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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,227 3,233 72.2 70.0-74.4 256 7.2 6.0- 8.7 271 8.4 7.1-10.0 248 7.1 6.0- 8.5 219 4.9 4.1- 6.0
Female 7,091 4,786 62.8 60.9-64.6 518 8.2 7.2- 9.4 682 11.0 9.8-12.3 628 11.4 10.1-12.8 477 6.6 5.8- 7.6
RACE
White 8,637 6,202 68.0 66.3-69.6 587 7.7 6.8- 8.8 694 9.1 8.2-10.2 634 9.5 8.4-10.7 520 5.7 5.0- 6.5
African American 1,791 1,221 65.8 62.2-69.2 125 7.5 5.8- 9.7 168 10.7 8.5-13.3 163 9.6 7.7-12.0 114 6.4 4.9- 8.4
Native American 264 165 53.6 43.3-63.6 17 9.9 5.1-18.3 26 10.8 5.9-19.0 30 11.7 6.7-19.6 26 14.0 7.5-24.5
Other Minorities 543 367 69.3 62.9-75.0 44 9.1 5.8-14.1 60 12.9 9.0-18.1 44 5.4 3.3- 8.6 28 3.3 1.8- 5.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 515 356 70.1 63.5-75.9 41 9.6 5.9-15.3 56 11.2 7.8-15.8 34 6.5 3.8-10.9 28 2.7 1.6- 4.5
-English Speaking 229 *** *** *** 18 11.2 5.0-23.2 21 7.7 4.2-13.5 17 9.9 4.4-20.8 15 3.7 1.6- 8.1
-Spanish Speaking 286 198 71.4 63.3-78.3 23 8.8 4.7-15.8 35 13.0 8.4-19.7 17 4.6 2.3- 8.9 13 2.2 1.1- 4.2
Non-Hispanic 10,771 7,639 67.1 65.6-68.5 732 7.6 6.8- 8.5 896 9.7 8.8-10.7 841 9.6 8.6-10.6 663 6.1 5.4- 6.8
AGE
18-34 1,417 879 60.3 56.9-63.7 149 10.5 8.6-12.8 175 12.8 10.7-15.2 143 11.5 9.5-14.0 71 4.8 3.6- 6.5
35-44 1,533 964 65.2 61.6-68.5 145 7.7 6.0- 9.8 193 10.8 8.9-13.0 149 10.6 8.4-13.3 82 5.8 4.4- 7.6
45-54 2,064 1,303 65.1 61.9-68.2 166 8.6 6.8-10.8 188 9.2 7.3-11.5 228 10.2 8.6-12.2 179 6.9 5.5- 8.7
55-64 2,441 1,693 70.2 67.4-72.8 162 6.1 4.8- 7.6 198 7.7 6.4- 9.2 205 8.4 6.9-10.3 183 7.6 6.2- 9.4
65-74 2,087 1,662 78.9 76.1-81.5 98 4.2 3.3- 5.4 127 6.7 5.1- 8.7 99 5.3 3.9- 7.3 101 4.8 3.6- 6.4
75+ 1,644 1,412 84.7 81.8-87.2 47 3.2 2.2- 4.6 65 5.0 3.4- 7.2 46 2.2 1.5- 3.4 74 4.9 3.5- 6.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,389 962 66.7 62.5-70.7 52 4.8 3.2- 7.3 101 8.3 6.1-11.2 121 10.8 8.3-13.9 153 9.4 7.4-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,253 2,325 68.1 65.4-70.8 183 7.4 5.9- 9.2 268 9.6 8.0-11.5 249 8.4 6.9-10.2 228 6.5 5.3- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,861 1,933 64.5 61.6-67.2 196 7.7 6.2- 9.6 270 10.6 8.9-12.6 271 11.2 9.4-13.2 191 6.0 4.8- 7.4
College Graduate 3,786 2,778 70.5 68.2-72.6 342 10.2 8.8-11.9 314 9.9 8.5-11.4 233 7.1 5.9- 8.6 119 2.3 1.8- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,325 771 52.9 48.5-57.3 55 4.9 3.2- 7.3 118 11.4 8.6-14.9 189 15.5 12.5-19.0 192 15.3 12.5-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,919 1,300 63.2 59.5-66.8 101 6.8 4.9- 9.2 185 10.9 8.7-13.5 168 10.7 8.4-13.4 165 8.5 6.7-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,104 773 65.8 61.1-70.3 65 7.1 4.8-10.5 102 9.7 7.0-13.3 100 12.8 10.0-16.4 64 4.5 3.0- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,397 1,013 69.6 65.6-73.3 122 10.5 8.1-13.6 102 8.1 6.1-10.8 109 8.3 6.3-10.7 51 3.5 2.3- 5.2
$50,000-74,999 1,336 966 71.8 67.7-75.5 112 8.1 5.9-10.9 127 9.7 7.6-12.2 79 7.2 5.0-10.3 52 3.3 2.2- 4.8
$75,000+ 2,247 1,682 72.4 69.4-75.3 210 10.3 8.3-12.6 194 9.9 8.0-12.1 119 5.2 3.9- 6.9 42 2.2 1.4- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,310 2,009 53.0 50.2-55.9 164 5.5 4.3- 7.0 293 11.1 9.3-13.3 429 17.1 14.8-19.6 415 13.2 11.5-15.2
No 7,476 5,635 71.9 70.2-73.6 579 8.5 7.4- 9.6 620 9.4 8.4-10.6 417 6.8 5.9- 7.9 225 3.3 2.7- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,557 1,226 77.5 74.0-80.6 70 3.6 2.6- 5.0 87 7.1 5.1- 9.8 86 6.0 4.4- 8.2 88 5.7 4.2- 7.8
Non-Veteran 9,756 6,789 65.9 64.3-67.5 704 8.3 7.4- 9.3 866 10.1 9.2-11.2 790 9.8 8.8-10.9 607 5.8 5.1- 6.6

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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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