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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 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
GENDER
Male 226 174 75.1 68.1-81.0 26 11.4 7.6-16.9 17 9.8 6.0-15.6 8 3.4 1.6- 6.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Female 364 246 65.3 59.5-70.7 53 15.5 11.6-20.4 33 10.5 7.4-14.7 17 4.8 2.7- 8.4 15 3.9 2.1- 6.9
RACE
White 430 307 70.1 64.9-74.8 61 14.4 11.0-18.6 34 9.3 6.5-13.0 19 4.7 2.8- 7.6 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Other 153 108 70.9 61.7-78.7 16 10.2 5.9-17.0 16 12.5 7.3-20.7 6 3.2 1.2- 8.1 7 3.2 1.3- 8.0
AGE
18-44 322 230 69.9 63.8-75.4 48 14.3 10.5-19.2 32 11.8 8.1-16.7 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5
45+ 262 186 70.1 63.2-76.2 30 12.5 8.4-18.1 18 8.2 4.9-13.4 17 6.6 3.8-11.4 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 100 66.8 57.6-74.8 15 8.4 4.6-14.9 19 14.7 9.2-22.9 12 7.3 3.7-13.7 8 2.8 1.3- 5.9
Some College + 435 319 71.5 66.3-76.2 64 15.5 12.0-19.9 31 8.3 5.6-12.0 13 2.8 1.6- 5.1 8 1.8 0.8- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 143 66.2 58.1-73.5 27 12.0 7.9-17.9 23 14.8 9.5-22.4 6 3.6 1.4- 9.2 11 3.3 1.7- 6.1
$50,000+ 243 179 72.9 66.3-78.7 29 12.5 8.6-18.0 19 8.1 5.1-12.7 13 4.6 2.5- 8.3 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9

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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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