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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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
-Wake County 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
GENDER
Male 241 174 71.4 63.9-77.9 22 9.3 5.9-14.3 24 11.9 7.4-18.5 11 3.9 1.8- 8.2 10 3.5 1.7- 7.1
Female 343 219 61.0 54.0-67.6 45 14.5 10.3-20.1 38 10.9 7.5-15.4 22 8.8 4.9-15.3 19 4.8 2.8- 8.3
RACE
White 432 282 64.5 58.5-70.0 56 13.3 9.9-17.6 47 11.0 7.9-15.1 26 6.9 4.0-11.7 21 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Other 151 110 68.5 58.3-77.1 11 9.6 5.0-17.6 15 12.3 6.8-21.2 7 5.6 2.2-13.3 8 4.0 1.7- 9.4
AGE
18-44 204 138 68.3 60.1-75.5 32 12.9 8.7-18.7 20 10.5 6.3-17.1 9 6.7 3.1-13.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
45+ 374 249 63.0 56.9-68.7 35 11.1 7.6-16.0 42 12.5 9.0-16.9 24 6.3 3.8-10.2 24 7.2 4.5-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 94 63.1 52.0-72.9 9 7.8 3.5-16.4 16 15.5 8.7-26.2 11 7.6 3.7-15.0 10 6.0 2.9-12.1
Some College + 443 298 67.2 61.5-72.4 58 13.6 10.2-17.9 46 9.7 7.0-13.3 22 6.0 3.2-10.8 19 3.5 2.0- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 140 63.6 54.3-71.9 24 11.8 7.2-19.0 16 10.4 5.7-18.5 18 7.6 4.1-13.5 14 6.6 3.5-12.1
$50,000+ 310 209 65.0 58.1-71.3 36 12.5 8.8-17.4 39 12.7 8.9-18.0 15 6.9 3.5-13.2 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5

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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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