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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Males

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
-MALES 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
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,906 1,329 70.0 67.4-72.4 144 7.7 6.4- 9.2 159 8.8 7.3-10.5 122 5.8 4.7- 7.1 152 7.8 6.4- 9.5
Non-Hispanic Black 480 319 69.9 64.9-74.4 39 7.3 5.1-10.4 42 8.6 6.1-12.0 30 5.8 3.8- 8.8 50 8.3 6.0-11.5
Other 382 273 72.7 66.6-78.0 23 6.4 3.9-10.4 34 10.3 6.5-16.0 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5 31 6.5 4.3- 9.6
AGE
18-34 598 455 76.0 71.8-79.7 53 8.2 6.1-11.0 58 9.9 7.4-13.2 20 3.4 2.1- 5.4 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8
35-44 410 297 72.7 67.4-77.4 43 10.3 7.5-14.0 34 8.2 5.5-12.0 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 23 6.0 3.8- 9.4
45-54 512 329 65.5 60.6-70.1 41 6.9 4.8- 9.7 45 8.8 6.4-12.1 47 8.5 6.2-11.5 50 10.4 7.5-14.1
55-64 590 380 64.6 59.9-69.0 39 6.8 4.7- 9.7 45 8.3 5.8-11.7 43 7.4 5.3-10.4 83 12.9 10.2-16.2
65-74 439 293 66.3 60.7-71.5 26 6.4 4.2- 9.6 42 9.2 6.5-12.8 37 7.8 5.4-11.0 41 10.3 7.0-15.1
75+ 240 179 70.4 62.2-77.5 *** *** *** 14 7.7 4.3-13.6 14 6.5 3.3-12.3 26 13.0 7.9-20.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 198 63.9 57.3-70.0 *** *** *** 31 10.7 7.2-15.6 31 7.7 5.1-11.6 41 13.6 9.5-19.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 819 542 68.9 65.2-72.5 59 7.2 5.4- 9.5 64 8.8 6.7-11.4 67 7.2 5.5- 9.4 87 7.9 6.3-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 713 482 69.4 65.3-73.3 61 8.5 6.4-11.2 65 9.4 6.9-12.5 39 4.8 3.4- 6.7 66 7.9 5.9-10.5
College Graduate 956 719 77.1 74.1-79.9 80 9.0 7.2-11.3 80 7.6 6.0- 9.6 37 3.1 2.2- 4.4 40 3.1 2.2- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 111 49.1 41.1-57.0 16 6.4 3.7-10.8 23 12.5 7.9-19.3 32 13.6 9.0-19.9 45 18.5 13.2-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 452 274 61.9 56.5-67.1 32 6.7 4.5-10.0 36 8.8 6.2-12.5 44 8.8 6.3-12.3 66 13.7 10.3-17.9
$25,000- 34,999 250 172 63.5 55.1-71.2 17 7.8 4.5-13.2 28 15.3 9.3-24.0 14 4.5 2.4- 8.1 19 9.0 5.1-15.3
$35,000- 49,999 337 251 76.9 71.1-81.8 16 4.5 2.4- 8.4 24 7.7 4.9-11.9 25 6.1 3.9- 9.4 21 4.8 2.7- 8.1
$50,000- 74,999 406 305 77.1 72.1-81.5 34 7.7 5.2-11.0 32 7.7 5.2-11.2 16 3.4 1.9- 6.0 19 4.1 2.4- 7.0
$75,000+ 699 523 75.5 71.7-79.0 71 11.3 8.8-14.4 56 6.9 5.2- 9.3 29 4.2 2.8- 6.3 20 2.1 1.2- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 674 266 39.7 35.2-44.3 50 7.7 5.6-10.6 77 12.6 9.7-16.2 101 14.3 11.5-17.6 180 25.7 21.8-30.1
No 2,077 1,648 79.2 77.0-81.2 154 7.4 6.2- 8.9 158 8.0 6.6- 9.6 69 3.0 2.3- 4.0 48 2.4 1.7- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 761 505 68.7 64.7-72.4 39 5.3 3.7- 7.6 76 9.2 7.1-11.9 58 7.0 5.2- 9.3 83 9.8 7.5-12.6
Non-Veteran 2,046 1,444 70.9 68.5-73.2 172 8.2 6.9- 9.7 164 8.9 7.4-10.6 115 5.1 4.1- 6.2 151 7.0 5.7- 8.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 837 610 73.5 69.9-76.7 77 9.1 7.1-11.6 61 6.8 5.1- 8.8 37 4.2 2.9- 5.9 52 6.5 4.7- 8.8
Regional City or Suburban 631 424 67.4 62.8-71.6 43 6.9 4.9- 9.5 64 11.4 8.4-15.2 41 5.8 4.1- 8.0 59 8.6 6.3-11.6
Rural 1,350 923 69.8 66.7-72.8 91 6.6 5.2- 8.4 115 9.2 7.4-11.4 97 6.4 5.0- 8.1 124 8.0 6.4- 9.9

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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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