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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 578 442 79.1 75.2-82.5 22 3.5 2.2- 5.4 33 5.4 3.6- 7.9 31 4.8 3.3- 6.9 50 7.3 5.3-10.0
GENDER
Male 271 208 80.4 75.0-84.8 *** *** *** 19 5.8 3.6- 9.3 14 5.0 2.9- 8.6 21 6.0 3.8- 9.5
Female 307 234 77.8 72.0-82.7 13 4.2 2.4- 7.3 14 5.0 2.6- 9.2 17 4.5 2.7- 7.3 29 8.5 5.5-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 363 281 80.0 75.1-84.1 12 2.9 1.6- 5.3 21 5.1 3.2- 8.0 17 4.3 2.6- 7.0 32 7.7 5.1-11.5
Non-Hispanic Black 116 85 73.7 63.2-82.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 8.3 4.4-15.0
Other 94 73 82.5 73.4-88.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 187 147 81.7 75.2-86.8 *** *** *** 14 6.2 3.4-11.1 *** *** *** 11 5.5 2.8-10.5
45-64 211 147 73.6 67.0-79.4 12 5.7 3.1-10.2 14 5.0 2.8- 8.6 15 6.3 3.7-10.6 23 9.4 6.0-14.3
65+ 177 145 80.8 73.1-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.2 4.7-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 189 74.9 68.6-80.3 *** *** *** 15 6.3 3.5-10.9 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 36 11.4 7.8-16.4
Some College + 314 252 83.1 78.4-87.0 16 5.0 2.9- 8.4 18 4.6 2.8- 7.4 14 4.1 2.3- 7.0 14 3.3 1.8- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 212 74.9 68.9-80.0 *** *** *** 22 6.5 3.9-10.7 22 6.4 4.1- 9.9 34 9.5 6.3-14.1
$50,000+ 164 138 85.8 79.2-90.6 11 5.8 3.0-11.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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