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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,706 6,197 69.6 68.2-70.9 574 6.7 6.0- 7.5 719 8.9 8.1- 9.7 688 8.9 8.1- 9.7 528 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-Piedmont NC 5,076 3,604 68.2 66.5-70.0 368 7.7 6.8- 8.8 436 9.8 8.8-11.0 372 8.2 7.2- 9.4 296 6.0 5.1- 6.9
GENDER
Male 2,000 1,537 74.4 71.9-76.9 117 6.9 5.5- 8.5 135 7.9 6.5- 9.6 120 6.5 5.3- 8.0 91 4.3 3.3- 5.5
Female 3,076 2,067 62.6 60.1-65.0 251 8.5 7.2-10.0 301 11.6 10.1-13.3 252 9.8 8.4-11.5 205 7.5 6.2- 9.0
RACE
White 3,663 2,627 68.2 66.1-70.3 265 7.9 6.7- 9.2 299 9.5 8.2-10.8 256 8.1 6.9- 9.4 216 6.3 5.3- 7.6
African American 993 665 64.8 60.7-68.7 75 7.8 5.9-10.3 100 11.5 9.0-14.5 88 9.2 7.1-11.9 65 6.7 4.9- 9.1
Other minorities 345 255 75.5 69.4-80.7 24 6.7 3.9-11.1 31 8.9 5.9-13.1 26 7.5 4.5-12.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 316 237 75.5 69.6-80.5 19 6.9 4.1-11.6 32 10.2 7.0-14.5 18 4.4 2.6- 7.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,732 3,350 67.6 65.7-69.4 346 7.8 6.8- 8.9 401 9.8 8.7-11.1 351 8.5 7.5- 9.7 284 6.2 5.3- 7.3
AGE
18-34 821 493 61.4 57.4-65.2 81 9.6 7.5-12.3 133 14.6 12.2-17.4 73 9.0 6.9-11.6 41 5.4 3.8- 7.6
35-54 1,587 1,057 66.2 63.1-69.1 130 8.0 6.5- 9.9 147 9.4 7.7-11.5 137 9.0 7.3-10.9 116 7.4 5.8- 9.3
55-64 995 695 71.5 67.8-74.9 75 6.4 4.9- 8.4 73 7.5 5.6- 9.8 84 9.1 7.0-11.7 68 5.5 4.0- 7.5
65-74 886 712 81.6 77.9-84.8 48 5.5 3.7- 7.9 45 4.3 2.9- 6.3 43 4.4 2.8- 6.9 38 4.3 2.9- 6.3
75+ 738 609 80.7 76.4-84.4 31 4.7 2.8- 7.9 37 5.6 3.7- 8.4 31 4.4 3.0- 6.5 30 4.5 2.8- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 652 456 66.3 61.2-71.1 32 5.7 3.4- 9.3 49 9.7 7.0-13.3 69 9.7 7.3-12.8 46 8.6 5.9-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,350 966 70.0 66.6-73.2 73 6.2 4.6- 8.2 108 8.5 6.7-10.6 103 8.5 6.7-10.9 100 6.8 5.2- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,338 892 63.3 59.7-66.8 106 8.8 6.9-11.0 121 10.5 8.4-12.9 125 10.4 8.4-12.9 94 7.0 5.4- 9.1
College Graduate 1,731 1,286 73.2 70.4-75.8 156 9.1 7.4-11.0 158 10.5 8.8-12.5 75 4.7 3.5- 6.2 56 2.6 1.9- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 547 298 49.1 43.4-54.9 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 51 10.6 7.3-15.1 76 16.1 12.1-20.9 89 16.7 12.7-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 867 571 63.4 59.1-67.5 56 6.2 4.3- 8.8 75 11.2 8.6-14.5 92 10.4 8.1-13.2 73 8.8 6.6-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 467 333 69.3 63.3-74.7 37 9.1 6.0-13.6 44 10.8 7.5-15.2 27 6.1 3.8- 9.8 26 4.7 2.9- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 599 440 68.6 63.3-73.4 46 7.0 5.0- 9.8 56 10.5 7.6-14.3 40 10.4 7.3-14.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,593 1,199 72.2 69.1-75.1 140 9.2 7.4-11.4 135 9.5 7.7-11.6 82 6.3 4.8- 8.2 37 2.8 1.9- 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,315 744 51.6 47.8-55.3 87 6.4 4.9- 8.4 116 10.5 8.3-13.2 177 15.4 12.8-18.4 191 16.1 13.4-19.3
No 3,690 2,811 72.7 70.7-74.6 278 8.1 7.0- 9.4 314 9.7 8.5-11.0 191 6.4 5.4- 7.6 96 3.1 2.4- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 564 436 74.2 69.2-78.7 29 6.1 3.9- 9.5 36 7.6 5.1-11.3 31 6.0 4.0- 9.0 32 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Non-Veteran 4,509 3,165 67.6 65.7-69.4 339 7.9 6.9- 9.0 400 10.1 8.9-11.3 341 8.5 7.4- 9.7 264 6.0 5.1- 7.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,834 1,334 69.3 66.2-72.3 120 7.4 5.7- 9.6 145 9.1 7.3-11.2 130 7.8 6.2- 9.6 105 6.4 4.9- 8.4
No 3,242 2,270 67.8 65.7-69.9 248 7.8 6.7- 9.1 291 10.1 8.8-11.6 242 8.4 7.2- 9.8 191 5.8 4.8- 7.0

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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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