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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 6,362 3,982 63.0 60.9-65.0 583 10.7 9.5-12.1 661 10.4 9.3-11.6 578 9.4 8.1-10.9 558 6.5 5.8- 7.4
African American 1,205 748 61.7 56.7-66.5 112 10.5 7.7-14.3 134 10.1 7.5-13.4 115 10.0 7.5-13.1 96 7.8 5.5-10.8
Other Minorities 462 279 63.0 55.8-69.7 43 8.2 5.3-12.4 48 9.3 6.3-13.5 36 7.1 4.3-11.5 56 12.4 7.7-19.3
AGE
18-24 202 121 63.4 53.6-72.2 36 16.5 10.7-24.8 29 10.9 7.0-16.5 8 6.6 2.7-15.3 8 2.6 1.1- 5.7
25-34 794 544 65.3 60.3-69.9 112 13.6 10.6-17.4 75 10.6 7.7-14.4 49 8.5 5.8-12.2 14 2.0 1.0- 3.9
35-44 1,257 801 63.4 59.4-67.4 165 12.3 10.1-14.9 144 10.7 8.6-13.1 96 7.7 5.5-10.7 51 5.9 3.7- 9.2
45-54 1,500 894 62.3 58.7-65.8 159 9.6 7.8-11.8 145 8.9 7.1-11.2 160 11.1 8.9-13.8 142 8.0 6.3-10.2
55-64 1,648 1,029 62.6 59.2-65.8 117 6.8 5.4- 8.6 176 10.0 8.2-12.1 166 11.1 8.9-13.7 160 9.6 7.8-11.8
65+ 2,576 1,583 59.8 56.8-62.7 143 5.5 4.4- 6.9 270 10.8 9.2-12.7 249 10.5 8.7-12.6 331 13.4 11.1-16.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 966 502 56.7 50.4-62.7 40 3.1 2.0- 4.6 88 7.6 5.6-10.4 151 17.4 12.7-23.4 185 15.2 11.5-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,409 1,490 63.7 60.2-67.1 176 7.5 6.1- 9.3 261 10.3 8.4-12.7 236 10.2 8.1-12.8 246 8.2 6.7-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,143 1,315 59.1 55.3-62.8 231 15.1 12.2-18.4 233 10.0 8.2-12.0 195 8.8 7.0-11.2 169 7.0 5.4- 9.0
College Graduate 2,538 1,725 67.4 64.5-70.1 293 11.8 10.0-13.9 261 11.3 9.5-13.3 148 6.0 4.7- 7.6 111 3.6 2.7- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 978 431 43.7 37.8-49.7 59 11.5 7.0-18.3 114 11.9 8.8-16.0 163 17.3 13.1-22.4 211 15.6 12.5-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,340 805 61.0 56.1-65.6 107 8.1 5.8-11.3 134 8.8 6.3-12.2 145 11.7 8.7-15.5 149 10.5 8.0-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 842 551 62.6 56.4-68.5 64 6.1 4.3- 8.5 87 11.4 8.3-15.6 78 12.6 7.9-19.4 62 7.3 4.8-11.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 678 70.0 65.1-74.4 107 9.1 7.0-11.8 122 10.6 8.0-13.9 80 6.4 4.6- 8.8 55 3.9 2.8- 5.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,079 700 61.2 56.4-65.7 123 14.3 11.0-18.3 124 12.9 10.1-16.2 82 7.3 5.0-10.5 50 4.4 2.6- 7.5
$75,000+ 1,449 1,031 70.9 67.4-74.1 172 12.3 10.1-15.0 143 8.9 7.2-11.0 65 5.2 3.7- 7.4 38 2.7 1.7- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,801 1,075 37.0 34.0-40.1 223 9.9 7.8-12.5 383 13.6 11.6-15.9 503 19.0 16.7-21.6 617 20.5 18.1-23.0
No 4,822 3,659 73.9 71.7-75.9 474 10.8 9.4-12.3 425 8.9 7.7-10.2 184 4.8 3.7- 6.4 80 1.7 1.1- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 181 109 63.3 51.8-73.5 22 12.5 5.9-24.3 20 8.9 4.7-16.4 19 9.0 4.0-19.1 11 6.2 3.2-11.9
Non-Veteran 7,202 4,479 62.4 60.5-64.4 668 10.7 9.5-12.0 776 10.6 9.6-11.8 645 9.3 8.1-10.7 634 6.9 6.1- 7.9

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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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