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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 5,461 4,362 79.9 78.5-81.2 280 5.1 4.4- 5.8 287 5.8 5.0- 6.6 257 4.7 4.0- 5.5 275 4.6 4.0- 5.2
RACE
White 4,127 3,286 79.7 78.1-81.1 227 5.6 4.8- 6.5 217 5.5 4.7- 6.5 186 4.4 3.7- 5.2 211 4.8 4.1- 5.6
African American 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
Asian 40 32 80.0 60.5-91.3 4 5.6 1.9-15.8 3 12.3 3.5-34.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 90 64 74.2 62.2-83.4 4 6.1 1.9-18.0 7 6.9 3.0-14.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.9 13 11.7 6.5-20.3
Other Minorities 297 256 84.2 77.0-89.4 10 2.6 1.2- 5.6 17 6.6 3.5-12.4 11 5.6 2.5-12.4 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 300 254 85.6 78.8-90.5 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7 16 4.8 2.3- 9.7 12 5.4 2.3-12.1 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4
-English Speaking 101 76 80.5 70.2-87.9 9 7.2 3.4-14.5 5 4.3 1.2-14.8 9 7.3 3.4-14.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
-Spanish Speaking 199 178 87.3 78.2-93.0 5 2.3 0.8- 6.6 11 4.9 2.1-11.4 3 4.7 1.4-15.2 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4
Non-Hispanic 5,153 4,101 79.3 77.9-80.7 266 5.2 4.5- 6.0 270 5.9 5.1- 6.7 245 4.7 4.0- 5.4 271 4.9 4.3- 5.7
AGE
18-24 329 229 69.6 62.8-75.7 28 7.6 4.8-11.8 28 8.4 5.4-12.9 26 9.8 5.8-15.9 18 4.6 2.7- 7.8
25-34 893 669 75.6 72.0-78.9 76 7.5 5.8- 9.7 76 9.4 7.1-12.4 46 4.5 3.2- 6.2 26 3.0 1.9- 4.7
35-44 1,083 829 77.2 74.0-80.0 68 5.7 4.3- 7.5 70 7.2 5.4- 9.5 64 5.7 4.3- 7.5 52 4.3 3.1- 5.9
45-54 1,030 815 79.0 75.6-82.0 56 6.0 4.3- 8.3 50 5.1 3.7- 6.9 50 5.4 3.7- 7.9 59 4.6 3.4- 6.1
55-64 988 813 83.9 81.1-86.4 35 3.6 2.5- 5.3 37 3.3 2.3- 4.8 38 2.9 2.0- 4.1 65 6.3 4.7- 8.4
65-74 683 603 88.6 85.5-91.1 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7 16 2.7 1.6- 4.8 22 2.6 1.6- 4.2 33 4.7 3.1- 7.0
75+ 437 387 88.6 84.6-91.7 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 10 1.9 0.9- 3.7 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 22 5.1 3.2- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 931 736 80.9 77.5-83.9 28 3.2 2.0- 5.0 46 4.9 3.3- 7.3 53 5.0 3.4- 7.4 68 5.9 4.5- 7.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,559 1,262 79.8 77.1-82.2 64 4.2 3.2- 5.7 69 5.1 3.8- 6.8 81 5.6 4.2- 7.3 83 5.3 4.1- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,288 1,005 77.6 74.6-80.3 72 5.6 4.3- 7.3 72 5.8 4.4- 7.7 67 5.7 4.2- 7.7 72 5.3 4.1- 6.9
College Graduate 1,672 1,350 81.1 78.7-83.3 115 6.6 5.3- 8.2 100 6.9 5.5- 8.6 56 3.0 2.2- 4.0 51 2.5 1.8- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 491 341 71.2 65.2-76.6 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 31 5.4 3.4- 8.4 46 11.3 7.2-17.4 58 9.5 7.1-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 816 644 78.3 74.3-81.8 39 5.0 3.4- 7.4 36 5.7 3.6- 8.7 41 4.9 3.4- 7.1 56 6.1 4.4- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 654 504 78.0 74.1-81.5 45 6.6 4.7- 9.0 38 5.8 4.0- 8.2 33 4.8 3.2- 7.2 34 4.8 3.2- 7.1
$35,000- 49,999 822 654 80.2 76.8-83.2 42 4.5 3.1- 6.3 52 5.9 4.3- 8.0 47 5.9 4.3- 8.2 27 3.5 2.2- 5.5
$50,000-74,999 782 637 80.1 76.5-83.3 52 6.5 4.7- 9.0 38 5.8 4.1- 8.2 30 4.0 2.7- 6.0 25 3.5 2.3- 5.4
$75,000+ 891 728 81.1 77.8-84.1 62 6.7 5.1- 8.8 53 7.8 5.7-10.6 25 2.4 1.5- 3.7 23 2.0 1.3- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,601 1,108 68.8 65.9-71.6 69 4.3 3.3- 5.7 92 6.6 5.1- 8.4 139 8.7 7.1-10.7 193 11.6 9.8-13.6
No 3,657 3,076 83.8 82.2-85.2 203 5.4 4.6- 6.4 191 5.7 4.8- 6.7 112 3.3 2.6- 4.1 75 1.9 1.4- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,749 1,443 82.8 80.5-84.9 61 3.4 2.6- 4.6 73 4.0 3.0- 5.3 69 4.2 3.1- 5.7 103 5.5 4.4- 7.0
Non-Veteran 3,561 2,794 78.5 76.8-80.2 212 5.8 4.9- 6.8 208 6.6 5.6- 7.7 181 4.9 4.1- 5.9 166 4.2 3.5- 5.0
Currently Serving 132 109 81.8 72.8-88.4 5 3.9 1.5- 9.5 6 5.3 2.1-12.8 6 4.7 1.8-11.7 6 4.2 1.7-10.3

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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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