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2004 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 6,907 4,413 63.8 62.3-65.1 642 9.9 9.0-10.8 652 9.8 8.9-10.7 533 7.8 7.0- 8.6 667 8.8 8.0- 9.6
AGE
18-24 315 201 61.9 55.1-68.2 49 15.8 11.5-21.4 39 12.9 9.0-18.0 21 7.9 4.7-12.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2
25-34 958 630 64.8 61.1-68.4 126 14.1 11.5-17.1 112 11.4 9.2-14.1 56 5.9 4.4- 7.9 34 3.7 2.5- 5.5
35-44 1,232 797 63.4 60.0-66.7 171 13.6 11.5-16.0 128 12.6 10.2-15.4 78 5.9 4.5- 7.6 58 4.6 3.2- 6.5
45-54 1,305 795 61.2 57.9-64.4 147 11.2 9.2-13.6 127 9.7 7.9-11.8 110 8.9 7.2-11.1 126 9.0 7.3-11.0
55-64 1,211 784 65.1 61.7-68.3 73 5.7 4.4- 7.5 95 7.2 5.7- 9.1 123 11.1 8.9-13.7 136 10.9 9.0-13.1
65-74 997 656 66.9 63.3-70.4 46 4.9 3.5- 6.7 73 6.6 5.1- 8.5 78 7.3 5.6- 9.3 144 14.4 11.8-17.4
75+ 855 525 61.4 57.4-65.3 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8 75 8.8 6.8-11.3 66 7.6 5.8-10.0 163 19.7 16.6-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 870 461 50.7 46.5-54.9 32 4.0 2.7- 6.1 76 9.1 7.0-11.7 92 11.0 8.4-14.2 209 25.2 21.7-29.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,028 1,305 64.7 62.0-67.2 148 7.8 6.4- 9.5 176 9.3 7.8-11.1 173 8.9 7.4-10.6 226 9.3 8.0-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,848 1,200 64.3 61.5-67.0 187 11.1 9.4-13.1 177 9.8 8.3-11.7 140 7.8 6.4- 9.5 144 7.0 5.7- 8.7
College Graduate 2,153 1,442 67.0 64.6-69.4 275 12.7 11.0-14.5 221 10.3 8.8-12.1 128 5.8 4.8- 7.0 87 4.1 3.2- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 716 325 43.3 38.8-47.9 36 5.7 3.6- 8.9 52 7.1 5.1- 9.9 104 15.5 12.4-19.2 199 28.3 24.3-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,063 629 57.7 54.0-61.3 84 9.0 7.1-11.4 106 9.6 7.7-12.0 102 10.8 8.6-13.4 142 12.9 10.7-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 772 492 60.3 55.8-64.7 76 9.1 7.0-11.7 85 12.8 10.0-16.3 61 9.6 6.9-13.2 58 8.2 6.0-11.0
$35,000- 49,999 900 618 67.2 63.3-70.9 84 10.4 8.0-13.5 87 8.9 6.9-11.4 65 7.5 5.7- 9.9 46 5.9 4.2- 8.2
$50,000-74,999 875 607 68.3 64.3-72.0 113 12.6 10.2-15.5 89 11.5 9.0-14.5 45 4.8 3.4- 6.6 21 2.9 1.5- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,003 742 73.4 69.9-76.5 121 10.8 8.8-13.3 83 9.2 7.2-11.7 40 4.7 3.3- 6.7 17 1.9 1.1- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,232 909 40.0 37.5-42.6 140 6.5 5.3- 7.9 249 12.5 10.8-14.5 362 16.8 14.9-18.9 572 24.1 22.0-26.4
No 4,539 3,412 74.2 72.6-75.7 490 11.4 10.3-12.6 387 8.5 7.6- 9.6 163 3.8 3.2- 4.5 87 2.1 1.6- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 69 68.9 56.6-79.0 6 5.7 2.2-14.0 11 14.6 7.5-26.5 8 9.0 3.9-19.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0
Non-Veteran 6,785 4,329 63.7 62.2-65.1 632 9.9 9.0-10.8 637 9.7 8.8-10.6 525 7.8 7.0- 8.6 662 8.9 8.1- 9.8
Currently Serving 20 12 64.1 38.3-83.8 4 15.9 5.1-39.8 4 20.0 6.3-48.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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