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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Males 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
Females 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 78 68.4 55.5-79.0 7 6.1 2.4-15.0 8 8.1 3.7-16.7 9 8.8 3.9-18.8 10 8.6 3.5-19.4
Non-Hispanic 11,959 8,365 67.5 66.2-68.8 944 9.3 8.5-10.2 1,032 9.5 8.7-10.4 930 8.4 7.6- 9.2 688 5.3 4.7- 6.0
AGE
18-24 267 151 57.3 49.7-64.5 26 10.4 6.6-16.0 42 15.4 10.8-21.6 36 12.2 8.3-17.6 12 4.7 2.2- 9.8
25-34 974 580 61.9 58.0-65.6 115 12.5 10.1-15.4 119 11.2 9.1-13.8 103 9.3 7.4-11.7 57 5.1 3.6- 7.2
35-44 1,749 1,050 61.8 59.0-64.6 205 12.3 10.5-14.4 216 11.2 9.6-13.0 171 9.1 7.6-10.8 107 5.6 4.4- 7.1
45-54 2,328 1,417 63.5 61.0-65.9 244 10.4 8.8-12.1 245 9.7 8.3-11.2 245 9.7 8.3-11.2 177 6.7 5.7- 8.0
55-64 2,733 1,947 72.8 70.7-74.8 179 6.3 5.2- 7.5 213 7.2 6.1- 8.4 214 7.7 6.6- 9.0 180 6.1 5.0- 7.3
65-74 2,258 1,822 82.5 80.6-84.3 122 4.7 3.8- 5.7 122 5.2 4.1- 6.4 96 4.0 3.1- 5.0 96 3.7 2.8- 4.7
75+ 1,711 1,435 84.6 82.4-86.6 55 3.3 2.4- 4.6 82 4.9 3.8- 6.4 71 3.8 2.8- 5.0 68 3.3 2.5- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,339 930 64.1 59.8-68.1 53 5.1 3.2- 8.1 82 7.4 5.3-10.2 118 10.2 7.9-13.1 156 13.2 10.5-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,479 2,486 68.5 65.8-71.0 192 6.4 5.0- 8.0 269 9.5 7.9-11.3 317 9.7 8.2-11.5 215 6.0 4.7- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,257 2,214 65.3 62.6-67.9 269 9.6 8.1-11.5 298 10.4 8.7-12.4 265 9.1 7.7-10.8 211 5.6 4.5- 6.9
College Graduate 3,993 2,809 69.4 67.5-71.4 435 12.4 11.0-13.9 392 9.5 8.3-10.7 239 6.2 5.2- 7.3 118 2.5 2.0- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,090 638 55.6 50.6-60.5 64 5.8 4.2- 8.1 76 7.2 5.1-10.1 140 12.7 10.3-15.6 172 18.7 14.3-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,678 1,109 59.9 56.0-63.7 97 6.1 4.5- 8.1 153 12.0 9.2-15.4 181 13.2 10.7-16.1 138 8.9 7.0-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,215 832 67.3 63.2-71.1 95 7.5 5.7- 9.9 101 8.0 6.2-10.2 98 10.2 7.7-13.4 89 7.0 5.3- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,753 1,229 66.8 63.4-70.0 147 10.7 8.4-13.6 165 10.4 8.5-12.6 130 7.9 6.4- 9.7 82 4.3 3.2- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 1,886 1,358 69.3 66.1-72.2 163 9.3 7.6-11.3 198 11.7 9.5-14.2 119 6.9 5.4- 8.8 48 2.8 2.0- 4.0
$75,000+ 2,867 2,082 70.9 68.3-73.3 298 12.2 10.4-14.2 251 8.5 7.1-10.2 164 6.5 5.2- 8.1 72 1.9 1.4- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,442 2,660 56.2 54.0-58.4 304 7.8 6.6- 9.2 430 10.2 9.0-11.5 536 13.7 12.2-15.3 512 12.1 10.7-13.7
No 7,386 5,597 72.6 71.0-74.2 626 9.8 8.8-11.0 590 9.2 8.2-10.3 391 6.0 5.2- 6.9 182 2.3 1.8- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,957 1,578 79.8 77.2-82.2 94 5.4 4.0- 7.3 103 5.8 4.6- 7.3 77 4.0 3.0- 5.2 105 5.0 3.8- 6.7
Non-Veteran 10,129 6,878 65.4 64.0-66.9 855 9.9 9.0-10.9 938 10.2 9.2-11.2 862 9.1 8.3-10.0 596 5.4 4.7- 6.1

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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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