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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,934 3,236 67.2 65.6-68.8 414 8.5 7.7- 9.5 460 9.1 8.1-10.1 341 6.7 5.9- 7.7 483 8.5 7.6- 9.4
GENDER
Male 1,795 1,268 71.8 69.2-74.3 133 7.5 6.2- 9.1 127 7.3 5.9- 8.9 98 5.5 4.2- 7.2 169 7.9 6.6- 9.3
Female 3,139 1,968 63.0 61.0-65.0 281 9.5 8.3-10.8 333 10.7 9.5-12.1 243 7.8 6.8- 9.0 314 9.0 7.9-10.2
RACE
White 3,266 2,153 67.6 65.7-69.4 282 8.7 7.6- 9.9 297 8.7 7.6-10.0 215 6.5 5.6- 7.6 319 8.5 7.5- 9.7
African American 1,230 790 66.0 62.7-69.1 102 9.0 7.2-11.2 112 9.0 7.2-11.1 96 6.7 5.4- 8.4 130 9.3 7.7-11.3
Other Minorities 13 9 72.8 41.6-91.0 1 5.4 0.7-31.5 3 21.7 6.2-53.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 335 228 65.8 58.4-72.5 42 11.2 7.8-15.8 39 12.3 8.2-18.0 17 7.8 3.8-15.4 9 2.9 1.4- 6.0
25-34 813 581 72.9 69.3-76.3 98 12.0 9.7-14.8 83 9.2 7.2-11.8 32 3.8 2.6- 5.6 19 2.0 1.2- 3.4
35-44 884 580 67.7 63.9-71.3 109 12.0 9.6-14.8 94 10.1 8.0-12.6 51 4.9 3.6- 6.6 50 5.3 3.9- 7.3
45-54 908 589 65.9 62.1-69.5 78 8.6 6.6-11.0 85 9.4 7.3-12.2 71 7.3 5.5- 9.5 85 8.9 6.9-11.3
55-64 858 546 66.3 62.4-69.9 46 4.9 3.5- 6.8 70 7.6 5.8-10.1 82 9.7 7.5-12.4 114 11.5 9.4-14.0
65-74 646 409 66.5 62.2-70.6 26 4.5 2.9- 6.9 47 6.8 4.9- 9.5 50 6.3 4.6- 8.4 114 15.9 12.9-19.4
75+ 470 285 59.5 54.1-64.7 14 2.9 1.6- 5.3 41 8.1 5.7-11.3 38 9.6 6.7-13.7 92 19.8 15.9-24.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 825 477 61.3 56.7-65.6 34 4.0 2.6- 5.9 67 8.4 6.1-11.5 78 9.9 7.1-13.7 169 16.4 13.8-19.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,581 1,059 69.6 66.8-72.2 118 7.9 6.4- 9.7 134 7.9 6.4- 9.7 121 7.0 5.6- 8.5 149 7.6 6.3- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 840 64.5 61.4-67.6 135 10.8 8.9-13.1 135 10.5 8.7-12.6 88 6.1 4.8- 7.8 112 8.0 6.5- 9.9
College Graduate 1,209 853 71.3 68.3-74.2 126 10.4 8.6-12.5 123 9.5 7.8-11.7 54 4.6 3.4- 6.2 53 4.1 3.0- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 318 50.9 45.6-56.1 30 4.9 3.1- 7.6 57 8.4 6.1-11.6 96 17.8 13.4-23.3 140 18.0 14.9-21.5
$15,000- 24,999 929 579 64.6 60.7-68.4 79 8.3 6.5-10.6 88 9.0 6.8-11.9 73 6.9 5.3- 8.9 110 11.1 9.0-13.7
$25,000- 34,999 585 400 68.9 64.4-73.0 53 8.8 6.4-11.8 58 10.2 7.7-13.4 31 4.7 3.2- 6.9 43 7.4 5.3-10.2
$35,000- 49,999 657 464 71.0 66.7-74.9 68 11.5 8.8-15.0 58 7.6 5.6-10.3 33 4.9 3.3- 7.0 34 5.0 3.4- 7.5
$50,000-74,999 536 388 73.4 68.7-77.5 55 9.8 7.3-13.2 58 10.8 8.0-14.5 23 4.0 2.5- 6.3 12 2.0 1.0- 3.8
$75,000+ 545 404 74.5 70.1-78.4 58 9.6 7.2-12.7 52 9.5 7.0-12.6 17 3.7 2.2- 6.3 14 2.7 1.5- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,688 734 46.0 43.0-48.9 108 6.9 5.6- 8.6 184 9.9 8.2-11.8 242 14.3 12.4-16.4 420 22.9 20.7-25.3
No 3,085 2,391 77.5 75.6-79.3 293 9.5 8.3-10.8 262 8.7 7.6-10.1 86 2.8 2.0- 3.9 53 1.5 1.1- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 709 490 69.2 65.2-73.0 49 7.6 5.6-10.3 50 7.6 5.6-10.3 49 6.5 4.7- 8.9 71 9.1 7.0-11.7
Non-Veteran 4,079 2,643 66.6 64.8-68.4 347 8.6 7.6- 9.7 395 9.4 8.3-10.6 287 6.9 5.9- 8.0 407 8.5 7.6- 9.5
Currently Serving 136 97 72.5 63.0-80.3 17 12.3 7.2-20.1 14 8.0 4.4-14.1 4 2.4 0.9- 6.8 4 4.8 1.6-13.8

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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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