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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 849 599 69.4 65.2-73.2 92 12.3 9.6-15.7 81 11.0 8.5-14.3 51 5.3 3.9- 7.2 26 2.0 1.3- 3.0
GENDER
Male 327 249 72.9 66.2-78.6 37 14.1 9.7-20.1 21 7.8 4.8-12.6 15 4.1 2.4- 7.2 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7
Female 522 350 65.6 60.5-70.4 55 10.4 7.9-13.7 60 14.5 10.7-19.3 36 6.6 4.6- 9.3 21 2.9 1.8- 4.7
RACE
White 631 446 68.2 63.5-72.6 73 12.7 9.7-16.3 62 12.1 8.9-16.2 35 5.4 3.7- 7.9 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Other 209 147 71.9 63.2-79.3 18 11.5 6.3-20.1 18 8.7 5.1-14.6 15 5.0 2.9- 8.6 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5
AGE
18-44 417 277 65.6 59.6-71.2 50 13.7 9.8-18.8 52 13.7 9.9-18.7 25 5.2 3.4- 8.0 13 1.8 1.0- 3.2
45+ 430 320 75.5 70.7-79.8 42 10.0 7.2-13.8 29 6.7 4.5- 9.8 26 5.5 3.7- 8.3 13 2.2 1.2- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 149 71.3 62.3-78.8 18 6.7 3.9-11.4 17 12.6 7.0-21.6 19 7.5 4.4-12.4 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1
Some College + 636 448 68.6 63.9-72.9 74 14.6 11.1-18.9 64 10.4 7.9-13.7 32 4.4 3.0- 6.5 18 2.0 1.2- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 343 232 69.7 63.0-75.7 32 9.3 6.1-14.0 34 10.4 6.8-15.6 26 7.2 4.5-11.2 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7
$50,000+ 394 285 68.9 62.9-74.4 44 13.8 9.6-19.4 40 12.0 8.4-16.8 21 4.5 2.8- 7.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3

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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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