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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 2,926 2,016 67.7 65.7-69.6 222 7.6 6.6- 8.8 299 10.9 9.7-12.4 241 8.3 7.2- 9.5 148 5.4 4.5- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,332 1,015 74.7 71.8-77.3 86 6.6 5.2- 8.4 103 8.9 7.2-10.9 65 4.5 3.4- 5.9 63 5.3 4.0- 7.0
Female 1,594 1,001 61.5 58.6-64.2 136 8.5 7.1-10.2 196 12.8 11.0-14.9 176 11.7 10.0-13.7 85 5.5 4.3- 7.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,877 1,262 66.0 63.5-68.5 151 7.8 6.5- 9.2 200 11.3 9.7-13.1 164 8.9 7.5-10.5 100 6.0 4.8- 7.6
Non-Hispanic Black 592 417 69.8 65.5-73.9 41 7.8 5.6-10.7 56 10.1 7.6-13.2 47 7.2 5.3- 9.8 31 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 668 373 55.5 51.2-59.8 77 11.2 8.9-14.2 111 16.4 13.4-19.8 72 10.4 8.1-13.3 35 6.4 4.4- 9.3
35-44 435 280 65.6 60.5-70.3 38 8.8 6.3-12.2 54 11.7 8.7-15.6 43 9.9 7.3-13.5 20 3.9 2.5- 6.3
45-54 518 360 70.6 66.0-74.7 26 4.2 2.8- 6.3 43 8.9 6.5-12.1 45 7.9 5.7-10.7 44 8.5 6.0-11.8
55-64 507 351 70.1 65.5-74.4 39 7.5 5.3-10.4 49 9.7 7.2-13.1 40 7.4 5.2-10.4 28 5.3 3.6- 7.8
65-74 469 381 82.5 78.4-86.0 25 4.1 2.7- 6.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.8 29 6.5 4.3- 9.6 *** *** ***
75+ 287 234 82.2 76.5-86.8 15 5.5 3.2- 9.4 17 5.4 3.0- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 209 69.0 62.3-75.1 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 23 10.2 6.5-15.8 16 6.3 3.7-10.7 24 10.0 6.4-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 720 502 69.1 65.2-72.8 39 5.1 3.6- 7.1 69 10.7 8.3-13.7 61 7.6 5.7- 9.9 49 7.5 5.5-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 818 536 64.7 60.8-68.4 65 8.9 6.9-11.6 86 11.5 9.2-14.3 86 10.2 8.1-12.7 45 4.7 3.3- 6.7
College Graduate 1,094 762 69.0 65.8-71.9 103 9.7 7.9-11.8 121 11.0 9.1-13.2 78 7.9 6.2-10.0 30 2.4 1.7- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 147 57.8 50.3-65.0 *** *** *** 23 9.1 5.8-14.1 29 12.2 8.1-17.9 31 16.1 10.9-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 454 302 62.7 57.2-67.9 32 7.5 5.1-10.8 44 12.0 8.5-16.7 44 9.4 6.8-12.8 32 8.5 5.7-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 263 179 70.4 63.9-76.2 22 7.7 4.8-12.2 23 8.5 5.4-13.2 20 7.2 4.5-11.5 19 6.2 3.8-10.0
$35,000- 49,999 306 198 61.7 55.1-68.0 30 11.5 7.8-16.7 37 13.6 9.5-19.1 30 9.7 6.5-14.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 385 272 68.6 63.1-73.6 30 8.2 5.6-11.9 45 12.6 9.3-16.8 27 6.7 4.4-10.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 785 562 71.3 67.7-74.7 68 8.6 6.6-11.0 82 10.5 8.3-13.2 56 7.6 5.8-10.0 17 2.0 1.2- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 569 323 54.5 49.6-59.3 32 5.8 4.0- 8.5 58 12.2 9.1-16.2 89 14.5 11.5-18.1 67 12.9 9.9-16.8
No 1,921 1,424 72.9 70.5-75.2 148 7.6 6.4- 9.1 183 9.7 8.3-11.4 103 6.0 4.8- 7.4 63 3.8 2.8- 5.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 704 372 50.4 46.0-54.7 41 5.2 3.6- 7.3 87 15.4 12.2-19.3 114 15.6 12.8-18.9 90 13.5 10.7-16.8
No 2,140 1,578 72.4 70.1-74.5 179 8.6 7.3-10.0 209 9.9 8.5-11.4 119 6.1 5.0- 7.4 55 3.1 2.3- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 336 264 78.1 72.7-82.7 17 5.0 3.0- 8.2 16 5.4 3.2- 9.1 17 4.9 2.9- 8.2 22 6.5 4.2-10.1
Non-Veteran 2,588 1,750 66.5 64.3-68.6 205 7.9 6.8- 9.2 283 11.6 10.2-13.1 224 8.7 7.5-10.0 126 5.3 4.3- 6.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,606 1,101 67.1 64.4-69.7 129 8.6 7.1-10.4 173 11.6 9.9-13.7 136 8.5 7.1-10.2 67 4.1 3.2- 5.4
Regional City or Suburban County 747 512 68.0 64.0-71.7 58 7.2 5.4- 9.4 79 11.4 9.0-14.3 51 6.8 5.1- 9.2 47 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Rural 573 403 68.9 64.2-73.3 35 5.5 3.7- 8.0 47 8.3 6.0-11.3 54 9.9 7.2-13.3 34 7.5 5.1-10.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,618 1,116 69.1 66.5-71.6 138 8.1 6.8- 9.7 172 10.6 9.0-12.4 133 8.0 6.7- 9.6 59 4.2 3.1- 5.6
Unemployed 130 78 56.4 46.4-65.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 11.4 6.5-19.2 18 14.0 8.4-22.4
Retired 705 574 82.6 79.2-85.6 39 4.7 3.3- 6.6 41 5.7 3.9- 8.3 30 3.9 2.7- 5.8 21 3.0 1.9- 4.8
Unable to Work 192 87 45.0 36.8-53.5 *** *** *** 18 13.3 8.3-20.7 36 15.9 10.8-22.9 41 19.2 13.4-26.8
Other not in Labor Force 269 151 55.1 48.2-61.8 25 10.4 6.9-15.3 57 20.3 15.4-26.1 27 10.7 7.2-15.5 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 23.3 14.7-34.9
50% to 100% 223 149 60.9 52.8-68.3 15 5.9 3.4-10.1 23 12.4 7.5-19.7 17 8.5 5.1-13.8 19 12.4 7.5-19.7
101% to 150% 390 248 63.1 57.5-68.4 30 9.1 6.2-13.2 38 11.1 7.9-15.3 44 9.5 6.8-13.1 30 7.2 4.9-10.5
151% to 200% 175 119 66.4 57.8-74.0 *** *** *** 16 9.7 5.6-16.5 19 12.7 7.9-19.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,488 1,047 69.8 67.1-72.4 135 9.3 7.8-11.2 153 10.7 9.0-12.6 113 7.5 6.2- 9.2 40 2.6 1.9- 3.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 12.0 6.6-20.7 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 792 550 68.5 64.6-72.2 54 6.4 4.7- 8.5 77 10.0 7.8-12.7 61 7.9 6.0-10.5 50 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,032 1,398 67.5 65.1-69.8 164 8.3 7.0- 9.7 217 11.6 10.0-13.4 165 8.3 7.0- 9.8 88 4.4 3.4- 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.

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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