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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,318 8,019 67.3 65.9-68.8 774 7.8 6.9- 8.7 953 9.8 8.9-10.7 876 9.3 8.4-10.3 696 5.8 5.2- 6.5
-Eastern NC 3,072 2,176 69.6 66.8-72.2 199 7.0 5.5- 8.7 251 9.5 7.8-11.6 248 8.6 7.1-10.3 198 5.4 4.4- 6.6
GENDER
Male 1,074 817 74.8 70.5-78.6 62 6.3 4.2- 9.4 71 8.7 6.2-11.9 65 6.3 4.6- 8.6 59 4.0 2.7- 5.8
Female 1,998 1,359 64.7 61.1-68.2 137 7.6 5.9- 9.7 180 10.4 8.2-13.1 183 10.6 8.4-13.4 139 6.7 5.2- 8.6
RACE
White 2,052 1,493 70.4 66.9-73.7 135 7.7 5.8-10.1 155 8.9 6.9-11.4 141 8.1 6.3-10.4 128 4.9 3.8- 6.3
African American 683 459 68.3 62.4-73.6 42 4.9 3.1- 7.7 67 11.7 8.1-16.6 71 8.8 6.0-12.6 44 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Other minorities 315 208 67.5 58.1-75.6 22 8.5 4.6-15.3 29 8.6 5.0-14.3 34 9.7 5.9-15.6 22 5.7 2.5-12.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 160 110 76.9 66.6-84.7 12 5.7 2.4-12.8 13 7.9 3.8-15.5 12 5.0 2.1-11.5 13 4.5 2.1- 9.5
Non-Hispanic 2,903 2,061 69.1 66.1-71.8 187 7.1 5.6- 8.9 237 9.7 7.9-11.8 235 8.8 7.2-10.6 183 5.4 4.4- 6.7
AGE
18-34 466 300 66.1 59.9-71.8 47 8.5 5.6-12.7 53 11.8 8.2-16.7 44 10.3 7.1-14.7 22 3.3 1.9- 5.7
35-54 933 601 66.6 61.7-71.1 68 7.6 5.2-11.0 97 10.4 7.6-14.1 101 8.7 6.5-11.6 66 6.7 4.8- 9.3
55-64 681 460 68.5 63.0-73.5 45 5.4 3.5- 8.4 56 8.1 5.6-11.4 61 10.2 7.0-14.6 59 7.8 5.3-11.3
65-74 530 424 79.4 73.8-84.0 21 4.0 2.3- 7.0 33 7.2 4.4-11.7 31 5.1 3.1- 8.2 21 4.3 2.3- 7.9
75+ 428 366 88.3 83.7-91.7 16 4.2 2.2- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 4.5 2.6- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 414 286 71.1 63.7-77.5 17 5.2 2.7- 9.7 32 9.7 5.7-16.1 34 6.9 4.3-10.9 45 7.1 4.4-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 963 687 69.1 64.0-73.8 51 6.9 4.5-10.6 71 9.3 6.5-13.2 84 8.4 5.8-12.0 70 6.2 4.5- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 836 555 66.3 61.0-71.2 60 7.3 4.8-10.9 85 9.7 6.9-13.6 78 11.2 8.3-15.0 58 5.5 3.8- 7.9
College Graduate 854 643 75.0 70.3-79.2 71 8.3 5.9-11.6 63 9.4 6.6-13.3 52 5.5 3.7- 8.1 25 1.8 1.0- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 240 54.3 46.4-61.9 20 5.3 2.8-10.0 38 12.8 8.0-20.0 63 14.0 9.7-19.9 56 13.5 9.1-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 511 347 64.9 57.8-71.4 28 7.8 4.6-12.9 44 11.2 7.2-17.0 51 8.4 5.6-12.5 41 7.7 4.9-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 298 203 63.5 54.1-72.0 20 6.0 3.1-11.3 29 9.7 5.6-16.4 26 15.9 9.8-24.6 20 4.9 2.5- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 424 316 73.1 65.6-79.4 33 8.1 5.0-12.8 31 8.1 4.2-15.0 30 8.7 5.1-14.4 14 2.1 0.9- 4.6
$50,000+ 880 666 77.8 72.9-82.0 68 8.1 5.1-12.7 70 7.0 4.9- 9.7 52 4.3 2.9- 6.4 24 2.8 1.6- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 939 541 53.7 48.3-59.0 52 6.5 4.4- 9.4 90 11.0 8.2-14.8 128 16.5 12.6-21.3 128 12.3 9.6-15.6
No 1,990 1,533 74.7 71.3-77.8 137 6.9 5.1- 9.1 149 9.1 7.0-11.6 113 6.3 4.8- 8.2 58 3.1 2.1- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 496 384 80.0 74.4-84.6 19 2.3 1.2- 4.5 33 7.1 4.3-11.5 31 5.9 3.5- 9.9 29 4.6 2.8- 7.6
Non-Veteran 2,574 1,790 67.5 64.4-70.6 180 7.9 6.2- 9.9 218 10.0 8.1-12.3 217 9.1 7.4-11.1 169 5.5 4.4- 6.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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