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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*

Treatment can help people with mental illness lead normal lives.

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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 3,723 2,512 66.1 63.9-68.3 827 24.2 22.2-26.3 204 5.3 4.3- 6.4 126 3.1 2.5- 3.9 54 1.3 0.9- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,469 905 61.5 58.0-64.9 387 27.8 24.7-31.2 94 6.2 4.7- 8.3 54 2.9 2.1- 4.2 29 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Female 2,254 1,607 70.4 67.6-73.1 440 20.9 18.5-23.5 110 4.4 3.4- 5.6 72 3.3 2.4- 4.5 25 1.1 0.6- 1.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,563 1,784 67.2 64.5-69.8 555 24.1 21.7-26.7 135 5.6 4.4- 7.0 67 2.3 1.7- 3.1 22 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Non-Hispanic Black 673 403 58.7 53.5-63.7 166 27.6 23.1-32.6 44 5.6 3.7- 8.2 38 5.8 3.8- 8.7 22 2.3 1.4- 4.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 203 165 79.5 71.7-85.6 26 14.9 9.5-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 514 318 59.1 53.9-64.2 137 30.5 25.7-35.8 27 5.0 3.3- 7.5 23 3.8 2.4- 5.9 *** *** ***
35-44 486 352 70.8 65.7-75.5 91 19.9 16.0-24.5 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0 *** *** ***
45-54 645 454 68.5 63.2-73.4 126 21.7 17.6-26.6 32 5.6 3.2- 9.6 18 2.9 1.6- 5.2 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4
55-64 824 582 72.7 68.6-76.4 165 18.8 15.7-22.4 36 4.1 2.7- 6.3 29 2.7 1.6- 4.4 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5
65-74 707 488 68.4 63.6-72.8 156 23.6 19.5-28.2 37 5.0 3.4- 7.5 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 *** *** ***
75+ 518 306 61.0 54.5-67.1 144 28.4 22.8-34.8 47 8.8 6.0-12.8 17 1.3 0.7- 2.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 480 271 56.4 50.1-62.6 134 28.9 23.3-35.3 36 6.9 4.4-10.6 21 4.4 2.4- 8.0 18 3.3 1.7- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 984 591 60.0 55.7-64.1 249 27.2 23.5-31.3 69 6.2 4.6- 8.4 60 5.4 3.8- 7.5 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 992 695 68.3 63.9-72.4 213 23.6 19.9-27.8 47 5.1 3.3- 7.7 28 2.1 1.3- 3.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,264 954 75.9 72.5-78.9 230 19.1 16.3-22.3 51 3.3 2.3- 4.7 17 1.2 0.7- 2.2 12 0.5 0.3- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 432 245 57.5 50.8-64.0 106 23.9 18.8-29.8 31 7.3 4.5-11.8 33 6.9 4.2-11.0 17 4.4 2.1- 8.9
$15,000- 24,999 657 427 64.9 59.7-69.7 154 24.0 19.7-28.9 39 5.5 3.6- 8.3 26 3.7 2.3- 6.0 11 1.9 0.9- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 374 243 65.0 57.9-71.6 97 27.8 21.7-34.9 16 4.3 2.4- 7.6 13 1.9 0.7- 4.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 434 310 68.7 62.2-74.4 80 22.2 17.0-28.4 25 5.0 2.7- 8.9 14 3.6 1.9- 6.9 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 400 302 72.9 66.4-78.5 77 22.9 17.6-29.1 16 3.1 1.4- 6.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 748 578 72.7 67.6-77.3 130 21.4 17.1-26.5 24 4.0 2.4- 6.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,083 682 60.4 56.2-64.5 261 25.9 22.3-29.8 72 7.6 5.6-10.1 43 3.9 2.5- 6.0 25 2.2 1.3- 3.9
No 2,620 1,820 68.0 65.4-70.6 558 23.6 21.2-26.1 130 4.5 3.5- 5.9 83 2.9 2.2- 3.8 29 1.0 0.6- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 489 290 63.0 57.2-68.4 144 27.3 22.4-32.8 38 7.0 4.6-10.5 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,231 2,221 66.6 64.2-69.0 682 23.7 21.6-26.0 166 5.0 4.0- 6.3 113 3.2 2.5- 4.1 49 1.4 0.9- 2.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,928 1,245 64.2 61.1-67.1 468 25.8 23.1-28.7 117 5.8 4.5- 7.6 69 3.1 2.2- 4.3 29 1.2 0.7- 2.0
No 1,795 1,267 68.2 64.9-71.3 359 22.6 19.8-25.7 87 4.7 3.5- 6.2 57 3.2 2.3- 4.4 25 1.4 0.8- 2.4

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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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