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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
White 1,714 50 2.7 1.9- 3.9 74 4.1 3.0- 5.5 157 10.7 8.7-13.1 1,433 82.5 79.8-85.0
African American 489 17 3.9 2.2- 6.7 34 6.2 4.1- 9.2 53 12.0 8.7-16.5 385 77.9 72.8-82.3
Other Minorities 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 313 *** *** *** 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9 46 12.9 9.4-17.5 240 78.6 72.9-83.4
35-44 280 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 11.9 7.9-17.5 230 79.9 73.4-85.2
45-54 413 18 4.1 2.4- 6.8 27 7.1 4.6-10.9 46 16.9 11.5-24.0 322 71.9 65.0-77.9
55-64 503 18 2.7 1.5- 4.7 32 4.4 2.9- 6.7 46 7.8 5.5-11.0 407 85.1 81.2-88.2
65-74 464 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 6.6 4.3- 9.9 400 87.6 83.4-90.9
75+ 426 *** *** *** 24 5.0 3.0- 8.2 35 7.6 4.8-11.9 359 85.7 80.8-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 *** *** *** 33 10.9 7.0-16.4 54 18.1 12.4-25.6 210 64.2 55.9-71.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 658 22 3.1 1.8- 5.5 50 6.2 4.2- 9.1 62 11.3 8.2-15.3 524 79.3 74.7-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 674 23 3.2 1.9- 5.4 35 4.4 2.9- 6.7 73 12.0 8.9-16.0 543 80.5 76.0-84.2
College Graduate 770 *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 6.7 4.7- 9.4 697 90.5 87.4-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 33 11.5 7.4-17.4 37 12.4 8.1-18.5 52 20.9 14.7-28.7 195 55.3 47.3-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 442 *** *** *** 30 7.3 4.6-11.4 59 16.1 11.6-21.9 335 71.1 64.4-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 245 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 11.4 6.9-18.4 199 82.3 74.9-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 278 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 248 89.8 84.3-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 88.9 82.4-93.2
$75,000+ 385 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 8.2 4.9-13.4 355 89.5 84.0-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 726 57 8.6 6.1-12.0 76 10.8 8.0-14.3 108 17.4 13.4-22.2 485 63.3 58.0-68.2
No 1,682 *** *** *** 49 3.1 2.2- 4.4 129 9.2 7.4-11.5 1,482 86.0 83.4-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,373 76 3.2 2.3- 4.5 127 5.0 4.0- 6.3 236 11.4 9.6-13.5 1,934 80.3 77.9-82.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,292 44 2.9 2.0- 4.3 78 5.2 3.9- 7.0 131 11.3 9.0-14.2 1,039 80.5 77.3-83.4
No 1,129 35 3.8 2.3- 6.1 50 4.7 3.3- 6.6 108 11.4 8.9-14.5 936 80.2 76.5-83.4

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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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