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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 391 265 66.0 60.2-71.4 33 12.0 8.2-17.3 35 8.4 5.9-11.9 24 5.5 3.6- 8.5 34 8.0 5.4-11.8
Buncombe 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
Cabarrus 421 294 70.1 65.0-74.8 36 9.6 6.7-13.5 32 8.5 5.9-12.1 33 6.7 4.6- 9.5 26 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Catawba 363 252 70.0 63.8-75.6 29 7.7 5.2-11.3 23 7.1 4.6-10.9 29 8.6 4.9-14.8 30 6.5 4.4- 9.6
Cumberland 441 280 64.3 59.1-69.2 35 8.2 5.7-11.8 52 11.5 8.6-15.2 33 7.6 5.2-10.9 41 8.4 5.9-11.7
Davidson 377 246 66.2 60.3-71.6 27 6.7 4.4-10.1 45 11.1 8.1-15.1 18 5.3 2.9- 9.5 41 10.6 7.5-14.8
Durham 401 261 66.9 61.3-72.0 44 10.2 7.4-13.9 45 9.9 7.1-13.5 29 8.9 5.8-13.4 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Forsyth 433 304 73.2 68.4-77.5 41 9.7 7.0-13.4 32 6.7 4.6- 9.6 22 3.8 2.4- 6.0 34 6.6 4.6- 9.5
Gaston 367 238 63.5 57.7-69.0 24 7.4 4.7-11.6 24 6.5 4.2- 9.9 26 7.8 5.2-11.5 55 14.8 11.0-19.6
Guilford 421 295 70.9 65.6-75.8 44 10.3 7.5-13.9 31 6.6 4.5- 9.7 23 5.6 3.1-10.0 28 6.5 4.4- 9.7
Iredell 426 290 66.9 61.1-72.3 33 7.9 5.5-11.3 45 10.7 7.7-14.6 22 5.1 3.2- 8.1 36 9.4 5.7-14.9
Johnston 468 307 67.8 62.5-72.8 45 9.7 7.0-13.4 36 6.6 4.4- 9.7 26 6.1 3.7- 9.7 54 9.8 7.1-13.3
Mecklenburg 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
New Hanover 371 245 68.3 62.7-73.5 32 9.4 6.4-13.5 38 9.7 6.6-14.0 27 6.3 4.1- 9.6 29 6.3 4.2- 9.4
Onslow 387 254 67.9 62.6-72.8 39 9.5 6.8-13.0 51 12.7 9.5-16.8 22 5.8 3.6- 9.0 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5
Orange 408 284 70.9 65.5-75.7 53 12.2 9.2-16.2 39 8.9 6.1-12.9 18 4.4 2.5- 7.5 14 3.6 1.8- 6.9
Pitt 378 268 70.5 65.0-75.5 38 9.9 7.0-13.7 24 7.1 4.6-10.9 13 3.3 1.8- 6.2 35 9.2 6.4-13.0
Randolph 340 230 69.2 63.2-74.6 27 9.0 5.8-13.7 31 8.9 5.9-13.2 23 6.0 3.9- 9.2 29 6.9 4.6-10.4
Robeson 361 221 62.5 56.5-68.1 26 6.6 4.2-10.2 44 12.3 8.7-17.1 34 8.7 6.1-12.4 36 9.9 6.8-14.1
Rowan 433 283 66.8 61.5-71.7 28 5.7 3.8- 8.4 38 9.7 6.6-14.0 30 6.6 4.4- 9.8 54 11.2 8.3-14.9
Union 433 298 70.4 65.2-75.1 46 10.3 7.4-14.1 30 6.3 4.1- 9.4 25 5.5 3.5- 8.7 34 7.5 5.2-10.8
Wake 590 420 70.2 65.7-74.3 79 13.5 10.6-17.0 50 10.1 7.5-13.5 25 4.1 2.6- 6.4 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 358 254 70.9 65.0-76.1 25 7.7 5.0-11.5 26 8.9 5.5-14.2 26 5.9 3.9- 8.9 27 6.6 4.5- 9.7
Northeast Partnership II 469 293 62.9 57.7-67.8 37 10.4 7.4-14.5 35 7.2 4.8-10.8 44 9.2 6.7-12.4 60 10.3 7.8-13.4
Northeast Partnership I 382 249 66.5 60.5-72.0 27 7.0 4.5-10.7 29 7.4 4.8-11.1 35 7.9 5.4-11.3 42 11.2 8.0-15.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 362 244 71.3 65.6-76.3 26 6.6 4.3-10.0 26 7.5 4.8-11.6 18 4.9 2.7- 8.7 48 9.8 7.1-13.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 464 313 71.1 66.3-75.4 42 8.7 6.3-12.1 45 9.0 6.5-12.2 18 4.0 2.4- 6.6 46 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 403 255 63.5 58.1-68.7 30 8.3 5.6-12.0 38 8.7 6.2-12.2 33 7.9 5.5-11.4 47 11.5 8.4-15.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 397 256 65.8 60.4-70.8 30 7.6 5.2-10.9 38 9.0 6.4-12.5 29 8.2 5.5-12.2 44 9.4 6.8-12.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 449 319 72.1 67.0-76.6 42 10.1 7.3-13.7 38 7.6 5.2-10.9 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 33 7.0 4.7-10.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 529 353 69.3 64.7-73.5 38 6.9 4.8- 9.7 43 6.9 5.0- 9.5 48 8.5 6.2-11.6 47 8.4 6.1-11.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 358 228 65.5 59.9-70.7 28 7.3 4.9-10.8 31 8.1 5.5-11.8 30 7.9 5.4-11.5 41 11.1 8.0-15.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 353 236 67.1 60.3-73.2 25 7.0 4.6-10.4 28 7.0 4.7-10.4 19 5.0 3.1- 8.1 45 13.9 8.9-21.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 415 287 70.6 65.3-75.4 33 7.0 4.9-10.0 35 8.5 5.8-12.2 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 39 9.9 6.9-14.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 590 376 63.8 58.8-68.5 40 6.9 4.8- 9.8 52 9.0 6.5-12.3 46 7.6 5.1-11.2 76 12.7 9.7-16.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 970 622 64.7 61.0-68.3 78 9.8 7.7-12.5 72 7.7 5.6-10.5 86 7.8 6.2- 9.7 112 10.0 8.2-12.2
No 13,765 9,268 68.6 67.7-69.6 1,203 9.0 8.4- 9.6 1,221 8.7 8.1- 9.3 867 5.9 5.4- 6.5 1,206 7.7 7.2- 8.3
NC REGIONS***
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
Piedmont 8,197 5,613 70.0 68.7-71.2 739 9.6 8.8-10.5 698 8.5 7.7- 9.3 491 5.3 4.8- 6.0 656 6.6 6.0- 7.2
Western NC 1,604 1,041 65.0 62.0-67.9 128 7.7 6.3- 9.3 135 8.6 7.0-10.5 121 7.2 5.7- 9.1 179 11.5 9.6-13.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 928 601 64.8 60.8-68.5 74 7.6 5.8- 9.9 79 8.7 6.7-11.3 73 7.7 5.6-10.4 101 11.2 8.9-14.1
Northwest 2,837 1,908 68.6 66.4-70.7 220 7.7 6.7- 9.0 246 8.3 7.1- 9.6 173 5.7 4.7- 6.9 290 9.7 8.4-11.2
Charlotte 2,199 1,520 70.6 68.2-72.9 195 9.3 7.9-11.0 166 8.0 6.7- 9.6 144 5.5 4.5- 6.7 174 6.6 5.5- 7.9
Greensboro 1,908 1,303 69.6 66.9-72.1 194 10.8 9.1-12.7 166 7.8 6.5- 9.4 107 5.1 4.0- 6.3 138 6.8 5.5- 8.4
Southern Regional 1,543 1,007 67.9 65.1-70.6 116 7.3 5.9- 8.9 165 9.9 8.3-11.8 117 7.0 5.6- 8.6 138 7.9 6.5- 9.6
Coastal 743 479 65.7 61.7-69.5 62 8.7 6.7-11.4 73 9.0 6.9-11.6 55 6.8 5.1- 9.1 74 9.7 7.5-12.5
Wake 2,007 1,362 69.6 66.9-72.2 206 11.3 9.5-13.3 172 8.9 7.3-10.8 117 5.6 4.4- 7.0 150 4.6 3.8- 5.7
Area L 579 366 66.0 61.4-70.4 45 8.5 6.1-11.6 49 7.7 5.4-10.7 42 6.9 4.8- 9.9 77 10.9 8.5-13.9
Eastern 1,867 1,252 67.8 65.1-70.3 161 9.0 7.5-10.7 166 9.5 7.9-11.3 120 5.9 4.9- 7.2 168 7.9 6.6- 9.3

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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