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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Health Status

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 6,156 5,003 82.0 80.4-83.4 349 5.8 5.0- 6.9 306 4.6 3.9- 5.4 234 3.5 2.9- 4.2 264 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Piedmont NC 664 533 80.5 76.6-83.9 41 6.5 4.5- 9.2 27 4.0 2.6- 6.0 30 4.4 3.0- 6.5 33 4.7 3.2- 6.8
GENDER
Male 236 196 83.3 77.4-87.9 11 4.7 2.5- 8.6 10 3.7 1.9- 7.1 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1 12 5.0 2.6- 9.2
Female 428 337 78.4 73.0-82.9 30 7.8 5.0-12.1 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2 23 5.2 3.3- 8.1 21 4.4 2.8- 7.0
RACE
White 553 448 81.0 76.7-84.7 37 7.2 4.9-10.4 20 3.6 2.2- 5.8 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4 27 4.9 3.2- 7.4
Other 103 79 78.7 68.4-86.4 4 3.4 1.1-10.2 6 5.3 2.1-12.9 8 8.7 4.1-17.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.3
AGE
18-44 286 230 80.7 74.7-85.6 24 9.1 5.7-14.3 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3 11 3.8 1.9- 7.3 8 2.9 1.4- 6.1
45+ 374 299 80.0 74.9-84.3 17 4.2 2.5- 7.0 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 19 5.0 3.1- 8.1 25 6.3 4.0- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 345 279 81.7 76.6-85.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2 22 5.8 3.6- 9.3
Some College + 317 252 79.0 72.8-84.1 29 10.7 6.9-16.1 13 3.3 1.8- 6.0 12 3.7 2.0- 6.9 11 3.3 1.8- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 383 301 78.5 73.3-82.9 20 5.1 3.1- 8.2 21 5.3 3.3- 8.5 21 5.7 3.5- 9.0 20 5.5 3.3- 8.9
$50,000+ 159 134 85.1 76.4-91.0 15 9.9 5.1-18.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 3 1.6 0.4- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 327 78.1 73.2-82.4 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 36 8.7 5.8-12.9 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Cumberland 427 351 84.1 78.7-88.3 24 6.2 3.4-11.1 14 3.5 2.0- 6.2 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 22 3.2 2.0- 5.3
Durham 393 321 85.2 81.1-88.6 30 7.2 4.9-10.6 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 11 2.6 1.4- 5.0 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Forsyth 455 374 83.7 79.5-87.1 25 5.1 3.3- 7.6 22 4.4 2.8- 7.0 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 12 1.7 0.9- 3.1
Gaston 461 363 80.1 75.7-83.9 28 6.1 4.0- 9.3 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 19 3.5 2.0- 5.8 27 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Guilford 415 346 84.9 80.8-88.3 22 4.2 2.6- 6.6 20 5.0 3.1- 8.1 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 19 4.4 2.7- 7.0
Mecklenburg 427 356 83.9 79.5-87.4 32 6.9 4.7-10.0 21 5.4 3.3- 8.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.6 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2
New Hanover 402 323 81.4 76.7-85.4 25 5.5 3.6- 8.4 22 4.1 2.6- 6.4 16 4.6 2.7- 7.5 16 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Onslow 434 356 80.8 73.3-86.6 23 8.3 3.8-17.3 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 20 3.9 2.3- 6.8 17 3.7 2.0- 6.6
Wake 427 356 83.4 78.8-87.2 26 5.5 3.6- 8.3 22 6.4 3.9-10.3 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 11 2.0 1.0- 4.1
Western NC 614 499 83.3 80.0-86.2 24 3.7 2.4- 5.6 30 4.5 3.1- 6.6 25 3.2 2.1- 4.9 36 5.3 3.7- 7.4
Piedmont NC 664 533 80.5 76.6-83.9 41 6.5 4.5- 9.2 27 4.0 2.6- 6.0 30 4.4 3.0- 6.5 33 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Eastern NC 616 498 81.0 76.8-84.6 29 6.1 3.9- 9.4 31 4.4 2.8- 6.8 27 3.6 2.4- 5.5 31 4.9 3.2- 7.5

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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.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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