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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 3,483 2,444 71.7 69.6-73.6 311 9.6 8.3-10.9 298 9.3 8.0-10.7 182 4.7 3.9- 5.8 248 4.8 4.1- 5.6
Female 6,030 3,891 65.2 63.6-66.8 605 10.8 9.8-11.9 623 10.6 9.6-11.7 458 7.1 6.4- 8.0 453 6.2 5.5- 7.0
RACE
White 7,396 4,901 67.3 65.9-68.8 737 10.8 9.9-11.8 705 10.3 9.3-11.3 486 5.9 5.2- 6.7 567 5.6 5.1- 6.3
African American 1,531 998 68.0 64.8-71.0 138 9.5 7.7-11.6 169 10.0 8.3-12.1 112 6.3 5.0- 7.9 114 6.2 5.0- 7.8
Other Minorities 545 406 76.8 72.0-81.0 38 7.0 4.8-10.0 46 7.7 5.4-11.0 36 5.2 3.4- 7.9 19 3.4 1.9- 6.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 555 415 76.4 71.5-80.6 37 5.7 3.8- 8.6 53 9.2 6.6-12.8 32 5.7 3.7- 8.6 18 2.9 1.6- 5.4
Non-Hispanic 8,952 5,915 67.5 66.2-68.8 879 10.7 9.9-11.6 868 10.0 9.2-10.9 607 6.0 5.4- 6.6 683 5.8 5.3- 6.4
AGE
18-24 436 301 71.2 65.7-76.2 56 10.1 7.4-13.8 50 11.6 8.3-15.9 21 5.5 3.3- 9.0 8 1.6 0.7- 3.7
25-34 1,355 941 70.9 67.7-73.8 157 11.9 9.9-14.3 166 10.8 8.9-13.0 65 4.1 3.1- 5.5 26 2.3 1.4- 3.7
35-44 1,879 1,279 69.6 67.0-72.0 228 11.7 10.1-13.6 211 10.8 9.2-12.6 94 4.6 3.6- 5.9 67 3.4 2.5- 4.5
45-54 1,822 1,182 66.6 63.9-69.2 215 11.4 9.7-13.3 154 8.6 7.1-10.4 137 6.8 5.5- 8.3 134 6.6 5.4- 8.0
55-64 1,703 1,094 64.3 61.5-67.1 137 9.1 7.5-11.1 170 10.4 8.7-12.4 132 7.7 6.3- 9.5 170 8.4 7.1-10.0
65-74 1,271 845 66.2 63.0-69.3 81 6.5 5.0- 8.2 98 8.4 6.6-10.6 104 7.7 6.2- 9.6 143 11.2 9.3-13.5
75+ 1,000 656 66.3 62.7-69.7 39 4.1 2.8- 5.9 70 6.8 5.3- 8.9 85 8.9 6.9-11.3 150 13.9 11.6-16.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 888 66.6 62.8-70.1 73 5.5 3.9- 7.6 125 8.3 6.3-10.8 135 9.1 7.0-11.6 231 10.6 8.9-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,698 1,767 66.4 63.9-68.7 226 9.4 7.9-11.0 266 10.5 8.9-12.3 224 7.2 6.1- 8.5 215 6.6 5.5- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,273 1,538 69.7 67.1-72.2 210 9.7 8.2-11.5 219 9.9 8.3-11.8 152 5.8 4.7- 7.0 154 4.9 4.0- 5.9
College Graduate 3,072 2,128 69.9 67.9-71.9 407 13.7 12.2-15.3 311 10.4 9.1-11.9 129 3.5 2.8- 4.4 97 2.5 1.9- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,009 536 58.2 53.7-62.6 61 7.6 5.2-11.0 98 10.6 8.1-13.9 125 11.5 9.0-14.5 189 12.1 10.1-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,608 1,035 66.9 63.5-70.2 114 8.2 6.4-10.5 179 11.1 9.1-13.5 126 6.7 5.3- 8.5 154 7.1 5.8- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,122 743 66.1 62.2-69.7 114 11.3 8.9-14.2 118 10.7 8.5-13.4 74 5.4 4.1- 7.2 73 6.5 4.9- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,248 835 68.0 64.5-71.2 139 10.3 8.4-12.5 115 9.7 7.8-12.1 95 7.4 5.8- 9.5 64 4.6 3.4- 6.1
$50,000-74,999 1,309 909 70.9 67.7-73.9 164 12.5 10.5-15.0 131 8.8 7.2-10.7 53 3.7 2.6- 5.1 52 4.0 2.8- 5.8
$75,000+ 1,811 1,345 74.6 72.0-77.0 222 12.3 10.5-14.3 153 8.8 7.3-10.6 58 2.8 2.1- 3.8 33 1.5 0.9- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,731 1,182 44.0 41.5-46.6 216 9.1 7.6-10.9 352 14.3 12.5-16.3 407 15.0 13.2-17.0 574 17.5 15.9-19.3
No 6,521 4,948 76.0 74.6-77.4 686 10.8 9.8-11.8 547 8.6 7.7- 9.6 222 3.0 2.5- 3.6 118 1.6 1.2- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,135 778 69.8 66.2-73.1 83 7.5 5.7- 9.9 102 9.9 7.8-12.4 67 5.3 4.0- 7.0 105 7.5 5.9- 9.4
Non-Veteran 8,366 5,548 68.2 66.8-69.6 832 10.5 9.7-11.5 819 10.0 9.1-10.9 572 6.0 5.4- 6.7 595 5.3 4.7- 5.8

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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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