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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-MALES

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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 3,914 3,008 74.6 72.0-77.0 240 6.9 5.7- 8.2 266 8.4 6.7-10.5 224 6.1 5.0- 7.5 176 4.0 3.1- 5.3
African American 610 452 68.4 61.8-74.3 31 8.2 4.7-13.7 42 8.9 5.7-13.5 50 8.0 5.3-12.0 35 6.5 3.5-11.7
Other Minorities 346 247 69.1 59.5-77.4 21 6.8 3.2-14.0 32 11.4 6.5-19.3 28 9.9 5.5-17.2 18 2.7 1.3- 5.2
AGE
18-24 203 124 61.2 50.8-70.7 24 13.1 7.5-21.8 28 16.4 9.6-26.7 20 7.0 4.1-11.8 7 2.2 1.0- 5.1
25-34 418 295 70.6 63.7-76.6 34 7.1 4.4-11.2 39 8.6 5.7-12.7 34 10.3 6.4-16.2 16 3.4 1.6- 7.0
35-44 724 504 67.8 62.3-72.8 54 8.9 6.3-12.4 85 11.9 8.4-16.6 54 7.3 5.1-10.4 27 4.1 2.1- 8.0
45-54 1,041 750 73.4 69.1-77.3 79 6.8 5.2- 8.8 80 8.2 6.0-11.1 74 5.9 4.2- 8.1 58 5.7 3.3- 9.6
55-64 1,071 824 77.0 73.0-80.5 49 4.6 3.0- 7.2 58 4.6 3.3- 6.3 68 7.8 5.3-11.2 72 6.0 4.5- 8.0
65+ 1,437 1,226 86.4 83.1-89.1 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 51 2.9 2.0- 4.3 56 3.3 2.3- 4.7 51 3.9 2.0- 7.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 674 484 63.5 55.5-70.8 23 5.4 2.5-11.4 42 10.5 6.2-17.1 59 13.8 9.1-20.3 66 6.8 4.4-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,434 1,079 72.2 67.8-76.3 67 6.4 4.4- 9.1 105 8.2 6.2-10.9 109 8.1 6.1-10.8 74 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,160 863 71.9 66.2-76.9 88 9.1 6.3-12.9 76 9.7 5.9-15.6 73 4.6 3.2- 6.4 60 4.8 3.1- 7.4
College Graduate 1,639 1,304 77.9 74.7-80.7 118 8.0 6.2-10.2 119 7.8 6.2- 9.9 65 4.5 3.1- 6.4 33 1.9 1.1- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 414 265 64.0 53.9-73.0 20 8.1 3.2-18.9 23 7.8 4.0-14.5 53 12.1 7.8-18.4 53 8.0 5.4-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 717 510 63.2 56.1-69.8 35 5.6 3.2- 9.7 40 9.1 5.2-15.6 70 12.7 8.4-18.7 62 9.3 5.9-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 505 383 71.7 63.6-78.7 23 7.9 4.3-14.0 33 5.8 3.6- 9.4 43 8.3 5.2-13.1 23 6.2 2.4-15.1
$35,000- 49,999 642 499 75.9 70.0-80.9 40 5.7 3.9- 8.0 45 7.0 4.6-10.4 35 9.1 5.3-15.2 23 2.3 1.3- 4.1
$50,000- 74,999 716 557 77.3 71.9-82.0 48 5.6 3.6- 8.6 59 9.4 6.3-13.7 29 3.7 2.2- 6.1 23 3.9 1.8- 8.3
$75,000+ 1,335 1,080 77.5 73.1-81.4 97 8.1 6.2-10.5 97 9.5 6.4-13.8 46 4.0 2.6- 6.1 15 0.9 0.5- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,607 1,043 60.4 55.7-65.0 82 5.0 3.1- 7.9 123 10.4 7.2-14.9 180 13.9 11.0-17.4 179 10.3 7.8-13.4
No 2,982 2,428 77.4 74.5-80.0 199 8.6 6.9-10.6 197 7.6 6.1- 9.5 111 4.3 3.2- 5.8 47 2.2 1.3- 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,529 1,238 79.0 74.7-82.7 61 4.4 3.0- 6.5 77 6.7 4.1-10.7 73 4.0 2.8- 5.7 80 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Non-Veteran 2,986 2,196 70.7 67.6-73.6 209 7.9 6.3- 9.8 245 9.7 7.8-12.0 208 7.9 6.3- 9.7 128 3.9 2.8- 5.4

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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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