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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,337 1,585 65.7 62.7-68.6 166 7.7 6.3- 9.4 228 12.5 10.3-15.1 211 8.1 6.7- 9.7 147 6.0 4.7- 7.5
GENDER
Males 711 513 69.5 64.4-74.2 39 6.0 4.1- 8.9 61 11.1 7.8-15.6 63 8.4 6.2-11.4 35 4.9 3.2- 7.5
Females 1,626 1,072 62.5 59.0-66.0 127 9.1 7.2-11.3 167 13.8 11.1-17.0 148 7.8 6.3- 9.7 112 6.8 5.2- 8.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 17 61.4 32.4-84.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.7 6.6-51.8 3 16.9 3.4-54.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,304 1,561 65.7 62.7-68.7 165 7.7 6.3- 9.4 223 12.5 10.3-15.1 208 8.0 6.7- 9.7 147 6.0 4.8- 7.6
AGE
18-24 82 46 53.3 38.8-67.3 7 5.3 2.2-12.0 15 27.2 15.5-43.2 11 9.8 4.9-18.9 3 4.4 1.3-14.2
25-34 268 159 59.4 51.8-66.6 29 12.5 8.0-19.1 45 17.9 12.9-24.1 22 6.5 4.0-10.6 13 3.6 2.0- 6.7
35-44 411 250 64.0 57.9-69.7 34 8.2 5.3-12.3 56 13.0 9.5-17.4 49 8.4 5.9-11.9 22 6.4 3.8-10.5
45-54 526 324 63.7 57.8-69.2 55 9.4 6.8-12.9 44 8.1 5.4-11.9 55 10.9 7.6-15.5 48 7.8 5.2-11.6
55-64 459 328 73.6 67.7-78.8 22 5.2 2.9- 9.0 35 6.6 4.3- 9.8 42 6.8 4.6-10.1 32 7.8 4.6-13.1
65-74 345 277 79.7 73.4-84.8 11 3.7 1.8- 7.3 20 5.8 3.3- 9.8 19 7.0 3.8-12.6 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6
75+ 221 180 80.3 71.9-86.7 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6 13 7.0 3.2-14.8 12 4.3 2.2- 8.0 11 7.0 3.3-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 424 285 66.6 59.5-73.0 18 4.6 2.3- 8.8 38 8.6 5.9-12.5 44 11.0 7.2-16.6 39 9.2 5.7-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 816 556 64.8 59.1-70.0 55 7.8 5.5-11.0 77 12.9 8.9-18.4 80 8.7 6.3-11.8 48 5.8 3.9- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 581 389 65.1 59.5-70.3 48 7.9 5.5-11.0 59 14.0 10.2-18.9 52 7.8 5.5-10.9 33 5.3 3.3- 8.4
College Graduate 511 351 67.7 61.5-73.2 44 9.0 6.0-13.2 54 12.7 8.9-17.8 35 5.7 3.7- 8.7 27 5.0 2.7- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 416 244 57.4 50.4-64.2 19 5.7 3.3- 9.7 54 13.4 9.4-18.8 45 8.8 5.9-12.9 54 14.7 10.1-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 502 338 65.2 58.1-71.7 27 5.2 3.1- 8.6 41 11.8 7.7-17.7 68 12.7 8.9-17.8 28 5.0 3.0- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 302 194 57.7 48.3-66.6 29 11.6 7.0-18.7 33 18.4 10.4-30.6 32 9.6 6.1-14.8 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9
$35,000- 49,999 321 222 69.7 62.7-75.9 26 7.7 4.6-12.5 38 13.6 9.3-19.6 20 4.4 2.7- 7.0 15 4.7 2.4- 8.8
$50,000-74,999 252 178 70.5 62.4-77.6 26 10.3 6.2-16.8 18 7.6 4.2-13.3 17 7.8 4.5-13.3 13 3.7 1.6- 8.2
$75,000+ 240 169 68.2 59.5-75.7 24 9.6 5.9-15.3 31 16.3 10.3-24.8 7 3.1 1.3- 7.3 9 2.8 1.2- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 909 523 53.0 48.0-58.0 52 7.3 5.0-10.6 95 13.3 9.4-18.5 133 14.0 11.1-17.5 106 12.3 9.5-15.9
No 1,325 990 72.4 68.7-75.9 106 8.0 6.2-10.2 123 12.3 9.7-15.5 70 5.0 3.6- 6.8 36 2.3 1.4- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 289 207 65.0 55.7-73.3 12 3.9 1.8- 8.2 24 14.9 8.0-25.9 26 8.5 5.4-13.3 20 7.7 4.3-13.5
Non-Veteran 2,048 1,378 65.9 62.7-68.9 154 8.4 6.8-10.3 204 12.1 10.0-14.6 185 8.0 6.5- 9.8 127 5.6 4.4- 7.3

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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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