2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,752 4,224 74.0 72.6-75.4 387 6.6 5.8- 7.4 410 7.1 6.3- 8.0 373 6.2 5.5- 7.1 358 6.0 5.3- 6.9
-Eastern NC 2,067 1,507 73.6 71.0-76.0 123 5.8 4.6- 7.2 147 6.7 5.4- 8.2 153 7.1 5.9- 8.7 137 6.9 5.5- 8.6
GENDER
Male 928 705 74.9 71.1-78.4 45 5.0 3.4- 7.2 61 6.4 4.6- 8.7 58 6.8 4.9- 9.3 59 6.9 5.0- 9.6
Female 1,139 802 72.3 68.8-75.5 78 6.5 4.9- 8.5 86 6.9 5.2- 9.1 95 7.5 5.8- 9.6 78 6.8 5.0- 9.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,247 915 73.2 69.9-76.2 74 6.0 4.6- 7.8 78 5.8 4.4- 7.7 91 7.2 5.6- 9.2 89 7.8 5.9-10.3
Non-Hispanic Black 485 338 71.3 65.8-76.3 35 5.9 3.7- 9.5 38 8.8 5.8-13.0 42 7.5 5.1-11.1 32 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Other 335 254 80.3 74.3-85.2 *** *** *** 31 6.3 4.0- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 376 297 78.4 72.9-83.0 25 6.7 4.3-10.4 27 7.1 4.5-11.0 17 4.8 2.8- 8.1 *** *** ***
35-44 287 210 75.7 69.7-80.8 16 5.2 2.9- 9.1 25 6.9 4.4-10.6 22 7.5 4.8-11.6 *** *** ***
45-54 307 237 76.6 70.5-81.8 *** *** *** 18 5.3 3.1- 8.9 19 6.9 4.0-11.6 20 7.7 4.6-12.6
55-64 395 263 68.2 61.9-74.0 24 6.4 3.9-10.4 40 9.2 6.0-13.8 38 7.1 5.0-10.1 30 9.0 5.4-14.7
65-74 411 285 68.1 61.6-74.0 29 6.0 3.8- 9.2 25 5.4 3.2- 8.9 38 10.9 7.0-16.5 34 9.7 6.1-15.0
75+ 250 177 64.0 54.8-72.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 15.1 9.1-24.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 128 64.1 54.6-72.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 13.4 8.2-21.4 22 11.9 6.6-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 425 74.7 70.0-78.9 29 5.1 3.2- 8.0 33 5.2 3.3- 8.1 54 8.0 5.7-11.2 48 7.0 4.8-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 608 440 73.7 69.3-77.8 37 6.3 4.2- 9.3 46 6.8 4.9- 9.5 45 6.1 4.4- 8.5 40 7.0 4.8-10.2
College Graduate 664 505 77.3 73.0-81.1 48 7.4 5.3-10.3 53 7.9 5.4-11.4 32 4.0 2.6- 6.1 26 3.4 2.1- 5.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 632 336 49.5 44.4-54.6 36 6.0 4.0- 8.8 52 8.2 5.8-11.3 104 18.3 14.6-22.8 104 18.0 14.2-22.6
No 1,354 1,106 82.7 79.9-85.2 84 5.8 4.4- 7.6 90 6.1 4.6- 8.1 44 2.6 1.8- 3.8 30 2.8 1.7- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 357 264 75.2 69.5-80.2 16 4.4 2.5- 7.8 27 7.0 4.4-11.1 26 7.0 4.5-10.7 24 6.3 4.0- 9.9
Non-Veteran 1,695 1,231 73.1 70.2-75.8 106 6.0 4.7- 7.7 120 6.6 5.2- 8.4 126 7.2 5.7- 9.0 112 7.0 5.5- 9.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,032 826 81.0 77.9-83.8 61 5.2 3.9- 6.9 66 6.6 4.8- 9.0 47 4.1 2.9- 5.8 32 3.1 2.0- 4.8
Unemployed 123 87 68.0 57.1-77.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 594 421 67.7 62.0-73.0 40 6.1 4.3- 8.7 41 5.3 3.6- 7.8 44 9.2 6.0-13.7 48 11.6 7.8-17.0
Unable to Work 185 66 34.6 26.3-43.9 *** *** *** 20 10.4 6.0-17.2 45 22.8 16.4-30.8 47 27.1 19.2-36.7
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 104 51.8 41.8-61.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 15.4 10.0-22.9 25 15.2 8.7-25.2
$15,000- 24,999 287 186 64.6 56.8-71.7 *** *** *** 21 6.3 3.7-10.6 33 12.2 8.0-18.2 32 11.2 6.8-17.8
$25,000- 34,999 178 131 74.1 64.1-82.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 244 176 70.4 63.2-76.7 *** *** *** 26 11.0 7.2-16.4 *** *** *** 17 8.8 5.2-14.5
$50,000- 74,999 254 189 75.3 67.5-81.8 *** *** *** 24 9.8 5.5-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 504 395 80.0 75.6-83.9 35 6.4 4.3- 9.5 29 5.9 3.7- 9.1 24 3.4 2.2- 5.3 21 4.2 2.6- 6.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 196 110 51.4 41.7-61.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 17.3 11.8-24.6 25 18.6 11.3-29.1
101% to 150% 229 153 68.0 59.8-75.3 *** *** *** 19 8.0 4.6-13.5 23 10.1 5.8-17.0 22 7.7 4.6-12.8
151% to 200% 185 133 68.6 58.6-77.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 939 716 77.9 74.4-81.0 63 6.2 4.6- 8.4 64 7.0 5.1- 9.5 53 4.6 3.3- 6.4 43 4.4 3.1- 6.1
HOUSING
Own 1,402 1,042 74.0 70.8-76.9 80 5.3 4.0- 6.9 95 6.3 4.8- 8.1 93 7.0 5.4- 8.9 92 7.5 5.7- 9.8
Rent 494 348 72.2 66.9-76.9 31 8.0 5.1-12.3 40 7.4 5.1-10.7 41 6.7 4.5- 9.7 34 5.7 3.8- 8.6
Other arrangement 155 103 72.7 62.8-80.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 10.3 5.7-18.1 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 205 157 80.6 73.9-85.9 *** *** *** 17 6.2 3.7-10.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 594 412 71.1 66.3-75.5 45 7.6 5.3-10.8 53 8.3 5.9-11.5 50 6.8 4.9- 9.4 34 6.2 3.9- 9.8
Rural 1,268 938 73.9 70.5-77.1 67 5.0 3.7- 6.8 77 5.9 4.3- 7.9 90 7.5 5.8- 9.8 96 7.6 5.9- 9.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,310 941 73.7 70.4-76.7 77 5.8 4.3- 7.7 97 6.6 5.0- 8.6 103 7.4 5.8- 9.5 92 6.6 5.0- 8.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 228 72.5 65.7-78.4 17 5.8 3.2-10.3 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 23 9.4 5.7-15.0 20 6.9 4.0-11.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 454 338 74.0 68.2-79.0 29 5.6 3.7- 8.4 35 7.9 5.2-11.8 27 4.8 3.0- 7.4 25 7.8 4.5-13.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 408 308 76.0 70.5-80.8 23 4.5 2.9- 7.1 29 6.2 4.0- 9.4 25 5.8 3.6- 9.2 23 7.5 4.5-12.3
2nd Quartile 256 182 70.6 63.0-77.2 19 6.6 4.0-10.6 21 9.2 5.5-15.0 15 5.8 3.3- 9.9 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 671 482 74.2 70.0-78.0 46 7.0 4.8-10.0 47 5.9 4.2- 8.1 59 7.8 5.7-10.5 37 5.2 3.5- 7.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 732 535 73.0 68.2-77.4 35 4.6 2.9- 7.2 50 6.6 4.3- 9.9 54 7.8 5.4-11.2 58 7.9 5.6-11.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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