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2013 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 8,749 6,824 78.7 77.5-79.9 394 5.2 4.6- 5.8 465 5.6 5.0- 6.3 511 5.3 4.7- 6.0 555 5.2 4.6- 5.8
-Eastern NC 2,662 2,055 78.9 76.6-80.9 108 4.2 3.3- 5.4 148 5.7 4.6- 7.0 169 5.6 4.4- 7.0 182 5.7 4.6- 7.0
GENDER
Male 1,014 806 80.5 77.1-83.5 41 4.4 3.1- 6.4 47 4.3 2.9- 6.2 51 4.6 3.2- 6.6 69 6.2 4.6- 8.4
Female 1,648 1,249 77.3 74.3-80.1 67 4.0 3.0- 5.4 101 7.0 5.4- 9.1 118 6.5 4.8- 8.7 113 5.2 4.0- 6.7
RACE
White 1,525 1,168 77.6 74.8-80.1 76 4.8 3.7- 6.3 87 6.2 4.8- 8.1 94 5.7 4.4- 7.4 100 5.6 4.4- 7.2
African American 650 511 80.3 75.4-84.3 *** *** *** 32 3.7 2.3- 5.7 41 5.9 3.5- 9.7 48 6.7 4.5- 9.9
Other minorities 444 341 83.3 75.2-89.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 89 82.7 72.0-89.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,538 1,954 78.6 76.3-80.8 99 4.2 3.2- 5.3 141 5.4 4.4- 6.8 166 5.9 4.7- 7.4 178 5.9 4.8- 7.3
AGE
18-34 427 349 83.1 78.3-87.1 26 4.9 3.1- 7.7 23 5.5 3.4- 8.8 21 5.4 3.1- 9.1 *** *** ***
35-54 770 556 74.0 69.8-77.8 43 5.2 3.7- 7.4 53 6.8 4.9- 9.3 64 6.5 4.6- 9.0 54 7.5 5.3-10.5
55-64 574 436 77.9 73.3-81.9 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 38 6.8 4.7- 9.8 31 4.6 3.0- 7.0 51 7.9 5.4-11.5
65-74 499 391 81.3 76.2-85.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 5.3 3.1- 8.9 40 7.9 5.2-11.8
75+ 363 302 80.4 73.4-86.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 10.3 6.2-16.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 262 69.5 62.0-76.0 *** *** *** 22 5.8 3.3-10.1 *** *** *** 45 13.0 8.9-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 790 612 79.2 75.0-82.9 25 4.3 2.6- 7.1 42 6.6 4.4- 9.8 42 4.0 2.7- 6.0 69 5.9 4.2- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 773 587 80.9 77.3-84.1 30 3.5 2.3- 5.4 49 5.5 3.9- 7.8 57 5.9 4.2- 8.2 50 4.1 2.8- 6.0
College Graduate 721 591 82.5 78.7-85.7 43 6.6 4.6- 9.4 35 4.5 3.0- 6.8 34 4.7 3.0- 7.2 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 235 61.1 53.2-68.5 *** *** *** 29 9.5 5.7-15.2 43 11.5 6.5-19.5 54 13.2 9.0-18.9
$15,000- 24,999 480 354 78.6 73.5-83.1 *** *** *** 25 4.2 2.4- 7.1 35 6.0 3.7- 9.5 54 9.4 6.5-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 281 213 76.2 68.7-82.4 15 5.5 3.1- 9.7 *** *** *** 26 8.5 4.8-14.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 319 265 82.5 75.6-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 702 582 83.9 80.1-87.2 41 5.5 3.7- 8.1 39 5.2 3.4- 7.9 26 3.5 2.2- 5.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 804 413 46.0 41.1-51.1 33 4.3 2.8- 6.5 73 11.9 8.8-16.0 121 17.0 13.1-21.9 164 20.8 16.9-25.2
No 1,822 1,613 89.5 87.5-91.2 73 4.2 3.1- 5.6 74 3.7 2.7- 5.0 47 1.9 1.3- 2.8 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 442 366 82.8 77.9-86.8 18 4.0 2.3- 6.9 *** *** *** 25 4.6 2.7- 7.6 20 4.8 2.8- 8.3
Non-Veteran 2,219 1,689 78.0 75.4-80.4 90 4.3 3.3- 5.6 135 6.1 4.8- 7.7 143 5.8 4.5- 7.4 162 5.9 4.7- 7.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,956 1,514 79.1 76.5-81.5 68 3.7 2.8- 5.0 110 5.7 4.4- 7.2 127 5.6 4.3- 7.3 137 5.9 4.7- 7.4
No 706 541 77.7 73.0-81.8 40 6.4 4.2- 9.4 38 5.8 3.8- 8.8 42 5.3 3.5- 7.8 45 4.9 3.0- 7.8

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
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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