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2012 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 11,582 7,603 67.2 66.0-68.3 941 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,055 9.4 8.7-10.2 898 7.1 6.5- 7.8 1,085 7.3 6.8- 7.9
-Eastern NC 3,804 2,435 66.0 64.0-68.0 298 8.8 7.7-10.1 350 9.4 8.2-10.7 322 7.2 6.3- 8.3 399 8.5 7.4- 9.7
GENDER
Male 1,462 985 67.7 64.6-70.7 116 9.2 7.5-11.4 113 7.9 6.3-10.0 97 6.0 4.7- 7.7 151 9.1 7.4-11.0
Female 2,342 1,450 64.4 61.9-66.9 182 8.4 7.1-10.0 237 10.8 9.2-12.7 225 8.4 7.1- 9.8 248 8.0 6.7- 9.4
RACE
White 2,384 1,519 64.1 61.6-66.5 209 10.3 8.8-12.1 213 9.6 8.1-11.3 202 7.7 6.5- 9.1 241 8.3 7.1- 9.7
African American 840 560 69.4 65.3-73.3 51 6.0 4.2- 8.4 80 8.9 6.9-11.6 64 6.2 4.6- 8.5 85 9.4 7.1-12.4
Other minorities 548 337 69.8 63.7-75.4 38 7.1 4.5-11.1 54 9.9 6.5-14.8 54 6.8 4.4-10.2 65 6.4 4.1- 9.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 206 144 72.7 65.3-79.1 *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.5-14.5 22 9.9 6.2-15.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,590 2,286 65.5 63.5-67.6 289 9.2 8.0-10.5 331 9.5 8.2-10.8 300 7.0 6.1- 8.2 384 8.8 7.7-10.0
AGE
18-34 628 439 68.4 63.9-72.6 74 12.4 9.7-15.7 62 10.5 7.9-13.9 37 5.7 3.9- 8.1 16 3.0 1.8- 5.2
35-54 1,149 746 66.8 63.4-70.1 109 8.8 7.1-10.9 102 9.2 7.3-11.4 84 6.7 5.2- 8.6 108 8.6 6.7-10.9
55-64 802 477 62.5 58.3-66.5 61 7.3 5.3- 9.9 74 8.5 6.5-11.1 87 9.0 7.0-11.5 103 12.8 10.2-15.9
65-74 702 454 66.1 61.6-70.3 31 4.8 3.2- 7.1 74 10.0 7.6-12.9 64 9.3 6.8-12.6 79 9.8 7.5-12.9
75+ 482 288 59.4 53.8-64.8 23 5.1 3.3- 7.9 35 7.4 5.1-10.6 46 9.2 6.4-13.1 90 18.8 14.7-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 471 262 58.9 52.8-64.7 *** *** *** 47 12.1 8.5-17.0 52 9.9 7.0-13.9 99 16.3 12.6-20.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,154 718 66.2 62.7-69.6 74 7.3 5.5- 9.5 99 8.7 6.8-11.2 113 8.2 6.5-10.3 150 9.6 7.8-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,066 686 66.8 63.1-70.3 97 10.7 8.5-13.4 95 8.9 6.9-11.3 92 6.6 5.1- 8.6 96 7.0 5.4- 9.2
College Graduate 1,101 761 69.9 66.4-73.2 116 12.8 10.3-15.7 108 9.1 7.3-11.3 65 4.9 3.6- 6.7 51 3.3 2.4- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 229 49.9 43.8-56.1 32 9.7 6.4-14.5 41 8.7 5.6-13.2 74 13.3 10.0-17.7 114 18.3 14.2-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 664 383 60.2 55.2-65.0 53 8.2 5.9-11.4 69 10.3 7.7-13.7 69 10.5 7.8-14.0 90 10.7 8.3-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 435 266 63.6 57.5-69.2 37 6.9 4.5-10.3 48 13.1 9.4-18.1 38 6.1 4.0- 9.2 46 10.3 7.1-14.7
$35,000- 49,999 491 327 69.9 64.7-74.6 44 9.0 6.3-12.7 54 9.3 6.8-12.6 34 5.8 3.9- 8.6 32 6.0 3.8- 9.3
$50,000+ 1,078 799 73.4 69.9-76.6 104 11.1 8.9-13.8 82 7.0 5.4- 9.1 57 4.9 3.5- 6.8 36 3.6 2.4- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,072 340 31.9 28.3-35.8 70 7.2 5.3- 9.8 131 12.7 10.2-15.8 202 18.5 15.6-21.8 329 29.6 26.1-33.4
No 2,681 2,065 76.2 74.0-78.2 223 9.3 8.0-10.8 217 8.5 7.2-10.1 113 3.8 3.0- 4.9 63 2.1 1.5- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 571 385 68.6 63.8-73.1 41 9.1 6.5-12.7 51 8.1 5.9-11.1 43 6.0 4.2- 8.6 51 8.1 5.7-11.2
Non-Veteran 3,232 2,049 65.5 63.3-67.7 257 8.8 7.6-10.2 299 9.7 8.3-11.1 279 7.5 6.4- 8.7 348 8.6 7.4- 9.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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