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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(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 8,829 1,766 18.7 17.6-19.8 7,063 81.3 80.2-82.4
-Eastern NC 2,681 510 17.7 15.8-19.7 2,171 82.3 80.3-84.2
GENDER
Male 1,019 145 13.3 10.8-16.2 874 86.7 83.8-89.2
Female 1,662 365 21.8 19.2-24.7 1,297 78.2 75.3-80.8
RACE
White 1,530 321 20.0 17.6-22.7 1,209 80.0 77.3-82.4
African American 654 101 13.4 10.3-17.3 553 86.6 82.7-89.7
Other minorities 453 83 15.8 10.1-23.9 370 84.2 76.1-89.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 18 16.2 9.4-26.5 91 83.8 73.5-90.6
Non-Hispanic 2,557 488 17.8 15.9-19.9 2,069 82.2 80.1-84.1
AGE
18-34 426 66 13.7 10.3-17.9 360 86.3 82.1-89.7
35-54 766 173 20.4 17.0-24.2 593 79.6 75.8-83.0
55-64 585 128 20.9 16.9-25.6 457 79.1 74.4-83.1
65-74 507 97 19.4 15.1-24.5 410 80.6 75.5-84.9
75+ 369 40 13.1 9.0-18.8 329 86.9 81.2-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 86 22.5 17.1-29.1 299 77.5 70.9-82.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 143 15.1 12.2-18.6 657 84.9 81.4-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 773 170 18.5 15.3-22.2 603 81.5 77.8-84.7
College Graduate 720 110 15.7 12.6-19.4 610 84.3 80.6-87.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 112 28.4 22.2-35.6 270 71.6 64.4-77.8
$15,000- 24,999 488 105 21.6 17.0-26.9 383 78.4 73.1-83.0
$25,000- 34,999 281 50 20.1 14.3-27.5 231 79.9 72.5-85.7
$35,000- 49,999 318 57 19.4 14.0-26.4 261 80.6 73.6-86.0
$50,000+ 703 103 12.7 10.1-15.9 600 87.3 84.1-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 823 307 39.1 34.4-44.1 516 60.9 55.9-65.6
No 1,821 196 10.5 8.8-12.5 1,625 89.5 87.5-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 444 75 16.7 12.7-21.8 369 83.3 78.2-87.3
Non-Veteran 2,236 435 17.9 15.8-20.1 1,801 82.1 79.9-84.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,975 388 18.2 16.0-20.5 1,587 81.8 79.5-84.0
No 706 122 15.6 12.3-19.6 584 84.4 80.4-87.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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