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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Mental Illness and Stigma

People are generally caring and sympathetic to people with mental illness. Do you agree slightly or strongly, or disagree slightly or strongly?

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  Total #
Respondents
Agree strongly Agree slightly Neither agree/disagree Disagree slightly Disagree strongly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,783 2,569 25.9 24.4-27.5 2,880 36.6 34.8-38.4 112 1.1 0.8- 1.5 2,215 25.6 24.0-27.2 1,007 10.9 9.8-12.0
GENDER
Male 3,334 1,020 27.8 25.3-30.4 1,264 41.8 38.9-44.8 43 1.1 0.6- 1.8 751 21.7 19.3-24.2 256 7.7 6.3- 9.3
Female 5,449 1,549 24.1 22.4-26.0 1,616 31.7 29.6-33.9 69 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,464 29.2 27.2-31.4 751 13.8 12.4-15.5
RACE
White 5,854 1,540 23.1 21.4-24.9 1,981 37.5 35.4-39.7 75 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,613 27.4 25.6-29.4 645 10.9 9.7-12.2
African American 2,318 825 32.6 29.0-36.3 728 34.3 30.3-38.5 28 1.1 0.5- 2.5 457 20.9 17.7-24.6 280 11.1 8.9-13.7
Other 414 113 24.9 18.9-32.1 120 38.5 30.9-46.7 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 108 24.9 18.9-32.0 65 10.5 6.9-15.6
HISPANIC
Yes 135 46 27.9 17.7-41.0 41 42.6 29.6-56.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 25 19.9 10.8-33.9 22 8.6 4.6-15.7
No 8,477 2,446 25.6 24.1-27.2 2,795 36.6 34.8-38.5 110 1.1 0.8- 1.5 2,157 25.8 24.2-27.4 969 10.9 9.9-12.1
AGE
18-24 251 65 23.7 17.4-31.4 108 45.6 37.0-54.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 52 21.0 14.3-29.6 23 9.4 5.5-15.7
25-34 630 129 20.7 16.6-25.5 229 39.0 33.8-44.5 6 1.1 0.3- 3.4 201 29.9 25.2-35.1 65 9.3 6.7-12.7
35-44 1,134 240 20.6 17.2-24.3 417 39.7 35.5-44.1 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 316 28.0 24.3-32.0 151 11.1 8.8-13.8
45-54 1,685 428 25.5 22.6-28.6 560 33.9 30.6-37.3 22 1.4 0.8- 2.4 437 25.9 23.1-28.9 238 13.4 11.1-15.9
55-64 2,152 655 28.1 25.4-31.0 635 32.4 29.2-35.7 23 1.4 0.7- 2.6 577 26.2 23.5-29.1 262 12.0 10.1-14.1
65+ 2,931 1,052 37.5 34.9-40.1 931 31.8 29.4-34.3 48 1.4 1.0- 2.2 632 20.1 18.1-22.3 268 9.2 7.7-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,073 446 38.1 33.0-43.5 303 35.5 30.1-41.3 15 1.1 0.6- 2.3 190 15.6 12.6-19.1 119 9.7 7.3-12.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,735 969 31.5 28.5-34.6 894 36.7 33.3-40.2 27 0.5 0.3- 0.9 573 22.1 19.2-25.4 272 9.1 7.5-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,265 615 24.7 21.9-27.7 734 34.9 31.5-38.4 27 1.2 0.7- 2.1 596 28.2 25.2-31.5 293 10.9 9.1-13.1
College Graduate 2,695 536 16.9 14.8-19.3 945 38.3 35.2-41.5 43 1.4 0.8- 2.4 850 30.4 27.6-33.3 321 13.0 10.9-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 997 364 31.1 26.2-36.5 271 31.9 25.7-38.9 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 220 24.1 19.0-29.9 132 12.3 9.1-16.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,456 509 32.5 28.5-36.9 461 35.1 30.5-39.9 16 0.7 0.3- 1.4 287 20.0 16.5-24.0 183 11.7 9.5-14.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,017 309 29.1 24.6-34.2 332 34.5 29.5-39.8 11 1.2 0.5- 3.0 246 25.0 20.3-30.4 119 10.2 7.6-13.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,113 311 25.5 21.5-30.1 363 36.3 31.4-41.5 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 316 26.0 22.0-30.5 112 11.1 8.1-15.0
$50,000+ 2,900 609 18.7 16.7-21.0 1,075 39.6 36.7-42.5 36 1.1 0.6- 1.9 858 29.5 27.0-32.2 322 11.1 9.4-13.0
REGION**
Region I 1,156 336 28.7 24.6-33.2 365 35.9 31.5-40.5 14 1.3 0.7- 2.6 305 23.6 20.2-27.3 136 10.5 8.2-13.4
Region II 1,124 324 25.0 21.4-28.9 369 38.2 33.9-42.7 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0 276 22.9 19.5-26.8 138 12.9 10.1-16.2
Region III 1,179 321 26.3 22.4-30.5 375 34.2 29.7-38.9 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8 312 28.4 24.2-33.0 154 10.2 8.0-13.0
Region IV 1,028 325 30.7 26.7-35.0 335 32.3 28.2-36.6 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 240 26.4 22.2-31.0 112 9.3 7.3-11.9
Region V 1,035 319 27.3 23.8-31.2 347 38.1 33.5-42.9 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 238 22.1 18.7-25.9 120 11.6 9.2-14.7
Region VI 1,140 353 27.3 23.7-31.1 352 34.9 30.6-39.4 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9 315 28.7 24.8-32.9 111 8.3 6.5-10.5
Region VII 1,071 290 18.4 15.1-22.1 374 42.4 37.1-48.0 17 1.3 0.4- 3.8 259 25.9 21.6-30.7 131 12.0 9.1-15.7
Region VIII 1,050 301 28.4 24.4-32.8 363 35.4 31.4-39.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.6 270 25.5 22.0-29.5 105 9.9 7.6-12.8

** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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