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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*

During the past 30 days, about how often did you feel hopeless-
would you say all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, a little of the time or none of the time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
All or most of the time Some of the time A little of the time None of the time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,990 141 3.5 2.8- 4.4 272 6.9 5.9- 8.0 427 11.0 9.7-12.4 3,150 78.7 76.9-80.4
GENDER
Male 1,565 55 3.2 2.2- 4.5 92 6.1 4.7- 7.8 161 11.0 8.9-13.4 1,257 79.8 76.9-82.4
Female 2,425 86 3.8 2.8- 5.0 180 7.6 6.2- 9.3 266 11.0 9.4-12.8 1,893 77.7 75.3-79.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,726 87 3.3 2.5- 4.3 170 5.9 4.8- 7.2 269 9.9 8.4-11.5 2,200 80.9 78.8-82.9
Non-Hispanic Black 740 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6 55 7.2 5.1-10.3 92 13.6 10.1-17.9 566 76.3 71.6-80.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 186 *** *** *** 13 4.7 1.7-12.1 20 5.7 2.2-14.1 144 87.8 77.8-93.7
Non-Hispanic Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 6.7 3.1-13.9 *** *** ***
Hispanic 213 *** *** *** 22 12.1 7.7-18.4 35 17.1 12.1-23.7 146 65.6 57.5-72.9
AGE
18-34 539 16 2.6 1.4- 5.1 30 5.8 3.9- 8.5 82 14.4 11.2-18.2 411 77.2 72.7-81.1
35-44 509 17 4.3 2.5- 7.4 32 7.2 4.8-10.5 54 10.1 7.4-13.6 406 78.4 73.8-82.4
45-54 669 44 5.7 4.0- 8.2 56 8.5 6.0-11.9 75 9.9 7.5-12.9 494 75.9 71.5-79.8
55-64 860 32 3.5 2.3- 5.2 72 7.6 5.6-10.2 95 10.5 8.1-13.5 661 78.4 74.7-81.7
65-74 764 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 43 5.5 3.8- 7.8 62 7.6 5.5-10.5 642 85.4 82.0-88.3
75+ 614 14 2.7 1.4- 5.2 36 5.0 3.3- 7.7 56 9.9 6.2-15.4 508 82.4 76.9-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 553 39 7.1 4.5-11.0 66 13.0 9.5-17.7 90 15.6 11.9-20.1 358 64.2 58.4-69.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,086 48 3.9 2.7- 5.6 78 7.0 5.2- 9.3 117 11.2 8.6-14.4 843 77.9 74.2-81.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,046 38 3.2 2.1- 4.8 77 6.6 5.0- 8.6 112 10.4 8.2-13.1 819 79.9 76.6-82.8
College Graduate 1,300 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 51 3.2 2.3- 4.4 108 8.6 6.8-10.8 1,125 87.2 84.7-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 59 13.9 10.1-19.0 62 12.0 8.5-16.8 70 15.0 11.0-20.0 288 59.1 52.7-65.2
$15,000- 24,999 714 34 5.3 3.2- 8.6 60 9.2 6.5-12.7 119 16.9 13.5-21.0 501 68.6 63.7-73.2
$25,000- 34,999 396 *** *** *** 28 7.7 4.9-11.8 44 11.4 7.4-17.2 316 78.9 72.6-84.1
$35,000- 49,999 463 *** *** *** 27 6.9 4.4-10.7 48 10.5 7.4-14.6 381 81.3 76.3-85.5
$50,000-74,999 413 *** *** *** 20 5.1 2.9- 8.9 33 7.9 5.1-12.1 360 86.9 82.0-90.7
$75,000+ 761 *** *** *** 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7 42 4.6 3.2- 6.5 691 91.0 88.1-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,184 100 9.4 7.3-12.2 158 15.3 12.5-18.6 187 16.5 13.6-19.8 739 58.8 54.7-62.7
No 2,785 40 1.6 1.0- 2.4 110 4.0 3.2- 5.2 237 9.2 7.8-10.8 2,398 85.2 83.3-87.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 518 15 1.9 0.9- 4.0 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1 51 9.4 6.7-13.1 429 83.7 79.2-87.4
Non-Veteran 3,469 126 3.7 2.9- 4.7 249 7.1 6.0- 8.4 375 11.2 9.7-12.8 2,719 78.0 76.0-79.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,072 80 3.6 2.7- 4.8 155 7.8 6.3- 9.6 217 9.7 8.1-11.6 1,620 79.0 76.4-81.3
No 1,918 61 3.4 2.4- 4.8 117 5.9 4.7- 7.4 210 12.3 10.3-14.6 1,530 78.4 75.7-80.9

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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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