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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,319 4,263 68.2 66.3-70.0 531 9.8 8.6-11.1 517 8.0 7.0- 9.2 456 7.0 6.0- 8.0 552 7.0 6.2- 8.0
GENDER
Male 2,425 1,710 72.1 69.3-74.7 200 9.2 7.5-11.2 155 6.4 5.1- 8.1 151 5.9 4.6- 7.5 209 6.4 5.3- 7.8
Female 3,894 2,553 64.5 62.0-66.9 331 10.4 8.8-12.2 362 9.6 8.2-11.2 305 8.0 6.7- 9.5 343 7.6 6.4- 8.9
RACE
White 4,825 3,245 66.6 64.4-68.7 435 11.0 9.5-12.6 385 8.2 7.0- 9.6 324 7.0 5.9- 8.4 436 7.2 6.3- 8.3
African American 1,057 704 70.1 65.9-74.0 64 7.3 5.1-10.3 100 8.0 6.1-10.6 101 7.3 5.6- 9.6 88 7.3 5.3- 9.8
Other minorities 390 285 77.2 70.9-82.4 29 6.8 4.2-11.0 26 6.8 4.0-11.1 26 4.3 2.5- 7.3 24 4.9 2.6- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 309 217 74.6 67.0-80.9 25 7.7 4.2-13.9 24 7.2 4.2-12.2 22 5.5 3.0-10.1 21 4.9 2.5- 9.4
Non-Hispanic 5,993 4,034 67.6 65.7-69.5 504 10.0 8.7-11.3 493 8.1 7.1- 9.3 432 7.1 6.1- 8.2 530 7.2 6.3- 8.2
AGE
18-34 785 577 72.0 67.8-75.9 93 12.6 9.9-15.9 60 7.5 5.4-10.3 34 4.4 3.0- 6.6 21 3.4 2.1- 5.6
35-54 2,129 1,477 69.1 66.1-72.0 213 9.9 8.1-12.0 162 7.6 6.1- 9.4 140 7.1 5.5- 9.1 137 6.3 5.0- 7.9
55-64 1,295 826 62.3 58.2-66.1 112 8.6 6.5-11.4 114 9.0 7.1-11.4 109 9.5 7.3-12.4 134 10.5 8.3-13.2
65-74 1,144 738 64.4 60.1-68.4 62 4.6 3.3- 6.5 115 10.7 8.1-13.9 101 9.4 7.1-12.3 128 11.0 8.7-13.7
75+ 892 591 65.1 60.1-69.7 42 4.1 2.9- 5.8 58 6.8 4.4-10.2 70 9.2 6.3-13.1 131 14.9 11.7-18.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 709 404 61.7 55.9-67.2 35 6.4 3.7-11.0 60 7.7 5.2-11.2 74 9.8 7.0-13.5 136 14.4 11.2-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,692 1,118 68.8 65.2-72.3 108 7.1 5.3- 9.5 160 10.1 7.9-12.9 136 6.5 5.0- 8.3 170 7.4 5.8- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,523 986 66.0 62.3-69.5 136 11.5 9.1-14.5 124 7.3 5.7- 9.2 139 8.8 6.8-11.3 138 6.5 5.0- 8.3
College Graduate 2,375 1,743 73.4 70.7-75.9 249 12.3 10.4-14.5 173 7.2 5.7- 8.9 107 4.0 2.9- 5.3 103 3.2 2.4- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 631 316 53.9 47.7-60.0 31 7.1 4.3-11.4 61 8.2 5.8-11.6 92 14.4 10.6-19.3 131 16.4 12.4-21.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,026 627 65.7 61.0-70.2 73 8.2 5.7-11.6 96 9.1 6.7-12.2 109 6.9 5.1- 9.3 121 10.1 7.7-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 569 370 70.0 63.7-75.6 51 10.0 6.8-14.5 45 8.4 5.0-13.9 47 6.0 3.8- 9.4 56 5.6 3.8- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 745 519 68.0 62.5-73.1 63 10.8 7.3-15.7 67 9.5 6.9-12.9 53 7.5 5.1-11.0 43 4.1 2.8- 6.2
$50,000+ 2,248 1,678 72.4 69.3-75.3 237 12.3 10.2-14.8 154 6.3 5.0- 7.9 92 5.3 3.9- 7.3 87 3.7 2.7- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,684 675 39.0 35.2-43.1 139 8.7 6.8-11.0 190 11.7 9.4-14.4 266 17.2 14.4-20.4 414 23.3 20.2-26.8
No 4,328 3,388 76.6 74.5-78.5 367 10.1 8.7-11.7 303 7.1 5.9- 8.4 165 3.9 3.0- 4.9 105 2.4 1.8- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 795 523 65.7 60.4-70.6 66 9.4 6.6-13.4 47 6.6 4.3-10.1 67 8.1 5.7-11.2 92 10.2 7.5-13.8
Non-Veteran 5,522 3,740 68.5 66.5-70.4 464 9.8 8.6-11.3 470 8.2 7.1- 9.4 388 6.8 5.8- 8.0 460 6.6 5.8- 7.6

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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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