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2014 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 7,134 4,734 66.8 65.5-68.2 582 9.3 8.4-10.2 639 9.2 8.4-10.1 537 6.9 6.2- 7.6 642 7.8 7.1- 8.6
-Piedmont NC 3,936 2,672 67.9 66.1-69.6 352 9.8 8.7-11.1 344 9.2 8.1-10.4 270 6.3 5.5- 7.2 298 6.8 5.9- 7.8
GENDER
Male 1,711 1,210 70.5 67.7-73.0 144 9.1 7.5-11.0 150 9.0 7.5-10.9 88 4.9 3.8- 6.2 119 6.5 5.2- 8.1
Female 2,225 1,462 65.4 63.0-67.8 208 10.5 8.9-12.2 194 9.4 7.9-11.1 182 7.6 6.4- 9.0 179 7.1 6.0- 8.5
RACE
White 2,742 1,824 65.6 63.4-67.8 261 10.7 9.3-12.2 248 9.7 8.3-11.2 192 6.7 5.7- 7.9 217 7.3 6.2- 8.6
African American 807 545 69.1 65.2-72.7 66 9.0 6.7-12.0 75 9.4 7.3-12.0 56 5.7 4.2- 7.6 65 6.8 5.2- 8.9
Other minorities 330 257 79.8 74.0-84.5 23 6.3 3.7-10.3 *** *** *** 19 4.9 2.9- 8.2 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 322 251 78.3 72.7-83.0 16 4.4 2.5- 7.8 21 5.1 3.2- 8.0 18 6.7 4.0-11.1 16 5.5 3.3- 9.0
Non-Hispanic 3,583 2,398 66.8 64.9-68.7 334 10.3 9.1-11.7 320 9.6 8.5-11.0 249 6.2 5.4- 7.2 282 7.0 6.1- 8.1
AGE
18-34 739 543 70.7 66.7-74.5 86 12.8 10.2-16.0 71 10.6 8.2-13.6 23 3.1 2.0- 4.9 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8
35-54 1,189 799 67.1 64.0-70.0 122 9.7 8.0-11.8 101 8.6 7.0-10.6 88 7.3 5.8- 9.1 79 7.3 5.7- 9.2
55-64 761 479 62.6 58.7-66.4 64 8.1 6.2-10.6 73 10.3 8.1-13.1 70 8.8 6.8-11.3 75 10.1 7.9-12.9
65-74 690 464 66.6 62.5-70.5 47 7.1 5.1- 9.7 59 8.0 6.1-10.5 53 8.2 6.1-10.8 67 10.2 7.8-13.1
75+ 484 329 69.0 64.2-73.5 26 4.8 3.1- 7.5 38 7.4 5.2-10.4 32 6.7 4.6- 9.7 59 12.1 9.2-15.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 477 295 61.7 56.3-66.9 26 6.7 4.1-10.6 37 6.5 4.4- 9.5 47 9.9 7.2-13.6 72 15.1 11.5-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 989 649 67.0 63.4-70.4 72 8.6 6.6-11.2 91 9.7 7.6-12.2 85 7.9 6.2-10.0 92 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 998 660 66.5 62.9-69.8 78 9.8 7.6-12.4 98 10.9 8.6-13.5 72 5.8 4.5- 7.5 90 7.1 5.6- 8.9
College Graduate 1,453 1,052 73.3 70.6-75.8 175 12.7 10.8-14.8 117 8.5 7.0-10.4 65 3.4 2.6- 4.5 44 2.1 1.5- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 438 231 52.8 47.1-58.3 28 7.5 4.8-11.6 41 10.4 7.4-14.4 57 12.5 9.4-16.6 81 16.8 13.1-21.4
$15,000- 24,999 608 387 65.2 60.4-69.6 44 7.1 5.1- 9.9 49 8.4 6.0-11.7 56 7.4 5.5-10.0 72 11.9 8.9-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 349 231 61.6 55.2-67.6 36 14.4 10.0-20.4 35 10.9 7.6-15.4 24 7.2 4.5-11.2 23 5.9 3.7- 9.1
$35,000- 49,999 427 288 67.2 61.4-72.6 43 11.8 8.2-16.5 51 12.3 8.7-17.0 23 5.1 3.2- 8.2 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9
$50,000+ 1,336 987 73.3 70.3-76.1 148 11.5 9.5-13.8 105 8.6 6.8-10.7 56 4.0 2.9- 5.4 40 2.7 1.9- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 945 366 37.0 33.4-40.8 58 7.2 5.1-10.1 125 13.9 11.3-16.9 168 18.2 15.4-21.3 228 23.6 20.6-27.0
No 2,844 2,200 76.1 74.1-78.0 282 10.7 9.3-12.2 204 7.5 6.4- 8.9 95 3.3 2.6- 4.2 63 2.4 1.7- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 469 326 69.9 64.8-74.6 39 8.8 6.1-12.6 40 8.7 6.2-12.2 25 5.4 3.4- 8.5 39 7.1 5.0-10.0
Non-Veteran 3,457 2,339 67.6 65.7-69.5 312 10.0 8.7-11.3 303 9.2 8.1-10.5 245 6.4 5.5- 7.4 258 6.8 5.9- 7.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,492 973 65.6 62.6-68.5 132 9.9 8.1-12.0 141 9.9 8.2-12.0 118 7.0 5.6- 8.6 128 7.6 6.1- 9.5
No 2,444 1,699 69.2 66.9-71.4 220 9.8 8.4-11.4 203 8.8 7.4-10.3 152 5.9 4.9- 7.1 170 6.3 5.3- 7.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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