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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,251 4,355 67.8 66.3-69.3 437 7.4 6.5- 8.3 553 9.4 8.5-10.4 498 9.3 8.4-10.3 408 6.1 5.4- 6.9
GENDER
Male 2,490 1,870 72.7 70.4-75.0 145 6.7 5.4- 8.2 185 8.2 6.8- 9.7 163 7.7 6.4- 9.1 127 4.8 3.8- 5.9
Female 3,761 2,485 63.3 61.2-65.3 292 8.0 6.9- 9.2 368 10.6 9.3-12.0 335 10.8 9.4-12.3 281 7.4 6.4- 8.5
RACE
White 4,544 3,189 67.4 65.6-69.2 327 7.5 6.5- 8.6 398 9.9 8.8-11.2 348 9.0 7.9-10.2 282 6.2 5.3- 7.2
African American 1,171 785 65.9 62.2-69.3 86 8.0 6.0-10.7 104 8.6 6.9-10.8 115 11.4 9.2-14.1 81 6.0 4.6- 7.8
Other minorities 479 337 74.1 69.0-78.6 23 5.5 3.3- 9.0 47 7.7 5.5-10.7 33 7.2 4.9-10.6 39 5.5 3.8- 7.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 407 276 68.1 62.4-73.3 28 7.2 4.6-11.1 43 8.5 6.1-11.7 33 10.8 7.4-15.6 27 5.4 3.5- 8.1
Non-Hispanic 5,822 4,063 67.8 66.1-69.4 408 7.4 6.5- 8.4 508 9.5 8.5-10.5 464 9.2 8.2-10.2 379 6.2 5.5- 7.0
AGE
18-34 1,152 705 61.0 57.5-64.3 107 9.2 7.2-11.5 158 13.3 11.1-15.8 119 11.1 9.1-13.4 63 5.4 4.2- 7.1
35-54 2,071 1,307 65.7 63.2-68.2 179 7.9 6.6- 9.4 210 8.7 7.4-10.2 211 10.4 8.9-12.2 164 7.3 6.0- 8.7
55-64 1,165 809 70.4 67.0-73.6 76 6.3 4.8- 8.2 87 7.2 5.6- 9.3 100 9.4 7.4-11.7 93 6.8 5.3- 8.6
65-74 1,020 818 79.3 76.0-82.3 51 4.7 3.4- 6.5 65 7.3 5.4- 9.7 35 3.8 2.5- 5.6 51 4.9 3.5- 6.8
75+ 777 664 86.8 83.7-89.4 *** *** *** 30 3.7 2.5- 5.4 31 3.5 2.4- 5.2 33 3.6 2.4- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 742 495 62.9 58.1-67.4 32 6.4 4.1-10.0 66 8.5 6.3-11.3 75 11.9 9.1-15.5 74 10.3 7.7-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,722 1,186 67.2 64.2-70.1 98 6.3 4.9- 8.0 139 8.0 6.5- 9.7 149 10.2 8.4-12.4 150 8.3 6.9-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,681 1,147 66.3 63.3-69.2 107 7.0 5.5- 8.9 160 11.3 9.3-13.5 154 10.0 8.3-11.9 113 5.4 4.3- 6.7
College Graduate 2,084 1,507 72.9 70.4-75.2 200 9.4 8.0-11.1 186 9.2 7.7-10.9 120 6.1 4.9- 7.6 71 2.4 1.9- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 678 361 49.4 44.5-54.4 40 7.7 5.4-10.9 65 10.3 7.7-13.8 93 15.7 12.5-19.6 119 16.8 13.5-20.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,036 689 61.6 57.6-65.5 56 6.4 4.3- 9.5 107 11.6 9.3-14.3 101 12.9 10.2-16.1 83 7.5 5.8- 9.7
$25,000- 34,999 641 424 67.0 62.2-71.5 55 8.3 6.0-11.3 56 8.1 6.0-10.9 58 8.9 6.6-11.9 48 7.7 5.5-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 759 528 69.1 64.7-73.2 45 5.0 3.6- 7.0 80 10.5 8.1-13.4 70 10.4 7.9-13.5 36 5.0 3.1- 7.9
$50,000+ 2,069 1,550 73.8 71.2-76.3 191 9.4 7.8-11.3 173 9.1 7.4-11.0 100 5.6 4.4- 7.1 55 2.1 1.5- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,526 835 49.8 46.4-53.1 85 5.6 4.4- 7.3 133 10.2 8.3-12.6 225 17.3 14.9-20.2 248 17.0 14.7-19.6
No 4,662 3,475 72.2 70.4-73.8 351 7.9 6.8- 9.0 417 9.3 8.3-10.5 265 7.3 6.3- 8.4 154 3.4 2.8- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 768 613 77.2 73.2-80.7 30 5.3 3.5- 8.2 46 6.9 4.9- 9.5 41 6.5 4.6- 9.1 38 4.1 2.8- 5.9
Non-Veteran 5,481 3,742 66.7 65.0-68.3 407 7.6 6.7- 8.6 507 9.7 8.7-10.8 457 9.6 8.6-10.8 368 6.3 5.6- 7.2

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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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