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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*-African Americans

People are generally caring and sympathetic to people with mental illness.

Do you agree slightly or strongly, or disagree slightly or strongly?

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  Total
Respond.^
Agree strongly Agree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Disagree slightly Disagree strongly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,759 1,111 30.6 28.6-32.8 1,234 34.0 31.9-36.2 285 6.7 5.8- 7.8 786 20.0 18.4-21.8 343 8.6 7.5- 9.9
-African Americans 699 224 32.8 28.2-37.8 224 34.3 29.5-39.4 47 6.7 4.7- 9.6 129 16.9 13.3-21.1 75 9.3 6.9-12.4
GENDER
Male 256 94 38.2 30.7-46.4 84 35.4 27.8-43.7 18 5.1 2.9- 8.9 34 14.2 9.1-21.3 26 7.2 4.3-11.8
Female 443 130 28.0 22.8-33.8 140 33.3 27.6-39.5 29 8.2 5.1-12.7 95 19.3 14.8-24.8 49 11.2 7.9-15.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 688 219 32.7 28.1-37.7 223 34.8 30.0-40.0 47 6.9 4.8- 9.8 127 16.7 13.2-21.0 72 8.8 6.5-11.9
AGE
18-34 128 31 26.3 18.2-36.4 50 40.0 30.1-50.8 *** *** *** 26 18.1 11.8-26.9 *** *** ***
35-44 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 16.0 9.3-26.1 *** *** ***
45-54 129 *** *** *** 33 26.5 17.7-37.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 12.8 7.8-20.4
55-64 152 60 40.2 30.5-50.8 43 29.3 20.5-39.8 *** *** *** 30 17.3 11.0-26.1 *** *** ***
65-74 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 10.4 6.1-17.0 *** *** ***
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 13.7 7.5-23.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 208 77 36.7 28.6-45.5 69 39.4 30.4-49.2 *** *** *** 38 13.1 8.7-19.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 199 63 33.8 25.3-43.4 58 27.4 20.2-35.9 15 7.0 3.8-12.4 32 17.8 11.0-27.5 31 14.1 9.0-21.2
College Graduate 182 47 24.7 17.2-34.2 62 37.3 28.7-46.7 *** *** *** 40 21.8 15.4-29.8 20 9.0 5.1-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 *** *** *** 33 25.3 16.4-36.8 *** *** *** 26 14.8 9.2-23.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 53 31.1 22.7-41.1 51 34.1 25.1-44.3 *** *** *** 33 18.6 11.9-27.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 210 63 32.4 24.5-41.5 50 22.1 15.6-30.3 *** *** *** 45 19.0 12.4-28.1 36 17.3 11.6-25.1
No 487 160 32.9 27.5-38.9 174 38.4 32.6-44.5 31 5.9 3.7- 9.2 83 16.1 12.1-21.1 39 6.7 4.4-10.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 607 191 33.1 28.1-38.5 192 32.9 27.8-38.4 39 6.5 4.3- 9.6 120 18.3 14.4-23.1 65 9.2 6.7-12.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 332 128 37.7 30.7-45.2 103 37.6 30.2-45.6 *** *** *** 55 13.2 8.9-19.0 27 6.9 4.0-11.6
No 367 96 28.8 22.9-35.5 121 31.5 25.6-38.0 28 8.4 5.4-12.8 74 20.0 14.9-26.3 48 11.4 8.0-15.8

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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.

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