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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

Are you now taking medicine or receiving treatment from a doctor or other health professional for any type of
mental health condition or emotional problem?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,964 554 12.7 11.4-14.1 3,410 87.3 85.9-88.6
-Eastern NC 1,171 163 12.2 10.0-14.9 1,008 87.8 85.1-90.0
GENDER
Male 447 36 7.1 4.6-10.9 411 92.9 89.1-95.4
Female 724 127 17.2 13.8-21.1 597 82.8 78.9-86.2
RACE
White 664 108 14.3 11.3-17.8 556 85.7 82.2-88.7
African American 294 37 9.3 6.0-14.2 257 90.7 85.8-94.0
Other minorities 203 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,122 159 12.8 10.4-15.6 963 87.2 84.4-89.6
AGE
18-34 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 321 50 13.1 9.3-18.3 271 86.9 81.7-90.7
55-64 278 48 18.0 12.9-24.4 230 82.0 75.6-87.1
65-74 240 36 13.9 9.0-20.9 204 86.1 79.1-91.0
75+ 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 23 8.5 4.8-14.5 145 91.5 85.5-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 50 12.4 8.7-17.3 293 87.6 82.7-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 327 48 13.9 9.6-19.6 279 86.1 80.4-90.4
College Graduate 331 42 12.4 8.4-17.8 289 87.6 82.2-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 34 17.0 10.8-25.8 127 83.0 74.2-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 210 36 14.0 9.1-21.0 174 86.0 79.0-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 147 20 13.6 8.0-22.0 127 86.4 78.0-92.0
$50,000+ 313 36 12.5 8.4-18.1 277 87.5 81.9-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 99 25.0 19.5-31.5 276 75.0 68.5-80.5
No 787 63 7.8 5.7-10.6 724 92.2 89.4-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 23 11.2 6.5-18.6 160 88.8 81.4-93.5
Non-Veteran 988 140 12.4 10.0-15.3 848 87.6 84.7-90.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 860 121 12.6 10.0-15.7 739 87.4 84.3-90.0
No 311 42 10.7 7.2-15.8 269 89.3 84.2-92.8

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*Note: This is the first occurrence of this module in the North Carolina BRFSS Survey.

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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