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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,944 1,489 78.0 75.4-80.4 103 5.6 4.3- 7.2 99 4.7 3.6- 6.1 135 6.8 5.4- 8.6 118 4.9 3.8- 6.3
GENDER
Male 759 607 82.1 78.2-85.4 36 5.3 3.4- 8.2 30 3.0 1.9- 4.7 43 5.1 3.5- 7.5 43 4.5 3.1- 6.6
Female 1,185 882 74.2 70.6-77.5 67 5.8 4.3- 7.9 69 6.3 4.6- 8.5 92 8.4 6.4-11.1 75 5.3 3.8- 7.2
RACE
White 1,784 1,360 77.5 74.8-80.0 98 6.1 4.6- 7.9 92 5.0 3.8- 6.4 124 6.8 5.4- 8.6 110 4.6 3.6- 5.9
African American 48 33 71.6 51.9-85.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 4 6.1 1.9-18.2 6 10.0 3.4-25.7 4 11.9 4.0-30.5
Other Minorities 98 84 86.1 67.8-94.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 4 6.2 1.4-22.7 4 7.0 1.5-26.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 35 86.0 63.6-95.6 2 10.2 2.2-36.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 3 1.3 0.3- 4.5
Non-Hispanic 1,899 1,452 77.6 75.0-80.1 101 5.4 4.2- 7.0 98 4.9 3.8- 6.3 133 7.1 5.6- 8.9 115 5.1 3.9- 6.5
AGE
18-24 45 40 90.7 78.3-96.3 2 4.0 1.0-15.2 3 5.3 1.6-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 98 82.6 73.9-88.9 8 5.0 2.1-11.2 8 5.1 2.0-12.2 9 5.9 2.8-11.8 3 1.4 0.3- 7.7
35-44 241 184 74.1 66.7-80.3 17 8.2 4.8-13.8 11 4.1 2.1- 8.0 15 7.7 4.3-13.6 14 5.8 3.2-10.5
45-54 316 235 78.8 73.2-83.5 15 2.8 1.6- 5.1 19 5.4 3.2- 8.9 30 8.8 5.7-13.4 17 4.1 2.4- 6.9
55-64 456 331 72.0 66.8-76.6 32 8.2 5.5-12.1 21 4.6 2.9- 7.3 38 7.3 5.1-10.4 34 7.9 5.4-11.4
65+ 740 583 79.2 75.4-82.4 28 3.8 2.4- 5.9 37 4.7 3.3- 6.7 42 6.6 4.7- 9.1 50 5.8 4.1- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 187 70.4 62.9-76.9 16 5.7 3.2-10.0 10 2.9 1.0- 8.2 25 8.2 5.1-13.2 43 12.7 8.5-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 597 462 75.4 70.0-80.1 18 5.5 3.0- 9.6 33 5.1 3.3- 7.7 45 8.6 5.9-12.6 39 5.4 3.5- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 512 399 80.7 75.8-84.8 33 4.7 3.0- 7.3 23 4.4 2.5- 7.7 38 7.1 4.6-10.8 19 3.2 1.8- 5.6
College Graduate 551 438 82.4 78.2-86.0 36 6.5 4.4- 9.6 33 5.4 3.6- 8.1 27 3.7 2.1- 6.3 17 2.0 1.1- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 160 60.5 52.1-68.3 14 5.9 3.0-11.5 15 6.0 3.0-11.7 36 15.8 10.4-23.2 36 11.8 7.7-17.7
$15,000- 24,999 362 254 69.7 62.3-76.1 21 6.7 3.5-12.3 25 5.4 3.4- 8.7 37 10.8 7.0-16.3 25 7.5 4.1-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 243 185 78.6 71.7-84.2 13 5.1 2.6- 9.5 12 4.2 2.2- 7.9 20 8.9 5.3-14.4 13 3.2 1.7- 6.2
$35,000- 49,999 258 215 83.5 76.3-88.9 11 6.5 3.3-12.6 10 4.5 1.7-11.0 12 3.0 1.6- 5.7 10 2.4 1.1- 5.2
$50,000-74,999 252 206 80.7 73.0-86.7 19 6.8 3.8-11.8 11 4.1 2.2- 7.7 10 6.1 2.5-14.4 6 2.2 0.9- 5.5
$75,000+ 247 208 87.4 81.7-91.5 14 4.9 2.5- 9.3 12 3.7 1.9- 7.2 10 3.2 1.4- 7.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 826 492 58.7 53.9-63.3 53 7.1 4.9-10.2 56 6.5 4.8- 8.9 116 15.4 12.1-19.3 109 12.3 9.5-15.6
No 1,053 941 89.5 86.7-91.8 49 4.9 3.3- 7.0 39 3.4 2.2- 5.2 17 1.9 1.0- 3.5 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 277 212 79.6 73.4-84.7 15 5.3 2.8- 9.8 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 13 3.6 1.8- 7.0
Non-Veteran 1,667 1,277 77.8 74.9-80.4 88 5.6 4.2- 7.4 82 4.7 3.6- 6.3 115 6.8 5.3- 8.7 105 5.1 3.9- 6.6

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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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