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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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 4,253 2,722 64.0 61.8-66.1 395 10.4 9.0-11.9 436 10.7 9.3-12.3 315 7.2 6.1- 8.4 385 7.7 6.7- 9.0
AGE
18-24 229 157 67.0 57.2-75.4 28 12.6 7.6-20.3 31 15.4 9.3-24.5 7 3.7 1.4- 9.7 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5
25-34 586 375 64.7 59.1-70.0 87 16.4 12.5-21.2 68 8.2 5.9-11.3 42 7.8 5.2-11.8 14 2.9 1.3- 6.1
35-44 759 478 64.3 59.4-69.0 88 11.4 8.6-14.9 108 15.4 12.0-19.6 48 4.4 3.1- 6.3 37 4.5 2.8- 7.1
45-54 824 502 59.8 54.7-64.7 105 13.1 9.9-17.3 84 11.8 8.9-15.4 52 6.4 4.3- 9.5 81 8.9 6.4-12.2
55-64 713 462 64.4 59.1-69.4 41 6.1 3.9- 9.3 59 6.9 4.8- 9.8 71 12.6 9.3-16.9 80 10.1 7.5-13.4
65-74 615 421 68.0 62.2-73.3 23 4.3 2.4- 7.7 49 9.0 5.7-13.8 47 8.0 5.5-11.6 75 10.7 7.7-14.7
75+ 498 309 62.0 55.4-68.2 18 4.4 2.1- 9.0 35 6.6 4.2-10.4 45 6.8 4.5-10.1 91 20.2 15.2-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 546 303 58.5 52.2-64.5 25 4.3 2.4- 7.4 52 8.3 5.5-12.2 52 8.9 6.2-12.7 114 20.1 15.5-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,265 818 62.7 58.4-66.8 91 9.2 6.7-12.5 110 10.3 8.0-13.2 111 9.6 7.3-12.4 135 8.2 6.4-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,133 736 64.1 59.7-68.3 109 11.2 8.6-14.5 125 11.9 9.2-15.3 80 6.6 4.8- 9.0 83 6.1 4.5- 8.4
College Graduate 1,300 859 67.5 63.7-71.1 169 13.3 10.9-16.2 148 11.1 8.7-14.1 72 4.7 3.4- 6.6 52 3.3 2.2- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 213 51.0 43.9-58.1 23 6.4 3.2-12.6 48 9.6 6.5-13.8 58 12.5 8.7-17.7 100 20.5 15.8-26.1
$15,000- 24,999 716 450 60.5 54.8-66.0 49 8.3 5.6-12.2 77 13.8 9.9-19.0 68 8.9 6.4-12.1 72 8.6 6.0-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 473 317 64.5 57.0-71.4 44 14.2 9.1-21.4 48 8.2 5.2-12.6 33 7.2 4.0-12.6 31 5.9 3.3-10.2
$35,000- 49,999 569 389 71.0 65.3-76.1 64 10.7 7.4-15.2 54 9.5 6.6-13.3 36 5.2 3.3- 7.9 26 3.7 2.1- 6.3
$50,000-74,999 480 315 62.5 56.1-68.5 59 13.3 9.6-18.1 56 11.8 8.0-17.0 25 5.7 3.3- 9.7 25 6.7 3.8-11.3
$75,000+ 578 400 70.1 64.9-74.8 75 11.5 8.6-15.2 64 11.8 8.7-15.8 24 5.3 3.1- 8.8 15 1.4 0.7- 2.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 236 160 66.8 59.8-73.2 21 9.3 5.9-14.3 26 11.6 7.8-16.9 9 4.2 2.1- 8.5 20 8.0 5.0-12.6
Guilford 197 127 59.5 51.0-67.4 19 9.4 5.7-15.2 22 14.3 9.0-21.9 15 10.0 5.6-17.2 14 6.8 3.5-12.8
Mecklenburg 180 119 64.4 56.2-71.9 20 11.2 7.0-17.5 15 9.8 5.8-16.2 16 9.6 5.6-16.1 10 4.9 2.4- 9.9
Orange 233 148 65.8 54.4-75.6 32 12.9 8.4-19.4 34 16.5 8.6-29.4 9 2.6 1.2- 5.3 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Wake 196 139 71.6 64.1-78.0 23 12.2 8.0-18.3 19 8.6 5.2-13.9 4 2.4 0.9- 6.5 11 5.2 2.8- 9.7
Chatham/Lee 170 100 61.3 53.1-69.0 18 12.0 7.5-18.6 15 9.3 5.5-15.2 20 9.3 5.8-14.4 17 8.1 4.9-13.2
Nash/Wilson 147 81 54.9 45.8-63.6 13 9.8 5.7-16.4 14 9.7 5.3-16.9 9 6.5 3.0-13.6 30 19.1 13.3-26.7
Craven/Pamlico 214 133 61.2 53.7-68.2 21 9.4 6.0-14.4 22 12.1 7.8-18.3 21 9.7 6.2-14.9 17 7.6 4.4-12.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 158 58.9 51.5-65.9 23 10.9 6.8-17.1 27 14.9 9.8-22.1 18 6.5 3.9-10.8 27 8.8 5.8-13.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 264 161 56.9 47.1-66.2 22 10.1 5.9-17.0 32 17.0 8.5-31.0 19 6.8 4.0-11.2 30 9.2 6.1-13.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 180 126 72.7 63.2-80.5 10 4.9 2.3-10.1 13 6.2 3.4-11.2 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0 23 13.4 7.4-23.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 148 68.0 60.6-74.5 19 9.6 6.0-15.3 24 10.8 6.8-16.6 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 20 7.2 4.5-11.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 114 69 62.1 52.0-71.3 15 12.4 7.2-20.5 12 9.5 5.1-16.9 8 8.5 4.2-16.3 10 7.5 3.8-14.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 175 104 57.8 49.2-66.0 16 12.1 6.7-20.7 20 10.9 6.9-16.8 20 10.4 6.4-16.3 15 8.9 5.0-15.1
Northeast NC I 135 86 66.9 58.0-74.7 12 9.7 5.5-16.5 10 6.8 3.6-12.4 13 9.0 5.1-15.4 14 7.7 4.4-13.2
Northeast NC II 212 148 71.1 63.8-77.4 13 6.3 3.4-11.3 18 6.8 4.1-10.9 15 8.1 4.7-13.5 18 7.8 4.6-12.8
Northeastern Partnership 347 234 69.9 64.2-75.1 25 7.2 4.7-11.0 28 6.8 4.6- 9.9 28 8.3 5.5-12.4 32 7.8 5.2-11.5
Mountain AHEC 717 453 57.8 52.8-62.7 61 8.8 6.5-11.8 78 11.9 8.9-15.7 57 11.3 8.2-15.5 68 10.1 7.4-13.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,292 814 63.3 58.9-67.4 122 11.3 8.7-14.7 126 9.6 7.3-12.6 108 8.6 6.4-11.4 122 7.2 5.5- 9.4
Piedmont 1,797 1,180 65.9 62.8-69.0 175 10.4 8.5-12.6 187 10.7 8.9-13.0 115 5.8 4.6- 7.4 140 7.1 5.6- 9.0
Western NC 1,164 728 59.0 54.7-63.2 98 9.1 7.0-11.7 123 12.3 9.3-16.1 92 9.3 7.1-12.0 123 10.4 8.2-13.1

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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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