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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,899 4,461 73.4 71.6-75.1 370 7.6 6.6- 8.7 410 8.2 7.1- 9.4 345 6.3 5.4- 7.3 313 4.5 3.8- 5.3
Female 9,660 6,326 61.9 60.4-63.4 848 10.3 9.4-11.3 966 12.0 10.9-13.1 908 9.7 8.9-10.6 612 6.1 5.4- 6.9
RACE
White 12,090 8,458 67.5 66.2-68.8 951 9.2 8.4-10.1 1,041 9.5 8.7-10.4 939 8.4 7.6- 9.2 701 5.3 4.8- 6.0
African American 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
Asian 104 83 73.4 58.5-84.3 7 7.0 2.2-19.8 8 8.9 3.9-19.1 2 3.0 0.7-12.6 4 7.7 2.0-25.7
Native American 312 174 57.7 50.0-65.0 24 6.4 3.9-10.6 39 14.0 9.7-19.8 41 12.5 8.5-18.0 34 9.4 5.8-14.7
Other Minorities 654 448 71.8 66.5-76.5 61 10.2 7.2-14.2 57 9.7 6.8-13.8 52 5.4 3.7- 7.7 36 2.9 1.9- 4.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 633 446 74.0 69.1-78.4 51 8.1 5.7-11.4 57 9.0 6.4-12.7 49 5.8 4.0- 8.4 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8
-English Speaking 235 161 71.3 61.5-79.4 17 7.8 4.3-13.9 20 9.1 5.0-16.2 24 8.5 5.0-14.2 13 3.3 1.7- 6.3
-Spanish Speaking 398 285 75.0 69.1-80.1 34 8.1 5.3-12.3 37 9.0 5.9-13.6 25 4.9 2.9- 8.0 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Non-Hispanic 14,887 10,311 66.9 65.7-68.1 1,166 9.1 8.3- 9.9 1,317 10.2 9.4-11.1 1,201 8.3 7.6- 9.0 892 5.5 5.0- 6.1
AGE
18-24 469 274 59.9 54.0-65.6 50 10.3 7.3-14.4 73 16.2 12.2-21.0 53 9.7 7.0-13.3 19 3.9 2.1- 7.1
25-34 1,494 911 63.2 60.0-66.2 166 11.7 9.8-14.0 192 12.6 10.6-14.9 150 8.5 7.0-10.3 75 3.9 2.9- 5.3
35-44 2,435 1,479 63.4 60.9-65.7 266 11.0 9.5-12.7 298 11.1 9.7-12.6 243 8.6 7.4-10.0 149 5.9 4.8- 7.3
45-54 3,042 1,853 63.5 61.3-65.7 313 10.0 8.7-11.4 305 9.5 8.2-10.9 325 9.7 8.5-11.2 246 7.3 6.2- 8.5
55-64 3,338 2,371 72.7 70.7-74.6 208 5.9 5.0- 7.0 263 7.3 6.3- 8.5 269 7.6 6.5- 8.7 227 6.5 5.4- 7.8
65-74 2,690 2,158 81.4 79.5-83.2 143 4.8 3.9- 5.9 145 5.2 4.2- 6.4 123 4.7 3.8- 5.9 121 3.8 3.1- 4.8
75+ 1,983 1,656 83.8 81.6-85.9 62 3.0 2.2- 4.1 97 5.3 4.1- 6.9 85 3.8 3.0- 5.0 83 4.0 3.0- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,177 1,509 68.8 65.5-71.9 104 5.7 4.3- 7.5 151 8.3 6.4-10.7 192 8.2 6.7-10.1 221 9.0 7.4-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,578 3,216 67.2 64.8-69.5 276 7.4 6.1- 9.0 380 10.6 9.0-12.3 421 9.0 7.8-10.4 285 5.8 4.8- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 4,049 2,715 64.8 62.5-67.1 339 9.3 8.0-10.8 385 11.2 9.6-13.0 350 9.3 8.0-10.7 260 5.4 4.5- 6.5
College Graduate 4,719 3,318 69.5 67.6-71.3 495 11.8 10.5-13.2 460 9.7 8.6-10.9 289 6.1 5.2- 7.0 157 3.0 2.4- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,721 1,014 59.5 55.3-63.5 103 7.5 5.3-10.6 146 8.9 6.7-11.6 209 9.9 8.2-11.8 249 14.3 11.5-17.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,483 1,637 64.3 60.9-67.5 155 6.7 5.3- 8.5 227 11.5 9.4-14.0 274 11.1 9.3-13.1 190 6.5 5.3- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,660 1,110 64.9 61.1-68.5 133 8.0 6.3-10.2 155 11.6 8.9-15.1 149 9.8 7.8-12.1 113 5.7 4.5- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 2,177 1,521 67.0 64.1-69.8 180 9.8 7.9-12.1 212 11.3 9.5-13.4 159 7.3 6.0- 8.8 105 4.5 3.5- 5.8
$50,000-74,999 2,224 1,599 69.5 66.6-72.3 194 9.4 7.8-11.3 223 10.8 8.9-13.0 144 7.1 5.7- 8.7 64 3.2 2.3- 4.6
$75,000+ 3,218 2,332 70.7 68.3-73.0 336 11.8 10.2-13.7 292 9.4 8.0-11.1 175 6.1 4.9- 7.5 83 2.0 1.5- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,719 3,347 54.5 52.5-56.5 396 8.5 7.3- 9.9 564 10.9 9.7-12.4 735 14.0 12.7-15.4 677 12.1 10.8-13.4
No 9,413 7,115 73.2 71.8-74.6 788 9.2 8.3-10.1 778 9.8 8.8-10.8 496 5.5 4.9- 6.3 236 2.3 1.8- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,344 1,852 76.5 73.6-79.1 117 5.3 4.0- 7.0 136 7.9 6.0-10.3 110 4.9 3.9- 6.2 129 5.4 4.2- 7.0
Non-Veteran 13,208 8,932 66.1 64.8-67.3 1,099 9.6 8.8-10.4 1,240 10.5 9.7-11.4 1,143 8.6 7.9- 9.3 794 5.3 4.7- 5.9

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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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