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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,048 7,686 65.2 63.9-66.5 1,098 10.4 9.5-11.3 1,197 10.2 9.4-11.1 926 7.1 6.4- 7.8 1,141 7.1 6.6- 7.7
GENDER
Males 4,695 3,196 70.1 68.2-72.0 403 9.7 8.4-11.1 377 8.0 6.8- 9.2 296 5.8 5.0- 6.8 423 6.4 5.7- 7.3
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 70 72.2 60.8-81.3 7 5.8 2.2-14.0 10 5.6 2.3-13.2 11 7.6 3.8-14.9 15 8.8 4.7-16.1
Non-Hispanic 11,915 7,602 65.1 63.8-66.4 1,089 10.4 9.6-11.4 1,187 10.3 9.4-11.2 914 7.1 6.4- 7.8 1,123 7.1 6.5- 7.7
AGE
18-24 265 177 64.6 56.9-71.6 29 12.9 8.5-19.2 33 13.6 8.9-20.2 20 6.6 3.8-11.4 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2
25-34 982 659 69.1 65.4-72.5 132 12.3 10.1-14.9 114 10.3 8.2-12.9 54 6.2 4.4- 8.5 23 2.1 1.3- 3.5
35-44 1,748 1,132 65.9 63.2-68.6 224 13.4 11.5-15.5 207 10.9 9.3-12.7 118 6.2 5.0- 7.6 67 3.7 2.7- 4.9
45-54 2,327 1,477 65.4 63.0-67.8 253 10.5 9.1-12.2 222 9.0 7.7-10.5 164 6.2 5.2- 7.5 211 8.8 7.5-10.4
55-64 2,734 1,691 62.3 60.0-64.6 227 8.3 7.1- 9.7 271 9.9 8.6-11.4 244 9.1 7.8-10.5 301 10.4 9.0-12.0
65-74 2,241 1,476 66.2 63.8-68.6 160 7.4 6.2- 8.9 196 9.3 7.9-11.0 163 6.8 5.6- 8.1 246 10.3 8.9-11.9
75+ 1,682 1,021 59.9 56.9-62.7 68 4.1 3.0- 5.4 152 9.2 7.7-11.1 159 10.2 8.5-12.1 282 16.7 14.6-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,314 673 52.8 48.5-56.9 51 4.7 3.3- 6.7 129 11.9 9.1-15.4 151 11.2 9.0-13.9 310 19.4 16.7-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,456 2,195 65.3 62.6-67.9 255 8.3 6.7-10.2 333 10.6 8.8-12.8 305 7.8 6.7- 9.1 368 8.0 6.9- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,265 2,057 65.4 62.9-67.8 315 10.0 8.5-11.8 345 10.2 8.8-11.9 255 7.4 6.2- 8.8 293 6.9 6.0- 8.0
College Graduate 3,990 2,743 68.3 66.2-70.3 476 13.9 12.4-15.5 390 9.5 8.3-10.8 215 5.2 4.1- 6.4 166 3.2 2.6- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,072 464 41.6 36.9-46.5 42 5.4 3.5- 8.4 118 13.0 8.9-18.4 162 15.6 12.6-19.1 286 24.4 20.7-28.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,675 923 54.7 50.9-58.5 129 8.6 6.5-11.4 183 11.4 9.3-13.9 170 11.4 9.2-14.1 270 13.9 11.8-16.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,214 740 64.3 60.1-68.2 123 8.5 6.7-10.7 118 9.0 7.0-11.5 105 9.7 7.2-12.9 128 8.6 6.7-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,748 1,160 66.6 63.3-69.7 189 12.6 10.3-15.4 172 9.6 7.9-11.6 124 6.0 4.8- 7.5 103 5.2 4.0- 6.6
$50,000-74,999 1,889 1,291 68.0 64.8-71.0 184 11.8 9.5-14.7 199 10.3 8.5-12.3 125 5.9 4.7- 7.3 90 4.1 3.1- 5.3
$75,000+ 2,869 2,067 71.7 69.3-74.1 346 12.1 10.7-13.8 271 10.0 8.3-11.8 113 4.0 2.9- 5.4 72 2.2 1.6- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,392 1,852 43.4 41.1-45.6 339 8.5 7.4- 9.8 538 12.9 11.4-14.5 663 14.8 13.4-16.4 1,000 20.4 18.8-22.1
No 7,392 5,639 74.9 73.3-76.4 742 11.4 10.3-12.6 629 8.8 7.8- 9.9 254 3.7 3.0- 4.5 128 1.2 1.0- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,961 1,295 67.8 64.9-70.6 155 8.9 7.1-11.2 164 8.2 6.8- 9.8 130 5.9 4.8- 7.3 217 9.2 7.8-10.9
Non-Veteran 10,083 6,387 64.8 63.3-66.2 943 10.6 9.7-11.7 1,033 10.6 9.6-11.6 796 7.3 6.6- 8.1 924 6.7 6.1- 7.4

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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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