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2014 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 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
GENDER
Male 3,062 2,086 68.8 66.7-70.7 241 8.7 7.5-10.0 269 9.0 7.8-10.3 187 5.6 4.7- 6.6 279 8.0 7.0- 9.2
Female 4,072 2,648 65.0 63.2-66.8 341 9.8 8.6-11.1 370 9.5 8.4-10.7 350 8.1 7.2- 9.1 363 7.6 6.7- 8.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,838 3,187 65.4 63.7-67.1 428 10.1 9.0-11.3 421 9.3 8.3-10.4 349 6.8 6.0- 7.7 453 8.4 7.5- 9.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,351 881 67.5 64.5-70.4 90 7.8 6.2- 9.9 138 10.3 8.5-12.3 121 7.1 5.8- 8.6 121 7.3 5.9- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.6 7.1-21.3 18 12.5 7.1-21.2
Non-Hispanic Other 250 170 69.7 61.3-77.0 28 13.6 8.3-21.6 19 7.7 4.1-14.1 13 3.7 1.9- 7.0 20 5.2 2.9- 9.2
Hispanic 500 380 77.9 73.5-81.7 22 4.3 2.6- 6.8 42 6.5 4.7- 8.9 32 6.6 4.4- 9.8 24 4.8 3.1- 7.3
AGE
18-34 1,254 902 70.1 67.1-73.0 139 12.4 10.4-14.8 122 10.0 8.2-12.1 54 4.1 3.1- 5.5 37 3.3 2.3- 4.8
35-44 948 667 69.2 65.7-72.5 102 10.6 8.6-13.1 80 8.6 6.7-10.8 54 6.2 4.6- 8.2 45 5.4 3.9- 7.5
45-54 1,085 701 64.8 61.4-67.9 91 8.4 6.6-10.6 96 9.4 7.6-11.7 98 7.7 6.2- 9.5 99 9.7 7.8-12.0
55-64 1,494 899 60.3 57.5-63.1 120 7.7 6.4- 9.4 149 10.2 8.6-12.1 159 10.3 8.7-12.2 167 11.4 9.7-13.4
65-74 1,340 876 64.8 61.7-67.7 84 6.1 4.8- 7.8 117 8.4 6.9-10.3 110 9.5 7.7-11.8 153 11.1 9.3-13.2
75+ 907 605 67.5 63.9-70.8 36 3.8 2.6- 5.5 72 7.5 5.8- 9.6 58 6.3 4.8- 8.3 136 14.9 12.5-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 892 526 58.7 54.7-62.5 43 6.5 4.5- 9.3 76 8.5 6.6-11.0 105 11.1 8.9-13.8 142 15.2 12.5-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,951 1,247 65.7 63.1-68.2 136 8.6 7.1-10.5 181 9.3 7.9-11.0 153 7.2 6.0- 8.6 234 9.1 7.8-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,880 1,222 66.8 64.3-69.3 145 9.3 7.7-11.1 190 10.3 8.8-12.1 159 6.8 5.7- 8.1 164 6.7 5.7- 8.0
College Graduate 2,378 1,712 73.0 70.9-75.0 257 11.7 10.3-13.4 191 8.3 7.1- 9.7 118 3.8 3.1- 4.7 100 3.1 2.5- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 828 410 49.7 45.6-53.8 51 7.4 5.4-10.1 91 11.7 9.3-14.6 109 12.9 10.5-15.9 167 18.3 15.3-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,158 698 61.1 57.6-64.5 75 7.7 5.9-10.1 106 9.4 7.4-11.7 127 9.5 7.7-11.6 152 12.3 10.2-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 690 448 63.5 59.0-67.8 58 11.0 8.2-14.7 73 10.6 8.2-13.6 49 6.9 5.0- 9.4 62 8.0 5.9-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 832 568 68.0 63.8-71.8 76 10.6 8.0-13.9 87 10.7 8.2-13.8 54 5.9 4.3- 8.0 47 4.9 3.5- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 782 548 70.1 66.0-73.9 90 12.8 10.0-16.2 63 8.3 6.3-10.8 39 5.3 3.7- 7.6 42 3.5 2.4- 5.1
$75,000+ 1,448 1,100 76.5 73.7-79.0 142 9.7 8.0-11.6 107 7.8 6.1- 9.8 52 3.1 2.2- 4.3 47 3.0 2.2- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,860 663 34.8 32.2-37.5 121 7.2 5.7- 9.1 231 13.2 11.4-15.3 343 19.0 16.9-21.2 502 25.8 23.5-28.2
No 5,019 3,898 76.4 74.9-77.8 445 10.1 9.0-11.2 385 7.8 7.0- 8.8 171 3.2 2.7- 3.8 120 2.5 2.0- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 986 672 68.9 65.4-72.2 71 7.2 5.5- 9.4 87 9.3 7.4-11.7 61 6.3 4.7- 8.4 95 8.2 6.5-10.3
Non-Veteran 6,134 4,052 66.5 65.0-68.0 510 9.6 8.6-10.6 551 9.2 8.3-10.1 476 7.0 6.3- 7.7 545 7.8 7.0- 8.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,144 2,685 65.5 63.7-67.3 318 8.9 7.8-10.1 383 9.5 8.5-10.7 334 7.3 6.4- 8.3 424 8.8 7.8- 9.9
No 2,990 2,049 68.6 66.5-70.6 264 9.7 8.4-11.2 256 8.9 7.7-10.3 203 6.3 5.4- 7.4 218 6.5 5.6- 7.6

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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.

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