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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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 6,905 4,813 69.2 67.8-70.5 476 7.0 6.3- 7.8 570 8.8 8.0- 9.7 483 7.2 6.5- 8.0 563 7.8 7.1- 8.6
AGE
18-24 307 181 59.2 52.4-65.7 30 9.3 6.3-13.7 45 14.7 10.5-20.3 38 11.7 8.0-16.8 13 5.0 2.7- 9.2
25-34 958 589 60.7 56.9-64.3 86 9.8 7.7-12.4 119 13.2 10.8-16.1 95 10.2 8.2-12.7 69 6.2 4.7- 8.2
35-44 1,222 784 64.5 61.1-67.7 118 10.1 8.1-12.5 129 11.0 9.0-13.4 93 6.7 5.2- 8.5 98 7.7 6.1- 9.7
45-54 1,301 820 65.3 62.1-68.3 108 7.0 5.6- 8.7 126 9.2 7.5-11.2 104 8.3 6.6-10.5 143 10.2 8.4-12.4
55-64 1,210 845 70.3 67.1-73.4 74 6.0 4.6- 7.7 88 7.2 5.7- 9.2 83 6.9 5.2- 9.1 120 9.5 7.6-11.9
65-74 1,007 830 83.3 80.3-85.9 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9 33 3.6 2.4- 5.4 42 3.9 2.7- 5.6 72 6.6 4.9- 8.8
75+ 866 737 85.5 82.3-88.1 27 2.7 1.8- 4.2 29 3.2 2.0- 4.9 26 2.7 1.8- 4.3 47 5.9 4.1- 8.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 864 597 63.8 59.5-67.9 36 4.5 3.0- 6.6 51 7.9 5.7-10.7 63 8.8 6.4-11.9 117 15.1 12.2-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,031 1,451 71.0 68.5-73.5 114 5.5 4.4- 6.8 163 8.6 7.2-10.3 111 5.6 4.4- 7.0 192 9.3 7.8-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,843 1,265 68.9 66.2-71.4 128 7.2 5.8- 9.0 134 7.8 6.4- 9.4 153 8.2 6.8- 9.9 163 7.9 6.6- 9.5
College Graduate 2,159 1,495 69.5 67.1-71.8 196 9.0 7.7-10.6 221 10.2 8.8-11.9 156 7.3 6.1- 8.7 91 3.9 3.0- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 712 430 58.5 53.9-63.0 29 3.7 2.3- 5.7 44 6.6 4.7- 9.2 77 11.9 9.3-15.1 132 19.3 15.9-23.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,066 716 65.5 61.9-69.0 54 5.3 3.9- 7.3 106 10.6 8.5-13.1 87 8.7 6.8-11.0 103 9.9 7.8-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 769 513 64.2 59.7-68.4 54 6.8 4.8- 9.5 69 9.5 7.1-12.5 59 9.1 6.6-12.4 74 10.4 8.0-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 904 618 67.1 63.2-70.8 73 7.6 5.8- 9.9 86 10.7 8.4-13.5 68 8.0 6.0-10.6 59 6.6 4.8- 9.0
$50,000-74,999 877 598 69.0 65.2-72.5 79 8.5 6.6-10.9 94 11.0 8.8-13.8 71 7.6 5.8-10.0 35 3.8 2.6- 5.6
$75,000+ 1,006 743 73.5 70.0-76.7 101 10.0 8.0-12.5 81 8.1 6.3-10.4 50 5.2 3.7- 7.2 31 3.2 2.1- 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,228 1,308 58.2 55.6-60.7 106 4.5 3.5- 5.7 179 8.5 7.2-10.1 251 11.7 10.1-13.5 384 17.1 15.3-19.2
No 4,540 3,403 73.9 72.2-75.4 365 8.3 7.3- 9.3 377 8.9 7.9-10.0 227 5.3 4.5- 6.2 168 3.7 3.0- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 74 70.9 58.8-80.6 8 11.0 5.2-21.7 5 5.2 1.7-15.0 6 7.1 2.9-16.3 6 5.9 2.3-14.2
Non-Veteran 6,782 4,725 69.2 67.8-70.5 467 7.0 6.3- 7.8 560 8.8 8.0- 9.7 475 7.2 6.4- 8.0 555 7.8 7.1- 8.7
Currently Serving 20 12 62.8 37.8-82.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 4 20.5 7.4-45.4 2 10.0 2.3-34.8 1 5.3 0.7-30.0

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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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