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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

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?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

All Adults

11112

65.5

64.5-66.6

11.6

10.9-12.4

10.4

9.73-11.1

6.6

6.04-7.14

5.8

5.27-6.33

 

Physical Health by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

18-24

550

66.7

62.3-71.1

14.1

10.9-17.4

13.7

10.5-16.8

3.5

1.82-5.20

1.9

0.70-3.16

25-34

1551

67.8

65.0-70.5

13.8

11.8-15.8

10.2

8.38-11.9

5.8

4.36-7.34

2.4

1.54-3.30

35-44

2428

66.9

64.8-69.1

12.9

11.4-14.3

11.3

9.83-12.8

5.3

4.25-6.29

3.6

2.67-4.59

45-54

2333

64.8

62.4-67.1

12.1

10.6-13.7

8.8

7.48-10.2

7.8

6.42-9.12

6.5

5.23-7.77

55-64

1673

66.2

63.5-68.9

10.3

8.59-12.0

8.3

6.56-9.98

6.8

5.45-8.23

8.4

6.83-9.93

65+

2390

60.8

58.5-63.1

6.7

5.56-7.80

11.1

9.57-12.6

9.7

8.30-11.2

11.7

10.1-13.3

 

Physical Health by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Male

4441

69.3

67.7-71.0

11.3

10.2-12.3

9.0

7.91-10.0

5.5

4.65-6.29

5.0

4.22-5.78

Female

6671

62.1

60.7-63.5

12.0

11.0-12.9

11.8

10.8-12.7

7.6

6.89-8.37

6.5

5.84-7.22

 

Physical Health by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

< $15,000

684

53.6

48.7-58.4

5.8

3.78-7.90

10.3

7.37-13.3

15.4

12.1-18.6

14.9

11.8-18.0

$15,000-24,999

1394

58.5

55.2-61.8

10.8

8.58-13.1

12.3

9.97-14.6

9.6

7.70-11.5

8.8

7.01-10.5

$25,000-34,999

983

63.3

59.6-67.0

7.8

5.86-9.74

11.2

8.73-13.6

9.2

6.95-11.5

8.5

6.33-10.7

$35,000-49,999

1451

66.6

63.8-69.5

11.0

9.14-12.9

11.1

9.20-13.0

6.4

5.09-7.79

4.8

3.57-6.07

$50,000-74,999

1639

64.6

61.9-67.4

14.7

12.6-16.8

10.8

8.95-12.6

5.5

4.24-6.86

4.4

3.19-5.55

$75,000+

3381

72.4

70.7-74.2

13.5

12.1-14.8

8.7

7.62-9.86

3.3

2.56-3.94

2.1

1.58-2.60

 

Physical Health by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Less than H.S.

856

57.7

53.4-61.9

6.9

4.64-9.10

11.2

8.28-14.0

10.9

8.27-13.4

13.4

10.7-16.2

H.S. or G.E.D.

3029

64.4

62.3-66.4

9.9

8.63-11.2

10.9

9.60-12.3

7.3

6.20-8.36

7.5

6.38-8.54

Some Post-H.S.

2589

64.0

61.7-66.3

12.1

10.5-13.7

11.5

9.91-13.1

7.6

6.37-8.83

4.8

3.86-5.70

College Graduate

4600

69.3

67.7-70.8

13.8

12.7-15.0

9.3

8.30-10.2

4.4

3.76-5.06

3.2

2.65-3.79

 

Physical Health by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/

Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8396

65.3

64.2-66.5

12.4

11.6-13.3

10.4

9.63-11.2

6.1

5.58-6.72

5.7

5.13-6.23

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

1006

65.3

61.8-68.7

9.3

7.19-11.5

10.7

8.45-13.0

8.2

6.31-10.2

6.4

4.78-8.12

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

523

69.2

64.4-74.0

11.6

8.37-14.9

10.8

7.42-14.3

4.8

2.75-6.83

3.5

1.24-5.74

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

59

60.3

45.8-74.7

17.0

6.46-27.6

7.5

-.11-15.1

6.1

-.51-12.8

9.1

0.45-17.7

Hispanic

981

64.5

61.0-68.1

9.5

7.30-11.7

10.5

8.18-12.8

8.3

6.20-10.4

7.2

5.26-9.06

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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