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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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
-African Americans 1,706 289 14.4 12.4-16.7 1,417 85.6 83.3-87.6
GENDER
Male 599 81 11.4 8.8-14.7 518 88.6 85.3-91.2
Female 1,107 208 17.0 14.2-20.2 899 83.0 79.8-85.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,683 286 14.5 12.4-16.8 1,397 85.5 83.2-87.6
AGE
18-34 310 38 10.8 7.5-15.4 272 89.2 84.6-92.5
35-44 239 33 15.0 10.2-21.6 206 85.0 78.4-89.8
45-54 316 60 15.3 11.2-20.5 256 84.7 79.5-88.8
55-64 378 96 21.2 16.6-26.6 282 78.8 73.4-83.4
65-74 275 41 15.5 9.5-24.2 234 84.5 75.8-90.5
75+ 166 19 10.7 6.1-17.9 147 89.3 82.1-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 52 19.7 14.2-26.8 210 80.3 73.2-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 85 11.5 8.7-15.0 464 88.5 85.0-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 492 108 16.7 13.0-21.2 384 83.3 78.8-87.0
College Graduate 402 44 9.9 6.8-14.1 358 90.1 85.9-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 339 94 22.0 17.0-27.9 245 78.0 72.1-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 387 69 14.9 11.1-19.8 318 85.1 80.2-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 207 36 18.9 12.6-27.2 171 81.1 72.8-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 196 31 15.7 9.9-23.8 165 84.3 76.2-90.1
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 505 191 35.5 30.0-41.5 314 64.5 58.5-70.0
No 1,165 93 7.7 5.9-10.0 1,072 92.3 90.0-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 42 20.2 14.2-27.9 160 79.8 72.1-85.8
Non-Veteran 1,504 247 13.6 11.5-16.0 1,257 86.4 84.0-88.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 816 136 14.7 11.8-18.2 680 85.3 81.8-88.2
No 890 153 14.2 11.5-17.3 737 85.8 82.7-88.5

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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.

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