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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 8,706 6,197 69.6 68.2-70.9 574 6.7 6.0- 7.5 719 8.9 8.1- 9.7 688 8.9 8.1- 9.7 528 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-Eastern NC 2,642 1,896 72.0 69.5-74.3 148 5.6 4.5- 7.0 200 7.1 5.9- 8.6 231 9.5 8.0-11.2 167 5.8 4.7- 7.2
GENDER
Male 1,008 769 75.4 71.5-79.0 57 6.3 4.4- 8.9 61 5.6 4.0- 7.8 73 8.0 5.9-10.8 48 4.6 3.2- 6.7
Female 1,634 1,127 68.7 65.4-71.7 91 4.9 3.8- 6.4 139 8.6 6.9-10.6 158 10.9 8.9-13.2 119 6.9 5.4- 8.9
RACE
White 1,514 1,082 70.3 67.1-73.3 87 6.1 4.5- 8.1 124 7.8 6.3- 9.6 134 10.2 8.3-12.5 87 5.7 4.3- 7.4
African American 642 475 75.8 71.0-80.1 29 4.2 2.6- 6.8 42 5.7 3.8- 8.6 57 8.2 5.8-11.4 39 6.1 4.0- 9.1
Other minorities 443 302 67.1 57.9-75.2 31 7.9 4.6-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,520 1,813 72.1 69.6-74.6 137 5.6 4.4- 7.1 187 6.7 5.6- 8.1 223 9.7 8.1-11.4 160 5.9 4.8- 7.4
AGE
18-34 420 275 70.7 65.4-75.5 33 6.1 4.1- 9.1 40 7.7 5.4-10.9 53 11.5 8.3-15.6 19 4.1 2.4- 6.8
35-54 764 500 66.7 62.0-71.0 52 7.2 4.9-10.5 63 7.6 5.4-10.6 87 10.6 8.2-13.6 62 7.9 5.7-10.9
55-64 572 416 74.7 69.9-79.0 27 4.8 3.1- 7.4 48 7.6 5.5-10.6 42 7.3 4.8-10.9 39 5.5 3.6- 8.5
65-74 495 383 81.7 76.9-85.7 *** *** *** 32 4.9 3.1- 7.6 29 4.9 3.1- 7.7 28 5.8 3.5- 9.6
75+ 361 301 81.7 75.5-86.6 *** *** *** 16 5.1 2.9- 8.9 16 5.5 3.0- 9.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 370 259 67.5 60.2-74.1 *** *** *** 20 7.5 4.1-13.1 36 11.8 7.7-17.6 36 9.6 6.2-14.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 786 550 71.1 66.5-75.3 34 4.0 2.5- 6.3 60 7.2 5.2- 9.8 75 10.2 7.4-13.9 67 7.5 5.4-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 767 538 72.9 68.5-77.0 46 6.8 4.5-10.2 58 6.4 4.6- 8.9 82 9.3 7.0-12.2 43 4.5 2.9- 6.9
College Graduate 716 546 75.0 70.6-79.0 49 7.7 5.4-11.0 62 8.3 6.0-11.3 38 6.7 4.7- 9.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 369 238 64.8 57.3-71.7 *** *** *** 24 6.2 3.5-10.8 48 14.8 10.1-21.2 43 10.6 6.9-16.0
$15,000- 24,999 484 306 62.9 56.8-68.7 34 6.6 4.3-10.0 32 6.8 4.1-11.2 54 11.7 8.4-16.0 58 12.0 8.5-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 277 191 65.9 57.7-73.2 *** *** *** 22 8.6 5.1-13.9 37 16.0 10.7-23.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 313 233 74.1 66.7-80.4 *** *** *** 29 7.3 4.3-12.0 23 8.6 5.2-13.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 699 540 78.5 74.3-82.2 52 6.7 4.8- 9.4 55 7.3 5.2-10.2 36 5.7 3.8- 8.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 800 456 56.6 51.6-61.5 45 5.0 3.3- 7.4 76 8.2 6.0-10.9 110 16.2 12.7-20.4 113 14.1 10.8-18.1
No 1,807 1,415 77.0 74.1-79.6 102 5.8 4.4- 7.6 122 6.9 5.4- 8.6 118 7.3 5.8- 9.2 50 3.1 2.2- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 440 333 76.5 71.1-81.1 25 5.6 3.5- 9.1 22 4.1 2.5- 6.6 32 7.5 4.9-11.3 28 6.3 3.9-10.0
Non-Veteran 2,201 1,563 71.0 68.2-73.7 123 5.6 4.3- 7.2 178 7.8 6.4- 9.5 199 9.9 8.2-11.9 138 5.7 4.5- 7.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,939 1,395 73.2 70.4-75.8 102 5.2 3.9- 6.8 145 6.9 5.5- 8.5 172 8.9 7.4-10.8 125 5.8 4.6- 7.4
No 703 501 66.9 61.3-72.0 46 7.3 5.0-10.6 55 8.2 5.7-11.6 59 11.8 8.2-16.7 42 5.9 3.6- 9.3

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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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