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2012 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 11,582 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
-Western NC 1,567 1,027 67.8 64.7-70.7 117 7.7 6.2- 9.5 133 7.4 6.0- 9.2 135 8.0 6.5- 9.9 155 9.1 7.5-11.0
GENDER
Male 602 420 70.2 65.5-74.5 40 7.1 5.0-10.0 35 5.7 3.8- 8.4 46 6.9 4.9- 9.7 61 10.1 7.5-13.5
Female 965 607 65.6 61.6-69.3 77 8.2 6.2-10.8 98 9.0 7.0-11.6 89 9.0 6.9-11.7 94 8.2 6.4-10.4
RACE
White 1,273 839 66.8 63.5-70.0 95 8.2 6.5-10.4 104 7.7 6.0- 9.8 109 8.1 6.4-10.2 126 9.1 7.4-11.2
Other minorities 285 184 73.2 66.1-79.2 *** *** *** 28 6.0 3.7- 9.4 26 8.0 4.7-13.3 25 7.3 4.3-12.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,493 973 67.5 64.4-70.5 114 7.9 6.4- 9.9 127 7.5 6.0- 9.4 131 8.1 6.5-10.0 148 8.9 7.3-10.9
AGE
18-34 233 165 71.9 64.8-78.0 21 8.3 5.2-13.0 24 9.3 5.8-14.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 409 252 64.6 58.9-69.8 39 9.4 6.6-13.3 34 6.4 4.4- 9.4 42 9.8 6.9-13.9 42 9.8 6.8-13.8
55-64 346 217 63.5 57.1-69.5 28 8.2 5.2-12.7 35 8.5 5.6-12.6 33 9.9 6.6-14.6 33 9.9 6.7-14.4
65-74 341 237 72.0 66.2-77.2 21 4.9 3.0- 8.0 20 5.0 3.0- 8.0 25 6.6 4.2-10.3 38 11.5 8.0-16.2
75+ 225 147 68.2 59.9-75.5 *** *** *** 20 6.9 4.1-11.4 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 31 15.2 10.1-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 120 65.3 56.8-72.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 9.4 5.5-15.5 40 16.8 11.7-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 307 64.7 58.9-70.1 35 8.4 5.7-12.3 37 5.9 3.7- 9.1 49 10.4 7.3-14.7 60 10.6 7.6-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 404 264 68.4 62.7-73.6 31 8.6 5.8-12.7 36 8.8 5.9-12.9 31 6.1 4.0- 9.2 42 8.1 5.6-11.7
College Graduate 471 334 73.3 68.3-77.7 46 9.0 6.5-12.4 44 9.0 6.4-12.5 35 6.2 4.2- 9.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 107 52.0 43.3-60.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 14.2 9.0-21.6 56 22.9 16.7-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 294 191 64.7 57.4-71.5 *** *** *** 25 8.1 4.7-13.6 27 9.8 6.1-15.4 38 13.2 9.2-18.7
$25,000- 34,999 177 118 68.6 59.7-76.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 8.9 5.3-14.5 18 12.0 7.1-19.4
$35,000- 49,999 174 118 69.1 60.2-76.8 18 8.2 4.7-14.0 19 11.2 6.5-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 421 306 73.5 68.1-78.3 43 11.1 7.9-15.3 40 9.0 6.2-12.8 25 4.9 3.1- 7.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 440 160 33.6 28.0-39.7 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 47 10.1 7.1-14.2 90 20.0 15.5-25.4 120 30.9 25.4-36.9
No 1,110 862 78.5 75.3-81.4 92 8.3 6.5-10.6 83 6.5 4.9- 8.5 41 4.2 2.9- 6.0 32 2.5 1.6- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 136 70.2 61.3-77.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 14.8 9.4-22.5
Non-Veteran 1,385 891 67.5 64.3-70.6 112 8.1 6.5-10.1 127 7.8 6.3- 9.8 123 8.0 6.4-10.0 132 8.5 6.8-10.5

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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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