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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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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  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 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
-Buncombe County 357 239 66.0 60.2-71.3 28 8.3 5.6-12.1 42 11.5 8.3-15.6 25 7.2 4.8-10.8 23 7.1 4.5-11.0
GENDER
Male 141 103 71.7 62.9-79.1 10 8.1 4.3-14.8 14 10.1 5.9-16.8 8 4.9 2.4- 9.8 6 5.1 2.1-11.9
Female 216 136 60.2 52.8-67.2 18 8.4 5.2-13.3 28 12.9 8.7-18.6 17 9.5 5.7-15.4 17 9.0 5.4-14.7
RACE
White 317 214 65.7 59.7-71.4 24 7.8 5.1-11.7 37 11.7 8.3-16.1 24 8.2 5.4-12.2 18 6.7 4.0-11.0
Other 38 24 67.4 49.2-81.5 3 10.6 3.4-28.5 5 10.8 4.0-26.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 5 10.2 3.8-24.5
AGE
18-44 134 77 58.5 49.1-67.4 14 10.2 5.9-17.1 20 14.5 9.2-22.2 13 9.7 5.6-16.4 10 7.0 3.6-13.4
45+ 223 162 71.2 64.0-77.5 14 6.9 3.9-11.9 22 9.3 6.0-14.3 12 5.4 2.9-10.0 13 7.1 3.8-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 84 67.3 57.8-75.7 8 5.6 2.7-11.3 15 12.3 7.2-20.2 9 7.0 3.6-13.3 10 7.7 4.0-14.4
Some College + 231 155 65.1 57.9-71.8 20 9.8 6.2-15.2 27 11.0 7.3-16.2 16 7.3 4.3-12.2 13 6.7 3.6-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 130 63.5 55.8-70.6 13 7.3 4.1-12.8 28 13.9 9.5-20.0 16 7.8 4.6-13.1 16 7.4 4.3-12.5
$50,000+ 88 60 66.9 55.4-76.7 10 12.1 6.3-22.0 11 12.6 6.7-22.6 4 4.4 1.6-11.8 3 3.9 1.3-11.7

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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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