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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,980 8,410 66.1 64.6-67.5 1,171 10.2 9.3-11.3 1,260 9.5 8.6-10.3 1,015 7.4 6.6- 8.2 1,124 6.9 6.2- 7.6
-Buncombe County 395 268 68.8 63.0-74.0 41 11.8 8.5-16.3 32 8.4 5.7-12.4 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5 29 6.3 4.1- 9.5
GENDER
Male 144 104 77.0 68.6-83.7 14 8.5 4.8-14.7 11 6.8 3.5-12.7 3 2.3 0.6- 7.9 12 5.5 2.9-10.2
Female 251 164 61.6 53.8-68.7 27 14.7 9.8-21.5 21 9.9 6.0-15.8 22 6.8 4.2-11.0 17 7.0 4.0-12.0
RACE
White 361 243 67.8 61.8-73.3 34 11.0 7.6-15.7 31 9.0 6.0-13.2 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2 29 7.1 4.6-10.6
Other 31 23 75.8 53.8-89.4 6 17.9 7.0-38.6 1 4.5 0.6-26.4 1 1.8 0.2-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 106 69 69.6 59.4-78.1 20 15.7 9.8-24.1 10 8.5 4.4-15.7 4 3.1 1.0- 9.4 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4
45+ 288 198 68.0 61.7-73.7 21 8.2 5.2-12.6 22 8.4 5.3-13.2 21 6.2 3.9- 9.5 26 9.3 6.1-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 70 58.1 46.5-68.8 10 10.9 5.6-20.2 17 15.6 9.0-25.6 9 6.2 2.7-13.5 14 9.2 5.0-16.4
Some College + 272 197 73.4 66.8-79.1 31 12.5 8.5-18.0 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 16 4.1 2.3- 7.3 14 5.0 2.7- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 114 62.3 53.3-70.6 18 11.5 6.9-18.4 15 7.3 4.0-12.9 17 7.3 4.0-13.2 22 11.6 7.2-18.2
$50,000+ 159 119 73.5 64.9-80.7 20 14.2 8.9-22.1 13 9.1 5.1-15.6 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9

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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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