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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,486 2,151 17.5 16.4-18.6 9,335 82.5 81.4-83.6
GENDER
Male 4,291 578 12.8 11.4-14.4 3,713 87.2 85.6-88.6
Female 7,195 1,573 21.8 20.3-23.4 5,622 78.2 76.6-79.7
RACE
White 8,776 1,738 19.2 18.0-20.6 7,038 80.8 79.4-82.0
African American 1,812 262 12.8 10.7-15.2 1,550 87.2 84.8-89.3
Native American 267 54 23.2 15.5-33.1 213 76.8 66.9-84.5
Other Minorities 548 87 11.6 8.4-15.8 461 88.4 84.2-91.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 524 88 14.8 10.6-20.2 436 85.2 79.8-89.4
-English Speaking 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 291 38 8.5 5.6-12.6 253 91.5 87.4-94.4
Non-Hispanic 10,929 2,059 17.7 16.6-18.8 8,870 82.3 81.2-83.4
AGE
18-34 1,422 208 13.8 11.6-16.3 1,214 86.2 83.7-88.4
35-44 1,549 298 18.7 16.2-21.6 1,251 81.3 78.4-83.8
45-54 2,083 506 21.8 19.4-24.4 1,577 78.2 75.6-80.6
55-64 2,464 603 22.4 20.2-24.9 1,861 77.6 75.1-79.8
65-74 2,120 330 15.6 13.3-18.2 1,790 84.4 81.8-86.7
75+ 1,714 196 12.0 9.9-14.5 1,518 88.0 85.5-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 344 21.2 18.3-24.5 1,108 78.8 75.5-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,294 604 17.0 15.1-19.1 2,690 83.0 80.9-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,888 603 18.7 16.7-20.9 2,285 81.3 79.1-83.3
College Graduate 3,822 595 13.8 12.3-15.4 3,227 86.2 84.6-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,376 445 29.6 26.0-33.4 931 70.4 66.6-74.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,949 405 21.3 18.4-24.5 1,544 78.7 75.5-81.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,113 215 15.9 13.3-19.0 898 84.1 81.0-86.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,409 227 14.9 12.5-17.8 1,182 85.1 82.2-87.5
$50,000-74,999 1,341 220 14.6 11.8-17.9 1,121 85.4 82.1-88.2
$75,000+ 2,262 285 11.1 9.4-12.9 1,977 88.9 87.1-90.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,397 1,131 35.5 32.9-38.2 2,266 64.5 61.8-67.1
No 7,537 921 11.5 10.5-12.7 6,616 88.5 87.3-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,587 241 17.2 14.5-20.4 1,346 82.8 79.6-85.5
Non-Veteran 9,894 1,910 17.5 16.4-18.7 7,984 82.5 81.3-83.6

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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).

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