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2005 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 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 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
Buncombe 441 285 69.9 64.6-74.8 39 7.0 5.0- 9.8 45 10.5 7.5-14.5 31 5.5 3.7- 8.2 41 7.1 5.0-10.0
Cabarrus 414 281 69.6 63.8-74.9 36 8.9 6.2-12.7 45 11.2 7.8-16.0 29 6.2 3.8- 9.9 23 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Catawba 442 292 66.0 60.2-71.4 40 10.8 7.5-15.3 46 10.6 7.4-15.0 31 7.2 4.5-11.2 33 5.4 3.5- 8.2
Cumberland 446 286 63.5 57.5-69.1 49 11.9 8.6-16.1 42 10.2 7.1-14.4 34 8.2 4.9-13.2 35 6.3 4.1- 9.6
Davidson 450 288 65.3 59.3-70.9 31 9.1 5.8-14.0 49 10.6 7.5-14.6 34 6.6 4.3-10.0 48 8.4 5.9-11.8
Durham 458 306 71.1 65.8-75.9 59 13.1 9.7-17.6 42 7.1 4.9-10.2 16 2.5 1.5- 4.3 35 6.2 4.1- 9.1
Forsyth 446 291 67.7 62.2-72.7 55 12.4 9.3-16.5 44 8.5 6.1-11.6 29 6.9 4.3-10.8 27 4.5 3.0- 6.8
Gaston 444 275 62.6 56.2-68.5 29 6.7 4.4-10.1 51 12.8 8.4-18.9 37 8.1 5.4-11.9 52 9.9 7.2-13.4
Guilford 460 300 66.3 60.7-71.5 39 8.5 6.0-12.0 50 10.8 7.8-14.8 39 8.4 5.6-12.6 32 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Iredell 402 279 70.8 65.2-75.8 38 11.0 7.6-15.7 24 6.3 4.1- 9.6 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7 36 6.4 4.4- 9.1
Johnston 383 239 66.5 60.2-72.2 31 8.0 5.3-12.1 36 9.6 6.4-14.0 35 8.8 5.8-13.0 42 7.2 4.9-10.3
Mecklenburg 872 599 69.5 65.6-73.2 92 11.5 8.9-14.7 90 9.5 7.5-12.0 41 4.0 2.9- 5.7 50 5.4 3.8- 7.7
New Hanover 445 294 66.2 60.6-71.3 47 11.7 8.3-16.2 49 11.0 8.0-15.0 33 6.3 4.2- 9.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.8
Onslow 389 240 66.7 60.8-72.2 42 11.4 8.0-16.0 39 8.9 6.3-12.5 37 8.1 5.7-11.4 31 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Orange 419 292 70.6 64.4-76.2 49 12.5 8.9-17.4 40 8.4 5.9-12.0 18 5.2 2.3-11.3 20 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Pitt 441 293 67.4 61.8-72.6 45 10.7 7.6-14.9 46 9.6 6.9-13.3 27 5.5 3.6- 8.5 30 6.7 4.3-10.1
Randolph 448 297 67.6 62.1-72.5 39 9.5 6.6-13.6 43 10.8 7.6-15.0 29 4.6 3.0- 7.0 40 7.5 5.3-10.7
Robeson 431 263 64.8 59.0-70.2 33 8.8 5.7-13.1 33 7.9 5.3-11.5 49 9.3 6.8-12.7 53 9.2 6.7-12.5
Rowan 467 305 68.2 62.7-73.2 43 9.8 6.7-14.1 39 8.5 5.9-12.2 38 6.5 4.5- 9.1 42 7.1 4.9-10.1
Union 377 258 68.8 63.0-74.1 33 9.4 6.2-13.9 37 10.8 7.4-15.4 20 4.5 2.7- 7.2 29 6.6 4.3-10.0
Wake 851 582 68.7 64.7-72.5 109 13.0 10.5-16.0 87 11.7 9.1-14.9 47 4.4 3.2- 6.0 26 2.2 1.4- 3.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 464 310 68.3 62.5-73.6 35 6.5 4.6- 9.3 48 12.6 8.5-18.2 37 7.6 5.1-11.3 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Northeast Partnership II 500 329 68.8 63.5-73.7 27 6.4 3.7-10.6 49 9.2 6.3-13.4 48 8.1 5.9-11.1 47 7.5 5.4-10.4
Northeast Partnership I 496 311 66.0 60.3-71.4 38 10.1 6.1-16.2 36 5.8 4.0- 8.3 47 8.3 5.9-11.5 64 9.8 7.4-12.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 416 288 73.9 68.4-78.7 24 5.6 3.3- 9.4 41 8.6 5.9-12.3 33 6.6 4.3-10.1 30 5.3 3.5- 7.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 517 336 67.9 62.4-73.0 43 10.9 7.2-16.3 46 7.2 5.2- 9.9 45 6.4 4.5- 8.9 47 7.6 5.4-10.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 423 273 64.7 58.9-70.1 44 10.4 7.4-14.3 32 9.1 5.7-14.1 36 7.2 4.9-10.5 38 8.6 5.8-12.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 472 317 70.3 65.2-75.0 35 6.7 4.7- 9.6 43 9.0 6.2-12.7 41 7.5 5.1-10.8 36 6.5 4.4- 9.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 519 357 70.0 64.6-74.8 47 8.2 5.8-11.4 41 7.6 5.2-10.9 37 8.5 5.5-12.9 37 5.8 3.7- 8.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 630 401 65.2 60.1-70.0 63 9.9 7.5-13.0 57 10.5 7.3-15.0 54 8.0 5.6-11.5 55 6.2 4.6- 8.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 453 305 71.3 66.1-76.0 40 8.4 5.8-12.0 38 7.8 5.3-11.4 37 7.3 4.9-10.7 33 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 403 233 61.8 55.9-67.4 46 10.3 7.4-14.1 38 9.8 7.0-13.6 45 10.3 7.3-14.3 41 7.9 5.5-11.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 493 309 66.2 60.9-71.1 42 7.9 5.5-11.0 47 9.2 6.6-12.7 36 7.2 4.8-10.6 59 9.6 7.1-12.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 752 491 69.5 65.1-73.5 72 9.9 7.5-13.0 66 6.7 4.9- 9.0 53 6.8 4.8- 9.5 70 7.2 5.4- 9.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,150 748 68.7 65.0-72.1 81 7.9 5.8-10.7 100 8.5 6.3-11.3 102 7.8 6.2- 9.8 119 7.2 5.9- 8.9
No 15,764 10,348 67.9 66.9-68.9 1,494 10.0 9.4-10.6 1,502 9.5 8.9-10.1 1,160 6.5 6.0- 7.0 1,260 6.2 5.7- 6.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,449 3,523 67.0 65.2-68.6 468 9.4 8.3-10.7 502 9.2 8.2-10.3 466 7.5 6.6- 8.4 490 7.0 6.2- 7.8
Piedmont 9,513 6,335 68.4 67.1-69.6 916 10.2 9.4-11.1 921 9.9 9.1-10.8 640 5.9 5.4- 6.6 701 5.5 5.0- 6.1
Western NC 1,952 1,238 68.1 65.4-70.6 191 9.4 7.9-11.1 179 8.0 6.7- 9.4 156 7.2 5.9- 8.8 188 7.4 6.2- 8.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,193 776 69.6 66.2-72.8 111 9.0 7.1-11.2 111 7.9 6.3- 9.9 84 6.4 4.9- 8.3 111 7.1 5.7- 8.9
Northwest 3,215 2,084 66.9 64.8-69.0 308 10.3 9.0-11.7 291 8.6 7.5- 9.9 248 7.4 6.3- 8.7 284 6.8 5.9- 7.8
Charlotte 2,511 1,673 68.1 65.6-70.4 231 9.7 8.2-11.4 258 10.5 9.0-12.2 162 5.6 4.6- 6.8 187 6.2 5.1- 7.4
Greensboro 2,186 1,453 67.9 65.1-70.6 201 9.0 7.6-10.7 215 10.2 8.6-12.1 153 6.9 5.4- 8.7 164 5.9 4.8- 7.3
Southern Regional 1,748 1,118 65.2 61.8-68.5 162 11.2 8.8-14.0 151 9.1 7.4-11.2 145 7.0 5.5- 8.9 172 7.5 6.1- 9.1
Coastal 866 566 65.1 61.1-69.0 92 11.0 8.7-13.8 81 9.6 7.3-12.6 72 7.1 5.4- 9.2 55 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Wake 2,382 1,592 69.6 67.0-72.0 252 11.2 9.6-13.0 222 9.8 8.2-11.7 161 5.3 4.4- 6.5 155 4.1 3.3- 5.0
Area L 684 453 69.8 65.0-74.2 38 7.4 4.6-11.8 62 7.8 5.8-10.4 66 7.9 5.8-10.8 65 7.1 5.3- 9.4
Eastern 2,129 1,381 68.0 65.4-70.5 180 8.3 7.0- 9.9 211 9.9 8.2-12.0 171 7.3 6.1- 8.8 186 6.4 5.4- 7.6

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

*** 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.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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