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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 2,872 2,019 73.3 70.9-75.5 255 9.2 7.8-10.7 227 7.6 6.3- 9.2 163 5.3 4.2- 6.7 208 4.7 3.9- 5.6
Female 4,596 2,886 62.3 60.1-64.5 430 11.4 10.0-12.9 516 11.7 10.2-13.3 372 7.7 6.5- 9.2 392 6.9 6.0- 8.0
RACE
White 5,927 3,888 66.3 64.5-68.1 555 11.0 9.9-12.3 580 10.1 8.9-11.4 416 6.4 5.5- 7.4 488 6.2 5.5- 7.0
African American 1,058 676 70.2 66.4-73.7 94 9.7 7.6-12.4 116 7.8 6.1- 9.9 84 6.3 4.7- 8.3 88 6.0 4.5- 8.0
Other Minorities 461 324 70.8 64.2-76.7 33 7.0 4.4-11.0 47 10.6 7.1-15.4 34 8.0 4.6-13.5 23 3.5 1.9- 6.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 250 75.1 68.0-81.1 21 6.1 3.2-11.1 33 8.3 5.3-12.9 22 6.8 3.6-12.5 22 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Non-Hispanic 7,104 4,646 66.9 65.2-68.5 659 10.7 9.6-11.8 710 9.8 8.8-11.0 512 6.5 5.7- 7.5 577 6.0 5.4- 6.8
AGE
18-24 210 139 67.2 58.8-74.6 29 12.0 7.9-17.7 25 12.8 8.1-19.8 11 6.2 2.9-12.8 6 1.8 0.6- 5.1
25-34 755 532 73.2 69.0-77.0 99 11.1 8.7-14.0 77 9.2 6.8-12.3 35 5.2 3.4- 7.7 12 1.3 0.6- 2.8
35-44 1,245 846 68.7 65.3-71.8 153 13.2 10.9-15.8 131 9.2 7.5-11.2 74 6.0 4.5- 7.9 41 3.0 2.0- 4.5
45-54 1,520 983 66.5 63.3-69.5 168 10.9 9.0-13.0 157 9.8 8.0-11.8 86 5.5 4.0- 7.5 126 7.4 5.9- 9.2
55-64 1,577 999 64.2 61.1-67.2 109 7.3 5.8- 9.1 148 8.8 7.2-10.8 152 9.3 7.6-11.2 169 10.4 8.5-12.6
65-74 1,205 794 65.3 61.8-68.5 81 7.3 5.6- 9.4 121 10.4 8.4-12.7 89 7.5 5.8- 9.6 120 9.6 7.7-11.8
75+ 896 562 61.6 57.4-65.8 41 4.7 3.2- 6.7 81 8.6 6.6-11.2 87 9.3 7.1-12.0 125 15.8 12.7-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 513 61.8 56.4-67.0 43 6.5 4.2- 9.8 91 10.4 7.3-14.5 107 10.2 7.3-14.0 158 11.1 8.8-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,070 1,357 68.7 65.4-71.9 165 8.5 6.8-10.7 202 10.0 8.0-12.5 157 6.5 5.0- 8.4 189 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,915 1,248 67.5 64.3-70.6 163 8.7 7.0-10.9 202 10.5 8.5-12.9 149 7.2 5.7- 9.0 153 6.1 4.9- 7.5
College Graduate 2,552 1,773 69.0 66.5-71.5 312 14.3 12.5-16.3 248 8.6 7.3-10.1 121 4.8 3.5- 6.4 98 3.2 2.4- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 328 48.2 41.4-55.2 32 6.5 3.9-10.7 74 12.1 7.5-18.8 94 16.5 11.4-23.1 143 16.7 12.9-21.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,137 664 65.4 60.6-69.8 83 7.3 5.1-10.2 120 8.7 6.7-11.2 116 9.7 7.3-12.8 154 8.9 7.1-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 734 458 66.9 61.8-71.6 72 9.7 7.1-13.2 79 11.2 8.1-15.2 57 5.9 4.0- 8.8 68 6.3 4.6- 8.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,000 675 68.6 64.3-72.6 100 12.5 9.5-16.2 106 9.1 7.0-11.6 68 6.0 4.4- 8.3 51 3.8 2.7- 5.5
$50,000-74,999 1,059 750 70.6 66.5-74.4 98 11.4 8.7-14.7 116 9.6 7.5-12.3 54 4.7 3.2- 6.9 41 3.7 2.3- 5.8
$75,000+ 1,862 1,337 71.4 68.4-74.3 235 12.8 10.9-14.9 172 9.8 7.8-12.1 72 3.9 2.7- 5.8 46 2.1 1.4- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,494 1,097 45.8 42.8-48.9 186 8.5 7.0-10.2 322 12.5 10.7-14.6 367 15.0 12.8-17.5 522 18.2 16.2-20.4
No 4,768 3,648 75.7 73.8-77.5 484 11.3 10.0-12.7 397 8.4 7.2- 9.8 165 3.5 2.7- 4.4 74 1.2 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,000 666 69.1 65.1-72.9 78 8.5 6.4-11.3 94 9.4 7.0-12.4 51 3.9 2.8- 5.4 111 9.0 7.0-11.6
Non-Veteran 6,465 4,236 67.4 65.6-69.1 607 10.5 9.5-11.7 649 9.7 8.6-11.0 484 6.9 6.0- 8.0 489 5.4 4.7- 6.1

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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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