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2007

Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Adjusted proportions Tables †

Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables †

Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportion Tables

Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions Tables

Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Adjusted proportions † ALASKA, 2007

Agree strongly
Agree slightly
Neither agree nor disagree
Disagree slightly
Disagree strongly
Characteristics
Sample Size
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
TOTAL
2,227
22.5
(19.9-25.5)
38.7
(35.5-41.9)
2.4
(1.3-4.5)*
26.4
(23.6-29.3)
10
(8.3-12.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
150
20.3
(12.8-30.7)
47.8
(36.7-59.0)
6
(1.6-20.4)**
21
(14.0-30.3)
4.9
(1.8-12.6)**
25-34
370
20.5
(15.0-27.5)
38.6
(31.3-46.4)
1.2
(0.5-2.8)*
30.2
(23.2-38.2)
9.5
(6.2-14.3)
35-54
1,040
21
(17.6-24.9)
37.7
(33.6-42.1)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
28.6
(24.5-33.1)
11.2
(8.6-14.5)
55+
651
26.2
(21.7-31.4)
37.2
(31.6-43.1)
2.3
(1.1-4.8)*
23.2
(18.6-28.4)
11.1
(7.9-15.4)
Sex
Male
977
24.8
(20.7-29.6)
39.2
(34.4-44.2)
3.7
(1.7-8.0)*
25
(20.9-29.6)
7.3
(5.3-10.0)
Female
1,250
20.3
(17.3-23.7)
38.4
(34.4-42.4)
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
27.6
(24.2-31.3)
12.6
(10.1-15.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,611
19.9
(17.1-23.0)
41
(37.3-44.8)
2.2
(1.0-4.8)*
27.4
(24.2-30.9)
9.5
(7.6-11.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
24
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
58
28.9
(17.0-44.7)
33.1
(18.8-51.4)
3.8
(0.5-22.0)**
13.9
(4.6-35.0)**
20.4
(9.5-38.3)*
Other
513
30.8
(24.1-38.4)
33.3
(26.9-40.4)
3
(0.7-12.4)**
22.6
(17.4-28.7)
10.4
(6.6-15.9)
Educational level
<High School
151
34.3
(23.2-47.5)
32.2
(20.2-47.0)
8.7
(1.5-37.9)**
19.6
(11.7-30.9)
5.2
(2.4-10.9)*
High School graduate
664
30.4
(24.4-37.1)
35.3
(29.7-41.3)
2.3
(0.6-8.5)**
22.4
(18.2-27.4)
9.6
(6.8-13.4)
Some College
649
20.3
(16.4-24.9)
42.1
(36.5-47.9)
1.7
(0.8-3.5)*
23.7
(18.8-29.5)
12.1
(8.7-16.8)
> College Graduate
759
13.5
(10.3-17.5)
40.6
(35.4-46.1)
1.9
(0.8-4.3)*
33.9
(28.8-39.4)
10.1
(7.4-13.7)
Household Income
<
$20,000
272
27.2
(18.2-38.5)
34.1
(24.9-44.8)
1.2
(0.2-6.2)**
30.7
(21.1-42.4)
6.7
(4.3-10.4)
$20,000-$35,000
323
23.1
(17.6-29.6)
35.1
(27.5-43.6)
0.9
(0.3-2.8)**
25.6
(18.6-34.0)
15.3
(9.8-23.2)
$35,000-$50,000
318
16.9
(11.9-23.4)
36.5
(28.2-45.6)
4.7
(0.9-21.1)**
32.6
(25.3-40.8)
9.3
(5.7-14.9)
$50,000-$75,000
412
18.1
(14.0-23.0)
43.1
(36.0-50.6)
1.3
(0.5-3.0)*
27.4
(21.4-34.2)
10.2
(6.2-16.2)
>
$75,000
690
25.3
(20.4-31.0)
41.3
(35.9-46.9)
1.8
(0.8-4.0)*
23.7
(19.4-28.5)
7.9
(5.7-10.8)
Employment status
Employed
1,513
22.5
(19.4-26.0)
38.9
(35.2-42.7)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
27.4
(24.1-31.0)
9.3
(7.4-11.7)
Out of work
130
24.3
(13.1-40.6)
34.3
(22.2-48.8)
18.4
(6.2-43.7)**
20.2
(12.7-30.7)
2.8
(1.1-7.1)*
A homemaker
175
27.2
(18.2-38.5)
41.8
(31.8-52.5)
0.6
(0.2-2.2)**
16.6
(11.6-23.3)
13.8
(7.8-23.2)
A student
51
13.2
(5.8-27.4)*
55.2
(37.2-71.9)
0.4
(0.3-0.6)
25.4
(13.4-43.0)*
5.8
(1.3-22.5)**
Retired
244
23.1
(16.3-31.8)
36
(27.4-45.6)
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
26.1
(18.0-36.3)
14.3
(8.2-23.7)
Unable to work
101
15.5
(9.0-25.4)
34.9
(22.0-50.4)
0.3
(0.2-0.5)
36.7
(21.4-55.3)
12.6
(6.9-21.8)
Veteran status
Yes
366
28.1
(21.1-36.5)
31.9
(25.2-39.4)
1.4
(0.6-3.2)*
29
(22.1-37.0)
9.6
(5.5-16.3)
No
1,857
21.3
(18.6-24.3)
40.1
(36.6-43.6)
2.7
(1.3-5.3)*
25.9
(22.9-29.0)
10.1
(8.3-12.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
123
21.2
(12.1-34.5)
24.7
(14.7-38.4)
0.6
(0.1-2.8)**
26.1
(17.0-37.8)
27.4
(17.0-41.0)
No
2,100
22.6
(19.9-25.6)
39.5
(36.2-42.9)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
26.4
(23.5-29.4)
8.9
(7.3-10.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
130
25.6
(16.2-37.9)
32.6
(22.2-45.1)
1
(0.2-4.1)**
23.6
(13.9-37.2)
17.2
(10.6-26.6)
No
2,068
22.5
(19.7-25.6)
39
(35.7-42.4)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
26.4
(23.6-29.4)
9.6
(7.8-11.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
305
22.8
(15.5-32.3)
32.9
(25.3-41.6)
0.1
(0.0-0.6)**
31.7
(24.6-39.7)
12.5
(8.2-18.6)
No
1,911
22.5
(19.8-25.6)
39.6
(36.1-43.1)
2.8
(1.5-5.2)*
25.6
(22.6-28.8)
9.5
(7.7-11.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
614
18.9
(15.2-23.3)
41.2
(35.3-47.3)
1.5
(0.7-3.3)*
25.7
(20.8-31.2)
12.7
(9.3-17.2)
No
1,601
24
(20.7-27.7)
38
(34.3-41.8)
2.8
(1.3-5.7)*
26.3
(23.1-29.8)
8.9
(7.1-11.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
207
18.3
(11.4-28.1)
34
(24.9-44.5)
1
(0.3-2.7)**
26.7
(17.2-39.0)
20
(13.1-29.4)
No
1,948
23.3
(20.5-26.4)
39.6
(36.2-43.0)
2.1
(1.1-4.1)*
26.2
(23.3-29.2)
8.8
(7.1-10.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
52
15.6
(7.5-29.7)*
25.1
(10.5-49.0)*
0.4
(0.1-3.4)**
48.7
(23.1-75.0)*
10.2
(4.5-21.5)*
No
2,117
22.3
(19.6-25.1)
39.3
(36.1-42.6)
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
26
(23.2-28.9)
10
(8.3-12.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
218
11.2
(7.1-17.4)
37.3
(28.1-47.5)
0.1
(0.0-0.7)**
36.6
(26.4-48.1)
14.8
(9.3-22.7)
No
2,001
23.9
(21.0-27.1)
39.1
(35.7-42.5)
2.7
(1.4-5.1)*
25.1
(22.4-28.1)
9.2
(7.5-11.3)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions † ALASKA, 2007

Agree strongly
Agree slightly
Neither agree nor disagree
Disagree slightly
Disagree strongly
Characteristics
Sample Size
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
TOTAL
2,224
66.5
(63.2-69.6)
26.6
(23.6-29.7)
1.5
(0.6-3.3)*
4
(2.7-5.9)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
148
53.7
(41.6-65.4)
41.8
(30.5-54.0)
3.1
(0.5-18.6)**
1.1
(0.4-3.0)**
0.3
(0.1-1.3)**
25-34
366
64.2
(55.8-71.8)
29
(22.1-37.1)
0.6
(0.2-2.1)**
5.2
(2.2-11.7)*
1
(0.3-2.8)**
35-54
1,029
63.7
(59.1-68.1)
26.7
(22.8-31.1)
1.6
(0.8-3.0)*
6.4
(3.8-10.7)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
55+
662
78.6
(74.0-82.6)
15.8
(12.4-20.0)
0.7
(0.3-1.4)*
1.9
(1.1-3.4)
3
(1.3-6.6)*
Sex
Male
975
59.6
(54.2-64.7)
30.4
(25.8-35.3)
1.8
(0.5-6.2)**
6
(3.7-9.8)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
Female
1,249
73.2
(69.3-76.7)
23.1
(19.6-26.9)
1.1
(0.6-2.3)*
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
0.8
(0.3-1.7)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,619
67.7
(64.0-71.3)
26.2
(23.0-29.8)
1.8
(0.7-4.5)*
3.5
(1.9-6.3)*
0.7
(0.2-1.9)**
Black, non-Hispanic
25
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
57
74.6
(60.5-84.8)
11.4
(5.4-22.6)*
2.8
(0.9-8.7)**
1.8
(0.4-7.4)**
9.4
(3.8-21.3)*
Other
500
62.9
(54.6-70.5)
28.7
(21.9-36.5)
0.4
(0.1-0.9)*
5.9
(3.9-8.9)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
Educational level
<High School
152
51
(37.2-64.6)
27.7
(16.5-42.5)
13.7
(4.6-34.2)**
4.8
(2.4-9.7)*
2.8
(1.1-7.2)*
High School graduate
651
63.2
(56.8-69.2)
31
(25.5-37.2)
0.9
(0.4-2.3)*
3.8
(2.5-5.7)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
Some College
651
65.4
(59.3-71.0)
27.2
(22.1-33.0)
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
4.4
(1.8-10.4)*
1.5
(0.6-3.3)*
> College Graduate
767
72.8
(67.1-77.7)
21.7
(17.3-27.0)
0.5
(0.2-1.7)**
3.4
(1.4-8.1)*
1.6
(0.5-5.0)**
Household Income
<
$20,000
264
69.2
(56.5-79.6)
18.2
(12.1-26.3)
1.4
(0.4-5.2)**
7.8
(2.7-20.5)**
3.4
(1.6-7.2)*
$20,000-$35,000
323
68.4
(59.4-76.2)
26.5
(19.2-35.4)
1.1
(0.4-2.6)*
3.3
(1.5-7.0)*
0.7
(0.2-2.8)**
$35,000-$50,000
319
59.2
(50.8-67.2)
31.5
(23.6-40.7)
5.5
(1.3-20.3)**
3.3
(1.7-6.4)*
0.4
(0.1-2.0)**
$50,000-$75,000
414
68.8
(61.2-75.4)
26.5
(20.3-33.8)
0.7
(0.2-3.0)**
3.3
(1.3-8.4)*
0.7
(0.2-2.1)**
>
$75,000
693
70
(64.6-74.9)
25.9
(21.2-31.2)
0.3
(0.1-0.7)**
3
(1.2-7.4)*
0.8
(0.3-2.7)**
Employment status
Employed
1,514
65.9
(62.1-69.5)
28.2
(24.8-32.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.4)*
3.9
(2.5-6.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.2)*
Out of work
127
60.7
(41.5-77.0)
27.2
(14.9-44.4)
7.7
(1.5-31.0)**
2.7
(1.1-6.3)*
1.7
(0.5-5.9)**
A homemaker
173
61.5
(50.3-71.6)
34.4
(24.2-46.3)
1.7
(0.4-6.3)**
1.2
(0.4-3.5)**
1.2
(0.2-7.6)**
A student
51
80.5
(63.5-90.8)
17.7
(7.9-34.9)*
0
(0.0-0.0)
1.2
(0.2-7.8)**
0.6
(0.1-2.6)**
Retired
248
71.8
(63.2-79.1)
20.3
(14.5-27.6)
0.9
(0.3-2.4)**
2.6
(1.1-6.3)*
4.4
(1.1-15.4)**
Unable to work
101
68.9
(52.5-81.6)
13.2
(7.1-23.2)*
1.8
(0.4-7.5)**
14.9
(4.6-39.0)**
1.2
(0.4-4.0)**
Veteran status
Yes
373
73.2
(65.0-80.1)
22.9
(16.6-30.8)
1.6
(0.7-3.3)*
1.7
(0.8-3.3)*
0.6
(0.2-1.8)**
No
1,848
64.8
(61.3-68.2)
27.5
(24.3-30.9)
1.5
(0.5-4.0)**
4.5
(3.0-6.9)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
124
69.3
(57.4-79.0)
17.8
(10.1-29.5)
1.4
(0.4-4.2)**
0.4
(0.2-1.1)*
11.2
(5.3-22.1)*
No
2,096
66.1
(62.7-69.4)
27
(24.0-30.3)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
4.2
(2.8-6.3)
1.2
(0.7-1.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
128
72.2
(61.6-80.8)
21.8
(13.9-32.5)
0.4
(0.1-1.9)**
3.3
(1.4-7.3)*
2.3
(0.8-6.2)**
No
2,066
66.2
(62.7-69.5)
26.9
(23.8-30.1)
1.6
(0.7-3.6)*
4
(2.6-6.0)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
304
72.4
(61.9-80.9)
23.6
(15.9-33.5)
0.8
(0.3-1.9)*
2.5
(1.1-5.7)*
0.6
(0.2-1.9)**
No
1,908
65.6
(62.1-68.8)
26.8
(23.7-30.1)
1.6
(0.7-3.8)*
4.3
(2.8-6.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
617
72.1
(66.5-77.2)
23.7
(18.9-29.2)
0.9
(0.4-2.0)*
2.1
(1.2-3.6)
1.2
(0.6-2.3)*
No
1,594
64.6
(60.6-68.4)
27.7
(24.2-31.4)
1.7
(0.7-4.5)*
4.5
(2.9-7.1)
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
210
61.2
(49.7-71.6)
25.7
(17.4-36.2)
1.3
(0.3-4.8)**
10.9
(3.7-28.1)**
0.9
(0.4-2.4)*
No
1,949
67.6
(64.1-70.9)
26
(23.0-29.3)
1.5
(0.6-3.7)*
3.3
(2.2-4.8)
1.6
(0.9-2.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
52
84.3
(22.7-99.0)
9.9
(3.0-28.1)**
0
(0.0-100.0)**
1.1
(0.0-100.0)**
4.7
(2.1-10.3)*
No
2,115
66.4
(63.2-69.5)
27.1
(24.2-30.3)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
3.4
(2.4-4.9)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
223
73.2
(61.1-82.5)
16
(9.5-25.5)
1.2
(0.3-4.3)**
9.5
(2.9-26.7)**
0.3
(0.0-1.7)**
No
1,993
65.6
(62.1-68.9)
27.8
(24.7-31.2)
1.5
(0.6-3.7)*
3.4
(2.4-4.9)
1.6
(1.0-2.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions ALASKA, 2007

Agree strongly
Agree slightly
Neither agree nor disagree
Disagree slightly
Disagree strongly
Characteristics
Sample Size
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
TOTAL
2,227
21.4
(18.7-24.3)
39.6
(36.4-42.9)
2.5
(1.3-4.6)*
26.7
(23.9-29.7)
9.8
(8.1-11.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
150
24.2
(14.8-36.9)
45.8
(34.5-57.5)
6.6
(1.7-22.2)**
18.7
(12.1-27.7)
4.8
(1.7-12.5)**
25-34
370
19.8
(13.9-27.4)
39.2
(32.0-47.0)
1.2
(0.5-2.8)*
30.6
(23.4-38.8)
9.3
(6.0-14.1)
35-54
1,040
19.4
(16.3-23.0)
38.6
(34.4-43.0)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
29.5
(25.4-34.0)
11
(8.4-14.2)
55+
651
24.3
(19.9-29.4)
37.9
(32.3-43.8)
2.4
(1.2-5.0)*
24.1
(19.5-29.4)
11.2
(8.0-15.6)
Sex
Male
977
23.9
(19.7-28.8)
40
(35.2-45.1)
3.7
(1.7-8.0)*
25.2
(20.9-30.0)
7.2
(5.2-9.9)
Female
1,250
18.8
(15.8-22.1)
39.2
(35.2-43.3)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
28.3
(24.9-32.1)
12.6
(10.0-15.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,611
18
(15.4-21.0)
42.3
(38.5-46.1)
2.2
(1.0-4.7)*
28.4
(25.0-32.0)
9.2
(7.3-11.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
24
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
58
27
(15.7-42.4)
34.1
(20.1-51.5)
3.6
(0.5-21.3)**
14.8
(5.0-36.5)**
20.6
(9.6-38.6)*
Other
513
32.4
(25.1-40.6)
33.3
(26.9-40.4)
3
(0.7-12.6)**
21.3
(16.1-27.5)
10.1
(6.4-15.6)
Educational level
<High School
151
38.8
(25.9-53.5)
31.2
(19.8-45.4)
9
(1.6-37.6)**
16.4
(9.6-26.4)
4.6
(2.1-9.8)*
High School graduate
664
31.1
(25.0-37.9)
36.1
(30.5-42.0)
2.4
(0.6-8.9)**
21.4
(17.2-26.3)
9
(6.4-12.7)
Some College
649
19.3
(15.5-23.7)
42.9
(37.0-48.9)
1.6
(0.8-3.5)*
24.2
(19.3-30.0)
12
(8.6-16.5)
> College Graduate
759
12.1
(9.2-15.7)
41.5
(36.2-47.0)
1.9
(0.8-4.3)*
34.9
(29.7-40.4)
9.7
(7.0-13.2)
Household Income
<
$20,000
272
34.1
(22.8-47.5)
33
(24.2-43.1)
1.2
(0.2-6.1)**
25.5
(16.6-37.2)
6.1
(3.9-9.6)
$20,000-$35,000
323
22.9
(17.3-29.8)
35.5
(27.5-44.4)
0.9
(0.3-2.8)**
25.5
(18.4-34.3)
15.1
(9.4-23.2)
$35,000-$50,000
318
16.9
(12.1-23.2)
37.3
(29.3-45.9)
4.8
(0.9-21.1)**
32
(24.4-40.6)
9.1
(5.5-14.6)
$50,000-$75,000
412
16.2
(12.4-21.0)
43.6
(36.3-51.2)
1.3
(0.6-3.1)*
28.6
(22.5-35.5)
10.3
(6.3-16.4)
>
$75,000
690
21.4
(16.8-26.7)
42.7
(37.3-48.3)
1.8
(0.8-4.2)*
25.8
(21.2-31.0)
8.2
(6.0-11.3)
Employment status
Employed
1,513
19.7
(16.9-22.9)
40.4
(36.7-44.3)
1.9
(1.1-3.1)
28.8
(25.4-32.5)
9.2
(7.2-11.6)
Out of work
130
35.2
(19.5-54.9)
29.6
(18.6-43.7)
16.6
(5.3-41.7)**
15.5
(9.1-25.1)
3.1
(1.5-6.3)*
A homemaker
175
24.9
(16.1-36.5)
39.9
(30.2-50.5)
0.4
(0.1-2.9)**
18.8
(13.1-26.2)
16
(9.0-26.7)
A student
51
10.6
(4.5-23.1)*
59.8
(40.5-76.5)
0
-
25.2
(12.9-43.5)*
4.3
(0.9-18.3)**
Retired
244
25.8
(18.5-34.8)
34.9
(26.6-44.3)
0.2
(0.0-1.4)**
24.4
(16.8-34.1)
14.7
(8.6-24.0)
Unable to work
101
21.4
(12.0-35.0)
32.2
(20.0-47.4)
0
-
32.6
(17.5-52.5)
13.8
(7.4-24.4)*
Veteran status
Yes
366
28.1
(20.3-37.6)
34.7
(27.7-42.4)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
27.5
(20.6-35.7)
8.3
(4.7-14.2)
No
1,857
20
(17.4-22.9)
40.5
(37.0-44.1)
2.7
(1.3-5.4)*
26.6
(23.6-29.9)
10.2
(8.3-12.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
123
23.8
(14.2-37.0)
23.6
(14.4-36.1)
0.5
(0.1-3.5)**
24.5
(16.0-35.7)
27.6
(17.2-41.2)
No
2,100
21.2
(18.5-24.3)
40.6
(37.3-44.0)
2.6
(1.4-4.9)*
26.9
(23.9-30.0)
8.7
(7.1-10.6)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
130
30.4
(19.5-44.2)
31.2
(20.8-43.8)
1.1
(0.3-4.5)**
20.7
(11.9-33.6)
16.6
(10.1-26.0)
No
2,068
21
(18.3-24.1)
40
(36.7-43.4)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
27
(24.0-30.1)
9.4
(7.7-11.5)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
305
21.9
(13.6-33.2)
32.1
(24.8-40.5)
0.1
(0.0-0.6)**
32.8
(25.2-41.5)
13.1
(8.5-19.6)
No
1,911
21.4
(18.7-24.4)
40.8
(37.4-44.4)
2.9
(1.5-5.4)*
25.7
(22.7-29.0)
9.2
(7.4-11.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
614
20.1
(16.0-24.9)
39.8
(34.0-45.9)
1.6
(0.7-3.5)*
25.2
(20.4-30.6)
13.3
(9.7-17.9)
No
1,601
21.8
(18.6-25.5)
39.6
(35.9-43.5)
2.8
(1.3-5.7)*
27.1
(23.7-30.7)
8.7
(6.9-11.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
207
17.5
(11.0-26.7)
32.6
(23.6-43.1)
0.9
(0.3-2.8)**
27.9
(18.2-40.2)
21.1
(13.7-31.2)
No
1,948
21.9
(19.1-25.1)
40.7
(37.3-44.2)
2.1
(1.1-4.2)*
26.6
(23.6-29.7)
8.6
(7.0-10.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
52
17.1
(7.5-34.4)*
23.1
(9.9-45.0)*
0.5
(0.1-3.7)**
47.8
(22.6-74.1)*
11.6
(5.2-24.0)*
No
2,117
20.8
(18.2-23.5)
40.3
(37.1-43.6)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
26.5
(23.7-29.5)
9.9
(8.1-12.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
218
10.2
(6.3-15.9)
35.3
(26.5-45.2)
0.1
(0.0-0.7)**
38.6
(28.4-50.0)
15.8
(10.0-24.1)
No
2,001
22.7
(19.8-25.9)
40.3
(36.9-43.8)
2.7
(1.4-5.1)*
25.4
(22.5-28.4)
8.9
(7.2-10.9)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions ALASKA, 2007

Agree strongly
Agree slightly
Neither agree nor disagree
Disagree slightly
Disagree strongly
Characteristics
Sample Size
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
%
(95% CI)
TOTAL
2,224
66.3
(63.0-69.4)
27.1
(24.2-30.3)
1.4
(0.6-3.2)*
3.9
(2.6-5.7)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
148
49
(37.3-60.8)
45.8
(34.3-57.7)
3.6
(0.5-21.3)**
1.2
(0.4-3.4)**
0.3
(0.1-1.4)**
25-34
366
65.1
(57.0-72.4)
28.7
(21.9-36.6)
0.6
(0.2-1.9)**
4.8
(2.1-10.8)*
0.8
(0.3-2.4)**
35-54
1,029
65.6
(60.9-69.9)
26.1
(22.3-30.4)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
5.7
(3.3-9.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
55+
662
79.5
(74.9-83.4)
15.7
(12.3-19.8)
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
2.4
(1.1-5.4)*
Sex
Male
975
59.4
(54.2-64.5)
31
(26.4-35.9)
1.7
(0.5-5.9)**
5.9
(3.7-9.5)
1.9
(1.1-3.5)*
Female
1,249
73.4
(69.3-77.1)
23.2
(19.6-27.2)
1.1
(0.5-2.2)*
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
0.6
(0.3-1.4)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,619
69
(65.1-72.6)
25.6
(22.3-29.2)
1.7
(0.7-4.2)*
3.2
(1.7-5.7)*
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
Black, non-Hispanic
25
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
57
75
(60.3-85.6)
12.8
(6.3-24.4)*
2.8
(0.9-8.3)**
1.9
(0.5-7.6)**
7.5
(2.3-21.7)**
Other
500
58.3
(50.5-65.8)
31.6
(24.5-39.6)
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
7.2
(4.9-10.4)
2.6
(1.4-4.6)*
Educational level
<High School
152
46.2
(32.4-60.5)
33.7
(21.0-49.3)
9.1
(1.6-38.2)**
7.2
(3.9-12.9)*
3.9
(1.6-9.1)*
High School graduate
651
59.9
(53.6-65.9)
34
(28.2-40.4)
0.9
(0.4-2.3)*
4.1
(2.8-6.1)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
Some College
651
66.1
(59.9-71.8)
27.1
(22.0-32.9)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
4.1
(1.7-9.9)*
1.2
(0.5-2.7)*
> College Graduate
767
75.1
(69.7-79.9)
20.6
(16.3-25.7)
0.4
(0.1-1.8)**
2.8
(1.1-6.7)*
1.1
(0.3-3.6)**
Household Income
<
$20,000
264
62.7
(51.2-72.9)
21.1
(14.8-29.2)
1.6
(0.4-5.8)**
10.4
(4.0-24.6)*
4.2
(2.0-8.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
323
66.8
(58.1-74.4)
28.1
(20.8-36.8)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
3.5
(1.6-7.2)*
0.6
(0.2-2.5)**
$35,000-$50,000
319
57.3
(47.8-66.2)
33.5
(25.3-42.7)
5.4
(1.3-20.5)**
3.4
(1.8-6.5)*
0.4
(0.1-1.9)**
$50,000-$75,000
414
69.3
(61.8-75.8)
26.5
(20.2-33.8)
0.7
(0.2-2.8)**
3
(1.1-7.5)*
0.6
(0.2-1.8)**
>
$75,000
693
71.9
(66.3-77.0)
24.7
(19.9-30.2)
0.2
(0.1-0.7)**
2.5
(1.0-6.1)*
0.6
(0.2-2.1)**
Employment status
Employed
1,514
66.9
(63.0-70.6)
28
(24.5-31.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.2)*
3.5
(2.3-5.4)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
Out of work
127
45.3
(28.9-62.7)
37.5
(22.9-54.8)
9.6
(1.9-36.5)**
4.7
(2.2-9.7)*
2.9
(0.9-8.8)**
A homemaker
173
64.7
(52.9-75.0)
31.8
(21.7-44.1)
1.5
(0.4-5.7)**
1.1
(0.4-2.9)**
0.9
(0.1-5.8)**
A student
51
72.9
(52.5-86.7)
24.7
(11.4-45.4)*
0
-
1.8
(0.2-12.0)**
0.7
(0.2-2.8)**
Retired
248
75.8
(67.9-82.3)
17.8
(12.6-24.3)
0.9
(0.3-2.6)**
2.2
(0.9-5.2)*
3.3
(0.8-12.1)**
Unable to work
101
64.7
(45.8-80.0)
14.1
(7.3-25.6)*
2.2
(0.5-8.9)**
17.8
(5.5-44.6)**
1.2
(0.3-5.0)**
Veteran status
Yes
373
71.4
(64.0-77.8)
24.7
(18.6-32.1)
1.6
(0.7-3.4)*
1.7
(0.9-3.3)*
0.6
(0.2-1.6)**
No
1,848
65.1
(61.3-68.6)
27.7
(24.4-31.3)
1.4
(0.5-3.8)**
4.4
(2.9-6.6)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
124
74
(61.4-83.6)
17.7
(10.1-29.1)
1.5
(0.5-4.4)**
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
6.5
(2.0-19.4)**
No
2,096
65.8
(62.4-69.1)
27.7
(24.6-31.0)
1.4
(0.6-3.4)*
4.1
(2.8-6.0)
1
(0.6-1.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
128
73.5
(62.0-82.5)
21
(12.8-32.4)
0.5
(0.1-2.4)**
3.1
(1.3-6.9)*
2
(0.7-5.6)**
No
2,066
65.9
(62.4-69.2)
27.5
(24.4-30.9)
1.5
(0.6-3.4)*
3.9
(2.6-5.8)
1.2
(0.7-2.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
304
73
(64.5-80.1)
23.5
(16.7-32.0)
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
2.5
(1.2-5.3)*
0.4
(0.1-1.6)**
No
1,908
65.3
(61.7-68.7)
27.6
(24.4-31.1)
1.6
(0.7-3.7)*
4.1
(2.7-6.2)
1.4
(0.9-2.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
617
74.6
(69.5-79.2)
21.7
(17.3-26.8)
0.9
(0.4-2.1)*
1.7
(1.0-3.1)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
No
1,594
63.4
(59.3-67.3)
29.1
(25.5-33.0)
1.6
(0.6-4.2)*
4.6
(3.0-7.0)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
210
62.4
(50.5-73.0)
25.4
(17.4-35.5)
1.3
(0.3-4.6)**
10.1
(3.3-27.3)**
0.8
(0.3-2.0)*
No
1,949
67.4
(63.9-70.7)
26.6
(23.5-30.0)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
52
57.2
(28.2-82.0)
14.2
(5.7-31.0)*
1
(0.2-4.3)**
25.8
(5.0-69.8)**
1.9
(0.5-6.8)**
No
2,115
66.5
(63.1-69.7)
27.6
(24.5-30.9)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
3.3
(2.3-4.6)
1.3
(0.7-2.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
223
75.8
(63.5-84.9)
14.9
(8.8-24.1)
1.1
(0.3-4.0)**
8
(2.3-24.3)**
0.2
(0.0-1.4)**
No
1,993
65.1
(61.6-68.4)
28.7
(25.5-32.1)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
3.4
(2.4-4.8)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)

† Adjusted for sex, age group, racial/ethnic group, education and household income level.
* Relative standard error exceeds 30%.
** Relative standard error exceeds 50%.
-- Estimate suppressed due to sample size.

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