2020 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 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
-Piedmont NC 2,823 2,282 79.7 77.9-81.5 140 5.0 4.2- 6.0 172 7.2 6.0- 8.5 137 4.5 3.7- 5.5 92 3.5 2.7- 4.6
GENDER
Male 1,298 1,095 82.6 79.8-85.0 59 4.5 3.4- 5.9 69 6.6 4.9- 8.7 46 3.8 2.7- 5.2 29 2.6 1.6- 4.2
Female 1,525 1,187 77.1 74.5-79.6 81 5.5 4.3- 7.0 103 7.7 6.3- 9.4 91 5.3 4.1- 6.7 63 4.4 3.2- 6.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,820 1,444 78.0 75.6-80.2 103 5.7 4.6- 7.0 114 7.0 5.7- 8.6 89 4.9 3.9- 6.1 70 4.4 3.3- 5.9
Non-Hispanic Black 542 444 80.3 75.7-84.3 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 36 8.5 5.8-12.3 25 4.6 2.8- 7.4 *** *** ***
Other 461 394 87.0 83.1-90.1 16 3.6 2.1- 6.0 22 5.6 3.5- 9.0 23 2.9 1.8- 4.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 644 478 75.1 71.2-78.6 51 7.5 5.6-10.0 78 11.6 9.1-14.6 31 4.4 3.0- 6.5 *** *** ***
35-44 405 349 84.9 79.7-88.9 17 3.9 2.3- 6.4 20 6.4 3.6-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 490 409 83.5 79.1-87.1 18 3.0 1.8- 5.0 24 5.5 3.5- 8.4 23 4.0 2.5- 6.2 *** *** ***
55-64 465 365 78.2 73.4-82.4 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1 22 5.5 3.4- 8.5 34 6.2 4.3- 9.1 20 5.4 3.1- 9.2
65-74 455 386 83.3 78.5-87.2 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 14 4.0 2.2- 7.1 *** *** *** 20 4.5 2.7- 7.4
75+ 298 238 75.4 68.3-81.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 6.0 3.4-10.5 22 9.9 5.9-16.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 190 76.4 68.4-82.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 11.6 7.1-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 633 513 81.0 77.1-84.3 *** *** *** 41 7.6 5.5-10.4 42 6.1 4.3- 8.5 22 3.4 1.9- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 728 567 77.6 73.9-80.9 39 5.9 4.2- 8.1 52 7.4 5.5-10.0 47 6.1 4.4- 8.5 23 3.0 1.9- 4.7
College Graduate 1,214 1,006 82.2 79.6-84.5 78 7.0 5.6- 8.9 67 6.4 5.0- 8.2 40 2.9 2.1- 4.1 23 1.5 0.9- 2.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 686 410 56.1 51.3-60.7 45 7.0 5.0- 9.6 67 12.1 9.2-15.9 86 12.1 9.5-15.3 78 12.7 9.6-16.5
No 2,018 1,760 86.6 84.8-88.3 95 4.7 3.8- 5.8 103 5.8 4.7- 7.2 47 2.2 1.6- 3.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 216 74.9 68.3-80.6 *** *** *** 14 5.5 3.1- 9.4 22 8.4 5.2-13.5 16 6.5 3.6-11.4
Non-Veteran 2,514 2,040 80.0 78.0-81.9 127 5.1 4.2- 6.2 158 7.4 6.2- 8.9 113 4.1 3.3- 5.1 76 3.3 2.4- 4.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,561 1,334 85.4 83.3-87.3 88 5.7 4.5- 7.1 84 5.8 4.6- 7.2 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Unemployed 182 129 66.2 56.6-74.7 *** *** *** 18 13.3 7.3-22.9 20 10.6 6.4-16.9 *** *** ***
Retired 673 561 80.2 76.0-83.8 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 32 5.3 3.5- 8.0 30 5.5 3.6- 8.6
Unable to Work 159 71 44.9 35.8-54.3 *** *** *** 15 10.7 6.2-17.8 30 15.0 9.8-22.3 36 25.8 17.5-36.2
Other not in Labor Force 197 139 72.6 65.2-79.0 13 5.5 3.1- 9.7 28 14.3 9.6-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 153 70.4 61.6-77.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 7.0 4.1-11.8 24 10.5 6.2-17.1
$15,000- 24,999 333 252 73.3 67.0-78.8 *** *** *** 23 8.7 5.6-13.3 26 6.3 4.0- 9.8 20 7.9 4.7-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 213 167 79.0 72.0-84.6 *** *** *** 15 7.3 4.2-12.5 14 5.5 3.1- 9.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 280 218 77.6 71.3-82.8 16 6.3 3.6-10.7 22 8.0 5.1-12.4 15 4.3 2.4- 7.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 325 264 80.8 75.3-85.3 18 5.6 3.4- 9.2 16 5.6 3.3- 9.5 18 5.7 3.2- 9.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 876 748 84.7 81.7-87.2 57 6.3 4.8- 8.3 44 5.6 4.1- 7.7 18 2.6 1.5- 4.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 165 72.8 63.7-80.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 4.3 2.4- 7.6 23 11.0 6.5-17.9
101% to 150% 252 183 71.9 64.9-78.1 *** *** *** 21 9.0 5.6-14.0 21 7.3 4.5-11.6 16 7.1 3.9-12.6
151% to 200% 216 175 81.1 74.1-86.5 *** *** *** 13 6.1 3.4-10.9 15 4.9 2.7- 8.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,418 1,170 81.8 79.3-84.0 95 6.7 5.4- 8.3 77 6.1 4.8- 7.8 51 3.8 2.7- 5.2 25 1.6 1.0- 2.7
HOUSING
Own 1,779 1,482 82.4 80.1-84.4 80 4.4 3.4- 5.5 88 5.7 4.4- 7.3 68 3.9 2.9- 5.1 61 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Rent 819 630 75.2 71.6-78.6 51 7.2 5.3- 9.7 58 8.8 6.7-11.4 56 6.3 4.6- 8.5 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9
Other arrangement 195 142 71.4 63.0-78.6 *** *** *** 26 14.6 9.6-21.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,566 1,277 80.4 77.9-82.6 89 6.0 4.8- 7.5 91 6.9 5.5- 8.5 67 3.9 2.9- 5.1 42 2.9 2.0- 4.2
Regional City or Suburban County 688 542 77.7 73.8-81.2 34 4.7 3.3- 6.7 49 8.1 6.0-10.8 35 5.2 3.5- 7.8 28 4.3 2.7- 6.7
Rural 569 463 81.0 76.0-85.1 17 2.6 1.6- 4.4 32 6.6 4.0-10.8 35 5.5 3.7- 8.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 101 75 77.0 66.5-85.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,161 957 81.4 78.3-84.1 36 2.9 2.0- 4.2 60 6.7 4.9- 9.1 60 4.9 3.6- 6.7 48 4.1 2.9- 6.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,561 1,250 78.8 76.3-81.1 100 6.6 5.3- 8.1 105 7.5 6.1- 9.1 66 4.1 3.1- 5.4 40 3.1 2.1- 4.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 924 747 80.0 76.8-82.8 58 6.3 4.8- 8.3 59 7.0 5.3- 9.1 35 3.9 2.7- 5.6 25 2.8 1.7- 4.7
2nd Quartile 1,112 902 80.2 77.1-82.9 42 4.0 2.9- 5.5 69 7.1 5.4- 9.4 57 4.4 3.3- 6.0 42 4.2 2.9- 6.2
3rd Quartile 707 571 78.2 74.2-81.8 37 5.4 3.8- 7.7 37 7.1 5.0-10.1 38 5.7 3.9- 8.4 24 3.5 2.2- 5.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 80 62 81.6 69.9-89.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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