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2005 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 17,108 13,700 81.3 80.5-82.0 855 5.6 5.1- 6.1 938 5.5 5.0- 5.9 884 4.4 4.0- 4.8 731 3.3 3.0- 3.6
-Piedmont NC 9,611 7,777 81.8 80.7-82.8 497 6.0 5.3- 6.8 524 5.4 4.8- 6.0 455 4.1 3.6- 4.6 358 2.7 2.4- 3.1
GENDER
Male 3,510 2,944 84.9 83.3-86.5 164 5.5 4.5- 6.8 149 4.2 3.4- 5.2 131 3.1 2.5- 4.0 122 2.1 1.7- 2.7
Female 6,101 4,833 78.8 77.3-80.1 333 6.5 5.6- 7.4 375 6.5 5.6- 7.4 324 5.0 4.4- 5.8 236 3.3 2.8- 3.9
RACE
White 7,460 6,013 81.2 80.0-82.4 407 6.5 5.7- 7.4 402 5.5 4.8- 6.3 362 4.2 3.7- 4.9 276 2.5 2.2- 2.9
African American 1,565 1,266 81.6 78.9-84.0 65 5.1 3.7- 7.1 91 4.8 3.6- 6.3 72 4.4 3.3- 5.8 71 4.1 3.1- 5.5
Other Minorities 545 465 86.8 82.9-90.0 24 4.0 2.3- 6.9 28 4.9 3.2- 7.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 11 1.8 0.9- 3.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 557 483 87.8 83.8-90.8 26 4.4 2.6- 7.4 25 3.9 2.4- 6.2 15 2.5 1.3- 4.8 8 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Non-Hispanic 9,048 7,289 81.1 80.0-82.2 471 6.2 5.5- 7.0 498 5.5 4.9- 6.2 440 4.3 3.8- 4.9 350 2.9 2.5- 3.3
AGE
18-24 438 353 79.1 73.8-83.5 33 9.1 6.1-13.3 34 7.0 4.6-10.7 14 4.0 2.3- 7.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
25-34 1,360 1,120 84.5 82.0-86.7 88 5.9 4.5- 7.5 94 5.9 4.6- 7.7 39 2.5 1.6- 3.8 19 1.2 0.7- 2.1
35-44 1,888 1,534 82.8 80.6-84.7 127 7.0 5.7- 8.6 114 5.1 4.1- 6.4 72 3.2 2.4- 4.2 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7
45-54 1,832 1,438 80.5 78.2-82.5 111 6.1 4.9- 7.6 96 4.8 3.7- 6.1 120 5.6 4.5- 6.9 67 3.1 2.3- 4.1
55-64 1,716 1,357 79.6 77.1-81.8 65 4.4 3.3- 5.9 97 6.2 4.9- 7.7 109 5.6 4.5- 7.0 88 4.3 3.3- 5.5
65-74 1,296 1,090 83.8 81.2-86.1 38 3.3 2.3- 4.8 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 47 3.7 2.6- 5.2 70 5.6 4.2- 7.4
75+ 1,034 846 81.3 78.2-84.1 33 3.7 2.4- 5.7 36 3.6 2.5- 5.1 52 5.4 3.9- 7.4 67 6.0 4.5- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,492 1,156 78.1 74.7-81.2 44 4.3 2.7- 6.7 88 6.2 4.5- 8.5 92 6.4 4.8- 8.5 112 4.9 3.8- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,730 2,200 81.5 79.4-83.3 125 5.0 4.0- 6.4 144 5.6 4.5- 7.0 145 4.4 3.6- 5.5 116 3.5 2.8- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,290 1,866 82.1 79.8-84.2 111 6.2 4.8- 7.9 117 5.0 3.8- 6.5 118 4.3 3.4- 5.4 78 2.4 1.8- 3.2
College Graduate 3,083 2,543 83.7 82.1-85.3 217 7.6 6.4- 8.9 175 5.0 4.2- 6.0 99 2.5 2.0- 3.2 49 1.1 0.8- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 715 72.4 68.2-76.3 28 2.9 1.6- 5.2 76 8.5 6.1-11.9 97 8.8 6.6-11.5 103 7.4 5.7- 9.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,631 1,299 81.4 78.6-84.0 61 4.7 3.3- 6.7 85 4.9 3.6- 6.5 102 5.3 4.0- 7.0 84 3.7 2.8- 4.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,135 897 80.4 77.3-83.2 75 5.9 4.5- 7.7 74 6.4 4.8- 8.5 49 3.9 2.8- 5.5 40 3.4 2.2- 5.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,260 1,039 83.6 80.9-85.9 80 6.5 5.0- 8.4 65 4.8 3.6- 6.4 51 3.3 2.4- 4.6 25 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$50,000-74,999 1,310 1,090 83.6 80.9-86.0 79 6.9 5.2- 9.2 81 5.5 4.3- 7.0 38 2.7 1.8- 4.0 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1
$75,000+ 1,811 1,564 85.8 83.6-87.8 111 7.5 5.9- 9.5 82 4.4 3.4- 5.7 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,783 1,726 62.7 60.3-65.1 137 5.6 4.5- 6.9 258 9.9 8.5-11.5 343 12.1 10.6-13.9 319 9.6 8.4-11.0
No 6,561 5,811 87.8 86.6-88.9 351 6.3 5.5- 7.2 258 4.0 3.3- 4.7 104 1.4 1.1- 1.9 37 0.5 0.3- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,145 931 82.8 79.9-85.3 49 5.3 3.7- 7.5 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 53 4.1 3.0- 5.6 69 4.5 3.5- 5.9
Non-Veteran 8,454 6,835 81.7 80.5-82.8 448 6.1 5.4- 6.9 480 5.6 5.0- 6.4 402 4.1 3.6- 4.7 289 2.5 2.1- 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.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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