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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 6,673 1,283 18.8 17.7-19.9 5,390 81.2 80.1-82.3
-Western 1,130 257 24.0 20.7-27.6 873 76.0 72.4-79.3
GENDER
Male 500 89 18.7 14.5-23.7 411 81.3 76.3-85.5
Female 630 168 28.8 24.1-34.1 462 71.2 65.9-75.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 969 231 24.7 21.1-28.6 738 75.3 71.4-78.9
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 174 37 23.9 16.7-32.9 137 76.1 67.1-83.3
35-44 122 29 17.7 11.1-27.1 93 82.3 72.9-88.9
45-54 166 38 27.3 18.8-38.0 128 72.7 62.0-81.2
55-64 242 79 34.0 26.9-41.9 163 66.0 58.1-73.1
65-74 255 49 21.8 15.5-29.7 206 78.2 70.3-84.5
75+ 160 24 13.9 8.7-21.5 136 86.1 78.5-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 78 24.3 18.9-30.6 241 75.7 69.4-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 312 73 21.2 16.3-27.3 239 78.8 72.7-83.7
College Graduate 375 74 17.6 13.5-22.6 301 82.4 77.4-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 57 29.8 21.7-39.4 143 70.2 60.6-78.3
$25,000- 34,999 115 29 26.8 18.2-37.5 86 73.2 62.5-81.8
$35,000- 49,999 147 28 18.4 11.3-28.5 119 81.6 71.5-88.7
$50,000- 74,999 150 25 12.7 7.9-19.7 125 87.3 80.3-92.1
$75,000+ 191 31 16.0 10.3-24.0 160 84.0 76.0-89.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 144 44.8 37.9-51.8 212 55.2 48.2-62.1
No 755 110 15.4 12.2-19.2 645 84.6 80.8-87.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 28 16.7 10.8-25.0 131 83.3 75.0-89.2
Non-Veteran 969 229 25.0 21.4-29.0 740 75.0 71.0-78.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 56 24.6 18.5-32.0 205 75.4 68.0-81.5
Rural 869 201 23.7 19.9-27.9 668 76.3 72.1-80.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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