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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,484 2,214 64.4 62.4-66.3 314 10.3 9.0-11.6 343 10.0 8.8-11.3 306 7.9 6.9- 9.1 307 7.5 6.5- 8.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,332 1,480 63.8 61.3-66.2 221 11.0 9.5-12.8 210 9.4 8.0-11.0 209 8.1 6.9- 9.6 212 7.6 6.4- 9.1
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 655 449 68.9 64.5-73.0 89 14.2 11.3-17.7 64 8.8 6.7-11.5 39 5.2 3.6- 7.4 14 2.9 1.5- 5.5
35-44 474 305 63.2 58.0-68.2 56 13.5 10.1-17.7 60 13.6 10.3-17.8 31 5.7 3.7- 8.6 22 4.0 2.5- 6.2
45-54 552 341 62.5 57.7-67.1 49 8.6 6.2-11.7 44 8.6 6.2-11.8 61 10.2 7.7-13.4 57 10.2 7.6-13.5
55-64 682 401 59.9 55.2-64.4 56 7.5 5.6-10.0 70 10.7 8.0-14.2 72 10.8 8.0-14.4 83 11.2 8.5-14.4
65-74 651 409 60.9 56.2-65.4 44 7.7 5.5-10.7 63 10.0 7.5-13.2 69 11.8 8.9-15.3 66 9.6 7.3-12.6
75+ 425 274 66.8 61.2-71.9 17 4.3 2.4- 7.5 38 8.5 5.8-12.1 32 6.4 4.3- 9.6 64 14.0 10.6-18.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 186 56.7 50.1-63.0 19 6.7 3.9-11.2 26 7.6 4.9-11.6 40 11.5 7.9-16.4 67 17.5 13.3-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 921 565 63.0 59.1-66.8 54 7.3 5.3- 9.9 106 12.0 9.6-14.9 97 9.2 7.2-11.5 99 8.5 6.6-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,054 670 64.7 61.0-68.1 95 11.0 8.8-13.7 105 9.9 7.9-12.3 98 8.3 6.6-10.4 86 6.2 4.7- 8.1
College Graduate 1,162 788 69.0 65.8-72.1 146 14.0 11.8-16.6 103 9.2 7.4-11.4 70 4.6 3.4- 6.2 55 3.2 2.3- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 182 51.5 45.2-57.7 20 8.0 4.9-12.9 42 10.3 7.1-14.7 53 11.6 8.4-15.8 79 18.5 14.3-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 604 354 56.0 50.9-60.9 42 8.3 5.8-11.7 69 12.2 9.2-15.8 70 12.1 9.2-15.9 69 11.5 8.5-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 309 187 64.7 58.0-70.9 27 7.9 5.1-11.9 43 13.3 9.2-18.8 33 10.0 6.6-14.7 19 4.1 2.4- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 427 284 69.6 63.8-74.8 49 10.8 7.8-14.8 34 6.2 4.2- 9.2 34 7.8 5.1-11.8 26 5.6 3.0-10.1
$50,000- 74,999 418 279 65.6 60.0-70.9 53 15.0 11.2-19.9 40 10.3 7.3-14.3 22 4.7 2.9- 7.6 24 4.3 2.7- 6.9
$75,000+ 673 493 72.8 68.6-76.6 73 12.4 9.6-15.7 55 8.8 6.5-11.8 37 4.5 3.1- 6.5 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 881 281 30.4 26.8-34.3 57 7.9 5.7-10.8 125 14.7 11.9-18.1 184 20.9 17.7-24.6 234 26.0 22.5-29.9
No 2,249 1,703 75.3 73.0-77.4 211 10.3 8.8-12.0 182 8.4 7.1- 9.9 98 4.2 3.3- 5.2 55 1.8 1.3- 2.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,035 392 37.1 33.5-40.8 67 7.9 6.0-10.3 134 14.1 11.6-17.1 192 18.0 15.3-21.1 250 22.8 19.8-26.2
No 2,365 1,767 74.3 72.1-76.4 238 11.0 9.5-12.8 202 8.6 7.3-10.1 107 4.3 3.4- 5.4 51 1.7 1.2- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 14.8 7.7-26.8 14 13.2 6.9-23.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,396 2,171 64.7 62.7-66.7 308 10.2 9.0-11.6 328 9.8 8.6-11.1 292 7.8 6.8- 9.0 297 7.4 6.4- 8.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 933 643 69.5 66.0-72.7 105 12.0 9.7-14.7 82 8.3 6.5-10.4 50 5.5 4.0- 7.4 53 4.8 3.6- 6.4
Regional City or Suburban County 797 499 64.5 60.3-68.4 77 9.6 7.5-12.2 81 10.7 8.3-13.5 82 8.9 6.8-11.5 58 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Rural 1,754 1,072 60.1 57.0-63.1 132 9.2 7.5-11.4 180 10.9 9.1-13.0 174 9.4 7.8-11.3 196 10.3 8.6-12.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,583 1,135 71.3 68.5-73.9 174 11.8 10.0-13.9 144 9.6 8.0-11.5 73 4.3 3.3- 5.7 57 3.0 2.2- 4.0
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 13 9.8 5.4-17.1 14 9.4 5.1-16.7 20 14.2 8.3-23.1 *** *** ***
Retired 999 634 63.4 59.6-67.0 69 7.2 5.6- 9.4 92 9.4 7.5-11.9 96 10.3 8.1-13.1 108 9.6 7.7-11.9
Unable to Work 344 78 24.0 18.6-30.4 14 6.5 3.4-12.1 46 13.5 9.3-19.0 87 22.2 17.2-28.0 119 33.8 27.7-40.5
Other not in Labor Force 409 278 69.2 63.5-74.3 44 12.0 8.7-16.3 44 9.6 6.8-13.4 29 5.8 3.8- 8.8 14 3.4 1.7- 6.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 143 68 43.6 34.2-53.5 15 17.7 10.6-28.3 16 11.7 6.6-20.1 22 12.4 7.5-19.8 22 14.5 8.9-22.7
50% to 100% 315 174 56.9 50.0-63.6 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 33 10.2 6.9-14.9 39 12.9 8.8-18.4 52 14.5 10.3-20.1
101% to 150% 538 309 59.1 53.9-64.1 38 7.8 5.4-11.1 69 13.5 10.2-17.6 54 8.9 6.5-12.1 68 10.8 8.0-14.4
151% to 200% 227 127 60.2 51.5-68.2 22 8.5 5.1-14.0 27 11.2 7.1-17.3 32 11.7 7.8-17.3 19 8.4 4.1-16.3
More than 200% 1,542 1,074 70.2 67.4-72.9 168 12.4 10.5-14.6 132 8.5 6.9-10.3 99 5.8 4.6- 7.3 69 3.1 2.3- 4.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 713 445 61.5 56.4-66.4 37 6.1 4.0- 9.4 70 10.8 8.0-14.4 77 9.8 7.3-13.1 84 11.7 8.6-15.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,264 755 59.8 56.3-63.1 113 10.3 8.3-12.7 139 11.2 9.2-13.5 131 9.6 7.8-11.8 126 9.1 7.3-11.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,507 1,014 68.1 65.3-70.8 164 11.3 9.5-13.4 134 8.9 7.4-10.8 98 6.3 5.1- 7.9 97 5.3 4.2- 6.6

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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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