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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

People are generally caring and sympathetic to people with mental illness.

Do you agree slightly or strongly, or disagree slightly or strongly?

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  Total
Respond.^
Agree strongly Agree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Disagree slightly Disagree strongly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,759 1,111 30.6 28.6-32.8 1,234 34.0 31.9-36.2 285 6.7 5.8- 7.8 786 20.0 18.4-21.8 343 8.6 7.5- 9.9
GENDER
Male 1,495 488 33.1 30.0-36.4 525 36.6 33.2-40.0 117 6.7 5.3- 8.4 254 16.7 14.3-19.3 111 7.0 5.4- 9.0
Female 2,264 623 28.3 25.7-31.1 709 31.6 29.0-34.4 168 6.8 5.6- 8.2 532 23.2 20.9-25.6 232 10.1 8.6-11.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,211 884 27.4 25.2-29.6 1,087 35.5 33.1-37.9 248 6.9 5.8- 8.1 702 21.6 19.7-23.6 290 8.7 7.4-10.1
No 545 226 44.6 39.3-50.0 145 27.6 22.8-33.0 37 6.1 4.1- 9.1 84 13.3 10.3-17.1 53 8.4 5.9-11.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,115 323 29.1 25.4-33.0 383 37.2 33.4-41.3 92 7.0 5.4- 9.0 240 21.2 18.2-24.6 77 5.4 4.1- 7.2
Overweight 1,238 390 34.2 30.4-38.1 397 31.3 27.6-35.2 86 6.4 4.8- 8.4 250 19.2 16.5-22.2 115 9.0 6.9-11.6
Obese 1,132 309 26.5 23.3-30.0 366 34.4 30.6-38.4 87 6.8 5.2- 9.0 246 20.5 17.5-23.8 124 11.9 9.5-14.7
Current Smoker
No 3,087 918 31.1 28.8-33.4 1,010 33.8 31.4-36.2 234 6.7 5.7- 7.9 656 20.3 18.5-22.3 269 8.1 6.9- 9.5
Yes 656 188 28.8 24.3-33.8 218 34.9 30.1-40.1 49 6.5 4.5- 9.4 127 18.9 15.3-23.2 74 10.8 8.1-14.2
History of CVD**
Yes 484 138 28.7 23.5-34.5 153 31.4 25.7-37.8 43 8.5 5.6-12.5 85 17.8 13.2-23.5 65 13.7 10.0-18.4
No 3,236 962 30.7 28.5-33.0 1,071 34.5 32.2-36.9 240 6.6 5.6- 7.7 692 20.2 18.5-22.0 271 8.1 6.9- 9.4
Binge Drinker
No 3,331 978 31.0 28.7-33.3 1,089 33.5 31.2-35.8 260 7.1 6.0- 8.3 690 19.6 17.8-21.5 314 8.9 7.7-10.3
Yes 323 93 27.5 21.8-34.1 118 39.9 33.4-46.7 16 3.8 2.1- 6.7 74 22.2 17.2-28.1 22 6.7 4.1-10.6
Heavy Drinker
No 3,499 1,032 30.9 28.7-33.1 1,153 34.1 31.9-36.4 261 6.6 5.7- 7.8 732 19.7 18.0-21.5 321 8.7 7.5-10.1
Yes 146 37 24.8 16.4-35.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 22.3 14.8-32.2 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 351 104 29.3 23.2-36.3 94 29.2 22.7-36.7 29 9.5 5.8-15.3 72 17.0 12.6-22.7 52 14.9 10.4-20.7
No 3,389 999 30.7 28.5-32.9 1,134 34.4 32.1-36.7 255 6.5 5.6- 7.6 711 20.3 18.6-22.2 290 8.1 7.0- 9.5
Current Asthma
Yes 327 91 25.2 19.5-31.9 90 28.6 22.2-35.9 21 7.5 4.3-12.6 74 22.0 16.8-28.2 51 16.8 12.0-23.1
No 3,415 1,018 31.3 29.1-33.6 1,139 34.7 32.4-37.0 260 6.5 5.5- 7.6 709 19.8 18.1-21.7 289 7.7 6.6- 9.0
Diabetes
Yes 576 170 31.7 26.6-37.2 186 30.8 25.4-36.7 41 6.7 4.5- 9.8 100 15.9 12.4-20.1 79 15.0 10.7-20.6
No 3,179 940 30.5 28.3-32.8 1,048 34.5 32.2-36.8 243 6.7 5.7- 7.9 686 20.6 18.8-22.5 262 7.7 6.6- 9.0
Disability
Yes 1,085 286 27.9 24.3-31.8 328 28.8 25.1-32.7 88 8.2 6.2-10.7 227 20.9 17.8-24.4 156 14.3 11.7-17.3
No 2,654 821 31.6 29.2-34.2 899 35.5 33.0-38.1 195 6.3 5.2- 7.5 555 19.8 17.9-21.9 184 6.8 5.6- 8.3

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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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