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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 638 473 75.1 71.2-78.7 43 6.2 4.5- 8.4 34 5.8 3.9- 8.5 48 7.3 5.4- 9.8 40 5.7 4.0- 8.0
GENDER
Male 247 197 78.4 72.1-83.6 14 5.4 3.1- 9.2 10 5.7 3.0-10.9 15 5.7 3.4- 9.5 11 4.8 2.5- 8.8
Female 391 276 72.0 66.9-76.6 29 6.9 4.7-10.0 24 5.8 3.8- 8.8 33 8.8 6.0-12.6 29 6.5 4.5- 9.5
RACE
White 440 319 72.7 67.8-77.1 37 7.9 5.6-11.0 23 6.1 3.8- 9.7 30 6.6 4.5- 9.6 31 6.7 4.5- 9.8
Other 194 150 79.5 72.7-85.0 6 2.7 1.1- 6.6 11 5.2 2.7-10.1 18 8.8 5.3-14.2 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4
AGE
18-44 321 226 72.8 67.2-77.8 25 6.3 4.2- 9.5 22 6.7 4.0-10.9 31 9.4 6.5-13.4 17 4.8 2.8- 7.9
45+ 315 246 78.0 72.3-82.7 18 6.0 3.6- 9.8 12 4.8 2.6- 8.7 16 4.4 2.5- 7.6 23 6.8 4.3-10.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 137 76.0 68.0-82.5 8 4.1 1.9- 8.6 7 5.6 2.3-12.6 14 7.0 3.9-12.4 14 7.3 4.1-12.7
Some College + 457 335 74.7 70.1-78.7 35 7.1 5.0-10.0 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 34 7.4 5.2-10.5 26 5.0 3.2- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 183 71.4 64.9-77.2 16 5.7 3.3- 9.8 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 28 10.2 6.9-15.0 24 8.3 5.2-12.9
$50,000+ 243 184 76.1 69.6-81.5 20 7.2 4.5-11.1 18 9.3 5.6-15.2 13 4.5 2.5- 8.0 8 3.0 1.4- 6.1

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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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