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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Males

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
-MALES 2,929 2,081 71.4 69.4-73.4 228 8.3 7.2- 9.6 227 8.1 6.9- 9.4 175 5.5 4.6- 6.7 218 6.6 5.7- 7.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,961 1,373 69.9 67.4-72.3 163 8.9 7.5-10.5 160 8.3 6.9- 9.9 115 5.7 4.5- 7.2 150 7.2 5.9- 8.7
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 671 509 75.9 72.0-79.5 67 10.2 7.9-13.1 50 7.7 5.7-10.3 27 4.2 2.6- 6.5 18 2.0 1.1- 3.6
35-44 400 302 74.6 69.0-79.6 28 8.4 5.5-12.7 33 8.6 5.6-13.0 16 3.9 2.1- 7.1 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4
45-54 484 334 67.6 62.3-72.4 38 7.7 5.3-11.0 39 8.5 5.7-12.3 33 6.3 4.3- 9.2 40 9.9 6.9-14.1
55-64 566 363 64.6 59.7-69.2 47 8.7 6.3-11.9 42 8.0 5.6-11.3 47 7.8 5.4-11.0 67 10.9 8.3-14.2
65-74 517 371 72.8 68.0-77.2 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 43 9.2 6.4-12.9 27 4.5 2.7- 7.3 46 8.5 6.1-11.7
75+ 254 178 68.6 61.2-75.1 14 5.1 2.9- 8.8 16 5.7 3.3- 9.9 21 8.5 5.1-13.8 25 12.1 7.7-18.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 354 234 63.5 57.0-69.6 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 28 9.1 5.8-14.1 26 10.1 6.4-15.5 52 12.8 9.3-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 834 583 71.2 67.3-74.8 54 7.7 5.6-10.4 60 8.0 5.9-10.7 69 6.1 4.6- 8.0 68 7.1 5.2- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 811 554 71.2 67.4-74.6 78 10.3 8.1-13.1 62 7.6 5.7-10.0 50 4.9 3.5- 6.7 67 6.0 4.6- 7.9
College Graduate 922 704 77.1 73.8-80.1 81 9.0 7.0-11.3 76 8.1 6.2-10.4 30 2.8 1.8- 4.3 31 3.0 2.0- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 142 56.8 48.6-64.6 18 7.4 4.1-13.1 21 10.9 6.7-17.1 29 8.8 5.1-14.8 35 16.0 10.7-23.3
$15,000- 24,999 435 290 66.0 60.2-71.4 24 5.5 3.4- 8.6 36 9.1 6.0-13.5 43 11.4 7.9-16.0 42 8.0 5.5-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 289 198 68.6 61.6-74.8 31 12.6 8.3-18.6 20 7.8 4.4-13.4 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3 27 7.7 5.0-11.6
$35,000- 49,999 351 239 65.9 59.4-71.9 28 9.2 6.0-13.6 35 11.2 7.5-16.4 21 6.7 3.9-11.5 28 7.0 4.5-10.6
$50,000- 74,999 409 296 73.6 68.3-78.4 34 9.3 6.3-13.6 37 7.9 5.4-11.3 15 3.1 1.7- 5.7 27 6.0 4.0- 9.1
$75,000+ 756 593 80.2 76.8-83.3 63 8.2 6.3-10.7 52 6.1 4.4- 8.3 26 2.9 1.8- 4.5 22 2.6 1.5- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 659 279 40.5 35.8-45.4 40 6.8 4.6- 9.8 75 12.5 9.4-16.4 105 16.0 12.6-20.2 160 24.2 20.3-28.6
No 1,874 1,507 79.8 77.5-81.9 151 8.6 7.2-10.3 119 6.7 5.4- 8.2 53 2.5 1.8- 3.4 44 2.4 1.7- 3.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 764 360 44.6 40.2-49.1 53 8.5 6.2-11.7 84 12.1 9.3-15.7 98 13.2 10.3-16.8 169 21.5 18.1-25.4
No 2,085 1,658 79.7 77.6-81.7 170 8.2 6.9- 9.7 140 7.1 5.8- 8.5 72 2.9 2.2- 3.9 45 2.1 1.5- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 839 562 68.8 64.9-72.5 61 7.7 5.7-10.4 70 7.9 5.9-10.5 56 6.2 4.5- 8.5 90 9.3 7.3-11.7
Non-Veteran 2,086 1,516 72.3 69.8-74.5 167 8.5 7.2-10.1 156 8.1 6.7- 9.7 119 5.3 4.2- 6.7 128 5.8 4.7- 7.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 814 599 75.4 71.9-78.5 78 9.6 7.6-12.2 71 8.0 6.2-10.4 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2 42 4.3 3.1- 5.9
Regional City or Suburban County 653 466 71.0 66.7-74.9 54 8.7 6.5-11.7 51 7.6 5.6-10.2 39 6.2 4.3- 8.8 43 6.4 4.5- 9.2
Rural 1,462 1,016 68.5 65.3-71.6 96 7.0 5.4- 8.9 105 8.4 6.6-10.7 112 7.4 5.8- 9.5 133 8.7 7.0-10.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,741 1,343 76.9 74.4-79.2 151 9.0 7.5-10.7 131 8.2 6.7-10.0 57 3.3 2.4- 4.5 59 2.6 2.0- 3.5
Unemployed 130 80 65.0 54.5-74.3 *** *** *** 11 10.8 5.7-19.4 17 7.6 4.3-13.2 14 9.8 5.0-18.5
Retired 721 509 71.0 66.8-74.9 43 5.2 3.7- 7.4 57 7.4 5.5-10.0 51 7.1 5.0- 9.9 61 9.2 6.9-12.2
Unable to Work 219 66 25.9 19.5-33.6 *** *** *** 17 5.8 3.3-10.1 45 22.4 15.6-30.9 81 38.0 30.1-46.7
Other not in Labor Force 105 73 72.9 62.8-81.1 16 13.5 8.0-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 167 64.1 56.6-71.0 15 5.0 2.7- 8.9 23 10.3 6.5-15.9 30 10.5 6.8-15.7 24 10.2 5.9-16.9
101% to 150% 408 264 63.1 56.9-68.9 35 10.2 7.0-14.6 23 8.1 4.8-13.3 44 10.1 6.7-14.8 42 8.5 5.9-12.1
151% to 200% 202 138 72.5 65.0-78.9 *** *** *** 19 6.7 3.9-11.3 *** *** *** 29 12.8 8.6-18.5
More than 200% 1,502 1,114 74.9 72.2-77.5 129 9.0 7.4-10.9 128 8.1 6.6- 9.9 59 3.7 2.7- 5.1 72 4.2 3.2- 5.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 564 383 67.2 61.7-72.3 33 6.2 3.8- 9.9 53 11.1 7.9-15.4 38 6.4 4.1- 9.9 57 9.1 6.6-12.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,069 754 70.4 66.9-73.7 73 7.3 5.6- 9.4 67 6.4 4.8- 8.5 86 7.4 5.7- 9.5 89 8.5 6.5-10.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,296 944 73.3 70.4-76.0 122 9.6 7.9-11.6 107 8.3 6.7-10.3 51 4.1 2.9- 5.6 72 4.8 3.7- 6.1

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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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