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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 † CALIFORNIA, 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
4,974
22.3
(20.8-23.9)
43.4
(41.5-45.3)
2.2
(1.8-2.8)
23.6
(22.0-25.2)
8.5
(7.5-9.6)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
247
19
(14.3-24.8)
50.1
(42.8-57.3)
0.6
(0.1-3.9)**
23.6
(17.4-31.1)
6.8
(4.1-10.9)
25-34
560
21.3
(17.6-25.4)
41.1
(36.1-46.3)
1.7
(0.7-3.7)*
27.1
(22.7-31.9)
8.9
(6.3-12.4)
35-54
1,890
20.8
(18.6-23.1)
43.9
(41.1-46.6)
2.6
(1.8-3.7)
23.5
(21.4-25.8)
9.2
(7.8-11.0)
55+
2,277
26.3
(23.9-28.7)
41.6
(39.0-44.3)
2.8
(2.1-3.7)
21.4
(19.4-23.5)
7.9
(6.7-9.2)
Sex
Male
1,890
22.7
(20.3-25.4)
47.4
(44.4-50.5)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
20.1
(17.7-22.8)
7.3
(5.9-9.0)
Female
3,084
21.9
(20.2-23.8)
39.5
(37.3-41.8)
2.1
(1.5-2.8)
26.9
(25.0-28.9)
9.6
(8.4-11.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,241
18.4
(16.6-20.4)
43.7
(41.4-46.0)
2.7
(2.0-3.5)
25.6
(23.7-27.6)
9.7
(8.4-11.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
178
17.6
(11.8-25.3)
43.7
(34.1-53.9)
0.6
(0.2-2.3)**
25.1
(17.6-34.6)
12.9
(7.9-20.3)
Hispanic
1,000
28.8
(25.5-32.4)
44.4
(40.4-48.5)
1.5
(0.8-2.6)
19.7
(16.4-23.5)
5.6
(4.1-7.6)
Other
549
39.1
(34.1-44.3)
36.6
(31.5-42.0)
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
14.3
(11.2-18.1)
7.5
(5.4-10.5)
Educational level
<High School
579
31.5
(27.0-36.4)
46.6
(41.1-52.3)
2
(1.0-3.9)*
14.5
(11.0-18.8)
5.3
(3.4-8.3)
High School graduate
971
26.6
(23.1-30.5)
45.2
(41.0-49.6)
2
(1.2-3.3)
19.8
(16.5-23.6)
6.3
(4.8-8.2)
Some College
1,366
21.6
(18.6-24.9)
40.7
(37.0-44.4)
2.3
(1.5-3.7)
25.5
(22.2-29.1)
9.9
(8.0-12.3)
> College Graduate
2,055
15.7
(13.7-17.8)
43.9
(41.1-46.7)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
27.7
(25.3-30.3)
10.3
(8.7-12.3)
Household Income
< $20,000
941
28
(24.4-31.8)
40.5
(35.8-45.3)
2
(1.1-3.7)*
21.7
(17.5-26.5)
7.9
(5.9-10.5)
$20,000-$35,000
783
23
(19.3-27.2)
44.1
(39.2-49.2)
2.1
(1.1-3.8)*
22.2
(18.0-26.9)
8.6
(6.4-11.5)
$35,000-$50,000
593
23.3
(19.0-28.3)
43.5
(38.0-49.0)
1.9
(1.0-3.5)*
23.1
(18.9-27.9)
8.2
(5.9-11.4)
$50,000-$75,000
766
23.1
(18.8-27.9)
40.9
(36.1-45.8)
2.8
(1.4-5.3)*
22.7
(19.1-26.6)
10.7
(7.9-14.3)
> $75,000
1,659
17.7
(15.3-20.3)
46.4
(43.3-49.5)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
26
(23.4-28.7)
8.1
(6.6-9.9)
Employment status
Employed
2,695
22.2
(20.2-24.4)
41.9
(39.5-44.4)
2.4
(1.8-3.2)
24.3
(22.2-26.5)
9.2
(7.8-10.7)
Out of work
229
17
(12.0-23.7)
44.6
(36.3-53.2)
2.2
(0.7-6.6)**
29.2
(21.6-38.1)
7
(4.2-11.4)
A homemaker
498
25.4
(21.3-30.0)
46.2
(40.8-51.6)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
21.5
(17.5-26.0)
5.4
(3.7-7.9)
A student
136
21.1
(13.5-31.5)
52.3
(42.1-62.3)
1.6
(0.2-9.5)**
16.5
(10.7-24.6)
8.5
(4.4-16.0)*
Retired
1,166
23.8
(20.7-27.1)
44.6
(40.7-48.5)
2.8
(1.8-4.1)
21.7
(18.9-24.7)
7.1
(5.7-9.0)
Unable to work
244
18.3
(13.3-24.5)
39.3
(31.4-47.9)
0.8
(0.3-1.8)*
27.3
(20.0-36.0)
14.3
(9.9-20.3)
Veteran status
Yes
575
18.6
(15.1-22.7)
43
(38.1-48.1)
2.8
(1.7-4.7)
24.5
(20.4-29.2)
11
(7.9-15.1)
No
4,399
22.7
(21.1-24.4)
43.4
(41.4-45.4)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
23.4
(21.8-25.2)
8.3
(7.3-9.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
467
20.5
(16.6-25.0)
43
(37.4-48.8)
2.2
(1.0-4.6)*
25.6
(20.5-31.5)
8.7
(6.2-12.2)
No
4,505
22.5
(20.9-24.1)
43.4
(41.5-45.4)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
23.4
(21.8-25.1)
8.5
(7.5-9.6)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
428
18.6
(14.6-23.4)
41.5
(35.4-47.9)
2.2
(1.0-4.5)*
25.2
(19.7-31.6)
12.5
(9.1-17.0)
No
4,537
22.6
(21.1-24.3)
43.5
(41.6-45.5)
2.2
(1.8-2.9)
23.3
(21.7-25.0)
8.3
(7.3-9.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
706
15.4
(12.4-19.0)
41.3
(36.4-46.4)
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
30.3
(25.6-35.3)
10.5
(7.9-13.8)
No
4,268
23.4
(21.7-25.1)
43.8
(41.8-45.8)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
22.4
(20.8-24.2)
8.2
(7.2-9.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,499
18.2
(15.8-20.8)
41.8
(38.4-45.2)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
26.9
(24.0-30.0)
11.4
(9.6-13.5)
No
3,468
23.6
(21.8-25.5)
43.9
(41.7-46.1)
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
22.6
(20.8-24.5)
7.6
(6.5-8.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
502
20.5
(16.3-25.4)
36.3
(30.7-42.4)
1.5
(0.7-3.1)*
27.5
(22.6-33.0)
14.2
(11.0-18.2)
No
4,457
22.5
(20.9-24.2)
44.2
(42.2-46.2)
2.3
(1.8-3.0)
23.1
(21.5-24.8)
7.9
(6.9-9.0)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
164
13.4
(8.4-20.6)
30.1
(21.7-40.1)
2.4
(0.9-6.8)**
38.5
(28.2-50.0)
15.6
(9.9-23.6)
No
4,782
22.5
(21.0-24.1)
43.9
(42.0-45.8)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
23.1
(21.6-24.7)
8.2
(7.2-9.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
577
16.1
(12.6-20.3)
39.2
(34.1-44.6)
2.4
(1.3-4.3)
27.4
(23.2-32.1)
14.9
(11.6-18.9)
No
4,391
22.9
(21.3-24.5)
44
(42.0-46.0)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
23.1
(21.5-24.9)
7.8
(6.8-8.9)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † CALIFORNIA, 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
4,971
63.3
(61.5-65.1)
29.5
(27.8-31.3)
1.6
(1.2-2.0)
4.1
(3.4-4.9)
1.4
(1.1-2.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
246
53.6
(46.3-60.7)
38.2
(31.4-45.5)
0.8
(0.2-2.8)**
5.9
(3.5-9.7)
1.5
(0.6-4.0)*
25-34
562
59
(53.8-64.0)
35.3
(30.6-40.4)
0.2
(0.1-0.8)**
3.5
(2.2-5.4)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
35-54
1,883
65.9
(63.3-68.5)
27.8
(25.3-30.3)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
3.5
(2.6-4.6)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
55+
2,280
66.1
(63.5-68.6)
25.2
(23.0-27.6)
2.8
(2.0-3.8)
4.6
(3.6-5.9)
1.3
(0.8-1.9)
Sex
Male
1,891
60.7
(57.7-63.7)
32.2
(29.4-35.2)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
4.1
(3.1-5.4)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
Female
3,080
65.6
(63.4-67.8)
27.1
(25.0-29.2)
1.6
(1.2-2.3)
4.2
(3.3-5.3)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,236
63.1
(60.8-65.3)
28.9
(26.8-31.1)
2
(1.5-2.7)
4.6
(3.7-5.7)
1.5
(0.9-2.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
179
56.5
(46.6-65.9)
29.4
(20.8-39.8)
0.4
(0.1-2.5)**
11.6
(6.9-19.0)
2
(0.8-5.0)*
Hispanic
1,008
63.1
(59.3-66.8)
30.2
(26.7-33.9)
1.3
(0.7-2.2)
3.3
(2.3-4.6)
2.2
(1.3-3.4)
Other
542
63.6
(58.4-68.5)
30.7
(26.0-35.8)
1.5
(0.7-3.4)*
3.4
(2.0-5.8)
0.8
(0.4-2.0)*
Educational level
<High School
582
61.8
(56.5-66.8)
31
(26.3-36.2)
2.2
(1.2-4.1)*
3.4
(2.1-5.5)
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
High School graduate
968
62.7
(58.5-66.8)
29.6
(25.8-33.7)
1.8
(0.9-3.2)*
4.6
(3.3-6.5)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)
Some College
1,361
59.7
(56.1-63.3)
31.8
(28.3-35.5)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
5.3
(3.9-7.1)
1.7
(0.9-3.2)*
> College Graduate
2,056
67.4
(64.6-70.1)
26.6
(24.0-29.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.0)
3.2
(2.3-4.4)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)*
Household Income
< $20,000
943
62.2
(57.7-66.5)
30.1
(26.1-34.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.3)*
4.7
(3.2-6.8)
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
$20,000-$35,000
780
61.2
(56.3-65.9)
32.2
(27.8-37.1)
1.8
(1.0-3.4)*
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
$35,000-$50,000
596
65.9
(60.6-70.9)
27.8
(23.1-33.0)
1
(0.5-2.3)*
4.3
(2.8-6.7)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
$50,000-$75,000
760
64.4
(59.4-69.2)
28.9
(24.5-33.8)
1.9
(1.0-3.9)*
4.1
(2.4-7.0)
0.6
(0.2-1.4)*
> $75,000
1,660
66.2
(63.0-69.2)
26.6
(23.9-29.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
4.2
(3.0-5.8)
1.6
(0.8-3.3)*
Employment status
Employed
2,690
64.2
(61.7-66.7)
29.4
(27.1-31.8)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
3.6
(2.8-4.7)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
Out of work
229
64.3
(55.8-72.0)
25.2
(18.8-32.9)
2.5
(1.0-6.3)*
7
(3.5-13.3)*
1
(0.4-2.6)*
A homemaker
499
60.3
(55.1-65.3)
34
(29.1-39.3)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
3
(1.8-5.1)
1.7
(0.8-3.5)*
A student
135
62.9
(52.9-71.9)
30.6
(22.4-40.1)
1
(0.1-6.9)**
4.3
(2.0-9.1)*
1.2
(0.3-5.0)**
Retired
1,170
59.2
(55.5-62.8)
31.5
(28.0-35.4)
3.1
(1.9-4.8)
5.1
(3.6-7.1)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
Unable to work
242
72.9
(65.1-79.5)
19.5
(13.7-26.9)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)*
5
(2.9-8.4)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
Veteran status
Yes
578
54.3
(49.4-59.2)
33.4
(28.8-38.3)
2.8
(1.7-4.8)
8.4
(5.7-12.1)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
No
4,393
64.3
(62.4-66.3)
29.1
(27.2-31.0)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
3.7
(3.0-4.5)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
469
63.4
(57.9-68.7)
23.7
(19.0-29.2)
4.7
(2.7-8.0)
6.2
(4.0-9.4)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
No
4,500
63.3
(61.3-65.2)
30
(28.2-31.9)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
4
(3.3-4.8)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
429
57.3
(51.3-63.1)
29.4
(24.0-35.3)
2.6
(1.2-5.3)*
8.1
(5.3-12.2)
2.6
(1.4-5.0)*
No
4,534
63.8
(61.9-65.7)
29.4
(27.6-31.3)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
3.9
(3.2-4.7)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
703
63.8
(58.9-68.5)
29.6
(25.0-34.6)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
1.5
(0.6-3.6)*
No
4,268
63.2
(61.2-65.1)
29.5
(27.6-31.4)
1.7
(1.3-2.2)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,493
64.4
(61.0-67.7)
27.4
(24.4-30.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
5.1
(3.7-7.0)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
No
3,471
63
(60.8-65.1)
30.1
(28.1-32.2)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
3.9
(3.1-4.8)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
501
69.1
(63.3-74.4)
23.8
(19.2-29.2)
1
(0.4-2.4)*
4.2
(2.7-6.5)
1.8
(0.9-3.7)*
No
4,455
62.8
(60.8-64.7)
30.1
(28.2-32.0)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
165
62.1
(52.4-71.0)
25.6
(18.1-34.8)
1.2
(0.3-4.9)**
8.8
(5.3-14.2)
2.4
(0.8-7.1)**
No
4,777
63.2
(61.3-65.0)
29.8
(28.0-31.6)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
4
(3.3-4.8)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
577
68.7
(63.5-73.5)
25.3
(20.7-30.5)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)*
4.1
(2.6-6.6)
1.1
(0.5-2.8)*
No
4,388
62.8
(60.8-64.7)
30
(28.2-31.9)
1.6
(1.3-2.2)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions CALIFORNIA, 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
4,974
25.5
(23.8-27.3)
42.5
(40.6-44.4)
2.1
(1.7-2.6)
21.8
(20.3-23.4)
8.1
(7.2-9.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
247
25.9
(19.8-33.2)
47.4
(40.2-54.7)
0.6
(0.1-3.8)**
19.6
(14.2-26.5)
6.5
(4.0-10.4)
25-34
560
26.6
(22.2-31.5)
39.7
(34.9-44.7)
1.5
(0.7-3.3)*
24
(20.0-28.5)
8.2
(5.8-11.4)
35-54
1,890
22.9
(20.6-25.4)
43.7
(40.9-46.4)
2.5
(1.7-3.5)
22.3
(20.2-24.6)
8.7
(7.3-10.3)
55+
2,277
28
(25.5-30.5)
40.4
(37.7-43.1)
2.7
(2.1-3.6)
20.9
(18.9-23.0)
8
(6.8-9.4)
Sex
Male
1,890
25.2
(22.5-28.1)
46.8
(43.8-49.9)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
18.8
(16.5-21.5)
6.9
(5.6-8.5)
Female
3,084
25.7
(23.7-27.9)
38.3
(36.1-40.6)
2
(1.4-2.6)
24.8
(22.9-26.7)
9.3
(8.1-10.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,241
16.5
(14.8-18.3)
44.5
(42.3-46.8)
2.6
(2.0-3.5)
26.8
(24.9-28.9)
9.6
(8.3-11.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
178
17.7
(11.8-25.6)
43.8
(33.9-54.2)
0.6
(0.1-2.4)**
24.9
(17.3-34.3)
13.1
(8.0-20.7)
Hispanic
1,000
33.5
(29.8-37.5)
42.4
(38.6-46.4)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
17.3
(14.3-20.7)
5.4
(4.0-7.3)
Other
549
39.3
(34.4-44.5)
36.2
(31.1-41.7)
2.4
(1.3-4.6)*
14.3
(11.2-18.1)
7.7
(5.5-10.7)
Educational level
<High School
579
42.6
(37.5-47.9)
39.3
(34.3-44.4)
1.7
(0.9-3.2)*
11.3
(8.6-14.8)
5.1
(3.3-7.8)
High School graduate
971
30.4
(26.4-34.6)
43.7
(39.4-48.1)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
18.1
(15.0-21.7)
6
(4.6-7.9)
Some College
1,366
23.3
(20.2-26.9)
40.6
(36.9-44.4)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
24.3
(21.1-27.8)
9.6
(7.7-11.9)
> College Graduate
2,055
15.4
(13.5-17.5)
44.9
(42.1-47.8)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
27.6
(25.1-30.2)
9.7
(8.1-11.5)
Household Income
< $20,000
941
39.1
(34.8-43.6)
36.5
(32.3-40.9)
1.7
(1.0-3.0)
16.1
(12.8-20.1)
6.5
(4.9-8.7)
$20,000-$35,000
783
30.1
(25.5-35.0)
42.2
(37.4-47.3)
1.9
(1.0-3.4)*
18.3
(14.7-22.5)
7.6
(5.6-10.1)
$35,000-$50,000
593
27.3
(22.4-32.7)
41.9
(36.4-47.5)
1.8
(1.0-3.4)*
21.1
(17.2-25.7)
7.9
(5.6-11.1)
$50,000-$75,000
766
22.9
(18.5-28.0)
40.8
(36.0-45.7)
2.8
(1.4-5.4)*
22.8
(19.2-26.8)
10.7
(8.0-14.4)
> $75,000
1,659
15.1
(13.0-17.4)
47.4
(44.3-50.5)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
27.5
(24.8-30.3)
8.1
(6.6-10.0)
Employment status
Employed
2,695
24.1
(21.9-26.5)
42.3
(39.8-44.9)
2.2
(1.6-3.0)
22.9
(20.8-25.2)
8.4
(7.1-9.9)
Out of work
229
21.7
(15.2-30.1)
43.5
(35.2-52.1)
2.1
(0.7-6.2)**
26
(19.0-34.6)
6.7
(4.0-10.9)
A homemaker
498
31.9
(27.3-36.9)
40.4
(35.3-45.8)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
20.5
(16.7-24.9)
5.9
(4.0-8.5)
A student
136
21.8
(13.6-32.9)
55.2
(44.9-65.1)
1.3
(0.2-8.3)**
15.2
(9.8-22.8)
6.6
(3.4-12.7)*
Retired
1,166
29.3
(26.0-33.0)
40.9
(37.3-44.7)
2.9
(1.9-4.3)
19.4
(16.8-22.2)
7.4
(5.9-9.3)
Unable to work
244
27.3
(20.0-36.0)
32.7
(25.6-40.6)
0.6
(0.2-1.9)**
23.5
(17.1-31.4)
16
(11.1-22.5)
Veteran status
Yes
575
19.3
(15.7-23.4)
45.9
(40.9-51.0)
3
(1.8-5.0)
22.6
(18.7-27.0)
9.2
(6.6-12.8)
No
4,399
26.1
(24.3-28.0)
42.2
(40.2-44.2)
2
(1.5-2.6)
21.8
(20.1-23.5)
8
(7.0-9.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
467
28.7
(23.8-34.2)
39
(33.6-44.7)
2.2
(1.0-4.6)*
21.4
(17.0-26.7)
8.7
(6.2-12.2)
No
4,505
25.2
(23.4-27.1)
42.8
(40.8-44.8)
2.1
(1.6-2.7)
21.9
(20.3-23.5)
8
(7.1-9.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
428
25
(20.3-30.4)
38.9
(32.9-45.3)
2.3
(1.1-4.7)*
21.7
(16.9-27.5)
12.1
(8.8-16.5)
No
4,537
25.6
(23.8-27.4)
42.8
(40.8-44.8)
2.1
(1.6-2.7)
21.7
(20.2-23.4)
7.8
(6.9-8.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
706
16.2
(13.0-20.1)
41.5
(36.5-46.7)
2.4
(1.3-4.6)*
29.5
(25.0-34.5)
10.3
(7.7-13.6)
No
4,268
26.9
(25.0-28.9)
42.7
(40.6-44.7)
2
(1.6-2.6)
20.6
(19.1-22.3)
7.7
(6.8-8.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,499
21.2
(18.6-24.1)
39.8
(36.5-43.2)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
25.6
(22.8-28.5)
11.6
(9.8-13.8)
No
3,468
26.6
(24.6-28.8)
43.2
(41.0-45.5)
2.2
(1.6-2.8)
20.8
(19.1-22.7)
7.1
(6.1-8.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
502
26.3
(21.1-32.2)
34.5
(29.0-40.5)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
24.3
(19.7-29.4)
13.7
(10.5-17.6)
No
4,457
25.4
(23.6-27.3)
43.4
(41.4-45.5)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
21.5
(19.9-23.2)
7.4
(6.5-8.5)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
164
20.9
(13.7-30.5)
29
(20.9-38.7)
2.3
(0.8-6.4)**
32.5
(23.6-42.8)
15.3
(9.6-23.3)
No
4,782
25.5
(23.8-27.3)
43.2
(41.2-45.1)
2.1
(1.6-2.6)
21.5
(20.0-23.1)
7.8
(6.8-8.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
577
15.9
(12.3-20.3)
37.4
(32.4-42.7)
2.4
(1.3-4.2)
28.5
(24.2-33.2)
15.9
(12.5-20.1)
No
4,391
26.3
(24.5-28.2)
43
(41.0-45.1)
2.1
(1.6-2.6)
21.2
(19.6-22.9)
7.4
(6.4-8.4)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions CALIFORNIA, 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
4,971
62.4
(60.4-64.3)
30
(28.2-31.8)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
4.3
(3.6-5.2)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
246
48.6
(41.4-56.0)
40.8
(33.7-48.3)
0.9
(0.3-3.0)**
7.3
(4.3-11.9)
2.3
(0.9-6.0)*
25-34
562
57.8
(52.7-62.7)
35.5
(30.8-40.5)
0.2
(0.1-0.8)**
3.7
(2.5-5.6)
2.8
(1.5-5.2)*
35-54
1,883
66.8
(64.2-69.3)
27
(24.6-29.5)
1.5
(0.9-2.4)
3.3
(2.5-4.4)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
55+
2,280
66.3
(63.7-68.8)
25
(22.7-27.4)
2.7
(2.0-uy3.8)
4.6
(3.6-5.8)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Sex
Male
1,891
60.2
(57.1-63.2)
32.4
(29.5-35.5)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
4.2
(3.2-5.5)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
Female
3,080
64.5
(62.2-66.8)
27.5
(25.4-29.8)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
4.5
(3.5-5.6)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,236
66.7
(64.5-68.8)
26.6
(24.6-28.7)
1.7
(1.3-2.3)
3.8
(3.1-4.7)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
179
55.5
(45.2-65.3)
30.4
(21.5-41.1)
0.4
(0.1-2.6)**
11.8
(6.6-20.2)
2
(0.8-4.9)*
Hispanic
1,008
56.3
(52.3-60.2)
34.7
(31.0-38.7)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
4.5
(3.2-6.3)
3.1
(2.0-4.7)
Other
542
64.3
(59.0-69.3)
30
(25.2-35.3)
1.5
(0.6-3.3)*
3.4
(2.0-5.7)
0.8
(0.4-2.0)*
Educational level
<High School
582
57
(51.9-62.1)
33.4
(28.7-38.5)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
4.4
(2.7-7.0)
3
(1.7-5.1)
High School graduate
968
59.3
(54.9-63.5)
31.8
(27.8-36.0)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
5.5
(3.9-7.7)
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
Some College
1,361
58.4
(54.5-62.3)
32.6
(28.9-36.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
5.7
(4.2-7.7)
1.9
(1.0-3.6)*
> College Graduate
2,056
70
(67.3-72.6)
25
(22.5-27.6)
1.3
(0.8-1.9)
2.6
(1.8-3.6)
1.2
(0.6-2.1)*
Household Income
< $20,000
943
56.7
(52.1-61.1)
32.9
(28.7-37.4)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)*
6
(4.1-8.6)
3
(1.8-4.9)
$20,000-$35,000
780
56.6
(51.5-61.6)
35
(30.2-40.2)
2
(1.1-3.7)*
3.9
(2.6-5.7)
2.5
(1.3-4.6)*
$35,000-$50,000
596
64.8
(59.4-69.9)
28.3
(23.5-33.7)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
4.6
(3.0-7.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.3)*
$50,000-$75,000
760
65.3
(60.2-70.0)
28.4
(24.0-33.3)
1.8
(0.9-3.7)*
3.9
(2.2-6.6)
0.6
(0.2-1.4)*
> $75,000
1,660
68.8
(65.8-71.6)
25.2
(22.6-28.0)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
3.4
(2.4-4.8)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
Employment status
Employed
2,690
63.2
(60.6-65.7)
30
(27.6-32.6)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
3.7
(2.9-4.6)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
Out of work
229
59.3
(50.5-67.5)
27.7
(20.9-35.7)
2.7
(1.1-6.7)*
8.9
(4.3-17.5)*
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
A homemaker
499
62.8
(57.5-67.8)
31.1
(26.3-36.4)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
3
(1.7-4.9)
2.1
(1.0-4.3)*
A student
135
49.9
(39.8-60.0)
40.1
(30.8-50.3)
1
(0.1-6.9)**
7.2
(3.3-14.9)*
1.7
(0.4-7.2)**
Retired
1,170
63.1
(59.3-66.7)
27.9
(24.5-31.5)
3.3
(2.1-5.1)
4.7
(3.4-6.4)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
Unable to work
242
71.3
(63.8-77.7)
18.3
(12.9-25.3)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
6.4
(3.8-10.5)
3
(1.5-6.0)*
Veteran status
Yes
578
55.5
(50.4-60.4)
33.3
(28.6-38.2)
2.9
(1.7-5.0)
7.4
(5.0-10.7)
1
(0.4-2.1)*
No
4,393
63.1
(61.0-65.1)
29.6
(27.7-31.6)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
4
(3.3-4.9)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
469
63.8
(58.0-69.2)
22.4
(17.8-27.8)
5
(2.8-8.9)
6.3
(4.1-9.7)
2.5
(1.3-4.9)*
No
4,500
62.2
(60.2-64.2)
30.6
(28.7-32.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.7)
4.2
(3.4-5.1)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
429
57.7
(51.5-63.7)
27.9
(22.7-33.9)
3
(1.4-6.2)*
8.2
(5.4-12.4)
3.1
(1.6-5.8)*
No
4,534
62.8
(60.7-64.7)
30
(28.1-32.0)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
4.1
(3.4-4.9)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
703
63.5
(58.1-68.5)
29.8
(25.0-35.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.9)*
4.3
(2.8-6.7)
1.6
(0.6-3.7)*
No
4,268
62.2
(60.1-64.2)
30
(28.0-32.0)
1.6
(1.3-2.2)
4.3
(3.6-5.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,493
67.9
(64.7-70.9)
24.5
(21.7-27.4)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
4.6
(3.4-6.3)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
No
3,471
60.9
(58.6-63.1)
31.4
(29.3-33.7)
1.6
(1.1-2.1)
4.3
(3.4-5.2)
1.9
(1.3-2.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
501
65.2
(59.5-70.4)
25.9
(21.2-31.1)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
5.3
(3.5-8.0)
2.7
(1.3-5.4)*
No
4,455
62.2
(60.1-64.2)
30.3
(28.4-32.3)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
4.2
(3.5-5.1)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
165
58.5
(48.6-67.8)
27.1
(19.4-36.6)
1.3
(0.3-5.3)**
9.5
(5.6-15.7)
3.5
(1.1-11.0)**
No
4,777
62.5
(60.5-64.4)
30.2
(28.3-32.1)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
577
72.5
(67.3-77.1)
22.4
(18.0-27.5)
0.7
(0.3-1.7)*
3.5
(2.1-5.5)
1
(0.4-2.4)*
No
4,388
61.5
(59.4-63.5)
30.6
(28.7-32.6)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
4.4
(3.7-5.3)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)

 

† 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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