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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,829 1,766 18.7 17.6-19.8 7,063 81.3 80.2-82.4
-Western NC 999 237 23.9 20.5-27.7 762 76.1 72.3-79.5
GENDER
Male 396 65 16.0 11.9-21.1 331 84.0 78.9-88.1
Female 603 172 31.4 26.4-36.8 431 68.6 63.2-73.6
RACE
White 882 214 25.1 21.4-29.1 668 74.9 70.9-78.6
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 30 25.3 17.5-35.2 88 74.7 64.8-82.5
35-54 261 79 29.6 23.0-37.2 182 70.4 62.8-77.0
55-64 216 64 25.0 18.5-32.9 152 75.0 67.1-81.5
65-74 218 44 18.9 13.3-26.0 174 81.1 74.0-86.7
75+ 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 59 17.5 12.8-23.6 245 82.5 76.4-87.2
Some Post-H.S. 267 80 29.3 23.0-36.6 187 70.7 63.4-77.0
College Graduate 292 54 13.7 9.9-18.7 238 86.3 81.3-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 59 34.3 25.3-44.6 137 65.7 55.4-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 103 22 21.1 12.9-32.6 81 78.9 67.4-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 117 19 12.8 7.3-21.6 98 87.2 78.4-92.7
$50,000+ 237 40 15.0 10.1-21.5 197 85.0 78.5-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 138 43.8 36.6-51.3 213 56.2 48.7-63.4
No 637 99 15.9 12.5-19.9 538 84.1 80.1-87.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 22 14.8 8.6-24.3 118 85.2 75.7-91.4
Non-Veteran 859 215 25.3 21.6-29.5 644 74.7 70.5-78.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 712 165 23.6 19.8-28.0 547 76.4 72.0-80.2
No 287 72 25.0 18.5-33.0 215 75.0 67.0-81.5

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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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