2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,750 3,886 65.3 63.7-66.8 383 6.8 6.0- 7.7 591 11.6 10.6-12.8 551 10.3 9.3-11.3 339 6.0 5.3- 6.8
-Eastern NC 2,079 1,457 67.4 64.6-70.0 123 6.2 4.9- 7.7 186 10.4 8.7-12.5 189 9.7 8.2-11.5 124 6.3 5.1- 7.8
GENDER
Male 937 720 75.5 71.7-78.9 43 4.4 3.1- 6.3 66 8.1 5.9-10.9 71 7.4 5.6- 9.8 37 4.6 3.1- 6.8
Female 1,142 737 59.7 55.9-63.5 80 7.8 5.9-10.3 120 12.7 10.1-15.8 118 11.9 9.6-14.7 87 7.9 6.1-10.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,247 849 64.0 60.5-67.4 76 6.4 4.8- 8.3 127 11.9 9.6-14.6 117 10.8 8.8-13.2 78 6.9 5.3- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 495 370 74.8 69.4-79.5 30 6.6 4.2-10.3 26 6.0 3.5-10.2 43 7.9 5.5-11.2 26 4.7 2.9- 7.4
Other 337 238 67.9 60.0-74.9 *** *** *** 33 12.7 7.7-20.3 29 8.4 4.9-14.1 20 6.7 3.7-11.7
AGE
18-34 378 234 60.2 54.1-66.0 23 5.8 3.6- 9.1 47 15.4 11.1-20.9 50 12.4 9.1-16.7 24 6.3 4.0- 9.7
35-44 286 176 62.4 55.6-68.7 23 7.4 4.4-12.2 35 11.6 8.0-16.5 30 10.1 6.7-15.0 22 8.5 5.3-13.2
45-54 311 194 61.1 54.5-67.4 28 10.7 7.1-15.8 26 8.0 5.2-12.0 37 11.2 7.6-16.1 26 9.0 5.7-13.8
55-64 405 284 73.3 67.3-78.5 *** *** *** 40 10.0 6.5-15.0 39 7.6 5.3-10.9 25 4.9 3.1- 7.7
65-74 409 326 78.1 72.2-83.0 20 4.7 2.9- 7.6 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0 21 6.3 3.7-10.5 *** *** ***
75+ 251 213 81.5 73.4-87.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 135 62.6 53.1-71.2 *** *** *** 18 12.5 7.0-21.3 17 9.7 5.5-16.4 17 8.8 4.9-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 598 442 72.0 67.1-76.4 32 5.2 3.4- 8.0 42 7.6 5.2-10.9 52 10.9 8.0-14.7 30 4.4 2.8- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 606 409 65.6 60.6-70.3 33 5.2 3.5- 7.7 62 12.6 9.2-17.0 55 8.0 5.9-10.7 47 8.6 6.1-11.9
College Graduate 666 462 66.2 61.4-70.6 48 8.8 6.3-12.1 63 10.2 7.7-13.3 65 10.9 8.0-14.7 28 3.9 2.5- 6.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 641 388 57.2 52.2-62.1 29 5.1 3.1- 8.2 55 9.3 6.7-12.7 99 17.3 13.9-21.5 70 11.1 8.3-14.6
No 1,356 1,004 71.7 68.4-74.8 91 6.7 5.2- 8.6 123 10.1 8.1-12.6 86 6.9 5.3- 8.9 52 4.6 3.3- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 361 263 69.7 63.2-75.5 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8 31 9.5 6.1-14.4 35 10.6 7.0-15.7 16 6.3 3.5-11.0
Non-Veteran 1,703 1,180 66.7 63.6-69.6 107 6.7 5.3- 8.5 154 10.7 8.7-13.0 154 9.6 8.0-11.6 108 6.3 5.0- 8.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,041 713 67.1 63.4-70.6 78 7.4 5.6- 9.6 106 10.8 8.6-13.6 92 9.3 7.4-11.7 52 5.3 3.8- 7.4
Unemployed 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 22.8 14.4-34.2 *** *** ***
Retired 596 473 78.8 73.9-83.0 27 4.3 2.6- 7.1 39 5.1 3.5- 7.4 34 7.1 4.7-10.8 23 4.7 2.6- 8.2
Unable to Work 188 102 51.8 42.4-60.9 *** *** *** 18 11.9 7.2-19.0 27 11.6 7.6-17.4 33 15.5 10.3-22.6
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 122 55.0 45.2-64.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 16.6 10.8-24.6 24 10.2 6.3-16.1
$15,000- 24,999 283 195 63.0 55.2-70.3 *** *** *** 29 14.4 9.6-21.1 26 8.7 5.4-13.8 23 10.1 5.9-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 181 126 69.0 59.6-77.1 *** *** *** 19 10.6 6.0-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 163 64.2 56.8-71.0 15 5.1 2.9- 8.9 20 9.3 5.6-15.1 28 12.9 8.7-18.7 19 8.5 5.2-13.4
$50,000- 74,999 250 180 70.5 62.3-77.6 *** *** *** 24 10.2 6.1-16.4 21 8.0 4.5-13.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 507 362 69.9 64.7-74.7 47 9.6 6.8-13.3 42 8.2 5.6-11.8 44 9.1 6.5-12.6 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 196 125 58.2 48.4-67.3 *** *** *** 22 15.1 8.9-24.5 22 10.3 6.2-16.7 17 12.0 6.6-20.9
101% to 150% 226 144 60.9 52.6-68.6 *** *** *** 27 14.7 9.6-21.8 21 9.0 5.3-14.8 22 11.0 6.8-17.4
151% to 200% 187 134 70.3 61.1-78.1 *** *** *** 15 7.6 4.3-13.1 20 13.2 7.6-21.8 *** *** ***
More than 200% 942 675 69.7 65.8-73.4 71 8.3 6.2-10.9 77 9.0 6.8-11.8 86 9.1 7.1-11.5 33 3.9 2.5- 6.0
HOUSING
Own 1,412 1,026 69.7 66.3-72.8 82 6.1 4.6- 7.9 121 9.7 7.7-12.2 113 9.0 7.2-11.2 70 5.6 4.1- 7.4
Rent 498 319 60.4 54.5-65.9 27 5.8 3.8- 8.7 51 13.5 9.4-19.0 58 11.8 8.7-15.8 43 8.5 5.9-12.0
Other arrangement 153 99 66.6 56.4-75.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.4 5.8-17.8 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 204 138 64.5 56.2-72.0 18 8.1 4.9-13.1 26 16.6 10.9-24.6 13 5.4 3.0- 9.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 600 389 62.0 57.0-66.8 44 7.5 5.2-10.6 59 11.9 8.7-16.0 74 13.0 10.0-16.6 34 5.7 3.9- 8.2
Rural 1,275 930 70.6 67.0-73.9 61 5.2 3.8- 7.2 101 8.9 6.8-11.5 102 8.6 6.7-10.9 81 6.7 5.1- 8.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,319 928 67.9 64.4-71.3 66 5.2 3.9- 7.1 108 9.6 7.4-12.4 138 11.4 9.3-13.9 79 5.8 4.4- 7.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 301 213 68.3 61.6-74.3 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 25 8.7 5.5-13.5 22 8.7 5.5-13.7 21 7.3 4.5-11.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 459 316 65.2 59.3-70.7 37 8.3 5.4-12.5 53 14.0 10.2-18.9 29 5.5 3.6- 8.3 24 7.0 4.3-11.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 406 281 66.7 60.7-72.2 34 8.0 5.3-11.9 44 12.7 9.1-17.5 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 23 7.5 4.5-12.3
2nd Quartile 258 169 63.9 56.3-70.8 23 9.4 5.6-15.3 29 11.6 7.4-17.6 22 8.4 5.3-13.0 15 6.8 3.9-11.6
3rd Quartile 675 449 63.1 58.4-67.5 42 5.7 4.0- 7.9 61 11.5 8.5-15.5 81 13.3 10.4-16.9 42 6.4 4.5- 9.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 740 558 74.3 69.3-78.7 24 4.3 2.4- 7.4 52 7.4 4.9-11.2 62 8.8 6.2-12.2 44 5.2 3.5- 7.9

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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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