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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 16,914 11,096 67.9 67.0-68.9 1,575 9.9 9.3-10.5 1,602 9.4 8.8-10.0 1,262 6.6 6.1- 7.1 1,379 6.2 5.8- 6.6
-Alamance County 450 291 63.9 57.8-69.5 41 10.2 6.9-14.8 43 11.9 8.0-17.4 34 6.7 4.6- 9.8 41 7.3 5.2-10.2
GENDER
Male 144 97 68.3 56.8-77.9 12 9.5 4.5-19.2 15 13.3 6.4-25.3 7 3.8 1.6- 8.6 13 5.1 2.8- 9.3
Female 306 194 60.5 53.9-66.8 29 10.7 7.1-15.7 28 10.9 7.3-15.9 27 9.0 5.9-13.4 28 9.0 6.0-13.3
RACE
White 340 208 59.9 53.1-66.3 35 11.9 7.7-17.9 38 13.4 9.4-18.7 28 7.3 4.8-11.0 31 7.6 5.1-11.2
Other 107 80 72.3 58.5-82.9 6 6.5 2.8-14.6 5 8.7 2.2-28.9 6 5.6 2.4-12.7 10 6.8 3.5-13.0
AGE
18-44 174 117 67.3 57.6-75.8 19 11.7 6.7-19.8 20 12.1 6.4-21.6 13 6.6 3.6-11.5 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9
45+ 274 172 59.4 52.4-66.0 22 8.4 5.4-12.8 23 11.7 7.4-18.0 21 7.0 4.3-11.1 36 13.5 9.5-18.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 144 65.6 56.1-74.0 9 4.6 2.2- 9.6 16 11.1 5.2-22.2 18 8.4 4.9-14.1 26 10.3 6.6-15.6
Some College + 234 145 62.1 54.1-69.6 32 15.5 10.0-23.2 27 12.8 8.5-18.8 16 5.3 3.1- 8.8 14 4.3 2.4- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 171 64.2 55.8-71.8 14 6.6 3.7-11.6 21 12.1 6.4-21.7 26 9.4 6.1-14.2 25 7.7 4.9-11.8
$50,000+ 116 74 64.8 53.1-75.0 21 18.1 10.1-30.1 16 14.3 8.2-23.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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