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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 15,371 10,824 69.9 68.8-70.9 1,109 7.9 7.3- 8.6 1,314 8.9 8.3- 9.6 1,128 7.3 6.7- 7.9 996 6.0 5.5- 6.6
-Piedmont NC 8,587 6,019 69.2 67.7-70.6 652 8.5 7.6- 9.5 748 9.4 8.5-10.3 611 7.0 6.3- 7.8 557 5.9 5.3- 6.7
GENDER
Male 3,194 2,455 74.7 72.4-76.8 208 7.7 6.4- 9.3 202 6.9 5.6- 8.3 161 5.3 4.3- 6.5 168 5.5 4.5- 6.8
Female 5,393 3,564 63.8 62.0-65.6 444 9.2 8.1-10.6 546 11.9 10.7-13.2 450 8.7 7.7- 9.7 389 6.4 5.6- 7.3
RACE
White 6,669 4,682 68.5 66.8-70.1 512 8.9 7.8-10.1 580 9.6 8.6-10.7 464 7.2 6.3- 8.1 431 5.9 5.1- 6.7
African American 1,311 903 68.1 64.4-71.5 90 7.5 5.5-10.2 118 9.2 7.4-11.3 111 8.1 6.4-10.4 89 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Other Minorities 565 400 74.3 69.4-78.7 48 7.8 5.5-11.0 46 8.3 5.7-12.1 35 4.6 2.9- 7.0 36 4.9 3.2- 7.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 470 360 78.4 73.1-82.8 31 5.7 3.6- 8.7 32 8.0 5.1-12.4 28 4.8 2.9- 7.8 19 3.2 1.8- 5.4
Non-Hispanic 8,099 5,645 68.1 66.6-69.6 621 8.8 7.9- 9.9 714 9.5 8.6-10.5 582 7.2 6.5- 8.1 537 6.3 5.5- 7.1
AGE
18-24 336 207 61.6 54.8-67.9 40 12.7 8.5-18.5 35 10.8 7.3-15.9 31 9.0 6.0-13.1 23 5.9 3.6- 9.5
25-34 1,043 658 65.0 61.4-68.5 108 10.1 7.9-12.7 139 12.5 10.3-15.0 76 5.9 4.5- 7.8 62 6.5 4.9- 8.7
35-44 1,560 1,002 65.1 62.1-67.9 165 10.8 9.0-12.7 162 10.1 8.4-12.1 131 7.9 6.4- 9.6 100 6.2 4.7- 8.1
45-54 1,711 1,120 69.8 67.1-72.3 154 7.4 6.2- 8.8 164 9.1 7.6-10.9 153 8.1 6.6- 9.8 120 5.7 4.6- 7.0
55-64 1,668 1,151 71.4 68.6-74.0 113 6.6 5.2- 8.3 128 7.4 5.9- 9.2 140 7.9 6.5- 9.5 136 6.8 5.5- 8.3
65-74 1,250 1,022 82.2 79.6-84.6 45 3.6 2.6- 5.0 78 6.1 4.7- 7.7 46 3.8 2.7- 5.3 59 4.3 3.1- 5.8
75+ 953 803 85.6 82.9-88.0 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6 31 3.2 2.1- 4.7 56 5.2 3.9- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,216 869 71.3 67.2-75.0 42 4.6 3.0- 7.1 73 6.0 4.2- 8.4 94 7.8 5.8-10.2 138 10.3 7.9-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,488 1,775 70.3 67.5-73.0 152 7.6 5.9- 9.8 205 8.3 6.8-10.0 170 6.8 5.5- 8.3 186 7.0 5.7- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,083 1,384 65.5 62.2-68.5 186 9.6 7.6-11.9 204 11.8 9.7-14.3 175 7.5 6.2- 9.1 134 5.7 4.6- 7.1
College Graduate 2,775 1,971 70.1 67.8-72.3 272 10.1 8.7-11.6 262 9.9 8.6-11.5 172 6.5 5.3- 7.9 98 3.4 2.6- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 854 512 58.3 52.6-63.8 27 3.4 1.9- 5.9 80 12.2 8.5-17.1 87 9.6 7.2-12.7 148 16.6 12.9-21.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,346 876 62.6 58.6-66.5 98 8.8 6.4-12.1 109 8.1 6.2-10.5 137 10.5 8.4-13.0 126 10.0 7.7-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 951 674 68.5 63.8-72.8 76 8.1 6.0-10.7 71 9.2 6.2-13.6 72 8.5 6.2-11.7 58 5.7 4.0- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,184 825 69.0 65.3-72.6 108 9.2 7.1-11.8 121 10.9 8.7-13.7 72 6.0 4.3- 8.3 58 4.8 3.4- 6.6
$50,000-74,999 1,117 775 71.0 67.4-74.3 104 8.4 6.7-10.5 107 10.2 8.1-12.7 79 6.8 5.1- 8.9 52 3.7 2.6- 5.2
$75,000+ 1,876 1,360 72.1 69.4-74.6 179 9.9 8.3-11.9 192 10.3 8.7-12.2 102 5.2 4.1- 6.6 43 2.5 1.7- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,901 1,695 54.9 52.3-57.6 182 7.4 6.0- 9.2 293 12.1 10.4-14.1 323 11.4 9.8-13.1 408 14.1 12.3-16.2
No 5,429 4,123 74.7 73.0-76.4 459 9.2 8.1-10.5 436 8.3 7.3- 9.4 277 5.3 4.5- 6.2 134 2.5 1.9- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,129 886 77.9 74.5-80.9 52 4.3 3.1- 5.9 66 6.9 5.1- 9.2 57 5.0 3.6- 7.0 68 5.9 4.3- 8.1
Non-Veteran 7,441 5,121 68.0 66.4-69.5 600 9.1 8.1-10.2 678 9.7 8.7-10.8 554 7.3 6.5- 8.1 488 5.9 5.2- 6.7

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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