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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,416 96 2.6 2.0- 3.4 212 6.2 5.1- 7.4 339 9.6 8.3-11.1 2,769 81.7 79.8-83.4
No 571 45 7.4 5.0-10.9 59 9.7 6.9-13.3 87 16.6 13.1-20.9 380 66.3 61.1-71.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,195 29 2.6 1.5- 4.5 70 5.5 4.0- 7.5 121 10.0 7.9-12.5 975 82.0 78.7-84.8
Overweight 1,295 42 3.4 2.3- 5.0 77 6.0 4.5- 8.0 134 10.2 8.2-12.7 1,042 80.3 77.2-83.1
Obese 1,203 57 4.7 3.3- 6.6 98 8.1 6.2-10.4 137 11.4 9.1-14.2 911 75.8 72.3-79.0
Current Smoker
No 3,280 87 2.5 1.8- 3.4 195 6.2 5.2- 7.5 331 10.2 8.8-11.8 2,667 81.1 79.2-82.9
Yes 691 54 7.5 5.4-10.4 74 9.2 6.7-12.4 94 14.0 10.7-18.0 469 69.3 64.5-73.8
History of CVD**
Yes 544 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 46 8.0 5.3-11.9 72 15.4 11.0-21.0 380 68.7 62.6-74.1
No 3,403 92 3.0 2.3- 4.0 219 6.7 5.6- 7.9 348 10.5 9.1-12.0 2,744 79.8 77.9-81.6
Binge Drinker
No 3,542 124 3.3 2.6- 4.3 237 6.6 5.5- 7.8 376 10.8 9.4-12.3 2,805 79.3 77.3-81.1
Yes 334 *** *** *** 27 9.2 6.0-13.9 46 12.8 9.1-17.6 250 74.1 67.9-79.4
Heavy Drinker
No 3,712 130 3.4 2.7- 4.3 248 6.8 5.7- 8.0 403 11.0 9.6-12.5 2,931 78.9 77.0-80.6
Yes 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 13.4 7.9-21.7 117 72.1 62.1-80.3
COPD
Yes 388 39 12.2 8.2-17.7 51 11.8 8.2-16.7 54 13.9 9.9-19.2 244 62.1 55.2-68.5
No 3,579 102 2.8 2.1- 3.6 220 6.5 5.4- 7.7 369 10.7 9.4-12.3 2,888 80.0 78.1-81.8
Current Asthma
Yes 352 34 9.9 6.4-15.0 36 9.4 6.1-14.2 38 10.6 6.9-15.9 244 70.1 63.3-76.1
No 3,619 105 2.8 2.2- 3.7 234 6.6 5.5- 7.8 384 10.9 9.6-12.5 2,896 79.7 77.8-81.5
Diabetes
Yes 626 44 7.0 4.8-10.1 55 10.0 6.8-14.6 75 10.5 7.8-14.1 452 72.4 67.1-77.1
No 3,360 97 3.0 2.3- 4.0 217 6.4 5.4- 7.6 351 11.0 9.6-12.6 2,695 79.6 77.6-81.4
Disability
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

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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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