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2011 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 11,281 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
GENDER
Male 4,235 2,959 72.1 70.0-74.2 327 8.6 7.3-10.1 289 6.9 5.8- 8.3 261 5.8 4.7- 6.9 399 6.6 5.7- 7.6
Female 7,046 4,491 64.3 62.4-66.1 592 10.0 8.8-11.3 656 9.3 8.3-10.5 590 8.1 7.2- 9.2 717 8.3 7.4- 9.3
RACE
White 8,622 5,712 67.0 65.3-68.6 727 10.4 9.3-11.6 693 8.0 7.1- 9.0 613 6.8 6.0- 7.7 877 7.8 7.1- 8.6
African American 1,772 1,142 69.7 66.3-72.8 126 7.1 5.5- 9.3 177 8.2 6.6-10.3 165 7.9 6.3- 9.9 162 7.1 5.6- 8.9
Native American 267 150 63.1 53.3-71.9 19 7.1 3.1-15.4 30 12.8 7.2-21.8 29 7.7 4.4-13.1 39 9.4 6.2-14.0
Other Minorities 540 390 77.3 71.6-82.2 43 6.1 4.1- 9.1 35 7.3 4.6-11.4 38 4.9 2.7- 8.7 34 4.4 2.4- 8.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 515 361 74.8 68.8-80.0 36 6.5 3.9-10.7 41 7.4 4.8-11.3 38 6.5 3.9-10.8 39 4.8 2.8- 7.9
-English Speaking 226 148 71.1 60.5-79.7 19 11.5 5.5-22.7 17 7.0 3.5-13.7 19 6.1 2.9-12.5 23 4.3 2.2- 8.0
-Spanish Speaking 289 213 76.7 69.2-82.8 17 3.9 2.1- 7.2 24 7.6 4.4-12.8 19 6.7 3.4-12.9 16 5.0 2.5- 9.8
Non-Hispanic 10,734 7,067 67.6 66.1-69.0 881 9.5 8.6-10.5 903 8.2 7.4- 9.1 811 7.0 6.3- 7.8 1,072 7.6 7.0- 8.4
AGE
18-34 1,409 1,028 73.1 70.0-76.1 160 11.2 9.2-13.5 114 7.9 6.2-10.0 70 5.0 3.7- 6.7 37 2.8 1.9- 4.2
35-44 1,540 1,103 72.8 69.4-75.9 164 10.1 8.1-12.6 118 7.1 5.4- 9.3 92 5.9 4.4- 8.0 63 4.0 2.9- 5.6
45-54 2,074 1,321 63.4 60.2-66.6 206 10.6 8.6-13.0 188 9.3 7.6-11.4 174 8.2 6.5-10.3 185 8.5 7.0-10.3
55-64 2,429 1,511 62.3 59.4-65.1 192 8.0 6.5- 9.9 197 7.8 6.5- 9.4 210 9.4 7.7-11.4 319 12.5 10.8-14.6
65-74 2,074 1,349 65.6 62.6-68.6 111 4.6 3.6- 5.9 204 10.3 8.5-12.4 163 8.1 6.6-10.0 247 11.4 9.6-13.4
75+ 1,629 1,049 63.6 60.0-67.1 72 4.0 3.0- 5.3 110 6.4 4.8- 8.5 137 8.6 6.7-11.0 261 17.3 14.7-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,395 775 62.5 58.4-66.4 60 5.1 3.3- 7.8 118 7.7 5.8-10.1 157 10.3 8.1-13.1 285 14.4 12.1-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,210 2,075 67.6 64.9-70.2 210 8.7 7.1-10.6 299 9.4 7.8-11.3 257 6.3 5.2- 7.7 369 7.9 6.8- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,859 1,845 67.7 65.0-70.3 254 9.8 8.1-11.7 239 8.2 6.8- 9.9 255 8.0 6.5- 9.6 266 6.4 5.3- 7.6
College Graduate 3,790 2,739 72.9 70.8-75.0 392 12.4 10.8-14.1 289 7.0 5.9- 8.4 182 4.2 3.4- 5.3 188 3.4 2.8- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,323 617 53.0 48.6-57.4 70 5.6 3.9- 8.1 123 8.7 6.6-11.3 193 14.0 11.1-17.5 320 18.7 15.7-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,907 1,154 65.5 62.0-68.9 127 8.0 6.1-10.3 187 9.6 7.7-12.0 206 7.5 6.0- 9.3 233 9.4 7.7-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,099 725 69.8 65.3-73.8 92 8.9 6.6-11.9 91 8.4 5.9-11.7 84 6.9 5.0- 9.3 107 6.1 4.7- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,391 972 69.0 65.0-72.7 121 10.3 7.8-13.4 124 9.7 7.5-12.4 96 6.7 5.0- 8.9 78 4.4 3.2- 5.9
$50,000-74,999 1,334 951 68.8 64.5-72.8 134 12.3 9.4-15.9 121 8.9 6.7-11.8 60 5.9 4.1- 8.5 68 4.1 2.8- 5.9
$75,000+ 2,253 1,704 76.1 73.3-78.8 251 12.0 10.0-14.4 139 5.2 4.1- 6.5 87 3.9 2.7- 5.5 72 2.8 2.0- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,282 1,275 39.9 37.1-42.8 249 7.7 6.4- 9.3 368 11.2 9.6-13.0 528 17.5 15.4-19.8 862 23.7 21.5-26.0
No 7,470 5,836 77.3 75.7-78.8 630 9.8 8.7-11.0 534 7.1 6.2- 8.1 278 3.5 2.9- 4.3 192 2.3 1.9- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,566 1,048 68.7 65.1-72.1 123 9.1 7.0-11.6 98 6.0 4.4- 8.0 116 6.9 5.3- 8.8 181 9.4 7.6-11.6
Non-Veteran 9,711 6,400 68.0 66.5-69.5 795 9.4 8.4-10.4 847 8.5 7.6- 9.4 734 7.0 6.2- 7.9 935 7.2 6.5- 7.9

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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).

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