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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 661 478 70.4 66.1-74.4 39 6.6 4.6- 9.3 51 7.9 5.7-10.8 53 8.9 6.6-11.9 40 6.3 4.4- 8.7
GENDER
Male 275 214 75.9 69.4-81.4 11 4.5 2.3- 8.5 15 6.8 3.9-11.5 20 8.3 5.1-13.4 15 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Female 386 264 65.0 59.1-70.5 28 8.6 5.6-12.9 36 9.0 6.1-13.0 33 9.5 6.5-13.6 25 7.9 5.2-11.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 437 325 72.5 67.3-77.2 22 5.8 3.6- 9.2 26 5.0 3.1- 7.9 33 9.1 6.3-13.1 31 7.6 5.1-11.0
Non-Hispanic Black 126 89 67.6 57.0-76.6 *** *** *** 15 15.4 9.0-25.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 218 142 65.4 58.1-72.0 20 8.6 5.4-13.6 22 10.2 6.5-15.7 25 11.5 7.6-17.2 *** *** ***
44-64 242 167 70.4 63.5-76.5 14 6.2 3.3-11.4 17 5.8 3.4- 9.6 22 8.9 5.6-13.8 22 8.7 5.4-13.7
65+ 192 161 81.8 74.4-87.5 *** *** *** 12 6.0 3.1-11.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 277 190 68.8 62.1-74.7 15 5.5 3.1- 9.8 24 9.5 6.1-14.6 28 9.0 5.9-13.5 20 7.2 4.5-11.4
Some College + 382 286 71.6 65.7-76.8 24 7.5 4.8-11.6 27 6.5 4.1-10.2 25 8.9 5.7-13.5 20 5.5 3.3- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 313 208 67.0 60.7-72.8 19 5.2 3.1- 8.7 33 9.4 6.3-13.7 36 12.5 8.8-17.4 17 5.9 3.5- 9.9
$50,000+ 209 170 77.1 69.0-83.6 11 7.4 3.9-13.5 12 5.7 2.9-10.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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