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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

Are you now taking medicine or receiving treatment from a doctor or other health professional for any type of
mental health condition or emotional problem?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,964 554 12.7 11.4-14.1 3,410 87.3 85.9-88.6
-Piedmont NC 2,321 310 11.4 9.9-13.2 2,011 88.6 86.8-90.1
GENDER
Male 915 79 7.8 5.9-10.2 836 92.2 89.8-94.1
Female 1,406 231 14.7 12.4-17.4 1,175 85.3 82.6-87.6
RACE
White 1,717 252 13.8 11.7-16.2 1,465 86.2 83.8-88.3
African American 444 48 8.0 5.5-11.4 396 92.0 88.6-94.5
Other minorities 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,157 298 12.1 10.4-14.1 1,859 87.9 85.9-89.6
AGE
18-34 340 29 8.5 5.7-12.5 311 91.5 87.5-94.3
35-54 723 114 13.4 10.6-16.7 609 86.6 83.3-89.4
55-64 472 80 13.7 10.5-17.6 392 86.3 82.4-89.5
65-74 414 46 10.4 7.1-15.0 368 89.6 85.0-92.9
75+ 352 38 10.3 7.0-14.7 314 89.7 85.3-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 47 11.2 7.7-16.0 268 88.8 84.0-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 81 10.7 8.1-14.1 511 89.3 85.9-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 595 92 14.6 11.2-18.8 503 85.4 81.2-88.8
College Graduate 817 90 8.7 6.5-11.5 727 91.3 88.5-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 58 21.2 15.0-29.1 183 78.8 70.9-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 397 63 13.9 10.2-18.8 334 86.1 81.2-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 222 25 10.0 6.2-15.8 197 90.0 84.2-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 256 33 11.3 7.3-17.3 223 88.7 82.7-92.7
$50,000+ 749 86 10.5 7.9-13.8 663 89.5 86.2-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 628 172 28.2 23.6-33.4 456 71.8 66.6-76.4
No 1,682 135 6.5 5.1- 8.1 1,547 93.5 91.9-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 270 33 12.1 7.7-18.6 237 87.9 81.4-92.3
Non-Veteran 2,048 277 11.4 9.7-13.3 1,771 88.6 86.7-90.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 866 118 12.5 9.9-15.7 748 87.5 84.3-90.1
No 1,455 192 11.0 9.1-13.2 1,263 89.0 86.8-90.9

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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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