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2015 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 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
GENDER
Male 2,840 2,138 73.2 71.2-75.2 158 5.9 5.0- 7.1 213 8.6 7.3-10.0 193 7.4 6.3- 8.7 138 4.8 4.0- 5.9
Female 3,768 2,500 64.3 62.4-66.2 287 8.7 7.6- 9.9 361 9.5 8.4-10.7 362 10.5 9.3-11.8 258 7.0 6.1- 8.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,436 3,137 69.1 67.3-70.7 295 7.2 6.3- 8.2 359 8.4 7.5- 9.5 372 8.9 7.9-10.1 273 6.4 5.6- 7.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,292 882 65.7 62.4-68.9 94 8.6 6.8-10.8 144 11.6 9.6-14.0 94 8.1 6.4-10.2 78 6.0 4.6- 7.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 210 153 75.4 67.9-81.6 12 6.6 3.6-12.0 15 6.6 3.7-11.6 18 8.4 5.0-13.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.9
Hispanic 490 349 71.2 66.2-75.7 29 5.8 3.9- 8.7 44 9.8 7.0-13.7 46 9.5 6.9-13.0 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9
AGE
18-34 1,254 765 62.0 58.9-65.1 142 10.7 8.9-12.8 156 12.6 10.6-14.9 134 10.8 8.9-13.0 57 4.0 3.0- 5.3
35-44 929 589 66.3 62.8-69.7 82 7.8 6.2- 9.8 93 9.2 7.3-11.6 104 10.7 8.7-13.2 61 5.9 4.4- 7.9
45-54 1,154 751 65.6 62.3-68.7 77 7.1 5.6- 9.1 110 9.0 7.3-11.0 107 8.7 7.1-10.8 109 9.6 7.7-11.8
55-64 1,319 946 71.2 68.2-74.1 72 6.1 4.7- 7.9 109 7.4 6.0- 9.2 104 8.4 6.7-10.4 88 6.9 5.4- 8.9
65-74 1,129 906 79.4 76.2-82.2 46 4.0 2.8- 5.6 66 5.6 4.2- 7.3 66 6.4 4.7- 8.5 45 4.8 3.3- 6.8
75+ 734 609 81.0 76.9-84.5 21 2.5 1.6- 4.1 36 4.8 3.2- 7.2 38 5.6 3.8- 8.1 30 6.0 3.7- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 699 466 64.6 60.0-68.9 29 5.1 3.4- 7.7 55 8.9 6.4-12.3 76 10.8 8.2-14.0 73 10.7 8.1-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,842 1,318 69.8 67.2-72.3 90 6.1 4.8- 7.7 157 9.1 7.6-10.8 148 8.6 7.1-10.3 129 6.5 5.3- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,825 1,214 67.1 64.5-69.6 132 7.5 6.2- 9.1 165 9.0 7.6-10.7 191 10.5 9.0-12.3 123 5.8 4.8- 7.1
College Graduate 2,214 1,616 71.4 69.1-73.5 193 10.0 8.6-11.6 196 9.3 8.0-10.8 138 6.4 5.3- 7.7 71 2.9 2.2- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 376 56.3 51.4-61.1 37 7.6 5.0-11.3 60 9.0 6.7-12.0 86 13.1 10.2-16.7 85 14.0 11.0-17.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 693 62.7 59.0-66.2 61 5.6 4.2- 7.4 107 10.2 8.1-12.8 129 12.4 10.1-15.3 96 9.1 7.1-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 584 415 71.3 66.7-75.5 41 6.9 4.9- 9.7 45 6.4 4.6- 8.9 53 9.1 6.8-12.2 30 6.2 4.1- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 741 533 70.1 65.8-74.0 53 8.3 6.0-11.3 60 8.7 6.5-11.6 61 8.9 6.6-11.9 34 4.0 2.7- 6.0
$50,000-74,999 809 600 73.0 69.0-76.7 59 7.9 5.9-10.4 71 9.6 7.1-13.0 46 5.8 4.2- 8.0 33 3.7 2.5- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,419 1,058 72.4 69.5-75.1 123 9.4 7.8-11.4 121 8.8 7.3-10.7 80 6.8 5.3- 8.7 37 2.5 1.8- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,717 970 53.3 50.3-56.2 88 5.6 4.4- 7.1 166 10.0 8.4-11.9 254 15.6 13.6-17.9 239 15.5 13.4-17.9
No 4,753 3,571 73.4 71.8-74.9 349 7.9 7.0- 8.9 393 8.8 7.8- 9.8 292 6.9 6.1- 7.9 148 3.0 2.4- 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 891 694 76.4 72.8-79.6 36 3.7 2.6- 5.4 53 6.3 4.6- 8.4 50 6.4 4.7- 8.6 58 7.3 5.4- 9.8
Non-Veteran 5,699 3,928 67.4 65.9-68.9 409 7.9 7.1- 8.8 521 9.5 8.6-10.5 503 9.4 8.5-10.4 338 5.8 5.1- 6.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,955 1,356 68.3 65.8-70.7 178 9.1 7.8-10.7 178 9.3 7.8-10.9 155 8.6 7.2-10.2 88 4.7 3.7- 6.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,420 982 67.9 64.9-70.7 93 6.8 5.4- 8.5 125 9.6 7.8-11.6 129 9.0 7.4-10.9 91 6.7 5.3- 8.5
Rural 3,233 2,300 69.2 67.1-71.2 174 6.3 5.2- 7.6 271 8.6 7.4- 9.9 271 9.3 8.0-10.8 217 6.6 5.6- 7.7

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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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