7.0 3.8-12.7 35 16.2 10.5-24.2 45 14.9 10.2-21.2
$15,000- 24,999 281 181 63.5 53.9-72.1 22 7.4 3.8-13.9 31 10.4 5.7-18.1 19 9.8 4.9-18.6 28 9.0 5.3-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 161 112 66.9 55.2-76.8 13 7.1 3.2-15.2 23 12.1 6.9-20.4 9 9.1 3.8-20.2 4 4.7 1.4-15.0
$35,000- 49,999 113 76 67.3 53.9-78.4 13 13.8 6.5-26.9 12 11.8 5.6-23.0 7 3.8 1.2-11.7 5 3.3 0.9-11.2
$50,000-74,999 64 42 64.5 46.7-79.0 9 18.3 7.5-38.3 7 11.4 4.7-25.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 4 4.8 1.1-18.0
$75,000+ 53 37 73.4 56.9-85.3 5 13.2 5.3-29.0 8 11.4 4.6-25.5 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 8 52.6 26.2-77.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.7 9.0-59.7 3 13.7 4.1-36.9 1 6.1 0.8-33.4
Guilford 70 43 62.7 48.5-74.9 7 13.0 5.5-27.7 8 10.2 5.0-19.8 6 8.7 3.4-20.4 6 5.4 2.1-13.1
Mecklenburg 80 55 73.7 62.2-82.7 5 3.9 1.6- 9.6 8 9.0 4.0-19.1 4 4.4 1.5-12.2 8 8.9 4.2-17.9
Orange 30 19 65.2 45.9-80.5 4 14.0 5.1-33.0 4 11.9 4.4-28.2 2 5.7 1.3-22.4 1 3.3 0.5-20.0
Wake 53 37 66.4 50.3-79.4 7 17.5 7.8-34.7 5 8.3 3.3-19.3 3 5.1 1.4-16.5 1 2.7 0.4-16.9
Chatham/Lee 52 36 68.1 52.1-80.7 4 11.3 4.2-27.1 4 9.0 3.0-24.1 5 7.6 2.9-18.6 3 4.0 1.2-12.7
Nash/Wilson 81 55 64.0 51.3-75.0 4 6.1 2.0-17.1 11 15.6 8.4-27.2 4 4.5 1.6-12.1 7 9.8 4.4-20.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 38 74.4 59.6-85.2 2 1.9 0.4- 7.6 5 7.9 2.9-19.6 5 9.2 3.7-21.4 6 6.6 2.7-15.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 7 86.6 50.0-97.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.4 2.4-50.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 85.4 40.0-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 68 70.2 59.6-79.0 12 11.8 6.4-20.7 10 8.5 4.1-16.6 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 8 4.8 2.3-10.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 7 78.9 42.9-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.1 5.1-57.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 52 57.7 45.9-68.7 7 7.3 3.3-15.5 10 14.5 7.2-27.0 11 9.4 5.0-17.1 12 11.1 6.2-19.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 92 53 60.5 49.3-70.8 10 9.5 4.9-17.6 8 11.6 5.7-22.2 10 9.7 5.1-17.8 11 8.7 4.7-15.7
Northeast NC I 165 113 70.5 62.1-77.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 16 8.9 5.3-14.7 14 8.5 4.8-14.8 17 9.3 5.4-15.7
Northeast NC II 97 51 56.2 44.6-67.1 11 11.6 6.1-20.9 15 11.9 6.9-19.7 5 6.0 1.8-18.2 15 14.3 8.3-23.6
Northeastern Partnership 262 164 63.8 56.6-70.3 16 6.9 4.0-11.6 31 10.3 7.1-14.8 19 7.3 4.1-12.8 32 11.7 7.9-16.9
Mountain AHEC 32 18 58.3 36.9-77.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 17.4 6.1-40.8 4 12.7 4.4-31.2 4 11.6 4.1-29.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 647 406 65.3 59.2-70.9 45 6.6 4.1-10.4 73 12.9 9.1-17.9 53 7.9 5.3-11.8 70 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Piedmont 537 348 67.6 62.0-72.8 47 8.1 5.4-11.8 53 8.0 5.7-11.2 42 8.2 5.4-12.4 47 8.1 5.6-11.6
Western NC 46 28 46.6 23.7-71.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 33.8 10.9-68.1 5 12.1 4.1-30.8 5 7.4 2.6-19.4

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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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