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2015 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 6,612 5,224 79.2 78.0-80.4 340 5.5 4.9- 6.3 320 4.9 4.3- 5.7 411 6.0 5.4- 6.8 317 4.3 3.8- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,842 2,331 82.1 80.3-83.8 124 4.7 3.8- 5.7 120 4.6 3.7- 5.8 139 4.9 4.0- 5.9 128 3.7 3.0- 4.5
Female 3,770 2,893 76.5 74.8-78.1 216 6.3 5.4- 7.4 200 5.2 4.4- 6.1 272 7.1 6.2- 8.2 189 4.9 4.1- 5.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,439 3,501 78.9 77.4-80.3 228 5.8 5.0- 6.7 204 4.4 3.8- 5.3 279 6.3 5.5- 7.2 227 4.6 4.0- 5.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,292 1,000 78.7 75.9-81.2 70 5.6 4.3- 7.4 71 5.1 3.8- 6.7 87 6.4 5.0- 8.1 64 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 212 167 78.3 69.1-85.3 12 4.1 2.1- 7.6 13 11.0 5.2-21.6 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 *** *** ***
Hispanic 489 416 84.6 80.4-88.0 22 4.1 2.6- 6.6 18 4.4 2.6- 7.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.8 11 2.0 1.0- 4.2
AGE
18-34 1,253 1,036 82.5 79.9-84.8 82 6.5 5.1- 8.2 69 6.0 4.6- 7.9 49 3.7 2.7- 5.1 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1
35-44 933 739 80.0 76.9-82.8 67 7.3 5.6- 9.6 40 4.1 2.9- 5.7 56 5.7 4.2- 7.7 31 2.9 1.9- 4.3
45-54 1,149 871 75.8 72.8-78.6 56 4.8 3.6- 6.4 60 5.2 3.9- 6.9 94 8.7 6.9-10.9 68 5.6 4.2- 7.3
55-64 1,315 968 72.2 69.1-75.1 79 6.2 4.8- 7.9 69 5.0 3.7- 6.8 97 7.4 5.9- 9.2 102 9.2 7.3-11.6
65-74 1,131 911 81.2 78.3-83.8 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 58 4.4 3.2- 6.0 75 6.3 4.9- 8.1 52 5.3 3.8- 7.2
75+ 741 620 81.8 78.1-85.0 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 23 3.4 2.2- 5.3 35 6.5 4.5- 9.4 46 5.4 3.9- 7.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 697 504 71.9 67.7-75.8 26 4.2 2.6- 6.6 38 5.5 3.8- 7.8 65 10.0 7.6-13.2 64 8.4 6.3-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,837 1,454 81.2 79.0-83.2 60 3.7 2.8- 4.9 88 4.9 3.8- 6.3 127 5.7 4.7- 7.0 108 4.5 3.6- 5.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,829 1,382 76.4 74.0-78.6 110 6.9 5.6- 8.4 104 5.7 4.4- 7.3 142 6.7 5.6- 8.1 91 4.3 3.4- 5.4
College Graduate 2,220 1,859 84.8 83.1-86.4 143 6.6 5.5- 7.8 89 3.6 2.9- 4.6 76 3.2 2.5- 4.1 53 1.8 1.3- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 643 399 62.9 58.1-67.4 30 5.3 3.5- 8.1 38 5.0 3.4- 7.4 93 13.4 10.6-16.7 83 13.4 10.3-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,084 787 72.8 69.4-75.8 54 4.9 3.6- 6.6 64 6.3 4.7- 8.3 102 9.7 7.7-12.2 77 6.3 4.9- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 583 468 78.8 73.9-83.0 25 5.4 3.3- 8.7 39 6.7 4.0-10.8 31 5.5 3.6- 8.3 20 3.6 2.2- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 744 600 82.8 79.4-85.8 42 5.0 3.5- 7.1 31 4.1 2.6- 6.3 46 5.4 3.8- 7.6 25 2.8 1.8- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 810 684 84.2 81.0-87.0 46 6.8 4.9- 9.3 37 4.2 2.8- 6.1 27 3.0 1.9- 4.5 16 1.8 1.0- 3.3
$75,000+ 1,425 1,206 83.8 81.4-86.0 96 7.7 6.1- 9.6 54 4.3 3.2- 5.9 38 2.5 1.8- 3.5 31 1.7 1.1- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,699 857 49.2 46.2-52.1 104 7.0 5.6- 8.8 145 8.2 6.8-10.0 318 19.4 17.2-21.9 275 16.1 14.0-18.4
No 4,775 4,252 88.3 87.1-89.4 233 5.2 4.5- 6.0 168 3.9 3.3- 4.8 85 1.9 1.4- 2.4 37 0.7 0.5- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 896 721 81.3 78.1-84.0 37 4.5 3.1- 6.5 39 3.9 2.7- 5.8 59 6.2 4.7- 8.2 40 4.1 2.9- 5.8
Non-Veteran 5,696 4,486 78.8 77.5-80.1 302 5.7 5.0- 6.5 281 5.1 4.4- 5.9 350 6.0 5.3- 6.8 277 4.4 3.8- 5.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,957 1,587 81.3 79.2-83.3 117 5.8 4.7- 7.1 94 4.9 3.9- 6.1 97 4.8 3.8- 6.0 62 3.2 2.4- 4.3
Regional City or Suburban 1,431 1,118 77.8 75.0-80.3 79 5.2 4.1- 6.7 72 5.5 4.1- 7.5 83 6.1 4.8- 7.8 79 5.3 4.1- 6.9
Rural 3,224 2,519 78.2 76.4-80.0 144 5.5 4.5- 6.6 154 4.6 3.8- 5.7 231 7.0 6.0- 8.2 176 4.6 3.9- 5.5

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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