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2008 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 15,652 12,382 80.8 79.8-81.6 752 5.2 4.7- 5.7 857 5.5 5.0- 6.1 897 4.8 4.4- 5.3 764 3.7 3.4- 4.2
-Eastern NC 5,232 4,092 79.8 78.3-81.3 240 4.4 3.8- 5.2 276 5.4 4.6- 6.4 334 5.5 4.8- 6.3 290 4.8 4.1- 5.6
GENDER
Male 1,898 1,512 81.7 79.2-83.9 68 3.3 2.4- 4.3 84 4.6 3.4- 6.1 117 4.8 3.8- 6.1 117 5.7 4.5- 7.2
Female 3,334 2,580 78.1 76.2-79.9 172 5.5 4.6- 6.7 192 6.3 5.3- 7.4 217 6.1 5.1- 7.2 173 4.0 3.3- 4.8
RACE
White 3,520 2,780 81.1 79.3-82.7 177 4.5 3.8- 5.4 181 4.7 4.0- 5.7 200 4.9 4.1- 5.9 182 4.7 3.8- 5.8
African American 1,198 918 77.7 74.4-80.6 41 4.1 2.8- 5.9 69 5.7 4.3- 7.5 93 7.1 5.5- 9.2 77 5.4 4.1- 7.2
Other Minorities 484 370 77.4 71.6-82.3 20 4.3 2.4- 7.5 26 8.8 5.3-14.3 40 5.4 3.6- 8.1 28 4.1 2.6- 6.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 221 177 81.0 72.9-87.1 11 3.5 1.6- 7.3 14 9.8 5.0-18.2 10 2.8 1.4- 5.6 9 3.0 1.4- 6.4
Non-Hispanic 4,994 3,903 79.7 78.2-81.2 228 4.5 3.8- 5.3 262 5.1 4.4- 5.9 322 5.7 4.9- 6.6 279 5.0 4.2- 5.8
AGE
18-24 185 157 89.6 84.2-93.4 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 10 3.4 1.7- 6.9 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
25-34 528 424 82.1 78.1-85.6 32 5.1 3.4- 7.6 39 7.5 5.3-10.5 24 4.1 2.5- 6.6 9 1.1 0.5- 2.4
35-44 818 632 77.9 74.0-81.3 63 6.6 5.0- 8.8 53 6.8 4.7- 9.8 43 5.0 3.5- 7.1 27 3.7 2.2- 6.0
45-54 1,018 766 75.0 71.6-78.1 47 4.3 3.1- 5.9 49 4.6 3.4- 6.3 84 7.5 5.8- 9.6 72 8.6 6.5-11.3
55-64 1,080 821 76.0 72.8-78.9 48 4.5 3.2- 6.3 55 5.5 4.0- 7.6 86 7.6 6.0- 9.7 70 6.4 4.9- 8.3
65-74 922 736 79.7 76.3-82.8 27 3.1 2.0- 4.7 46 4.3 3.0- 6.1 58 6.3 4.7- 8.4 55 6.6 4.6- 9.3
75+ 644 526 80.0 76.1-83.4 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4 22 3.9 2.5- 6.0 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 53 8.8 6.5-11.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 809 576 74.5 70.1-78.6 16 1.7 0.9- 2.9 45 6.5 4.1-10.2 80 8.1 6.1-10.6 92 9.2 7.0-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,628 1,289 81.3 78.5-83.9 59 3.5 2.5- 4.9 75 4.6 3.5- 6.1 121 6.0 4.7- 7.6 84 4.6 3.3- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,417 1,119 78.7 75.7-81.5 70 5.5 4.1- 7.3 76 5.8 4.3- 7.7 81 5.3 4.0- 7.0 71 4.7 3.5- 6.2
College Graduate 1,363 1,095 82.7 80.2-84.9 95 6.4 5.1- 8.1 80 5.4 4.2- 7.0 51 3.3 2.4- 4.5 42 2.2 1.5- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 663 408 63.1 57.4-68.5 12 2.2 1.0- 4.5 52 8.9 5.7-13.7 99 12.7 9.8-16.3 92 13.1 9.9-17.1
$15,000- 24,999 840 636 76.4 72.0-80.3 25 2.6 1.6- 4.4 50 6.4 4.5- 8.9 68 8.9 6.3-12.3 61 5.7 4.1- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 591 457 78.1 72.7-82.8 27 3.5 2.1- 5.6 31 6.1 3.7- 9.8 37 5.5 3.6- 8.2 39 6.8 4.1-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 748 615 81.1 77.3-84.4 39 4.7 3.1- 7.0 37 6.5 4.4- 9.5 33 4.4 3.0- 6.6 24 3.3 2.1- 5.1
$50,000-74,999 768 632 84.8 81.5-87.6 42 5.3 3.7- 7.7 40 3.7 2.6- 5.4 36 3.8 2.6- 5.6 18 2.3 1.3- 3.9
$75,000+ 938 796 86.4 83.7-88.7 74 7.2 5.5- 9.3 40 3.9 2.7- 5.5 17 1.5 0.9- 2.4 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,036 1,235 60.3 57.1-63.3 84 4.3 3.2- 5.6 166 8.8 7.2-10.6 280 13.2 11.3-15.2 271 13.6 11.6-15.8
No 3,036 2,715 89.7 88.2-91.1 151 4.5 3.7- 5.5 105 3.8 2.9- 4.9 47 1.6 1.1- 2.3 18 0.4 0.2- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 942 758 82.3 78.8-85.2 34 3.4 2.3- 5.1 40 4.3 2.9- 6.6 63 5.5 4.0- 7.5 47 4.5 3.0- 6.6
Non-Veteran 4,287 3,333 79.4 77.7-81.0 206 4.7 3.9- 5.5 235 5.6 4.7- 6.6 271 5.5 4.7- 6.4 242 4.9 4.1- 5.8

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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, % = 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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