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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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 2,091 1,421 66.6 63.9-69.1 165 8.7 7.3-10.3 188 8.6 7.2-10.3 182 9.2 7.7-10.9 135 6.9 5.6- 8.5
GENDER
Female 2,091 1,421 66.6 63.9-69.1 165 8.7 7.3-10.3 188 8.6 7.2-10.3 182 9.2 7.7-10.9 135 6.9 5.6- 8.5
RACE
African American 2,091 1,421 66.6 63.9-69.1 165 8.7 7.3-10.3 188 8.6 7.2-10.3 182 9.2 7.7-10.9 135 6.9 5.6- 8.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 34 87.6 72.8-94.9 6 10.6 4.1-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 11 9 85.2 52.4-96.8 1 4.7 0.6-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.0 1.4-47.4 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 30 25 88.1 70.4-95.8 5 11.9 4.2-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,050 1,387 65.7 63.1-68.3 159 8.6 7.2-10.3 188 9.0 7.5-10.7 181 9.5 8.0-11.3 135 7.2 5.8- 8.8
AGE
18-24 128 82 61.6 51.0-71.1 16 13.4 8.0-21.6 13 10.6 5.4-19.8 12 7.6 3.9-14.3 5 6.8 2.6-16.6
25-34 336 204 58.6 51.7-65.2 37 11.0 7.6-15.6 32 10.4 6.9-15.4 41 12.9 9.1-18.1 22 7.1 4.4-11.2
35-44 443 271 64.5 59.0-69.6 45 10.2 7.3-14.0 58 10.1 7.5-13.6 39 8.3 5.8-11.8 30 6.9 4.6-10.2
45-54 427 278 63.5 57.7-68.9 42 10.2 7.2-14.4 36 7.8 5.2-11.4 45 11.7 8.3-16.2 26 6.8 4.4-10.3
55-64 356 253 71.3 65.2-76.8 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 37 10.2 7.1-14.5 26 8.5 5.2-13.6 27 7.1 4.6-11.0
65-74 234 193 80.2 73.2-85.7 9 5.3 2.5-10.8 8 3.5 1.7- 7.2 10 4.0 2.1- 7.8 14 6.9 3.7-12.5
75+ 152 126 81.6 73.2-87.9 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 4 2.8 1.0- 7.9 8 6.4 2.9-13.7 11 7.1 3.6-13.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 405 293 71.5 65.5-76.8 23 6.2 3.9- 9.9 29 6.1 4.0- 9.2 23 5.6 3.5- 8.9 37 10.5 6.9-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 717 472 65.5 60.8-69.8 57 10.0 7.4-13.5 62 6.9 5.1- 9.3 70 9.8 7.3-12.9 56 7.9 5.8-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 522 354 65.8 60.5-70.8 39 7.7 5.3-11.1 49 9.0 6.4-12.7 55 11.2 8.3-15.1 25 6.1 3.8- 9.7
College Graduate 442 298 64.6 58.7-70.2 46 9.9 7.2-13.5 47 13.3 9.2-18.8 34 9.1 6.2-13.3 17 3.1 1.8- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 291 63.5 57.8-69.0 28 7.6 4.9-11.7 31 6.0 4.0- 8.8 48 11.4 8.0-15.8 47 11.6 8.4-15.7
$15,000- 24,999 509 355 69.1 63.8-73.9 41 7.6 5.4-10.7 44 8.7 6.0-12.5 41 9.3 6.4-13.5 28 5.2 3.3- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 316 190 59.8 52.9-66.4 31 12.1 8.0-17.9 40 9.6 6.7-13.7 36 11.1 7.6-16.1 19 7.3 4.3-12.2
$35,000- 49,999 217 145 63.1 54.9-70.6 20 9.9 6.0-16.1 24 13.1 8.4-19.8 17 8.8 5.1-14.7 11 5.0 2.6- 9.5
$50,000-74,999 162 114 66.7 56.1-75.9 15 9.0 5.1-15.5 15 12.1 5.5-24.4 13 8.8 4.7-15.9 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7
$75,000+ 131 93 71.5 61.9-79.5 18 13.5 8.1-21.7 11 9.0 4.6-16.7 7 4.9 2.1-11.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 737 418 52.6 48.1-57.1 49 7.6 5.5-10.4 75 10.3 7.8-13.4 103 15.6 12.6-19.3 92 13.9 10.8-17.5
No 1,263 939 73.6 70.4-76.7 109 9.1 7.3-11.3 101 7.6 5.9- 9.8 74 6.3 4.8- 8.3 40 3.3 2.3- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 49 67.0 50.9-79.9 4 8.4 2.5-24.7 4 10.8 3.2-30.8 4 3.3 1.1- 9.0 10 10.6 5.3-20.0
Non-Veteran 2,014 1,367 66.5 63.8-69.1 161 8.7 7.3-10.4 184 8.6 7.2-10.3 178 9.4 7.9-11.2 124 6.8 5.4- 8.4

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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.

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