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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,334 4,075 76.9 75.3-78.5 252 5.4 4.6- 6.3 302 6.1 5.2- 7.1 353 6.4 5.5- 7.4 352 5.1 4.4- 6.0
RACE
White 3,694 2,793 75.6 73.6-77.4 191 5.9 4.9- 7.0 211 6.0 5.1- 7.2 244 6.7 5.7- 7.9 255 5.9 4.9- 7.1
African American 1,097 856 78.2 74.3-81.6 41 4.0 2.7- 5.7 60 5.9 4.2- 8.3 73 7.4 5.2-10.6 67 4.5 3.2- 6.4
Other Minorities 469 364 84.7 78.4-89.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 761 592 78.5 74.8-81.8 63 7.4 5.6- 9.7 55 7.4 5.4-10.0 37 5.1 3.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
35-44 654 510 76.3 71.7-80.3 43 6.2 4.3- 9.1 38 6.1 4.2- 8.8 41 7.2 4.9-10.5 22 4.1 2.4- 7.1
45-54 892 646 75.8 71.9-79.2 48 4.9 3.5- 6.9 46 4.6 3.3- 6.5 80 7.6 5.7-10.0 72 7.1 4.9-10.0
55-64 1,078 780 73.0 69.4-76.4 50 5.7 4.1- 7.8 76 7.3 5.5- 9.5 71 6.4 4.7- 8.7 101 7.6 5.8-10.0
65-74 1,017 784 78.3 74.5-81.7 32 2.7 1.7- 4.3 53 5.7 3.7- 8.7 81 7.7 5.8-10.3 67 5.6 4.0- 7.7
75+ 872 716 81.3 77.4-84.7 *** *** *** 31 3.3 2.1- 5.2 37 3.8 2.5- 5.7 74 9.9 7.3-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 660 476 69.9 64.4-74.9 23 4.6 2.9- 7.2 31 6.1 3.8- 9.7 62 9.9 6.8-14.3 68 9.5 6.5-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,481 1,114 77.2 74.1-80.1 43 2.8 1.8- 4.1 81 6.3 4.6- 8.5 102 6.6 5.0- 8.6 141 7.1 5.6- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,537 1,153 76.7 73.8-79.4 67 5.3 4.0- 7.1 97 6.3 4.9- 8.1 127 7.3 5.8- 9.3 93 4.4 3.2- 5.8
College Graduate 1,651 1,327 81.0 78.4-83.4 119 8.7 6.9-10.9 93 5.7 4.4- 7.3 62 2.9 2.1- 4.0 50 1.7 1.2- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 715 438 63.0 57.6-68.1 27 4.4 2.8- 7.0 42 6.1 4.0- 9.1 86 14.1 10.1-19.3 122 12.4 9.6-15.9
$15,000- 24,999 957 684 72.3 68.0-76.1 33 3.5 2.3- 5.4 62 6.9 4.8- 9.8 89 9.8 7.5-12.6 89 7.6 5.4-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 533 401 77.1 72.0-81.6 29 6.5 4.2- 9.8 29 4.7 2.8- 7.8 47 7.7 5.1-11.5 27 3.9 2.4- 6.3
$35,000- 49,999 622 512 81.0 76.3-84.9 32 6.6 4.2-10.0 32 6.2 4.0- 9.5 32 4.7 2.8- 7.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 537 440 83.2 78.5-86.9 26 4.4 2.7- 7.1 41 7.9 5.2-11.9 18 2.9 1.7- 5.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 842 699 81.6 77.6-85.0 64 7.4 5.4-10.2 40 5.0 3.4- 7.2 25 3.6 2.1- 6.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,551 772 46.7 43.1-50.4 65 4.7 3.5- 6.3 152 11.6 9.3-14.3 253 18.9 15.9-22.2 309 18.1 15.4-21.2
No 3,713 3,252 86.4 84.8-87.9 185 5.7 4.8- 6.8 142 4.3 3.5- 5.3 97 2.6 2.0- 3.4 37 1.0 0.6- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 97 84.4 75.6-90.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,210 3,978 76.8 75.1-78.4 247 5.4 4.7- 6.4 297 6.2 5.3- 7.2 339 6.4 5.5- 7.4 349 5.2 4.4- 6.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,796 2,135 77.7 75.4-79.8 112 4.1 3.2- 5.1 153 5.6 4.5- 7.0 184 6.6 5.3- 8.2 212 6.0 4.9- 7.4
No 2,538 1,940 76.2 73.8-78.5 140 6.8 5.5- 8.4 149 6.6 5.3- 8.1 169 6.2 5.0- 7.6 140 4.2 3.3- 5.4

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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.

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