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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 4,676 3,681 79.4 77.9-80.8 220 5.1 4.3- 6.0 257 5.8 5.0- 6.7 267 5.1 4.4- 5.9 251 4.7 4.0- 5.5
-Piedmont NC 2,110 1,690 80.3 78.1-82.2 118 5.5 4.4- 6.9 115 5.7 4.6- 7.1 96 4.5 3.6- 5.7 91 3.9 3.1- 5.0
GENDER
Male 983 830 85.7 83.0-88.1 42 4.1 2.9- 5.8 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1 37 3.6 2.5- 5.2 39 3.1 2.1- 4.7
Female 1,127 860 75.3 72.1-78.2 76 6.9 5.2- 9.0 80 7.8 6.0-10.1 59 5.4 4.0- 7.1 52 4.7 3.4- 6.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,362 1,088 80.0 77.2-82.4 75 5.8 4.4- 7.7 78 5.6 4.3- 7.4 62 4.4 3.3- 5.9 59 4.1 3.0- 5.6
Non-Hispanic Black 435 341 79.5 74.8-83.5 26 4.9 3.1- 7.5 28 7.5 4.9-11.3 17 3.8 2.2- 6.3 23 4.4 2.8- 6.7
Other 315 263 83.3 77.9-87.6 17 5.1 2.9- 8.7 *** *** *** 17 6.2 3.6-10.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 523 408 78.4 74.2-82.1 45 7.5 5.5-10.3 37 7.3 5.1-10.4 27 5.6 3.8- 8.3 *** *** ***
35-44 298 239 81.6 76.2-86.0 19 5.9 3.5-10.0 23 7.7 4.9-11.9 13 3.7 2.0- 6.5 *** *** ***
45-54 352 282 80.0 74.7-84.5 17 4.0 2.2- 7.1 16 4.3 2.4- 7.5 13 4.3 2.4- 7.7 24 7.4 4.7-11.4
55-64 349 278 80.1 74.7-84.6 19 5.1 2.9- 8.8 *** *** *** 17 4.7 2.7- 8.0 23 6.9 4.2-11.1
65-74 338 280 83.8 77.8-88.4 *** *** *** 19 4.4 2.7- 7.1 *** *** *** 18 4.5 2.7- 7.4
75+ 212 172 78.9 69.6-86.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 218 170 76.3 68.4-82.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 6.5 3.8-10.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 471 393 84.4 80.4-87.7 13 3.2 1.8- 5.7 21 4.6 2.8- 7.3 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4 22 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 565 435 76.5 72.1-80.3 31 5.9 3.9- 8.7 33 6.2 4.1- 9.2 34 6.5 4.5- 9.2 32 4.9 3.3- 7.4
College Graduate 849 687 82.5 79.6-85.1 63 6.9 5.2- 9.0 48 5.8 4.3- 7.9 25 2.1 1.4- 3.3 26 2.6 1.7- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 113 71.0 62.8-78.1 *** *** *** 13 6.6 3.6-11.6 15 8.6 5.0-14.5 19 10.9 6.6-17.7
$15,000- 24,999 274 210 77.3 70.6-82.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 8.9 5.6-13.8 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 157 118 73.1 64.0-80.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 189 83.6 77.9-88.1 16 5.4 3.1- 9.3 15 6.4 3.5-11.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 291 229 79.0 72.7-84.1 22 7.7 4.7-12.2 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 594 513 85.9 82.2-88.9 35 6.1 4.1- 8.9 23 3.9 2.4- 6.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 554 339 59.4 54.3-64.3 32 5.9 4.0- 8.8 50 10.4 7.4-14.4 62 11.4 8.6-14.9 71 12.9 9.8-16.8
No 1,490 1,297 87.5 85.3-89.3 83 5.4 4.1- 7.0 63 4.2 3.1- 5.6 29 2.0 1.3- 3.0 18 1.0 0.6- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 182 77.6 70.1-83.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 6.8 3.8-12.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,872 1,505 80.5 78.3-82.6 111 5.8 4.6- 7.2 103 5.9 4.7- 7.4 81 4.3 3.3- 5.5 72 3.5 2.7- 4.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,159 927 80.7 77.9-83.2 74 6.2 4.8- 8.1 68 5.6 4.2- 7.4 46 4.1 2.9- 5.6 44 3.4 2.4- 4.9
Regional City or Suburban County 505 408 79.3 74.5-83.3 26 5.4 3.4- 8.6 26 6.6 4.1-10.3 23 4.2 2.7- 6.6 22 4.5 2.7- 7.3
Rural 448 357 80.6 76.0-84.6 *** *** *** 21 4.9 3.1- 7.9 27 6.1 3.9- 9.4 25 4.5 3.0- 6.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,181 1,010 85.7 83.3-87.9 75 5.7 4.4- 7.4 54 4.7 3.5- 6.3 33 3.1 2.1- 4.5 *** *** ***
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 517 413 78.4 73.0-83.0 *** *** *** 26 6.1 3.5-10.5 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1 36 7.4 5.0-11.0
Unable to Work 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 17.9 11.6-26.6 35 26.5 18.2-36.9
Other not in Labor Force 182 141 75.2 67.1-81.8 *** *** *** 18 10.8 6.4-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 148 105 71.3 61.6-79.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 248 180 73.5 66.8-79.2 *** *** *** 19 6.9 4.1-11.2 21 9.6 6.1-14.9 15 5.4 3.1- 9.4
151% to 200% 109 86 79.6 69.4-87.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,122 933 83.8 81.0-86.2 75 6.5 5.0- 8.5 53 4.3 3.1- 5.9 26 2.3 1.5- 3.5 35 3.1 2.1- 4.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 113 90 82.3 71.9-89.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 836 663 79.3 75.7-82.4 36 4.4 2.9- 6.7 45 6.2 4.3- 8.7 49 5.8 4.2- 7.9 43 4.4 3.1- 6.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,163 939 80.9 78.0-83.4 72 6.1 4.7- 7.9 68 5.8 4.4- 7.6 42 3.7 2.6- 5.2 42 3.6 2.4- 5.2

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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 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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