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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 994 733 70.9 67.3-74.3 66 7.5 5.6- 9.8 59 6.1 4.5- 8.2 72 9.2 7.1-11.9 64 6.3 4.7- 8.4
GENDER
Male 421 331 75.0 69.5-79.7 21 6.4 3.9-10.2 24 6.4 4.0-10.0 24 7.6 4.9-11.6 21 4.7 2.9- 7.6
Female 573 402 67.5 62.5-72.0 45 8.4 6.0-11.7 35 5.9 4.0- 8.5 48 10.6 7.6-14.5 43 7.7 5.4-10.9
RACE
White 901 671 71.9 68.2-75.4 57 6.8 5.0- 9.0 53 5.9 4.3- 8.1 65 9.3 7.0-12.1 55 6.2 4.5- 8.3
Other minorities 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 121 68 55.9 46.1-65.3 19 15.7 9.7-24.5 14 11.9 6.9-19.9 18 13.9 8.7-21.5 *** *** ***
35-54 236 162 68.9 61.7-75.3 18 6.8 4.2-11.0 17 5.6 3.4- 9.3 21 10.4 6.3-16.5 18 8.2 4.9-13.5
55-64 219 165 76.1 69.4-81.8 *** *** *** 12 4.9 2.7- 8.7 17 8.9 5.3-14.6 15 6.4 3.6-10.9
65-74 240 190 78.6 71.8-84.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 8.2 5.0-13.1
75+ 167 140 84.6 77.5-89.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 95 66.1 55.4-75.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 16.7 9.9-26.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 219 74.4 68.0-79.8 *** *** *** 18 7.3 4.3-12.2 20 7.4 4.6-11.8 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 260 183 68.2 61.3-74.5 19 9.0 5.4-14.4 15 6.4 3.6-11.0 24 9.9 6.4-15.0 19 6.5 3.9-10.8
College Graduate 305 231 74.3 68.4-79.5 32 11.8 8.2-16.6 21 6.7 4.2-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 20.1 12.3-31.0 20 19.6 11.8-30.6
$15,000- 24,999 183 127 67.7 59.4-75.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 12.1 7.8-18.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 100 78 75.5 64.0-84.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 110 74.2 64.5-82.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 251 199 76.9 69.5-82.9 19 8.6 5.2-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 181 57.0 49.8-63.9 18 4.8 2.9- 8.0 22 5.6 3.5- 8.9 38 18.1 12.6-25.4 41 14.4 10.1-20.1
No 673 535 76.2 72.0-79.9 47 8.6 6.2-11.8 36 6.4 4.4- 9.1 33 5.9 4.1- 8.4 22 3.0 1.8- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 116 75.0 65.3-82.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 847 617 70.4 66.4-74.0 58 7.6 5.6-10.2 52 6.2 4.5- 8.4 64 9.3 7.0-12.2 56 6.6 4.9- 8.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 816 611 72.0 68.1-75.7 43 6.4 4.5- 9.0 46 5.7 4.1- 8.0 60 9.2 6.9-12.2 56 6.6 4.9- 9.0
No 178 122 64.8 55.9-72.8 23 13.3 8.5-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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