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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 † PUERTO RICO, 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
3,684
4.4
(3.7-5.1)
30.9
(28.1-33.8)
17.3
(14.1-21.1)
40.8
(37.4-44.4)
6.6
(5.4-8.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
254
5.3
(3.3-8.6)
30.3
(24.3-37.0)
22.1
(16.1-29.7)
33.5
(26.7-40.9)
8.8
(5.5-13.7)
25-34
328
3
(1.8-5.1)
29.7
(24.1-35.9)
14.1
(9.9-19.6)
46.4
(39.8-53.1)
6.9
(4.4-10.7)
35-54
1,190
3.6
(2.7-4.7)
26
(22.8-29.6)
17.5
(13.8-22.0)
45.2
(40.9-49.6)
7.6
(5.9-9.7)
55+
1,899
5.8
(4.9-6.9)
38.8
(35.3-42.3)
15.6
(12.5-19.3)
35.7
(32.2-39.5)
4
(3.1-5.3)
Sex
Male
1,285
4.2
(3.3-5.3)
33.6
(29.8-37.5)
17.3
(13.7-21.7)
39.1
(34.8-43.6)
5.9
(4.4-7.9)
Female
2,399
4.5
(3.7-5.5)
28.2
(25.3-31.3)
17.3
(13.9-21.3)
42.7
(38.9-46.6)
7.3
(5.8-9.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Black, non-Hispanic
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
3,658
5.5
(4.6-6.4)
35.6
(33.6-37.7)
15.3
(13.7-17.1)
37.7
(35.6-39.8)
5.9
(5.0-7.0)
Other
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
997
7.1
(5.6-9.0)
55
(50.1-59.7)
10.8
(8.0-14.5)
24.6
(20.6-29.1)
2.5
(1.5-4.2)
High School graduate
929
4
(3.0-5.4)
33.5
(29.1-38.3)
18.2
(13.9-23.4)
36.8
(31.9-42.0)
7.5
(5.4-10.2)
Some College
753
5.3
(3.9-7.1)
27
(22.6-31.8)
22.3
(17.3-28.4)
37.9
(32.6-43.5)
7.5
(5.3-10.6)
> College Graduate
999
2.7
(1.8-4.0)
20
(16.8-23.6)
18.8
(14.5-24.0)
51.6
(46.6-56.6)
6.9
(5.2-9.2)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,881
5.3
(4.4-6.4)
34.8
(31.2-38.5)
16.9
(13.2-21.4)
36.8
(32.9-40.9)
6.2
(4.7-8.1)
$20,000-$35,000
722
4.7
(3.3-6.8)
25.8
(21.8-30.2)
20.4
(15.6-26.3)
41.1
(35.9-46.6)
8
(5.7-11.0)
$35,000-$50,000
273
4.7
(2.4-8.8)*
22.5
(16.9-29.3)
20
(13.9-27.9)
46.1
(38.5-53.9)
6.7
(3.7-11.9)
$50,000-$75,000
161
3
(1.3-6.8)*
23.5
(16.5-32.3)
13.8
(8.2-22.2)
54.9
(45.3-64.1)
4.9
(2.5-9.4)*
> $75,000
142
2.7
(0.7-10.1)**
13.5
(8.2-21.3)
21.2
(13.4-31.8)
50.7
(40.8-60.6)
11.9
(7.5-18.5)
Employment status
Employed
1,375
2
(1.3-3.2)
31.8
(28.3-35.4)
15.4
(12.0-19.4)
43.8
(39.6-48.2)
7
(5.4-9.0)
Out of work
149
2.4
(0.7-8.4)**
43
(33.9-52.6)
12.1
(6.5-21.6)*
31.8
(23.5-41.4)
10.7
(5.3-20.3)*
A homemaker
817
3.3
(2.2-4.8)
37.9
(33.3-42.7)
17.1
(13.3-21.7)
35.7
(31.1-40.7)
6
(4.1-8.6)
A student
164
1
(0.0-30.2)**
38.7
(30.5-47.7)
29.7
(20.8-40.6)
29.4
(21.0-39.4)
1.1
(0.0-50.4)**
Retired
848
5.1
(4.0-6.6)
39.1
(34.6-43.9)
16.5
(12.9-21.0)
36
(31.3-41.0)
3.2
(2.0-5.1)
Unable to work
327
1.8
(0.7-4.4)*
37.8
(31.6-44.4)
10.6
(6.6-16.7)
41.3
(34.4-48.6)
8.5
(5.6-12.8)
Veteran status
Yes
271
2.8
(1.4-5.6)*
36.1
(29.1-43.7)
10.2
(6.0-16.7)
44.8
(36.7-53.2)
6.1
(2.9-12.2)*
No
3,413
2.4
(1.8-3.1)
37
(34.0-40.1)
13.5
(10.8-16.8)
41.1
(37.6-44.5)
6
(4.9-7.5)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
646
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
41
(35.8-46.4)
16.4
(12.6-21.0)
36
(30.5-41.8)
4.4
(2.6-7.3)
No
3,029
2.5
(1.8-3.3)
36.7
(33.7-39.8)
11.7
(9.2-14.8)
42.5
(39.0-46.0)
6.7
(5.4-8.2)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
499
4.8
(3.4-6.6)
29.2
(24.1-34.9)
16.9
(12.3-22.7)
41.7
(35.2-48.5)
7.5
(4.7-11.7)
No
3,166
4.3
(3.6-5.1)
31
(28.1-34.0)
17.5
(14.2-21.3)
40.8
(37.3-44.5)
6.4
(5.2-7.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
566
3.6
(2.3-5.5)
29.1
(24.2-34.4)
13.7
(9.9-18.6)
45.4
(39.3-51.6)
8.3
(5.6-12.0)
No
3,112
4.5
(3.8-5.4)
31.3
(28.4-34.4)
18.1
(14.8-22.1)
39.8
(36.3-43.5)
6.2
(5.0-7.7)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,208
4.9
(3.9-6.1)
34.9
(31.0-39.0)
15.9
(12.3-20.2)
37.8
(33.6-42.3)
6.5
(4.8-8.6)
No
2,459
4.2
(3.5-5.2)
29.8
(26.8-33.0)
18.1
(14.6-22.3)
41.3
(37.5-45.2)
6.5
(5.2-8.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
466
2.2
(1.0-4.8)*
24.9
(20.4-29.9)
11.1
(7.0-17.0)
46.4
(40.3-52.6)
15.5
(11.9-19.9)
No
3,132
2.5
(1.9-3.3)
38.4
(35.3-41.6)
13.2
(10.5-16.5)
40.7
(37.2-44.2)
5.3
(4.1-6.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
271
6
(3.5-10.0)
24.6
(18.4-32.0)
12.4
(8.2-18.4)
45.8
(37.7-54.1)
11.2
(7.3-16.9)
No
3,339
4.2
(3.6-5.0)
30.6
(27.8-33.5)
17.8
(14.6-21.5)
40.9
(37.4-44.6)
6.5
(5.2-8.0)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
444
5.5
(3.8-7.8)
31.6
(26.1-37.7)
13.5
(9.5-18.9)
39.2
(33.1-45.6)
10.2
(6.8-15.0)
No
3,239
4.3
(3.6-5.1)
31
(28.1-34.1)
17.7
(14.4-21.6)
40.9
(37.4-44.6)
6
(4.9-7.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † PUERTO RICO, 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
3,717
29.4
(26.9-32.1)
57.2
(54.0-60.2)
8.9
(7.0-11.3)
3.7
(2.9-4.8)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
252
31.4
(25.1-38.4)
50.1
(43.1-57.1)
12.6
(8.5-18.3)
4.9
(2.7-8.6)
1
(0.4-2.6)*
25-34
322
22.7
(17.5-28.9)
62.4
(55.7-68.7)
10.3
(6.9-15.3)
2.6
(1.3-5.0)*
1.9
(1.0-3.8)*
35-54
1,199
32.4
(28.9-36.0)
55.3
(51.3-59.2)
8.2
(6.1-11.0)
3.5
(2.5-5.1)
0.5
(0.3-1.0)*
55+
1,929
27.6
(24.8-30.6)
62.3
(58.9-65.5)
5.9
(4.4-7.8)
3.9
(2.9-5.1)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)
Sex
Male
1,303
28.3
(24.9-32.0)
58.4
(54.2-62.4)
8.9
(6.6-11.9)
3.5
(2.4-4.9)
1
(0.6-1.8)
Female
2,414
30.8
(27.9-34.0)
55.8
(52.3-59.3)
8.8
(6.8-11.4)
3.9
(2.9-5.1)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Black, non-Hispanic
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
3,691
29
(27.0-31.0)
55.8
(53.5-58.0)
10.2
(8.9-11.6)
3.9
(3.2-4.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
Other
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
1,027
21.5
(18.0-25.4)
64.7
(60.0-69.0)
7.9
(5.6-10.9)
5.2
(3.7-7.2)
0.8
(0.4-1.8)*
High School graduate
931
20.9
(17.2-25.2)
54.8
(49.7-59.9)
17
(13.1-21.7)
6
(4.4-8.3)
1.2
(0.8-2.0)
Some College
752
35
(30.1-40.2)
44.9
(39.8-50.1)
16.2
(12.7-20.5)
3.1
(2.0-4.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
> College Graduate
1,000
31.6
(27.7-35.8)
50.2
(45.6-54.8)
15.3
(12.0-19.3)
2.1
(1.2-3.6)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
Household Income
< $20,000
1,913
24.9
(21.9-28.2)
62.6
(58.9-66.1)
7.4
(5.5-9.8)
4.3
(3.2-5.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)
$20,000-$35,000
724
29.5
(25.3-33.9)
56.1
(51.1-61.0)
9.5
(6.7-13.3)
4.1
(2.6-6.5)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)*
$35,000-$50,000
271
34.9
(28.2-42.4)
52.9
(45.2-60.5)
9.7
(5.7-16.0)
1.3
(0.4-4.1)**
1.1
(0.4-3.4)**
$50,000-$75,000
162
25.6
(18.9-33.7)
59.6
(50.1-68.4)
11.3
(6.2-19.8)
3.2
(0.7-13.1)**
0.3
(0.0-1.9)**
> $75,000
141
33.3
(25.2-42.5)
47.1
(37.0-57.5)
17.9
(10.2-29.4)
0.8
(0.1-5.7)**
0.9
(0.2-4.0)**
Employment status
Employed
1,384
30
(26.7-33.6)
57.1
(53.1-61.0)
8.7
(6.5-11.6)
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)
Out of work
148
30.8
(21.9-41.3)
57.3
(47.1-66.9)
6.7
(3.3-13.1)*
4
(1.8-8.6)*
1.3
(0.4-4.6)**
A homemaker
830
23.8
(20.0-28.0)
64.6
(59.9-69.1)
7.1
(4.9-10.2)
3.9
(2.7-5.6)
0.6
(0.3-1.4)*
A student
163
37.9
(29.0-47.7)
40.3
(32.0-49.1)
17.8
(11.6-26.4)
3
(1.4-6.4)*
1
(0.3-3.1)**
Retired
861
29.7
(25.9-33.8)
61.4
(57.0-65.6)
4.8
(3.3-6.9)
3.6
(2.4-5.5)
0.5
(0.2-1.0)*
Unable to work
327
26.2
(20.4-32.9)
56
(48.8-63.1)
10
(6.3-15.4)
7.3
(4.3-12.1)
0.5
(0.2-1.6)**
Veteran status
Yes
267
35.2
(27.4-43.9)
51.8
(43.6-60.0)
6.7
(4.0-11.1)
4.4
(2.0-9.1)*
1.8
(0.7-5.0)**
No
3,450
29.3
(26.7-32.0)
57.5
(54.3-60.6)
9
(7.0-11.4)
3.6
(2.8-4.6)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
666
21.4
(17.4-26.0)
64
(58.7-68.9)
8.5
(6.1-11.7)
5.7
(3.8-8.5)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
No
3,043
29.4
(26.7-32.3)
53
(49.6-56.3)
12.9
(10.4-15.9)
3.8
(2.9-4.9)
0.9
(0.6-1.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
505
29.8
(24.5-35.8)
56.8
(50.5-62.8)
6.8
(4.4-10.3)
5.7
(3.4-9.3)
0.9
(0.4-2.3)*
No
3,192
29.4
(26.8-32.2)
57.1
(53.9-60.3)
9.2
(7.2-11.8)
3.5
(2.7-4.5)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
568
24.7
(20.0-30.2)
53.4
(47.5-59.3)
15.7
(11.9-20.3)
4.7
(3.1-6.9)
1.5
(0.7-3.0)*
No
3,142
28.4
(25.7-31.2)
53.2
(49.8-56.6)
13.5
(10.9-16.6)
4.1
(3.2-5.3)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,210
28.7
(25.2-32.5)
60.2
(56.1-64.2)
6.7
(4.8-9.3)
3.8
(2.7-5.3)
0.6
(0.3-1.3)*
No
2,489
29.5
(26.6-32.5)
56.3
(52.8-59.6)
9.8
(7.6-12.5)
3.7
(2.8-4.8)
0.9
(0.5-1.4)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
461
28.2
(22.6-34.5)
53.6
(47.2-59.8)
12.3
(8.6-17.2)
5.2
(3.3-8.1)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)**
No
3,170
30
(27.3-32.8)
57.4
(54.1-60.5)
8.6
(6.6-11.0)
3.3
(2.5-4.4)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
268
19
(12.9-27.1)
70
(60.9-77.7)
5.8
(2.1-14.8)**
3.1
(0.9-10.3)**
2.1
(1.1-4.1)*
No
3,374
28.3
(25.6-31.0)
53.6
(50.3-56.9)
13.3
(10.7-16.4)
3.9
(3.0-5.0)
0.9
(0.6-1.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
446
31.3
(25.9-37.3)
51
(44.7-57.3)
11.3
(7.6-16.4)
5.3
(3.4-8.1)
1.1
(0.4-3.3)**
No
3,269
28.9
(26.2-31.7)
57.7
(54.5-60.9)
9.1
(7.1-11.6)
3.5
(2.7-4.6)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions PUERTO RICO, 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
3,684
7.4
(6.5-8.5)
31.9
(30.1-33.9)
17.7
(16.2-19.3)
36.3
(34.3-38.3)
6.7
(5.7-7.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
254
7.9
(4.9-12.4)
30
(24.5-36.1)
25.1
(19.9-31.1)
28.5
(22.9-34.8)
8.5
(5.5-13.1)
25-34
328
4.5
(2.7-7.6)
31
(25.6-36.9)
14.5
(10.9-19.1)
42.9
(37.0-49.1)
7
(4.6-10.7)
35-54
1,190
5.6
(4.3-7.3)
27.4
(24.6-30.4)
17.5
(15.2-20.1)
41.8
(38.6-45.0)
7.8
(6.2-9.6)
55+
1,899
11.1
(9.6-12.8)
39
(36.6-41.6)
16.3
(14.5-18.3)
29.4
(27.1-31.7)
4.2
(3.3-5.2)
Sex
Male
1,285
7.1
(5.7-8.9)
35.1
(32.0-38.3)
17.6
(15.2-20.2)
34.4
(31.2-37.7)
5.8
(4.5-7.6)
Female
2,399
7.7
(6.5-9.1)
29.1
(26.9-31.5)
17.9
(16.0-19.9)
38
(35.5-40.5)
7.4
(6.1-8.9)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Black, non-Hispanic
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
3,658
7.4
(6.4-8.5)
31.9
(30.0-33.8)
17.6
(16.1-19.3)
36.4
(34.4-38.4)
6.7
(5.7-7.8)
Other
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
997
13.1
(10.6-16.0)
50.9
(47.0-54.7)
12.1
(9.9-14.7)
21.1
(18.1-24.4)
2.9
(1.8-4.6)
High School graduate
929
6.6
(5.0-8.7)
34
(30.2-37.9)
18.8
(15.8-22.2)
32.8
(29.0-36.8)
7.9
(5.9-10.4)
Some College
753
8
(6.0-10.5)
28.4
(24.5-32.6)
21.4
(18.1-25.3)
34.7
(30.6-39.1)
7.5
(5.4-10.3)
> College Graduate
999
4
(2.7-5.8)
20.8
(17.9-24.1)
17.2
(14.5-20.2)
50.7
(46.9-54.6)
7.3
(5.6-9.3)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,881
9.6
(8.2-11.3)
36.9
(34.0-39.8)
16.5
(14.4-18.7)
31.3
(28.6-34.3)
5.7
(4.5-7.3)
$20,000-$35,000
722
6.3
(4.4-8.8)
27.3
(23.6-31.3)
19.4
(16.1-23.1)
39.5
(35.2-44.0)
7.6
(5.6-10.2)
$35,000-$50,000
273
5.4
(2.8-10.0)*
23.6
(18.1-30.1)
18.4
(13.6-24.5)
46.2
(39.2-53.3)
6.5
(3.6-11.3)
$50,000-$75,000
161
3.3
(1.4-7.5)*
24.4
(17.3-33.2)
12.5
(7.8-19.6)
55.1
(46.0-63.7)
4.7
(2.4-9.0)*
> $75,000
142
3
(0.7-11.0)**
14.8
(9.2-22.8)
20
(13.3-29.0)
51.1
(41.7-60.4)
11.2
(7.1-17.2)
Employment status
Employed
1,375
5.2
(4.0-6.6)
27.7
(24.9-30.6)
17.5
(15.3-20.0)
43
(39.9-46.3)
6.6
(5.2-8.3)
Out of work
149
7.5
(3.7-14.6)*
39.4
(30.4-49.2)
18
(11.9-26.2)
25.6
(18.3-34.6)
9.6
(4.7-18.6)*
A homemaker
817
8.3
(6.3-11.0)
35.6
(31.8-39.6)
15.3
(12.6-18.5)
33.2
(29.4-37.2)
7.6
(5.5-10.4)
A student
164
8.4
(4.8-14.5)
30.6
(23.8-38.4)
25.5
(19.2-33.1)
29.9
(22.8-38.1)
5.5
(2.8-10.5)*
Retired
848
13.4
(11.1-16.1)
39.1
(35.5-42.9)
15.4
(12.8-18.3)
28
(24.7-31.5)
4.1
(2.9-5.9)
Unable to work
327
7.7
(4.7-12.2)
34.2
(28.4-40.6)
18.2
(13.5-23.9)
31
(25.1-37.6)
8.9
(5.9-13.4)
Veteran status
Yes
271
9.2
(6.0-13.8)
32.8
(26.0-40.3)
18.2
(13.5-24.1)
33.8
(27.0-41.4)
6.1
(3.2-11.2)*
No
3,413
7.3
(6.3-8.4)
31.9
(29.9-33.9)
17.7
(16.1-19.4)
36.5
(34.4-38.6)
6.7
(5.7-7.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
646
6.4
(4.7-8.8)
43.2
(38.6-47.9)
13.9
(11.1-17.3)
31
(26.6-35.7)
5.5
(3.5-8.4)
No
3,029
7.6
(6.5-8.7)
30.4
(28.3-32.4)
18.2
(16.5-19.9)
37.1
(35.0-39.4)
6.8
(5.8-8.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
499
10.2
(7.5-13.7)
29.5
(24.9-34.6)
18.5
(14.5-23.3)
34.1
(28.7-39.8)
7.7
(4.9-11.7)
No
3,166
7.1
(6.1-8.2)
32.2
(30.2-34.2)
17.7
(16.0-19.4)
36.7
(34.5-38.8)
6.5
(5.5-7.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
566
5.9
(3.8-8.8)
30
(25.5-34.8)
14
(10.9-17.9)
41.5
(36.3-46.9)
8.7
(6.0-12.3)
No
3,112
7.7
(6.6-8.9)
32.3
(30.2-34.4)
18.4
(16.7-20.2)
35.3
(33.2-37.5)
6.3
(5.3-7.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,208
10.5
(8.6-12.7)
34
(30.9-37.2)
17.4
(14.9-20.2)
31.1
(28.1-34.3)
7
(5.4-9.0)
No
2,459
6.6
(5.5-7.8)
31.3
(29.0-33.6)
17.9
(16.1-19.8)
37.7
(35.3-40.2)
6.6
(5.4-7.9)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
466
7.3
(4.8-11.0)
22.3
(18.1-27.1)
18.4
(14.3-23.3)
40.5
(35.1-46.1)
11.6
(8.3-15.9)
No
3,132
7.6
(6.6-8.8)
33.2
(31.2-35.4)
17.7
(16.1-19.4)
35.4
(33.3-37.6)
6.1
(5.1-7.2)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
271
11.8
(7.1-19.0)
24.5
(18.5-31.7)
12.9
(8.9-18.2)
39
(31.8-46.7)
11.8
(7.8-17.5)
No
3,339
7.2
(6.2-8.3)
32.1
(30.1-34.1)
18
(16.4-19.7)
36.4
(34.3-38.5)
6.3
(5.3-7.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
444
10.5
(7.5-14.5)
30.4
(25.4-36.0)
14.3
(10.8-18.9)
33.4
(28.3-38.9)
11.3
(7.7-16.2)
No
3,239
7.1
(6.1-8.2)
32.1
(30.1-34.1)
18.1
(16.5-19.8)
36.6
(34.5-38.8)
6.2
(5.2-7.3)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions PUERTO RICO, 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
3,717
26.3
(24.5-28.2)
58.3
(56.3-60.3)
9.5
(8.3-10.8)
4.4
(3.6-5.2)
1.5
(1.1-2.2)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
252
26.9
(21.3-33.2)
51.2
(44.7-57.6)
14.4
(10.4-19.6)
5.7
(3.3-9.6)
1.9
(0.8-4.5)*
25-34
322
21.3
(16.6-26.9)
61.8
(55.7-67.6)
10.6
(7.5-14.8)
2.9
(1.5-5.4)*
3.4
(1.8-6.3)*
35-54
1,199
31
(28.1-34.1)
55.3
(52.1-58.5)
8.7
(7.0-10.6)
4
(2.9-5.5)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
55+
1,929
23.6
(21.5-25.8)
63.3
(60.8-65.7)
7.3
(6.1-8.7)
5
(4.1-6.2)
0.8
(0.5-1.4)
Sex
Male
1,303
24.6
(21.8-27.6)
59.9
(56.6-63.1)
9.4
(7.6-11.6)
4.1
(3.0-5.6)
2
(1.2-3.2)
Female
2,414
27.8
(25.6-30.2)
56.9
(54.4-59.4)
9.5
(8.1-11.1)
4.5
(3.6-5.7)
1.2
(0.7-1.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
16
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Black, non-Hispanic
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Hispanic
3,691
26.3
(24.5-28.1)
58.3
(56.3-60.3)
9.5
(8.3-10.8)
4.4
(3.6-5.3)
1.5
(1.1-2.2)
Other
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
1,027
20.3
(17.4-23.6)
64.9
(61.1-68.5)
7.5
(5.7-9.8)
5.8
(4.3-7.8)
1.5
(0.7-3.3)*
High School graduate
931
19.7
(16.7-23.1)
61.6
(57.5-65.4)
10.8
(8.3-13.8)
6.2
(4.5-8.4)
1.8
(1.0-3.2)*
Some College
752
31.4
(27.3-35.7)
53.8
(49.3-58.2)
9.8
(7.6-12.7)
3.6
(2.3-5.5)
1.4
(0.7-3.1)*
> College Graduate
1,000
32
(28.5-35.7)
55.1
(51.3-58.9)
9.3
(7.3-11.8)
2.2
(1.3-3.7)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
Household Income
< $20,000
1,913
22.6
(20.2-25.2)
62.4
(59.5-65.2)
8.6
(7.1-10.3)
5
(4.0-6.3)
1.4
(0.8-2.3)
$20,000-$35,000
724
29.3
(25.5-33.4)
56.3
(51.9-60.6)
8.8
(6.7-11.6)
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
1.3
(0.5-3.2)*
$35,000-$50,000
271
37.3
(30.6-44.4)
51.7
(44.5-58.7)
8.2
(5.0-13.2)
1.2
(0.4-3.7)**
1.7
(0.6-4.8)**
$50,000-$75,000
162
28.4
(21.4-36.7)
58.5
(49.5-66.9)
9.8
(5.6-16.7)
2.9
(0.6-11.7)**
0.4
(0.1-2.8)**
> $75,000
141
36.5
(28.0-45.9)
46.4
(37.2-55.9)
15
(8.8-24.5)
0.7
(0.1-4.9)**
1.3
(0.3-5.8)**
Employment status
Employed
1,384
27.7
(25.0-30.7)
58.6
(55.4-61.7)
8.6
(6.9-10.6)
3.4
(2.5-4.7)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
Out of work
148
23.4
(16.2-32.5)
61.7
(52.0-70.6)
7.1
(3.6-13.5)*
5.1
(2.4-10.7)*
2.7
(0.8-9.0)**
A homemaker
830
23.7
(20.2-27.5)
61.5
(57.4-65.5)
9.1
(6.9-11.9)
4.5
(3.3-6.2)
1.2
(0.5-2.5)*
A student
163
25.5
(18.8-33.7)
49.9
(41.8-58.1)
17.8
(12.5-24.7)
4.9
(2.3-9.9)*
1.8
(0.6-5.6)**
Retired
861
28.3
(25.0-31.8)
59.8
(56.0-63.4)
6.5
(4.9-8.5)
4.5
(3.1-6.5)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Unable to work
327
22.5
(17.4-28.6)
54.7
(48.0-61.2)
12.8
(8.8-18.3)
8.8
(5.4-14.2)
1.1
(0.4-3.4)**
Veteran status
Yes
267
29.2
(22.5-37.0)
54
(46.3-61.4)
7.8
(4.9-12.2)
5.3
(2.5-10.7)*
3.8
(1.4-9.5)*
No
3,450
26.1
(24.3-28.0)
58.6
(56.5-60.7)
9.6
(8.4-11.0)
4.3
(3.5-5.2)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
666
19.8
(16.2-24.0)
64.3
(59.7-68.7)
8.5
(6.3-11.4)
6.5
(4.5-9.5)
0.8
(0.3-1.9)*
No
3,043
27.3
(25.4-29.4)
57.5
(55.3-59.7)
9.5
(8.2-10.9)
4.1
(3.3-5.0)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
505
26.9
(22.0-32.4)
56.1
(50.4-61.6)
8.4
(5.8-11.9)
6.8
(4.3-10.7)
1.8
(0.7-4.5)*
No
3,192
26.4
(24.5-28.3)
58.6
(56.4-60.7)
9.6
(8.3-11.0)
4.1
(3.3-5.0)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
568
24
(19.8-28.8)
58.7
(53.5-63.8)
10.2
(7.5-13.6)
4.6
(3.0-6.9)
2.6
(1.2-5.2)*
No
3,142
26.8
(24.8-28.8)
58.2
(56.0-60.4)
9.3
(8.1-10.8)
4.3
(3.5-5.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,210
27.7
(24.7-30.9)
58.1
(54.7-61.4)
8.5
(6.7-10.7)
4.5
(3.4-6.0)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
No
2,489
26
(23.8-28.2)
58.4
(55.9-60.8)
9.7
(8.3-11.3)
4.3
(3.5-5.4)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
461
26
(21.1-31.6)
53.5
(47.8-59.1)
12.9
(9.7-16.9)
6.1
(4.0-9.3)
1.4
(0.5-3.8)**
No
3,170
26.8
(24.9-28.8)
58.7
(56.5-60.9)
9.1
(7.8-10.5)
3.9
(3.2-4.9)
1.5
(1.0-2.2)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
268
22.5
(16.8-29.6)
49.9
(42.2-57.6)
13.5
(8.7-20.3)
11
(7.3-16.3)
3.1
(1.3-6.8)*
No
3,374
26.7
(24.8-28.6)
58.8
(56.6-60.9)
9.2
(8.0-10.6)
3.9
(3.2-4.8)
1.5
(1.0-2.1)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
446
29.2
(24.1-34.7)
50
(44.2-55.7)
12.7
(9.2-17.2)
6.1
(4.1-9.1)
2.1
(0.7-6.2)**
No
3,269
26
(24.1-28.0)
59.2
(57.0-61.3)
9.1
(7.9-10.5)
4.2
(3.4-5.1)
1.5
(1.0-2.1)

† 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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