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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Mental Health 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?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Age Group

11144

66.6

65.6-67.7

8.7

8.11-9.37

11.0

10.3-11.7

8.5

7.83-9.13

5.1

4.62-5.60

 

Mental Health by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

18-24

551

52.3

47.6-57.0

11.2

8.27-14.1

18.4

14.8-22.0

12.4

9.42-15.4

5.7

3.60-7.84

25-34

1542

62.3

59.5-65.1

10.6

8.95-12.2

14.0

11.9-16.1

9.5

7.72-11.2

3.7

2.58-4.74

35-44

2416

61.8

59.5-64.0

10.9

9.52-12.2

12.0

10.5-13.4

10.0

8.47-11.5

5.4

4.40-6.44

45-54

2324

63.0

60.6-65.3

9.6

8.15-11.1

12.1

10.5-13.6

8.5

7.17-9.87

6.8

5.62-8.06

55-64

1684

75.9

73.6-78.3

5.7

4.56-6.84

7.0

5.61-8.35

6.5

5.10-7.88

4.9

3.71-6.07

65+

2436

81.4

79.6-83.2

4.5

3.63-5.47

4.7

3.78-5.66

5.1

4.08-6.08

4.3

3.35-5.15

 

Mental Health by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Male

4449

71.2

69.6-72.8

7.8

6.90-8.78

9.6

8.52-10.7

6.9

5.95-7.91

4.4

3.71-5.13

Female

6695

62.5

61.1-63.9

9.6

8.75-10.4

12.3

11.3-13.3

9.9

9.02-10.8

5.8

5.08-6.42

 

Mental Health by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

< $15,000

698

59.3

54.5-64.1

7.4

4.63-10.1

10.3

7.23-13.3

11.1

7.97-14.3

11.9

9.13-14.7

$15,000-24,999

1408

62.7

59.5-66.0

6.9

5.35-8.49

10.7

8.51-12.9

11.6

9.37-13.9

8.0

6.28-9.70

$25,000-34,999

988

66.1

62.6-69.7

9.0

6.74-11.2

10.9

8.54-13.2

8.4

6.49-10.3

5.6

3.87-7.31

$35,000-49,999

1447

64.8

61.8-67.7

8.7

6.98-10.4

12.4

10.3-14.6

9.6

7.76-11.4

4.6

3.39-5.75

$50,000-74,999

1646

65.7

63.0-68.4

9.3

7.67-10.9

12.2

10.4-14.0

7.9

6.35-9.49

4.9

3.57-6.23

$75,000+

3375

68.9

67.1-70.8

10.3

9.09-11.4

11.6

10.2-13.0

6.7

5.71-7.75

2.5

1.92-3.10

 

Mental Health by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

Less than H.S.

859

65.7

61.6-69.7

6.1

3.94-8.18

6.7

4.59-8.79

13.6

10.4-16.8

8.0

6.08-9.92

H.S. or G.E.D.

3038

65.8

63.8-67.9

7.1

5.99-8.15

10.5

9.14-11.9

9.6

8.34-11.0

6.9

5.84-8.04

Some Post-H.S.

2607

64.1

61.9-66.4

9.1

7.74-10.4

12.8

11.1-14.4

8.7

7.43-10.0

5.3

4.23-6.39

College Graduate

4602

68.9

67.3-70.4

10.5

9.46-11.5

11.5

10.4-12.7

6.2

5.40-6.96

2.9

2.42-3.44

 

Mental Health by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

None

C.I.

1-2

C.I.

3-7

C.I.

8-29

C.I.

30

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8422

66.4

65.3-67.6

9.3

8.54-10.0

11.4

10.6-12.3

7.8

7.16-8.54

5.0

4.45-5.59

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

1012

69.4

66.2-72.7

6.3

4.76-7.90

8.3

6.44-10.2

10.8

8.61-13.0

5.1

3.54-6.68

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

527

70.2

65.5-74.9

8.1

5.44-10.7

11.4

8.12-14.8

6.3

3.35-9.15

4.0

2.23-5.83

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

61

60.3

46.4-74.1

12.4

3.72-21.0

12.9

4.17-21.7

9.9

1.25-18.6

4.5

0.33-8.71

Hispanic

975

63.1

59.5-66.7

8.4

6.44-10.4

11.4

8.94-14.0

11.0

8.59-13.5

6.0

4.40-7.58

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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