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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
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
-Western 1,112 778 67.5 63.7-71.1 55 6.0 4.3- 8.2 96 8.6 6.7-11.1 112 10.7 8.4-13.4 71 7.2 5.3- 9.7
GENDER
Male 496 378 72.8 67.3-77.8 23 5.6 3.4- 9.3 33 8.0 5.3-11.9 36 8.1 5.4-12.1 26 5.4 3.3- 8.7
Female 616 400 62.6 57.2-67.7 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 63 9.3 6.7-12.6 76 13.1 9.8-17.1 45 8.8 5.9-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 957 669 67.2 63.1-71.1 49 6.1 4.3- 8.6 83 8.9 6.7-11.6 94 10.1 7.9-12.9 62 7.7 5.6-10.5
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 173 99 57.4 48.2-66.1 18 8.9 5.0-15.2 19 13.5 8.2-21.3 28 15.1 9.5-23.2 *** *** ***
35-44 121 75 70.2 59.7-78.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 10.9 6.4-18.1 *** *** ***
45-54 166 109 62.5 52.3-71.7 *** *** *** 16 8.8 5.0-15.1 *** *** *** 20 14.9 8.3-25.5
55-64 237 155 64.7 56.8-71.9 *** *** *** 23 8.6 5.4-13.5 27 12.1 7.5-19.0 19 7.5 4.4-12.4
65-74 249 202 80.5 73.1-86.2 *** *** *** 17 5.4 3.0- 9.4 15 7.9 4.4-13.7 *** *** ***
75+ 155 129 82.4 72.4-89.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 312 221 68.2 61.0-74.7 *** *** *** 26 7.5 4.7-11.7 26 9.5 5.8-15.0 28 8.8 5.5-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 308 209 68.0 61.3-74.1 21 7.5 4.7-11.8 21 8.4 5.0-13.7 40 12.0 8.3-17.1 17 4.1 2.3- 7.2
College Graduate 372 265 68.8 62.6-74.3 19 5.5 3.2- 9.5 40 11.6 8.1-16.3 35 10.5 7.1-15.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 16.2 9.0-27.3
$15,000- 24,999 195 121 64.6 55.2-73.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 11.3 6.9-18.0 27 14.4 8.4-23.7
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 146 108 70.9 60.1-79.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.1 6.0-19.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 110 76.7 67.3-84.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 143 69.2 59.7-77.3 *** *** *** 21 13.7 8.3-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 345 201 55.6 48.5-62.4 *** *** *** 33 8.9 5.7-13.6 54 15.9 11.5-21.4 46 16.7 11.5-23.6
No 748 562 72.4 67.8-76.5 43 7.0 4.9- 9.9 62 8.7 6.4-11.8 57 8.6 6.2-12.0 24 3.3 1.9- 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 130 79.2 69.2-86.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 953 647 65.8 61.6-69.8 52 6.6 4.8- 9.1 89 9.4 7.2-12.2 101 11.1 8.6-14.1 64 7.1 5.1- 9.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 255 172 65.3 57.9-72.0 18 7.0 4.2-11.6 22 10.0 6.0-16.0 28 11.4 7.5-16.9 *** *** ***
Rural 857 606 68.3 63.8-72.5 37 5.6 3.7- 8.3 74 8.2 6.1-10.9 84 10.4 7.9-13.7 56 7.5 5.2-10.6

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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.

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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