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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 † ARKANSAS, 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
5,083
22.8
(21.3-24.3)
34.8
(33.1-36.6)
1.4
(1.0-1.8)
28.1
(26.5-29.8)
12.9
(11.8-14.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
164
16.4
(11.1-23.4)
44.9
(36.7-53.4)
0
(0.0-0.0)
29.8
(22.9-37.8)
8.9
(5.4-14.2)
25-34
512
19.8
(16.3-23.8)
34.8
(30.4-39.4)
2.5
(1.4-4.7)*
30.8
(26.7-35.2)
12.1
(9.3-15.6)
35-54
1,741
22
(19.9-24.2)
34.6
(32.1-37.2)
1.5
(0.9-2.3)
27.5
(25.2-29.8)
14.5
(12.8-16.5)
55+
2,636
28.3
(26.5-30.3)
31.2
(29.2-33.2)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
26.4
(24.5-28.3)
12.8
(11.5-14.2)
Sex
Male
1,812
24.6
(22.2-27.2)
38
(35.1-40.9)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
25.4
(23.1-27.9)
10.4
(8.8-12.3)
Female
3,271
21
(19.4-22.7)
31.8
(29.8-33.9)
1.2
(0.9-1.7)
30.7
(28.6-32.9)
15.2
(13.7-16.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,298
19.2
(17.8-20.6)
36.2
(34.3-38.1)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
29.9
(28.2-31.8)
13.2
(12.0-14.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
375
27
(20.6-34.5)
34.1
(26.9-42.2)
0.6
(0.2-1.3)*
25.8
(20.0-32.5)
12.6
(9.1-17.1)
Hispanic
152
35.7
(27.0-45.5)
32.8
(23.1-44.2)
0.9
(0.2-4.2)**
22.1
(14.0-33.1)
8.5
(3.9-17.5)*
Other
197
29.6
(21.7-38.9)
24.6
(17.3-33.7)
3.1
(1.1-8.1)**
23.7
(17.4-31.5)
19
(13.0-26.8)
Educational level
<High School
565
32.6
(27.7-37.9)
36.1
(30.2-42.6)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
18.2
(14.4-22.9)
11.8
(8.7-15.7)
High School graduate
1,812
25.9
(23.5-28.6)
35.9
(33.0-39.0)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
24.7
(22.0-27.5)
12.1
(10.3-14.1)
Some College
1,224
21.1
(17.9-24.7)
32.5
(28.9-36.3)
2
(1.2-3.3)
29.3
(26.0-32.9)
15.1
(12.7-17.8)
> College Graduate
1,475
17.9
(15.7-20.4)
35.2
(32.4-38.2)
0.9
(0.5-1.5)
33.4
(30.7-36.3)
12.5
(10.7-14.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
957
26.9
(23.2-31.0)
27.6
(23.7-32.0)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
27.1
(23.1-31.6)
17.3
(14.2-20.8)
$20,000-$35,000
1,050
23.2
(20.2-26.5)
35.3
(31.5-39.3)
1.2
(0.7-2.2)*
26.1
(22.7-29.8)
14.2
(11.7-17.3)
$35,000-$50,000
715
21.3
(18.2-24.8)
34.8
(30.5-39.5)
1.8
(0.8-4.1)*
29.4
(25.4-33.8)
12.7
(9.9-16.0)
$50,000-$75,000
790
20.2
(17.2-23.7)
36.9
(33.1-40.9)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
29.5
(26.0-33.4)
12.2
(9.9-14.9)
>
$75,000
945
20.1
(17.0-23.6)
37
(33.3-40.8)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
30
(26.7-33.4)
11.3
(9.2-13.7)
Employment status
Employed
2,503
21.9
(19.9-24.0)
36.4
(34.0-38.8)
1.7
(1.2-2.5)
28.1
(26.0-30.4)
11.9
(10.4-13.5)
Out of work
158
21.5
(13.7-32.2)
35.4
(26.0-46.2)
0.7
(0.2-2.3)**
26.1
(17.9-36.5)
16.2
(10.4-24.5)
A homemaker
471
22
(18.1-26.5)
36.4
(31.3-41.8)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
26.8
(22.3-31.9)
13.4
(10.2-17.3)
A student
77
27.3
(15.6-43.3)
30.8
(18.3-46.8)
1.1
(0.3-3.8)**
24.2
(15.2-36.3)
16.6
(9.4-27.6)
Retired
1,403
25.8
(23.4-28.3)
32.6
(29.8-35.5)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
29.5
(26.8-32.4)
10.8
(9.1-12.7)
Unable to work
450
21
(17.2-25.4)
26.6
(21.4-32.5)
0.5
(0.3-1.0)*
30
(24.4-36.2)
21.9
(17.5-27.2)
Veteran status
Yes
743
21.5
(18.6-24.6)
32.7
(28.8-36.8)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
30.4
(26.6-34.6)
14.6
(11.5-18.3)
No
4,338
22.9
(21.3-24.7)
35.1
(33.2-37.1)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
27.7
(26.0-29.5)
12.7
(11.5-13.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
580
25.5
(22.0-29.4)
28.9
(24.3-33.9)
2.4
(1.2-4.7)*
28.8
(24.2-33.8)
14.4
(11.6-17.9)
No
4,499
22.5
(20.9-24.1)
35.4
(33.5-37.3)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
28.1
(26.4-29.8)
12.7
(11.5-14.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
671
24.6
(21.2-28.2)
29.6
(25.7-33.9)
0.7
(0.3-1.8)*
27.9
(23.7-32.5)
17.2
(14.1-20.8)
No
4,352
22.5
(20.9-24.2)
35.4
(33.5-37.4)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
28.1
(26.4-29.9)
12.5
(11.3-13.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
602
19.8
(16.2-24.0)
30.8
(25.6-36.4)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
32.7
(27.7-38.1)
16.1
(12.9-19.8)
No
4,467
23.1
(21.5-24.7)
35.5
(33.6-37.4)
1.4
(1.0-1.8)
27.5
(25.9-29.3)
12.5
(11.3-13.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,090
22.3
(20.4-24.4)
33.4
(30.9-36.0)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)
28.1
(25.8-30.6)
15
(13.3-16.8)
No
2,970
22.9
(21.0-24.9)
35.4
(33.1-37.7)
1.5
(1.1-2.1)
28.2
(26.2-30.3)
12.1
(10.7-13.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
549
18.5
(14.5-23.3)
26.6
(21.8-32.1)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
33.4
(28.2-39.0)
21
(17.3-25.3)
No
4,427
23.4
(21.8-25.0)
35.6
(33.8-37.6)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
27.4
(25.7-29.1)
12
(10.9-13.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
270
15.4
(9.8-23.2)
21.6
(15.9-28.6)
0
(0.0-0.0)
35.7
(28.1-44.0)
27.4
(20.7-35.2)
No
4,707
23.2
(21.7-24.7)
35.5
(33.6-37.3)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
27.8
(26.2-29.5)
12.2
(11.0-13.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
709
20
(16.7-23.9)
27.8
(23.8-32.2)
1.5
(0.6-3.9)*
30.8
(26.6-35.3)
19.8
(16.5-23.7)
No
4,360
23.1
(21.5-24.7)
35.7
(33.8-37.7)
1.4
(1.0-1.8)
27.9
(26.2-29.7)
12
(10.8-13.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions † ARKANSAS, 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
5,119
70
(68.2-71.6)
23.9
(22.3-25.5)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.4
(2.7-4.2)
2.1
(1.5-2.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
163
56.7
(48.5-64.5)
33.9
(26.5-42.2)
0
(0.0-0.0)
6.3
(3.6-10.8)
3.1
(1.1-8.2)**
25-34
512
67.1
(62.4-71.4)
25.6
(21.7-30.0)
0.6
(0.2-2.0)**
4.6
(2.8-7.4)
2.1
(0.9-4.7)*
35-54
1,750
72.1
(69.6-74.5)
22.2
(20.0-24.6)
0.8
(0.5-1.5)
2.6
(1.9-3.6)
2.2
(1.5-3.4)
55+
2,662
74.3
(72.4-76.1)
20.9
(19.2-22.6)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
2.5
(1.9-3.3)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Sex
Male
1,810
63.4
(60.5-66.2)
28.6
(25.9-31.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.4)
4.7
(3.6-6.2)
2.5
(1.6-3.7)
Female
3,309
76
(74.1-77.9)
19.5
(17.8-21.3)
0.4
(0.3-0.7)
2.3
(1.6-3.1)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,335
69.8
(68.0-71.6)
24.4
(22.8-26.2)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.4
(2.6-4.3)
1.7
(1.2-2.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
374
65.3
(58.2-71.7)
25.8
(19.3-33.6)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
4.6
(2.5-8.3)*
4
(1.9-8.1)*
Hispanic
149
77.2
(68.2-84.3)
18.6
(12.3-27.3)
0.1
(0.1-0.1)
2.4
(1.1-5.3)*
1.6
(0.2-10.1)**
Other
201
76.5
(67.8-83.3)
17.2
(11.3-25.2)
1.3
(0.3-5.0)**
2.9
(1.2-6.7)*
2.2
(0.8-6.0)**
Educational level
<High School
581
58.2
(52.8-63.4)
28.2
(23.0-34.0)
1.2
(0.5-2.9)*
4.4
(2.7-7.1)
8
(5.3-12.0)
High School graduate
1,812
65.6
(62.5-68.6)
27.9
(25.1-30.9)
0.8
(0.5-1.4)
3.6
(2.5-5.1)
2.1
(1.2-3.5)
Some College
1,240
70.6
(67.0-74.1)
22.8
(19.6-26.4)
0.6
(0.3-1.0)*
4
(2.6-6.1)
2
(1.2-3.4)
> College Graduate
1,477
76.7
(73.9-79.3)
19.3
(17.0-22.0)
0.5
(0.3-1.0)*
2.5
(1.6-4.0)
0.9
(0.4-2.1)*
Household Income
<
$20,000
959
65.8
(61.5-69.8)
25.8
(22.0-30.0)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
4.9
(3.2-7.2)
2.9
(1.4-5.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,053
69.7
(65.9-73.3)
24.3
(21.0-27.9)
0.9
(0.4-2.0)*
4.1
(2.7-6.2)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
$35,000-$50,000
718
72
(67.5-76.0)
20.1
(16.5-24.3)
0.7
(0.3-2.0)**
4.6
(2.8-7.6)
2.5
(1.2-5.1)*
$50,000-$75,000
784
74.4
(70.6-77.9)
21.4
(18.1-25.1)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
1.9
(1.1-3.5)*
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
>
$75,000
953
71
(67.2-74.6)
25.2
(21.7-29.0)
0.2
(0.0-0.6)**
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
2.1
(1.1-4.0)*
Employment status
Employed
2,509
69.7
(67.3-72.0)
23.4
(21.3-25.6)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
3.6
(2.6-4.9)
2.7
(1.7-4.1)
Out of work
160
67.3
(57.1-76.1)
29.4
(21.1-39.5)
0.2
(0.0-1.3)**
2.5
(1.1-5.3)*
0.6
(0.1-4.2)**
A homemaker
480
67.5
(62.2-72.5)
25.9
(21.4-31.0)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
3.6
(1.7-7.2)*
2.7
(1.2-5.7)*
A student
77
75.8
(62.7-85.4)
20
(10.7-34.4)*
0
(0.0-0.0)
3.6
(1.2-10.5)**
0.5
(0.1-3.9)**
Retired
1,414
69.2
(66.3-71.9)
25
(22.5-27.7)
0.9
(0.6-1.5)
3.3
(2.4-4.5)
1.6
(0.9-2.8)
Unable to work
458
73.1
(68.0-77.7)
21.5
(17.3-26.4)
1.1
(0.5-2.5)*
2.9
(1.7-5.0)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
Veteran status
Yes
744
67.7
(63.7-71.5)
25.7
(22.2-29.4)
0.8
(0.3-1.7)*
3.2
(2.2-4.8)
2.6
(1.4-4.8)*
No
4,373
70.3
(68.4-72.1)
23.6
(21.9-25.4)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.4
(2.7-4.4)
2
(1.4-2.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
587
71.5
(67.0-75.6)
22.2
(18.4-26.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
3.1
(1.9-4.9)
2
(1.0-4.0)*
No
4,527
69.7
(67.9-71.5)
24
(22.3-25.8)
0.7
(0.5-0.9)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
681
70.4
(66.3-74.2)
23.2
(19.6-27.2)
1.4
(0.8-2.6)*
3
(1.9-4.7)
2
(1.1-3.7)*
No
4,381
69.9
(68.0-71.7)
24
(22.3-25.8)
0.5
(0.4-0.8)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
607
68.7
(63.4-73.5)
22.7
(18.3-27.8)
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
3.9
(2.2-6.7)
4.3
(2.3-8.1)*
No
4,498
69.8
(68.0-71.6)
24.1
(22.4-25.8)
0.8
(0.6-1.1)
3.4
(2.7-4.2)
2
(1.4-2.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,108
71.4
(68.9-73.7)
23.4
(21.2-25.8)
0.6
(0.4-1.1)
2.7
(1.9-3.6)
1.9
(1.3-3.0)
No
2,988
69.3
(67.1-71.5)
24.1
(22.1-26.2)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.7
(2.9-4.8)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
546
65
(59.3-70.2)
25
(20.4-30.2)
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
6.5
(4.3-9.6)
2.9
(1.4-6.3)*
No
4,463
70.5
(68.7-72.3)
23.8
(22.1-25.5)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.1
(2.4-4.0)
2
(1.4-2.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
274
57.8
(49.7-65.5)
32.6
(25.4-40.7)
1.4
(0.5-3.6)**
6.9
(4.2-11.2)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
No
4,733
70.7
(68.9-72.4)
23.2
(21.6-24.9)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
717
75.3
(71.1-79.1)
19.6
(16.2-23.6)
0.6
(0.2-1.6)**
2.9
(1.7-5.0)
1.6
(0.7-3.4)*
No
4,387
69.3
(67.5-71.1)
24.3
(22.6-26.2)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.5
(2.8-4.4)
2.2
(1.5-3.1)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions ARKANSAS, 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
5,083
22.3
(20.9-23.8)
34.9
(33.1-36.7)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
28.3
(26.7-29.9)
13.1
(12.0-14.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
164
18.1
(12.3-25.8)
44.2
(35.9-52.8)
0
-
28.3
(21.5-36.2)
9.4
(5.8-15.0)
25-34
512
19.2
(15.7-23.2)
34.8
(30.4-39.4)
2.5
(1.4-4.7)*
31.3
(27.1-35.8)
12.2
(9.4-15.7)
35-54
1,741
20.3
(18.3-22.5)
35
(32.5-37.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
28.5
(26.2-30.9)
14.7
(12.9-16.7)
55+
2,636
27.8
(25.9-29.7)
31
(29.1-33.0)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
26.6
(24.7-28.5)
13.3
(12.0-14.8)
Sex
Male
1,812
24
(21.6-26.6)
38.4
(35.5-41.4)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
25.6
(23.2-28.2)
10.4
(8.8-12.3)
Female
3,271
20.7
(19.1-22.5)
31.6
(29.6-33.7)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
30.8
(28.7-32.9)
15.6
(14.1-17.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,298
20
(18.6-21.5)
35.9
(34.1-37.9)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
29.4
(27.7-31.2)
13.2
(12.0-14.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
375
28.8
(22.3-36.2)
32.6
(25.4-40.8)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)**
24.9
(19.2-31.7)
13.2
(9.5-18.2)
Hispanic
152
39.8
(30.3-50.2)
31.9
(22.3-43.3)
0.8
(0.2-4.2)**
19.6
(12.0-30.4)
7.9
(3.6-16.5)*
Other
197
32.1
(23.7-41.8)
25.1
(17.3-34.9)
3.1
(1.1-8.1)**
21.9
(15.9-29.4)
17.9
(12.1-25.6)
Educational level
<High School
565
35.1
(29.9-40.6)
33.8
(27.7-40.5)
1.3
(0.7-2.6)*
17.2
(13.5-21.6)
12.7
(9.4-16.9)
High School graduate
1,812
25.5
(23.0-28.2)
35.7
(32.7-38.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.3)
24.8
(22.1-27.7)
12.6
(10.7-14.7)
Some College
1,224
19.8
(16.8-23.3)
32.9
(29.4-36.7)
2
(1.2-3.3)
30.1
(26.7-33.7)
15.2
(12.8-17.9)
> College Graduate
1,475
15.5
(13.5-17.8)
36.1
(33.1-39.1)
0.9
(0.5-1.5)
35.4
(32.6-38.3)
12.1
(10.4-14.1)
Household Income
<
$20,000
957
30.8
(26.7-35.3)
26.6
(22.8-30.8)
1
(0.6-1.9)*
24.6
(20.8-28.9)
16.9
(14.0-20.4)
$20,000-$35,000
1,050
24.3
(21.1-27.8)
35.5
(31.7-39.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.2)*
25.2
(21.8-28.9)
13.9
(11.3-16.8)
$35,000-$50,000
715
20
(16.9-23.5)
35.3
(30.8-40.2)
1.8
(0.8-4.2)*
30.1
(26.0-34.6)
12.7
(10.0-16.1)
$50,000-$75,000
790
17.9
(15.1-21.1)
37.4
(33.5-41.4)
1.1
(0.6-2.2)*
31.2
(27.5-35.1)
12.5
(10.1-15.3)
>
$75,000
945
15.8
(13.2-18.8)
37.8
(34.1-41.7)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
33.2
(29.7-36.8)
11.5
(9.4-14.0)
Employment status
Employed
2,503
19.6
(17.8-21.6)
37.7
(35.3-40.2)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
29.3
(27.1-31.6)
11.7
(10.2-13.3)
Out of work
158
23.4
(15.2-34.1)
36.4
(26.9-47.1)
0.4
(0.1-3.0)**
24.6
(16.6-34.8)
15.2
(9.6-23.2)
A homemaker
471
20.7
(16.8-25.2)
33.5
(28.6-38.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
29.3
(24.4-34.7)
15.2
(11.7-19.6)
A student
77
25.7
(14.4-41.4)
33.5
(20.1-50.3)
0.9
(0.2-3.8)**
25.1
(15.3-38.2)
14.8
(8.3-25.2)
Retired
1,403
29.6
(27.1-32.3)
30.8
(28.3-33.5)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
26.9
(24.3-29.6)
11.2
(9.5-13.1)
Unable to work
450
25.3
(20.7-30.4)
25.2
(20.3-30.8)
0.3
(0.1-1.1)**
25.4
(20.4-31.1)
23.8
(19.1-29.3)
Veteran status
Yes
743
24
(20.8-27.5)
34.8
(30.8-39.1)
0.9
(0.4-2.1)*
27.7
(24.1-31.6)
12.6
(9.9-15.9)
No
4,338
22.1
(20.5-23.7)
34.9
(32.9-36.9)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
28.4
(26.6-30.2)
13.2
(12.0-14.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
580
29.3
(25.2-33.8)
26.9
(22.6-31.6)
2.6
(1.3-5.0)*
26.2
(21.9-30.9)
15.1
(12.1-18.6)
No
4,499
21.7
(20.1-23.3)
35.7
(33.8-37.6)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
28.5
(26.8-30.3)
12.8
(11.6-14.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
671
30.2
(26.3-34.4)
27.5
(23.8-31.5)
0.8
(0.3-2.0)*
24.2
(20.4-28.4)
17.3
(14.3-20.9)
No
4,352
21.4
(19.9-23.0)
35.8
(33.9-37.7)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
28.7
(27.0-30.5)
12.6
(11.4-13.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
602
19.4
(15.7-23.8)
30.6
(25.3-36.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
32.8
(27.8-38.2)
16.6
(13.3-20.5)
No
4,467
22.6
(21.1-24.3)
35.6
(33.7-37.5)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
27.7
(26.0-29.5)
12.6
(11.5-13.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,090
24.6
(22.5-26.9)
31.7
(29.3-34.2)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
26.8
(24.6-29.2)
15.6
(13.9-17.5)
No
2,970
21.3
(19.5-23.3)
36.3
(34.0-38.7)
1.5
(1.1-2.1)
28.9
(26.8-31.1)
11.9
(10.5-13.5)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
549
20.3
(16.1-25.4)
25.6
(20.8-30.9)
0.2
(0.0-0.7)**
31.9
(26.8-37.5)
22
(18.0-26.6)
No
4,427
22.6
(21.0-24.2)
36.1
(34.1-38.0)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
27.7
(26.1-29.5)
12
(10.9-13.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
270
17.8
(11.5-26.6)
20.5
(15.4-26.9)
0
-
32.8
(25.5-41.0)
28.9
(22.1-36.7)
No
4,707
22.4
(21.0-24.0)
35.7
(33.9-37.6)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
28.2
(26.5-29.9)
12.2
(11.1-13.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
709
19.6
(16.2-23.4)
26.2
(22.3-30.4)
1.5
(0.6-4.0)*
31.3
(27.1-35.9)
21.4
(17.8-25.4)
No
4,360
22.7
(21.1-24.3)
36.1
(34.2-38.1)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
27.9
(26.2-29.7)
11.9
(10.8-13.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions ARKANSAS, 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
5,119
69.2
(67.4-71.0)
24.6
(22.9-26.3)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.6
(2.9-4.4)
2
(1.4-2.7)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
163
52.1
(43.6-60.5)
36.8
(28.9-45.6)
0
-
7.5
(4.3-12.8)
3.5
(1.3-9.1)**
25-34
512
66.8
(62.1-71.2)
25.9
(21.9-30.2)
0.6
(0.2-2.0)**
4.7
(2.9-7.5)
2
(0.9-4.6)*
35-54
1,750
72.7
(70.2-75.1)
22.1
(19.9-24.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
2.5
(1.8-3.5)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
55+
2,662
73.4
(71.5-75.2)
21.7
(20.1-23.5)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
2.7
(2.1-3.5)
1.4
(0.9-2.0)
Sex
Male
1,810
62.5
(59.5-65.4)
29.4
(26.7-32.4)
0.9
(0.6-1.5)
4.9
(3.7-6.4)
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
Female
3,309
75.3
(73.3-77.3)
20.1
(18.4-21.9)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,335
69.5
(67.6-71.3)
24.7
(22.9-26.5)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.5
(2.7-4.4)
1.7
(1.2-2.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
374
61.8
(53.2-69.7)
27.9
(20.1-37.2)
0.3
(0.1-1.1)**
5.6
(3.1-9.9)
4.5
(2.1-9.2)*
Hispanic
149
71.2
(61.0-79.6)
23.1
(15.6-32.8)
0
-
3.4
(1.5-7.3)*
2.3
(0.3-14.7)**
Other
201
72.9
(63.9-80.4)
19.5
(12.9-28.2)
1.5
(0.4-5.6)**
3.5
(1.5-7.9)*
2.6
(0.9-7.0)**
Educational level
<High School
581
57
(51.0-62.9)
30.1
(24.6-36.2)
1.4
(0.6-3.1)*
5.5
(3.6-8.5)
6
(3.1-11.1)*
High School graduate
1,812
64.3
(61.2-67.3)
29
(26.1-32.0)
0.9
(0.5-1.5)
3.9
(2.7-5.5)
2
(1.2-3.3)
Some College
1,240
70.2
(66.2-73.9)
23.4
(20.0-27.2)
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
> College Graduate
1,477
79
(76.4-81.4)
18
(15.8-20.5)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
2
(1.3-3.2)
0.6
(0.2-1.4)*
Household Income
<
$20,000
959
63
(58.3-67.4)
27.1
(23.1-31.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)*
5.9
(4.0-8.7)
3.1
(1.6-6.1)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,053
67.8
(63.9-71.5)
25.7
(22.3-29.4)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
4.5
(3.0-6.9)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
$35,000-$50,000
718
72.3
(67.6-76.6)
20.3
(16.4-24.7)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)**
4.5
(2.7-7.5)
2.1
(1.0-4.3)*
$50,000-$75,000
784
75.7
(71.9-79.1)
20.7
(17.5-24.4)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
1.5
(0.7-3.2)*
>
$75,000
953
73.8
(69.9-77.3)
23.4
(20.0-27.2)
0.1
(0.0-0.5)**
1.2
(0.7-2.2)*
1.5
(0.8-2.9)*
Employment status
Employed
2,509
69.2
(66.7-71.6)
24.3
(22.1-26.6)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
3.6
(2.6-4.9)
2.3
(1.5-3.6)
Out of work
160
58.9
(48.3-68.8)
36.6
(27.0-47.4)
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
3.5
(1.6-7.2)*
0.8
(0.1-5.4)**
A homemaker
480
70.5
(65.3-75.2)
23.8
(19.6-28.7)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
3.3
(1.6-6.6)*
2.1
(1.0-4.4)*
A student
77
64.9
(48.0-78.8)
27.8
(14.8-46.0)
0
-
6.6
(2.3-17.3)**
0.7
(0.1-5.1)**
Retired
1,414
71.6
(68.9-74.1)
22.8
(20.5-25.3)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
3.1
(2.3-4.3)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Unable to work
458
70.6
(65.1-75.5)
22.6
(18.1-27.8)
1.4
(0.6-3.2)*
3.7
(2.2-6.3)
1.7
(0.9-3.4)*
Veteran status
Yes
744
66
(61.9-69.8)
27.4
(23.8-31.2)
0.9
(0.4-2.1)*
3.3
(2.3-4.8)
2.4
(1.3-4.5)*
No
4,373
69.7
(67.7-71.6)
24.1
(22.3-26.0)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.6
(2.9-4.6)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
587
71.5
(67.0-75.7)
21.9
(18.1-26.2)
1.5
(0.7-2.9)*
3.3
(2.1-5.2)
1.9
(0.9-3.7)*
No
4,527
69
(67.1-70.9)
24.8
(23.1-26.7)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.5
(2.8-4.5)
2
(1.4-2.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
681
69.6
(65.4-73.6)
23.3
(19.6-27.4)
1.8
(1.0-3.3)*
3.3
(2.1-5.1)
2
(1.1-3.6)*
No
4,381
69.2
(67.2-71.1)
24.7
(22.9-26.6)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.6
(2.9-4.5)
2
(1.4-2.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
607
67.7
(62.0-73.0)
24
(19.3-29.5)
0.3
(0.1-1.1)**
4.3
(2.4-7.4)
3.6
(1.7-7.3)*
No
4,498
69.3
(67.4-71.2)
24.7
(23.0-26.5)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
3.5
(2.8-4.4)
1.8
(1.2-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,108
72.7
(70.4-75.0)
22.2
(20.1-24.5)
0.8
(0.4-1.3)
2.6
(1.9-3.5)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)
No
2,988
67.5
(65.1-69.8)
25.7
(23.5-28.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
4.1
(3.1-5.2)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
546
61.5
(55.7-66.9)
26.9
(22.1-32.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)**
7.7
(5.2-11.4)
3.2
(1.5-6.8)*
No
4,463
70.2
(68.2-72.0)
24.2
(22.5-26.1)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
274
52.7
(44.4-60.8)
35.8
(27.9-44.6)
1.6
(0.6-4.1)*
8.3
(4.9-13.7)
1.6
(0.7-3.8)*
No
4,733
70.4
(68.5-72.2)
23.7
(22.1-25.5)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
3.3
(2.6-4.2)
2
(1.4-2.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
717
75.9
(71.8-79.6)
19.2
(15.8-23.0)
0.6
(0.2-1.6)**
2.9
(1.7-4.9)
1.4
(0.7-3.0)*
No
4,387
68.3
(66.3-70.2)
25.3
(23.5-27.2)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.7
(2.9-4.6)
2
(1.4-2.9)

† 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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