2020 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 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
GENDER
Male 2,595 1,915 71.7 69.4-73.8 149 6.1 5.0- 7.3 225 9.9 8.4-11.5 191 7.8 6.6- 9.2 115 4.6 3.7- 5.7
Female 3,155 1,971 59.4 57.2-61.6 234 7.5 6.4- 8.8 366 13.3 11.8-14.9 360 12.5 11.1-14.0 224 7.3 6.2- 8.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,964 3,358 65.3 63.6-66.9 348 7.2 6.4- 8.2 504 11.4 10.3-12.6 468 10.2 9.2-11.3 286 5.9 5.1- 6.8
No 763 512 65.4 61.1-69.6 35 4.6 3.1- 6.7 83 12.5 9.6-16.2 81 10.7 8.3-13.6 52 6.8 5.0- 9.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,464 929 59.4 56.3-62.5 107 8.2 6.5-10.1 176 14.0 12.0-16.4 159 11.7 9.8-13.8 93 6.7 5.4- 8.4
Overweight 1,841 1,318 70.3 67.6-72.8 106 5.8 4.6- 7.3 188 11.2 9.5-13.2 147 8.4 7.0-10.1 82 4.2 3.3- 5.5
Obese 1,705 1,107 63.1 60.1-66.0 125 7.1 5.8- 8.8 162 10.3 8.5-12.4 185 11.9 10.0-14.0 126 7.6 6.1- 9.5
Current Smoker
Yes 839 472 52.9 48.7-57.1 41 6.2 4.3- 8.9 104 14.1 11.2-17.5 115 14.3 11.6-17.5 107 12.5 10.0-15.6
No 4,665 3,218 67.1 65.4-68.8 331 7.1 6.2- 8.0 468 11.2 10.1-12.4 421 9.7 8.7-10.8 227 4.9 4.2- 5.8
History of CVD**
Yes 628 433 67.2 62.3-71.7 33 5.0 3.3- 7.6 46 7.1 4.9-10.1 66 12.1 9.2-15.8 50 8.6 6.1-11.9
No 5,078 3,423 65.0 63.4-66.7 348 7.0 6.2- 8.0 541 12.1 11.0-13.3 482 10.1 9.1-11.2 284 5.7 5.0- 6.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 668 392 57.9 53.5-62.3 35 4.5 3.0- 6.5 105 16.1 13.1-19.7 87 14.5 11.6-18.0 49 6.9 5.0- 9.6
No 4,620 3,123 65.2 63.5-67.0 330 7.5 6.6- 8.5 457 11.2 10.0-12.4 435 9.9 8.9-11.1 275 6.2 5.3- 7.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 299 177 56.0 49.0-62.7 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 44 16.5 11.8-22.6 32 12.9 8.8-18.4 26 8.7 5.3-13.8
No 4,980 3,333 64.8 63.1-66.4 344 7.1 6.3- 8.1 518 11.6 10.5-12.8 489 10.4 9.4-11.5 296 6.1 5.3- 7.0
COPD
Yes 421 226 48.6 42.5-54.8 28 8.0 4.9-12.7 45 11.2 7.8-15.8 60 15.5 11.7-20.4 62 16.7 12.1-22.6
No 5,312 3,646 66.4 64.8-67.9 355 6.8 6.0- 7.6 544 11.7 10.6-12.9 491 9.9 9.0-11.0 276 5.3 4.6- 6.1
Current Asthma
Yes 467 243 49.4 43.8-54.9 32 5.7 3.7- 8.7 58 15.0 11.2-19.9 82 18.5 14.5-23.3 52 11.5 8.2-15.7
No 5,257 3,626 66.6 64.9-68.2 351 6.9 6.1- 7.9 529 11.4 10.3-12.5 467 9.6 8.6-10.6 284 5.5 4.8- 6.4
Diabetes
Yes 765 532 66.7 62.1-71.0 38 5.7 3.9- 8.3 64 7.8 5.9-10.3 68 10.1 7.7-13.3 63 9.6 6.9-13.3
No 4,975 3,345 65.0 63.4-66.7 345 7.0 6.1- 7.9 526 12.2 11.1-13.5 483 10.3 9.3-11.4 276 5.5 4.8- 6.3
Functional Disability
Yes 1,615 912 51.8 48.7-55.0 88 6.5 5.0- 8.3 160 11.4 9.3-13.7 253 17.4 15.1-19.9 202 13.0 11.0-15.3
No 3,914 2,798 69.7 67.9-71.5 284 7.0 6.1- 8.1 412 11.7 10.5-13.0 287 7.9 6.9- 9.0 133 3.6 3.0- 4.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,730 1,020 55.1 52.0-58.1 99 6.4 5.0- 8.2 177 10.6 8.9-12.6 239 15.6 13.5-17.9 195 12.3 10.4-14.6
No 4,017 2,864 68.9 67.0-70.6 284 7.0 6.1- 8.0 413 12.0 10.8-13.4 312 8.4 7.4- 9.5 144 3.8 3.1- 4.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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