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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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 11,040 7,412 68.1 67.0-69.2 998 9.5 8.8-10.2 940 8.4 7.8- 9.1 695 5.9 5.3- 6.4 995 8.2 7.6- 8.8
GENDER
Male 4,133 2,999 72.8 71.1-74.4 356 9.1 8.0-10.2 288 6.9 6.0- 7.9 162 3.8 3.1- 4.5 328 7.5 6.6- 8.5
Female 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
18-24 519 347 67.8 62.7-72.6 77 14.1 10.8-18.1 53 9.8 7.1-13.5 32 6.7 4.5- 9.9 10 1.5 0.8- 3.1
25-34 1,572 1,090 69.3 66.4-72.0 203 14.1 12.0-16.4 162 9.6 7.9-11.5 68 4.2 3.2- 5.6 49 2.9 2.0- 4.2
35-44 2,039 1,396 69.1 66.6-71.5 258 12.0 10.4-13.7 194 10.3 8.7-12.1 99 4.2 3.3- 5.4 92 4.4 3.4- 5.7
45-54 2,108 1,401 67.9 65.4-70.3 206 9.5 8.1-11.2 174 7.9 6.6- 9.4 141 6.3 5.2- 7.6 186 8.4 7.0-10.0
55-64 1,994 1,341 68.1 65.5-70.7 128 6.7 5.4- 8.3 139 6.4 5.2- 8.0 163 7.9 6.5- 9.5 223 10.9 9.2-12.8
65-74 1,552 1,036 68.2 65.3-71.0 81 5.8 4.5- 7.4 112 6.5 5.2- 8.0 108 6.4 5.0- 8.0 215 13.2 11.2-15.5
75+ 1,212 767 63.1 59.6-66.5 40 3.0 2.1- 4.3 103 9.1 7.1-11.6 83 6.3 4.9- 8.1 219 18.4 15.8-21.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,380 786 58.0 54.7-61.3 56 4.7 3.4- 6.4 104 7.1 5.7- 8.9 119 8.2 6.5-10.3 315 22.0 19.3-24.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,168 2,125 67.8 65.7-69.8 228 7.9 6.8- 9.3 258 8.4 7.2- 9.8 236 7.2 6.1- 8.4 321 8.7 7.6-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,873 1,935 67.5 65.3-69.6 294 11.0 9.6-12.5 250 8.7 7.4-10.1 173 5.5 4.6- 6.5 221 7.4 6.2- 8.8
College Graduate 3,605 2,558 72.4 70.6-74.1 419 11.3 10.1-12.6 324 8.5 7.4- 9.7 167 4.3 3.6- 5.1 137 3.6 2.9- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,008 468 46.5 42.4-50.6 51 6.1 4.2- 8.8 70 6.1 4.5- 8.1 131 12.9 10.5-15.8 288 28.4 24.8-32.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,540 938 60.1 57.0-63.2 118 7.8 6.3- 9.6 140 8.5 7.0-10.4 129 8.6 7.0-10.6 215 14.9 12.7-17.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,269 857 67.0 63.7-70.1 121 9.4 7.6-11.5 126 10.0 8.1-12.2 78 6.8 5.1- 9.1 87 6.9 5.4- 8.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,560 1,114 70.9 68.0-73.6 149 10.4 8.6-12.6 132 8.2 6.6-10.2 83 4.9 3.8- 6.3 82 5.5 4.3- 7.1
$50,000-74,999 1,529 1,098 71.5 68.6-74.2 187 12.2 10.4-14.4 136 9.5 7.8-11.6 66 3.8 2.9- 5.0 42 2.9 1.9- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,802 1,386 77.4 75.1-79.7 188 9.6 8.1-11.3 136 7.6 6.2- 9.1 59 3.5 2.6- 4.7 33 1.9 1.3- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,429 1,523 45.0 42.9-47.1 226 7.1 6.1- 8.3 356 10.9 9.6-12.3 469 13.0 11.7-14.5 855 24.0 22.2-25.9
No 7,328 5,683 77.6 76.4-78.8 746 10.5 9.6-11.4 564 7.4 6.7- 8.2 213 2.8 2.4- 3.4 122 1.7 1.3- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,534 1,075 70.6 67.8-73.3 114 7.6 6.2- 9.3 110 6.9 5.5- 8.7 78 5.0 3.8- 6.5 157 9.9 8.2-11.9
Non-Veteran 9,383 6,247 67.6 66.4-68.7 869 9.8 9.1-10.6 821 8.7 8.0- 9.4 612 6.1 5.5- 6.7 834 7.9 7.2- 8.6
Currently Serving 107 77 72.1 61.0-81.1 15 12.6 7.0-21.7 8 7.6 3.2-16.8 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 3 4.7 1.3-15.0

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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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