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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,848 2,212 17.5 16.7-18.5 9,636 82.5 81.5-83.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 388 75 16.6 12.6-21.5 313 83.4 78.5-87.4
Cumberland 446 86 15.2 11.8-19.3 360 84.8 80.7-88.2
Durham 457 82 17.2 13.3-22.1 375 82.8 77.9-86.7
Forsyth 426 67 13.2 10.0-17.2 359 86.8 82.8-90.0
Gaston 369 80 23.1 17.5-29.8 289 76.9 70.2-82.5
Guilford 507 86 19.2 14.9-24.3 421 80.8 75.7-85.1
Mecklenburg 682 103 14.1 11.2-17.5 579 85.9 82.5-88.8
New Hanover 395 86 18.9 14.1-25.0 309 81.1 75.0-85.9
Union 387 65 16.1 11.5-22.1 322 83.9 77.9-88.5
Wake 696 121 15.8 12.8-19.3 575 84.2 80.7-87.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,902 727 16.8 15.4-18.4 3,175 83.2 81.6-84.6
Piedmont 6,339 1,172 17.5 16.3-18.8 5,167 82.5 81.2-83.7
Western NC 1,607 313 18.6 16.3-21.1 1,294 81.4 78.9-83.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,103 214 17.5 14.9-20.4 889 82.5 79.6-85.1
Northwest 1,899 366 18.5 16.3-20.8 1,533 81.5 79.2-83.7
Charlotte 1,937 350 16.1 14.1-18.4 1,587 83.9 81.6-85.9
Greensboro 1,338 245 19.6 16.8-22.8 1,093 80.4 77.2-83.2
Southern Regional 1,552 307 17.1 14.8-19.8 1,245 82.9 80.2-85.2
Southeast 739 148 19.4 15.8-23.5 591 80.6 76.5-84.2
Wake 1,671 304 17.1 14.9-19.5 1,367 82.9 80.5-85.1
Area L 396 71 15.4 11.4-20.4 325 84.6 79.6-88.6
Eastern 1,213 207 16.2 13.9-19.0 1,006 83.8 81.0-86.1

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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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