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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,281 7,450 68.1 66.7-69.4 919 9.3 8.4-10.3 945 8.2 7.4- 9.0 851 7.0 6.3- 7.8 1,116 7.4 6.8- 8.1
-Eastern NC 3,050 1,973 68.8 66.1-71.4 250 9.2 7.6-11.1 281 8.5 7.0-10.3 229 6.5 5.3- 8.0 317 7.0 5.9- 8.2
GENDER
Male 1,078 748 73.0 68.7-76.8 84 8.6 6.3-11.6 75 7.7 5.4-10.8 64 5.2 3.5- 7.7 107 5.6 4.2- 7.4
Female 1,972 1,225 64.9 61.4-68.3 166 9.8 7.6-12.4 206 9.2 7.5-11.4 165 7.8 6.2- 9.7 210 8.3 6.7-10.2
RACE
White 2,040 1,338 68.2 64.8-71.3 169 10.9 8.7-13.6 173 7.6 5.9- 9.7 143 5.9 4.7- 7.6 217 7.4 6.1- 9.0
African American 670 412 69.1 63.2-74.3 57 6.7 4.4- 9.9 76 9.0 6.1-13.1 56 8.6 5.6-12.9 69 6.7 4.6- 9.6
Other minorities 319 205 72.4 63.6-79.7 23 4.7 2.5- 8.6 31 12.4 7.1-20.9 29 5.2 2.9- 9.2 31 5.2 3.0- 8.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 159 113 78.3 67.5-86.3 *** *** *** 14 8.1 3.6-17.2 11 5.8 2.2-14.5 12 3.2 1.3- 7.8
Non-Hispanic 2,881 1,853 68.3 65.4-70.9 241 9.5 7.8-11.5 267 8.5 7.0-10.4 218 6.6 5.3- 8.1 302 7.1 6.0- 8.5
AGE
18-34 463 341 76.9 71.4-81.6 44 8.3 5.5-12.4 42 8.2 5.5-12.2 24 4.7 2.8- 7.9 12 1.8 0.8- 4.0
35-54 939 605 65.8 60.9-70.4 103 12.5 9.4-16.5 99 9.8 7.1-13.5 73 6.8 4.8- 9.7 59 5.0 3.6- 7.0
55-64 676 400 60.8 55.1-66.2 51 8.3 5.7-12.0 55 6.5 4.5- 9.2 64 10.3 7.2-14.5 106 14.1 10.7-18.4
65-74 524 344 69.2 63.2-74.5 28 4.8 2.9- 8.0 49 8.9 6.0-12.8 32 5.6 3.5- 8.8 71 11.5 8.2-16.0
75+ 413 261 64.0 56.4-71.1 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4 32 6.0 3.5-10.0 33 5.9 3.7- 9.4 66 19.2 13.3-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 415 243 69.1 61.9-75.5 19 4.0 1.9- 8.6 37 7.1 4.3-11.5 41 9.3 5.7-14.8 75 10.4 7.3-14.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 951 593 65.3 60.2-70.0 75 12.3 8.9-16.7 91 8.7 6.1-12.2 69 5.7 3.9- 8.4 123 8.0 6.2-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 829 529 70.1 65.2-74.6 77 7.4 5.2-10.3 83 10.2 7.3-14.1 73 6.7 4.8- 9.2 67 5.6 3.9- 8.0
College Graduate 850 606 72.9 68.1-77.2 79 12.3 8.9-16.7 70 6.1 4.4- 8.4 46 4.9 3.3- 7.4 49 3.8 2.5- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 411 184 52.6 44.6-60.4 28 5.0 2.9- 8.6 40 10.5 6.3-16.8 58 12.6 8.0-19.1 101 19.4 14.3-25.9
$15,000- 24,999 514 306 67.2 60.6-73.2 31 7.6 4.8-12.0 60 9.5 6.4-14.0 52 8.4 5.3-13.1 65 7.2 4.9-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 295 197 70.9 62.2-78.3 25 8.2 4.4-14.6 30 9.6 5.6-16.0 18 6.4 3.3-12.0 25 4.9 2.9- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 417 285 67.6 60.2-74.1 42 11.1 7.2-16.5 37 10.5 6.2-17.1 30 5.9 3.5- 9.8 23 5.0 2.9- 8.5
$50,000+ 875 640 75.9 71.0-80.2 91 11.3 8.2-15.5 77 7.4 5.0-10.9 34 3.4 2.1- 5.4 33 1.9 1.2- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 930 351 42.8 37.3-48.4 67 7.4 5.0-10.8 112 10.9 8.3-14.2 145 16.4 13.0-20.4 255 22.6 18.9-26.8
No 1,977 1,527 77.7 74.4-80.6 174 9.8 7.8-12.3 155 7.5 5.7- 9.8 74 3.3 2.2- 4.8 47 1.8 1.1- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 499 347 73.0 67.1-78.2 39 9.1 5.9-13.8 27 4.7 2.8- 7.8 32 5.3 3.2- 8.5 54 7.9 5.4-11.4
Non-Veteran 2,549 1,624 68.0 65.0-70.9 211 9.2 7.4-11.4 254 9.2 7.5-11.3 197 6.8 5.4- 8.5 263 6.8 5.6- 8.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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