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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 93 78.9 67.6-87.0 8 5.8 1.9-16.4 10 5.0 2.4-10.2 8 2.4 1.1- 5.4 10 7.9 3.4-17.0
Non-Hispanic 10,188 7,086 67.1 65.4-68.7 747 8.0 7.2- 8.9 944 10.6 9.5-11.9 816 9.0 8.1-10.1 595 5.2 4.6- 6.0
AGE
18-24 261 134 55.9 46.9-64.6 34 11.5 7.5-17.2 43 16.7 10.5-25.4 37 12.1 7.9-18.1 13 3.8 2.1- 7.0
25-34 850 512 62.6 57.9-67.2 80 7.8 5.9-10.3 124 12.2 9.6-15.3 86 12.0 8.9-15.9 48 5.4 3.5- 8.1
35-44 1,474 886 61.6 57.9-65.1 139 8.8 7.0-11.1 203 13.2 11.1-15.7 167 10.9 8.9-13.3 79 5.4 3.6- 8.1
45-54 1,965 1,226 65.1 62.1-68.0 185 9.4 7.8-11.3 205 10.4 8.7-12.5 184 8.5 6.8-10.4 165 6.6 5.4- 8.0
55-64 2,201 1,518 70.7 68.0-73.3 163 7.3 5.8- 9.1 184 8.3 6.7-10.1 183 7.5 6.2- 9.0 153 6.2 5.1- 7.6
65+ 3,497 2,852 82.6 80.7-84.4 149 4.3 3.4- 5.4 191 5.1 4.1- 6.3 164 4.3 3.5- 5.3 141 3.7 2.8- 4.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,113 763 61.2 54.7-67.3 39 5.7 3.3- 9.5 71 8.7 5.1-14.6 100 14.1 9.7-20.0 140 10.3 8.0-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,991 2,103 68.8 65.9-71.6 166 6.5 5.1- 8.2 265 9.1 7.7-10.8 254 9.2 7.5-11.2 203 6.4 5.0- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,671 1,805 65.7 62.2-69.0 204 7.9 6.3- 9.7 252 11.6 9.1-14.8 249 9.0 7.5-10.8 161 5.8 4.5- 7.5
College Graduate 3,543 2,509 69.3 66.9-71.6 347 9.9 8.5-11.4 366 11.2 9.7-12.9 220 7.0 5.8- 8.4 101 2.6 2.0- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 896 509 52.2 46.1-58.2 40 6.6 3.7-11.5 68 7.0 4.8-10.3 132 17.2 13.3-21.9 147 17.0 13.3-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,473 979 59.6 54.5-64.5 76 7.1 4.8-10.4 120 10.5 7.7-14.1 148 11.5 8.9-14.8 150 11.3 8.3-15.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,052 704 64.4 58.7-69.6 71 8.7 6.2-12.1 116 9.4 7.2-12.0 97 12.1 8.2-17.6 64 5.4 3.8- 7.8
$35,000-49,999 1,397 991 70.5 66.3-74.4 105 6.2 4.8- 8.0 132 9.9 7.7-12.5 114 10.0 7.3-13.5 55 3.4 2.4- 4.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,499 1,039 67.3 63.4-71.0 131 7.7 6.0- 9.8 171 13.0 10.5-16.1 103 7.5 5.8- 9.7 55 4.5 2.8- 7.1
$75,000+ 2,468 1,821 72.2 69.1-75.0 234 9.4 7.9-11.2 238 11.0 8.7-13.8 136 6.0 4.7- 7.6 39 1.5 1.0- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,475 2,059 56.2 53.2-59.2 207 5.8 4.8- 7.0 333 11.4 9.0-14.2 447 14.6 12.6-16.9 429 12.0 10.5-13.8
No 6,316 4,718 71.3 69.4-73.2 516 9.1 8.0-10.3 585 10.3 9.2-11.5 345 6.8 5.8- 8.0 152 2.5 1.8- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,398 1,141 82.3 79.0-85.1 55 4.4 3.0- 6.6 72 5.1 3.6- 7.2 62 3.2 2.3- 4.3 68 5.0 3.5- 7.2
Non-Veteran 8,061 5,447 64.9 63.0-66.8 639 8.5 7.6- 9.5 815 11.7 10.3-13.1 691 9.7 8.6-10.9 469 5.2 4.5- 6.1

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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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