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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 3,292 2,559 73.7 71.1-76.0 194 7.4 6.0- 9.2 193 7.1 5.8- 8.6 180 7.1 5.7- 8.8 166 4.7 3.7- 5.8
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 6.2 3.4-11.2 *** *** *** 11 5.1 2.1-12.1
Non-Hispanic 8,473 6,089 68.0 66.3-69.6 573 7.6 6.7- 8.6 679 9.2 8.2-10.3 624 9.5 8.4-10.7 508 5.7 5.0- 6.5
AGE
18-34 871 533 59.9 55.5-64.1 91 10.6 8.2-13.6 114 12.8 10.1-15.9 91 11.9 9.2-15.3 42 4.8 3.3- 7.0
35-44 1,078 676 64.5 60.2-68.5 110 8.4 6.3-11.3 139 10.7 8.6-13.1 102 11.4 8.6-14.9 51 5.0 3.6- 7.1
45-54 1,518 954 65.0 61.3-68.5 131 9.1 6.9-11.9 135 8.4 6.5-10.7 163 11.0 8.9-13.4 135 6.6 5.2- 8.3
55-64 1,928 1,355 71.3 68.2-74.1 128 5.6 4.4- 7.1 141 7.0 5.6- 8.6 160 8.7 6.9-10.9 144 7.5 5.9- 9.4
65-74 1,741 1,388 78.4 75.3-81.2 85 4.5 3.4- 5.8 105 6.3 4.8- 8.1 76 5.7 4.0- 8.1 87 5.1 3.8- 6.9
75+ 1,421 1,230 85.1 82.1-87.7 37 2.9 1.9- 4.4 57 4.8 3.4- 6.7 39 2.2 1.4- 3.5 58 4.9 3.3- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 868 597 64.1 58.6-69.3 29 3.3 1.9- 5.6 53 7.2 4.6-10.9 84 13.6 9.9-18.4 105 11.9 9.0-15.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,403 1,758 70.7 67.5-73.7 132 7.2 5.5- 9.4 190 8.4 6.8-10.4 161 8.2 6.3-10.5 162 5.5 4.4- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,237 1,546 65.2 62.0-68.3 140 7.7 5.9- 9.9 195 9.9 8.1-12.1 208 11.1 9.1-13.5 148 6.1 4.8- 7.8
College Graduate 3,110 2,289 70.5 68.0-73.0 285 10.4 8.7-12.3 256 9.9 8.4-11.7 179 7.0 5.6- 8.6 101 2.2 1.6- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 810 470 52.0 46.3-57.7 27 4.0 2.3- 7.1 65 9.4 6.6-13.4 116 16.9 13.0-21.7 132 17.6 13.8-22.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,296 895 62.1 57.3-66.6 63 6.7 4.4-10.2 110 9.3 7.0-12.2 112 12.9 9.7-17.0 116 9.0 6.8-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 829 583 66.7 61.3-71.7 41 4.4 2.9- 6.8 77 10.0 6.8-14.3 79 14.2 10.7-18.5 49 4.7 3.1- 7.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,091 793 67.9 63.2-72.2 94 10.6 7.8-14.3 76 8.9 6.4-12.3 82 8.7 6.4-11.5 46 3.9 2.5- 6.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,143 821 71.5 67.1-75.5 96 7.5 5.3-10.4 112 10.1 7.8-12.9 68 7.3 4.9-10.8 46 3.6 2.4- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,934 1,456 72.6 69.2-75.7 180 11.0 8.7-13.7 167 9.3 7.5-11.4 98 5.3 3.9- 7.3 33 1.8 1.1- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,608 1,599 53.4 50.2-56.6 130 5.6 4.3- 7.4 221 9.7 8.0-11.7 327 17.5 14.9-20.4 331 13.8 11.8-16.0
No 5,662 4,338 73.1 71.1-75.0 436 8.5 7.3- 9.9 445 8.9 7.7-10.2 293 6.8 5.7- 8.1 150 2.7 2.1- 3.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,280 1,028 79.7 76.1-82.8 56 4.0 2.7- 5.7 60 5.7 3.9- 8.2 63 5.4 3.7- 7.9 73 5.2 3.8- 7.2
Non-Veteran 7,356 5,173 66.2 64.4-68.0 531 8.3 7.2- 9.5 634 9.7 8.6-10.8 571 10.1 8.9-11.5 447 5.7 5.0- 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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