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GEORGIA 2009

 

 

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, 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
5,122
24.6
(22.7-26.5)
33.7
(31.7-35.8)
4.7
(3.7-5.9)
23.5
(21.8-25.4)
13.5
(11.9-15.2)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
115
19
(11.2-30.3)
37
(26.7-48.6)
3.9
(1.2-11.8)**
27.2
(17.8-39.2)
12.9
(5.8-26.3)*
25-34
470
20.2
(15.8-25.5)
32.1
(27.0-37.8)
6.7
(3.9-11.2)
25.5
(20.6-31.2)
15.5
(11.2-20.9)
35-54
1,889
24.6
(22.1-27.3)
34.2
(31.4-37.1)
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
23.6
(21.3-26.0)
13.7
(11.8-15.9)
55+
2,613
29.1
(26.9-31.4)
33.3
(30.9-35.8)
4.3
(3.4-5.5)
21.4
(19.5-23.4)
11.9
(10.4-13.6)
Sex
Male
1,810
26.8
(23.6-30.1)
36.2
(32.8-39.8)
4.6
(3.0-6.8)
22.3
(19.3-25.5)
10.2
(7.8-13.2)
Female
3,312
22.6
(20.6-24.7)
31.4
(29.1-33.7)
4.8
(3.6-6.2)
24.8
(22.8-27.0)
16.5
(14.6-18.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,672
23
(21.2-24.9)
35.1
(32.8-37.4)
4.5
(3.7-5.5)
25.3
(23.4-27.3)
12.1
(10.7-13.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,082
27.8
(23.3-32.8)
30.6
(26.1-35.5)
5.9
(3.8-8.9)
19.5
(15.6-24.1)
16.3
(12.7-20.6)
Hispanic
147
20.8
(12.4-32.8)
15.6
(8.7-26.2)
28
(19.4-38.6)
12.1
(5.3-25.1)*
23.6
(12.4-40.2)*
Other
164
31.3
(22.1-42.1)
29
(20.1-39.9)
2.6
(0.9-7.2)**
18.6
(10.9-29.8)
18.6
(12.5-26.7)
Educational level
<High School
525
31.7
(25.8-38.2)
34.4
(27.7-41.8)
8
(3.5-17.4)*
12.7
(8.3-19.1)
13.2
(8.6-19.7)
High School graduate
1,475
31.9
(27.8-36.3)
31
(27.1-35.2)
4
(2.6-6.2)
18.9
(15.9-22.3)
14.1
(10.4-18.8)
Some College
1,336
20.9
(17.9-24.3)
35.2
(31.3-39.3)
3.5
(2.5-4.9)
26.5
(22.5-30.8)
13.9
(11.5-16.6)
> College Graduate
1,771
19.4
(16.7-22.5)
34.7
(31.5-38.2)
5.1
(3.8-7.0)
27.6
(24.7-30.8)
13.1
(10.9-15.5)
Household Income
< $20,000
834
27.4
(22.7-32.7)
32.6
(26.9-38.7)
7.1
(3.5-13.5)*
18.9
(14.2-24.7)
14.1
(10.5-18.6)
$20,000-$35,000
948
26.9
(22.1-32.4)
31.5
(26.8-36.6)
3.8
(2.3-6.2)
21
(17.0-25.7)
16.8
(12.2-22.7)
$35,000-$50,000
647
24.6
(19.7-30.2)
28.5
(23.2-34.4)
2.9
(1.7-4.7)
27.8
(22.2-34.2)
16.3
(10.8-23.8)
$50,000-$75,000
756
22.4
(18.5-26.7)
38.8
(33.5-44.3)
5.1
(2.4-10.5)*
22.9
(19.1-27.1)
10.9
(8.0-14.8)
> $75,000
1,294
22.8
(19.4-26.7)
35.9
(32.2-39.8)
4
(2.8-5.7)
24.8
(21.7-28.1)
12.5
(10.3-15.0)
Employment status
Employed
2,636
23.2
(20.8-25.8)
34.5
(31.8-37.3)
5.5
(4.0-7.6)
23.2
(20.9-25.7)
13.6
(11.6-15.8)
Out of work
301
28.1
(20.6-37.0)
33.4
(25.4-42.4)
2.3
(1.1-4.7)*
24.3
(17.4-32.9)
12
(7.1-19.5)
A homemaker
376
23.5
(17.3-31.1)
32.6
(26.3-39.6)
2.8
(1.4-5.7)*
23.8
(19.1-29.4)
17.3
(9.7-29.0)
A student
75
26
(13.2-44.9)*
25.6
(15.1-39.9)
4.7
(1.3-16.0)**
34.8
(20.5-52.5)
8.9
(3.9-18.9)*
Retired
1,363
28.4
(25.4-31.7)
35.2
(31.8-38.8)
4.1
(2.9-5.7)
21.4
(18.6-24.4)
10.9
(8.8-13.4)
Unable to work
360
21.7
(17.1-27.2)
28.5
(22.4-35.6)
2.8
(1.4-5.5)*
26.1
(19.9-33.4)
20.8
(15.2-27.9)
Veteran status
Yes
755
23.2
(19.1-28.0)
32.5
(27.7-37.7)
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
23.4
(19.2-28.1)
17.7
(12.0-25.4)
No
4,365
24.8
(22.7-26.9)
33.9
(31.7-36.2)
4.9
(3.8-6.3)
23.5
(21.6-25.6)
12.9
(11.3-14.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
707
27.5
(22.1-33.7)
36.4
(30.6-42.5)
2.9
(1.7-4.9)
19.5
(15.9-23.6)
13.7
(10.6-17.6)
No
4,409
24.3
(22.3-26.3)
33.6
(31.4-35.8)
4.8
(3.8-6.2)
23.9
(22.0-25.9)
13.4
(11.7-15.3)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
590
26.9
(20.7-34.1)
31.5
(25.8-37.8)
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
23
(18.2-28.5)
16.1
(12.0-21.3)
No
4,480
24.3
(22.4-26.4)
34
(31.8-36.2)
4.9
(3.8-6.2)
23.6
(21.7-25.6)
13.3
(11.6-15.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
549
25.3
(19.4-32.2)
32.4
(26.5-38.9)
5
(2.8-8.9)
19
(14.8-24.2)
18.2
(14.1-23.2)
No
4,558
24.6
(22.6-26.6)
33.8
(31.6-36.0)
4.6
(3.6-6.0)
24.2
(22.3-26.3)
12.8
(11.1-14.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,821
23
(20.5-25.8)
34.6
(31.3-38.1)
3.3
(2.4-4.5)
22.9
(20.2-25.7)
16.2
(12.9-20.2)
No
3,281
25.1
(22.8-27.5)
33.7
(31.3-36.2)
5.1
(3.9-6.7)
23.7
(21.5-26.0)
12.4
(10.7-14.4)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
712
21.8
(18.1-26.0)
29.7
(25.2-34.5)
5
(2.9-8.5)
28.3
(23.0-34.3)
15.3
(11.8-19.6)
No
4,405
24.9
(22.9-27.0)
34.1
(32.0-36.4)
4.6
(3.6-5.9)
23.1
(21.2-25.1)
13.3
(11.6-15.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
482
18.3
(14.1-23.5)
31.7
(25.3-38.8)
3.1
(1.8-5.5)
24.9
(19.2-31.6)
22
(17.7-27.0)
No
4,545
25.2
(23.2-27.3)
33.8
(31.6-36.0)
4.9
(3.8-6.2)
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
12.8
(11.1-14.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
180
16.9
(11.2-24.7)
23.7
(14.9-35.4)
0.5
(0.1-2.0)**
30.5
(19.5-44.5)
28.4
(20.1-38.6)
No
4,800
24.7
(22.8-26.7)
34.1
(32.0-36.3)
4.8
(3.8-6.2)
23.5
(21.6-25.4)
12.9
(11.3-14.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
564
16
(12.5-20.3)
27.8
(22.5-33.7)
4.5
(2.6-7.7)
21.7
(17.3-26.8)
30
(24.6-36.0)
No
4,541
25.4
(23.4-27.5)
33.7
(31.5-35.9)
5.2
(4.2-6.5)
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
12.3
(10.7-14.2)

 

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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, 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
5,181
69.3
(67.2-71.4)
23.7
(21.8-25.8)
2
(1.4-2.8)
3.7
(2.7-4.8)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
117
67.9
(56.1-77.8)
20
(12.4-30.6)
2.9
(0.9-9.1)**
8.7
(4.2-16.9)*
0.5
(0.1-2.3)**
25-34
476
63.9
(57.8-69.5)
27.9
(22.6-34.0)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
5.3
(3.0-9.1)
1.2
(0.5-2.8)*
35-54
1,890
72.1
(69.3-74.7)
21.2
(18.8-23.8)
2.6
(1.7-3.9)
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
1.6
(0.9-2.8)*
55+
2,661
70.2
(67.9-72.4)
24.5
(22.4-26.8)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
2.4
(1.8-3.3)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Sex
Male
1,820
63.2
(59.4-66.8)
28.2
(24.8-31.9)
1.9
(1.2-3.2)
5.3
(3.6-7.7)
1.3
(0.8-2.4)
Female
3,361
75.1
(72.8-77.2)
19.5
(17.5-21.6)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,716
70.2
(68.0-72.4)
23.6
(21.6-25.7)
2
(1.4-2.8)
3.1
(2.4-4.1)
1
(0.8-1.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,091
64
(58.6-69.0)
24.4
(20.1-29.4)
3.3
(2.1-5.2)
6.3
(4.1-9.6)
2
(1.3-3.2)
Hispanic
147
58.3
(45.2-70.4)
15.8
(7.2-31.3)*
0.7
(0.1-3.3)**
8.7
(4.0-17.7)*
16.5
(11.3-23.5)
Other
165
63.3
(53.1-72.3)
25.3
(16.6-36.4)
2.4
(1.0-5.5)*
5.8
(2.4-13.7)*
3.2
(1.5-7.0)*
Educational level
<High School
531
67.7
(60.3-74.3)
22
(16.7-28.6)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)*
6.2
(3.2-11.6)*
3.4
(1.9-6.0)
High School graduate
1,485
65.6
(61.1-69.9)
24.9
(21.0-29.3)
3.3
(2.0-5.4)
4.6
(2.8-7.4)
1.5
(0.8-3.0)*
Some College
1,358
69.2
(65.1-73.0)
24.2
(20.6-28.2)
2
(1.2-3.5)
3.9
(2.4-6.3)
0.6
(0.3-1.4)*
> College Graduate
1,790
73.2
(69.8-76.3)
23.2
(20.1-26.5)
1.5
(0.8-2.9)*
1.6
(0.8-2.9)*
0.5
(0.2-1.2)*
Household Income
< $20,000
844
69.9
(64.2-75.0)
20.2
(16.0-25.2)
2.4
(1.3-4.6)*
5.7
(3.3-9.6)
1.8
(0.9-3.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
959
63.9
(58.3-69.2)
27.2
(22.1-32.9)
2.6
(1.3-5.0)*
4.8
(2.9-7.9)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
$35,000-$50,000
657
71.9
(65.3-77.6)
21.7
(16.9-27.4)
1.6
(0.8-3.3)*
4
(1.6-9.9)*
0.8
(0.3-2.3)**
$50,000-$75,000
765
70.6
(65.0-75.6)
26.2
(21.3-31.8)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
1.9
(0.7-4.6)*
0.4
(0.1-1.0)**
> $75,000
1,300
73.8
(69.9-77.4)
22.1
(18.7-25.8)
0.9
(0.5-1.5)
2.2
(1.1-4.6)*
1
(0.4-2.9)**
Employment status
Employed
2,646
69.8
(67.0-72.6)
22.7
(20.3-25.4)
2.2
(1.4-3.4)
3.8
(2.6-5.5)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
Out of work
307
69
(60.3-76.5)
21.6
(14.8-30.4)
2.6
(1.2-5.3)*
6.7
(3.3-13.5)*
0.1
(0.0-0.5)**
A homemaker
383
68
(59.6-75.4)
28.5
(20.8-37.8)
1.1
(0.3-4.3)**
0.9
(0.2-3.4)**
1.5
(0.4-5.9)**
A student
77
74.6
(59.3-85.6)
22.3
(12.0-37.6)
1.3
(0.4-4.3)**
1.3
(0.3-5.0)**
0.4
(0.0-2.9)**
Retired
1,388
66.8
(63.3-70.1)
27.8
(24.5-31.2)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
2.9
(1.9-4.6)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
Unable to work
367
69.2
(62.6-75.1)
23.4
(18.1-29.7)
1.2
(0.5-3.0)*
2.9
(1.4-5.6)*
3.4
(1.8-6.2)*
Veteran status
Yes
757
68.7
(63.0-74.0)
24.9
(20.2-30.3)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
3
(1.8-4.9)
1.5
(0.7-3.4)*
No
4,422
69.4
(67.0-71.6)
23.6
(21.4-25.8)
2
(1.4-3.0)
3.8
(2.8-5.2)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
717
73.3
(67.6-78.4)
21.5
(17.1-26.7)
1.8
(0.8-3.8)*
2.5
(1.3-4.5)*
0.9
(0.4-2.3)*
No
4,458
68.9
(66.6-71.1)
24
(21.9-26.2)
2.1
(1.4-2.9)
3.8
(2.8-5.1)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
595
73.5
(66.6-79.3)
20.4
(15.4-26.4)
1.6
(0.7-3.5)*
2.3
(1.2-4.2)*
2.3
(1.0-5.5)*
No
4,536
69.2
(66.9-71.3)
23.8
(21.8-26.0)
2.1
(1.4-2.9)
3.8
(2.8-5.1)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
567
73.8
(67.4-79.3)
20.1
(15.3-26.0)
2.1
(1.0-4.4)*
2.9
(1.2-6.7)*
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
No
4,599
68.5
(66.2-70.7)
24.4
(22.3-26.6)
2
(1.4-2.9)
3.8
(2.8-5.1)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,852
68.5
(65.1-71.8)
25.2
(21.8-29.0)
2.1
(1.2-3.4)
2.9
(1.9-4.5)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
No
3,309
69.5
(66.9-72.0)
23.3
(21.0-25.7)
2
(1.4-2.9)
3.9
(2.8-5.4)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
730
64.6
(59.1-69.8)
28.3
(23.3-33.9)
1.9
(0.9-4.1)*
2.5
(1.2-5.4)*
2.6
(1.5-4.6)
No
4,445
69.7
(67.4-71.9)
23.3
(21.2-25.5)
2
(1.5-2.9)
3.8
(2.8-5.1)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
491
67.6
(61.5-73.2)
24.2
(19.1-30.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.7)*
4.3
(2.0-8.9)*
3.1
(1.4-6.5)*
No
4,595
69.6
(67.3-71.8)
23.6
(21.5-25.8)
2.2
(1.5-3.1)
3.7
(2.7-5.0)
1
(0.7-1.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
187
61.5
(50.9-71.1)
24.7
(16.8-34.6)
1.3
(0.4-4.5)**
8.4
(3.5-18.7)*
4.2
(1.9-9.2)*
No
4,846
69.8
(67.5-71.9)
23.6
(21.6-25.8)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
3.5
(2.6-4.8)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
578
77.3
(72.9-81.3)
17
(13.5-21.1)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)*
2.6
(1.5-4.6)
2.2
(1.0-4.9)*
No
4,588
68.6
(66.3-70.9)
24.3
(22.2-26.5)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
3.7
(2.8-5.0)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions GEORGIA, 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
5,122
24.8
(22.9-26.7)
33.4
(31.4-35.5)
4.5
(3.5-5.7)
23.2
(21.4-25.1)
14.1
(12.5-15.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
115
23.8
(14.2-37.0)
35.2
(24.9-47.0)
3.9
(1.2-12.3)**
23.4
(14.9-34.6)
13.8
(6.2-27.7)*
25-34
470
21.2
(16.6-26.6)
31.7
(26.5-37.3)
6.5
(3.7-11.0)
24.7
(19.9-30.4)
16
(11.7-21.3)
35-54
1,889
23.9
(21.4-26.5)
34.6
(31.9-37.5)
3.6
(2.7-4.8)
23.8
(21.5-26.3)
14.1
(12.2-16.3)
55+
2,613
29.6
(27.5-31.9)
32.6
(30.3-35.0)
4.3
(3.4-5.4)
21
(19.2-23.0)
12.4
(10.9-14.1)
Sex
Male
1,810
26.7
(23.5-30.2)
36.3
(32.9-39.9)
4.4
(2.8-6.6)
22.1
(19.1-25.4)
10.5
(8.1-13.6)
Female
3,312
23
(21.0-25.1)
30.7
(28.5-32.9)
4.6
(3.6-5.9)
24.3
(22.3-26.4)
17.5
(15.6-19.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,672
21.8
(20.0-23.6)
35.8
(33.6-38.2)
4
(3.2-5.0)
26.2
(24.3-28.3)
12.2
(10.7-13.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,082
28.5
(23.9-33.4)
31.3
(27.0-36.0)
4.8
(2.9-8.0)
19.4
(15.5-24.0)
16
(12.5-20.3)
Hispanic
147
33.4
(23.1-45.5)
19.9
(12.6-29.9)
9.9
(3.6-24.2)*
13.5
(7.0-24.3)*
23.4
(12.9-38.7)
Other
164
28.6
(19.7-39.5)
31.4
(21.9-42.7)
2.7
(1.0-7.5)**
20.2
(12.0-32.1)
17.1
(11.0-25.6)
Educational level
<High School
525
34.9
(28.5-41.9)
30.8
(24.4-38.0)
9.2
(3.9-20.2)*
11.1
(7.2-16.7)
14
(9.2-20.8)
High School graduate
1,475
33.4
(29.2-37.9)
29.8
(26.1-33.9)
4.1
(2.6-6.2)
17.9
(15.0-21.2)
14.8
(11.1-19.6)
Some College
1,336
20.7
(17.8-23.9)
34.7
(30.9-38.8)
3.3
(2.4-4.5)
26.5
(22.7-30.8)
14.7
(12.2-17.6)
> College Graduate
1,771
18.5
(15.8-21.5)
35.6
(32.4-39.0)
4.4
(3.3-5.9)
28.2
(25.2-31.3)
13.3
(11.2-15.8)
Household Income
< $20,000
834
33.2
(28.0-38.8)
30.2
(25.0-35.9)
6.6
(3.2-12.9)*
15.4
(11.5-20.4)
14.6
(11.2-19.0)
$20,000-$35,000
948
29.8
(24.6-35.6)
30.3
(25.8-35.2)
3.5
(2.2-5.7)
18.9
(15.2-23.4)
17.5
(12.9-23.2)
$35,000-$50,000
647
24.9
(20.1-30.4)
27.7
(22.7-33.5)
2.7
(1.6-4.5)
27.3
(21.6-33.8)
17.4
(11.7-25.0)
$50,000-$75,000
756
20.7
(17.3-24.7)
38.6
(33.3-44.2)
4.9
(2.2-10.2)*
24
(20.1-28.4)
11.8
(8.6-16.0)
> $75,000
1,294
19.8
(16.5-23.5)
36.7
(33.0-40.6)
3.9
(2.8-5.4)
26.8
(23.5-30.3)
12.8
(10.6-15.4)
Employment status
Employed
2,636
21.8
(19.6-24.2)
35.4
(32.7-38.2)
5.2
(3.8-7.0)
23.8
(21.5-26.4)
13.8
(11.8-16.0)
Out of work
301
32.4
(24.2-41.9)
31.9
(24.0-40.9)
2.4
(1.1-4.8)*
20.8
(14.5-29.0)
12.5
(7.6-19.9)
A homemaker
376
21.6
(16.1-28.2)
30.5
(24.3-37.6)
2.8
(1.3-5.5)*
25.3
(19.9-31.7)
19.8
(11.7-31.6)
A student
75
27.6
(13.1-49.1)*
27.1
(15.9-42.1)
4.9
(1.4-15.8)**
32.3
(18.6-49.9)
8.1
(3.5-17.7)*
Retired
1,363
32.9
(29.9-36.1)
31
(28.1-34.2)
4.3
(3.2-5.7)
19.6
(17.2-22.3)
12.2
(9.9-14.8)
Unable to work
360
28.4
(22.6-35.1)
25.4
(19.7-32.1)
2.8
(1.4-5.5)*
19.4
(14.6-25.3)
23.9
(17.8-31.4)
Veteran status
Yes
755
26.2
(21.8-31.0)
33.3
(28.6-38.3)
3.2
(2.1-4.8)
21.1
(17.3-25.5)
16.2
(11.1-23.1)
No
4,365
24.6
(22.5-26.7)
33.4
(31.2-35.7)
4.7
(3.6-6.0)
23.5
(21.6-25.6)
13.8
(12.2-15.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
707
34
(27.6-41.0)
31.9
(26.8-37.6)
3
(1.7-5.0)
16
(13.0-19.6)
15.1
(11.8-19.2)
No
4,409
23.8
(21.9-25.8)
33.6
(31.4-35.8)
4.7
(3.6-6.0)
23.9
(22.0-26.0)
14
(12.3-15.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
590
34
(26.5-42.3)
28.1
(23.0-33.9)
2.6
(1.4-4.9)*
18.6
(14.4-23.7)
16.7
(12.4-22.1)
No
4,480
24
(22.1-26.0)
33.8
(31.7-36.0)
4.7
(3.6-5.9)
23.6
(21.7-25.6)
14
(12.3-15.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
549
25.4
(19.0-33.0)
32.1
(26.2-38.6)
5
(2.8-8.8)
18.9
(14.5-24.2)
18.7
(14.3-24.0)
No
4,558
24.8
(22.9-26.8)
33.4
(31.3-35.6)
4.5
(3.4-5.7)
23.9
(21.9-25.9)
13.5
(11.8-15.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,821
26.4
(23.7-29.3)
31.9
(28.8-35.3)
3.4
(2.5-4.5)
20.8
(18.4-23.4)
17.5
(14.2-21.3)
No
3,281
24.2
(22.0-26.7)
34
(31.5-36.5)
4.8
(3.6-6.4)
23.9
(21.7-26.3)
13
(11.2-15.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
712
23.1
(19.1-27.6)
27.7
(23.7-32.1)
5
(3.0-8.3)
27.5
(22.2-33.4)
16.7
(13.0-21.3)
No
4,405
24.9
(22.9-27.1)
33.9
(31.7-36.2)
4.4
(3.4-5.7)
22.8
(20.9-24.8)
13.9
(12.2-15.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
482
20.8
(16.0-26.5)
29.2
(23.0-36.2)
3.1
(1.7-5.3)
22.3
(17.0-28.8)
24.7
(19.9-30.2)
No
4,545
25.1
(23.1-27.2)
33.7
(31.5-35.9)
4.7
(3.6-6.0)
23.3
(21.4-25.3)
13.3
(11.6-15.2)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
180
21
(13.9-30.5)
21.4
(13.4-32.4)
0.5
(0.1-1.9)**
25
(15.1-38.5)
32.1
(23.0-42.9)
No
4,800
24.6
(22.6-26.6)
33.9
(31.8-36.1)
4.7
(3.7-5.9)
23.4
(21.5-25.3)
13.5
(11.9-15.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
564
16.1
(12.6-20.4)
27.9
(23.0-33.4)
4.4
(2.6-7.4)
24
(19.6-29.2)
27.5
(22.1-33.7)
No
4,541
25.5
(23.5-27.6)
33.9
(31.7-36.1)
4.5
(3.5-5.8)
23.1
(21.2-25.2)
13
(11.3-14.8)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions GEORGIA, 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
5,181
69.4
(67.2-71.5)
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
2
(1.5-2.6)
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
117
62.5
(50.5-73.1)
22
(14.2-32.6)
3.5
(1.0-11.5)**
11.1
(5.4-21.5)*
0.9
(0.2-3.7)**
25-34
476
63.6
(57.3-69.4)
27.7
(22.3-33.8)
1.7
(1.0-3.1)*
5.7
(3.2-10.0)
1.3
(0.5-3.1)*
35-54
1,890
73.8
(71.1-76.4)
20.2
(17.9-22.7)
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
2.4
(1.5-3.7)
1.3
(0.7-2.4)*
55+
2,661
70
(67.7-72.2)
24.7
(22.6-26.9)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Sex
Male
1,820
63.2
(59.4-66.9)
28
(24.6-31.6)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
5.6
(3.8-8.2)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
Female
3,361
75.1
(72.9-77.1)
19.2
(17.3-21.2)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
2.3
(1.7-3.3)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,716
73.2
(71.1-75.3)
22
(20.1-24.1)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
2.4
(1.7-3.3)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
1,091
63.8
(58.6-68.7)
25.7
(21.4-30.4)
2.8
(1.5-4.9)
6
(3.6-9.9)
1.7
(1.0-3.0)
Hispanic
147
61.1
(47.5-73.2)
22.9
(12.9-37.4)
0.8
(0.2-3.2)**
9.4
(3.7-21.8)*
5.8
(2.4-13.4)*
Other
165
65.9
(54.5-75.7)
24.7
(15.8-36.3)
2.2
(0.9-5.7)*
5.1
(1.8-13.4)**
2.2
(0.8-5.7)*
Educational level
<High School
531
61.4
(53.8-68.5)
23.4
(18.3-29.5)
1.1
(0.5-2.5)*
8.8
(4.6-16.2)*
5.3
(3.0-9.1)
High School graduate
1,485
63.7
(58.9-68.1)
25.5
(21.5-29.8)
3.5
(2.2-5.8)
5.6
(3.4-9.1)
1.8
(0.9-3.3)*
Some College
1,358
69.8
(65.6-73.7)
23.7
(20.1-27.8)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
4
(2.4-6.4)
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
> College Graduate
1,790
75.3
(72.0-78.3)
21.7
(18.8-25.0)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)*
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
Household Income
< $20,000
844
65.6
(59.8-71.0)
21.7
(17.4-26.8)
2.6
(1.5-4.5)
7.2
(4.4-11.8)
2.9
(1.5-5.4)*
$20,000-$35,000
959
61.2
(55.2-66.8)
28.3
(23.1-34.3)
2.7
(1.5-5.0)*
5.9
(3.6-9.4)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
$35,000-$50,000
657
70.8
(64.4-76.5)
22
(17.5-27.3)
1.7
(0.9-3.4)*
4.6
(1.7-11.8)**
0.8
(0.3-2.4)**
$50,000-$75,000
765
72.4
(66.9-77.3)
24.4
(19.7-29.9)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
1.8
(0.7-4.5)*
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
> $75,000
1,300
76.3
(72.6-79.7)
20
(16.9-23.5)
0.8
(0.5-1.4)
2
(1.0-4.2)*
0.8
(0.3-2.1)**
Employment status
Employed
2,646
70.8
(68.0-73.4)
22.2
(19.9-24.7)
2
(1.4-3.0)
3.8
(2.6-5.5)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
Out of work
307
61.3
(51.6-70.2)
25
(17.4-34.5)
3.4
(1.6-6.8)*
10.2
(4.9-19.9)*
0.2
(0.0-0.7)**
A homemaker
383
71.9
(61.9-80.1)
24.9
(16.8-35.2)
1
(0.3-3.6)**
0.8
(0.2-2.8)**
1.5
(0.4-5.6)**
A student
77
64
(46.9-78.2)
31.8
(18.3-49.3)
1.8
(0.6-5.3)**
2
(0.6-6.8)**
0.4
(0.1-2.7)**
Retired
1,388
69.9
(66.8-72.9)
24.4
(21.6-27.3)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
2.9
(1.9-4.4)
1.2
(0.6-2.3)*
Unable to work
367
63.6
(56.8-70.0)
24.9
(19.6-31.1)
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
3.8
(1.9-7.3)*
6.2
(3.4-11.0)
Veteran status
Yes
757
67.2
(62.2-71.9)
25.5
(21.3-30.2)
2
(1.2-3.2)
3.6
(2.2-5.8)
1.7
(0.8-3.7)*
No
4,422
69.7
(67.3-72.0)
23.1
(21.0-25.3)
2
(1.4-2.7)
4
(2.9-5.4)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
717
72.3
(67.4-76.7)
21.2
(17.5-25.5)
1.9
(0.9-3.8)*
3.1
(1.8-5.4)
1.5
(0.6-3.5)*
No
4,458
69.1
(66.7-71.4)
23.6
(21.5-25.8)
2
(1.5-2.7)
4
(2.9-5.4)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
595
71.2
(65.3-76.5)
20.7
(16.5-25.7)
1.7
(0.8-3.5)*
2.9
(1.7-5.0)
3.5
(1.5-8.1)*
No
4,536
69.4
(67.1-71.7)
23.4
(21.4-25.5)
2
(1.5-2.7)
4
(2.9-5.4)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
567
72.6
(66.3-78.1)
20.9
(16.0-26.7)
2.2
(1.1-4.5)*
3.2
(1.3-7.4)*
1.2
(0.4-3.2)**
No
4,599
68.8
(66.5-71.1)
23.8
(21.8-26.0)
2
(1.4-2.7)
4
(3.0-5.5)
1.4
(0.9-2.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,852
70.3
(66.6-73.8)
23.1
(19.7-26.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
3
(2.0-4.6)
1.6
(1.0-2.7)
No
3,309
69.1
(66.5-71.6)
23.4
(21.2-25.8)
2
(1.4-2.9)
4.2
(3.0-5.9)
1.3
(0.8-1.9)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
730
68.3
(62.8-73.3)
25.3
(20.5-30.7)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
2.3
(1.1-5.0)*
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
No
4,445
69.5
(67.1-71.7)
23.2
(21.2-25.4)
2
(1.5-2.7)
4.1
(3.0-5.5)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
491
65.3
(58.4-71.6)
24.6
(19.2-30.9)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
5.2
(2.4-11.0)*
4
(1.9-8.3)*
No
4,595
69.9
(67.5-72.1)
23.1
(21.1-25.3)
2.1
(1.5-2.8)
3.8
(2.8-5.2)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
187
56
(44.5-66.8)
25.3
(17.1-35.7)
1.6
(0.5-5.3)**
11.1
(4.3-25.6)*
6.1
(2.9-12.4)*
No
4,846
70
(67.7-72.1)
23.1
(21.2-25.2)
2
(1.5-2.7)
3.7
(2.7-5.0)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
578
79.8
(75.5-83.5)
14.9
(11.8-18.6)
0.7
(0.3-1.8)*
2.3
(1.3-4.1)
2.3
(1.0-5.1)*
No
4,588
68.5
(66.2-70.7)
24.1
(22.0-26.3)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
4.1
(3.0-5.5)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)

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† 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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