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MISSISSIPPI 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 † MISSISSIPPI, 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
9,964
25.5
(24.1-27.1)
29
(27.4-30.6)
2.5
(2.1-3.1)
25.2
(23.7-26.7)
17.8
(16.5-19.2)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
316
18.5
(14.1-23.8)
32.7
(26.5-39.5)
1
(0.3-2.9)**
32.2
(26.0-39.1)
15.6
(11.2-21.3)
25-34
761
22
(18.5-26.0)
29.1
(25.2-33.4)
1.8
(1.0-3.3)*
28
(24.0-32.3)
19.1
(15.8-22.9)
35-54
3,109
25.5
(23.5-27.7)
28.8
(26.7-31.0)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
24
(22.1-26.0)
19.2
(17.4-21.2)
55+
5,732
30.1
(28.5-31.8)
27.8
(26.2-29.4)
3.6
(3.0-4.4)
22.2
(20.8-23.7)
16.3
(15.0-17.7)
Sex
Male
3,377
27.4
(25.2-29.7)
30.6
(28.2-33.1)
2.4
(1.8-3.3)
24.2
(21.9-26.6)
15.5
(13.5-17.6)
Female
6,587
23.8
(22.2-25.5)
27.4
(25.7-29.2)
2.6
(2.1-3.3)
26.2
(24.5-28.0)
20
(18.4-21.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
6,764
23.4
(22.0-24.9)
28.8
(27.2-30.6)
2.6
(2.1-3.2)
24.3
(22.7-25.9)
20.8
(19.4-22.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
2,787
28.7
(26.2-31.4)
27.1
(24.4-29.9)
1.7
(1.3-2.4)
22.3
(19.7-25.1)
20.2
(18.0-22.5)
Hispanic
155
33.1
(21.5-47.3)
23.5
(13.5-37.6)
2.4
(0.6-9.4)**
28.7
(16.5-44.9)
12.3
(6.3-22.7)*
Other
160
16.5
(8.5-29.7)*
15.9
(8.6-27.6)*
1.1
(0.2-5.9)**
12.8
(6.6-23.5)*
53.7
(41.0-65.9)
Educational level
<High School
1,543
29.8
(26.0-33.8)
30
(25.7-34.7)
2.9
(1.9-4.3)
19.7
(16.2-23.8)
17.6
(14.3-21.4)
High School graduate
3,225
30.4
(27.9-33.1)
26.3
(23.9-28.9)
2.5
(1.8-3.5)
24.7
(22.2-27.4)
16
(14.0-18.2)
Some College
2,659
26.9
(24.3-29.7)
27.4
(24.7-30.3)
2.1
(1.5-2.9)
23.6
(21.1-26.2)
20.1
(17.6-22.9)
> College Graduate
2,531
19.6
(17.5-21.9)
32.5
(29.8-35.3)
2.9
(2.1-4.1)
27.5
(25.0-30.2)
17.5
(15.5-19.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
2,595
26.5
(23.4-29.7)
26.4
(23.3-29.7)
3
(2.0-4.5)
25.2
(22.1-28.7)
18.9
(16.1-22.1)
$20,000-$35,000
2,037
24.6
(21.9-27.6)
26.4
(23.3-29.8)
3.5
(2.4-5.1)
26.8
(23.5-30.3)
18.7
(15.7-22.0)
$35,000-$50,000
1,226
28.5
(24.9-32.5)
25.2
(21.8-29.0)
2
(1.2-3.4)
27.2
(23.5-31.1)
17.1
(13.9-20.7)
$50,000-$75,000
1,161
27.1
(23.6-30.8)
29.1
(25.4-33.2)
1.8
(1.1-3.1)
24.5
(21.3-28.1)
17.5
(14.7-20.7)
> $75,000
1,601
25.9
(23.0-29.0)
31.7
(28.7-34.8)
2.3
(1.4-3.5)
22.7
(20.1-25.5)
17.5
(15.2-20.1)
Employment status
Employed
4,166
26.3
(24.3-28.4)
30.5
(28.4-32.7)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
24.3
(22.4-26.3)
17
(15.3-18.9)
Out of work
620
21.9
(17.5-27.0)
22.7
(18.0-28.2)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
35.2
(29.0-41.9)
18.5
(14.0-23.9)
A homemaker
791
27.2
(23.1-31.8)
26.2
(22.0-31.0)
4.8
(3.1-7.2)
25.6
(21.7-29.9)
16.2
(13.2-19.7)
A student
148
23.5
(15.7-33.6)
21.3
(14.1-30.7)
1.3
(0.3-5.4)**
27
(18.2-38.0)
27
(17.5-39.1)
Retired
2,982
28.5
(26.1-30.9)
30.9
(28.4-33.5)
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
22.3
(20.2-24.6)
14.4
(12.6-16.4)
Unable to work
1,243
19.5
(16.7-22.7)
27.1
(22.9-31.6)
3.1
(1.7-5.4)
23.7
(20.2-27.6)
26.6
(22.8-30.8)
Veteran status
Yes
1,305
26
(22.7-29.7)
28.8
(25.2-32.7)
3.6
(2.5-5.2)
21.8
(18.4-25.6)
19.8
(16.3-23.7)
No
8,658
25.5
(23.9-27.1)
29
(27.3-30.7)
2.3
(1.9-2.9)
25.6
(24.0-27.3)
17.6
(16.2-19.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,646
24.4
(21.6-27.4)
25.6
(22.6-28.8)
2.9
(2.0-4.1)
30.3
(26.9-34.0)
16.8
(14.6-19.4)
No
8,307
25.7
(24.2-27.4)
29.3
(27.6-31.0)
2.4
(2.0-3.0)
24.6
(23.1-26.2)
17.9
(16.5-19.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,475
25.1
(22.3-28.1)
26.6
(23.5-30.0)
2.9
(1.8-4.4)
26.5
(23.2-30.1)
19
(16.3-21.9)
No
8,339
25.7
(24.1-27.3)
29.2
(27.5-30.9)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
25.1
(23.6-26.7)
17.6
(16.2-19.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,227
22.9
(19.4-26.7)
27.8
(23.7-32.3)
2.8
(1.7-4.5)
25.5
(21.6-29.8)
21
(17.6-25.0)
No
8,712
25.9
(24.3-27.5)
29.2
(27.5-30.8)
2.5
(2.0-3.0)
25.2
(23.6-26.8)
17.3
(15.9-18.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,294
23.4
(21.5-25.4)
27.6
(25.5-29.8)
3.3
(2.5-4.3)
26.3
(24.2-28.5)
19.4
(17.6-21.4)
No
5,623
26.5
(24.7-28.5)
29.5
(27.5-31.5)
2.1
(1.6-2.7)
24.7
(22.8-26.6)
17.2
(15.6-19.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
1,441
26.9
(23.9-30.1)
28.7
(25.5-32.2)
3.4
(2.3-4.9)
23.4
(20.5-26.5)
17.7
(15.1-20.6)
No
8,506
25.5
(23.9-27.1)
29
(27.3-30.7)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
25.4
(23.8-27.0)
17.8
(16.3-19.3)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,256
18.5
(15.5-22.0)
23.4
(19.7-27.5)
2.3
(1.3-4.1)
26.4
(22.5-30.7)
29.4
(25.2-34.0)
No
8,563
26.4
(24.8-28.0)
29.8
(28.2-31.5)
2.4
(2.0-3.0)
25
(23.5-26.6)
16.3
(15.0-17.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
662
16.6
(13.1-21.0)
24.2
(19.0-30.2)
2.8
(1.3-5.9)*
19.8
(15.3-25.4)
36.5
(30.0-43.6)
No
9,065
26.3
(24.8-27.9)
29.2
(27.6-30.9)
2.4
(2.0-3.0)
25.3
(23.8-26.9)
16.7
(15.4-18.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,470
19.4
(16.5-22.7)
20.7
(17.6-24.1)
2.4
(1.4-3.9)
22.3
(19.3-25.6)
35.3
(31.6-39.1)
No
8,462
26.1
(24.5-27.8)
29.6
(27.9-31.4)
2.5
(2.0-3.0)
24.9
(23.3-26.6)
16.9
(15.5-18.3)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † MISSISSIPPI, 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
9,911
70.4
(68.8-72.1)
23
(21.6-24.6)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
3.3
(2.7-4.0)
1.9
(1.5-2.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
313
64.8
(58.2-70.9)
28.5
(22.9-34.9)
0.5
(0.2-1.4)**
4.9
(2.9-8.0)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
25-34
761
64
(59.6-68.2)
27.2
(23.3-31.5)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
3.4
(2.1-5.6)
4.2
(2.8-6.3)
35-54
3,095
71.9
(69.7-74.0)
21
(19.1-23.0)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
3.5
(2.7-4.6)
2.1
(1.5-3.1)
55+
5,694
73.7
(72.1-75.3)
20.8
(19.4-22.3)
1.6
(1.1-2.2)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Sex
Male
3,374
66.9
(64.3-69.4)
25.6
(23.3-28.1)
1.3
(0.9-2.0)
3.8
(2.9-4.9)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
Female
6,537
73.8
(72.1-75.6)
20.5
(19.0-22.2)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
2.8
(2.2-3.7)
1.5
(1.1-2.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
6,702
71
(69.3-72.7)
22.9
(21.4-24.6)
1.4
(1.1-1.7)
3.1
(2.5-3.8)
1.6
(1.2-2.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
2,796
63.3
(60.5-66.0)
21.9
(19.5-24.4)
1.2
(0.8-1.9)
5.2
(4.2-6.5)
8.4
(7.3-9.6)
Hispanic
157
68.8
(53.0-81.2)
23.6
(13.1-38.8)
1
(0.3-3.4)**
6.1
(1.8-19.1)**
0.5
(0.3-0.7)
Other
158
66.4
(54.8-76.4)
22.1
(14.1-32.9)
6.2
(3.6-10.6)
2.7
(0.8-8.8)**
2.5
(0.9-6.6)**
Educational level
<High School
1,548
64.8
(60.3-69.0)
27.1
(23.2-31.4)
1.1
(0.6-1.8)
4.1
(2.6-6.2)
3
(1.9-4.6)
High School graduate
3,185
65.6
(62.7-68.3)
26.2
(23.7-28.9)
1.4
(1.0-2.2)
4.4
(3.3-5.7)
2.4
(1.7-3.6)
Some College
2,643
70.2
(67.2-73.0)
23.5
(20.9-26.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
3.2
(2.2-4.4)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
> College Graduate
2,530
76.6
(73.9-79.1)
19
(16.8-21.5)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
2
(1.2-3.3)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Household Income
< $20,000
2,563
66.3
(62.8-69.7)
25.1
(22.1-28.4)
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
4.4
(3.2-6.0)
2.7
(1.8-4.0)
$20,000-$35,000
2,014
69.1
(65.5-72.5)
22.9
(19.9-26.2)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
4.4
(3.1-6.4)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
$35,000-$50,000
1,238
73.4
(69.6-76.9)
21.7
(18.4-25.3)
1.1
(0.6-1.7)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
1.4
(0.7-3.0)*
$50,000-$75,000
1,164
70.7
(66.6-74.5)
24.2
(20.6-28.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
1.8
(1.1-3.2)
2.5
(1.4-4.5)*
> $75,000
1,601
75.7
(72.6-78.6)
19.5
(16.9-22.4)
1.3
(0.7-2.3)
2.7
(1.6-4.5)
0.8
(0.3-1.9)*
Employment status
Employed
4,159
70.2
(67.9-72.4)
23.2
(21.2-25.3)
1.2
(0.8-1.8)
3.2
(2.4-4.2)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
Out of work
618
74
(69.0-78.5)
17.5
(13.9-21.8)
1.3
(0.5-3.2)*
4.5
(2.5-7.8)
2.7
(1.4-4.9)*
A homemaker
788
69.7
(65.0-74.1)
24
(19.8-28.7)
1.7
(0.8-3.6)*
3.1
(1.8-5.3)
1.5
(0.8-2.9)*
A student
146
76.5
(67.7-83.4)
19
(12.7-27.5)
0.4
(0.1-3.1)**
2.8
(1.2-6.4)*
1.3
(0.3-4.7)**
Retired
2,947
68.9
(66.3-71.5)
25.8
(23.4-28.4)
1.5
(1.0-2.3)
2.7
(1.9-3.7)
1.1
(0.7-1.6)
Unable to work
1,239
67
(62.9-70.9)
25.2
(21.5-29.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.7)*
4.4
(3.0-6.4)
2.1
(1.3-3.4)
Veteran status
Yes
1,289
70.6
(66.8-74.2)
24.5
(21.1-28.4)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
2
(1.3-3.0)
1.3
(0.7-2.4)*
No
8,622
70.4
(68.6-72.1)
22.9
(21.3-24.5)
1.2
(0.9-1.7)
3.5
(2.8-4.4)
2
(1.5-2.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,635
72.3
(69.1-75.3)
22.9
(20.1-26.0)
1.2
(0.6-2.2)*
2.5
(1.6-3.9)
1.1
(0.6-2.0)*
No
8,266
70.3
(68.5-72.0)
23
(21.4-24.6)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
3.4
(2.8-4.2)
2
(1.5-2.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,442
71.4
(68.0-74.4)
22.4
(19.5-25.6)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
2.8
(1.8-4.2)
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
No
8,325
70.4
(68.6-72.1)
23.1
(21.6-24.8)
1.2
(0.9-1.7)
3.4
(2.7-4.1)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,222
70.2
(66.0-74.0)
23.1
(19.5-27.1)
1.2
(0.7-2.2)*
3.5
(2.1-5.7)
2
(1.1-3.5)
No
8,665
70.5
(68.7-72.2)
23
(21.5-24.7)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
3.3
(2.6-4.0)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,266
71.6
(69.4-73.8)
21.9
(19.9-23.9)
1.8
(1.1-2.7)
3.2
(2.4-4.2)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
No
5,596
69.9
(67.9-71.9)
23.5
(21.7-25.4)
1.1
(0.8-1.5)
3.3
(2.6-4.2)
2.2
(1.6-3.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
1,439
68.5
(65.1-71.8)
24.8
(21.7-28.2)
1.6
(0.9-2.7)
2.9
(2.0-4.2)
2.2
(1.3-3.7)
No
8,456
70.5
(68.7-72.2)
22.8
(21.2-24.4)
1.2
(0.9-1.7)
3.3
(2.7-4.1)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,241
68.5
(64.4-72.4)
21.8
(18.3-25.7)
0.8
(0.3-1.7)*
5.4
(3.5-8.1)
3.5
(2.3-5.5)
No
8,527
70.7
(68.9-72.4)
23.2
(21.7-24.9)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
3
(2.4-3.7)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
668
67.5
(61.5-73.0)
23.7
(18.9-29.3)
1
(0.4-2.6)**
3.7
(2.2-6.2)
4.1
(2.3-7.1)
No
9,001
70.8
(69.1-72.4)
23.1
(21.6-24.7)
1.2
(0.9-1.6)
3.2
(2.6-3.9)
1.7
(1.3-2.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,466
74.5
(71.1-77.7)
20
(17.1-23.2)
1.3
(0.6-2.5)*
2.5
(1.6-3.6)
1.8
(1.1-2.8)
No
8,414
69.9
(68.1-71.7)
23.4
(21.8-25.1)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
3.4
(2.8-4.2)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions MISSISSIPPI, 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
9,964
27.3
(26.0-28.7)
27.9
(26.5-29.3)
2.4
(2.1-2.9)
23.4
(22.2-24.8)
18.9
(17.7-20.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
316
22.1
(17.1-28.1)
31.8
(25.9-38.5)
1.1
(0.4-3.0)**
28.4
(22.7-34.8)
16.6
(12.1-22.4)
25-34
761
23.6
(20.0-27.6)
27.8
(24.0-31.9)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
26.2
(22.6-30.2)
20.7
(17.3-24.6)
35-54
3,109
26.7
(24.8-28.7)
27.9
(26.0-30.0)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
22.9
(21.1-24.7)
20.2
(18.5-22.0)
55+
5,732
32.2
(30.7-33.7)
26.4
(25.0-27.9)
3.6
(3.0-4.2)
20.7
(19.4-22.0)
17.1
(15.9-18.4)
Sex
Male
3,377
29.2
(27.0-31.5)
29.9
(27.7-32.3)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
22.6
(20.5-24.9)
15.9
(14.1-18.0)
Female
6,587
25.6
(24.1-27.2)
26
(24.5-27.7)
2.5
(2.1-3.1)
24.2
(22.7-25.8)
21.6
(20.1-23.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
6,764
24.4
(22.9-25.9)
29.2
(27.5-30.9)
2.8
(2.3-3.4)
25
(23.4-26.6)
18.7
(17.3-20.2)
Black, non-Hispanic
2,787
32.1
(29.6-34.8)
26.2
(23.7-28.9)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
21
(18.7-23.5)
18.8
(16.7-21.1)
Hispanic
155
35
(22.2-50.5)
22.5
(12.8-36.7)
2.7
(0.7-10.0)**
27.5
(16.2-42.7)
12.2
(6.4-22.0)*
Other
160
24.8
(16.0-36.2)
21.9
(13.6-33.4)
1.6
(0.5-5.5)**
18
(11.1-27.8)
33.7
(22.9-46.4)
Educational level
<High School
1,543
33.9
(30.1-37.8)
26.7
(22.9-31.0)
3
(2.0-4.4)
16.6
(13.6-20.0)
19.9
(16.5-23.6)
High School graduate
3,225
32.3
(29.8-34.8)
24.9
(22.7-27.2)
2.5
(1.9-3.4)
22.9
(20.6-25.3)
17.4
(15.5-19.5)
Some College
2,659
26.9
(24.4-29.6)
27.1
(24.5-29.8)
2
(1.4-2.7)
23.1
(20.8-25.7)
21
(18.6-23.6)
> College Graduate
2,531
18.6
(16.7-20.8)
32.8
(30.2-35.5)
2.6
(1.9-3.5)
28.1
(25.7-30.7)
17.9
(16.0-20.0)
Household Income
< $20,000
2,595
32.5
(29.5-35.7)
24.5
(22.0-27.2)
2.6
(1.9-3.7)
20.2
(17.7-22.9)
20.2
(17.7-22.9)
$20,000-$35,000
2,037
27.6
(24.7-30.6)
25.7
(22.7-28.9)
3.2
(2.3-4.5)
24
(21.1-27.1)
19.5
(16.7-22.7)
$35,000-$50,000
1,226
28.3
(24.6-32.2)
24.9
(21.5-28.6)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
27
(23.4-30.9)
17.9
(14.8-21.6)
$50,000-$75,000
1,161
25.3
(22.0-29.0)
29.5
(25.7-33.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
25.5
(22.2-29.1)
18
(15.1-21.2)
> $75,000
1,601
21.9
(19.3-24.6)
32.4
(29.5-35.5)
2.2
(1.4-3.4)
25.3
(22.6-28.2)
18.2
(15.8-20.8)
Employment status
Employed
4,166
25.9
(24.1-27.9)
30.8
(28.8-32.8)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
24.1
(22.3-26.0)
17.4
(15.8-19.1)
Out of work
620
27.7
(22.8-33.3)
22.6
(18.1-27.9)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
28.7
(23.5-34.6)
19.1
(14.9-24.1)
A homemaker
791
25.2
(21.3-29.4)
24
(20.1-28.3)
4.5
(3.0-6.6)
27.1
(23.0-31.6)
19.3
(15.9-23.2)
A student
148
25.1
(17.5-34.6)
24.4
(16.7-34.2)
1.3
(0.3-5.2)**
25.9
(17.7-36.3)
23.3
(15.4-33.5)
Retired
2,982
33.7
(31.6-35.9)
26.8
(24.8-28.9)
4.1
(3.2-5.2)
19.5
(17.9-21.3)
15.8
(14.2-17.6)
Unable to work
1,243
26.6
(23.4-30.1)
23.3
(19.8-27.2)
3.1
(1.8-5.2)
17.3
(14.8-20.2)
29.7
(26.1-33.6)
Veteran status
Yes
1,305
30.4
(26.8-34.2)
28.5
(25.0-32.3)
3.9
(2.8-5.5)
19
(16.0-22.4)
18.2
(15.2-21.7)
No
8,658
26.9
(25.5-28.3)
27.8
(26.3-29.3)
2.2
(1.9-2.7)
24.1
(22.7-25.5)
19
(17.7-20.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,646
31
(28.0-34.1)
22.3
(19.8-25.1)
2.9
(2.1-4.0)
24.7
(21.9-27.8)
19.1
(16.7-21.6)
No
8,307
26.9
(25.5-28.3)
28.6
(27.1-30.1)
2.4
(2.0-2.8)
23.4
(22.0-24.8)
18.9
(17.6-20.2)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,475
32.3
(29.2-35.6)
23.1
(20.4-26.0)
3
(2.0-4.6)
21
(18.3-24.0)
20.6
(17.9-23.5)
No
8,339
26.8
(25.4-28.3)
28.4
(27.0-30.0)
2.3
(1.9-2.8)
23.8
(22.4-25.3)
18.6
(17.3-19.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,227
25.2
(21.8-29.0)
26.2
(22.3-30.6)
2.7
(1.7-4.3)
22.8
(19.3-26.7)
23.1
(19.5-27.0)
No
8,712
27.6
(26.2-29.1)
28.2
(26.7-29.6)
2.4
(2.0-2.9)
23.6
(22.2-25.0)
18.3
(17.0-19.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,294
28.1
(26.3-30.1)
24.9
(23.1-26.8)
3.4
(2.7-4.2)
22.5
(20.7-24.3)
21.1
(19.4-23.0)
No
5,623
27
(25.3-28.8)
29.3
(27.5-31.1)
2
(1.6-2.5)
23.8
(22.1-25.5)
17.9
(16.4-19.5)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
1,441
30.1
(27.0-33.4)
26
(23.1-29.2)
3.4
(2.4-4.9)
21.3
(18.7-24.1)
19.2
(16.6-22.2)
No
8,506
27
(25.6-28.5)
28.1
(26.6-29.6)
2.3
(1.9-2.8)
23.7
(22.3-25.1)
18.9
(17.6-20.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,256
21.7
(18.4-25.5)
22.1
(18.7-25.9)
2.3
(1.3-4.0)
22.7
(19.3-26.5)
31.2
(27.2-35.5)
No
8,563
28.1
(26.6-29.5)
28.9
(27.4-30.5)
2.4
(2.0-2.8)
23.6
(22.2-25.0)
17
(15.8-18.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
662
20.7
(16.3-25.9)
22.7
(18.1-28.2)
2.7
(1.3-5.7)*
15.8
(12.0-20.4)
38.1
(32.1-44.4)
No
9,065
27.8
(26.4-29.2)
28.4
(27.0-29.9)
2.4
(2.0-2.8)
23.9
(22.6-25.3)
17.5
(16.3-18.7)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,470
23.4
(20.4-26.6)
20.4
(17.6-23.5)
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
23.1
(20.3-26.1)
30.5
(27.0-34.4)
No
8,462
27.9
(26.5-29.4)
29
(27.5-30.5)
2.4
(2.0-2.9)
23.5
(22.1-25.0)
17.2
(16.0-18.5)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions MISSISSIPPI, 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
9,911
68.6
(67.2-70.1)
23.7
(22.4-25.1)
1.4
(1.1-1.7)
3.9
(3.3-4.6)
2.3
(1.9-2.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
313
59
(52.3-65.4)
31.7
(25.8-38.4)
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
6.5
(4.0-10.5)
2.1
(1.1-3.9)*
25-34
761
63.3
(59.0-67.5)
27.2
(23.5-31.3)
1.2
(0.6-2.5)*
4.1
(2.5-6.5)
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
35-54
3,095
71.4
(69.3-73.4)
21.1
(19.3-23.0)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
3.9
(3.1-5.0)
2.2
(1.5-3.0)
55+
5,694
72.3
(70.9-73.8)
21.6
(20.3-23.0)
1.7
(1.3-2.2)
2.9
(2.4-3.5)
1.5
(1.2-1.9)
Sex
Male
3,374
64.6
(62.1-67.0)
26.8
(24.5-29.1)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
4.5
(3.5-5.7)
2.8
(2.1-3.7)
Female
6,537
72.2
(70.5-73.8)
21
(19.6-22.5)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
3.4
(2.7-4.3)
2
(1.5-2.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
6,702
72.2
(70.5-73.9)
22.5
(21.0-24.2)
1.3
(1.0-1.6)
2.7
(2.1-3.4)
1.3
(1.0-1.8)
Black, non-Hispanic
2,796
62.2
(59.4-65.0)
25.7
(23.3-28.4)
1.5
(0.9-2.2)
6.2
(4.9-7.7)
4.4
(3.3-5.8)
Hispanic
157
64.2
(48.9-77.1)
28.2
(17.0-43.0)
1.1
(0.3-4.1)**
6.5
(1.4-25.6)**
0
-
Other
158
66.9
(55.8-76.4)
24.3
(16.2-34.7)
4
(1.7-9.0)*
2.7
(0.7-9.6)**
2.1
(0.6-7.8)**
Educational level
<High School
1,548
59.4
(55.1-63.6)
28.5
(24.7-32.6)
1.4
(0.8-2.2)
5.9
(4.0-8.6)
4.9
(3.4-7.0)
High School graduate
3,185
63.4
(60.7-66.0)
26.6
(24.3-29.1)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
5.4
(4.2-6.8)
3
(2.1-4.2)
Some College
2,643
69.3
(66.4-72.1)
24
(21.4-26.8)
1.4
(0.9-2.0)
3.5
(2.5-4.8)
1.8
(1.1-2.9)
> College Graduate
2,530
78.8
(76.4-81.0)
17.6
(15.6-19.8)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
Household Income
< $20,000
2,563
62.5
(59.3-65.5)
26.3
(23.6-29.2)
1.6
(1.0-2.3)
5.5
(4.2-7.2)
4.1
(3.0-5.6)
$20,000-$35,000
2,014
66.2
(62.8-69.6)
24.2
(21.2-27.4)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
5.4
(3.8-7.4)
3
(1.9-4.6)
$35,000-$50,000
1,238
73.4
(69.6-76.8)
21.6
(18.4-25.2)
1.1
(0.7-1.8)
2.5
(1.6-3.9)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
$50,000-$75,000
1,164
71.9
(67.9-75.6)
23.5
(20.0-27.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
2.1
(1.1-3.7)*
> $75,000
1,601
78.7
(75.9-81.4)
17.3
(14.9-20.0)
1.2
(0.7-2.1)
2.3
(1.3-3.8)
0.5
(0.2-1.2)*
Employment status
Employed
4,159
69.7
(67.6-71.7)
23.6
(21.7-25.6)
1.2
(0.9-1.6)
3.4
(2.7-4.4)
2.1
(1.5-2.9)
Out of work
618
64.2
(58.2-69.7)
22.2
(17.9-27.2)
1.8
(0.8-4.2)*
7.4
(4.4-12.4)
4.4
(2.5-7.5)
A homemaker
788
74.5
(70.0-78.5)
20.3
(16.5-24.8)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
2.4
(1.4-4.0)
1.4
(0.7-2.6)*
A student
146
64.7
(54.1-74.1)
29.5
(20.5-40.3)
0.6
(0.1-4.0)**
4.1
(1.9-8.6)*
1.1
(0.3-3.7)**
Retired
2,947
70.9
(68.8-73.0)
23.1
(21.1-25.1)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
2.8
(2.1-3.6)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
Unable to work
1,239
62.2
(58.2-66.1)
26.1
(22.5-30.0)
1.8
(0.9-3.4)*
5.8
(4.1-7.9)
4.1
(2.8-6.2)
Veteran status
Yes
1,289
68.5
(64.5-72.2)
25.5
(21.9-29.5)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
2.6
(1.7-3.9)
1.7
(1.0-3.0)
No
8,622
68.6
(67.1-70.2)
23.5
(22.1-25.0)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
4.1
(3.4-4.9)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,635
71.6
(68.6-74.5)
22.2
(19.6-25.1)
1.2
(0.7-2.0)
3.1
(2.1-4.7)
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
No
8,266
68.4
(66.8-69.9)
23.8
(22.4-25.3)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
4
(3.4-4.8)
2.4
(1.9-2.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,442
69.8
(66.5-72.9)
22.1
(19.3-25.1)
1.7
(1.1-2.7)
3.4
(2.3-5.1)
3
(1.8-4.9)
No
8,325
68.5
(66.9-70.1)
24
(22.6-25.5)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
4
(3.3-4.7)
2.2
(1.8-2.8)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,222
67.6
(63.1-71.8)
24.3
(20.4-28.5)
1.3
(0.8-2.3)
4.3
(2.6-6.8)
2.6
(1.5-4.3)
No
8,665
68.8
(67.2-70.3)
23.7
(22.3-25.1)
1.4
(1.1-1.7)
3.8
(3.2-4.6)
2.3
(1.8-2.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,266
71.5
(69.6-73.4)
20.8
(19.2-22.5)
1.8
(1.3-2.4)
3.6
(2.8-4.6)
2.3
(1.7-3.2)
No
5,596
67.4
(65.5-69.3)
25
(23.3-26.8)
1.2
(0.9-1.6)
4
(3.3-5.0)
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
1,439
70.3
(66.9-73.5)
22.8
(19.9-26.1)
1.5
(0.9-2.3)
3
(2.1-4.2)
2.4
(1.4-4.1)
No
8,456
68.5
(66.9-70.0)
23.8
(22.4-25.3)
1.3
(1.1-1.7)
4
(3.4-4.8)
2.3
(1.9-2.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,241
63.5
(59.0-67.7)
23.7
(20.1-27.6)
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
7
(4.7-10.3)
4.9
(3.3-7.2)
No
8,527
69.4
(67.9-70.9)
23.7
(22.3-25.2)
1.5
(1.2-1.8)
3.5
(2.9-4.2)
2
(1.5-2.5)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
668
61
(55.0-66.8)
26.6
(21.7-32.2)
1.3
(0.5-3.3)*
5.1
(3.1-8.1)
6
(3.6-10.0)
No
9,001
69.4
(67.9-70.9)
23.5
(22.1-24.9)
1.3
(1.1-1.7)
3.7
(3.1-4.4)
2
(1.6-2.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,466
73.9
(70.6-76.9)
19.9
(17.2-22.9)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
2.7
(1.8-3.9)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
No
8,414
67.9
(66.3-69.5)
24.3
(22.9-25.8)
1.4
(1.1-1.7)
4.1
(3.4-4.9)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)

 

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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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