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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 † IOWA, 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
4,779
22.7
(21.2-24.3)
40
(38.2-41.8)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
24.9
(23.4-26.4)
10.9
(9.9-12.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
176
17.8
(12.6-24.6)
49.8
(41.8-57.9)
0.8
(0.1-5.5)**
22
(16.3-28.9)
9.5
(5.7-15.7)
25-34
520
23.8
(19.8-28.3)
42
(37.4-46.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.6)*
25.3
(21.6-29.5)
7.7
(5.6-10.3)
35-54
1,861
22.7
(20.6-25.0)
36.5
(34.1-38.9)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
26.7
(24.6-28.9)
11.9
(10.3-13.6)
55+
2,209
24.9
(23.0-27.0)
39.2
(37.0-41.5)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
22.9
(21.1-24.9)
11.8
(10.4-13.3)
Sex
Male
1,846
24.9
(22.4-27.4)
43
(40.2-45.9)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
21.9
(19.8-24.1)
8.7
(7.1-10.5)
Female
2,933
20.7
(19.0-22.5)
37.1
(35.0-39.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.2)
27.7
(25.8-29.8)
13
(11.6-14.5)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,504
19.2
(17.8-20.6)
42
(40.2-43.9)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
26.7
(25.1-28.3)
10.6
(9.5-11.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
64
25.1
(12.2-44.5)*
34.7
(19.3-54.1)
1.9
(0.3-12.6)**
19.1
(10.4-32.3)
19.2
(10.1-33.5)*
Hispanic
109
42.7
(32.1-54.1)
19.9
(12.9-29.4)
2.4
(0.8-7.4)**
20.6
(13.5-30.3)
14.3
(6.7-28.0)*
Other
88
34
(21.3-49.5)
32
(21.1-45.3)
0.2
(0.2-0.3)
18.4
(10.0-31.4)
15.4
(9.6-23.7)
Educational level
<High School
317
33.8
(27.4-40.7)
34
(26.7-42.2)
2.2
(0.6-7.8)**
17.2
(11.8-24.3)
12.9
(8.6-18.9)
High School graduate
1,747
27.6
(25.0-30.5)
39.3
(36.4-42.3)
1.1
(0.6-1.7)
21.5
(19.3-23.9)
10.5
(8.7-12.5)
Some College
1,301
21.8
(19.0-24.9)
39.5
(36.1-43.0)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
25.9
(23.0-28.9)
11.6
(9.7-13.8)
> College Graduate
1,406
14.4
(12.3-16.8)
43.3
(40.3-46.3)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
29.6
(26.9-32.4)
10.6
(8.9-12.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
618
27.9
(23.7-32.4)
33.5
(28.3-39.0)
1.5
(0.3-6.5)**
21.9
(18.0-26.4)
15.2
(12.1-19.0)
$20,000-$35,000
931
24.2
(20.7-28.0)
36.7
(32.7-40.8)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
24.4
(21.2-27.9)
14.1
(11.1-17.7)
$35,000-$50,000
750
21.8
(18.3-25.8)
41.7
(37.3-46.2)
2.4
(1.4-3.9)
23.4
(20.1-27.1)
10.7
(8.5-13.4)
$50,000-$75,000
876
19.5
(16.6-22.7)
44.3
(40.5-48.2)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
24.8
(21.8-28.2)
9.5
(7.6-11.7)
> $75,000
1,057
20.6
(17.7-23.8)
41.5
(38.0-45.0)
1.3
(0.7-2.2)
28.1
(25.1-31.3)
8.6
(6.8-10.7)
Employment status
Employed
2,893
23
(21.1-25.1)
40.1
(37.9-42.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
25
(23.2-26.8)
10.2
(8.9-11.6)
Out of work
115
18.1
(10.1-30.3)
43.4
(30.9-56.8)
0.8
(0.2-4.0)**
18.2
(11.8-26.9)
19.6
(13.0-28.3)
A homemaker
268
25.7
(20.4-31.8)
36.4
(30.3-43.0)
1.2
(0.4-3.3)**
27.2
(21.9-33.2)
9.5
(6.5-13.7)
A student
89
20.7
(12.3-32.8)
44.7
(32.9-57.1)
2.3
(0.3-14.4)**
22.9
(14.7-33.9)
9.4
(3.9-21.0)*
Retired
1,234
23.2
(20.8-25.8)
41.1
(37.9-44.3)
1
(0.6-1.6)
24.3
(21.6-27.2)
10.4
(8.6-12.5)
Unable to work
179
19.6
(13.8-27.2)
25.9
(18.9-34.4)
0.5
(0.1-2.3)**
28.2
(20.7-37.3)
25.7
(19.6-32.9)
Veteran status
Yes
578
20
(16.7-23.8)
35
(30.5-39.8)
1.5
(0.8-3.1)*
31.4
(26.7-36.5)
12.1
(8.7-16.6)
No
4,201
23.1
(21.5-24.8)
40.6
(38.7-42.5)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
24
(22.5-25.6)
10.8
(9.7-12.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
420
21.5
(17.5-26.1)
38.9
(33.8-44.3)
0.6
(0.3-1.4)*
26.9
(22.3-32.0)
12.1
(9.3-15.4)
No
4,355
22.8
(21.2-24.5)
40
(38.2-41.9)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
24.7
(23.2-26.3)
10.8
(9.7-12.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
484
24
(20.4-28.0)
36.1
(31.3-41.2)
0.4
(0.1-1.9)**
25.2
(20.9-30.0)
14.4
(11.2-18.3)
No
4,256
22.5
(20.9-24.2)
40.3
(38.4-42.2)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
24.9
(23.4-26.5)
10.7
(9.6-11.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
498
25
(20.5-30.2)
35.9
(30.5-41.6)
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
23.3
(19.1-28.2)
15.3
(12.1-19.2)
No
4,271
22.5
(20.9-24.1)
40.4
(38.5-42.3)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
25.1
(23.6-26.7)
10.5
(9.4-11.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,646
19.5
(17.5-21.7)
36.3
(33.5-39.2)
1.1
(0.6-1.8)
27.7
(25.2-30.3)
15.5
(13.4-17.7)
No
3,122
24
(22.1-26.0)
41.2
(39.1-43.5)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
23.9
(22.1-25.7)
9.3
(8.1-10.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
355
15.6
(11.5-20.8)
32.3
(25.7-39.6)
2.9
(0.9-9.1)**
29.5
(23.7-36.0)
19.7
(15.5-24.8)
No
4,353
23.4
(21.8-25.0)
40.6
(38.7-42.5)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
24.4
(22.9-26.0)
10.2
(9.1-11.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
119
12.6
(7.8-19.9)
39.7
(29.1-51.2)
3.1
(0.8-11.1)**
24.4
(16.0-35.5)
20.2
(14.1-28.0)
No
4,580
23.1
(21.5-24.7)
40
(38.1-41.8)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
24.9
(23.4-26.4)
10.6
(9.6-11.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
616
19
(15.2-23.3)
32.1
(27.5-37.0)
2.2
(0.8-5.7)*
27.7
(23.3-32.5)
19.1
(15.8-23.0)
No
4,143
23.2
(21.6-24.9)
41
(39.1-42.9)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
24.5
(23.0-26.1)
9.9
(8.8-11.1)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † IOWA, 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
4,804
67.9
(66.2-69.6)
26.3
(24.7-28.0)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.5
(2.8-4.4)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
174
56.1
(48.2-63.8)
37.7
(30.2-45.8)
0.2
(0.0-1.1)**
4
(1.7-9.1)*
2
(0.6-6.4)**
25-34
517
60.7
(56.0-65.2)
30.9
(26.6-35.5)
1.3
(0.5-3.7)**
6.4
(4.1-9.8)
0.7
(0.2-2.6)**
35-54
1,872
71.6
(69.2-73.9)
22.6
(20.5-24.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
3.3
(2.4-4.5)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
55+
2,228
72
(69.9-74.0)
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
0.4
(0.2-1.1)*
2.4
(1.8-3.2)
1.8
(1.2-2.7)
Sex
Male
1,852
57.4
(54.6-60.2)
34.3
(31.6-37.2)
1
(0.6-1.8)
5
(3.7-6.7)
2.2
(1.4-3.4)
Female
2,952
77.7
(75.7-79.5)
18.8
(17.1-20.6)
0.2
(0.1-0.4)*
2.2
(1.6-3.0)
1.2
(0.7-2.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,527
68.9
(67.1-70.6)
26.9
(25.2-28.6)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
2.7
(2.1-3.4)
0.9
(0.7-1.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
66
71.6
(53.7-84.5)
16.7
(7.6-32.7)*
0
(0.0-0.0)
4.3
(1.0-16.7)**
7.4
(1.6-28.3)**
Hispanic
106
68.4
(58.2-77.1)
15.1
(9.2-23.6)
0.2
(0.0-1.4)**
10.3
(4.9-20.2)*
6.1
(2.3-15.0)*
Other
90
60.6
(47.5-72.2)
25.3
(15.0-39.4)
0.1
(0.1-0.2)
12.5
(4.7-29.2)*
1.5
(0.3-7.0)**
Educational level
<High School
331
61.7
(54.0-68.9)
25.4
(18.9-33.2)
0.3
(0.1-0.8)**
5.1
(2.4-10.5)*
7.5
(5.0-11.2)
High School graduate
1,733
62.5
(59.6-65.3)
31.5
(28.7-34.4)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
4
(3.0-5.4)
1.6
(0.9-2.8)*
Some College
1,316
67.7
(64.3-71.0)
25.4
(22.4-28.8)
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
4.5
(2.9-6.7)
1.2
(0.7-2.3)*
> College Graduate
1,417
74.3
(71.5-77.0)
22.3
(19.8-25.1)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
Household Income
< $20,000
621
62.6
(57.4-67.6)
27.4
(22.8-32.6)
0.2
(0.1-0.7)**
4.7
(2.8-7.9)
5
(2.6-9.4)*
$20,000-$35,000
936
65.3
(61.3-69.1)
29
(25.2-33.0)
0.1
(0.0-0.8)**
3.4
(2.2-5.3)
2.2
(1.3-3.7)
$35,000-$50,000
750
65.3
(60.8-69.5)
28.9
(24.8-33.3)
0.7
(0.1-3.4)**
4.4
(2.7-7.0)
0.9
(0.3-2.4)**
$50,000-$75,000
881
70.7
(66.9-74.2)
24.7
(21.3-28.4)
0.7
(0.2-2.0)**
2.7
(1.6-4.5)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
> $75,000
1,060
74.5
(71.1-77.6)
22.1
(19.1-25.3)
0.8
(0.3-1.9)*
2.3
(1.2-4.1)*
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
Employment status
Employed
2,907
66.6
(64.5-68.7)
27.7
(25.6-29.8)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
3.6
(2.7-4.8)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Out of work
114
66.5
(53.9-77.2)
21.6
(11.8-36.2)
1.9
(0.3-12.8)**
5.1
(2.1-11.8)*
4.8
(1.0-19.9)**
A homemaker
261
72.2
(65.3-78.1)
25.4
(19.6-32.2)
0.5
(0.1-3.3)**
0.9
(0.2-3.5)**
1.1
(0.3-4.5)**
A student
89
79
(69.1-86.4)
17.6
(10.9-27.0)
0
(0.0-0.0)
3.2
(1.0-10.1)**
0.1
(0.0-1.0)**
Retired
1,248
67.9
(64.9-70.8)
26.1
(23.4-29.0)
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
3.3
(2.3-4.7)
2.4
(1.5-4.0)
Unable to work
184
68.2
(59.7-75.6)
22.8
(16.2-31.0)
0
(0.0-0.0)
5.1
(2.0-12.6)*
3.9
(1.9-7.7)*
Veteran status
Yes
576
61.9
(57.3-66.2)
29.1
(24.9-33.7)
1.5
(0.5-4.2)**
4.7
(2.6-8.2)
2.9
(1.7-4.8)
No
4,227
68.8
(66.9-70.6)
25.9
(24.2-27.8)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
427
72.2
(67.2-76.7)
23.1
(18.9-28.0)
0.5
(0.1-1.8)**
2.3
(1.1-4.7)*
1.9
(0.7-4.8)*
No
4,373
67.5
(65.7-69.3)
26.5
(24.8-28.3)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
3.6
(2.9-4.6)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
490
65.7
(61.0-70.2)
28.6
(24.3-33.3)
0.1
(0.0-0.9)**
3.3
(2.0-5.7)
2.1
(1.1-4.3)*
No
4,276
68.1
(66.2-69.8)
26.1
(24.4-27.9)
0.6
(0.4-1.1)
3.6
(2.8-4.6)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
505
74.1
(68.8-78.7)
20.1
(15.7-25.4)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
4.1
(2.2-7.5)*
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
No
4,292
67.1
(65.3-68.9)
27
(25.2-28.8)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
3.4
(2.7-4.4)
1.8
(1.2-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,660
71.4
(68.6-74.0)
23.4
(20.9-26.2)
0.4
(0.1-1.1)**
2.8
(2.0-3.9)
2
(1.3-3.1)
No
3,133
66.7
(64.6-68.8)
27.3
(25.3-29.3)
0.7
(0.4-1.2)
3.8
(2.9-5.0)
1.6
(1.0-2.5)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
356
71.3
(64.5-77.2)
21.7
(15.9-28.8)
0.3
(0.0-2.1)**
4
(2.0-7.6)*
2.8
(1.5-5.3)*
No
4,373
67.7
(65.9-69.5)
26.6
(24.9-28.3)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.5
(2.7-4.4)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
119
54.8
(44.3-64.9)
30.2
(20.7-41.7)
0.3
(0.2-0.3)
5
(2.3-10.5)*
9.7
(5.8-15.9)
No
4,605
68.3
(66.6-70.0)
26
(24.3-27.7)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
3.4
(2.7-4.4)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
621
80.9
(76.2-84.8)
13.4
(9.9-17.9)
0.1
(0.1-0.1)
3.4
(1.9-6.0)
2.3
(1.1-4.5)*
No
4,162
66.3
(64.4-68.1)
27.9
(26.1-29.7)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
3.6
(2.8-4.5)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions IOWA, 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
4,779
20.8
(19.4-22.3)
41
(39.2-42.8)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
25.9
(24.4-27.4)
10.8
(9.7-11.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
176
18.6
(12.9-26.1)
49.6
(41.3-57.9)
0.9
(0.1-6.1)**
21.3
(15.6-28.4)
9.6
(5.7-15.7)
25-34
520
20.5
(16.9-24.7)
43.5
(38.9-48.3)
1.3
(0.6-2.6)*
27.2
(23.2-31.5)
7.6
(5.5-10.2)
35-54
1,861
19.4
(17.5-21.5)
38.1
(35.7-40.6)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
28.7
(26.5-31.0)
11.5
(10.0-13.2)
55+
2,209
23.5
(21.6-25.5)
39.6
(37.3-41.9)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
23.7
(21.8-25.7)
12.1
(10.7-13.6)
Sex
Male
1,846
22.8
(20.5-25.4)
44.5
(41.6-47.4)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
22.7
(20.6-25.0)
8.4
(6.9-10.2)
Female
2,933
19
(17.3-20.7)
37.7
(35.6-39.9)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
28.8
(26.8-30.9)
13
(11.6-14.4)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,504
19.6
(18.2-21.0)
42
(40.2-43.9)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
26.5
(24.9-28.1)
10.4
(9.4-11.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
64
25.7
(12.4-45.8)*
34.7
(19.6-53.6)
2
(0.3-13.3)**
18.4
(9.8-31.8)*
19.2
(9.7-34.2)*
Hispanic
109
48.7
(37.1-60.3)
19
(12.3-28.2)
2.2
(0.7-6.7)**
17.2
(10.9-26.1)
12.9
(6.1-25.2)*
Other
88
31.5
(19.2-47.2)
33.1
(22.2-46.2)
0
-
19.7
(10.8-33.3)
15.6
(9.5-24.4)
Educational level
<High School
317
35
(28.0-42.7)
34.4
(26.5-43.2)
2.3
(0.6-8.2)**
16.1
(11.0-23.0)
12.2
(8.0-18.0)
High School graduate
1,747
26.4
(23.8-29.1)
40.1
(37.2-43.1)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
22
(19.7-24.4)
10.4
(8.7-12.3)
Some College
1,301
18.9
(16.3-21.8)
40.5
(37.0-44.0)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
27.8
(24.8-31.0)
11.6
(9.7-13.8)
> College Graduate
1,406
11.8
(10.1-13.9)
44.5
(41.5-47.5)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
31.6
(28.9-34.5)
10
(8.4-11.8)
Household Income
< $20,000
618
30.7
(25.9-36.0)
32.8
(27.6-38.4)
1.5
(0.3-6.4)**
20.5
(16.7-24.8)
14.5
(11.4-18.2)
$20,000-$35,000
931
25
(21.4-29.0)
37.1
(33.1-41.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
23.8
(20.6-27.4)
13.4
(10.6-16.8)
$35,000-$50,000
750
20.2
(16.9-24.0)
42.8
(38.2-47.6)
2.4
(1.5-4.0)
24.1
(20.7-28.0)
10.4
(8.2-13.0)
$50,000-$75,000
876
16.4
(13.8-19.3)
45.2
(41.3-49.1)
1.9
(1.1-3.3)
26.9
(23.6-30.5)
9.6
(7.8-11.9)
> $75,000
1,057
15.8
(13.4-18.4)
43.1
(39.5-46.6)
1.3
(0.7-2.2)
31.3
(28.1-34.7)
8.6
(6.9-10.7)
Employment status
Employed
2,893
19.4
(17.7-21.2)
42
(39.8-44.3)
1.7
(1.3-2.3)
27
(25.1-28.9)
9.9
(8.7-11.3)
Out of work
115
19
(10.5-31.8)
43.3
(30.0-57.7)
0.7
(0.1-4.6)**
17.6
(11.2-26.5)
19.4
(12.5-28.9)
A homemaker
268
23.8
(18.3-30.2)
33.7
(27.8-40.1)
1.2
(0.4-3.4)**
30.4
(24.5-36.9)
11
(7.5-15.7)
A student
89
18.2
(10.2-30.4)
49.8
(37.4-62.1)
2.2
(0.3-13.7)**
22.7
(14.1-34.3)
7.2
(3.0-16.5)*
Retired
1,234
26.4
(23.8-29.2)
39.2
(36.2-42.2)
1
(0.6-1.7)
22.5
(20.0-25.1)
10.9
(9.1-13.0)
Unable to work
179
22.2
(15.5-30.6)
24.2
(17.6-32.3)
0.4
(0.1-3.1)**
25.9
(18.8-34.5)
27.3
(20.7-35.1)
Veteran status
Yes
578
22
(18.4-26.1)
38.2
(33.6-43.1)
1.7
(0.8-3.4)*
28.3
(23.9-33.1)
9.8
(7.1-13.5)
No
4,201
20.7
(19.1-22.3)
41.4
(39.5-43.3)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
25.5
(23.9-27.2)
10.9
(9.8-12.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
420
23.8
(19.5-28.8)
37.4
(32.3-42.8)
0.4
(0.1-1.7)**
25.7
(21.3-30.7)
12.6
(9.8-16.2)
No
4,355
20.6
(19.1-22.2)
41.3
(39.4-43.2)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
25.9
(24.3-27.5)
10.6
(9.6-11.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
484
27.8
(23.7-32.4)
35
(30.3-40.1)
0.4
(0.1-2.1)**
22.7
(18.8-27.3)
14
(10.9-17.8)
No
4,256
20.2
(18.7-21.8)
41.5
(39.6-43.4)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
26.2
(24.6-27.9)
10.5
(9.4-11.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
498
23.3
(18.7-28.6)
36
(30.5-41.8)
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
24.5
(20.1-29.6)
15.7
(12.4-19.7)
No
4,271
20.6
(19.1-22.1)
41.5
(39.6-43.4)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
26
(24.5-27.7)
10.2
(9.2-11.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,646
20.8
(18.6-23.1)
35.7
(33.0-38.6)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
26.9
(24.5-29.6)
15.4
(13.4-17.6)
No
3,122
20.9
(19.1-22.8)
43
(40.8-45.3)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
25.4
(23.6-27.3)
9
(7.9-10.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
355
15
(11.0-20.1)
31.9
(25.0-39.6)
2.9
(0.9-8.9)**
30.2
(24.1-37.1)
20.1
(15.7-25.4)
No
4,353
21.3
(19.8-22.9)
41.8
(40.0-43.7)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
25.5
(23.9-27.1)
10
(8.9-11.1)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
119
14.1
(8.3-22.9)
38.2
(27.4-50.4)
3.2
(0.9-11.3)**
23.4
(15.2-34.1)
21.1
(14.5-29.7)
No
4,580
20.9
(19.5-22.5)
41
(39.2-42.9)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
26
(24.5-27.6)
10.5
(9.5-11.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
616
17.1
(13.6-21.4)
31.4
(26.9-36.2)
2.2
(0.8-5.7)*
29.3
(24.7-34.4)
20
(16.5-24.0)
No
4,143
21.3
(19.8-23.0)
42.3
(40.4-44.3)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
25.4
(23.8-27.0)
9.5
(8.5-10.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions IOWA, 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
4,804
68.1
(66.3-69.9)
26.6
(24.9-28.4)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.4
(2.7-4.2)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
174
52.9
(44.4-61.1)
40.6
(32.6-49.1)
0.2
(0.0-1.3)**
4.4
(1.9-10.0)*
2
(0.6-6.7)**
25-34
517
62.5
(57.7-67.1)
30.2
(25.9-34.8)
1.2
(0.4-3.4)**
5.6
(3.6-8.6)
0.5
(0.1-1.9)**
35-54
1,872
73.2
(70.8-75.4)
22.1
(20.0-24.3)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
2.9
(2.1-3.9)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
55+
2,228
71.4
(69.3-73.5)
24.2
(22.3-26.3)
0.5
(0.2-1.1)*
2.4
(1.8-3.2)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Sex
Male
1,852
57.7
(54.7-60.5)
34.8
(32.0-37.7)
1
(0.6-1.8)
4.8
(3.6-6.4)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Female
2,952
77.8
(75.9-79.7)
19
(17.3-20.8)
0.2
(0.1-0.4)*
2.1
(1.5-2.8)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,527
68.7
(66.9-70.5)
27.1
(25.3-28.9)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
2.7
(2.1-3.4)
0.9
(0.6-1.2)
Black, non-Hispanic
66
64.1
(45.3-79.3)
19.4
(8.8-37.5)*
0
-
6.3
(1.7-20.9)**
10.3
(2.6-33.2)**
Hispanic
106
57.9
(45.8-69.1)
16.9
(10.4-26.3)
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
15.2
(7.6-28.2)*
9.8
(3.9-22.3)*
Other
90
59.2
(44.6-72.4)
27
(16.3-41.4)
0
-
12.2
(4.1-30.8)**
1.6
(0.3-7.0)**
Educational level
<High School
331
58.7
(50.4-66.6)
29.1
(22.0-37.4)
0.2
(0.0-1.1)**
6.3
(3.1-12.5)*
5.7
(3.0-10.7)*
High School graduate
1,733
62.7
(59.6-65.7)
31.8
(29.0-34.9)
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)*
Some College
1,316
68.7
(65.1-72.1)
25.2
(22.1-28.6)
1.1
(0.5-2.2)*
4.1
(2.7-6.2)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
> College Graduate
1,417
76.9
(74.1-79.4)
20.8
(18.3-23.5)
0.6
(0.2-1.4)*
1.2
(0.6-2.1)*
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
Household Income
< $20,000
621
61.4
(55.6-66.8)
28.2
(23.3-33.7)
0.2
(0.1-0.8)**
5.3
(3.1-8.8)
4.9
(2.5-9.4)*
$20,000-$35,000
936
64.3
(59.8-68.4)
30.1
(26.0-34.5)
0.1
(0.0-0.9)**
3.6
(2.4-5.5)
1.9
(1.1-3.1)
$35,000-$50,000
750
64.4
(59.6-69.0)
29.9
(25.5-34.7)
0.7
(0.1-3.4)**
4.3
(2.6-6.9)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)**
$50,000-$75,000
881
72
(68.0-75.6)
24.1
(20.6-28.1)
0.7
(0.2-1.9)**
2.3
(1.4-3.8)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
> $75,000
1,060
76.4
(73.2-79.4)
20.9
(18.1-24.0)
0.7
(0.3-1.7)*
1.8
(1.0-3.2)*
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
Employment status
Employed
2,907
67
(64.7-69.2)
28
(25.9-30.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.2)*
3.3
(2.5-4.4)
1
(0.6-1.7)
Out of work
114
62.4
(47.1-75.6)
24
(12.4-41.4)*
2.2
(0.3-13.9)**
6.3
(2.7-13.6)*
5.1
(1.0-21.9)**
A homemaker
261
76.2
(69.9-81.6)
21.8
(16.7-28.1)
0.4
(0.1-3.1)**
0.7
(0.2-2.8)**
0.8
(0.2-3.2)**
A student
89
68.3
(56.0-78.6)
26
(16.9-37.8)
0
-
5.5
(1.7-16.5)**
0.2
(0.0-1.2)**
Retired
1,248
70.9
(68.1-73.6)
23.8
(21.3-26.5)
0.4
(0.2-1.1)**
3
(2.1-4.2)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
Unable to work
184
67
(58.0-75.0)
23.7
(16.8-32.3)
0
-
5.3
(2.0-13.5)*
4
(2.0-7.8)*
Veteran status
Yes
576
59.5
(54.4-64.4)
31.5
(26.9-36.4)
1.8
(0.6-5.0)**
4.7
(2.6-8.4)
2.5
(1.5-4.1)
No
4,227
69.3
(67.4-71.2)
26
(24.2-27.8)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
427
74
(69.1-78.5)
21.9
(17.8-26.7)
0.5
(0.1-2.2)**
2.1
(1.0-4.4)*
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
No
4,373
67.7
(65.8-69.6)
26.9
(25.2-28.8)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.5
(2.7-4.4)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
490
66.6
(61.8-71.2)
28.1
(23.8-32.9)
0.2
(0.0-1.1)**
3.3
(1.9-5.6)
1.8
(0.9-3.6)*
No
4,276
68.2
(66.3-70.1)
26.5
(24.7-28.3)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
505
73.7
(67.7-79.0)
20.9
(16.0-26.8)
0.2
(0.0-1.2)**
4.2
(2.2-7.7)*
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
No
4,292
67.5
(65.6-69.4)
27.3
(25.5-29.1)
0.6
(0.4-1.1)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,660
73.2
(70.4-75.9)
22.3
(19.7-25.0)
0.4
(0.2-1.3)**
2.6
(1.8-3.5)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
No
3,133
66.2
(64.0-68.4)
28.2
(26.1-30.4)
0.6
(0.4-1.1)
3.6
(2.8-4.8)
1.2
(0.8-2.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
356
70.1
(62.1-77.1)
23
(16.3-31.4)
0.3
(0.0-2.2)**
4.2
(2.2-7.9)*
2.3
(1.2-4.4)*
No
4,373
68.1
(66.2-69.9)
26.8
(25.1-28.6)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.3
(2.6-4.2)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
119
54.2
(42.6-65.3)
33.4
(22.8-46.1)
0
-
6.1
(3.1-11.9)*
6.2
(2.6-14.4)*
No
4,605
68.7
(66.9-70.5)
26.2
(24.5-28.0)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
3.2
(2.5-4.1)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
621
82
(77.1-86.1)
13.1
(9.4-17.9)
0
-
3.1
(1.7-5.5)
1.8
(0.9-3.5)*
No
4,162
66.2
(64.3-68.1)
28.4
(26.6-30.3)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)

† 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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