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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Whites

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
-Whites 5,107 3,664 68.6 67.0-70.2 336 7.3 6.4- 8.2 415 9.5 8.4-10.6 377 8.5 7.6- 9.5 315 6.2 5.4- 7.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,900 1,964 63.8 61.6-66.0 218 8.0 6.8- 9.3 262 10.2 8.8-11.7 252 10.5 9.1-12.1 204 7.6 6.5- 8.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 179 119 65.3 56.8-72.8 15 7.1 4.2-11.8 17 9.7 5.5-16.6 14 10.3 6.1-17.0 14 7.6 4.4-12.9
Non-Hispanic 4,915 3,538 68.8 67.2-70.4 320 7.3 6.4- 8.2 397 9.5 8.4-10.6 363 8.4 7.5- 9.5 297 6.0 5.3- 6.8
AGE
18-34 741 430 58.2 54.2-62.2 74 9.6 7.6-12.2 101 14.3 11.6-17.5 99 13.2 10.8-16.2 37 4.6 3.3- 6.5
35-44 582 370 63.4 58.9-67.8 68 10.9 8.4-14.2 59 10.9 8.2-14.3 50 7.9 5.8-10.8 35 6.8 4.8- 9.7
45-54 739 502 69.0 65.1-72.6 58 7.4 5.6- 9.7 52 7.7 5.6-10.5 63 8.2 6.3-10.8 64 7.7 5.9- 9.9
55-64 1,106 807 72.9 69.9-75.7 58 5.3 4.0- 6.9 85 7.7 6.1- 9.6 81 7.4 5.8- 9.3 75 6.7 5.3- 8.5
65-74 1,096 869 79.6 76.8-82.2 43 3.2 2.3- 4.4 74 6.3 4.9- 8.1 49 4.6 3.3- 6.4 61 6.3 4.7- 8.2
75+ 787 647 82.3 79.1-85.1 31 3.8 2.6- 5.7 37 4.1 2.8- 5.8 32 4.4 3.0- 6.3 40 5.5 3.9- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 501 333 65.8 60.5-70.7 17 2.7 1.5- 4.7 36 8.2 5.4-12.3 49 11.0 8.0-14.9 66 12.3 9.4-16.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,334 960 69.9 66.8-72.8 62 5.6 4.2- 7.4 99 8.3 6.5-10.4 114 9.6 7.8-11.8 99 6.7 5.3- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,366 946 65.8 62.6-68.8 91 7.9 6.3-10.0 118 11.0 9.0-13.4 112 8.7 7.1-10.7 99 6.6 5.3- 8.2
College Graduate 1,891 1,410 71.9 69.4-74.3 166 10.2 8.7-12.1 162 9.3 7.9-11.0 102 6.1 4.9- 7.6 51 2.4 1.8- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 453 256 52.4 46.7-58.0 26 5.5 3.4- 8.8 41 11.0 7.7-15.5 55 13.2 9.8-17.5 75 17.9 13.9-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 709 476 65.3 60.9-69.5 33 5.4 3.7- 8.0 50 6.3 4.6- 8.7 87 13.9 11.0-17.5 63 9.0 6.8-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 472 331 65.5 59.9-70.6 32 7.0 4.7-10.3 44 11.8 8.5-16.2 36 10.0 6.9-14.4 29 5.8 3.8- 8.5
$35,000- 49,999 622 442 65.8 60.8-70.4 43 6.6 4.7- 9.3 56 11.5 8.4-15.4 52 10.9 7.9-14.8 29 5.2 3.5- 7.7
$50,000- 74,999 621 459 70.4 65.7-74.8 47 9.2 6.6-12.5 55 9.4 6.7-13.0 43 8.0 5.6-11.3 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2
$75,000+ 1,227 932 73.8 70.6-76.8 98 8.5 6.8-10.6 110 10.3 8.2-12.8 44 4.0 2.9- 5.7 43 3.3 2.3- 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,412 842 54.2 50.9-57.4 82 5.7 4.4- 7.3 130 10.0 8.0-12.3 179 15.6 13.2-18.4 179 14.5 12.4-16.9
No 3,553 2,726 73.6 71.8-75.4 246 7.8 6.7- 9.0 274 9.1 7.9-10.4 189 6.3 5.3- 7.3 118 3.2 2.6- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 775 606 72.8 68.5-76.7 33 5.7 3.7- 8.6 43 7.1 5.0-10.2 44 7.2 5.2-10.0 49 7.1 5.2- 9.7
Non-Veteran 4,328 3,057 68.0 66.2-69.7 303 7.5 6.6- 8.6 372 9.8 8.7-11.1 332 8.7 7.7- 9.8 264 5.9 5.2- 6.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,050 2,185 68.7 66.5-70.7 192 6.9 5.8- 8.1 227 8.4 7.2- 9.8 246 9.4 8.2-10.9 200 6.6 5.6- 7.7
No 2,057 1,479 68.6 66.0-71.0 144 7.8 6.5- 9.4 188 10.9 9.2-12.9 131 7.2 5.9- 8.7 115 5.5 4.5- 6.8

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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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