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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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,412 82 2.0 1.5- 2.7 168 4.7 3.9- 5.8 290 9.6 8.2-11.2 2,872 83.6 81.8-85.3
No 570 30 6.0 3.7- 9.6 53 8.0 5.7-11.2 85 16.0 12.5-20.2 402 70.0 64.9-74.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,196 27 2.6 1.4- 4.6 58 4.2 2.8- 6.1 111 11.2 8.8-14.2 1,000 82.0 78.6-85.0
Overweight 1,291 27 2.6 1.6- 4.2 66 4.9 3.6- 6.6 106 9.0 7.0-11.5 1,092 83.5 80.5-86.1
Obese 1,200 49 3.2 2.2- 4.6 77 6.9 5.2- 9.1 119 11.3 8.9-14.4 955 78.6 75.1-81.7
Current Smoker
No 3,278 71 1.8 1.2- 2.6 156 4.7 3.8- 5.8 280 9.3 8.0-10.9 2,771 84.2 82.3-85.9
Yes 688 41 6.6 4.5- 9.6 66 8.2 6.1-11.1 90 16.2 12.5-20.6 491 69.0 64.1-73.5
History of CVD**
Yes 543 29 5.7 3.3- 9.7 38 6.1 4.0- 9.1 64 13.9 9.8-19.3 412 74.4 68.5-79.6
No 3,399 83 2.5 1.8- 3.3 176 5.2 4.3- 6.3 306 10.6 9.1-12.2 2,834 81.8 79.8-83.5
Binge Drinker
No 3,537 100 2.7 2.0- 3.6 187 5.0 4.2- 6.1 324 10.5 9.1-12.1 2,926 81.8 79.9-83.6
Yes 334 *** *** *** 27 8.2 5.2-12.7 41 13.0 9.3-18.0 259 76.2 70.2-81.3
Heavy Drinker
No 3,706 105 2.7 2.0- 3.5 201 5.4 4.5- 6.4 346 10.6 9.3-12.2 3,054 81.3 79.5-83.1
Yes 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.7 6.6-20.0 125 78.4 68.9-85.7
COPD
Yes 387 33 9.4 5.9-14.6 42 10.4 7.0-15.2 55 19.4 14.1-26.2 257 60.8 53.7-67.6
No 3,576 79 2.2 1.6- 3.1 179 5.0 4.1- 6.0 317 10.1 8.7-11.6 3,001 82.7 80.9-84.4
Current Asthma
Yes 354 23 8.4 5.0-13.9 31 7.7 4.7-12.5 52 16.7 12.0-22.8 248 67.1 60.0-73.5
No 3,612 88 2.1 1.6- 2.9 187 5.1 4.3- 6.2 320 10.2 8.8-11.7 3,017 82.6 80.7-84.3
Diabetes
Yes 623 32 4.6 2.8- 7.4 49 7.6 5.3-10.8 72 15.4 11.2-20.8 470 72.4 66.8-77.4
No 3,358 80 2.5 1.8- 3.4 173 5.1 4.2- 6.2 302 10.2 8.8-11.7 2,803 82.2 80.3-84.0
Disability
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

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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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