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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Whites

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
-Whites 6,016 3,839 64.8 63.2-66.4 540 10.1 9.0-11.2 542 9.3 8.3-10.3 484 7.8 6.9- 8.8 611 8.0 7.3- 8.9
GENDER
Male 2,375 1,596 67.1 64.6-69.5 200 9.6 8.1-11.2 188 8.6 7.2-10.3 173 6.9 5.7- 8.4 218 7.8 6.6- 9.2
Female 3,641 2,243 62.7 60.5-64.8 340 10.5 9.2-12.0 354 9.9 8.7-11.3 311 8.7 7.4-10.0 393 8.3 7.2- 9.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.9 9.0-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,864 3,742 65.0 63.3-66.6 527 10.1 9.1-11.2 523 9.1 8.2-10.2 475 7.8 6.9- 8.8 597 8.0 7.2- 8.9
AGE
18-34 811 536 66.2 62.3-69.9 120 14.4 11.9-17.3 82 10.5 8.2-13.4 56 7.0 5.2- 9.4 17 1.9 1.1- 3.1
35-44 717 480 66.4 62.0-70.5 79 10.4 7.9-13.6 69 9.9 7.6-12.8 48 7.2 5.2- 9.9 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8
45-54 1,000 626 65.0 61.1-68.7 103 10.2 8.0-12.8 79 7.7 5.9-10.1 96 8.7 6.6-11.4 96 8.4 6.5-10.9
55-64 1,250 777 62.6 59.2-66.0 92 7.6 5.9- 9.7 117 8.4 6.8-10.3 97 8.6 6.6-11.1 167 12.8 10.7-15.4
65-74 1,205 765 63.4 59.8-67.0 87 7.6 5.7- 9.9 116 10.0 7.9-12.5 101 8.0 6.1-10.5 136 11.0 8.9-13.5
75+ 989 624 63.2 59.2-67.1 58 5.3 3.9- 7.2 75 8.1 6.1-10.7 82 7.7 5.9- 9.9 150 15.7 12.9-19.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 586 281 47.1 41.7-52.5 31 6.7 4.4-10.1 60 12.9 9.4-17.4 76 14.2 10.5-18.9 138 19.1 15.6-23.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,630 1,034 66.3 63.2-69.3 92 5.7 4.3- 7.4 139 9.6 7.8-11.9 157 8.7 7.1-10.5 208 9.7 8.1-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,682 1,069 65.4 62.4-68.3 161 11.9 9.9-14.2 156 8.6 7.1-10.4 133 7.4 5.9- 9.2 163 6.8 5.6- 8.2
College Graduate 2,111 1,450 70.3 67.8-72.7 256 13.7 11.9-15.7 187 8.3 6.9- 9.8 118 4.7 3.7- 6.0 100 3.0 2.4- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 563 235 40.9 35.4-46.7 33 8.6 5.5-13.1 46 7.6 5.2-11.0 86 16.4 12.6-21.1 163 26.5 21.9-31.7
$15,000- 24,999 899 475 50.7 46.3-55.1 72 9.7 7.3-12.9 91 11.1 8.5-14.2 113 13.5 10.5-17.2 148 14.9 12.2-18.2
$25,000- 34,999 538 348 67.5 62.1-72.5 39 6.6 4.3- 9.8 58 13.2 9.7-17.8 39 6.0 3.8- 9.2 54 6.8 4.9- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 752 509 69.9 65.6-73.9 65 9.2 6.9-12.2 67 8.7 6.5-11.6 55 6.4 4.5- 9.0 56 5.7 4.1- 7.8
$50,000- 74,999 722 508 69.6 65.0-73.8 67 10.3 7.7-13.6 72 9.7 7.2-12.9 43 6.6 4.5- 9.7 32 3.9 2.5- 6.0
$75,000+ 1,351 978 73.1 69.9-76.1 180 13.6 11.4-16.2 105 7.2 5.5- 9.3 53 3.9 2.8- 5.4 35 2.2 1.4- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,716 599 35.1 32.1-38.2 117 7.4 5.9- 9.3 202 12.0 10.1-14.4 300 18.8 16.3-21.6 498 26.7 24.0-29.6
No 4,231 3,194 74.4 72.6-76.2 419 11.0 9.8-12.3 333 8.4 7.3- 9.6 180 4.3 3.5- 5.2 105 1.9 1.5- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 856 572 66.9 62.6-70.9 58 7.4 5.3-10.3 73 9.4 7.1-12.5 66 7.3 5.3- 9.9 87 9.0 6.9-11.7
Non-Veteran 5,159 3,266 64.5 62.7-66.2 482 10.5 9.4-11.7 469 9.3 8.2-10.4 418 7.9 6.9- 9.0 524 7.9 7.1- 8.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,041 1,932 64.2 61.9-66.4 252 9.1 7.8-10.6 254 9.5 8.1-11.0 255 8.1 6.9- 9.6 348 9.1 8.0-10.3
No 2,975 1,907 65.5 63.1-67.8 288 11.0 9.6-12.7 288 9.1 7.8-10.5 229 7.5 6.3- 8.9 263 6.9 5.8- 8.2

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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.

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