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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-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
GENDER
Male 1,134 753 67.8 64.0-71.3 87 9.0 6.8-11.6 94 9.5 7.4-12.2 78 6.3 4.8- 8.2 122 7.4 6.0- 9.2
Female 1,722 976 58.0 54.8-61.2 155 10.1 8.1-12.5 204 13.1 10.9-15.6 170 9.6 8.0-11.6 217 9.2 7.8-10.8
RACE
White 2,638 1,601 62.7 60.2-65.2 224 9.3 7.8-11.1 274 11.3 9.7-13.2 234 8.4 7.1- 9.8 305 8.2 7.2- 9.4
African American 78 44 56.9 41.8-70.8 7 14.5 5.4-33.6 11 13.4 6.4-26.0 5 5.2 1.9-13.7 11 10.0 5.1-18.9
Other Minorities 129 76 65.2 52.0-76.5 11 10.4 4.8-21.2 12 11.0 5.0-22.5 9 4.9 2.0-11.6 21 8.5 4.6-15.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 41 73.3 56.3-85.4 5 8.2 2.8-21.6 6 10.1 3.3-26.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.0 6 6.9 2.6-16.7
Non-Hispanic 2,787 1,681 62.2 59.7-64.6 237 9.6 8.1-11.4 292 11.5 9.9-13.2 246 8.4 7.1- 9.7 331 8.4 7.3- 9.5
AGE
18-24 74 51 67.3 52.5-79.2 6 12.6 5.2-27.5 12 16.5 8.6-29.4 5 3.6 1.3- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 226 146 68.1 60.9-74.6 29 11.3 7.7-16.4 31 12.1 8.1-17.8 11 5.3 2.9- 9.4 9 3.1 1.5- 6.2
35-44 368 209 56.6 50.4-62.5 50 14.3 10.3-19.6 52 14.2 10.5-18.9 39 10.6 7.5-14.9 18 4.3 2.6- 7.2
45-54 513 313 64.6 59.6-69.2 44 8.2 5.9-11.4 51 8.9 6.6-12.0 47 8.3 5.8-11.8 58 10.0 7.5-13.1
55-64 688 409 61.1 56.8-65.2 59 7.9 5.9-10.6 68 9.3 7.2-12.0 63 9.4 7.1-12.4 89 12.2 9.6-15.4
65-74 550 345 63.0 58.0-67.7 42 7.3 5.2-10.2 41 9.0 6.0-13.1 45 8.2 5.8-11.3 77 12.6 9.8-15.9
75+ 422 247 57.8 52.1-63.3 11 2.4 1.3- 4.6 42 11.3 8.0-15.8 36 9.8 6.8-14.0 86 18.7 14.8-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 219 53.8 46.4-61.0 17 5.3 2.7-10.0 38 14.5 9.3-21.9 44 8.7 6.0-12.4 110 17.8 14.0-22.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 884 518 63.1 58.6-67.5 63 7.3 5.1-10.3 87 9.6 7.4-12.3 92 10.4 8.0-13.4 124 9.5 7.6-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 734 443 63.1 58.4-67.5 69 10.1 7.6-13.2 96 13.4 10.6-16.8 57 7.5 5.3-10.3 69 6.0 4.5- 7.9
College Graduate 805 547 67.1 62.5-71.3 92 13.9 10.5-18.0 77 9.9 7.5-13.0 55 5.6 4.0- 7.6 34 3.6 2.4- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 154 48.6 41.0-56.4 15 7.9 4.3-14.0 41 13.0 8.5-19.2 56 11.4 8.1-15.9 105 19.1 14.8-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 503 266 54.2 47.5-60.7 43 8.3 5.6-12.3 64 14.8 10.3-20.8 50 11.4 8.0-15.9 80 11.3 8.7-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 339 201 62.7 56.3-68.7 41 9.6 6.4-14.2 34 10.8 7.3-15.7 24 7.5 4.8-11.5 39 9.4 6.6-13.2
$35,000- 49,999 431 282 63.3 56.8-69.5 47 12.8 8.4-19.1 41 10.6 7.4-15.0 36 8.3 5.4-12.5 25 4.9 3.1- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 405 274 69.9 64.1-75.1 39 9.5 6.6-13.6 41 9.4 6.5-13.4 33 8.0 5.3-11.8 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4
$75,000+ 419 307 71.8 65.5-77.4 45 12.6 8.7-17.8 43 11.6 7.9-16.5 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6 12 2.1 1.0- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,159 446 40.5 36.6-44.4 86 9.5 7.0-12.8 139 13.4 10.8-16.4 183 15.5 13.0-18.3 305 21.2 18.5-24.1
No 1,627 1,232 75.0 71.9-77.8 150 9.4 7.7-11.6 154 10.3 8.4-12.7 62 4.0 2.9- 5.5 29 1.2 0.8- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 414 280 69.5 63.7-74.8 23 5.9 3.4-10.2 34 8.3 5.7-12.0 33 7.6 5.1-11.2 44 8.6 6.1-12.2
Non-Veteran 2,441 1,448 61.7 59.0-64.4 219 10.1 8.4-12.0 264 11.8 10.1-13.8 215 8.1 6.8- 9.6 295 8.3 7.2- 9.5

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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.

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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