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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,495 488 33.1 30.0-36.4 525 36.6 33.2-40.0 117 6.7 5.3- 8.4 254 16.7 14.3-19.3 111 7.0 5.4- 9.0
Female 2,264 623 28.3 25.7-31.1 709 31.6 29.0-34.4 168 6.8 5.6- 8.2 532 23.2 20.9-25.6 232 10.1 8.6-11.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,582 662 25.4 23.1-27.8 889 36.1 33.6-38.8 206 7.1 5.9- 8.4 588 22.6 20.5-24.7 237 8.8 7.4-10.5
Non-Hispanic Black 678 214 31.9 27.3-36.8 221 35.3 30.4-40.5 47 7.0 4.9-10.0 124 16.8 13.2-21.2 72 9.0 6.6-12.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 1.3 0.6- 2.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 8.6 4.4-15.9 *** *** ***
Hispanic 212 146 72.1 64.7-78.4 24 9.3 5.8-14.6 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 20 9.9 6.0-15.9 11 5.4 2.8-10.0
AGE
18-34 520 149 30.5 25.9-35.5 195 40.1 35.1-45.3 28 4.8 3.2- 7.2 113 19.1 15.6-23.1 35 5.6 3.8- 8.1
35-44 498 147 30.6 26.0-35.7 169 34.4 29.6-39.5 31 6.5 4.3- 9.8 111 20.8 17.0-25.2 40 7.7 5.3-11.1
45-54 650 171 27.4 22.9-32.5 195 31.2 26.4-36.4 51 6.3 4.5- 8.7 148 21.6 17.7-25.9 85 13.6 10.1-17.9
55-64 817 252 30.9 27.0-35.2 249 29.1 25.4-33.2 60 7.9 5.8-10.8 184 22.7 19.3-26.5 72 9.4 7.1-12.3
65-74 708 203 33.7 29.1-38.8 237 31.6 27.4-36.2 55 8.1 5.8-11.1 145 17.6 14.4-21.3 68 9.0 6.5-12.2
75+ 534 181 33.1 27.7-39.0 180 31.8 26.0-38.1 55 10.6 7.5-14.7 79 16.8 11.9-23.2 39 7.7 5.3-11.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 498 217 45.7 39.7-51.7 139 29.7 24.1-35.9 37 6.0 3.9- 9.1 64 11.5 8.4-15.6 41 7.2 4.8-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,004 340 33.9 30.0-37.9 325 33.9 29.9-38.2 69 6.8 5.1- 9.2 187 17.5 14.5-20.9 83 7.9 6.0-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 997 266 27.2 23.4-31.3 321 34.0 29.9-38.3 81 6.6 5.0- 8.6 225 22.2 19.0-25.8 104 10.1 7.7-13.0
College Graduate 1,256 286 22.1 18.9-25.5 449 37.2 33.8-40.8 98 7.3 5.7- 9.3 308 25.0 22.0-28.2 115 8.5 6.7-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 441 138 35.6 29.3-42.4 107 25.8 20.4-32.1 41 9.6 6.3-14.4 89 17.0 12.9-22.0 66 12.0 8.5-16.6
$15,000- 24,999 667 236 38.1 33.2-43.3 198 28.6 24.1-33.6 47 6.5 4.5- 9.2 121 17.5 13.9-21.7 65 9.3 6.8-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 379 112 27.9 22.5-34.1 133 37.2 30.5-44.3 23 5.6 3.4- 9.2 79 20.4 14.9-27.3 32 8.9 5.6-13.9
$35,000- 49,999 445 136 30.7 25.4-36.7 149 32.5 26.8-38.7 31 7.0 4.4-11.0 96 22.3 17.7-27.7 33 7.5 5.0-11.1
$50,000-74,999 401 108 27.7 22.0-34.2 153 38.8 32.5-45.6 26 4.9 2.9- 8.2 82 20.6 15.9-26.3 32 7.9 5.1-12.1
$75,000+ 745 177 25.2 21.0-29.8 252 35.5 30.9-40.4 58 6.9 5.0- 9.4 199 24.7 21.1-28.6 59 7.8 5.7-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,085 286 27.9 24.3-31.8 328 28.8 25.1-32.7 88 8.2 6.2-10.7 227 20.9 17.8-24.4 156 14.3 11.7-17.3
No 2,654 821 31.6 29.2-34.2 899 35.5 33.0-38.1 195 6.3 5.2- 7.5 555 19.8 17.9-21.9 184 6.8 5.6- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 494 157 33.3 27.9-39.1 176 35.7 30.4-41.5 40 7.4 5.0-10.9 77 15.6 11.7-20.4 44 8.0 5.5-11.7
Non-Veteran 3,262 953 30.3 28.1-32.6 1,056 33.7 31.4-36.1 245 6.6 5.6- 7.8 709 20.7 18.9-22.6 299 8.7 7.5-10.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,950 604 31.4 28.6-34.3 639 33.4 30.5-36.4 140 6.4 5.2- 7.9 384 19.4 17.2-21.9 183 9.4 7.7-11.5
No 1,809 507 29.8 26.9-33.0 595 34.7 31.6-37.9 145 7.1 5.7- 8.7 402 20.7 18.3-23.3 160 7.7 6.3- 9.4

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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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