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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,338 3,443 80.2 78.7-81.6 198 4.4 3.7- 5.2 219 5.3 4.6- 6.2 261 5.5 4.7- 6.4 217 4.6 3.8- 5.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
AGE
18-34 750 589 81.2 77.9-84.2 57 6.7 5.0- 9.0 59 6.9 5.2- 9.2 33 3.3 2.3- 4.9 *** *** ***
35-44 487 387 81.6 77.3-85.2 31 5.2 3.5- 7.8 31 6.4 4.3- 9.4 24 4.3 2.6- 7.0 *** *** ***
45-54 668 504 75.6 71.5-79.3 38 5.2 3.6- 7.5 27 3.9 2.5- 6.1 50 7.8 5.6-10.8 49 7.4 5.3-10.3
55-64 882 675 78.0 74.4-81.2 38 3.8 2.6- 5.6 45 5.2 3.7- 7.2 68 6.9 5.1- 9.4 56 6.1 4.4- 8.5
65-74 941 774 82.1 79.0-84.9 26 2.2 1.4- 3.5 37 4.4 3.1- 6.4 54 6.4 4.6- 8.7 50 4.9 3.5- 6.7
75+ 570 475 83.6 79.4-87.0 *** *** *** 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4 32 5.1 3.3- 7.7 36 6.8 4.5-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 208 67.6 61.0-73.7 *** *** *** 20 7.1 4.3-11.5 35 9.7 6.4-14.3 47 14.7 10.4-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 869 82.4 79.7-84.9 28 2.1 1.3- 3.3 52 4.5 3.3- 6.1 84 6.4 4.9- 8.3 68 4.6 3.4- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 1,038 80.1 77.5-82.5 56 5.0 3.7- 6.8 74 5.4 4.1- 7.0 82 5.4 4.2- 7.0 65 4.0 3.0- 5.3
College Graduate 1,599 1,320 82.9 80.6-85.0 109 7.1 5.7- 8.8 73 5.3 4.1- 6.9 60 3.2 2.4- 4.3 37 1.4 1.0- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 311 169 55.6 48.3-62.7 *** *** *** 22 8.3 4.8-13.9 53 15.1 10.6-21.2 55 17.6 12.7-23.8
$15,000- 24,999 564 401 71.3 66.3-75.8 24 4.1 2.4- 6.7 40 7.6 5.3-10.7 55 9.6 7.1-12.9 44 7.4 4.9-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 369 290 81.5 76.6-85.6 *** *** *** 26 7.9 5.1-12.0 23 4.5 2.8- 7.2 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 550 446 83.0 78.8-86.5 23 3.5 2.1- 5.8 24 3.7 2.3- 6.0 38 6.9 4.6-10.3 19 2.8 1.6- 4.8
$50,000- 74,999 625 521 83.2 79.4-86.3 30 5.9 4.0- 8.7 34 5.1 3.5- 7.4 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6
$75,000+ 1,182 1,015 86.6 84.1-88.7 75 5.8 4.4- 7.5 44 3.9 2.8- 5.4 33 2.6 1.7- 3.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,094 604 53.4 49.6-57.2 35 3.3 2.2- 4.9 87 8.8 6.9-11.2 188 17.3 14.6-20.4 180 17.1 14.3-20.3
No 2,731 2,424 89.2 87.7-90.5 131 4.5 3.7- 5.5 106 4.2 3.4- 5.2 51 1.6 1.2- 2.3 19 0.5 0.3- 0.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,220 700 55.7 52.1-59.2 45 4.1 2.9- 5.7 93 8.1 6.4-10.2 190 15.9 13.4-18.7 192 16.3 13.7-19.3
No 3,038 2,679 88.5 87.1-89.8 148 4.6 3.8- 5.6 123 4.4 3.6- 5.4 65 1.8 1.4- 2.4 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 679 544 81.3 77.6-84.5 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 49 7.4 5.3-10.2 44 5.5 3.9- 7.7
Non-Veteran 3,658 2,898 80.0 78.4-81.6 182 4.7 4.0- 5.6 193 5.6 4.8- 6.6 212 5.2 4.4- 6.1 173 4.4 3.6- 5.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 991 814 83.2 80.5-85.6 52 4.9 3.6- 6.6 60 5.8 4.4- 7.7 37 3.6 2.5- 5.1 28 2.5 1.6- 3.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,033 811 78.2 75.0-81.1 55 5.6 4.2- 7.5 51 5.2 3.8- 7.0 61 6.2 4.6- 8.3 55 4.8 3.5- 6.7
Rural 2,315 1,819 79.5 77.4-81.6 91 3.4 2.6- 4.4 108 5.1 4.0- 6.4 163 6.3 5.2- 7.6 134 5.7 4.5- 7.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,170 1,863 86.5 84.7-88.1 116 4.7 3.8- 5.9 103 5.2 4.1- 6.5 67 2.7 2.0- 3.6 21 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 12.2 6.8-21.0 21 13.3 7.6-22.2 *** *** ***
Retired 1,391 1,153 83.0 80.4-85.3 32 1.8 1.2- 2.8 57 4.4 3.2- 5.8 74 5.6 4.2- 7.4 75 5.2 4.0- 6.8
Unable to Work 321 104 34.0 27.6-41.1 *** *** *** 21 6.3 3.9-10.3 83 24.1 18.7-30.6 101 32.2 25.7-39.4
Other not in Labor Force 317 245 79.7 74.3-84.2 30 9.6 6.5-14.0 21 5.2 3.3- 8.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 18.5 10.4-30.7
50% to 100% 246 147 64.4 56.4-71.7 *** *** *** 23 7.7 4.6-12.8 35 14.2 9.4-20.9 35 11.2 7.0-17.6
101% to 150% 566 399 71.7 66.9-76.1 20 3.5 2.1- 6.0 44 9.1 6.6-12.6 56 7.6 5.6-10.3 47 8.0 5.4-11.6
151% to 200% 288 217 79.6 73.9-84.3 *** *** *** 17 5.3 3.0- 9.1 22 5.8 3.6- 9.2 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9
More than 200% 2,377 2,000 84.8 83.0-86.5 129 5.3 4.3- 6.5 101 4.2 3.4- 5.3 96 3.8 3.0- 4.9 51 1.8 1.3- 2.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 803 626 79.0 75.0-82.6 30 2.4 1.6- 3.8 39 6.4 4.3- 9.5 55 5.8 4.1- 8.1 53 6.4 4.4- 9.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,711 1,328 78.3 75.8-80.6 68 3.7 2.8- 5.0 83 4.9 3.8- 6.3 129 7.1 5.8- 8.8 103 5.9 4.6- 7.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,825 1,490 82.0 79.8-83.9 100 5.5 4.4- 6.8 97 5.3 4.3- 6.6 77 4.2 3.2- 5.4 61 3.1 2.2- 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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