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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 577 397 67.2 62.0-72.0 66 11.1 8.4-14.5 50 10.7 7.5-15.0 44 6.9 5.0- 9.6 20 4.1 2.3- 7.1
GENDER
Male 237 183 73.5 65.7-80.1 26 12.0 7.8-18.1 11 5.9 2.8-11.9 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4 7 4.9 2.1-11.2
Female 340 214 61.3 54.4-67.9 40 10.2 7.2-14.4 39 15.2 10.1-22.0 34 9.9 6.8-14.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.4
RACE
White 428 296 69.8 64.1-75.0 52 12.2 8.9-16.6 30 6.5 4.0-10.4 35 7.8 5.4-11.2 15 3.6 1.8- 7.2
Other 148 100 61.1 50.8-70.5 14 9.0 5.0-15.7 20 19.4 11.9-30.0 9 5.2 2.4-10.8 5 5.3 2.1-12.8
AGE
18-44 203 126 62.6 54.3-70.3 26 11.2 7.2-16.8 21 12.9 7.8-20.6 22 8.5 5.4-13.3 8 4.8 2.2-10.3
45+ 369 267 72.0 66.2-77.2 39 11.0 7.8-15.5 29 8.3 5.3-12.8 22 5.2 3.3- 8.1 12 3.4 1.6- 7.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 96 62.4 50.8-72.7 10 9.2 4.5-18.1 12 15.4 8.0-27.5 11 6.9 3.5-13.0 6 6.1 2.3-15.2
Some College + 441 300 69.0 63.4-74.1 56 11.8 8.7-15.7 38 8.9 5.9-13.2 33 7.0 4.7-10.2 14 3.4 1.7- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 143 64.4 55.0-72.8 22 8.6 5.3-13.7 17 14.4 8.1-24.3 21 8.3 4.9-13.7 8 4.3 1.8- 9.7
$50,000+ 309 214 69.0 62.4-74.9 38 12.9 9.0-18.3 31 8.9 5.8-13.4 20 6.5 4.0-10.2 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0

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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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