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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 † GEORGIA, 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
6,599
23.5
(22.0-25.1)
35.1
(33.4-36.9)
4.9
(4.2-5.8)
25.2
(23.7-26.8)
11.2
(10.2-12.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
221
21.3
(15.3-28.9)
39.2
(30.9-48.2)
6.1
(2.9-12.2)*
25
(18.7-32.5)
8.4
(5.0-13.9)
25-34
716
18.7
(15.3-22.8)
34.1
(29.6-38.8)
4.1
(2.5-6.6)
31.6
(27.1-36.5)
11.5
(8.8-14.9)
35-54
2,438
22
(19.8-24.4)
35.9
(33.3-38.6)
5
(3.9-6.3)
24.9
(22.9-27.1)
12.2
(10.7-13.9)
55+
3,176
29.8
(27.8-31.8)
32.7
(30.7-34.8)
5.1
(4.2-6.1)
21.7
(20.0-23.5)
10.7
(9.5-12.0)
Sex
Male
2,314
25.7
(23.2-28.3)
38.5
(35.6-41.5)
5.6
(4.3-7.1)
21.8
(19.5-24.2)
8.5
(7.1-10.3)
Female
4,285
21.5
(19.9-23.1)
31.9
(30.0-33.9)
4.3
(3.6-5.2)
28.6
(26.7-30.5)
13.7
(12.4-15.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,082
21.4
(19.9-22.9)
36.3
(34.5-38.1)
5.2
(4.4-6.1)
26.5
(25.0-28.1)
10.7
(9.7-11.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,094
24.5
(21.1-28.1)
32.3
(28.2-36.7)
4.9
(3.2-7.4)
24.5
(21.0-28.4)
13.8
(11.3-16.7)
Hispanic
134
31.5
(21.6-43.5)
28.1
(18.7-40.0)
1.8
(0.6-5.8)**
21.9
(13.0-34.4)
16.6
(10.0-26.3)
Other
219
26.1
(18.9-34.8)
33.5
(25.4-42.7)
5.3
(2.7-10.0)*
21.5
(15.0-29.8)
13.7
(8.7-20.8)
Educational level
<High School
674
31.9
(26.9-37.3)
29.9
(24.5-35.9)
4.5
(2.2-8.7)*
23.3
(18.1-29.6)
10.4
(7.7-13.9)
High School graduate
1,836
26.6
(23.9-29.4)
37.7
(34.2-41.4)
3.8
(2.5-5.8)
21
(18.4-23.8)
10.9
(9.0-13.0)
Some College
1,689
22
(19.1-25.2)
34.8
(31.5-38.3)
5.2
(3.9-6.9)
26
(23.0-29.1)
12
(9.9-14.4)
> College Graduate
2,388
18.4
(16.1-20.9)
35.5
(32.8-38.3)
5.7
(4.5-7.1)
29
(26.5-31.6)
11.5
(9.9-13.3)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,048
23.3
(20.0-26.9)
29.7
(25.4-34.4)
4.4
(2.7-7.0)
27.6
(23.4-32.3)
15
(12.3-18.2)
$20,000-$35,000
1,123
24
(20.7-27.7)
34.6
(30.2-39.3)
3.5
(2.4-5.1)
26.2
(22.5-30.3)
11.6
(9.1-14.8)
$35,000-$50,000
932
25.2
(20.9-30.0)
31
(26.4-35.9)
4.6
(3.0-7.0)
24.8
(21.0-29.0)
14.4
(11.3-18.2)
$50,000-$75,000
981
20.4
(17.1-24.2)
38.2
(34.0-42.6)
3.2
(2.3-4.6)
28.7
(24.6-33.2)
9.4
(7.3-12.0)
> $75,000
1,721
22.5
(19.7-25.6)
39
(35.8-42.3)
5.9
(4.4-7.8)
23.4
(21.1-25.8)
9.2
(7.6-11.0)
Employment status
Employed
3,380
23.4
(21.4-25.6)
35.8
(33.5-38.2)
5.2
(4.2-6.4)
25
(23.1-27.0)
10.5
(9.2-12.0)
Out of work
252
22.6
(15.8-31.2)
32.1
(24.4-40.9)
2.6
(1.2-5.2)*
26.3
(18.8-35.4)
16.5
(11.1-23.8)
A homemaker
576
25
(20.9-29.5)
37.5
(32.6-42.6)
5
(3.0-8.1)
23
(19.3-27.1)
9.6
(7.2-12.7)
A student
140
18.7
(11.1-29.8)
39.8
(29.1-51.6)
4.3
(1.5-11.8)**
22.9
(15.4-32.6)
14.2
(8.1-23.7)
Retired
1,690
27.1
(24.5-29.8)
34.6
(31.5-37.8)
4.7
(3.5-6.3)
23.7
(21.1-26.5)
10
(8.3-11.9)
Unable to work
547
18.2
(14.5-22.6)
24.5
(19.2-30.6)
5.1
(2.5-10.2)*
35
(27.9-42.8)
17.3
(13.5-21.9)
Veteran status
Yes
1,021
22.8
(19.5-26.4)
36.2
(31.9-40.7)
6.2
(4.4-8.6)
23.7
(20.3-27.5)
11.2
(8.9-13.9)
No
5,576
23.6
(22.0-25.4)
34.9
(33.0-36.9)
4.7
(3.9-5.7)
25.5
(23.8-27.2)
11.3
(10.2-12.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
880
23.3
(20.0-26.9)
29.8
(25.6-34.5)
5.8
(3.9-8.5)
26.6
(22.7-30.9)
14.5
(11.6-18.0)
No
5,716
23.5
(21.9-25.2)
35.7
(33.8-37.6)
4.9
(4.1-5.8)
25.1
(23.5-26.7)
10.9
(9.8-12.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
811
26
(22.2-30.3)
32.4
(27.9-37.3)
4.4
(2.8-6.9)
22.5
(18.4-27.2)
14.6
(11.7-18.1)
No
5,721
23.3
(21.7-25.0)
35.3
(33.5-37.2)
5
(4.2-5.9)
25.5
(23.9-27.1)
11
(9.9-12.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
869
24.3
(20.5-28.5)
30.4
(26.3-34.8)
6.2
(4.3-8.8)
25.9
(22.3-29.7)
13.3
(10.7-16.3)
No
5,705
23.4
(21.8-25.1)
35.8
(33.9-37.8)
4.8
(4.0-5.7)
25.1
(23.5-26.8)
10.9
(9.8-12.1)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,537
21.9
(19.9-24.0)
33
(30.5-35.7)
4.6
(3.6-5.8)
25.7
(23.4-28.3)
14.7
(13.0-16.6)
No
4,039
24.1
(22.2-26.2)
36
(33.8-38.2)
5
(4.1-6.2)
25
(23.1-26.9)
9.9
(8.7-11.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
736
16.3
(12.9-20.5)
30.5
(25.8-35.7)
5.5
(3.2-9.4)
32.1
(27.2-37.5)
15.5
(12.5-19.0)
No
5,759
24.4
(22.8-26.1)
35.9
(34.0-37.8)
4.9
(4.1-5.7)
24.4
(22.8-26.0)
10.5
(9.4-11.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
312
14.7
(10.2-20.8)
27
(19.6-35.9)
2.2
(0.9-5.7)*
35.7
(26.1-46.6)
20.4
(15.2-26.8)
No
6,169
24
(22.4-25.6)
35.6
(33.8-37.4)
5
(4.2-5.9)
24.8
(23.3-26.3)
10.6
(9.6-11.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
904
16.9
(13.6-20.9)
30.4
(25.9-35.3)
4.3
(2.8-6.5)
30.9
(25.8-36.6)
17.4
(14.2-21.1)
No
5,670
24.3
(22.7-26.0)
35.8
(33.9-37.7)
5
(4.2-5.9)
24.5
(22.9-26.1)
10.4
(9.4-11.6)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † GEORGIA, 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
6,602
66.5
(64.7-68.3)
24.7
(23.1-26.4)
3.1
(2.5-3.8)
3.7
(3.1-4.5)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
217
56.6
(48.0-64.9)
30.5
(23.2-39.0)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
7.8
(4.5-12.9)
3.3
(1.4-7.8)*
25-34
714
66.8
(62.0-71.3)
24.3
(20.5-28.6)
3.2
(1.8-5.5)
2.6
(1.6-4.3)
3
(1.7-5.4)
35-54
2,450
67.2
(64.6-69.8)
24.9
(22.5-27.5)
3.5
(2.5-4.8)
3.3
(2.4-4.4)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
55+
3,175
69.5
(67.4-71.6)
22.2
(20.4-24.1)
3
(2.3-3.9)
3.5
(2.8-4.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
Sex
Male
2,294
60.5
(57.5-63.5)
30
(27.2-33.0)
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
4.1
(3.1-5.3)
2.2
(1.5-3.4)
Female
4,308
72.2
(70.3-74.0)
19.6
(18.1-21.3)
3.1
(2.5-4.0)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,078
67.5
(65.7-69.2)
25.4
(23.7-27.1)
2.7
(2.1-3.3)
3.1
(2.6-3.8)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,101
61.5
(57.2-65.7)
24.8
(21.1-29.0)
4.5
(3.0-6.6)
6.2
(4.5-8.5)
2.9
(1.8-4.7)
Hispanic
135
69
(56.5-79.2)
23.1
(14.2-35.1)
1.7
(0.5-6.1)**
6
(2.6-13.1)*
0.3
(0.0-1.6)**
Other
214
66.7
(57.0-75.2)
22.5
(15.3-31.9)
4.7
(1.9-11.2)*
2.4
(1.1-5.0)*
3.8
(1.4-10.0)**
Educational level
<High School
681
64.7
(58.7-70.2)
19.8
(15.7-24.7)
6.3
(3.8-10.1)
6.2
(4.2-9.1)
3
(1.7-5.3)
High School graduate
1,818
61.1
(57.5-64.7)
29.7
(26.3-33.3)
3.1
(2.1-4.4)
3.9
(2.8-5.5)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
Some College
1,703
67.3
(63.8-70.6)
24
(21.0-27.2)
3.6
(2.5-5.2)
4
(2.8-5.6)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
> College Graduate
2,389
70.8
(68.0-73.5)
22.6
(20.1-25.3)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
2.4
(1.6-3.5)
2
(1.1-3.6)*
Household Income
< $20,000
1,046
65.1
(60.5-69.4)
24.2
(20.4-28.4)
2.2
(1.4-3.4)
6.4
(4.5-9.0)
2.1
(1.2-3.7)
$20,000-$35,000
1,119
64.5
(60.0-68.8)
25.9
(21.9-30.2)
3
(1.9-4.5)
3.9
(2.6-5.9)
2.7
(1.4-5.1)*
$35,000-$50,000
930
67.6
(62.4-72.3)
23
(18.7-28.0)
3.7
(2.3-5.8)
3.6
(2.2-5.9)
2.1
(0.9-5.0)*
$50,000-$75,000
982
69.3
(65.0-73.2)
24.1
(20.5-28.1)
3.3
(1.9-5.4)
2.3
(1.4-3.7)
1.1
(0.5-2.6)*
> $75,000
1,724
68.5
(65.2-71.6)
24.9
(22.0-28.1)
3
(1.9-4.7)
2.3
(1.5-3.6)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
Employment status
Employed
3,379
66.2
(63.8-68.5)
25.4
(23.2-27.7)
3.3
(2.5-4.4)
3.4
(2.6-4.3)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
Out of work
250
65.6
(57.2-73.2)
21.8
(15.5-29.8)
2.6
(1.2-5.6)*
7.4
(3.9-13.6)*
2.5
(1.0-6.5)*
A homemaker
579
68.2
(63.2-72.8)
22.2
(18.2-26.9)
4.3
(2.5-7.3)
3.5
(2.0-5.9)
1.8
(0.6-5.0)**
A student
139
76.6
(67.0-84.0)
20.5
(13.5-29.8)
0.5
(0.1-2.3)**
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
1.9
(0.4-8.5)**
Retired
1,686
64.6
(61.2-67.9)
26.5
(23.4-29.9)
2.7
(1.9-3.9)
4.3
(3.1-5.8)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
Unable to work
554
65.7
(59.2-71.6)
23.4
(18.2-29.5)
3.5
(1.6-7.9)*
5.1
(3.2-8.1)
2.2
(1.3-4.0)
Veteran status
Yes
1,008
62.8
(58.5-66.9)
28.7
(24.7-33.0)
3.6
(2.2-5.7)
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
1.7
(0.9-3.3)*
No
5,592
67.2
(65.2-69.1)
24
(22.2-25.8)
3
(2.4-3.8)
3.8
(3.1-4.7)
2
(1.4-2.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
882
68.2
(63.7-72.3)
23.8
(20.0-28.0)
3.1
(2.0-4.8)
3.4
(2.2-5.3)
1.5
(0.9-2.7)
No
5,717
66.3
(64.4-68.2)
24.8
(23.1-26.6)
3.1
(2.5-3.9)
3.8
(3.1-4.6)
2
(1.5-2.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
812
64.7
(60.0-69.1)
22.3
(18.4-26.7)
4.3
(2.9-6.5)
6.7
(4.4-10.2)
1.9
(1.0-3.5)*
No
5,724
66.9
(64.9-68.7)
24.8
(23.1-26.6)
3
(2.4-3.8)
3.4
(2.8-4.2)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
867
68.1
(63.5-72.3)
22.5
(19.0-26.6)
3.8
(2.2-6.5)
3.7
(2.2-6.3)
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
No
5,711
66.2
(64.3-68.1)
25
(23.2-26.9)
3
(2.4-3.8)
3.7
(3.1-4.5)
2
(1.5-2.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,538
67.8
(65.1-70.3)
24.5
(22.0-27.1)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
3.6
(2.7-4.7)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
No
4,039
66.1
(63.8-68.2)
24.7
(22.8-26.9)
3.6
(2.8-4.5)
3.8
(3.0-4.7)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
735
64.2
(59.0-69.1)
25.3
(20.9-30.2)
4.3
(2.4-7.8)*
4.6
(3.0-6.9)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
No
5,758
67
(65.0-68.8)
24.7
(23.0-26.6)
3
(2.4-3.7)
3.5
(2.8-4.3)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
307
61.3
(51.4-70.4)
26.1
(18.8-35.1)
3.9
(2.0-7.5)*
6.4
(3.5-11.5)*
2.2
(1.1-4.1)*
No
6,172
66.9
(65.0-68.7)
24.7
(23.0-26.4)
3
(2.4-3.8)
3.5
(2.9-4.3)
1.9
(1.3-2.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
913
76.9
(72.0-81.1)
17.8
(13.9-22.5)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
3.3
(2.0-5.3)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
No
5,664
65.3
(63.3-67.1)
25.6
(23.8-27.4)
3.4
(2.7-4.2)
3.8
(3.1-4.6)
2
(1.5-2.7)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions GEORGIA, 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
6,599
22.1
(20.7-23.6)
34.9
(33.2-36.7)
5
(4.2-5.8)
25.9
(24.4-27.5)
12.1
(11.1-13.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
221
23.1
(16.6-31.1)
38.4
(30.2-47.4)
6.5
(3.2-13.0)*
23.1
(17.2-30.3)
8.9
(5.3-14.7)
25-34
716
18.4
(15.0-22.3)
33.6
(29.2-38.3)
4
(2.5-6.5)
31.7
(27.2-36.5)
12.3
(9.5-15.9)
35-54
2,438
19.8
(17.7-22.0)
36.4
(33.8-39.0)
5
(3.9-6.2)
26.1
(23.9-28.3)
12.9
(11.3-14.6)
55+
3,176
28.9
(26.9-31.0)
32.3
(30.3-34.4)
5.2
(4.3-6.3)
22
(20.3-23.9)
11.5
(10.2-12.9)
Sex
Male
2,314
24
(21.6-26.5)
38.8
(35.9-41.8)
5.5
(4.3-7.1)
22.6
(20.2-25.1)
9.1
(7.6-10.9)
Female
4,285
20.3
(18.8-21.9)
31.1
(29.3-33.0)
4.4
(3.7-5.3)
29.1
(27.3-31.0)
15.1
(13.7-16.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,082
20.2
(18.8-21.7)
36.6
(34.8-38.5)
5.2
(4.4-6.2)
27.3
(25.7-28.9)
10.7
(9.7-11.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,094
24.8
(21.5-28.5)
31.4
(27.4-35.7)
4.8
(3.2-7.2)
24.5
(21.0-28.5)
14.4
(11.8-17.4)
Hispanic
134
32.3
(22.3-44.3)
28.4
(18.8-40.6)
1.8
(0.6-5.8)**
21.4
(12.8-33.5)
16
(9.6-25.6)
Other
219
23.1
(16.2-31.7)
35.6
(26.8-45.3)
5.3
(2.7-10.0)*
22.7
(15.8-31.6)
13.4
(8.5-20.4)
Educational level
<High School
674
34.9
(29.7-40.5)
27
(22.1-32.5)
4.8
(2.4-9.4)*
21.4
(16.5-27.2)
11.9
(8.9-15.7)
High School graduate
1,836
26.5
(23.8-29.4)
36.4
(32.9-40.0)
3.9
(2.6-5.9)
21
(18.4-23.8)
12.2
(10.2-14.6)
Some College
1,689
21
(18.1-24.2)
34.6
(31.2-38.0)
5.1
(3.9-6.8)
26.5
(23.5-29.7)
12.8
(10.7-15.4)
> College Graduate
2,388
16.7
(14.6-19.0)
36.2
(33.4-39.0)
5.6
(4.5-7.0)
30
(27.5-32.6)
11.6
(10.0-13.4)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,048
27
(23.4-31.0)
27.3
(23.2-31.8)
4.3
(2.6-6.8)
24.8
(20.9-29.2)
16.6
(13.7-20.0)
$20,000-$35,000
1,123
25.7
(22.1-29.8)
33.5
(29.1-38.3)
3.5
(2.4-5.0)
24.9
(21.3-28.9)
12.4
(9.7-15.7)
$35,000-$50,000
932
24
(19.8-28.8)
30.1
(25.7-34.9)
4.7
(3.0-7.1)
25.3
(21.4-29.7)
15.9
(12.5-20.1)
$50,000-$75,000
981
18
(15.0-21.4)
38.1
(34.0-42.4)
3.3
(2.3-4.7)
30.4
(26.2-35.0)
10.2
(7.9-13.0)
> $75,000
1,721
18
(15.7-20.6)
40.2
(37.0-43.4)
6.1
(4.6-8.0)
25.9
(23.4-28.5)
9.8
(8.2-11.8)
Employment status
Employed
3,380
20.4
(18.5-22.3)
36.8
(34.5-39.2)
5.1
(4.2-6.3)
26.6
(24.6-28.7)
11.1
(9.7-12.6)
Out of work
252
24.5
(16.9-34.0)
31
(23.6-39.5)
2.5
(1.2-5.1)*
24.5
(17.4-33.4)
17.5
(11.7-25.3)
A homemaker
576
21.4
(17.6-25.6)
35
(30.3-39.9)
5
(3.0-8.1)
26.9
(22.7-31.5)
11.8
(8.9-15.6)
A student
140
17.1
(9.9-27.8)
42.4
(31.3-54.4)
3.9
(1.3-10.9)**
23.2
(15.6-33.2)
13.4
(7.6-22.4)
Retired
1,690
30.2
(27.3-33.2)
32.4
(29.4-35.5)
5.1
(3.9-6.8)
21.7
(19.3-24.3)
10.7
(9.0-12.7)
Unable to work
547
23.7
(19.2-29.0)
22.1
(17.4-27.7)
5.6
(2.7-11.3)*
28.6
(22.4-35.7)
19.9
(15.7-25.0)
Veteran status
Yes
1,021
22.5
(19.3-26.1)
38.2
(33.8-42.8)
6.4
(4.5-9.0)
22.5
(19.3-26.2)
10.4
(8.3-13.0)
No
5,576
22
(20.5-23.7)
34.3
(32.4-36.2)
4.7
(3.9-5.6)
26.5
(24.8-28.3)
12.5
(11.3-13.8)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
880
26.8
(23.2-30.8)
27.2
(23.2-31.6)
5.9
(4.0-8.7)
24
(20.3-28.1)
16.1
(12.9-19.9)
No
5,716
21.6
(20.1-23.2)
35.7
(33.9-37.6)
4.9
(4.1-5.8)
26.1
(24.5-27.8)
11.7
(10.6-12.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
811
31.2
(27.0-35.9)
29.5
(25.3-34.0)
4.7
(3.0-7.3)
19.3
(15.7-23.5)
15.2
(12.2-18.8)
No
5,721
21.3
(19.8-22.9)
35.3
(33.5-37.2)
5
(4.2-5.9)
26.5
(24.9-28.2)
11.9
(10.8-13.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
869
23
(19.3-27.2)
29.3
(25.4-33.7)
6.2
(4.3-8.9)
26.5
(22.9-30.6)
14.9
(12.1-18.2)
No
5,705
22
(20.5-23.6)
35.7
(33.8-37.7)
4.8
(4.0-5.7)
25.7
(24.1-27.5)
11.7
(10.6-13.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,537
23.2
(21.1-25.4)
31
(28.5-33.6)
4.9
(3.9-6.1)
24.8
(22.5-27.2)
16.1
(14.3-18.1)
No
4,039
21.7
(19.9-23.6)
36.4
(34.2-38.7)
5
(4.1-6.1)
26.2
(24.3-28.2)
10.7
(9.4-12.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
736
17.3
(13.7-21.7)
28.7
(24.3-33.7)
5.5
(3.1-9.4)
31.2
(26.3-36.5)
17.2
(13.9-21.2)
No
5,759
22.5
(21.0-24.1)
36
(34.1-37.9)
4.9
(4.1-5.8)
25.3
(23.7-27.0)
11.3
(10.2-12.5)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
312
17.5
(12.3-24.1)
25.2
(18.4-33.5)
2.2
(0.9-5.6)*
32.4
(23.7-42.5)
22.7
(17.0-29.6)
No
6,169
22.2
(20.7-23.7)
35.6
(33.8-37.4)
5.1
(4.3-5.9)
25.7
(24.2-27.3)
11.5
(10.4-12.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
904
16.6
(13.3-20.4)
28.7
(24.3-33.6)
4.4
(2.9-6.6)
31.4
(26.4-36.8)
19
(15.5-23.1)
No
5,670
22.7
(21.2-24.4)
35.8
(33.9-37.6)
5
(4.2-6.0)
25.2
(23.6-26.8)
11.3
(10.2-12.5)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions GEORGIA, 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
6,602
66.9
(65.1-68.6)
24.3
(22.7-25.9)
3.1
(2.5-3.8)
3.9
(3.2-4.6)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
217
51.6
(42.9-60.2)
32.7
(25.0-41.5)
2
(0.9-4.3)*
9.7
(5.6-16.4)
4
(1.6-9.4)*
25-34
714
66.5
(61.8-70.8)
24.2
(20.4-28.4)
3.2
(1.8-5.6)
2.9
(1.8-4.7)
3.2
(1.8-5.7)
35-54
2,450
68.6
(65.9-71.1)
24
(21.6-26.6)
3.2
(2.3-4.4)
3.2
(2.4-4.4)
1
(0.6-1.7)
55+
3,175
69
(66.9-71.0)
22.3
(20.5-24.2)
3.1
(2.4-4.0)
3.8
(3.1-4.7)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
Sex
Male
2,294
61.2
(58.3-64.1)
29.5
(26.8-32.3)
3
(2.1-4.3)
4.1
(3.2-5.3)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
Female
4,308
72.4
(70.4-74.2)
19.3
(17.7-20.9)
3.2
(2.5-4.0)
3.6
(2.8-4.6)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
5,078
69.8
(68.0-71.5)
23.8
(22.2-25.5)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
2.7
(2.2-3.3)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,101
60.2
(55.9-64.4)
25.5
(21.8-29.7)
4.5
(3.0-6.7)
6.6
(4.7-9.1)
3.1
(2.0-5.0)
Hispanic
135
66.2
(54.1-76.5)
25.2
(16.0-37.5)
1.8
(0.5-6.5)**
6.4
(2.9-13.9)*
0.3
(0.0-2.0)**
Other
214
66
(56.2-74.7)
23.5
(15.8-33.3)
4.6
(2.0-10.5)*
2.2
(1.0-4.6)*
3.7
(1.3-10.3)**
Educational level
<High School
681
61
(55.2-66.6)
21
(16.9-25.8)
6.1
(3.4-10.7)
8.1
(5.5-11.8)
3.9
(2.2-6.8)
High School graduate
1,818
59.9
(56.3-63.4)
29.9
(26.6-33.5)
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
4.6
(3.3-6.5)
2.4
(1.4-3.8)
Some College
1,703
67.1
(63.7-70.4)
24
(21.0-27.2)
3.6
(2.5-5.1)
4.3
(3.1-5.9)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
> College Graduate
2,389
72.7
(69.9-75.3)
21.5
(19.1-24.2)
2.1
(1.4-3.0)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
1.6
(0.9-2.9)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,046
62.1
(57.5-66.5)
24.3
(20.7-28.4)
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
8.3
(5.9-11.7)
2.6
(1.5-4.5)
$20,000-$35,000
1,119
61.8
(57.0-66.3)
27
(22.8-31.7)
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
4.8
(3.2-7.1)
3.2
(1.7-6.0)*
$35,000-$50,000
930
67.2
(62.1-72.0)
23
(18.7-28.0)
3.7
(2.3-5.8)
3.9
(2.4-6.4)
2.1
(0.9-5.1)*
$50,000-$75,000
982
70
(65.8-74.0)
23.6
(20.0-27.6)
3.1
(1.8-5.1)
2.2
(1.3-3.6)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
> $75,000
1,724
71.4
(68.2-74.3)
23.2
(20.4-26.2)
2.6
(1.6-4.0)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Employment status
Employed
3,379
67.3
(64.9-69.6)
24.9
(22.7-27.1)
3
(2.3-4.0)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
Out of work
250
58.9
(49.6-67.5)
24.5
(17.6-33.1)
2.8
(1.3-6.0)*
10.4
(5.3-19.3)*
3.4
(1.3-8.8)*
A homemaker
579
73.9
(69.2-78.0)
18.4
(14.9-22.6)
3.8
(2.2-6.4)
2.8
(1.6-4.7)
1.2
(0.4-3.4)**
A student
139
68.1
(56.7-77.7)
27.7
(18.7-38.9)
0.6
(0.1-2.4)**
0.8
(0.2-3.0)**
2.8
(0.6-11.7)**
Retired
1,686
67.5
(64.3-70.5)
23.4
(20.6-26.6)
3.2
(2.3-4.4)
4.2
(3.1-5.7)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Unable to work
554
59.5
(52.9-65.8)
25.1
(19.9-31.1)
4.7
(2.0-10.6)*
7.2
(4.6-11.3)
3.5
(2.0-5.8)
Veteran status
Yes
1,008
62.3
(57.7-66.6)
29.1
(24.9-33.7)
3.8
(2.4-5.9)
3.2
(2.2-4.7)
1.6
(0.9-3.1)*
No
5,592
67.7
(65.8-69.6)
23.4
(21.7-25.2)
3
(2.4-3.8)
4
(3.3-4.8)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
882
68.2
(63.8-72.3)
22.7
(19.0-26.9)
3.5
(2.2-5.4)
3.9
(2.6-5.9)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
No
5,717
66.7
(64.8-68.6)
24.4
(22.7-26.2)
3.1
(2.4-3.8)
3.9
(3.2-4.7)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
812
63
(58.1-67.7)
21.7
(17.9-26.0)
5.3
(3.6-7.8)
7.8
(5.0-12.0)
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
No
5,724
67.4
(65.5-69.2)
24.4
(22.7-26.1)
2.9
(2.3-3.7)
3.5
(2.9-4.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
867
68.6
(64.1-72.7)
22.1
(18.6-26.0)
3.7
(2.1-6.3)
3.9
(2.3-6.6)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
No
5,711
66.6
(64.7-68.5)
24.6
(22.9-26.4)
3
(2.4-3.8)
3.9
(3.2-4.7)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,538
69.4
(66.8-71.9)
22.6
(20.3-25.1)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
3.6
(2.7-4.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
No
4,039
66
(63.8-68.2)
24.8
(22.8-26.9)
3.4
(2.6-4.3)
4
(3.2-4.9)
1.8
(1.3-2.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
735
61.5
(56.2-66.6)
26.2
(21.8-31.1)
4.8
(2.6-8.7)*
5.6
(3.7-8.4)
1.9
(1.0-3.9)*
No
5,758
67.8
(65.9-69.6)
24.1
(22.4-25.9)
2.9
(2.3-3.6)
3.5
(2.9-4.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
307
55.7
(46.7-64.3)
28.5
(21.2-37.2)
4.5
(2.4-8.4)*
8.4
(4.4-15.3)*
2.9
(1.6-5.3)*
No
6,172
67.7
(65.9-69.5)
24
(22.4-25.7)
3
(2.4-3.7)
3.6
(2.9-4.3)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
913
77.9
(73.3-81.8)
16.8
(13.2-21.3)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
3.2
(1.9-5.2)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
No
5,664
65.6
(63.7-67.4)
25.2
(23.5-27.0)
3.4
(2.7-4.1)
3.9
(3.3-4.8)
2
(1.4-2.7)

 

† 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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