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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 15,296 10,048 67.2 66.1-68.2 1,322 9.2 8.6- 9.9 1,393 9.6 9.0-10.4 1,117 6.8 6.2- 7.3 1,416 7.2 6.7- 7.7
-Eastern NC 5,105 3,329 66.5 64.7-68.3 412 8.4 7.4- 9.5 480 10.1 9.0-11.4 382 6.9 6.0- 7.9 502 8.1 7.1- 9.1
GENDER
Male 1,818 1,260 69.4 66.3-72.3 125 7.8 6.2- 9.7 144 9.5 7.7-11.6 109 5.5 4.2- 7.2 180 7.9 6.4- 9.7
Female 3,287 2,069 63.8 61.7-66.0 287 9.0 7.8-10.3 336 10.7 9.4-12.2 273 8.2 7.0- 9.5 322 8.3 7.2- 9.5
RACE
White 3,442 2,244 65.7 63.4-67.9 290 9.0 7.8-10.4 308 10.6 9.1-12.3 254 6.9 5.8- 8.2 346 7.8 6.9- 8.9
African American 1,166 743 66.6 63.1-69.9 90 7.2 5.6- 9.2 122 10.0 8.1-12.3 94 7.4 5.9- 9.4 117 8.8 6.9-11.1
Other Minorities 482 334 70.4 63.8-76.3 30 7.5 4.3-12.6 49 8.1 5.5-11.8 31 5.8 3.5- 9.6 38 8.1 4.6-13.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 259 192 72.9 64.1-80.2 21 9.5 5.3-16.5 22 7.1 4.1-12.1 8 3.4 1.3- 8.5 16 7.0 3.0-15.5
Non-Hispanic 4,840 3,134 65.9 64.0-67.7 391 8.3 7.3- 9.4 457 10.4 9.2-11.8 374 7.3 6.3- 8.4 484 8.1 7.2- 9.0
AGE
18-24 231 160 67.9 59.6-75.1 21 9.0 5.3-14.8 31 13.3 8.7-19.9 12 7.0 3.6-13.2 7 2.8 0.9- 8.8
25-34 629 441 73.0 68.7-76.8 76 11.0 8.5-14.1 74 10.7 8.2-13.9 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0 16 2.2 1.3- 3.6
35-44 837 548 66.0 61.9-69.9 100 10.8 8.7-13.5 97 11.1 8.8-13.9 50 5.6 4.1- 7.7 42 6.4 4.2- 9.6
45-54 1,028 652 63.8 60.1-67.3 99 8.8 7.0-11.0 98 10.5 8.3-13.2 84 7.3 5.7- 9.4 95 9.6 7.5-12.2
55-64 1,033 657 63.6 60.0-67.0 68 6.8 5.1- 8.9 85 8.5 6.6-10.7 91 9.0 7.2-11.3 132 12.1 10.0-14.6
65-74 759 491 64.0 59.8-67.9 31 4.4 2.9- 6.5 54 6.5 4.9- 8.7 71 10.1 7.8-13.0 112 15.0 12.2-18.3
75+ 556 357 64.8 59.9-69.4 14 2.2 1.2- 3.8 39 6.7 4.7- 9.4 50 9.5 6.9-13.1 96 16.8 13.3-21.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 475 64.5 59.6-69.1 32 6.2 3.7-10.3 63 5.8 4.2- 8.0 82 8.2 6.3-10.6 156 15.2 12.2-18.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,639 1,079 67.1 63.7-70.3 112 6.8 5.3- 8.7 148 9.9 8.1-12.0 135 8.0 6.1-10.5 165 8.2 6.5-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,320 840 64.2 60.5-67.7 124 9.5 7.6-11.8 148 13.1 10.4-16.4 93 6.4 5.0- 8.1 115 6.8 5.3- 8.5
College Graduate 1,332 932 69.5 66.2-72.7 144 11.1 9.2-13.3 121 10.3 8.2-12.8 70 4.8 3.6- 6.5 65 4.2 3.0- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 307 50.6 45.4-55.8 30 5.1 3.4- 7.6 68 10.3 7.6-13.7 84 13.1 10.2-16.6 143 21.0 17.3-25.2
$15,000- 24,999 884 556 64.9 59.8-69.7 52 6.8 4.3-10.5 81 8.9 6.4-12.4 79 8.1 6.0-10.9 116 11.3 8.3-15.1
$25,000- 34,999 661 459 69.0 64.1-73.5 45 7.7 5.4-10.9 63 10.0 7.3-13.6 41 6.0 4.1- 8.6 53 7.3 5.0-10.4
$35,000- 49,999 738 501 67.1 62.5-71.5 70 9.9 7.5-13.1 81 12.8 9.8-16.7 49 5.9 4.3- 8.1 37 4.2 2.7- 6.3
$50,000-74,999 699 462 65.3 60.4-70.0 84 11.5 8.9-14.7 67 10.9 8.0-14.7 44 6.7 4.2-10.6 42 5.6 4.0- 7.8
$75,000+ 755 567 75.6 71.6-79.2 77 9.4 7.3-12.1 55 9.0 6.6-12.2 28 3.3 2.2- 4.9 28 2.7 1.8- 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,899 835 44.5 41.5-47.5 123 7.2 5.7- 9.0 218 12.3 10.5-14.5 290 15.2 13.1-17.6 433 20.8 18.6-23.1
No 3,047 2,367 76.5 74.2-78.7 279 9.1 7.8-10.6 246 9.0 7.6-10.7 89 3.1 2.3- 4.2 66 2.3 1.5- 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 869 582 66.4 62.2-70.4 55 7.0 5.1- 9.6 76 11.3 8.5-14.9 67 6.6 4.9- 8.6 89 8.7 6.8-11.1
Non-Veteran 4,225 2,741 66.7 64.6-68.7 355 8.7 7.6-10.0 403 9.8 8.6-11.2 313 6.8 5.8- 8.0 413 7.9 6.9- 9.1

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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