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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,107 688 61.8 57.9-65.5 87 9.0 7.0-11.5 98 9.3 6.9-12.2 114 10.0 8.0-12.5 120 10.0 7.9-12.6
GENDER
Male 495 327 69.7 64.5-74.4 35 7.0 4.7-10.3 37 5.9 3.9- 8.9 42 7.5 5.2-10.7 54 9.9 7.2-13.5
Female 612 361 54.4 48.9-59.8 52 10.8 7.8-14.7 61 12.4 8.6-17.5 72 12.4 9.3-16.3 66 10.1 7.2-14.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 952 590 61.7 57.5-65.7 76 8.9 6.8-11.5 83 9.1 6.7-12.3 99 10.3 8.1-13.0 104 10.0 7.8-12.9
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 174 132 74.8 66.0-81.9 22 12.3 7.5-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 94 56.4 46.3-66.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 9.6 5.6-16.1 24 17.9 10.5-28.7
55-64 238 131 51.8 43.9-59.6 20 8.7 5.3-14.1 27 11.8 7.2-18.7 20 11.2 6.6-18.6 40 16.4 11.5-22.9
65-74 248 146 54.9 46.8-62.7 *** *** *** 27 8.9 5.7-13.7 36 16.7 11.6-23.5 27 12.8 7.6-20.7
75+ 152 97 58.5 48.8-67.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 15.4 9.5-24.0 23 16.6 10.7-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 19.2 12.0-29.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 184 61.0 54.0-67.7 17 7.4 4.2-12.7 24 7.6 4.7-12.0 39 12.1 8.2-17.4 46 11.9 8.3-16.7
Some Post-H.S. 309 186 66.6 60.1-72.4 34 11.7 8.0-16.8 27 6.3 3.9-10.1 26 7.1 4.6-10.8 36 8.3 5.8-12.0
College Graduate 371 262 71.2 65.4-76.4 30 8.8 5.9-13.1 36 9.2 6.4-13.2 22 5.4 3.2- 8.9 21 5.3 3.4- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.7 8.2-21.9 26 22.9 14.2-34.7
$15,000- 24,999 193 96 48.5 39.4-57.8 18 11.0 6.3-18.6 *** *** *** 31 17.5 11.2-26.1 33 16.5 10.5-25.0
$25,000- 34,999 113 *** *** *** 12 12.8 7.0-22.1 14 12.8 7.2-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 146 94 66.0 55.3-75.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.7 6.4-20.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 141 75.8 68.0-82.2 16 9.7 5.7-16.3 19 6.9 4.1-11.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 109 30.2 24.3-36.8 20 7.4 4.4-12.1 35 9.7 6.0-15.3 80 23.2 18.0-29.3 102 29.5 23.4-36.5
No 741 567 75.1 70.5-79.1 63 9.3 6.9-12.5 62 9.3 6.5-13.1 32 4.5 2.8- 6.9 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 107 72.5 63.9-79.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 9.9 5.8-16.4 14 8.4 4.7-14.7
Non-Veteran 947 580 60.3 56.0-64.4 81 9.6 7.4-12.4 85 9.9 7.3-13.3 96 10.1 7.9-12.8 105 10.1 7.8-13.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 255 162 66.5 59.4-72.9 24 9.5 6.1-14.5 23 8.7 5.3-14.0 23 8.6 5.3-13.6 23 6.8 4.3-10.5
Rural 852 526 60.1 55.4-64.5 63 8.8 6.5-11.8 75 9.4 6.7-13.2 91 10.6 8.2-13.5 97 11.2 8.5-14.5

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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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