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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Western NC 1,926 1,225 66.1 63.2-69.0 123 7.7 6.2- 9.6 178 8.0 6.6- 9.7 169 8.5 7.0-10.4 231 9.6 8.1-11.4
GENDER
Male 751 523 72.3 68.0-76.3 47 7.1 5.0-10.0 53 6.2 4.4- 8.7 47 6.2 4.3- 8.8 81 8.2 6.3-10.7
Female 1,175 702 60.4 56.5-64.1 76 8.3 6.2-11.0 125 9.7 7.7-12.1 122 10.8 8.5-13.6 150 10.9 8.8-13.5
RACE
White 1,765 1,122 66.0 63.1-68.9 111 7.7 6.2- 9.7 167 8.2 6.7- 9.9 154 8.7 7.1-10.6 211 9.4 7.9-11.1
African American 49 24 54.7 33.8-74.0 4 5.3 1.4-17.7 6 8.6 2.7-24.0 5 11.2 3.3-32.0 10 20.2 9.3-38.4
Other Minorities 98 69 75.6 57.3-87.7 5 2.4 0.4-13.0 5 6.3 1.6-21.7 9 6.6 1.7-22.4 10 9.1 2.6-27.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 33 88.6 76.6-94.8 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 4 4.5 1.2-14.9
Non-Hispanic 1,880 1,191 65.2 62.2-68.1 120 7.8 6.2- 9.8 175 8.2 6.8-10.0 167 8.8 7.2-10.8 227 9.9 8.3-11.6
AGE
18-24 45 35 79.2 62.9-89.6 5 11.5 4.5-26.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 2 4.2 0.9-16.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
25-34 125 87 72.3 61.9-80.7 12 9.3 4.7-17.6 14 11.4 6.1-20.4 9 5.2 2.3-11.6 3 1.8 0.4- 7.4
35-44 238 151 65.6 58.4-72.2 19 7.1 4.4-11.3 24 7.7 4.7-12.3 22 10.4 6.5-16.3 22 9.2 5.8-14.3
45-54 317 207 67.3 60.6-73.3 22 8.2 4.8-13.8 29 6.4 4.2- 9.6 30 8.4 5.4-12.9 29 9.7 6.4-14.3
55-64 459 272 59.6 54.2-64.7 37 9.7 6.7-13.8 43 7.6 5.4-10.7 47 10.7 7.9-14.4 60 12.4 9.2-16.5
65+ 722 457 63.1 58.9-67.2 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 65 9.5 7.2-12.5 58 8.2 6.1-10.9 115 15.2 12.3-18.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 131 53.3 45.1-61.2 16 6.2 3.4-11.0 24 9.9 5.9-16.1 34 11.1 7.3-16.4 74 19.5 14.5-25.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 374 64.1 58.5-69.4 24 5.8 3.6- 9.2 60 9.8 7.0-13.5 52 8.9 6.3-12.4 79 11.4 8.5-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 507 329 68.6 62.8-73.9 38 8.5 5.5-12.9 40 4.7 3.2- 6.9 52 10.9 7.5-15.6 48 7.3 5.1-10.4
College Graduate 547 388 72.7 67.5-77.3 45 10.1 7.1-14.3 54 7.9 5.6-11.0 30 4.6 2.7- 7.7 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 120 49.4 41.2-57.6 12 7.0 3.5-13.5 30 11.7 6.9-19.1 41 12.4 8.6-17.7 62 19.5 14.2-26.1
$15,000- 24,999 356 193 54.2 46.8-61.4 19 5.7 3.1-10.3 40 10.2 6.9-14.8 45 12.7 8.6-18.4 59 17.2 12.4-23.5
$25,000- 34,999 241 150 63.3 54.6-71.2 13 5.9 3.1-11.0 21 8.7 4.8-15.1 29 13.8 8.7-21.0 28 8.4 5.4-12.8
$35,000- 49,999 255 192 77.5 69.9-83.6 15 3.9 2.1- 7.3 22 6.8 4.0-11.2 11 7.1 3.2-14.8 15 4.7 2.7- 8.4
$50,000-74,999 250 180 69.5 61.2-76.7 23 13.0 7.8-20.8 21 7.0 4.0-12.0 15 6.2 3.0-12.3 11 4.3 2.0- 8.7
$75,000+ 246 180 76.4 69.3-82.3 23 10.7 6.6-17.0 22 6.2 3.8-10.2 8 2.5 1.1- 5.8 13 4.2 2.0- 8.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 819 347 43.7 39.0-48.5 45 6.5 4.4- 9.4 101 11.8 9.1-15.1 127 15.9 12.8-19.7 199 22.1 18.6-26.0
No 1,042 827 79.1 75.5-82.3 76 8.9 6.7-11.6 72 5.7 4.2- 7.7 40 4.4 2.9- 6.8 27 1.9 1.2- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 270 179 67.6 60.1-74.3 23 11.3 6.8-18.1 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3 21 7.4 4.5-11.9 30 8.2 5.3-12.5
Non-Veteran 1,656 1,046 65.9 62.7-69.0 100 7.2 5.6- 9.2 161 8.4 6.8-10.2 148 8.7 7.0-10.8 201 9.8 8.2-11.7

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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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