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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,298 2,235 68.2 66.3-70.1 312 9.6 8.5-10.9 287 8.8 7.7-10.1 212 5.9 5.1- 6.8 252 7.4 6.4- 8.5
GENDER
Male 1,410 1,016 71.7 68.9-74.4 114 8.2 6.7-10.0 115 8.8 7.1-10.9 70 4.3 3.4- 5.5 95 6.9 5.4- 8.8
Female 1,888 1,219 65.1 62.5-67.6 198 10.9 9.3-12.8 172 8.8 7.5-10.5 142 7.4 6.2- 8.8 157 7.8 6.5- 9.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,124 1,414 66.4 64.0-68.8 220 10.7 9.2-12.5 179 8.6 7.3-10.1 140 6.3 5.2- 7.5 171 7.9 6.6- 9.5
Non-Hispanic Black 680 459 69.1 64.9-73.0 60 8.6 6.4-11.5 61 8.8 6.5-11.7 42 5.5 4.0- 7.5 58 8.0 5.9-10.7
Other 444 328 75.3 70.1-79.9 26 5.2 3.4- 8.0 43 10.4 7.0-15.1 25 4.8 3.1- 7.4 22 4.3 2.7- 6.6
AGE
18-34 684 502 72.8 68.7-76.6 70 11.2 8.7-14.4 64 9.0 6.7-12.0 32 4.4 3.0- 6.3 16 2.6 1.4- 4.5
35-44 512 364 71.1 66.6-75.3 63 12.1 9.4-15.6 44 8.6 6.2-11.9 20 3.6 2.2- 5.7 21 4.5 2.8- 7.1
45-54 623 403 65.3 61.0-69.3 68 9.7 7.4-12.6 51 8.3 6.1-11.2 48 7.9 5.8-10.5 53 8.8 6.6-11.8
55-64 596 366 60.7 56.0-65.1 58 9.2 6.9-12.1 52 8.9 6.6-12.0 45 7.7 5.6-10.4 75 13.6 10.5-17.4
65-74 506 335 65.4 60.3-70.2 36 6.5 4.5- 9.3 50 10.7 7.8-14.7 37 6.7 4.8- 9.3 48 10.6 7.5-14.8
75+ 326 223 67.2 60.8-73.0 16 3.7 2.2- 6.2 24 7.8 5.0-11.9 26 8.2 5.4-12.3 37 13.1 8.9-19.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 339 209 61.9 55.5-67.8 *** *** *** 34 10.1 6.9-14.6 29 6.7 4.5- 9.7 54 16.3 12.1-21.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 819 549 69.5 65.8-73.0 63 8.3 6.2-11.0 68 8.3 6.4-10.8 56 6.4 4.8- 8.4 83 7.4 5.9- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 858 537 63.9 60.2-67.5 85 11.1 8.8-13.8 91 10.5 8.3-13.3 72 6.9 5.3- 8.8 73 7.6 5.9- 9.8
College Graduate 1,264 923 74.5 71.8-77.0 151 11.7 9.9-13.8 94 7.0 5.6- 8.6 55 4.2 3.2- 5.6 41 2.6 1.9- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 149 53.5 46.6-60.3 17 5.6 3.2- 9.8 31 9.9 6.6-14.5 41 13.6 9.8-18.7 50 17.4 12.6-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 493 299 60.9 55.7-65.8 37 8.3 5.6-11.9 48 10.0 7.2-13.6 39 7.7 5.5-10.7 70 13.2 10.1-17.0
$25,000- 34,999 281 191 64.9 57.2-71.9 25 7.5 4.7-11.9 31 14.6 9.1-22.5 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 19 9.0 5.3-14.8
$35,000- 49,999 348 250 73.9 68.2-78.9 36 9.9 6.7-14.5 22 7.0 4.4-11.1 25 5.6 3.6- 8.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 385 276 73.1 67.8-77.8 38 10.6 7.6-14.7 30 7.2 4.8-10.6 23 5.1 3.3- 7.9 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6
$75,000+ 829 592 72.3 68.8-75.6 109 13.1 10.7-15.9 73 8.6 6.7-10.9 30 3.5 2.4- 5.1 25 2.5 1.6- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 717 260 35.1 31.2-39.3 56 7.7 5.7-10.3 86 13.2 10.4-16.7 122 16.9 14.0-20.2 193 27.1 23.3-31.3
No 2,513 1,929 76.7 74.7-78.6 253 10.3 9.0-11.9 194 7.8 6.6- 9.2 83 2.9 2.3- 3.7 54 2.2 1.6- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 251 68.1 62.4-73.4 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 28 7.8 5.2-11.6 26 7.0 4.6-10.5 37 9.9 6.7-14.2
Non-Veteran 2,918 1,972 68.1 66.1-70.1 286 9.9 8.7-11.3 259 9.0 7.8-10.4 186 5.8 5.0- 6.8 215 7.1 6.1- 8.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,774 1,233 70.7 68.2-73.0 187 10.1 8.6-11.8 138 7.4 6.1- 8.9 99 5.4 4.4- 6.7 117 6.4 5.2- 7.9
Regional City or Suburban 875 572 65.1 61.3-68.8 73 8.8 6.7-11.4 79 10.0 7.6-12.9 65 6.4 4.9- 8.2 86 9.7 7.6-12.4
Rural 649 430 66.0 61.4-70.4 52 9.5 6.8-13.1 70 11.2 8.5-14.7 48 6.6 4.8- 9.0 49 6.7 4.7- 9.4

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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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