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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,269 210 15.3 13.0-17.9 1,059 84.7 82.1-87.0
GENDER
Male 518 71 11.3 8.5-14.7 447 88.7 85.3-91.5
Female 751 139 18.6 15.3-22.4 612 81.4 77.6-84.7
AGE
18-34 277 36 12.2 8.4-17.2 241 87.8 82.8-91.6
35-44 185 29 16.2 10.6-24.1 156 83.8 75.9-89.4
45-54 218 45 18.3 13.2-24.8 173 81.7 75.2-86.8
55-64 274 61 21.0 15.5-27.7 213 79.0 72.3-84.5
65-74 195 31 16.0 10.7-23.2 164 84.0 76.8-89.3
75+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 36 23.1 15.9-32.2 126 76.9 67.8-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 448 77 16.1 12.4-20.7 371 83.9 79.3-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 348 61 14.6 10.9-19.3 287 85.4 80.7-89.1
College Graduate 310 35 8.3 5.7-11.8 275 91.7 88.2-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 56 27.9 20.4-36.7 138 72.1 63.3-79.6
$15,000- 24,999 263 50 20.1 14.7-27.0 213 79.9 73.0-85.3
$25,000- 34,999 141 26 15.1 9.5-23.2 115 84.9 76.8-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 152 17 9.7 5.6-16.4 135 90.3 83.6-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 128 40.7 33.9-47.9 199 59.3 52.1-66.1
No 838 71 7.7 5.9-10.1 767 92.3 89.9-94.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 393 137 36.3 30.4-42.6 256 63.7 57.4-69.6
No 830 69 7.7 5.8-10.1 761 92.3 89.9-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 36 21.9 14.9-31.1 118 78.1 68.9-85.1
Non-Veteran 1,115 174 14.4 12.1-17.1 941 85.6 82.9-87.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 450 65 12.3 9.4-15.9 385 87.7 84.1-90.6
Regional City or Suburban County 240 42 14.9 10.5-20.7 198 85.1 79.3-89.5
Rural 579 103 19.1 15.0-23.9 476 80.9 76.1-85.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 626 65 9.1 6.9-12.0 561 90.9 88.0-93.1
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 292 30 11.2 7.4-16.6 262 88.8 83.4-92.6
Unable to Work 192 91 47.0 38.0-56.1 101 53.0 43.9-62.0
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 39 23.5 16.7-31.9 121 76.5 68.1-83.3
101% to 150% 250 54 20.3 14.9-27.0 196 79.7 73.0-85.1
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 430 46 8.1 5.7-11.3 384 91.9 88.7-94.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 332 50 19.0 13.1-26.7 282 81.0 73.3-86.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 384 81 18.9 14.8-23.8 303 81.1 76.2-85.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 553 79 12.2 9.5-15.5 474 87.8 84.5-90.5

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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.

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