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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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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Total
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
-Western NC 443 96 23.9 18.8-29.9 163 38.7 32.7-45.1 37 8.8 5.8-13.2 96 19.6 15.4-24.7 51 8.9 6.2-12.6
GENDER
Male 181 46 29.6 21.3-39.5 70 39.5 30.6-49.1 *** *** *** 29 17.2 11.3-25.4 *** *** ***
Female 262 50 18.6 13.1-25.7 93 38.0 30.1-46.7 18 9.1 5.3-15.0 67 21.9 16.3-28.7 34 12.4 8.0-18.8
RACE
White 398 78 21.8 16.7-28.0 148 39.2 32.8-45.9 33 9.1 5.9-13.9 93 21.1 16.5-26.6 46 8.8 6.0-12.7
Other minorities 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 21.2 13.8-31.2 *** *** ***
55-64 101 *** *** *** 31 25.1 16.4-36.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 142 41 30.3 21.2-41.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 17.1 10.3-27.1 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 19.5 12.2-29.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 24.1 16.4-34.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 21.6 13.8-32.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 154 27 18.1 11.6-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 17.7 11.0-27.2 28 15.4 9.7-23.6
No 289 69 26.5 20.0-34.3 110 39.1 31.9-46.8 21 7.9 4.5-13.4 66 20.5 15.4-26.9 23 6.0 3.4-10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 380 79 21.0 16.0-27.0 136 39.1 32.5-46.0 33 9.9 6.4-14.9 89 20.7 16.1-26.3 43 9.3 6.3-13.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 317 73 25.7 19.7-32.9 112 36.7 30.0-44.0 29 9.4 6.1-14.2 67 19.3 14.5-25.2 36 8.8 5.8-13.2
No 126 23 17.0 10.1-27.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 20.9 12.7-32.3 *** *** ***

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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