2020 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 5,789 4,666 80.0 78.7-81.3 236 4.3 3.7- 5.0 340 6.6 5.8- 7.5 332 5.2 4.6- 6.0 215 3.8 3.2- 4.5
-Eastern NC 2,098 1,710 81.5 79.2-83.6 59 2.8 2.0- 4.0 114 5.7 4.4- 7.2 131 5.9 4.8- 7.3 84 4.2 3.2- 5.5
GENDER
Male 947 801 84.7 81.4-87.4 *** *** *** 39 4.3 2.8- 6.4 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 41 4.9 3.3- 7.1
Female 1,151 909 78.5 75.1-81.5 37 3.3 2.1- 5.0 75 7.0 5.1- 9.4 87 7.8 6.0-10.1 43 3.5 2.4- 5.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,263 1,035 81.3 78.3-84.0 29 2.4 1.5- 3.8 64 5.5 4.0- 7.5 83 6.2 4.7- 8.0 52 4.7 3.3- 6.6
Non-Hispanic Black 497 404 80.8 75.8-85.0 *** *** *** 27 6.0 3.7- 9.8 28 5.3 3.3- 8.2 23 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Other 338 271 83.6 77.8-88.1 *** *** *** 23 5.6 3.2- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 381 318 83.2 78.1-87.2 *** *** *** 21 5.5 3.4- 8.8 21 5.7 3.4- 9.3 *** *** ***
35-44 285 227 82.8 77.7-87.0 *** *** *** 24 7.3 4.6-11.3 17 5.1 3.0- 8.6 *** *** ***
45-54 314 244 78.8 72.8-83.7 *** *** *** 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5 27 8.1 5.1-12.6 18 6.7 3.9-11.3
55-64 411 321 80.0 74.4-84.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 6.1 4.1- 8.9 22 5.2 3.0- 8.7
65-74 413 348 81.8 75.2-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 6.1 3.7-10.1 *** *** ***
75+ 252 214 78.0 68.8-85.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 9.7 5.4-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 151 74.7 65.7-81.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 599 491 82.9 78.7-86.4 *** *** *** 27 4.8 2.9- 7.8 39 6.3 4.3- 9.2 29 4.2 2.7- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 615 503 81.7 77.5-85.2 *** *** *** 37 5.3 3.6- 7.9 39 5.7 4.0- 8.1 22 3.6 2.2- 6.0
College Graduate 672 554 83.3 79.3-86.6 25 3.2 2.0- 5.0 34 5.1 3.4- 7.6 42 6.3 4.1- 9.6 17 2.2 1.2- 3.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 648 419 61.2 56.1-66.0 *** *** *** 53 9.3 6.6-13.0 87 12.7 9.9-16.1 73 13.8 10.5-17.9
No 1,366 1,215 89.0 86.5-91.1 42 2.8 1.8- 4.3 59 4.5 3.2- 6.3 40 3.2 2.1- 4.8 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 291 81.6 76.3-85.8 *** *** *** 24 6.9 4.2-11.1 25 5.8 3.7- 9.0 14 4.0 2.2- 7.1
Non-Veteran 1,719 1,404 81.3 78.7-83.7 49 3.0 2.1- 4.4 90 5.4 4.1- 7.2 106 6.0 4.7- 7.6 70 4.3 3.1- 5.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,044 898 85.8 82.8-88.3 36 3.4 2.3- 5.2 58 5.9 4.2- 8.1 38 3.9 2.6- 5.9 *** *** ***
Unemployed 123 93 75.7 65.4-83.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.6 7.9-22.4 *** *** ***
Retired 604 503 79.3 73.8-83.9 15 1.7 1.0- 3.0 28 5.8 3.3- 9.9 29 5.2 3.3- 8.1 29 8.0 4.8-12.9
Unable to Work 192 99 54.2 45.2-63.0 *** *** *** 17 7.8 4.5-13.1 39 17.2 12.0-23.9 36 20.6 14.1-29.1
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 133 63.5 53.8-72.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 13.0 8.4-19.6 19 9.7 5.5-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 291 219 76.7 69.6-82.6 *** *** *** 20 7.4 4.1-12.9 27 8.0 5.0-12.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 181 149 83.2 74.6-89.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 194 77.1 70.2-82.8 *** *** *** 22 8.3 5.2-13.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 254 216 86.8 80.5-91.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 507 437 86.9 82.5-90.2 21 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** *** 20 3.5 2.1- 6.0 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 196 137 66.4 56.6-75.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 9.8 5.7-16.3 19 12.8 7.2-21.8
101% to 150% 233 179 77.2 69.5-83.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 5.1 2.9- 8.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 186 142 76.4 67.0-83.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 946 810 86.6 83.7-89.1 30 2.8 1.8- 4.3 46 4.9 3.3- 7.3 38 3.5 2.4- 5.1 22 2.2 1.3- 3.5
HOUSING
Own 1,426 1,187 83.2 80.5-85.7 39 2.0 1.4- 3.0 69 5.1 3.7- 7.1 80 5.6 4.3- 7.4 51 4.0 2.7- 5.7
Rent 503 388 76.2 70.9-80.8 18 6.1 3.4-10.7 37 7.2 4.8-10.5 36 6.0 4.0- 8.9 24 4.5 2.8- 7.2
Other arrangement 153 119 80.0 71.1-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 204 169 81.6 73.8-87.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 607 483 80.6 76.4-84.3 *** *** *** 35 5.7 3.7- 8.7 47 6.6 4.8- 9.1 22 3.1 1.8- 5.2
Rural 1,287 1,058 81.9 78.8-84.6 32 2.0 1.3- 3.2 66 5.3 3.8- 7.3 74 5.8 4.3- 7.8 57 5.0 3.6- 7.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,334 1,082 82.0 79.1-84.6 35 2.9 1.8- 4.7 74 5.0 3.7- 6.8 86 6.1 4.6- 7.9 57 3.9 2.8- 5.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 302 242 77.0 70.4-82.5 *** *** *** 15 6.8 3.9-11.5 22 7.8 4.7-12.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 462 386 83.0 77.8-87.2 *** *** *** 25 6.7 3.9-11.1 23 4.1 2.5- 6.5 *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 409 339 80.5 74.8-85.2 *** *** *** 20 5.8 3.4- 9.8 26 6.2 3.9- 9.8 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 262 221 85.7 79.5-90.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 680 535 78.9 74.9-82.4 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4 37 5.1 3.5- 7.4 53 7.3 5.3-10.0 31 4.2 2.8- 6.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 747 615 82.8 78.5-86.3 *** *** *** 42 5.6 3.5- 8.8 40 5.1 3.3- 8.0 33 4.8 3.1- 7.3

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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 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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