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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 438 315 74.2 69.5-78.5 40 9.2 6.5-12.8 29 5.9 4.0- 8.7 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 25 4.7 3.0- 7.3
GENDER
Male 160 128 82.1 74.8-87.7 14 9.4 5.3-16.0 5 2.7 1.1- 6.9 8 3.6 1.7- 7.4 5 2.1 0.7- 6.0
Female 278 187 67.1 60.7-72.9 26 9.0 6.0-13.3 24 8.8 5.7-13.3 21 8.1 5.1-12.6 20 7.1 4.4-11.2
RACE
White 317 235 75.6 70.0-80.5 28 8.9 5.9-13.3 21 6.4 4.0-10.1 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9
Other 119 78 70.1 60.3-78.3 12 10.0 5.4-17.7 8 4.7 2.2- 9.5 11 8.5 4.4-15.8 10 6.8 3.3-13.5
AGE
18-44 168 115 73.4 65.7-79.9 17 10.2 6.2-16.6 15 6.7 3.9-11.3 14 6.5 3.5-11.6 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5
45+ 269 200 74.9 68.7-80.3 23 8.4 5.3-13.2 14 5.3 3.0- 9.4 15 5.6 3.3- 9.4 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 123 78.7 71.1-84.8 10 6.8 3.5-12.8 7 3.9 1.8- 8.5 8 4.4 2.1- 9.1 12 6.2 3.3-11.4
Some College + 278 192 71.6 65.4-77.1 30 10.6 7.1-15.5 22 7.1 4.4-11.0 21 6.8 4.3-10.8 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 154 71.4 64.6-77.4 20 8.1 5.1-12.8 16 6.3 3.6-10.9 18 7.2 4.4-11.6 18 6.9 4.2-11.4
$50,000+ 136 108 79.3 70.7-85.9 16 12.8 7.5-21.0 6 3.9 1.7- 8.5 5 3.4 1.3- 8.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1

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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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