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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,473 5,146 80.6 79.3-81.7 301 4.6 4.0- 5.3 323 5.3 4.6- 6.0 389 5.3 4.7- 6.0 314 4.3 3.7- 4.9
-Eastern NC 2,313 1,793 78.8 76.6-80.7 102 4.1 3.3- 5.2 108 4.8 3.8- 6.0 154 6.0 4.9- 7.2 156 6.3 5.2- 7.7
GENDER
Male 1,078 844 78.9 75.8-81.7 37 3.3 2.2- 4.7 57 5.5 4.0- 7.4 61 5.9 4.3- 8.0 79 6.4 4.9- 8.4
Female 1,235 949 78.6 75.6-81.3 65 5.0 3.7- 6.8 51 4.2 2.9- 5.9 93 6.1 4.8- 7.7 77 6.2 4.7- 8.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,394 1,092 79.6 76.9-82.0 54 3.6 2.6- 4.9 61 4.3 3.2- 5.7 89 5.8 4.5- 7.4 98 6.8 5.3- 8.7
Non-Hispanic Black 619 466 75.9 71.2-80.1 33 5.1 3.3- 8.0 27 4.7 2.8- 7.7 53 7.8 5.5-11.0 40 6.4 4.4- 9.4
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 482 393 84.0 80.0-87.4 20 3.6 2.3- 5.7 29 5.5 3.5- 8.5 27 4.8 3.0- 7.6 *** *** ***
35-44 294 227 77.9 71.4-83.2 21 6.6 3.8-11.3 *** *** *** 19 5.9 3.6- 9.6 *** *** ***
45-54 358 253 69.6 63.5-75.1 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 15 3.8 2.2- 6.5 28 7.8 5.1-11.7 39 12.5 8.6-17.8
55-64 487 355 74.9 70.0-79.2 23 4.1 2.5- 6.6 23 4.9 3.0- 7.8 42 7.1 4.9-10.3 44 9.0 6.4-12.6
65-74 440 360 82.3 77.7-86.2 *** *** *** 14 3.1 1.7- 5.4 22 5.6 3.3- 9.2 34 7.3 5.0-10.7
75+ 235 190 78.1 70.6-84.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 6.1 3.4-10.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 176 68.7 61.2-75.3 *** *** *** 14 6.1 3.4-10.8 20 7.2 4.0-12.6 38 15.0 10.3-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 716 540 78.4 74.6-81.9 27 3.4 2.0- 5.9 35 5.4 3.6- 8.0 56 6.0 4.4- 8.1 58 6.7 4.9- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 696 542 80.0 76.4-83.2 29 4.3 2.9- 6.3 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4 54 7.1 5.2- 9.7 39 4.4 3.1- 6.2
College Graduate 638 529 84.5 81.0-87.5 38 5.9 4.0- 8.6 26 4.0 2.6- 6.2 24 3.1 2.0- 4.9 21 2.4 1.5- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 144 58.4 49.8-66.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 13.5 8.5-20.6 39 18.4 12.3-26.6
$15,000- 24,999 373 264 71.7 65.8-76.9 *** *** *** 28 6.8 4.4-10.5 36 9.2 6.4-13.1 30 7.5 5.0-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 229 173 78.9 72.2-84.4 *** *** *** 16 6.1 3.4-10.5 18 7.4 4.4-12.3 18 6.0 3.5-10.0
$35,000- 49,999 335 269 84.9 80.0-88.7 23 5.3 3.2- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 224 83.4 77.5-88.0 14 6.4 3.6-11.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 437 372 84.9 80.4-88.5 25 5.0 3.2- 7.8 22 5.5 3.4- 9.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 642 327 52.4 47.5-57.2 25 3.4 2.2- 5.3 52 7.9 5.8-10.7 108 15.5 12.5-19.1 130 20.8 17.0-25.2
No 1,427 1,267 89.0 86.7-90.8 69 4.7 3.5- 6.3 44 3.6 2.5- 5.2 33 2.1 1.4- 3.1 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 725 392 54.5 49.9-59.0 26 2.7 1.7- 4.3 52 7.6 5.4-10.6 113 14.9 12.0-18.2 142 20.3 16.7-24.3
No 1,522 1,347 89.2 87.1-90.9 74 4.8 3.7- 6.4 54 3.7 2.7- 5.1 35 1.8 1.2- 2.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 434 326 75.7 70.6-80.1 *** *** *** 23 5.0 3.2- 7.8 33 8.9 6.1-12.9 39 7.6 5.2-10.9
Non-Veteran 1,879 1,467 79.4 77.0-81.6 89 4.4 3.4- 5.7 85 4.8 3.7- 6.2 121 5.4 4.3- 6.7 117 6.0 4.8- 7.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 149 115 79.8 72.1-85.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.8 4.3-13.7
Regional City or Suburban County 405 308 77.7 72.9-81.8 21 5.4 3.4- 8.4 23 5.4 3.5- 8.4 26 6.1 4.0- 9.2 27 5.5 3.6- 8.2
Rural 1,761 1,372 78.9 76.4-81.2 75 3.8 2.9- 5.1 73 4.5 3.4- 6.0 125 6.4 5.1- 8.0 116 6.3 5.0- 8.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,145 972 85.0 82.2-87.4 58 4.9 3.6- 6.7 56 5.2 3.8- 7.0 41 3.6 2.5- 5.3 18 1.3 0.8- 2.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.6 7.8-22.6 14 13.6 7.5-23.6
Retired 631 518 80.3 76.0-84.0 17 2.2 1.3- 3.8 24 4.2 2.7- 6.6 36 6.3 4.3- 9.1 36 7.0 4.6-10.4
Unable to Work 264 101 40.7 33.5-48.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 56 19.5 14.3-26.0 80 31.3 24.4-39.0
Other not in Labor Force 167 135 85.0 77.9-90.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 136 65.4 57.4-72.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 13.9 9.5-19.9 27 11.2 6.7-17.9
101% to 150% 363 259 75.4 69.6-80.4 *** *** *** 20 5.2 3.2- 8.3 32 6.7 4.4-10.0 35 8.6 5.8-12.6
151% to 200% 170 127 79.3 71.5-85.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,033 854 83.6 80.7-86.1 59 5.7 4.3- 7.7 41 3.9 2.7- 5.5 48 4.5 3.1- 6.3 31 2.4 1.5- 3.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 800 609 76.8 72.6-80.6 33 2.9 1.9- 4.4 39 5.3 3.6- 7.9 62 7.9 5.7-11.0 57 7.0 4.9- 9.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,083 843 78.9 75.9-81.6 45 3.9 2.8- 5.3 49 4.8 3.4- 6.6 74 6.1 4.7- 7.9 72 6.4 4.8- 8.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 432 343 81.1 76.4-85.0 24 6.3 3.9- 9.9 20 4.3 2.5- 7.2 18 3.1 1.8- 5.3 27 5.3 3.5- 8.0

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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 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.

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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