2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,814 1,854 64.3 62.1-66.4 205 7.0 6.0- 8.1 313 12.4 11.0-14.0 281 10.5 9.2-12.0 161 5.8 4.8- 7.0
GENDER
Male 1,289 921 69.7 66.6-72.7 84 6.8 5.4- 8.5 124 10.6 8.7-13.0 101 8.3 6.6-10.3 59 4.6 3.3- 6.3
Female 1,525 933 59.4 56.3-62.3 121 7.2 5.8- 8.8 189 14.0 12.0-16.2 180 12.6 10.7-14.7 102 6.9 5.5- 8.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,817 1,165 62.3 59.6-64.9 151 8.3 7.0- 9.9 211 12.2 10.5-14.0 181 11.0 9.4-12.9 109 6.2 5.0- 7.7
Non-Hispanic Black 539 357 64.5 59.3-69.4 32 4.6 3.0- 7.0 63 14.8 11.1-19.3 51 9.4 6.9-12.8 36 6.7 4.4-10.0
Other 458 332 73.0 67.9-77.6 22 4.7 2.9- 7.5 39 9.6 6.8-13.5 49 10.0 7.1-13.8 16 2.7 1.6- 4.5
AGE
18-34 642 320 50.6 46.2-55.0 46 7.3 5.3- 9.9 127 19.8 16.5-23.5 119 17.4 14.4-20.9 30 4.8 3.1- 7.3
35-44 404 265 66.4 60.7-71.6 30 6.3 4.3- 9.1 48 12.0 8.5-16.8 38 9.8 6.8-13.8 23 5.6 3.6- 8.5
45-54 489 327 65.0 59.8-70.0 40 8.2 5.7-11.6 52 11.4 8.5-15.2 40 8.6 6.1-12.0 30 6.7 4.3-10.5
55-64 463 306 67.2 62.0-72.0 43 8.5 6.1-11.9 38 8.8 6.2-12.3 41 8.2 5.8-11.5 35 7.2 4.8-10.7
65-74 453 337 74.6 69.5-79.1 37 7.6 5.2-11.0 25 5.6 3.6- 8.6 27 5.8 3.7- 8.8 27 6.5 4.2- 9.9
75+ 296 248 85.6 80.3-89.7 *** *** *** 19 6.0 3.5-10.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 178 71.8 63.5-78.8 *** *** *** 19 11.8 6.9-19.6 *** *** *** 20 9.8 5.7-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 634 420 63.5 58.9-67.8 40 6.8 4.8- 9.6 64 12.6 9.7-16.2 63 10.6 8.0-13.9 47 6.4 4.7- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 725 455 61.5 57.3-65.5 42 5.9 4.2- 8.2 82 11.9 9.4-14.8 93 13.9 11.2-17.0 53 6.9 5.1- 9.3
College Graduate 1,210 797 65.2 62.1-68.1 115 9.6 7.9-11.6 146 12.8 10.8-15.0 111 9.4 7.7-11.4 41 3.0 2.1- 4.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 693 362 47.3 42.7-51.9 48 7.6 5.5-10.5 71 12.8 9.7-16.8 113 17.9 14.6-21.8 99 14.4 11.4-18.0
No 2,005 1,401 69.2 66.8-71.5 149 6.9 5.7- 8.2 232 12.4 10.8-14.2 163 8.4 7.1- 9.9 60 3.2 2.3- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 182 65.8 58.8-72.2 20 7.4 4.5-12.0 23 7.5 4.8-11.5 30 11.0 7.2-16.5 23 8.3 5.1-13.3
Non-Veteran 2,509 1,650 64.0 61.7-66.2 184 7.0 5.9- 8.3 288 12.9 11.3-14.6 251 10.6 9.3-12.1 136 5.5 4.5- 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,552 1,016 65.5 62.8-68.2 130 7.4 6.1- 9.0 186 12.8 11.0-14.8 160 10.6 9.0-12.6 60 3.6 2.8- 4.8
Unemployed 183 93 49.8 40.6-58.9 *** *** *** 26 15.7 9.4-25.1 29 16.7 11.2-24.3 24 12.3 7.6-19.3
Retired 671 532 79.6 75.6-83.1 38 6.4 4.3- 9.4 41 5.6 3.9- 8.0 34 4.8 3.2- 7.0 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Unable to Work 163 73 45.3 36.3-54.6 *** *** *** 13 7.7 4.3-13.3 31 18.1 12.1-26.2 38 24.4 16.8-34.1
Other not in Labor Force 194 101 49.9 41.9-58.0 17 9.2 5.4-15.2 41 21.6 15.7-28.9 24 12.5 8.2-18.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 131 55.5 46.8-63.8 *** *** *** 19 13.3 7.5-22.5 30 11.3 7.2-17.3 32 15.3 9.9-22.8
$15,000- 24,999 334 211 62.9 56.4-69.0 *** *** *** 36 11.1 7.7-15.7 35 11.1 7.6-15.8 37 10.3 7.1-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 213 143 67.0 59.1-74.0 18 8.6 5.0-14.3 28 13.5 9.0-19.8 15 6.9 4.0-11.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 279 163 58.3 51.3-64.9 22 6.8 4.2-11.0 42 15.6 11.3-21.1 40 15.4 10.9-21.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 319 197 59.9 53.4-66.1 29 9.0 6.0-13.4 40 12.8 9.2-17.6 33 11.9 8.0-17.2 20 6.4 4.0-10.1
$75,000+ 873 604 68.3 64.6-71.7 77 8.0 6.2-10.2 91 11.1 8.9-13.8 77 10.0 7.9-12.7 24 2.6 1.6- 4.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 140 59.8 50.9-68.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 10.8 6.6-17.2 37 15.7 10.8-22.3
101% to 150% 251 154 62.0 54.6-68.9 *** *** *** 33 13.2 9.2-18.6 29 12.6 8.4-18.5 18 6.1 3.5-10.4
151% to 200% 217 131 61.4 53.5-68.7 16 8.0 4.6-13.6 26 11.6 7.6-17.2 33 14.1 9.6-20.1 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,410 932 64.7 61.7-67.6 126 8.3 6.8-10.1 167 12.8 10.9-15.0 129 10.5 8.7-12.6 56 3.8 2.8- 5.0
HOUSING
Own 1,773 1,241 69.1 66.4-71.6 138 7.3 6.0- 8.8 175 10.5 8.8-12.5 130 7.9 6.5- 9.6 89 5.2 4.1- 6.6
Rent 820 486 56.7 52.7-60.6 51 6.1 4.4- 8.3 108 15.3 12.6-18.5 116 15.5 12.8-18.6 59 6.5 4.9- 8.6
Other arrangement 191 101 46.5 38.2-55.0 *** *** *** 29 19.3 13.3-27.2 34 16.9 11.7-23.8 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,563 1,014 63.0 60.2-65.8 125 7.6 6.2- 9.2 183 13.4 11.4-15.6 167 10.9 9.2-12.8 74 5.1 3.9- 6.7
Regional City or Suburban County 686 450 65.0 60.7-69.0 44 6.0 4.3- 8.4 79 11.4 9.0-14.3 70 12.0 9.3-15.3 43 5.7 4.0- 8.0
Rural 565 390 67.0 61.7-72.0 36 6.6 4.4- 9.8 51 11.0 7.6-15.6 44 7.2 5.1-10.2 44 8.1 5.6-11.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,160 789 66.0 62.5-69.3 87 7.2 5.6- 9.2 109 11.0 8.8-13.6 98 8.9 7.1-11.2 77 6.9 5.3- 9.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,551 996 62.8 59.9-65.6 113 7.0 5.7- 8.6 195 13.4 11.5-15.5 172 11.7 10.0-13.8 75 5.0 3.8- 6.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 914 601 65.5 61.9-68.9 66 6.8 5.2- 8.9 105 11.9 9.7-14.5 94 10.6 8.5-13.1 48 5.2 3.8- 7.2
2nd Quartile 1,111 739 64.5 61.1-67.8 88 7.7 6.1- 9.7 118 12.1 9.9-14.7 102 9.6 7.7-11.8 64 6.1 4.5- 8.2
3rd Quartile 710 461 61.7 57.2-66.1 48 6.2 4.4- 8.6 83 13.6 10.6-17.2 76 12.4 9.6-15.9 42 6.1 4.3- 8.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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