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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,618 3,937 70.7 69.0-72.3 429 8.3 7.4- 9.4 428 8.9 7.8-10.1 320 5.4 4.7- 6.3 504 6.7 5.9- 7.6
Female 9,678 6,111 63.8 62.5-65.1 893 10.1 9.3-11.0 965 10.4 9.6-11.3 797 8.0 7.3- 8.8 912 7.7 7.0- 8.3
RACE
White 11,558 7,581 66.2 65.0-67.4 1,049 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,008 9.6 8.8-10.5 826 6.8 6.2- 7.5 1,094 7.3 6.7- 7.8
African American 2,514 1,597 65.8 63.3-68.3 197 8.1 6.8- 9.7 277 10.9 9.3-12.8 207 7.6 6.4- 9.0 236 7.5 6.4- 8.9
Asian 106 84 77.3 61.4-87.9 5 6.0 2.0-16.3 7 5.7 2.2-14.0 5 2.3 0.9- 6.2 5 8.8 2.0-30.9
Native American 295 168 56.3 48.1-64.1 17 5.0 2.6- 9.2 34 13.3 8.6-20.2 36 11.7 7.6-17.7 40 13.7 9.3-19.8
Other Minorities 761 574 77.1 72.8-80.8 49 5.9 4.1- 8.6 62 7.6 5.4-10.6 36 4.5 2.9- 6.8 40 4.9 3.2- 7.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 798 599 77.3 73.2-81.0 55 6.5 4.6- 9.1 66 8.0 5.8-11.0 37 4.0 2.6- 6.2 41 4.2 2.6- 6.7
-English Speaking 304 213 71.8 64.7-78.0 27 8.4 5.4-12.8 31 12.9 8.3-19.7 15 3.7 2.0- 6.6 18 3.2 1.8- 5.5
-Spanish Speaking 493 385 79.3 74.1-83.6 28 5.8 3.6- 9.2 35 6.3 4.0- 9.8 22 4.1 2.4- 7.0 23 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Non-Hispanic 14,468 9,431 66.1 65.0-67.2 1,267 9.5 8.9-10.2 1,322 9.8 9.1-10.6 1,079 7.1 6.5- 7.7 1,369 7.5 7.0- 8.0
AGE
18-24 620 426 68.2 63.4-72.6 69 10.3 7.8-13.6 75 13.3 10.2-17.1 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4 17 2.6 1.4- 5.0
25-34 1,853 1,294 70.6 67.9-73.1 208 10.8 9.2-12.6 212 10.7 9.0-12.7 92 5.3 4.1- 6.9 47 2.6 1.9- 3.7
35-44 2,642 1,770 68.3 66.1-70.4 322 11.6 10.2-13.1 274 9.9 8.6-11.3 163 5.7 4.7- 6.9 113 4.5 3.6- 5.8
45-54 3,048 1,985 65.6 63.4-67.7 310 9.9 8.6-11.2 270 9.1 7.9-10.5 234 7.8 6.6- 9.1 249 7.6 6.6- 8.9
55-64 3,041 1,916 64.1 61.9-66.1 234 7.4 6.3- 8.6 251 8.2 7.1- 9.5 264 8.3 7.2- 9.6 376 12.0 10.7-13.5
65-74 2,290 1,491 66.3 64.0-68.6 108 4.6 3.6- 5.7 183 7.3 6.2- 8.6 188 8.0 6.8- 9.4 320 13.8 12.2-15.6
75+ 1,696 1,092 64.2 61.4-67.0 60 3.8 2.8- 5.2 119 6.6 5.4- 8.2 138 8.7 7.2-10.5 287 16.6 14.6-18.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,276 1,329 63.4 60.5-66.3 100 6.0 4.6- 8.0 203 8.4 7.0-10.1 228 8.9 7.3-10.7 416 13.3 11.6-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,610 3,017 67.0 65.0-69.0 335 7.5 6.5- 8.6 410 9.9 8.5-11.4 388 8.1 7.0- 9.3 460 7.6 6.7- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,812 2,489 65.9 63.7-68.1 359 10.2 8.8-11.7 367 10.5 9.1-12.1 276 6.7 5.8- 7.8 321 6.6 5.7- 7.7
College Graduate 4,564 3,194 70.3 68.6-72.0 525 11.8 10.7-13.1 410 9.3 8.2-10.6 220 4.4 3.7- 5.2 215 4.1 3.5- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,701 800 51.1 47.4-54.9 82 4.3 3.3- 5.7 173 10.1 8.1-12.7 242 14.0 11.6-16.8 404 20.4 17.9-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 2,517 1,540 62.3 59.4-65.1 153 6.9 5.5- 8.7 269 11.5 9.6-13.8 248 9.9 8.3-11.7 307 9.4 8.0-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,848 1,228 65.2 61.9-68.3 163 9.7 7.8-12.2 182 11.7 9.4-14.4 128 6.9 5.5- 8.5 147 6.6 5.3- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 2,184 1,500 68.6 65.9-71.2 218 10.8 9.1-12.8 186 8.3 6.9- 9.9 135 6.1 4.9- 7.6 145 6.2 4.9- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 1,999 1,400 69.8 67.0-72.5 222 11.4 9.6-13.4 172 8.8 7.2-10.7 106 5.5 4.2- 7.1 99 4.5 3.6- 5.7
$75,000+ 2,829 2,097 74.2 72.1-76.1 321 11.5 10.1-13.1 227 8.7 7.5-10.2 106 3.4 2.7- 4.2 78 2.2 1.7- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,417 2,406 45.5 43.6-47.4 361 7.5 6.5- 8.6 647 12.8 11.5-14.2 791 14.8 13.5-16.2 1,212 19.5 18.2-20.8
No 9,419 7,287 76.5 75.2-77.7 925 10.0 9.2-10.9 710 8.3 7.5- 9.2 311 3.3 2.9- 3.9 186 1.9 1.5- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,233 1,512 66.8 64.1-69.3 150 7.6 6.2- 9.2 165 8.5 7.0-10.3 158 6.8 5.6- 8.3 248 10.4 8.7-12.2
Non-Veteran 13,033 8,513 67.2 66.1-68.4 1,168 9.5 8.8-10.2 1,227 9.8 9.1-10.7 957 6.7 6.2- 7.4 1,168 6.7 6.2- 7.2

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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.

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