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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,931 1,373 68.9 65.9-71.7 126 7.4 5.9- 9.2 141 7.9 6.3- 9.8 153 9.2 7.5-11.1 138 6.6 5.4- 8.1
GENDER
Male 758 600 77.0 72.7-80.8 41 6.5 4.5- 9.4 36 5.4 3.5- 8.2 46 7.3 5.1-10.3 35 3.8 2.6- 5.7
Female 1,173 773 61.3 57.4-65.1 85 8.3 6.3-10.8 105 10.3 8.0-13.2 107 10.9 8.6-13.7 103 9.3 7.3-11.7
RACE
White 1,772 1,268 68.2 65.2-71.1 118 7.9 6.3- 9.9 121 8.2 6.5-10.3 142 9.1 7.4-11.1 123 6.6 5.3- 8.1
African American 48 25 52.1 31.1-72.4 2 2.9 0.6-13.0 7 9.7 3.5-24.4 6 19.0 7.5-40.5 8 16.2 6.7-34.2
Other Minorities 98 69 83.8 70.1-92.0 6 2.6 0.6-10.3 13 3.7 1.7- 8.0 4 6.5 1.6-23.2 6 3.4 1.2- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 32 84.4 62.4-94.6 4 11.3 2.8-36.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.0 1.1-13.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Non-Hispanic 1,885 1,338 68.2 65.2-71.0 122 7.3 5.8- 9.0 141 8.2 6.6-10.3 149 9.4 7.7-11.4 135 6.9 5.6- 8.5
AGE
18-24 45 35 81.7 66.3-91.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 5 10.8 4.0-25.8 3 3.8 1.2-11.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
25-34 124 72 60.4 49.7-70.3 14 10.2 5.6-18.0 11 9.1 4.3-18.3 15 11.8 6.6-20.0 12 8.4 4.1-16.7
35-44 240 137 59.8 52.5-66.7 23 9.4 5.9-14.7 30 11.8 7.8-17.3 32 13.6 9.3-19.5 18 5.4 3.3- 8.9
45-54 312 192 62.5 55.7-68.8 26 8.8 5.7-13.3 22 6.2 3.7-10.1 40 13.1 9.2-18.4 32 9.5 6.4-13.8
55-64 455 329 73.5 68.4-78.0 21 4.6 2.7- 7.9 34 6.4 4.3- 9.5 33 7.1 4.9-10.3 38 8.3 5.7-11.9
65+ 736 594 81.3 77.6-84.4 39 5.4 3.7- 7.9 39 4.8 3.3- 6.9 29 3.2 2.1- 4.9 35 5.3 3.6- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 195 65.5 57.4-72.8 13 7.2 3.9-13.0 14 5.2 2.4-10.7 22 9.4 5.5-15.4 37 12.7 8.5-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 590 416 67.7 62.2-72.8 34 7.3 4.7-11.2 39 7.5 4.9-11.1 60 11.7 8.6-15.6 41 5.9 4.0- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 505 364 71.2 65.4-76.3 37 6.6 4.4- 9.6 39 8.1 5.1-12.4 32 7.7 4.9-12.0 33 6.4 4.2- 9.7
College Graduate 552 395 69.7 64.2-74.6 42 8.5 5.8-12.2 49 9.7 6.7-13.9 39 7.4 4.8-11.1 27 4.7 2.9- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 153 52.3 44.0-60.5 14 7.0 3.7-12.7 17 5.4 2.9- 9.8 33 17.6 11.6-26.0 43 17.7 12.4-24.5
$15,000- 24,999 362 248 65.0 57.5-71.8 17 6.2 3.2-11.9 32 8.3 5.1-13.4 40 13.8 9.2-20.1 25 6.6 4.0-10.8
$25,000- 34,999 241 174 71.0 63.0-77.9 21 8.4 5.0-13.7 11 4.7 2.4- 8.9 21 9.3 5.7-14.9 14 6.6 3.5-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 256 187 74.2 66.5-80.7 18 7.6 4.0-13.8 21 7.9 4.6-13.3 16 5.3 2.8- 9.6 14 5.0 2.6- 9.6
$50,000-74,999 251 187 73.2 65.4-79.8 15 6.4 3.4-11.6 20 7.4 4.1-13.0 19 8.8 5.0-14.9 10 4.2 2.0- 8.6
$75,000+ 246 186 69.4 61.1-76.6 19 9.3 5.6-15.1 23 13.2 8.0-20.9 10 6.0 2.9-12.1 8 2.1 1.0- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 511 58.3 53.5-63.0 43 6.3 4.1- 9.4 61 6.9 4.8- 9.8 99 14.6 11.4-18.4 106 14.0 11.2-17.4
No 1,046 812 75.0 71.2-78.5 79 8.2 6.2-10.6 77 8.6 6.5-11.4 51 6.1 4.3- 8.5 27 2.2 1.3- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 277 231 83.0 76.3-88.1 9 2.4 1.0- 5.6 14 5.7 2.8-11.3 10 2.5 1.1- 5.6 13 6.3 3.4-11.6
Non-Veteran 1,654 1,142 66.8 63.5-69.9 117 8.2 6.5-10.2 127 8.2 6.5-10.4 143 10.1 8.3-12.4 125 6.7 5.4- 8.3

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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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