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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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,
dysth ymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,486 2,151 17.5 16.4-18.6 9,335 82.5 81.4-83.6
-Western NC 1,948 418 21.5 18.7-24.4 1,530 78.5 75.6-81.3
GENDER
Male 744 126 18.4 14.5-23.2 618 81.6 76.8-85.5
Female 1,204 292 24.2 20.7-28.2 912 75.8 71.8-79.3
RACE
White 1,791 373 20.8 18.1-23.9 1,418 79.2 76.1-81.9
Other minorities 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,896 406 21.3 18.6-24.3 1,490 78.7 75.7-81.4
AGE
18-34 162 29 19.8 12.9-28.9 133 80.2 71.1-87.1
35-54 552 161 27.7 22.8-33.1 391 72.3 66.9-77.2
55-64 460 120 23.1 18.8-28.0 340 76.9 72.0-81.2
65-74 422 65 15.3 11.7-19.9 357 84.7 80.1-88.3
75+ 334 42 11.2 7.9-15.6 292 88.8 84.4-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 73 28.1 21.1-36.4 208 71.9 63.6-78.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 583 123 19.4 15.2-24.3 460 80.6 75.7-84.8
Some Post-H.S. 514 117 22.6 17.2-29.0 397 77.4 71.0-82.8
College Graduate 568 105 16.9 13.3-21.4 463 83.1 78.6-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 115 38.6 30.2-47.7 181 61.4 52.3-69.8
$15,000- 24,999 374 76 22.7 16.0-31.2 298 77.3 68.8-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 235 45 17.5 12.2-24.3 190 82.5 75.7-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 230 43 17.4 12.0-24.5 187 82.6 75.5-88.0
$50,000+ 469 72 13.5 9.8-18.3 397 86.5 81.7-90.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 686 239 38.5 33.1-44.2 447 61.5 55.8-66.9
No 1,179 160 13.3 10.7-16.5 1,019 86.7 83.5-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 48 22.6 15.5-31.9 227 77.4 68.1-84.5
Non-Veteran 1,673 370 21.3 18.4-24.5 1,303 78.7 75.5-81.6

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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).

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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