2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 4,662 3,092 65.6 63.9-67.4 376 8.5 7.5- 9.6 436 9.7 8.7-10.8 458 9.7 8.7-10.8 300 6.4 5.5- 7.4
GENDER
Male 2,176 1,567 72.6 70.2-74.8 144 7.3 6.0- 8.8 166 7.7 6.4- 9.2 168 6.9 5.8- 8.2 131 5.6 4.5- 6.9
Female 2,486 1,525 59.3 56.7-61.7 232 9.7 8.3-11.3 270 11.6 10.1-13.3 290 12.3 10.8-14.1 169 7.1 5.8- 8.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,108 2,042 65.0 62.8-67.1 261 9.0 7.8-10.4 302 9.7 8.6-11.1 308 10.0 8.8-11.4 195 6.3 5.2- 7.6
Non-Hispanic Black 866 566 65.5 61.4-69.3 67 7.6 5.7-10.1 83 10.9 8.5-14.0 95 10.0 7.9-12.7 55 5.9 4.3- 8.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 64 78.4 66.9-86.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 157 103 64.8 55.3-73.4 15 9.1 5.0-16.0 *** *** *** 14 7.6 4.1-13.5 15 9.8 5.4-17.2
Hispanic 377 277 70.6 64.5-76.0 27 7.3 4.8-11.1 27 8.0 5.1-12.3 30 9.1 6.1-13.4 16 5.0 2.7- 9.3
AGE
18-34 1,002 537 53.5 49.9-57.1 102 9.8 7.9-12.1 165 16.3 13.8-19.1 134 12.8 10.7-15.4 64 7.5 5.7- 9.8
35-44 615 374 63.5 58.9-68.0 58 8.4 6.2-11.3 58 9.1 6.8-12.1 83 12.2 9.5-15.4 42 6.8 4.6- 9.9
45-54 760 473 63.7 59.3-67.8 74 10.2 7.8-13.3 62 7.8 5.8-10.4 85 10.4 8.0-13.3 66 8.0 5.8-10.8
55-64 822 551 70.3 66.3-73.9 63 8.1 6.0-10.7 77 7.5 5.8- 9.7 71 8.0 6.0-10.6 60 6.2 4.5- 8.4
65-74 855 645 76.1 71.9-80.0 58 8.5 5.7-12.4 43 5.0 3.5- 7.0 61 6.0 4.4- 8.1 48 4.4 2.9- 6.7
75+ 524 446 88.6 85.0-91.5 17 3.0 1.6- 5.5 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0 15 2.2 1.1- 4.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 498 338 67.9 62.4-73.0 26 6.6 3.9-10.9 32 5.6 3.7- 8.3 46 7.4 5.2-10.6 56 12.4 9.1-16.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,171 802 68.4 65.0-71.6 62 5.8 4.3- 7.8 112 10.0 8.1-12.3 110 9.9 7.9-12.3 85 5.9 4.5- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,329 839 62.2 58.9-65.4 113 9.0 7.2-11.1 126 10.7 8.7-13.0 160 11.4 9.6-13.6 91 6.7 5.2- 8.7
College Graduate 1,660 1,108 65.8 63.0-68.4 176 11.7 10.0-13.7 165 10.4 8.8-12.3 143 8.6 7.1-10.4 68 3.5 2.5- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 425 233 58.3 52.3-64.1 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9 43 10.8 7.7-14.9 71 14.3 10.9-18.6 61 12.6 9.1-17.2
$15,000- 24,999 686 431 61.2 56.3-65.8 46 7.8 5.3-11.3 58 9.2 6.8-12.3 86 12.9 10.0-16.4 65 9.0 6.5-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 406 248 58.2 51.9-64.2 41 10.9 7.4-15.8 44 11.5 7.8-16.5 48 11.4 8.2-15.7 25 8.1 5.2-12.4
$35,000- 49,999 546 358 65.5 60.4-70.2 44 8.1 5.8-11.3 54 8.7 6.4-11.6 59 11.8 8.8-15.6 31 6.0 3.8- 9.4
$50,000-74,999 621 431 69.3 64.7-73.6 46 7.7 5.5-10.7 61 9.5 7.2-12.6 52 8.2 5.9-11.3 31 5.2 3.5- 7.8
$75,000+ 1,096 759 68.3 64.9-71.6 136 12.7 10.5-15.3 90 8.6 6.7-10.8 77 7.3 5.6- 9.5 34 3.1 2.0- 4.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 888 633 68.9 64.7-72.8 48 5.5 3.8- 8.0 88 11.5 9.0-14.6 66 7.8 5.8-10.3 53 6.4 4.4- 9.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,422 776 53.5 50.1-56.9 80 5.2 4.0- 6.9 148 10.8 8.9-13.0 221 15.7 13.4-18.3 197 14.7 12.3-17.4
No 3,112 2,216 69.9 67.8-71.9 293 10.1 8.8-11.5 282 9.6 8.4-11.0 229 7.5 6.4- 8.7 92 2.9 2.2- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 700 492 71.0 66.7-75.0 42 6.5 4.5- 9.2 60 8.1 6.1-10.8 59 8.1 6.0-10.8 47 6.3 4.4- 8.9
Non-Veteran 3,960 2,594 64.7 62.8-66.6 336 8.9 7.8-10.1 378 10.0 8.9-11.3 400 10.0 8.9-11.2 252 6.4 5.4- 7.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,262 832 65.9 62.8-68.9 131 10.1 8.4-12.2 135 10.9 9.0-13.0 108 8.4 6.8-10.3 56 4.7 3.5- 6.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,121 723 63.4 59.9-66.8 95 8.2 6.3-10.5 106 10.0 8.1-12.3 117 10.5 8.5-12.8 80 7.9 6.1-10.1
Rural 2,285 1,538 66.8 64.2-69.4 152 7.4 6.1- 9.1 197 8.7 7.3-10.3 234 10.3 8.8-12.1 164 6.7 5.4- 8.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,408 1,585 65.7 63.3-67.9 237 9.6 8.3-11.1 249 10.1 8.8-11.6 232 9.9 8.6-11.4 105 4.7 3.7- 5.9
Unemployed 159 80 50.5 41.1-59.9 11 6.6 3.0-13.9 25 16.0 10.3-24.0 27 18.5 11.9-27.6 16 8.4 4.8-14.2
Retired 1,294 1,013 79.9 76.8-82.7 75 6.7 4.8- 9.3 69 4.7 3.5- 6.2 78 4.9 3.6- 6.7 59 3.8 2.7- 5.2
Unable to Work 417 197 53.3 47.0-59.5 12 3.0 1.4- 6.3 36 7.3 4.9-10.7 79 16.3 12.6-20.9 93 20.1 15.5-25.5
Other not in Labor Force 338 182 50.7 44.4-57.0 37 11.1 7.8-15.5 55 17.9 13.4-23.4 41 10.5 7.4-14.6 23 9.9 6.2-15.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 18.5 12.1-27.2 23 16.9 10.4-26.5
50% to 100% 343 202 59.5 52.7-66.0 19 6.8 3.6-12.5 35 10.1 6.7-15.0 45 12.4 8.7-17.3 42 11.1 7.5-16.3
101% to 150% 633 368 56.8 51.9-61.6 49 9.0 6.3-12.6 53 8.9 6.5-12.0 99 16.3 13.0-20.1 64 9.0 6.6-12.3
151% to 200% 311 204 62.5 55.3-69.1 23 7.9 5.0-12.2 32 12.4 8.3-18.3 33 10.2 6.6-15.2 19 7.0 3.8-12.7
More than 200% 2,290 1,567 68.0 65.6-70.4 229 10.5 9.0-12.1 216 9.3 7.9-10.8 182 7.9 6.7- 9.4 96 4.3 3.3- 5.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 888 633 68.9 64.7-72.8 48 5.5 3.8- 8.0 88 11.5 9.0-14.6 66 7.8 5.8-10.3 53 6.4 4.4- 9.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 895 598 68.4 64.1-72.4 59 6.7 4.8- 9.5 78 8.1 6.1-10.6 89 10.3 8.0-13.3 71 6.5 4.6- 8.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,945 1,292 65.3 62.5-67.9 136 7.4 6.0- 9.1 166 8.9 7.5-10.5 200 10.0 8.5-11.7 151 8.4 6.9-10.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,828 1,203 65.1 62.4-67.7 183 10.2 8.6-11.9 194 11.1 9.5-13.0 170 9.2 7.8-11.0 78 4.3 3.3- 5.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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