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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Healthy Days

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,182 5,114 68.8 67.4-70.1 477 7.2 6.5- 8.0 604 9.5 8.7-10.4 545 8.4 7.6- 9.2 442 6.1 5.5- 6.8
-Eastern NC 2,232 1,560 67.9 65.4-70.3 148 7.0 5.8- 8.5 187 9.2 7.8-10.9 189 9.3 7.9-11.0 148 6.5 5.4- 7.9
GENDER
Male 932 684 70.8 67.0-74.4 46 5.2 3.7- 7.4 62 7.8 5.8-10.3 74 9.2 7.0-12.0 66 6.9 5.1- 9.2
Female 1,300 876 65.3 62.0-68.4 102 8.6 6.9-10.8 125 10.5 8.5-12.8 115 9.4 7.7-11.6 82 6.2 4.8- 7.9
RACE
White 1,443 1,022 67.5 64.4-70.5 99 7.6 6.0- 9.6 107 8.9 7.1-11.0 115 9.3 7.5-11.3 100 6.7 5.4- 8.4
African American 570 392 69.6 64.7-74.0 37 6.3 4.3- 9.2 56 9.5 7.0-12.8 52 9.0 6.3-12.6 33 5.6 3.8- 8.3
Other minorities 193 125 63.3 53.8-71.8 *** *** *** 22 10.5 6.4-16.9 22 12.4 7.2-20.6 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 126 90 71.9 62.5-79.8 *** *** *** 14 9.8 5.4-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,096 1,464 67.8 65.2-70.2 141 7.1 5.8- 8.7 173 9.2 7.7-10.9 179 9.4 7.9-11.2 139 6.5 5.3- 7.9
AGE
18-34 394 242 61.3 55.7-66.6 28 6.7 4.5-10.0 51 13.2 9.9-17.5 45 12.1 8.9-16.2 28 6.7 4.4-10.1
35-54 612 401 66.8 62.4-71.0 63 10.5 7.9-13.8 48 7.6 5.5-10.3 61 9.4 7.0-12.4 39 5.7 4.0- 8.1
55-64 516 351 68.9 64.1-73.4 31 5.4 3.6- 8.0 47 8.9 6.5-11.9 47 9.1 6.4-12.8 40 7.7 5.5-10.7
65-74 413 324 79.2 74.3-83.3 19 3.6 2.2- 5.8 23 5.5 3.6- 8.5 24 5.8 3.6- 9.0 23 6.0 3.7- 9.5
75+ 275 222 78.7 72.6-83.9 *** *** *** 17 5.6 3.3- 9.3 12 4.9 2.7- 8.6 17 8.0 4.8-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 186 66.1 59.1-72.6 *** *** *** 28 9.6 6.2-14.6 26 9.0 5.6-14.1 33 11.3 7.4-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 683 479 69.8 65.4-73.8 37 5.1 3.5- 7.3 60 8.9 6.7-11.8 58 9.9 7.2-13.4 49 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 631 429 66.0 61.3-70.3 49 8.6 6.2-11.8 51 9.7 7.1-13.2 59 9.5 7.1-12.6 43 6.2 4.5- 8.6
College Graduate 626 459 69.5 64.8-73.7 51 10.1 7.3-13.7 48 8.5 6.2-11.5 46 8.7 6.3-11.9 22 3.3 2.0- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 164 56.4 49.0-63.4 19 4.7 2.8- 7.9 28 12.2 8.0-18.1 33 14.0 9.5-20.3 36 12.7 8.6-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 370 242 65.1 58.9-70.9 17 5.8 3.4- 9.9 33 7.5 5.0-11.2 48 13.6 9.7-18.6 30 7.9 5.3-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 245 169 70.6 63.4-77.0 16 6.2 3.6-10.3 20 8.7 5.3-13.9 24 8.7 5.3-14.0 16 5.8 3.3-10.0
$35,000- 49,999 267 183 61.2 53.8-68.1 27 12.3 8.1-18.3 19 8.9 5.5-14.3 23 10.6 6.7-16.5 15 6.9 4.0-11.8
$50,000+ 644 479 72.5 67.8-76.7 53 8.9 6.4-12.3 50 8.2 5.8-11.4 35 5.9 4.0- 8.5 27 4.6 2.7- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 639 359 52.6 47.8-57.5 37 6.0 4.1- 8.6 65 10.4 7.9-13.5 91 15.2 12.0-19.0 87 15.9 12.4-20.0
No 1,508 1,146 73.2 70.2-75.9 109 7.6 6.1- 9.5 115 8.9 7.2-10.9 87 7.1 5.6- 9.1 51 3.2 2.3- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 284 70.8 64.6-76.3 *** *** *** 22 7.0 4.3-11.1 22 6.9 4.3-11.0 29 9.2 6.1-13.7
Non-Veteran 1,854 1,275 67.4 64.7-70.0 130 7.2 5.9- 8.8 164 9.6 8.0-11.5 167 9.8 8.2-11.8 118 5.9 4.8- 7.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,860 1,315 68.6 65.9-71.2 116 6.5 5.2- 8.1 153 9.2 7.6-11.0 163 9.6 8.1-11.5 113 6.1 4.8- 7.6
No 372 245 63.8 57.6-69.6 32 10.1 6.8-14.8 34 9.2 6.3-13.4 26 7.5 4.6-12.1 35 9.3 6.4-13.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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