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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western NC 1,607 313 18.6 16.3-21.1 1,294 81.4 78.9-83.7
GENDER
Male 619 98 15.0 11.8-18.7 521 85.0 81.3-88.2
Female 988 215 22.0 18.8-25.6 773 78.0 74.4-81.2
RACE
White 1,302 263 19.9 17.2-22.8 1,039 80.1 77.2-82.8
Other minorities 295 49 13.4 9.5-18.6 246 86.6 81.4-90.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,530 304 19.0 16.6-21.6 1,226 81.0 78.4-83.4
AGE
18-34 234 39 16.2 11.5-22.4 195 83.8 77.6-88.5
35-54 412 86 19.3 15.1-24.2 326 80.7 75.8-84.9
55-64 356 76 22.2 17.4-27.9 280 77.8 72.1-82.6
65-74 352 75 20.4 16.0-25.7 277 79.6 74.3-84.0
75+ 239 35 14.3 9.5-20.8 204 85.7 79.2-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 43 22.1 15.5-30.4 171 77.9 69.6-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 109 19.4 15.3-24.1 397 80.6 75.9-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 409 97 20.6 16.4-25.4 312 79.4 74.6-83.6
College Graduate 475 64 11.7 8.8-15.6 411 88.3 84.4-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 81 35.4 27.7-43.9 156 64.6 56.1-72.3
$15,000- 24,999 305 63 20.1 15.0-26.3 242 79.9 73.7-85.0
$25,000- 34,999 180 37 15.8 10.8-22.6 143 84.2 77.4-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 175 28 17.3 11.0-26.2 147 82.7 73.8-89.0
$50,000+ 422 50 13.2 9.6-18.0 372 86.8 82.0-90.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 467 163 39.3 33.5-45.4 304 60.7 54.6-66.5
No 1,124 144 11.3 9.2-13.8 980 88.7 86.2-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 28 16.3 10.7-23.9 160 83.7 76.1-89.3
Non-Veteran 1,419 285 18.8 16.4-21.6 1,134 81.2 78.4-83.6

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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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