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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-MALES

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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 4,697 3,592 73.9 71.9-75.8 289 7.8 6.6- 9.2 306 7.3 6.2- 8.5 260 6.5 5.4- 7.7 250 4.5 3.8- 5.4
African American 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
Other Minorities 467 337 75.9 70.2-80.8 40 8.5 5.8-12.2 43 9.2 6.1-13.7 20 2.6 1.4- 4.8 27 3.9 2.2- 6.7
AGE
18-24 200 129 68.0 59.6-75.4 21 9.2 5.5-15.1 26 11.8 7.3-18.7 17 9.2 5.4-15.2 7 1.7 0.8- 3.8
25-34 561 390 69.9 65.0-74.4 56 10.6 7.8-14.2 67 11.9 9.0-15.7 33 5.0 3.4- 7.2 15 2.6 1.3- 5.3
35-44 949 672 71.3 67.7-74.7 84 8.8 6.9-11.3 80 7.9 6.2-10.1 64 6.5 4.9- 8.5 49 5.5 3.8- 7.8
45-54 1,186 815 70.4 66.9-73.6 94 8.2 6.3-10.5 93 7.1 5.6- 9.0 103 8.4 6.6-10.8 81 5.9 4.5- 7.7
55-64 1,345 1,028 77.0 74.0-79.8 61 4.3 3.2- 5.9 78 5.9 4.4- 7.7 82 5.4 4.2- 7.1 96 7.3 5.5- 9.7
65-74 980 846 86.0 83.0-88.5 35 3.2 2.1- 4.8 39 4.0 2.8- 5.7 25 3.8 2.4- 6.1 35 3.0 2.0- 4.5
75+ 649 558 87.3 83.7-90.2 18 2.3 1.4- 3.7 26 4.1 2.6- 6.4 18 2.1 1.3- 3.5 29 4.2 2.4- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 867 627 72.3 67.3-76.8 43 6.2 4.1- 9.4 46 6.5 4.1-10.2 68 6.8 4.9- 9.5 83 8.1 5.9-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,746 1,313 72.0 68.4-75.4 87 6.3 4.6- 8.6 127 9.4 7.2-12.2 113 7.7 5.8-10.0 106 4.6 3.6- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,353 1,001 71.6 67.8-75.1 91 7.9 5.8-10.6 96 8.8 6.7-11.4 92 7.6 5.7-10.0 73 4.2 2.9- 5.8
College Graduate 1,920 1,512 76.9 74.2-79.4 147 9.4 7.6-11.5 141 7.4 6.0- 9.0 71 3.7 2.8- 4.9 49 2.7 1.7- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 511 302 61.2 54.4-67.6 27 6.9 4.2-11.3 44 10.0 6.1-15.9 64 9.5 6.8-13.0 74 12.5 9.0-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 887 634 73.0 68.2-77.4 52 5.2 3.6- 7.5 61 8.4 5.9-11.7 68 7.8 5.5-10.8 72 5.6 4.1- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 640 452 68.2 61.9-73.9 42 6.5 4.2- 9.9 51 11.1 6.9-17.4 47 8.8 6.0-12.8 48 5.4 3.7- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 888 693 74.6 70.3-78.5 54 8.1 5.6-11.4 61 8.8 6.4-11.9 41 4.7 3.2- 6.8 39 3.8 2.5- 5.8
$50,000-74,999 953 766 76.6 72.1-80.6 50 6.2 4.2- 9.0 76 9.4 6.8-13.0 39 4.6 2.9- 7.1 22 3.2 1.7- 5.7
$75,000+ 1,497 1,204 76.8 73.3-79.9 114 10.4 8.1-13.3 95 6.8 5.3- 8.9 59 4.9 3.3- 7.0 25 1.2 0.7- 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,115 1,342 58.0 54.8-61.2 129 7.7 6.0- 9.8 163 9.7 7.6-12.3 231 13.1 11.0-15.5 250 11.5 9.7-13.7
No 3,607 2,976 80.1 78.0-82.0 232 7.6 6.4- 9.1 232 7.4 6.2- 8.8 107 3.4 2.6- 4.5 60 1.5 1.0- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,137 1,719 77.6 74.6-80.4 92 5.2 3.8- 6.9 121 7.5 5.5-10.1 90 4.5 3.5- 5.8 115 5.2 3.9- 6.8
Non-Veteran 3,755 2,739 72.0 69.8-74.1 276 8.4 7.2- 9.9 289 8.4 7.2- 9.8 255 7.0 5.8- 8.3 196 4.2 3.4- 5.1

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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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