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2014 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 7,182 5,114 68.8 67.4-70.1 477 7.2 6.5- 8.0 604 9.5 8.7-10.4 545 8.4 7.6- 9.2 442 6.1 5.5- 6.8
GENDER
Male 3,068 2,314 72.6 70.6-74.6 164 6.3 5.3- 7.5 227 8.8 7.6-10.2 196 7.1 6.0- 8.3 167 5.2 4.3- 6.2
Female 4,114 2,800 65.2 63.4-67.0 313 8.0 7.1- 9.1 377 10.2 9.0-11.4 349 9.6 8.5-10.8 275 7.0 6.1- 8.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,875 3,508 68.8 67.2-70.4 319 7.3 6.4- 8.3 394 9.4 8.4-10.6 360 8.5 7.5- 9.5 294 6.0 5.2- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,367 966 70.5 67.4-73.3 93 6.6 5.2- 8.3 112 8.7 7.0-10.7 111 7.8 6.2- 9.7 85 6.5 5.1- 8.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.2 5.7-17.7 16 13.5 7.7-22.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 248 170 62.7 54.2-70.5 19 8.7 5.0-14.5 23 12.3 7.6-19.4 16 8.4 4.6-14.9 20 7.9 4.2-14.4
Hispanic 496 342 67.4 62.6-72.0 32 6.6 4.5- 9.5 55 11.8 8.9-15.7 39 9.0 6.5-12.4 28 5.1 3.5- 7.5
AGE
18-34 1,250 758 60.4 57.3-63.4 121 9.7 8.0-11.7 164 13.7 11.6-16.0 141 11.4 9.5-13.5 66 4.9 3.7- 6.4
35-44 946 622 65.5 62.0-68.9 100 9.8 7.8-12.1 98 10.5 8.4-13.0 74 7.9 6.1-10.1 52 6.4 4.7- 8.5
45-54 1,095 744 69.6 66.5-72.6 74 6.2 4.8- 7.9 79 7.5 5.9- 9.7 104 8.7 7.0-10.8 94 7.9 6.4- 9.8
55-64 1,499 1,077 72.3 69.6-74.7 83 5.5 4.4- 7.0 120 8.1 6.6- 9.7 119 7.9 6.4- 9.6 100 6.3 5.1- 7.8
65-74 1,352 1,067 79.6 77.1-82.0 56 3.3 2.5- 4.4 89 6.1 4.9- 7.7 67 4.9 3.7- 6.5 73 6.0 4.7- 7.8
75+ 936 769 82.0 79.0-84.6 36 3.8 2.6- 5.5 47 4.7 3.4- 6.4 35 3.9 2.8- 5.6 49 5.7 4.2- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 900 612 66.1 62.2-69.8 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0 77 9.7 7.5-12.5 80 9.8 7.6-12.4 100 11.1 8.8-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,962 1,395 69.7 67.2-72.1 102 5.8 4.6- 7.2 158 8.7 7.3-10.4 166 9.4 7.9-11.2 141 6.4 5.3- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,895 1,312 66.5 63.8-69.0 131 8.1 6.7- 9.8 162 10.4 8.7-12.3 160 8.7 7.3-10.3 130 6.3 5.2- 7.6
College Graduate 2,391 1,766 72.1 69.9-74.2 211 10.2 8.8-11.8 207 9.2 7.9-10.7 138 6.0 4.9- 7.2 69 2.5 1.9- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 831 475 53.8 49.7-57.9 48 5.4 3.8- 7.6 85 11.5 9.1-14.6 102 13.7 11.0-16.9 121 15.5 12.7-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,169 785 66.1 62.7-69.3 67 6.8 5.2- 8.8 101 8.2 6.5-10.2 130 12.0 9.9-14.5 86 6.9 5.5- 8.8
$25,000- 34,999 698 491 67.7 63.3-71.8 49 7.7 5.6-10.6 63 10.6 8.0-13.8 53 8.6 6.2-11.7 42 5.4 3.9- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 842 600 67.3 63.2-71.2 60 6.8 5.0- 9.1 77 11.4 8.8-14.6 67 9.3 7.0-12.3 38 5.2 3.7- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 783 572 71.0 66.8-74.8 62 8.9 6.7-11.8 69 9.1 6.8-12.1 56 7.6 5.5-10.3 24 3.5 2.2- 5.5
$75,000+ 1,449 1,103 74.2 71.3-77.0 116 8.3 6.7-10.2 128 10.1 8.2-12.4 55 4.1 3.0- 5.6 47 3.2 2.2- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,900 1,113 54.0 51.2-56.8 103 5.0 4.0- 6.3 179 10.3 8.7-12.3 254 15.5 13.5-17.8 251 15.1 13.2-17.3
No 5,029 3,827 73.4 71.8-74.9 363 8.0 7.1- 8.9 403 9.1 8.2-10.2 271 6.2 5.4- 7.1 165 3.3 2.8- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 989 751 72.0 68.4-75.4 50 6.2 4.4- 8.6 59 7.0 5.1- 9.4 58 6.8 5.1- 9.0 71 8.0 6.2-10.3
Non-Veteran 6,179 4,354 68.3 66.8-69.7 426 7.4 6.6- 8.2 544 9.9 9.0-10.9 486 8.6 7.8- 9.6 369 5.8 5.2- 6.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,181 2,975 68.8 67.0-70.5 257 6.6 5.7- 7.6 332 8.8 7.8-10.0 345 9.3 8.2-10.5 272 6.5 5.7- 7.5
No 3,001 2,139 68.7 66.7-70.8 220 8.0 6.9- 9.3 272 10.4 9.0-11.9 200 7.2 6.1- 8.4 170 5.7 4.8- 6.7

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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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