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2010 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 11,870 7,801 68.4 67.0-69.7 958 9.3 8.4-10.3 1,042 8.4 7.7- 9.3 937 6.9 6.2- 7.7 1,132 6.9 6.3- 7.6
GENDER
Male 4,411 3,100 71.4 69.2-73.4 331 9.2 7.8-10.8 327 7.6 6.4- 8.9 261 5.5 4.5- 6.6 392 6.4 5.5- 7.4
Female 7,459 4,701 65.6 63.8-67.3 627 9.4 8.4-10.6 715 9.3 8.3-10.3 676 8.3 7.3- 9.3 740 7.5 6.6- 8.4
RACE
White 9,244 6,080 67.8 66.3-69.3 765 9.7 8.7-10.8 802 8.4 7.6- 9.3 709 6.9 6.2- 7.7 888 7.2 6.4- 8.0
African American 1,839 1,196 69.9 66.6-73.1 132 7.3 5.6- 9.3 176 8.7 6.9-10.9 167 7.4 5.8- 9.3 168 6.8 5.4- 8.5
Asian 105 82 82.8 72.7-89.7 10 7.8 3.4-17.3 6 4.1 1.8- 9.4 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7
Native American 262 146 61.1 50.6-70.6 20 9.4 4.7-17.9 26 11.0 6.5-18.0 28 9.8 4.8-19.1 42 8.7 5.7-13.0
Other Minorities 348 253 69.3 60.8-76.7 24 10.4 5.9-17.6 25 9.2 5.1-16.1 24 6.0 3.0-11.8 22 5.1 2.7- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 413 296 72.9 65.5-79.2 33 10.6 6.4-17.1 28 8.0 4.5-14.0 25 2.8 1.7- 4.7 31 5.6 3.3- 9.3
-English Speaking 236 166 71.4 60.5-80.3 22 12.1 6.3-22.2 18 10.4 4.7-21.5 14 2.7 1.4- 5.1 16 3.3 1.8- 5.9
-Spanish Speaking 177 130 74.3 64.0-82.5 11 9.1 4.1-18.9 10 5.7 2.7-11.9 11 2.9 1.3- 6.3 15 7.9 3.9-15.1
Non-Hispanic 11,427 7,494 68.1 66.7-69.5 921 9.2 8.3-10.1 1,007 8.5 7.7- 9.3 907 7.2 6.5- 8.0 1,098 7.0 6.4- 7.7
AGE
18-24 352 266 75.1 68.3-80.8 34 10.5 6.7-16.1 34 9.0 5.9-13.4 12 3.7 1.6- 8.0 6 1.8 0.5- 6.4
25-34 969 679 72.5 68.6-76.1 118 11.6 9.2-14.6 100 9.9 7.7-12.5 54 5.0 3.4- 7.2 18 1.0 0.6- 1.9
35-44 1,697 1,141 69.1 66.1-71.9 195 10.4 8.7-12.2 171 8.8 7.2-10.7 117 6.7 5.3- 8.4 73 5.0 3.7- 6.8
45-54 2,254 1,457 66.1 63.4-68.6 220 10.0 8.4-11.8 194 7.4 6.2- 8.7 195 8.4 7.0-10.1 188 8.2 6.8- 9.9
55-64 2,658 1,663 62.2 59.6-64.7 225 9.2 7.7-10.8 235 8.3 7.0- 9.7 228 9.3 7.8-11.0 307 11.1 9.5-12.9
65-74 2,200 1,487 68.9 66.2-71.5 101 4.8 3.6- 6.3 173 7.4 6.1- 9.0 182 7.6 6.3- 9.1 257 11.3 9.6-13.3
75+ 1,619 1,018 63.3 59.9-66.7 56 3.2 2.3- 4.4 127 8.1 6.4-10.1 142 8.4 6.8-10.5 276 16.9 14.2-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,471 799 58.4 54.0-62.7 71 4.9 3.5- 6.8 111 9.9 7.5-13.0 176 10.1 7.9-12.8 314 16.7 13.6-20.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,396 2,201 69.0 66.3-71.6 220 8.5 6.9-10.5 305 7.8 6.5- 9.4 303 7.9 6.5- 9.5 367 6.8 5.8- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,991 1,954 68.5 65.8-71.2 227 8.7 6.8-10.9 290 9.4 7.8-11.2 253 6.9 5.8- 8.1 267 6.6 5.5- 7.9
College Graduate 3,996 2,835 71.4 69.3-73.5 439 12.2 10.8-13.8 336 7.8 6.7- 9.1 202 4.9 3.9- 6.0 184 3.6 2.9- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,285 580 50.0 45.6-54.4 67 8.4 5.7-12.3 128 9.9 7.5-12.9 198 13.0 10.7-15.6 312 18.7 15.9-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,857 1,052 59.8 55.9-63.6 130 8.0 5.9-10.7 187 9.9 8.0-12.2 216 10.5 8.4-13.0 272 11.8 9.9-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,282 872 70.1 66.2-73.8 70 6.7 4.7- 9.4 106 7.2 5.5- 9.4 115 8.8 6.8-11.2 119 7.2 5.5- 9.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,486 1,005 67.9 64.0-71.6 133 8.6 6.8-10.9 156 9.4 7.4-11.8 103 8.6 6.2-11.8 89 5.5 3.8- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 1,575 1,125 73.2 69.9-76.3 160 10.3 8.3-12.8 130 7.7 6.0- 9.9 83 4.8 3.6- 6.5 77 3.9 2.8- 5.4
$75,000+ 2,522 1,871 74.5 71.9-76.9 284 12.1 10.3-14.2 200 7.6 6.3- 9.1 91 3.4 2.4- 4.7 76 2.4 1.7- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,387 1,901 46.1 43.6-48.6 301 7.6 6.5- 8.8 509 11.1 9.8-12.6 683 15.5 13.8-17.3 993 19.8 17.9-21.8
No 6,991 5,511 78.2 76.6-79.8 625 10.2 9.0-11.6 494 7.1 6.2- 8.1 239 3.3 2.7- 4.0 122 1.2 0.9- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,641 1,112 69.3 65.9-72.4 111 7.5 5.8- 9.6 121 6.4 5.1- 7.9 132 7.7 6.1- 9.8 165 9.1 7.2-11.5
Non-Veteran 10,224 6,685 68.3 66.8-69.7 846 9.5 8.6-10.6 921 8.8 7.9- 9.7 805 6.8 6.1- 7.6 967 6.6 6.0- 7.3

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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.

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