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2013 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 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
-Western NC 991 748 76.8 73.0-80.2 33 3.2 2.1- 5.0 42 5.1 3.5- 7.4 77 7.3 5.4- 9.9 91 7.6 5.6-10.2
GENDER
Male 394 308 77.6 71.8-82.5 *** *** *** 21 7.2 4.4-11.5 24 5.3 3.1- 8.9 31 7.6 4.9-11.6
Female 597 440 76.0 70.9-80.5 23 4.0 2.4- 6.8 21 3.1 1.7- 5.5 53 9.3 6.4-13.2 60 7.6 5.0-11.3
RACE
White 875 661 75.6 71.6-79.3 29 3.4 2.1- 5.4 38 5.4 3.6- 7.9 70 7.7 5.6-10.4 77 7.9 5.7-10.8
Other minorities 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 94 80.0 70.7-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 263 198 76.9 69.7-82.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 8.8 5.3-14.2 23 8.1 4.4-14.2
55-64 213 146 68.5 59.4-76.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 11.1 6.7-17.8
65-74 215 170 81.3 73.9-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 9.6 5.9-15.3 *** *** ***
75+ 172 132 77.3 67.8-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 13.3 7.8-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 15.6 8.6-26.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 229 79.2 72.6-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 6.5 3.7-11.2 32 7.0 4.4-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 265 191 73.1 65.9-79.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 7.1 4.2-11.7 24 7.1 4.1-12.0
College Graduate 291 236 87.3 82.5-90.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.7 8.2-25.0 36 24.1 16.0-34.6
$15,000- 24,999 195 135 67.4 56.9-76.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 13.6 8.2-21.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 99 74 79.9 68.6-87.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 94 79.5 68.6-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 238 211 89.8 83.8-93.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 341 166 48.5 41.2-55.9 *** *** *** 20 6.3 3.6-10.6 59 19.1 13.7-25.9 85 23.0 17.1-30.1
No 639 572 88.5 84.6-91.5 22 3.3 1.9- 5.7 21 4.4 2.5- 7.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 107 75.3 64.5-83.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 851 641 77.0 73.0-80.6 28 2.9 1.8- 4.7 37 5.0 3.3- 7.5 65 7.2 5.2-10.0 80 7.8 5.6-10.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 705 523 75.9 71.5-79.9 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 30 4.7 3.0- 7.3 53 7.4 5.2-10.5 74 8.3 6.0-11.5
No 286 225 80.1 72.9-85.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 7.0 4.0-12.0 *** *** ***

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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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