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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 878 698 78.9 75.5-81.9 34 4.1 2.8- 6.0 41 5.7 4.0- 7.9 57 6.1 4.6- 8.2 48 5.2 3.8- 7.2
AGE
18-24 60 42 70.9 55.9-82.4 4 6.0 1.9-16.8 6 9.9 4.0-22.4 5 9.1 3.3-22.6 3 4.1 1.2-12.9
25-34 140 105 76.7 68.2-83.4 9 5.0 2.5- 9.9 6 5.3 2.2-12.3 12 7.6 4.1-13.5 8 5.4 2.5-11.0
35-44 176 136 76.1 67.6-82.9 9 4.9 2.2-10.6 13 9.3 5.1-16.5 11 5.9 3.0-11.2 7 3.8 1.7- 8.0
45-54 174 140 80.9 73.4-86.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 8 5.5 2.6-11.1 13 5.6 3.1-10.1 10 6.0 3.0-11.6
55-64 164 132 77.8 69.0-84.7 7 5.6 2.3-12.7 6 4.5 1.8-10.7 7 4.9 2.3-10.0 12 7.2 3.6-13.9
65-74 102 89 88.2 78.1-94.0 2 2.6 0.6-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.2 2.0-12.5 4 4.0 1.1-13.6
75+ 57 49 84.9 71.0-92.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.6- 9.2 2 6.4 1.6-22.2 4 6.4 2.3-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 163 76.7 69.4-82.6 5 2.8 1.1- 7.4 9 3.9 1.9- 7.6 18 8.2 5.0-13.2 17 8.4 4.9-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 272 80.2 74.5-84.9 16 5.2 2.9- 9.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 15 5.3 3.1- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 191 148 77.1 69.4-83.3 6 3.6 1.6- 8.0 10 6.3 3.2-12.3 15 8.0 4.5-14.0 12 5.0 2.6- 9.2
College Graduate 141 114 81.4 72.6-87.8 7 3.8 1.6- 8.8 10 9.5 4.8-17.8 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 107 74.2 64.9-81.8 2 3.3 0.8-12.5 6 3.9 1.7- 8.6 18 11.8 7.1-19.1 10 6.7 3.3-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 171 134 78.2 69.7-84.8 8 4.7 2.0-10.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.3 10 6.0 2.8-12.3 13 7.2 3.9-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 109 83 77.7 68.3-84.9 8 6.3 3.1-12.6 6 5.8 2.5-12.9 6 4.7 2.1-10.3 6 5.5 2.3-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 121 95 75.0 64.5-83.3 5 3.9 1.4-10.7 6 6.1 2.4-14.8 9 9.4 4.7-17.8 6 5.5 2.1-13.6
$50,000-74,999 98 79 76.7 65.0-85.3 5 6.8 2.6-16.6 7 10.5 4.8-21.5 5 4.8 1.9-11.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
$75,000+ 65 50 78.3 64.5-87.8 5 5.6 2.0-14.6 5 10.2 3.9-23.9 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 3 4.1 1.1-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 207 67.4 60.8-73.3 6 2.3 0.9- 6.0 14 5.9 3.3-10.2 36 11.6 8.2-16.2 37 12.8 8.9-18.1
No 535 458 84.6 80.6-87.9 24 4.4 2.8- 6.8 25 5.7 3.6- 8.7 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 212 80.4 74.1-85.5 6 3.0 1.1- 7.9 8 3.5 1.7- 7.2 19 6.8 4.1-11.0 16 6.2 3.5-10.8
Non-Veteran 583 457 78.0 73.7-81.7 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 33 6.9 4.7- 9.9 37 6.1 4.2- 8.7 31 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Currently Serving 28 25 88.1 65.3-96.6 2 5.0 1.2-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.9 1.0-35.8

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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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