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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE 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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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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 120 71 60.9 50.1-70.8 13 12.0 6.4-21.3 16 11.2 6.3-19.2 14 13.2 7.4-22.3 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2
25-34 382 271 71.1 65.3-76.3 38 10.6 7.3-15.1 39 9.4 6.6-13.4 21 5.0 3.2- 7.7 13 3.9 1.8- 8.2
35-44 702 498 71.5 67.4-75.3 64 9.2 7.0-12.1 55 7.3 5.4- 9.7 50 7.4 5.4-10.1 35 4.6 3.1- 6.9
45-54 933 643 70.5 66.7-74.0 74 8.4 6.2-11.2 72 7.3 5.5- 9.5 76 7.6 5.7-10.0 68 6.2 4.7- 8.3
55-64 1,117 857 78.2 75.1-81.0 51 4.6 3.2- 6.5 66 5.6 4.2- 7.4 68 5.6 4.2- 7.4 75 6.1 4.6- 8.0
65-74 850 739 88.1 85.4-90.3 32 3.2 2.1- 4.8 35 4.2 2.9- 6.1 17 2.1 1.3- 3.5 27 2.4 1.5- 3.8
75+ 573 496 88.6 85.5-91.1 17 2.6 1.6- 4.3 22 3.9 2.4- 6.4 13 1.8 1.0- 3.2 25 3.1 2.0- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 547 394 67.1 60.3-73.3 22 5.6 2.7-11.4 23 5.1 2.7- 9.5 44 9.4 6.2-13.9 64 12.8 8.7-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,343 1,029 72.9 68.8-76.6 59 5.6 3.7- 8.5 89 7.9 5.8-10.6 83 8.4 6.1-11.5 83 5.2 3.9- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 831 72.4 68.0-76.4 78 8.8 6.3-12.2 76 8.0 5.8-10.9 68 6.9 4.8- 9.7 62 4.0 2.7- 5.8
College Graduate 1,686 1,334 77.8 75.0-80.3 129 9.5 7.7-11.7 118 6.9 5.5- 8.5 65 3.9 2.8- 5.3 40 2.0 1.4- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 185 54.3 46.2-62.2 16 5.4 2.8-10.2 27 10.7 6.4-17.3 42 12.6 8.5-18.2 53 17.0 11.8-23.8
$15,000- 24,999 605 433 69.5 63.8-74.7 33 4.9 3.2- 7.5 35 7.1 4.4-11.2 45 9.1 6.2-13.2 59 9.4 6.7-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 476 338 70.3 63.6-76.1 31 5.7 3.5- 9.4 34 7.0 4.6-10.6 32 9.7 5.9-15.5 41 7.3 4.8-11.0
$35,000- 49,999 717 567 75.6 70.8-79.9 44 8.7 5.8-12.9 46 7.6 5.2-10.8 31 5.0 3.2- 7.8 29 3.0 1.9- 4.7
$50,000-74,999 833 671 77.3 72.5-81.4 41 5.3 3.5- 8.0 68 10.4 7.3-14.6 34 4.5 2.7- 7.5 19 2.5 1.5- 4.2
$75,000+ 1,337 1,082 77.0 73.3-80.4 98 10.5 8.0-13.7 77 5.9 4.4- 7.8 58 5.5 3.8- 8.0 22 1.1 0.7- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,687 1,094 60.4 56.9-63.9 101 7.3 5.4- 9.7 124 8.0 6.3-10.1 166 12.3 10.0-15.2 202 11.9 9.8-14.4
No 2,898 2,408 79.8 77.4-82.0 184 8.2 6.7-10.1 171 6.7 5.5- 8.2 90 4.0 3.0- 5.4 45 1.3 0.8- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,818 1,488 80.6 77.8-83.1 75 5.2 3.7- 7.2 93 5.5 4.3- 7.0 65 3.8 2.8- 5.1 97 5.0 3.7- 6.7
Non-Veteran 2,875 2,102 71.2 68.6-73.6 212 8.8 7.3-10.7 213 8.0 6.7- 9.6 195 7.6 6.2- 9.3 153 4.3 3.5- 5.4

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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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