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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

During the past 30 days, about how often did you feel hopeless-
would you say all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, a little of the time or none of the time?*

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Total
Respond.^
All or most of the time Some of the time A little of the time None of the time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,990 141 3.5 2.8- 4.4 272 6.9 5.9- 8.0 427 11.0 9.7-12.4 3,150 78.7 76.9-80.4
-Eastern NC 1,173 48 3.5 2.4- 5.2 83 7.9 5.8-10.5 122 10.2 7.9-13.2 920 78.4 74.7-81.7
GENDER
Male 447 *** *** *** 31 7.6 4.8-11.8 40 8.4 5.1-13.5 358 80.7 74.8-85.5
Female 726 30 3.8 2.4- 5.9 52 8.1 5.5-11.9 82 12.0 9.0-15.8 562 76.2 71.4-80.3
RACE
White 665 23 3.6 2.1- 6.1 42 6.8 4.7- 9.8 67 9.7 7.2-12.9 533 79.9 75.6-83.6
African American 294 *** *** *** 27 10.0 5.9-16.5 37 12.5 7.4-20.4 216 74.1 65.7-81.0
Other minorities 204 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,122 48 3.7 2.5- 5.5 79 7.8 5.7-10.5 114 10.0 7.6-13.0 881 78.5 74.7-81.9
AGE
18-34 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 13.0 7.5-21.6 114 78.4 68.7-85.7
35-54 324 *** *** *** 23 9.2 5.7-14.4 36 10.9 7.2-16.3 246 74.8 67.9-80.6
55-64 275 *** *** *** 25 8.0 4.7-13.5 29 9.1 5.7-14.5 211 78.8 71.9-84.3
65-74 241 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 196 85.3 78.7-90.1
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 146 83.0 73.8-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 12.4 6.9-21.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 341 *** *** *** 26 8.0 4.6-13.6 38 12.4 7.4-20.0 259 74.5 66.6-81.2
Some Post-H.S. 331 *** *** *** 24 7.4 4.4-12.2 42 10.6 7.2-15.3 256 80.6 74.6-85.4
College Graduate 334 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 293 87.9 82.1-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 19 15.9 8.7-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 210 *** *** *** 20 12.8 7.3-21.4 33 13.1 8.5-19.6 146 70.2 61.1-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 101 77.1 65.6-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 14.2 8.1-23.7 119 79.7 69.7-86.9
$50,000+ 314 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 285 89.0 83.0-93.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 373 39 11.2 7.2-17.1 49 16.4 11.5-22.8 56 13.5 9.5-18.9 229 58.9 51.6-65.8
No 790 *** *** *** 32 4.9 3.0- 7.9 64 9.2 6.5-12.9 685 85.1 80.8-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 154 84.3 76.0-90.0
Non-Veteran 989 41 3.8 2.5- 5.9 74 8.0 5.8-10.9 108 10.9 8.2-14.2 766 77.3 73.2-81.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 859 37 3.7 2.3- 5.7 63 8.5 6.1-11.8 91 9.7 7.2-13.1 668 78.1 73.8-81.8
No 314 *** *** *** 20 5.1 3.0- 8.6 31 12.2 7.5-19.3 252 79.8 72.7-85.5

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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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