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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,498 5,217 67.8 66.2-69.5 615 9.4 8.4-10.5 656 10.3 9.2-11.5 597 7.5 6.7- 8.5 413 5.0 4.2- 5.8
GENDER
Male 2,877 2,181 74.0 71.6-76.3 186 7.8 6.5- 9.4 204 7.9 6.5- 9.4 166 6.3 5.0- 7.8 140 4.0 3.1- 5.2
Female 4,621 3,036 62.0 59.8-64.2 429 10.8 9.5-12.4 452 12.6 11.0-14.4 431 8.7 7.7- 9.9 273 5.8 4.8- 7.1
RACE
White 5,950 4,154 67.6 65.7-69.4 483 9.5 8.4-10.7 506 9.7 8.6-11.0 471 8.0 7.0- 9.2 336 5.2 4.3- 6.2
African American 1,067 724 66.2 62.0-70.1 91 9.1 7.0-11.7 108 12.4 9.7-15.7 86 6.8 5.1- 9.0 58 5.5 3.9- 7.8
Other Minorities 460 327 71.7 65.4-77.3 37 9.3 6.0-14.3 41 10.4 6.9-15.4 36 5.7 3.7- 8.6 19 2.8 1.5- 5.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 247 74.7 68.0-80.5 30 7.8 4.8-12.3 33 9.7 6.1-14.9 22 5.2 3.1- 8.8 16 2.6 1.4- 4.8
Non-Hispanic 7,135 4,959 67.2 65.4-68.8 584 9.5 8.5-10.7 622 10.3 9.2-11.6 574 7.8 6.9- 8.7 396 5.2 4.4- 6.1
AGE
18-24 213 120 58.4 50.1-66.3 24 9.7 6.0-15.3 38 18.5 13.0-25.5 22 9.0 5.5-14.4 9 4.4 1.9- 9.9
25-34 746 459 64.7 60.2-69.0 83 12.2 9.5-15.6 100 12.5 9.8-15.9 65 6.9 5.1- 9.4 39 3.6 2.3- 5.6
35-44 1,252 776 64.4 61.0-67.6 146 11.5 9.5-13.9 140 10.4 8.6-12.5 127 8.4 6.8-10.3 63 5.3 3.8- 7.3
45-54 1,518 942 64.8 61.6-67.9 172 11.0 9.1-13.2 155 9.6 7.8-11.7 141 8.6 7.0-10.7 108 6.1 4.8- 7.7
55-64 1,581 1,117 72.0 69.1-74.8 95 6.1 4.7- 7.8 123 7.5 6.0- 9.3 139 7.9 6.4- 9.6 107 6.6 5.0- 8.6
65-74 1,215 989 82.8 80.0-85.2 59 4.4 3.2- 5.9 59 4.9 3.6- 6.6 53 4.3 3.0- 6.1 55 3.7 2.6- 5.1
75+ 913 768 84.3 80.8-87.3 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8 39 4.5 2.8- 7.1 47 4.5 3.2- 6.3 29 3.6 2.1- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 934 657 68.1 62.9-73.0 50 6.4 4.2- 9.6 64 9.9 6.8-14.2 74 7.6 5.5-10.6 89 7.9 5.6-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,078 1,457 67.6 64.1-70.9 128 7.7 5.9-10.1 164 9.9 7.9-12.3 195 8.6 7.0-10.7 134 6.1 4.6- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,911 1,294 65.3 61.9-68.6 165 9.2 7.5-11.3 169 11.6 9.3-14.4 171 8.9 7.2-11.1 112 4.9 3.7- 6.6
College Graduate 2,557 1,794 69.8 67.3-72.2 271 12.0 10.3-13.9 259 9.8 8.3-11.4 156 5.5 4.5- 6.8 77 2.9 2.1- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 683 415 61.5 54.6-68.1 38 7.3 3.9-13.2 61 9.3 5.9-14.3 64 7.5 5.4-10.4 105 14.4 10.0-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,151 763 64.3 59.3-69.1 78 6.7 4.8- 9.3 92 12.0 8.8-16.0 127 10.2 7.9-13.2 91 6.7 5.0- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 734 490 64.9 59.6-69.9 59 9.2 6.4-12.9 69 11.3 8.1-15.6 75 9.6 7.0-12.9 41 5.1 3.4- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,000 698 67.1 62.6-71.2 80 10.7 7.9-14.4 96 11.4 8.8-14.7 75 6.2 4.6- 8.3 51 4.5 3.1- 6.5
$50,000-74,999 1,055 738 67.8 63.6-71.8 100 10.3 7.9-13.3 105 11.2 8.7-14.5 77 7.0 5.2- 9.5 35 3.6 2.2- 5.9
$75,000+ 1,864 1,345 70.7 67.6-73.5 198 11.9 10.0-14.1 177 9.6 7.8-11.9 109 6.2 4.7- 8.2 35 1.6 1.0- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,529 1,488 54.9 51.8-57.9 188 9.4 7.6-11.7 234 10.1 8.5-12.1 321 13.5 11.6-15.6 298 12.0 10.2-14.2
No 4,764 3,571 72.9 70.9-74.9 407 9.3 8.2-10.5 408 10.4 9.0-11.9 268 5.3 4.4- 6.3 110 2.1 1.5- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 799 78.9 75.0-82.3 49 6.2 4.1- 9.2 56 6.5 4.7- 9.0 41 3.4 2.3- 5.1 53 5.0 3.4- 7.2
Non-Veteran 6,497 4,416 66.3 64.5-68.1 565 9.8 8.7-11.0 600 10.8 9.6-12.1 556 8.1 7.2- 9.1 360 5.0 4.2- 5.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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