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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,912 6,018 75.7 74.1-77.2 482 6.8 5.9- 7.9 513 6.4 5.6- 7.4 446 5.4 4.7- 6.3 453 5.6 4.8- 6.4
No 1,344 949 71.1 66.8-75.0 77 6.5 4.4- 9.4 114 8.3 6.1-11.3 95 6.5 4.9- 8.7 109 7.6 5.5-10.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 176 119 58.6 44.9-71.0 14 13.1 5.4-28.6 17 10.4 4.7-21.2 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9 18 14.7 6.3-30.6
Recommended Range 3,223 2,429 73.5 70.8-76.0 224 7.3 5.8- 9.2 231 7.6 6.2- 9.2 170 5.9 4.5- 7.6 169 5.7 4.6- 7.1
Overweight 3,067 2,423 80.0 77.7-82.2 173 6.3 5.0- 7.9 167 5.2 4.1- 6.7 152 4.4 3.5- 5.5 152 4.1 3.2- 5.4
Obese 2,256 1,580 68.8 65.5-72.0 120 6.9 5.1- 9.2 181 7.9 6.0-10.4 180 7.6 6.1- 9.4 195 8.8 7.0-10.9
Current Smoker
No 7,112 5,526 77.3 75.7-78.9 445 7.5 6.4- 8.7 445 5.9 5.2- 6.8 366 4.8 4.1- 5.7 330 4.5 3.8- 5.3
Yes 2,113 1,415 67.1 63.6-70.4 114 5.3 3.9- 7.0 180 9.4 7.2-12.2 175 8.1 6.4-10.2 229 10.2 8.2-12.5
Binge Drinker
No 8,547 6,491 75.9 74.4-77.3 515 7.0 6.0- 8.0 548 6.2 5.4- 7.1 478 5.2 4.6- 6.0 515 5.7 5.0- 6.6
Yes 625 411 63.3 56.4-69.7 43 6.7 3.9-11.3 73 12.9 8.6-19.0 57 10.1 6.5-15.3 41 7.0 4.3-11.3
Heavy Drinker
No 8,923 6,739 75.0 73.5-76.5 537 7.0 6.1- 8.1 591 6.6 5.8- 7.6 514 5.4 4.8- 6.2 542 5.9 5.2- 6.7
Yes 244 156 66.2 55.3-75.6 23 5.8 3.3-10.1 30 10.6 6.5-16.8 20 12.3 5.9-23.9 15 5.1 2.4-10.5
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,203 2,488 77.0 74.4-79.4 204 6.4 5.2- 7.9 216 6.7 5.3- 8.6 155 5.3 4.0- 6.9 140 4.5 3.5- 5.8
Some Physical Activity 3,612 2,646 73.3 70.8-75.6 261 9.1 7.4-11.2 266 6.7 5.5- 8.0 232 5.6 4.6- 6.7 207 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Physically Inactive 2,131 1,585 73.6 70.4-76.6 82 3.8 2.7- 5.3 131 7.3 5.6- 9.4 142 6.8 5.3- 8.7 191 8.5 6.7-10.8
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,961 1,250 61.5 57.7-65.1 71 3.7 2.5- 5.2 132 7.8 5.7-10.6 200 11.5 9.2-14.2 308 15.5 13.0-18.5
No 7,279 5,710 77.9 76.3-79.5 489 7.6 6.6- 8.8 495 6.5 5.7- 7.5 335 4.3 3.6- 5.1 250 3.6 3.0- 4.4
Disability Status
Yes 2,921 1,851 59.9 56.8-62.8 142 6.0 4.7- 7.6 221 8.0 6.2-10.3 311 11.9 10.1-14.0 396 14.2 12.2-16.5
No 6,163 4,976 80.6 78.9-82.2 409 7.3 6.2- 8.6 399 6.3 5.4- 7.2 222 3.1 2.5- 3.9 157 2.7 2.2- 3.5
Current Asthma
Yes 713 444 62.2 56.4-67.7 42 8.6 5.2-13.7 65 8.4 5.7-12.1 70 8.0 5.8-10.9 92 12.9 9.6-17.1
No 8,530 6,515 75.8 74.3-77.3 518 6.8 5.9- 7.8 562 6.7 5.8- 7.6 470 5.4 4.7- 6.3 465 5.3 4.6- 6.1
Diabetes
Yes 911 688 77.6 73.5-81.3 34 3.4 2.1- 5.5 55 5.8 4.0- 8.5 59 5.6 3.8- 8.2 75 7.5 5.4-10.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 78 51 68.0 51.9-80.8 10 15.1 6.5-31.3 7 8.4 3.0-21.4 5 6.0 1.9-17.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.4
No 8,262 6,225 74.6 73.0-76.2 515 7.1 6.2- 8.2 566 6.8 6.0- 7.8 475 5.6 4.9- 6.5 481 5.8 5.0- 6.7
Arthritis
Yes 3,190 2,296 71.4 68.9-73.8 165 5.9 4.7- 7.4 188 5.5 4.4- 6.8 221 7.2 6.0- 8.7 320 10.0 8.5-11.7
No 6,013 4,630 76.2 74.3-78.0 393 7.3 6.2- 8.6 436 7.3 6.2- 8.5 317 5.0 4.2- 6.0 237 4.2 3.4- 5.1
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,074 2,315 74.9 72.3-77.4 144 5.2 3.8- 7.0 185 6.0 4.9- 7.4 183 5.3 4.3- 6.4 247 8.6 7.0-10.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 102 67 67.3 53.5-78.6 9 9.1 3.4-22.5 9 6.6 3.1-13.8 8 9.1 3.3-22.5 9 7.9 3.2-18.1
No 6,079 4,585 74.9 73.1-76.7 407 7.6 6.5- 8.8 433 7.1 6.0- 8.3 350 5.7 4.8- 6.8 304 4.8 4.0- 5.6
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,679 1,935 73.4 70.8-75.8 155 5.5 4.4- 6.8 190 6.9 5.6- 8.4 181 6.3 5.1- 7.8 218 8.0 6.5- 9.7
No 4,781 3,735 78.0 76.1-79.9 293 6.9 5.8- 8.3 305 6.0 5.0- 7.1 230 4.6 3.8- 5.7 218 4.4 3.6- 5.5
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 934 683 70.9 66.0-75.4 32 4.3 2.8- 6.7 41 3.5 2.3- 5.2 77 10.2 7.1-14.5 101 11.1 8.2-14.7
No 8,155 6,157 75.1 73.5-76.7 518 7.2 6.2- 8.3 579 7.1 6.2- 8.1 454 5.2 4.5- 6.0 447 5.4 4.6- 6.2

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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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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