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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,590 1,129 68.6 65.5-71.6 107 5.8 4.6- 7.3 113 8.1 6.4-10.2 122 9.1 7.4-11.2 119 8.4 6.7-10.4
GENDER
Male 613 445 71.1 66.3-75.4 38 5.3 3.6- 7.6 34 5.9 4.0- 8.6 43 7.7 5.4-10.9 53 10.0 7.3-13.6
Female 977 684 66.3 62.3-70.2 69 6.3 4.8- 8.4 79 10.2 7.6-13.5 79 10.3 8.0-13.2 66 6.8 5.0- 9.2
RACE
White 1,287 919 68.1 64.6-71.4 87 6.0 4.7- 7.7 90 8.5 6.6-11.0 98 9.6 7.7-12.0 93 7.7 6.0- 9.9
Other minorities 293 204 72.1 65.0-78.3 *** *** *** 23 6.5 3.8-10.9 24 7.1 4.3-11.4 24 9.8 5.9-15.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,513 1,067 68.3 65.1-71.3 107 6.2 4.9- 7.8 109 8.1 6.4-10.2 119 9.5 7.7-11.7 111 7.9 6.3-10.0
AGE
18-34 233 148 64.0 56.5-70.8 13 5.0 2.8- 8.9 21 9.6 5.9-15.2 29 11.9 8.0-17.4 22 9.5 5.8-15.0
35-54 411 259 63.7 57.9-69.1 28 5.6 3.7- 8.4 39 10.1 6.9-14.5 47 11.5 8.4-15.6 38 9.2 6.2-13.4
55-64 353 236 67.1 60.9-72.8 40 9.9 6.8-14.1 28 7.7 5.0-11.6 23 7.8 4.8-12.3 26 7.6 4.8-11.7
65-74 345 280 82.5 77.5-86.6 18 4.6 2.8- 7.5 *** *** *** 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8 19 5.8 3.5- 9.4
75+ 234 192 81.2 74.0-86.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 151 69.1 60.3-76.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 12.8 8.1-19.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 499 346 67.8 62.1-73.0 31 5.4 3.5- 8.2 27 5.2 3.2- 8.4 49 11.4 8.3-15.5 46 10.2 7.1-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 403 273 66.1 60.0-71.6 25 5.7 3.6- 9.0 39 11.9 8.3-16.9 33 8.3 5.6-12.3 33 8.0 5.2-12.1
College Graduate 474 356 73.0 67.9-77.6 45 9.7 7.1-13.2 33 7.5 5.1-10.9 26 7.2 4.6-11.2 14 2.6 1.4- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 136 54.4 45.8-62.7 *** *** *** 18 8.3 4.7-14.2 33 15.1 10.1-21.9 32 17.2 11.2-25.6
$15,000- 24,999 299 214 67.8 60.4-74.4 *** *** *** 18 7.8 4.5-13.4 22 8.3 5.0-13.4 34 14.3 9.8-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 179 116 59.3 49.6-68.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.3 8.0-21.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 173 129 70.0 60.6-78.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 13.1 7.6-21.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 420 317 74.1 68.6-78.9 37 9.1 6.3-12.9 35 8.7 6.0-12.5 21 5.6 3.3- 9.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 457 273 52.4 46.2-58.6 20 4.0 2.4- 6.7 41 10.9 7.7-15.3 53 14.0 10.3-18.8 70 18.6 14.0-24.4
No 1,116 846 74.2 70.6-77.4 86 6.4 4.9- 8.2 70 7.1 5.2- 9.6 68 7.3 5.5- 9.5 46 5.1 3.6- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 185 144 75.8 67.2-82.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.5 5.9-17.9
Non-Veteran 1,405 985 67.9 64.5-71.0 98 5.9 4.7- 7.5 103 8.3 6.5-10.6 116 9.8 7.9-12.0 103 8.1 6.4-10.3

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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.

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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