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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 † NEBRASKA, 2009

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
4,745
25.1
(22.7-27.6)
41.4
(38.7-44.2)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
23.7
(21.6-26.0)
7.6
(6.3-9.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
109
25.2
(13.0-43.2)*
48.7
(33.9-63.8)
1.6
(0.5-5.0)**
16.3
(8.8-28.2)
8.2
(2.7-22.1)**
25-34
400
27
(20.4-34.9)
37.9
(30.8-45.5)
2.5
(0.9-6.6)**
26.1
(19.8-33.6)
6.5
(3.3-12.2)*
35-54
1,529
19.8
(16.6-23.5)
44.6
(40.2-49.1)
2
(1.0-3.9)*
25.1
(21.8-28.7)
8.4
(6.7-10.6)
55+
2,697
31.5
(28.8-34.3)
36.9
(34.0-39.8)
2.5
(1.7-3.6)
21.6
(19.4-24.0)
7.5
(6.1-9.3)
Sex
Male
1,845
26.7
(22.9-30.9)
44.5
(40.2-49.0)
2.9
(1.7-4.9)
19.6
(16.6-23.0)
6.2
(4.5-8.6)
Female
2,900
23.5
(20.8-26.5)
38.4
(35.2-41.8)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
27.7
(24.8-30.8)
8.8
(7.2-10.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,429
23.7
(21.4-26.2)
41.5
(38.9-44.3)
2
(1.4-2.9)
24.8
(22.5-27.1)
8
(6.7-9.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
36
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
151
38.9
(25.5-54.2)
31.6
(17.8-49.6)
2.2
(0.5-9.9)**
22.2
(10.5-40.8)*
5.1
(2.7-9.4)*
Other
112
22
(11.3-38.4)*
43
(22.3-66.5)
2
(0.5-7.6)**
22.3
(10.6-41.0)*
10.8
(4.6-23.3)*
Educational level
<High School
344
39.7
(29.6-50.8)
39.9
(28.7-52.2)
0.9
(0.3-2.1)*
12.4
(8.2-18.4)
7.1
(4.0-12.4)
High School graduate
1,689
28
(24.0-32.4)
40.4
(36.0-45.0)
1.9
(1.1-3.0)
21.6
(17.9-25.7)
8.1
(6.1-10.7)
Some College
1,413
27
(22.3-32.2)
40.3
(35.0-46.0)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)
23
(19.2-27.2)
7.5
(5.4-10.3)
> College Graduate
1,295
17.2
(13.7-21.4)
43.6
(39.0-48.3)
3
(1.5-6.1)*
28.5
(24.6-32.9)
7.6
(5.4-10.7)
Household Income
< $20,000
779
30.6
(23.5-38.6)
34.8
(28.3-42.0)
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
21.1
(15.9-27.3)
11.7
(8.7-15.6)
$20,000-$35,000
1,075
26.1
(20.5-32.6)
41
(34.9-47.4)
2.3
(0.8-6.4)**
22.8
(18.8-27.4)
7.9
(5.3-11.5)
$35,000-$50,000
778
24.6
(19.9-29.9)
42
(36.1-48.0)
3.8
(2.0-6.8)*
19.9
(15.6-25.0)
9.8
(6.2-15.2)
$50,000-$75,000
732
19.7
(14.7-25.9)
47.3
(40.2-54.5)
0.8
(0.4-1.7)*
25.6
(20.8-30.9)
6.7
(4.6-9.6)
> $75,000
909
22.8
(18.5-27.9)
42.5
(37.3-47.8)
2.5
(1.2-5.3)*
26.4
(22.0-31.3)
5.7
(3.6-9.0)
Employment status
Employed
2,680
25.3
(22.2-28.8)
41.2
(37.8-44.7)
2.6
(1.6-4.1)
24.6
(21.9-27.5)
6.3
(5.0-8.0)
Out of work
129
15.2
(9.0-24.5)
48.1
(31.8-64.8)
1
(0.1-6.7)**
18.2
(10.3-30.2)
17.5
(7.5-36.0)*
A homemaker
369
30.9
(21.5-42.3)
38.5
(28.6-49.5)
1
(0.2-5.8)**
24.4
(17.2-33.3)
5.2
(3.3-8.0)
A student
55
14.5
(6.2-30.2)*
50.6
(30.7-70.4)
0
(0.0-0.0)
23.4
(11.4-42.1)*
11.5
(2.5-39.8)**
Retired
1,258
29.2
(25.4-33.3)
43.6
(39.1-48.2)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
18.8
(15.8-22.3)
6.7
(4.9-9.0)
Unable to work
250
18.7
(13.1-26.0)
26.3
(18.7-35.5)
3.6
(1.3-9.6)**
27.4
(20.1-36.2)
24
(16.7-33.3)
Veteran status
Yes
644
25.5
(20.4-31.4)
47.1
(39.8-54.4)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
17.8
(13.5-23.1)
8.3
(5.0-13.5)
No
4,098
25
(22.4-27.8)
40.6
(37.7-43.6)
2.4
(1.6-3.5)
24.5
(22.2-27.1)
7.5
(6.2-9.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
520
24.6
(19.3-30.8)
40.5
(33.8-47.5)
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
23.9
(18.7-29.9)
9.5
(6.4-14.0)
No
4,221
25.1
(22.6-27.8)
41.5
(38.6-44.4)
2.3
(1.5-3.3)
23.8
(21.5-26.2)
7.4
(6.1-8.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
569
23.9
(19.7-28.7)
33.9
(28.4-39.8)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
29.8
(24.2-36.0)
10.9
(7.7-15.2)
No
4,119
25.2
(22.6-27.9)
41.9
(39.0-44.8)
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
23.4
(21.1-25.8)
7.3
(6.0-8.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
458
21.9
(15.9-29.4)
39.4
(31.7-47.7)
1.3
(0.5-3.2)*
23.7
(17.6-31.0)
13.7
(8.4-21.5)
No
4,271
25.4
(22.9-28.1)
41.7
(38.7-44.6)
2.3
(1.6-3.4)
23.7
(21.4-26.1)
6.9
(5.7-8.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,783
21.8
(18.7-25.4)
40.5
(36.0-45.2)
3
(1.7-5.5)*
24.4
(21.3-27.9)
10.2
(8.1-12.7)
No
2,941
26.4
(23.4-29.7)
41.7
(38.3-45.1)
1.8
(1.2-2.9)
23.4
(20.8-26.3)
6.6
(5.2-8.5)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
725
24.9
(20.8-29.6)
42.3
(36.1-48.8)
2.4
(1.1-5.2)*
21.7
(16.7-27.9)
8.6
(5.6-12.9)
No
4,019
25.2
(22.6-27.9)
41.3
(38.3-44.3)
2.2
(1.4-3.2)
23.9
(21.6-26.4)
7.4
(6.1-9.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
353
20.8
(14.6-28.6)
32.3
(24.1-41.8)
0.6
(0.3-1.5)*
31.5
(23.5-40.9)
14.8
(10.4-20.6)
No
4,339
25.4
(22.9-28.1)
42.2
(39.3-45.1)
2.3
(1.6-3.4)
23
(20.8-25.4)
7
(5.7-8.5)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
129
20.9
(10.4-37.5)*
31.2
(14.1-55.6)*
1.5
(0.5-4.0)**
28.7
(16.9-44.4)
17.8
(10.2-29.2)
No
4,572
25.4
(23.0-28.0)
41.8
(39.0-44.6)
2.3
(1.5-3.3)
23.2
(21.1-25.5)
7.3
(6.1-8.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
518
19.4
(13.2-27.6)
33.2
(26.4-40.9)
2
(0.7-5.2)**
26.2
(20.8-32.5)
19.2
(14.6-24.7)
No
4,218
25.8
(23.3-28.5)
41.6
(38.7-44.6)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
23.4
(21.1-25.9)
6.9
(5.7-8.4)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † NEBRASKA, 2009

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
4,730
61.4
(58.7-64.0)
29.5
(26.9-32.3)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
5.7
(4.3-7.6)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
109
45.1
(30.8-60.3)
34.7
(22.1-49.9)
4.6
(0.9-20.0)**
15.3
(5.9-34.4)*
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
25-34
396
51.6
(44.2-58.8)
37.3
(30.0-45.3)
1
(0.3-3.1)**
8.8
(4.8-15.7)*
1.3
(0.4-3.9)**
35-54
1,531
65.5
(61.1-69.6)
27.1
(23.0-31.7)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
3.6
(2.5-5.2)
2.3
(1.1-4.7)*
55+
2,684
66.2
(63.4-68.9)
25.2
(22.8-27.8)
1.8
(1.2-2.8)
4.8
(3.7-6.2)
2
(1.3-3.0)
Sex
Male
1,831
54.7
(50.4-58.9)
32.7
(28.5-37.1)
2.1
(1.2-3.5)
8.2
(5.5-12.0)
2.4
(1.4-4.1)
Female
2,899
67.6
(64.4-70.7)
26.5
(23.4-29.8)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
3.4
(2.5-4.7)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,419
62.7
(60.2-65.3)
28.2
(25.8-30.7)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
5.6
(4.1-7.5)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
Black, non-Hispanic
36
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
149
53.7
(38.6-68.1)
43
(28.7-58.7)
0.7
(0.2-1.7)**
2.2
(0.7-7.1)**
0.4
(0.2-0.8)*
Other
113
48.3
(27.1-70.1)
33.1
(12.9-62.2)*
0.7
(0.2-2.2)**
13.7
(7.7-23.2)
4.2
(2.0-8.7)*
Educational level
<High School
331
58.2
(46.1-69.5)
33.4
(22.1-47.1)
0.8
(0.2-2.5)**
5.7
(2.9-10.9)*
1.9
(0.7-4.6)*
High School graduate
1,701
57.3
(52.8-61.7)
33.3
(28.9-38.0)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
6.6
(4.6-9.3)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
Some College
1,404
58.4
(53.1-63.5)
30.7
(25.4-36.6)
3.5
(1.7-7.1)*
6.8
(3.5-12.6)*
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
> College Graduate
1,290
68
(63.3-72.3)
24.4
(20.6-28.6)
1.2
(0.5-3.0)*
3.8
(2.1-6.9)*
2.6
(1.1-5.8)*
Household Income
< $20,000
778
58.4
(51.5-65.0)
28.5
(22.1-36.0)
2.7
(1.2-5.7)*
8.5
(5.4-13.2)
1.9
(1.0-3.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,072
57.1
(51.2-62.7)
31.7
(26.1-37.9)
0.8
(0.3-2.2)**
8.6
(4.3-16.6)*
1.8
(0.9-3.8)*
$35,000-$50,000
772
62.4
(56.3-68.2)
32.6
(26.9-38.9)
1.4
(0.5-3.9)**
3.1
(1.8-5.5)
0.5
(0.1-2.1)**
$50,000-$75,000
723
63.1
(55.8-69.8)
31.1
(24.2-39.0)
2.2
(0.6-7.6)**
2.6
(1.3-4.9)*
1
(0.3-3.1)**
> $75,000
911
69.6
(64.3-74.4)
22.4
(18.3-27.2)
1.5
(0.7-3.3)*
4.3
(2.4-7.8)*
2.1
(0.7-6.2)**
Employment status
Employed
2,688
62.6
(59.2-65.9)
28.6
(25.4-32.1)
1.4
(0.9-2.4)
5.5
(3.6-8.4)
1.8
(1.0-3.3)*
Out of work
130
61.9
(45.9-75.7)
26.7
(14.0-45.0)*
1.3
(0.2-8.8)**
8.7
(3.8-18.9)*
1.3
(0.3-5.0)**
A homemaker
367
52.6
(42.4-62.6)
41.5
(30.9-52.9)
2
(0.5-7.4)**
3.1
(1.3-7.5)*
0.8
(0.3-2.2)**
A student
55
57.6
(38.3-74.9)
29.6
(15.3-49.3)*
7.8
(1.3-34.4)**
5
(1.5-15.5)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
Retired
1,235
61.4
(57.2-65.5)
28.7
(25.0-32.8)
1.6
(1.0-2.7)
6.6
(4.5-9.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
Unable to work
251
58.9
(49.8-67.4)
31.8
(23.9-41.0)
1.3
(0.4-4.9)**
5.8
(2.8-11.5)*
2.2
(0.7-6.4)**
Veteran status
Yes
639
60.4
(53.2-67.2)
30.6
(24.0-38.1)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
4.6
(2.3-9.0)*
2.9
(1.0-8.5)**
No
4,086
61.5
(58.6-64.3)
29.4
(26.6-32.4)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
5.9
(4.3-8.1)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
521
63.1
(56.4-69.3)
29.5
(23.5-36.3)
1.3
(0.6-2.9)*
4.9
(2.7-8.7)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
No
4,205
61.3
(58.4-64.0)
29.5
(26.7-32.5)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
5.7
(4.2-7.8)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
564
62.4
(57.0-67.5)
26
(21.4-31.2)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
8.5
(5.4-13.1)
1.7
(0.9-3.3)*
No
4,112
61.4
(58.5-64.2)
29.7
(26.9-32.7)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
5.4
(3.9-7.5)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
455
71.5
(64.5-77.6)
20.3
(15.3-26.4)
1.6
(0.5-4.9)**
5.6
(3.1-9.9)
1.1
(0.4-2.7)*
No
4,259
60.4
(57.5-63.2)
30.5
(27.6-33.4)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
5.7
(4.1-7.8)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,773
63.7
(59.4-67.7)
28.4
(24.3-32.9)
2
(1.0-4.0)*
4.6
(3.3-6.4)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
No
2,938
60.5
(57.2-63.7)
30
(26.7-33.4)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
6.1
(4.2-8.7)
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
725
61.9
(56.1-67.3)
30.7
(25.4-36.5)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
5.4
(3.4-8.4)
0.7
(0.4-1.4)*
No
4,003
61.2
(58.3-64.1)
29.3
(26.5-32.3)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
5.8
(4.2-7.9)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
356
53.5
(44.8-62.0)
36
(27.9-44.9)
0.8
(0.2-3.1)**
5.3
(3.0-8.9)
4.5
(1.1-16.6)**
No
4,321
62.1
(59.2-64.8)
29.1
(26.3-32.0)
1.8
(1.2-2.9)
5.7
(4.1-7.7)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
128
54.3
(37.0-70.7)
35.8
(19.2-56.7)
0.2
(0.0-1.2)**
8.6
(3.9-17.9)*
1.1
(0.3-4.4)**
No
4,560
62
(59.3-64.7)
29.2
(26.6-32.0)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
5.4
(4.0-7.3)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
519
74
(67.5-79.6)
21
(15.7-27.4)
0.5
(0.1-2.9)**
4.2
(2.2-8.1)*
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
No
4,203
60.3
(57.4-63.1)
30.2
(27.4-33.2)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
5.9
(4.3-7.9)
1.8
(1.1-2.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions NEBRASKA, 2009

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
4,745
23.5
(21.2-25.9)
41.7
(39.0-44.5)
2.2
(1.5-3.1)
25
(22.8-27.4)
7.6
(6.4-9.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
109
26.1
(13.5-44.6)*
48.6
(33.5-63.9)
1.7
(0.5-5.0)**
15.7
(8.3-27.5)*
7.9
(2.6-22.1)**
25-34
400
25
(18.5-32.9)
38.5
(31.3-46.2)
2.5
(0.9-6.6)**
27.7
(21.1-35.3)
6.4
(3.3-11.9)*
35-54
1,529
17.3
(14.4-20.6)
45.8
(41.4-50.2)
1.8
(0.9-3.6)*
27
(23.4-30.9)
8.1
(6.4-10.2)
55+
2,697
30.3
(27.7-33.2)
36.9
(34.1-39.8)
2.5
(1.7-3.6)
22.6
(20.3-25.0)
7.7
(6.3-9.5)
Sex
Male
1,845
24.7
(21.1-28.6)
45.5
(41.1-49.9)
2.8
(1.6-4.6)
20.9
(17.7-24.4)
6.3
(4.5-8.6)
Female
2,900
22.3
(19.6-25.2)
38.1
(34.9-41.5)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
29
(26.0-32.2)
9
(7.4-10.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,429
22.8
(20.6-25.2)
42
(39.4-44.7)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
25.5
(23.3-28.0)
7.7
(6.4-9.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
36
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
151
41.1
(26.3-57.6)
32.5
(19.5-49.0)
2.6
(0.6-9.8)**
20.4
(9.7-38.2)*
3.4
(1.5-7.5)*
Other
112
21.9
(11.0-38.9)*
44
(22.0-68.6)
1.9
(0.4-7.5)**
21.8
(10.4-40.2)*
10.4
(4.3-23.1)*
Educational level
<High School
344
44.3
(33.4-55.7)
36.2
(25.6-48.3)
1.2
(0.5-2.8)*
11.4
(7.6-16.7)
7
(4.0-12.0)
High School graduate
1,689
27.7
(23.7-32.1)
39.9
(35.4-44.6)
1.9
(1.2-3.1)
22.1
(18.4-26.3)
8.4
(6.4-11.0)
Some College
1,413
25.4
(21.1-30.3)
40.8
(35.5-46.4)
2.1
(1.2-3.8)
24.1
(20.1-28.6)
7.5
(5.4-10.3)
> College Graduate
1,295
15
(11.9-18.7)
44.8
(40.3-49.4)
2.6
(1.3-5.1)*
30.4
(26.3-34.8)
7.3
(5.1-10.2)
Household Income
< $20,000
779
33.6
(26.3-41.8)
32.9
(26.5-40.0)
1.8
(0.8-3.7)*
19.6
(14.8-25.5)
12.1
(9.0-16.1)
$20,000-$35,000
1,075
27.7
(22.1-34.2)
39.9
(34.2-45.9)
2.2
(0.8-6.3)**
22.1
(18.1-26.7)
8
(5.4-11.7)
$35,000-$50,000
778
23.2
(18.8-28.3)
41.8
(35.9-47.9)
3.7
(2.0-6.7)*
21
(16.5-26.4)
10.3
(6.5-15.8)
$50,000-$75,000
732
17.2
(12.9-22.7)
47.6
(40.6-54.8)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
27.6
(22.4-33.5)
6.8
(4.7-9.7)
> $75,000
909
18.4
(14.7-22.7)
43.9
(38.7-49.2)
2.5
(1.2-5.1)*
29.7
(24.9-35.0)
5.6
(3.5-8.8)
Employment status
Employed
2,680
21.9
(19.1-25.1)
42.6
(39.2-46.1)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
26.9
(23.9-30.0)
6.2
(4.9-7.8)
Out of work
129
15.5
(9.0-25.4)
49.9
(33.1-66.6)
1
(0.1-6.7)**
17.2
(9.9-28.3)
16.4
(7.0-33.8)*
A homemaker
369
30.3
(21.1-41.3)
36.1
(26.9-46.5)
1.1
(0.2-6.0)**
26.4
(18.5-36.2)
6.2
(3.9-9.6)
A student
55
12.3
(5.2-26.3)*
54.6
(34.9-73.0)
0
-
23.9
(11.6-42.8)*
9.2
(2.0-33.8)**
Retired
1,258
33.2
(29.4-37.3)
39.6
(35.5-43.9)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
18
(15.2-21.2)
7.3
(5.4-9.8)
Unable to work
250
21.3
(14.9-29.4)
23.6
(16.6-32.4)
3.7
(1.3-10.0)**
24.7
(18.0-32.9)
26.7
(19.0-36.2)
Veteran status
Yes
644
28.2
(22.5-34.6)
47.4
(40.1-54.8)
1.4
(0.7-3.0)*
15.9
(12.0-20.8)
7.1
(4.2-11.6)
No
4,098
22.7
(20.3-25.3)
40.9
(38.0-43.8)
2.3
(1.5-3.3)
26.4
(23.9-29.0)
7.7
(6.4-9.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
520
27.9
(22.2-34.4)
37.3
(30.7-44.4)
1.6
(0.6-4.1)*
22.8
(17.8-28.6)
10.4
(7.0-15.1)
No
4,221
23.1
(20.8-25.7)
42
(39.2-44.9)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
25.2
(22.8-27.7)
7.4
(6.1-9.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
569
29.1
(24.3-34.3)
31
(25.9-36.5)
1.7
(0.9-3.4)*
26.7
(21.6-32.5)
11.5
(8.2-16.0)
No
4,119
23
(20.6-25.6)
42.5
(39.6-45.4)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
24.9
(22.6-27.5)
7.4
(6.1-8.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
458
20
(14.3-27.3)
39.7
(32.1-47.9)
1.3
(0.5-3.0)*
25
(18.6-32.7)
14
(8.7-21.8)
No
4,271
23.9
(21.5-26.4)
41.9
(39.1-44.9)
2.3
(1.5-3.3)
25
(22.6-27.5)
7
(5.8-8.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,783
23.1
(19.9-26.6)
39.1
(34.7-43.7)
3.3
(1.8-5.8)
24.1
(21.0-27.5)
10.4
(8.3-13.0)
No
2,941
23.6
(20.8-26.7)
42.7
(39.4-46.2)
1.7
(1.1-2.8)
25.3
(22.5-28.4)
6.6
(5.2-8.4)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
725
26.1
(21.5-31.2)
40.1
(34.1-46.5)
2.5
(1.2-5.3)*
21.9
(16.6-28.3)
9.4
(6.2-14.0)
No
4,019
23.2
(20.8-25.8)
41.9
(39.0-44.9)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
25.4
(23.0-28.0)
7.5
(6.1-9.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
353
20.6
(14.6-28.4)
30.9
(22.9-40.1)
0.6
(0.3-1.4)*
31.9
(24.0-41.1)
16
(11.3-22.1)
No
4,339
23.7
(21.3-26.2)
42.7
(39.8-45.6)
2.3
(1.6-3.3)
24.3
(22.0-26.8)
7
(5.8-8.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
129
24.8
(13.5-41.0)
28.9
(12.9-52.9)*
1.6
(0.6-4.2)**
25.8
(15.0-40.8)
18.9
(10.7-31.2)
No
4,572
23.6
(21.3-26.1)
42.2
(39.4-45.0)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
24.6
(22.4-27.0)
7.4
(6.2-8.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
518
18.5
(12.7-26.0)
32.5
(25.9-39.9)
1.9
(0.7-5.1)**
27.9
(22.4-34.2)
19.2
(14.4-25.0)
No
4,218
24
(21.6-26.5)
42.7
(39.8-45.6)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
24.7
(22.3-27.3)
6.5
(5.2-8.0)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions NEBRASKA, 2009

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
4,730
63.6
(60.7-66.3)
28.5
(25.8-31.2)
1.6
(1.0-2.3)
5.1
(3.8-6.8)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
109
42.1
(28.3-57.2)
38.1
(24.8-53.5)
4.8
(1.0-19.7)**
14.8
(4.7-37.7)**
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
25-34
396
53.4
(45.3-61.2)
36.5
(29.1-44.7)
1
(0.3-3.0)**
8
(4.2-14.6)*
1.1
(0.4-3.4)**
35-54
1,531
68.5
(63.9-72.7)
25.9
(21.8-30.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
2.9
(2.0-4.2)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
55+
2,684
66.8
(64.1-69.4)
25.4
(23.1-27.9)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
4.6
(3.5-5.9)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Sex
Male
1,831
57.4
(52.9-61.8)
31.8
(27.7-36.2)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
7.2
(4.8-10.6)
1.8
(1.1-3.1)
Female
2,899
69.4
(66.0-72.6)
25.3
(22.2-28.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
3.1
(2.3-4.2)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,419
65.4
(62.7-68.0)
27
(24.6-29.4)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
4.8
(3.4-6.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
36
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
149
52.2
(35.9-68.1)
44.1
(28.3-61.1)
0.4
(0.1-1.6)**
3.1
(1.0-9.4)**
0.2
(0.0-1.4)**
Other
113
50.7
(28.5-72.7)
36.5
(14.9-65.3)*
0.5
(0.1-2.4)**
9.4
(4.0-20.6)*
2.9
(1.0-7.8)**
Educational level
<High School
331
52.9
(41.2-64.4)
35
(23.5-48.6)
1.1
(0.3-3.4)**
7.7
(4.1-14.0)*
3.3
(1.4-7.3)*
High School graduate
1,701
58.1
(53.4-62.7)
33
(28.5-37.7)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
6.3
(4.5-9.0)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Some College
1,404
60.5
(54.5-66.2)
30.1
(24.8-36.0)
3
(1.6-5.7)*
5.9
(3.0-11.3)*
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
> College Graduate
1,290
72.4
(68.2-76.3)
22.2
(18.8-26.1)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
2.9
(1.5-5.3)*
1.6
(0.7-3.7)*
Household Income
< $20,000
778
57.4
(49.9-64.6)
29
(22.4-36.7)
2.5
(1.2-5.1)*
8.9
(5.7-13.6)
2.2
(1.2-4.1)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,072
56.8
(50.4-62.9)
31.9
(26.5-37.8)
0.8
(0.3-2.0)**
8.6
(4.2-16.7)*
1.9
(0.9-4.0)*
$35,000-$50,000
772
64
(57.7-69.8)
31.5
(25.7-37.8)
1.3
(0.5-3.6)**
2.9
(1.6-5.1)
0.4
(0.1-1.7)**
$50,000-$75,000
723
65.9
(57.9-73.2)
29.1
(22.0-37.5)
2
(0.6-6.9)**
2.2
(1.2-4.1)*
0.7
(0.2-2.2)**
> $75,000
911
73.5
(68.7-77.8)
20.3
(16.6-24.6)
1.3
(0.6-2.9)*
3.6
(1.9-6.5)*
1.3
(0.4-3.8)**
Employment status
Employed
2,688
65.8
(62.2-69.2)
27.1
(24.0-30.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
4.6
(3.0-7.2)
1.2
(0.7-2.3)*
Out of work
130
55.1
(37.8-71.2)
31.3
(16.6-50.9)
1.6
(0.2-10.5)**
10.7
(4.7-22.5)*
1.4
(0.4-5.2)**
A homemaker
367
57.2
(46.1-67.6)
37.4
(27.0-49.1)
1.9
(0.5-6.7)**
2.7
(1.1-6.5)*
0.8
(0.3-2.2)*
A student
55
46.4
(27.9-66.0)
40.4
(22.2-61.7)
8.1
(1.5-34.2)**
5.1
(1.5-15.8)**
0
-
Retired
1,235
64.2
(60.2-68.0)
26
(22.7-29.6)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
6.3
(4.5-8.7)
1.9
(1.2-3.2)
Unable to work
251
58.7
(49.4-67.4)
30.9
(23.0-40.1)
1.5
(0.4-5.5)**
6.1
(3.0-12.1)*
2.8
(0.9-8.3)**
Veteran status
Yes
639
58.5
(50.6-66.0)
31.7
(24.4-39.9)
1.5
(0.7-2.8)*
5.4
(2.7-10.3)*
3
(1.0-8.4)**
No
4,086
64.3
(61.3-67.3)
28
(25.2-30.9)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
5
(3.6-6.9)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
521
64.9
(58.1-71.0)
27.8
(22.0-34.4)
1.2
(0.6-2.7)*
4.8
(2.7-8.5)
1.3
(0.7-2.6)*
No
4,205
63.5
(60.5-66.4)
28.5
(25.8-31.4)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
5.1
(3.7-6.9)
1.3
(0.9-2.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
564
61.2
(55.4-66.7)
25.7
(21.2-30.8)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
9.6
(6.1-14.7)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
No
4,112
63.8
(60.8-66.8)
28.6
(25.8-31.5)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
4.7
(3.4-6.6)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
455
73.4
(66.8-79.0)
19.8
(15.1-25.5)
1.4
(0.4-4.3)**
4.7
(2.6-8.4)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)*
No
4,259
62.6
(59.5-65.5)
29.4
(26.6-32.4)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
5.1
(3.7-7.0)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,773
66.4
(62.0-70.7)
26.4
(22.3-30.9)
1.8
(0.9-3.4)*
4.1
(2.9-5.6)
1.3
(0.7-2.2)
No
2,938
62.5
(59.0-65.9)
29.3
(26.0-32.7)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
5.4
(3.7-7.8)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
725
66.3
(60.5-71.7)
27.4
(22.4-33.1)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
4.6
(3.0-7.1)
0.5
(0.2-1.2)*
No
4,003
63.3
(60.2-66.3)
28.5
(25.7-31.6)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
5.1
(3.7-7.0)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
356
55.3
(46.2-64.1)
34.7
(26.5-43.9)
0.7
(0.2-2.9)**
5
(2.9-8.6)
4.2
(1.1-15.2)**
No
4,321
64.3
(61.3-67.1)
28.1
(25.3-31.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
5
(3.6-6.8)
1.1
(0.7-1.5)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
128
53.4
(35.5-70.5)
35.5
(18.9-56.6)
0.2
(0.0-1.3)**
9.4
(4.2-19.7)*
1.4
(0.4-5.4)**
No
4,560
64.3
(61.4-67.1)
28
(25.4-30.8)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
4.7
(3.5-6.5)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
519
77.2
(70.7-82.7)
18.6
(13.6-25.0)
0.4
(0.1-2.3)**
3.5
(1.8-6.6)*
0.3
(0.1-0.7)**
No
4,203
62.2
(59.2-65.2)
29.5
(26.7-32.4)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)
5.2
(3.8-7.1)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Adjusted proportions † NEBRASKA, 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
4,698
22.7
(20.3-25.2)
41.2
(38.3-44.2)
2
(1.4-2.9)
25.3
(22.8-28.0)
8.7
(7.3-10.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
150
25.4
(14.8-40.0)
40.2
(28.2-53.6)
0.1
(0.0-0.7)**
32.5
(20.2-47.9)
1.8
(0.6-5.0)**
25-34
456
16.7
(11.9-23.0)
52
(44.0-60.0)
0.8
(0.3-1.6)*
23.4
(17.7-30.2)
7.1
(3.4-14.1)*
35-54
1,782
20.4
(17.1-24.2)
40
(35.9-44.2)
3.2
(1.7-5.8)*
24.8
(21.5-28.5)
11.5
(9.2-14.3)
55+
2,300
28.3
(25.5-31.3)
35.7
(32.4-39.0)
2.2
(1.6-3.0)
25.3
(22.2-28.5)
8.6
(7.0-10.5)
Sex
Male
1,783
25
(21.3-29.1)
42.4
(37.9-47.0)
2.4
(1.4-4.3)
23.3
(19.5-27.7)
6.8
(4.7-9.8)
Female
2,915
20.4
(17.5-23.7)
40.2
(36.4-44.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
27.3
(24.2-30.6)
10.5
(8.7-12.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,396
19.5
(17.3-22.0)
43
(40.0-46.1)
2
(1.3-3.0)
26.6
(24.0-29.3)
8.8
(7.4-10.6)
Black, non-Hispanic
34
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
166
36.7
(23.1-52.7)
23.7
(13.7-37.9)
2.4
(1.0-5.7)*
27.7
(15.4-44.8)
9.5
(3.0-26.4)**
Other
85
31.4
(15.2-53.8)*
27.5
(14.2-46.5)*
3.9
(0.7-18.3)**
30.7
(13.3-56.2)*
6.6
(2.8-14.8)*
Educational level
<High School
362
28.2
(20.4-37.5)
34.8
(24.5-46.8)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
16.7
(11.1-24.5)
18.9
(9.1-35.2)*
High School graduate
1,753
24.5
(20.4-29.0)
40.6
(35.5-45.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
24.8
(20.3-30.0)
8.6
(6.7-11.0)
Some College
1,328
25.9
(20.9-31.7)
37.4
(32.3-42.8)
2.6
(1.1-5.9)*
27.1
(22.5-32.3)
7
(5.2-9.4)
> College Graduate
1,251
16.1
(12.6-20.3)
46.7
(41.4-52.1)
2.3
(1.3-4.0)
26.6
(22.4-31.3)
8.3
(6.2-11.0)
Household Income
< $20,000
720
25.1
(19.8-31.2)
31.2
(25.4-37.7)
2.5
(1.0-6.2)*
27.1
(20.7-34.6)
14.1
(9.4-20.5)
$20,000-$35,000
1,102
21.5
(17.7-25.9)
39.9
(33.3-46.8)
2.3
(1.5-3.6)
23.8
(19.0-29.3)
12.6
(8.0-19.1)
$35,000-$50,000
812
21.2
(15.8-27.9)
42.4
(35.4-49.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
27.2
(20.8-34.8)
8.4
(5.7-12.3)
$50,000-$75,000
742
20.3
(14.9-26.9)
41.1
(34.4-48.2)
1.4
(0.7-2.5)*
29.2
(23.4-35.7)
8.1
(5.6-11.5)
> $75,000
857
21.4
(16.6-27.3)
44.8
(38.7-51.0)
2.9
(1.2-6.5)*
25
(20.0-30.8)
5.9
(4.1-8.4)
Employment status
Employed
2,880
22
(18.8-25.5)
42
(38.3-45.8)
1.8
(1.1-3.1)
26.3
(23.1-29.7)
7.9
(6.5-9.6)
Out of work
83
15.7
(7.7-29.1)*
48.8
(29.9-68.1)
0.9
(0.2-2.9)**
31.4
(15.5-53.3)*
3.2
(1.1-8.9)**
A homemaker
344
25.7
(17.6-35.9)
38.9
(28.7-50.1)
2.5
(0.8-7.0)**
17
(11.9-23.8)
16
(7.3-31.5)*
A student
62
22.8
(11.0-41.3)*
44.5
(26.8-63.7)
0.8
(0.2-3.5)**
21.9
(8.7-45.1)*
10
(2.8-30.2)**
Retired
1,091
25.5
(21.7-29.6)
38.6
(33.9-43.5)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
27.4
(23.1-32.1)
6.4
(4.5-8.9)
Unable to work
233
21.8
(13.4-33.4)
35.9
(24.8-48.6)
6.3
(2.5-15.4)*
17.9
(11.7-26.4)
18.1
(11.6-27.2)
Veteran status
Yes
618
23.7
(18.8-29.4)
41
(33.8-48.6)
4.1
(1.5-10.6)*
20.3
(14.8-27.1)
10.9
(7.4-15.9)
No
4,080
22.5
(19.8-25.4)
41.3
(38.1-44.6)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
26
(23.3-28.9)
8.5
(7.0-10.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
427
20.5
(15.1-27.2)
33.5
(25.9-41.9)
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
29.1
(21.0-38.8)
15.8
(10.3-23.6)
No
4,265
22.8
(20.3-25.6)
41.8
(38.7-44.9)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
25.1
(22.5-27.9)
8.2
(6.8-10.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
447
25.2
(19.8-31.7)
32.6
(25.8-40.3)
2.1
(1.0-4.1)*
27.2
(20.5-35.2)
12.8
(8.1-19.7)
No
4,212
22.4
(19.9-25.2)
41.8
(38.7-45.0)
2
(1.3-3.0)
25.3
(22.7-28.1)
8.5
(7.0-10.2)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
467
20.7
(15.2-27.5)
38.1
(28.7-48.6)
2.9
(1.2-6.6)*
25.5
(17.8-35.2)
12.8
(6.7-23.1)*
No
4,220
23
(20.4-25.8)
41.7
(38.6-44.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
25.3
(22.7-28.0)
8.1
(6.9-9.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,763
23.1
(19.8-26.9)
35.2
(30.9-39.9)
2.3
(1.0-5.1)*
27.3
(23.2-31.8)
12
(8.9-16.2)
No
2,919
22.5
(19.4-25.9)
43.5
(39.8-47.2)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
24.7
(21.6-28.0)
7.4
(6.0-9.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
377
23.4
(13.3-37.9)
28.8
(19.2-40.8)
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
21.4
(14.8-30.0)
25.3
(15.4-38.5)
No
4,268
22.5
(20.2-25.1)
42.3
(39.2-45.4)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
25.8
(23.2-28.6)
7.3
(6.1-8.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
145
15.8
(7.3-31.0)*
32.5
(18.7-50.2)
1.9
(0.3-10.4)**
27
(17.5-39.3)
22.8
(13.9-35.0)
No
4,501
22.9
(20.4-25.5)
41.6
(38.6-44.7)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
25.4
(22.8-28.1)
8.2
(6.8-9.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
536
16.8
(12.0-23.0)
36.8
(28.7-45.7)
2.5
(0.9-6.6)**
29.7
(22.1-38.6)
14.2
(10.6-18.8)
No
4,155
23.3
(20.7-26.1)
41.7
(38.6-44.9)
2
(1.3-3.0)
24.9
(22.3-27.7)
8.1
(6.6-10.0)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † NEBRASKA, 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
4,699
67.9
(65.1-70.6)
25.4
(22.8-28.1)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
3.5
(2.5-4.8)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
148
51.7
(36.9-66.2)
44.1
(30.1-59.1)
0.7
(0.2-2.1)**
3.6
(1.0-11.9)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
25-34
460
61.6
(53.6-69.0)
31.2
(24.2-39.1)
1.8
(0.5-6.7)**
4.6
(2.3-9.1)*
0.8
(0.3-2.2)**
35-54
1,784
71.4
(67.4-75.0)
20.9
(17.9-24.3)
2.3
(1.1-4.8)*
3.4
(1.9-5.9)
2
(0.8-4.6)*
55+
2,296
73.1
(70.3-75.7)
20.4
(18.1-22.9)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
3
(2.1-4.3)
1.9
(1.1-3.3)
Sex
Male
1,777
63
(58.5-67.4)
27.8
(23.9-32.0)
2.1
(1.1-3.8)*
5.2
(3.4-7.9)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
Female
2,922
72.4
(68.9-75.7)
23.2
(20.0-26.7)
1.5
(0.8-3.0)*
1.9
(1.4-2.7)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,387
68.6
(65.7-71.3)
25.5
(22.9-28.3)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
3.3
(2.3-4.8)
0.9
(0.6-1.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
35
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
171
71.3
(55.8-83.1)
20.2
(11.0-34.2)
5.5
(1.2-22.1)**
2.9
(1.3-6.4)*
0.1
(0.0-0.1)
Other
89
65.4
(46.9-80.1)
29.7
(16.2-48.2)
1
(0.2-4.1)**
2.1
(0.6-7.5)**
1.8
(0.4-7.6)**
Educational level
<High School
373
46.6
(37.0-56.5)
34.6
(24.5-46.3)
4.5
(1.1-16.1)**
8.5
(4.0-17.0)*
5.9
(3.2-10.5)*
High School graduate
1,738
68.6
(63.6-73.2)
25.6
(21.3-30.4)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
2.9
(2.0-4.1)
1.6
(0.6-4.0)*
Some College
1,326
64.6
(58.9-69.9)
27.5
(22.7-32.9)
2.3
(0.9-5.8)*
4.6
(2.3-9.3)*
0.9
(0.5-1.8)*
> College Graduate
1,258
74.3
(69.5-78.7)
21.8
(17.7-26.7)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
2.1
(1.3-3.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
Household Income
< $20,000
719
61.4
(54.8-67.6)
30.5
(24.6-37.2)
0.5
(0.3-1.1)*
4.1
(2.5-6.6)
3.4
(1.7-6.9)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,091
63.1
(56.8-69.0)
29.8
(24.3-36.0)
2.3
(0.8-6.3)**
2.2
(1.5-3.4)
2.6
(1.0-6.7)**
$35,000-$50,000
815
70.6
(63.4-77.0)
24.3
(18.5-31.2)
1
(0.5-2.2)*
3.5
(1.9-6.1)
0.6
(0.2-2.1)**
$50,000-$75,000
741
71.4
(64.7-77.2)
20
(15.1-26.1)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
6.2
(2.7-13.6)*
1
(0.5-2.4)*
> $75,000
860
72
(65.8-77.4)
23
(18.0-29.0)
2.7
(1.0-6.7)*
2.3
(1.2-4.1)*
0.1
(0.0-0.5)**
Employment status
Employed
2,879
69.2
(65.5-72.6)
24.1
(21.0-27.6)
1.7
(0.9-3.0)
3.8
(2.5-5.6)
1.2
(0.6-2.6)*
Out of work
82
70.5
(54.6-82.6)
15.9
(8.2-28.5)*
1.3
(0.2-8.6)**
7.9
(3.1-18.8)*
4.4
(0.7-24.1)**
A homemaker
346
60.4
(49.1-70.8)
33.1
(22.6-45.7)
4.2
(0.8-18.4)**
2.2
(1.0-4.5)*
0.1
(0.0-0.6)**
A student
61
57
(38.3-73.9)
41.7
(25.0-60.6)
0.8
(0.1-6.0)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
0.4
(0.1-3.2)**
Retired
1,093
69
(64.7-73.0)
25
(21.2-29.1)
1.8
(1.1-3.1)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
2
(1.0-3.9)*
Unable to work
234
63.6
(52.6-73.3)
24.9
(16.1-36.5)
0.8
(0.2-3.3)**
7.1
(1.7-25.5)**
3.6
(1.7-7.5)*
Veteran status
Yes
615
63
(55.2-70.2)
29
(22.6-36.4)
3.1
(0.9-10.0)**
3.7
(2.1-6.2)
1.2
(0.5-2.8)*
No
4,084
68.6
(65.6-71.5)
24.9
(22.1-27.8)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
3.5
(2.4-5.1)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
431
70
(62.4-76.6)
24.6
(18.3-32.1)
2.7
(1.3-5.3)*
2.1
(1.2-3.6)
0.7
(0.3-1.7)*
No
4,262
67.7
(64.7-70.6)
25.4
(22.8-28.3)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
3.6
(2.6-5.1)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
445
69.9
(63.8-75.4)
23.2
(18.4-29.0)
1.9
(1.0-3.6)*
3.3
(1.9-5.7)
1.6
(0.7-3.9)*
No
4,214
68
(64.9-70.9)
25.4
(22.7-28.4)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
3.5
(2.4-4.9)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
475
77.1
(68.8-83.7)
20.5
(14.0-29.1)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
0.5
(0.2-1.3)*
No
4,212
66.6
(63.6-69.5)
25.9
(23.2-28.8)
1.9
(1.2-3.1)
3.9
(2.8-5.4)
1.6
(1.0-2.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,761
68.9
(64.5-73.0)
21.6
(18.0-25.6)
2.5
(1.2-5.2)*
3.8
(2.0-6.9)*
3.3
(1.6-6.5)*
No
2,922
67.6
(64.0-71.0)
26.9
(23.6-30.4)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
3.5
(2.4-5.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
375
60.2
(49.8-69.9)
32.1
(22.0-44.3)
1.2
(0.4-3.7)**
4.6
(2.1-9.7)*
1.8
(0.7-4.7)*
No
4,272
68.7
(65.7-71.5)
24.8
(22.2-27.5)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
3.4
(2.4-4.9)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
142
43.4
(29.7-58.1)
45
(30.7-60.3)
1.4
(0.3-5.4)**
7.9
(3.8-15.7)*
2.3
(0.8-6.7)**
No
4,506
68.7
(65.8-71.5)
24.7
(22.2-27.5)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
3.4
(2.4-4.7)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
536
80.7
(75.0-85.4)
15.1
(11.0-20.3)
0.3
(0.1-1.1)**
2.5
(1.3-4.5)*
1.4
(0.5-3.6)*
No
4,156
66.5
(63.5-69.5)
26.5
(23.7-29.4)
1.9
(1.2-3.1)
3.6
(2.6-5.1)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions NEBRASKA, 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
4,698
20.6
(18.4-23.1)
42.1
(39.1-45.1)
2
(1.4-2.9)
26.6
(24.0-29.3)
8.7
(7.3-10.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
150
27.3
(16.0-42.5)
40.7
(28.3-54.5)
0.1
(0.0-0.8)**
30.2
(18.7-44.9)
1.6
(0.6-4.6)**
25-34
456
15
(10.7-20.7)
52.3
(44.2-60.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.5)*
24.8
(18.8-31.9)
7.2
(3.5-14.1)*
35-54
1,782
17.4
(14.4-20.8)
41.5
(37.4-45.7)
3.1
(1.7-5.7)*
26.6
(23.1-30.5)
11.3
(9.0-14.1)
55+
2,300
26.3
(23.5-29.3)
36.1
(32.9-39.5)
2.3
(1.7-3.0)
26.5
(23.3-29.9)
8.9
(7.3-10.8)
Sex
Male
1,783
22.9
(19.4-26.9)
43.7
(39.1-48.4)
2.4
(1.3-4.2)
24.3
(20.4-28.7)
6.7
(4.6-9.6)
Female
2,915
18.4
(15.7-21.6)
40.5
(36.8-44.3)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)
28.8
(25.6-32.2)
10.6
(8.8-12.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,396
19.2
(17.1-21.6)
43.1
(40.1-46.1)
2
(1.3-3.0)
26.9
(24.3-29.7)
8.8
(7.3-10.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
34
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
166
40.6
(26.5-56.4)
23.1
(13.8-35.9)
2.2
(0.9-5.3)*
24.9
(13.5-41.4)
9.2
(2.8-26.1)**
Other
85
33.3
(16.8-55.3)*
29.5
(15.7-48.5)
3.7
(0.7-17.6)**
27.8
(12.2-51.7)*
5.6
(2.3-13.1)*
Educational level
<High School
362
31
(22.2-41.4)
33.6
(23.6-45.4)
1.4
(0.7-2.6)*
15.3
(10.1-22.5)
18.7
(9.1-34.6)*
High School graduate
1,753
23.7
(19.7-28.1)
41.1
(36.0-46.4)
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
25
(20.6-30.0)
8.7
(6.7-11.1)
Some College
1,328
23.1
(18.4-28.6)
38.7
(33.5-44.1)
2.5
(1.1-5.7)*
28.9
(24.1-34.3)
6.8
(5.0-9.3)
> College Graduate
1,251
13.3
(10.3-17.0)
47.7
(42.4-53.0)
2.3
(1.3-3.9)
28.7
(24.3-33.6)
8
(6.0-10.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
720
28.7
(22.7-35.6)
30.3
(24.7-36.6)
2.5
(1.0-6.2)*
24.8
(18.9-31.9)
13.6
(9.0-20.2)
$20,000-$35,000
1,102
22.2
(18.3-26.6)
39.5
(33.2-46.3)
2.3
(1.5-3.6)
23.5
(19.0-28.7)
12.4
(8.1-18.7)
$35,000-$50,000
812
19
(13.8-25.4)
43.3
(36.4-50.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
28.7
(22.2-36.2)
8.2
(5.5-12.1)
$50,000-$75,000
742
16.6
(12.1-22.4)
41.6
(34.9-48.6)
1.4
(0.8-2.6)*
32.1
(25.8-39.1)
8.3
(5.7-11.8)
> $75,000
857
16.6
(12.6-21.7)
46.7
(40.6-53.0)
2.9
(1.3-6.7)*
27.7
(22.5-33.7)
6
(4.2-8.5)
Employment status
Employed
2,880
18.5
(15.7-21.7)
43.7
(39.9-47.5)
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
28.3
(25.0-31.8)
7.8
(6.4-9.4)
Out of work
83
15.2
(7.5-28.3)*
49.1
(30.7-67.6)
0.7
(0.2-3.0)**
32.3
(17.0-52.6)
2.8
(0.9-8.6)**
A homemaker
344
23.6
(16.4-32.8)
36.5
(26.5-47.7)
2.4
(0.8-6.8)**
19.3
(13.3-27.2)
18.2
(8.9-33.7)*
A student
62
20.7
(8.3-43.0)*
49.2
(29.5-69.2)
0.5
(0.1-3.8)**
21.7
(8.9-44.0)*
7.9
(2.0-26.6)**
Retired
1,091
28.9
(24.8-33.3)
36.6
(32.1-41.4)
2.4
(1.5-3.9)
25.4
(21.4-29.9)
6.7
(4.7-9.3)
Unable to work
233
24.7
(15.6-36.8)
33.6
(22.1-47.3)
6.6
(2.6-16.1)*
16.3
(10.6-24.3)
18.8
(11.7-28.9)
Veteran status
Yes
618
25.1
(19.6-31.4)
43.2
(35.6-51.2)
4.4
(1.6-11.3)*
18.3
(13.3-24.5)
9
(6.0-13.4)
No
4,080
20
(17.5-22.7)
41.9
(38.7-45.1)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
27.8
(25.0-30.8)
8.6
(7.1-10.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
427
22.1
(16.5-28.9)
32.7
(25.5-40.8)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
28
(20.1-37.6)
16.1
(10.5-24.0)
No
4,265
20.5
(18.1-23.1)
42.7
(39.6-45.9)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
26.5
(23.8-29.4)
8.2
(6.7-9.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
447
28.4
(22.2-35.6)
31.6
(25.2-38.9)
2.3
(1.2-4.6)*
25.1
(18.7-33.0)
12.5
(7.9-19.3)
No
4,212
20
(17.6-22.6)
42.8
(39.7-46.0)
2
(1.3-2.9)
26.8
(24.1-29.7)
8.4
(6.9-10.2)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
467
19.3
(13.9-26.2)
38.2
(28.8-48.5)
2.8
(1.2-6.3)*
26.8
(18.9-36.5)
13
(6.8-23.3)*
No
4,220
20.9
(18.4-23.5)
42.7
(39.6-45.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
26.5
(23.8-29.3)
8.1
(6.8-9.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,763
23.9
(20.4-27.8)
34.5
(30.3-39.0)
2.4
(1.1-5.4)*
27
(22.9-31.5)
12.1
(9.0-16.2)
No
2,919
19.4
(16.6-22.5)
45
(41.3-48.8)
1.8
(1.3-2.7)
26.4
(23.3-29.8)
7.3
(5.9-9.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
377
21.8
(12.3-35.8)
29.2
(19.9-40.8)
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
22.7
(15.5-32.0)
25.2
(15.5-38.1)
No
4,268
20.4
(18.2-22.9)
43.2
(40.1-46.3)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
27.1
(24.4-29.9)
7.2
(6.0-8.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
145
18.8
(9.6-33.5)*
30
(16.9-47.3)
1.9
(0.3-10.6)**
25
(16.2-36.4)
24.3
(14.5-37.9)
No
4,501
20.6
(18.3-23.1)
42.6
(39.6-45.6)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
26.7
(24.1-29.5)
8.2
(6.7-9.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
536
15.3
(10.7-21.2)
35.6
(27.9-44.1)
2.4
(0.9-6.3)**
31.6
(23.8-40.6)
15.2
(11.2-20.3)
No
4,155
21.2
(18.8-23.9)
42.8
(39.7-46.0)
2
(1.3-3.0)
26
(23.3-28.9)
7.9
(6.4-9.8)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions NEBRASKA, 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
4,699
68.4
(65.5-71.1)
25.4
(22.8-28.2)
1.7
(1.1-2.7)
3.3
(2.4-4.6)
1.2
(0.7-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
148
47.6
(34.0-61.6)
47.7
(34.1-61.7)
0.8
(0.2-2.4)**
3.9
(1.1-13.1)**
0
-
25-34
460
63
(54.8-70.5)
30.5
(23.4-38.5)
1.7
(0.5-6.3)**
4.2
(2.1-8.4)*
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
35-54
1,784
73.2
(69.4-76.7)
20.2
(17.3-23.4)
2.1
(1.0-4.4)*
3
(1.7-5.2)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
55+
2,296
73.2
(70.4-75.8)
20.7
(18.4-23.2)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
2.9
(2.1-4.2)
1.5
(0.9-2.7)
Sex
Male
1,777
63.4
(58.8-67.7)
28.1
(24.2-32.4)
2
(1.1-3.7)*
4.9
(3.2-7.5)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
Female
2,922
73.1
(69.4-76.6)
22.8
(19.5-26.6)
1.5
(0.7-2.9)*
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,387
69.2
(66.2-72.1)
25.1
(22.5-28.0)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
35
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
171
65
(49.6-77.7)
24.8
(14.5-39.2)
6.1
(1.2-26.1)**
4.1
(2.0-8.6)*
0
-
Other
89
57.9
(38.4-75.2)
36
(20.1-55.7)
1.1
(0.3-4.7)**
2.8
(0.8-9.6)**
2.2
(0.5-9.4)**
Educational level
<High School
373
42.5
(32.3-53.3)
37.4
(26.4-50.0)
4.8
(1.3-16.5)**
9.7
(4.5-19.6)*
5.5
(2.5-11.6)*
High School graduate
1,738
67.7
(62.8-72.3)
26.5
(22.2-31.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
2.9
(2.0-4.2)
1.4
(0.6-3.7)*
Some College
1,326
65.7
(59.9-71.2)
27.3
(22.3-32.9)
2.2
(0.9-5.6)*
4.1
(2.0-8.3)*
0.7
(0.3-1.3)*
> College Graduate
1,258
77
(72.4-81.0)
20.1
(16.2-24.7)
1
(0.5-1.8)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
Household Income
< $20,000
719
59.5
(52.3-66.4)
31.6
(25.1-38.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
4.7
(2.9-7.6)
3.5
(1.7-7.0)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,091
62.5
(55.9-68.6)
30.4
(24.6-36.8)
2.4
(0.9-6.7)**
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
2.5
(0.9-6.5)**
$35,000-$50,000
815
70.4
(63.6-76.3)
24.9
(19.2-31.5)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
3.3
(1.8-5.7)
0.5
(0.1-1.8)**
$50,000-$75,000
741
73
(65.9-79.0)
19.7
(14.6-26.0)
1.3
(0.6-2.6)*
5.3
(2.3-11.8)*
0.8
(0.3-1.8)*
> $75,000
860
73.9
(67.9-79.1)
21.8
(16.9-27.7)
2.3
(0.9-5.9)*
1.9
(1.0-3.3)
0.1
(0.0-0.3)**
Employment status
Employed
2,879
69.8
(66.2-73.1)
24.3
(21.2-27.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.7)
3.4
(2.3-5.0)
1
(0.4-2.0)*
Out of work
82
66.9
(49.5-80.7)
17.5
(9.2-30.6)*
1.3
(0.2-8.9)**
9.5
(3.4-23.5)*
4.8
(0.7-27.2)**
A homemaker
346
64.1
(51.1-75.3)
30
(19.2-43.5)
3.9
(0.8-17.9)**
1.8
(0.9-3.7)*
0.1
(0.0-0.5)**
A student
61
44.4
(25.6-65.0)
54.3
(33.8-73.3)
0.9
(0.1-6.0)**
0
-
0.5
(0.1-3.4)**
Retired
1,093
71.9
(67.8-75.6)
22.5
(19.0-26.3)
2.1
(1.3-3.5)
2
(1.4-2.9)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
Unable to work
234
60.7
(47.7-72.4)
26.1
(17.3-37.2)
0.9
(0.2-3.9)**
8.4
(1.8-31.2)**
4
(1.9-8.0)*
Veteran status
Yes
615
61.6
(53.8-68.9)
30.2
(23.6-37.7)
3.6
(1.1-11.2)**
3.5
(2.1-5.9)
1
(0.5-2.4)*
No
4,084
69.4
(66.3-72.3)
24.7
(21.9-27.7)
1.5
(0.9-2.3)
3.3
(2.3-4.7)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
431
71.7
(64.3-78.2)
23
(17.0-30.3)
3
(1.5-5.9)*
1.8
(1.0-3.2)
0.5
(0.2-1.4)*
No
4,262
68.1
(65.1-71.0)
25.6
(22.8-28.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.7)
3.4
(2.4-4.8)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
445
71.1
(64.9-76.6)
22.2
(17.4-27.8)
2.2
(1.2-4.3)*
3.1
(1.8-5.4)
1.3
(0.6-3.1)*
No
4,214
68.4
(65.3-71.3)
25.5
(22.8-28.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
3.3
(2.3-4.6)
1.1
(0.7-2.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
475
77.3
(68.1-84.5)
20.9
(13.8-30.3)
0.6
(0.2-1.5)*
0.9
(0.4-2.2)*
0.3
(0.1-1.1)**
No
4,212
67.2
(64.1-70.1)
26
(23.2-28.9)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
3.7
(2.6-5.1)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,761
70.9
(66.2-75.3)
20.4
(16.8-24.5)
2.8
(1.3-5.7)*
3.4
(1.8-6.2)*
2.5
(1.2-5.1)*
No
2,922
67.3
(63.7-70.8)
27.5
(24.2-31.1)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
3.3
(2.2-4.8)
0.6
(0.3-0.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
375
59.3
(46.1-71.4)
33.4
(21.4-48.0)
1.2
(0.4-3.7)**
4.5
(2.1-9.3)*
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
No
4,272
69.3
(66.4-72.0)
24.7
(22.1-27.4)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
142
42.2
(28.8-56.8)
45.5
(31.3-60.4)
1.5
(0.4-5.9)**
8.3
(3.8-17.1)*
2.6
(0.9-7.2)**
No
4,506
69.2
(66.3-72.0)
24.8
(22.1-27.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.8)
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
536
82.4
(77.4-86.5)
14.1
(10.5-18.6)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
1.1
(0.4-2.8)*
No
4,156
66.7
(63.6-69.7)
26.7
(23.9-29.8)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
3.5
(2.4-4.9)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)

† 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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