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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,572 3,421 72.5 70.8-74.1 257 6.2 5.3- 7.2 321 7.8 6.8- 8.8 304 7.7 6.7- 8.8 269 5.8 5.0- 6.8
Female 7,110 4,757 63.7 62.2-65.2 528 7.9 7.1- 8.8 684 10.8 9.9-11.9 634 10.5 9.5-11.5 507 7.1 6.3- 7.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,061 5,682 67.7 66.3-69.0 565 7.3 6.6- 8.1 679 9.6 8.8-10.6 609 8.8 8.0- 9.7 526 6.5 5.9- 7.3
Non-Hispanic Black 2,113 1,442 67.3 64.6-69.8 139 7.4 5.9- 9.2 189 9.1 7.7-10.7 193 9.7 8.1-11.5 150 6.6 5.5- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 447 307 65.0 57.2-72.2 23 2.9 1.6- 5.0 39 7.5 4.9-11.3 44 13.9 8.7-21.6 34 10.6 6.3-17.5
Non-Hispanic Other 295 214 73.5 66.6-79.5 *** *** *** 30 10.1 6.5-15.2 22 6.7 3.9-11.1 *** *** ***
Hispanic 682 476 70.2 65.8-74.2 39 6.2 4.3- 8.8 63 8.1 6.1-10.6 62 10.7 8.0-14.2 42 4.9 3.5- 6.9
AGE
18-34 2,010 1,244 61.7 59.1-64.2 177 8.6 7.1-10.2 262 12.8 11.2-14.7 214 11.1 9.5-12.8 113 5.9 4.8- 7.2
35-44 1,608 1,010 63.3 60.4-66.0 137 8.1 6.7- 9.8 181 10.5 8.9-12.3 168 11.2 9.5-13.3 112 7.0 5.6- 8.7
45-54 2,028 1,289 66.3 63.7-68.8 156 7.0 5.8- 8.5 192 8.7 7.3-10.4 211 9.6 8.1-11.4 180 8.3 7.0- 9.9
55-64 2,326 1,593 69.6 67.2-71.9 173 7.4 6.2- 8.8 179 7.2 6.0- 8.6 194 8.8 7.4-10.4 187 7.0 5.9- 8.3
65-74 2,076 1,665 80.2 78.0-82.3 95 4.4 3.5- 5.6 117 6.0 4.8- 7.4 92 4.5 3.5- 5.9 107 4.8 3.8- 6.1
75+ 1,513 1,278 85.0 82.7-87.1 41 2.6 1.7- 4.1 69 4.3 3.3- 5.7 54 3.3 2.5- 4.5 71 4.7 3.6- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,442 978 64.1 60.7-67.3 62 5.9 4.3- 8.1 118 7.8 6.2- 9.7 146 12.4 10.3-15.0 138 9.8 7.9-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,391 2,356 68.0 65.9-70.0 176 5.4 4.5- 6.5 264 8.2 7.1- 9.4 306 9.8 8.5-11.2 289 8.6 7.5- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,153 2,154 66.2 64.0-68.3 212 7.4 6.2- 8.8 298 11.3 9.9-12.9 268 9.1 7.9-10.5 221 5.9 5.1- 7.0
College Graduate 3,659 2,657 72.3 70.4-74.1 335 9.6 8.4-10.9 323 9.2 8.1-10.4 216 6.3 5.3- 7.4 128 2.6 2.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,421 762 50.1 46.6-53.6 84 6.7 5.2- 8.8 140 10.9 8.9-13.3 213 16.5 14.1-19.3 222 15.7 13.4-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,003 1,356 63.2 60.3-66.0 96 5.5 4.1- 7.3 193 10.9 9.2-12.8 188 11.7 9.9-13.9 170 8.7 7.3-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,257 858 67.7 64.3-71.0 91 7.6 6.0- 9.6 112 8.8 7.0-11.1 118 9.5 7.5-11.9 78 6.4 5.0- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,421 1,007 69.4 66.2-72.4 88 5.8 4.5- 7.4 136 10.0 8.2-12.1 124 9.9 8.0-12.1 66 4.9 3.5- 6.8
$50,000-74,999 1,383 1,021 72.5 69.3-75.5 119 9.9 7.8-12.5 114 7.7 6.2- 9.5 76 6.2 4.7- 8.1 53 3.7 2.7- 5.2
$75,000+ 2,183 1,654 74.6 72.1-76.9 202 9.0 7.6-10.5 178 9.5 7.8-11.4 93 4.9 3.8- 6.3 56 2.1 1.5- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,086 1,724 51.1 48.8-53.5 166 5.6 4.6- 6.8 274 9.8 8.5-11.3 442 16.6 14.8-18.5 480 16.9 15.2-18.7
No 8,466 6,367 72.5 71.2-73.7 613 7.6 6.8- 8.4 721 9.3 8.5-10.1 480 7.1 6.3- 7.8 285 3.6 3.1- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,526 1,204 78.0 75.3-80.5 61 4.8 3.5- 6.5 96 6.5 5.1- 8.3 75 5.3 4.1- 6.9 90 5.3 4.2- 6.8
Non-Veteran 10,153 6,973 66.5 65.3-67.7 724 7.4 6.8- 8.2 909 9.7 9.0-10.6 863 9.7 8.9-10.5 684 6.6 6.0- 7.3

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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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