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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 14,885 12,107 82.5 81.7-83.2 635 4.3 3.9- 4.7 705 4.8 4.4- 5.2 637 3.9 3.5- 4.3 801 4.6 4.2- 5.0
-Eastern NC 4,982 4,007 81.7 80.4-83.0 195 3.6 3.1- 4.2 243 4.9 4.2- 5.7 235 4.5 3.8- 5.2 302 5.3 4.7- 6.1
GENDER
Male 1,807 1,502 84.6 82.6-86.4 48 2.5 1.9- 3.5 78 4.2 3.2- 5.5 71 3.7 2.8- 4.8 108 5.0 4.0- 6.2
Female 3,175 2,505 79.2 77.4-80.8 147 4.6 3.8- 5.5 165 5.5 4.6- 6.5 164 5.2 4.4- 6.2 194 5.6 4.8- 6.6
RACE
White 3,285 2,649 81.7 80.1-83.2 138 3.9 3.2- 4.7 167 5.0 4.1- 5.9 146 4.4 3.7- 5.4 185 5.1 4.3- 6.0
African American 1,254 996 80.4 77.6-82.9 43 3.2 2.2- 4.5 52 4.6 3.3- 6.4 69 5.2 3.9- 6.8 94 6.6 5.2- 8.3
Other Minorities 13 12 94.3 67.3-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.8-32.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 335 279 86.2 81.5-89.9 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 21 5.6 3.4- 9.1 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
25-34 814 683 83.7 80.3-86.6 45 4.9 3.5- 6.8 46 6.8 4.8- 9.6 29 3.4 2.2- 5.2 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3
35-44 887 719 82.8 79.8-85.5 57 5.8 4.3- 7.8 39 3.5 2.4- 5.0 34 3.5 2.3- 5.2 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3
45-54 920 717 79.2 75.9-82.2 29 3.1 2.0- 4.7 51 5.4 3.8- 7.6 53 5.3 3.8- 7.3 70 7.0 5.4- 9.1
55-64 860 665 79.9 76.7-82.8 18 1.6 1.0- 2.7 47 5.2 3.7- 7.2 59 6.4 4.8- 8.7 71 6.9 5.3- 9.0
65-74 665 537 82.5 78.9-85.5 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 62 7.6 5.7-10.1
75+ 482 388 77.7 72.8-82.0 10 2.4 1.2- 4.5 17 3.2 1.8- 5.5 22 5.4 3.4- 8.6 45 11.3 8.2-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 840 599 74.5 70.7-77.9 27 2.9 1.9- 4.6 44 5.4 3.7- 7.8 55 6.1 4.4- 8.3 115 11.1 9.0-13.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,603 1,304 83.0 80.6-85.0 50 2.7 2.0- 3.8 69 4.5 3.4- 6.1 85 4.8 3.7- 6.3 95 5.0 3.9- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 1,065 81.6 79.0-83.9 59 4.4 3.3- 5.9 70 5.6 4.3- 7.3 59 4.0 3.0- 5.4 62 4.4 3.2- 5.9
College Graduate 1,215 1,030 85.7 83.3-87.8 59 4.5 3.3- 6.0 60 4.1 3.0- 5.5 36 3.2 2.2- 4.6 30 2.5 1.6- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 441 70.1 65.5-74.3 15 1.6 0.9- 2.8 46 6.5 4.7- 9.1 55 8.3 5.9-11.6 95 13.4 10.7-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 933 712 78.4 75.0-81.4 44 3.9 2.7- 5.5 53 5.7 4.0- 8.1 53 5.2 3.8- 7.0 71 6.9 5.3- 8.9
$25,000- 34,999 591 483 81.4 77.5-84.8 31 5.1 3.4- 7.6 28 4.9 3.2- 7.3 23 3.9 2.5- 6.1 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2
$35,000- 49,999 662 564 86.9 83.8-89.5 33 4.7 3.2- 6.8 32 4.3 2.9- 6.5 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7 17 2.0 1.2- 3.3
$50,000-74,999 539 467 87.1 83.5-90.0 20 3.8 2.3- 6.4 26 4.2 2.7- 6.6 19 3.2 1.9- 5.2 7 1.7 0.7- 3.6
$75,000+ 549 486 88.5 85.1-91.2 23 4.1 2.6- 6.5 14 2.5 1.3- 4.5 12 2.4 1.3- 4.4 14 2.5 1.4- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,703 1,055 63.7 60.9-66.3 63 3.6 2.7- 4.8 128 7.2 5.9- 8.8 175 10.1 8.5-11.9 282 15.5 13.6-17.6
No 3,114 2,812 90.5 89.1-91.6 123 3.6 2.9- 4.5 110 3.8 3.0- 4.8 52 1.7 1.2- 2.3 17 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 713 595 83.6 80.2-86.5 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 30 4.4 2.9- 6.7 30 3.8 2.6- 5.7 39 5.0 3.5- 7.1
Non-Veteran 4,124 3,289 81.2 79.8-82.6 170 3.7 3.1- 4.4 208 5.0 4.2- 5.9 198 4.6 3.9- 5.4 259 5.5 4.8- 6.3
Currently Serving 135 117 86.9 78.6-92.3 4 2.7 1.0- 7.5 4 3.5 1.1-10.5 6 4.0 1.5-10.4 4 2.8 0.9- 8.9

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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.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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