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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,258 987 79.3 76.3-81.9 64 5.2 3.8- 7.0 58 5.1 3.8- 7.0 88 6.2 4.8- 8.1 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7
GENDER
Male 516 419 82.2 77.7-85.8 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4 22 3.6 2.2- 6.0 31 5.7 3.6- 8.9 26 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Female 742 568 76.9 72.8-80.5 46 5.9 4.1- 8.4 36 6.4 4.3- 9.3 57 6.7 4.8- 9.2 35 4.2 2.7- 6.3
AGE
18-34 277 231 83.1 77.2-87.7 15 5.8 3.3- 9.9 16 5.9 3.4-10.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 185 145 77.5 69.3-84.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 216 157 72.6 65.1-79.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 9.6 6.2-14.5 14 7.0 3.8-12.3
55-64 270 193 73.0 65.5-79.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 8.7 5.6-13.4 22 8.7 5.1-14.4
65-74 193 161 85.2 78.4-90.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 105 89 87.6 78.8-93.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 120 77.2 68.2-84.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 9.1 5.0-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 443 329 74.7 69.3-79.5 22 5.6 3.2- 9.5 30 7.5 4.9-11.3 38 7.9 5.2-11.8 24 4.3 2.6- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 345 278 80.4 74.9-84.9 21 7.4 4.6-11.7 *** *** *** 21 4.7 3.0- 7.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 309 259 86.9 82.3-90.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 3.8 2.2- 6.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 191 133 65.6 56.1-74.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 12.7 7.1-21.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 198 77.5 70.8-83.0 17 7.6 4.3-13.0 *** *** *** 22 6.8 4.2-10.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 141 114 83.2 74.1-89.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 121 82.2 73.5-88.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 104 82.8 73.9-89.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 122 87.5 80.0-92.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 320 163 53.8 46.6-60.8 21 4.5 2.6- 7.7 27 8.5 5.2-13.6 60 18.1 13.2-24.4 49 15.1 10.8-20.7
No 835 740 88.0 85.0-90.5 40 5.6 3.9- 8.1 25 3.6 2.2- 5.6 22 2.0 1.3- 3.2 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 383 214 56.6 50.2-62.8 *** *** *** 31 9.1 6.0-13.6 66 16.6 12.4-21.8 52 13.2 9.5-18.0
No 829 736 88.2 85.1-90.7 42 5.4 3.8- 7.7 26 3.9 2.5- 6.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 114 76.3 66.9-83.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,106 873 79.6 76.5-82.4 58 5.5 4.0- 7.5 47 5.0 3.6- 7.0 76 5.8 4.4- 7.7 52 4.0 2.9- 5.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 449 369 82.0 77.6-85.7 27 6.9 4.5-10.3 20 4.5 2.7- 7.2 18 3.8 2.3- 6.4 15 2.9 1.7- 4.9
Regional City or Suburban County 239 189 82.3 76.2-87.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 4.7 2.8- 7.9 *** *** ***
Rural 570 429 74.4 69.1-79.1 27 4.1 2.3- 7.2 24 5.6 3.3- 9.5 54 10.0 6.9-14.1 36 5.9 3.9- 8.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 627 530 84.7 81.0-87.9 39 6.4 4.3- 9.2 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 22 3.3 1.9- 5.8 *** *** ***
Unemployed 80 56 75.8 64.3-84.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 287 242 85.1 79.3-89.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 5.8 3.4- 9.9 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 185 92 50.6 41.3-59.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 19.3 12.8-27.9 34 17.1 11.2-25.1
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 157 119 75.6 67.0-82.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 11.8 7.0-19.0 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 248 188 78.4 71.5-84.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 6.1 3.5-10.2 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 70 86.0 76.2-92.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 429 351 83.4 78.8-87.2 27 6.4 4.0-10.2 17 3.8 2.1- 6.6 20 3.3 2.0- 5.4 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 325 236 69.8 61.8-76.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 15.0 9.6-22.7 25 7.4 4.3-12.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 381 297 80.1 74.9-84.4 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7 21 6.2 3.6-10.3 27 5.0 3.3- 7.5 19 5.4 3.1- 9.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 552 454 81.9 77.8-85.3 33 6.8 4.6- 9.8 24 4.8 3.1- 7.5 24 4.0 2.6- 6.2 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2

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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.

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