2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 909 173 18.9 15.9-22.4 736 81.1 77.6-84.1
GENDER
Male 417 64 13.7 10.1-18.4 353 86.3 81.6-89.9
Female 492 109 24.0 19.4-29.2 383 76.0 70.8-80.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 564 111 19.8 16.0-24.3 453 80.2 75.7-84.0
Non-Hispanic Black 149 23 16.6 10.5-25.1 126 83.4 74.9-89.5
Other 196 39 17.4 12.0-24.7 157 82.6 75.3-88.0
AGE
18-44 274 52 16.2 12.0-21.5 222 83.8 78.5-88.0
45-64 301 71 24.8 19.0-31.6 230 75.2 68.4-81.0
65+ 308 48 18.0 12.5-25.3 260 82.0 74.7-87.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 368 70 19.3 14.7-24.8 298 80.7 75.2-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 246 47 19.1 13.6-26.2 199 80.9 73.8-86.4
College Graduate 285 54 17.8 13.1-23.6 231 82.2 76.4-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 405 97 24.4 19.3-30.3 308 75.6 69.7-80.7
$50,000+ 299 56 18.2 13.5-24.1 243 81.8 75.9-86.5
Don't know/Not Sure 185 19 9.3 5.1-16.1 166 90.7 83.9-94.9

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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.

^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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