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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 † MAINE, 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
3,734
23.9
(22.2-25.7)
38.1
(36.1-40.2)
2.1
(1.6-2.6)
26.7
(24.9-28.5)
9.2
(8.2-10.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
117
24.2
(17.0-33.1)
43.4
(33.7-53.7)
0.7
(0.1-4.8)**
28.1
(19.8-38.3)
3.6
(1.3-9.6)**
25-34
351
14.3
(10.5-19.1)
46.4
(40.8-52.1)
2.4
(1.2-4.5)*
28.6
(23.9-33.8)
8.4
(5.8-12.0)
35-54
1,407
20.5
(18.0-23.3)
39.3
(36.3-42.2)
2.1
(1.4-3.0)
27.3
(24.9-29.9)
10.8
(9.1-12.8)
55+
1,837
32.1
(29.6-34.7)
31.6
(29.2-34.1)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
24.1
(22.0-26.4)
9.6
(8.1-11.4)
Sex
Male
1,402
27
(24.2-30.0)
41.8
(38.6-45.0)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
22.2
(19.7-24.9)
7.2
(5.8-9.0)
Female
2,332
21.1
(19.0-23.3)
34.7
(32.1-37.3)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
30.9
(28.5-33.5)
11
(9.6-12.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,533
21.6
(19.9-23.3)
39.1
(37.1-41.2)
2.1
(1.7-2.7)
28.4
(26.5-30.3)
8.8
(7.8-10.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
32
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
121
13.4
(7.2-23.5)*
36.2
(25.6-48.4)
3.1
(1.1-7.9)*
29.5
(21.1-39.5)
17.8
(10.0-29.8)
Educational level
<High School
237
34.1
(26.9-42.1)
38.1
(29.1-48.1)
2.2
(0.9-5.2)*
19.3
(12.5-28.6)
6.3
(3.8-10.3)
High School graduate
1,136
27.5
(24.2-31.0)
38.3
(34.6-42.1)
2.1
(1.4-3.1)
23
(19.9-26.4)
9.2
(7.3-11.6)
Some College
975
23.4
(20.0-27.1)
37.6
(33.6-41.9)
1.8
(1.0-3.2)
26.4
(23.0-30.1)
10.8
(8.7-13.3)
> College Graduate
1,383
17.5
(15.1-20.1)
38.9
(35.9-42.1)
2.3
(1.6-3.3)
32.4
(29.5-35.4)
8.9
(7.4-10.7)
Household Income
< $20,000
648
27.5
(23.2-32.3)
29.4
(24.9-34.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
26.6
(22.0-31.7)
15.7
(12.2-19.9)
$20,000-$35,000
752
26
(22.1-30.2)
37.1
(32.4-42.0)
2.3
(1.4-3.7)
24.5
(20.7-28.7)
10.2
(7.9-13.1)
$35,000-$50,000
595
18.7
(15.0-23.2)
40.7
(35.6-45.9)
2.5
(1.3-4.5)*
30
(25.5-34.8)
8.2
(6.0-11.0)
$50,000-$75,000
597
20.1
(16.5-24.3)
43.2
(38.5-48.1)
2.2
(1.3-3.8)
27.2
(23.3-31.5)
7.3
(5.3-9.9)
> $75,000
732
23.9
(20.2-28.1)
41
(36.8-45.3)
2
(1.2-3.2)
26
(22.6-29.7)
7.2
(5.2-9.8)
Employment status
Employed
2,155
23.8
(21.5-26.3)
38.8
(36.2-41.4)
2.1
(1.6-2.9)
27.1
(24.9-29.5)
8.2
(7.0-9.6)
Out of work
147
19.1
(12.2-28.5)
40.7
(29.4-53.1)
1.6
(0.5-5.0)**
31.2
(22.1-41.9)
7.5
(4.0-13.7)*
A homemaker
250
23
(17.8-29.2)
41
(34.3-48.0)
2.3
(1.0-5.2)*
24.1
(19.0-30.1)
9.6
(6.1-14.8)
A student
56
17.6
(7.6-35.7)*
40.3
(24.9-57.8)
3.3
(0.9-10.6)**
30
(17.5-46.5)
8.8
(2.3-28.0)**
Retired
860
29.4
(26.0-33.1)
37
(33.3-40.9)
2.3
(1.5-3.7)
23.5
(20.4-26.9)
7.7
(5.6-10.6)
Unable to work
264
19.2
(14.2-25.5)
28.1
(21.1-36.3)
0.8
(0.2-3.1)**
27.4
(20.6-35.5)
24.5
(18.9-31.0)
Veteran status
Yes
547
26.2
(22.4-30.4)
38.8
(34.0-43.9)
1.5
(0.7-2.8)*
24.4
(20.4-28.8)
9.2
(6.4-13.1)
No
3,185
23.4
(21.5-25.5)
38
(35.8-40.3)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
27.1
(25.1-29.1)
9.3
(8.1-10.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
338
28.5
(23.3-34.3)
28.1
(22.7-34.3)
1.9
(0.9-4.1)*
29.8
(24.1-36.1)
11.7
(8.6-15.7)
No
3,395
23.5
(21.7-25.4)
38.9
(36.7-41.1)
2.1
(1.6-2.7)
26.5
(24.7-28.4)
9
(7.9-10.3)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
380
28.8
(24.0-34.1)
31.3
(26.2-36.9)
1.5
(0.6-3.6)*
24.2
(19.3-29.9)
14.2
(10.3-19.2)
No
3,314
23.3
(21.5-25.3)
38.8
(36.6-41.0)
2.1
(1.7-2.7)
26.9
(25.1-28.9)
8.8
(7.7-10.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
527
23.2
(18.8-28.3)
32.9
(27.7-38.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
29.6
(24.6-35.2)
13.1
(10.2-16.8)
No
3,191
24.1
(22.2-26.0)
38.9
(36.8-41.2)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
26.3
(24.4-28.2)
8.5
(7.4-9.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,456
25.7
(23.2-28.4)
35.5
(32.6-38.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
26.1
(23.4-29.0)
11
(9.3-12.8)
No
2,269
22.7
(20.5-25.1)
39.2
(36.6-41.9)
2.3
(1.7-3.0)
27.2
(25.0-29.6)
8.6
(7.3-10.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
366
15.7
(11.7-20.9)
29.5
(24.0-35.6)
1.4
(0.5-4.1)**
33.8
(28.1-40.1)
19.6
(15.5-24.4)
No
3,321
24.8
(22.9-26.8)
38.9
(36.8-41.2)
2.1
(1.7-2.7)
26
(24.1-27.9)
8.2
(7.1-9.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
130
14.4
(9.1-22.1)
21.3
(13.8-31.5)
0.6
(0.1-4.0)**
34.3
(23.8-46.5)
29.4
(20.9-39.6)
No
3,538
24.2
(22.4-26.1)
38.7
(36.7-40.9)
2.2
(1.7-2.7)
26.6
(24.8-28.5)
8.3
(7.3-9.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
622
19.1
(15.4-23.4)
31.5
(26.9-36.4)
1.9
(1.0-3.7)*
32.6
(28.2-37.2)
15
(12.2-18.3)
No
3,103
24.7
(22.8-26.8)
39.1
(36.9-41.4)
2.1
(1.6-2.7)
25.8
(23.8-27.8)
8.3
(7.1-9.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † MAINE, 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
3,734
70
(68.0-72.0)
23.8
(22.0-25.7)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3.4
(2.6-4.3)
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
118
64.8
(54.8-73.7)
26.9
(18.9-36.6)
1
(0.1-6.7)**
4.2
(1.6-10.8)*
3.1
(0.6-13.7)**
25-34
348
60.9
(55.2-66.2)
34.1
(28.9-39.7)
1.2
(0.4-3.3)**
1.7
(0.8-3.7)*
2.2
(0.9-5.2)*
35-54
1,398
71.3
(68.5-73.9)
22.3
(19.9-24.9)
0.8
(0.5-1.6)*
4.1
(2.9-5.6)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)*
55+
1,848
75.1
(72.7-77.4)
19.5
(17.5-21.7)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
3
(2.2-4.2)
1.1
(0.4-3.2)**
Sex
Male
1,392
64.6
(61.4-67.6)
27.3
(24.5-30.3)
1.2
(0.7-1.9)
4.5
(3.3-6.2)
2.4
(1.4-4.1)
Female
2,342
75.1
(72.5-77.5)
20.5
(18.3-22.9)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
1.2
(0.4-3.6)**
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,547
71.2
(69.2-73.1)
24
(22.1-25.9)
0.9
(0.6-1.2)
2.8
(2.2-3.7)
1.2
(0.6-2.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
15
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
30
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
113
60.1
(48.7-70.6)
21.2
(13.7-31.3)
4.5
(1.0-17.5)**
7.6
(2.8-19.3)*
6.6
(2.0-19.5)**
Educational level
<High School
230
53.8
(44.9-62.5)
29.1
(21.3-38.4)
1.3
(0.3-4.8)**
5
(1.6-14.0)**
10.8
(4.9-22.0)*
High School graduate
1,123
65.4
(61.6-69.0)
26.9
(23.6-30.4)
1.4
(0.7-2.9)*
4.8
(3.3-7.0)
1.5
(0.6-3.6)*
Some College
973
68.5
(64.3-72.3)
26.3
(22.6-30.3)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
2.9
(1.9-4.4)
1.6
(0.7-3.2)*
> College Graduate
1,405
78.5
(75.8-81.1)
17.8
(15.4-20.4)
0.8
(0.5-1.3)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
Household Income
< $20,000
645
62.7
(57.5-67.5)
28.3
(23.8-33.3)
1
(0.3-2.8)**
5
(3.2-7.5)
3.1
(1.3-7.5)*
$20,000-$35,000
753
67
(62.1-71.7)
25.4
(21.5-29.8)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
3.1
(1.8-5.3)
3.2
(1.0-9.7)**
$35,000-$50,000
597
67
(61.9-71.7)
26.5
(22.0-31.6)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
3.9
(2.3-6.4)
1.7
(0.8-3.7)*
$50,000-$75,000
594
74.3
(69.6-78.5)
20.3
(16.7-24.5)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
4.4
(2.3-8.3)*
0.5
(0.1-2.0)**
> $75,000
736
79.7
(75.7-83.2)
17.8
(14.5-21.7)
0.4
(0.2-1.1)*
1.3
(0.6-3.1)*
0.8
(0.2-2.5)**
Employment status
Employed
2,153
71
(68.5-73.4)
23.5
(21.3-26.0)
1.2
(0.7-2.1)
2.9
(2.1-4.0)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
Out of work
147
70.3
(58.3-80.1)
17
(10.9-25.6)
0.7
(0.1-4.9)**
4.4
(1.2-14.3)**
7.6
(1.9-25.9)**
A homemaker
251
66.3
(59.3-72.6)
30.4
(24.2-37.3)
1.3
(0.4-4.4)**
2.1
(0.8-5.3)*
0
(0.0-0.0)
A student
55
66.4
(51.0-79.0)
30.4
(18.7-45.3)
0
(0.0-0.0)
3.2
(0.4-19.6)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
Retired
864
67.8
(63.9-71.6)
25.5
(22.0-29.3)
0.9
(0.5-1.8)*
3.8
(2.4-5.9)
2
(0.5-6.8)**
Unable to work
260
72.3
(65.2-78.5)
18.1
(13.2-24.5)
0.4
(0.1-1.8)**
6.9
(4.0-11.8)
2.1
(0.8-5.6)*
Veteran status
Yes
543
72.8
(68.2-77.0)
21.8
(18.0-26.1)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
3.5
(2.1-6.0)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
No
3,189
69.5
(67.2-71.6)
24.1
(22.2-26.3)
1
(0.7-1.6)
3.4
(2.5-4.5)
1.9
(1.1-3.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
332
72.9
(66.8-78.3)
20.8
(16.0-26.7)
0.7
(0.3-2.0)**
4.3
(2.2-8.4)*
1.2
(0.3-4.5)**
No
3,401
69.7
(67.6-71.8)
24
(22.1-26.0)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
3.3
(2.5-4.3)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
371
71.5
(65.9-76.5)
21.7
(17.1-27.0)
0.9
(0.3-2.6)**
4.6
(2.5-8.1)
1.3
(0.4-3.9)**
No
3,325
69.9
(67.8-72.0)
24
(22.1-26.0)
1
(0.7-1.6)
3.3
(2.5-4.4)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
530
73.5
(67.9-78.4)
23.2
(18.4-28.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
1.7
(0.8-3.2)*
0.9
(0.3-2.6)**
No
3,189
69.3
(67.1-71.3)
23.9
(21.9-25.9)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
3.8
(2.9-4.9)
2
(1.2-3.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,458
71.9
(69.0-74.6)
22.2
(19.6-24.9)
1
(0.5-1.7)
3.5
(2.5-5.0)
1.5
(0.8-2.6)
No
2,268
69.2
(66.6-71.7)
24.4
(22.1-26.9)
1
(0.6-1.8)
3.3
(2.4-4.6)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
371
65.1
(59.1-70.6)
26.7
(21.7-32.5)
1.7
(0.3-7.9)**
4.4
(2.4-7.8)
2.1
(0.8-5.1)*
No
3,316
70.4
(68.3-72.5)
23.6
(21.6-25.6)
1
(0.7-1.4)
3.3
(2.5-4.3)
1.8
(1.0-3.2)*
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
133
58.1
(46.3-69.1)
31.3
(21.9-42.5)
1.8
(0.4-8.4)**
2.9
(1.3-6.3)*
5.9
(2.8-12.2)*
No
3,540
70.8
(68.7-72.8)
23.2
(21.4-25.1)
1
(0.7-1.6)
3.5
(2.7-4.5)
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
628
76.1
(71.6-80.1)
17.6
(14.1-21.7)
1.5
(0.5-4.9)**
3.4
(1.9-6.0)
1.3
(0.5-3.2)*
No
3,097
69.2
(66.9-71.3)
24.7
(22.7-26.8)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
3.4
(2.5-4.5)
1.9
(1.0-3.3)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions MAINE, 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
3,734
21.6
(19.9-23.3)
38.8
(36.8-40.9)
2.2
(1.7-2.7)
28.1
(26.3-30.1)
9.4
(8.3-10.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
117
23.9
(16.6-33.1)
43.6
(33.8-53.9)
0.8
(0.1-5.2)**
28.1
(19.7-38.4)
3.6
(1.3-9.8)**
25-34
351
11.9
(8.6-16.2)
46.7
(41.0-52.4)
2.3
(1.2-4.5)*
30.6
(25.6-36.1)
8.5
(5.8-12.1)
35-54
1,407
17.2
(15.0-19.6)
40.5
(37.5-43.4)
2.1
(1.4-3.0)
29.6
(27.0-32.4)
10.7
(9.0-12.6)
55+
1,837
29.6
(27.2-32.1)
32.1
(29.7-34.6)
2.7
(2.0-3.6)
25.6
(23.4-27.9)
10.1
(8.5-12.0)
Sex
Male
1,402
24.6
(22.0-27.4)
43
(39.8-46.2)
1.8
(1.3-2.7)
23.3
(20.7-26.1)
7.3
(5.8-9.1)
Female
2,332
18.8
(16.9-20.9)
35.1
(32.5-37.7)
2.4
(1.8-3.3)
32.5
(29.9-35.1)
11.2
(9.8-12.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,533
21.6
(19.9-23.3)
38.9
(36.8-41.0)
2.1
(1.7-2.7)
28.5
(26.6-30.5)
8.9
(7.9-10.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
32
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
121
15.2
(8.5-25.8)
36
(24.9-48.9)
3.4
(1.3-8.7)*
27.3
(19.1-37.4)
18
(10.0-30.2)
Educational level
<High School
237
34.8
(27.1-43.3)
37.3
(28.1-47.5)
2.5
(1.0-5.8)*
18.8
(12.2-27.9)
6.6
(4.0-10.8)
High School graduate
1,136
26.6
(23.4-30.0)
38.4
(34.8-42.1)
2.2
(1.5-3.2)
23.4
(20.3-26.9)
9.5
(7.5-11.9)
Some College
975
20.8
(17.6-24.3)
38.6
(34.5-43.0)
1.8
(1.0-3.2)
28
(24.5-31.9)
10.8
(8.6-13.4)
> College Graduate
1,383
15.2
(13.1-17.6)
39.5
(36.5-42.7)
2.3
(1.7-3.3)
34.2
(31.2-37.3)
8.7
(7.2-10.5)
Household Income
< $20,000
648
29.9
(25.5-34.7)
28.8
(24.4-33.6)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
25.2
(20.8-30.2)
15.3
(11.9-19.5)
$20,000-$35,000
752
24.9
(21.1-29.1)
37.8
(33.0-42.9)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
25
(21.1-29.3)
10
(7.7-12.8)
$35,000-$50,000
595
16.4
(13.0-20.5)
41.5
(36.4-46.7)
2.5
(1.4-4.6)*
31.5
(26.9-36.6)
8.1
(6.0-10.8)
$50,000-$75,000
597
16.5
(13.3-20.2)
44.3
(39.5-49.2)
2.3
(1.3-4.0)
29.6
(25.3-34.2)
7.4
(5.4-10.0)
> $75,000
732
18.1
(15.0-21.6)
42.8
(38.5-47.2)
2.1
(1.2-3.4)
29.6
(25.9-33.7)
7.5
(5.4-10.2)
Employment status
Employed
2,155
19.5
(17.4-21.7)
40.6
(38.0-43.3)
2.1
(1.6-2.9)
29.7
(27.3-32.2)
8.1
(6.9-9.5)
Out of work
147
18.3
(11.6-27.7)
41.7
(30.2-54.3)
1.5
(0.4-5.0)**
31.2
(22.0-42.1)
7.2
(3.8-13.4)*
A homemaker
250
19.9
(15.1-25.9)
38.2
(31.7-45.1)
2.4
(1.0-5.4)*
27.9
(22.1-34.6)
11.6
(7.4-17.6)
A student
56
14.1
(5.7-31.1)*
44.4
(28.9-61.0)
3
(0.9-9.8)**
31.3
(18.4-47.9)
7.2
(1.9-23.8)**
Retired
860
32.5
(28.9-36.2)
34.7
(31.1-38.5)
2.7
(1.7-4.2)
22
(19.0-25.2)
8.2
(5.9-11.2)
Unable to work
264
22.2
(16.8-28.6)
25.8
(19.4-33.5)
0.8
(0.2-3.3)**
25.2
(18.7-33.0)
26
(20.1-33.0)
Veteran status
Yes
547
27.2
(23.1-31.6)
41.3
(36.3-46.5)
1.6
(0.8-3.0)*
22.3
(18.6-26.4)
7.7
(5.3-11.1)
No
3,185
20.6
(18.8-22.4)
38.3
(36.1-40.6)
2.3
(1.8-2.9)
29.2
(27.2-31.4)
9.7
(8.5-11.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
338
31.5
(25.9-37.6)
26.7
(21.5-32.6)
2.1
(1.0-4.5)*
27.6
(22.1-33.9)
12.1
(8.9-16.2)
No
3,395
20.8
(19.1-22.6)
39.7
(37.6-41.9)
2.2
(1.7-2.7)
28.2
(26.3-30.2)
9.2
(8.1-10.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
380
33.6
(28.4-39.2)
29
(24.2-34.4)
1.7
(0.7-4.0)*
21.6
(17.1-27.0)
14
(10.2-19.0)
No
3,314
20.4
(18.7-22.2)
39.7
(37.5-41.9)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
28.8
(26.8-30.8)
8.9
(7.8-10.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
527
20.8
(16.6-25.6)
33.3
(28.1-39.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.6)*
31.2
(26.0-36.9)
13.5
(10.4-17.2)
No
3,191
21.7
(20.0-23.6)
39.6
(37.4-41.9)
2.3
(1.8-2.9)
27.7
(25.7-29.7)
8.6
(7.5-9.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,456
26.5
(23.8-29.3)
34.5
(31.7-37.5)
1.9
(1.2-2.8)
25.9
(23.2-28.7)
11.3
(9.6-13.2)
No
2,269
19.3
(17.3-21.4)
40.7
(38.0-43.4)
2.3
(1.7-3.0)
29.2
(26.9-31.7)
8.5
(7.2-10.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
366
15.4
(11.3-20.6)
28.1
(22.8-34.1)
1.4
(0.4-4.2)**
34.3
(28.4-40.8)
20.8
(16.4-25.9)
No
3,321
22.2
(20.4-24.0)
39.9
(37.8-42.2)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
27.5
(25.6-29.6)
8.2
(7.1-9.4)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
130
15
(9.4-23.0)
20.3
(13.2-29.8)
0.6
(0.1-4.0)**
33.3
(22.8-45.8)
30.9
(21.9-41.6)
No
3,538
21.6
(20.0-23.4)
39.5
(37.4-41.7)
2.3
(1.8-2.8)
28.2
(26.3-30.1)
8.4
(7.4-9.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
622
17.8
(14.3-21.9)
30.4
(25.9-35.3)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
34
(29.4-38.8)
15.9
(12.9-19.4)
No
3,103
22.3
(20.5-24.2)
40.2
(38.0-42.5)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
27.1
(25.1-29.2)
8.2
(7.1-9.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions MAINE, 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
3,734
71.1
(69.1-73.1)
23.4
(21.6-25.3)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3.1
(2.4-4.0)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
118
62.7
(52.2-72.0)
28.9
(20.5-39.1)
1.1
(0.2-7.5)**
4.5
(1.7-11.7)*
2.8
(0.6-12.7)**
25-34
348
61.9
(56.2-67.3)
33.8
(28.6-39.5)
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
1.5
(0.7-3.4)*
1.6
(0.6-3.9)*
35-54
1,398
73.2
(70.5-75.8)
21.5
(19.1-24.0)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
3.5
(2.5-4.8)
1
(0.6-1.9)*
55+
1,848
75.4
(73.1-77.7)
19.6
(17.6-21.7)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
2.9
(2.1-4.0)
0.9
(0.3-2.6)**
Sex
Male
1,392
65.6
(62.5-68.7)
27.2
(24.4-30.2)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
4.2
(3.1-5.8)
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
Female
2,342
76
(73.4-78.4)
20.1
(17.9-22.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
0.9
(0.3-2.7)**
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,547
71.8
(69.8-73.8)
23.5
(21.7-25.4)
0.8
(0.6-1.2)
2.8
(2.1-3.6)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
Black, non-Hispanic
15
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
30
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
113
55
(42.3-67.1)
23.4
(15.4-33.7)
5.3
(1.3-19.5)**
9.5
(3.4-23.9)**
6.8
(1.6-24.4)**
Educational level
<High School
230
54
(44.0-63.6)
32.2
(23.6-42.1)
1.6
(0.4-5.3)**
6
(2.2-15.6)**
6.3
(1.7-21.1)**
High School graduate
1,123
64.9
(61.1-68.4)
27.6
(24.3-31.0)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
4.8
(3.3-7.0)
1.2
(0.5-3.1)*
Some College
973
69
(64.8-72.9)
26.4
(22.6-30.5)
0.7
(0.4-1.5)*
2.7
(1.8-4.2)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
> College Graduate
1,405
81.5
(79.0-83.8)
15.8
(13.7-18.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.2)
1.4
(0.8-2.2)
0.6
(0.3-1.5)*
Household Income
< $20,000
645
62.3
(57.0-67.3)
28.7
(24.1-33.8)
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
5.2
(3.4-7.9)
2.7
(1.1-6.7)*
$20,000-$35,000
753
67.2
(62.4-71.7)
25.9
(22.1-30.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
3
(1.7-5.2)
2.5
(0.8-7.8)**
$35,000-$50,000
597
67.6
(62.2-72.5)
26.6
(21.8-31.9)
0.9
(0.4-1.8)*
3.7
(2.2-6.1)
1.3
(0.6-2.9)*
$50,000-$75,000
594
76.6
(72.2-80.4)
19.1
(15.8-23.0)
0.4
(0.1-1.1)**
3.6
(1.8-6.9)*
0.4
(0.1-1.4)**
> $75,000
736
82.4
(78.8-85.5)
15.8
(12.8-19.3)
0.4
(0.1-0.9)*
1
(0.4-2.2)*
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
Employment status
Employed
2,153
72.3
(69.8-74.7)
23.1
(20.9-25.6)
1.1
(0.7-1.9)
2.5
(1.8-3.5)
0.9
(0.6-1.6)
Out of work
147
66.7
(54.1-77.3)
19.8
(13.3-28.3)
0.8
(0.1-5.3)**
5.3
(1.5-17.8)**
7.4
(1.7-26.8)**
A homemaker
251
71.3
(64.5-77.1)
26
(20.3-32.6)
1.2
(0.3-4.1)**
1.6
(0.6-4.1)*
0
-
A student
55
55.6
(38.9-71.1)
39.7
(24.9-56.6)
0
-
4.7
(0.7-26.7)**
0
-
Retired
864
71.6
(67.8-75.1)
22.5
(19.5-25.9)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
3.4
(2.2-5.2)
1.5
(0.4-5.4)**
Unable to work
260
71
(63.8-77.3)
19.1
(14.0-25.5)
0.5
(0.1-2.0)**
7.1
(4.1-12.3)
2.2
(0.8-5.8)*
Veteran status
Yes
543
72.1
(67.5-76.2)
22.8
(18.9-27.1)
1
(0.5-2.2)*
3.4
(2.0-5.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
No
3,189
71
(68.8-73.2)
23.5
(21.5-25.6)
1
(0.6-1.6)
3.1
(2.3-4.1)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
332
73.9
(67.8-79.3)
20.2
(15.4-26.0)
0.7
(0.2-2.4)**
4.2
(2.1-8.2)*
1
(0.2-3.7)**
No
3,401
70.9
(68.8-72.9)
23.7
(21.8-25.6)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3
(2.3-4.0)
1.4
(0.8-2.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
371
72.7
(67.2-77.7)
20.6
(16.2-25.8)
1.1
(0.4-3.1)**
4.4
(2.4-7.8)*
1.1
(0.4-3.4)**
No
3,325
71.1
(68.9-73.1)
23.7
(21.8-25.7)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3
(2.3-4.0)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)*
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
530
73.3
(67.7-78.3)
23.8
(18.9-29.5)
0.7
(0.3-1.5)*
1.5
(0.8-3.1)*
0.6
(0.2-2.0)**
No
3,189
70.7
(68.5-72.8)
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
3.4
(2.6-4.4)
1.5
(0.8-2.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,458
74.4
(71.6-77.0)
20.4
(18.1-23.0)
1
(0.6-1.8)
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
No
2,268
69.6
(67.0-72.1)
24.8
(22.5-27.3)
1
(0.6-1.7)
3.1
(2.3-4.4)
1.5
(0.7-2.9)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
371
65.1
(58.9-70.9)
27
(21.9-32.6)
1.7
(0.3-8.1)**
4.4
(2.4-7.8)
1.8
(0.7-4.4)*
No
3,316
71.6
(69.5-73.7)
23.1
(21.2-25.1)
0.9
(0.7-1.3)
3
(2.3-4.0)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)*
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
133
56.7
(45.9-67.0)
33.4
(24.3-44.0)
1.9
(0.4-8.7)**
3.3
(1.5-7.0)*
4.6
(1.8-11.5)*
No
3,540
72.1
(70.1-74.1)
22.7
(20.9-24.6)
1
(0.7-1.5)
3.1
(2.4-4.1)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
628
77.4
(72.9-81.3)
16.9
(13.6-20.9)
1.5
(0.5-4.9)**
3.1
(1.7-5.5)
1
(0.4-2.5)*
No
3,097
70.1
(67.8-72.2)
24.5
(22.5-26.6)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
3.1
(2.4-4.1)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)*

† 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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