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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,706 6,197 69.6 68.2-70.9 574 6.7 6.0- 7.5 719 8.9 8.1- 9.7 688 8.9 8.1- 9.7 528 6.0 5.3- 6.7
GENDER
Male 3,399 2,609 75.0 73.0-76.8 186 6.0 5.0- 7.2 220 7.0 6.0- 8.2 220 7.2 6.1- 8.4 164 4.9 4.0- 5.9
Female 5,307 3,588 64.6 62.8-66.4 388 7.3 6.4- 8.4 499 10.7 9.6-11.9 468 10.4 9.3-11.6 364 7.0 6.1- 8.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,868 4,206 68.9 67.3-70.5 392 6.9 6.1- 7.9 470 8.7 7.8- 9.7 453 9.2 8.2-10.3 347 6.2 5.4- 7.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,642 1,150 69.2 66.1-72.2 103 6.4 5.0- 8.1 143 9.4 7.6-11.5 142 8.6 7.0-10.6 104 6.4 5.0- 8.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 384 *** *** *** 28 7.0 3.2-14.9 29 8.5 3.5-19.3 32 10.2 4.8-20.3 37 9.9 4.5-20.4
Non-Hispanic Other 268 183 74.4 67.0-80.7 16 4.4 2.2- 8.7 27 8.6 5.3-13.7 26 9.6 5.6-16.0 16 2.9 1.5- 5.5
Hispanic 454 334 74.1 69.0-78.6 30 6.6 4.3-10.1 46 10.7 7.7-14.7 28 5.5 3.6- 8.5 16 3.0 1.7- 5.3
AGE
18-34 1,357 830 63.9 60.9-66.8 125 8.4 6.9-10.2 193 12.6 10.8-14.6 140 10.0 8.3-12.1 69 5.1 3.9- 6.7
35-44 1,155 765 65.5 62.0-68.8 94 7.8 6.1- 9.8 115 10.2 8.2-12.6 113 10.4 8.4-12.8 68 6.1 4.6- 8.2
45-54 1,457 955 67.3 64.1-70.4 104 6.6 5.0- 8.6 123 7.7 6.1- 9.7 147 9.8 8.1-11.9 128 8.6 6.9-10.7
55-64 1,780 1,260 72.8 70.1-75.4 114 5.7 4.5- 7.1 139 7.3 5.9- 8.9 138 8.2 6.6-10.0 129 6.1 4.8- 7.7
65-74 1,597 1,269 81.9 79.3-84.3 83 4.4 3.2- 5.9 86 4.6 3.4- 6.0 85 4.7 3.5- 6.4 74 4.4 3.3- 5.9
75+ 1,270 1,051 81.2 78.1-84.1 50 4.0 2.7- 5.8 60 5.0 3.6- 6.9 57 5.3 3.8- 7.2 52 4.6 3.2- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,155 801 66.2 62.3-69.8 54 4.7 3.2- 7.0 79 8.3 6.4-10.8 126 11.6 9.4-14.2 95 9.1 7.0-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,437 1,740 71.0 68.5-73.4 113 4.7 3.7- 6.0 195 8.2 6.9- 9.7 206 9.4 7.8-11.2 183 6.7 5.5- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,367 1,594 66.5 63.9-69.0 173 7.8 6.5- 9.5 206 9.3 7.9-11.0 233 10.0 8.5-11.7 161 6.3 5.1- 7.7
College Graduate 2,736 2,052 74.2 72.0-76.3 233 8.8 7.5-10.3 239 9.6 8.2-11.1 123 4.9 3.9- 6.1 89 2.5 1.9- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,064 622 55.8 51.6-59.9 55 5.5 3.9- 7.6 90 8.4 6.4-11.1 143 15.3 12.4-18.7 154 15.0 12.2-18.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,545 998 62.8 59.5-66.0 101 6.3 4.8- 8.3 123 9.0 7.2-11.1 180 12.7 10.6-15.1 143 9.2 7.4-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 845 592 67.7 63.3-71.8 60 7.7 5.6-10.6 75 10.5 8.0-13.6 72 9.6 7.2-12.6 46 4.5 3.1- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,028 755 71.1 67.2-74.7 72 6.6 4.9- 8.7 98 9.6 7.5-12.2 69 9.1 6.9-12.0 34 3.6 2.3- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 919 691 74.2 70.3-77.7 76 8.3 6.2-10.9 75 8.2 6.3-10.7 55 6.7 4.9- 9.0 22 2.7 1.6- 4.6
$75,000+ 1,612 1,240 74.9 71.9-77.6 130 8.0 6.3- 9.9 133 9.3 7.5-11.3 69 5.3 3.9- 7.1 40 2.6 1.8- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,459 1,400 54.0 51.2-56.8 148 5.3 4.3- 6.6 224 9.6 8.1-11.4 339 15.8 13.8-18.0 348 15.2 13.3-17.4
No 6,130 4,714 74.3 72.8-75.8 422 7.1 6.3- 8.1 487 8.7 7.8- 9.7 341 6.8 6.0- 7.7 166 3.0 2.5- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,141 881 76.2 72.9-79.2 58 5.4 3.9- 7.4 65 5.9 4.4- 7.9 71 6.5 4.9- 8.5 66 6.0 4.5- 8.1
Non-Veteran 7,561 5,313 68.6 67.2-70.0 516 6.9 6.1- 7.7 654 9.3 8.5-10.3 617 9.2 8.3-10.2 461 6.0 5.3- 6.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,474 3,229 71.5 69.6-73.3 259 5.8 4.9- 6.8 341 7.9 6.9- 9.0 368 8.8 7.8-10.0 277 6.0 5.1- 7.0
No 4,232 2,968 67.6 65.6-69.5 315 7.7 6.7- 8.8 378 10.0 8.8-11.2 320 8.9 7.7-10.2 251 5.9 5.0- 7.0

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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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