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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Mental Illness & Stigma*

During the past 30 days, about how often did you feel hopeless-
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 3,990 141 3.5 2.8- 4.4 272 6.9 5.9- 8.0 427 11.0 9.7-12.4 3,150 78.7 76.9-80.4
-Western NC 477 20 3.6 2.0- 6.4 35 7.8 4.8-12.5 59 11.0 7.9-15.2 363 77.6 72.0-82.3
GENDER
Male 195 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 10.8 6.4-17.7 152 77.1 68.5-83.9
Female 282 *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 11.2 7.3-16.9 211 78.0 70.3-84.2
RACE
White 429 20 3.9 2.2- 7.0 31 8.0 4.8-13.1 52 11.0 7.7-15.4 326 77.1 71.1-82.1
Other minorities 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 11.8 6.9-19.4 94 75.5 64.5-83.9
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 77 78.2 67.5-86.1
65-74 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 86.4 77.2-92.3
75+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 121 84.1 74.6-90.5
Some Post-H.S. 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 79.8 69.8-87.1
College Graduate 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.9 8.8-24.1 120 82.9 73.7-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 *** *** *** 24 18.7 11.0-29.8 31 15.8 9.5-25.1 *** *** ***
No 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 8.7 5.6-13.3 259 87.8 82.5-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 413 *** *** *** 33 8.6 5.2-13.9 54 11.8 8.4-16.5 309 76.1 69.9-81.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 339 *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 10.2 6.8-15.0 257 78.6 72.1-83.9
No 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.3 7.9-24.7 *** *** ***

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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