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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 7,393 4,866 61.8 60.1-63.5 662 10.5 9.5-11.7 735 11.6 10.4-12.8 679 10.0 9.1-11.1 451 6.1 5.2- 7.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 603 368 61.5 55.1-67.5 52 10.7 6.7-16.8 61 11.7 8.0-16.8 75 11.3 8.4-15.2 47 4.7 3.1- 7.1
AGE
18-24 269 145 50.9 43.0-58.8 29 11.5 7.3-17.8 47 21.0 15.1-28.5 36 10.2 6.9-14.8 12 6.3 3.0-12.9
25-34 933 521 56.3 52.3-60.3 110 12.9 10.4-16.0 125 13.3 10.8-16.3 117 12.2 9.8-15.1 60 5.3 3.9- 7.1
35-44 1,486 807 55.4 52.2-58.5 182 13.2 11.1-15.6 218 14.2 12.2-16.5 179 10.8 9.1-12.9 100 6.4 5.0- 8.1
45-54 1,856 1,038 57.0 54.1-59.9 219 11.7 10.0-13.6 212 11.7 9.8-14.0 222 11.0 9.4-12.8 165 8.6 7.1-10.4
55-64 1,993 1,343 68.7 66.0-71.2 147 7.4 6.0- 9.1 185 8.6 7.2-10.3 187 9.5 8.0-11.3 131 5.8 4.5- 7.3
65-74 1,710 1,312 77.7 75.1-80.0 108 6.2 4.9- 7.6 106 6.2 4.8- 7.9 98 5.5 4.3- 6.9 86 4.5 3.5- 5.9
75+ 1,334 1,098 81.8 78.8-84.4 44 3.4 2.3- 5.0 71 6.0 4.4- 8.3 67 4.8 3.6- 6.5 54 3.9 2.8- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,310 882 64.6 60.5-68.6 61 5.0 3.6- 7.0 105 10.4 7.8-13.9 124 10.0 7.8-12.6 138 10.0 7.9-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,832 1,903 62.4 59.3-65.4 189 8.6 6.7-10.9 253 11.7 9.7-14.0 308 10.4 8.9-12.1 179 7.0 5.3- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,696 1,714 59.6 56.7-62.4 248 10.3 8.8-12.2 289 13.1 10.9-15.6 258 10.6 9.0-12.5 187 6.4 5.1- 8.0
College Graduate 2,799 1,806 62.4 59.8-64.9 348 14.1 12.3-16.0 319 11.9 10.2-13.7 218 8.3 7.0- 9.8 108 3.4 2.6- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,210 712 58.0 53.0-63.0 76 8.0 4.9-12.7 102 8.0 6.2-10.3 145 10.2 8.3-12.5 175 15.8 11.9-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,596 1,003 56.1 51.9-60.1 103 8.2 6.0-11.0 166 14.4 11.3-18.2 206 14.1 11.6-17.1 118 7.3 5.6- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,020 658 61.5 57.1-65.7 91 9.6 7.3-12.6 104 12.2 9.2-16.0 102 10.7 8.4-13.6 65 6.0 4.4- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,289 828 60.0 56.0-63.9 126 11.4 8.7-14.9 151 13.6 11.0-16.7 118 9.7 7.8-12.1 66 5.2 3.8- 7.0
$50,000-74,999 1,271 833 62.2 58.5-65.8 144 12.8 10.5-15.5 147 12.1 9.8-15.0 105 9.6 7.6-12.1 42 3.3 2.3- 4.7
$75,000+ 1,721 1,128 63.6 60.2-66.8 222 13.5 11.4-15.9 197 12.4 10.1-15.2 116 7.6 5.9- 9.6 58 2.9 2.1- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,604 2,005 51.4 48.9-53.9 267 9.2 7.6-11.1 401 12.1 10.6-13.7 504 14.8 13.2-16.6 427 12.5 10.9-14.3
No 5,806 4,139 66.6 64.7-68.5 556 10.7 9.5-11.9 546 12.1 10.7-13.7 389 7.5 6.6- 8.6 176 3.1 2.3- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 133 63.0 53.5-71.6 25 7.0 4.4-11.0 15 11.9 6.5-20.9 20 9.7 5.1-17.7 14 8.4 4.5-15.4
Non-Veteran 9,453 6,193 61.9 60.4-63.4 823 10.4 9.4-11.4 951 12.0 10.9-13.1 888 9.7 8.9-10.6 598 6.0 5.3- 6.9

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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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