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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,418 8,102 68.3 66.7-69.8 823 7.8 7.0- 8.7 1,029 10.8 9.6-12.0 856 8.3 7.4- 9.2 608 4.8 4.2- 5.6
No 1,625 926 57.7 53.0-62.2 109 7.5 5.4-10.4 182 10.9 8.3-14.1 238 15.4 12.5-18.8 170 8.6 6.4-11.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 209 127 56.5 43.4-68.7 14 5.3 2.5-10.8 22 13.7 7.0-25.1 21 13.5 6.5-26.0 25 11.0 6.1-19.1
Recommended Range 4,137 2,906 65.0 62.0-67.9 343 9.1 7.6-10.8 367 13.5 11.0-16.4 312 8.5 7.0-10.2 209 3.9 3.2- 4.7
Overweight 4,493 3,232 69.3 67.0-71.6 308 8.0 6.7- 9.5 391 8.6 7.4- 9.9 322 8.7 7.3-10.5 240 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Obese 3,620 2,333 64.4 61.5-67.2 234 6.2 5.1- 7.4 382 10.5 9.0-12.2 396 11.6 9.9-13.5 275 7.4 5.8- 9.3
Current Smoker
No 10,660 7,676 69.7 68.0-71.3 789 7.9 7.1- 8.9 956 10.3 9.2-11.5 758 7.8 6.9- 8.7 481 4.3 3.7- 5.1
Yes 2,353 1,324 53.0 49.4-56.6 141 7.0 5.2- 9.4 257 13.1 10.5-16.3 333 16.6 13.9-19.6 298 10.3 8.4-12.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,546 1,066 64.1 58.7-69.2 60 3.2 2.3- 4.6 106 8.8 5.5-13.7 154 11.5 9.0-14.6 160 12.3 8.9-16.8
No 11,395 7,902 66.7 65.1-68.3 865 8.2 7.3- 9.1 1,095 11.0 9.9-12.2 922 9.3 8.3-10.3 611 4.9 4.2- 5.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,720 8,188 67.6 66.0-69.1 813 7.4 6.6- 8.3 1,051 10.1 9.1-11.2 969 9.4 8.5-10.5 699 5.4 4.8- 6.2
Yes 1,089 653 55.7 50.2-61.0 106 10.4 7.6-14.2 149 16.4 12.2-21.7 114 11.2 8.5-14.6 67 6.3 3.8-10.1
Heavy Drinker
No 12,250 8,501 66.6 65.1-68.2 861 7.5 6.8- 8.4 1,138 11.0 9.9-12.2 1,024 9.5 8.6-10.5 726 5.3 4.7- 6.1
Yes 470 279 55.3 46.8-63.4 56 13.8 8.1-22.5 54 9.6 6.7-13.5 51 13.5 9.0-19.8 30 7.8 3.5-16.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,481 727 49.0 44.5-53.5 73 5.4 3.8- 7.5 130 9.1 6.9-11.8 225 15.7 12.8-19.2 326 20.8 17.1-25.0
No 11,335 8,110 68.5 66.9-70.1 859 8.3 7.4- 9.2 1,071 11.2 10.0-12.4 859 8.7 7.8- 9.8 436 3.4 2.9- 3.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,075 593 52.7 47.4-58.0 78 6.2 4.5- 8.5 130 15.1 11.3-20.0 145 14.7 11.5-18.7 129 11.2 8.2-15.2
No 11,936 8,420 67.6 66.0-69.1 851 7.8 7.0- 8.7 1,080 10.5 9.4-11.7 939 9.1 8.2-10.1 646 5.0 4.4- 5.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,677 1,147 66.4 61.8-70.6 80 4.7 3.4- 6.4 141 9.5 6.2-14.3 182 12.0 9.6-15.0 127 7.4 5.5-10.0
No 11,376 7,883 66.4 64.8-68.0 852 7.9 7.1- 8.8 1,074 11.0 9.9-12.2 914 9.3 8.4-10.4 653 5.3 4.6- 6.1
Disability
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

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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