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2012 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 11,582 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
GENDER
Male 4,543 3,169 70.3 68.6-72.0 333 8.4 7.4- 9.6 341 7.9 6.9- 8.9 274 5.8 5.0- 6.8 426 7.5 6.7- 8.5
Female 7,039 4,434 64.2 62.7-65.7 608 9.5 8.6-10.5 714 10.9 9.9-11.9 624 8.3 7.5- 9.2 659 7.1 6.4- 7.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,989 5,246 66.5 65.2-67.9 695 10.0 9.1-10.9 707 9.4 8.6-10.3 597 6.7 6.1- 7.4 744 7.4 6.7- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,091 1,373 68.2 65.5-70.7 155 7.6 6.3- 9.2 197 9.0 7.5-10.8 169 7.5 6.2- 9.2 197 7.7 6.4- 9.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 437 233 49.3 42.1-56.5 40 11.2 7.0-17.4 50 12.6 8.5-18.4 45 8.6 5.6-13.0 69 18.4 12.8-25.6
Non-Hispanic Other 295 213 70.1 61.3-77.6 *** *** *** 26 9.7 6.0-15.1 *** *** *** 22 5.2 3.0- 8.7
Hispanic 682 486 72.4 68.2-76.2 30 4.4 2.8- 6.8 68 10.2 7.9-13.0 62 9.4 7.0-12.3 36 3.7 2.5- 5.4
AGE
18-34 2,015 1,441 70.7 68.2-73.1 220 11.3 9.7-13.1 196 10.3 8.8-12.1 108 5.1 4.1- 6.4 50 2.6 2.0- 3.6
35-44 1,613 1,077 67.2 64.4-69.8 159 10.2 8.6-12.2 165 9.8 8.3-11.5 105 6.6 5.3- 8.2 107 6.2 5.0- 7.8
45-54 2,020 1,306 65.7 63.0-68.3 186 8.4 7.1-10.0 171 9.4 7.8-11.4 160 8.0 6.6- 9.7 197 8.4 7.1-10.0
55-64 2,312 1,432 63.7 61.2-66.1 189 8.5 7.1-10.1 204 8.5 7.2- 9.9 228 9.3 7.9-10.9 259 10.1 8.7-11.6
65-74 2,053 1,357 67.8 65.3-70.3 116 5.5 4.4- 6.9 201 9.2 7.8-10.8 162 8.0 6.6- 9.6 217 9.5 8.1-11.1
75+ 1,451 906 62.4 59.2-65.6 62 4.4 3.1- 6.2 114 7.8 6.3- 9.8 124 8.5 6.8-10.5 245 16.9 14.6-19.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,405 813 61.3 57.9-64.6 42 3.8 2.6- 5.6 131 10.4 8.4-12.7 160 10.6 8.7-12.8 259 13.9 11.9-16.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,331 2,139 67.4 65.3-69.4 224 7.2 6.1- 8.4 283 8.6 7.4- 9.9 288 8.1 6.9- 9.4 397 8.8 7.7- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,149 2,029 65.9 63.7-68.0 284 10.7 9.2-12.3 300 10.2 8.8-11.7 258 6.9 6.0- 8.1 278 6.3 5.5- 7.3
College Graduate 3,658 2,593 72.2 70.2-74.0 391 12.3 10.9-13.8 339 8.8 7.7-10.1 188 4.1 3.4- 4.9 147 2.6 2.2- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,389 663 51.5 48.0-55.0 88 8.0 6.2-10.3 131 9.3 7.4-11.6 191 12.1 10.2-14.4 316 19.1 16.6-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,981 1,184 61.4 58.6-64.1 130 6.7 5.4- 8.3 215 12.3 10.5-14.4 204 10.4 8.8-12.3 248 9.2 7.9-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,255 810 66.5 63.0-69.9 106 8.0 6.3-10.0 106 8.2 6.5-10.3 112 8.6 6.5-11.4 121 8.7 6.9-10.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,418 967 71.1 68.1-73.9 133 9.6 7.8-11.8 138 8.1 6.6- 9.8 101 6.8 5.4- 8.6 79 4.3 3.3- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 1,380 1,017 72.8 69.6-75.8 131 10.8 8.8-13.1 122 9.7 7.6-12.2 64 3.9 2.9- 5.2 46 2.8 2.0- 3.9
$75,000+ 2,190 1,645 74.8 72.3-77.2 229 11.4 9.7-13.4 175 8.0 6.6- 9.6 83 3.4 2.6- 4.5 58 2.4 1.7- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,011 1,002 33.1 30.9-35.4 200 7.0 5.8- 8.4 369 13.3 11.7-15.1 561 19.3 17.5-21.2 879 27.3 25.3-29.4
No 8,444 6,522 76.2 75.0-77.4 732 9.6 8.7-10.5 677 8.4 7.6- 9.3 322 3.9 3.3- 4.5 191 2.0 1.6- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,511 1,036 68.0 65.0-70.8 96 8.7 7.0-10.9 115 7.5 6.1- 9.3 103 6.5 5.2- 8.1 161 9.3 7.7-11.1
Non-Veteran 10,067 6,565 67.1 65.8-68.3 845 9.0 8.3- 9.8 939 9.7 8.9-10.5 794 7.2 6.6- 7.9 924 7.0 6.5- 7.6

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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.

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