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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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You have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,848 2,212 17.5 16.7-18.5 9,636 82.5 81.5-83.3
GENDER
Male 4,626 667 13.7 12.5-15.0 3,959 86.3 85.0-87.5
Female 7,222 1,545 21.1 19.9-22.4 5,677 78.9 77.6-80.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,168 1,622 19.1 18.0-20.2 6,546 80.9 79.8-82.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,151 342 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,809 85.7 83.7-87.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 455 95 29.4 22.4-37.6 360 70.6 62.4-77.6
Non-Hispanic Other 298 45 12.6 8.7-17.9 253 87.4 82.1-91.3
Hispanic 689 89 12.2 9.6-15.4 600 87.8 84.6-90.4
AGE
18-34 2,027 325 16.0 14.2-18.0 1,702 84.0 82.0-85.8
35-44 1,621 284 16.7 14.6-18.9 1,337 83.3 81.1-85.4
45-54 2,047 475 21.0 18.8-23.2 1,572 79.0 76.8-81.2
55-64 2,360 546 21.5 19.5-23.6 1,814 78.5 76.4-80.5
65-74 2,109 378 16.4 14.5-18.5 1,731 83.6 81.5-85.5
75+ 1,556 191 11.6 9.8-13.7 1,365 88.4 86.3-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,493 332 23.5 20.7-26.5 1,161 76.5 73.5-79.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,432 676 17.9 16.4-19.6 2,756 82.1 80.4-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,200 654 17.7 16.1-19.4 2,546 82.3 80.6-83.9
College Graduate 3,684 545 13.0 11.7-14.4 3,139 87.0 85.6-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,451 502 32.4 29.3-35.6 949 67.6 64.4-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,046 437 20.5 18.3-22.8 1,609 79.5 77.2-81.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,271 241 15.6 13.4-18.1 1,030 84.4 81.9-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,432 252 17.1 14.7-19.8 1,180 82.9 80.2-85.3
$50,000-74,999 1,387 193 13.7 11.3-16.4 1,194 86.3 83.6-88.7
$75,000+ 2,195 242 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,953 89.4 87.7-90.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,179 1,188 39.4 37.1-41.7 1,991 60.6 58.3-62.9
No 8,537 994 11.4 10.5-12.3 7,543 88.6 87.7-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,545 242 14.4 12.4-16.6 1,303 85.6 83.4-87.6
Non-Veteran 10,298 1,969 18.0 17.0-19.0 8,329 82.0 81.0-83.0

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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.

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