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2008 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 15,489 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
-Eastern NC 5,165 3,208 64.0 62.0-65.9 450 9.4 8.1-10.8 541 10.4 9.2-11.6 449 8.2 7.2- 9.3 517 8.1 7.2- 9.2
GENDER
Male 1,889 1,242 66.8 63.5-70.0 140 8.5 6.5-11.1 173 9.1 7.3-11.2 149 7.4 5.9- 9.2 185 8.2 6.7-10.0
Female 3,276 1,966 61.3 59.0-63.5 310 10.2 8.8-11.7 368 11.6 10.1-13.2 300 8.9 7.7-10.3 332 8.1 7.0- 9.2
RACE
White 3,483 2,197 64.4 61.9-66.8 319 9.6 8.0-11.5 343 9.8 8.3-11.5 276 7.7 6.6- 9.1 348 8.4 7.3- 9.7
African American 1,174 697 60.2 56.1-64.2 92 9.6 7.3-12.5 141 11.5 9.3-14.0 123 10.0 7.8-12.6 121 8.7 6.8-11.1
Other Minorities 478 296 69.6 63.6-75.0 35 7.2 4.3-11.9 55 11.1 7.8-15.5 46 6.5 4.4- 9.6 46 5.6 3.8- 8.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 223 155 73.0 64.6-80.1 9 5.5 2.1-13.7 30 10.9 6.9-17.0 11 4.0 2.0- 8.2 18 6.4 3.4-11.7
Non-Hispanic 4,925 3,044 63.3 61.2-65.3 438 9.7 8.4-11.2 511 10.3 9.1-11.7 436 8.5 7.4- 9.7 496 8.2 7.3- 9.3
AGE
18-24 181 120 64.5 54.9-73.0 20 12.7 7.2-21.5 21 10.9 6.3-18.3 15 8.2 4.6-14.1 5 3.7 1.4- 9.1
25-34 525 373 73.8 69.2-77.9 51 8.8 6.4-11.9 63 10.4 7.8-13.6 25 4.5 2.9- 7.0 13 2.5 1.3- 4.9
35-44 814 519 62.9 58.6-67.0 90 10.7 8.2-13.9 105 13.1 10.5-16.1 63 8.1 5.9-10.9 37 5.3 3.5- 7.9
45-54 1,009 608 61.9 58.2-65.5 107 9.7 7.8-12.1 91 7.5 5.9- 9.4 113 10.4 8.4-12.9 90 10.4 8.2-13.3
55-64 1,071 632 58.7 55.2-62.2 92 8.8 6.9-11.1 120 11.3 9.2-13.7 96 9.4 7.5-11.7 131 11.8 9.7-14.4
65-74 902 571 64.3 60.5-67.9 59 7.1 5.3- 9.6 86 9.1 7.1-11.6 74 7.5 5.8- 9.7 112 12.0 9.7-14.7
75+ 630 364 57.2 52.6-61.7 27 3.6 2.3- 5.5 54 9.4 7.0-12.5 60 10.2 7.7-13.5 125 19.6 16.2-23.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 790 414 59.2 54.0-64.1 35 5.3 3.1- 8.8 95 11.2 8.6-14.3 94 11.1 8.5-14.5 152 13.3 10.7-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,601 1,004 63.1 59.0-67.0 119 8.8 6.3-12.1 165 10.5 8.1-13.5 150 8.4 6.7-10.6 163 9.2 7.3-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,403 862 62.4 58.7-66.0 145 11.2 8.8-14.1 144 10.5 8.6-12.8 120 8.1 6.3-10.4 132 7.8 6.3- 9.7
College Graduate 1,358 918 70.3 67.2-73.2 151 10.9 9.1-13.1 136 9.3 7.7-11.3 85 5.9 4.6- 7.7 68 3.5 2.5- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 284 48.6 42.6-54.7 34 6.9 3.7-12.4 79 9.7 7.2-12.9 102 14.3 11.0-18.5 153 20.5 16.4-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 831 469 60.3 55.1-65.4 61 8.1 5.5-12.0 102 12.0 9.4-15.1 82 8.0 5.9-10.8 117 11.5 8.8-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 585 357 61.2 54.6-67.5 56 9.1 6.4-12.8 61 10.6 7.3-15.2 59 11.2 7.7-16.2 52 7.8 5.2-11.6
$35,000- 49,999 742 491 66.8 62.5-70.9 77 9.6 7.3-12.5 76 11.2 8.6-14.4 51 6.1 4.3- 8.5 47 6.3 4.6- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 764 499 63.1 57.7-68.3 81 12.6 8.6-18.1 77 10.2 7.4-13.9 61 8.6 6.1-12.1 46 5.5 3.7- 7.9
$75,000+ 938 684 75.6 72.2-78.7 106 10.8 8.7-13.3 86 7.9 6.2-10.1 41 4.1 2.9- 5.8 21 1.5 0.9- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,001 823 42.4 39.1-45.8 145 6.4 5.1- 7.9 270 14.3 12.1-17.0 321 16.7 14.5-19.2 442 20.1 17.7-22.7
No 3,007 2,279 75.1 72.6-77.4 293 11.1 9.2-13.2 254 8.3 7.0- 9.7 115 3.7 2.8- 4.9 66 2.0 1.4- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 936 612 65.5 60.8-69.9 86 11.0 8.0-15.1 69 6.9 5.1- 9.3 76 7.7 5.8-10.2 93 8.9 6.7-11.6
Non-Veteran 4,226 2,595 63.7 61.5-65.9 363 8.9 7.6-10.5 471 11.1 9.8-12.6 373 8.3 7.2- 9.5 424 8.0 7.0- 9.1

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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.

**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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