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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 6,608 4,638 68.6 67.2-70.0 445 7.4 6.6- 8.2 574 9.1 8.2-10.0 555 9.0 8.2- 9.9 396 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-Eastern 2,181 1,533 67.6 65.1-70.1 122 6.3 5.1- 7.7 195 9.8 8.3-11.5 181 9.2 7.7-11.0 150 7.1 5.9- 8.5
GENDER
Male 927 695 72.9 69.3-76.3 44 5.1 3.6- 7.2 74 9.0 7.0-11.5 62 7.3 5.5- 9.6 52 5.7 4.1- 7.8
Female 1,254 838 62.5 59.0-65.9 78 7.4 5.8- 9.6 121 10.5 8.4-13.0 119 11.1 8.9-13.8 98 8.5 6.8-10.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,345 972 69.4 66.2-72.5 69 5.6 4.3- 7.4 98 7.7 6.0- 9.7 114 9.9 7.9-12.4 92 7.3 5.8- 9.3
Non-Hispanic Black 570 389 66.0 60.9-70.7 32 6.7 4.3-10.2 70 14.0 10.7-18.1 37 6.1 4.2- 8.8 42 7.3 5.2-10.1
Other 235 153 64.0 56.3-71.1 18 7.6 4.6-12.5 26 12.1 7.8-18.5 25 10.8 6.7-17.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 245 61.2 55.6-66.5 40 10.0 7.1-13.7 56 14.3 10.8-18.7 34 9.7 6.6-14.1 21 4.8 3.0- 7.6
35-44 296 186 63.8 57.1-70.0 21 5.9 3.7- 9.3 25 8.4 5.3-13.1 40 13.9 9.9-19.1 24 8.0 4.8-13.1
45-54 369 223 60.5 54.6-66.0 25 6.8 4.4-10.4 35 8.4 5.8-12.0 45 12.2 8.9-16.5 41 12.1 8.8-16.5
55-64 480 358 73.9 68.9-78.3 *** *** *** 43 8.8 6.3-12.3 30 7.0 4.7-10.3 33 7.0 4.8-10.0
65-74 366 287 77.2 71.6-81.9 15 3.9 2.2- 6.8 21 5.9 3.7- 9.3 21 5.0 3.1- 8.1 22 8.0 4.9-12.7
75+ 249 212 86.8 81.0-91.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 159 63.5 55.5-70.8 *** *** *** 19 8.1 4.7-13.6 32 12.5 7.7-19.6 26 10.7 6.9-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 702 498 69.1 64.8-73.1 37 6.1 4.2- 8.8 63 10.3 7.8-13.6 52 7.4 5.4-10.2 52 7.0 5.1- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 652 427 64.5 59.9-68.8 47 7.5 5.4-10.4 61 10.0 7.4-13.3 65 10.5 8.0-13.7 52 7.5 5.5-10.1
College Graduate 574 442 74.8 70.3-78.8 29 5.3 3.6- 7.9 52 10.0 7.3-13.5 31 6.5 4.4- 9.5 20 3.5 2.1- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 136 55.3 47.2-63.1 *** *** *** 26 12.3 7.7-19.3 31 12.2 8.2-17.8 31 13.2 8.7-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 396 247 60.9 54.6-66.9 22 5.4 3.3- 8.6 43 10.9 7.7-15.2 48 13.3 9.0-19.2 36 9.5 6.5-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 185 130 69.9 61.2-77.4 15 7.5 4.3-12.7 15 5.5 3.1- 9.7 17 10.6 6.1-17.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 240 177 71.6 63.8-78.2 *** *** *** 19 8.8 5.0-15.0 16 7.5 4.2-13.0 15 6.3 3.5-11.0
$50,000- 74,999 274 215 76.3 69.4-82.0 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 23 9.0 5.5-14.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 402 305 71.0 65.2-76.2 23 6.6 4.2-10.3 35 10.3 7.1-14.7 25 8.5 5.5-13.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 367 53.8 49.1-58.5 36 5.3 3.6- 7.9 64 10.0 7.4-13.2 90 14.7 11.7-18.3 92 16.2 12.9-20.1
No 1,480 1,130 73.0 70.0-75.9 83 6.6 5.1- 8.4 123 9.6 7.8-11.8 89 7.1 5.4- 9.2 55 3.7 2.6- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 282 74.5 68.7-79.6 *** *** *** 24 7.0 4.5-10.9 20 7.1 4.3-11.3 26 7.7 5.0-11.8
Non-Veteran 1,812 1,248 66.3 63.4-69.0 110 6.8 5.5- 8.5 171 10.3 8.6-12.3 159 9.6 7.9-11.5 124 7.0 5.7- 8.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 166 123 73.5 64.6-80.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.6 5.4-16.6 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 296 199 64.1 57.3-70.4 *** *** *** 29 11.9 7.9-17.7 30 9.3 6.3-13.5 25 9.6 6.3-14.5
Rural 1,719 1,211 67.8 64.9-70.5 101 6.7 5.3- 8.4 152 9.5 7.9-11.5 136 9.1 7.4-11.2 119 6.9 5.6- 8.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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