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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,734 4,096 69.9 68.4-71.4 383 7.2 6.4- 8.0 486 8.8 8.0- 9.8 449 8.4 7.5- 9.3 320 5.7 5.0- 6.5
No 856 529 61.5 57.4-65.4 60 8.2 6.1-10.9 86 10.0 7.7-12.8 105 12.6 10.1-15.6 76 7.7 5.9-10.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,877 1,313 67.5 64.7-70.1 148 9.0 7.4-10.8 178 10.0 8.4-12.0 133 7.8 6.3- 9.7 105 5.7 4.5- 7.3
Overweight 2,186 1,588 71.2 68.8-73.4 133 6.5 5.3- 7.8 168 7.3 6.1- 8.6 188 9.5 8.1-11.2 109 5.6 4.5- 6.9
Obese 1,792 1,172 64.1 61.3-66.8 119 7.5 6.1- 9.2 164 10.3 8.6-12.3 193 10.9 9.3-12.8 144 7.1 5.9- 8.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,066 608 57.5 53.8-61.1 63 6.7 5.0- 8.8 108 10.3 8.3-12.7 145 14.0 11.5-16.8 142 11.5 9.5-13.9
No 5,351 3,883 70.9 69.3-72.4 371 7.6 6.7- 8.5 449 8.8 7.9- 9.8 402 8.0 7.2- 9.0 246 4.7 4.1- 5.5
History of CVD**
Yes 731 499 65.7 61.2-69.9 33 4.2 2.8- 6.1 56 7.4 5.5- 9.9 82 12.2 9.5-15.5 61 10.5 7.7-14.2
No 5,825 4,106 68.9 67.4-70.4 411 7.7 6.9- 8.6 515 9.2 8.3-10.2 466 8.6 7.8- 9.6 327 5.5 4.8- 6.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 746 455 59.9 55.8-64.0 74 10.8 8.5-13.8 84 11.4 9.0-14.3 83 11.5 9.0-14.6 50 6.4 4.7- 8.6
No 5,465 3,887 69.6 68.1-71.1 349 7.0 6.2- 7.8 458 8.7 7.8- 9.7 451 8.8 7.9- 9.8 320 5.9 5.1- 6.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 284 174 58.6 51.6-65.3 18 8.6 5.2-14.0 35 13.0 8.9-18.5 30 12.3 8.2-18.0 27 7.5 4.8-11.4
No 5,921 4,161 68.6 67.1-70.1 399 7.3 6.5- 8.2 505 9.0 8.1- 9.9 505 9.1 8.2-10.0 351 6.0 5.3- 6.8
COPD
Yes 540 288 51.1 45.8-56.4 25 5.3 3.4- 8.3 55 9.6 7.0-13.1 82 15.5 12.1-19.7 90 18.5 14.5-23.2
No 6,042 4,336 70.1 68.6-71.5 420 7.6 6.8- 8.4 518 9.0 8.2-10.0 469 8.4 7.6- 9.3 299 4.9 4.3- 5.6
Current Asthma
Yes 538 296 52.9 47.5-58.3 34 7.1 4.8-10.5 51 9.7 7.0-13.3 81 16.3 12.4-21.1 76 14.0 10.6-18.3
No 6,041 4,327 70.2 68.7-71.6 409 7.4 6.6- 8.2 515 8.9 8.0- 9.8 473 8.3 7.5- 9.2 317 5.2 4.6- 6.0
Diabetes
Yes 844 556 64.6 60.6-68.4 51 7.0 5.1- 9.5 76 9.3 7.2-11.9 88 11.3 8.9-14.2 73 7.8 5.9-10.2
No 5,757 4,078 69.1 67.6-70.5 393 7.4 6.6- 8.3 498 9.0 8.1-10.0 466 8.7 7.8- 9.7 322 5.8 5.1- 6.6
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,017 1,186 54.8 52.1-57.5 109 6.0 4.8- 7.5 205 10.3 8.8-12.0 267 14.4 12.6-16.5 250 14.5 12.5-16.6
No 4,591 3,452 73.4 71.8-75.0 336 7.9 7.0- 8.9 369 8.6 7.6- 9.7 288 7.1 6.2- 8.1 146 3.0 2.5- 3.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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