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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 13,115 10,367 79.1 77.7-80.3 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 703 6.1 5.3- 7.0 723 5.0 4.4- 5.8 664 4.4 3.7- 5.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 350 285 86.3 81.5-89.9 12 3.0 1.6- 5.6 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 21 4.7 2.7- 8.0 16 3.1 1.8- 5.5
Buncombe 398 315 78.5 72.9-83.3 27 7.7 4.9-11.9 22 6.2 3.6-10.2 16 3.7 1.9- 7.2 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5
Cabarrus 350 286 77.8 70.1-84.0 21 6.3 3.9- 9.9 16 6.9 3.5-13.2 15 5.9 2.4-13.8 12 3.1 1.6- 6.0
Catawba 366 281 76.1 69.9-81.5 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 23 9.9 6.0-15.8 25 5.3 3.3- 8.3 22 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Cumberland 379 288 78.4 72.9-83.1 19 5.4 3.0- 9.5 19 4.4 2.6- 7.3 32 6.4 4.3- 9.6 21 5.3 3.1- 9.0
Davidson 403 319 83.1 78.5-86.9 20 5.0 2.9- 8.5 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 25 4.7 2.9- 7.4 21 3.8 2.4- 6.2
Durham 411 327 76.3 67.7-83.1 32 8.4 5.4-12.8 21 10.9 5.3-21.4 18 2.8 1.7- 4.6 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Forsyth 380 306 79.5 73.5-84.4 20 5.5 3.4- 8.7 23 5.7 3.6- 8.9 17 5.8 2.8-11.7 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4
Gaston 347 268 72.3 65.0-78.6 12 5.7 2.7-11.6 20 9.3 5.6-15.0 27 8.4 4.8-14.1 20 4.3 2.5- 7.5
Guilford 422 346 82.8 77.4-87.1 23 7.4 4.5-12.0 16 3.5 1.8- 6.5 20 3.2 1.9- 5.5 17 3.1 1.7- 5.5
Iredell 431 347 82.5 77.4-86.6 17 4.2 2.5- 7.2 26 5.5 3.3- 8.9 22 4.0 2.4- 6.8 19 3.7 1.9- 7.2
Johnston 367 295 79.5 72.1-85.3 12 5.3 1.8-14.5 22 6.2 3.8-10.0 24 6.2 3.6-10.4 14 2.8 1.4- 5.4
Mecklenburg 615 493 79.5 74.5-83.8 45 7.5 5.3-10.4 31 5.0 3.2- 7.7 21 3.7 2.1- 6.3 25 4.3 1.9- 9.4
New Hanover 406 330 80.0 73.2-85.5 20 7.8 4.4-13.6 22 5.5 2.6-11.3 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0 20 3.8 2.2- 6.7
Onslow 386 298 79.0 73.7-83.5 22 6.2 3.7-10.1 27 6.2 4.0- 9.4 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4 21 4.2 2.3- 7.5
Orange 368 299 81.4 75.9-85.8 22 7.9 4.8-12.7 20 4.3 2.6- 7.0 15 3.9 2.0- 7.5 12 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Pitt 366 291 75.5 67.2-82.2 20 6.5 4.1-10.2 17 9.4 4.1-20.0 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 16 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Randolph 356 288 78.4 71.8-83.8 13 4.3 2.2- 8.3 19 8.4 4.7-14.4 18 4.7 2.6- 8.4 18 4.2 2.5- 6.9
Robeson 371 279 74.4 68.0-79.9 10 3.2 1.6- 6.1 26 7.1 4.3-11.7 28 8.4 5.1-13.6 28 6.9 4.4-10.6
Rowan 434 336 78.3 72.5-83.1 25 6.7 4.1-11.0 21 5.1 2.7- 9.4 22 5.2 3.1- 8.6 30 4.7 3.1- 7.2
Union 365 297 81.9 76.2-86.4 19 6.4 3.7-10.8 24 5.4 3.3- 8.7 15 4.4 2.3- 8.3 10 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Wake 597 474 77.6 72.0-82.3 45 7.6 5.3-10.7 37 7.6 4.6-12.4 24 5.6 3.1- 9.9 17 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Wayne 382 297 79.6 74.1-84.2 19 6.1 3.6-10.4 22 4.8 3.0- 7.5 20 4.7 2.7- 8.0 24 4.8 2.9- 7.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,623 2,846 78.5 75.6-81.1 162 4.4 3.5- 5.6 198 6.0 4.4- 8.3 215 5.9 4.4- 7.8 202 5.2 4.0- 6.6
Piedmont 6,719 5,381 79.5 77.8-81.1 356 5.9 5.1- 6.8 359 6.2 5.2- 7.4 332 4.6 3.9- 5.5 291 3.8 3.0- 4.8
Western NC 2,773 2,140 78.4 75.9-80.6 140 5.8 4.7- 7.2 146 5.7 4.4- 7.3 176 4.9 4.0- 6.0 171 5.3 4.1- 6.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,889 1,456 78.3 75.7-80.8 99 6.6 5.2- 8.4 97 5.3 4.0- 7.0 122 5.0 3.9- 6.4 115 4.7 3.7- 6.0
Northwest 2,977 2,337 80.2 77.9-82.3 140 4.6 3.7- 5.7 164 5.8 4.6- 7.2 168 4.7 3.7- 6.0 168 4.7 3.7- 6.0
Charlotte 1,798 1,447 79.5 76.3-82.3 98 5.7 4.4- 7.2 98 6.2 4.8- 8.1 82 4.5 3.2- 6.1 73 4.2 2.6- 6.5
Greensboro 1,635 1,339 82.3 78.7-85.5 75 5.3 3.8- 7.3 78 4.7 3.1- 7.0 78 3.8 2.7- 5.5 65 3.8 2.2- 6.7
Southern Regional 1,179 899 77.7 73.5-81.4 50 5.1 3.3- 7.9 65 4.8 3.2- 7.1 89 6.2 4.5- 8.3 76 6.2 4.2- 9.1
Coastal 567 455 78.3 71.0-84.2 29 4.9 3.1- 7.9 28 5.4 2.9- 9.9 25 5.8 2.9-11.5 30 5.5 2.7-10.9
Wake 1,496 1,188 77.3 73.4-80.7 93 6.9 5.2- 9.1 89 8.2 5.8-11.4 75 5.2 3.6- 7.5 51 2.5 1.5- 4.0
Area L 140 117 78.7 63.6-88.7 2 1.2 0.2- 5.7 7 9.6 2.5-30.3 6 4.5 1.7-11.1 8 6.0 2.5-13.6
Eastern 1,434 1,129 78.0 72.9-82.3 72 5.2 3.5- 7.8 77 5.7 3.6- 8.8 78 6.4 3.6-10.9 78 4.8 3.1- 7.2

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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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