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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 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
-Western NC 477 15 3.5 1.7- 7.1 25 5.8 3.4- 9.8 48 12.4 8.5-17.6 389 78.3 72.3-83.3
GENDER
Male 195 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.4 5.8-17.8 159 75.9 66.5-83.3
Female 282 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 14.3 8.8-22.4 230 80.8 72.8-86.8
RACE
White 429 *** *** *** 22 4.9 2.7- 8.6 42 12.3 8.3-17.8 351 79.0 72.8-84.1
Other minorities 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 18.6 10.7-30.3 *** *** ***
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 86.5 78.3-91.9
65-74 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 86.0 76.0-92.3
75+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 80.6 70.0-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 87.3 79.1-92.7
College Graduate 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
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 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 19.7 11.8-31.2 *** *** ***
No 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 8.8 5.2-14.4 267 87.8 81.6-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 413 *** *** *** 21 5.9 3.2-10.4 45 13.8 9.5-19.6 333 76.6 70.0-82.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 339 *** *** *** 18 5.9 3.3-10.3 35 12.6 8.2-18.9 272 77.1 70.2-82.9
No 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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