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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

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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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
-Piedmont NC 2,208 659 31.1 28.3-34.1 722 34.1 31.3-37.1 175 6.8 5.6- 8.3 461 19.6 17.5-21.9 191 8.3 6.8-10.0
GENDER
Male 883 304 32.9 28.8-37.1 304 37.1 32.7-41.8 64 6.8 5.0- 9.2 153 17.1 14.1-20.5 58 6.2 4.4- 8.5
Female 1,325 355 29.5 25.6-33.9 418 31.4 27.9-35.1 111 6.9 5.3- 8.8 308 22.0 19.0-25.2 133 10.2 8.1-12.8
RACE
White 1,641 439 26.2 23.1-29.5 558 36.2 32.8-39.7 136 6.9 5.5- 8.6 361 22.3 19.6-25.2 147 8.5 6.8-10.5
African American 414 132 32.5 26.7-38.9 126 31.5 25.7-37.8 30 7.8 4.9-12.2 86 17.5 13.3-22.7 40 10.8 7.3-15.6
Other minorities 137 *** *** *** 34 25.7 17.0-37.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 102 70.4 61.7-77.9 22 11.3 6.9-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,047 556 27.3 24.3-30.4 697 36.4 33.3-39.6 166 7.2 5.8- 8.8 445 20.6 18.3-23.1 183 8.6 7.0-10.4
AGE
18-34 330 93 29.9 24.0-36.5 131 41.9 35.5-48.6 19 5.1 3.1- 8.3 70 18.3 14.1-23.4 17 4.8 2.8- 8.2
35-54 712 198 30.3 25.6-35.4 212 30.4 26.1-35.1 57 7.7 5.5-10.6 164 20.3 16.9-24.3 81 11.3 8.6-14.6
55-64 450 140 31.2 26.0-36.9 140 30.4 25.4-35.9 37 8.2 5.6-11.9 98 22.4 17.9-27.7 35 7.8 5.1-11.8
65-74 385 114 36.2 29.1-43.9 125 28.9 23.4-35.1 30 6.3 4.2- 9.4 79 18.8 14.2-24.4 37 9.9 6.1-15.7
75+ 311 108 32.2 26.0-39.0 108 34.8 27.7-42.7 29 7.4 4.8-11.3 46 18.0 12.2-25.8 20 7.5 4.4-12.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 143 51.3 43.5-59.0 75 28.1 21.3-36.0 *** *** *** 40 10.4 6.8-15.5 19 6.9 3.8-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 544 187 36.6 30.5-43.1 182 32.7 27.2-38.6 37 5.8 3.8- 8.7 99 17.8 13.8-22.6 39 7.2 4.8-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 579 163 27.2 22.2-32.9 185 35.3 29.7-41.4 53 7.7 5.4-10.8 121 20.1 16.1-24.7 57 9.6 6.9-13.4
College Graduate 790 165 18.6 15.0-22.8 280 37.9 33.3-42.6 69 8.8 6.4-12.1 200 26.1 22.1-30.6 76 8.6 6.4-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 65 33.6 25.1-43.2 59 32.1 23.8-41.7 22 7.5 4.1-13.2 49 16.8 11.5-23.9 28 10.1 5.9-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 375 143 39.4 33.0-46.3 103 27.2 21.3-33.9 27 6.4 4.0-10.2 65 15.8 11.6-21.1 37 11.2 7.4-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 214 66 29.5 22.3-37.9 76 39.3 30.7-48.5 *** *** *** 45 19.3 12.8-28.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 246 83 36.2 28.3-44.8 81 31.6 24.0-40.2 17 7.3 4.1-12.7 49 18.9 13.4-25.9 16 6.1 3.4-10.7
$50,000+ 735 166 23.2 18.5-28.6 263 36.9 31.9-42.2 59 7.6 5.4-10.6 186 23.9 20.0-28.2 61 8.4 6.0-11.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 584 159 29.8 24.7-35.3 173 27.8 23.1-33.0 49 7.2 4.8-10.6 122 20.0 16.0-24.8 81 15.3 11.5-19.9
No 1,613 498 31.7 28.4-35.2 545 35.8 32.4-39.3 126 6.8 5.4- 8.5 336 19.6 17.1-22.3 108 6.2 4.8- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 255 85 30.8 23.8-38.8 89 33.9 26.6-42.0 22 10.9 6.6-17.5 39 15.2 10.0-22.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,950 573 31.2 28.2-34.4 631 34.0 31.0-37.2 153 6.4 5.2- 7.9 422 20.1 17.8-22.6 171 8.2 6.7-10.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 821 265 32.6 28.3-37.4 265 33.8 29.4-38.6 61 6.0 4.3- 8.2 159 18.5 15.1-22.4 71 9.1 6.6-12.3
No 1,387 394 30.5 26.9-34.3 457 34.3 30.7-38.0 114 7.2 5.6- 9.1 302 20.1 17.4-23.0 120 8.0 6.3-10.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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