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2014 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 7,219 5,694 78.9 77.7-80.0 335 5.3 4.7- 6.0 364 5.3 4.7- 6.0 428 5.6 5.0- 6.3 398 4.9 4.3- 5.5
-Eastern NC 2,254 1,769 78.6 76.5-80.7 91 4.3 3.3- 5.4 115 5.5 4.4- 6.8 142 6.3 5.2- 7.7 137 5.3 4.3- 6.5
GENDER
Male 946 745 78.7 75.3-81.7 46 4.7 3.4- 6.4 31 3.6 2.3- 5.6 56 6.7 5.0- 9.0 68 6.3 4.6- 8.5
Female 1,308 1,024 78.6 75.7-81.2 45 3.9 2.6- 5.6 84 7.2 5.6- 9.1 86 6.0 4.6- 7.6 69 4.4 3.3- 5.9
RACE
White 1,462 1,157 78.7 76.0-81.2 65 5.0 3.7- 6.7 66 5.4 4.1- 7.1 78 5.4 4.1- 6.9 96 5.6 4.4- 7.1
African American 572 447 79.0 74.6-82.8 *** *** *** 37 6.4 4.3- 9.5 48 8.0 5.7-11.3 27 4.3 2.7- 6.8
Other minorities 196 145 76.0 67.5-82.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 7.7 4.4-13.2 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 106 84.5 76.4-90.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,116 1,656 78.4 76.1-80.5 83 4.1 3.2- 5.3 108 5.6 4.5- 7.0 136 6.4 5.2- 7.8 133 5.5 4.4- 6.8
AGE
18-34 400 322 80.5 75.8-84.4 24 5.9 3.8- 9.1 26 5.7 3.8- 8.5 21 5.7 3.6- 8.8 *** *** ***
35-54 613 482 79.0 75.0-82.5 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 36 6.1 4.1- 9.0 31 4.8 3.3- 7.1 36 5.9 4.0- 8.6
55-64 518 375 72.0 67.3-76.3 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 27 5.5 3.7- 8.2 48 10.3 7.5-14.1 43 7.8 5.6-10.8
65-74 420 338 78.7 73.1-83.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 8.4 5.6-12.5 24 6.0 3.7- 9.8
75+ 280 231 83.4 78.0-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 9.1 5.9-13.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 202 69.7 62.8-75.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 9.1 5.9-13.6 37 12.7 8.6-18.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 691 542 78.4 74.3-82.0 21 4.1 2.4- 6.8 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 47 7.4 5.3-10.4 46 4.9 3.4- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 640 503 81.0 77.4-84.2 29 4.3 2.9- 6.4 35 5.5 3.8- 7.9 44 5.7 4.0- 7.9 29 3.6 2.4- 5.3
College Graduate 626 514 82.2 78.4-85.5 36 6.8 4.7- 9.7 28 4.9 3.2- 7.5 24 3.4 2.2- 5.4 24 2.7 1.7- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 178 60.7 53.4-67.5 *** *** *** 25 9.7 6.2-14.8 33 13.9 9.5-20.1 35 12.6 8.4-18.6
$15,000- 24,999 376 272 70.9 64.7-76.4 *** *** *** 26 8.0 4.9-12.9 38 9.1 6.3-13.0 31 8.0 5.3-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 244 190 80.5 74.3-85.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 5.3 3.0- 9.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 266 218 80.6 74.2-85.7 *** *** *** 15 5.2 2.9- 9.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 649 564 87.6 84.1-90.4 32 4.4 3.0- 6.4 17 2.9 1.6- 4.9 16 2.4 1.4- 4.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 329 47.8 43.0-52.7 26 4.1 2.6- 6.5 54 9.4 6.8-12.7 113 20.0 16.4-24.3 121 18.6 15.0-22.9
No 1,522 1,375 89.2 87.1-91.1 63 4.5 3.4- 6.0 57 4.2 3.1- 5.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 303 80.1 74.9-84.4 22 6.2 3.9- 9.7 *** *** *** 22 7.2 4.6-11.2 22 4.6 2.8- 7.5
Non-Veteran 1,876 1,464 78.4 76.0-80.6 69 3.9 2.9- 5.2 109 6.2 4.9- 7.7 120 6.2 5.0- 7.6 114 5.4 4.2- 6.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,885 1,478 78.6 76.2-80.8 74 4.2 3.2- 5.5 94 5.5 4.3- 7.0 112 5.9 4.7- 7.3 127 5.9 4.7- 7.3
No 369 291 79.1 73.5-83.8 17 4.8 2.7- 8.3 21 5.2 3.2- 8.6 30 9.0 5.8-13.8 *** *** ***

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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