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2010 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 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
-Piedmont NC 6,958 5,637 82.0 80.5-83.4 323 5.1 4.4- 5.9 340 4.9 4.1- 5.7 368 4.8 4.1- 5.8 290 3.2 2.6- 4.0
GENDER
Male 2,612 2,172 84.2 81.9-86.2 111 4.6 3.5- 5.9 102 3.8 2.8- 5.0 122 4.6 3.3- 6.2 105 2.9 2.2- 3.9
Female 4,346 3,465 79.9 77.9-81.7 212 5.7 4.7- 6.7 238 5.9 4.8- 7.1 246 5.1 4.2- 6.1 185 3.5 2.6- 4.7
RACE
White 5,499 4,467 82.0 80.4-83.5 258 5.4 4.6- 6.3 266 5.0 4.2- 6.0 287 4.4 3.7- 5.2 221 3.2 2.5- 4.2
African American 1,077 857 82.1 78.3-85.3 47 3.8 2.6- 5.4 59 5.3 3.5- 8.0 57 4.7 3.0- 7.5 57 4.2 2.9- 5.9
Other Minorities 340 278 81.1 73.9-86.7 16 6.1 3.3-11.2 13 3.0 1.6- 5.8 22 8.3 4.4-15.2 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 195 82.5 74.8-88.3 9 6.5 3.0-13.6 12 3.4 1.7- 6.5 18 6.3 3.1-12.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Non-Hispanic 6,694 5,426 82.0 80.5-83.4 312 5.0 4.3- 5.7 327 5.0 4.2- 5.9 348 4.7 3.9- 5.6 281 3.4 2.7- 4.2
AGE
18-24 178 146 81.5 73.1-87.7 9 3.1 1.5- 6.3 12 7.4 3.9-13.5 9 5.6 2.4-12.3 2 2.4 0.5-11.4
25-34 530 440 85.3 81.3-88.6 36 6.3 4.2- 9.3 32 4.6 3.1- 6.8 16 2.6 1.3- 5.2 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3
35-44 1,043 842 82.7 79.8-85.3 76 6.7 5.1- 8.7 56 4.9 3.6- 6.6 45 4.0 2.7- 5.9 24 1.7 1.1- 2.7
45-54 1,386 1,056 77.4 74.3-80.1 94 7.6 5.9- 9.8 81 4.7 3.6- 6.2 97 6.8 5.3- 8.8 58 3.5 2.4- 5.1
55-64 1,535 1,214 79.8 77.1-82.2 67 3.7 2.8- 5.0 79 5.2 4.0- 6.8 96 6.2 4.8- 8.1 79 5.1 3.8- 6.7
65+ 2,215 1,876 85.0 83.0-86.9 39 1.8 1.2- 2.6 79 3.2 2.4- 4.2 101 3.8 3.0- 4.9 120 6.2 4.9- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 592 71.9 65.6-77.3 16 4.1 2.0- 8.1 33 4.7 2.9- 7.5 69 8.8 5.7-13.4 88 10.5 6.9-15.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,863 1,528 84.1 81.3-86.5 63 3.6 2.6- 5.0 84 4.0 2.9- 5.5 105 5.4 3.8- 7.6 83 2.9 2.2- 3.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,667 1,324 81.9 79.1-84.5 73 4.5 3.3- 6.0 97 5.9 4.2- 8.1 103 5.0 3.7- 6.6 70 2.7 2.0- 3.7
College Graduate 2,618 2,182 83.8 81.6-85.8 170 7.0 5.8- 8.5 126 4.9 3.7- 6.4 91 3.0 2.2- 4.1 49 1.3 0.8- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 414 67.1 61.6-72.1 14 2.8 1.5- 5.4 39 5.2 3.4- 7.9 91 11.2 8.3-15.0 98 13.6 10.3-17.8
$15,000- 24,999 986 733 74.3 69.3-78.7 43 5.0 3.2- 7.8 63 5.7 3.9- 8.1 80 9.7 6.6-14.1 67 5.3 3.8- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 699 573 81.5 76.2-85.8 29 7.2 4.2-12.2 33 3.0 2.0- 4.6 35 5.9 3.6- 9.6 29 2.4 1.5- 3.8
$35,000- 49,999 864 704 83.2 78.4-87.1 41 3.7 2.5- 5.5 44 4.0 2.7- 5.9 49 7.2 4.1-12.3 26 2.0 1.2- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 961 831 87.5 84.5-90.0 39 3.2 2.2- 4.8 41 4.1 2.7- 6.2 39 4.1 2.6- 6.3 11 1.1 0.5- 2.1
$75,000+ 1,716 1,460 84.7 82.2-86.8 121 7.5 6.0- 9.3 82 5.8 4.4- 7.6 34 1.4 0.9- 2.1 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,407 1,549 63.1 59.7-66.3 102 5.6 4.3- 7.2 190 7.2 5.9- 8.6 300 13.7 11.3-16.4 266 10.5 8.5-12.9
No 4,256 3,820 89.8 88.4-91.1 210 5.1 4.2- 6.1 142 3.7 2.9- 4.8 63 1.1 0.8- 1.6 21 0.3 0.2- 0.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 892 738 83.9 80.2-87.0 28 3.4 2.2- 5.3 31 3.1 1.9- 4.8 56 5.2 3.5- 7.5 39 4.5 2.8- 7.3
Non-Veteran 6,062 4,895 81.7 80.1-83.2 295 5.3 4.6- 6.2 309 5.1 4.3- 6.0 312 4.8 4.0- 5.8 251 3.1 2.4- 3.9

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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 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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