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2012 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 11,582 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
-Piedmont NC 6,211 4,141 67.9 66.3-69.4 526 9.2 8.3-10.2 572 9.8 8.8-10.8 441 6.8 6.0- 7.7 531 6.3 5.7- 7.0
GENDER
Male 2,479 1,764 71.8 69.5-74.1 177 8.2 6.8- 9.8 193 8.1 6.8- 9.6 131 5.5 4.4- 7.0 214 6.3 5.4- 7.5
Female 3,732 2,377 64.3 62.2-66.3 349 10.1 8.9-11.5 379 11.3 9.9-12.8 310 8.0 7.0- 9.2 317 6.3 5.4- 7.2
RACE
White 4,503 3,006 67.9 66.1-69.7 400 9.9 8.7-11.2 402 9.6 8.5-10.9 307 6.1 5.4- 7.0 388 6.4 5.6- 7.2
African American 1,163 753 66.6 62.9-70.0 95 8.4 6.6-10.6 115 10.0 7.8-12.6 98 8.5 6.6-11.0 102 6.5 5.1- 8.4
Other minorities 486 344 71.0 65.1-76.3 24 5.7 3.3- 9.6 51 10.3 7.5-13.9 31 8.0 4.7-13.5 36 5.0 3.2- 7.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 408 290 71.5 66.0-76.5 19 4.3 2.5- 7.4 43 11.2 8.1-15.2 36 9.8 6.7-14.0 20 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Non-Hispanic 5,779 3,836 67.6 66.0-69.2 503 9.6 8.6-10.7 528 9.6 8.6-10.8 403 6.6 5.8- 7.5 509 6.5 5.9- 7.3
AGE
18-34 1,154 837 71.5 68.1-74.6 125 11.4 9.2-13.9 110 10.3 8.3-12.8 58 4.8 3.4- 6.7 24 2.0 1.3- 3.1
35-54 2,075 1,385 67.3 64.7-69.7 197 9.1 7.7-10.7 200 10.4 8.8-12.2 139 7.0 5.8- 8.6 154 6.2 5.1- 7.6
55-64 1,164 738 64.3 60.7-67.7 100 9.0 7.1-11.3 95 8.2 6.5-10.4 108 9.3 7.2-11.8 123 9.2 7.4-11.5
65-74 1,010 666 67.8 64.1-71.3 64 5.9 4.3- 8.0 107 9.7 7.8-12.1 73 7.7 5.8-10.2 100 8.8 7.0-11.1
75+ 744 471 62.6 58.0-66.9 32 4.6 2.7- 7.8 59 8.1 5.9-11.0 58 8.5 6.2-11.6 124 16.3 13.2-19.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 431 61.8 57.1-66.3 26 4.5 2.8- 7.4 68 10.3 7.7-13.6 88 11.5 8.9-14.8 120 11.9 9.5-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,689 1,114 68.8 65.8-71.6 115 6.8 5.4- 8.4 147 9.1 7.5-11.1 126 7.4 5.7- 9.6 187 7.9 6.6- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,679 1,079 65.4 62.4-68.3 156 10.9 8.9-13.2 169 11.0 9.1-13.2 135 7.1 5.7- 8.7 140 5.6 4.6- 6.9
College Graduate 2,086 1,498 73.3 70.8-75.7 229 12.4 10.6-14.4 187 8.7 7.2-10.4 88 3.3 2.5- 4.2 84 2.4 1.8- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 674 327 52.5 47.5-57.4 43 7.6 5.3-10.9 76 10.4 7.8-13.7 82 11.2 8.6-14.5 146 18.3 14.9-22.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,023 610 61.1 57.2-64.9 64 6.4 4.8- 8.7 121 14.5 11.7-17.7 108 10.5 8.3-13.1 120 7.5 6.0- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 643 426 67.5 62.2-72.4 55 8.7 6.4-11.8 49 6.9 4.9- 9.5 56 10.0 6.4-15.1 57 7.0 5.0- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 753 522 72.4 68.3-76.2 71 10.2 7.7-13.5 65 6.7 5.0- 8.8 57 7.1 5.2- 9.6 38 3.6 2.5- 5.2
$50,000+ 2,071 1,557 75.0 72.4-77.4 213 10.8 9.2-12.8 175 9.2 7.5-11.1 65 2.7 2.0- 3.7 61 2.3 1.7- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,499 502 34.1 30.9-37.4 107 7.2 5.6- 9.3 191 14.3 11.9-17.0 269 19.4 16.9-22.2 430 25.1 22.4-27.9
No 4,653 3,595 76.0 74.3-77.6 417 9.7 8.6-11.0 377 8.7 7.7- 9.9 168 3.8 3.1- 4.7 96 1.8 1.4- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 758 515 67.4 63.2-71.3 50 9.1 6.6-12.4 58 7.8 5.8-10.5 48 6.5 4.7- 8.8 87 9.1 7.1-11.6
Non-Veteran 5,450 3,625 68.0 66.3-69.6 476 9.2 8.2-10.3 513 10.0 8.9-11.1 392 6.9 6.0- 7.9 444 6.0 5.3- 6.7

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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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