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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,911 3,371 69.5 67.2-71.8 429 10.0 8.4-11.7 414 8.7 7.4-10.1 285 5.4 4.4- 6.5 412 6.5 5.4- 7.8
Female 8,069 5,039 62.8 61.0-64.6 742 10.5 9.3-11.7 846 10.2 9.2-11.3 730 9.3 8.2-10.6 712 7.2 6.3- 8.1
RACE
White 10,276 6,697 66.4 64.8-67.9 930 10.8 9.7-12.0 981 9.4 8.6-10.4 785 7.0 6.2- 8.0 883 6.3 5.7- 7.1
African American 1,807 1,126 61.9 57.9-65.7 164 9.7 7.4-12.7 193 10.0 7.9-12.7 166 9.4 7.4-11.7 158 9.0 6.8-11.8
Asian 101 68 71.0 58.4-80.9 17 12.4 6.3-22.9 9 9.6 4.4-19.7 4 4.0 1.1-13.6 3 3.1 0.9-10.8
Native American 303 158 49.6 39.5-59.7 27 9.6 5.6-15.7 37 16.6 8.0-31.3 34 13.5 7.8-22.5 47 10.8 7.2-15.7
Other Minorities 406 297 76.2 68.2-82.7 23 5.1 2.1-11.5 34 6.7 4.2-10.5 23 5.2 2.3-11.6 29 6.8 3.9-11.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 439 318 73.3 65.5-79.9 28 7.4 4.0-13.1 33 6.1 3.8- 9.6 34 8.1 4.4-14.4 26 5.2 2.8- 9.3
-English Speaking 231 164 69.1 59.5-77.3 22 13.1 7.9-20.8 17 7.6 4.0-14.0 18 8.0 3.8-16.2 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4
-Spanish Speaking 208 154 75.5 64.4-84.0 6 4.4 1.1-15.4 16 5.2 2.7- 9.9 16 8.1 3.4-17.9 16 6.8 3.3-13.3
Non-Hispanic 12,508 8,069 65.4 64.0-66.9 1,141 10.5 9.5-11.5 1,226 9.7 8.9-10.7 980 7.3 6.6- 8.2 1,092 7.0 6.3- 7.8
AGE
18-24 405 276 70.1 63.1-76.2 57 15.6 10.6-22.2 47 7.9 5.6-11.0 14 4.8 2.5- 9.2 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3
25-34 1,215 837 67.0 62.8-71.0 159 11.2 9.0-13.7 118 11.4 8.8-14.7 69 6.9 4.8- 9.7 32 3.5 2.1- 5.8
35-44 1,985 1,303 66.7 63.6-69.8 266 12.8 11.0-15.0 214 10.3 8.5-12.3 122 5.2 3.9- 6.9 80 4.9 3.5- 7.0
45-54 2,538 1,614 65.1 62.2-67.9 256 9.6 8.2-11.4 220 7.7 6.3- 9.4 224 9.3 7.6-11.2 224 8.2 6.5-10.4
55-64 2,727 1,748 64.5 61.7-67.1 196 7.1 5.8- 8.7 273 9.4 7.9-11.2 243 9.5 7.9-11.5 267 9.5 7.9-11.3
65-74 2,285 1,473 65.5 62.6-68.3 138 5.6 4.5- 6.9 231 9.6 8.1-11.4 185 8.2 6.6-10.1 258 11.1 9.3-13.2
75+ 1,711 1,074 61.5 57.5-65.3 87 5.0 3.7- 6.7 150 10.0 7.8-12.7 156 8.8 7.0-11.2 244 14.6 11.5-18.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,633 890 59.3 54.1-64.2 74 4.8 2.9- 7.8 150 7.9 5.9-10.5 215 13.6 10.3-17.6 304 14.4 11.5-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,845 2,464 67.0 64.3-69.6 285 7.6 6.4- 9.0 385 9.2 7.8-10.9 330 8.1 6.7- 9.8 381 8.1 6.6- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,297 2,104 63.6 60.5-66.7 338 14.0 11.5-17.0 329 9.7 8.0-11.6 259 6.5 5.3- 8.0 267 6.2 5.1- 7.5
College Graduate 4,183 2,939 70.1 68.0-72.2 472 11.9 10.4-13.4 391 10.1 8.8-11.7 210 4.7 3.8- 5.8 171 3.1 2.5- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,398 642 49.4 43.7-55.2 76 9.1 5.7-14.4 159 11.7 8.8-15.4 218 14.2 11.2-17.8 303 15.6 12.7-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,049 1,235 63.1 59.2-66.9 166 7.7 6.1- 9.8 197 9.0 7.0-11.6 208 10.5 8.0-13.6 243 9.6 7.7-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,343 887 64.6 59.5-69.4 101 7.3 5.2-10.1 125 8.9 6.8-11.5 120 11.6 8.3-16.1 110 7.6 5.0-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,684 1,102 67.8 64.0-71.5 174 10.0 8.0-12.4 181 9.9 8.0-12.3 121 6.6 4.9- 8.8 106 5.6 4.0- 7.9
$50,000-74,999 1,797 1,235 68.0 64.3-71.5 191 12.2 10.0-14.9 178 11.0 8.7-13.9 104 4.5 3.2- 6.2 89 4.2 2.8- 6.2
$75,000+ 2,787 2,067 72.5 69.6-75.2 313 12.5 10.4-15.1 242 8.9 7.3-10.7 103 3.6 2.8- 4.7 62 2.5 1.7- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,403 1,812 41.3 38.7-43.9 353 10.4 8.3-13.0 565 12.2 10.7-13.9 701 16.0 14.2-17.9 972 20.1 18.0-22.4
No 7,803 6,041 75.9 74.2-77.6 752 10.5 9.4-11.7 628 8.3 7.3- 9.4 262 3.8 3.0- 4.7 120 1.5 1.2- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,709 1,129 67.9 64.2-71.5 144 8.3 6.6-10.5 153 9.0 7.0-11.5 129 6.9 5.3- 9.0 154 7.9 5.9-10.4
Non-Veteran 10,185 6,541 65.5 63.8-67.2 948 10.8 9.7-12.1 1,029 9.7 8.7-10.7 800 7.5 6.6- 8.4 867 6.5 5.8- 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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