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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Whites

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
-Whites 6,076 4,714 77.7 76.3-79.1 292 5.4 4.7- 6.2 324 5.7 5.0- 6.6 359 5.6 4.9- 6.5 387 5.5 4.8- 6.3
GENDER
Male 2,382 1,921 80.0 77.9-82.1 101 4.9 3.9- 6.2 113 5.4 4.3- 6.7 115 4.5 3.5- 5.8 132 5.1 4.1- 6.4
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 140 116 81.9 72.4-88.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,922 4,590 77.7 76.2-79.1 282 5.3 4.5- 6.1 315 5.7 4.9- 6.5 356 5.8 5.0- 6.7 379 5.6 4.9- 6.5
AGE
18-34 816 639 78.6 75.2-81.7 66 7.5 5.8- 9.8 57 7.1 5.3- 9.3 40 4.8 3.4- 6.8 *** *** ***
35-44 718 558 76.5 72.4-80.1 45 6.1 4.2- 8.6 39 5.6 3.9- 7.9 44 6.3 4.5- 8.7 32 5.6 3.7- 8.4
45-54 1,005 756 77.4 73.9-80.6 53 4.8 3.5- 6.6 55 5.3 3.8- 7.3 70 5.8 4.2- 8.0 71 6.6 4.7- 9.1
55-64 1,250 934 74.5 71.3-77.5 65 5.5 4.1- 7.4 81 6.8 5.2- 8.8 66 5.5 4.0- 7.6 104 7.7 6.0- 9.8
65-74 1,222 956 79.5 76.3-82.3 40 3.0 1.9- 4.7 59 4.6 3.2- 6.5 89 7.1 5.4- 9.2 78 5.8 4.4- 7.8
75+ 1,021 837 81.4 78.0-84.4 21 2.6 1.5- 4.4 33 2.8 1.8- 4.5 46 4.3 3.0- 6.1 84 8.8 6.7-11.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 594 405 66.5 61.2-71.4 13 2.8 1.6- 5.0 36 7.1 4.8-10.3 56 10.5 7.5-14.4 84 13.2 9.9-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,658 1,260 77.5 74.7-80.1 58 3.9 2.8- 5.5 87 6.0 4.5- 7.8 108 5.8 4.5- 7.4 145 6.8 5.4- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,698 1,309 77.5 74.8-80.0 80 5.9 4.6- 7.6 98 6.1 4.8- 7.7 114 5.9 4.6- 7.5 97 4.6 3.5- 6.0
College Graduate 2,119 1,735 83.2 81.1-85.1 141 7.4 6.1- 9.0 103 4.5 3.5- 5.7 81 3.1 2.3- 4.1 59 1.9 1.4- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 575 307 50.8 45.1-56.4 26 5.3 3.4- 8.3 43 7.0 4.8-10.0 82 18.1 13.8-23.4 117 18.9 14.9-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 908 628 67.5 63.1-71.5 31 3.5 2.2- 5.4 50 7.0 4.9- 9.8 93 10.5 8.1-13.4 106 11.6 8.9-15.1
$25,000- 34,999 545 416 77.4 72.4-81.8 31 7.2 4.6-11.1 32 6.4 4.0-10.2 34 4.7 3.0- 7.3 32 4.2 2.8- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 757 622 81.7 77.8-84.9 37 5.5 3.8- 8.0 42 6.6 4.6- 9.4 34 4.0 2.5- 6.2 22 2.2 1.3- 3.8
$50,000- 74,999 725 599 82.1 78.0-85.6 35 5.0 3.2- 7.5 49 7.3 5.1-10.3 28 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,352 1,149 85.3 82.6-87.6 90 6.3 4.8- 8.1 58 4.0 2.9- 5.5 36 2.5 1.6- 3.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,745 901 49.1 45.9-52.3 88 5.7 4.4- 7.3 161 10.7 8.7-13.0 251 15.2 13.0-17.7 344 19.4 16.9-22.1
No 4,262 3,762 87.2 85.8-88.5 202 5.3 4.5- 6.3 156 4.0 3.3- 4.9 106 2.5 2.0- 3.3 36 0.9 0.6- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 870 704 80.1 76.3-83.4 35 5.4 3.6- 8.0 35 4.8 3.1- 7.4 48 4.7 3.3- 6.8 48 5.0 3.4- 7.1
Non-Veteran 5,205 4,009 77.3 75.8-78.8 257 5.4 4.6- 6.3 289 5.9 5.1- 6.8 311 5.8 5.0- 6.7 339 5.6 4.8- 6.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,073 2,389 77.7 75.7-79.6 126 4.6 3.7- 5.8 155 5.6 4.6- 6.9 182 5.6 4.6- 6.7 221 6.5 5.4- 7.7
No 3,003 2,325 77.7 75.6-79.7 166 6.3 5.2- 7.6 169 5.8 4.8- 7.0 177 5.7 4.7- 7.0 166 4.5 3.6- 5.6

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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.

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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