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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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 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
AGE
18-24 199 131 62.2 53.5-70.2 21 10.7 6.4-17.5 15 9.0 4.9-15.9 19 11.5 6.7-18.9 13 6.6 3.5-12.2
25-34 609 448 74.7 70.4-78.5 59 9.1 6.8-12.1 57 8.9 6.6-12.0 29 4.2 2.8- 6.4 16 3.0 1.7- 5.4
35-44 803 602 75.5 71.7-78.9 56 6.5 4.8- 8.8 53 7.3 5.2-10.0 50 6.1 4.5- 8.3 42 4.7 3.2- 6.7
45-54 794 626 78.5 74.7-81.8 48 7.0 4.9-10.0 39 5.3 3.7- 7.4 35 4.8 3.2- 7.2 46 4.5 3.2- 6.2
55-64 784 647 85.0 81.9-87.6 28 3.4 2.2- 5.1 31 3.2 2.1- 4.9 30 2.4 1.6- 3.6 48 6.0 4.2- 8.4
65-74 563 497 88.4 84.9-91.1 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0 28 4.9 3.2- 7.5
75+ 366 327 89.4 85.0-92.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 8 2.8 1.3- 6.1 18 5.1 3.0- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 389 77.9 73.3-81.9 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6 27 5.4 3.3- 8.6 33 5.3 3.6- 7.8 44 7.6 5.4-10.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,139 923 80.3 77.2-83.0 44 3.9 2.8- 5.6 52 5.1 3.7- 7.1 56 5.0 3.7- 6.8 64 5.6 4.1- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 793 77.4 74.1-80.4 61 6.1 4.5- 8.2 56 5.2 3.8- 6.9 51 5.6 4.0- 7.9 58 5.7 4.2- 7.6
College Graduate 1,453 1,177 81.3 78.7-83.6 103 7.1 5.6- 9.0 82 6.2 4.8- 7.9 46 2.8 2.0- 3.9 45 2.6 1.8- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 193 68.0 60.8-74.5 12 3.0 1.5- 5.6 20 7.1 3.9-12.4 25 9.2 5.2-15.6 44 12.7 9.2-17.4
$15,000- 24,999 481 367 74.6 69.3-79.2 28 6.7 4.3-10.3 20 4.2 2.5- 7.1 29 6.3 4.1- 9.7 37 8.2 5.5-12.1
$25,000- 34,999 489 379 77.3 72.5-81.4 30 6.4 4.3- 9.5 29 6.0 3.9- 9.0 25 5.2 3.2- 8.3 26 5.1 3.2- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 663 526 80.7 77.0-84.0 36 4.6 3.2- 6.8 44 6.1 4.4- 8.4 36 5.3 3.6- 7.7 21 3.3 1.9- 5.5
$50,000-74,999 652 530 80.2 76.2-83.6 46 6.7 4.7- 9.5 30 5.2 3.5- 7.7 24 3.9 2.5- 6.1 22 4.0 2.5- 6.2
$75,000+ 794 655 82.4 79.0-85.4 54 6.7 4.9- 8.9 44 6.8 4.8- 9.6 21 2.2 1.4- 3.6 20 1.9 1.2- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,190 823 68.9 65.6-72.0 59 5.0 3.7- 6.8 66 5.9 4.4- 7.7 100 8.4 6.6-10.6 142 11.8 9.8-14.2
No 2,790 2,331 83.2 81.4-84.9 164 6.0 5.0- 7.2 149 5.7 4.7- 6.8 82 3.0 2.3- 3.9 64 2.2 1.6- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,441 1,198 84.2 81.8-86.2 50 3.4 2.5- 4.6 61 3.7 2.8- 4.9 47 3.2 2.3- 4.5 85 5.6 4.3- 7.1
Non-Veteran 2,589 2,006 77.2 75.2-79.2 173 6.8 5.6- 8.1 152 6.4 5.3- 7.8 136 5.1 4.2- 6.3 122 4.5 3.6- 5.5
Currently Serving 85 71 83.0 71.7-90.4 3 4.4 1.4-13.3 4 6.9 2.4-18.6 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6 4 3.6 1.2-10.1

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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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