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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 15,489 9,842 66.0 64.8-67.1 1,377 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,582 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,232 7.2 6.6- 7.9 1,456 6.8 6.3- 7.3
-Buncombe County 340 200 62.7 56.0-68.9 31 10.1 6.3-15.8 35 10.4 7.0-15.2 39 10.2 7.2-14.3 35 6.6 4.5- 9.7
GENDER
Male 125 77 67.0 57.0-75.7 13 9.1 5.0-16.0 13 10.6 5.9-18.4 13 8.2 4.5-14.6 9 5.0 2.4-10.5
Female 215 123 59.2 50.5-67.5 18 10.9 5.6-20.2 22 10.2 5.9-17.1 26 11.8 7.7-17.7 26 7.9 5.1-12.0
RACE
White 307 180 61.8 54.7-68.4 31 11.2 7.0-17.4 30 9.8 6.3-14.9 37 10.7 7.5-15.1 29 6.5 4.3- 9.8
Other 31 19 71.3 51.4-85.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.7 5.9-35.7 2 5.7 1.4-20.8 5 7.2 2.7-18.1
AGE
18-44 75 49 66.6 53.3-77.8 8 12.5 5.5-26.1 12 14.4 7.7-25.4 5 5.4 2.1-13.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
45+ 264 151 60.0 53.2-66.3 23 8.4 5.4-12.9 23 7.6 4.9-11.6 34 13.6 9.6-19.0 33 10.4 7.1-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 57 57.7 46.0-68.6 3 3.0 0.8-10.8 11 11.2 5.7-20.6 19 16.3 9.7-25.9 23 11.9 7.2-19.1
Some College + 226 143 65.3 57.1-72.7 28 13.7 8.4-21.7 24 10.0 6.0-16.1 20 7.2 4.5-11.4 11 3.7 1.9- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 93 56.6 47.1-65.5 18 11.5 5.8-21.7 19 10.0 5.9-16.5 25 12.0 7.8-18.1 26 9.9 6.3-15.2
$50,000+ 122 85 69.0 58.7-77.7 12 10.4 5.7-18.3 13 12.4 6.6-22.0 10 7.1 3.6-13.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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