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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 6,673 1,283 18.8 17.7-19.9 5,390 81.2 80.1-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,859 413 13.9 12.5-15.5 2,446 86.1 84.5-87.5
Female 3,814 870 23.2 21.6-24.9 2,944 76.8 75.1-78.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,477 939 20.7 19.3-22.2 3,538 79.3 77.8-80.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,305 210 15.8 13.6-18.3 1,095 84.2 81.7-86.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 216 34 12.1 8.1-17.7 182 87.9 82.3-91.9
Hispanic 491 58 11.2 8.3-14.9 433 88.8 85.1-91.7
AGE
18-34 1,255 210 16.3 14.1-18.7 1,045 83.7 81.3-85.9
35-44 934 197 19.5 16.8-22.5 737 80.5 77.5-83.2
45-54 1,162 245 21.0 18.4-23.9 917 79.0 76.1-81.6
55-64 1,334 328 25.5 22.7-28.5 1,006 74.5 71.5-77.3
65-74 1,137 204 17.4 14.9-20.2 933 82.6 79.8-85.1
75+ 758 89 11.4 9.0-14.3 669 88.6 85.7-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 158 22.2 18.7-26.2 558 77.8 73.8-81.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,865 377 18.8 16.8-20.9 1,488 81.2 79.1-83.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,838 403 20.6 18.6-22.8 1,435 79.4 77.2-81.4
College Graduate 2,224 341 14.3 12.7-16.0 1,883 85.7 84.0-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 208 32.4 28.0-37.1 449 67.6 62.9-72.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,100 275 23.8 20.9-27.0 825 76.2 73.0-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 585 116 18.1 14.7-22.0 469 81.9 78.0-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 742 131 16.2 13.3-19.7 611 83.8 80.3-86.7
$50,000-74,999 815 130 15.0 12.4-18.0 685 85.0 82.0-87.6
$75,000+ 1,423 192 13.9 11.9-16.2 1,231 86.1 83.8-88.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,756 680 40.3 37.5-43.2 1,076 59.7 56.8-62.5
No 4,776 581 12.1 11.0-13.3 4,195 87.9 86.7-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 900 147 15.8 13.3-18.8 753 84.2 81.2-86.7
Non-Veteran 5,753 1,136 19.2 18.0-20.5 4,617 80.8 79.5-82.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,967 337 17.0 15.2-19.0 1,630 83.0 81.0-84.8
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 293 20.5 18.1-23.1 1,150 79.5 76.9-81.9
Rural 3,263 653 19.2 17.6-21.0 2,610 80.8 79.0-82.4

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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.

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