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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,662 9,643 68.5 67.3-69.7 1,068 9.2 8.4-10.0 1,181 9.8 9.0-10.6 1,019 7.8 7.1- 8.5 751 4.8 4.3- 5.3
No 1,873 1,124 62.9 59.3-66.3 149 7.9 6.3- 9.9 194 11.8 9.5-14.5 232 9.6 8.0-11.4 174 7.9 6.2-10.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 227 152 65.8 55.6-74.8 13 6.7 3.3-12.9 19 9.4 4.5-18.7 20 7.5 4.2-12.9 23 10.6 5.7-18.7
Recommended Range 4,856 3,434 67.2 64.9-69.4 404 9.4 8.1-10.8 430 11.4 9.7-13.3 358 8.0 6.8- 9.3 230 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Overweight 5,501 3,967 70.6 68.8-72.4 417 9.3 8.2-10.7 443 8.9 7.9-10.1 386 6.3 5.5- 7.2 288 4.8 4.1- 5.7
Obese 4,305 2,751 63.9 61.6-66.1 326 8.2 7.0- 9.6 432 10.2 8.9-11.6 449 10.5 9.3-11.9 347 7.1 6.0- 8.5
Current Smoker
No 12,673 9,091 70.2 69.0-71.5 1,027 9.1 8.3- 9.9 1,097 10.0 9.2-11.0 886 6.8 6.2- 7.4 572 3.9 3.4- 4.4
Yes 2,832 1,651 56.8 53.9-59.7 186 8.6 6.9-10.6 277 10.6 8.8-12.6 367 13.2 11.4-15.3 351 10.9 9.3-12.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,896 1,279 64.3 61.0-67.5 90 6.6 4.5- 9.7 131 6.6 5.3- 8.1 192 11.1 9.2-13.3 204 11.4 9.4-13.7
No 13,514 9,413 67.9 66.6-69.1 1,123 9.2 8.5-10.0 1,234 10.4 9.6-11.3 1,038 7.7 7.1- 8.4 706 4.7 4.2- 5.3
Binge Drinker
No 14,022 9,861 68.5 67.3-69.7 1,058 8.7 8.0- 9.5 1,192 9.8 9.0-10.6 1,094 7.8 7.2- 8.5 817 5.2 4.7- 5.7
Yes 1,336 790 60.7 56.5-64.7 143 11.2 9.0-13.9 174 13.1 10.4-16.4 139 9.2 7.3-11.5 90 5.8 4.1- 8.3
Heavy Drinker
No 14,704 10,228 67.6 66.4-68.8 1,157 9.2 8.5-10.0 1,285 10.0 9.2-10.8 1,181 8.0 7.4- 8.7 853 5.2 4.7- 5.7
Yes 561 346 62.9 56.3-69.1 43 5.6 3.8- 8.0 69 14.5 10.1-20.4 51 9.1 6.2-13.2 52 7.9 5.4-11.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,286 729 54.1 49.7-58.3 91 8.5 5.9-12.0 139 12.9 10.1-16.3 166 13.7 10.9-17.1 161 10.9 8.8-13.3
No 14,206 10,018 68.6 67.4-69.8 1,121 9.0 8.3- 9.8 1,230 9.9 9.1-10.8 1,079 7.6 7.0- 8.2 758 4.8 4.3- 5.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,913 1,315 66.5 63.3-69.5 99 6.7 5.0- 9.0 141 7.2 5.9- 8.9 192 10.8 8.9-13.1 166 8.7 7.0-10.7
No 13,639 9,467 67.6 66.3-68.8 1,119 9.2 8.5-10.0 1,234 10.4 9.6-11.3 1,060 7.8 7.2- 8.5 759 5.0 4.4- 5.6
Disability
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

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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