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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 9,594 5,828 61.5 60.0-62.9 895 10.9 9.9-11.9 1,088 11.8 10.8-12.9 842 8.3 7.5- 9.2 941 7.5 6.9- 8.3
RACE
White 7,353 4,490 60.8 59.0-62.5 695 11.0 9.9-12.2 820 12.3 11.1-13.6 630 8.2 7.3- 9.3 718 7.7 7.0- 8.5
African American 1,602 949 63.3 60.0-66.5 139 9.9 8.0-12.2 199 10.9 9.1-13.1 153 8.1 6.6- 9.9 162 7.7 6.2- 9.5
Other Minorities 600 362 62.2 55.6-68.4 57 11.7 7.8-17.1 68 10.5 7.4-14.7 56 9.6 5.8-15.7 57 6.0 3.7- 9.5
AGE
18-24 265 168 60.4 52.2-68.1 30 12.9 8.4-19.2 39 15.4 10.2-22.6 21 8.5 4.6-15.3 7 2.7 1.0- 6.8
25-34 943 627 67.2 63.3-70.9 117 12.1 9.7-14.9 124 12.2 9.8-15.1 52 6.2 4.4- 8.6 23 2.3 1.3- 4.0
35-44 1,479 895 60.4 57.2-63.5 198 14.6 12.3-17.2 199 13.0 11.1-15.3 123 7.8 6.4- 9.6 64 4.1 3.0- 5.6
45-54 1,857 1,102 60.7 57.8-63.5 210 11.5 9.8-13.6 211 10.6 9.0-12.4 170 8.3 6.6-10.3 164 8.9 7.3-10.7
55-64 1,989 1,167 58.7 55.9-61.4 175 8.9 7.4-10.7 221 11.2 9.5-13.1 205 10.9 9.2-12.8 221 10.4 8.7-12.3
65-74 1,679 1,046 61.8 58.9-64.7 108 6.7 5.3- 8.5 172 11.2 9.3-13.3 139 8.0 6.6- 9.7 214 12.3 10.5-14.3
75+ 1,303 762 57.7 54.2-61.1 51 3.8 2.7- 5.3 120 9.0 7.3-11.1 129 10.1 8.2-12.3 241 19.4 16.6-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,268 640 52.7 48.5-57.0 56 6.7 4.4-10.0 146 12.5 10.0-15.4 156 12.1 9.6-15.1 270 16.0 13.5-18.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,813 1,689 60.5 57.4-63.5 230 9.6 7.8-11.9 316 12.3 10.2-14.7 275 9.2 7.6-11.2 303 8.3 7.1- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,693 1,629 61.1 58.3-63.8 267 10.7 9.1-12.5 316 12.4 10.5-14.6 234 8.4 7.0-10.0 247 7.4 6.3- 8.7
College Graduate 2,795 1,852 66.3 63.7-68.8 341 13.9 12.1-15.9 310 10.7 9.2-12.3 177 5.9 4.5- 7.7 115 3.3 2.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,186 521 45.7 40.8-50.7 61 7.8 5.3-11.3 148 13.1 9.4-17.9 186 15.6 12.0-20.1 270 17.8 14.9-21.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,590 869 54.6 50.6-58.6 138 10.0 7.6-13.1 197 13.1 10.7-15.9 163 11.4 9.0-14.3 223 10.9 9.0-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,022 615 61.2 56.9-65.4 107 11.1 8.4-14.5 119 12.3 9.5-15.8 83 7.0 5.3- 9.2 98 8.3 6.5-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,289 829 62.8 58.8-66.6 151 14.4 11.3-18.1 139 10.6 8.6-13.1 98 7.2 5.5- 9.4 72 5.0 3.8- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 1,271 830 64.6 60.8-68.3 133 11.0 8.8-13.7 153 12.3 9.8-15.3 97 7.6 5.9- 9.6 58 4.5 3.0- 6.7
$75,000+ 1,718 1,174 66.8 63.4-70.0 225 14.1 12.0-16.4 199 11.9 9.7-14.5 79 4.9 3.2- 7.4 41 2.4 1.6- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,552 1,403 40.4 37.9-42.9 273 8.6 7.3-10.1 493 14.4 12.9-16.1 576 16.4 14.5-18.4 807 20.2 18.5-22.2
No 5,790 4,246 70.8 68.9-72.6 606 12.2 10.9-13.6 562 10.5 9.2-11.9 252 4.7 3.8- 5.8 124 1.9 1.4- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 124 61.4 52.3-69.7 21 11.6 7.0-18.7 26 10.7 6.7-16.8 19 7.7 4.5-12.8 19 8.6 4.3-16.5
Non-Veteran 9,385 5,704 61.5 59.9-63.0 874 10.8 9.9-11.9 1,062 11.9 10.8-13.0 823 8.3 7.5- 9.3 922 7.5 6.9- 8.2

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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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