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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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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 9,264 6,973 74.8 73.3-76.3 560 6.9 6.0- 7.9 628 6.8 5.9- 7.7 541 5.6 4.9- 6.4 562 5.9 5.2- 6.7
-Guilford County 443 328 72.0 66.4-76.9 37 9.2 6.4-13.0 30 9.3 6.0-14.2 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 28 5.4 3.5- 8.1
GENDER
Male 163 129 76.6 67.5-83.8 13 7.9 4.4-13.8 10 9.7 4.6-19.3 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 7 4.0 1.8- 8.5
Female 280 199 67.8 60.7-74.2 24 10.3 6.5-16.0 20 9.0 5.5-14.4 16 6.3 3.4-11.2 21 6.6 4.0-10.7
RACE
White 311 231 71.7 65.0-77.5 23 8.6 5.4-13.4 22 8.7 5.1-14.5 15 4.9 2.6- 8.8 20 6.2 3.8- 9.9
Other 131 96 72.4 61.8-81.0 14 10.5 5.8-18.3 8 10.8 5.0-21.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 8 3.7 1.6- 8.2
AGE
18-44 177 118 64.6 55.4-72.8 21 12.2 7.6-19.1 20 14.4 8.5-23.5 10 4.8 2.2-10.3 8 3.9 1.7- 8.5
45+ 262 206 78.6 72.4-83.7 16 6.4 3.7-10.9 10 4.6 2.3- 8.9 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7 20 6.9 4.2-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 114 71.6 61.6-79.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2 11 12.8 6.8-23.0 7 5.2 2.1-12.5 15 7.5 4.2-12.9
Some College + 290 212 71.7 64.9-77.7 33 13.0 8.9-18.5 19 7.5 4.1-13.3 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 13 4.3 2.3- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 135 64.9 55.8-73.1 15 7.2 4.0-12.5 21 17.4 10.6-27.2 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9 16 7.2 4.1-12.3
$50,000+ 139 109 73.8 63.9-81.7 14 14.5 8.4-23.8 6 3.8 1.7- 8.3 5 4.3 1.4-12.7 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 341 76.5 71.4-81.0 33 6.7 4.6- 9.7 32 8.8 5.6-13.6 26 4.5 3.0- 6.7 16 3.5 2.0- 5.9
Guilford 443 328 72.0 66.4-76.9 37 9.2 6.4-13.0 30 9.3 6.0-14.2 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 28 5.4 3.5- 8.1
Mecklenburg 443 326 73.0 67.0-78.3 29 7.2 4.2-12.1 40 9.3 6.5-13.3 25 6.6 3.8-11.4 23 3.9 2.4- 6.1
Orange 446 325 69.7 61.5-76.9 43 10.1 7.1-14.2 37 6.9 4.7- 9.9 31 9.5 4.6-18.7 10 3.7 0.9-13.8
Wake 451 340 75.6 70.7-80.0 33 7.4 5.0-10.9 39 8.7 6.2-12.2 25 5.8 3.7- 9.0 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Chatham/Lee 394 311 80.4 75.4-84.5 23 6.1 3.9- 9.3 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 21 4.4 2.8- 7.0 16 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Nash/Wilson 372 287 78.7 73.7-82.9 17 4.8 2.9- 7.9 25 6.4 4.2- 9.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6 20 4.7 2.9- 7.4
Craven/Pamlico 443 338 78.4 73.8-82.4 23 4.4 2.8- 6.9 29 6.1 4.0- 9.2 26 5.1 3.4- 7.7 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 426 305 73.1 68.0-77.7 22 5.3 3.3- 8.4 33 7.6 5.2-11.0 37 7.7 5.4-10.8 29 6.3 4.2- 9.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 443 322 75.3 70.1-79.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.4 43 9.2 6.5-12.8 21 4.8 2.9- 7.8 35 5.6 3.9- 8.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 465 341 72.7 65.7-78.7 27 7.0 4.1-11.9 37 7.5 4.8-11.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.7 35 8.0 4.8-13.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 421 316 72.2 58.4-82.8 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9 36 15.0 5.7-33.9 22 4.4 2.7- 7.2 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 459 362 79.6 74.9-83.6 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 24 3.9 2.5- 6.1 27 6.9 4.4-10.6 29 5.1 3.4- 7.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 410 302 74.9 69.5-79.6 23 6.2 3.9- 9.9 27 6.2 4.0- 9.4 33 7.4 4.9-11.0 25 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Northeast NC I 453 354 78.3 73.1-82.7 28 7.6 4.9-11.7 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 27 6.2 3.9- 9.8
Northeast NC II 503 396 79.4 74.9-83.2 18 3.8 2.3- 6.3 23 4.3 2.7- 6.7 29 5.8 3.8- 8.9 37 6.8 4.7- 9.7
Northeastern Partnership 956 750 79.0 75.6-82.0 46 5.2 3.7- 7.2 48 4.4 3.2- 6.1 48 4.9 3.4- 6.9 64 6.6 4.9- 8.7
Mountain AHEC 1,284 969 73.6 68.8-77.9 71 4.4 3.3- 6.0 91 9.4 5.8-15.0 72 5.5 4.0- 7.6 81 7.0 5.2- 9.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,243 2,491 74.7 71.8-77.4 174 8.2 6.3-10.7 188 6.0 4.6- 7.8 193 5.7 4.5- 7.1 197 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Piedmont 3,987 2,974 75.0 73.0-77.0 279 6.9 5.8- 8.1 288 6.9 5.8- 8.0 223 5.4 4.5- 6.6 223 5.8 4.8- 7.0
Western NC 2,034 1,508 74.3 70.7-77.6 107 4.2 3.3- 5.4 152 8.0 5.5-11.3 125 6.2 4.7- 8.2 142 7.3 5.6- 9.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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