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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 † NEW MEXICO, 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
5,723
23.7
(22.1-25.2)
33.4
(31.6-35.3)
2.6
(2.1-3.3)
28.8
(27.1-30.6)
11.4
(10.3-12.7)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
256
17.9
(13.1-24.1)
43.6
(36.0-51.4)
3.3
(1.3-8.1)*
28
(21.1-36.1)
7.2
(3.8-13.1)*
25-34
655
23.1
(19.5-27.1)
36.4
(31.8-41.3)
1.5
(0.7-3.2)*
28.6
(24.5-33.1)
10.4
(7.5-14.2)
35-54
2,150
23.8
(21.7-26.1)
32.3
(29.8-34.8)
1.8
(1.2-2.6)
29.5
(27.0-32.1)
12.6
(10.9-14.5)
55+
2,649
27
(25.0-29.2)
29.3
(27.2-31.5)
3.8
(3.0-4.8)
27.9
(25.8-30.1)
12
(10.6-13.7)
Sex
Male
2,119
25
(22.7-27.6)
37.3
(34.5-40.3)
2.3
(1.7-3.2)
26.8
(24.2-29.5)
8.6
(7.0-10.5)
Female
3,604
22.4
(20.6-24.2)
29.7
(27.6-31.9)
2.9
(2.1-4.1)
30.9
(28.7-33.1)
14.1
(12.6-15.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,306
18.7
(16.9-20.6)
35.9
(33.6-38.2)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
31.6
(29.4-33.9)
11.4
(10.1-12.9)
Black, non-Hispanic
51
19.6
(10.6-33.4)
18.6
(7.9-37.5)*
17.7
(3.0-60.0)**
29.2
(13.9-51.4)*
14.9
(6.5-30.6)*
Hispanic
1,825
36.2
(33.2-39.3)
30.1
(27.2-33.3)
2.4
(1.6-3.6)
21.9
(19.3-24.7)
9.4
(7.7-11.4)
Other
510
24.4
(19.5-30.0)
34.2
(28.3-40.7)
2.8
(1.3-6.0)*
26
(21.2-31.4)
12.6
(8.5-18.4)
Educational level
<High School
704
43
(37.9-48.2)
31.2
(25.9-37.0)
4.7
(2.9-7.7)
12.7
(9.7-16.5)
8.4
(5.1-13.6)
High School graduate
1,524
27.1
(24.0-30.5)
34.9
(31.3-38.6)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
26.8
(23.3-30.6)
8.9
(7.2-11.1)
Some College
1,529
19.3
(16.5-22.4)
35
(31.5-38.6)
2.3
(1.4-3.6)
29.6
(26.4-33.0)
13.9
(11.6-16.6)
> College Graduate
1,960
17.1
(15.1-19.3)
32.9
(30.2-35.6)
2.6
(1.6-4.2)
34.8
(32.1-37.6)
12.6
(10.9-14.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,167
28.4
(25.0-32.1)
30.9
(26.9-35.3)
3.3
(2.1-5.1)
25.6
(21.9-29.6)
11.8
(9.6-14.4)
$20,000-$35,000
1,189
30.3
(26.7-34.1)
29.4
(25.9-33.2)
2.4
(1.6-3.7)
23.9
(20.8-27.3)
14
(11.4-17.1)
$35,000-$50,000
878
20.3
(17.3-23.7)
33.6
(29.4-38.1)
1.9
(1.1-3.2)
32.4
(27.9-37.2)
11.9
(9.2-15.1)
$50,000-$75,000
865
17.5
(14.5-21.0)
34.3
(29.9-38.9)
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
33.5
(28.9-38.5)
12.8
(9.9-16.3)
> $75,000
1,112
20.8
(17.6-24.5)
37.5
(33.7-41.5)
2.1
(1.0-4.6)*
30.2
(27.0-33.6)
9.3
(7.4-11.6)
Employment status
Employed
3,157
23.5
(21.6-25.6)
33.5
(31.3-35.9)
1.7
(1.2-2.3)
29.3
(27.2-31.5)
11.9
(10.4-13.7)
Out of work
218
18.5
(12.9-25.9)
35.4
(25.9-46.2)
2.2
(0.9-5.2)*
34.5
(23.5-47.5)
9.4
(6.0-14.4)
A homemaker
555
32.7
(27.9-37.8)
28.7
(24.0-33.9)
2.9
(1.6-5.2)*
27
(22.6-32.0)
8.7
(6.4-11.6)
A student
128
21.9
(13.6-33.5)
43.5
(32.4-55.3)
5.7
(1.5-18.7)**
20.6
(12.6-32.0)
8.3
(3.4-18.8)*
Retired
1,303
22.7
(20.1-25.6)
32.6
(29.3-36.0)
4.7
(3.5-6.4)
30.5
(27.2-34.1)
9.5
(7.8-11.6)
Unable to work
348
22.4
(17.6-28.2)
28.2
(22.0-35.4)
3.7
(1.5-8.7)*
24.7
(19.0-31.5)
20.9
(15.8-27.3)
Veteran status
Yes
793
20.4
(17.4-23.7)
35.3
(31.2-39.7)
2.8
(1.8-4.4)
32.4
(28.1-37.0)
9.1
(6.9-12.0)
No
4,929
24.3
(22.6-26.0)
33.1
(31.1-35.1)
2.6
(2.0-3.4)
28.3
(26.4-30.2)
11.8
(10.5-13.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
570
25.2
(21.2-29.6)
28.4
(23.2-34.1)
3.7
(2.2-6.4)
30.3
(24.3-37.0)
12.4
(9.4-16.2)
No
5,151
23.5
(21.9-25.2)
33.8
(31.9-35.7)
2.5
(2.0-3.3)
28.7
(27.0-30.6)
11.4
(10.2-12.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
544
25.3
(20.9-30.3)
24.6
(20.0-29.8)
3.5
(2.2-5.5)
31.6
(26.9-36.6)
15.1
(11.6-19.4)
No
5,118
23.5
(21.9-25.2)
34.1
(32.2-36.1)
2.6
(2.0-3.3)
28.7
(26.9-30.6)
11.1
(9.9-12.5)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
779
20.6
(17.1-24.6)
27.9
(23.7-32.5)
2.5
(1.4-4.6)*
35.7
(30.9-40.8)
13.3
(10.2-17.2)
No
4,932
24.2
(22.6-25.9)
34.4
(32.4-36.4)
2.7
(2.1-3.4)
27.6
(25.8-29.5)
11.1
(9.9-12.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,002
21.9
(19.7-24.2)
28.9
(26.3-31.8)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
31.5
(28.6-34.5)
15.2
(13.1-17.5)
No
3,707
24.6
(22.7-26.6)
35.1
(32.9-37.4)
2.7
(2.0-3.7)
27.7
(25.6-29.8)
9.9
(8.6-11.4)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
599
21.6
(16.8-27.3)
24.7
(19.9-30.2)
3.5
(1.2-9.5)**
30.5
(24.7-36.9)
19.7
(16.0-24.0)
No
5,063
24
(22.5-25.7)
34.5
(32.6-36.5)
2.4
(2.0-3.0)
28.7
(26.9-30.5)
10.3
(9.1-11.6)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
232
21.5
(15.6-28.9)
21.8
(14.8-31.1)
1.1
(0.3-4.1)**
30.5
(22.0-40.6)
25
(18.6-32.6)
No
5,415
23.7
(22.1-25.3)
34.1
(32.3-36.0)
2.6
(2.0-3.3)
28.9
(27.2-30.7)
10.8
(9.6-12.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
669
15.9
(12.7-19.7)
28.7
(23.8-34.2)
1.8
(0.9-3.5)*
32.8
(27.9-38.0)
20.9
(17.2-25.1)
No
5,049
24.6
(23.0-26.3)
34.1
(32.2-36.0)
2.7
(2.1-3.5)
28.4
(26.6-30.3)
10.2
(9.0-11.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † NEW MEXICO, 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
5,67267(65.1-68.7)25.1(23.4-26.9)2.5(2.0-3.1)3.9(3.2-4.7)1.6(1.1-2.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
25353(45.3-60.5)39.2(32.0-46.9)0.5(0.2-1.8)**4.4(2.4-7.8)2.9(1.1-7.7)**
25-34
63862(57.1-66.7)29.2(24.9-33.8)1.4(0.5-3.7)**6.2(4.0-9.3)1.2(0.6-2.4)*
35-54
2,12569.5(66.8-72.0)23.4(21.1-25.9)2.7(1.9-3.9)3.1(2.3-4.1)1.3(0.9-2.0)
55+
2,64272.3(70.2-74.4)19.3(17.5-21.2)3.6(2.7-4.6)3.4(2.6-4.4)1.4(1.0-2.0)
Sex
Male
2,08160.2(57.2-63.2)30.4(27.6-33.3)2.8(2.1-3.8)4.4(3.3-5.9)2.2(1.3-3.6)
Female
3,59173.2(71.1-75.1)20.3(18.5-22.1)2.1(1.6-2.9)3.3(2.6-4.3)1.1(0.7-1.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,29667(64.6-69.2)25.2(23.0-27.4)2.6(2.0-3.4)3.2(2.4-4.3)2.1(1.2-3.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
5085.2(72.7-92.6)13.4(6.4-25.9)*0.1(0.1-0.2)0.2(0.1-0.3)1.1(0.1-7.5)**
Hispanic
1,78968.3(65.2-71.2)24(21.3-27.0)2.2(1.6-3.2)3.9(2.8-5.3)1.6(1.0-2.4)
Other
50758.3(51.9-64.4)31.2(25.8-37.3)2.9(1.0-7.6)**5.9(4.0-8.7)1.7(0.9-3.3)*
Educational level
<High School
67867(61.7-72.0)23.4(19.1-28.4)4.1(2.3-7.0)3.3(2.0-5.3)2.2(1.1-4.1)*
High School graduate
1,50665.6(61.9-69.1)25.5(22.3-29.1)2.8(1.9-4.0)4.7(3.5-6.5)1.4(0.9-2.1)
Some College
1,52063.4(59.9-66.8)28(24.8-31.5)2.4(1.7-3.6)4.2(2.9-6.1)1.9(0.8-4.5)*
> College Graduate
1,96271.2(68.4-73.8)22.9(20.5-25.5)1.7(1.1-2.7)2.8(1.9-4.3)1.3(0.8-2.2)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,14967(62.8-70.9)23.4(20.0-27.3)3.5(2.2-5.5)4.2(2.9-6.0)1.9(1.2-2.9)
$20,000-$35,000
1,17665.1(61.3-68.8)26.1(22.7-29.8)2.1(1.3-3.3)5.2(3.5-7.5)1.5(0.5-4.2)**
$35,000-$50,000
86767.9(63.5-72.1)26.7(22.7-31.1)1.4(0.8-2.6)3.2(1.9-5.4)0.7(0.3-1.6)*
$50,000-$75,000
86166.4(61.9-70.6)26.7(22.6-31.3)1.6(0.9-2.9)*3(1.7-5.2)2.3(0.9-6.1)**
> $75,000
1,11369.2(65.1-72.9)24.1(20.7-28.0)2.8(1.7-4.7)2.6(1.5-4.4)1.3(0.7-2.3)*
Employment status
Employed
3,11566.8(64.5-69.1)25(22.9-27.2)2.4(1.7-3.3)4.2(3.2-5.5)1.6(0.9-2.7)
Out of work
21260.3(50.3-69.4)32.3(23.7-42.3)1.9(0.6-5.7)**2.9(1.3-6.2)*2.7(0.6-10.4)**
A homemaker
54468.6(63.2-73.5)22.1(17.8-27.0)1.7(1.0-3.1)6.1(3.5-10.4)1.5(0.7-3.1)*
A student
12964.6(53.6-74.2)32.8(23.4-43.8)0.3(0.1-1.8)**1.1(0.3-3.9)**1.2(0.2-7.1)**
Retired
1,31368(64.5-71.2)23.8(20.7-27.2)3.5(2.5-5.0)3.6(2.5-5.3)1.1(0.6-2.0)*
Unable to work
34773.1(66.2-79.0)17.7(12.8-23.9)3.8(1.8-7.8)*3.3(2.0-5.5)2.2(1.1-4.1)*
Veteran status
Yes
78065.2(60.8-69.3)26.2(22.3-30.4)3.2(2.0-5.1)4.5(3.1-6.7)0.9(0.4-2.1)*
No
4,89167.3(65.3-69.3)24.9(23.1-26.8)2.3(1.8-3.0)3.7(3.0-4.6)1.7(1.1-2.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
55769.7(63.9-75.0)22.5(17.5-28.3)3.6(1.9-6.5)*2.8(1.7-4.5)1.4(0.7-3.0)*
No
5,11366.7(64.8-68.5)25.3(23.6-27.1)2.4(1.9-3.0)4(3.2-4.9)1.7(1.1-2.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
53565.4(59.8-70.6)26(21.3-31.4)2.4(1.4-4.1)4.3(2.7-6.8)1.9(1.0-3.6)*
No
5,07566.9(65.0-68.8)25.1(23.4-27.0)2.5(2.0-3.2)3.8(3.1-4.7)1.6(1.1-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
79469.6(64.8-73.9)22(18.0-26.5)2(1.1-3.6)4.6(2.7-7.8)1.8(0.8-4.2)*
No
4,86766.5(64.5-68.4)25.6(23.8-27.5)2.6(2.0-3.2)3.8(3.1-4.6)1.6(1.1-2.4)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,99869.2(66.2-72.0)22.5(20.0-25.2)2.3(1.6-3.4)4.5(3.2-6.2)1.5(1.0-2.3)
No
3,66166.1(63.9-68.3)26(24.0-28.2)2.6(2.0-3.3)3.6(2.8-4.6)1.6(1.0-2.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
59864.5(58.5-70.0)22.6(17.8-28.3)3(1.5-5.6)*5.2(3.4-7.9)4.7(2.2-9.9)*
No
5,01667.4(65.4-69.2)25.4(23.7-27.3)2.4(1.9-3.1)3.6(2.9-4.4)1.2(0.8-1.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
23156.2(46.8-65.2)28(20.0-37.7)2.3(0.7-7.8)**4.3(2.3-7.8)*9.2(5.4-15.4)
No
5,36767.3(65.4-69.1)25(23.3-26.8)2.4(1.9-3.0)3.9(3.1-4.7)1.5(1.0-2.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
66777.7(72.6-82.1)16.4(12.5-21.4)1.6(0.7-3.4)*2.8(1.5-5.0)*1.5(0.8-2.7)
No
5,00065.6(63.7-67.6)26.2(24.4-28.0)2.6(2.1-3.3)4(3.2-4.9)1.6(1.1-2.4)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions NEW MEXICO, 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
5,723
26.7
(25.1-28.4)
32.9
(31.2-34.7)
2.5
(2.0-3.2)
27
(25.4-28.7)
10.8
(9.7-12.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
256
24.3
(18.0-31.9)
42
(34.5-49.8)
3.4
(1.4-8.3)*
23.6
(17.5-31.1)
6.7
(3.5-12.3)*
25-34
655
28.5
(24.2-33.2)
35
(30.5-39.7)
1.4
(0.6-2.9)*
25.5
(21.7-29.7)
9.6
(6.9-13.2)
35-54
2,150
25.9
(23.6-28.3)
32.1
(29.7-34.7)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
28.4
(26.1-30.9)
11.9
(10.3-13.6)
55+
2,649
27.8
(25.7-30.0)
28.9
(26.8-31.1)
3.8
(3.0-4.7)
27.7
(25.6-29.9)
11.8
(10.4-13.4)
Sex
Male
2,119
27.8
(25.2-30.5)
36.9
(34.1-39.8)
2.2
(1.6-3.0)
25.1
(22.7-27.8)
8
(6.5-9.8)
Female
3,604
25.7
(23.8-27.8)
29.2
(27.2-31.3)
2.9
(2.1-4.0)
28.8
(26.8-30.9)
13.4
(12.0-15.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,306
18
(16.3-19.9)
35.9
(33.6-38.2)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
32.2
(30.0-34.5)
11.5
(10.1-13.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
51
18
(9.2-32.3)*
19.6
(9.3-36.9)*
16
(2.5-58.3)**
31
(15.9-51.5)*
15.3
(6.6-31.6)*
Hispanic
1,825
39.4
(36.3-42.7)
28.9
(26.0-32.0)
2.3
(1.5-3.4)
20.1
(17.6-22.8)
9.2
(7.5-11.3)
Other
510
25.9
(20.7-31.8)
33.9
(28.2-40.2)
2.8
(1.3-5.9)*
24.8
(20.1-30.2)
12.6
(8.6-18.2)
Educational level
<High School
704
52.6
(47.1-58.0)
26
(21.2-31.4)
4
(2.5-6.5)
9.9
(7.6-12.8)
7.5
(4.6-12.1)
High School graduate
1,524
31.4
(27.9-35.0)
33.9
(30.4-37.5)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
24.3
(21.0-27.9)
8.3
(6.7-10.3)
Some College
1,529
20.9
(17.9-24.2)
35
(31.5-38.6)
2.1
(1.4-3.4)
28.6
(25.5-32.0)
13.4
(11.1-16.0)
> College Graduate
1,960
17.3
(15.3-19.6)
33.1
(30.5-35.9)
2.6
(1.6-4.2)
34.8
(32.1-37.6)
12.1
(10.4-13.9)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,167
38.5
(34.3-42.8)
28.6
(24.8-32.7)
2.9
(1.9-4.5)
20.1
(17.1-23.5)
10
(8.1-12.2)
$20,000-$35,000
1,189
36
(32.1-40.2)
28.3
(24.9-31.9)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
20.9
(18.1-24.0)
12.5
(10.1-15.4)
$35,000-$50,000
878
21.2
(18.0-24.9)
33.4
(29.2-37.9)
1.8
(1.1-3.2)
32
(27.6-36.8)
11.5
(8.9-14.7)
$50,000-$75,000
865
17.1
(14.2-20.6)
34.7
(30.5-39.2)
1.9
(0.9-3.8)*
33.8
(29.3-38.7)
12.4
(9.6-15.8)
> $75,000
1,112
18.4
(15.4-21.7)
38.5
(34.6-42.6)
2.2
(1.0-4.6)*
31.8
(28.4-35.3)
9.2
(7.3-11.5)
Employment status
Employed
3,157
24.9
(22.9-27.1)
33.7
(31.5-36.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.2)
28.5
(26.4-30.6)
11.3
(9.8-13.0)
Out of work
218
23.4
(16.3-32.3)
35.8
(26.7-45.9)
2.1
(0.9-5.0)*
30.3
(20.2-42.8)
8.4
(5.3-13.2)
A homemaker
555
37.9
(32.6-43.5)
25.1
(20.8-29.9)
2.5
(1.4-4.6)*
25.6
(21.2-30.6)
8.9
(6.6-11.9)
A student
128
23
(14.0-35.4)
47.6
(36.1-59.5)
4.8
(1.3-15.9)**
18.7
(11.2-29.3)
5.9
(2.4-13.9)*
Retired
1,303
26.8
(23.9-29.9)
30.8
(27.8-34.0)
5.1
(3.7-6.8)
27.8
(24.7-31.2)
9.5
(7.8-11.6)
Unable to work
348
35.7
(28.5-43.7)
23.2
(17.5-30.0)
3.7
(1.5-8.9)*
18.5
(13.8-24.3)
19
(14.0-25.1)
Veteran status
Yes
793
23.9
(20.5-27.7)
37
(32.9-41.3)
3
(1.9-4.7)
28.5
(24.5-32.8)
7.6
(5.7-10.1)
No
4,929
27.2
(25.4-29.1)
32.3
(30.4-34.2)
2.5
(1.9-3.2)
26.8
(25.1-28.6)
11.3
(10.1-12.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
570
34.6
(29.4-40.0)
25.3
(20.9-30.3)
3.7
(2.1-6.3)
24.6
(19.4-30.7)
11.8
(8.9-15.4)
No
5,151
26
(24.3-27.8)
33.6
(31.7-35.5)
2.4
(1.9-3.1)
27.3
(25.6-29.0)
10.7
(9.6-11.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
544
32.9
(27.6-38.7)
22.9
(18.5-27.9)
3.6
(2.3-5.8)
26.6
(22.4-31.4)
14
(10.7-18.1)
No
5,118
26.2
(24.4-27.9)
33.8
(31.9-35.6)
2.5
(1.9-3.2)
27.1
(25.4-28.9)
10.5
(9.4-11.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
779
21.8
(18.0-26.1)
27.6
(23.5-32.1)
2.5
(1.3-4.6)*
34.9
(30.3-39.9)
13.2
(10.1-17.0)
No
4,932
27.5
(25.7-29.4)
33.8
(31.9-35.7)
2.5
(2.0-3.3)
25.8
(24.1-27.5)
10.4
(9.3-11.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,002
25.5
(23.0-28.1)
27.6
(25.0-30.3)
2.6
(1.9-3.5)
29.5
(26.7-32.4)
14.9
(12.9-17.1)
No
3,707
27.3
(25.2-29.4)
35
(32.8-37.2)
2.5
(1.9-3.4)
26
(24.1-28.0)
9.2
(8.0-10.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
599
26
(20.3-32.5)
24
(19.5-29.2)
3.4
(1.2-9.1)**
27.7
(22.3-33.9)
18.9
(15.3-23.2)
No
5,063
26.8
(25.2-28.6)
34.1
(32.2-36.0)
2.3
(1.9-2.9)
27
(25.4-28.8)
9.7
(8.6-10.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
232
29.3
(21.5-38.7)
20.1
(13.5-28.9)
1.1
(0.3-3.9)**
25.7
(18.0-35.3)
23.7
(17.6-31.2)
No
5,415
26.4
(24.7-28.1)
33.7
(32.0-35.6)
2.5
(1.9-3.1)
27.3
(25.6-29.0)
10.1
(9.1-11.3)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
669
18
(14.2-22.4)
27.3
(22.4-32.9)
1.7
(0.9-3.5)*
31.6
(26.7-36.8)
21.4
(17.6-25.8)
No
5,049
27.7
(26.0-29.5)
33.6
(31.7-35.5)
2.6
(2.1-3.4)
26.5
(24.8-28.3)
9.6
(8.5-10.8)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions NEW MEXICO, 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
5,672
66.2
(64.3-68.0)
25.5
(23.8-27.2)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
3.9
(3.3-4.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
253
47.9
(40.0-55.8)
42.1
(34.5-50.0)
0.6
(0.2-2.2)**
5.2
(2.9-9.0)
4.2
(1.6-10.8)*
25-34
638
60.6
(55.7-65.3)
29.7
(25.5-34.4)
1.5
(0.6-3.9)*
6.6
(4.3-9.9)
1.6
(0.8-3.0)*
35-54
2,125
70
(67.5-72.4)
22.9
(20.7-25.3)
2.6
(1.9-3.7)
3
(2.2-3.9)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
55+
2,642
72.6
(70.4-74.6)
19.1
(17.4-21.0)
3.6
(2.7-4.6)
3.2
(2.5-4.2)
1.5
(1.1-2.2)
Sex
Male
2,081
59.6
(56.5-62.6)
30.7
(27.8-33.7)
2.7
(2.0-3.7)
4.5
(3.4-5.9)
2.5
(1.5-4.0)
Female
3,591
72.3
(70.2-74.2)
20.7
(19.0-22.5)
2.2
(1.7-3.0)
3.4
(2.7-4.4)
1.3
(0.9-2.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,296
69
(66.6-71.3)
23.8
(21.7-26.0)
2.5
(1.9-3.2)
2.9
(2.2-3.9)
1.9
(1.0-3.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
50
85.9
(72.7-93.3)
13
(6.0-26.0)*
0
-
0
-
1
(0.1-7.3)**
Hispanic
1,789
64.2
(60.9-67.4)
26.6
(23.6-29.8)
2.4
(1.7-3.5)
4.8
(3.5-6.5)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
Other
507
53.4
(47.1-59.7)
34.3
(28.6-40.5)
3
(1.1-7.9)**
7.2
(4.9-10.4)
2.1
(1.1-3.9)*
Educational level
<High School
678
62.5
(57.0-67.7)
25.6
(21.1-30.8)
4.1
(2.4-7.1)
4.1
(2.6-6.4)
3.6
(1.9-6.8)*
High School graduate
1,506
62.6
(58.8-66.2)
27.4
(24.0-31.1)
2.8
(2.0-4.1)
5.3
(3.9-7.2)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
Some College
1,520
62.5
(58.7-66.2)
28.7
(25.3-32.4)
2.4
(1.7-3.5)
4.3
(3.0-6.3)
2.1
(0.8-5.1)*
> College Graduate
1,962
73.8
(71.2-76.3)
21.1
(18.8-23.5)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
1.1
(0.6-1.9)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,149
63.1
(58.9-67.1)
25.1
(21.4-29.1)
4
(2.5-6.2)
5
(3.6-7.0)
2.8
(1.9-4.2)
$20,000-$35,000
1,176
63
(58.8-67.0)
27.2
(23.6-31.1)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
5.7
(3.8-8.2)
1.9
(0.7-5.2)**
$35,000-$50,000
867
68.3
(63.8-72.6)
26.4
(22.4-30.9)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
3.1
(1.8-5.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.7)*
$50,000-$75,000
861
67.4
(62.3-72.0)
26.1
(21.8-31.0)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)*
2.7
(1.5-4.7)
2.4
(0.9-6.2)**
> $75,000
1,113
71.8
(67.9-75.4)
22.5
(19.1-26.2)
2.5
(1.5-4.0)
2.1
(1.2-3.5)
1.2
(0.6-2.1)
Employment status
Employed
3,115
66.6
(64.3-68.9)
25.2
(23.1-27.3)
2.3
(1.7-3.1)
4.1
(3.1-5.3)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
Out of work
212
51.4
(40.8-61.9)
38.6
(28.5-49.7)
2
(0.7-6.2)**
4.1
(1.9-8.5)*
3.8
(1.0-14.3)**
A homemaker
544
70.1
(64.8-74.9)
20.4
(16.5-25.0)
1.8
(1.0-3.1)
6
(3.4-10.2)
1.8
(0.9-3.5)*
A student
129
51.9
(40.0-63.5)
44.2
(32.7-56.3)
0.3
(0.1-1.9)**
1.8
(0.5-6.1)**
1.8
(0.3-10.1)**
Retired
1,313
71.5
(68.2-74.6)
20.6
(17.8-23.7)
3.8
(2.7-5.2)
3.1
(2.1-4.5)
1
(0.6-1.8)
Unable to work
347
68.8
(61.6-75.1)
18.7
(13.6-25.1)
4.9
(2.3-10.1)*
3.9
(2.4-6.4)
3.8
(2.1-7.0)*
Veteran status
Yes
780
64.6
(60.2-68.7)
26.7
(22.8-30.9)
3.5
(2.2-5.6)
4.2
(2.9-6.2)
1
(0.4-2.2)*
No
4,891
66.5
(64.4-68.4)
25.3
(23.5-27.2)
2.3
(1.8-2.9)
3.9
(3.2-4.8)
2
(1.4-2.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
557
69.1
(62.9-74.7)
22.1
(16.9-28.4)
4
(2.1-7.3)*
2.9
(1.9-4.6)
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
No
5,113
65.9
(64.0-67.8)
25.8
(24.0-27.6)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
4
(3.3-4.9)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
535
65.1
(59.6-70.2)
25.3
(20.7-30.6)
2.8
(1.6-4.7)
4.4
(2.8-6.9)
2.4
(1.3-4.4)*
No
5,075
66.1
(64.2-68.0)
25.6
(23.8-27.5)
2.5
(2.0-3.1)
3.9
(3.2-4.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
794
69.3
(64.3-74.0)
22.1
(18.0-26.8)
2
(1.1-3.6)
4.6
(2.7-7.9)
1.9
(0.8-4.4)*
No
4,867
65.7
(63.7-67.6)
26
(24.2-27.9)
2.6
(2.1-3.2)
3.8
(3.1-4.7)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,998
71.3
(68.5-74.0)
20.7
(18.4-23.2)
2.5
(1.7-3.6)
4.1
(2.9-5.6)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
No
3,661
64.2
(61.9-66.5)
27.4
(25.2-29.6)
2.5
(1.9-3.2)
3.9
(3.1-4.9)
2.1
(1.3-3.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
598
61
(54.5-67.1)
23.9
(18.8-29.9)
3.1
(1.6-5.9)*
6
(4.0-8.8)
6
(2.8-12.3)*
No
5,016
66.9
(65.0-68.8)
25.6
(23.9-27.5)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
3.6
(2.9-4.4)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
231
54.5
(45.0-63.7)
30.3
(22.1-39.9)
2.8
(0.9-8.3)**
5.2
(3.0-8.9)
7.2
(2.9-16.9)*
No
5,367
66.7
(64.8-68.6)
25.3
(23.6-27.1)
2.4
(1.9-3.0)
3.9
(3.2-4.8)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
667
78.5
(73.5-82.8)
15.6
(11.8-20.5)
1.6
(0.7-3.4)*
2.6
(1.4-4.7)*
1.7
(0.9-2.9)
No
5,000
64.7
(62.8-66.7)
26.6
(24.8-28.5)
2.6
(2.1-3.2)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)

† 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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