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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 381 255 68.9 62.3-74.9 34 10.1 6.2-16.1 36 10.5 7.0-15.4 22 4.4 2.7- 7.2 34 6.0 4.1- 8.7
Buncombe 353 225 66.9 60.6-72.6 30 7.6 5.1-11.2 31 9.0 6.0-13.4 28 8.9 5.4-14.1 39 7.6 5.3-10.7
Cabarrus 383 238 61.9 55.6-67.8 40 11.9 8.4-16.5 47 12.5 8.8-17.3 34 6.7 4.6- 9.7 24 7.0 4.1-11.8
Catawba 393 263 66.0 58.5-72.9 34 11.1 7.1-17.1 32 7.4 4.7-11.5 29 8.3 3.9-16.7 35 7.1 4.5-10.9
Cumberland 435 290 66.9 60.6-72.6 27 5.8 3.8- 8.6 46 13.1 9.1-18.5 34 8.0 4.7-13.5 38 6.2 4.2- 9.0
Davidson 416 281 66.0 59.4-71.9 41 10.9 7.7-15.3 30 8.5 5.0-14.0 27 8.4 4.8-14.4 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9
Durham 391 256 64.5 57.4-71.1 38 10.5 7.1-15.2 50 16.7 11.1-24.2 21 4.1 2.5- 6.6 26 4.3 2.7- 6.7
Forsyth 414 286 69.0 63.3-74.2 36 9.5 6.5-13.6 36 8.7 5.9-12.7 34 8.5 5.8-12.2 22 4.3 2.7- 7.0
Gaston 385 238 65.9 59.6-71.7 33 9.0 5.8-13.6 39 8.6 5.9-12.3 30 7.6 4.7-12.1 45 8.9 6.2-12.7
Guilford 438 295 67.6 61.9-72.8 41 11.4 8.0-16.0 39 8.3 5.6-12.0 26 6.2 3.9- 9.6 37 6.5 4.5- 9.4
Iredell 430 295 71.0 65.1-76.2 45 10.4 7.3-14.8 32 7.0 4.4-10.8 28 5.9 3.8- 9.1 30 5.7 3.4- 9.3
Johnston 440 293 69.5 63.3-75.2 46 12.4 8.4-17.8 33 7.1 4.2-11.8 26 3.9 2.6- 5.9 42 7.1 4.9-10.1
Mecklenburg 822 549 65.7 61.0-70.1 90 11.4 8.6-14.8 90 12.3 9.3-16.0 52 6.3 4.4- 8.8 41 4.4 2.7- 7.0
New Hanover 387 261 70.9 65.0-76.1 30 9.3 5.8-14.5 31 7.2 4.9-10.5 26 4.9 3.2- 7.4 39 7.7 5.4-10.8
Onslow 388 252 67.6 61.4-73.3 34 8.4 5.5-12.6 42 10.7 7.5-15.0 26 6.6 4.2-10.2 34 6.7 4.2-10.5
Orange 358 240 68.5 61.0-75.2 43 11.4 7.8-16.4 31 11.9 6.6-20.4 20 4.3 2.6- 7.0 24 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Pitt 385 246 66.9 61.0-72.2 44 11.3 8.1-15.6 38 8.8 6.1-12.6 25 7.2 4.4-11.5 32 5.8 4.0- 8.5
Randolph 381 256 68.3 60.7-75.1 29 9.6 5.7-15.8 32 9.9 5.3-17.7 30 6.3 3.9- 9.9 34 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Robeson 386 250 68.2 61.8-73.9 24 5.6 3.3- 9.4 36 10.8 7.0-16.3 28 6.3 4.0- 9.8 48 9.2 6.6-12.7
Rowan 440 267 60.7 54.4-66.8 35 10.0 6.5-15.0 46 11.4 7.8-16.4 42 9.4 5.9-14.8 50 8.5 6.2-11.6
Union 386 266 71.2 64.5-77.1 34 11.6 7.1-18.5 23 4.4 2.5- 7.3 30 5.8 3.9- 8.5 33 7.0 4.4-10.9
Wake 648 459 73.1 68.8-77.1 69 10.1 7.7-13.0 51 7.2 5.1-10.0 39 5.7 3.9- 8.3 30 3.9 2.5- 5.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 412 257 64.2 57.7-70.3 32 8.3 5.5-12.2 51 11.8 8.2-16.6 36 8.4 5.1-13.7 36 7.3 5.0-10.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 493 293 55.6 49.6-61.4 37 10.2 6.6-15.3 61 15.7 11.6-20.9 43 7.6 5.4-10.7 59 10.9 8.2-14.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 421 275 68.1 62.4-73.3 35 8.8 6.0-12.7 31 6.1 4.1- 8.9 32 7.5 5.0-11.2 48 9.5 6.8-13.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 436 286 67.7 61.9-73.0 30 8.3 5.4-12.4 36 7.6 5.0-11.3 39 9.5 6.3-14.0 45 7.0 4.9- 9.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 460 304 68.8 63.0-74.1 35 7.6 4.9-11.6 37 9.3 6.2-13.7 23 3.9 2.4- 6.3 61 10.3 7.3-14.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 418 279 65.2 58.9-71.1 31 7.4 4.9-10.9 34 10.0 6.8-14.4 35 7.9 5.5-11.3 39 9.5 5.4-16.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 385 253 66.7 59.8-72.9 28 7.9 4.4-13.9 34 8.1 5.3-12.2 33 8.6 5.6-13.2 37 8.7 5.5-13.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 451 311 70.1 64.0-75.5 47 10.7 7.5-15.0 33 8.2 4.9-13.6 24 5.1 3.2- 8.3 36 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 560 368 68.7 63.5-73.5 42 7.2 5.0-10.2 50 8.4 6.0-11.6 47 7.8 5.2-11.8 53 7.9 5.6-11.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 415 273 69.5 63.9-74.7 26 6.7 4.5-10.0 33 6.5 4.5- 9.3 32 8.0 4.9-12.8 51 9.2 6.6-12.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 404 256 63.2 56.4-69.5 33 9.1 6.0-13.4 34 10.1 6.2-16.0 35 8.6 5.8-12.6 46 9.0 6.3-12.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 445 274 63.8 57.8-69.4 30 7.0 4.6-10.5 46 13.0 8.9-18.6 29 5.0 3.3- 7.6 66 11.3 8.5-14.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 556 358 66.9 61.4-71.9 39 7.9 5.2-11.7 42 8.0 5.2-12.1 52 7.8 5.5-11.0 65 9.5 7.1-12.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,047 645 59.8 55.7-63.8 83 9.3 7.0-12.3 106 11.6 9.2-14.6 90 8.7 6.5-11.7 123 10.5 8.5-12.8
No 14,249 9,403 67.6 66.5-68.7 1,239 9.2 8.6- 9.9 1,287 9.5 8.8-10.3 1,027 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,293 7.0 6.5- 7.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,108 3,329 66.5 64.7-68.3 414 8.5 7.4- 9.6 482 10.1 9.0-11.4 381 6.8 5.9- 7.9 502 8.0 7.1- 9.1
Piedmont 8,570 5,689 67.8 66.3-69.2 784 9.9 9.0-10.8 781 9.7 8.8-10.7 598 6.4 5.7- 7.1 718 6.2 5.6- 6.9
Western NC 1,618 1,030 66.1 62.9-69.1 124 8.0 6.4-10.0 130 8.4 6.7-10.6 138 8.1 6.5-10.1 196 9.3 7.9-11.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 909 583 66.9 62.7-70.8 69 7.8 5.7-10.5 73 8.3 6.0-11.3 80 8.1 6.1-10.7 104 8.9 7.0-11.2
Northwest 3,044 1,994 67.0 64.7-69.3 259 9.1 7.8-10.5 254 8.3 7.1- 9.8 235 7.8 6.5- 9.4 302 7.7 6.7- 8.9
Charlotte 2,357 1,533 65.1 62.2-67.9 220 10.2 8.5-12.2 239 11.6 9.7-14.0 177 6.5 5.3- 7.9 188 6.6 5.4- 8.2
Greensboro 1,966 1,319 68.3 65.3-71.2 186 11.0 9.1-13.4 173 9.1 7.4-11.2 119 5.3 4.1- 6.7 169 6.3 5.1- 7.7
Southern Regional 1,562 1,034 67.5 64.1-70.7 110 6.4 5.1- 8.0 145 10.9 8.8-13.4 118 7.1 5.4- 9.4 155 8.1 6.5-10.1
Coastal 802 540 67.9 63.4-72.1 63 8.4 6.2-11.2 63 8.6 6.4-11.5 56 5.7 4.2- 7.6 80 9.4 6.5-13.3
Wake 2,054 1,377 70.1 67.3-72.8 196 9.6 8.1-11.4 185 9.2 7.4-11.2 131 5.7 4.5- 7.2 165 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Area L 662 431 65.9 61.1-70.3 45 7.7 5.4-10.8 60 8.2 6.1-11.0 59 10.1 7.3-13.9 67 8.1 6.1-10.7
Eastern 1,940 1,237 65.0 61.9-68.0 174 9.9 8.1-12.2 201 11.1 9.1-13.5 142 6.6 5.2- 8.3 186 7.4 6.1- 8.9

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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.

**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, Edgecombe, 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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