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2013 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 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
-Piedmont NC 5,052 3,333 67.5 65.7-69.3 444 9.8 8.7-11.0 450 9.1 8.1-10.3 389 7.0 6.2- 8.0 436 6.5 5.7- 7.5
GENDER
Male 1,999 1,380 69.6 66.9-72.2 167 9.4 7.8-11.3 159 8.9 7.3-10.8 143 6.1 4.9- 7.6 150 5.9 4.8- 7.3
Female 3,053 1,953 65.6 63.2-67.9 277 10.1 8.6-11.8 291 9.3 8.0-10.8 246 7.9 6.7- 9.3 286 7.1 6.0- 8.4
RACE
White 3,649 2,374 66.3 64.1-68.4 345 10.9 9.5-12.4 321 8.9 7.7-10.3 279 7.1 6.1- 8.3 330 6.8 5.8- 7.9
African American 981 645 67.7 63.6-71.5 68 6.8 5.0- 9.3 98 10.6 8.3-13.6 84 7.6 5.7-10.0 86 7.3 5.3- 9.8
Other minorities 347 258 75.4 69.3-80.7 26 8.5 5.3-13.4 26 7.2 4.5-11.3 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 314 230 71.7 65.4-77.2 16 4.5 2.6- 7.5 30 10.2 6.9-14.9 23 8.5 5.2-13.8 15 5.0 2.9- 8.8
Non-Hispanic 4,708 3,086 67.2 65.3-69.0 423 10.2 9.0-11.5 417 9.0 8.0-10.3 364 6.9 6.0- 7.9 418 6.7 5.8- 7.7
AGE
18-34 824 588 71.3 67.5-74.8 100 11.8 9.4-14.6 81 10.7 8.4-13.6 40 4.9 3.4- 6.9 *** *** ***
35-54 1,583 1,059 67.7 64.7-70.6 170 10.8 8.9-13.0 124 7.7 6.3- 9.5 127 7.5 6.0- 9.3 103 6.3 4.9- 8.1
55-64 1,000 638 64.8 60.9-68.6 70 7.3 5.5- 9.6 86 7.7 6.0- 9.8 86 9.0 6.9-11.7 120 11.1 8.8-14.0
65-74 878 566 64.0 59.5-68.3 57 7.2 4.9-10.3 95 11.4 8.6-15.1 73 7.9 5.8-10.5 87 9.5 7.2-12.5
75+ 718 446 61.2 56.2-66.0 45 6.0 4.3- 8.4 59 7.4 5.4-10.0 60 9.3 6.9-12.4 108 16.1 12.4-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 643 372 60.6 55.5-65.5 30 5.8 3.7- 8.9 69 12.0 8.9-16.0 71 9.4 6.8-12.7 101 12.3 9.4-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,338 873 68.7 65.3-72.0 82 6.3 4.6- 8.4 104 7.9 6.2-10.2 124 7.8 6.3- 9.6 155 9.3 7.4-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,329 863 66.8 63.3-70.1 123 11.5 9.2-14.2 124 8.8 7.0-11.0 113 7.7 6.0- 9.9 106 5.3 4.0- 6.8
College Graduate 1,736 1,221 71.0 68.1-73.7 208 13.3 11.4-15.6 153 9.0 7.3-11.1 81 4.4 3.3- 5.8 73 2.3 1.7- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 261 54.0 48.1-59.7 29 7.1 4.4-11.3 49 8.7 6.1-12.3 75 12.5 9.3-16.6 123 17.6 13.8-22.3
$15,000- 24,999 864 511 60.0 55.7-64.2 60 7.7 5.6-10.4 91 11.7 9.1-14.9 100 10.7 8.3-13.8 102 9.9 7.7-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 471 314 69.4 63.5-74.7 37 6.3 4.2- 9.5 47 11.5 7.9-16.4 35 6.9 4.5-10.4 38 5.9 3.7- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 593 424 73.4 68.7-77.7 53 9.1 6.6-12.4 48 7.7 5.5-10.8 32 5.0 3.1- 7.9 36 4.7 3.1- 7.0
$50,000+ 1,601 1,168 72.9 69.8-75.7 193 13.0 10.9-15.4 130 7.2 5.7- 9.2 67 4.4 3.2- 6.1 43 2.5 1.6- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,289 459 35.2 31.7-38.9 96 8.7 6.7-11.2 152 11.8 9.7-14.4 238 19.7 16.8-22.9 344 24.5 21.4-28.0
No 3,692 2,828 75.8 73.8-77.6 344 10.1 8.8-11.6 287 8.4 7.2- 9.7 148 3.8 3.1- 4.8 85 1.9 1.4- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 564 377 67.1 61.8-71.9 34 5.7 3.8- 8.4 42 8.8 5.9-12.8 52 9.3 6.5-13.2 59 9.1 6.6-12.5
Non-Veteran 4,485 2,953 67.5 65.6-69.4 410 10.2 9.0-11.5 408 9.2 8.1-10.4 337 6.8 5.9- 7.8 377 6.3 5.4- 7.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,817 1,194 66.6 63.4-69.6 149 9.2 7.4-11.5 145 9.0 7.1-11.4 148 7.6 6.2- 9.3 181 7.6 6.3- 9.2
No 3,235 2,139 67.9 65.7-70.0 295 10.0 8.7-11.5 305 9.1 7.9-10.5 241 6.8 5.8- 8.0 255 6.1 5.2- 7.3

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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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