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2006 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 1,767 1,193 65.9 62.9-68.7 125 6.8 5.5- 8.3 175 12.1 10.2-14.4 162 9.2 7.6-11.0 112 6.0 4.7- 7.7
GENDER
Female 1,767 1,193 65.9 62.9-68.7 125 6.8 5.5- 8.3 175 12.1 10.2-14.4 162 9.2 7.6-11.0 112 6.0 4.7- 7.7
RACE
African American 1,767 1,193 65.9 62.9-68.7 125 6.8 5.5- 8.3 175 12.1 10.2-14.4 162 9.2 7.6-11.0 112 6.0 4.7- 7.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 6 64.8 23.3-91.8 2 9.5 1.9-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 25.8 3.8-75.1
-English Speaking 9 6 64.8 23.3-91.8 2 9.5 1.9-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 25.8 3.8-75.1
Non-Hispanic 1,754 1,185 65.8 62.9-68.6 123 6.8 5.5- 8.3 173 12.2 10.2-14.5 162 9.3 7.7-11.2 111 5.9 4.6- 7.6
AGE
18-24 85 52 63.7 51.2-74.7 7 5.9 2.6-12.9 12 14.0 7.6-24.2 7 8.6 3.5-19.4 7 7.9 3.0-19.0
25-34 255 157 60.9 53.3-67.9 24 8.2 5.2-12.8 38 17.1 12.0-23.9 21 8.2 4.9-13.5 15 5.6 3.1- 9.9
35-44 315 205 64.5 57.7-70.9 20 6.3 3.7-10.5 37 14.0 9.3-20.3 31 8.6 5.8-12.7 22 6.6 3.9-11.0
45-54 380 225 59.8 53.7-65.6 39 9.7 6.8-13.7 43 12.2 8.7-16.8 51 12.5 9.2-16.9 22 5.7 3.2-10.2
55-64 332 224 65.9 59.5-71.7 23 6.7 4.3-10.3 24 8.4 5.3-13.2 32 10.8 7.3-15.8 29 8.2 5.3-12.3
65-74 241 195 78.7 71.4-84.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5 13 6.0 3.2-11.0 16 9.5 5.5-16.0 13 3.8 2.0- 7.4
75+ 145 123 82.7 74.3-88.8 7 4.2 1.9- 8.9 7 6.2 2.8-13.4 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 4 3.3 1.1- 9.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 253 68.0 61.5-73.9 13 3.7 2.0- 6.7 29 8.8 5.9-13.1 32 11.1 7.4-16.2 31 8.4 5.1-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 631 448 68.1 63.0-72.8 45 6.6 4.7- 9.3 52 10.8 7.8-14.8 50 8.4 5.8-11.9 36 6.1 3.9- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 438 269 61.5 55.7-67.1 39 8.1 5.5-11.7 52 13.5 9.9-18.1 48 10.0 7.2-13.8 30 6.9 4.4-10.6
College Graduate 338 221 65.3 58.6-71.4 28 8.2 5.3-12.2 42 15.8 10.9-22.2 32 8.0 5.5-11.6 15 2.8 1.5- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 227 59.7 53.3-65.8 19 4.2 2.6- 6.8 36 12.9 8.7-18.7 45 12.2 8.6-17.0 51 10.9 7.8-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 452 294 62.7 56.8-68.2 33 6.7 4.5- 9.7 45 11.1 7.9-15.2 49 11.3 8.0-15.8 31 8.3 5.3-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 242 170 69.4 61.2-76.5 23 8.4 5.1-13.5 21 12.5 7.4-20.4 19 7.1 4.2-11.6 9 2.6 1.2- 5.4
$35,000- 49,999 195 141 71.6 63.2-78.8 15 7.6 4.1-13.6 22 11.4 7.3-17.5 11 6.7 3.0-14.4 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5
$50,000-74,999 136 85 59.3 48.6-69.2 13 10.3 5.4-18.6 22 20.6 12.8-31.5 14 9.0 5.0-15.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
$75,000+ 101 69 69.0 57.0-78.8 10 8.7 4.5-16.2 11 11.2 4.9-23.3 10 8.5 4.4-15.7 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 670 382 51.4 46.6-56.2 38 5.8 3.9- 8.3 78 15.1 11.7-19.2 92 16.1 12.6-20.4 80 11.6 8.9-15.1
No 1,018 748 71.8 68.0-75.2 86 7.8 6.1- 9.9 90 10.9 8.5-14.0 67 6.2 4.7- 8.1 27 3.3 1.9- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 38 53.1 37.4-68.3 6 5.6 2.4-12.8 10 28.9 15.3-47.9 2 4.4 1.0-17.8 6 7.9 3.2-18.2
Non-Veteran 1,700 1,152 66.5 63.5-69.3 118 6.8 5.5- 8.3 165 11.4 9.5-13.6 159 9.4 7.8-11.3 106 6.0 4.6- 7.7

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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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