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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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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  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 14,735 9,890 68.4 67.5-69.4 1,281 9.0 8.5- 9.6 1,293 8.7 8.1- 9.3 953 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,318 7.9 7.4- 8.4
-Buncombe County 358 234 65.6 59.9-71.0 35 9.4 6.5-13.3 32 9.9 6.8-14.3 29 7.7 5.2-11.4 28 7.3 4.9-10.9
GENDER
Male 139 104 73.1 64.1-80.5 12 9.3 5.2-16.2 10 8.8 4.5-16.3 5 3.5 1.4- 8.8 8 5.2 2.5-10.6
Female 219 130 58.3 50.9-65.4 23 9.5 6.1-14.3 22 11.0 7.1-16.9 24 11.8 7.7-17.8 20 9.4 5.7-15.0
RACE
White 318 209 64.7 58.5-70.4 35 10.8 7.5-15.3 27 10.4 6.9-15.3 23 6.8 4.3-10.6 24 7.3 4.7-11.2
Other 38 24 71.9 54.8-84.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.2 2.7-17.5 5 13.0 5.1-29.6 4 7.9 2.7-20.8
AGE
18-44 135 84 65.2 55.9-73.5 17 11.4 6.8-18.4 16 11.7 6.7-19.8 13 8.7 4.8-15.1 5 3.0 1.1- 7.4
45+ 223 150 65.9 58.5-72.6 18 7.9 4.7-13.0 16 8.6 5.1-14.2 16 7.0 4.0-12.0 23 10.5 6.7-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 124 85 70.2 60.5-78.4 4 3.6 1.2-10.3 6 4.8 2.0-10.7 12 10.3 5.5-18.2 17 11.1 6.6-18.2
Some College + 234 149 63.1 55.8-69.8 31 12.6 8.6-18.1 26 12.8 8.4-19.0 17 6.3 3.7-10.6 11 5.2 2.7- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 129 65.3 57.7-72.2 16 7.8 4.5-13.1 16 6.7 3.9-11.1 24 11.1 7.1-16.9 20 9.2 5.6-14.7
$50,000+ 89 64 67.1 55.3-77.0 13 15.4 8.7-25.8 9 13.2 6.8-24.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 2 2.9 0.7-10.8

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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 (MAHEC): 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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