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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 144 89 58.6 47.7-68.7 14 13.3 7.5-22.6 24 17.0 10.0-27.3 15 9.9 5.0-18.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.9
25-34 600 376 63.1 58.1-67.8 83 12.7 9.9-16.2 85 14.0 10.7-18.2 41 7.7 5.2-11.1 15 2.5 1.2- 5.0
35-44 1,045 628 59.8 56.1-63.4 152 15.9 13.3-19.0 138 12.7 10.5-15.4 82 7.1 5.6- 9.0 45 4.5 3.1- 6.5
45-54 1,397 844 61.3 58.1-64.4 161 11.5 9.6-13.7 161 11.5 9.6-13.7 109 6.6 5.3- 8.3 122 9.1 7.4-11.3
55-64 1,614 967 59.3 56.3-62.3 148 9.2 7.6-11.1 173 11.5 9.6-13.7 162 10.5 8.7-12.5 164 9.5 7.8-11.6
65-74 1,391 890 63.4 60.2-66.5 90 6.5 5.0- 8.4 133 10.7 8.7-13.1 109 7.2 5.8- 8.9 169 12.2 10.3-14.5
75+ 1,112 657 58.2 54.5-61.8 43 3.7 2.6- 5.4 106 9.3 7.4-11.5 110 10.6 8.5-13.1 196 18.2 15.4-21.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 773 375 46.7 41.6-51.9 25 4.4 2.6- 7.2 87 14.5 10.8-19.2 93 11.5 8.9-14.7 193 22.9 18.8-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,114 1,270 59.5 55.9-63.0 165 9.4 7.3-12.1 235 13.2 10.6-16.4 212 9.3 7.8-11.1 232 8.5 7.1-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,145 1,303 60.8 57.7-63.8 218 10.8 9.1-12.9 243 12.1 10.0-14.6 182 8.6 7.0-10.5 199 7.7 6.5- 9.2
College Graduate 2,304 1,530 65.3 62.4-68.1 286 14.2 12.2-16.4 255 11.2 9.5-13.1 143 6.3 4.6- 8.5 90 3.0 2.3- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 754 322 40.3 34.7-46.2 28 4.9 3.0- 7.8 91 15.6 9.8-24.0 120 15.6 12.2-19.7 193 23.6 19.1-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,070 583 51.7 46.7-56.6 91 10.2 7.2-14.4 123 13.1 10.1-16.9 111 12.6 9.6-16.5 162 12.4 9.9-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 742 446 62.3 57.6-66.8 76 10.0 7.5-13.2 83 10.8 8.2-14.1 61 7.7 5.6-10.4 76 9.2 7.1-11.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 658 61.2 56.6-65.6 128 15.5 11.9-20.0 108 10.7 8.4-13.6 79 6.9 5.2- 9.1 63 5.7 4.2- 7.7
$50,000-74,999 1,053 690 64.5 60.3-68.4 109 11.0 8.5-14.1 126 12.9 10.1-16.4 82 7.9 6.0-10.3 46 3.7 2.6- 5.2
$75,000+ 1,529 1,042 65.8 62.1-69.3 203 14.1 11.9-16.6 178 12.3 9.9-15.1 71 5.2 3.3- 8.1 35 2.6 1.7- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,715 1,092 40.6 37.7-43.6 213 9.1 7.6-10.9 362 14.2 12.4-16.1 434 15.3 13.6-17.3 614 20.8 18.7-23.1
No 4,488 3,291 70.1 67.9-72.2 474 12.2 10.7-13.8 436 11.1 9.5-12.8 189 5.0 3.9- 6.3 98 1.7 1.3- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 72 53.6 43.2-63.8 17 13.8 7.8-23.3 23 16.6 10.2-25.9 13 8.8 4.6-16.3 15 7.2 3.9-12.9
Non-Veteran 7,213 4,418 60.9 59.1-62.6 678 11.0 9.9-12.2 797 12.2 11.0-13.6 617 8.2 7.3- 9.3 703 7.7 7.0- 8.5

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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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