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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 6,920 4,903 68.1 66.3-69.9 474 8.0 7.0- 9.1 609 10.3 9.2-11.7 522 7.5 6.6- 8.6 412 6.0 5.1- 7.0
GENDER
Male 2,593 1,989 74.0 71.2-76.7 156 6.9 5.5- 8.6 165 8.0 6.4-10.1 158 6.2 4.9- 7.8 125 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Female 4,327 2,914 62.6 60.2-64.9 318 9.1 7.8-10.5 444 12.5 10.9-14.4 364 8.8 7.5-10.2 287 7.1 5.7- 8.6
RACE
White 5,470 3,873 67.2 65.1-69.2 379 8.1 7.0- 9.2 481 10.9 9.5-12.5 407 7.4 6.5- 8.5 330 6.5 5.4- 7.8
African American 1,072 753 70.2 65.8-74.3 69 7.8 5.7-10.5 95 8.1 6.1-10.6 93 9.0 6.3-12.5 62 5.0 3.5- 7.0
Other Minorities 337 248 70.9 62.8-77.9 21 7.7 4.0-14.1 29 11.2 6.6-18.2 20 5.5 2.9-10.0 19 4.8 2.7- 8.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 177 70.9 61.5-78.8 14 8.6 4.1-17.3 20 9.6 5.5-16.3 19 7.4 4.0-13.5 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Non-Hispanic 6,657 4,709 67.9 66.0-69.7 459 8.0 7.0- 9.0 587 10.4 9.2-11.8 502 7.5 6.6- 8.6 400 6.2 5.3- 7.3
AGE
18-24 177 96 57.1 48.0-65.8 27 12.4 8.0-18.9 27 17.0 11.1-25.3 17 7.0 3.9-12.2 10 6.4 2.8-13.7
25-34 528 314 63.6 58.3-68.6 61 10.1 7.5-13.6 79 13.1 10.1-16.9 46 8.0 5.5-11.5 28 5.1 3.3- 7.8
35-44 1,037 655 66.1 62.4-69.6 96 8.7 6.9-11.0 119 10.6 8.5-13.1 89 7.5 5.9- 9.5 78 7.1 5.4- 9.4
45-54 1,382 890 66.9 63.6-70.0 113 8.0 6.4- 9.9 139 9.2 7.5-11.3 142 8.6 6.9-10.7 98 7.3 5.7- 9.3
55-64 1,527 1,073 71.7 68.7-74.5 83 5.1 3.9- 6.7 131 8.5 6.9-10.5 138 8.9 7.2-11.0 102 5.7 4.5- 7.3
65+ 2,198 1,817 82.4 79.9-84.7 90 4.1 3.1- 5.3 111 5.0 3.9- 6.3 86 4.5 3.0- 6.8 94 4.0 3.1- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 797 543 61.2 54.8-67.3 26 5.0 2.8- 8.7 62 10.2 7.3-14.1 76 10.4 7.0-15.3 90 13.2 9.0-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,853 1,344 73.5 70.0-76.8 84 5.6 3.9- 8.1 141 7.4 5.5- 9.8 161 7.8 6.3- 9.6 123 5.7 4.4- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,660 1,131 62.5 58.6-66.3 127 9.2 7.2-11.6 145 13.6 10.5-17.6 143 8.0 6.4-10.0 114 6.7 5.2- 8.6
College Graduate 2,598 1,874 70.0 67.4-72.5 237 10.2 8.7-11.9 261 10.6 9.0-12.3 141 6.0 4.6- 7.7 85 3.3 2.4- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 385 58.9 53.2-64.5 29 7.2 4.5-11.2 49 6.4 4.4- 9.4 90 13.2 9.9-17.4 100 14.2 11.2-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 979 624 60.2 54.8-65.5 57 5.1 3.5- 7.2 90 10.3 7.6-13.7 109 13.3 9.8-17.8 99 11.1 8.4-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 694 493 66.9 60.9-72.4 49 10.4 6.7-16.0 60 9.7 6.8-13.8 45 6.8 4.6- 9.9 47 6.2 3.9- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 866 628 69.0 63.5-74.1 52 6.9 4.5-10.6 86 12.5 8.7-17.6 66 8.2 5.7-11.7 34 3.4 2.2- 5.1
$50,000-74,999 957 687 68.8 64.0-73.2 81 9.3 7.0-12.2 99 13.0 9.8-17.2 64 6.4 4.2- 9.5 26 2.6 1.5- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,706 1,277 73.0 70.0-75.9 153 9.1 7.5-11.1 154 10.1 8.1-12.4 81 5.5 4.2- 7.1 41 2.3 1.6- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,397 1,423 55.4 51.9-58.8 129 5.1 4.1- 6.5 255 12.4 10.3-14.9 318 14.2 12.0-16.7 272 12.8 10.5-15.6
No 4,229 3,253 73.4 71.2-75.5 327 9.2 7.9-10.6 336 9.7 8.2-11.4 188 4.7 3.8- 5.8 125 3.0 2.4- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 883 695 75.7 71.3-79.6 43 5.8 4.0- 8.3 50 6.8 4.6- 9.9 52 5.9 4.1- 8.4 43 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Non-Veteran 6,033 4,205 67.3 65.3-69.2 430 8.2 7.2- 9.4 559 10.8 9.5-12.2 470 7.7 6.7- 8.9 369 6.0 5.1- 7.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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