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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,859 1,969 65.1 62.4-67.6 214 9.3 7.6-11.4 259 10.2 8.7-11.9 233 9.1 7.8-10.8 184 6.3 5.1- 7.7
GENDER
Male 1,133 841 71.2 66.9-75.1 73 8.4 5.7-12.2 74 8.4 6.3-11.1 67 5.8 4.3- 7.9 78 6.3 4.5- 8.7
Female 1,726 1,128 59.4 56.1-62.6 141 10.2 8.2-12.7 185 11.9 9.9-14.1 166 12.2 10.1-14.7 106 6.3 4.9- 8.1
RACE
White 2,640 1,828 64.8 62.0-67.4 200 9.5 7.6-11.7 230 9.9 8.4-11.7 218 9.5 8.0-11.2 164 6.4 5.1- 7.9
African American 78 51 61.1 45.2-74.9 4 5.7 2.0-15.2 10 13.2 5.6-28.1 8 14.0 5.1-33.1 5 6.0 2.0-16.5
Other Minorities 130 83 71.3 58.7-81.3 8 8.2 2.9-20.7 18 12.8 6.9-22.5 6 2.3 0.9- 5.8 15 5.5 2.7-11.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 42 76.7 60.0-87.8 2 7.2 1.5-28.5 7 5.7 2.4-12.9 5 5.7 1.7-17.1 4 4.7 1.6-13.3
Non-Hispanic 2,791 1,920 64.4 61.8-67.0 212 9.5 7.7-11.6 252 10.4 8.9-12.2 228 9.3 7.9-11.0 179 6.4 5.1- 7.8
AGE
18-24 75 42 55.7 40.7-69.7 9 18.2 7.4-38.4 12 11.7 6.3-20.6 8 7.5 3.0-17.4 4 7.0 2.6-17.6
25-34 224 130 54.9 46.9-62.6 25 12.3 8.0-18.3 26 12.2 7.8-18.5 27 12.8 8.5-18.8 16 7.9 4.3-14.0
35-44 366 216 60.7 54.6-66.5 39 10.0 6.8-14.5 54 14.8 11.0-19.8 33 8.5 5.9-12.2 24 5.9 3.7- 9.5
45-54 517 293 58.4 53.3-63.4 49 9.5 7.0-12.8 58 10.5 7.8-14.0 64 13.2 9.9-17.5 53 8.3 6.2-11.2
55-64 685 484 72.3 68.2-76.0 53 7.5 5.5-10.2 54 7.0 5.2- 9.3 54 7.8 5.8-10.6 40 5.4 3.7- 7.8
65-74 552 441 80.0 75.6-83.8 28 5.1 3.4- 7.5 31 6.0 3.6- 9.8 30 5.5 3.7- 8.0 22 3.5 2.1- 5.6
75+ 426 349 81.4 76.4-85.5 11 2.9 1.4- 6.3 24 7.3 4.6-11.4 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 297 67.7 60.8-73.8 13 3.6 1.8- 7.3 25 7.1 4.0-12.2 45 9.9 6.9-14.0 49 11.7 8.1-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 887 611 63.4 58.1-68.4 53 8.7 5.2-14.2 76 11.4 8.4-15.2 83 10.7 8.0-14.0 64 5.9 4.2- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 733 483 63.4 58.5-68.1 62 9.7 7.2-12.9 79 10.6 8.2-13.8 56 8.7 6.3-11.9 53 7.6 4.8-11.6
College Graduate 806 575 66.8 62.1-71.2 85 13.0 9.6-17.3 79 10.2 7.9-13.1 49 7.4 5.1-10.7 18 2.5 1.4- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 216 53.9 46.3-61.4 23 9.7 5.3-17.1 27 8.0 4.5-13.9 50 12.9 9.0-18.1 59 15.5 11.1-21.2
$15,000- 24,999 500 321 63.7 57.3-69.6 27 5.2 3.1- 8.8 56 12.7 9.0-17.6 57 12.0 8.7-16.2 39 6.4 4.2- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 339 222 66.6 60.0-72.5 32 8.0 5.4-11.7 32 9.8 6.2-15.2 25 8.2 5.2-12.7 28 7.5 4.7-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 430 306 65.2 58.5-71.4 36 10.3 6.2-16.5 44 12.2 8.6-17.0 27 8.5 5.4-13.0 17 3.9 2.1- 7.1
$50,000-74,999 406 302 68.9 62.3-74.8 36 10.4 7.0-15.3 42 11.3 7.5-16.7 19 6.2 3.5-10.7 7 3.1 1.3- 7.4
$75,000+ 419 308 68.7 60.8-75.6 44 14.7 8.7-23.7 35 7.8 5.3-11.4 22 6.8 3.8-11.7 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,164 663 53.4 49.4-57.3 73 7.6 5.4-10.7 118 10.7 8.4-13.4 158 15.0 12.4-17.9 152 13.4 10.9-16.3
No 1,627 1,257 71.8 68.2-75.1 135 10.0 7.7-13.0 133 9.8 7.9-12.1 70 5.9 4.3- 7.9 32 2.5 1.4- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 413 327 76.0 68.9-82.0 21 4.4 2.7- 7.0 22 8.1 4.7-13.8 16 4.2 2.3- 7.4 27 7.3 3.4-14.7
Non-Veteran 2,445 1,641 63.4 60.6-66.2 193 10.1 8.1-12.5 237 10.5 8.9-12.3 217 9.9 8.3-11.7 157 6.1 5.0- 7.5

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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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