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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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 7,254 1,430 19.0 17.9-20.2 5,824 81.0 79.8-82.1
-African Americans 1,429 215 12.9 11.1-15.0 1,214 87.1 85.0-88.9
GENDER
Male 527 72 11.4 8.8-14.6 455 88.6 85.4-91.2
Female 902 143 14.2 11.8-17.1 759 85.8 82.9-88.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,393 209 13.0 11.1-15.1 1,184 87.0 84.9-88.9
AGE
18-34 291 31 8.4 5.8-12.0 260 91.6 88.0-94.2
35-44 207 24 10.2 6.7-15.3 183 89.8 84.7-93.3
45-54 261 45 19.1 14.1-25.3 216 80.9 74.7-85.9
55-64 305 56 16.2 12.1-21.4 249 83.8 78.6-87.9
65-74 218 42 17.9 12.3-25.1 176 82.1 74.9-87.7
75+ 127 14 8.5 4.6-15.0 113 91.5 85.0-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 27 11.2 7.2-17.2 188 88.8 82.8-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 475 77 13.7 10.6-17.4 398 86.3 82.6-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 390 67 15.1 11.7-19.4 323 84.9 80.6-88.3
College Graduate 347 44 8.9 6.4-12.4 303 91.1 87.6-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 73 23.6 18.3-29.8 212 76.4 70.2-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 310 46 11.8 8.6-16.0 264 88.2 84.0-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 148 20 13.6 8.3-21.3 128 86.4 78.7-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 169 25 12.5 7.8-19.5 144 87.5 80.5-92.2
$50,000- 74,999 114 15 10.2 5.6-17.9 99 89.8 82.1-94.4
$75,000+ 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 381 137 34.3 28.8-40.2 244 65.7 59.8-71.2
No 978 68 6.8 5.2- 8.8 910 93.2 91.2-94.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 39 21.4 15.3-29.2 129 78.6 70.8-84.7
Non-Veteran 1,256 176 11.8 9.9-14.0 1,080 88.2 86.0-90.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 775 109 11.9 9.6-14.7 666 88.1 85.3-90.4
No 654 106 14.0 11.3-17.3 548 86.0 82.7-88.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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