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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Healthy Days

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
-Piedmont NC 2,934 2,370 81.2 79.5-82.8 154 5.2 4.4- 6.2 161 5.6 4.7- 6.6 154 5.0 4.2- 6.0 95 3.0 2.4- 3.8
GENDER
Male 1,331 1,125 84.2 81.7-86.3 56 4.7 3.5- 6.3 50 4.0 2.9- 5.5 59 4.4 3.2- 5.9 41 2.7 2.0- 3.8
Female 1,603 1,245 78.6 76.2-80.8 98 5.6 4.5- 7.0 111 7.0 5.7- 8.5 95 5.5 4.4- 7.0 54 3.2 2.3- 4.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,884 1,505 80.4 78.2-82.3 103 5.3 4.3- 6.5 109 5.8 4.7- 7.1 105 5.4 4.4- 6.7 62 3.2 2.4- 4.2
Non-Hispanic Black 594 485 81.1 77.1-84.5 29 5.4 3.6- 8.1 30 5.6 3.8- 8.3 30 4.9 3.2- 7.4 20 3.0 1.8- 4.9
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 668 541 82.6 79.2-85.5 55 7.7 5.8-10.2 51 6.7 5.0- 9.0 18 2.3 1.4- 3.8 *** *** ***
35-44 434 344 81.0 76.6-84.7 30 5.9 4.0- 8.6 33 7.3 5.0-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 521 417 78.9 74.5-82.6 21 4.5 2.8- 7.3 21 4.5 2.8- 7.3 42 8.3 5.9-11.5 20 3.8 2.3- 6.1
55-64 506 388 76.6 72.0-80.5 30 5.3 3.6- 7.8 23 4.7 2.9- 7.6 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 29 6.4 4.3- 9.5
65-74 476 388 81.9 77.7-85.5 *** *** *** 25 5.3 3.5- 8.1 29 6.8 4.6-10.0 19 3.7 2.3- 5.9
75+ 287 251 88.3 83.2-92.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 5.2 2.8- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 230 79.2 73.1-84.1 *** *** *** 16 5.4 3.0- 9.4 20 7.7 4.8-12.3 16 6.3 3.7-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 720 577 81.4 78.0-84.4 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3 41 5.8 4.1- 8.0 49 6.5 4.7- 8.9 26 2.9 1.9- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 821 648 79.6 76.3-82.5 47 7.2 5.3- 9.6 52 5.9 4.4- 8.0 41 4.3 3.0- 6.0 33 3.0 2.1- 4.4
College Graduate 1,097 907 83.6 81.0-85.8 74 6.4 5.0- 8.1 52 5.1 3.8- 6.9 44 3.3 2.4- 4.6 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 163 66.0 58.6-72.7 *** *** *** 21 8.5 5.0-13.9 27 13.0 8.4-19.4 18 7.5 4.6-12.0
$15,000- 24,999 453 346 76.4 71.5-80.7 28 6.1 4.0- 9.0 31 7.0 4.8-10.2 32 7.2 4.9-10.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 266 220 84.7 79.4-88.9 *** *** *** 17 7.1 4.2-11.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 249 81.3 75.3-86.0 16 5.5 3.0- 9.7 *** *** *** 20 6.2 3.6-10.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 314 81.1 76.4-85.1 22 6.9 4.4-10.7 24 5.8 3.8- 8.7 14 3.1 1.7- 5.3 12 3.2 1.7- 5.7
$75,000+ 786 670 86.2 83.3-88.6 55 6.4 4.8- 8.5 27 3.7 2.5- 5.5 24 2.4 1.6- 3.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 571 309 52.4 47.5-57.2 25 4.1 2.6- 6.6 56 10.6 7.9-14.1 102 18.6 14.9-22.8 79 14.3 11.2-18.1
No 1,923 1,700 88.5 86.8-90.1 101 5.3 4.2- 6.5 79 4.2 3.2- 5.3 36 1.7 1.2- 2.5 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 703 413 57.4 53.0-61.7 39 5.6 3.9- 8.0 64 9.5 7.3-12.4 106 15.9 12.9-19.5 81 11.6 9.1-14.7
No 2,148 1,889 88.1 86.4-89.5 112 5.2 4.2- 6.3 95 4.6 3.7- 5.8 41 1.6 1.2- 2.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 337 274 81.9 76.7-86.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 7.0 4.3-11.3 21 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Non-Veteran 2,595 2,094 81.1 79.3-82.8 143 5.4 4.5- 6.5 152 6.0 5.0- 7.1 132 4.8 3.9- 5.8 74 2.7 2.1- 3.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,611 1,340 83.7 81.6-85.7 87 5.4 4.3- 6.8 82 5.2 4.1- 6.6 62 3.5 2.6- 4.6 40 2.2 1.5- 3.1
Regional City or Suburban County 749 588 78.8 75.3-82.0 42 5.5 4.0- 7.6 41 5.3 3.8- 7.5 47 6.0 4.2- 8.4 31 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Rural 574 442 77.3 73.0-81.1 25 4.2 2.6- 6.5 38 7.0 4.8-10.2 45 8.0 5.7-11.0 24 3.5 2.3- 5.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,621 1,395 86.6 84.6-88.4 90 5.2 4.1- 6.6 78 5.1 4.0- 6.5 45 2.2 1.6- 3.1 13 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Unemployed 128 84 69.6 60.4-77.5 15 9.0 5.2-15.2 *** *** *** 13 10.2 5.8-17.5 *** *** ***
Retired 710 595 84.2 80.8-87.1 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 32 4.2 2.8- 6.3 35 5.5 3.7- 8.0 30 3.9 2.6- 5.8
Unable to Work 192 76 40.0 32.1-48.5 *** *** *** 21 11.1 6.8-17.6 46 23.9 17.4-31.9 45 22.7 16.4-30.5
Other not in Labor Force 271 211 79.0 73.3-83.8 27 10.2 6.9-14.9 18 5.8 3.6- 9.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 174 74.2 66.5-80.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 11.6 7.1-18.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 389 295 77.3 72.3-81.7 17 4.4 2.6- 7.4 34 9.2 6.4-13.1 26 5.5 3.6- 8.3 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 177 141 82.7 76.0-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,491 1,241 83.8 81.6-85.8 92 6.2 4.9- 7.7 67 4.6 3.5- 6.0 62 3.5 2.6- 4.7 29 1.9 1.3- 2.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 795 618 78.2 74.7-81.4 35 4.1 2.8- 6.0 43 5.7 4.1- 7.9 58 6.9 5.1- 9.3 41 5.0 3.5- 7.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,037 1,679 82.8 80.9-84.6 117 5.7 4.7- 7.0 110 5.4 4.4- 6.7 84 3.9 3.0- 4.9 47 2.1 1.5- 2.9

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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.

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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