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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions,
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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
-FEMALES 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 5,345 3,643 62.7 60.5-64.9 393 8.0 6.8- 9.3 501 11.0 9.6-12.5 454 11.7 10.2-13.5 354 6.6 5.6- 7.7
African American 1,219 806 62.3 57.9-66.6 88 9.4 6.9-12.6 120 9.7 7.4-12.5 121 11.3 8.5-14.8 84 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Other Minorities 476 295 62.2 55.3-68.7 36 8.4 5.5-12.7 57 14.5 10.0-20.5 53 9.5 6.3-13.9 35 5.4 3.0- 9.5
AGE
18-34 834 480 55.1 50.5-59.7 94 10.2 7.8-13.2 113 13.9 11.0-17.5 103 15.5 12.3-19.4 44 5.3 3.5- 7.9
35-44 947 553 58.6 53.9-63.2 95 8.9 6.4-12.2 138 13.0 10.6-16.0 102 12.1 9.1-16.1 59 7.3 5.3-10.0
45-54 1,289 756 61.1 57.2-64.8 112 8.8 6.8-11.4 134 9.0 7.2-11.2 165 13.6 11.0-16.7 122 7.5 5.9- 9.5
55-64 1,514 984 63.4 59.8-66.9 110 7.9 5.9-10.5 146 10.6 8.7-13.0 148 9.5 7.5-11.8 126 8.6 6.7-10.9
65-74 1,304 996 75.1 71.5-78.4 64 5.0 3.6- 6.7 97 8.1 6.1-10.6 73 5.6 4.1- 7.7 74 6.2 4.4- 8.8
75+ 1,103 937 82.0 78.0-85.4 38 4.4 2.9- 6.5 48 5.9 3.8- 9.2 32 2.5 1.5- 4.2 48 5.2 3.5- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 851 573 60.3 54.5-65.9 34 6.1 3.8- 9.7 65 8.1 5.5-11.9 83 15.2 10.9-20.7 96 10.3 7.7-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,042 1,402 65.1 61.5-68.5 125 8.6 6.6-11.1 190 10.1 8.1-12.5 167 8.9 6.9-11.3 158 7.3 5.8- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,885 1,202 59.8 56.2-63.2 135 7.2 5.6- 9.3 203 12.0 9.8-14.6 202 13.4 10.9-16.2 143 7.6 5.9- 9.8
College Graduate 2,299 1,600 65.6 62.6-68.5 224 10.5 8.6-12.7 224 12.4 10.5-14.6 174 9.3 7.6-11.3 77 2.3 1.6- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 937 534 51.4 46.1-56.6 40 5.5 3.4- 8.7 88 10.9 7.9-14.8 140 17.5 13.6-22.3 135 14.7 11.5-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,233 797 57.7 53.0-62.2 66 6.3 4.4- 8.9 131 11.1 8.7-14.0 123 14.1 10.6-18.3 116 10.9 8.3-14.2
$25,000- 34,999 676 449 62.6 56.4-68.5 46 8.8 5.4-14.0 74 10.3 7.0-14.9 67 12.9 9.4-17.5 40 5.3 3.2- 8.7
$35,000- 49,999 822 551 60.9 55.3-66.2 82 11.0 8.0-14.9 71 11.3 7.9-15.9 80 12.2 8.9-16.3 38 4.6 2.8- 7.5
$50,000- 74,999 755 512 67.3 62.1-72.2 79 9.8 7.1-13.3 87 13.2 10.1-17.2 47 6.7 4.2-10.4 30 3.0 1.8- 4.7
$75,000+ 1,225 856 67.2 62.8-71.3 124 11.6 8.7-15.2 133 11.7 9.3-14.6 82 6.6 4.7- 9.0 30 3.0 1.6- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,172 1,254 49.7 46.3-53.2 116 6.6 5.0- 8.7 214 11.4 9.4-13.7 308 18.1 15.4-21.3 280 14.2 11.9-16.8
No 4,596 3,308 67.0 64.7-69.2 383 8.9 7.7-10.4 444 11.2 9.8-12.9 302 9.1 7.7-10.8 159 3.7 2.9- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 14.4 7.6-25.5 15 6.7 2.8-15.2 15 8.5 4.5-15.8
Non-Veteran 6,943 4,695 62.7 60.8-64.6 510 8.3 7.3- 9.5 663 10.9 9.7-12.2 613 11.5 10.2-12.9 462 6.6 5.7- 7.6

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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