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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Males

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
-MALES 2,953 2,417 82.4 80.6-84.0 108 4.0 3.2- 5.0 132 4.6 3.7- 5.6 150 4.7 3.8- 5.7 146 4.3 3.6- 5.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,974 1,610 81.9 79.7-83.9 72 3.8 2.9- 5.0 88 4.6 3.6- 5.9 104 4.9 3.9- 6.3 100 4.7 3.7- 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 565 84.8 81.4-87.7 39 5.8 4.1- 8.1 41 5.9 4.2- 8.3 17 2.1 1.2- 3.9 *** *** ***
35-44 401 335 84.5 79.7-88.3 15 3.0 1.6- 5.5 20 5.4 3.2- 8.9 17 4.7 2.5- 8.5 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3
45-54 493 391 77.2 72.2-81.5 19 4.4 2.5- 7.6 21 4.0 2.3- 6.7 33 7.7 5.2-11.3 29 6.7 4.3-10.2
55-64 568 428 77.1 72.9-80.9 27 5.6 3.6- 8.4 28 3.9 2.6- 5.9 37 5.4 3.7- 7.8 48 8.0 5.8-11.0
65-74 529 449 85.9 82.0-89.0 *** *** *** 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 29 5.4 3.4- 8.6 29 4.9 3.2- 7.3
75+ 255 214 82.2 75.7-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.6 3.8-11.3 16 8.0 4.6-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 274 74.3 68.3-79.5 *** *** *** 23 7.2 4.5-11.4 23 7.2 4.4-11.6 35 9.5 6.3-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 841 664 81.9 78.6-84.8 26 3.1 1.9- 5.1 39 4.2 2.9- 6.1 61 6.3 4.5- 8.7 51 4.5 3.2- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 816 663 82.2 78.9-85.0 35 5.7 4.0- 8.1 38 4.6 3.1- 6.6 41 3.7 2.6- 5.3 39 3.9 2.7- 5.5
College Graduate 927 809 88.2 85.6-90.3 40 4.6 3.2- 6.4 32 3.4 2.3- 5.0 25 2.4 1.5- 3.7 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 165 64.4 56.2-72.0 *** *** *** 15 7.4 3.8-13.8 33 14.5 9.2-22.2 26 10.7 6.7-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 440 336 76.9 71.8-81.3 17 4.0 2.4- 6.8 26 5.8 3.7- 8.9 32 7.3 4.9-10.7 29 6.0 3.7- 9.7
$25,000- 34,999 293 242 85.3 80.2-89.2 *** *** *** 19 6.6 3.9-11.0 *** *** *** 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 352 285 80.7 74.8-85.5 14 4.5 2.3- 8.7 17 4.7 2.6- 8.4 20 6.3 3.5-10.9 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8
$50,000- 74,999 411 345 83.6 78.9-87.5 18 6.5 3.9-10.6 17 3.3 1.9- 5.6 16 3.0 1.7- 5.3 15 3.6 2.0- 6.4
$75,000+ 757 670 89.4 86.5-91.7 33 4.2 2.8- 6.1 23 3.1 1.9- 5.0 20 1.9 1.1- 3.3 11 1.4 0.7- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 671 374 54.7 49.8-59.5 22 3.9 2.4- 6.3 49 6.8 4.8- 9.5 107 16.7 13.3-20.8 119 17.9 14.5-22.0
No 1,884 1,709 90.3 88.5-91.8 66 3.9 2.9- 5.2 64 4.0 3.0- 5.2 30 1.2 0.8- 1.9 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 771 459 58.8 54.3-63.1 30 4.8 3.1- 7.3 51 5.9 4.2- 8.3 109 14.8 11.7-18.4 122 15.8 12.8-19.3
No 2,100 1,889 89.8 88.1-91.2 75 3.8 2.9- 5.0 80 4.3 3.4- 5.6 34 1.2 0.8- 1.8 22 0.9 0.6- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 844 667 80.4 77.0-83.4 25 3.1 2.0- 4.8 34 3.1 2.1- 4.5 59 7.4 5.4-10.0 59 6.0 4.5- 8.1
Non-Veteran 2,106 1,747 82.9 80.9-84.8 83 4.3 3.4- 5.5 98 5.0 4.0- 6.3 91 3.9 3.0- 5.0 87 3.8 3.0- 5.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 816 692 85.5 82.5-88.1 38 5.2 3.6- 7.4 39 4.9 3.5- 7.0 22 2.0 1.3- 3.2 25 2.3 1.5- 3.6
Regional City or Suburban County 657 538 81.7 77.9-84.9 27 4.9 3.2- 7.2 26 3.3 2.2- 5.1 35 5.9 4.0- 8.8 31 4.2 2.8- 6.3
Rural 1,480 1,187 80.2 77.3-82.7 43 2.6 1.8- 3.7 67 5.0 3.7- 6.8 93 6.1 4.7- 8.0 90 6.1 4.6- 7.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,748 1,528 87.3 85.3-89.1 74 4.5 3.4- 5.8 78 4.9 3.7- 6.3 42 2.1 1.4- 3.1 26 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Unemployed 129 86 71.9 62.2-79.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 8.3 4.4-15.1 11 5.8 2.8-11.6
Retired 735 616 84.1 80.6-87.0 *** *** *** 26 3.3 2.1- 4.9 44 5.8 4.1- 8.3 39 5.5 3.8- 8.0
Unable to Work 224 88 36.4 28.7-44.8 *** *** *** 11 4.6 2.2- 9.6 50 25.4 18.5-33.8 69 30.5 23.3-38.8
Other not in Labor Force 104 88 88.6 81.2-93.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 260 189 73.3 66.0-79.6 *** *** *** 14 5.4 2.7-10.4 32 14.2 9.5-20.9 17 4.5 2.4- 8.4
101% to 150% 417 312 76.5 71.1-81.2 16 3.5 1.9- 6.2 29 7.4 4.9-11.0 24 4.1 2.6- 6.5 36 8.5 5.5-12.9
151% to 200% 204 164 82.9 76.5-87.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.9 4.7-12.8
More than 200% 1,507 1,293 85.9 83.7-88.0 66 5.0 3.8- 6.7 56 3.5 2.5- 4.8 57 3.3 2.4- 4.6 35 2.2 1.5- 3.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 575 449 76.4 71.2-80.9 17 2.0 1.1- 3.5 30 7.1 4.5-11.0 42 8.6 5.6-12.9 37 5.9 4.0- 8.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,079 874 81.9 78.9-84.5 24 2.3 1.4- 3.6 48 4.1 2.9- 5.8 66 5.9 4.4- 7.9 67 5.8 4.4- 7.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,299 1,094 84.3 81.8-86.5 67 5.8 4.4- 7.5 54 4.2 3.1- 5.7 42 2.8 1.9- 4.0 42 2.9 2.0- 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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