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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Healthy Days

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%)
North Carolina 16,999 12,167 71.3 70.3-72.2 1,214 8.0 7.4- 8.6 1,417 8.6 8.0- 9.2 1,197 6.9 6.4- 7.5 1,004 5.2 4.8- 5.7
-Alamance County 457 316 67.6 61.8-72.9 37 10.4 7.0-15.1 43 9.6 6.6-13.8 27 5.8 3.7- 8.8 34 6.7 4.5- 9.7
GENDER
Male 147 113 75.1 64.6-83.3 10 8.8 4.1-17.9 8 7.1 2.9-16.3 7 4.3 1.8- 9.9 9 4.8 2.2-10.3
Female 310 203 61.9 55.2-68.1 27 11.6 7.5-17.5 35 11.5 7.9-16.3 20 6.9 4.3-11.0 25 8.1 5.2-12.3
RACE
White 342 236 64.5 57.6-70.9 31 12.6 8.2-18.9 32 11.0 7.1-16.7 19 5.6 3.4- 9.2 24 6.2 4.0- 9.6
Other 112 77 73.9 63.3-82.3 6 5.6 2.2-13.4 11 6.6 3.4-12.5 8 6.2 2.7-13.5 10 7.7 3.7-15.3
AGE
18-44 174 102 61.3 52.0-69.8 25 15.8 10.0-23.9 22 12.6 7.6-20.0 12 5.8 3.0-10.7 13 4.6 2.5- 8.3
45+ 281 212 75.0 68.6-80.5 12 4.0 2.1- 7.6 21 6.0 3.8- 9.5 15 5.8 3.3-10.0 21 9.1 5.6-14.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 154 71.9 63.9-78.8 12 7.8 4.0-14.5 15 5.1 2.9- 8.9 14 6.5 3.5-11.7 22 8.6 5.4-13.6
Some College + 237 161 64.1 55.7-71.6 25 12.9 8.0-20.3 28 13.8 8.7-21.1 13 5.1 2.8- 9.3 10 4.1 1.9- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 178 68.7 61.1-75.3 17 6.4 3.7-11.1 23 9.3 5.5-15.3 18 7.7 4.6-12.8 24 7.8 5.0-12.1
$50,000+ 116 75 62.3 50.5-72.8 16 17.2 9.6-29.0 15 12.6 6.7-22.6 6 4.5 1.9-10.2 4 3.3 0.9-12.0

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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