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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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  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%)
TOTAL 1,237 923 74.5 70.6-78.1 70 6.4 4.4- 9.2 84 5.4 4.0- 7.2 78 7.4 5.4-10.2 82 6.3 4.5- 8.6
GENDER
Female 1,237 923 74.5 70.6-78.1 70 6.4 4.4- 9.2 84 5.4 4.0- 7.2 78 7.4 5.4-10.2 82 6.3 4.5- 8.6
RACE
African American 1,237 923 74.5 70.6-78.1 70 6.4 4.4- 9.2 84 5.4 4.0- 7.2 78 7.4 5.4-10.2 82 6.3 4.5- 8.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 8 59.6 20.2-89.5 1 27.5 4.2-76.7 2 7.3 1.1-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.6 0.7-33.9
-English Speaking 12 8 59.6 20.2-89.5 1 27.5 4.2-76.7 2 7.3 1.1-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.6 0.7-33.9
Non-Hispanic 1,225 915 74.6 70.6-78.2 69 6.3 4.3- 9.1 82 5.4 4.0- 7.2 78 7.5 5.4-10.2 81 6.3 4.5- 8.6
AGE
18-24 92 62 67.5 51.7-80.1 12 13.1 5.3-29.1 6 5.4 2.0-13.4 7 9.8 3.7-23.6 5 4.2 1.3-13.0
25-34 199 147 73.4 63.2-81.6 12 6.3 2.7-14.2 15 4.8 2.5- 9.0 11 4.9 2.1-11.2 14 10.6 5.1-20.7
35-44 260 183 72.4 63.8-79.5 12 2.8 1.2- 6.2 23 5.2 2.9- 9.1 25 12.8 7.4-21.1 17 6.9 3.8-12.2
45-54 253 173 69.2 60.8-76.5 19 9.5 5.4-16.1 23 10.2 5.9-17.2 19 5.8 3.1-10.6 19 5.2 3.0- 9.0
55-64 181 139 77.0 67.8-84.2 9 5.8 2.5-13.1 9 3.8 1.6- 8.5 8 7.0 3.2-14.7 16 6.5 3.5-11.7
65-74 142 117 82.9 72.1-90.1 5 4.4 1.4-12.6 7 3.0 1.0- 8.4 7 7.0 2.5-18.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4
75+ 98 91 94.2 85.9-97.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 4 2.8 0.7- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 213 74.4 65.5-81.7 12 4.7 2.2-10.1 20 7.5 4.1-13.4 14 9.3 4.4-18.6 21 4.0 2.4- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 319 78.9 72.7-84.0 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4 26 4.5 2.6- 7.7 22 5.9 3.1-10.9 33 5.9 3.5- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 300 213 64.6 55.2-73.0 20 10.5 5.1-20.2 18 5.2 2.7- 9.6 30 9.8 5.9-16.0 19 9.9 5.4-17.6
College Graduate 233 176 79.2 71.9-85.0 17 5.7 3.1-10.5 19 5.3 3.0- 9.2 12 5.4 2.5-11.1 9 4.4 2.0- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 264 196 73.4 65.3-80.2 10 4.5 1.9-10.0 17 6.6 3.3-12.6 13 6.0 3.0-11.9 28 9.5 6.0-14.7
$15,000- 24,999 284 208 75.3 66.5-82.4 19 6.5 3.6-11.6 20 4.8 2.5- 8.9 16 6.6 2.7-14.9 21 6.9 3.4-13.4
$25,000- 34,999 161 120 70.0 58.3-79.6 13 7.6 3.6-15.2 9 5.6 2.5-12.0 16 15.7 8.2-27.8 3 1.1 0.3- 4.6
$35,000- 49,999 112 88 83.8 73.8-90.5 3 1.1 0.3- 4.1 8 3.6 1.5- 8.2 8 6.9 2.8-16.3 5 4.5 1.6-12.4
$50,000-74,999 61 42 62.8 43.8-78.5 6 17.3 6.1-40.2 6 8.1 2.9-20.4 6 6.2 2.1-16.9 1 5.7 0.8-30.5
$75,000+ 53 44 85.1 69.4-93.5 4 5.2 1.6-15.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 2 6.6 1.4-25.8 2 2.2 0.5- 9.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 9 56.7 28.7-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.3 0.9-34.6 4 30.7 10.5-62.5 1 6.3 0.9-34.3
Guilford 70 50 73.9 60.5-84.0 7 9.9 4.3-21.2 4 8.4 2.9-21.7 4 4.0 1.4-11.0 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7
Mecklenburg 80 57 71.0 58.6-80.8 4 4.7 1.7-12.7 8 10.1 4.8-20.0 5 7.2 2.8-17.0 6 7.0 2.6-17.3
Orange 30 21 70.7 51.1-84.8 3 11.7 3.7-31.2 1 4.2 0.6-24.3 4 10.3 3.6-26.2 1 3.2 0.4-19.5
Wake 54 37 70.6 56.1-81.9 3 5.4 1.6-16.9 6 9.7 4.2-21.1 5 8.8 3.4-20.9 3 5.5 1.7-15.9
Chatham/Lee 53 40 76.1 60.6-86.8 4 9.7 3.3-25.3 3 3.6 1.0-12.5 3 6.4 1.8-20.3 3 4.2 1.3-13.0
Nash/Wilson 80 56 66.9 54.3-77.5 3 5.6 1.7-17.1 8 11.4 5.5-22.1 6 5.4 2.3-11.8 7 10.7 4.9-21.8
Craven/Pamlico 55 42 81.2 67.5-90.0 3 4.2 1.1-14.2 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 5 10.1 4.1-22.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 7 82.9 42.9-96.9 1 8.2 0.9-46.5 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 71.2 22.3-95.5 1 28.8 4.5-77.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 71 71.3 60.2-80.3 5 6.2 2.5-14.8 14 11.4 5.9-21.1 7 7.8 3.5-16.7 6 3.3 1.4- 7.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 91.0 55.3-98.8 1 9.0 1.2-44.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 93 75 81.0 70.5-88.3 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 6 7.1 2.8-16.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.2 8 6.9 3.3-13.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 98 72 72.6 61.7-81.3 4 4.4 1.5-12.4 8 7.6 3.6-15.3 8 9.2 4.3-18.4 6 6.3 2.6-14.3
Northeast NC I 169 133 77.9 69.7-84.3 10 6.5 3.0-13.5 11 6.0 3.2-11.0 7 4.1 1.9- 8.5 8 5.6 2.7-11.5
Northeast NC II 98 76 78.2 67.2-86.4 4 6.4 2.0-18.6 6 4.0 1.7- 9.3 5 4.2 1.7-10.1 7 7.2 3.2-15.3
Northeastern Partnership 267 209 78.0 71.5-83.4 14 6.4 3.3-12.3 17 5.0 3.0- 8.3 12 4.1 2.3- 7.3 15 6.4 3.7-10.8
Mountain AHEC 29 21 68.1 44.3-85.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 1 4.1 0.6-24.6 4 20.1 6.8-46.6 2 6.7 1.6-24.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 656 507 78.8 73.6-83.1 31 5.7 3.3- 9.5 39 4.3 2.8- 6.4 36 6.4 3.9-10.3 43 4.9 3.4- 7.1
Piedmont 538 383 71.4 65.6-76.6 36 6.9 4.2-11.2 44 6.3 4.3- 9.3 38 8.0 5.2-12.3 37 7.3 4.6-11.3
Western NC 43 33 76.1 53.2-90.0 3 7.8 1.7-29.1 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 4 10.5 3.1-30.0 2 3.5 0.8-14.5

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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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