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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 † TEXAS, 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
7,032
25.1
(23.5-26.7)
35.9
(34.2-37.7)
5.8
(5.1-6.7)
21.9
(20.5-23.5)
11.2
(10.2-12.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
246
24.8
(18.8-31.9)
41.2
(32.7-50.3)
6.3
(3.3-11.7)*
22.2
(15.8-30.2)
5.5
(3.1-9.8)
25-34
865
20.4
(17.2-24.2)
38.5
(34.0-43.2)
6.5
(4.7-8.8)
24.6
(20.8-28.7)
10
(7.6-13.2)
35-54
2,567
25.1
(22.6-27.8)
33.9
(31.3-36.5)
5.4
(4.3-6.8)
22.4
(20.2-24.8)
13.1
(11.4-15.1)
55+
3,294
28.4
(26.4-30.4)
34.8
(32.7-37.1)
5.9
(4.9-7.0)
19.9
(18.2-21.7)
11.1
(9.7-12.6)
Sex
Male
2,380
27.3
(24.6-30.1)
38.4
(35.5-41.4)
6
(4.8-7.5)
18.1
(15.9-20.4)
10.2
(8.6-12.1)
Female
4,652
23
(21.4-24.7)
33.6
(31.6-35.6)
5.7
(4.8-6.6)
25.7
(23.9-27.6)
12.1
(10.8-13.4)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,195
21.1
(19.5-22.9)
37.6
(35.5-39.6)
5.8
(4.9-6.9)
23.8
(22.1-25.6)
11.7
(10.4-13.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
433
28
(21.7-35.2)
35
(28.6-42.1)
5.5
(3.3-8.8)
18.1
(13.5-23.9)
13.4
(9.8-18.2)
Hispanic
2,085
34
(30.8-37.4)
33.3
(29.9-36.9)
5.5
(4.0-7.4)
18.3
(15.6-21.3)
8.9
(7.1-11.1)
Other
252
36.1
(27.5-45.9)
31.2
(22.7-41.1)
5.8
(3.3-10.0)
16.4
(10.6-24.6)
10.5
(6.9-15.6)
Educational level
<High School
1,057
35.8
(31.3-40.5)
30.9
(26.3-36.0)
5.5
(3.8-7.8)
17.8
(13.8-22.7)
10
(7.3-13.6)
High School graduate
1,863
29
(25.9-32.3)
34.5
(31.0-38.2)
6.4
(4.8-8.4)
19.2
(16.7-22.0)
10.8
(8.8-13.2)
Some College
1,879
22.2
(19.5-25.2)
37.1
(33.7-40.5)
6.6
(5.0-8.6)
22.3
(19.7-25.2)
11.8
(10.0-14.0)
> College Graduate
2,211
20.6
(17.9-23.6)
38.3
(35.4-41.3)
4.9
(3.9-6.2)
24.8
(22.3-27.6)
11.4
(9.6-13.3)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,407
28.2
(24.0-32.8)
33.7
(29.0-38.8)
6.6
(4.8-9.1)
19.4
(15.8-23.5)
12.1
(9.8-14.9)
$20,000-$35,000
1,315
26.4
(23.1-30.0)
33.6
(29.8-37.7)
4.6
(3.2-6.6)
22.7
(19.2-26.6)
12.7
(10.1-15.7)
$35,000-$50,000
881
28.5
(24.0-33.5)
37.1
(32.3-42.3)
5.2
(3.6-7.5)
20.2
(16.6-24.4)
8.9
(6.6-11.8)
$50,000-$75,000
930
22.9
(19.3-26.9)
37
(32.6-41.6)
5.3
(3.7-7.4)
22.4
(19.0-26.1)
12.5
(9.6-16.1)
> $75,000
1,531
21.6
(18.8-24.8)
37.8
(34.5-41.2)
6.1
(4.6-8.0)
22.8
(20.1-25.8)
11.6
(9.6-14.0)
Employment status
Employed
3,507
25.5
(23.5-27.6)
35.7
(33.5-38.1)
5.7
(4.8-6.8)
22.2
(20.3-24.3)
10.9
(9.5-12.4)
Out of work
279
18.7
(13.2-26.0)
45.5
(35.6-55.7)
5.8
(3.0-10.9)*
20.9
(14.6-28.8)
9.1
(4.8-16.6)*
A homemaker
822
27.4
(23.4-31.8)
32.8
(28.1-37.9)
5
(3.3-7.3)
24.6
(20.3-29.5)
10.2
(7.7-13.4)
A student
132
20.7
(12.8-31.7)
34.5
(23.6-47.4)
19.2
(11.3-30.8)
17.2
(10.5-27.0)
8.4
(4.5-15.1)*
Retired
1,766
25.3
(22.8-27.9)
37.7
(34.6-40.9)
5.8
(4.4-7.6)
20.8
(18.3-23.5)
10.5
(8.7-12.5)
Unable to work
495
25.2
(18.1-33.8)
28.8
(22.7-35.7)
5.2
(3.2-8.6)
20
(14.8-26.5)
20.8
(15.9-26.7)
Veteran status
Yes
950
25.8
(21.0-31.2)
36.3
(32.0-40.9)
4.5
(3.1-6.4)
17.6
(14.5-21.2)
15.8
(12.1-20.4)
No
6,076
25
(23.4-26.7)
35.8
(33.9-37.8)
6.2
(5.3-7.1)
22.5
(20.9-24.2)
10.6
(9.5-11.7)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
928
24.1
(20.4-28.1)
31.9
(27.4-36.7)
4.3
(3.0-6.2)
24.3
(20.5-28.7)
15.4
(12.2-19.2)
No
6,097
25.2
(23.5-26.9)
36.3
(34.4-38.2)
6.1
(5.3-7.0)
21.7
(20.2-23.3)
10.7
(9.6-11.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
849
24.2
(20.5-28.4)
32.7
(28.4-37.4)
4.6
(3.1-6.8)
23.7
(19.5-28.5)
14.7
(11.4-18.9)
No
6,116
25.3
(23.6-27.0)
36.2
(34.3-38.1)
6
(5.2-6.9)
21.7
(20.2-23.3)
10.9
(9.8-12.1)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
917
25.1
(21.0-29.8)
30.2
(25.4-35.6)
4.5
(2.7-7.6)
24.6
(20.9-28.9)
15.4
(12.4-19.1)
No
6,103
25.1
(23.5-26.9)
36.9
(35.0-38.8)
6
(5.3-6.9)
21.5
(20.0-23.1)
10.4
(9.4-11.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,303
21.6
(19.4-23.9)
35.6
(32.6-38.6)
4.7
(3.7-6.1)
23
(20.7-25.6)
15.1
(13.0-17.4)
No
4,691
26.3
(24.4-28.3)
36.1
(34.0-38.2)
6.2
(5.3-7.3)
21.6
(19.9-23.5)
9.8
(8.6-11.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
758
18.9
(14.0-24.9)
29.2
(24.3-34.6)
6
(3.9-9.2)
25
(20.6-29.9)
20.9
(16.7-26.0)
No
6,161
25.8
(24.2-27.5)
36.9
(35.0-38.8)
5.9
(5.1-6.8)
21.5
(20.0-23.1)
9.8
(8.8-10.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
334
19.6
(11.8-30.8)
24
(16.5-33.6)
4.2
(2.2-7.8)*
26
(18.0-36.1)
26.2
(18.7-35.3)
No
6,534
25.3
(23.8-26.9)
36.5
(34.7-38.3)
5.9
(5.1-6.8)
21.8
(20.4-23.4)
10.5
(9.5-11.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
869
19
(15.7-22.9)
28.3
(23.9-33.1)
6.3
(4.4-9.0)
26
(22.3-30.2)
20.4
(16.7-24.6)
No
6,142
25.9
(24.2-27.6)
36.9
(35.1-38.9)
5.8
(5.0-6.7)
21.4
(19.9-23.1)
9.9
(8.9-11.1)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † TEXAS, 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
7,045
63.6
(61.9-65.3)
26.4
(24.7-28.0)
4.3
(3.6-5.1)
4.2
(3.5-5.0)
1.5
(1.2-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
250
51
(42.9-59.1)
34.9
(27.0-43.6)
5.8
(3.3-10.2)
7.4
(4.3-12.4)
0.8
(0.3-2.5)**
25-34
872
58
(53.4-62.5)
32.6
(28.3-37.2)
4.2
(2.7-6.4)
4.4
(2.8-6.6)
0.8
(0.4-2.0)*
35-54
2,560
66.9
(64.2-69.5)
23.5
(21.1-25.9)
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
3.6
(2.7-5.0)
2.1
(1.5-3.0)
55+
3,305
67.6
(65.4-69.7)
23.5
(21.6-25.5)
4.2
(3.4-5.1)
3.3
(2.6-4.3)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Sex
Male
2,363
57.8
(54.9-60.7)
30.9
(28.2-33.8)
5.2
(4.1-6.7)
4.3
(3.2-5.8)
1.7
(1.2-2.6)
Female
4,682
69.1
(67.1-71.0)
22.1
(20.4-23.9)
3.5
(2.8-4.2)
4.1
(3.3-5.1)
1.3
(0.9-1.8)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,189
65.9
(63.8-67.9)
26.6
(24.7-28.6)
3.7
(3.0-4.6)
2.6
(2.0-3.4)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
432
57.9
(51.6-64.1)
27.7
(21.8-34.4)
5.3
(3.3-8.6)
7.3
(4.5-11.7)
1.7
(0.8-3.5)*
Hispanic
2,100
62.5
(59.0-65.9)
24.7
(21.8-27.9)
5.2
(3.9-6.9)
5.1
(3.9-6.7)
2.5
(1.7-3.8)
Other
255
56.8
(48.1-65.1)
31.9
(23.9-41.0)
3.9
(1.7-8.5)*
6.8
(2.9-14.9)*
0.7
(0.3-1.7)*
Educational level
<High School
1,067
58.2
(53.5-62.9)
24.7
(20.7-29.2)
9
(6.5-12.2)
5.8
(3.8-8.8)
2.2
(1.4-3.7)
High School graduate
1,862
59.9
(56.3-63.5)
29.6
(26.3-33.2)
4.4
(3.3-5.8)
4.8
(3.5-6.5)
1.2
(0.8-2.0)
Some College
1,887
64.4
(61.1-67.6)
25.9
(22.9-29.2)
4.6
(3.4-6.3)
3.7
(2.7-5.1)
1.3
(0.8-2.2)
> College Graduate
2,208
67.7
(64.7-70.6)
24.6
(21.9-27.4)
3.2
(2.3-4.4)
3
(1.9-4.9)
1.5
(0.8-2.8)*
Household Income
< $20,000
1,416
60.6
(56.0-65.0)
27.1
(22.9-31.7)
4.9
(3.4-7.2)
5.5
(3.8-8.0)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
$20,000-$35,000
1,303
61.4
(57.4-65.4)
27.4
(23.9-31.3)
4.6
(2.9-7.0)
4.9
(3.6-6.8)
1.6
(0.9-3.0)*
$35,000-$50,000
889
68.5
(63.7-72.9)
22.5
(18.6-27.0)
5.3
(3.5-8.0)
2.7
(1.6-4.4)
0.9
(0.4-2.0)*
$50,000-$75,000
927
64.1
(59.5-68.5)
25.9
(21.8-30.4)
5
(3.3-7.5)
4.7
(2.8-7.9)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
> $75,000
1,533
65.7
(62.3-69.0)
27
(23.8-30.4)
3
(2.0-4.5)
2.6
(1.6-4.2)
1.6
(0.8-3.2)*
Employment status
Employed
3,506
64.1
(61.8-66.3)
26.5
(24.4-28.7)
4.3
(3.4-5.4)
3.6
(2.8-4.7)
1.6
(1.1-2.3)
Out of work
286
62
(52.8-70.4)
28.7
(20.7-38.3)
4.4
(2.0-9.4)*
4.5
(1.9-10.6)*
0.4
(0.1-1.6)**
A homemaker
826
60
(54.9-64.8)
29.9
(25.2-35.1)
3
(1.9-4.8)
5.9
(3.7-9.1)
1.3
(0.6-2.7)*
A student
130
64
(51.9-74.5)
23
(14.4-34.8)
7
(2.8-16.5)*
5
(2.0-12.0)*
1
(0.1-6.4)**
Retired
1,766
64.7
(61.6-67.6)
25.9
(23.1-28.8)
4.6
(3.6-6.0)
3.3
(2.3-4.8)
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
Unable to work
502
65.4
(58.5-71.7)
21.1
(16.1-27.3)
3.9
(2.2-6.7)
7
(4.5-10.8)
2.6
(1.5-4.3)
Veteran status
Yes
941
60.4
(56.0-64.7)
29.8
(25.7-34.2)
3.3
(2.2-5.0)
4.4
(2.5-7.5)
2.1
(1.1-3.9)*
No
6,100
64.1
(62.2-66.0)
25.8
(24.1-27.7)
4.4
(3.7-5.3)
4.2
(3.4-5.0)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
933
64
(59.1-68.6)
25.6
(21.5-30.2)
2.8
(1.7-4.4)
5
(3.3-7.4)
2.7
(1.4-4.8)*
No
6,104
63.5
(61.6-65.3)
26.4
(24.6-28.2)
4.7
(4.0-5.5)
4.1
(3.4-5.0)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
852
64.7
(59.8-69.3)
27.6
(23.2-32.5)
1.8
(1.2-2.8)
4.5
(2.9-6.9)
1.3
(0.7-2.5)*
No
6,126
63.5
(61.6-65.3)
26.2
(24.5-28.0)
4.6
(3.9-5.5)
4.2
(3.4-5.1)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
924
65
(60.1-69.5)
24.9
(20.5-30.0)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
6.5
(4.2-9.8)
1.2
(0.7-2.3)*
No
6,111
63.2
(61.3-65.0)
26.5
(24.8-28.3)
4.9
(4.2-5.8)
3.8
(3.1-4.7)
1.6
(1.2-2.1)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,316
65.1
(62.2-67.9)
26
(23.2-28.9)
2.8
(2.1-3.7)
4.3
(3.2-5.8)
1.8
(1.2-2.7)
No
4,689
63.1
(61.0-65.2)
26.6
(24.6-28.6)
4.7
(3.9-5.7)
4.1
(3.3-5.2)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
746
59.7
(54.6-64.6)
26.3
(21.8-31.4)
3.3
(1.8-6.2)*
8.4
(5.8-12.2)
2.2
(1.4-3.5)
No
6,190
64
(62.2-65.8)
26.5
(24.8-28.3)
4.4
(3.7-5.3)
3.7
(3.0-4.5)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
337
58
(49.9-65.6)
23
(16.4-31.2)
3.5
(1.0-11.3)**
13.1
(8.8-19.1)
2.4
(1.3-4.4)*
No
6,541
63.9
(62.1-65.7)
26.2
(24.5-28.0)
4.6
(3.9-5.4)
3.9
(3.2-4.7)
1.4
(1.1-1.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
883
71.7
(67.2-75.9)
19.9
(16.0-24.3)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
5.8
(3.6-9.1)
1.7
(0.9-3.0)*
No
6,141
62.6
(60.7-64.4)
27.2
(25.4-29.0)
4.8
(4.0-5.6)
4
(3.3-4.9)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions TEXAS, 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
7,032
27.5
(25.8-29.2)
34.9
(33.1-36.6)
5.7
(5.0-6.6)
20.8
(19.4-22.2)
11.2
(10.1-12.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
246
32
(24.7-40.4)
38.3
(30.2-47.1)
6.4
(3.3-12.0)*
18.1
(12.6-25.1)
5.2
(2.9-9.2)
25-34
865
24.2
(20.3-28.6)
37.4
(32.9-42.1)
6.2
(4.5-8.3)
22.5
(19.0-26.5)
9.8
(7.4-12.8)
35-54
2,567
26.8
(24.2-29.6)
33.6
(31.0-36.3)
5.2
(4.1-6.6)
21.6
(19.5-23.9)
12.7
(11.1-14.6)
55+
3,294
30
(28.0-32.1)
33.7
(31.5-35.9)
6
(5.0-7.1)
19.1
(17.5-20.9)
11.3
(9.9-12.8)
Sex
Male
2,380
29.3
(26.6-32.3)
37.5
(34.7-40.5)
5.8
(4.7-7.3)
17.2
(15.1-19.5)
10.1
(8.5-11.9)
Female
4,652
25.6
(23.9-27.5)
32.3
(30.4-34.2)
5.6
(4.8-6.6)
24.3
(22.5-26.1)
12.2
(11.0-13.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,195
20.2
(18.6-21.9)
37.6
(35.6-39.7)
5.9
(5.0-7.0)
24.4
(22.7-26.3)
11.8
(10.5-13.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
433
29.6
(23.2-36.8)
33.2
(26.8-40.3)
5.4
(3.3-8.8)
17.5
(12.9-23.2)
14.3
(10.5-19.3)
Hispanic
2,085
38.5
(35.0-42.0)
31.3
(28.0-34.8)
5.2
(3.8-7.0)
16.2
(13.8-19.0)
8.8
(7.1-11.0)
Other
252
33.3
(25.3-42.4)
32.4
(23.9-42.2)
6.1
(3.5-10.4)
17.5
(11.3-26.1)
10.7
(7.0-16.0)
Educational level
<High School
1,057
44.2
(39.5-49.1)
26
(22.1-30.4)
5
(3.6-7.0)
14.7
(11.3-18.8)
10.1
(7.5-13.4)
High School graduate
1,863
31.8
(28.5-35.3)
33
(29.5-36.7)
6.3
(4.7-8.2)
18
(15.6-20.7)
11
(9.0-13.4)
Some College
1,879
23.1
(20.3-26.2)
36.4
(33.1-39.8)
6.4
(4.9-8.4)
22
(19.4-24.8)
12.1
(10.2-14.3)
> College Graduate
2,211
19.8
(17.1-22.8)
39
(36.0-42.1)
5
(4.0-6.3)
25.1
(22.5-27.9)
11.1
(9.4-13.0)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,407
36.7
(31.9-41.6)
30.8
(26.4-35.6)
5.8
(4.2-7.9)
15.6
(12.7-19.1)
11.2
(9.0-13.7)
$20,000-$35,000
1,315
32.4
(28.7-36.4)
31.8
(28.1-35.7)
4.3
(2.9-6.2)
19.6
(16.5-23.1)
11.9
(9.5-14.8)
$35,000-$50,000
881
30.6
(25.8-35.8)
36.3
(31.5-41.5)
5.1
(3.5-7.3)
19.3
(15.7-23.4)
8.8
(6.5-11.7)
$50,000-$75,000
930
21.4
(18.0-25.3)
37.1
(32.7-41.7)
5.4
(3.8-7.5)
23.2
(19.8-27.1)
12.9
(9.9-16.6)
> $75,000
1,531
18.4
(15.8-21.3)
38.3
(35.0-41.7)
6.2
(4.7-8.2)
24.8
(21.9-27.9)
12.4
(10.2-14.8)
Employment status
Employed
3,507
26.1
(24.0-28.3)
36.1
(33.9-38.5)
5.5
(4.5-6.6)
21.8
(19.9-23.8)
10.5
(9.2-12.0)
Out of work
279
23.5
(16.7-31.9)
44
(34.3-54.3)
5.5
(2.8-10.6)*
18.1
(12.4-25.5)
8.9
(4.7-16.2)*
A homemaker
822
31.4
(27.0-36.1)
29.2
(24.8-33.9)
4.7
(3.2-6.8)
23.9
(19.8-28.5)
10.9
(8.3-14.3)
A student
132
21.7
(13.5-33.0)
37.8
(26.7-50.4)
13.7
(6.8-25.9)*
18.5
(11.5-28.4)
8.3
(4.6-14.5)
Retired
1,766
30.2
(27.5-33.1)
34.5
(31.7-37.5)
6.2
(4.8-8.1)
18.3
(16.1-20.7)
10.7
(9.0-12.8)
Unable to work
495
33.3
(24.6-43.3)
24.2
(18.4-31.1)
4.8
(2.7-8.3)
15.9
(11.4-21.7)
21.9
(16.6-28.3)
Veteran status
Yes
950
27.8
(22.8-33.4)
37.9
(33.3-42.7)
4.8
(3.4-6.8)
15.8
(12.9-19.1)
13.7
(10.5-17.7)
No
6,076
27.4
(25.7-29.2)
34.4
(32.5-36.3)
5.9
(5.1-6.8)
21.5
(20.0-23.1)
10.8
(9.7-11.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
928
31.9
(27.4-36.7)
28.4
(24.2-33.0)
4.3
(2.9-6.2)
20.1
(16.8-23.9)
15.4
(12.3-19.1)
No
6,097
27
(25.2-28.8)
35.6
(33.7-37.5)
5.9
(5.1-6.8)
20.9
(19.4-22.4)
10.7
(9.6-11.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
849
30.8
(26.4-35.5)
29.9
(25.8-34.3)
5
(3.3-7.3)
19.9
(16.2-24.1)
14.5
(11.3-18.5)
No
6,116
27.2
(25.4-29.0)
35.4
(33.5-37.2)
5.8
(5.0-6.7)
20.8
(19.3-22.4)
10.9
(9.8-12.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
917
25.8
(21.5-30.6)
29.2
(24.5-34.4)
4.5
(2.6-7.5)
24.3
(20.4-28.7)
16.2
(13.0-20.0)
No
6,103
27.7
(26.0-29.6)
35.7
(33.9-37.6)
5.9
(5.2-6.8)
20.2
(18.8-21.8)
10.3
(9.3-11.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,303
25.7
(23.3-28.3)
32.9
(30.1-35.8)
5
(3.9-6.4)
21
(18.8-23.4)
15.4
(13.4-17.7)
No
4,691
27.9
(25.9-30.0)
35.5
(33.4-37.7)
6
(5.1-7.0)
20.8
(19.2-22.6)
9.8
(8.6-11.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
758
22
(16.8-28.3)
27.2
(22.6-32.4)
5.8
(3.8-8.9)
23.1
(19.0-27.8)
21.8
(17.5-26.9)
No
6,161
28
(26.2-29.8)
36
(34.2-37.9)
5.7
(4.9-6.6)
20.5
(19.0-22.1)
9.7
(8.7-10.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
334
26.2
(17.1-37.9)
21.6
(14.6-30.8)
4.1
(2.2-7.6)*
21.4
(14.7-30.3)
26.7
(19.3-35.5)
No
6,534
27.3
(25.6-29.0)
35.7
(33.9-37.5)
5.8
(5.0-6.7)
20.9
(19.5-22.4)
10.4
(9.4-11.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
869
19.9
(16.4-23.8)
26.4
(22.3-31.0)
6.3
(4.4-9.0)
25.6
(21.8-29.7)
21.8
(18.0-26.2)
No
6,142
28.4
(26.6-30.3)
35.9
(34.0-37.8)
5.7
(4.9-6.6)
20.2
(18.7-21.8)
9.8
(8.8-11.0)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions TEXAS, 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
7,045
62.8
(61.0-64.6)
26.5
(24.9-28.3)
4.5
(3.8-5.3)
4.4
(3.6-5.3)
1.8
(1.4-2.3)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
250
44.5
(36.4-52.8)
37.8
(29.5-46.8)
7
(4.0-12.0)
9.5
(5.6-15.6)
1.2
(0.4-3.9)**
25-34
872
56.7
(52.0-61.3)
33
(28.7-37.7)
4.4
(2.9-6.8)
4.8
(3.1-7.2)
1.1
(0.5-2.6)*
35-54
2,560
66.8
(64.1-69.4)
23.2
(20.9-25.7)
3.9
(2.9-5.2)
3.7
(2.7-5.0)
2.4
(1.7-3.4)
55+
3,305
66.3
(64.1-68.5)
23.9
(22.0-26.0)
4.5
(3.7-5.5)
3.6
(2.8-4.7)
1.6
(1.1-2.4)
Sex
Male
2,363
57.2
(54.2-60.2)
31
(28.2-34.0)
5.3
(4.1-6.8)
4.4
(3.3-5.9)
2
(1.4-3.0)
Female
4,682
68.1
(66.1-70.0)
22.3
(20.5-24.1)
3.7
(3.0-4.5)
4.4
(3.5-5.5)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
4,189
68
(65.9-70.0)
25.1
(23.2-27.1)
3.6
(2.9-4.4)
2.3
(1.7-3.0)
1.1
(0.7-1.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
432
55.9
(49.0-62.6)
28.6
(22.4-35.7)
5.5
(3.3-9.0)
8.1
(4.9-12.9)
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
Hispanic
2,100
57
(53.4-60.6)
27.4
(24.3-30.8)
5.9
(4.3-8.0)
6.3
(4.8-8.2)
3.3
(2.3-4.9)
Other
255
58.2
(48.6-67.2)
31.6
(23.1-41.4)
3.6
(1.6-7.9)*
6
(2.6-13.3)*
0.6
(0.2-1.6)*
Educational level
<High School
1,067
55.7
(50.8-60.4)
26.1
(22.2-30.5)
7.1
(4.7-10.5)
7.3
(4.9-10.7)
3.9
(2.4-6.1)
High School graduate
1,862
57.4
(53.7-61.1)
31
(27.5-34.8)
4.4
(3.2-5.8)
5.5
(4.1-7.4)
1.7
(1.0-2.7)
Some College
1,887
64.7
(61.2-68.0)
25.7
(22.6-29.1)
4.4
(3.2-6.0)
3.8
(2.7-5.2)
1.4
(0.9-2.4)
> College Graduate
2,208
69.6
(66.6-72.4)
23.5
(20.9-26.2)
3.1
(2.2-4.3)
2.6
(1.6-4.2)
1.3
(0.7-2.4)*
Household Income
< $20,000
1,416
56.1
(51.4-60.8)
28.4
(24.0-33.2)
5.8
(4.0-8.4)
6.9
(4.7-9.9)
2.8
(1.8-4.3)
$20,000-$35,000
1,303
58.4
(54.2-62.5)
28.5
(24.9-32.5)
5.1
(3.2-7.8)
5.7
(4.1-7.7)
2.3
(1.3-4.1)*
$35,000-$50,000
889
67.4
(62.4-72.0)
23.2
(19.0-27.9)
5.5
(3.6-8.3)
2.8
(1.7-4.6)
1.1
(0.5-2.3)*
$50,000-$75,000
927
65.8
(61.0-70.2)
25
(21.0-29.6)
4.6
(3.1-6.9)
4.2
(2.4-7.3)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
> $75,000
1,533
68.8
(65.3-72.1)
25.1
(22.0-28.4)
2.6
(1.7-3.9)
2.1
(1.3-3.4)
1.4
(0.7-2.7)*
Employment status
Employed
3,506
63.7
(61.3-66.1)
26.7
(24.5-29.0)
4.2
(3.3-5.4)
3.6
(2.7-4.6)
1.8
(1.3-2.6)
Out of work
286
53.6
(43.7-63.3)
34
(24.7-44.7)
5.2
(2.4-10.8)*
6.6
(2.7-15.5)*
0.6
(0.1-2.5)**
A homemaker
826
61.4
(56.3-66.3)
28.1
(23.5-33.2)
3.2
(2.0-5.1)
5.8
(3.7-8.9)
1.5
(0.7-3.2)*
A student
130
55
(42.6-66.7)
29.3
(19.0-42.3)
7.1
(2.8-16.8)*
7.3
(3.0-16.7)*
1.4
(0.2-9.0)**
Retired
1,766
66.8
(63.9-69.6)
23.1
(20.6-25.7)
5.5
(4.3-6.9)
3.2
(2.2-4.5)
1.5
(0.9-2.6)
Unable to work
502
59.8
(52.5-66.6)
22.1
(16.8-28.6)
4.9
(2.7-8.5)
9.4
(6.1-14.4)
3.8
(2.4-6.1)
Veteran status
Yes
941
58.5
(53.7-63.1)
31.1
(26.8-35.8)
3.7
(2.4-5.7)
4.5
(2.5-7.7)
2.2
(1.2-4.1)*
No
6,100
63.4
(61.4-65.3)
25.9
(24.1-27.8)
4.6
(3.8-5.5)
4.4
(3.6-5.3)
1.8
(1.3-2.3)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
933
62.9
(58.0-67.5)
25
(20.9-29.5)
3.3
(2.1-5.2)
5.5
(3.7-8.2)
3.3
(1.7-6.3)*
No
6,104
62.8
(60.8-64.7)
26.7
(24.9-28.6)
4.6
(3.8-5.5)
4.2
(3.5-5.2)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
852
63.9
(58.9-68.5)
27.2
(22.8-32.1)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
4.9
(3.2-7.5)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
No
6,126
62.7
(60.7-64.6)
26.5
(24.7-28.3)
4.7
(3.9-5.6)
4.3
(3.6-5.3)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
924
64.3
(58.8-69.4)
25.3
(20.5-30.7)
2.4
(1.5-3.8)
6.7
(4.2-10.5)
1.4
(0.7-2.5)*
No
6,111
62.6
(60.6-64.5)
26.7
(25.0-28.5)
4.8
(4.0-5.8)
4
(3.3-4.9)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
2,316
66.2
(63.2-69.1)
24.3
(21.6-27.2)
3.3
(2.5-4.3)
4.3
(3.2-5.8)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
No
4,689
61.8
(59.6-63.9)
27.3
(25.3-29.4)
4.7
(3.9-5.8)
4.4
(3.5-5.5)
1.8
(1.3-2.5)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
746
57.2
(51.8-62.5)
26.9
(22.3-32.2)
3.6
(1.9-6.5)*
9.5
(6.5-13.8)
2.7
(1.7-4.3)
No
6,190
63.4
(61.5-65.3)
26.6
(24.8-28.4)
4.6
(3.8-5.5)
3.8
(3.0-4.6)
1.7
(1.2-2.2)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
337
53.5
(44.7-62.1)
24.9
(17.8-33.6)
4.6
(1.5-13.1)**
13.2
(8.0-20.8)
3.8
(2.1-6.7)
No
6,541
63.7
(61.8-65.5)
26.3
(24.6-28.1)
4.5
(3.8-5.3)
3.9
(3.2-4.8)
1.6
(1.2-2.2)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
883
72.6
(67.8-77.0)
19
(15.2-23.4)
1
(0.5-1.8)*
5.7
(3.5-9.2)
1.7
(0.9-3.1)*
No
6,141
61.6
(59.6-63.5)
27.5
(25.7-29.3)
4.9
(4.1-5.8)
4.2
(3.5-5.1)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)

† 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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