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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 † WASHINGTON, 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
12,809
22.8
(21.8-23.9)
28.8
(27.7-30.0)
3.1
(2.7-3.5)
26.8
(25.7-27.8)
18.4
(17.5-19.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
445
20.7
(16.7-25.4)
37.6
(32.3-43.3)
2.3
(1.2-4.6)*
27.9
(23.1-33.2)
11.4
(8.1-16.0)
25-34
1,344
19.1
(16.6-21.8)
30.7
(27.9-33.7)
2.5
(1.6-3.7)
30.3
(27.5-33.2)
17.5
(15.2-20.1)
35-54
4,800
21.2
(19.8-22.8)
27.8
(26.3-29.4)
3.1
(2.6-3.8)
26.7
(25.2-28.1)
21.2
(19.8-22.6)
55+
6,165
27.9
(26.6-29.4)
25.7
(24.4-27.1)
3.8
(3.3-4.5)
24.4
(23.1-25.6)
18.1
(17.0-19.4)
Sex
Male
4,832
25.2
(23.5-27.0)
32.1
(30.4-34.0)
3.1
(2.5-3.8)
24.9
(23.3-26.5)
14.8
(13.4-16.2)
Female
7,977
20.7
(19.4-22.0)
25.7
(24.3-27.1)
3.2
(2.7-3.7)
28.6
(27.3-30.0)
21.9
(20.7-23.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
11,172
20.7
(19.6-21.8)
29.5
(28.3-30.7)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
28.3
(27.1-29.4)
18.3
(17.4-19.4)
Black, non-Hispanic
171
29.6
(21.6-39.0)
21.5
(15.0-29.9)
2.6
(1.0-6.5)*
25.3
(17.5-35.2)
21
(15.0-28.7)
Hispanic
560
27.6
(23.1-32.6)
27.5
(22.5-33.2)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
24.2
(19.4-29.9)
18.2
(14.1-23.1)
Other
812
25.2
(21.3-29.6)
28.2
(24.0-32.9)
3.8
(2.3-6.1)
22.8
(19.2-26.9)
20
(16.6-23.8)
Educational level
<High School
658
28.2
(23.6-33.3)
24.5
(20.0-29.6)
3.7
(2.0-6.8)*
24.9
(19.7-31.0)
18.7
(14.8-23.4)
High School graduate
2,957
25.9
(23.5-28.4)
29.5
(27.0-32.2)
2.6
(1.9-3.4)
22.8
(20.7-25.1)
19.2
(17.0-21.6)
Some College
4,070
20.7
(18.9-22.6)
29.1
(27.1-31.2)
3.1
(2.4-3.9)
27.1
(25.2-29.1)
20.1
(18.5-21.8)
> College Graduate
5,110
18.8
(17.3-20.3)
29.2
(27.6-30.9)
3.5
(2.9-4.2)
30.9
(29.2-32.6)
17.6
(16.3-18.9)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,185
24
(20.1-28.5)
24.5
(20.7-28.7)
2.6
(1.5-4.3)
22.5
(18.9-26.5)
26.4
(22.9-30.3)
$20,000-$35,000
2,569
23.1
(20.9-25.4)
28.7
(26.1-31.5)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
26.7
(24.1-29.4)
19.1
(17.0-21.3)
$35,000-$50,000
1,962
21.4
(19.0-24.1)
31.4
(28.4-34.6)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
26.4
(23.7-29.4)
18.8
(16.6-21.2)
$50,000-$75,000
2,307
22.3
(19.8-25.0)
30
(27.5-32.6)
3.5
(2.6-4.6)
28
(25.7-30.4)
16.2
(14.6-18.0)
> $75,000
3,575
22.4
(20.4-24.4)
29
(27.1-31.0)
3.2
(2.5-4.0)
28
(26.2-29.8)
17.5
(15.8-19.3)
Employment status
Employed
6,952
22.2
(20.8-23.7)
28.9
(27.4-30.4)
3.2
(2.7-3.7)
27.7
(26.4-29.2)
18
(16.8-19.3)
Out of work
439
19.7
(14.5-26.2)
24.9
(19.6-30.9)
3
(1.4-6.2)*
25.4
(20.5-31.0)
27
(21.4-33.5)
A homemaker
1,166
23.4
(20.5-26.7)
32.4
(29.0-36.0)
3
(2.1-4.2)
24.8
(21.9-27.9)
16.4
(14.0-19.2)
A student
220
20.8
(14.5-29.0)
36.5
(28.3-45.6)
2.5
(0.7-8.7)**
26.9
(19.4-36.0)
13.3
(8.7-19.9)
Retired
3,371
27.4
(25.5-29.4)
28.4
(26.5-30.3)
3.6
(2.9-4.4)
25.1
(23.4-27.0)
15.5
(14.0-17.0)
Unable to work
646
19.5
(15.7-23.9)
19.4
(15.5-24.1)
2.5
(1.4-4.5)
25
(20.5-30.2)
33.6
(29.1-38.3)
Veteran status
Yes
1,970
23.6
(21.1-26.2)
27.2
(24.7-29.9)
2.4
(1.8-3.3)
28.3
(25.6-31.1)
18.5
(16.2-21.0)
No
10,835
22.6
(21.5-23.8)
29.1
(27.8-30.3)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
26.5
(25.4-27.7)
18.6
(17.6-19.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,207
23.5
(20.7-26.5)
24.7
(21.7-27.9)
2.9
(2.0-4.1)
26.2
(23.1-29.6)
22.8
(19.8-26.1)
No
11,583
22.8
(21.6-23.9)
29.1
(27.9-30.3)
3.1
(2.7-3.6)
26.8
(25.7-27.9)
18.2
(17.2-19.1)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,193
26.2
(23.2-29.5)
24.5
(21.6-27.7)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
26.2
(23.1-29.6)
21.1
(18.3-24.2)
No
11,522
22.6
(21.5-23.8)
29.1
(27.9-30.3)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
26.8
(25.7-27.9)
18.2
(17.3-19.2)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,905
19.5
(17.1-22.2)
26.2
(23.4-29.2)
2.8
(2.0-3.8)
28.6
(25.8-31.5)
22.9
(20.5-25.6)
No
10,876
23.4
(22.2-24.6)
29.3
(28.1-30.6)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
26.5
(25.4-27.7)
17.6
(16.7-18.6)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,671
21.8
(20.3-23.4)
26.5
(24.9-28.2)
3
(2.5-3.6)
26.4
(24.8-28.1)
22.2
(20.7-23.8)
No
8,096
23.3
(21.9-24.7)
29.7
(28.3-31.2)
3.2
(2.7-3.7)
26.9
(25.6-28.3)
16.9
(15.8-18.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,202
14.9
(12.0-18.4)
23.7
(20.4-27.4)
2
(1.3-3.1)
27.7
(24.2-31.6)
31.7
(28.2-35.3)
No
11,482
23.7
(22.6-24.9)
29.4
(28.2-30.6)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
26.7
(25.6-27.8)
17
(16.0-17.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
363
13.4
(9.2-18.9)
21.8
(15.4-30.1)
0.9
(0.3-2.4)**
26.8
(20.8-33.8)
37.1
(29.9-45.0)
No
12,227
23.4
(22.3-24.5)
29.2
(28.0-30.3)
3.1
(2.8-3.6)
26.7
(25.7-27.8)
17.6
(16.7-18.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,838
19.3
(16.8-22.1)
21.7
(19.3-24.2)
2.7
(2.0-3.6)
29.4
(26.7-32.3)
26.9
(24.3-29.6)
No
10,948
23.4
(22.2-24.5)
29.8
(28.5-31.0)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
26.4
(25.3-27.6)
17.3
(16.3-18.3)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † WASHINGTON, 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
12,863
70.9
(69.7-72.0)
21.8
(20.7-22.9)
2
(1.7-2.4)
3.4
(2.8-4.0)
1.9
(1.5-2.4)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
443
61.7
(56.3-66.9)
27.9
(23.3-33.1)
1.4
(0.6-3.0)*
6.5
(4.2-10.0)
2.5
(1.3-4.7)*
25-34
1,328
68
(64.9-71.0)
24.1
(21.4-27.0)
2
(1.3-3.0)
3.7
(2.6-5.4)
2.2
(1.3-3.5)
35-54
4,816
72.7
(71.1-74.3)
20.6
(19.2-22.1)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
2.7
(2.1-3.4)
1.9
(1.4-2.6)
55+
6,220
74
(72.6-75.3)
19.6
(18.4-20.8)
2.4
(1.9-2.9)
2.6
(2.1-3.2)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Sex
Male
4,808
65.2
(63.2-67.1)
25.7
(24.0-27.5)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
4.3
(3.4-5.4)
2.6
(1.9-3.5)
Female
8,055
76.2
(74.9-77.5)
18
(16.9-19.3)
1.9
(1.5-2.3)
2.6
(2.0-3.3)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
11,220
71.4
(70.1-72.6)
22.2
(21.1-23.4)
2
(1.7-2.4)
3
(2.5-3.7)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
173
69.6
(60.0-77.7)
20.2
(13.8-28.7)
3.1
(1.2-7.9)*
3.7
(1.3-10.0)**
3.4
(1.2-9.4)**
Hispanic
566
74.6
(69.7-78.8)
15.8
(12.6-19.8)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
4.9
(2.8-8.4)
3.6
(2.1-6.1)
Other
812
68.3
(63.6-72.6)
23.2
(19.3-27.6)
2.3
(1.3-4.2)
3.6
(2.1-6.3)
2.5
(1.4-4.8)*
Educational level
<High School
664
67.3
(61.9-72.2)
20.9
(16.9-25.5)
2.6
(1.6-4.4)
6.7
(4.4-10.3)
2.5
(1.4-4.2)
High School graduate
2,942
65.2
(62.4-67.8)
24.7
(22.3-27.2)
2.5
(1.9-3.5)
4.4
(3.2-6.1)
3.2
(2.2-4.6)
Some College
4,087
70.3
(68.1-72.3)
23.5
(21.6-25.5)
1.5
(1.1-2.1)
3.3
(2.4-4.5)
1.5
(1.0-2.1)
> College Graduate
5,156
77.1
(75.5-78.6)
18.1
(16.7-19.6)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
1.1
(0.8-1.7)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,178
64.9
(60.5-69.2)
21.7
(18.4-25.4)
1.6
(1.0-2.4)
8.2
(5.3-12.4)
3.6
(2.2-5.6)
$20,000-$35,000
2,569
70.4
(67.6-73.0)
21.8
(19.4-24.3)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
3.3
(2.4-4.4)
2.7
(1.7-4.1)
$35,000-$50,000
1,972
69.3
(66.1-72.3)
24
(21.2-27.0)
1.7
(1.0-2.8)
3.2
(1.9-5.4)
1.8
(1.0-3.2)
$50,000-$75,000
2,330
72.8
(70.2-75.2)
21.4
(19.2-23.8)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
2.6
(1.7-3.9)
1
(0.5-1.7)*
> $75,000
3,588
75.1
(73.1-77.1)
19.3
(17.6-21.2)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
2.5
(1.7-3.5)
1.3
(0.8-2.1)
Employment status
Employed
6,971
71.2
(69.7-72.7)
21.6
(20.2-23.0)
2
(1.6-2.6)
3.3
(2.6-4.2)
1.9
(1.4-2.5)
Out of work
443
70.6
(64.3-76.2)
18.4
(14.0-23.7)
1.6
(0.8-3.5)*
5.2
(2.8-9.4)*
4.2
(2.2-8.0)*
A homemaker
1,171
71.6
(67.9-75.0)
21.3
(18.2-24.7)
1.8
(1.1-3.0)
4
(2.4-6.7)
1.3
(0.7-2.4)*
A student
222
70.7
(62.4-77.8)
24
(17.6-31.8)
2.1
(0.8-5.7)**
2
(0.6-6.1)**
1.3
(0.3-5.4)**
Retired
3,401
69.6
(67.5-71.5)
24.2
(22.4-26.2)
2.2
(1.7-2.9)
2.7
(2.0-3.6)
1.3
(0.8-2.0)
Unable to work
643
71.6
(66.9-76.0)
18.5
(15.0-22.4)
2.5
(1.3-4.9)*
5.2
(3.3-8.0)
2.2
(1.3-3.8)
Veteran status
Yes
1,969
67.4
(64.5-70.1)
23.3
(20.8-25.8)
2
(1.4-2.9)
5
(3.5-7.1)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
No
10,890
71.5
(70.2-72.7)
21.5
(20.4-22.7)
2
(1.7-2.5)
3.1
(2.6-3.8)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,201
74.3
(71.0-77.3)
19.1
(16.3-22.2)
2.1
(1.4-3.2)
3
(1.9-4.7)
1.5
(0.8-2.7)
No
11,642
70.6
(69.3-71.8)
22
(20.9-23.1)
2
(1.7-2.4)
3.4
(2.9-4.1)
2
(1.6-2.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,193
70.5
(67.2-73.7)
21.4
(18.6-24.5)
1.8
(1.2-2.8)
4
(2.7-5.8)
2.3
(1.2-4.3)*
No
11,571
71
(69.8-72.3)
21.7
(20.6-22.8)
2.1
(1.7-2.5)
3.3
(2.7-4.0)
1.9
(1.5-2.4)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,918
71.3
(68.2-74.1)
21.3
(18.7-24.1)
1.6
(1.1-2.5)
3.9
(2.5-6.1)
1.9
(1.2-2.9)
No
10,914
70.8
(69.5-72.0)
21.8
(20.7-23.0)
2
(1.7-2.4)
3.4
(2.8-4.0)
2
(1.5-2.5)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,706
71.3
(69.5-73.0)
21.7
(20.1-23.4)
2
(1.5-2.5)
3.3
(2.6-4.3)
1.7
(1.2-2.4)
No
8,112
70.8
(69.3-72.2)
21.7
(20.5-23.1)
2.1
(1.7-2.6)
3.4
(2.8-4.2)
2
(1.5-2.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,206
71.6
(67.9-75.0)
20.4
(17.3-23.8)
1
(0.6-1.6)
4.4
(3.1-6.2)
2.6
(1.6-4.2)
No
11,534
70.9
(69.7-72.1)
21.8
(20.7-23.0)
2.2
(1.8-2.6)
3.3
(2.7-4.0)
1.8
(1.4-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
362
58.6
(51.0-65.9)
30.2
(23.5-37.7)
1.8
(0.8-3.7)*
5.5
(3.2-9.3)
3.9
(2.3-6.5)
No
12,294
71.4
(70.2-72.6)
21.5
(20.5-22.7)
2
(1.7-2.4)
3.3
(2.7-4.0)
1.8
(1.4-2.2)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,863
80.6
(78.0-82.9)
13.7
(11.7-16.0)
1
(0.5-2.0)*
2.7
(1.8-4.1)
2
(1.2-3.2)
No
10,974
69.6
(68.3-70.9)
22.8
(21.7-24.0)
2.2
(1.8-2.6)
3.5
(2.9-4.2)
1.9
(1.5-2.4)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions WASHINGTON, 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
12,809
20.4
(19.5-21.4)
29.9
(28.7-31.0)
3.2
(2.8-3.6)
28.3
(27.2-29.4)
18.2
(17.3-19.2)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
445
23.2
(18.9-28.1)
37.2
(31.9-42.7)
2.5
(1.3-4.9)*
25.9
(21.4-31.0)
11.2
(7.9-15.6)
25-34
1,344
18.3
(15.9-20.9)
31.3
(28.4-34.4)
2.4
(1.6-3.7)
31
(28.1-34.1)
17
(14.7-19.5)
35-54
4,800
17.8
(16.5-19.1)
29.2
(27.7-30.8)
3.1
(2.6-3.8)
29.1
(27.6-30.6)
20.8
(19.5-22.2)
55+
6,165
24
(22.7-25.2)
26.7
(25.4-28.1)
4
(3.5-4.6)
26.7
(25.4-28.0)
18.7
(17.5-19.9)
Sex
Male
4,832
22.3
(20.7-23.9)
33.5
(31.7-35.4)
3.1
(2.5-3.8)
26.5
(24.9-28.3)
14.6
(13.3-16.1)
Female
7,977
18.7
(17.5-19.9)
26.3
(24.9-27.7)
3.3
(2.8-3.8)
30
(28.6-31.4)
21.8
(20.6-23.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
11,172
19.3
(18.2-20.3)
30.1
(28.9-31.3)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
29.3
(28.2-30.5)
18.1
(17.2-19.1)
Black, non-Hispanic
171
29.4
(21.3-39.1)
22
(15.5-30.3)
2.5
(1.0-6.3)*
25.1
(17.3-35.0)
20.9
(14.8-28.8)
Hispanic
560
30.4
(25.5-35.7)
27
(22.0-32.7)
2.3
(1.2-4.5)*
22.6
(18.0-27.9)
17.7
(13.8-22.4)
Other
812
23.3
(19.7-27.4)
29.8
(25.4-34.6)
3.8
(2.3-6.2)
23.6
(19.9-27.8)
19.4
(16.1-23.2)
Educational level
<High School
658
30.7
(25.9-36.0)
24.6
(20.2-29.5)
3.6
(1.9-6.7)*
23.3
(18.4-29.1)
17.7
(14.0-22.2)
High School graduate
2,957
25.2
(22.9-27.6)
30.5
(27.9-33.2)
2.6
(1.9-3.4)
23.1
(20.9-25.4)
18.6
(16.5-20.9)
Some College
4,070
19.3
(17.6-21.1)
29.7
(27.6-31.9)
3
(2.4-3.8)
28.1
(26.2-30.1)
19.9
(18.3-21.5)
> College Graduate
5,110
16.8
(15.5-18.2)
30.4
(28.8-32.1)
3.6
(3.0-4.3)
32.4
(30.8-34.0)
16.7
(15.6-18.0)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,185
27.2
(22.9-31.9)
24.9
(20.9-29.3)
2.5
(1.5-4.2)
20.8
(17.5-24.6)
24.6
(21.1-28.4)
$20,000-$35,000
2,569
23.8
(21.6-26.2)
28.8
(26.2-31.6)
2.5
(1.8-3.4)
26.3
(23.7-29.0)
18.6
(16.5-20.8)
$35,000-$50,000
1,962
20
(17.7-22.6)
32.2
(29.1-35.5)
2
(1.4-2.8)
27.2
(24.4-30.2)
18.6
(16.4-21.0)
$50,000-$75,000
2,307
19
(16.8-21.4)
30.6
(28.2-33.2)
3.6
(2.8-4.8)
30.2
(27.8-32.7)
16.6
(14.9-18.4)
> $75,000
3,575
17.5
(15.9-19.1)
30
(28.2-31.9)
3.3
(2.7-4.1)
31.2
(29.3-33.1)
18
(16.4-19.8)
Employment status
Employed
6,952
18.6
(17.3-19.9)
30.7
(29.2-32.2)
3.2
(2.7-3.7)
30.1
(28.6-31.5)
17.5
(16.4-18.7)
Out of work
439
21.1
(15.6-27.8)
25.9
(20.6-32.1)
3
(1.4-6.2)*
24.8
(19.9-30.4)
25.2
(19.8-31.6)
A homemaker
1,166
20.4
(17.7-23.4)
30.1
(26.8-33.6)
2.9
(2.0-4.0)
28.1
(25.0-31.4)
18.5
(15.9-21.5)
A student
220
19.5
(13.5-27.2)
40.4
(31.9-49.6)
2.3
(0.6-8.1)**
27
(19.7-35.7)
10.8
(7.0-16.3)
Retired
3,371
27.8
(26.0-29.6)
27.5
(25.7-29.3)
4
(3.3-4.8)
24.5
(22.9-26.3)
16.2
(14.9-17.7)
Unable to work
646
21.5
(17.3-26.4)
17.3
(13.9-21.3)
2.4
(1.2-4.5)*
21.8
(17.5-26.7)
37.1
(32.4-42.0)
Veteran status
Yes
1,970
24
(21.5-26.7)
29.9
(27.3-32.6)
2.7
(2.0-3.7)
27.2
(24.7-30.0)
16.1
(14.1-18.4)
No
10,835
19.8
(18.8-20.9)
29.8
(28.6-31.1)
3.3
(2.8-3.8)
28.4
(27.3-29.6)
18.6
(17.6-19.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,207
24.8
(21.9-28.0)
23.9
(21.0-27.0)
3.1
(2.2-4.4)
25.3
(22.2-28.6)
22.9
(19.9-26.2)
No
11,583
20.1
(19.1-21.2)
30.3
(29.1-31.5)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
28.5
(27.4-29.7)
17.9
(16.9-18.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,193
28.6
(25.4-32.0)
23.9
(21.1-26.9)
2.1
(1.4-3.3)
24.5
(21.5-27.8)
20.8
(18.1-23.9)
No
11,522
19.9
(18.9-20.9)
30.3
(29.1-31.5)
3.3
(2.9-3.7)
28.5
(27.4-29.7)
18
(17.1-19.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,905
17.5
(15.3-19.9)
26.3
(23.6-29.3)
2.8
(2.0-3.8)
30
(27.1-33.0)
23.3
(20.8-26.0)
No
10,876
20.9
(19.8-22.0)
30.5
(29.3-31.7)
3.3
(2.8-3.7)
28
(26.9-29.2)
17.3
(16.4-18.3)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,671
21
(19.6-22.6)
26.1
(24.5-27.7)
3.3
(2.7-3.9)
27
(25.4-28.7)
22.6
(21.1-24.2)
No
8,096
20.2
(19.0-21.5)
31.3
(29.9-32.8)
3.1
(2.7-3.7)
28.8
(27.4-30.1)
16.6
(15.5-17.7)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,202
14.7
(11.9-18.1)
24
(20.7-27.7)
2
(1.3-3.2)
27.7
(24.2-31.5)
31.5
(27.9-35.3)
No
11,482
21
(19.9-22.0)
30.6
(29.4-31.8)
3.3
(2.9-3.7)
28.4
(27.3-29.5)
16.8
(15.9-17.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
363
14.6
(10.2-20.5)
21.2
(14.8-29.6)
0.9
(0.3-2.4)**
25.4
(19.7-32.1)
37.9
(30.6-45.8)
No
12,227
20.6
(19.6-21.7)
30.2
(29.0-31.3)
3.2
(2.8-3.7)
28.4
(27.3-29.5)
17.6
(16.7-18.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,838
16.9
(14.7-19.5)
20.8
(18.5-23.3)
2.7
(2.0-3.6)
31.2
(28.4-34.2)
28.4
(25.7-31.2)
No
10,948
20.9
(19.9-22.0)
31.1
(29.9-32.4)
3.3
(2.8-3.7)
27.8
(26.7-29.0)
16.9
(15.9-17.8)

 

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions WASHINGTON, 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
12,863
72.1
(70.9-73.2)
21.4
(20.4-22.5)
1.9
(1.6-2.3)
3.1
(2.6-3.6)
1.5
(1.2-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
443
57.7
(52.1-63.2)
30.6
(25.7-36.0)
1.6
(0.8-3.4)*
7.4
(4.7-11.3)
2.7
(1.4-5.2)*
25-34
1,328
69.2
(66.1-72.1)
23.7
(21.0-26.6)
1.9
(1.2-2.8)
3.4
(2.3-4.9)
1.9
(1.2-3.1)
35-54
4,816
75.3
(73.8-76.8)
19.4
(18.1-20.7)
1.8
(1.4-2.4)
2.1
(1.7-2.7)
1.4
(1.0-1.9)
55+
6,220
75.7
(74.5-77.0)
18.8
(17.7-20.0)
2.2
(1.8-2.6)
2.2
(1.8-2.7)
1
(0.8-1.4)
Sex
Male
4,808
66.9
(65.0-68.7)
25.2
(23.5-27.0)
2.1
(1.6-2.6)
3.8
(3.0-4.8)
2
(1.5-2.8)
Female
8,055
77.1
(75.8-78.4)
17.7
(16.6-19.0)
1.8
(1.5-2.2)
2.3
(1.8-3.0)
1
(0.8-1.4)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
11,220
73
(71.8-74.2)
21.2
(20.1-22.4)
1.9
(1.6-2.3)
2.7
(2.2-3.3)
1.1
(0.9-1.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
173
67.6
(58.1-75.9)
21.7
(14.7-30.7)
3.1
(1.2-7.9)*
4.1
(1.5-10.7)**
3.5
(1.2-9.8)**
Hispanic
566
68
(62.4-73.1)
19.3
(15.5-23.7)
1.3
(0.6-2.8)*
6.8
(3.9-11.6)
4.7
(2.6-8.2)
Other
812
66.9
(62.1-71.3)
24.6
(20.6-29.0)
2.3
(1.2-4.1)*
3.8
(2.1-6.7)
2.5
(1.3-4.8)*
Educational level
<High School
664
62.1
(56.5-67.3)
24
(19.7-29.0)
2.8
(1.7-4.5)
7.9
(5.0-12.2)
3.2
(1.8-5.7)
High School graduate
2,942
63.6
(60.8-66.3)
26.3
(23.8-28.9)
2.6
(1.9-3.5)
4.7
(3.4-6.4)
2.9
(2.0-4.2)
Some College
4,087
71
(68.8-73.0)
23.3
(21.4-25.3)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
3.1
(2.2-4.2)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
> College Graduate
5,156
79.7
(78.2-81.1)
16.6
(15.3-17.9)
1.7
(1.3-2.2)
1.3
(1.0-1.7)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
Household Income
< $20,000
1,178
61.3
(56.6-65.8)
23.6
(20.3-27.2)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
9.5
(6.1-14.5)
4
(2.5-6.2)
$20,000-$35,000
2,569
69.2
(66.4-71.9)
22.7
(20.3-25.3)
2
(1.4-2.9)
3.5
(2.6-4.7)
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
$35,000-$50,000
1,972
69.1
(65.7-72.2)
24.5
(21.6-27.6)
1.7
(1.0-2.7)
3.2
(1.9-5.3)
1.5
(0.9-2.7)
$50,000-$75,000
2,330
74.3
(71.8-76.7)
20.7
(18.5-23.0)
2.1
(1.4-3.0)
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
> $75,000
3,588
78.1
(76.1-79.9)
17.7
(16.0-19.5)
1.4
(1.0-2.0)
1.9
(1.3-2.7)
0.9
(0.6-1.5)
Employment status
Employed
6,971
72.5
(71.0-74.0)
21.4
(20.0-22.7)
1.8
(1.5-2.3)
2.8
(2.2-3.6)
1.5
(1.1-2.0)
Out of work
443
65
(58.3-71.1)
21.7
(16.9-27.4)
1.7
(0.8-3.6)*
6.6
(3.6-11.8)*
5
(2.6-9.4)*
A homemaker
1,171
75.7
(72.2-78.8)
18.5
(15.8-21.6)
1.6
(1.0-2.7)
3.2
(1.9-5.5)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
A student
222
59.3
(50.1-68.0)
33.6
(25.4-43.0)
2.4
(0.9-6.2)**
3.2
(1.0-9.4)**
1.6
(0.4-6.4)**
Retired
3,401
74.3
(72.6-76.0)
20.4
(18.9-22.1)
2.2
(1.7-2.8)
2.1
(1.6-2.8)
0.9
(0.6-1.3)
Unable to work
643
70.3
(65.6-74.7)
19.2
(15.8-23.2)
2.7
(1.3-5.5)*
5.3
(3.4-8.2)
2.4
(1.4-4.0)
Veteran status
Yes
1,969
67.3
(64.4-70.0)
23.9
(21.6-26.5)
2.2
(1.6-3.1)
4.6
(3.2-6.6)
1.9
(1.3-2.9)
No
10,890
72.9
(71.6-74.1)
21
(19.9-22.2)
1.9
(1.6-2.2)
2.8
(2.3-3.4)
1.5
(1.1-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
1,201
76.4
(73.2-79.4)
17.6
(15.0-20.6)
2.2
(1.4-3.4)
2.6
(1.6-4.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.1)*
No
11,642
71.7
(70.5-72.9)
21.7
(20.6-22.8)
1.9
(1.6-2.3)
3.1
(2.6-3.7)
1.6
(1.2-2.0)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
1,193
72.3
(69.0-75.3)
20.2
(17.6-23.1)
2
(1.3-3.1)
3.6
(2.4-5.2)
1.9
(1.0-3.5)*
No
11,571
72.2
(70.9-73.4)
21.4
(20.3-22.5)
1.9
(1.6-2.3)
3
(2.5-3.6)
1.5
(1.2-1.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
1,918
72.4
(69.3-75.2)
21
(18.5-23.8)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
3.6
(2.2-5.7)
1.5
(0.9-2.4)
No
10,914
72.1
(70.8-73.3)
21.5
(20.4-22.6)
1.9
(1.6-2.3)
3
(2.5-3.6)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
4,706
75
(73.3-76.6)
19.2
(17.8-20.8)
2
(1.5-2.5)
2.6
(2.0-3.4)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
No
8,112
71
(69.5-72.4)
22.2
(20.9-23.5)
1.9
(1.6-2.4)
3.2
(2.6-4.0)
1.7
(1.3-2.2)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
1,206
70.8
(67.0-74.3)
21.3
(18.1-24.9)
1
(0.6-1.6)
4.5
(3.1-6.4)
2.4
(1.5-3.9)
No
11,534
72.3
(71.1-73.5)
21.3
(20.2-22.4)
2
(1.7-2.4)
2.9
(2.4-3.6)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
362
54.9
(46.9-62.6)
33.1
(25.8-41.3)
1.9
(0.9-3.9)*
6.3
(3.7-10.5)
3.9
(2.2-6.7)
No
12,294
72.7
(71.5-73.9)
21.1
(20.0-22.1)
1.9
(1.6-2.2)
2.9
(2.4-3.5)
1.4
(1.1-1.8)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
1,863
83
(80.6-85.1)
12.4
(10.6-14.5)
0.9
(0.5-1.8)*
2.2
(1.5-3.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
No
10,974
70.5
(69.3-71.8)
22.7
(21.5-23.9)
2.1
(1.7-2.4)
3.2
(2.6-3.8)
1.5
(1.2-2.0)

 

† 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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