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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-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 5,633 4,342 75.4 73.8-77.0 331 7.0 6.0- 8.0 344 6.5 5.6- 7.5 314 5.8 5.0- 6.7 302 5.3 4.6- 6.2
RACE
White 4,322 3,354 75.3 73.4-77.1 244 6.8 5.8- 8.1 263 6.8 5.7- 8.0 230 5.9 4.9- 7.0 231 5.2 4.4- 6.3
African American 771 585 73.1 68.4-77.2 45 7.7 5.1-11.5 49 5.5 4.0- 7.7 55 7.4 5.3-10.2 37 6.3 4.1- 9.5
Asian 33 23 78.3 57.4-90.6 5 14.0 4.8-34.2 2 4.9 0.8-24.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
Native American 106 70 64.4 51.3-75.6 7 7.1 2.8-16.8 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 12 11.2 5.7-21.0 11 10.8 4.8-22.3
Other Minorities 375 288 80.0 74.6-84.4 30 6.5 4.2- 9.8 22 6.0 3.5-10.2 15 3.2 1.6- 6.0 20 4.4 2.6- 7.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 370 305 83.2 78.0-87.4 25 5.5 3.5- 8.7 19 6.0 3.4-10.3 11 2.9 1.4- 5.8 10 2.3 1.2- 4.6
-English Speaking 103 84 77.7 65.5-86.5 6 4.8 1.7-12.5 7 8.9 3.8-19.3 4 5.8 2.0-15.3 2 2.9 0.6-13.3
-Spanish Speaking 267 221 84.5 78.5-89.0 19 5.7 3.4- 9.5 12 5.4 2.7-10.6 7 2.2 0.9- 5.6 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7
Non-Hispanic 5,251 4,030 74.3 72.6-76.0 306 7.2 6.2- 8.3 324 6.5 5.6- 7.6 301 6.2 5.3- 7.2 290 5.7 4.9- 6.7
AGE
18-24 236 154 68.2 61.0-74.6 24 10.3 6.6-15.7 19 6.9 3.9-11.9 23 9.1 5.9-14.0 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5
25-34 646 471 73.0 68.7-76.9 65 9.5 7.1-12.6 43 6.9 4.9- 9.8 31 4.1 2.8- 6.0 36 6.5 4.4- 9.3
35-44 994 726 73.0 69.5-76.2 79 7.9 6.1-10.1 73 7.3 5.5- 9.5 70 6.6 5.0- 8.6 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6
45-54 1,139 856 76.7 73.7-79.5 66 5.4 4.1- 7.1 81 6.8 5.2- 8.7 68 6.0 4.5- 8.0 68 5.1 3.9- 6.7
55-64 1,157 876 76.6 73.5-79.4 59 5.2 3.8- 7.1 69 6.2 4.6- 8.3 80 6.5 5.1- 8.3 73 5.6 4.2- 7.3
65-74 870 748 86.5 83.7-89.0 27 3.2 2.1- 4.8 35 3.5 2.4- 5.0 27 3.2 2.1- 4.9 33 3.6 2.3- 5.4
75+ 568 491 87.1 83.4-90.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2 22 4.7 2.8- 7.7 15 2.2 1.3- 3.8 29 4.0 2.6- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 901 668 74.7 70.4-78.7 34 4.2 2.7- 6.4 45 4.9 3.2- 7.4 65 5.7 4.1- 7.9 89 10.5 7.7-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,691 1,309 75.2 72.1-78.1 102 8.6 6.5-11.2 90 4.9 3.7- 6.6 97 6.2 4.8- 8.0 93 5.1 3.9- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,237 915 72.4 68.6-75.9 90 7.5 5.8- 9.7 92 9.6 7.2-12.6 79 6.5 4.8- 8.8 61 4.0 2.9- 5.5
College Graduate 1,791 1,442 78.4 75.7-80.8 105 6.6 5.2- 8.3 113 6.5 5.2- 8.2 73 4.9 3.6- 6.5 58 3.6 2.6- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 451 282 60.2 52.7-67.3 20 6.4 3.4-11.6 34 10.2 6.1-16.6 51 8.3 5.9-11.6 64 14.9 10.3-21.2
$15,000- 24,999 841 594 68.7 63.9-73.1 58 8.7 6.1-12.4 48 5.6 3.8- 8.1 71 9.2 6.6-12.5 70 7.9 5.6-10.9
$25,000- 34,999 687 531 72.0 66.5-76.9 38 5.6 3.8- 8.3 47 9.5 6.1-14.7 35 6.4 4.1-10.0 36 6.4 4.2- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 861 674 77.7 73.7-81.3 56 7.0 4.9- 9.8 57 7.2 5.1-10.1 35 3.8 2.4- 5.7 39 4.3 2.9- 6.4
$50,000-74,999 828 667 80.3 76.8-83.5 48 6.0 4.3- 8.2 52 6.4 4.6- 8.7 35 4.4 3.0- 6.5 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6
$75,000+ 1,292 1,052 79.6 76.5-82.3 80 7.2 5.4- 9.4 79 6.2 4.7- 8.1 59 4.9 3.6- 6.6 22 2.2 1.3- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,950 1,256 60.5 57.4-63.6 108 6.5 5.0- 8.5 156 8.4 6.8-10.4 199 11.1 9.3-13.2 231 13.4 11.2-15.9
No 3,494 2,929 81.5 79.5-83.3 217 7.3 6.1- 8.7 179 5.7 4.7- 7.0 108 3.7 2.9- 4.7 61 1.8 1.3- 2.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,025 1,600 78.3 75.8-80.5 84 4.1 3.2- 5.4 118 6.2 4.9- 7.7 106 5.8 4.6- 7.2 117 5.7 4.5- 7.1
Non-Veteran 3,593 2,731 74.4 72.3-76.4 247 8.0 6.8- 9.4 224 6.6 5.5- 7.9 208 5.8 4.9- 7.0 183 5.2 4.3- 6.3

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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.

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