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2015 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 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
GENDER
Male 2,818 1,957 70.4 68.4-72.4 211 7.5 6.4- 8.7 240 8.9 7.7-10.4 175 5.5 4.6- 6.5 235 7.6 6.5- 8.9
Female 3,732 2,317 61.9 59.9-63.8 360 10.5 9.3-11.8 350 9.8 8.6-11.1 352 9.2 8.1-10.4 353 8.6 7.6- 9.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,397 2,830 64.6 62.9-66.4 410 9.7 8.6-10.8 385 9.1 8.1-10.3 365 7.9 7.0- 8.9 407 8.6 7.6- 9.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,276 837 67.0 63.8-70.1 102 8.6 6.8-10.7 115 8.8 7.1-10.9 97 7.0 5.5- 8.9 125 8.5 6.9-10.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 12.3 6.3-22.7
Non-Hispanic Other 212 143 69.7 60.7-77.4 17 7.7 4.4-12.9 20 11.8 5.9-22.1 16 6.0 3.4-10.2 16 4.9 2.7- 8.5
Hispanic 486 358 75.6 71.0-79.7 26 5.3 3.3- 8.3 45 8.9 6.5-12.0 32 5.9 3.9- 8.7 25 4.4 2.7- 7.0
AGE
18-34 1,251 909 72.1 69.1-74.9 135 10.9 9.0-13.1 111 8.8 7.1-10.9 69 6.0 4.6- 7.7 27 2.3 1.5- 3.5
35-44 925 633 69.0 65.4-72.4 107 11.1 9.0-13.5 80 9.6 7.4-12.3 56 4.9 3.7- 6.6 49 5.4 3.9- 7.4
45-54 1,146 703 61.9 58.6-65.1 104 8.1 6.5-10.1 108 9.8 7.9-12.0 114 9.4 7.7-11.4 117 10.8 8.7-13.2
55-64 1,313 779 58.2 54.9-61.4 114 8.8 7.1-10.8 127 10.3 8.4-12.5 118 9.3 7.5-11.3 175 13.5 11.4-16.0
65-74 1,111 704 62.3 58.7-65.8 69 6.5 5.0- 8.4 112 10.3 8.2-12.8 103 8.6 6.9-10.6 123 12.3 9.9-15.2
75+ 719 481 64.7 60.2-68.9 35 4.4 3.1- 6.3 46 7.3 5.2-10.2 63 9.3 7.0-12.3 94 14.3 11.2-18.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 386 56.2 51.5-60.7 29 5.0 3.2- 7.8 70 11.9 9.1-15.4 88 10.9 8.5-14.0 116 16.0 12.9-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,819 1,170 67.1 64.5-69.6 124 7.6 6.2- 9.3 154 8.8 7.3-10.5 165 7.9 6.6- 9.3 206 8.6 7.4-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,809 1,120 63.8 61.2-66.4 175 10.5 8.9-12.3 187 10.2 8.6-12.0 160 7.8 6.5- 9.3 167 7.7 6.5- 9.2
College Graduate 2,205 1,574 73.0 70.9-75.1 242 11.3 9.9-12.9 179 7.6 6.4- 8.9 113 4.5 3.7- 5.6 97 3.5 2.8- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 311 49.6 44.7-54.5 39 6.2 4.3- 8.9 60 11.0 8.2-14.7 104 15.3 12.3-19.0 118 17.9 14.4-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,075 629 58.4 54.7-62.0 77 7.8 6.0-10.1 102 9.8 7.8-12.3 116 11.1 8.9-13.8 151 12.9 10.7-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 574 368 62.8 57.5-67.8 55 8.7 6.4-11.8 66 13.7 9.9-18.5 38 5.7 4.0- 8.3 47 9.0 6.4-12.7
$35,000- 49,999 732 494 70.7 66.6-74.6 73 9.4 7.0-12.5 48 7.0 5.0- 9.8 70 7.7 5.8-10.1 47 5.2 3.6- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 805 577 72.3 68.3-75.9 73 9.5 7.3-12.2 75 9.8 7.4-13.0 44 4.6 3.2- 6.4 36 3.9 2.6- 5.7
$75,000+ 1,418 1,015 71.8 69.0-74.5 169 12.4 10.5-14.6 125 8.3 6.8-10.1 59 4.4 3.3- 5.8 50 3.0 2.2- 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,701 579 33.2 30.5-36.0 122 7.7 6.3- 9.4 214 13.6 11.6-15.9 329 19.0 16.9-21.4 457 26.5 24.0-29.3
No 4,711 3,603 76.1 74.6-77.6 436 9.6 8.6-10.7 367 8.2 7.2- 9.2 187 3.8 3.2- 4.6 118 2.3 1.9- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 886 580 67.4 63.7-70.9 57 6.5 4.8- 8.6 87 9.0 7.1-11.5 70 7.3 5.6- 9.5 92 9.8 7.7-12.4
Non-Veteran 5,645 3,679 65.7 64.2-67.3 513 9.4 8.5-10.4 503 9.4 8.5-10.5 455 7.5 6.7- 8.3 495 7.9 7.1- 8.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,938 1,339 70.3 67.8-72.5 203 10.1 8.6-11.7 155 7.6 6.4- 9.1 110 5.4 4.4- 6.7 131 6.6 5.4- 8.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,423 915 64.9 61.9-67.8 121 8.7 7.1-10.7 137 10.1 8.2-12.3 113 7.1 5.8- 8.7 137 9.2 7.5-11.2
Rural 3,189 2,020 63.3 61.1-65.4 247 8.4 7.2- 9.8 298 10.3 9.0-11.9 304 9.2 8.0-10.6 320 8.8 7.6-10.0

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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.

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