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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,350 920 20.7 19.2-22.3 3,430 79.3 77.7-80.8
GENDER
Male 1,976 292 14.0 12.3-16.0 1,684 86.0 84.0-87.7
Female 2,374 628 26.9 24.7-29.2 1,746 73.1 70.8-75.3
AGE
18-34 750 154 20.1 16.9-23.8 596 79.9 76.2-83.1
35-44 490 121 22.9 18.9-27.5 369 77.1 72.5-81.1
45-54 669 166 22.6 19.2-26.6 503 77.4 73.4-80.8
55-64 886 234 24.8 21.5-28.4 652 75.2 71.6-78.5
65-74 937 168 17.9 15.0-21.1 769 82.1 78.9-85.0
75+ 578 75 13.7 10.5-17.7 503 86.3 82.3-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 93 28.1 22.3-34.8 224 71.9 65.2-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,105 246 20.8 18.0-23.9 859 79.2 76.1-82.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,316 295 21.6 19.0-24.3 1,021 78.4 75.7-81.0
College Graduate 1,604 286 17.0 14.9-19.2 1,318 83.0 80.8-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 142 46.0 38.9-53.3 174 54.0 46.7-61.1
$15,000- 24,999 566 174 32.3 27.4-37.6 392 67.7 62.4-72.6
$25,000- 34,999 372 95 21.6 17.2-26.8 277 78.4 73.2-82.8
$35,000- 49,999 554 103 17.9 14.3-22.1 451 82.1 77.9-85.7
$50,000- 74,999 624 121 18.3 15.0-22.2 503 81.7 77.8-85.0
$75,000+ 1,182 163 13.0 11.0-15.4 1,019 87.0 84.6-89.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,113 442 40.1 36.5-43.9 671 59.9 56.1-63.5
No 2,727 382 14.0 12.4-15.7 2,345 86.0 84.3-87.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,237 514 42.8 39.4-46.4 723 57.2 53.6-60.6
No 3,033 392 13.1 11.7-14.7 2,641 86.9 85.3-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 682 110 16.2 13.1-19.8 572 83.8 80.2-86.9
Non-Veteran 3,667 810 21.4 19.8-23.1 2,857 78.6 76.9-80.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 994 192 17.9 15.5-20.7 802 82.1 79.3-84.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,039 228 21.7 18.8-25.0 811 78.3 75.0-81.2
Rural 2,318 500 21.9 19.7-24.2 1,818 78.1 75.8-80.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,168 363 15.7 14.0-17.6 1,805 84.3 82.4-86.0
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,393 242 17.5 15.1-20.1 1,151 82.5 79.9-84.9
Unable to Work 332 205 59.7 52.6-66.5 127 40.3 33.5-47.4
Other not in Labor Force 316 62 19.7 15.0-25.3 254 80.3 74.7-85.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 247 109 45.6 37.6-53.9 138 54.4 46.1-62.4
101% to 150% 568 166 28.5 24.1-33.3 402 71.5 66.7-75.9
151% to 200% 289 72 19.3 14.7-24.9 217 80.7 75.1-85.3
More than 200% 2,384 402 15.8 14.1-17.6 1,982 84.2 82.4-85.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 806 184 21.5 17.9-25.7 622 78.5 74.3-82.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,712 374 23.3 20.8-26.1 1,338 76.7 73.9-79.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,833 362 18.5 16.6-20.7 1,471 81.5 79.3-83.4

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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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