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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-MALES

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 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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 2,207 1,700 73.8 71.4-76.1 118 6.5 5.3- 8.0 153 8.7 7.2-10.4 125 6.4 5.2- 7.7 111 4.6 3.7- 5.7
African American 520 369 70.7 65.8-75.1 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 40 8.5 5.9-11.9 44 8.6 6.1-12.1 41 7.6 5.4-10.6
Other Minorities 301 217 68.8 61.6-75.1 18 8.1 4.8-13.4 30 10.1 6.8-15.0 25 9.1 5.7-14.5 11 3.8 1.6- 9.1
AGE
18-34 592 370 62.2 57.6-66.5 57 9.7 7.4-12.7 74 13.8 10.8-17.5 57 9.3 7.0-12.2 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3
35-44 420 310 72.8 67.6-77.4 30 7.2 4.7-10.8 33 8.5 5.9-12.2 29 7.2 4.8-10.6 18 4.3 2.6- 7.0
45-54 479 361 76.9 72.5-80.8 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2 25 5.7 3.7- 8.9 36 7.0 4.8-10.0 29 4.8 3.3- 7.1
55-64 679 528 77.4 73.7-80.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.2 46 6.6 4.9- 9.0 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 44 6.3 4.6- 8.7
65-74 537 445 83.2 79.3-86.5 16 2.2 1.3- 3.8 29 5.3 3.5- 7.9 26 4.7 3.1- 7.1 21 4.5 2.8- 7.3
75+ 319 271 83.8 78.5-88.0 *** *** *** 15 4.5 2.5- 8.2 *** *** *** 17 6.0 3.6- 9.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 315 71.5 66.0-76.4 *** *** *** 40 10.2 7.1-14.5 30 7.7 5.1-11.4 38 8.7 5.9-12.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 834 613 73.0 69.3-76.5 36 4.8 3.3- 6.9 59 7.4 5.5- 9.9 72 9.3 7.1-12.0 54 5.5 4.0- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 751 539 68.5 64.4-72.3 47 8.0 5.8-10.8 59 10.8 8.2-14.1 60 7.4 5.6- 9.7 46 5.3 3.9- 7.3
College Graduate 1,038 836 78.3 75.1-81.2 72 9.1 7.1-11.7 69 6.9 5.3- 9.0 34 3.6 2.4- 5.3 27 2.1 1.4- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 197 59.5 52.8-65.8 12 4.0 2.0- 7.8 28 10.3 6.7-15.5 36 12.5 8.6-17.8 46 13.7 9.9-18.6
$15,000- 24,999 465 333 71.5 66.4-76.1 24 5.8 3.7- 8.8 30 6.6 4.4- 9.8 51 11.1 8.1-15.0 27 5.0 3.3- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 282 201 69.9 63.2-75.8 19 8.4 5.1-13.7 26 10.0 6.6-14.8 17 5.9 3.4-10.0 19 5.9 3.6- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 376 289 71.5 65.5-76.9 11 4.3 2.3- 8.0 34 11.3 7.7-16.4 27 8.2 5.5-12.3 15 4.6 2.7- 7.6
$50,000- 74,999 377 288 73.2 67.0-78.5 30 9.5 6.4-14.0 28 8.1 4.9-13.2 19 6.3 3.8-10.3 12 2.9 1.4- 5.8
$75,000+ 747 606 78.8 74.7-82.4 49 7.0 5.0- 9.7 49 8.6 6.1-11.8 20 2.5 1.5- 4.1 23 3.1 1.8- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 740 470 60.0 55.5-64.3 28 3.6 2.3- 5.5 64 10.1 7.4-13.6 91 13.9 11.1-17.3 87 12.5 9.8-15.7
No 2,197 1,752 76.5 74.2-78.6 132 7.2 6.0- 8.7 151 8.2 6.8- 9.8 98 5.2 4.1- 6.5 64 2.9 2.1- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 879 677 73.2 69.3-76.7 40 6.0 4.1- 8.6 51 6.8 4.8- 9.4 50 6.5 4.8- 8.7 61 7.6 5.8-10.1
Non-Veteran 2,182 1,632 72.5 70.1-74.7 124 6.4 5.3- 7.8 176 9.5 8.0-11.2 146 7.3 6.0- 8.7 104 4.4 3.5- 5.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,783 1,327 71.5 68.8-74.1 83 5.6 4.4- 7.2 130 8.6 7.0-10.5 133 8.4 6.9-10.1 110 5.9 4.7- 7.3
No 1,285 987 74.2 71.1-77.0 81 7.2 5.7- 9.2 97 9.1 7.2-11.4 63 5.3 4.0- 7.0 57 4.2 3.1- 5.7

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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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