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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,413 4,295 67.8 66.4-69.2 542 9.3 8.5-10.3 570 9.1 8.2-10.0 481 6.8 6.1- 7.6 525 7.1 6.4- 7.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,244 817 66.6 63.3-69.8 97 8.9 7.1-11.2 130 10.8 8.7-13.3 93 6.5 5.0- 8.3 107 7.2 5.7- 9.0
GENDER
Male 507 362 71.8 66.7-76.4 34 7.9 5.4-11.6 38 8.4 5.5-12.5 37 6.2 4.1- 9.1 36 5.7 4.0- 8.2
Female 737 455 62.3 57.9-66.5 63 9.8 7.4-12.8 92 12.8 10.0-16.1 56 6.7 4.8- 9.3 71 8.4 6.3-11.1
AGE
18-34 277 204 71.5 64.9-77.3 26 9.8 6.6-14.5 25 10.5 6.9-15.7 16 6.2 3.5-11.0 *** *** ***
35-44 183 129 66.2 56.9-74.4 19 14.0 8.5-22.3 22 14.2 8.5-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 216 136 62.5 54.8-69.7 15 6.2 3.4-11.0 20 10.4 6.2-16.7 27 11.1 7.3-16.4 18 9.9 6.0-15.8
55-64 268 150 58.6 51.1-65.8 25 10.3 6.6-15.8 32 9.8 6.0-15.5 22 6.6 4.0-10.8 39 14.6 10.0-20.8
65-74 186 123 68.7 60.4-75.9 *** *** *** 20 9.9 6.0-15.8 *** *** *** 22 11.2 6.7-18.0
75+ 102 66 70.4 59.2-79.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 14.9 8.5-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 88 58.7 48.7-68.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 19.5 13.4-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 437 271 61.5 55.7-67.0 28 8.2 5.3-12.7 54 14.2 10.4-19.1 51 10.9 7.9-14.8 33 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 343 240 72.0 66.1-77.2 34 11.2 7.7-16.1 30 7.9 5.1-12.1 16 3.9 2.2- 6.6 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9
College Graduate 308 218 73.5 67.4-78.9 28 9.8 6.5-14.5 29 8.9 5.7-13.6 17 3.8 2.1- 6.6 16 4.0 2.2- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 110 56.8 47.6-65.6 *** *** *** 24 13.1 8.2-20.4 *** *** *** 24 13.1 8.2-20.2
$15,000- 24,999 259 158 60.2 52.5-67.5 17 8.4 4.7-14.6 27 11.6 7.0-18.6 29 10.7 7.1-15.9 28 9.1 5.7-14.1
$25,000- 34,999 139 94 67.2 56.4-76.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 108 77.3 68.4-84.3 19 11.5 7.0-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 127 91 71.5 61.4-79.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 109 78.6 70.0-85.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 313 111 34.3 27.9-41.3 *** *** *** 46 16.0 10.9-23.0 62 18.9 14.0-25.0 80 23.8 18.5-30.1
No 829 635 76.8 73.2-80.1 70 9.0 6.9-11.7 76 9.5 7.3-12.3 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8 22 2.2 1.3- 3.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 379 153 40.2 34.2-46.5 21 8.2 4.9-13.3 57 17.0 12.2-23.2 61 13.6 10.1-18.0 87 21.1 16.5-26.5
No 821 635 77.2 73.5-80.4 71 8.8 6.8-11.5 69 8.7 6.6-11.5 29 3.5 2.2- 5.4 17 1.8 1.0- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 104 68.9 59.0-77.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,094 713 66.3 62.8-69.7 85 8.6 6.8-10.9 119 11.3 9.0-14.0 82 6.6 5.0- 8.6 95 7.2 5.7- 9.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 447 309 69.9 64.9-74.5 43 10.8 7.8-14.6 42 9.0 6.4-12.4 18 3.8 2.2- 6.4 35 6.6 4.6- 9.4
Regional City or Suburban County 236 158 71.1 64.1-77.2 15 6.4 3.7-11.0 28 10.6 7.0-15.7 21 6.9 4.3-10.9 *** *** ***
Rural 561 350 60.3 54.6-65.7 39 8.0 5.3-11.9 60 13.1 9.2-18.2 54 9.5 6.7-13.4 58 9.1 6.6-12.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 626 462 73.2 68.7-77.3 63 10.5 8.0-13.8 58 9.4 6.8-12.9 27 4.7 3.0- 7.3 16 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 279 186 71.0 64.2-76.9 16 4.8 2.8- 8.2 25 8.2 5.1-12.9 19 4.2 2.5- 7.2 33 11.8 7.9-17.3
Unable to Work 180 64 33.3 25.3-42.4 *** *** *** 26 14.5 8.7-23.0 34 16.4 11.0-23.7 49 27.2 19.8-36.1
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 95 60.7 51.6-69.1 *** *** *** 18 11.4 7.0-18.0 21 14.8 9.1-23.2 15 6.6 3.7-11.3
101% to 150% 245 147 58.9 50.8-66.4 20 10.1 6.0-16.4 27 13.0 7.8-20.9 24 7.5 4.6-11.9 27 10.6 6.8-16.1
151% to 200% 86 65 84.4 75.2-90.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 309 74.6 69.4-79.3 39 9.8 6.8-13.8 40 8.7 5.9-12.6 22 3.8 2.3- 6.1 18 3.1 1.7- 5.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 319 198 57.5 49.5-65.1 *** *** *** 38 14.0 9.0-21.1 27 9.4 5.3-16.2 39 11.9 8.0-17.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 375 244 67.6 61.8-73.0 28 7.5 4.9-11.1 39 9.9 6.8-14.3 38 8.3 5.7-11.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 550 375 69.0 64.4-73.3 52 10.2 7.6-13.7 53 10.2 7.4-13.8 28 4.6 3.0- 6.9 42 6.0 4.3- 8.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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