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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,541 841 23.5 21.8-25.3 2,700 76.5 74.7-78.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,374 628 26.9 24.7-29.2 1,746 73.1 70.8-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 751 139 18.6 15.3-22.4 612 81.4 77.6-84.7
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 659 144 21.9 18.2-26.0 515 78.1 74.0-81.8
35-44 479 125 25.6 21.2-30.5 354 74.4 69.5-78.8
45-54 556 156 24.8 21.0-29.2 400 75.2 70.8-79.0
55-64 692 207 28.8 24.7-33.2 485 71.2 66.8-75.3
65-74 661 148 24.9 20.9-29.4 513 75.1 70.6-79.1
75+ 450 59 13.6 10.1-18.1 391 86.4 81.9-89.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 110 32.4 26.5-39.1 236 67.6 60.9-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 948 221 23.2 20.0-26.7 727 76.8 73.3-80.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,064 279 24.8 21.8-28.0 785 75.2 72.0-78.2
College Graduate 1,174 230 17.8 15.4-20.5 944 82.2 79.5-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 154 40.2 34.2-46.5 234 59.8 53.5-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 613 172 30.4 25.7-35.6 441 69.6 64.4-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 316 92 25.0 19.8-31.1 224 75.0 68.9-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 434 87 18.7 14.6-23.6 347 81.3 76.4-85.4
$50,000- 74,999 419 84 20.1 15.8-25.3 335 79.9 74.7-84.2
$75,000+ 674 122 17.0 14.0-20.6 552 83.0 79.4-86.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 916 416 48.8 44.7-53.0 500 51.2 47.0-55.3
No 2,267 355 15.6 13.8-17.6 1,912 84.4 82.4-86.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,074 473 45.8 42.0-49.6 601 54.2 50.4-58.0
No 2,381 353 15.2 13.5-17.2 2,028 84.8 82.8-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,453 814 23.3 21.6-25.1 2,639 76.7 74.9-78.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 944 194 19.7 17.0-22.7 750 80.3 77.3-83.0
Regional City or Suburban County 806 194 24.0 20.4-27.9 612 76.0 72.1-79.6
Rural 1,791 453 26.3 23.6-29.1 1,338 73.7 70.9-76.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,590 305 18.2 16.1-20.6 1,285 81.8 79.4-83.9
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,028 194 20.1 17.2-23.4 834 79.9 76.6-82.8
Unable to Work 361 219 61.0 54.2-67.3 142 39.0 32.7-45.8
Other not in Labor Force 413 79 17.8 13.9-22.5 334 82.2 77.5-86.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 61 45.3 35.6-55.3 86 54.7 44.7-64.4
50% to 100% 322 116 35.9 29.3-43.1 206 64.1 56.9-70.7
101% to 150% 550 147 26.5 22.1-31.4 403 73.5 68.6-77.9
151% to 200% 229 67 25.0 18.9-32.3 162 75.0 67.7-81.1
More than 200% 1,555 315 19.0 16.8-21.5 1,240 81.0 78.5-83.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 734 175 22.7 18.7-27.3 559 77.3 72.7-81.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,283 343 28.2 25.1-31.5 940 71.8 68.5-74.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,524 323 20.6 18.3-23.1 1,201 79.4 76.9-81.7

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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.

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