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2005 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 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
-Wake County 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
GENDER
Male 327 218 68.9 62.6-74.5 46 13.6 9.8-18.4 40 12.6 8.9-17.5 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 8 1.7 0.7- 3.8
Female 524 364 68.5 63.4-73.2 63 12.4 9.3-16.3 47 10.7 7.4-15.2 32 5.6 3.8- 8.2 18 2.8 1.7- 4.7
RACE
White 632 427 66.6 61.9-70.9 91 14.7 11.7-18.4 65 12.3 9.2-16.3 32 4.3 2.9- 6.3 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Other 210 147 72.8 64.8-79.5 18 9.5 5.6-15.5 22 10.6 6.4-17.0 14 4.5 2.6- 7.9 9 2.6 1.3- 5.3
AGE
18-44 417 289 69.1 63.3-74.3 58 13.7 10.2-18.2 51 13.6 9.8-18.4 13 2.5 1.3- 4.4 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0
45+ 432 291 68.0 62.9-72.7 51 11.8 8.9-15.6 36 8.7 6.1-12.1 34 7.5 5.2-10.7 20 4.0 2.4- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 144 68.3 59.1-76.2 17 9.2 5.2-15.8 20 12.7 7.2-21.4 19 6.7 4.0-11.2 12 3.1 1.7- 5.7
Some College + 637 437 68.9 64.5-72.9 92 14.6 11.6-18.1 67 11.3 8.7-14.6 28 3.4 2.3- 5.1 13 1.9 1.0- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 341 230 68.5 61.6-74.7 39 12.4 8.3-18.1 34 10.1 6.6-15.3 22 5.7 3.5- 9.1 16 3.3 1.9- 5.6
$50,000+ 397 280 71.3 66.0-76.0 59 14.4 10.9-18.7 38 10.1 7.3-13.9 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8

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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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