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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 3,914 2,715 70.1 67.5-72.5 347 10.9 9.2-13.0 320 8.4 7.1-10.0 207 4.5 3.6- 5.5 325 6.1 5.0- 7.4
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 86 64.3 49.7-76.7 13 13.0 6.6-23.9 11 7.6 3.0-17.8 14 12.9 5.0-29.4 5 2.2 0.6- 7.1
Non-Hispanic 10,131 6,604 66.4 64.8-68.0 916 10.8 9.7-12.0 969 9.5 8.6-10.4 770 6.9 6.1- 7.8 872 6.4 5.7- 7.2
AGE
18-24 261 178 69.7 61.0-77.2 38 15.3 9.5-23.7 32 8.9 5.9-13.3 8 4.9 2.0-11.6 5 1.1 0.5- 2.9
25-34 849 577 64.7 59.8-69.4 121 14.5 11.4-18.1 79 9.9 7.2-13.4 48 6.2 4.2- 9.2 24 4.7 2.5- 8.4
35-44 1,476 959 66.1 62.5-69.4 217 14.7 12.4-17.3 162 10.7 8.7-13.2 92 5.6 4.0- 7.9 46 2.9 2.0- 4.3
45-54 1,964 1,259 66.1 63.0-69.1 196 9.7 8.1-11.7 167 8.1 6.5-10.0 170 8.7 6.9-10.8 172 7.4 6.0- 9.1
55-64 2,210 1,442 66.8 63.9-69.5 166 7.9 6.3- 9.7 220 9.4 7.8-11.4 178 7.9 6.4- 9.7 204 8.1 6.7- 9.7
65+ 3,436 2,222 65.8 63.5-68.1 184 5.0 4.1- 6.1 315 9.6 8.2-11.3 288 8.1 6.9- 9.6 427 11.4 9.9-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,088 569 55.6 49.3-61.6 46 4.2 2.8- 6.2 100 8.5 6.2-11.5 152 15.4 11.2-20.9 221 16.4 12.8-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,976 1,928 67.5 64.6-70.3 209 7.3 6.0- 8.8 289 9.7 8.0-11.6 254 8.1 6.5-10.2 296 7.3 6.0- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,658 1,699 64.0 60.5-67.4 273 14.6 11.8-17.9 265 9.3 7.7-11.3 208 6.5 5.2- 8.1 213 5.6 4.6- 6.9
College Graduate 3,543 2,493 70.3 67.9-72.5 401 12.4 10.8-14.3 326 9.6 8.2-11.2 171 4.4 3.4- 5.5 152 3.3 2.6- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 898 387 44.6 38.7-50.7 45 8.1 4.9-13.0 91 11.2 7.9-15.7 152 16.9 12.7-22.2 223 19.2 15.4-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,458 873 60.9 56.4-65.3 115 9.0 6.6-12.2 140 8.8 6.7-11.4 144 10.3 7.6-13.8 186 11.0 8.9-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,043 684 64.8 59.1-70.1 77 7.6 5.3-10.8 96 9.8 7.1-13.3 99 11.4 7.6-16.7 87 6.3 4.7- 8.4
$35,000-49,999 1,391 912 66.3 61.9-70.5 144 10.8 8.5-13.7 147 9.9 7.8-12.6 107 7.6 5.5-10.3 81 5.4 3.5- 8.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,501 1,023 68.4 64.6-72.0 160 12.5 10.0-15.5 151 11.0 8.6-14.0 87 4.4 3.0- 6.4 80 3.6 2.7- 4.9
$75,000+ 2,469 1,831 72.1 69.0-75.0 279 13.4 10.9-16.3 212 8.5 7.0-10.3 91 3.5 2.6- 4.7 56 2.5 1.7- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,428 1,429 42.6 39.7-45.5 257 9.9 7.5-12.9 441 12.9 11.2-14.8 532 15.3 13.5-17.4 769 19.3 17.2-21.5
No 6,319 4,892 75.7 73.9-77.5 624 11.4 10.2-12.7 496 8.0 7.0- 9.2 215 3.5 2.7- 4.6 92 1.3 1.0- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,396 933 68.3 64.5-71.9 116 9.5 7.4-12.2 121 8.1 6.2-10.7 97 6.4 4.6- 8.9 129 7.6 5.9- 9.7
Non-Veteran 8,021 5,173 65.7 63.9-67.5 755 11.4 10.2-12.9 798 9.7 8.7-10.8 621 7.1 6.2- 8.2 674 6.0 5.2- 6.8

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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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