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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,951 3,676 75.5 74.0-77.0 308 6.0 5.2- 6.8 336 6.6 5.8- 7.4 290 5.6 4.8- 6.5 341 6.3 5.6- 7.1
GENDER
Male 1,786 1,441 81.2 78.8-83.3 84 4.4 3.4- 5.6 87 4.8 3.8- 6.0 75 4.4 3.2- 6.1 99 5.3 4.2- 6.6
Female 3,165 2,235 70.4 68.5-72.3 224 7.4 6.4- 8.6 249 8.2 7.1- 9.5 215 6.7 5.7- 7.8 242 7.2 6.3- 8.4
RACE
White 3,265 2,418 75.0 73.2-76.7 196 5.7 4.9- 6.7 235 7.4 6.3- 8.5 179 5.1 4.3- 6.0 237 6.8 5.9- 8.0
African American 1,246 934 76.3 73.3-79.0 82 6.6 5.1- 8.5 79 5.7 4.4- 7.4 80 6.0 4.6- 7.7 71 5.4 4.1- 7.1
Other Minorities 13 10 81.8 53.1-94.7 1 5.0 0.7-29.6 1 5.7 0.8-32.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.5 1.0-39.3
AGE
18-24 328 220 70.3 63.2-76.4 22 6.8 4.3-10.6 40 8.4 5.8-11.8 29 10.4 5.9-17.7 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2
25-34 814 571 71.7 67.8-75.2 71 8.1 6.1-10.7 68 8.1 6.1-10.6 55 6.2 4.5- 8.3 49 6.0 4.3- 8.3
35-44 881 612 72.1 68.5-75.5 78 8.0 6.2-10.2 78 8.5 6.5-11.0 57 6.1 4.5- 8.3 56 5.3 3.9- 7.2
45-54 914 658 74.4 71.0-77.5 56 5.6 4.1- 7.5 65 6.8 5.2- 8.9 57 5.4 4.0- 7.3 78 7.8 6.1- 9.9
55-64 855 641 76.8 73.2-80.0 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6 53 5.7 4.2- 7.7 50 5.1 3.7- 7.0 69 7.8 5.8-10.3
65-74 660 554 85.4 81.9-88.3 21 3.1 1.8- 5.1 17 3.1 1.8- 5.5 25 2.5 1.6- 3.8 43 5.9 4.1- 8.4
75+ 479 404 84.2 80.0-87.7 14 2.9 1.7- 5.0 15 3.0 1.6- 5.4 17 4.1 2.4- 7.1 29 5.7 3.8- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 829 610 74.3 70.1-78.2 40 5.3 3.6- 7.8 42 4.6 3.3- 6.5 56 7.6 5.0-11.3 81 8.1 6.3-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,592 1,216 78.0 75.5-80.4 86 4.9 3.8- 6.3 95 5.8 4.5- 7.4 86 5.1 3.9- 6.5 109 6.2 4.9- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,306 937 72.9 70.1-75.6 87 6.6 5.2- 8.3 94 7.1 5.6- 8.8 92 6.1 4.9- 7.7 96 7.3 5.7- 9.1
College Graduate 1,215 907 75.8 72.9-78.5 93 7.1 5.6- 8.9 104 8.7 6.9-10.7 56 4.4 3.3- 5.9 55 4.1 3.0- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 648 415 64.1 58.8-69.1 34 4.9 3.2- 7.4 47 6.7 4.8- 9.3 65 11.5 7.7-16.9 87 12.8 10.1-16.1
$15,000- 24,999 933 682 75.6 72.1-78.8 54 5.8 4.1- 8.1 66 6.0 4.5- 7.9 63 6.1 4.6- 8.2 68 6.5 4.9- 8.5
$25,000- 34,999 582 439 75.6 71.4-79.4 45 7.6 5.5-10.5 42 7.5 5.3-10.5 25 3.4 2.3- 5.2 31 5.8 3.9- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 664 489 74.7 70.6-78.4 48 6.5 4.7- 9.0 64 9.6 7.2-12.7 34 5.2 3.5- 7.6 29 4.0 2.6- 6.0
$50,000-74,999 536 396 75.5 71.1-79.4 38 6.3 4.5- 8.9 34 6.1 4.2- 8.9 40 7.0 4.8-10.0 28 5.1 3.3- 7.6
$75,000+ 546 420 77.0 72.7-80.8 46 8.7 6.3-11.9 36 6.9 4.8- 9.9 21 4.0 2.5- 6.2 23 3.4 2.2- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,691 1,076 64.9 62.1-67.6 82 4.5 3.5- 5.8 116 7.0 5.7- 8.7 162 9.1 7.7-10.8 255 14.4 12.6-16.5
No 3,096 2,467 80.3 78.5-82.0 215 6.6 5.7- 7.7 214 6.6 5.6- 7.7 123 4.1 3.2- 5.3 77 2.3 1.7- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 710 570 79.8 76.1-83.0 32 4.8 3.3- 6.9 39 6.2 4.4- 8.7 28 3.7 2.4- 5.7 41 5.6 3.9- 7.8
Non-Veteran 4,096 2,993 74.5 72.8-76.1 268 6.2 5.4- 7.1 288 6.7 5.9- 7.7 253 6.0 5.1- 7.1 294 6.6 5.8- 7.6
Currently Serving 135 105 79.1 70.3-85.9 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 9 6.0 2.9-12.2 9 6.5 2.9-13.8 5 3.2 1.2- 7.8

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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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