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2010 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 11,996 9,523 80.7 79.6-81.8 572 5.3 4.7- 6.0 598 4.7 4.2- 5.4 714 5.4 4.8- 6.1 589 3.8 3.3- 4.3
-Eastern NC 3,094 2,397 79.3 76.8-81.6 146 5.6 4.2- 7.4 159 4.5 3.6- 5.7 211 6.1 4.9- 7.6 181 4.5 3.6- 5.6
GENDER
Male 1,080 862 81.8 78.3-84.9 45 5.2 3.5- 7.7 42 3.3 2.3- 4.8 67 5.6 4.0- 7.7 64 4.1 2.8- 5.9
Female 2,014 1,535 76.9 73.4-80.1 101 5.9 3.9- 8.8 117 5.7 4.3- 7.6 144 6.6 4.9- 8.9 117 4.8 3.7- 6.4
RACE
White 2,063 1,644 80.1 76.9-83.0 98 6.0 4.1- 8.5 81 3.7 2.7- 5.0 126 5.8 4.3- 7.9 114 4.4 3.3- 5.9
African American 734 547 77.0 72.2-81.1 33 4.6 2.8- 7.5 49 5.6 3.8- 8.2 63 7.8 5.5-11.0 42 5.0 3.3- 7.7
Other Minorities 281 194 79.1 70.9-85.4 15 5.6 2.8-11.0 27 7.2 3.7-13.8 21 4.3 2.1- 8.6 24 3.7 2.1- 6.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 110 87.4 77.2-93.4 7 5.6 2.2-13.3 3 4.1 1.0-15.6 11 3.0 1.4- 6.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,957 2,286 78.7 76.1-81.1 139 5.6 4.1- 7.5 154 4.5 3.6- 5.7 199 6.4 5.1- 8.0 179 4.8 3.8- 6.0
AGE
18-24 129 105 83.8 72.3-91.2 7 7.8 2.7-20.2 8 2.8 1.3- 6.2 9 5.5 2.0-14.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 315 257 85.1 78.9-89.7 20 6.9 3.7-12.5 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6 18 5.0 2.6- 9.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
35-44 427 329 80.2 74.6-84.8 36 7.9 5.3-11.6 23 5.1 2.7- 9.4 27 4.5 2.7- 7.3 12 2.3 1.0- 5.4
45-54 572 423 72.5 66.8-77.5 31 4.4 2.7- 7.3 36 8.4 5.5-12.7 46 7.7 5.1-11.3 36 7.0 4.4-11.0
55-64 670 491 72.3 66.6-77.3 27 3.8 2.4- 6.1 35 3.9 2.4- 6.3 57 10.7 7.2-15.5 60 9.4 6.3-13.6
65+ 949 766 81.9 77.9-85.2 22 2.6 1.4- 4.9 40 3.9 2.5- 6.1 52 3.9 2.6- 5.9 69 7.7 5.4-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 414 284 72.1 65.0-78.2 12 2.8 1.3- 5.9 24 5.6 3.1- 9.8 32 7.2 4.3-11.7 62 12.4 8.3-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 990 756 78.2 73.6-82.2 44 4.8 3.0- 7.5 55 5.9 4.0- 8.8 82 7.2 4.9-10.5 53 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 828 629 76.4 70.9-81.2 39 6.8 3.6-12.6 49 4.6 3.2- 6.6 67 8.1 5.6-11.5 44 4.1 2.7- 6.1
College Graduate 859 725 86.7 82.8-89.7 51 6.5 4.4- 9.7 31 2.2 1.4- 3.5 30 2.3 1.2- 4.4 22 2.2 1.1- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 207 64.2 55.7-72.0 13 4.8 2.0-11.0 31 8.0 4.4-14.0 58 12.0 8.3-17.2 58 11.0 7.3-16.3
$15,000- 24,999 539 387 68.6 61.2-75.2 26 6.4 3.8-10.8 27 5.7 3.1-10.2 52 11.9 7.6-18.2 47 7.3 4.6-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 343 264 81.2 74.7-86.4 18 3.1 1.6- 6.1 20 4.6 2.5- 8.2 23 6.7 3.8-11.7 18 4.3 2.3- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 376 303 80.4 73.9-85.6 22 7.6 4.4-12.9 16 3.8 1.9- 7.2 18 4.2 2.1- 8.1 17 4.1 2.1- 7.9
$50,000-74,999 376 312 82.6 76.1-87.6 25 5.7 3.3- 9.7 15 5.5 2.9-10.1 14 3.6 1.4- 9.3 10 2.5 1.1- 5.6
$75,000+ 570 492 86.8 81.9-90.5 27 5.0 2.9- 8.8 28 3.7 2.2- 6.2 15 2.6 1.2- 5.6 8 1.9 0.7- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,207 719 58.2 53.4-62.8 60 5.9 4.3- 8.2 93 7.6 5.6-10.4 160 15.2 11.9-19.3 175 13.1 10.4-16.3
No 1,750 1,558 89.3 86.5-91.6 81 5.5 3.6- 8.2 56 2.9 2.0- 4.2 49 1.9 1.3- 2.8 6 0.4 0.1- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 386 75.2 69.1-80.4 27 7.1 4.1-12.0 23 4.6 2.8- 7.4 37 8.2 5.4-12.4 27 4.9 2.7- 8.8
Non-Veteran 2,593 2,010 80.2 77.4-82.6 119 5.3 3.8- 7.3 136 4.5 3.5- 5.9 174 5.7 4.4- 7.3 154 4.4 3.4- 5.6

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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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