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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,520 2,729 78.9 77.2-80.5 193 5.1 4.3- 6.1 191 5.9 5.0- 6.9 239 5.9 5.1- 6.9 168 4.2 3.4- 5.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,364 1,833 78.7 76.6-80.6 126 5.0 4.0- 6.1 131 6.0 4.9- 7.2 157 6.0 4.9- 7.2 117 4.4 3.5- 5.6
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 661 518 81.2 77.6-84.3 46 6.2 4.5- 8.6 52 6.7 4.9- 9.0 36 4.5 3.0- 6.6 *** *** ***
35-44 474 358 77.1 72.5-81.2 43 8.5 6.0-11.8 34 7.6 5.3-10.9 24 3.9 2.4- 6.2 15 2.9 1.5- 5.4
45-54 554 404 74.4 69.9-78.3 34 5.4 3.6- 8.0 25 4.9 3.1- 7.6 50 8.3 6.1-11.3 41 7.0 4.9- 9.9
55-64 683 511 76.0 71.5-79.9 35 3.7 2.4- 5.6 30 5.5 3.5- 8.6 67 8.6 6.2-11.8 40 6.2 4.1- 9.2
65-74 663 529 79.1 75.1-82.7 26 3.1 1.9- 5.0 29 5.0 3.2- 7.6 42 7.5 5.3-10.6 37 5.2 3.6- 7.6
75+ 440 368 85.9 81.6-89.4 *** *** *** 19 4.5 2.6- 7.7 20 3.3 1.9- 5.4 25 5.1 3.1- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 249 75.4 69.4-80.5 *** *** *** 15 4.2 2.4- 7.4 35 8.7 5.8-13.0 36 10.2 6.8-15.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 939 727 79.5 76.2-82.4 35 3.3 2.1- 5.0 55 6.8 5.1- 9.2 71 6.3 4.7- 8.3 51 4.1 2.9- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,059 816 78.4 75.2-81.2 56 5.9 4.3- 7.9 62 6.0 4.4- 8.0 75 6.2 4.7- 8.1 50 3.6 2.6- 5.0
College Graduate 1,170 929 80.5 77.7-83.1 94 7.8 6.2- 9.8 58 5.8 4.3- 7.7 58 3.9 2.9- 5.2 31 2.0 1.3- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 231 62.1 55.9-68.0 16 4.6 2.5- 8.4 28 8.2 5.3-12.5 54 11.3 8.2-15.5 53 13.8 9.9-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 609 448 74.2 69.5-78.4 32 5.6 3.6- 8.5 42 7.3 5.2-10.2 54 7.9 5.7-10.9 33 5.0 3.0- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 313 238 79.7 74.0-84.5 *** *** *** 20 6.4 3.7-10.8 30 8.6 5.6-13.1 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 430 349 84.3 79.8-87.9 29 5.6 3.6- 8.7 16 3.7 2.0- 6.9 26 4.8 3.0- 7.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 419 345 82.3 77.6-86.2 25 6.3 4.0- 9.6 24 6.5 4.2-10.0 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 673 553 83.0 79.4-86.0 56 7.6 5.6-10.2 32 5.0 3.4- 7.5 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 890 464 51.9 47.7-56.1 40 3.6 2.4- 5.3 81 10.7 8.2-13.7 168 18.0 15.0-21.4 137 15.9 12.9-19.4
No 2,269 1,976 87.5 85.8-89.1 133 5.6 4.5- 6.8 89 4.2 3.3- 5.4 53 2.2 1.6- 3.1 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,048 579 55.5 51.7-59.3 48 3.9 2.8- 5.5 93 10.6 8.4-13.2 176 15.6 13.1-18.5 152 14.4 11.8-17.4
No 2,384 2,079 87.4 85.7-89.0 141 5.7 4.6- 6.9 94 4.2 3.3- 5.4 57 2.3 1.7- 3.2 13 0.4 0.2- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,433 2,668 79.1 77.3-80.7 191 5.2 4.4- 6.1 185 5.8 4.9- 6.9 229 5.8 5.0- 6.8 160 4.1 3.3- 5.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 944 763 81.6 78.7-84.2 55 5.5 4.1- 7.3 55 5.6 4.2- 7.4 43 4.6 3.3- 6.4 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1
Regional City or Suburban County 804 616 77.3 73.5-80.6 47 5.5 4.0- 7.6 49 6.9 5.0- 9.4 49 5.5 3.8- 7.7 43 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Rural 1,772 1,350 77.6 75.0-80.0 91 4.5 3.4- 6.0 87 5.6 4.3- 7.2 147 7.3 6.0- 8.9 97 5.0 3.8- 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,593 1,338 85.0 82.8-86.9 100 5.5 4.3- 6.9 83 5.4 4.2- 6.9 61 3.4 2.6- 4.6 11 0.7 0.3- 1.3
Unemployed 132 79 69.0 59.2-77.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 13.0 7.8-20.8 *** *** ***
Retired 1,020 838 82.3 79.1-85.0 36 2.8 1.9- 4.1 43 4.8 3.3- 6.8 49 5.2 3.7- 7.4 54 4.9 3.6- 6.8
Unable to Work 347 136 43.5 36.8-50.4 15 2.4 1.3- 4.4 29 10.0 6.5-15.1 83 19.2 14.8-24.6 84 24.8 19.2-31.5
Other not in Labor Force 411 324 79.2 74.3-83.5 33 8.5 5.8-12.3 24 6.0 3.9- 9.3 21 4.6 2.7- 7.7 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 145 86 60.1 50.2-69.3 *** *** *** 13 9.8 5.2-17.8 19 10.1 5.7-17.2 17 12.7 7.3-21.0
50% to 100% 317 221 72.5 65.9-78.2 *** *** *** 23 6.7 4.2-10.6 32 8.7 5.6-13.2 32 8.4 5.1-13.4
101% to 150% 546 395 74.5 69.8-78.8 26 4.4 2.6- 7.4 37 7.7 5.4-11.0 56 8.2 6.0-11.2 32 5.1 3.2- 8.0
151% to 200% 228 164 77.9 71.1-83.5 13 4.2 2.2- 7.9 15 6.0 3.1-11.0 23 8.0 5.0-12.5 13 4.0 2.1- 7.2
More than 200% 1,547 1,260 82.5 80.2-84.7 108 6.6 5.3- 8.2 74 5.2 4.0- 6.8 72 4.0 3.0- 5.3 33 1.6 1.0- 2.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 720 544 77.9 73.6-81.8 31 3.1 1.8- 5.2 35 4.6 3.0- 6.9 62 8.0 5.7-11.0 48 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,278 964 76.2 73.2-79.0 74 5.3 4.0- 6.9 67 6.2 4.6- 8.2 103 6.9 5.5- 8.8 70 5.4 4.0- 7.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,522 1,221 80.9 78.5-83.0 88 5.5 4.4- 7.0 89 6.1 4.8- 7.6 74 4.7 3.6- 6.1 50 2.8 2.0- 3.8

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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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