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2010 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 11,936 8,477 68.7 67.3-70.1 803 8.1 7.3- 9.0 973 9.2 8.3-10.1 915 8.1 7.3- 9.0 768 5.9 5.3- 6.6
GENDER
Male 4,431 3,405 73.9 71.7-76.0 255 7.4 6.1- 8.9 266 7.3 6.1- 8.7 284 6.7 5.7- 7.9 221 4.7 3.9- 5.7
Female 7,505 5,072 63.8 62.0-65.6 548 8.7 7.8- 9.8 707 10.9 9.8-12.2 631 9.4 8.2-10.7 547 7.1 6.2- 8.1
RACE
White 9,298 6,624 67.9 66.3-69.5 642 8.3 7.4- 9.4 744 9.5 8.5-10.6 702 8.1 7.2- 9.1 586 6.1 5.4- 7.0
African American 1,854 1,293 69.7 66.3-72.9 108 7.0 5.4- 9.2 167 8.5 6.9-10.5 163 9.2 7.1-11.7 123 5.5 4.3- 7.1
Asian 106 89 86.7 74.8-93.4 3 1.6 0.4- 5.7 10 9.9 4.0-22.7 4 1.8 0.7- 5.1 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 264 167 59.0 47.6-69.4 22 12.8 5.5-26.9 23 4.4 2.4- 7.8 19 9.8 5.2-17.6 33 14.1 8.1-23.5
Other Minorities 344 254 72.4 64.5-79.1 22 8.0 4.4-14.3 23 9.1 5.2-15.6 23 5.8 3.3-10.2 22 4.6 2.7- 7.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 413 302 74.9 68.2-80.6 24 7.8 4.4-13.5 31 7.4 4.6-11.7 32 6.2 3.7-10.1 24 3.7 2.2- 6.2
-English Speaking 236 169 74.7 65.6-82.1 12 4.8 2.3- 9.7 17 7.2 3.4-14.5 19 7.6 3.8-14.8 19 5.7 3.1-10.2
-Spanish Speaking 177 133 75.1 64.9-83.2 12 10.8 5.1-21.4 14 7.6 4.1-13.5 13 4.8 2.4- 9.5 5 1.8 0.6- 5.0
Non-Hispanic 11,493 8,152 68.2 66.8-69.6 777 8.1 7.3- 9.0 940 9.3 8.5-10.3 881 8.2 7.4- 9.1 743 6.1 5.5- 6.9
AGE
18-24 351 214 62.1 55.1-68.7 38 11.0 7.4-16.2 45 12.6 8.8-17.9 34 9.2 5.8-14.3 20 5.0 2.6- 9.3
25-34 966 593 63.9 59.7-67.8 109 10.7 8.3-13.6 127 12.6 10.2-15.5 79 8.0 6.0-10.6 58 4.8 3.5- 6.7
35-44 1,697 1,054 65.1 62.1-68.0 156 9.2 7.5-11.2 186 9.9 8.3-11.7 174 9.2 7.6-11.0 127 6.6 5.3- 8.2
45-54 2,264 1,448 66.7 64.1-69.2 181 7.8 6.5- 9.3 209 8.3 7.0- 9.9 237 9.3 7.9-11.1 189 7.8 6.5- 9.4
55-64 2,655 1,877 70.7 68.2-73.1 141 5.9 4.7- 7.3 214 7.9 6.6- 9.5 230 8.7 7.3-10.3 193 6.8 5.6- 8.3
65-74 2,216 1,765 80.7 78.5-82.8 124 5.4 4.3- 6.8 121 5.3 4.2- 6.7 103 4.3 3.3- 5.5 103 4.3 3.3- 5.5
75+ 1,667 1,428 85.4 82.4-88.0 46 2.7 1.9- 3.9 68 3.9 2.8- 5.4 51 3.7 2.1- 6.7 74 4.3 3.2- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,492 1,026 64.4 60.0-68.7 54 5.1 3.4- 7.7 96 8.2 6.2-10.8 141 10.2 7.8-13.4 175 12.0 9.1-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,431 2,468 71.3 68.6-73.9 171 6.8 5.2- 8.7 256 7.2 5.9- 8.7 293 8.9 7.4-10.6 243 5.8 4.8- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,987 2,079 65.2 62.2-68.1 220 9.0 7.3-11.1 246 10.8 8.7-13.3 240 8.5 6.9-10.5 202 6.5 5.3- 7.9
College Graduate 4,008 2,887 70.4 68.3-72.5 358 9.8 8.5-11.2 375 10.2 8.9-11.7 240 6.2 5.1- 7.5 148 3.3 2.7- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,282 757 58.7 54.3-62.9 60 8.0 5.3-11.9 93 6.8 5.0- 9.1 166 12.3 10.0-15.2 206 14.2 11.9-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,882 1,237 61.9 58.0-65.7 104 5.9 4.4- 7.9 163 9.2 7.3-11.6 204 13.5 10.8-16.7 174 9.5 7.6-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,278 906 68.3 63.9-72.4 98 8.8 6.5-11.9 100 8.1 6.1-10.6 88 8.6 6.1-12.0 86 6.2 4.6- 8.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,496 1,087 70.8 66.9-74.5 99 7.6 5.7-10.2 137 10.1 7.6-13.3 105 6.9 5.1- 9.2 68 4.5 3.3- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 1,578 1,152 69.8 66.2-73.2 123 8.6 6.8-10.8 146 11.6 9.2-14.7 109 7.2 5.4- 9.6 48 2.7 1.8- 4.0
$75,000+ 2,520 1,883 72.7 70.0-75.2 220 9.8 8.0-11.9 219 9.5 7.9-11.3 129 5.6 4.5- 7.0 69 2.4 1.7- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,427 2,677 56.8 54.3-59.2 237 5.7 4.7- 6.9 420 10.7 9.3-12.4 554 14.1 12.4-15.9 539 12.8 11.1-14.6
No 7,015 5,423 74.0 72.2-75.7 539 9.3 8.2-10.5 522 8.5 7.5- 9.7 331 5.4 4.5- 6.4 200 2.8 2.3- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,658 1,309 76.5 73.2-79.4 72 5.1 3.6- 7.3 94 6.3 4.7- 8.3 96 6.0 4.5- 7.9 87 6.1 4.6- 8.2
Non-Veteran 10,273 7,164 67.6 66.1-69.1 730 8.5 7.6- 9.5 879 9.6 8.7-10.6 819 8.4 7.5- 9.4 681 5.9 5.2- 6.7

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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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