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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 472 81 18.2 13.7-23.8 391 81.8 76.2-86.3
GENDER
Male 193 21 11.4 6.8-18.6 172 88.6 81.4-93.2
Female 279 60 24.9 17.9-33.5 219 75.1 66.5-82.1
RACE
White 424 76 19.8 14.9-25.9 348 80.2 74.1-85.1
Other minorities 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 107 19 16.8 10.0-26.7 88 83.2 73.3-90.0
75+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 149 21 15.6 8.9-25.9 128 84.4 74.1-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 110 27 23.3 14.9-34.6 83 76.7 65.4-85.1
College Graduate 148 21 11.2 6.5-18.6 127 88.8 81.4-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 170 *** *** *** 118 65.2 54.0-74.9
No 302 29 10.2 6.2-16.3 273 89.8 83.7-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 408 76 20.2 15.1-26.4 332 79.8 73.6-84.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 337 54 17.4 12.3-24.0 283 82.6 76.0-87.7
No 135 *** *** *** 108 78.7 67.0-87.1

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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