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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,505 1,252 18.3 17.1-19.5 5,253 81.7 80.5-82.9
-Eastern NC 2,325 466 19.0 17.1-21.0 1,859 81.0 79.0-82.9
GENDER
Male 1,079 171 15.3 12.9-18.0 908 84.7 82.0-87.1
Female 1,246 295 22.6 19.8-25.7 951 77.4 74.3-80.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,395 293 20.2 17.7-22.9 1,102 79.8 77.1-82.3
Non-Hispanic Black 628 119 18.5 14.9-22.7 509 81.5 77.3-85.1
Other 63 15 17.5 9.7-29.5 48 82.5 70.5-90.3
AGE
18-34 482 81 15.0 11.8-19.0 401 85.0 81.0-88.2
35-44 296 60 19.6 14.6-25.7 236 80.4 74.3-85.4
45-54 357 97 26.7 21.5-32.7 260 73.3 67.3-78.5
55-64 493 122 23.8 19.5-28.6 371 76.2 71.4-80.5
65-74 441 76 16.6 12.8-21.1 365 83.4 78.9-87.2
75+ 238 29 14.4 9.4-21.2 209 85.6 78.8-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 56 21.0 15.5-27.7 202 79.0 72.3-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 140 17.5 14.4-21.1 581 82.5 78.9-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 700 161 21.7 18.3-25.5 539 78.3 74.5-81.7
College Graduate 639 108 15.3 12.4-18.9 531 84.7 81.1-87.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 83 34.4 26.9-42.9 156 65.6 57.1-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 375 94 22.3 17.7-27.6 281 77.7 72.4-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 230 57 21.2 15.6-28.2 173 78.8 71.8-84.4
$35,000- 49,999 336 61 17.5 12.9-23.2 275 82.5 76.8-87.1
$50,000- 74,999 272 44 15.2 10.8-21.0 228 84.8 79.0-89.2
$75,000+ 439 59 12.0 8.9-16.0 380 88.0 84.0-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 654 259 40.9 36.2-45.7 395 59.1 54.3-63.8
No 1,426 169 11.0 9.2-13.2 1,257 89.0 86.8-90.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 738 298 41.3 36.9-45.9 440 58.7 54.1-63.1
No 1,521 157 9.6 7.9-11.5 1,364 90.4 88.5-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 88 19.9 15.9-24.6 347 80.1 75.4-84.1
Non-Veteran 1,890 378 18.8 16.7-21.1 1,512 81.2 78.9-83.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 34 20.6 14.5-28.4 118 79.4 71.6-85.5
Regional City or Suburban County 405 90 20.2 16.3-24.9 315 79.8 75.1-83.7
Rural 1,769 342 18.5 16.3-21.0 1,427 81.5 79.0-83.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,145 161 12.5 10.5-15.0 984 87.5 85.0-89.5
Unemployed 96 26 24.3 15.7-35.7 70 75.7 64.3-84.3
Retired 636 102 18.1 14.6-22.3 534 81.9 77.7-85.4
Unable to Work 269 141 53.4 45.9-60.8 128 46.6 39.2-54.1
Other not in Labor Force 169 36 18.2 12.4-25.9 133 81.8 74.1-87.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 69 28.3 21.7-36.0 150 71.7 64.0-78.3
101% to 150% 363 89 22.8 17.8-28.7 274 77.2 71.3-82.2
151% to 200% 171 41 18.1 12.4-25.5 130 81.9 74.5-87.6
More than 200% 1,037 171 15.2 12.8-18.1 866 84.8 81.9-87.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 806 161 18.9 15.5-22.9 645 81.1 77.1-84.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,084 221 19.5 16.9-22.4 863 80.5 77.6-83.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 436 84 18.1 14.3-22.7 352 81.9 77.3-85.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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