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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

During the past 30 days, about how often did you feel so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?
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 3,985 112 2.8 2.1- 3.6 222 5.4 4.5- 6.4 375 10.8 9.5-12.3 3,276 81.0 79.2-82.7
-Piedmont NC 2,334 56 2.4 1.6- 3.5 129 6.2 4.7- 8.2 226 10.8 9.1-12.7 1,923 80.6 78.0-82.9
GENDER
Male 922 *** *** *** 56 6.3 4.5- 8.6 80 10.3 7.9-13.3 774 82.5 79.0-85.5
Female 1,412 44 3.7 2.4- 5.6 73 6.2 3.9- 9.6 146 11.3 9.1-14.0 1,149 78.9 75.0-82.3
RACE
White 1,724 34 1.8 1.1- 2.9 80 4.6 3.4- 6.1 151 9.6 7.8-11.8 1,459 84.0 81.4-86.3
African American 448 *** *** *** 30 6.9 4.4-10.8 51 13.2 9.3-18.5 351 76.4 70.6-81.4
Other minorities 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 12.0 6.7-20.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 *** *** *** 19 13.0 8.1-20.3 28 16.0 10.7-23.2 100 64.8 55.5-73.1
Non-Hispanic 2,170 48 2.0 1.4- 3.0 106 5.5 3.9- 7.6 197 10.3 8.5-12.3 1,819 82.2 79.5-84.6
AGE
18-34 343 *** *** *** 20 5.6 3.5- 9.0 46 12.6 9.1-17.1 268 78.9 73.5-83.5
35-54 727 23 3.0 1.8- 4.9 46 8.0 4.9-12.9 79 11.9 9.1-15.5 579 77.1 72.1-81.4
55-64 474 *** *** *** 28 5.2 3.2- 8.4 39 7.9 5.3-11.6 397 85.4 81.0-89.0
65-74 413 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 7.3 4.6-11.3 366 88.8 83.9-92.3
75+ 356 *** *** *** 26 7.5 4.8-11.6 29 8.6 5.4-13.4 295 83.0 77.4-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 *** *** *** 37 13.4 9.2-19.1 54 15.9 11.2-22.1 211 64.8 57.3-71.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 595 *** *** *** 52 8.9 4.9-15.5 59 10.8 7.9-14.6 468 78.1 71.9-83.2
Some Post-H.S. 600 *** *** *** 31 5.1 3.3- 8.0 63 12.4 9.1-16.7 492 80.3 75.5-84.4
College Graduate 818 *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 6.0 4.2- 8.7 750 92.5 89.7-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 19 9.0 5.0-15.7 31 15.1 9.5-23.0 45 21.3 14.8-29.7 145 54.7 45.6-63.4
$15,000- 24,999 400 *** *** *** 38 11.1 7.6-15.9 52 15.5 11.0-21.4 295 67.9 61.0-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 11.2 6.5-18.4 187 84.1 76.8-89.4
$35,000- 49,999 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 11.5 7.0-18.2 221 82.4 74.9-88.0
$50,000+ 752 *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 5.8 3.9- 8.5 697 90.8 85.8-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 632 37 6.1 4.0- 9.3 74 13.3 9.7-17.8 96 17.0 13.2-21.5 425 63.7 58.2-68.8
No 1,691 *** *** *** 53 4.3 2.7- 6.7 128 8.8 7.0-10.9 1,491 85.5 82.6-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 *** *** *** 17 6.5 3.6-11.5 *** *** *** 234 84.9 78.0-90.0
Non-Veteran 2,060 51 2.6 1.8- 3.8 112 6.2 4.6- 8.4 209 10.9 9.2-13.0 1,688 80.3 77.5-82.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 873 20 1.9 1.1- 3.3 57 6.4 4.6- 9.0 86 10.1 7.7-13.2 710 81.6 77.9-84.8
No 1,461 36 2.6 1.6- 4.1 72 6.1 4.2- 8.9 140 11.1 9.0-13.6 1,213 80.2 76.8-83.2

Back to Mental Illness & Stigma*.

*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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