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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,829 1,766 18.7 17.6-19.8 7,063 81.3 80.2-82.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 287 72 25.0 18.5-33.0 215 75.0 67.0-81.5
Cumberland 384 60 11.6 8.5-15.7 324 88.4 84.3-91.5
Durham 347 58 15.1 10.3-21.7 289 84.9 78.3-89.7
Forsyth 352 86 23.5 17.9-30.2 266 76.5 69.8-82.1
Gaston 309 74 27.4 20.3-35.8 235 72.6 64.2-79.7
Guilford 376 74 17.2 13.0-22.3 302 82.8 77.7-87.0
Mecklenburg 494 89 16.6 13.2-20.6 405 83.4 79.4-86.8
New Hanover 322 62 21.2 15.1-28.9 260 78.8 71.1-84.9
Union 288 45 14.2 8.9-22.0 243 85.8 78.0-91.1
Wake 505 76 12.7 9.9-16.1 429 87.3 83.9-90.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,681 510 17.7 15.8-19.7 2,171 82.3 80.3-84.2
Piedmont 5,149 1,019 18.1 16.7-19.5 4,130 81.9 80.5-83.3
Western NC 999 237 23.9 20.5-27.7 762 76.1 72.3-79.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 714 161 21.1 17.4-25.5 553 78.9 74.5-82.6
Northwest 1,436 349 23.8 21.0-26.9 1,087 76.2 73.1-79.0
Charlotte 1,524 301 18.1 15.6-20.8 1,223 81.9 79.2-84.4
Greensboro 1,089 227 20.3 17.3-23.7 862 79.7 76.3-82.7
Southern Regional 1,241 211 15.7 12.8-19.1 1,030 84.3 80.9-87.2
Southeast 552 102 18.8 14.7-23.8 450 81.2 76.2-85.3
Wake 1,332 224 14.7 12.5-17.2 1,108 85.3 82.8-87.5
Area L & Eastern 941 191 17.6 14.9-20.7 750 82.4 79.3-85.1

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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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