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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,682 8,178 67.9 66.8-69.0 785 7.1 6.5- 7.8 1,005 9.4 8.7-10.1 938 9.1 8.4- 9.9 776 6.5 5.9- 7.1
-Eastern NC 3,841 2,694 68.2 66.2-70.1 241 7.2 6.1- 8.4 339 9.6 8.4-10.9 318 8.8 7.6-10.2 249 6.2 5.3- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,469 1,106 73.0 70.0-75.9 74 5.4 4.1- 7.0 102 7.8 6.2- 9.8 98 7.7 6.0- 9.9 89 6.0 4.7- 7.8
Female 2,372 1,588 63.6 61.0-66.2 167 8.8 7.3-10.7 237 11.3 9.7-13.1 220 9.8 8.3-11.6 160 6.4 5.2- 7.8
RACE
White 2,401 1,697 68.0 65.5-70.4 161 7.5 6.2- 9.0 207 9.7 8.2-11.3 180 8.4 7.1-10.0 156 6.4 5.3- 7.8
African American 852 596 69.2 64.9-73.1 44 6.3 4.4- 9.0 81 10.0 7.7-12.8 70 7.5 5.4-10.4 61 7.0 5.1- 9.4
Other minorities 559 383 67.0 60.4-73.1 36 7.6 4.7-12.1 48 8.6 5.6-13.1 62 13.4 9.1-19.4 30 3.3 1.9- 5.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 205 144 71.9 64.0-78.7 *** *** *** 16 6.2 3.6-10.4 26 13.9 8.7-21.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,628 2,544 67.9 65.8-69.9 230 7.2 6.1- 8.5 322 9.9 8.6-11.2 292 8.4 7.3- 9.8 240 6.5 5.6- 7.7
AGE
18-34 625 391 62.2 57.6-66.6 57 8.7 6.3-11.7 83 12.9 10.2-16.2 66 11.0 8.4-14.3 28 5.2 3.5- 7.7
35-54 1,154 733 64.6 61.1-67.9 86 7.6 5.9- 9.7 124 10.9 8.9-13.2 121 9.5 7.6-11.9 90 7.5 5.9- 9.5
55-64 808 548 70.3 66.3-74.0 57 7.8 5.8-10.5 64 6.7 5.0- 9.0 71 8.0 6.0-10.5 68 7.2 5.4- 9.6
65-74 711 567 80.6 76.6-84.2 26 4.2 2.5- 6.9 41 5.1 3.6- 7.2 40 5.8 3.7- 9.0 37 4.3 2.8- 6.4
75+ 502 422 83.8 79.3-87.4 *** *** *** 25 4.6 2.8- 7.5 17 3.7 2.1- 6.3 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 489 332 64.3 58.3-69.9 24 6.4 4.0-10.1 38 6.8 4.3-10.4 57 15.3 11.3-20.5 38 7.2 4.8-10.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,170 824 69.4 65.9-72.7 47 3.9 2.8- 5.5 98 9.8 7.7-12.3 108 8.5 6.6-10.8 93 8.4 6.5-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,069 734 66.5 62.6-70.1 80 9.1 6.9-11.8 99 11.0 8.8-13.7 81 7.5 5.6- 9.9 75 6.0 4.5- 8.0
College Graduate 1,101 794 72.1 68.7-75.2 90 9.3 7.3-11.8 104 9.6 7.6-11.9 70 6.1 4.6- 8.1 43 3.0 2.1- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 265 48.4 42.4-54.4 28 6.0 3.6- 9.8 57 13.9 10.1-19.0 87 18.8 14.3-24.3 71 12.9 9.5-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 668 453 63.8 58.7-68.6 29 5.6 3.5- 8.7 68 10.8 8.0-14.4 65 11.5 8.5-15.3 53 8.4 6.0-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 437 318 72.5 66.4-77.9 22 6.6 4.1-10.6 41 8.7 5.9-12.6 39 9.0 5.5-14.3 17 3.2 1.8- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 489 350 70.8 65.4-75.7 30 6.4 4.0-10.0 47 10.8 7.7-14.9 39 7.2 4.9-10.5 23 4.8 3.0- 7.8
$50,000+ 1,077 808 74.0 70.6-77.2 93 9.1 7.1-11.5 84 8.0 6.3-10.3 48 4.6 3.3- 6.4 44 4.2 2.9- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,103 616 53.0 49.0-57.0 61 6.1 4.4- 8.5 100 8.9 6.9-11.5 164 16.4 13.6-19.7 162 15.5 12.9-18.6
No 2,688 2,046 72.8 70.5-74.9 176 7.5 6.2- 9.0 234 9.9 8.5-11.5 147 6.5 5.3- 8.0 85 3.3 2.6- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 573 447 79.5 75.2-83.3 22 3.9 2.4- 6.3 40 6.3 4.2- 9.3 28 4.4 2.7- 7.0 36 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Non-Veteran 3,267 2,246 66.1 63.9-68.3 219 7.7 6.5- 9.1 299 10.2 8.9-11.7 290 9.6 8.3-11.2 213 6.3 5.3- 7.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

**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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