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2014 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 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
-Western NC 997 763 75.3 71.9-78.4 53 5.5 4.1- 7.4 56 7.0 5.1- 9.5 59 5.3 3.9- 7.0 66 6.9 5.3- 9.1
GENDER
Male 424 316 73.8 68.5-78.4 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4 25 6.9 4.4-10.6 26 4.9 3.2- 7.6 33 8.4 5.8-12.1
Female 573 447 76.6 72.0-80.7 29 5.1 3.4- 7.5 31 7.1 4.6-10.9 33 5.5 3.8- 8.0 33 5.7 3.7- 8.5
RACE
White 903 691 75.5 72.0-78.7 50 5.7 4.2- 7.8 48 6.3 4.4- 8.7 53 5.3 3.9- 7.1 61 7.2 5.4- 9.5
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 122 87 68.4 58.6-76.8 12 9.0 5.0-15.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 237 182 78.2 71.7-83.6 13 5.2 2.8- 9.2 19 7.5 4.3-12.8 13 4.4 2.5- 7.8 *** *** ***
55-64 220 166 76.1 69.4-81.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 6.5 3.7-11.1 21 9.2 5.7-14.3
65-74 242 186 74.9 67.8-80.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 5.1 3.0- 8.7 20 9.9 6.2-15.4
75+ 166 133 78.6 70.6-84.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 97 67.1 56.6-76.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.9 7.5-21.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 219 74.0 67.6-79.5 *** *** *** 17 7.3 4.3-12.2 22 6.7 4.2-10.5 24 7.5 4.8-11.5
Some Post-H.S. 262 195 76.1 69.9-81.4 *** *** *** 17 5.8 3.4- 9.8 19 6.7 4.1-10.8 19 6.2 3.7-10.3
College Graduate 304 245 82.0 76.9-86.2 26 8.1 5.4-12.0 *** *** *** 14 3.9 2.3- 6.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 10.3 5.8-17.5 16 17.7 10.1-29.1
$15,000- 24,999 190 128 63.9 55.6-71.5 *** *** *** 16 9.6 5.8-15.7 16 9.6 5.6-16.0 22 12.5 8.0-19.2
$25,000- 34,999 96 75 77.2 65.8-85.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 119 81.8 72.4-88.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 252 207 83.3 77.3-88.0 18 8.0 4.8-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 153 48.6 41.6-55.7 19 5.8 3.5- 9.5 34 14.5 9.7-21.0 39 10.9 7.7-15.1 55 20.2 15.1-26.4
No 676 591 85.5 81.9-88.5 34 5.5 3.8- 8.0 22 4.3 2.6- 7.0 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 114 75.0 65.8-82.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 848 648 75.3 71.6-78.7 45 5.6 4.0- 7.7 49 7.0 5.0- 9.8 51 5.5 4.0- 7.4 55 6.6 4.9- 8.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 817 626 75.5 71.7-78.9 40 5.3 3.8- 7.5 43 6.4 4.4- 9.1 50 5.4 4.0- 7.4 58 7.4 5.5- 9.9
No 180 137 74.2 65.8-81.2 13 6.5 3.6-11.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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