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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*

During the past 30 days, about how often did you feel so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?
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 3,985 112 2.8 2.1- 3.6 222 5.4 4.5- 6.4 375 10.8 9.5-12.3 3,276 81.0 79.2-82.7
GENDER
Male 1,564 33 2.1 1.3- 3.4 94 5.9 4.5- 7.6 136 10.2 8.3-12.6 1,301 81.8 79.0-84.3
Female 2,421 79 3.3 2.4- 4.6 128 5.0 3.9- 6.2 239 11.3 9.6-13.4 1,975 80.4 78.0-82.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,723 66 2.6 1.9- 3.6 116 4.1 3.2- 5.2 234 9.8 8.3-11.5 2,307 83.5 81.4-85.3
Non-Hispanic Black 735 24 2.8 1.7- 4.6 51 5.8 4.0- 8.2 78 12.6 9.3-16.8 582 78.8 74.3-82.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 2.7 0.9- 7.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 212 *** *** *** 24 12.3 8.0-18.4 33 13.8 9.4-19.7 148 69.7 61.8-76.6
AGE
18-34 539 17 3.0 1.7- 5.5 30 5.1 3.4- 7.6 72 12.8 9.8-16.5 420 79.0 74.7-82.8
35-44 507 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7 29 6.9 4.6-10.2 55 11.4 8.5-15.2 410 78.7 74.0-82.7
45-54 669 27 3.9 2.5- 6.2 45 6.0 4.2- 8.4 72 13.7 10.2-18.3 525 76.4 71.5-80.6
55-64 861 26 2.0 1.2- 3.1 54 5.1 3.6- 7.1 74 8.0 6.0-10.6 707 85.0 81.9-87.6
65-74 761 16 1.5 0.8- 2.7 26 3.5 2.0- 5.9 54 6.9 5.0- 9.5 665 88.2 84.9-90.8
75+ 613 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7 36 5.7 3.8- 8.4 46 7.6 5.1-11.2 520 85.5 81.3-88.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 550 31 6.3 3.8-10.4 62 12.6 9.3-16.9 89 17.3 13.2-22.3 368 63.8 57.9-69.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,087 34 2.9 1.8- 4.5 82 5.7 4.3- 7.6 102 11.1 8.6-14.3 869 80.2 76.7-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,044 31 2.3 1.4- 3.6 59 4.8 3.5- 6.7 101 10.7 8.4-13.6 853 82.2 78.9-85.0
College Graduate 1,299 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8 19 1.1 0.6- 2.0 83 6.4 4.8- 8.4 1,181 91.5 89.3-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 45 10.9 7.4-15.7 57 12.5 8.8-17.6 77 19.3 14.6-25.2 299 57.2 50.8-63.5
$15,000- 24,999 712 28 4.2 2.3- 7.5 61 9.3 6.9-12.6 92 16.1 12.4-20.5 531 70.4 65.4-75.0
$25,000- 34,999 396 11 1.9 0.8- 4.2 23 4.4 2.7- 7.1 37 10.9 7.3-15.9 325 82.8 77.5-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 462 *** *** *** 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 39 9.9 6.7-14.4 401 84.8 79.8-88.7
$50,000-74,999 413 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 6.3 4.0-10.0 372 90.3 86.1-93.3
$75,000+ 762 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 5.3 3.5- 7.9 715 92.9 89.9-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,181 85 8.1 6.1-10.8 129 11.6 9.2-14.6 171 17.1 14.2-20.6 796 63.1 59.1-67.0
No 2,782 27 1.1 0.6- 1.8 88 3.4 2.6- 4.3 202 8.7 7.2-10.4 2,465 86.9 85.0-88.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 519 13 1.7 0.8- 3.6 30 5.4 3.5- 8.3 29 6.9 4.4-10.7 447 86.0 81.6-89.5
Non-Veteran 3,463 99 2.9 2.2- 3.8 192 5.4 4.5- 6.5 344 11.2 9.7-12.8 2,828 80.5 78.6-82.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,072 65 3.1 2.2- 4.3 126 5.4 4.2- 6.8 197 10.6 8.8-12.8 1,684 80.9 78.4-83.2
No 1,913 47 2.4 1.6- 3.7 96 5.4 4.2- 7.0 178 11.0 9.1-13.2 1,592 81.2 78.5-83.5

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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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