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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 4,623 3,079 68.0 66.3-69.7 374 9.0 7.9-10.1 429 8.7 7.8- 9.7 342 6.9 6.0- 7.8 399 7.5 6.6- 8.5
-Piedmont NC 2,096 1,448 69.8 67.4-72.1 177 9.1 7.7-10.7 188 8.4 7.1- 9.8 129 5.9 4.8- 7.2 154 6.8 5.6- 8.2
GENDER
Male 978 711 73.9 70.6-77.0 76 8.0 6.3-10.2 66 6.5 4.9- 8.5 49 4.9 3.6- 6.7 76 6.7 5.0- 8.9
Female 1,118 737 66.1 62.7-69.3 101 10.2 8.1-12.6 122 10.1 8.3-12.3 80 6.8 5.2- 8.8 78 6.9 5.2- 9.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,350 922 68.2 65.1-71.1 121 9.9 8.1-12.1 123 8.7 7.1-10.6 75 5.2 4.0- 6.8 109 8.0 6.3-10.0
Non-Hispanic Black 434 290 70.2 65.1-74.9 37 8.7 6.1-12.2 43 8.7 6.1-12.2 35 7.2 4.9-10.4 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9
Other 314 237 77.1 71.3-81.9 19 5.9 3.5- 9.9 23 6.5 4.1-10.0 19 6.9 4.1-11.3 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3
AGE
18-34 521 384 73.7 69.2-77.8 63 11.8 9.1-15.3 39 6.9 4.8- 9.8 28 6.1 4.1- 9.2 *** *** ***
35-44 298 212 73.2 67.2-78.5 29 8.7 5.7-13.0 34 11.7 8.1-16.5 15 4.2 2.4- 7.4 *** *** ***
45-54 352 233 68.9 63.2-74.0 35 9.4 6.5-13.4 33 7.2 5.0-10.4 31 7.8 5.3-11.5 20 6.7 4.1-10.6
55-64 348 223 63.6 57.6-69.2 29 10.4 7.0-15.1 37 10.2 7.2-14.2 22 6.2 3.9- 9.8 37 9.6 6.5-14.0
65-74 336 221 63.0 55.7-69.7 *** *** *** 27 6.6 4.3-10.0 23 6.2 3.8-10.1 48 17.5 12.2-24.5
75+ 202 141 67.5 58.2-75.6 *** *** *** 18 10.3 5.8-17.4 *** *** *** 29 16.4 10.0-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 152 68.0 59.7-75.3 *** *** *** 17 5.3 3.1- 8.8 17 8.1 4.6-13.8 24 13.7 8.4-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 464 315 69.8 64.9-74.4 33 8.7 6.1-12.4 35 7.4 5.1-10.6 30 5.6 3.7- 8.4 51 8.4 6.1-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 561 370 66.8 62.2-71.1 50 9.7 7.1-13.0 58 10.0 7.5-13.1 40 7.0 5.0- 9.6 43 6.6 4.6- 9.3
College Graduate 845 605 73.5 70.1-76.6 85 10.6 8.5-13.3 77 8.9 6.9-11.2 42 4.2 3.0- 5.9 36 2.8 1.9- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 100 63.7 55.0-71.6 *** *** *** 17 9.7 5.8-15.8 17 8.5 5.0-14.1 21 10.1 6.1-16.1
$15,000- 24,999 276 180 64.7 57.5-71.3 18 8.3 4.6-14.5 20 6.6 4.0-10.7 27 10.0 6.4-15.2 31 10.4 6.9-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 158 91 57.5 48.1-66.4 *** *** *** 23 12.8 7.8-20.1 18 15.3 9.2-24.3 14 8.1 4.6-14.0
$35,000- 49,999 230 155 71.0 64.1-77.0 21 9.4 5.9-14.6 25 10.1 6.7-15.0 15 5.8 3.3-10.2 14 3.7 2.1- 6.4
$50,000- 74,999 289 202 73.5 67.0-79.0 29 9.6 6.2-14.4 30 7.9 5.3-11.8 14 4.0 2.2- 7.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 596 446 74.5 70.2-78.3 64 11.9 9.2-15.4 49 8.3 6.1-11.2 16 2.4 1.4- 4.1 21 2.9 1.7- 4.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 549 263 48.2 43.1-53.3 34 6.7 4.6- 9.8 58 10.3 7.7-13.6 81 14.7 11.6-18.6 113 20.0 16.1-24.6
No 1,481 1,132 76.7 74.1-79.2 136 9.7 8.0-11.7 127 7.8 6.4- 9.5 47 3.1 2.2- 4.4 39 2.6 1.7- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 148 64.5 56.8-71.5 17 6.6 3.9-11.0 25 12.3 7.9-18.8 14 5.9 3.3-10.3 30 10.7 6.6-16.9
Non-Veteran 1,859 1,296 70.3 67.8-72.7 160 9.4 7.9-11.2 164 8.0 6.7- 9.5 115 5.9 4.8- 7.3 124 6.4 5.1- 7.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,155 814 72.5 69.4-75.3 109 9.6 7.8-11.8 109 8.8 7.2-10.9 58 4.3 3.2- 5.8 65 4.7 3.5- 6.4
Regional City or Suburban County 499 350 69.1 64.0-73.8 38 8.9 6.2-12.6 40 7.7 5.4-10.8 35 6.9 4.8-10.0 36 7.4 4.8-11.2
Rural 444 285 63.7 58.2-68.9 30 8.0 5.3-12.0 40 8.3 5.9-11.6 36 8.6 5.9-12.5 53 11.4 8.3-15.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,177 887 75.9 73.1-78.6 121 10.4 8.6-12.6 98 7.8 6.2- 9.6 46 3.8 2.7- 5.4 25 2.0 1.3- 3.2
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 504 336 66.0 60.4-71.2 *** *** *** 54 10.1 7.4-13.7 29 4.6 3.1- 6.8 65 14.3 10.5-19.1
Unable to Work 134 37 28.0 20.1-37.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 22.3 15.1-31.6 50 36.5 27.1-47.0
Other not in Labor Force 181 127 68.1 59.8-75.4 21 12.2 7.7-18.9 15 9.0 5.1-15.3 13 8.1 4.5-13.9 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 148 84 58.1 48.3-67.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 10.3 6.0-17.0 16 10.1 5.7-17.4
101% to 150% 244 151 61.2 53.9-68.1 14 5.4 3.0- 9.5 23 9.6 6.1-14.6 29 14.5 9.7-21.2 27 9.3 6.1-13.8
151% to 200% 112 72 66.4 55.5-75.8 *** *** *** 12 10.0 5.5-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,118 799 73.3 70.2-76.1 115 10.9 8.9-13.3 109 8.7 7.1-10.7 43 3.2 2.3- 4.5 52 3.9 2.7- 5.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 12.2 6.7-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 833 566 67.5 63.5-71.3 53 7.4 5.4-10.0 72 8.3 6.5-10.7 57 7.3 5.4- 9.8 85 9.5 7.2-12.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,153 814 72.1 69.0-74.9 114 10.1 8.3-12.3 102 8.2 6.5-10.2 68 5.2 4.0- 6.8 55 4.4 3.2- 6.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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