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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 † CONNECTICUT, 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
6393
22.4
(21.0-23.8)
34
(32.4-35.6)
4
(3.4-4.7)
28
(26.5-29.6)
11.7
(10.6-12.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
181
20.1
(14.0-28.0)
40
(31.6-49.0)
2.2
(0.8-6.3)**
27
(19.7-35.8)
10.7
(6.2-17.9)
25-34
584
19.3
(15.7-23.6)
36.1
(31.6-41.0)
4.4
(2.6-7.5)
28.6
(24.5-33.2)
11.4
(8.5-15.3)
35-54
2327
19.6
(17.5-21.8)
32.7
(30.5-35.1)
4.1
(3.3-5.2)
30.5
(28.2-32.8)
13.1
(11.4-14.9)
55+
3232
28.3
(26.4-30.3)
32.2
(30.3-34.2)
4.1
(3.3-5.0)
24.7
(22.9-26.5)
10.7
(9.5-12.0)
Sex
Male
2404
24.7
(22.4-27.2)
36.3
(33.8-38.9)
4
(3.2-5.0)
25.8
(23.6-28.2)
9.1
(7.5-11.0)
Female
3989
20.2
(18.6-21.9)
31.7
(29.7-33.7)
4
(3.2-5.0)
30.2
(28.3-32.1)
14
(12.6-15.5)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5328
18.5
(17.1-19.9)
35.8
(34.0-37.6)
4
(3.4-4.7)
30.3
(28.6-32.0)
11.5
(10.3-12.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
327
32.1
(25.2-39.9)
25.4
(19.4-32.5)
3.9
(1.5-9.6)*
25.6
(19.3-33.2)
13
(7.7-21.2)
Hispanic
410
38
(31.3-45.1)
26.8
(21.1-33.5)
5.4
(2.1-13.1)*
19.2
(14.6-24.9)
10.6
(7.0-15.7)
Other
249
27
(19.6-36.0)
30.1
(22.5-38.9)
3.6
(1.3-9.5)**
21.8
(14.3-31.6)
17.5
(11.0-26.7)
Educational level
<High School
400
38.3
(31.4-45.7)
26.9
(20.8-34.0)
3
(1.5-5.8)*
15.5
(10.9-21.6)
16.3
(10.0-25.5)
High School graduate
1556
26.5
(23.5-29.7)
34.6
(31.3-38.1)
3.2
(2.0-5.1)
25.4
(22.5-28.5)
10.4
(8.3-12.9)
Some College
1517
20.6
(17.9-23.6)
32.4
(29.1-35.8)
4.9
(3.6-6.6)
29.4
(26.1-33.0)
12.8
(10.8-15.1)
> College Graduate
2911
15.8
(14.1-17.7)
36.1
(33.8-38.5)
4.1
(3.3-5.0)
32.1
(29.9-34.4)
11.9
(10.4-13.5)
Household Income
<
$20,000
693
29.5
(24.7-34.8)
30.4
(25.2-36.1)
6.7
(3.3-13.2)*
20.6
(16.3-25.7)
12.7
(8.9-17.9)
$20,000-$35,000
864
27.1
(23.2-31.4)
31.8
(27.4-36.5)
3
(1.7-5.2)
24.9
(20.6-29.7)
13.2
(10.0-17.2)
$35,000-$50,000
753
23.2
(19.0-28.0)
35.9
(31.0-41.3)
3.5
(2.3-5.2)
27
(22.7-31.7)
10.4
(7.9-13.6)
$50,000-$75,000
935
18.9
(15.7-22.5)
39.3
(35.2-43.5)
3.8
(2.6-5.5)
27.6
(24.1-31.4)
10.4
(7.8-13.7)
>
$75,000
2336
18.4
(16.2-20.7)
35
(32.6-37.6)
4.1
(3.2-5.2)
31.2
(28.9-33.6)
11.3
(9.8-13.0)
Employment status
Employed
3602
22.1
(20.2-24.1)
33.8
(31.8-35.9)
4.1
(3.3-4.9)
27.9
(26.1-29.8)
12.1
(10.8-13.6)
Out of work
257
19.8
(14.1-26.9)
31.6
(23.9-40.6)
2.9
(1.2-6.9)*
32.7
(23.5-43.5)
13
(7.7-21.2)
A homemaker
506
19.6
(15.6-24.3)
37.1
(31.8-42.7)
6.2
(3.1-12.0)*
29.2
(24.6-34.2)
7.9
(5.6-11.2)
A student
123
20.4
(11.6-33.4)
39.7
(28.9-51.5)
2.1
(0.3-12.1)**
29.9
(20.7-41.1)
7.9
(3.1-18.4)*
Retired
1642
27.4
(24.9-30.0)
34
(31.1-36.9)
3.9
(2.9-5.1)
25.2
(22.7-27.9)
9.5
(8.0-11.3)
Unable to work
250
17.3
(11.9-24.6)
28.3
(20.1-38.4)
2.8
(1.3-5.9)*
31.2
(23.4-40.2)
20.4
(12.9-30.5)
Veteran status
Yes
763
25.8
(22.2-29.7)
33.2
(29.3-37.3)
3
(2.0-4.6)
25.2
(21.5-29.3)
12.8
(9.6-16.8)
No
5629
21.9
(20.4-23.5)
34.1
(32.4-35.9)
4.1
(3.5-4.9)
28.3
(26.7-30.0)
11.6
(10.5-12.8)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
608
23.7
(19.2-28.9)
30.5
(25.6-35.9)
4.1
(2.6-6.3)
29.7
(25.0-34.9)
12
(9.0-15.8)
No
5780
22.2
(20.8-23.8)
34.3
(32.6-36.0)
4
(3.4-4.7)
27.9
(26.4-29.5)
11.6
(10.5-12.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
573
23.9
(20.2-28.1)
32.9
(28.1-38.0)
2.4
(1.4-4.2)
28.4
(23.8-33.5)
12.4
(9.3-16.5)
No
5768
22.2
(20.7-23.7)
34.2
(32.5-35.9)
4.1
(3.5-4.9)
28
(26.5-29.6)
11.6
(10.4-12.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
852
16.9
(14.0-20.4)
31.4
(27.2-36.0)
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
29.7
(25.6-34.1)
17.8
(14.3-21.8)
No
5524
23.2
(21.6-24.8)
34.4
(32.7-36.2)
4
(3.3-4.7)
27.8
(26.2-29.4)
10.6
(9.5-11.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2179
21.5
(19.5-23.8)
31.3
(28.7-34.0)
3.9
(3.1-5.0)
30.7
(28.2-33.3)
12.5
(10.8-14.4)
No
4197
22.6
(20.8-24.4)
34.8
(32.9-36.8)
4
(3.3-4.9)
27.2
(25.4-29.0)
11.4
(10.1-12.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
535
16.6
(12.6-21.5)
25.6
(20.6-31.4)
4.1
(2.5-6.5)
32.2
(27.1-37.8)
21.5
(16.6-27.4)
No
5785
23.1
(21.7-24.7)
34.7
(33.1-36.5)
3.9
(3.3-4.7)
27.7
(26.1-29.3)
10.5
(9.5-11.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
11.9
(7.6-18.2)
25.6
(17.3-36.2)
3.6
(1.4-9.4)*
31
(21.6-42.4)
27.8
(18.6-39.3)
No
6111
22.8
(21.4-24.3)
34.3
(32.7-36.0)
3.9
(3.3-4.7)
28
(26.5-29.6)
10.9
(9.9-12.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
833
17.3
(13.8-21.5)
28.4
(24.4-32.8)
5.1
(3.5-7.3)
31
(26.9-35.3)
18.2
(14.6-22.6)
No
5542
23.1
(21.6-24.6)
34.7
(32.9-36.4)
3.8
(3.2-4.6)
27.7
(26.1-29.4)
10.7
(9.7-11.9)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † CONNECTICUT, 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
6,416
69.6
(67.9-71.2)
23.8
(22.3-25.4)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
3
(2.5-3.8)
1.5
(1.0-2.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
178
62.9
(53.9-71.0)
32
(24.3-40.8)
1.2
(0.3-4.6)**
2.6
(1.0-6.7)*
1.4
(0.3-5.5)**
25-34
583
63.2
(58.1-68.0)
28.1
(23.8-32.9)
3.7
(1.7-7.8)*
3.7
(2.0-6.7)*
1.3
(0.3-5.2)**
35-54
2,334
72.3
(69.9-74.6)
21.1
(19.0-23.4)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
3
(2.1-4.2)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
55+
3,249
72.5
(70.6-74.4)
21.2
(19.5-23.1)
2
(1.5-2.7)
2.9
(2.3-3.7)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
Sex
Male
2,408
63.2
(60.5-65.9)
28.6
(26.1-31.3)
2.6
(1.8-3.7)
3.3
(2.4-4.4)
2.3
(1.4-3.6)
Female
4,008
75.5
(73.5-77.4)
19.2
(17.5-21.0)
1.6
(1.0-2.6)
2.8
(2.1-3.8)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,341
70.7
(69.0-72.5)
23.5
(21.9-25.2)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
2.6
(2.0-3.3)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
329
70.1
(62.2-77.0)
24.1
(17.8-31.8)
1.4
(0.5-4.5)**
3
(1.5-5.9)*
1.3
(0.5-3.2)*
Hispanic
420
67.4
(59.7-74.3)
23.5
(17.9-30.1)
4
(1.3-11.3)**
4.1
(2.0-8.3)*
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
Other
248
62.2
(52.9-70.7)
26.8
(19.2-36.2)
3.7
(0.8-16.3)**
6.2
(2.5-14.4)*
1
(0.2-5.2)**
Educational level
<High School
403
62.3
(54.6-69.3)
27.8
(21.5-35.2)
3.4
(0.9-11.9)**
4.2
(2.5-7.1)
2.3
(1.2-4.3)*
High School graduate
1,560
65.1
(61.4-68.5)
26.7
(23.5-30.1)
2.5
(1.4-4.6)*
3.2
(2.3-4.5)
2.5
(1.4-4.6)*
Some College
1,524
69.9
(66.4-73.1)
25.2
(22.0-28.6)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
2.4
(1.7-3.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.2)*
> College Graduate
2,919
74.9
(72.6-77.1)
19.7
(17.7-21.9)
1.8
(1.3-2.6)
2.8
(1.9-4.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
Household Income
<
$20,000
685
64.7
(58.3-70.6)
26.9
(21.9-32.7)
3
(0.9-10.0)**
2.8
(1.7-4.7)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
$20,000-$35,000
876
66.1
(61.2-70.7)
23.8
(20.0-28.1)
2.3
(0.9-5.9)*
4.8
(2.9-7.9)
3
(1.3-6.8)*
$35,000-$50,000
764
69.4
(64.3-74.0)
25
(20.7-29.9)
2.1
(1.0-4.3)*
3
(1.7-5.2)
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
$50,000-$75,000
940
70.4
(66.3-74.3)
24.5
(20.8-28.6)
2.3
(1.4-3.9)
2
(1.2-3.3)
0.8
(0.3-2.0)*
>
$75,000
2,339
74.7
(72.2-77.1)
20.4
(18.1-22.8)
1.8
(1.2-2.8)
2.4
(1.5-3.7)
0.7
(0.3-1.4)*
Employment status
Employed
3,609
69.6
(67.4-71.7)
24.2
(22.3-26.3)
2
(1.4-2.7)
3
(2.2-4.2)
1.2
(0.7-1.9)
Out of work
260
72
(63.4-79.3)
22.9
(15.9-31.8)
1.6
(0.6-4.2)*
2.1
(0.9-4.8)*
1.3
(0.5-3.7)**
A homemaker
501
71.4
(65.5-76.7)
22.3
(17.7-27.7)
3.2
(0.8-12.7)**
2
(0.9-4.1)*
1.1
(0.3-4.0)**
A student
123
79.7
(70.1-86.9)
18.5
(11.7-28.0)
0
(0.0-0.0)
1.7
(0.5-5.7)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
Retired
1,661
67
(64.1-69.8)
24.5
(22.0-27.3)
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
4.2
(3.1-5.7)
2
(1.2-3.4)
Unable to work
249
59.5
(51.1-67.4)
25.7
(18.5-34.4)
5
(1.2-18.6)**
4
(2.0-7.6)*
5.8
(1.7-17.9)**
Veteran status
Yes
766
68.2
(64.1-72.1)
24.2
(20.7-28.1)
2.8
(1.6-4.6)
2.7
(1.7-4.4)
2.1
(1.1-4.2)*
No
5,649
69.7
(67.9-71.5)
23.8
(22.1-25.5)
2
(1.4-2.8)
3.1
(2.5-3.9)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
606
71.5
(66.1-76.3)
20.5
(16.1-25.6)
1.5
(0.7-2.8)*
4
(2.1-7.3)*
2.6
(1.2-5.5)*
No
5,806
69.4
(67.6-71.1)
24
(22.4-25.7)
2.2
(1.6-2.9)
3
(2.4-3.8)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
581
64.9
(59.9-69.7)
26.5
(22.0-31.5)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
4
(2.5-6.5)
2.4
(1.2-4.7)*
No
5,782
70
(68.2-71.7)
23.5
(21.9-25.2)
2.1
(1.5-2.9)
3
(2.4-3.8)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
844
71.1
(66.5-75.3)
22.9
(19.0-27.3)
1.2
(0.5-2.5)*
3.5
(1.9-6.2)*
1.4
(0.6-3.2)*
No
5,555
69.2
(67.4-70.9)
23.9
(22.3-25.7)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
3
(2.4-3.8)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,182
71.4
(68.6-74.0)
22
(19.6-24.6)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
3.7
(2.7-5.1)
1.4
(0.7-2.6)*
No
4,216
69
(66.9-71.0)
24.3
(22.5-26.2)
2.3
(1.6-3.3)
2.9
(2.2-3.8)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
541
68.7
(62.9-74.0)
23.6
(18.8-29.2)
2.5
(0.7-8.5)**
2.3
(1.3-4.2)*
2.9
(0.8-9.8)**
No
5,806
69.7
(67.9-71.4)
23.8
(22.2-25.4)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
3.1
(2.5-3.9)
1.3
(1.0-1.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
61.9
(50.7-71.9)
23.1
(15.5-33.0)
1.4
(0.3-5.9)**
8.7
(3.6-19.4)*
4.9
(1.7-13.4)**
No
6,132
70.2
(68.5-71.8)
23.8
(22.2-25.4)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
2.9
(2.3-3.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
837
78.9
(74.6-82.6)
15.8
(12.6-19.7)
2.7
(1.0-6.8)*
1.4
(0.7-2.6)*
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
No
5,561
68.4
(66.6-70.1)
24.8
(23.2-26.6)
2
(1.5-2.7)
3.3
(2.6-4.1)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions CONNECTICUT, 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
6,393
19
(17.7-20.3)
35.2
(33.6-36.8)
4.1
(3.5-4.9)
30.2
(28.6-31.8)
11.5
(10.5-12.7)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
181
19.5
(13.4-27.6)
40.8
(32.3-49.9)
2.5
(0.9-6.9)**
26.8
(19.6-35.5)
10.3
(6.0-17.2)
25-34
584
16.9
(13.5-20.9)
37
(32.3-42.0)
4.3
(2.5-7.3)
30.5
(26.1-35.3)
11.2
(8.3-15.0)
35-54
2,327
15.1
(13.4-17.0)
34.6
(32.2-37.0)
4.1
(3.3-5.2)
33.7
(31.4-36.2)
12.4
(10.9-14.2)
55+
3,232
24.4
(22.6-26.3)
33.5
(31.5-35.6)
4.3
(3.5-5.2)
26.8
(25.0-28.8)
10.9
(9.7-12.3)
Sex
Male
2,404
20.8
(18.7-23.1)
38.2
(35.6-40.9)
4.1
(3.2-5.1)
28
(25.6-30.5)
8.9
(7.4-10.7)
Female
3,989
17.4
(15.9-18.9)
32.5
(30.5-34.5)
4.2
(3.3-5.3)
32.1
(30.1-34.2)
13.9
(12.5-15.3)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,328
16.6
(15.3-17.9)
36.5
(34.7-38.3)
4.1
(3.5-4.8)
31.6
(29.9-33.4)
11.2
(10.1-12.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
327
33
(25.7-41.2)
24.7
(18.9-31.6)
3.7
(1.5-9.2)*
25.3
(18.9-33.1)
13.2
(7.9-21.2)
Hispanic
410
39.1
(32.0-46.7)
26.2
(20.6-32.8)
5.3
(2.1-12.8)*
18.8
(14.3-24.5)
10.6
(7.0-15.8)
Other
249
22.8
(16.5-30.5)
32.9
(24.8-42.1)
3.7
(1.4-9.8)**
23.8
(15.9-34.1)
16.8
(10.5-25.7)
Educational level
<High School
400
43.4
(36.1-51.0)
24.2
(18.9-30.4)
3.1
(1.6-5.9)*
13.4
(9.3-18.8)
15.9
(10.0-24.5)
High School graduate
1,556
25.5
(22.5-28.7)
34.6
(31.3-38.1)
3.4
(2.1-5.4)
26
(23.0-29.2)
10.5
(8.4-13.1)
Some College
1,517
18.4
(15.9-21.2)
33.4
(30.0-36.9)
5
(3.7-6.7)
30.8
(27.4-34.4)
12.5
(10.5-14.8)
> College Graduate
2,911
13.5
(12.0-15.1)
37.6
(35.2-39.9)
4.2
(3.4-5.1)
33.7
(31.5-36.0)
11.1
(9.7-12.6)
Household Income
<
$20,000
693
34.8
(29.2-40.8)
28.7
(23.7-34.3)
6.5
(3.2-12.6)*
18.1
(14.3-22.7)
11.9
(8.3-16.7)
$20,000-$35,000
864
28.4
(24.3-32.9)
31
(26.8-35.7)
3
(1.7-5.3)
24.3
(20.0-29.2)
13.2
(10.0-17.2)
$35,000-$50,000
753
21.8
(17.6-26.7)
36.2
(31.2-41.5)
3.5
(2.3-5.4)
27.9
(23.6-32.8)
10.5
(7.9-13.8)
$50,000-$75,000
935
16.1
(13.3-19.4)
39.8
(35.7-44.1)
4
(2.7-5.7)
29.5
(25.9-33.4)
10.6
(8.0-13.9)
>
$75,000
2,336
13.7
(12.0-15.5)
35.6
(33.1-38.2)
4.1
(3.3-5.2)
35
(32.5-37.5)
11.6
(10.1-13.3)
Employment status
Employed
3,602
17
(15.4-18.7)
35.8
(33.7-37.9)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
31.1
(29.1-33.1)
12
(10.7-13.5)
Out of work
257
19.3
(13.6-26.6)
32.3
(24.5-41.1)
3
(1.2-7.3)*
32.6
(23.7-42.9)
12.8
(7.7-20.6)
A homemaker
506
16.3
(12.8-20.5)
34.6
(29.4-40.1)
6.1
(3.1-11.9)*
33.8
(28.6-39.4)
9.2
(6.5-12.9)
A student
123
16.9
(9.3-28.7)
44.2
(33.3-55.8)
1.9
(0.3-11.2)**
30.8
(21.3-42.4)
6.2
(2.4-14.8)*
Retired
1,642
28.7
(26.1-31.4)
32.7
(30.0-35.5)
4.4
(3.4-5.7)
24.2
(21.7-26.8)
10
(8.5-11.8)
Unable to work
250
20.5
(14.3-28.4)
27.2
(18.7-37.6)
3.1
(1.4-6.8)*
29.2
(21.5-38.4)
20
(12.3-30.9)
Veteran status
Yes
763
25.9
(22.2-29.9)
36.5
(32.4-40.7)
3.4
(2.3-5.2)
23.7
(20.1-27.6)
10.6
(7.9-14.0)
No
5,629
18.2
(16.8-19.6)
35
(33.3-36.8)
4.2
(3.6-5.0)
30.9
(29.3-32.7)
11.6
(10.5-12.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
608
26.1
(21.2-31.6)
29.7
(25.0-35.0)
4.4
(2.8-6.8)
27.8
(23.2-32.9)
12
(9.0-15.8)
No
5,780
18.4
(17.1-19.8)
35.6
(33.9-37.3)
4.1
(3.5-4.9)
30.4
(28.7-32.0)
11.5
(10.4-12.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
573
27
(22.7-31.7)
32
(27.4-37.1)
2.7
(1.6-4.7)
26.1
(21.7-31.1)
12.1
(9.0-16.2)
No
5,768
18.4
(17.0-19.8)
35.5
(33.8-37.2)
4.2
(3.6-5.0)
30.5
(28.8-32.2)
11.5
(10.4-12.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
852
13.9
(11.3-16.9)
31.7
(27.4-36.3)
4.1
(2.7-6.4)
32.4
(28.0-37.1)
17.9
(14.5-22.0)
No
5,524
19.8
(18.4-21.3)
35.8
(34.0-37.5)
4.1
(3.5-4.9)
29.8
(28.2-31.6)
10.5
(9.4-11.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,179
20.5
(18.5-22.8)
31
(28.5-33.7)
4.4
(3.4-5.6)
31.5
(28.9-34.2)
12.5
(10.9-14.4)
No
4,197
18.4
(16.9-20.1)
36.6
(34.6-38.6)
4.1
(3.3-4.9)
29.7
(27.8-31.7)
11.2
(9.9-12.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
535
15.2
(11.5-19.8)
25
(20.0-30.7)
4.1
(2.5-6.6)
33.7
(28.3-39.5)
22.1
(17.2-27.9)
No
5,785
19.4
(18.0-20.8)
36
(34.3-37.8)
4
(3.4-4.8)
30
(28.4-31.7)
10.5
(9.5-11.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
11.9
(7.4-18.5)
25.3
(17.1-35.7)
3.8
(1.4-9.7)*
30.5
(21.0-42.0)
28.6
(19.6-39.7)
No
6,111
19.1
(17.8-20.5)
35.5
(33.8-37.2)
4.1
(3.5-4.8)
30.3
(28.8-32.0)
11
(9.9-12.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
833
14.6
(11.6-18.3)
28
(24.1-32.3)
5.2
(3.6-7.4)
33.5
(29.2-38.1)
18.7
(15.0-23.1)
No
5,542
19.6
(18.2-21.1)
36.1
(34.3-37.9)
4
(3.3-4.8)
29.8
(28.1-31.5)
10.5
(9.5-11.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions CONNECTICUT, 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
6,416
72.5
(70.9-74.1)
22
(20.5-23.5)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
1.1
(0.8-1.6)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
178
61.1
(52.0-69.5)
33.7
(25.7-42.8)
1.3
(0.3-5.0)**
2.6
(1.0-6.7)*
1.3
(0.3-5.2)**
25-34
583
66.5
(61.5-71.2)
26.2
(22.1-30.7)
3.2
(1.4-6.8)*
3.1
(1.7-5.6)*
1.1
(0.3-4.3)**
35-54
2,334
76.2
(74.0-78.3)
18.9
(17.0-21.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
55+
3,249
74.2
(72.3-76.0)
20.4
(18.7-22.2)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
2.5
(2.0-3.2)
1
(0.7-1.5)
Sex
Male
2,408
66.6
(64.0-69.2)
26.7
(24.3-29.2)
2.3
(1.6-3.4)
2.7
(2.0-3.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.7)
Female
4,008
77.8
(75.9-79.6)
17.8
(16.1-19.5)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,341
74
(72.3-75.6)
21.3
(19.8-22.9)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
2.1
(1.6-2.6)
1
(0.7-1.6)
Black, non-Hispanic
329
68.4
(60.3-75.5)
25.4
(18.7-33.4)
1.5
(0.5-4.7)**
3.3
(1.7-6.4)*
1.4
(0.6-3.4)*
Hispanic
420
64.4
(56.9-71.2)
25.4
(19.7-32.0)
4.3
(1.4-12.1)**
4.7
(2.3-9.2)*
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
Other
248
62.9
(52.4-72.3)
27.2
(18.9-37.5)
3.4
(0.7-15.5)**
5.5
(2.3-12.5)*
1
(0.2-4.8)**
Educational level
<High School
403
59.5
(51.9-66.7)
28.9
(22.8-35.9)
3.7
(1.0-13.1)**
4.9
(2.9-8.1)
3
(1.5-5.7)*
High School graduate
1,560
65.7
(62.1-69.1)
26.4
(23.3-29.7)
2.6
(1.4-4.7)*
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
2.2
(1.2-4.1)*
Some College
1,524
71.4
(67.9-74.7)
24.3
(21.1-27.7)
1.3
(0.8-2.2)
2.1
(1.4-3.0)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)*
> College Graduate
2,919
77.9
(75.8-79.9)
17.9
(16.0-19.9)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
Household Income
<
$20,000
685
62.8
(56.6-68.6)
27.5
(22.6-33.0)
3.5
(1.0-11.3)**
3.3
(2.0-5.3)
3
(1.6-5.5)*
$20,000-$35,000
876
66
(61.0-70.6)
23.8
(20.1-27.9)
2.5
(0.9-6.4)*
4.9
(3.0-8.1)
2.8
(1.2-6.5)*
$35,000-$50,000
764
70.1
(65.0-74.8)
24.5
(20.1-29.5)
2
(1.0-4.3)*
2.8
(1.6-4.9)
0.5
(0.2-1.4)**
$50,000-$75,000
940
72.1
(68.0-75.9)
23.4
(19.8-27.5)
2.2
(1.3-3.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.8)
0.6
(0.2-1.5)*
>
$75,000
2,339
78.3
(76.0-80.5)
18
(16.0-20.2)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
Employment status
Employed
3,609
73.3
(71.2-75.2)
22
(20.2-24.0)
1.6
(1.2-2.3)
2.3
(1.6-3.1)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
Out of work
260
69.1
(59.1-77.6)
25.4
(17.2-35.8)
1.7
(0.6-4.3)*
2.4
(1.1-5.3)*
1.4
(0.5-3.8)**
A homemaker
501
77.6
(71.9-82.4)
17.6
(13.8-22.2)
2.7
(0.6-10.9)**
1.4
(0.6-2.9)*
0.7
(0.2-2.8)**
A student
123
71.2
(59.9-80.4)
26
(17.2-37.3)
0
-
2.8
(0.8-8.7)**
0
-
Retired
1,661
71.3
(68.6-73.9)
21.1
(18.9-23.6)
2.5
(1.7-3.7)
3.5
(2.6-4.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.5)
Unable to work
249
56.3
(45.6-66.4)
26.8
(19.5-35.6)
6.1
(1.5-22.3)**
4.5
(2.3-8.5)*
6.3
(1.6-22.1)**
Veteran status
Yes
766
69.8
(65.8-73.6)
23.3
(19.9-27.2)
3
(1.8-4.9)
2.2
(1.4-3.6)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
No
5,649
72.8
(71.1-74.5)
21.8
(20.3-23.4)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
2.5
(2.0-3.2)
1
(0.7-1.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
606
73.5
(68.2-78.2)
19
(14.9-23.9)
1.6
(0.8-3.1)*
3.7
(2.0-6.7)*
2.2
(1.0-4.7)*
No
5,806
72.4
(70.8-74.1)
22.2
(20.7-23.8)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
1
(0.7-1.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
581
66.8
(61.7-71.6)
24.7
(20.4-29.7)
2.6
(1.4-4.7)*
3.8
(2.3-6.1)
2.1
(1.1-4.0)*
No
5,782
72.9
(71.3-74.6)
21.7
(20.2-23.3)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
1
(0.7-1.5)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
844
73.6
(69.2-77.7)
21.5
(17.8-25.7)
1
(0.4-2.2)*
2.9
(1.6-5.3)*
1
(0.4-2.4)*
No
5,555
72.3
(70.6-74.0)
22.1
(20.6-23.7)
2.1
(1.5-2.8)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
1.1
(0.8-1.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,182
75.9
(73.4-78.3)
18.8
(16.6-21.2)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
2.8
(2.1-3.9)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
No
4,216
71.4
(69.4-73.3)
23.1
(21.3-24.9)
2
(1.4-2.9)
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
541
70.2
(64.0-75.8)
22.9
(18.3-28.3)
2.4
(0.7-8.5)**
2.1
(1.2-3.8)*
2.4
(0.7-8.3)**
No
5,806
72.8
(71.1-74.4)
21.8
(20.3-23.4)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
1
(0.7-1.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
60.1
(48.8-70.4)
24.9
(16.9-35.1)
1.5
(0.3-6.0)**
9.2
(3.8-20.6)*
4.3
(1.2-13.9)**
No
6,132
73.2
(71.6-74.8)
21.9
(20.4-23.4)
1.7
(1.3-2.3)
2.3
(1.8-2.8)
1
(0.7-1.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
837
81.8
(77.7-85.2)
13.9
(11.1-17.3)
2.4
(0.9-6.1)*
1
(0.5-2.0)*
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
No
5,561
71.3
(69.5-73.0)
23.1
(21.5-24.7)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
2.7
(2.1-3.3)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)

† 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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