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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont 3,315 2,663 80.4 78.7-81.9 187 5.8 4.9- 6.8 157 5.0 4.1- 6.0 173 5.1 4.3- 6.0 135 3.8 3.1- 4.7
GENDER
Male 1,420 1,188 83.0 80.4-85.2 65 4.9 3.7- 6.4 59 4.9 3.6- 6.7 59 4.5 3.4- 6.0 49 2.8 2.0- 3.8
Female 1,895 1,475 78.0 75.7-80.1 122 6.6 5.5- 8.1 98 5.0 4.0- 6.3 114 5.6 4.6- 6.8 86 4.8 3.7- 6.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,133 1,713 80.0 78.0-82.0 129 6.4 5.3- 7.7 90 4.3 3.4- 5.5 110 5.2 4.2- 6.4 91 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Non-Hispanic Black 684 537 79.9 76.2-83.2 37 5.3 3.6- 7.8 41 5.4 3.8- 7.7 39 5.3 3.7- 7.5 30 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Other 446 371 82.3 77.3-86.4 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 23 7.2 4.2-12.1 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 685 569 83.0 79.5-86.0 42 6.1 4.4- 8.4 41 6.6 4.6- 9.4 25 3.3 2.1- 5.0 *** *** ***
35-44 517 413 79.7 75.5-83.4 42 8.4 6.0-11.6 25 4.4 2.9- 6.6 26 5.5 3.5- 8.4 *** *** ***
45-54 620 491 78.3 74.4-81.7 27 4.6 3.1- 6.9 31 5.2 3.5- 7.6 40 7.1 5.1- 9.9 31 4.7 3.2- 6.9
55-64 597 445 73.6 69.1-77.6 43 6.7 4.8- 9.4 25 4.2 2.5- 6.7 35 5.4 3.8- 7.6 49 10.1 7.3-13.9
65-74 508 420 84.3 80.5-87.4 20 3.2 2.0- 5.2 22 3.8 2.3- 6.2 28 4.8 3.3- 7.2 18 3.9 2.4- 6.3
75+ 334 278 82.6 77.4-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 5.9 3.5- 9.9 18 4.4 2.6- 7.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 253 74.7 68.9-79.7 *** *** *** 17 4.8 2.9- 7.9 24 7.6 4.9-11.6 29 8.0 5.2-11.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 824 673 83.1 80.0-85.7 24 3.0 2.0- 4.7 40 5.4 3.8- 7.6 47 4.7 3.4- 6.4 40 3.8 2.7- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 865 647 75.6 72.1-78.7 56 7.3 5.5- 9.6 51 6.0 4.2- 8.5 67 6.6 5.1- 8.5 44 4.5 3.3- 6.2
College Graduate 1,269 1,073 85.8 83.7-87.7 91 6.9 5.6- 8.6 48 3.5 2.6- 4.8 35 2.6 1.8- 3.7 22 1.1 0.7- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 291 185 63.1 56.2-69.5 *** *** *** 18 5.6 3.3- 9.3 40 13.1 9.3-18.2 35 13.4 9.0-19.3
$15,000- 24,999 495 365 75.1 70.5-79.2 30 5.5 3.7- 8.1 27 6.0 3.9- 9.1 35 6.7 4.6- 9.7 38 6.6 4.7- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 284 233 77.6 70.0-83.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 355 294 85.6 81.1-89.2 23 5.8 3.6- 9.1 *** *** *** 18 4.2 2.4- 7.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 385 322 83.9 79.3-87.7 26 7.3 4.8-11.0 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 832 707 84.7 81.7-87.3 57 7.5 5.6- 9.9 34 4.3 2.9- 6.3 19 2.2 1.4- 3.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 710 363 49.9 45.6-54.2 49 7.5 5.4-10.4 55 7.9 5.8-10.6 130 18.2 15.2-21.6 113 16.5 13.5-20.1
No 2,538 2,245 88.1 86.5-89.5 137 5.5 4.5- 6.6 97 4.2 3.3- 5.4 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4 21 0.6 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 372 305 82.2 77.3-86.2 *** *** *** 17 4.7 2.7- 7.9 19 4.8 3.0- 7.6 17 4.1 2.4- 6.9
Non-Veteran 2,930 2,345 80.1 78.3-81.7 173 6.0 5.1- 7.1 140 5.0 4.1- 6.1 154 5.1 4.3- 6.1 118 3.8 3.1- 4.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,790 1,457 81.7 79.5-83.7 104 5.7 4.6- 7.0 83 4.5 3.5- 5.8 86 4.8 3.8- 6.0 60 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Regional City or Suburban 876 683 77.2 73.6-80.4 47 5.2 3.8- 7.2 46 6.4 4.4- 9.2 51 6.0 4.4- 8.1 49 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Rural 649 523 81.1 77.2-84.4 36 6.9 4.8-10.0 28 4.2 2.7- 6.4 36 4.6 3.2- 6.7 26 3.2 2.1- 5.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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