2020 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 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
-Piedmont NC 2,819 2,108 74.7 72.6-76.6 208 7.1 6.1- 8.3 193 7.2 6.1- 8.5 153 5.3 4.4- 6.5 157 5.6 4.6- 6.8
GENDER
Male 1,296 996 77.0 74.0-79.7 99 7.2 5.7- 9.0 80 6.8 5.2- 8.9 52 3.9 2.8- 5.5 69 5.1 3.8- 6.9
Female 1,523 1,112 72.6 69.8-75.2 109 7.1 5.7- 8.7 113 7.6 6.2- 9.3 101 6.6 5.2- 8.4 88 6.1 4.7- 7.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,824 1,352 74.3 71.8-76.6 136 7.2 6.0- 8.7 122 6.7 5.5- 8.2 104 5.2 4.2- 6.5 110 6.5 5.2- 8.2
Non-Hispanic Black 541 397 72.4 67.4-77.0 42 8.1 5.8-11.4 41 8.4 5.7-12.1 29 6.5 4.1-10.3 32 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Other 454 359 80.2 75.4-84.3 30 5.0 3.3- 7.4 30 7.7 5.0-11.5 20 3.8 2.3- 6.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 641 485 75.5 71.4-79.2 69 9.2 7.1-11.9 53 8.5 6.4-11.3 21 4.2 2.5- 7.0 *** *** ***
35-44 405 324 78.5 72.9-83.2 31 7.6 5.1-11.2 21 6.3 3.5-11.1 18 5.5 3.2- 9.1 *** *** ***
45-54 490 377 76.8 72.0-81.1 25 5.1 3.3- 7.8 42 9.3 6.6-12.9 26 4.3 2.7- 6.6 *** *** ***
55-64 463 330 72.2 67.2-76.8 32 5.8 4.0- 8.5 24 4.4 2.9- 6.8 35 6.4 4.4- 9.2 42 11.1 7.8-15.6
65-74 457 334 72.2 67.0-76.9 32 7.4 4.9-11.0 27 5.7 3.7- 8.6 29 7.8 5.0-12.1 35 6.8 4.8- 9.6
75+ 294 203 66.7 59.5-73.1 *** *** *** 23 8.5 5.4-13.1 22 6.1 3.7- 9.8 33 14.6 9.7-21.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 160 65.9 57.5-73.4 *** *** *** 19 10.6 6.0-17.9 *** *** *** 33 13.7 8.8-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 634 463 73.7 69.5-77.5 38 5.9 4.1- 8.4 51 8.3 6.2-11.1 41 6.3 4.5- 8.7 41 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 726 530 74.9 71.1-78.3 53 6.9 5.1- 9.2 51 6.7 4.9- 9.1 48 6.3 4.4- 8.9 44 5.3 3.8- 7.3
College Graduate 1,219 948 77.9 75.1-80.4 112 9.8 8.0-11.9 72 5.9 4.6- 7.5 48 3.3 2.4- 4.6 39 3.2 2.2- 4.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 688 361 50.7 46.0-55.4 44 5.7 4.1- 7.9 80 12.8 9.8-16.6 91 13.0 10.3-16.3 112 17.8 14.3-22.0
No 2,012 1,655 82.2 80.1-84.1 150 7.5 6.2- 8.9 109 5.7 4.6- 7.0 58 3.0 2.1- 4.2 40 1.7 1.2- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 184 65.1 58.1-71.5 20 8.0 4.9-12.6 20 7.5 4.6-12.0 25 6.6 4.1-10.6 34 12.8 8.6-18.7
Non-Veteran 2,507 1,901 75.6 73.5-77.6 186 7.1 6.0- 8.3 171 7.2 6.0- 8.6 127 5.3 4.2- 6.5 122 4.9 3.9- 6.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,557 1,257 81.3 78.9-83.4 123 7.6 6.2- 9.2 89 5.8 4.6- 7.3 44 2.8 2.0- 4.0 44 2.5 1.8- 3.6
Unemployed 184 128 65.6 55.8-74.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 12.4 7.2-20.6 *** *** ***
Retired 668 474 69.5 65.0-73.7 47 6.8 4.9- 9.4 51 8.0 5.9-10.7 47 7.5 5.3-10.6 49 8.2 5.7-11.5
Unable to Work 161 58 37.1 28.7-46.3 *** *** *** 14 8.6 4.8-14.9 31 16.0 10.8-23.2 51 33.6 25.0-43.4
Other not in Labor Force 195 148 74.7 66.9-81.1 15 7.4 4.3-12.3 18 9.6 5.9-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 134 63.5 54.7-71.4 15 5.9 3.3-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 12.4 8.1-18.5
$15,000- 24,999 334 226 67.1 60.5-73.0 20 5.1 3.0- 8.5 21 6.0 3.7- 9.7 29 10.3 6.9-15.2 38 11.5 7.8-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 212 154 74.6 67.1-80.9 19 8.9 5.4-14.4 20 9.1 5.3-15.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 281 200 71.2 64.4-77.2 25 8.1 5.1-12.6 26 9.8 6.4-14.8 *** *** *** 17 8.2 4.7-14.1
$50,000- 74,999 325 251 77.3 71.4-82.3 25 7.2 4.6-10.9 20 5.7 3.4- 9.2 20 7.0 4.1-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 875 701 79.7 76.4-82.7 72 8.7 6.7-11.2 48 5.6 4.1- 7.6 30 3.5 2.2- 5.3 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 151 68.3 59.4-76.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 10.1 6.2-16.0
101% to 150% 253 165 66.3 58.9-73.0 22 7.3 4.5-11.6 22 8.5 5.3-13.5 20 8.1 4.9-12.9 24 9.8 5.9-16.0
151% to 200% 216 150 70.0 62.1-76.8 *** *** *** 19 9.4 5.4-15.8 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 17 9.0 5.2-15.1
More than 200% 1,417 1,105 78.1 75.4-80.5 119 8.5 7.0-10.4 84 5.8 4.6- 7.3 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7 48 3.4 2.4- 4.8
HOUSING
Own 1,778 1,342 74.9 72.3-77.3 120 6.7 5.4- 8.1 119 6.8 5.4- 8.4 101 5.9 4.6- 7.5 96 5.8 4.6- 7.4
Rent 815 599 74.5 70.8-77.8 75 8.9 6.9-11.5 55 7.9 5.8-10.5 41 4.3 3.0- 6.0 45 4.4 3.2- 6.2
Other arrangement 197 139 71.2 62.8-78.3 *** *** *** 19 9.5 5.7-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,563 1,195 76.6 74.0-79.0 121 7.1 5.8- 8.7 103 6.8 5.5- 8.4 68 4.3 3.2- 5.7 76 5.2 4.0- 6.7
Regional City or Suburban County 685 491 70.8 66.6-74.7 57 8.5 6.4-11.2 54 8.3 6.2-11.1 41 6.2 4.3- 9.1 42 6.2 4.3- 8.8
Rural 571 422 74.7 69.5-79.2 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 36 6.8 4.2-11.0 44 7.2 4.9-10.4 39 6.3 4.0- 9.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 70 72.6 61.6-81.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,158 857 72.7 69.3-75.9 77 6.8 5.3- 8.8 82 8.0 6.1-10.5 80 6.6 5.0- 8.6 62 5.8 4.2- 8.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,559 1,181 76.1 73.5-78.5 125 7.4 6.0- 9.0 107 6.9 5.6- 8.4 65 4.4 3.3- 5.9 81 5.2 4.0- 6.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 923 691 75.9 72.6-79.0 69 6.9 5.3- 8.9 69 7.4 5.7- 9.5 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6 56 5.9 4.3- 8.1
2nd Quartile 1,112 839 75.0 71.8-78.0 74 6.3 4.9- 8.1 75 7.4 5.6- 9.7 65 6.0 4.4- 8.0 59 5.3 3.8- 7.2
3rd Quartile 703 520 71.7 67.3-75.8 61 9.3 6.9-12.5 44 6.7 4.7- 9.4 43 6.1 4.3- 8.7 35 6.1 4.1- 9.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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