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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 15,559 10,787 67.5 66.3-68.7 1,218 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,376 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,253 8.1 7.5- 8.7 925 5.3 4.8- 5.9
-Buncombe County 341 217 59.4 52.3-66.0 33 9.7 6.0-15.2 37 12.3 8.3-17.9 34 12.2 8.3-17.5 20 6.5 3.4-12.2
GENDER
Male 125 87 66.8 55.1-76.8 10 6.9 3.4-13.6 12 13.0 6.6-24.2 7 5.3 2.3-11.6 9 7.9 2.8-20.4
Female 216 130 53.5 44.8-62.0 23 11.8 6.5-20.7 25 11.8 7.6-17.7 27 17.5 11.5-25.9 11 5.4 2.5-11.1
RACE
White 307 195 58.5 51.1-65.6 32 10.3 6.4-16.4 31 11.8 7.7-17.7 31 12.8 8.5-18.7 18 6.6 3.3-12.9
Other 32 20 66.1 44.5-82.6 1 3.8 0.5-22.6 6 17.5 6.1-40.8 3 6.7 2.1-19.8 2 6.0 1.2-25.3
AGE
18-44 73 36 47.8 34.9-61.0 8 10.9 4.4-24.7 13 17.0 9.1-29.6 12 16.2 8.7-28.2 4 8.1 2.4-23.5
45+ 267 180 67.0 60.4-73.1 25 8.9 5.7-13.4 24 9.2 5.9-13.9 22 9.4 6.0-14.5 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 69 59.5 47.2-70.8 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6 13 16.5 8.3-30.2 16 15.1 8.7-25.0 11 6.6 3.2-13.3
Some College + 227 147 59.1 50.5-67.2 29 13.4 8.2-21.3 24 10.2 6.6-15.6 18 10.7 6.3-17.7 9 6.5 2.6-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 111 59.7 50.0-68.6 18 9.8 4.5-19.9 23 14.6 9.2-22.4 22 12.3 7.7-18.9 9 3.7 1.6- 8.1
$50,000+ 123 84 62.1 50.9-72.1 13 9.7 5.4-17.1 11 10.7 4.9-21.9 9 11.7 5.6-22.8 6 5.8 2.3-13.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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