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2008 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 15,489 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 377 225 65.4 58.6-71.6 31 8.9 5.8-13.3 52 10.8 7.7-14.9 28 7.0 4.3-11.3 41 7.9 5.5-11.2
Buncombe 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
Cabarrus 357 246 71.2 64.2-77.3 32 8.3 5.6-12.2 33 9.9 5.6-16.8 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1 23 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Catawba 442 296 67.0 61.1-72.5 44 12.5 8.9-17.3 33 7.2 4.8-10.7 35 6.9 4.3-11.0 34 6.3 4.1- 9.7
Cumberland 468 281 60.3 54.0-66.3 37 9.2 6.0-13.8 40 9.5 6.5-13.7 50 10.2 7.2-14.3 60 10.8 7.5-15.2
Davidson 399 272 68.7 62.2-74.6 34 8.1 5.4-11.9 29 10.5 6.4-16.9 28 5.8 3.7- 9.0 36 6.9 4.6-10.2
Durham 393 253 66.1 58.6-72.9 42 10.1 7.2-14.1 46 10.9 7.0-16.6 29 9.5 4.9-17.8 23 3.4 2.0- 5.5
Forsyth 402 269 67.3 61.3-72.8 41 13.5 9.5-18.7 40 8.8 6.1-12.5 30 6.8 4.5-10.0 22 3.7 2.1- 6.6
Gaston 405 244 66.1 59.9-71.9 38 9.7 6.5-14.3 38 8.5 5.8-12.3 41 8.4 5.9-11.8 44 7.3 5.1-10.2
Guilford 415 298 74.6 68.3-80.0 33 10.7 6.7-16.6 39 7.8 5.2-11.6 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 28 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Iredell 422 289 72.5 67.1-77.3 43 10.6 7.5-14.8 37 8.3 5.5-12.3 26 4.3 2.8- 6.6 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Johnston 463 291 66.3 60.2-71.9 49 10.1 7.3-13.9 48 9.2 6.6-12.6 38 6.6 4.4- 9.7 37 7.8 4.4-13.4
Mecklenburg 667 457 69.3 64.6-73.6 63 11.6 8.6-15.4 53 8.2 5.8-11.5 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7 46 4.7 3.3- 6.5
New Hanover 366 237 66.1 59.4-72.2 33 7.8 5.2-11.6 47 15.0 10.7-20.6 21 5.0 3.0- 8.0 28 6.2 3.9- 9.5
Onslow 396 242 61.4 54.8-67.6 47 13.7 9.8-18.8 49 12.0 8.1-17.6 25 8.3 5.0-13.4 33 4.6 3.1- 6.8
Orange 376 248 66.7 60.2-72.6 46 12.2 8.8-16.8 43 11.8 8.3-16.6 23 5.7 3.4- 9.4 16 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Pitt 382 233 62.6 55.6-69.2 40 9.4 6.7-13.2 54 13.7 9.9-18.8 29 9.8 5.5-16.9 26 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Randolph 394 232 59.9 52.8-66.6 32 11.2 7.3-16.7 45 11.2 7.0-17.3 41 9.8 6.6-14.5 44 7.8 5.5-11.0
Robeson 384 214 59.1 50.0-67.6 34 7.6 4.9-11.7 44 16.4 8.5-29.3 42 7.7 5.3-11.0 50 9.2 6.5-13.0
Rowan 437 263 55.0 47.8-61.9 27 10.7 6.0-18.4 58 15.9 10.8-22.9 35 7.9 5.1-12.1 54 10.5 7.6-14.4
Union 402 276 71.1 64.7-76.8 31 7.9 5.2-12.0 37 9.6 6.3-14.4 29 7.0 4.0-12.0 29 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Wake 584 393 66.1 60.9-70.8 67 12.0 9.1-15.6 62 11.3 8.4-15.1 33 6.4 4.0-10.1 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5
Wayne 436 276 67.6 60.8-73.7 31 6.1 3.8- 9.6 39 8.4 5.8-12.0 45 9.6 6.5-14.1 45 8.3 5.0-13.6
NC REGIONS
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
Piedmont 7,468 4,905 67.6 66.0-69.2 685 10.3 9.3-11.4 743 9.7 8.7-10.8 535 6.6 5.7- 7.5 600 5.8 5.2- 6.5
Western NC 2,856 1,729 62.7 60.2-65.2 242 9.5 8.0-11.3 298 11.4 9.8-13.2 248 8.0 6.9- 9.4 339 8.3 7.3- 9.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,879 1,145 63.7 60.7-66.6 158 9.1 7.3-11.3 195 11.2 9.3-13.4 172 8.3 6.9-10.0 209 7.6 6.5- 9.0
Northwest 3,241 2,080 64.7 62.2-67.1 283 10.7 9.1-12.4 319 10.6 8.9-12.5 241 6.7 5.7- 8.0 318 7.3 6.2- 8.5
Charlotte 2,055 1,354 67.4 64.5-70.1 187 10.2 8.5-12.2 180 8.7 7.1-10.6 162 7.0 5.7- 8.5 172 6.8 5.5- 8.3
Greensboro 1,776 1,148 70.0 66.6-73.2 155 9.4 7.4-11.9 197 9.1 7.2-11.3 123 5.7 4.4- 7.3 153 5.9 4.7- 7.3
Southern Regional 1,508 909 63.3 59.5-66.9 119 8.8 6.7-11.5 161 10.9 8.7-13.6 134 7.4 5.8- 9.4 185 9.7 7.9-11.8
Coastal 758 478 65.9 61.2-70.2 65 8.4 6.1-11.4 88 12.2 9.4-15.6 63 6.3 4.7- 8.3 64 7.3 5.3- 9.9
Wake 1,700 1,111 67.2 63.7-70.5 183 10.8 8.9-13.0 183 10.7 8.7-13.2 115 6.8 4.9- 9.3 108 4.5 3.4- 5.8
Area L 467 299 65.8 60.0-71.2 35 8.5 5.6-12.7 43 9.3 6.3-13.5 38 8.4 5.5-12.6 52 7.9 5.7-11.0
Eastern 2,105 1,318 63.5 60.2-66.7 192 10.3 8.1-13.0 216 9.4 7.7-11.3 184 9.6 7.8-11.7 195 7.3 5.9- 8.8

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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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