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2010 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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,438 7,566 69.8 68.4-71.3 687 7.9 7.0- 8.8 851 9.5 8.6-10.5 740 7.3 6.5- 8.2 594 5.4 4.8- 6.2
No 1,470 889 63.7 59.6-67.6 116 8.9 6.8-11.7 120 7.8 5.8-10.4 173 11.4 8.9-14.4 172 8.2 6.6-10.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 198 140 60.6 50.1-70.2 13 6.0 2.9-11.9 16 16.5 9.0-28.1 10 5.9 2.8-12.2 19 11.1 6.4-18.4
Recommended Range 3,717 2,704 67.6 64.8-70.3 259 9.4 7.7-11.4 296 9.2 7.8-10.9 243 7.8 6.2- 9.8 215 5.9 4.6- 7.5
Overweight 4,208 3,054 70.7 68.4-72.9 273 7.0 5.9- 8.2 324 9.8 8.2-11.6 313 7.6 6.5- 8.9 244 5.0 4.2- 6.0
Obese 3,238 2,138 66.6 64.0-69.1 230 8.4 6.9-10.2 296 8.2 6.9- 9.7 316 9.6 8.1-11.3 258 7.2 6.1- 8.5
Current Smoker
No 9,885 7,250 70.8 69.3-72.2 681 8.3 7.5- 9.3 789 9.3 8.4-10.3 655 7.1 6.3- 8.0 510 4.5 4.0- 5.1
Yes 2,000 1,186 60.3 56.5-64.1 121 7.0 5.0- 9.6 181 8.9 6.9-11.3 255 12.0 9.8-14.5 257 11.8 9.6-14.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,560 1,107 68.5 65.1-71.8 66 4.6 3.3- 6.3 78 5.0 3.7- 6.8 152 10.3 8.3-12.7 157 11.6 9.3-14.3
No 10,260 7,294 68.8 67.2-70.3 734 8.4 7.6- 9.4 884 9.6 8.7-10.6 752 7.9 7.0- 8.8 596 5.3 4.7- 6.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,816 7,746 69.4 67.9-70.8 716 7.8 7.0- 8.7 856 8.8 7.9- 9.7 808 7.9 7.1- 8.8 690 6.1 5.4- 6.9
Yes 933 595 61.6 56.5-66.5 72 9.8 6.8-14.0 106 13.7 10.5-17.8 99 10.4 7.6-14.0 61 4.4 3.2- 6.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,290 8,031 68.6 67.2-70.1 755 8.2 7.3- 9.1 917 9.3 8.4-10.2 865 8.0 7.2- 8.9 722 5.9 5.3- 6.7
Yes 394 254 63.1 55.2-70.5 33 6.8 4.4-10.3 45 11.8 7.7-17.7 36 12.5 8.3-18.5 26 5.7 3.5- 9.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,360 694 52.3 47.8-56.7 61 5.2 3.7- 7.2 107 8.5 6.6-11.1 204 14.2 11.7-17.1 294 19.7 16.5-23.4
No 10,315 7,575 70.9 69.3-72.3 730 8.4 7.5- 9.4 856 9.4 8.5-10.4 701 7.3 6.5- 8.3 453 4.0 3.5- 4.6
Current Asthma
Yes 992 571 55.2 50.0-60.3 59 6.6 4.6- 9.3 95 12.3 9.2-16.2 125 13.6 10.2-18.0 142 12.3 9.7-15.5
No 10,878 7,868 69.9 68.4-71.3 741 8.2 7.3- 9.1 870 8.9 8.1- 9.9 781 7.6 6.8- 8.5 618 5.4 4.8- 6.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,652 1,143 66.2 62.7-69.5 76 5.8 4.3- 7.7 131 7.6 6.0- 9.6 158 11.5 9.2-14.3 144 9.0 7.1-11.2
No 10,153 7,227 68.9 67.4-70.4 718 8.3 7.4- 9.3 839 9.4 8.5-10.4 750 7.7 6.9- 8.7 619 5.7 5.0- 6.4
Disability
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

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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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