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2011 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 11,281 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
-Western NC 1,912 1,214 66.0 62.6-69.2 138 7.3 5.8- 9.3 147 8.1 6.3-10.3 166 8.1 6.2-10.5 247 10.6 8.9-12.5
GENDER
Male 732 501 70.6 65.5-75.2 43 5.9 3.8- 8.8 59 7.8 5.4-11.1 46 6.4 4.0-10.1 83 9.4 6.9-12.6
Female 1,180 713 61.6 57.2-65.8 95 8.7 6.6-11.5 88 8.4 5.9-11.7 120 9.6 7.0-13.1 164 11.7 9.6-14.1
RACE
White 1,757 1,129 66.5 63.1-69.8 123 7.2 5.6- 9.1 135 8.2 6.3-10.6 146 7.4 5.7- 9.7 224 10.6 8.9-12.7
Other minorities 143 *** *** *** 15 9.3 4.1-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 10.3 6.0-17.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,860 1,180 66.0 62.6-69.1 136 7.6 6.0- 9.6 143 8.1 6.3-10.4 161 7.7 6.0- 9.8 240 10.7 9.0-12.7
AGE
18-34 161 110 68.5 58.2-77.3 23 11.4 6.9-18.2 12 9.1 4.4-17.9 12 8.8 3.8-19.1 *** *** ***
35-54 546 342 67.6 62.4-72.4 54 8.1 5.8-11.3 45 8.0 5.6-11.2 53 7.3 5.3-10.1 52 8.9 6.1-12.8
55-64 458 285 65.1 59.5-70.4 29 4.9 3.3- 7.4 28 5.4 3.4- 8.3 37 6.9 4.7-10.0 79 17.7 13.5-22.9
65-74 406 267 63.6 57.6-69.2 21 4.2 2.6- 6.6 40 11.5 8.0-16.4 30 8.2 5.5-12.2 48 12.5 9.0-17.2
75+ 324 197 58.6 52.0-64.9 *** *** *** 20 5.8 3.6- 9.2 34 10.9 7.2-16.1 64 22.2 17.0-28.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 128 50.5 41.7-59.4 *** *** *** 21 8.9 4.7-16.3 42 15.1 9.2-23.7 74 23.7 17.4-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 364 68.1 62.4-73.2 27 6.4 3.8-10.7 48 8.1 5.5-11.8 52 7.3 5.1-10.3 76 10.1 7.4-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 507 330 69.8 63.1-75.7 41 7.6 5.0-11.6 32 7.7 4.4-13.1 43 7.1 3.8-12.8 61 7.8 5.7-10.7
College Graduate 565 390 70.2 64.8-75.1 64 12.9 9.3-17.7 46 8.0 5.5-11.3 29 4.7 3.0- 7.5 36 4.2 2.9- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 117 51.2 41.4-61.0 11 2.1 1.1- 4.2 22 6.5 3.4-12.3 43 15.5 8.7-26.0 88 24.7 18.1-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 367 221 61.2 52.9-68.9 23 7.8 4.2-13.8 31 12.1 6.4-21.5 45 8.1 5.7-11.5 47 10.8 7.4-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 235 158 66.7 58.1-74.3 16 6.3 3.3-11.7 16 5.7 3.2- 9.9 19 10.9 6.4-17.9 26 10.4 6.1-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 229 168 77.4 70.3-83.2 16 5.7 3.2- 9.8 20 8.4 4.9-13.9 13 4.8 2.5- 9.0 12 3.8 2.0- 7.0
$50,000+ 464 337 73.4 67.4-78.6 57 13.0 9.0-18.3 29 6.4 4.1-10.0 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2 20 4.0 2.3- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 668 249 37.9 32.4-43.8 43 5.1 3.6- 7.1 66 10.0 7.2-13.7 117 20.3 15.0-27.0 193 26.7 22.2-31.8
No 1,165 921 80.2 76.8-83.2 89 8.2 6.1-11.0 76 6.0 4.6- 7.9 39 2.3 1.6- 3.4 40 3.2 2.0- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 272 178 68.3 60.8-74.9 18 7.1 4.0-12.3 24 7.2 4.4-11.7 17 6.8 3.7-12.0 35 10.6 7.3-15.2
Non-Veteran 1,640 1,036 65.7 62.0-69.2 120 7.4 5.7- 9.5 123 8.2 6.2-10.7 149 8.2 6.2-10.9 212 10.5 8.7-12.7

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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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