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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 † COLORADO, 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
5,234
23.5
(22.0-25.1)
37.5
(35.8-39.2)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
28.7
(27.3-30.3)
9.1
(8.2-10.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
191
20.2
(14.7-26.9)
41.4
(33.9-49.3)
0
(0.0-0.0)
30.6
(23.9-38.3)
7.8
(4.3-13.7)
25-34
652
22.2
(18.9-25.9)
40.7
(36.7-44.9)
0.4
(0.1-1.3)**
29.9
(26.4-33.7)
6.8
(4.9-9.2)
35-54
2,164
22.8
(20.7-25.0)
35.9
(33.6-38.1)
1.4
(1.0-2.2)
29.6
(27.6-31.7)
10.3
(9.0-11.8)
55+
2,197
26.4
(24.3-28.6)
36.1
(33.9-38.4)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
26.1
(24.2-28.2)
9.6
(8.3-11.0)
Sex
Male
2,091
26.6
(24.2-29.2)
40.3
(37.7-43.0)
1
(0.7-1.5)
25.4
(23.2-27.6)
6.7
(5.4-8.3)
Female
3,143
20.5
(18.7-22.4)
34.7
(32.7-36.9)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
32
(30.0-34.1)
11.4
(10.2-12.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,277
20
(18.5-21.7)
39.6
(37.8-41.5)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
31.2
(29.5-32.9)
8
(7.1-8.9)
Black, non-Hispanic
119
21.1
(13.8-30.8)
30.6
(21.9-40.9)
0.6
(0.1-3.0)**
31.8
(22.8-42.4)
16
(9.6-25.4)
Hispanic
595
35.6
(31.0-40.5)
31.1
(26.5-36.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.6)*
21.8
(18.0-26.2)
10.1
(7.2-14.0)
Other
203
24.3
(18.2-31.7)
39.2
(31.1-47.9)
0.6
(0.1-3.0)**
21.3
(15.1-29.2)
14.6
(9.7-21.4)
Educational level
< High School
330
39.7
(32.9-46.9)
30.1
(23.5-37.6)
1.8
(0.8-4.1)*
21.6
(16.1-28.3)
6.8
(4.5-10.1)
High School graduate
1,175
25
(22.0-28.3)
37.3
(33.6-41.1)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
24.3
(21.2-27.6)
12
(9.4-15.2)
Some College
1,342
23.4
(20.5-26.6)
34.6
(31.5-37.9)
0.9
(0.6-1.6)
32.9
(29.8-36.2)
8.1
(6.7-9.9)
> College Graduate
2,383
16.2
(14.4-18.2)
42
(39.6-44.4)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)
31.8
(29.6-34.0)
8.9
(7.7-10.2)
Household Income
<
$20,000
552
24.5
(20.0-29.6)
31.9
(26.5-37.9)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
30
(24.6-36.1)
12.2
(8.9-16.5)
$20,000-$35,000
800
28.9
(24.8-33.3)
34.1
(29.9-38.6)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
26
(22.2-30.2)
10.1
(7.7-13.0)
$35,000-$50,000
775
21.6
(18.1-25.6)
36.4
(32.1-40.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
30.7
(26.6-35.2)
9.8
(7.8-12.4)
$50,000-$75,000
861
22.7
(19.4-26.4)
34.4
(30.8-38.2)
0.4
(0.2-1.0)*
32.9
(29.3-36.7)
9.6
(7.6-12.0)
>
$75,000
1,748
20.1
(17.7-22.8)
43.6
(40.7-46.5)
0.9
(0.6-1.5)
28.3
(26.0-30.7)
7.1
(5.6-8.8)
Employment status
Employed
3,201
23.5
(21.5-25.6)
37.7
(35.6-39.9)
1.1
(0.8-1.5)
29.5
(27.6-31.4)
8.3
(7.2-9.6)
Out of work
169
21.3
(14.1-30.7)
35.9
(27.2-45.7)
1.4
(0.4-4.6)**
29.8
(21.7-39.4)
11.7
(6.8-19.3)
A homemaker
486
29.3
(24.5-34.6)
38.1
(33.1-43.4)
1.7
(0.9-3.2)*
21.6
(18.0-25.7)
9.3
(6.9-12.4)
A student
76
15.2
(7.4-28.5)*
41.2
(28.7-54.9)
0.9
(0.2-3.8)**
34.1
(21.8-48.9)
8.7
(3.6-19.7)*
Retired
1,097
24.8
(22.1-27.8)
39.1
(35.9-42.4)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
26.7
(23.8-29.7)
7.4
(6.0-9.2)
Unable to work
199
14.9
(10.0-21.6)
24
(17.1-32.5)
1.2
(0.4-3.4)**
35.6
(27.4-44.6)
24.4
(16.7-34.2)
Veteran status
Yes
748
22.1
(18.8-25.7)
37
(33.1-41.1)
1.4
(0.9-2.4)
30
(26.1-34.2)
9.5
(7.2-12.5)
No
4,485
23.7
(22.0-25.4)
37.5
(35.7-39.4)
1.2
(1.0-1.6)
28.5
(26.9-30.2)
9
(8.0-10.2)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
356
25
(20.1-30.5)
32.5
(27.1-38.3)
2.6
(1.4-4.8)*
29.3
(24.2-35.1)
10.6
(7.5-14.9)
No
4,877
23.4
(21.8-25.0)
37.8
(36.0-39.5)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
28.7
(27.1-30.3)
9
(8.0-10.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
406
23
(18.6-28.0)
32.2
(26.9-37.9)
1.3
(0.7-2.6)*
28.9
(23.8-34.6)
14.6
(10.8-19.4)
No
4,787
23.6
(22.0-25.3)
37.8
(36.0-39.5)
1.2
(0.9-1.6)
28.7
(27.1-30.3)
8.8
(7.8-9.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
649
17.6
(13.9-22.1)
36.4
(31.6-41.5)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)**
31.6
(27.0-36.5)
13.9
(10.0-19.0)
No
4,571
24.4
(22.7-26.1)
37.7
(35.9-39.5)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
28.2
(26.6-29.8)
8.4
(7.5-9.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,608
19.2
(17.1-21.5)
37.3
(34.4-40.3)
1.5
(1.0-2.1)
30.4
(27.8-33.1)
11.6
(10.0-13.6)
No
3,601
25
(23.1-27.0)
37.5
(35.5-39.5)
1.1
(0.8-1.5)
28.2
(26.4-30.0)
8.2
(7.1-9.5)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
445
17.3
(13.0-22.8)
30.8
(25.3-36.9)
0.6
(0.4-1.1)
33.3
(27.8-39.3)
17.9
(14.0-22.6)
No
4,735
24.3
(22.6-25.9)
38.1
(36.4-39.9)
1.3
(1.1-1.7)
28.2
(26.7-29.8)
8.1
(7.2-9.1)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
145
10.8
(6.2-18.0)
28
(19.7-38.1)
0.6
(0.1-2.5)**
30.2
(21.5-40.6)
30.5
(21.9-40.7)
No
5,012
24
(22.5-25.7)
37.9
(36.1-39.6)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
28.7
(27.2-30.3)
8.2
(7.3-9.2)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
617
17.6
(14.0-21.9)
36.1
(31.2-41.3)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
29.9
(25.7-34.4)
15.7
(12.8-19.1)
No
4,601
24.2
(22.6-25.9)
37.6
(35.9-39.4)
1.3
(1.0-1.6)
28.6
(27.0-30.3)
8.3
(7.3-9.4)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † COLORADO, 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
5,241
66.5
(64.8-68.2)
27
(25.4-28.7)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
4.2
(3.4-5.3)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
190
51.8
(44.1-59.5)
37
(29.7-45.0)
0.5
(0.1-3.4)**
9.3
(5.5-15.4)
1.4
(0.5-3.8)**
25-34
650
62
(57.7-66.1)
31.4
(27.5-35.5)
1
(0.4-2.3)*
4.2
(2.8-6.3)
1.5
(0.8-3.0)*
35-54
2,156
69.5
(67.2-71.7)
25.7
(23.6-27.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.0)*
3
(2.2-4.1)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
55+
2,216
71.4
(69.2-73.5)
22.4
(20.5-24.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
3.3
(2.6-4.4)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
Sex
Male
2,076
60.5
(57.7-63.1)
31.4
(28.8-34.1)
0.9
(0.5-1.5)*
5.9
(4.5-7.9)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
Female
3,165
72.2
(70.2-74.2)
22.9
(21.0-24.9)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
2.6
(1.9-3.6)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,295
66.6
(64.7-68.4)
27.6
(25.8-29.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.5)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
121
66.5
(56.5-75.2)
24.4
(16.8-34.0)
0.5
(0.1-3.4)**
5.3
(1.8-14.3)**
3.3
(1.3-8.2)*
Hispanic
589
68.7
(64.0-73.1)
23.9
(19.9-28.5)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
5.6
(3.5-8.9)
1.4
(0.8-2.7)*
Other
199
65.4
(56.4-73.4)
30.4
(22.8-39.3)
0.2
(0.1-0.9)**
3.2
(1.1-8.9)**
0.7
(0.3-2.0)**
Educational level
<High School
332
61.9
(54.7-68.6)
28.9
(22.7-36.0)
0.3
(0.1-0.8)*
7.3
(4.0-13.0)*
1.6
(0.8-3.3)*
High School graduate
1,175
61.7
(57.8-65.4)
29.5
(26.1-33.3)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
5.9
(4.3-8.0)
1.6
(0.9-2.7)
Some College
1,344
65.2
(61.8-68.4)
29.2
(26.1-32.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
1.6
(0.9-2.8)
> College Graduate
2,386
72.9
(70.6-75.0)
22.7
(20.6-24.9)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
2.5
(1.8-3.6)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
Household Income
<
$20,000
554
66.4
(60.4-71.9)
25.4
(20.4-31.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.4)*
5.3
(2.9-9.5)*
2.1
(1.1-3.9)*
$20,000-$35,000
803
63.2
(58.6-67.6)
30.5
(26.3-35.1)
0.5
(0.3-1.1)*
4.5
(2.5-8.0)
1.2
(0.6-2.6)*
$35,000-$50,000
781
65.9
(61.5-70.0)
27.2
(23.4-31.4)
1
(0.4-3.1)**
4.3
(2.6-7.0)
1.6
(0.7-3.5)*
$50,000-$75,000
854
67.1
(63.3-70.8)
26.2
(22.7-29.9)
1.4
(0.6-3.3)*
4.1
(2.6-6.6)
1.2
(0.5-2.6)*
>
$75,000
1,740
71.1
(68.3-73.8)
24.7
(22.2-27.5)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
2.6
(1.8-3.9)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
Employment status
Employed
3,193
66.8
(64.6-68.9)
26.7
(24.7-28.8)
0.9
(0.5-1.4)
4.4
(3.3-5.8)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Out of work
169
70.5
(60.3-79.0)
26.3
(18.3-36.2)
0.1
(0.0-1.0)**
0.7
(0.2-1.9)**
2.4
(0.7-8.2)**
A homemaker
499
64.3
(58.9-69.3)
32.4
(27.4-37.8)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)*
1.8
(0.8-3.7)*
1.1
(0.4-2.9)**
A student
73
63.8
(50.7-75.1)
27.1
(16.9-40.4)
1.2
(0.2-8.2)**
5.8
(2.2-14.6)*
2.1
(0.4-11.2)**
Retired
1,100
66.1
(62.8-69.2)
26.2
(23.2-29.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
4.7
(3.4-6.6)
2.2
(1.3-3.7)
Unable to work
201
69.7
(60.8-77.3)
21.4
(15.0-29.7)
0.5
(0.2-1.7)**
7.3
(3.3-15.6)*
1
(0.4-2.6)**
Veteran status
Yes
745
65.4
(61.2-69.3)
26.2
(22.6-30.1)
1.2
(0.4-3.2)**
5.8
(4.0-8.3)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)
No
4,495
66.7
(64.8-68.6)
27.1
(25.4-29.0)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
4
(3.1-5.1)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
357
65.7
(59.5-71.4)
29.2
(23.7-35.3)
1
(0.4-2.3)*
3.4
(1.9-5.9)
0.8
(0.2-2.5)**
No
4,884
66.5
(64.7-68.2)
26.9
(25.2-28.6)
0.8
(0.6-1.2)
4.3
(3.4-5.4)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
409
63.2
(57.5-68.5)
30.2
(25.0-36.0)
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
4.8
(2.6-8.8)*
1.6
(0.7-3.8)*
No
4,790
66.7
(64.9-68.5)
26.9
(25.2-28.6)
0.8
(0.6-1.2)
4.2
(3.3-5.2)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
660
67
(61.9-71.7)
24.9
(20.7-29.8)
0.7
(0.3-1.8)*
6
(3.5-10.0)
1.4
(0.6-2.9)*
No
4,569
66.3
(64.5-68.1)
27.3
(25.6-29.1)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
4
(3.2-5.1)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,613
67
(64.1-69.7)
26.7
(24.1-29.6)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
3.7
(2.7-5.1)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
No
3,603
66.4
(64.3-68.4)
27.1
(25.2-29.1)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
4.4
(3.4-5.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
453
68.9
(62.7-74.6)
25.9
(20.6-32.0)
0.2
(0.0-0.6)**
3.8
(2.3-6.2)
1.3
(0.5-3.4)**
No
4,735
66.3
(64.5-68.1)
27.2
(25.5-28.9)
0.8
(0.6-1.2)
4.3
(3.3-5.4)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
144
66.5
(55.5-76.0)
23.1
(15.5-33.0)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
9
(4.8-16.4)*
0.9
(0.3-3.1)**
No
5,020
66.4
(64.7-68.1)
27.1
(25.5-28.8)
0.9
(0.6-1.2)
4.1
(3.2-5.1)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
619
73.9
(68.8-78.5)
21.4
(17.0-26.5)
0.2
(0.1-0.7)**
3.6
(2.0-6.4)
0.9
(0.4-2.0)*
No
4,606
65.6
(63.8-67.4)
27.7
(26.0-29.5)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
4.3
(3.4-5.4)
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 COLORADO, 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
5,234
22.3
(20.7-23.9)
38.4
(36.7-40.1)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
29.5
(28.0-31.1)
8.7
(7.8-9.7)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
191
24
(17.6-31.7)
40.4
(32.9-48.3)
0
-
28
(21.5-35.5)
7.6
(4.3-13.3)
25-34
652
22.8
(19.1-26.9)
41.1
(37.0-45.4)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
29.5
(25.9-33.3)
6.2
(4.5-8.5)
35-54
2,164
20.4
(18.4-22.5)
37.2
(35.0-39.6)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
31.3
(29.1-33.5)
9.7
(8.5-11.1)
55+
2,197
24.1
(22.1-26.3)
36.8
(34.6-39.1)
1.8
(1.4-2.5)
27.6
(25.6-29.7)
9.6
(8.3-11.0)
Sex
Male
2,091
25.3
(22.9-27.9)
41.3
(38.7-44.1)
1
(0.6-1.4)
26
(23.8-28.4)
6.4
(5.1-7.9)
Female
3,143
19.3
(17.5-21.1)
35.4
(33.3-37.6)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
32.9
(30.9-35.0)
11
(9.8-12.3)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,277
17.7
(16.3-19.2)
40.5
(38.7-42.4)
1.1
(0.9-1.5)
32.8
(31.0-34.6)
7.8
(7.0-8.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
119
20
(12.9-29.8)
30.3
(21.6-40.5)
0.5
(0.1-3.4)**
32.6
(23.2-43.6)
16.6
(10.1-26.2)
Hispanic
595
41.2
(36.1-46.5)
29.6
(25.2-34.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
18.6
(15.3-22.5)
9.3
(6.7-12.9)
Other
203
22.1
(16.2-29.2)
41.5
(32.8-50.8)
0.5
(0.1-3.5)**
22
(15.6-30.2)
13.9
(9.1-20.7)
Educational level
<High School
330
46.9
(39.5-54.5)
27.8
(21.5-35.1)
1.6
(0.7-3.6)*
17.9
(13.1-23.9)
5.8
(3.8-8.6)
High School graduate
1,175
25.7
(22.7-29.1)
37.5
(33.8-41.3)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
23.8
(20.8-27.1)
11.6
(9.1-14.6)
Some College
1,342
22.1
(19.3-25.2)
35.3
(32.1-38.6)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)
33.7
(30.6-37.1)
7.9
(6.5-9.7)
> College Graduate
2,383
14
(12.4-15.8)
43.4
(41.1-45.8)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)
33.2
(31.0-35.5)
8.2
(7.1-9.5)
Household Income
<
$20,000
552
31.1
(25.5-37.4)
31.6
(26.2-37.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.2)
25.5
(20.4-31.2)
10.5
(7.6-14.4)
$20,000-$35,000
800
32.3
(27.7-37.3)
33.8
(29.5-38.3)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
23.9
(20.3-27.9)
9.1
(7.0-11.8)
$35,000-$50,000
775
20.9
(17.5-24.8)
36.7
(32.4-41.1)
1.5
(0.8-2.6)
31.4
(27.2-35.8)
9.6
(7.5-12.1)
$50,000-$75,000
861
19.7
(16.7-23.1)
34.8
(31.2-38.6)
0.4
(0.2-1.0)*
35.3
(31.6-39.2)
9.7
(7.7-12.2)
>
$75,000
1,748
15.6
(13.6-17.8)
44.8
(42.0-47.6)
1
(0.6-1.5)
31.5
(29.0-34.1)
7.2
(5.8-8.9)
Employment status
Employed
3,201
21
(19.1-23.0)
39.5
(37.3-41.7)
1
(0.7-1.4)
30.8
(28.9-32.8)
7.8
(6.7-9.0)
Out of work
169
23.1
(15.4-33.0)
36.5
(27.3-46.8)
1.3
(0.3-4.5)**
28.2
(20.2-37.9)
11
(6.3-18.4)
A homemaker
486
28.1
(23.2-33.6)
36
(31.1-41.2)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
24
(20.1-28.4)
10.3
(7.7-13.7)
A student
76
13.3
(6.4-25.4)*
44.3
(31.5-57.9)
0.6
(0.1-3.9)**
34.8
(22.9-49.0)
7.1
(2.9-16.4)*
Retired
1,097
27.3
(24.4-30.5)
37.5
(34.4-40.8)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
25.3
(22.6-28.2)
7.7
(6.2-9.5)
Unable to work
199
20.6
(13.4-30.3)
23.3
(16.9-31.3)
1
(0.3-3.4)**
30.5
(22.8-39.5)
24.6
(17.1-33.9)
Veteran status
Yes
748
22
(18.7-25.8)
40.2
(36.1-44.4)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
28.3
(24.5-32.4)
8
(6.0-10.5)
No
4,485
22.3
(20.6-24.1)
38.1
(36.2-40.0)
1.1
(0.9-1.5)
29.7
(28.0-31.4)
8.8
(7.8-9.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
356
31.1
(25.2-37.6)
30.2
(25.0-35.9)
2.7
(1.5-4.9)*
25.8
(21.0-31.2)
10.3
(7.2-14.4)
No
4,877
21.8
(20.2-23.4)
38.8
(37.1-40.6)
1.1
(0.8-1.4)
29.7
(28.1-31.4)
8.6
(7.7-9.6)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
406
26.8
(21.9-32.2)
31.2
(26.1-36.8)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
26.5
(21.6-32.1)
14.1
(10.4-18.7)
No
4,787
22
(20.4-23.7)
38.8
(37.0-40.6)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
29.6
(28.0-31.3)
8.4
(7.5-9.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
649
15.5
(12.2-19.6)
37.2
(32.4-42.2)
0.4
(0.2-1.3)**
33.3
(28.6-38.4)
13.6
(9.9-18.3)
No
4,571
23.3
(21.7-25.1)
38.6
(36.8-40.4)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
28.8
(27.2-30.5)
8
(7.2-8.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,608
19.8
(17.6-22.2)
37.1
(34.1-40.1)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
30.1
(27.5-32.9)
11.4
(9.7-13.3)
No
3,601
23
(21.1-25.0)
38.7
(36.7-40.8)
1.1
(0.8-1.5)
29.3
(27.5-31.2)
7.9
(6.8-9.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
445
19.2
(14.2-25.6)
31.1
(25.4-37.4)
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
32
(26.4-38.2)
17.3
(13.4-22.0)
No
4,735
22.6
(21.0-24.3)
39.1
(37.3-40.9)
1.3
(1.0-1.6)
29.2
(27.6-30.9)
7.8
(6.9-8.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
145
13.3
(7.6-22.2)
28
(19.4-38.7)
0.6
(0.1-2.4)**
28
(19.5-38.4)
30.1
(21.4-40.6)
No
5,012
22.5
(20.9-24.2)
38.8
(37.0-40.5)
1.2
(0.9-1.5)
29.7
(28.1-31.3)
7.9
(7.0-8.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
617
16
(12.7-20.1)
35.9
(30.9-41.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.5)*
31.5
(27.0-36.3)
15.9
(12.9-19.4)
No
4,601
23
(21.4-24.8)
38.6
(36.8-40.4)
1.2
(1.0-1.6)
29.3
(27.6-31.0)
7.9
(6.9-8.9)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions COLORADO, 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
5,241
67.2
(65.5-69.0)
26.7
(25.1-28.4)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
3.9
(3.1-4.9)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
190
47.9
(40.1-55.8)
39.2
(31.7-47.3)
0.6
(0.1-3.9)**
10.5
(6.1-17.5)
1.8
(0.6-4.8)**
25-34
650
62.9
(58.7-67.0)
30.7
(26.8-34.8)
0.9
(0.4-2.3)*
3.9
(2.6-5.8)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
35-54
2,156
72
(69.8-74.1)
24
(22.0-26.1)
0.5
(0.3-0.9)*
2.5
(1.8-3.3)
1
(0.7-1.6)
55+
2,216
72.7
(70.6-74.7)
21.8
(19.9-23.8)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3
(2.3-3.9)
1.6
(1.1-2.2)
Sex
Male
2,076
61.4
(58.6-64.2)
30.9
(28.4-33.6)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
5.4
(4.0-7.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Female
3,165
72.9
(70.7-74.9)
22.6
(20.7-24.6)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
2.4
(1.8-3.3)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,295
69
(67.1-70.8)
26
(24.3-27.8)
0.9
(0.6-1.4)
2.9
(2.3-3.7)
1.1
(0.8-1.6)
Black, non-Hispanic
121
66.5
(56.0-75.6)
24.4
(16.7-34.2)
0.5
(0.1-3.3)**
5.4
(1.9-14.7)**
3.2
(1.2-8.2)*
Hispanic
589
61.6
(56.2-66.7)
28.4
(23.8-33.4)
0.3
(0.1-1.3)**
7.6
(4.7-12.2)
2.1
(1.1-3.9)*
Other
199
64.1
(54.9-72.4)
31.8
(23.8-41.1)
0.1
(0.0-1.0)**
3.2
(1.1-8.8)**
0.7
(0.2-1.9)**
Educational level
<High School
332
54.3
(46.6-61.7)
33.7
(26.9-41.2)
0.1
(0.0-1.0)**
8.9
(4.6-16.5)*
3
(1.5-6.0)*
High School graduate
1,175
60.5
(56.7-64.2)
30.5
(27.0-34.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
6
(4.4-8.2)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
Some College
1,344
65.4
(62.0-68.7)
29.3
(26.2-32.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
3.1
(2.0-4.7)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
> College Graduate
2,386
75.5
(73.3-77.6)
21.1
(19.2-23.3)
0.5
(0.3-1.0)*
2
(1.4-2.8)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
Household Income
<
$20,000
554
61.1
(54.8-67.1)
28.2
(22.9-34.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
6.8
(3.6-12.2)*
3.1
(1.7-5.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
803
60.5
(55.6-65.2)
32.5
(28.1-37.2)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
5
(2.7-9.0)*
1.5
(0.7-3.1)*
$35,000-$50,000
781
65.9
(61.5-70.1)
27.4
(23.5-31.5)
1
(0.3-3.0)**
4.1
(2.5-6.8)
1.6
(0.7-3.4)*
$50,000-$75,000
854
69.1
(65.2-72.8)
25.1
(21.7-28.9)
1.3
(0.5-3.0)*
3.5
(2.2-5.7)
1
(0.4-2.1)*
>
$75,000
1,740
74
(71.3-76.7)
22.8
(20.2-25.5)
0.5
(0.3-0.9)*
2
(1.3-3.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
Employment status
Employed
3,193
67.3
(65.0-69.5)
26.8
(24.7-28.9)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
4
(2.9-5.3)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
Out of work
169
64.6
(54.5-73.6)
31.1
(22.6-41.1)
0.1
(0.0-1.1)**
0.9
(0.3-2.6)**
3.2
(0.9-10.4)**
A homemaker
499
68
(62.6-72.9)
29.1
(24.2-34.4)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)*
1.5
(0.7-3.1)*
1
(0.4-2.6)**
A student
73
53.9
(40.0-67.3)
34.3
(22.1-49.0)
1.2
(0.2-8.0)**
8.4
(3.2-20.2)*
2.2
(0.4-11.7)**
Retired
1,100
70.7
(67.7-73.6)
22.6
(20.0-25.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)*
4
(2.9-5.5)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
Unable to work
201
66.2
(56.7-74.5)
23
(16.5-31.0)
0.5
(0.1-1.8)**
8.9
(3.8-19.4)*
1.5
(0.6-3.9)*
Veteran status
Yes
745
66.1
(62.0-70.0)
26.4
(22.8-30.2)
1.2
(0.4-3.2)**
5
(3.5-7.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)
No
4,495
67.4
(65.5-69.3)
26.7
(25.0-28.6)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
3.8
(2.9-4.9)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
357
66.9
(60.8-72.4)
27.8
(22.5-33.8)
1.1
(0.4-2.6)*
3.4
(1.9-5.9)
0.8
(0.2-2.8)**
No
4,884
67.3
(65.4-69.0)
26.6
(25.0-28.4)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
4
(3.1-5.0)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
409
65
(59.1-70.5)
28.6
(23.6-34.3)
0.2
(0.0-1.7)**
4.6
(2.4-8.4)*
1.5
(0.6-3.6)*
No
4,790
67.4
(65.5-69.2)
26.6
(24.9-28.4)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
3.9
(3.0-4.9)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
660
68
(62.8-72.7)
24.8
(20.6-29.5)
0.6
(0.2-1.6)**
5.5
(3.1-9.6)
1.2
(0.5-2.5)*
No
4,569
67.1
(65.2-68.9)
27
(25.3-28.8)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
3.7
(2.9-4.7)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,613
70.2
(67.3-73.0)
24.4
(21.7-27.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
3.1
(2.3-4.3)
1.5
(0.9-2.4)
No
3,603
66.3
(64.2-68.4)
27.4
(25.5-29.4)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
4.2
(3.2-5.4)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
453
65.8
(59.3-71.7)
28.1
(22.4-34.6)
0.2
(0.0-0.7)**
4.4
(2.7-7.1)
1.6
(0.6-4.2)**
No
4,735
67.5
(65.6-69.3)
26.6
(24.9-28.3)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
3.8
(3.0-4.9)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
144
63.4
(53.0-72.7)
25.5
(17.8-35.0)
0.2
(0.0-1.7)**
9.6
(4.8-18.5)*
1.2
(0.4-3.9)**
No
5,020
67.3
(65.5-69.1)
26.8
(25.1-28.5)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
3.8
(3.0-4.8)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
619
75.9
(70.6-80.5)
20
(15.6-25.2)
0.2
(0.0-0.6)**
3.1
(1.7-5.6)*
0.8
(0.4-1.7)*
No
4,606
66.2
(64.3-68.0)
27.5
(25.8-29.3)
0.8
(0.6-1.2)
4
(3.1-5.1)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)

† 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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