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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Mental Illness and Stigma

Treatment can help people with mental illness lead normal lives. 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 8,771 6,259 67.4 65.6-69.1 1,963 25.9 24.2-27.6 65 1.1 0.7- 1.6 348 4.1 3.4- 4.9 136 1.6 1.2- 2.2
GENDER
Male 3,320 2,192 60.8 57.8-63.7 866 30.3 27.6-33.2 33 1.4 0.8- 2.5 165 5.2 4.1- 6.7 64 2.2 1.4- 3.5
Female 5,451 4,067 73.4 71.3-75.4 1,097 21.8 19.9-23.8 32 0.7 0.4- 1.3 183 3.0 2.3- 3.8 72 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RACE
White 5,827 4,298 70.2 68.1-72.2 1,265 24.8 22.9-26.8 40 0.9 0.5- 1.4 165 3.0 2.3- 4.0 59 1.1 0.7- 1.9
African American 2,324 1,566 62.5 58.4-66.4 541 28.3 24.7-32.3 14 1.0 0.3- 3.3 147 5.8 4.5- 7.5 56 2.3 1.4- 3.9
Other 416 277 60.2 52.1-67.8 102 29.6 22.6-37.7 7 2.6 1.0- 6.9 18 5.2 2.6-10.0 12 2.4 0.8- 6.8
HISPANIC
Yes 137 83 49.1 35.9-62.5 38 39.7 26.7-54.3 3 4.3 1.1-15.9 8 3.3 1.3- 8.0 5 3.6 0.7-16.4
No 8,454 6,073 68.0 66.2-69.8 1,877 25.6 24.0-27.4 58 0.9 0.6- 1.5 323 3.9 3.2- 4.7 123 1.5 1.1- 2.1
AGE
18-24 252 121 50.5 41.8-59.3 98 38.9 30.9-47.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 22 8.9 5.1-15.0 9 1.2 0.5- 2.5
25-34 633 394 64.0 58.6-69.0 191 29.4 24.8-34.5 5 1.7 0.5- 5.4 29 2.9 1.8- 4.8 14 1.9 0.8- 4.9
35-44 1,130 815 66.9 62.4-71.0 259 27.3 23.4-31.6 5 1.0 0.3- 2.7 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9 13 2.3 1.1- 4.7
45-54 1,694 1,234 70.7 67.4-73.9 352 22.4 19.5-25.5 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 67 4.5 3.1- 6.4 26 1.3 0.7- 2.2
55-64 2,150 1,637 75.3 72.1-78.2 403 19.2 16.5-22.2 15 0.9 0.4- 1.8 64 3.5 2.4- 5.0 31 1.1 0.6- 2.0
65+ 2,912 2,058 70.2 67.6-72.6 660 23.2 20.9-25.5 23 1.0 0.5- 1.9 128 4.2 3.3- 5.3 43 1.5 1.0- 2.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,102 653 52.9 47.5-58.3 307 35.0 29.7-40.7 13 1.3 0.6- 2.8 94 8.5 6.2-11.6 35 2.3 1.2- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,702 1,796 61.7 58.2-65.1 693 29.3 26.2-32.6 18 0.7 0.4- 1.4 136 5.6 4.2- 7.4 59 2.7 1.7- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,258 1,647 69.1 65.6-72.4 496 25.6 22.5-29.0 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 68 2.6 1.7- 4.1 32 1.7 0.9- 3.4
College Graduate 2,696 2,153 76.6 73.6-79.4 465 19.6 17.1-22.4 19 1.4 0.6- 3.1 49 2.1 1.3- 3.3 10 0.2 0.1- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,004 638 58.2 52.0-64.2 258 30.1 24.7-36.1 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5 71 8.5 5.8-12.5 31 2.2 1.4- 3.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,446 946 60.5 55.7-65.1 385 31.0 26.7-35.8 11 1.6 0.6- 3.9 73 5.1 3.4- 7.6 31 1.8 1.0- 3.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,016 734 68.5 63.2-73.4 214 22.5 18.4-27.2 8 1.0 0.3- 3.4 47 4.3 2.8- 6.5 13 3.7 1.6- 8.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,110 849 70.4 65.2-75.1 214 24.4 20.0-29.3 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 24 2.3 1.0- 5.2 15 2.0 0.9- 4.3
$50,000+ 2,907 2,241 72.3 69.5-75.0 563 24.1 21.5-26.8 17 1.1 0.5- 2.4 66 2.1 1.4- 2.9 20 0.5 0.2- 0.9
REGION**
Region I 1,151 819 68.9 64.3-73.2 256 23.7 19.8-28.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.5 41 3.3 2.1- 5.1 24 3.0 1.3- 6.5
Region II 1,117 790 67.1 62.6-71.2 254 26.8 22.8-31.1 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9 51 3.8 2.5- 5.5 15 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Region III 1,187 856 68.7 64.1-73.0 253 24.8 20.8-29.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4 44 3.3 2.1- 5.2 22 2.0 1.0- 4.1
Region IV 1,025 697 65.8 61.1-70.1 257 27.6 23.4-32.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.1 46 4.5 3.1- 6.7 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Region V 1,033 728 67.1 62.4-71.6 253 28.3 23.9-33.1 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 32 2.8 1.8- 4.3 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Region VI 1,140 810 66.0 61.4-70.4 250 25.7 21.6-30.2 6 0.8 0.2- 3.3 56 6.1 4.0- 9.1 18 1.3 0.7- 2.3
Region VII 1,071 788 66.3 60.9-71.4 222 25.9 21.4-30.9 12 1.6 0.5- 5.5 34 5.0 2.7- 8.9 15 1.2 0.5- 3.1
Region VIII 1,047 771 68.7 64.1-73.0 218 25.2 21.1-29.7 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4 44 4.8 3.1- 7.3 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9

** 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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