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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Mental Illness & Stigma*-Whites

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%)
North Carolina 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
-Whites 2,823 93 3.4 2.6- 4.5 176 6.0 4.9- 7.3 290 10.4 9.0-12.1 2,264 80.1 78.1-82.1
GENDER
Male 1,106 35 3.3 2.1- 5.1 61 5.9 4.3- 7.9 105 9.8 7.7-12.3 905 81.1 77.8-83.9
Female 1,717 58 3.5 2.6- 4.9 115 6.1 4.7- 7.9 185 11.1 9.2-13.3 1,359 79.3 76.6-81.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,752 90 3.4 2.6- 4.5 172 5.9 4.9- 7.2 273 9.9 8.5-11.6 2,217 80.7 78.6-82.6
AGE
18-34 324 *** *** *** 16 4.8 2.8- 8.0 50 13.9 10.2-18.7 251 78.9 73.5-83.5
35-44 314 *** *** *** 18 6.5 4.0-10.7 31 9.3 6.2-13.6 254 79.6 73.7-84.4
45-54 473 29 5.9 3.8- 9.0 34 7.1 4.4-11.2 53 10.1 7.3-13.7 357 77.0 71.7-81.5
55-64 623 22 2.9 1.8- 4.6 49 6.9 4.8- 9.8 66 11.1 8.3-14.6 486 79.1 74.9-82.7
65-74 574 *** *** *** 33 5.7 3.8- 8.5 45 7.4 5.2-10.5 484 85.4 81.5-88.5
75+ 495 *** *** *** 26 5.2 3.2- 8.3 44 7.2 5.0-10.3 414 84.8 80.4-88.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 24 7.7 4.5-12.7 35 13.4 8.5-20.3 49 15.8 11.1-21.8 180 63.2 55.2-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 755 28 3.8 2.4- 6.0 44 5.2 3.5- 7.5 84 11.2 8.3-14.9 599 79.8 75.6-83.5
Some Post-H.S. 754 29 3.8 2.3- 6.0 54 6.2 4.5- 8.6 73 9.3 7.0-12.2 598 80.7 76.9-84.0
College Graduate 1,023 *** *** *** 43 3.3 2.2- 4.7 84 8.8 6.8-11.4 884 87.1 84.3-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 45 20.8 14.6-28.7 41 14.6 9.6-21.6 36 17.3 11.7-24.8 152 47.3 39.2-55.6
$15,000- 24,999 426 22 5.7 3.3- 9.9 34 9.7 6.1-15.3 74 16.3 12.3-21.5 296 68.2 61.7-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 254 *** *** *** 18 7.5 4.2-13.0 26 8.9 5.4-14.3 206 82.5 75.7-87.6
$35,000- 49,999 344 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 10.6 7.2-15.3 285 83.4 77.9-87.7
$50,000- 74,999 321 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 8.2 5.1-13.0 280 88.2 83.0-91.9
$75,000+ 657 *** *** *** 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7 39 4.8 3.3- 7.0 594 90.7 87.6-93.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 850 70 9.7 7.1-13.0 115 14.9 11.7-18.7 126 15.5 12.5-19.1 539 59.9 55.3-64.4
No 1,960 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1 58 2.7 1.9- 3.8 163 8.6 7.1-10.5 1,716 87.4 85.3-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 390 *** *** *** 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0 35 8.8 5.8-13.1 330 85.5 80.6-89.3
Non-Veteran 2,432 83 3.6 2.7- 4.7 161 6.3 5.1- 7.8 254 10.6 9.1-12.4 1,934 79.4 77.2-81.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,442 54 3.7 2.7- 5.2 100 6.8 5.2- 8.8 141 8.7 7.1-10.7 1,147 80.8 77.9-83.3
No 1,381 39 3.1 2.0- 4.7 76 5.0 3.8- 6.7 149 12.4 10.1-15.2 1,117 79.4 76.3-82.3

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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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