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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Healthy Days

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
-Orange County 378 240 63.6 56.9-69.8 42 10.1 7.1-14.2 47 13.4 9.5-18.5 27 8.1 5.1-12.7 22 4.8 3.0- 7.5
GENDER
Male 151 109 72.3 61.9-80.8 16 9.2 5.1-16.0 17 12.3 6.8-21.3 5 4.4 1.5-12.3 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7
Female 227 131 54.5 46.6-62.1 26 11.1 7.4-16.5 30 14.5 9.9-20.8 22 11.9 7.3-18.8 18 8.0 4.8-12.8
RACE
White 308 197 63.5 56.1-70.3 35 11.2 7.6-16.2 40 13.3 9.3-18.6 20 7.1 4.1-11.9 16 4.9 2.9- 8.1
Other 69 43 64.4 49.3-77.1 6 6.5 2.6-15.0 7 13.7 5.8-29.1 7 11.0 4.5-24.3 6 4.5 1.8-11.0
AGE
18-44 89 45 58.7 44.9-71.3 14 11.3 6.1-20.1 14 14.9 8.0-26.0 12 12.7 6.4-23.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6
45+ 284 192 67.3 60.8-73.2 27 8.9 5.9-13.2 33 12.7 8.7-18.1 15 5.1 2.9- 8.6 17 6.1 3.6-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 53 60.9 46.2-73.9 6 5.8 2.4-13.0 10 17.4 8.4-32.5 7 9.8 3.8-23.4 7 6.1 2.7-13.1
Some College + 294 186 64.2 56.7-71.1 36 11.5 7.8-16.5 37 12.2 8.3-17.6 20 7.6 4.5-12.7 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 73 50.0 39.1-60.9 16 8.8 5.1-14.8 21 20.5 12.4-32.0 11 9.5 4.9-17.5 16 11.2 6.6-18.5
$50,000+ 196 132 66.6 58.1-74.1 22 12.3 7.7-18.9 24 11.0 7.0-16.8 13 8.4 4.3-16.1 5 1.7 0.7- 4.4

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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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