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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,763 1,234 70.1 67.4-72.7 118 6.8 5.5- 8.4 151 8.1 6.7- 9.8 132 7.4 6.1- 9.1 128 7.6 6.1- 9.4
AGE
18-24 114 72 62.9 51.2-73.3 8 6.1 2.7-13.0 18 15.9 8.7-27.2 9 10.4 5.1-20.3 7 4.6 1.8-11.5
25-34 319 217 67.0 60.3-73.1 27 8.3 5.0-13.4 33 11.9 8.1-17.1 25 6.3 3.9- 9.9 17 6.6 3.8-11.1
35-44 348 241 72.7 66.7-78.0 26 8.0 5.2-12.2 38 7.2 4.9-10.4 25 6.5 4.2-10.1 18 5.5 2.9-10.4
45-54 344 226 65.3 58.8-71.3 27 7.7 4.9-11.8 25 7.2 4.6-11.1 30 9.2 6.0-13.8 36 10.6 7.0-15.9
55-64 255 180 74.0 67.4-79.6 13 4.5 2.4- 8.2 20 5.9 3.7- 9.4 26 9.2 5.9-14.0 16 6.4 3.6-11.1
65-74 217 170 76.8 68.6-83.3 10 4.4 2.2- 8.6 11 5.8 2.8-11.6 10 5.6 2.3-12.8 16 7.5 4.1-13.1
75+ 156 122 76.3 66.8-83.7 5 3.5 1.4- 8.2 6 2.9 1.2- 6.5 7 5.3 2.3-11.8 16 12.1 6.5-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 366 239 62.4 56.3-68.3 23 6.4 4.1- 9.9 27 8.2 5.3-12.6 34 10.4 7.1-14.9 43 12.6 8.9-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 584 409 71.2 66.5-75.5 36 5.6 3.9- 8.1 56 8.8 6.5-12.0 45 7.1 5.0- 9.9 38 7.2 4.8-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 459 322 70.3 64.6-75.4 35 8.3 5.5-12.3 38 7.1 4.8-10.3 34 8.0 5.2-12.0 30 6.4 3.9-10.3
College Graduate 352 263 75.2 69.2-80.3 24 7.1 4.4-11.3 30 8.1 5.1-12.7 19 4.9 2.9- 8.2 16 4.7 2.7- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 230 59.6 53.3-65.5 23 6.2 3.3-11.1 27 7.7 5.0-11.6 41 10.1 7.1-14.2 56 16.5 12.3-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 435 303 70.2 64.7-75.2 31 8.1 5.5-11.8 45 8.8 6.2-12.4 31 7.6 4.9-11.6 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 231 167 70.7 62.4-77.9 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 23 10.3 6.2-16.8 19 8.0 4.5-13.9 8 6.4 2.7-14.6
$35,000- 49,999 178 122 72.0 64.0-78.8 17 7.5 4.4-12.6 20 10.1 6.0-16.4 12 6.9 3.7-12.5 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7
$50,000-74,999 92 68 72.0 58.7-82.3 6 6.2 2.4-14.8 7 7.6 3.4-15.9 7 7.4 3.0-17.3 4 6.8 1.6-24.1
$75,000+ 79 63 80.8 68.5-89.0 5 9.2 3.4-23.0 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8 4 4.0 1.4-10.6 3 2.4 0.7- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 368 58.5 53.7-63.1 38 5.8 4.0- 8.2 57 10.2 7.5-13.7 74 12.2 9.4-15.6 82 13.4 10.5-17.0
No 1,083 827 76.1 72.6-79.2 72 6.9 5.2- 9.1 90 7.2 5.6- 9.2 53 5.1 3.7- 7.2 41 4.7 3.1- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 31 62.8 43.0-79.1 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 6 7.3 2.8-17.6 6 10.6 3.7-26.5 6 16.6 4.8-43.7
Non-Veteran 1,702 1,195 70.3 67.6-73.0 116 6.9 5.6- 8.6 145 8.1 6.7- 9.9 125 7.3 6.0- 9.0 121 7.3 5.9- 9.0
Currently Serving 10 7 70.9 36.5-91.2 1 14.6 2.1-57.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 0.9-38.0 1 7.4 1.0-39.1

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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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