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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 348 230 69.4 59.5-77.8 27 13.3 6.2-26.5 37 7.3 4.9-10.8 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8 35 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Buncombe 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
Cabarrus 342 236 69.7 62.6-75.9 34 10.8 7.2-15.8 33 11.8 7.6-18.0 23 4.2 2.6- 6.8 16 3.4 2.0- 5.9
Catawba 356 220 66.0 59.5-71.9 34 8.4 5.8-12.1 33 10.4 6.8-15.5 36 8.1 5.5-11.6 33 7.2 4.7-10.7
Cumberland 373 233 67.9 61.8-73.5 37 9.4 6.3-13.8 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6 30 7.7 4.9-11.9 43 9.2 6.4-13.1
Davidson 406 252 66.9 61.0-72.3 41 9.9 6.8-14.2 38 9.1 6.3-13.0 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 44 8.9 6.4-12.3
Durham 412 287 71.3 64.6-77.2 46 11.3 7.9-16.0 38 10.9 6.8-16.9 18 3.2 1.5- 6.4 23 3.3 2.0- 5.7
Forsyth 378 248 62.6 55.8-69.0 39 15.3 10.3-22.1 38 9.3 6.5-13.1 21 5.4 3.2- 8.9 32 7.4 4.9-11.1
Gaston 343 228 68.9 62.5-74.7 18 4.3 2.5- 7.3 35 10.7 7.2-15.6 28 8.7 5.6-13.2 34 7.4 4.9-11.0
Guilford 421 291 72.1 65.9-77.6 32 8.5 5.7-12.5 40 9.4 6.1-14.2 29 5.4 3.5- 8.3 29 4.5 2.9- 7.1
Iredell 426 279 69.0 62.9-74.5 32 8.4 5.5-12.7 44 8.7 6.1-12.2 37 8.0 5.4-11.7 34 5.9 3.5- 9.6
Johnston 365 223 63.6 56.0-70.5 44 10.4 7.0-15.2 36 12.4 7.4-19.9 24 4.8 2.8- 8.0 38 8.8 5.8-13.2
Mecklenburg 608 414 66.6 61.1-71.6 59 11.6 8.0-16.5 63 10.2 7.5-13.8 33 6.1 3.9- 9.6 39 5.5 3.7- 8.0
New Hanover 405 266 62.9 55.0-70.1 39 11.7 7.3-18.1 43 12.6 7.7-19.9 23 5.3 3.0- 9.2 34 7.5 4.9-11.4
Onslow 384 242 65.7 59.5-71.4 39 9.9 6.9-14.0 42 10.4 6.8-15.5 27 7.3 4.7-11.2 34 6.7 4.4-10.1
Orange 359 248 67.3 60.6-73.4 34 11.1 7.6-15.9 38 13.0 8.4-19.6 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Pitt 365 230 64.2 57.5-70.4 38 10.8 7.6-15.1 39 11.1 7.6-16.1 33 8.5 5.3-13.2 25 5.4 3.5- 8.4
Randolph 350 240 69.7 62.4-76.1 26 6.9 4.3-10.8 29 10.1 6.0-16.6 27 6.7 3.6-11.9 28 6.6 4.1-10.4
Robeson 358 221 66.4 59.9-72.4 23 5.9 3.7- 9.4 35 9.4 6.1-14.2 33 7.7 5.1-11.4 46 10.6 7.4-14.9
Rowan 428 261 60.5 53.5-67.0 37 12.8 8.0-19.8 43 11.5 7.6-17.0 51 9.4 6.9-12.8 36 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Union 363 252 71.0 64.4-76.8 40 11.3 7.9-15.9 29 7.9 4.9-12.5 23 4.7 2.9- 7.4 19 5.1 2.5-10.4
Wake 595 401 64.6 58.8-70.0 67 13.6 9.9-18.5 60 10.2 7.4-13.9 34 7.0 4.2-11.5 33 4.6 2.7- 7.8
Wayne 375 224 60.5 53.2-67.4 37 13.0 8.1-20.3 36 9.9 6.7-14.6 34 6.7 4.5-10.0 44 9.8 6.5-14.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,568 2,231 64.8 61.7-67.8 347 10.8 8.7-13.4 344 8.4 7.0-10.0 302 8.7 7.2-10.4 344 7.3 6.0- 8.8
Piedmont 6,649 4,437 66.7 64.7-68.6 595 9.9 8.8-11.2 644 10.1 9.0-11.4 477 6.9 5.9- 8.1 496 6.4 5.5- 7.5
Western NC 2,763 1,742 66.1 63.3-68.8 229 10.3 8.8-12.0 272 9.0 7.6-10.6 236 6.8 5.6- 8.3 284 7.8 6.7- 9.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,889 1,182 65.0 62.0-67.9 156 10.7 8.9-12.8 196 10.2 8.4-12.4 165 6.4 5.2- 7.7 190 7.8 6.4- 9.3
Northwest 2,942 1,873 66.1 63.3-68.8 260 10.9 9.1-13.0 277 8.5 7.3- 9.9 250 6.9 5.7- 8.3 282 7.6 6.4- 9.1
Charlotte 1,774 1,224 69.5 66.1-72.7 156 9.2 7.2-11.6 166 9.6 7.8-11.7 112 5.5 4.2- 7.2 116 6.2 4.7- 8.2
Greensboro 1,616 1,105 68.5 64.1-72.6 129 8.0 6.1-10.4 157 10.6 8.0-13.9 108 6.7 4.9- 9.3 117 6.1 4.1- 9.1
Southern Regional 1,152 701 64.5 59.9-68.9 102 9.5 7.0-12.7 108 7.0 5.2- 9.3 113 10.7 8.1-14.1 128 8.3 6.1-11.1
Coastal 563 376 69.0 61.1-75.9 46 7.2 4.6-11.1 57 9.2 6.0-13.9 34 6.7 3.6-12.2 50 7.9 4.7-13.1
Wake 1,491 980 64.4 60.2-68.3 163 10.8 8.6-13.6 150 11.4 9.1-14.4 93 7.5 5.3-10.7 105 5.8 4.1- 8.2
Area L 139 85 58.2 45.4-69.9 14 15.2 6.3-32.4 9 6.2 2.7-14.0 18 11.4 6.7-18.9 13 8.9 4.5-17.1
Eastern 1,414 884 63.9 58.7-68.8 145 12.7 9.2-17.2 140 8.9 6.6-11.9 122 8.5 6.2-11.7 123 6.0 4.4- 8.3

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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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