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2013 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 8,659 5,570 66.1 64.8-67.5 727 9.2 8.4-10.1 787 9.4 8.6-10.3 720 7.7 7.0- 8.5 855 7.5 6.8- 8.2
-Eastern NC 2,625 1,635 64.7 62.0-67.2 212 8.8 7.5-10.5 258 10.6 9.0-12.4 229 7.7 6.4- 9.2 291 8.3 7.0- 9.7
GENDER
Male 1,002 658 67.7 63.7-71.4 81 9.0 6.9-11.7 87 8.5 6.5-11.2 73 5.9 4.4- 8.0 103 8.8 6.9-11.2
Female 1,623 977 61.8 58.3-65.2 131 8.6 7.0-10.7 171 12.5 10.3-15.1 156 9.3 7.4-11.7 188 7.7 6.3- 9.5
RACE
White 1,500 937 63.5 60.2-66.6 131 9.6 7.8-11.8 149 10.4 8.5-12.7 112 7.2 5.7- 9.0 171 9.3 7.7-11.2
African American 635 388 66.8 61.4-71.7 51 6.8 4.8- 9.4 71 11.5 8.5-15.4 62 8.1 5.4-11.8 63 6.9 4.8- 9.7
Other minorities 446 282 68.3 58.9-76.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 9.1 5.6-14.5 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,502 1,552 64.7 62.0-67.3 200 8.6 7.2-10.2 247 10.6 9.0-12.5 222 7.8 6.4- 9.4 281 8.3 7.0- 9.8
AGE
18-34 424 279 68.8 63.2-73.9 53 11.5 8.6-15.4 43 10.8 7.6-15.1 36 7.4 4.8-11.1 *** *** ***
35-54 765 473 63.9 59.4-68.3 67 8.5 6.3-11.3 84 11.4 8.8-14.5 62 6.7 4.8- 9.2 79 9.6 7.1-12.7
55-64 569 333 60.2 54.9-65.4 37 6.0 4.1- 8.7 63 10.6 7.9-14.1 52 8.8 6.2-12.2 84 14.4 10.8-18.9
65-74 493 302 62.2 56.0-68.0 39 9.7 6.5-14.1 44 7.7 5.2-11.2 45 9.2 6.1-13.7 63 11.3 8.1-15.5
75+ 344 231 63.8 56.1-70.8 *** *** *** 20 9.6 5.4-16.3 29 7.0 4.3-11.3 51 16.1 11.0-22.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 189 50.4 42.7-58.0 *** *** *** 35 15.2 10.1-22.2 50 12.1 7.6-18.6 70 16.2 11.7-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 779 491 67.0 62.3-71.4 52 7.5 5.3-10.5 66 9.9 7.3-13.2 74 8.5 6.3-11.4 96 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 766 466 66.0 61.5-70.3 62 9.2 6.8-12.3 84 10.0 7.7-13.0 61 6.3 4.5- 8.6 93 8.5 6.4-11.2
College Graduate 715 486 70.1 65.6-74.2 80 12.8 9.9-16.5 73 8.9 6.6-11.8 44 5.2 3.4- 7.9 32 3.0 2.0- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 178 49.1 41.5-56.7 25 8.2 4.7-13.9 29 9.6 5.7-15.9 53 13.5 8.3-21.1 89 19.6 14.4-25.9
$15,000- 24,999 473 263 57.3 51.1-63.4 37 10.4 6.9-15.3 50 10.3 7.2-14.6 52 9.9 6.9-13.8 71 12.1 8.7-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 275 178 64.1 55.8-71.5 23 8.6 5.1-14.1 29 15.5 9.9-23.3 22 6.1 3.4-10.6 23 5.8 3.4- 9.9
$35,000- 49,999 313 199 67.4 60.0-74.0 21 5.7 3.3- 9.7 32 10.6 6.7-16.2 30 8.6 5.2-14.1 31 7.7 4.7-12.2
$50,000+ 703 504 73.5 69.1-77.5 67 8.8 6.5-11.6 73 9.8 7.3-13.0 33 4.7 3.0- 7.2 26 3.3 2.0- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 789 254 30.3 25.9-35.0 55 7.7 5.6-10.6 105 15.9 12.2-20.4 140 18.3 14.4-22.9 235 27.9 23.6-32.6
No 1,801 1,359 75.7 72.9-78.3 153 9.3 7.6-11.3 151 8.8 7.2-10.8 88 4.3 3.3- 5.7 50 1.9 1.2- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 436 286 66.7 60.7-72.2 34 9.8 6.5-14.4 42 8.9 6.0-12.9 39 7.5 4.9-11.3 35 7.1 4.6-10.9
Non-Veteran 2,188 1,349 64.2 61.3-67.1 178 8.6 7.2-10.4 215 10.9 9.2-13.0 190 7.7 6.3- 9.4 256 8.5 7.1-10.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,928 1,204 64.9 61.9-67.8 142 8.3 6.8-10.1 184 10.6 8.8-12.7 178 7.9 6.4- 9.8 220 8.3 6.9-10.0
No 697 431 63.8 58.5-68.7 70 11.3 8.3-15.2 74 10.4 7.7-14.0 51 6.5 4.6- 9.3 71 8.0 5.7-11.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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