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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 † TENNESSEE, 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
2,100
35.9
(32.8-39.1)
27.9
(25.0-31.0)
7.1
(5.3-9.4)
21.4
(18.8-24.2)
7.7
(6.3-9.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
65
25.1
(14.3-40.1)
38.5
(24.9-54.1)
11.1
(3.6-29.2)**
15.3
(7.2-29.6)*
10.1
(3.7-24.7)*
25-34
173
34
(25.4-43.8)
35.2
(26.7-44.8)
8
(3.2-18.5)*
19
(13.0-26.8)
3.8
(2.0-7.2)*
35-54
678
35.7
(31.0-40.8)
26.3
(21.9-31.2)
5.5
(3.7-7.9)
23.3
(19.2-28.0)
9.2
(6.8-12.3)
55+
1,174
40.8
(37.2-44.5)
23.6
(20.5-27.1)
7.6
(6.0-9.7)
20.5
(17.5-23.9)
7.4
(5.8-9.5)
Sex
Male
667
38.3
(33.3-43.6)
29.4
(24.7-34.7)
6.9
(4.2-11.0)
19
(15.1-23.7)
6.4
(4.3-9.3)
Female
1,433
33.7
(30.3-37.2)
26.4
(23.1-29.9)
7.3
(5.6-9.6)
23.7
(20.6-27.0)
8.9
(7.1-11.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,776
32.5
(29.3-35.8)
26.6
(23.4-30.1)
13.1
(11.4-15.0)
20.5
(17.6-23.6)
7.3
(5.8-9.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
268
48.1
(38.5-57.9)
23.4
(15.5-33.6)
2.9
(1.4-6.0)*
19.2
(12.8-27.8)
6.4
(3.5-11.3)*
Hispanic
11
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
40
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
276
44.7
(35.2-54.5)
26.4
(18.4-36.3)
4.6
(2.6-7.8)
19
(12.4-28.0)
5.3
(2.7-10.3)*
High School graduate
745
38.3
(33.1-43.8)
29.3
(24.3-34.9)
8.5
(5.1-13.7)
16.3
(12.8-20.5)
7.6
(5.1-11.2)
Some College
639
30.8
(25.7-36.4)
26.7
(21.7-32.3)
9.4
(6.8-13.0)
23.9
(19.3-29.2)
9.2
(6.9-12.3)
> College Graduate
438
41
(34.7-47.6)
26.5
(21.3-32.5)
2.8
(1.6-4.8)
22.8
(17.6-29.0)
6.8
(4.3-10.8)
Household Income
< $20,000
434
40.7
(33.8-47.9)
24.6
(18.7-31.6)
4.1
(2.4-6.8)
21.4
(15.8-28.3)
9.4
(6.1-14.0)
$20,000-$35,000
546
28.4
(23.1-34.5)
24.2
(19.1-30.3)
16.9
(11.3-24.7)
23.1
(18.1-28.9)
7.3
(4.7-11.2)
$35,000-$50,000
260
43.3
(34.5-52.4)
30.4
(22.6-39.5)
4.7
(2.3-9.3)*
15.5
(10.4-22.6)
6.1
(3.1-11.8)*
$50,000-$75,000
185
34.7
(25.8-44.8)
24.3
(16.9-33.7)
3.2
(1.0-9.4)**
30.4
(22.4-39.8)
7.4
(4.4-12.3)
> $75,000
263
38.4
(31.0-46.3)
32.2
(24.7-40.7)
1.8
(0.8-4.0)*
19.5
(13.4-27.4)
8.2
(5.1-13.0)
Employment status
Employed
830
37.6
(33.0-42.4)
27.6
(23.5-32.2)
4.3
(2.8-6.4)
22.5
(18.7-26.8)
8
(5.9-10.7)
Out of work
120
26.6
(17.3-38.5)
29.7
(19.1-43.2)
19.3
(8.3-38.5)*
17.1
(8.9-30.4)*
7.3
(2.8-17.8)*
A homemaker
200
36.7
(28.8-45.4)
27.7
(19.8-37.3)
6.6
(3.5-12.3)*
22
(15.8-29.7)
6.9
(3.5-13.1)*
A student
34
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Retired
663
37.7
(33.0-42.6)
27.2
(22.6-32.4)
9.7
(7.1-13.3)
20.1
(16.2-24.5)
5.3
(3.5-7.9)
Unable to work
244
34.3
(26.0-43.7)
19.7
(13.4-28.2)
7.2
(3.8-13.0)*
24.7
(17.5-33.7)
14
(8.9-21.5)
Veteran status
Yes
211
30.6
(24.0-38.1)
34.2
(25.2-44.6)
3.3
(1.7-6.2)*
22.8
(15.8-31.7)
9.1
(5.4-15.0)
No
1,886
36.5
(33.2-40.0)
27.1
(24.1-30.4)
7.6
(5.7-10.1)
21.2
(18.5-24.2)
7.6
(6.1-9.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
263
35.4
(28.1-43.4)
25.6
(18.6-34.2)
6.2
(3.5-10.6)
21.9
(15.6-29.9)
10.9
(5.8-19.5)*
No
1,835
36.1
(32.8-39.5)
28
(24.9-31.3)
7.2
(5.3-9.6)
21.4
(18.6-24.3)
7.4
(6.0-9.2)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
276
30.2
(24.1-37.2)
31
(23.3-39.8)
8.6
(4.9-14.8)
22.8
(16.1-31.2)
7.4
(4.8-11.3)
No
1,818
36.5
(33.2-39.9)
27.6
(24.5-30.9)
7
(5.1-9.4)
21.2
(18.5-24.2)
7.7
(6.2-9.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
253
29.2
(21.6-38.0)
25.1
(17.0-35.4)
5
(2.6-9.5)*
28.9
(20.5-39.0)
11.9
(6.9-19.6)
No
1,846
36.9
(33.6-40.3)
28.3
(25.2-31.6)
7.4
(5.5-10.0)
20.3
(17.7-23.2)
7.1
(5.7-8.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
712
35.4
(30.3-40.9)
24.2
(19.3-29.8)
6.9
(4.1-11.4)
23.1
(18.5-28.4)
10.4
(7.6-14.1)
No
1,380
36
(32.3-39.8)
29.1
(25.6-32.9)
7.2
(5.2-9.9)
20.8
(17.8-24.2)
6.9
(5.3-9.0)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
286
32.5
(26.2-39.6)
28.9
(21.4-37.8)
3.7
(2.1-6.5)
26.2
(18.6-35.6)
8.6
(5.4-13.4)
No
1,813
36.3
(33.0-39.8)
27.7
(24.6-31.0)
7.5
(5.6-10.0)
20.9
(18.2-23.8)
7.6
(6.1-9.5)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
266
20.6
(14.5-28.5)
29.1
(20.5-39.6)
4.2
(2.4-7.3)
27.3
(19.8-36.4)
18.8
(12.8-26.6)
No
1,806
37.9
(34.6-41.3)
27.6
(24.5-30.9)
7.5
(5.6-10.1)
20.7
(18.0-23.7)
6.3
(4.9-8.0)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
25.3
(17.2-35.5)
20.8
(13.6-30.6)
4
(1.9-8.2)*
27.7
(18.7-38.9)
22.2
(14.3-32.8)
No
1,866
37
(33.7-40.4)
28.3
(25.2-31.6)
7.3
(5.4-9.8)
20.9
(18.2-23.8)
6.5
(5.2-8.2)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
398
27.7
(22.0-34.2)
26.5
(20.0-34.1)
8.1
(5.4-12.0)
27.2
(20.8-34.8)
10.5
(7.1-15.4)
No
1,698
37
(33.6-40.6)
26.3
(23.1-29.7)
11
(8.9-13.4)
18.9
(16.2-22.0)
6.8
(5.3-8.7)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † TENNESSEE, 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
2,124
75.5
(72.5-78.4)
17.2
(14.7-20.1)
3
(1.9-4.8)
2.9
(1.9-4.5)
1.3
(0.6-2.5)*
Age group (yrs)
18-24
63
69.9
(54.6-81.8)
20.8
(11.4-35.0)
0.5
(0.1-3.6)**
8.7
(2.9-23.2)**
0.1
(0.0-0.1)
25-34
175
71
(61.5-79.0)
11.1
(6.4-18.6)
11
(6.0-19.3)
3.3
(1.3-7.9)*
3.5
(0.8-14.6)**
35-54
685
76.4
(71.5-80.7)
18.9
(14.8-23.9)
1.7
(1.0-3.1)
1.9
(1.0-3.5)*
1.1
(0.5-2.5)*
55+
1,191
78.3
(75.2-81.2)
15.2
(12.6-18.1)
3
(2.0-4.5)
2.3
(1.6-3.5)
1.1
(0.6-2.3)*
Sex
Male
672
71.2
(65.8-76.0)
19
(14.8-24.0)
3.9
(2.1-7.4)*
4.2
(2.3-7.4)
1.7
(0.6-4.8)**
Female
1,452
79.6
(76.4-82.4)
15.6
(13.0-18.7)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,791
74.6
(71.5-77.5)
17.4
(14.9-20.4)
4.2
(3.0-5.9)
2.6
(1.8-3.7)
1.1
(0.6-2.2)*
Black, non-Hispanic
277
72.5
(62.0-81.0)
20.9
(13.1-31.6)
2.4
(1.0-5.7)*
3.5
(1.7-7.0)*
0.7
(0.3-1.5)*
Hispanic
10
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
41
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
285
66.6
(57.0-75.1)
22.8
(15.0-33.0)
3.3
(1.7-6.2)*
3.2
(1.7-6.1)*
4.1
(1.1-14.3)**
High School graduate
747
72
(66.3-77.0)
19.2
(14.8-24.4)
3.5
(1.7-6.9)*
4.2
(2.1-8.2)*
1.2
(0.5-3.0)*
Some College
648
78
(72.4-82.8)
18.2
(13.6-23.8)
1.3
(0.6-3.0)*
1.8
(0.9-3.6)*
0.7
(0.3-1.8)*
> College Graduate
442
78.3
(71.7-83.8)
12.9
(8.9-18.3)
5.5
(2.3-12.6)*
2.7
(1.0-7.0)*
0.6
(0.1-2.5)**
Household Income
< $20,000
439
72.6
(65.3-78.9)
18
(12.6-25.0)
2.1
(1.0-4.2)*
3.5
(1.9-6.3)*
3.7
(1.3-10.3)**
$20,000-$35,000
555
76
(69.5-81.4)
15.3
(10.7-21.3)
3.8
(1.5-9.3)*
4.5
(2.0-10.1)*
0.4
(0.1-2.5)**
$35,000-$50,000
263
71.1
(61.9-78.8)
22.4
(15.1-31.8)
4.1
(1.8-9.3)*
2.1
(0.7-6.7)**
0.3
(0.0-2.3)**
$50,000-$75,000
185
82.1
(72.0-89.1)
13.6
(8.2-21.8)
4
(0.8-18.2)**
0.3
(0.0-1.8)**
0
(0.0-0.0)
> $75,000
263
80.8
(72.6-87.0)
14.2
(8.8-22.3)
0.7
(0.2-2.9)**
1.9
(0.5-7.2)**
2.3
(0.8-6.9)**
Employment status
Employed
840
76.7
(72.1-80.7)
17.1
(13.5-21.5)
2.9
(1.5-5.4)*
2.3
(1.2-4.6)*
1
(0.4-2.3)*
Out of work
120
74.7
(62.6-83.9)
10.1
(5.4-18.2)*
5.1
(1.2-18.9)**
6
(2.0-16.6)**
4.1
(0.9-17.2)**
A homemaker
204
77.3
(67.6-84.7)
18.3
(11.2-28.3)
0.3
(0.0-2.4)**
3.2
(1.1-8.9)**
1
(0.2-5.2)**
A student
34
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Retired
671
73.3
(68.4-77.6)
19.4
(15.4-24.2)
3.9
(2.4-6.3)
3
(1.8-5.1)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)**
Unable to work
247
71.9
(61.8-80.2)
21.6
(13.6-32.5)
2.4
(1.0-5.4)*
2.4
(1.1-5.2)*
1.8
(0.7-4.4)*
Veteran status
Yes
212
82.1
(73.7-88.2)
12.4
(7.0-21.1)
3.5
(1.7-7.1)*
1.1
(0.4-2.8)*
0.9
(0.2-4.1)**
No
1,909
74.7
(71.4-77.8)
17.9
(15.2-21.0)
3
(1.8-4.9)
3.1
(2.0-4.9)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
268
66.7
(57.7-74.7)
25.1
(17.5-34.8)
4.4
(2.1-9.1)*
1.7
(0.8-3.8)*
1.9
(0.7-5.3)**
No
1,854
76.4
(73.1-79.3)
16.5
(13.9-19.5)
2.9
(1.8-4.8)
3
(1.9-4.7)
1.2
(0.5-2.6)*
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
284
74.5
(67.4-80.4)
17.7
(12.2-25.0)
2.9
(1.2-7.0)*
4.4
(2.6-7.4)
0.5
(0.1-2.4)**
No
1,834
75.6
(72.3-78.7)
17.2
(14.5-20.2)
3
(1.9-5.0)
2.8
(1.7-4.5)
1.4
(0.7-2.8)*
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
254
76.8
(67.7-84.0)
15.6
(9.5-24.5)
1.7
(0.6-4.4)*
4.6
(2.0-10.3)*
1.3
(0.3-5.2)**
No
1,869
75.4
(72.1-78.4)
17.5
(14.8-20.5)
3.2
(2.0-5.3)
2.6
(1.6-4.4)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
722
74
(68.1-79.1)
16.8
(12.4-22.5)
4.5
(1.9-10.3)*
2.7
(1.5-4.8)
2
(0.6-7.0)**
No
1,394
76.1
(72.5-79.4)
17.4
(14.5-20.8)
2.5
(1.5-4.2)
3
(1.7-5.0)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
285
77.5
(70.0-83.5)
15.6
(10.4-23.0)
2.3
(0.9-6.2)**
2.8
(1.0-7.2)*
1.8
(0.7-4.4)*
No
1,838
75.1
(71.8-78.2)
17.4
(14.7-20.4)
3.3
(2.1-5.2)
2.9
(1.8-4.6)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
266
66.8
(56.9-75.4)
22.7
(15.0-33.0)
3
(1.2-7.0)*
2.3
(1.0-4.9)*
5.2
(1.9-13.4)*
No
1,828
77.2
(73.9-80.1)
16.1
(13.5-19.1)
3.1
(1.8-5.1)
3
(1.9-4.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.2)*
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
189
59.6
(48.8-69.6)
30.1
(20.6-41.7)
1.5
(0.6-3.8)*
3.2
(1.6-6.5)*
5.6
(1.7-16.6)**
No
1,885
77.7
(74.5-80.6)
15.8
(13.2-18.8)
2.9
(1.8-4.5)
2.9
(1.8-4.7)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
402
78.4
(71.5-84.0)
14.7
(9.9-21.3)
1.7
(0.7-4.1)*
2.2
(1.2-4.0)*
2.9
(0.8-10.5)**
No
1,718
75.2
(71.8-78.3)
17.6
(14.8-20.8)
3.3
(2.0-5.3)
3
(1.8-4.9)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions TENNESSEE, 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
2,100
36.8
(33.8-40.0)
27.1
(24.3-30.2)
7.2
(5.5-9.3)
20.8
(18.3-23.6)
8
(6.5-9.8)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
65
29.4
(17.6-44.7)
35.1
(22.1-50.7)
12.3
(4.0-31.6)**
13.1
(6.1-25.9)*
10.2
(3.7-24.8)*
25-34
173
34.1
(25.6-43.6)
34.6
(26.1-44.2)
8.1
(3.2-19.1)*
19.3
(13.2-27.3)
4
(2.1-7.6)*
35-54
678
35.7
(30.8-41.0)
26.2
(21.8-31.2)
5.3
(3.6-7.7)
23.3
(19.2-28.1)
9.4
(6.9-12.5)
55+
1,174
41.6
(38.1-45.2)
23
(20.0-26.3)
8
(6.4-10.1)
19.8
(16.9-23.1)
7.5
(5.9-9.6)
Sex
Male
667
38.9
(33.8-44.3)
28.9
(24.2-34.1)
6.9
(4.3-11.0)
18.7
(14.8-23.3)
6.6
(4.5-9.5)
Female
1,433
34.8
(31.4-38.4)
25.4
(22.3-28.8)
7.5
(5.7-9.6)
22.9
(20.0-26.2)
9.4
(7.5-11.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,776
35.4
(32.2-38.8)
28
(24.9-31.4)
7.2
(5.5-9.4)
21.3
(18.6-24.3)
8.1
(6.4-10.0)
Black, non-Hispanic
268
45.9
(36.7-55.4)
23.8
(16.4-33.3)
3.5
(1.8-6.5)*
19.8
(13.6-27.9)
7
(4.0-12.1)
Hispanic
11
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--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
40
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
276
47.3
(37.8-56.9)
24.3
(16.9-33.5)
4.9
(2.8-8.3)
17.7
(11.6-26.2)
5.9
(3.0-11.2)*
High School graduate
745
38.1
(32.9-43.6)
28.7
(23.7-34.2)
8.9
(5.4-14.4)
16.4
(12.8-20.7)
7.9
(5.4-11.6)
Some College
639
29.9
(24.9-35.5)
26.3
(21.3-32.0)
9.3
(6.7-12.8)
24.8
(20.2-30.1)
9.7
(7.2-12.9)
> College Graduate
438
39.4
(33.2-45.9)
27.4
(22.1-33.5)
2.6
(1.5-4.5)
23.8
(18.5-30.0)
6.8
(4.3-10.7)
Household Income
< $20,000
434
45.9
(38.7-53.4)
23.5
(17.9-30.2)
3.5
(2.1-5.8)
18
(13.2-24.1)
9.1
(6.0-13.6)
$20,000-$35,000
546
30.3
(24.8-36.3)
23.9
(18.9-29.8)
15.8
(10.6-22.9)
22.4
(17.4-28.2)
7.7
(5.0-11.6)
$35,000-$50,000
260
41.8
(33.1-51.1)
30.7
(22.9-39.9)
4.5
(2.3-8.9)*
16.4
(11.0-23.8)
6.5
(3.3-12.5)*
$50,000-$75,000
185
31.8
(23.8-41.1)
24.6
(17.1-34.0)
3
(1.0-8.9)**
32.7
(24.6-41.9)
7.9
(4.6-13.0)
> $75,000
263
34.3
(27.1-42.3)
33.8
(26.0-42.6)
1.8
(0.8-3.9)*
21.6
(15.0-30.1)
8.5
(5.2-13.6)
Employment status
Employed
830
35.9
(31.4-40.8)
28.5
(24.3-33.1)
4.1
(2.8-6.2)
23.3
(19.4-27.7)
8.1
(6.0-10.8)
Out of work
120
31.5
(20.8-44.6)
28.8
(18.3-42.1)
20.1
(8.4-40.8)*
13.5
(6.9-24.7)*
6.2
(2.4-15.1)*
A homemaker
200
33.2
(25.6-41.7)
26.7
(18.9-36.3)
6.6
(3.5-12.3)*
25.1
(18.1-33.6)
8.4
(4.4-15.5)*
A student
34
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--
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--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Retired
663
42.9
(38.2-47.6)
23.6
(19.6-28.3)
10.4
(7.9-13.7)
17.6
(14.2-21.5)
5.5
(3.7-8.1)
Unable to work
244
39.9
(30.5-50.2)
18.3
(12.3-26.4)
7.1
(3.8-12.8)*
20.3
(14.1-28.4)
14.3
(9.0-22.0)
Veteran status
Yes
211
33.9
(26.4-42.3)
34.3
(25.0-44.9)
3.7
(1.9-6.9)*
20.3
(14.0-28.5)
7.9
(4.6-13.2)
No
1,886
37.2
(33.9-40.6)
26.4
(23.4-29.5)
7.6
(5.8-9.9)
20.9
(18.2-23.8)
8
(6.4-9.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
263
40.1
(32.3-48.4)
23.3
(16.8-31.5)
6.1
(3.5-10.4)
19
(13.3-26.4)
11.5
(6.3-20.2)*
No
1,835
36.6
(33.4-40.0)
27.4
(24.3-30.7)
7.3
(5.5-9.6)
21
(18.3-24.0)
7.7
(6.2-9.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
276
35.5
(28.5-43.3)
27.7
(20.6-36.2)
9.3
(5.5-15.5)
19.7
(13.9-27.2)
7.7
(5.0-11.7)
No
1,818
37
(33.7-40.4)
27.1
(24.1-30.4)
7
(5.2-9.3)
20.9
(18.3-23.9)
8
(6.4-9.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
253
30.9
(22.6-40.6)
24.8
(16.8-35.2)
4.9
(2.6-9.4)*
27.2
(19.0-37.3)
12.1
(7.2-19.8)
No
1,846
37.8
(34.5-41.1)
27.5
(24.5-30.7)
7.5
(5.7-9.9)
19.9
(17.4-22.7)
7.4
(5.9-9.1)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
712
39.8
(34.4-45.6)
22.1
(17.6-27.4)
7
(4.3-11.4)
20.4
(16.4-25.1)
10.6
(7.8-14.3)
No
1,380
35.9
(32.3-39.7)
29
(25.5-32.7)
7.3
(5.3-9.8)
20.8
(17.8-24.2)
7.1
(5.4-9.2)
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
286
34.9
(27.8-42.7)
27.1
(20.2-35.4)
3.8
(2.1-6.5)
25
(17.4-34.5)
9.3
(5.8-14.4)
No
1,813
37.1
(33.8-40.5)
27.1
(24.0-30.4)
7.6
(5.7-9.9)
20.4
(17.8-23.3)
7.9
(6.3-9.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
266
24.2
(17.0-33.2)
28.2
(19.7-38.6)
4.3
(2.5-7.4)
24.1
(17.2-32.7)
19.2
(13.2-27.1)
No
1,806
38.5
(35.2-41.9)
27
(24.0-30.3)
7.6
(5.8-10.1)
20.5
(17.8-23.4)
6.4
(5.0-8.1)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
188
29.8
(20.4-41.4)
19.9
(13.0-29.3)
4.2
(2.1-8.5)*
23.6
(15.6-34.1)
22.4
(14.5-32.9)
No
1,866
37.5
(34.2-40.8)
27.8
(24.7-31.1)
7.4
(5.6-9.7)
20.6
(18.0-23.5)
6.7
(5.3-8.4)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
398
29.8
(23.9-36.5)
25.5
(19.2-33.0)
6.2
(3.7-10.2)
26.9
(20.6-34.3)
11.6
(7.9-16.8)
No
1,698
38.3
(34.9-41.9)
27.5
(24.3-30.9)
7.4
(5.5-9.8)
19.6
(16.9-22.5)
7.2
(5.7-9.1)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions TENNESSEE, 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
2,124
75.1
(71.9-78.0)
17.6
(15.1-20.5)
3
(2.0-4.5)
3.1
(2.0-4.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.5)*
Age group (yrs)
18-24
63
62.7
(46.2-76.7)
25
(14.4-39.8)
0.7
(0.1-4.6)**
11.6
(3.4-32.7)**
0
-
25-34
175
72.5
(62.5-80.7)
12.5
(7.6-20.0)
7.7
(3.2-17.3)*
3.9
(1.7-8.7)*
3.4
(0.8-12.8)**
35-54
685
76.3
(71.1-80.8)
19.3
(15.0-24.5)
1.7
(1.0-2.9)
1.8
(0.9-3.5)*
0.9
(0.4-2.0)*
55+
1,191
77.4
(74.2-80.3)
16
(13.4-19.0)
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
2.5
(1.7-3.6)
1
(0.5-2.1)*
Sex
Male
672
70.8
(65.3-75.7)
19.4
(15.3-24.4)
3.8
(2.1-6.9)*
4.4
(2.4-7.7)
1.6
(0.6-4.4)**
Female
1,452
79.3
(76.0-82.2)
15.8
(13.1-19.0)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
1.8
(1.2-2.8)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
1,791
76.3
(73.0-79.3)
16.9
(14.3-19.9)
3.2
(2.1-4.9)
2.5
(1.6-3.8)
1.1
(0.5-2.6)*
Black, non-Hispanic
277
70.7
(60.4-79.3)
22.4
(14.3-33.1)
2.5
(0.9-6.7)**
4
(1.9-8.2)*
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
Hispanic
10
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--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Other
41
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Educational level
<High School
285
65.6
(55.4-74.5)
22.5
(14.9-32.6)
3.6
(1.9-6.6)*
3.6
(1.9-6.6)*
4.7
(1.2-16.4)**
High School graduate
747
70.8
(65.0-76.0)
19.8
(15.5-25.0)
3.7
(1.8-7.3)*
4.6
(2.3-9.0)*
1.1
(0.5-2.7)*
Some College
648
79.3
(73.8-83.9)
17.2
(12.8-22.8)
1.1
(0.5-2.5)*
1.7
(0.9-3.5)*
0.6
(0.2-1.5)*
> College Graduate
442
80.8
(74.7-85.8)
12.1
(8.3-17.3)
4.3
(2.0-9.1)*
2.2
(0.9-5.8)*
0.5
(0.1-2.1)**
Household Income
< $20,000
439
70.7
(62.9-77.5)
19.3
(13.6-26.7)
1.9
(1.1-3.4)
3.9
(2.2-6.7)
4.2
(1.4-11.7)**
$20,000-$35,000
555
75.3
(68.1-81.4)
15.8
(11.1-22.0)
3.7
(1.5-9.0)*
4.8
(2.1-10.7)*
0.4
(0.1-2.5)**
$35,000-$50,000
263
72.2
(62.9-80.0)
21.6
(14.4-31.0)
3.9
(1.7-8.8)*
2
(0.6-6.3)**
0.3
(0.0-1.9)**
$50,000-$75,000
185
84.3
(75.1-90.6)
12
(7.2-19.3)
3.5
(0.7-16.0)**
0.2
(0.0-1.5)**
0
-
> $75,000
263
83.8
(76.3-89.3)
12.5
(7.6-19.9)
0.6
(0.2-2.5)**
1.5
(0.4-5.8)**
1.6
(0.5-4.7)**
Employment status
Employed
840
77.2
(72.7-81.2)
17
(13.4-21.3)
2.8
(1.5-5.0)*
2.2
(1.1-4.4)*
0.8
(0.3-1.8)*
Out of work
120
63.6
(48.0-76.8)
13.5
(7.4-23.2)
6.9
(1.6-24.8)**
10.3
(3.3-27.7)**
5.7
(1.1-24.0)**
A homemaker
204
81.4
(72.0-88.2)
15.4
(9.1-25.0)
0.3
(0.0-1.8)**
2.2
(0.8-6.4)**
0.7
(0.1-3.6)**
A student
34
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--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Retired
671
74.9
(70.4-79.0)
17.6
(13.9-22.0)
3.9
(2.5-5.9)
3
(1.8-4.9)
0.6
(0.2-1.7)**
Unable to work
247
69
(57.9-78.3)
23.3
(14.4-35.4)
2.5
(1.1-5.8)*
2.9
(1.4-6.1)*
2.3
(0.9-5.5)*
Veteran status
Yes
212
81.3
(72.6-87.6)
12.8
(7.2-21.7)
3.6
(1.8-7.1)*
1.3
(0.5-3.3)*
1
(0.2-4.8)**
No
1,909
74.4
(71.0-77.5)
18.2
(15.5-21.2)
2.9
(1.9-4.6)
3.3
(2.1-5.0)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
268
67.5
(58.2-75.5)
24.2
(16.6-34.0)
4.2
(2.1-7.9)*
1.7
(0.8-3.8)*
2.4
(0.9-6.4)**
No
1,854
75.8
(72.4-78.8)
17
(14.4-20.0)
2.9
(1.8-4.5)
3.2
(2.0-4.9)
1.1
(0.5-2.5)*
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
284
74.8
(67.3-81.1)
17.2
(11.6-24.7)
2.7
(1.2-6.2)*
4.5
(2.7-7.6)
0.7
(0.2-3.1)**
No
1,834
75.1
(71.7-78.2)
17.7
(15.0-20.7)
3
(1.9-4.7)
2.9
(1.8-4.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
254
75.3
(66.0-82.8)
16.6
(10.4-25.5)
1.7
(0.7-4.3)*
5
(2.1-11.4)*
1.3
(0.3-5.1)**
No
1,869
75.1
(71.7-78.2)
17.7
(15.0-20.8)
3.2
(2.1-4.9)
2.8
(1.7-4.5)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
722
74.6
(68.3-80.1)
16.3
(11.9-21.9)
4.1
(1.9-8.8)*
2.8
(1.6-4.9)
2.2
(0.6-7.7)**
No
1,394
75.3
(71.5-78.6)
18.1
(15.1-21.5)
2.6
(1.6-4.1)
3.2
(1.9-5.3)
0.9
(0.5-1.7)*
Cancer (self-report)
Yes
285
79.9
(72.6-85.6)
14
(9.1-20.9)
2
(0.8-4.9)*
2.5
(0.9-6.5)**
1.7
(0.6-4.5)**
No
1,838
74.6
(71.1-77.7)
18
(15.3-21.1)
3.1
(2.0-4.8)
3.1
(2.0-4.9)
1.2
(0.6-2.6)*
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
266
62.9
(52.6-72.2)
25
(17.0-35.3)
3.2
(1.4-7.0)*
2.8
(1.3-5.8)*
6
(2.1-15.9)**
No
1,828
77.2
(73.9-80.2)
16.1
(13.6-19.1)
3
(1.9-4.7)
3.1
(1.9-4.9)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
189
55
(43.4-66.1)
32.4
(22.2-44.4)
1.8
(0.7-4.5)*
3.9
(1.9-7.6)*
6.9
(2.0-21.1)**
No
1,885
77.5
(74.2-80.5)
15.9
(13.3-18.8)
3
(1.9-4.7)
3
(1.8-4.8)
0.7
(0.4-1.2)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
402
77.8
(70.6-83.7)
15.1
(10.3-21.6)
1.7
(0.8-3.7)*
2.3
(1.3-4.2)*
3
(0.8-11.6)**
No
1,718
74.6
(71.0-77.8)
18.1
(15.3-21.3)
3.3
(2.1-5.1)
3.2
(1.9-5.1)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)

† 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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