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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
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
-Western NC 1,908 1,360 68.8 65.4-72.0 97 5.6 4.3- 7.3 137 8.4 6.4-10.8 163 9.6 7.6-12.0 151 7.7 6.1- 9.7
GENDER
Male 730 561 71.7 66.2-76.7 35 5.4 3.4- 8.5 41 7.8 4.8-12.4 44 6.7 4.5- 9.9 49 8.4 5.7-12.2
Female 1,178 799 66.0 61.7-70.1 62 5.8 4.2- 7.8 96 8.9 6.8-11.7 119 12.2 9.2-16.2 102 7.0 5.5- 9.0
RACE
White 1,755 1,264 69.5 66.0-72.8 89 5.5 4.2- 7.3 118 7.6 5.8- 9.8 147 9.9 7.7-12.5 137 7.5 5.9- 9.6
Other minorities 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 7.3 3.2-15.9 13 8.2 3.3-19.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,857 1,324 69.1 65.7-72.3 95 5.8 4.4- 7.6 131 7.8 6.1-10.0 161 9.8 7.7-12.4 146 7.6 6.0- 9.6
AGE
18-34 164 107 64.8 54.8-73.6 13 6.8 3.7-12.3 17 12.4 6.8-21.4 16 9.1 4.6-17.3 11 6.9 3.4-13.4
35-54 542 319 61.0 55.3-66.4 45 7.9 5.5-11.4 55 8.7 6.4-11.9 65 13.3 9.6-18.0 58 9.1 6.3-12.8
55-64 455 314 72.3 67.0-77.1 19 2.9 1.7- 4.7 32 6.4 4.3- 9.5 46 8.7 5.9-12.7 44 9.7 6.7-13.8
65-74 411 333 80.1 75.0-84.4 12 3.0 1.6- 5.5 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 25 7.8 4.9-12.1 23 4.9 3.0- 8.0
75+ 318 272 83.5 77.9-87.9 *** *** *** 15 5.9 3.3-10.2 *** *** *** 14 5.4 2.9- 9.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 182 62.3 53.0-70.7 *** *** *** 17 9.3 4.1-19.7 26 11.4 7.0-18.1 40 15.6 10.4-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 568 403 69.6 63.8-74.9 22 5.8 3.4- 9.6 41 8.7 5.5-13.6 51 8.2 5.8-11.6 51 7.7 5.2-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 509 349 67.9 61.1-74.1 32 6.8 4.3-10.7 45 8.1 5.3-12.3 52 11.4 7.2-17.6 31 5.7 3.3- 9.9
College Graduate 560 424 74.5 69.2-79.3 39 7.2 4.7-10.7 34 7.4 4.8-11.3 34 6.8 4.3-10.5 29 4.1 2.4- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 160 51.8 41.8-61.7 *** *** *** 22 8.6 3.3-20.5 45 18.1 11.4-27.4 48 19.6 13.1-28.3
$15,000- 24,999 369 256 67.4 59.1-74.7 11 2.8 1.4- 5.6 32 10.3 6.2-16.8 36 13.6 8.1-21.9 34 5.9 3.9- 8.8
$25,000- 34,999 231 172 74.4 66.3-81.1 *** *** *** 19 8.0 4.8-13.2 20 10.4 5.8-17.9 11 2.6 1.4- 4.9
$35,000- 49,999 230 174 75.9 67.7-82.6 15 9.2 4.9-16.6 13 4.8 2.6- 8.8 17 7.1 3.8-12.8 11 3.0 1.4- 6.1
$50,000+ 461 350 73.5 67.1-79.1 34 7.6 4.7-11.9 38 9.6 6.2-14.5 24 5.5 2.9-10.1 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 664 409 57.1 51.0-62.9 13 1.6 0.8- 2.9 52 8.5 5.0-13.8 95 16.6 12.7-21.5 95 16.3 12.3-21.3
No 1,164 897 74.8 70.8-78.4 81 7.8 5.8-10.3 80 8.0 5.9-10.8 62 5.8 4.0- 8.4 44 3.6 2.2- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 270 211 72.8 63.4-80.5 *** *** *** 12 5.0 2.5- 9.9 18 6.8 3.7-12.4 20 11.5 5.7-21.8
Non-Veteran 1,638 1,149 68.3 64.6-71.8 88 5.8 4.4- 7.7 125 8.8 6.7-11.5 145 9.9 7.7-12.6 131 7.2 5.6- 9.2

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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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