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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 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
GENDER
Male 152 102 69.7 60.8-77.3 15 11.1 6.2-19.2 15 9.1 5.2-15.3 8 4.1 1.9- 8.5 12 6.1 3.0-11.7
Female 225 156 67.9 60.2-74.7 18 7.4 4.6-11.9 22 12.6 7.7-20.2 12 4.9 2.6- 9.0 17 7.2 4.2-11.9
RACE
White 316 219 69.1 62.6-74.9 29 10.3 6.6-15.6 29 10.2 6.5-15.4 15 4.6 2.6- 7.9 24 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Other 59 38 68.1 53.5-79.9 4 5.9 2.0-16.2 8 13.3 6.4-25.7 4 3.2 1.1- 9.0 5 9.4 3.5-23.2
AGE
18-44 166 123 72.5 63.6-79.9 16 9.9 5.5-17.2 21 13.4 8.3-20.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 3 2.3 0.6- 8.2
45+ 207 132 63.7 55.9-70.7 17 8.8 5.2-14.6 15 7.1 4.0-12.3 17 8.0 4.7-13.1 26 12.4 8.2-18.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 102 64.2 54.4-72.9 10 9.3 4.3-18.9 19 13.7 8.4-21.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.2 15 8.0 4.2-14.7
Some College + 219 156 72.3 64.9-78.6 23 9.5 6.1-14.5 18 8.8 4.9-15.2 9 4.2 2.1- 8.4 13 5.3 2.9- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 108 60.0 50.7-68.8 14 9.5 4.7-18.1 19 12.2 7.1-20.3 14 7.5 4.2-13.0 21 10.8 6.4-17.5
$50,000+ 149 117 78.1 69.7-84.6 16 10.3 6.2-16.7 10 8.3 4.2-15.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 4 2.1 0.7- 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: 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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