Data for Poor Mental Health Days Among Adults in the Past 30 Days by Sex, 2008-2010
Data NotesThis measure is based on data from the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NC BRFSS), a random-digit dial telephone survey. BRFSS data are representative of the total non-institutionalized N.C. population aged 18 years and older living in households with a telephone.
Data SourcesBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics
DefinitionPoor mental health days are based on self-reported survey responses to the question: "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?"
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012