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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
GENDER
Male 2,945 2,209 73.5 71.5-75.4 172 6.3 5.3- 7.5 211 8.6 7.4-10.1 182 5.7 4.8- 6.7 171 5.9 4.9- 7.0
Female 3,500 2,251 62.7 60.6-64.7 270 7.7 6.7- 8.9 370 11.6 10.3-13.0 363 11.1 9.9-12.5 246 6.9 5.8- 8.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,312 2,961 67.0 65.2-68.7 305 7.2 6.3- 8.2 393 10.3 9.2-11.5 377 8.9 7.9-10.0 276 6.6 5.7- 7.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,256 870 68.6 65.4-71.7 85 7.1 5.5- 9.1 110 9.8 7.9-12.2 105 7.7 6.2- 9.5 86 6.8 5.3- 8.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.4 9.6-26.6 15 14.1 7.5-24.9 15 12.6 7.0-21.6
Non-Hispanic Other 233 150 63.0 54.3-71.0 18 7.1 3.9-12.5 27 14.6 8.8-23.3 19 9.2 5.4-15.3 19 6.0 3.5-10.0
Hispanic 462 367 78.7 74.0-82.8 23 5.7 3.6- 9.0 34 7.9 5.5-11.2 22 4.8 2.9- 7.9 16 2.8 1.6- 5.2
AGE
18-34 1,330 775 58.2 55.0-61.3 129 10.1 8.3-12.1 192 14.4 12.3-16.9 145 10.6 8.9-12.7 89 6.7 5.2- 8.6
35-44 877 553 64.4 60.5-68.0 71 7.8 6.0-10.0 105 12.4 9.9-15.3 91 9.8 7.8-12.4 57 5.7 4.2- 7.6
45-54 1,042 700 68.0 64.6-71.3 58 5.0 3.7- 6.6 88 8.5 6.7-10.7 96 8.5 6.8-10.6 100 10.0 7.9-12.5
55-64 1,247 863 70.6 67.4-73.6 81 6.4 4.9- 8.3 93 8.1 6.4-10.3 118 8.4 6.7-10.4 92 6.5 5.1- 8.2
65-74 1,182 939 81.2 78.4-83.7 65 4.2 3.2- 5.6 65 6.1 4.6- 8.0 65 5.2 3.8- 7.0 48 3.3 2.4- 4.6
75+ 690 565 82.7 79.0-85.9 30 4.4 2.9- 6.6 37 4.9 3.3- 7.3 29 3.9 2.5- 6.1 29 4.1 2.7- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 487 67.0 62.4-71.3 25 3.9 2.4- 6.1 51 9.5 6.8-13.1 56 8.1 5.9-11.0 81 11.5 8.9-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,772 1,247 69.6 66.9-72.2 92 5.3 4.1- 6.7 147 9.8 8.1-11.8 154 8.0 6.6- 9.7 132 7.3 6.0- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,868 1,244 65.8 63.1-68.4 133 7.8 6.4- 9.5 175 10.6 9.0-12.4 184 9.9 8.4-11.6 132 6.0 4.8- 7.4
College Graduate 2,092 1,471 69.1 66.7-71.4 190 9.7 8.3-11.4 207 10.5 9.0-12.2 152 7.6 6.3- 9.1 72 3.0 2.3- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 624 354 55.1 50.1-60.1 31 5.3 3.4- 8.3 51 8.0 5.8-11.0 90 14.3 11.1-18.2 98 17.3 13.6-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,048 711 64.6 60.7-68.2 54 5.4 3.9- 7.4 88 10.4 8.0-13.6 111 11.0 8.8-13.5 84 8.6 6.7-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 598 393 69.1 64.5-73.3 43 6.6 4.6- 9.4 58 9.7 7.3-12.9 53 7.7 5.5-10.6 51 6.9 4.9- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 784 537 66.6 62.3-70.7 63 8.9 6.7-11.8 75 11.6 9.0-14.9 69 8.3 6.3-11.0 40 4.5 3.0- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 825 571 67.7 63.7-71.5 72 9.1 6.9-11.9 92 12.6 10.0-15.7 61 6.9 5.2- 9.3 29 3.7 2.3- 5.8
$75,000+ 1,428 1,063 73.1 70.3-75.8 111 7.8 6.3- 9.6 121 9.7 7.9-11.7 97 7.1 5.6- 8.8 36 2.3 1.6- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,560 849 52.4 49.2-55.6 98 6.1 4.7- 7.9 127 9.9 7.8-12.3 244 15.1 13.0-17.5 242 16.5 14.3-19.1
No 4,134 3,130 74.0 72.3-75.7 276 6.8 5.9- 7.8 370 9.7 8.7-10.9 222 5.9 5.1- 6.9 136 3.5 2.9- 4.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,818 959 50.3 47.4-53.2 104 5.1 4.0- 6.4 176 12.2 10.1-14.6 291 16.3 14.3-18.6 288 16.2 14.1-18.4
No 4,461 3,373 73.6 72.0-75.2 331 7.8 6.9- 8.8 394 9.7 8.6-10.8 244 5.9 5.1- 6.8 119 3.0 2.4- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 928 693 74.9 71.4-78.1 43 4.7 3.3- 6.6 48 5.9 4.3- 8.1 71 6.6 5.0- 8.6 73 8.0 6.1-10.3
Non-Veteran 5,515 3,764 66.9 65.3-68.4 399 7.4 6.6- 8.3 533 10.8 9.8-11.9 475 8.8 7.9- 9.8 344 6.2 5.4- 7.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,754 1,206 67.4 64.8-69.9 137 8.4 7.0-10.1 187 11.4 9.7-13.4 147 8.4 7.0-10.0 77 4.3 3.3- 5.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,454 996 68.6 65.7-71.4 113 7.2 5.9- 8.9 135 10.0 8.2-12.0 115 7.6 6.2- 9.3 95 6.6 5.1- 8.5
Rural 3,239 2,259 67.8 65.6-69.9 192 5.8 4.8- 7.0 259 9.3 8.0-10.8 284 9.2 7.9-10.6 245 8.0 6.8- 9.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,327 2,333 69.5 67.6-71.4 254 7.5 6.5- 8.7 328 10.5 9.3-11.9 266 7.9 6.9- 9.1 146 4.5 3.7- 5.5
Unemployed 262 152 57.2 49.5-64.5 16 7.1 4.1-12.1 22 10.0 6.1-16.0 36 11.9 8.0-17.3 36 13.8 9.5-19.8
Retired 1,743 1,394 81.2 78.9-83.3 93 4.6 3.7- 5.9 100 5.8 4.5- 7.4 86 4.5 3.5- 5.8 70 3.9 2.9- 5.1
Unable to Work 572 251 41.9 36.8-47.3 30 5.9 3.8- 8.9 48 11.5 8.2-15.9 108 17.6 14.0-21.9 135 23.1 19.0-27.9
Other not in Labor Force 513 304 58.7 53.5-63.7 49 10.1 7.4-13.8 81 15.5 12.2-19.5 49 10.7 7.9-14.4 30 5.0 3.2- 7.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 206 109 48.7 40.4-57.1 *** *** *** 20 10.4 6.3-16.7 25 14.0 8.9-21.3 45 22.5 16.0-30.6
50% to 100% 577 359 59.6 54.4-64.6 25 4.4 2.8- 6.7 50 9.8 6.9-13.7 70 13.1 9.9-17.0 73 13.2 10.0-17.3
101% to 150% 957 628 64.5 60.5-68.2 58 6.8 5.0- 9.1 87 11.2 8.7-14.4 104 9.3 7.4-11.6 80 8.3 6.4-10.6
151% to 200% 427 292 69.4 63.8-74.5 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 41 9.2 6.3-13.2 46 11.6 8.3-15.9 29 5.7 3.7- 8.8
More than 200% 3,046 2,176 70.7 68.7-72.6 260 8.8 7.6-10.1 273 10.2 8.9-11.6 232 7.3 6.3- 8.5 105 3.0 2.4- 3.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,292 889 66.8 63.1-70.3 70 6.0 4.2- 8.4 102 8.2 6.4-10.4 121 9.1 7.2-11.3 110 10.0 7.8-12.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,341 1,611 67.8 65.4-70.1 157 6.3 5.2- 7.6 189 9.3 7.9-10.9 206 8.9 7.5-10.4 178 7.7 6.4- 9.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,814 1,961 68.2 66.1-70.2 215 7.8 6.7- 9.1 290 11.3 9.9-12.8 219 8.1 7.0- 9.4 129 4.5 3.7- 5.6

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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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