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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic White

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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 6,608 4,638 68.6 67.2-70.0 445 7.4 6.6- 8.2 574 9.1 8.2-10.0 555 9.0 8.2- 9.9 396 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,436 3,137 69.1 67.3-70.7 295 7.2 6.3- 8.2 359 8.4 7.5- 9.5 372 8.9 7.9-10.1 273 6.4 5.6- 7.4
GENDER
Male 1,920 1,476 74.7 72.2-77.1 101 5.5 4.4- 6.9 130 7.7 6.2- 9.4 127 7.3 6.0- 8.9 86 4.8 3.7- 6.2
Female 2,516 1,661 63.8 61.4-66.1 194 8.7 7.4-10.2 229 9.2 7.9-10.6 245 10.5 9.0-12.1 187 7.9 6.6- 9.3
AGE
18-34 694 409 60.8 56.6-64.9 82 10.6 8.3-13.3 82 12.1 9.5-15.4 86 12.0 9.4-15.1 35 4.5 3.1- 6.3
35-44 507 314 66.4 61.7-70.9 49 8.1 6.0-10.8 43 7.7 5.6-10.6 62 11.1 8.4-14.6 39 6.7 4.6- 9.7
45-54 750 481 64.4 60.4-68.3 50 7.6 5.6-10.1 78 10.1 7.9-12.9 69 8.2 6.3-10.7 72 9.6 7.4-12.5
55-64 930 669 71.9 68.3-75.2 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 72 6.8 5.2- 8.8 70 8.1 6.1-10.6 62 7.0 5.2- 9.4
65-74 903 719 79.1 75.7-82.2 37 4.1 2.8- 6.1 54 5.6 4.1- 7.6 55 6.1 4.5- 8.2 38 5.0 3.4- 7.4
75+ 608 508 81.4 76.8-85.3 20 3.0 1.9- 4.9 29 4.3 2.8- 6.8 29 5.3 3.4- 8.2 22 5.9 3.4-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 204 64.1 57.0-70.6 *** *** *** 21 8.5 4.9-14.2 30 10.1 6.4-15.4 48 15.5 11.2-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,120 812 70.2 66.8-73.4 48 5.7 4.1- 7.7 84 8.1 6.3-10.3 89 8.2 6.4-10.4 87 7.9 6.2-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,298 875 67.8 64.7-70.7 91 7.6 6.0- 9.5 107 8.4 6.8-10.3 145 11.2 9.3-13.3 80 5.2 4.0- 6.6
College Graduate 1,694 1,234 71.5 68.9-73.9 149 10.0 8.5-11.9 146 8.9 7.4-10.6 107 6.5 5.3- 8.0 58 3.1 2.3- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 175 52.8 46.1-59.4 17 5.3 3.1- 8.8 30 10.8 7.2-15.9 43 13.0 9.1-18.2 55 18.1 13.4-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 570 360 60.8 55.5-65.8 30 5.3 3.5- 8.0 49 8.1 5.8-11.2 73 14.0 10.4-18.5 58 11.8 8.6-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 363 251 68.1 61.9-73.7 25 7.3 4.7-11.1 32 7.5 4.9-11.2 35 9.8 6.7-14.0 20 7.4 4.4-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 523 381 71.7 66.6-76.3 33 7.4 4.9-11.0 38 6.4 4.3- 9.4 46 10.2 7.3-14.2 25 4.3 2.7- 6.8
$50,000- 74,999 617 450 71.2 66.4-75.5 48 8.3 6.1-11.4 52 10.0 6.9-14.2 39 6.3 4.4- 8.9 28 4.2 2.8- 6.4
$75,000+ 1,168 876 73.3 70.2-76.2 99 9.1 7.3-11.3 100 9.0 7.2-11.1 66 6.2 4.8- 8.1 27 2.4 1.6- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,214 715 54.6 51.1-58.1 60 5.4 4.1- 7.2 103 9.5 7.6-11.9 172 14.5 12.2-17.1 164 15.9 13.4-18.9
No 3,145 2,369 74.1 72.1-75.9 231 7.8 6.7- 9.0 250 8.1 7.0- 9.4 193 7.0 5.9- 8.3 102 3.0 2.4- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 663 531 78.0 73.8-81.6 26 3.8 2.4- 5.8 28 4.2 2.8- 6.5 40 7.2 5.1-10.1 38 6.8 4.6- 9.9
Non-Veteran 3,769 2,603 67.6 65.7-69.4 269 7.7 6.7- 8.8 331 9.1 8.0-10.4 331 9.2 8.1-10.5 235 6.3 5.4- 7.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,115 769 67.8 64.5-71.0 108 9.8 8.0-11.9 99 9.4 7.4-11.8 91 8.5 6.7-10.6 48 4.6 3.3- 6.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,035 722 68.7 65.3-72.0 69 6.8 5.2- 8.9 87 9.0 7.1-11.4 91 8.6 6.8-10.8 66 6.8 5.1- 8.9
Rural 2,286 1,646 70.0 67.5-72.4 118 5.7 4.6- 7.1 173 7.5 6.3- 9.0 190 9.4 7.9-11.2 159 7.3 6.1- 8.8

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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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