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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 13,068 9,042 66.3 64.8-67.8 933 7.7 7.0- 8.6 1,216 10.8 9.8-12.0 1,096 9.6 8.7-10.5 781 5.5 4.9- 6.3
GENDER
Male 4,917 3,739 72.5 70.1-74.8 296 7.4 6.1- 8.9 343 8.8 7.3-10.7 306 7.0 5.8- 8.4 233 4.3 3.3- 5.5
Female 8,151 5,303 60.6 58.6-62.5 637 8.1 7.2- 9.1 873 12.7 11.3-14.2 790 11.9 10.7-13.3 548 6.7 5.8- 7.7
RACE
White 10,330 7,190 67.4 65.7-68.9 757 8.0 7.2- 8.9 954 10.5 9.4-11.7 824 8.9 7.9- 9.9 605 5.3 4.6- 6.0
African American 1,840 1,262 63.6 59.4-67.5 109 6.8 4.9- 9.3 173 11.6 8.8-15.1 181 10.9 8.7-13.5 115 7.2 5.1-10.1
Asian 102 74 69.5 56.6-80.0 10 7.1 3.2-15.2 10 13.7 6.6-26.2 6 6.4 2.5-15.1 2 3.3 0.7-14.1
Native American 303 179 62.3 52.8-71.0 26 8.6 5.2-14.0 33 9.7 5.4-16.9 36 11.9 7.5-18.4 29 7.5 4.3-12.6
Other Minorities 405 275 66.3 57.3-74.2 26 6.5 3.1-13.0 41 12.6 7.7-19.9 42 11.6 7.2-18.2 21 3.0 1.7- 5.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 440 307 67.8 59.2-75.3 26 7.1 3.5-13.8 40 10.2 6.0-16.8 38 10.3 6.0-17.1 29 4.6 2.9- 7.3
-English Speaking 229 167 75.9 66.9-83.1 15 6.1 2.9-12.4 18 6.5 3.5-11.6 13 4.9 1.8-12.9 16 6.6 3.5-12.1
-Spanish Speaking 211 140 63.5 51.3-74.2 11 7.6 2.9-18.3 22 12.1 6.2-22.2 25 13.1 7.1-23.2 13 3.6 1.9- 6.9
Non-Hispanic 12,598 8,710 66.2 64.7-67.7 904 7.8 7.0- 8.6 1,176 10.9 9.8-12.1 1,057 9.5 8.6-10.5 751 5.6 4.9- 6.4
AGE
18-24 407 213 55.2 47.8-62.3 54 12.5 8.7-17.8 66 16.0 11.1-22.6 53 11.8 8.3-16.6 21 4.4 2.4- 8.0
25-34 1,219 745 62.8 58.6-66.8 113 7.4 5.6- 9.6 166 12.9 10.4-15.9 134 12.7 10.0-16.0 61 4.3 3.0- 6.1
35-44 1,982 1,205 62.0 58.6-65.2 175 8.0 6.5- 9.8 261 13.3 11.0-16.1 230 11.3 9.4-13.6 111 5.4 3.9- 7.3
45-54 2,542 1,609 65.8 62.9-68.5 216 8.2 6.9- 9.7 268 10.7 9.0-12.6 236 7.9 6.5- 9.5 213 7.5 5.9- 9.5
55-64 2,731 1,894 69.8 67.2-72.3 192 6.9 5.7- 8.5 217 7.4 6.2- 8.9 239 9.4 7.7-11.3 189 6.5 5.3- 7.9
65-74 2,322 1,826 81.5 79.2-83.5 121 5.0 3.9- 6.2 144 4.6 3.6- 5.7 128 4.8 3.8- 6.0 103 4.2 3.1- 5.7
75+ 1,748 1,463 80.6 76.9-83.9 52 3.5 2.3- 5.1 86 5.8 4.3- 7.8 71 4.3 3.0- 6.1 76 5.8 3.5- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,670 1,124 62.3 57.2-67.3 62 5.3 3.2- 8.6 125 8.8 6.1-12.4 162 14.0 10.6-18.4 197 9.6 7.5-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,868 2,708 66.7 63.7-69.5 218 6.7 5.3- 8.3 349 10.3 8.5-12.5 341 9.9 8.3-11.7 252 6.5 5.1- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,319 2,234 64.8 61.6-67.8 248 8.2 6.6-10.1 313 11.6 9.3-14.4 318 9.4 8.0-11.1 206 6.0 4.6- 7.8
College Graduate 4,188 2,959 69.0 66.8-71.2 404 9.5 8.3-10.9 426 11.5 10.0-13.2 274 7.4 6.2- 8.7 125 2.5 2.0- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,401 817 56.2 50.6-61.8 57 5.9 3.3-10.4 132 9.2 6.7-12.4 190 14.6 11.4-18.6 205 14.0 10.8-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 2,069 1,373 59.9 55.5-64.1 111 6.6 4.7- 9.1 165 10.7 7.9-14.4 225 13.2 10.5-16.5 195 9.6 7.5-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,352 919 65.4 60.4-70.1 87 7.9 5.7-10.9 144 9.1 7.1-11.6 122 11.1 8.0-15.3 80 6.4 3.9-10.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,697 1,188 70.2 66.5-73.7 135 6.7 5.4- 8.4 158 9.2 7.4-11.5 146 10.6 8.1-13.6 70 3.2 2.3- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 1,798 1,244 67.0 63.3-70.4 155 7.3 5.8- 9.1 200 13.2 10.7-16.1 134 8.6 6.7-10.9 65 4.0 2.6- 6.1
$75,000+ 2,786 2,059 72.0 69.2-74.7 267 9.5 8.0-11.2 262 11.0 8.9-13.5 153 6.0 4.8- 7.5 45 1.5 1.0- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,474 2,610 53.6 50.9-56.3 257 5.6 4.4- 7.0 445 11.4 9.5-13.7 607 16.2 14.2-18.3 555 13.2 11.4-15.3
No 7,810 5,837 70.9 69.1-72.7 629 9.0 7.9-10.2 711 10.7 9.4-12.1 437 7.0 6.0- 8.1 196 2.4 1.9- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,709 1,354 77.7 73.8-81.3 75 4.8 3.4- 6.7 96 6.8 4.4-10.5 87 4.4 3.2- 6.1 97 6.2 4.4- 8.8
Non-Veteran 10,262 6,940 64.7 63.0-66.5 776 8.0 7.1- 8.9 1,034 11.7 10.5-13.0 916 10.3 9.2-11.4 596 5.4 4.6- 6.2

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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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