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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your
usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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%)
TOTAL 7,219 5,694 78.9 77.7-80.0 335 5.3 4.7- 6.0 364 5.3 4.7- 6.0 428 5.6 5.0- 6.3 398 4.9 4.3- 5.5
GENDER
Male 3,093 2,476 80.2 78.5-81.9 155 5.4 4.5- 6.5 129 4.3 3.5- 5.3 158 4.9 4.1- 5.9 175 5.1 4.3- 6.1
Female 4,126 3,218 77.6 76.0-79.1 180 5.2 4.4- 6.2 235 6.2 5.3- 7.3 270 6.3 5.5- 7.2 223 4.7 4.0- 5.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,900 3,857 78.5 77.0-79.8 240 5.7 4.9- 6.6 232 5.0 4.3- 5.9 281 5.5 4.8- 6.3 290 5.3 4.6- 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,370 1,080 79.5 76.8-81.9 40 3.2 2.3- 4.5 85 6.7 5.2- 8.5 95 6.3 4.9- 8.0 70 4.3 3.3- 5.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.6 5.6-19.3 12 8.8 4.3-17.0
Non-Hispanic Other 250 199 79.1 71.1-85.4 16 7.6 4.1-13.7 *** *** *** 13 3.6 1.8- 7.0 14 5.8 2.6-12.5
Hispanic 502 418 83.3 79.3-86.7 28 6.0 4.0- 9.0 26 4.8 3.1- 7.5 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,264 1,022 80.3 77.7-82.7 94 7.8 6.3- 9.7 72 5.8 4.5- 7.4 50 4.0 2.9- 5.3 26 2.1 1.4- 3.3
35-44 951 762 79.5 76.4-82.3 61 6.4 4.9- 8.4 60 5.7 4.3- 7.6 40 4.9 3.5- 6.9 28 3.5 2.3- 5.2
45-54 1,097 831 76.6 73.7-79.4 52 4.4 3.3- 6.0 64 5.8 4.3- 7.7 83 7.1 5.6- 9.0 67 6.0 4.6- 7.8
55-64 1,507 1,131 75.4 72.9-77.8 67 4.1 3.2- 5.4 72 4.7 3.7- 6.1 119 8.1 6.7- 9.8 118 7.6 6.2- 9.3
65-74 1,354 1,084 79.0 76.3-81.5 36 2.6 1.8- 3.7 68 5.5 4.1- 7.4 84 6.0 4.7- 7.6 82 6.8 5.3- 8.6
75+ 941 772 82.5 79.6-85.1 21 2.3 1.4- 3.7 26 2.7 1.8- 4.2 48 4.7 3.4- 6.3 74 7.9 6.1-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 899 653 71.4 67.7-74.9 26 3.8 2.5- 5.8 54 6.8 4.9- 9.3 75 8.7 6.8-11.1 91 9.2 7.3-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,979 1,526 77.0 74.7-79.2 77 5.5 4.2- 7.1 99 5.6 4.4- 7.0 138 6.3 5.2- 7.6 139 5.6 4.6- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,915 1,492 80.1 78.0-82.0 89 4.9 3.9- 6.1 103 5.1 4.1- 6.4 126 5.6 4.6- 6.8 105 4.3 3.5- 5.4
College Graduate 2,392 1,992 84.0 82.2-85.6 142 6.8 5.6- 8.1 108 4.3 3.5- 5.4 88 3.0 2.3- 3.8 62 1.9 1.4- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 837 524 62.3 58.2-66.2 34 4.3 2.9- 6.4 68 8.4 6.4-11.0 98 11.8 9.4-14.7 113 13.1 10.6-16.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,180 864 72.5 69.2-75.5 43 4.6 3.2- 6.6 73 7.0 5.3- 9.2 108 8.7 7.0-10.7 92 7.2 5.8- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 694 548 78.4 74.5-81.9 36 6.9 4.7- 9.9 34 4.9 3.4- 7.1 43 5.8 4.2- 8.1 33 4.0 2.7- 5.8
$35,000- 49,999 845 691 81.5 78.0-84.5 46 6.6 4.6- 9.3 41 4.3 2.9- 6.2 39 4.7 3.2- 6.8 28 3.0 2.0- 4.5
$50,000-74,999 788 645 82.8 79.6-85.7 58 7.5 5.7-10.0 34 4.4 3.0- 6.5 28 3.4 2.2- 5.4 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$75,000+ 1,456 1,270 87.3 85.1-89.3 67 4.7 3.6- 6.2 53 3.5 2.5- 4.9 36 2.2 1.5- 3.2 30 2.2 1.4- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,903 1,001 50.6 47.8-53.4 85 4.7 3.6- 6.1 158 8.7 7.2-10.4 313 17.6 15.6-19.8 346 18.4 16.4-20.7
No 5,059 4,491 87.4 86.2-88.5 242 5.6 4.9- 6.5 194 4.2 3.6- 5.0 93 1.9 1.5- 2.4 39 0.8 0.6- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 992 788 79.2 76.1-82.0 52 5.4 4.0- 7.3 34 3.7 2.6- 5.4 55 5.8 4.3- 7.8 63 5.8 4.4- 7.7
Non-Veteran 6,213 4,896 78.9 77.6-80.1 282 5.3 4.6- 6.0 330 5.5 4.9- 6.3 372 5.6 5.0- 6.3 333 4.7 4.1- 5.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,205 3,270 77.7 76.1-79.2 176 4.6 3.9- 5.5 212 5.5 4.7- 6.5 276 6.4 5.5- 7.3 271 5.8 5.0- 6.6
No 3,014 2,424 80.4 78.6-82.0 159 6.3 5.2- 7.5 152 5.0 4.1- 6.0 152 4.7 3.9- 5.6 127 3.7 3.0- 4.5

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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.

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