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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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 11,032 8,099 74.2 73.2-75.2 703 6.3 5.8- 6.9 787 7.2 6.7- 7.9 669 5.8 5.3- 6.4 774 6.3 5.8- 6.9
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
18-24 506 312 60.7 55.2-65.9 51 10.0 7.2-13.8 60 11.9 8.7-16.0 57 11.6 8.4-15.8 26 5.8 3.7- 9.0
25-34 1,567 1,037 67.6 64.7-70.3 145 9.5 7.9-11.4 176 11.1 9.3-13.1 124 7.2 5.9- 8.8 85 4.6 3.5- 6.0
35-44 2,025 1,386 69.9 67.4-72.3 174 8.3 7.0-10.0 182 9.2 7.7-10.9 143 6.4 5.3- 7.8 140 6.2 5.1- 7.6
45-54 2,095 1,446 71.4 69.0-73.7 156 7.0 5.7- 8.6 165 7.4 6.1- 8.8 139 6.7 5.4- 8.2 189 7.6 6.4- 8.9
55-64 1,994 1,492 77.9 75.6-80.0 102 4.6 3.7- 5.8 119 5.2 4.2- 6.4 113 4.6 3.6- 5.8 168 7.7 6.3- 9.3
65-74 1,570 1,327 85.8 83.5-87.7 37 1.9 1.3- 2.8 49 3.5 2.5- 4.8 57 3.1 2.3- 4.2 100 5.8 4.5- 7.4
75+ 1,232 1,064 87.1 84.6-89.2 34 2.2 1.5- 3.2 35 2.4 1.6- 3.6 34 2.8 1.8- 4.2 65 5.6 4.1- 7.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,375 986 70.9 67.8-73.9 54 4.1 3.0- 5.7 78 6.6 5.0- 8.6 96 7.0 5.5- 9.0 161 11.3 9.4-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,170 2,374 75.4 73.4-77.2 158 4.8 3.9- 5.7 215 7.0 5.9- 8.2 167 5.3 4.4- 6.4 256 7.6 6.5- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,862 2,058 72.8 70.7-74.8 189 6.7 5.6- 8.0 190 6.6 5.5- 7.7 204 7.0 5.9- 8.3 221 6.9 5.9- 8.1
College Graduate 3,612 2,672 75.5 73.7-77.2 299 8.1 7.0- 9.2 303 8.2 7.2- 9.3 202 5.0 4.3- 5.9 136 3.3 2.6- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,006 623 62.6 58.5-66.4 41 3.4 2.3- 4.8 64 6.8 5.0- 9.3 102 10.7 8.3-13.8 176 16.5 13.9-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,547 1,083 69.5 66.5-72.3 82 5.9 4.5- 7.7 126 7.8 6.3- 9.6 116 7.7 6.1- 9.5 140 9.1 7.4-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,258 892 70.5 67.3-73.6 84 6.6 5.1- 8.6 98 7.8 6.1- 9.8 84 7.2 5.5- 9.4 100 7.8 6.2- 9.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,567 1,144 74.0 71.3-76.5 109 6.1 4.9- 7.6 130 8.4 6.9-10.1 104 6.6 5.3- 8.3 80 4.9 3.7- 6.5
$50,000-74,999 1,529 1,128 74.9 72.2-77.4 125 7.6 6.1- 9.3 124 8.0 6.5- 9.8 95 5.7 4.5- 7.2 57 3.9 2.9- 5.3
$75,000+ 1,800 1,398 78.3 75.9-80.5 155 8.2 6.8- 9.8 125 7.4 6.0- 9.2 71 3.6 2.7- 4.7 51 2.5 1.8- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,418 2,131 63.1 61.0-65.1 165 4.7 3.9- 5.7 245 7.3 6.3- 8.5 351 10.2 9.0-11.5 526 14.7 13.3-16.2
No 7,330 5,734 78.4 77.2-79.6 529 7.2 6.4- 7.9 526 7.3 6.6- 8.1 309 4.2 3.6- 4.8 232 2.9 2.5- 3.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,540 1,272 83.6 81.4-85.7 58 3.7 2.7- 4.9 66 3.8 2.8- 4.9 53 3.4 2.4- 4.6 91 5.6 4.4- 7.1
Non-Veteran 9,371 6,731 72.2 71.1-73.4 640 6.9 6.3- 7.6 712 7.9 7.3- 8.7 611 6.4 5.8- 7.0 677 6.5 6.0- 7.2
Currently Serving 105 83 80.6 70.5-87.8 4 4.0 1.3-11.8 8 8.5 3.8-18.1 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5 5 3.8 1.5- 9.5

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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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