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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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 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
-FEMALES 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 6,416 4,182 60.9 58.8-63.0 517 9.0 7.9-10.2 688 12.4 11.1-13.8 600 11.3 10.0-12.9 429 6.4 5.6- 7.3
African American 1,230 810 59.7 54.5-64.8 78 5.7 4.2- 7.6 131 13.7 9.8-19.0 131 13.1 10.1-16.9 80 7.7 5.1-11.6
Other Minorities 464 281 60.7 53.7-67.4 41 7.0 4.7-10.5 52 13.6 8.9-20.2 56 12.8 9.1-17.7 34 5.9 3.7- 9.2
AGE
18-24 204 89 48.5 38.2-58.9 30 11.9 7.5-18.6 38 15.6 9.4-24.7 33 17.2 11.0-25.8 14 6.8 3.2-14.1
25-34 801 450 55.1 50.2-59.8 79 7.6 5.8-10.0 127 17.1 13.4-21.6 100 15.1 11.9-19.0 45 5.1 3.5- 7.2
35-44 1,258 701 56.3 52.2-60.3 121 7.1 5.7- 8.8 176 14.7 11.9-18.1 176 15.3 12.5-18.6 84 6.6 4.9- 8.8
45-54 1,501 859 58.4 54.7-62.0 137 9.5 7.6-11.9 188 13.0 10.7-15.8 162 9.8 7.8-12.3 155 9.2 7.4-11.5
55-64 1,660 1,070 63.0 59.6-66.3 143 9.1 7.4-11.2 159 10.1 8.1-12.5 171 10.8 8.8-13.2 117 7.0 5.3- 9.0
65+ 2,633 2,063 77.3 74.6-79.8 120 4.8 3.7- 6.2 179 6.7 5.4- 8.3 143 5.6 4.4- 7.0 128 5.6 4.1- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 996 640 60.9 54.7-66.9 39 5.1 2.8- 9.0 83 6.7 4.8- 9.2 103 14.3 9.7-20.7 131 12.9 9.8-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,434 1,629 61.3 57.5-65.1 151 6.9 5.3- 8.9 244 12.3 9.5-15.8 232 11.5 9.2-14.3 178 7.9 6.3- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,159 1,371 58.8 55.1-62.5 160 7.4 5.8- 9.4 237 13.2 10.9-16.0 245 13.5 11.2-16.2 146 7.0 5.1- 9.7
College Graduate 2,549 1,655 61.2 58.2-64.2 286 10.9 9.3-12.7 307 14.8 12.5-17.5 209 10.0 8.3-11.9 92 3.1 2.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 987 552 50.5 44.4-56.6 37 4.3 2.4- 7.6 109 10.2 7.4-13.9 137 16.4 12.2-21.8 152 18.5 13.6-24.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,352 863 56.9 51.5-62.1 76 7.4 4.9-11.0 125 12.2 8.7-16.8 155 13.6 10.5-17.5 133 9.9 7.4-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 847 536 59.5 53.4-65.3 64 8.0 5.8-10.9 111 12.2 9.3-16.0 79 13.7 8.9-20.6 57 6.6 4.5- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,055 689 66.0 60.8-70.9 95 7.5 5.6- 9.9 113 11.0 8.3-14.3 111 11.6 8.8-15.2 47 3.9 2.6- 5.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,082 687 57.2 52.5-61.8 107 8.8 6.8-11.3 141 16.7 13.2-21.0 105 13.2 10.0-17.2 42 4.1 2.7- 6.1
$75,000+ 1,451 979 65.0 61.3-68.6 170 11.3 9.2-13.8 165 12.9 10.4-15.8 107 8.5 6.6-10.9 30 2.3 1.4- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,867 1,567 47.7 44.5-50.8 175 6.1 4.9- 7.4 322 12.3 10.3-14.7 427 18.2 15.7-20.9 376 15.8 13.3-18.7
No 4,828 3,409 64.8 62.4-67.1 430 9.4 8.2-10.9 514 13.6 11.8-15.7 326 9.5 8.0-11.3 149 2.6 2.1- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 116 65.1 54.2-74.6 14 8.2 4.5-14.6 19 8.3 4.8-14.1 14 8.8 4.2-17.4 17 9.7 4.4-19.9
Non-Veteran 7,276 4,744 60.4 58.3-62.4 567 8.0 7.0- 9.1 789 13.1 11.6-14.7 708 12.1 10.7-13.6 468 6.4 5.5- 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.

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