2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,817 1,201 20.8 19.6-22.2 4,616 79.2 77.8-80.4
-Eastern NC 2,109 421 20.2 18.1-22.6 1,688 79.8 77.4-81.9
GENDER
Male 952 141 14.4 11.7-17.5 811 85.6 82.5-88.3
Female 1,157 280 25.8 22.6-29.3 877 74.2 70.7-77.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,268 275 23.4 20.4-26.6 993 76.6 73.4-79.6
Non-Hispanic Black 502 82 14.6 11.4-18.6 420 85.4 81.4-88.6
Other 339 64 16.8 12.3-22.4 275 83.2 77.6-87.7
AGE
18-34 380 66 17.5 13.3-22.6 314 82.5 77.4-86.7
35-44 288 71 22.2 17.3-28.0 217 77.8 72.0-82.7
45-54 314 67 20.9 16.3-26.6 247 79.1 73.4-83.7
55-64 411 98 24.2 18.9-30.3 313 75.8 69.7-81.1
65-74 418 75 20.8 15.7-27.1 343 79.2 72.9-84.3
75+ 256 40 18.9 13.1-26.6 216 81.1 73.4-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 47 25.5 18.2-34.4 155 74.5 65.6-81.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 108 17.4 13.9-21.5 500 82.6 78.5-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 613 138 21.9 18.2-26.2 475 78.1 73.8-81.8
College Graduate 673 126 18.7 15.3-22.8 547 81.3 77.2-84.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 654 230 38.5 33.8-43.5 424 61.5 56.5-66.2
No 1,371 180 13.1 10.9-15.7 1,191 86.9 84.3-89.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 88 21.8 17.3-27.0 279 78.2 73.0-82.7
Non-Veteran 1,727 331 20.0 17.6-22.6 1,396 80.0 77.4-82.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,047 169 15.7 13.1-18.7 878 84.3 81.3-86.9
Unemployed 124 30 29.8 20.7-40.9 94 70.2 59.1-79.3
Retired 611 106 20.5 16.1-25.7 505 79.5 74.3-83.9
Unable to Work 192 91 48.7 39.7-57.8 101 51.3 42.2-60.3
Other not in Labor Force 103 21 14.5 8.7-23.1 82 85.5 76.9-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 71 35.1 26.8-44.4 135 64.9 55.6-73.2
$15,000- 24,999 293 72 26.4 20.1-33.8 221 73.6 66.2-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 179 31 20.7 13.2-31.1 148 79.3 68.9-86.8
$35,000- 49,999 246 48 18.5 13.6-24.6 198 81.5 75.4-86.4
$50,000- 74,999 256 55 21.6 15.6-29.2 201 78.4 70.8-84.4
$75,000+ 508 89 16.2 12.6-20.6 419 83.8 79.4-87.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 201 60 34.0 25.6-43.6 141 66.0 56.4-74.4
101% to 150% 234 52 20.0 14.6-26.8 182 80.0 73.2-85.4
151% to 200% 186 41 26.6 18.4-36.8 145 73.4 63.2-81.6
More than 200% 949 170 16.9 14.1-20.2 779 83.1 79.8-85.9
HOUSING
Own 1,432 266 20.1 17.5-23.1 1,166 79.9 76.9-82.5
Rent 505 123 21.5 17.6-26.1 382 78.5 73.9-82.4
Other arrangement 156 31 18.4 12.2-26.7 125 81.6 73.3-87.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 32 15.2 10.3-21.9 174 84.8 78.1-89.7
Regional City or Suburban County 610 136 22.2 18.3-26.5 474 77.8 73.5-81.7
Rural 1,293 253 19.9 17.1-23.0 1,040 80.1 77.0-82.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,340 268 19.2 16.6-22.0 1,072 80.8 78.0-83.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 69 24.8 19.2-31.4 234 75.2 68.6-80.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 84 20.1 15.5-25.7 382 79.9 74.3-84.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 73 17.7 13.6-22.8 339 82.3 77.2-86.4
2nd Quartile 264 59 22.8 16.9-30.1 205 77.2 69.9-83.1
3rd Quartile 680 151 22.4 18.9-26.4 529 77.6 73.6-81.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 753 138 17.8 14.3-22.1 615 82.2 77.9-85.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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