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LOUISIANA

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 † LOUISIANA, 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
5,712
34.8
(33.1-36.6)
27.8
(26.2-29.5)
3.7
(3.2-4.4)
20.1
(18.6-21.6)
13.5
(12.4-14.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
222
27.9
(21.1-35.9)
35.6
(27.7-44.4)
1.2
(0.5-2.9)*
24
(17.9-31.3)
11.4
(7.1-17.6)
25-34
665
31.8
(27.5-36.5)
28.6
(24.2-33.4)
2.5
(1.6-4.1)
23.1
(19.1-27.6)
14
(11.1-17.4)
35-54
2,268
34
(31.4-36.6)
27.1
(24.8-29.5)
3.7
(2.8-4.9)
20.8
(18.6-23.3)
14.4
(12.6-16.4)
55+
2,508
40.1
(37.8-42.4)
25.4
(23.3-27.6)
5.2
(4.3-6.4)
16.1
(14.6-17.9)
13.2
(11.7-14.8)
Sex
Male
1,920
35.5
(32.7-38.4)
30.6
(27.8-33.4)
3.4
(2.6-4.5)
18.8
(16.4-21.5)
11.7
(9.9-13.8)
Female
3,792
34.2
(32.3-36.2)
25.2
(23.5-27.1)
4
(3.4-4.8)
21.3
(19.7-23.0)
15.2
(13.9-16.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,201
33
(31.2-34.8)
28.4
(26.7-30.1)
3.5
(2.9-4.2)
21.3
(19.8-22.8)
13.9
(12.7-15.2)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,076
37.5
(33.7-41.6)
26.2
(22.5-30.3)
4.4
(3.0-6.3)
17.3
(14.2-20.9)
14.6
(11.8-17.9)
Hispanic
150
32.2
(23.5-42.4)
25.2
(16.8-35.8)
3.8
(1.6-8.8)*
19.7
(10.9-33.0)
19.1
(10.8-31.4)
Other
235
29
(21.6-37.8)
29
(19.8-40.4)
4.6
(2.3-9.1)*
22.9
(13.2-36.8)
14.4
(9.7-20.9)
Educational level
<High School
626
41.7
(35.9-47.8)
27.9
(22.6-33.8)
3.7
(2.4-5.7)
13.8
(9.3-19.8)
12.9
(9.5-17.3)
High School graduate
1,839
39.4
(36.2-42.6)
28
(25.2-31.1)
3.8
(2.9-5.0)
17.6
(15.0-20.6)
11.2
(9.5-13.1)
Some College
1,501
34.6
(31.5-37.9)
26.4
(23.5-29.6)
4.2
(3.0-5.8)
21.1
(18.4-24.0)
13.6
(11.6-15.9)
> College Graduate
1,735
29.1
(26.3-32.0)
28.5
(25.8-31.5)
3.2
(2.4-4.3)
23
(20.7-25.5)
16.2
(13.9-18.8)
Household Income
< $20,000
949
34.5
(30.1-39.2)
27.5
(23.2-32.2)
4.3
(3.1-6.0)
20.2
(15.2-26.4)
13.5
(10.6-17.0)
$20,000-$35,000
1,024
39.4
(35.4-43.6)
26.9
(23.3-30.8)
3.5
(2.4-5.1)
16.9
(14.0-20.3)
13.2
(10.7-16.2)
$35,000-$50,000
722
36.6
(32.1-41.5)
23.6
(19.7-27.9)
3.6
(2.2-5.8)
20.1
(16.9-23.8)
16.1
(12.4-20.5)
$50,000-$75,000
752
33
(29.0-37.4)
30.3
(26.4-34.6)
3.3
(2.0-5.2)
20.3
(17.0-24.0)
13.1
(10.5-16.3)
> $75,000
1,181
32.8
(29.4-36.4)
29.6
(26.3-33.2)
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
21.7
(19.1-24.6)
13.3
(11.3-15.5)
Employment status
Employed
3,078
34.8
(32.5-37.1)
27.3
(25.2-29.5)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
20.7
(18.9-22.6)
13.8
(12.3-15.5)
Out of work
193
23.9
(16.9-32.6)
28.8
(19.4-40.6)
2.3
(0.9-5.7)*
24.5
(15.8-35.9)
20.5
(13.7-29.4)
A homemaker
560
36.5
(31.9-41.2)
27.8
(23.3-32.7)
3.3
(2.0-5.3)
20.5
(16.8-24.8)
11.9
(9.5-15.0)
A student
145
38.6
(28.3-50.2)
35.6
(26.5-45.8)
2.9
(1.2-7.1)*
14.2
(9.2-21.2)
8.6
(4.2-17.1)*
Retired
1,286
36.5
(32.7-40.4)
27
(23.8-30.5)
5.8
(4.5-7.6)
18
(14.0-22.9)
12.6
(10.1-15.8)
Unable to work
417
33.1
(27.6-39.0)
26.4
(21.3-32.1)
4.3
(2.5-7.4)
19.4
(14.3-25.9)
16.8
(12.7-21.9)
Veteran status
Yes
713
34
(29.8-38.4)
26.5
(22.5-30.9)
5.1
(3.3-7.7)
16.1
(13.1-19.8)
18.3
(14.5-22.9)
No
4,994
34.9
(33.1-36.8)
28
(26.3-29.9)
3.5
(3.0-4.2)
20.6
(19.0-22.3)
12.9
(11.7-14.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
719
34.5
(30.5-38.7)
26.6
(22.7-30.9)
6
(3.8-9.3)
17.7
(14.3-21.6)
15.3
(12.4-18.8)
No
4,984
34.9
(33.1-36.8)
27.9
(26.2-29.7)
3.6
(3.0-4.2)
20.3
(18.7-21.9)
13.4
(12.1-14.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
638
32.6
(27.8-37.8)
26.6
(21.9-31.8)
4.2
(2.8-6.5)
20.2
(15.0-26.8)
16.3
(12.0-21.9)
No
5,016
35
(33.2-36.9)
27.9
(26.2-29.7)
3.6
(3.1-4.3)
20.1
(18.6-21.7)
13.3
(12.1-14.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
557
28.4
(23.5-33.8)
28.1
(22.8-34.2)
2.8
(1.8-4.3)
22.4
(18.0-27.5)
18.3
(13.8-23.8)
No
5,140
35.5
(33.7-37.4)
27.8
(26.1-29.5)
3.8
(3.2-4.5)
19.8
(18.3-21.5)
13
(11.9-14.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,890
34.1
(31.4-36.8)
28.1
(25.5-30.8)
4.3
(3.4-5.5)
18.8
(16.6-21.2)
14.7
(12.9-16.8)
No
3,783
35.2
(33.1-37.3)
27.6
(25.6-29.6)
3.5
(2.9-4.3)
20.6
(18.8-22.4)
13.2
(11.8-14.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
544
32.5
(27.1-38.4)
23.1
(18.3-28.6)
3.9
(2.4-6.4)
17.7
(13.9-22.3)
22.8
(17.9-28.4)
No
5,026
35.2
(33.4-37.0)
28.2
(26.5-30.0)
3.8
(3.2-4.5)
20.3
(18.7-22.0)
12.5
(11.4-13.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
301
32
(25.7-38.9)
28.3
(21.8-35.8)
3.6
(1.9-6.5)*
15
(10.5-21.0)
21.2
(15.5-28.2)
No
5,132
34.9
(33.1-36.7)
27.5
(25.8-29.3)
3.7
(3.1-4.4)
20.6
(19.0-22.2)
13.3
(12.1-14.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
758
32.8
(28.8-37.1)
27.2
(23.2-31.6)
3.1
(2.1-4.6)
18.8
(15.7-22.4)
18.1
(14.7-22.0)
No
4,938
35.1
(33.3-37.0)
27.9
(26.1-29.7)
3.8
(3.2-4.5)
20.3
(18.7-22.0)
12.9
(11.7-14.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † LOUISIANA, 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
5,837
75.6
(74.0-77.2)
17.1
(15.8-18.5)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
3.4
(2.6-4.3)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
221
64.8
(56.8-72.0)
22.4
(16.3-30.1)
2.2
(0.5-9.6)**
7.2
(4.2-11.9)
3.4
(1.6-7.3)*
25-34
661
70
(65.1-74.6)
20.1
(16.7-24.1)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
4.9
(2.4-9.7)*
3.7
(2.2-6.0)
35-54
2,295
77.2
(74.8-79.4)
16.8
(14.8-19.0)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
1.9
(1.3-3.0)
55+
2,613
81.2
(79.3-82.9)
13.5
(12.0-15.1)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
2.1
(1.5-2.9)
1
(0.7-1.5)
Sex
Male
1,931
70.3
(67.4-73.0)
20.6
(18.3-23.1)
2.3
(1.4-3.6)
4.2
(2.9-6.0)
2.7
(1.8-4.0)
Female
3,906
80.6
(78.9-82.1)
13.8
(12.5-15.3)
1.4
(1.0-1.8)
2.6
(2.0-3.4)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,299
76.7
(75.0-78.3)
17.7
(16.2-19.2)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
2.6
(2.0-3.4)
1.5
(1.1-2.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,092
74.1
(70.5-77.4)
14.9
(12.3-17.9)
2.3
(1.1-4.5)*
5.4
(3.8-7.7)
3.3
(2.2-5.0)
Hispanic
153
68.5
(56.8-78.2)
23.9
(15.1-35.9)
0.3
(0.1-1.4)**
4.2
(1.9-9.1)*
3.1
(0.6-13.8)**
Other
245
66.9
(55.1-76.9)
17.1
(10.8-26.1)
5
(2.0-11.8)*
8.2
(2.4-24.4)**
2.7
(1.0-7.0)*
Educational level
<High School
653
69.4
(64.0-74.3)
18
(14.1-22.8)
3.4
(2.1-5.5)
5.1
(3.2-7.9)
4.1
(2.5-6.5)
High School graduate
1,869
73.9
(71.0-76.6)
17.6
(15.4-20.1)
2.6
(1.5-4.4)
3.8
(2.7-5.4)
2.1
(1.4-3.3)
Some College
1,523
75.9
(72.7-78.8)
18.4
(15.8-21.4)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
2.8
(1.8-4.3)
1.9
(1.0-3.5)*
> College Graduate
1,781
78.2
(75.1-81.0)
15.8
(13.6-18.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
2.9
(1.4-6.0)*
1.9
(1.1-3.3)
Household Income
< $20,000
980
73.7
(69.4-77.6)
16.6
(13.4-20.3)
1.9
(1.0-3.3)
5.1
(3.4-7.6)
2.8
(1.6-4.7)
$20,000-$35,000
1,042
75.5
(71.8-78.9)
17.3
(14.5-20.6)
1.5
(0.8-2.6)
3.3
(2.0-5.3)
2.4
(1.4-4.3)
$35,000-$50,000
728
75.7
(70.8-80.0)
17.4
(13.6-21.9)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
1.8
(0.9-3.5)*
4.3
(2.3-7.8)*
$50,000-$75,000
762
71
(66.7-75.0)
20
(16.4-24.1)
2.9
(1.5-5.9)*
4.3
(2.6-6.9)
1.8
(0.9-3.9)*
> $75,000
1,202
79.6
(75.8-82.9)
15.4
(12.8-18.4)
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
3.3
(1.3-8.3)*
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
Employment status
Employed
3,124
74.6
(72.4-76.7)
17.4
(15.7-19.3)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
3.7
(2.7-5.3)
2.4
(1.7-3.5)
Out of work
195
76.9
(67.7-84.2)
17.1
(10.7-26.3)
0.4
(0.1-1.3)**
3.5
(1.4-8.2)*
2.1
(0.7-6.1)**
A homemaker
575
76.6
(72.2-80.6)
15.2
(12.0-19.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
4.7
(2.6-8.4)
2.2
(1.1-4.5)*
A student
145
78
(69.2-84.9)
17.3
(11.3-25.5)
0.6
(0.1-4.4)**
1.7
(0.5-5.2)**
2.4
(0.6-9.1)**
Retired
1,331
77.1
(73.4-80.4)
16.6
(13.6-20.1)
2.4
(1.6-3.5)
2.5
(1.5-4.2)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
Unable to work
436
75.7
(70.2-80.4)
16.8
(12.7-21.8)
3.3
(1.8-5.9)*
3
(1.5-5.9)*
1.3
(0.7-2.3)*
Veteran status
Yes
726
75.7
(71.2-79.8)
18.5
(14.8-22.9)
2
(1.1-3.5)
2.7
(1.5-4.6)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
No
5,106
75.5
(73.8-77.2)
16.9
(15.5-18.4)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
3.5
(2.7-4.6)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
732
78.2
(74.3-81.6)
15.3
(12.3-18.9)
2.1
(1.2-3.5)
2.1
(1.2-3.7)
2.3
(1.2-4.3)*
No
5,098
75.2
(73.5-76.9)
17.3
(15.8-18.8)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
3.5
(2.7-4.6)
2.2
(1.6-2.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
662
78
(72.7-82.6)
16.6
(12.4-22.0)
1.8
(0.9-3.4)*
2.5
(1.5-4.3)
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
No
5,117
75.3
(73.6-77.0)
17.2
(15.8-18.7)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
3.4
(2.6-4.5)
2.3
(1.7-3.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
574
77.1
(71.1-82.1)
17.8
(12.9-23.9)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
1.7
(0.8-3.6)*
2
(0.8-4.8)*
No
5,248
75.3
(73.6-77.0)
17
(15.7-18.5)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
3.6
(2.8-4.6)
2.2
(1.6-2.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,955
78.9
(76.4-81.2)
15.4
(13.4-17.7)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
2.6
(1.7-3.8)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
No
3,836
74.6
(72.6-76.6)
17.5
(15.9-19.3)
2
(1.4-2.8)
3.6
(2.7-4.9)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
566
73.2
(66.9-78.6)
17.1
(12.5-22.9)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
6.8
(4.2-10.9)
2
(1.1-3.6)*
No
5,121
75.8
(74.1-77.5)
17.2
(15.8-18.7)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
2.9
(2.2-3.9)
2.2
(1.6-2.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
304
70.1
(62.5-76.7)
20.3
(14.6-27.6)
1.2
(0.5-2.9)*
4.5
(2.4-8.3)*
3.8
(2.3-6.3)
No
5,230
75.8
(74.1-77.4)
17
(15.6-18.5)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
3.3
(2.5-4.3)
2.1
(1.5-2.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
780
80.6
(76.7-83.9)
12.3
(9.6-15.6)
0.7
(0.4-1.5)*
4.4
(2.6-7.5)
2
(1.0-3.9)*
No
5,039
75.2
(73.4-76.8)
17.6
(16.2-19.2)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
3.2
(2.5-4.2)
2
(1.5-2.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions LOUISIANA, 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
5,712
34.5
(32.9-36.2)
27.1
(25.5-28.8)
3.9
(3.4-4.6)
19.9
(18.5-21.4)
14.5
(13.3-15.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
222
32.2
(24.6-40.8)
33.4
(25.8-41.9)
1.3
(0.5-3.3)*
21
(15.4-27.9)
12.1
(7.7-18.6)
25-34
665
30.7
(26.5-35.2)
28
(23.7-32.9)
2.5
(1.6-4.1)
23.5
(19.6-28.0)
15.2
(12.1-18.9)
35-54
2,268
32.9
(30.5-35.4)
27.2
(24.9-29.6)
3.8
(2.9-5.0)
21.1
(18.9-23.5)
15.1
(13.3-17.1)
55+
2,508
40
(37.7-42.3)
24.5
(22.4-26.6)
5.6
(4.6-6.8)
15.9
(14.3-17.6)
14.1
(12.6-15.8)
Sex
Male
1,920
35.3
(32.5-38.1)
30.1
(27.4-33.0)
3.5
(2.7-4.7)
18.6
(16.3-21.2)
12.4
(10.5-14.6)
Female
3,792
33.8
(31.9-35.7)
24.3
(22.6-26.1)
4.3
(3.6-5.1)
21.1
(19.6-22.8)
16.5
(15.1-17.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,201
32.7
(31.0-34.6)
28.2
(26.5-30.0)
3.7
(3.1-4.4)
21.3
(19.8-22.9)
14
(12.8-15.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,076
40.6
(36.6-44.7)
24.3
(20.8-28.3)
4.4
(3.1-6.4)
15.8
(13.0-19.2)
14.8
(12.0-18.1)
Hispanic
150
33.5
(24.8-43.6)
24.5
(16.4-35.0)
3.9
(1.6-9.0)*
18.7
(10.5-31.1)
19.4
(11.1-31.6)
Other
235
30
(22.4-38.9)
29.2
(19.2-41.7)
4.8
(2.4-9.5)*
22
(13.0-34.8)
14
(9.3-20.5)
Educational level
<High School
626
44.2
(38.5-50.1)
25.3
(20.6-30.6)
4
(2.6-6.1)
12.3
(8.3-17.8)
14.2
(10.5-18.8)
High School graduate
1,839
39.5
(36.4-42.6)
26.8
(24.0-29.8)
4
(3.1-5.3)
17.3
(14.8-20.1)
12.4
(10.6-14.5)
Some College
1,501
33.6
(30.5-36.8)
25.9
(23.0-29.0)
4.4
(3.2-6.0)
21.4
(18.7-24.3)
14.8
(12.7-17.2)
> College Graduate
1,735
26.6
(24.0-29.3)
29.2
(26.3-32.2)
3.4
(2.5-4.5)
24.2
(21.8-26.8)
16.6
(14.3-19.2)
Household Income
< $20,000
949
40.4
(35.8-45.1)
24.6
(20.7-28.9)
4
(2.9-5.5)
17.1
(12.8-22.4)
13.9
(11.0-17.5)
$20,000-$35,000
1,024
41
(36.9-45.2)
25.8
(22.4-29.5)
3.4
(2.3-5.0)
16
(13.2-19.3)
13.9
(11.3-16.9)
$35,000-$50,000
722
36.1
(31.6-40.9)
22.9
(19.1-27.2)
3.7
(2.3-5.8)
20
(16.7-23.8)
17.3
(13.5-21.9)
$50,000-$75,000
752
29.7
(26.0-33.8)
30.5
(26.6-34.8)
3.3
(2.1-5.3)
22
(18.5-25.9)
14.4
(11.6-17.7)
> $75,000
1,181
27.5
(24.4-30.7)
30.9
(27.5-34.5)
2.8
(1.8-4.3)
24.4
(21.5-27.5)
14.5
(12.3-16.9)
Employment status
Employed
3,078
32.2
(30.1-34.3)
28
(25.8-30.2)
3.5
(2.7-4.4)
21.7
(19.8-23.6)
14.7
(13.2-16.4)
Out of work
193
27.7
(20.2-36.7)
27.7
(18.5-39.3)
2.5
(1.0-6.0)*
21.4
(13.7-31.9)
20.6
(13.9-29.6)
A homemaker
560
35.2
(30.7-40.0)
25.1
(21.0-29.8)
3.4
(2.1-5.4)
22
(18.0-26.6)
14.2
(11.4-17.7)
A student
145
37
(26.7-48.7)
37.7
(28.5-47.8)
2.8
(1.1-6.8)*
14.5
(9.3-21.9)
8
(3.9-15.9)*
Retired
1,286
41.6
(38.0-45.3)
23.7
(20.9-26.9)
6.4
(4.9-8.2)
15.4
(12.0-19.4)
12.9
(10.4-16.0)
Unable to work
417
39
(32.7-45.6)
22.2
(17.7-27.5)
4.6
(2.6-8.1)
15.4
(10.9-21.2)
18.8
(14.2-24.4)
Veteran status
Yes
713
36.6
(32.3-41.2)
26.5
(22.5-30.8)
5.6
(3.7-8.4)
14.3
(11.5-17.6)
17
(13.5-21.3)
No
4,994
34.1
(32.4-35.9)
27.2
(25.5-29.0)
3.6
(3.1-4.3)
20.9
(19.3-22.5)
14.1
(12.9-15.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
719
40.1
(35.8-44.6)
22.6
(19.1-26.4)
6.2
(3.9-9.7)
14.8
(11.9-18.2)
16.4
(13.3-20.0)
No
4,984
33.9
(32.1-35.7)
27.6
(25.9-29.4)
3.7
(3.1-4.3)
20.5
(19.0-22.1)
14.3
(13.1-15.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
638
38.8
(33.9-43.9)
23.4
(19.3-28.0)
4.7
(3.0-7.1)
16.7
(12.4-22.2)
16.5
(12.2-22.0)
No
5,016
34
(32.2-35.7)
27.5
(25.8-29.3)
3.8
(3.2-4.5)
20.3
(18.8-21.9)
14.3
(13.1-15.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
557
29.5
(24.6-35.0)
26.5
(21.3-32.5)
2.9
(1.9-4.4)
21.2
(16.9-26.4)
19.8
(15.2-25.5)
No
5,140
35
(33.3-36.8)
27.2
(25.5-28.9)
4
(3.4-4.8)
19.8
(18.3-21.4)
14
(12.8-15.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,890
37.5
(34.7-40.3)
25.2
(22.8-27.7)
4.7
(3.7-6.0)
17.1
(15.0-19.3)
15.6
(13.7-17.7)
No
3,783
33.6
(31.6-35.6)
27.6
(25.7-29.6)
3.7
(3.0-4.5)
21
(19.2-22.8)
14.1
(12.7-15.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
544
34.2
(28.4-40.6)
21.5
(17.2-26.6)
3.9
(2.4-6.4)
16.5
(12.9-20.9)
23.8
(18.8-29.6)
No
5,026
34.6
(32.9-36.4)
27.8
(26.1-29.5)
3.9
(3.3-4.6)
20.4
(18.8-22.0)
13.3
(12.2-14.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
301
37.8
(30.7-45.4)
24.6
(18.7-31.6)
3.5
(1.9-6.4)*
12.4
(8.5-17.6)
21.8
(16.2-28.6)
No
5,132
34
(32.2-35.7)
27.1
(25.5-28.9)
3.9
(3.3-4.6)
20.8
(19.2-22.4)
14.2
(13.0-15.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
758
33.6
(29.5-38.0)
25.1
(21.3-29.2)
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
18.4
(15.3-21.9)
19.8
(16.2-23.9)
No
4,938
34.6
(32.9-36.4)
27.3
(25.6-29.1)
4
(3.4-4.8)
20.2
(18.7-21.8)
13.8
(12.6-15.1)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions LOUISIANA, 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
5,837
74.8
(73.1-76.4)
17.3
(16.0-18.7)
2
(1.5-2.6)
3.8
(3.0-4.8)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
221
56.3
(47.7-64.6)
25.5
(18.7-33.9)
2.9
(0.6-12.7)**
10.3
(6.1-17.0)
4.9
(2.2-10.3)*
25-34
661
69.7
(64.7-74.2)
19.9
(16.5-23.8)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
5.4
(2.7-10.5)*
3.7
(2.3-6.0)
35-54
2,295
76.9
(74.5-79.1)
16.9
(14.9-19.0)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
2.7
(2.0-3.7)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
55+
2,613
79.9
(78.0-81.7)
14.1
(12.5-15.7)
2.5
(1.9-3.4)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
Sex
Male
1,931
69.2
(66.2-72.0)
20.9
(18.6-23.5)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
4.7
(3.3-6.7)
2.8
(1.9-4.1)
Female
3,906
79.9
(78.2-81.5)
14
(12.6-15.4)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
2.9
(2.2-3.8)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,299
77.6
(75.9-79.2)
17.1
(15.6-18.6)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,092
70.5
(66.4-74.2)
16.4
(13.7-19.5)
2.6
(1.3-5.3)*
6.5
(4.5-9.3)
4
(2.6-6.2)
Hispanic
153
67.5
(55.6-77.4)
24.5
(15.4-36.7)
0.2
(0.0-1.7)**
4.4
(2.0-9.5)*
3.4
(0.7-15.1)**
Other
245
64.8
(52.9-75.1)
18.1
(11.2-28.0)
5.3
(2.1-12.8)*
8.7
(2.7-24.8)**
3
(1.2-7.7)*
Educational level
<High School
653
64.7
(59.1-70.0)
19.7
(15.5-24.6)
4
(2.5-6.4)
7.1
(4.6-10.8)
4.5
(2.5-8.0)
High School graduate
1,869
72.4
(69.4-75.2)
18
(15.8-20.4)
2.8
(1.6-4.8)
4.5
(3.1-6.3)
2.4
(1.6-3.6)
Some College
1,523
75.7
(72.3-78.7)
18.4
(15.7-21.6)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
3
(2.0-4.6)
1.9
(1.0-3.4)*
> College Graduate
1,781
80.1
(77.2-82.8)
14.8
(12.7-17.2)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
2.5
(1.2-5.2)*
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
980
69.8
(65.2-74.0)
17.3
(14.1-21.0)
2.2
(1.3-3.9)
7.1
(4.7-10.4)
3.7
(2.2-6.0)
$20,000-$35,000
1,042
73.7
(69.9-77.2)
18
(15.2-21.2)
1.6
(0.9-2.8)
4
(2.4-6.5)
2.7
(1.5-4.7)
$35,000-$50,000
728
75.7
(70.9-80.0)
17.3
(13.6-21.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
1.9
(1.0-3.6)*
4.2
(2.3-7.7)*
$50,000-$75,000
762
72.6
(68.1-76.7)
19.1
(15.6-23.2)
2.7
(1.4-5.5)*
3.9
(2.4-6.4)
1.6
(0.8-3.4)*
> $75,000
1,202
82.1
(78.6-85.2)
13.9
(11.6-16.7)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
2.5
(1.0-6.5)*
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
Employment status
Employed
3,124
74.6
(72.3-76.7)
17.5
(15.8-19.3)
1.7
(1.1-2.8)
3.8
(2.7-5.4)
2.3
(1.7-3.3)
Out of work
195
68.6
(57.4-77.9)
21.6
(13.3-33.0)
0.5
(0.2-1.7)**
5.9
(2.6-13.1)*
3.4
(1.1-9.7)**
A homemaker
575
79.2
(74.9-82.9)
13.4
(10.6-16.9)
1.3
(0.6-2.6)*
4.3
(2.4-7.8)*
1.8
(0.9-3.7)*
A student
145
67.6
(56.9-76.8)
24.7
(16.7-34.9)
0.8
(0.1-5.2)**
3.2
(1.0-9.8)**
3.7
(0.9-13.7)**
Retired
1,331
78.3
(74.9-81.3)
14.9
(12.3-18.0)
2.8
(1.9-4.2)
2.6
(1.6-4.3)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Unable to work
436
72.3
(66.3-77.6)
17.2
(13.0-22.5)
4.1
(2.1-7.8)*
4.5
(2.3-8.5)*
2
(1.1-3.5)
Veteran status
Yes
726
74.1
(69.6-78.2)
19.3
(15.6-23.8)
2.4
(1.4-4.1)
3
(1.7-5.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.2)*
No
5,106
74.9
(73.1-76.6)
16.9
(15.5-18.4)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
3.9
(3.0-5.0)
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
732
77.4
(73.4-81.0)
14.9
(11.9-18.3)
2.6
(1.5-4.4)
2.5
(1.4-4.4)
2.6
(1.4-4.9)*
No
5,098
74.5
(72.7-76.2)
17.5
(16.1-19.1)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
3.9
(3.0-5.0)
2.2
(1.6-2.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
662
77.3
(72.0-81.9)
16.2
(12.1-21.5)
2.3
(1.2-4.4)*
2.9
(1.7-5.0)
1.2
(0.6-2.6)*
No
5,117
74.6
(72.8-76.3)
17.4
(16.0-18.8)
1.9
(1.4-2.7)
3.8
(3.0-4.9)
2.3
(1.8-3.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
574
75.3
(68.6-80.9)
18.7
(13.5-25.5)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
2.1
(1.0-4.4)*
2.3
(0.9-5.9)*
No
5,248
74.8
(73.1-76.5)
17.1
(15.8-18.5)
2
(1.4-2.7)
3.9
(3.1-5.1)
2.2
(1.6-2.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,955
79.7
(77.3-81.9)
14.3
(12.5-16.4)
1.7
(1.2-2.6)
2.7
(1.8-4.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
No
3,836
73.3
(71.2-75.3)
18.2
(16.5-19.9)
2
(1.4-2.9)
4.2
(3.1-5.5)
2.4
(1.7-3.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
566
70.6
(64.4-76.2)
17.7
(13.2-23.3)
1.1
(0.5-2.2)*
8.2
(4.9-13.4)
2.3
(1.3-4.1)
No
5,121
75.2
(73.4-76.9)
17.3
(16.0-18.8)
2
(1.5-2.8)
3.2
(2.4-4.3)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
304
66.1
(58.5-72.9)
22
(16.1-29.4)
1.4
(0.6-3.5)*
6.2
(3.3-11.3)*
4.3
(2.4-7.6)
No
5,230
75.4
(73.7-77.1)
17.1
(15.7-18.5)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
3.6
(2.7-4.7)
2
(1.5-2.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
780
81.1
(77.0-84.6)
11.6
(9.0-14.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
4.6
(2.6-8.0)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
No
5,039
74.1
(72.3-75.9)
18
(16.5-19.5)
2.1
(1.6-2.9)
3.7
(2.8-4.7)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)

† 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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