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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 6,413 4,295 67.8 66.4-69.2 542 9.3 8.5-10.3 570 9.1 8.2-10.0 481 6.8 6.1- 7.6 525 7.1 6.4- 7.9
-Piedmont NC 2,912 2,019 70.0 68.0-71.9 271 9.7 8.5-11.0 273 9.0 7.9-10.3 188 6.1 5.2- 7.1 161 5.2 4.3- 6.2
GENDER
Male 1,326 978 73.7 70.9-76.3 110 8.7 7.1-10.7 109 7.8 6.3- 9.6 57 4.3 3.2- 5.7 72 5.5 4.2- 7.1
Female 1,586 1,041 66.7 63.9-69.3 161 10.6 8.9-12.5 164 10.1 8.6-11.9 131 7.7 6.4- 9.4 89 4.9 3.9- 6.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,869 1,273 68.3 65.8-70.7 187 10.5 9.0-12.3 177 9.1 7.8-10.7 130 6.7 5.6- 8.2 102 5.3 4.2- 6.6
Non-Hispanic Black 589 407 69.5 65.1-73.6 50 9.5 7.0-12.7 64 10.6 8.1-13.8 31 4.8 3.2- 7.1 37 5.6 3.9- 7.9
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 662 485 74.1 70.2-77.6 89 13.3 10.7-16.6 59 7.7 5.8-10.0 21 3.3 2.1- 5.2 *** *** ***
35-44 433 306 70.1 65.0-74.7 44 11.5 8.4-15.5 47 10.5 7.8-14.1 20 4.7 2.8- 7.7 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6
45-54 513 356 68.3 63.6-72.7 37 7.6 5.4-10.7 43 9.4 6.7-13.0 42 7.7 5.6-10.6 35 6.9 4.7-10.0
55-64 507 322 63.8 59.0-68.4 47 8.4 6.2-11.2 51 10.2 7.5-13.8 45 8.9 6.3-12.3 42 8.8 6.4-11.9
65-74 471 318 68.3 63.4-72.8 36 6.3 4.4- 9.0 46 10.3 7.5-13.9 38 8.0 5.6-11.4 33 7.0 4.9-10.0
75+ 282 200 72.9 66.4-78.5 *** *** *** 24 6.7 4.2-10.5 20 6.9 4.2-11.2 25 9.2 5.8-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 189 63.7 57.1-69.9 *** *** *** 22 8.3 5.3-12.9 28 10.4 7.0-15.3 34 12.5 8.7-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 711 482 69.4 65.5-73.1 46 7.6 5.5-10.4 78 10.2 8.0-12.9 54 6.6 5.0- 8.8 51 6.2 4.4- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 819 550 69.6 66.0-73.0 82 11.2 8.9-14.0 79 9.1 7.1-11.5 63 6.3 4.7- 8.2 45 3.8 2.8- 5.2
College Graduate 1,087 790 73.3 70.3-76.1 130 12.0 10.1-14.3 93 8.4 6.7-10.4 43 3.6 2.5- 5.0 31 2.7 1.8- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 138 58.7 51.2-65.8 16 8.3 4.7-14.1 27 10.5 6.8-15.9 25 8.0 5.1-12.3 35 14.5 9.9-20.8
$15,000- 24,999 448 285 61.6 56.2-66.7 28 6.7 4.4-10.0 59 12.6 9.5-16.5 44 11.1 8.1-15.1 32 8.0 5.2-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 262 177 68.6 61.8-74.6 35 14.0 9.7-19.7 26 9.1 6.0-13.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 307 209 68.0 61.5-73.8 33 9.7 6.5-14.1 27 9.3 5.9-14.3 24 9.5 6.0-14.6 14 3.6 2.0- 6.2
$50,000- 74,999 386 260 68.8 63.5-73.7 47 12.9 9.5-17.2 36 8.9 6.3-12.5 23 5.0 3.2- 7.7 20 4.5 2.8- 7.1
$75,000+ 784 604 77.8 74.5-80.9 80 10.3 8.1-12.9 55 6.9 5.2- 9.1 30 3.3 2.2- 4.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 567 215 36.2 31.7-40.9 46 9.0 6.3-12.6 85 15.0 11.8-18.9 105 18.7 15.1-22.9 116 21.1 17.4-25.4
No 1,910 1,492 78.2 76.1-80.3 172 9.5 8.1-11.1 147 7.4 6.2- 8.8 61 3.0 2.3- 4.0 38 1.9 1.3- 2.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 699 313 42.4 38.3-46.7 55 9.0 6.7-12.1 102 14.6 11.7-18.0 109 16.4 13.4-20.0 120 17.5 14.4-21.1
No 2,130 1,646 77.9 75.9-79.8 210 10.0 8.6-11.5 166 7.6 6.5- 9.0 72 3.0 2.3- 3.9 36 1.5 1.0- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 337 229 68.8 62.8-74.2 28 9.5 6.2-14.2 33 8.8 5.8-13.0 22 6.1 3.8- 9.6 25 6.8 4.5-10.3
Non-Veteran 2,572 1,788 70.1 68.1-72.1 243 9.7 8.5-11.2 239 9.0 7.9-10.4 166 6.1 5.1- 7.2 136 5.0 4.1- 6.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,600 1,149 72.9 70.4-75.3 163 10.6 9.0-12.5 141 8.1 6.8- 9.7 70 4.3 3.3- 5.5 77 4.2 3.3- 5.3
Regional City or Suburban County 742 491 67.0 63.1-70.8 70 9.2 7.1-11.7 73 9.5 7.4-12.1 62 8.0 6.0-10.5 46 6.4 4.5- 8.9
Rural 570 379 65.8 61.0-70.4 38 7.9 5.4-11.5 59 11.1 8.3-14.6 56 8.7 6.4-11.6 38 6.5 4.4- 9.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,610 1,206 75.0 72.6-77.3 165 10.5 8.9-12.4 141 8.7 7.3-10.4 50 3.2 2.3- 4.3 48 2.6 1.9- 3.5
Unemployed 129 80 62.7 52.9-71.6 16 10.5 6.2-17.4 16 12.3 7.3-20.0 13 10.6 5.9-18.2 *** *** ***
Retired 702 480 69.4 65.4-73.2 52 6.6 4.9- 8.8 62 8.2 6.2-10.8 60 9.2 6.9-12.1 48 6.6 4.8- 9.0
Unable to Work 188 48 26.3 19.7-34.2 *** *** *** 27 12.0 7.6-18.4 46 20.6 14.9-27.8 59 32.7 25.2-41.2
Other not in Labor Force 271 197 74.5 68.4-79.8 30 11.3 7.7-16.3 26 9.0 5.9-13.3 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** 12 17.4 9.7-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.4 7.5-22.9
50% to 100% 221 143 60.6 52.8-67.9 *** *** *** 29 13.6 9.2-19.7 20 11.6 7.3-17.9 18 10.4 5.9-17.6
101% to 150% 383 238 64.1 58.5-69.4 36 10.2 7.2-14.3 46 10.9 7.9-14.8 34 8.0 5.5-11.5 29 6.8 4.4-10.4
151% to 200% 175 116 69.6 61.4-76.7 16 9.8 5.6-16.5 18 9.3 5.5-15.3 *** *** *** 14 6.6 3.7-11.4
More than 200% 1,489 1,077 73.2 70.6-75.6 160 10.9 9.2-12.8 122 8.0 6.6- 9.7 78 5.0 3.9- 6.4 52 2.9 2.2- 4.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 15.1 8.7-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 785 513 65.4 61.5-69.2 64 8.7 6.6-11.3 72 9.3 7.2-12.0 77 8.5 6.6-11.0 59 8.0 6.0-10.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,026 1,442 71.9 69.6-74.1 202 10.2 8.8-11.8 186 8.7 7.4-10.1 102 5.1 4.1- 6.3 94 4.1 3.3- 5.1

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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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