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2013 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 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
-Western NC 982 602 64.2 60.0-68.1 71 7.5 5.5-10.2 79 8.3 6.3-10.8 102 10.5 8.0-13.7 128 9.6 7.6-11.9
GENDER
Male 393 256 66.3 60.0-72.0 24 6.6 3.9-10.9 30 8.3 5.4-12.6 34 8.6 5.5-13.3 49 10.2 7.3-14.1
Female 589 346 62.1 56.6-67.4 47 8.4 5.7-12.2 49 8.2 5.8-11.5 68 12.3 8.7-17.1 79 9.0 6.6-12.0
RACE
White 867 528 62.4 58.1-66.6 64 7.9 5.7-10.8 72 8.7 6.5-11.4 93 11.1 8.4-14.6 110 9.9 7.8-12.5
Other minorities 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 75 63.4 52.9-72.8 16 15.2 9.0-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 262 167 65.9 58.4-72.7 *** *** *** 26 10.8 7.0-16.2 32 12.7 8.1-19.3 22 6.7 4.0-11.1
55-64 210 116 59.6 50.5-68.0 20 9.6 5.3-16.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 14.4 9.5-21.2
65-74 214 141 67.0 58.2-74.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 12.6 8.0-19.3
75+ 169 97 62.8 52.8-71.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 18.3 12.1-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 15.8 9.7-24.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 190 67.9 60.7-74.5 *** *** *** 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 23 7.3 4.3-12.2 52 10.6 7.4-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 259 151 61.5 53.9-68.7 19 11.2 6.8-18.0 24 7.9 4.9-12.5 33 11.1 7.0-17.1 32 8.2 5.3-12.5
College Graduate 289 194 74.2 67.8-79.8 32 8.4 5.7-12.4 23 7.3 4.4-12.1 24 6.0 3.6- 9.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 17.4 10.2-28.0 43 26.9 18.4-37.3
$15,000- 24,999 193 107 54.2 44.1-64.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 18.7 11.2-29.4 32 11.4 7.0-18.2
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 236 176 77.1 69.6-83.2 23 7.8 4.5-13.2 18 8.3 4.6-14.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 338 114 35.6 28.9-43.0 *** *** *** 28 8.6 5.3-13.6 74 25.2 18.6-33.2 108 27.3 21.5-33.9
No 633 479 75.4 70.7-79.6 56 9.4 6.6-13.0 51 8.3 6.0-11.4 27 4.5 2.7- 7.4 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 90 70.2 59.4-79.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 845 512 63.2 58.7-67.5 65 8.0 5.8-10.9 68 8.2 6.1-10.9 90 11.1 8.3-14.7 110 9.5 7.4-12.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 702 429 64.5 59.7-69.0 49 7.1 5.0-10.2 56 8.4 6.2-11.4 67 10.3 7.5-14.1 101 9.6 7.5-12.3
No 280 173 62.9 54.4-70.7 *** *** *** 23 7.7 4.5-12.8 35 11.1 6.7-17.7 27 9.3 5.6-15.3

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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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