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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 638 458 72.5 68.5-76.2 64 10.5 8.1-13.5 52 8.6 6.4-11.5 38 4.7 3.2- 6.7 26 3.7 2.4- 5.8
GENDER
Male 249 188 75.2 68.9-80.6 26 11.4 7.8-16.6 15 5.7 3.2- 9.8 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5 10 3.9 2.0- 7.5
Female 389 270 69.9 64.6-74.8 38 9.6 6.8-13.3 37 11.5 8.2-15.8 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2 16 3.5 2.0- 6.3
RACE
White 441 310 70.6 65.6-75.1 52 12.8 9.6-16.8 32 7.5 5.1-10.8 26 4.5 2.9- 6.8 21 4.7 2.8- 7.5
Other 192 145 76.6 69.2-82.6 12 6.0 3.2-10.9 20 11.1 7.0-17.2 11 4.5 2.2- 9.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2
AGE
18-44 321 236 73.4 67.7-78.4 41 12.9 9.4-17.6 32 10.4 7.2-14.8 10 3.0 1.4- 6.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
45+ 315 220 71.3 65.2-76.6 23 7.7 4.9-11.9 20 6.6 4.0-10.7 28 6.7 4.4- 9.9 24 7.8 4.9-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 125 71.3 63.2-78.2 17 9.2 5.5-15.2 12 6.9 3.6-12.5 14 6.2 3.4-11.3 11 6.4 3.2-12.1
Some College + 458 332 73.0 68.3-77.3 47 11.0 8.2-14.8 40 9.4 6.7-13.0 24 4.0 2.5- 6.2 15 2.6 1.4- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 172 65.3 58.3-71.7 30 13.8 9.5-19.7 25 10.3 6.6-15.6 21 5.9 3.5- 9.7 13 4.7 2.4- 8.9
$50,000+ 245 195 79.7 73.7-84.7 22 8.9 5.7-13.7 17 7.4 4.5-11.9 6 2.5 1.1- 5.9 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0

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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 (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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