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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 so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?
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 3,985 112 2.8 2.1- 3.6 222 5.4 4.5- 6.4 375 10.8 9.5-12.3 3,276 81.0 79.2-82.7
-Eastern NC 1,174 41 3.3 2.1- 5.1 68 4.3 3.1- 5.9 101 9.7 7.4-12.7 964 82.7 79.3-85.6
GENDER
Male 447 *** *** *** 25 3.3 2.0- 5.5 39 9.8 6.2-15.0 368 84.0 78.4-88.3
Female 727 26 3.6 2.1- 5.9 43 5.3 3.5- 7.9 62 9.7 7.0-13.3 596 81.5 77.2-85.1
RACE
White 667 21 3.5 2.0- 6.1 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 54 9.3 6.8-12.8 567 83.5 79.4-86.9
African American 290 *** *** *** 26 5.6 3.4- 9.1 *** *** *** 229 81.2 73.4-87.1
Other minorities 206 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 159 81.9 69.9-89.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,123 41 3.5 2.2- 5.4 65 4.3 3.1- 5.9 96 9.8 7.3-12.9 921 82.5 79.0-85.5
AGE
18-34 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 12.7 7.1-21.6 115 82.3 73.2-88.7
35-54 323 *** *** *** 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4 31 10.7 7.1-15.9 260 79.4 73.1-84.5
55-64 277 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 8.6 5.1-14.1 223 83.8 77.5-88.6
65-74 241 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 207 89.2 83.3-93.1
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 151 86.6 77.0-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 14.5 8.6-23.6 117 74.3 64.1-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 *** *** *** 24 4.3 2.5- 7.1 *** *** *** 277 81.5 74.0-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 331 *** *** *** 21 5.9 3.5-10.0 30 8.9 5.5-13.9 269 83.2 77.3-87.8
College Graduate 333 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 7.5 4.3-12.7 299 89.1 83.6-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 18 16.3 8.8-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 14.1 8.9-21.7 160 77.4 69.1-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 78.7 67.5-86.8
$35,000- 49,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 126 85.0 75.5-91.2
$50,000+ 314 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 289 91.0 85.6-94.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 376 34 10.9 6.8-17.1 39 9.0 5.8-13.7 53 15.6 10.8-21.9 250 64.6 57.2-71.3
No 788 *** *** *** 26 2.6 1.6- 4.2 48 7.8 5.2-11.4 707 89.0 85.3-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 157 86.8 79.5-91.8
Non-Veteran 990 34 3.3 2.1- 5.4 59 4.5 3.1- 6.3 90 10.3 7.6-13.7 807 81.9 78.1-85.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 860 31 3.5 2.1- 5.6 51 4.2 2.9- 6.1 76 9.7 7.0-13.2 702 82.6 78.7-86.0
No 314 *** *** *** 17 4.7 2.7- 8.2 25 9.9 6.0-15.9 262 82.9 76.5-87.9

Back to Mental Illness & Stigma*.

*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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