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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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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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 14,755 10,857 74.7 73.8-75.5 918 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,043 7.1 6.6- 7.7 920 6.1 5.6- 6.6 1,017 6.1 5.7- 6.6
-Alamance County 394 289 73.6 68.3-78.3 23 6.5 4.2- 9.9 28 6.0 4.0- 8.8 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 33 8.4 5.5-12.5
GENDER
Male 119 97 80.8 71.2-87.8 7 5.3 2.4-11.4 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 4 3.8 1.4- 9.8 7 8.1 3.5-17.8
Female 275 192 68.5 62.0-74.4 16 7.3 4.4-12.1 24 8.9 5.9-13.3 17 6.7 3.9-11.3 26 8.5 5.6-12.8
RACE
White 305 228 76.7 71.0-81.6 17 5.8 3.5- 9.6 22 6.1 3.9- 9.3 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2 24 7.4 4.5-11.8
Other 87 60 65.6 52.9-76.4 6 8.7 3.8-18.6 6 5.9 2.4-13.8 6 8.3 3.6-17.9 9 11.5 5.2-23.6
AGE
18-44 142 101 73.0 64.2-80.4 11 7.4 3.9-13.6 13 6.5 3.6-11.5 9 7.3 3.7-14.1 8 5.7 2.5-12.3
45+ 251 187 74.0 67.1-79.9 12 5.8 3.2-10.5 15 5.7 3.3- 9.5 12 4.1 2.2- 7.7 25 10.4 6.4-16.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 146 72.8 65.1-79.3 9 5.7 2.9-11.0 15 6.3 3.7-10.6 10 5.6 2.8-10.7 19 9.6 5.7-15.7
Some College + 194 142 74.4 66.7-80.9 14 7.3 4.1-12.6 13 5.7 3.2-10.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.4 14 7.1 3.5-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 172 72.7 65.9-78.5 15 7.0 4.1-11.8 17 5.9 3.6- 9.6 12 5.1 2.6- 9.5 26 9.3 6.0-14.2
$50,000+ 80 62 77.8 65.2-86.7 6 5.9 2.5-13.2 7 7.4 3.3-15.7 3 3.7 1.1-11.8 2 5.2 1.1-22.2

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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.

** 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 (MAHEC): 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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