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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*-Whites

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%)
North Carolina 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
-Whites 2,676 703 26.2 23.9-28.6 904 35.3 32.8-37.9 214 7.0 5.9- 8.3 604 22.3 20.3-24.5 251 9.1 7.7-10.7
GENDER
Male 1,061 304 27.2 23.8-30.9 387 38.8 34.9-42.9 87 7.4 5.6- 9.6 204 19.1 16.3-22.3 79 7.5 5.5-10.2
Female 1,615 399 25.3 22.3-28.5 517 32.0 29.0-35.3 127 6.7 5.4- 8.3 400 25.4 22.7-28.3 172 10.5 8.7-12.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,606 669 25.3 23.0-27.8 893 36.1 33.5-38.7 207 7.0 5.9- 8.4 592 22.5 20.4-24.6 245 9.1 7.7-10.8
AGE
18-34 315 73 25.7 20.2-32.1 128 43.4 37.1-50.0 15 4.0 2.2- 7.0 77 21.1 16.6-26.4 22 5.8 3.6- 9.2
35-44 308 66 21.6 16.8-27.4 105 35.5 29.6-41.9 22 7.9 4.8-12.6 84 25.5 20.4-31.3 31 9.6 6.3-14.2
45-54 462 100 22.3 17.4-28.0 145 31.9 26.4-37.9 38 6.5 4.5- 9.4 121 25.1 20.5-30.4 58 14.2 10.0-19.9
55-64 595 167 27.3 23.0-31.9 184 29.6 25.4-34.2 48 8.9 6.3-12.4 141 24.8 20.8-29.4 55 9.4 6.9-12.8
65-74 538 148 31.7 26.7-37.2 181 32.7 28.0-37.8 43 8.1 5.7-11.3 117 19.5 15.8-23.9 49 8.0 5.5-11.4
75+ 437 144 34.1 28.3-40.5 154 33.1 27.0-39.8 44 10.1 7.0-14.3 61 14.2 10.4-19.1 34 8.5 5.7-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 87 31.9 24.5-40.2 81 35.4 27.5-44.2 20 7.6 4.4-12.8 43 15.6 10.7-22.3 27 9.5 5.9-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 704 228 31.3 26.9-36.0 228 33.0 28.4-38.0 53 7.1 5.0-10.0 131 19.3 15.7-23.6 64 9.2 6.8-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 724 177 24.5 20.4-29.2 237 35.7 31.0-40.8 63 6.9 5.0- 9.4 178 23.8 20.1-27.9 69 9.1 6.5-12.6
College Graduate 988 209 20.6 17.3-24.4 358 37.2 33.4-41.1 78 6.9 5.3- 9.0 252 26.4 23.1-30.1 91 8.8 6.8-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 63 25.5 18.5-34.0 63 28.7 21.4-37.3 25 10.5 6.0-17.7 56 21.0 15.0-28.6 42 14.4 9.4-21.3
$15,000- 24,999 398 118 30.0 24.1-36.6 121 30.6 24.6-37.3 32 7.3 4.7-11.0 80 20.4 15.6-26.2 47 11.7 8.1-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 246 67 25.3 19.0-32.9 87 38.7 30.6-47.5 17 6.9 3.9-11.9 56 20.7 14.8-28.0 19 8.4 4.8-14.3
$35,000- 49,999 329 91 27.4 21.6-34.0 110 34.1 27.5-41.4 24 7.2 4.3-11.9 78 23.7 18.4-30.1 26 7.5 4.8-11.7
$50,000- 74,999 311 78 26.1 20.1-33.3 126 40.9 33.7-48.4 20 4.7 2.8- 7.8 62 20.3 15.1-26.7 25 8.0 4.9-12.8
$75,000+ 643 151 24.2 19.9-29.1 217 35.3 30.4-40.5 50 6.6 4.6- 9.4 177 26.3 22.3-30.7 48 7.6 5.3-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 788 195 25.8 21.8-30.3 244 30.7 26.4-35.3 67 8.1 5.9-11.0 166 21.5 18.0-25.5 116 13.9 11.0-17.4
No 1,875 506 26.5 23.8-29.4 655 36.7 33.7-39.9 146 6.7 5.5- 8.2 435 22.7 20.3-25.3 133 7.4 5.8- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 374 118 34.6 28.3-41.5 131 32.9 27.2-39.2 30 6.9 4.4-10.7 62 18.0 13.2-23.9 33 7.6 4.9-11.6
Non-Veteran 2,301 585 25.1 22.6-27.6 772 35.6 32.9-38.4 184 7.1 5.9- 8.5 542 23.0 20.8-25.3 218 9.3 7.8-11.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,362 364 26.5 23.5-29.8 464 34.3 31.0-37.8 103 7.0 5.5- 8.8 290 21.7 19.0-24.6 141 10.5 8.4-13.1
No 1,314 339 25.9 22.6-29.6 440 36.4 32.6-40.4 111 7.1 5.5- 9.1 314 23.1 20.2-26.2 110 7.5 5.8- 9.5

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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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