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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 8,829 1,766 18.7 17.6-19.8 7,063 81.3 80.2-82.4
GENDER
Male 3,445 477 12.8 11.5-14.2 2,968 87.2 85.8-88.5
Female 5,384 1,289 24.1 22.6-25.8 4,095 75.9 74.2-77.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,951 1,266 20.9 19.5-22.2 4,685 79.1 77.8-80.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,664 281 14.4 12.3-16.7 1,383 85.6 83.3-87.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 395 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 267 53 11.9 8.2-16.9 214 88.1 83.1-91.8
Hispanic 456 62 12.5 9.4-16.6 394 87.5 83.4-90.6
AGE
18-34 1,375 216 15.6 13.5-17.9 1,159 84.4 82.1-86.5
35-44 1,165 230 20.1 17.4-23.0 935 79.9 77.0-82.6
45-54 1,466 361 20.9 18.5-23.6 1,105 79.1 76.4-81.5
55-64 1,812 464 23.2 20.8-25.8 1,348 76.8 74.2-79.2
65-74 1,627 309 18.8 16.3-21.6 1,318 81.2 78.4-83.7
75+ 1,295 172 13.2 10.9-15.7 1,123 86.8 84.3-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,185 280 23.8 20.6-27.2 905 76.2 72.8-79.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,485 486 16.7 14.9-18.7 1,999 83.3 81.3-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,390 582 22.0 20.0-24.2 1,808 78.0 75.8-80.0
College Graduate 2,757 416 13.0 11.6-14.6 2,341 87.0 85.4-88.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,093 382 34.1 30.3-38.2 711 65.9 61.8-69.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,567 397 24.8 22.0-27.8 1,170 75.2 72.2-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 859 162 18.7 15.5-22.3 697 81.3 77.7-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,035 184 17.7 14.8-20.9 851 82.3 79.1-85.2
$50,000-74,999 925 139 13.1 10.7-15.9 786 86.9 84.1-89.3
$75,000+ 1,623 216 11.9 10.1-13.9 1,407 88.1 86.1-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,524 985 41.4 38.8-44.2 1,539 58.6 55.8-61.2
No 6,185 755 11.7 10.7-12.8 5,430 88.3 87.2-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,160 191 16.4 13.8-19.3 969 83.6 80.7-86.2
Non-Veteran 7,665 1,575 19.0 17.9-20.2 6,090 81.0 79.8-82.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,552 916 19.8 18.3-21.4 3,636 80.2 78.6-81.7
No 4,277 850 17.6 16.1-19.1 3,427 82.4 80.9-83.9

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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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