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2008 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 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
-Piedmont NC 7,549 6,061 81.7 80.4-83.0 376 5.4 4.7- 6.2 431 5.6 4.9- 6.5 374 4.2 3.6- 4.8 307 3.1 2.6- 3.6
GENDER
Male 2,895 2,413 85.0 83.1-86.8 117 4.1 3.2- 5.3 130 4.6 3.6- 5.9 128 3.6 2.8- 4.6 107 2.7 2.0- 3.5
Female 4,654 3,648 78.6 76.8-80.3 259 6.6 5.6- 7.8 301 6.7 5.6- 7.9 246 4.8 4.0- 5.7 200 3.4 2.8- 4.2
RACE
White 5,989 4,796 80.7 79.1-82.1 309 6.1 5.3- 7.1 351 5.9 5.0- 7.0 284 4.3 3.6- 5.1 249 3.0 2.6- 3.5
African American 1,074 862 82.6 79.3-85.4 48 4.1 2.8- 5.9 54 5.5 3.8- 7.8 61 4.1 3.0- 5.5 49 3.9 2.6- 5.7
Other Minorities 463 384 86.3 81.7-89.9 18 3.3 1.9- 5.9 25 4.5 2.6- 7.5 28 3.8 2.2- 6.3 8 2.1 0.7- 6.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 298 89.0 84.1-92.5 13 2.8 1.4- 5.5 19 4.9 2.7- 8.9 14 2.8 1.3- 6.1 4 0.5 0.1- 1.5
Non-Hispanic 7,184 5,747 81.0 79.6-82.3 363 5.7 4.9- 6.5 411 5.7 4.9- 6.6 360 4.3 3.7- 5.0 303 3.3 2.8- 3.9
AGE
18-24 213 165 81.8 75.3-86.9 20 6.9 4.2-11.2 16 6.8 3.8-12.2 10 3.1 1.4- 6.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
25-34 755 619 82.9 79.2-86.1 61 6.7 4.9- 9.2 48 6.8 4.8- 9.7 22 3.1 1.8- 5.5 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
35-44 1,254 1,027 83.2 80.5-85.6 87 6.3 4.9- 8.1 67 4.9 3.7- 6.6 49 3.1 2.2- 4.3 24 2.5 1.4- 4.2
45-54 1,525 1,183 79.7 77.0-82.1 96 5.9 4.6- 7.6 91 5.5 4.2- 7.2 82 4.9 3.7- 6.4 73 4.0 3.0- 5.4
55-64 1,586 1,238 79.7 77.0-82.1 61 3.8 2.8- 5.3 88 4.7 3.6- 6.2 103 6.3 4.9- 8.0 96 5.5 4.1- 7.2
65-74 1,221 1,011 83.7 81.1-86.1 29 2.3 1.5- 3.5 70 5.1 3.8- 6.8 58 5.0 3.7- 6.9 53 3.8 2.8- 5.3
75+ 931 763 80.4 76.7-83.6 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 48 5.8 4.0- 8.2 48 4.9 3.5- 6.8 53 6.7 4.7- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 941 708 79.5 75.4-83.1 19 2.3 1.2- 4.3 55 6.4 4.2- 9.7 69 5.7 4.1- 7.9 90 6.1 4.5- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,092 1,677 82.6 80.1-84.8 83 4.3 3.2- 5.9 113 5.6 4.3- 7.4 119 4.5 3.5- 5.7 100 3.0 2.3- 3.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,932 1,537 78.8 75.8-81.6 99 6.2 4.7- 8.1 120 6.8 5.0- 9.0 107 5.5 4.1- 7.4 69 2.7 1.9- 3.8
College Graduate 2,566 2,125 84.1 82.1-85.9 175 6.9 5.7- 8.3 143 4.6 3.7- 5.6 76 2.3 1.8- 3.0 47 2.1 1.3- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 686 454 71.2 65.6-76.2 26 3.4 1.9- 6.3 53 7.0 4.7-10.2 73 8.8 6.4-12.1 80 9.5 6.8-13.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,155 880 80.4 76.7-83.6 33 2.8 1.5- 4.9 74 6.2 4.4- 8.5 98 7.1 5.3- 9.5 70 3.5 2.6- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 744 582 79.0 74.3-83.0 39 4.9 3.3- 7.2 50 7.0 4.5-10.9 42 6.4 4.2- 9.7 31 2.7 1.7- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,006 823 81.6 78.0-84.8 47 6.4 4.3- 9.2 62 5.5 4.0- 7.6 38 3.5 2.3- 5.5 36 3.0 1.9- 4.7
$50,000-74,999 1,063 875 82.8 79.4-85.8 66 6.8 4.9- 9.2 61 5.1 3.7- 6.9 37 2.4 1.7- 3.6 24 2.9 1.5- 5.6
$75,000+ 1,870 1,598 86.1 83.8-88.2 133 6.8 5.5- 8.4 84 4.6 3.2- 6.5 34 1.7 1.1- 2.6 21 0.8 0.5- 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,540 1,593 63.5 60.6-66.3 125 5.2 4.1- 6.6 240 9.6 7.9-11.6 299 12.1 10.3-14.2 283 9.5 8.1-11.1
No 4,796 4,272 88.6 87.2-89.9 245 5.5 4.6- 6.5 183 4.2 3.4- 5.2 73 1.1 0.8- 1.6 23 0.5 0.3- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,007 833 85.3 82.3-87.8 38 4.0 2.7- 6.0 43 3.0 2.0- 4.3 46 3.7 2.6- 5.3 47 4.1 2.7- 6.1
Non-Veteran 6,539 5,225 81.2 79.8-82.6 338 5.6 4.8- 6.5 388 6.0 5.2- 7.0 328 4.3 3.6- 5.0 260 2.9 2.4- 3.5

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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, % = 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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