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2011 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 11,401 9,023 79.7 78.4-80.8 492 4.8 4.2- 5.5 606 5.3 4.7- 6.1 657 5.8 5.1- 6.5 623 4.4 3.9- 5.0
-Piedmont NC 6,388 5,135 79.8 78.1-81.4 272 4.8 4.0- 5.8 335 5.6 4.7- 6.7 333 5.7 4.9- 6.7 313 4.1 3.4- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,445 2,015 83.2 80.7-85.4 85 3.6 2.6- 4.9 110 4.4 3.3- 5.9 108 4.9 3.7- 6.4 127 3.9 3.0- 5.2
Female 3,943 3,120 76.7 74.3-78.8 187 5.9 4.7- 7.5 225 6.7 5.4- 8.3 225 6.5 5.3- 7.9 186 4.2 3.4- 5.3
RACE
White 4,869 3,922 79.8 77.8-81.6 216 5.4 4.4- 6.7 250 5.5 4.5- 6.7 232 5.2 4.2- 6.3 249 4.2 3.4- 5.1
African American 1,074 840 78.1 74.2-81.6 41 3.1 2.0- 4.9 68 6.6 4.6- 9.4 77 7.9 5.8-10.5 48 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Other minorities 396 330 82.7 76.1-87.8 14 4.3 1.8-10.3 15 4.6 2.2- 9.4 23 5.3 3.0- 9.4 14 3.0 1.5- 6.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 266 82.0 74.1-87.9 15 5.7 2.6-12.1 14 6.6 3.1-13.5 11 3.8 1.7- 8.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 6,055 4,853 79.6 77.8-81.2 257 4.7 3.9- 5.7 320 5.5 4.7- 6.6 322 5.9 5.0- 7.0 303 4.3 3.6- 5.1
AGE
18-34 792 636 79.3 75.4-82.7 54 7.0 5.0- 9.8 53 7.1 5.1- 9.8 35 4.7 3.1- 6.9 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6
35-54 2,137 1,703 80.2 77.5-82.6 120 4.8 3.7- 6.3 112 5.0 3.7- 6.7 106 5.6 4.2- 7.3 96 4.4 3.3- 6.0
55-64 1,312 1,029 78.3 74.9-81.4 53 3.1 2.1- 4.6 70 5.1 3.7- 7.0 95 8.9 6.8-11.7 65 4.6 3.2- 6.5
65-74 1,156 931 78.8 74.7-82.3 31 3.0 1.5- 5.7 63 5.8 4.0- 8.4 66 6.4 4.5- 9.0 65 6.1 4.3- 8.5
75+ 908 766 83.4 79.0-87.1 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2 33 3.9 2.5- 6.2 27 3.5 1.5- 7.7 71 8.1 5.8-11.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 512 71.3 65.7-76.3 16 3.4 1.5- 7.6 45 7.0 4.4-10.9 59 9.4 6.6-13.2 86 9.0 6.5-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,727 1,386 81.1 77.9-83.9 66 4.9 3.3- 7.2 87 4.9 3.4- 7.0 102 4.9 3.8- 6.4 86 4.2 2.9- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,528 1,194 78.4 75.0-81.5 61 4.3 2.9- 6.3 99 6.9 5.1- 9.3 92 6.7 4.9- 9.0 82 3.7 2.6- 5.3
College Graduate 2,392 2,025 84.7 82.5-86.7 129 6.0 4.8- 7.6 103 4.1 3.2- 5.4 78 3.4 2.4- 4.9 57 1.7 1.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 635 418 66.7 60.7-72.3 17 2.0 1.1- 3.8 48 8.2 5.1-12.9 70 12.8 9.2-17.4 82 10.3 7.3-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,049 780 74.5 69.8-78.7 43 4.2 2.5- 7.0 68 8.6 5.8-12.5 80 7.3 5.1-10.4 78 5.4 3.8- 7.5
$25,000- 34,999 577 456 81.9 76.5-86.3 26 6.3 3.3-11.6 40 5.4 3.5- 8.1 29 3.8 2.2- 6.5 26 2.6 1.5- 4.4
$35,000- 49,999 751 613 80.4 75.9-84.2 36 5.6 3.6- 8.5 45 5.9 3.9- 8.9 36 6.0 3.9- 9.2 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4
$50,000+ 2,255 1,937 84.9 82.2-87.2 114 4.9 3.7- 6.6 93 4.2 3.0- 5.8 68 3.7 2.5- 5.4 43 2.3 1.4- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,724 1,035 54.9 51.0-58.8 77 4.1 2.9- 5.5 142 9.2 7.0-12.1 221 17.9 14.8-21.4 249 13.9 11.5-16.7
No 4,351 3,855 87.3 85.5-88.9 188 5.1 4.1- 6.4 174 4.2 3.4- 5.3 92 2.2 1.6- 3.0 42 1.2 0.7- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 799 651 81.8 77.5-85.4 28 3.1 1.9- 5.0 26 3.7 2.1- 6.6 42 6.0 4.0- 8.9 52 5.5 3.7- 8.1
Non-Veteran 5,586 4,482 79.6 77.8-81.3 244 5.0 4.1- 6.1 308 5.8 4.9- 7.0 291 5.7 4.8- 6.8 261 3.9 3.2- 4.8

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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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