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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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%)
North Carolina 6,673 1,283 18.8 17.7-19.9 5,390 81.2 80.1-82.3
Region 8 665 121 18.5 15.2-22.2 544 81.5 77.8-84.8
GENDER
Male 278 33 11.8 8.0-17.2 245 88.2 82.8-92.0
Female 387 88 25.0 20.2-30.6 299 75.0 69.4-79.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 440 72 17.0 13.2-21.6 368 83.0 78.4-86.8
Non-Hispanic Black 124 25 17.0 11.0-25.2 99 83.0 74.8-89.0
Other 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 44 18.8 13.8-25.2 173 81.2 74.8-86.2
44-64 244 49 20.6 15.3-27.1 195 79.4 72.9-84.7
65+ 193 26 14.2 9.3-21.1 167 85.8 78.9-90.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 280 55 18.9 14.2-24.8 225 81.1 75.2-85.8
Some College + 383 65 17.9 13.7-23.0 318 82.1 77.0-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 314 72 21.6 16.9-27.2 242 78.4 72.8-83.1
$50,000+ 209 26 13.2 8.4-19.9 183 86.8 80.1-91.6

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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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