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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 672 482 67.9 63.1-72.4 51 8.6 6.2-11.8 62 12.3 9.2-16.2 45 6.7 4.7- 9.6 32 4.4 2.9- 6.8
GENDER
Male 272 200 70.1 62.9-76.5 21 9.5 5.9-15.1 25 11.2 7.2-17.1 16 6.0 3.3-10.5 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7
Female 400 282 65.7 59.2-71.6 30 7.7 5.2-11.3 37 13.4 9.1-19.2 29 7.5 4.7-11.8 22 5.7 3.4- 9.5
RACE
White 459 334 70.4 64.9-75.3 37 9.7 6.8-13.6 37 10.2 6.9-14.6 32 6.6 4.3-10.0 19 3.2 1.8- 5.4
Other 212 147 64.5 55.9-72.2 14 7.1 3.7-13.3 25 15.2 9.9-22.7 13 7.0 3.7-12.8 13 6.2 3.3-11.5
AGE
18-44 200 120 59.4 51.2-67.1 21 10.3 6.4-16.2 37 18.7 13.1-26.1 14 7.6 4.2-13.3 8 4.0 1.8- 8.5
45+ 463 355 76.0 71.1-80.2 29 6.9 4.6-10.3 25 6.2 4.1- 9.4 31 6.1 4.1- 8.8 23 4.8 2.9- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 140 69.5 59.2-78.2 3 2.9 0.7-10.5 18 16.0 9.4-26.0 12 7.0 3.3-14.2 9 4.6 1.9-10.7
Some College + 486 339 67.2 61.9-72.1 47 11.1 8.1-15.2 44 10.6 7.7-14.5 33 6.7 4.4- 9.9 23 4.4 2.7- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 184 66.5 58.2-73.9 14 5.6 2.8-11.1 26 14.4 9.0-22.2 19 6.7 3.8-11.3 21 6.8 4.0-11.4
$50,000+ 315 224 68.8 62.5-74.5 32 11.9 8.2-17.0 32 11.2 7.8-16.0 20 6.1 3.6-10.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5

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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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