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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,254 1,430 19.0 17.9-20.2 5,824 81.0 79.8-82.1
-Western NC 1,005 223 21.9 19.0-25.2 782 78.1 74.8-81.0
GENDER
Male 426 65 14.9 11.3-19.3 361 85.1 80.7-88.7
Female 579 158 28.0 23.7-32.7 421 72.0 67.3-76.3
RACE
White 912 211 23.2 20.1-26.7 701 76.8 73.3-79.9
Other minorities 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 120 23 20.0 13.2-29.1 97 80.0 70.9-86.8
35-54 238 54 22.2 16.7-28.9 184 77.8 71.1-83.3
55-64 222 69 30.3 24.0-37.4 153 69.7 62.6-76.0
65-74 244 54 22.3 16.8-28.9 190 77.7 71.1-83.2
75+ 170 20 10.2 6.4-16.0 150 89.8 84.0-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 38 28.9 20.5-39.1 97 71.1 60.9-79.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 294 69 22.5 17.5-28.4 225 77.5 71.6-82.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 57 20.3 15.3-26.4 206 79.7 73.6-84.7
College Graduate 306 59 18.3 14.0-23.5 247 81.7 76.5-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 *** *** *** 71 61.9 51.0-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 189 61 31.1 24.2-39.0 128 68.9 61.0-75.8
$25,000- 34,999 99 24 22.5 14.3-33.5 75 77.5 66.5-85.7
$35,000- 49,999 144 21 16.3 9.8-25.9 123 83.7 74.1-90.2
$50,000+ 252 37 14.6 10.0-20.8 215 85.4 79.2-90.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 128 42.4 35.7-49.4 178 57.6 50.6-64.3
No 678 88 13.6 10.8-16.9 590 86.4 83.1-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 20 14.0 8.4-22.4 128 86.0 77.6-91.6
Non-Veteran 856 202 23.0 19.8-26.6 654 77.0 73.4-80.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 823 181 21.7 18.5-25.3 642 78.3 74.7-81.5
No 182 42 23.3 16.7-31.4 140 76.7 68.6-83.3

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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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