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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 4,697 969 19.8 18.4-21.3 3,728 80.2 78.7-81.6
-Piedmont NC 2,121 416 19.3 17.3-21.3 1,705 80.7 78.7-82.7
GENDER
Male 984 148 13.4 11.2-16.0 836 86.6 84.0-88.8
Female 1,137 268 24.6 21.7-27.7 869 75.4 72.3-78.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,367 293 20.8 18.4-23.5 1,074 79.2 76.5-81.6
Non-Hispanic Black 438 76 17.8 13.9-22.5 362 82.2 77.5-86.1
Other 318 47 13.8 10.2-18.5 271 86.2 81.5-89.8
AGE
18-34 522 89 18.3 14.8-22.5 433 81.7 77.5-85.2
35-44 299 62 19.8 15.2-25.4 237 80.2 74.6-84.8
45-54 356 76 21.0 16.6-26.2 280 79.0 73.8-83.4
55-64 348 84 22.2 17.6-27.6 264 77.8 72.4-82.4
65-74 343 71 19.5 14.8-25.3 272 80.5 74.7-85.2
75+ 214 26 11.0 7.1-16.5 188 89.0 83.5-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 53 21.8 16.2-28.8 169 78.2 71.2-83.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 82 18.0 14.3-22.4 391 82.0 77.6-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 570 130 22.2 18.5-26.4 440 77.8 73.6-81.5
College Graduate 849 151 16.3 13.8-19.2 698 83.7 80.8-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 52 29.4 22.2-37.8 117 70.6 62.2-77.8
$15,000- 24,999 278 83 31.7 25.4-38.7 195 68.3 61.3-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 158 29 17.7 11.7-25.7 129 82.3 74.3-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 235 49 20.2 14.9-26.8 186 79.8 73.2-85.1
$50,000- 74,999 290 60 19.0 14.2-25.1 230 81.0 74.9-85.8
$75,000+ 595 89 14.1 11.2-17.6 506 85.9 82.4-88.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 565 213 40.7 35.8-45.8 352 59.3 54.2-64.2
No 1,490 195 12.3 10.5-14.3 1,295 87.7 85.7-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 48 17.4 12.3-24.2 187 82.6 75.8-87.7
Non-Veteran 1,883 368 19.5 17.5-21.7 1,515 80.5 78.3-82.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,165 213 18.2 15.7-21.1 952 81.8 78.9-84.3
Regional City or Suburban County 507 102 17.7 14.3-21.8 405 82.3 78.2-85.7
Rural 451 101 23.9 19.5-28.9 350 76.1 71.1-80.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,180 190 15.3 13.2-17.7 990 84.7 82.3-86.8
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 519 95 17.4 13.7-21.8 424 82.6 78.2-86.3
Unable to Work 138 73 53.6 43.4-63.6 65 46.4 36.4-56.6
Other not in Labor Force 184 32 19.5 13.4-27.6 152 80.5 72.4-86.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 39 29.0 21.0-38.6 111 71.0 61.4-79.0
101% to 150% 250 79 30.8 24.7-37.8 171 69.2 62.2-75.3
151% to 200% 112 25 23.2 14.6-34.8 87 76.8 65.2-85.4
More than 200% 1,121 197 16.2 13.8-18.8 924 83.8 81.2-86.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 114 22 17.0 10.5-26.2 92 83.0 73.8-89.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 846 206 25.0 21.6-28.7 640 75.0 71.3-78.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,163 188 15.3 13.0-17.9 975 84.7 82.1-87.0

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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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