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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,550 4,274 66.0 64.6-67.4 571 9.1 8.2-10.0 590 9.4 8.5-10.3 527 7.4 6.7- 8.2 588 8.1 7.4- 9.0
-Eastern 2,145 1,351 63.2 60.6-65.7 172 7.9 6.6- 9.3 205 10.5 9.0-12.3 201 9.5 8.0-11.3 216 8.9 7.6-10.5
GENDER
Male 913 614 68.1 64.3-71.6 62 6.4 4.7- 8.5 88 10.4 8.2-13.1 63 7.1 5.3- 9.5 86 8.1 6.3-10.3
Female 1,232 737 58.4 54.9-61.8 110 9.4 7.6-11.5 117 10.6 8.5-13.0 138 11.8 9.5-14.6 130 9.8 8.0-11.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,321 826 62.5 59.2-65.7 114 7.8 6.3- 9.5 123 10.5 8.5-12.8 126 10.0 8.0-12.5 132 9.2 7.5-11.2
Non-Hispanic Black 556 352 63.8 58.6-68.6 40 8.1 5.7-11.5 49 8.9 6.3-12.4 53 10.0 7.1-14.0 62 9.2 6.9-12.2
Other 236 152 63.9 56.2-70.9 17 8.6 4.9-14.7 28 13.7 9.4-19.7 20 6.3 3.7-10.5 19 7.4 4.2-12.9
AGE
18-34 393 275 69.7 64.2-74.6 43 9.6 6.9-13.1 36 9.3 6.5-13.0 28 8.9 5.8-13.5 *** *** ***
35-44 293 189 65.6 58.9-71.6 32 8.8 6.0-12.7 24 9.8 6.3-15.1 26 7.8 5.0-11.9 22 8.0 4.9-12.8
45-54 358 206 56.3 50.2-62.2 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2 43 13.9 10.1-19.0 47 13.0 9.6-17.5 40 12.2 8.6-17.0
55-64 479 282 56.6 51.3-61.8 36 8.0 5.5-11.6 48 12.1 8.8-16.6 53 11.4 8.4-15.2 60 11.9 9.1-15.5
65-74 357 223 60.1 53.9-66.1 21 6.4 4.1-10.1 35 10.0 6.8-14.3 30 7.9 5.1-12.0 48 15.5 11.4-20.9
75+ 241 161 63.5 55.4-70.9 14 6.4 3.6-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 15.1 10.2-21.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 122 52.5 44.6-60.3 *** *** *** 25 12.1 7.8-18.1 32 15.6 10.0-23.6 46 15.1 10.7-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 437 65.6 61.3-69.7 44 6.5 4.6- 9.0 62 10.1 7.5-13.4 70 8.5 6.5-11.1 77 9.3 7.2-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 642 397 62.3 57.8-66.7 56 8.9 6.6-11.8 69 11.2 8.6-14.5 62 9.9 7.5-13.2 58 7.6 5.6-10.2
College Graduate 570 389 69.0 64.4-73.2 61 11.4 8.7-14.9 49 8.7 6.4-11.7 36 5.1 3.5- 7.4 35 5.7 3.9- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 105 44.5 36.6-52.7 17 7.2 4.1-12.4 22 12.9 8.0-20.1 42 19.2 13.3-26.8 42 16.2 11.3-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 389 234 58.8 52.5-64.9 22 5.5 3.4- 8.9 39 11.1 7.8-15.6 46 13.7 9.3-19.7 48 10.8 7.6-15.1
$25,000- 34,999 180 110 61.1 52.1-69.5 18 9.2 5.3-15.5 21 12.2 7.4-19.5 *** *** *** 17 9.7 5.7-16.0
$35,000- 49,999 238 150 66.8 59.1-73.6 23 8.5 5.1-13.7 *** *** *** 29 10.0 6.4-15.3 20 7.2 4.2-12.0
$50,000- 74,999 273 196 70.9 63.8-77.1 22 8.2 5.2-12.8 28 12.5 8.2-18.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 398 282 68.7 63.1-73.9 44 11.5 8.3-15.7 33 8.2 5.6-12.0 20 6.7 4.1-10.9 19 4.8 2.9- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 638 210 31.5 27.2-36.1 46 7.9 5.6-11.0 93 16.0 12.7-20.0 127 20.5 16.9-24.6 162 24.1 20.3-28.3
No 1,457 1,107 75.1 72.2-77.9 120 7.8 6.4- 9.6 111 8.6 6.9-10.6 72 5.5 4.0- 7.7 47 2.9 2.1- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 360 222 64.7 58.8-70.2 25 6.2 4.0- 9.4 46 12.2 8.8-16.6 26 6.8 4.4-10.4 41 10.1 7.1-14.2
Non-Veteran 1,780 1,127 62.9 60.0-65.7 146 8.2 6.8- 9.9 159 10.2 8.5-12.1 173 10.0 8.2-12.1 175 8.7 7.3-10.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 164 106 64.1 54.8-72.5 16 9.4 5.2-16.6 17 11.2 6.6-18.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 293 181 62.8 56.0-69.0 24 8.0 5.2-12.0 35 11.5 7.9-16.4 25 8.6 5.4-13.6 28 9.2 6.0-13.8
Rural 1,688 1,064 63.2 60.2-66.0 132 7.7 6.3- 9.4 153 10.2 8.5-12.3 165 10.0 8.3-12.2 174 8.9 7.4-10.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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