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2013 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 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
GENDER
Male 3,394 2,294 68.4 66.3-70.4 272 9.0 7.8-10.4 276 8.7 7.5-10.1 250 6.5 5.5- 7.6 302 7.5 6.5- 8.6
Female 5,265 3,276 64.1 62.2-65.8 455 9.5 8.4-10.6 511 10.1 9.0-11.3 470 8.9 7.8-10.1 553 7.5 6.6- 8.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,839 3,736 65.1 63.4-66.7 525 10.0 9.0-11.2 522 9.2 8.2-10.2 469 7.8 6.9- 8.8 587 7.9 7.1- 8.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,623 1,034 66.5 63.3-69.6 121 7.1 5.6- 8.9 171 11.2 9.3-13.5 145 8.0 6.3-10.0 152 7.3 5.8- 9.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 388 *** *** *** 19 5.4 1.9-14.3 28 5.8 2.2-14.3 51 14.8 8.6-24.3 60 10.5 5.0-20.7
Non-Hispanic Other 264 183 74.9 67.0-81.4 25 11.6 7.0-18.6 15 6.4 3.2-12.5 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5 23 4.5 2.4- 8.3
Hispanic 453 329 71.8 66.4-76.6 28 6.5 4.2-10.1 42 9.5 6.7-13.2 29 7.5 4.8-11.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5
AGE
18-34 1,366 942 69.6 66.6-72.4 169 12.1 10.2-14.2 135 10.3 8.5-12.5 87 6.2 4.8- 8.0 33 1.8 1.2- 2.7
35-44 1,161 787 66.9 63.5-70.2 115 9.6 7.6-12.1 118 10.5 8.6-12.8 80 7.2 5.6- 9.4 61 5.7 4.2- 7.8
45-54 1,449 912 65.9 62.6-69.0 137 9.0 7.3-11.1 116 7.9 6.3- 9.8 141 8.7 6.9-10.9 143 8.5 6.8-10.5
55-64 1,779 1,087 62.6 59.6-65.5 127 7.3 5.9- 9.1 169 8.4 7.0-10.0 158 9.0 7.3-11.0 238 12.7 10.8-14.9
65-74 1,585 1,009 63.9 60.6-67.1 108 7.4 5.7- 9.5 151 9.7 7.8-12.1 137 8.6 6.8-10.7 180 10.4 8.6-12.5
75+ 1,231 774 62.2 58.4-65.9 65 4.8 3.6- 6.5 89 8.0 6.1-10.4 108 8.3 6.6-10.5 195 16.7 13.8-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,135 626 56.6 52.6-60.5 53 5.7 4.0- 7.9 115 12.3 9.8-15.4 143 11.9 9.4-15.1 198 13.5 11.3-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,418 1,554 67.8 65.3-70.3 149 6.5 5.3- 8.1 191 8.7 7.2-10.3 221 8.0 6.8- 9.5 303 9.0 7.6-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,354 1,480 65.7 63.1-68.2 204 10.6 9.0-12.5 232 9.2 7.8-10.8 207 7.7 6.4- 9.2 231 6.7 5.7- 8.0
College Graduate 2,740 1,901 70.9 68.7-73.1 320 12.9 11.3-14.6 249 8.8 7.5-10.3 149 4.7 3.8- 5.8 121 2.7 2.2- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,059 500 51.2 47.0-55.5 61 7.1 5.1- 9.9 91 8.7 6.6-11.3 152 13.7 10.9-17.1 255 19.3 16.4-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,530 881 58.3 54.9-61.6 110 8.5 6.8-10.7 155 10.5 8.6-12.7 179 11.7 9.6-14.3 205 10.9 9.1-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 844 553 67.7 63.3-71.8 66 7.2 5.2- 9.8 85 12.5 9.6-16.1 66 6.4 4.7- 8.7 74 6.3 4.6- 8.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,022 699 70.5 66.7-74.0 88 9.1 7.0-11.6 93 9.1 7.1-11.6 72 6.1 4.4- 8.2 70 5.3 3.9- 7.1
$50,000-74,999 920 660 71.3 67.2-75.1 81 9.7 7.4-12.5 92 9.3 7.1-12.1 49 5.9 4.1- 8.6 38 3.9 2.5- 5.9
$75,000+ 1,620 1,188 74.2 71.3-77.0 202 12.4 10.5-14.7 129 7.4 5.8- 9.3 62 3.8 2.7- 5.2 39 2.1 1.4- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,416 827 33.8 31.2-36.5 165 7.6 6.3- 9.2 285 12.6 10.8-14.6 452 20.0 17.8-22.5 687 26.0 23.6-28.5
No 6,126 4,666 75.6 74.1-77.1 553 9.8 8.8-10.9 489 8.5 7.6- 9.5 263 4.2 3.5- 4.9 155 1.9 1.6- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,137 753 67.1 63.5-70.6 74 7.3 5.5- 9.6 95 8.7 6.8-11.2 103 8.2 6.4-10.5 112 8.6 6.8-10.9
Non-Veteran 7,518 4,814 66.0 64.5-67.4 653 9.5 8.6-10.5 691 9.5 8.7-10.5 617 7.7 6.9- 8.5 743 7.3 6.6- 8.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,447 2,827 65.2 63.3-67.1 340 8.4 7.3- 9.6 385 9.7 8.5-11.0 393 8.3 7.2- 9.5 502 8.4 7.5- 9.4
No 4,212 2,743 67.1 65.1-69.0 387 10.1 8.9-11.4 402 9.2 8.1-10.4 327 7.1 6.1- 8.2 353 6.5 5.6- 7.5

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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.

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