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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 † WISCONSIN, 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
4,266
22.3
(20.5-24.2)
39.5
(37.3-41.6)
0.5
(0.4-0.8)
28
(26.0-29.9)
9.7
(8.5-11.1)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
200
11.9
(6.9-19.9)
49
(39.6-58.5)
0
(0.0-0.0)
30.5
(22.6-39.8)
8.6
(4.6-15.2)*
25-34
494
21.9
(17.3-27.3)
42.1
(36.6-47.8)
0.1
(0.0-0.9)**
28.2
(23.4-33.6)
7.6
(5.1-11.4)
35-54
1,702
21.9
(19.3-24.8)
38
(35.0-41.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
28.6
(26.0-31.5)
10.7
(9.0-12.8)
55+
1,845
28.4
(25.8-31.1)
35.8
(33.0-38.7)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
25.4
(23.0-28.0)
9.6
(8.0-11.5)
Sex
Male
1,628
23.3
(20.5-26.4)
43.7
(40.4-47.1)
0.9
(0.5-1.4)
25
(22.1-28.0)
7.1
(5.5-9.2)
Female
2,638
21.4
(19.3-23.8)
35.4
(32.7-38.2)
0.3
(0.1-0.6)*
30.8
(28.3-33.5)
12.1
(10.4-14.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,561
20.2
(18.4-22.1)
40.4
(38.2-42.7)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
29.6
(27.5-31.7)
9.2
(8.0-10.5)
Black, non-Hispanic
454
15.8
(11.2-21.7)
39.3
(29.6-49.9)
0.4
(0.2-1.0)*
34.1
(24.3-45.6)
10.3
(7.3-14.4)
Hispanic
77
22.5
(12.1-37.8)
39.1
(25.5-54.7)
1
(0.2-6.2)**
19.1
(10.7-31.7)
18.3
(7.6-38.1)*
Other
150
21.4
(12.7-33.7)
36.3
(24.8-49.7)
0.4
(0.2-0.9)*
23.2
(15.5-33.4)
18.6
(8.8-35.2)*
Educational level
<High School
300
33
(25.7-41.1)
31.9
(24.7-40.2)
0.1
(0.0-0.5)**
23.5
(17.2-31.1)
11.6
(7.5-17.3)
High School graduate
1,446
23.5
(20.7-26.6)
40.2
(36.3-44.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.4)*
28.3
(24.7-32.1)
7.3
(5.7-9.3)
Some College
1,218
21.9
(18.5-25.8)
38.9
(35.0-43.1)
0.8
(0.4-1.5)*
27.3
(23.8-31.1)
11.1
(8.6-14.1)
> College Graduate
1,299
18
(15.0-21.5)
40.9
(37.3-44.7)
0.4
(0.1-0.9)*
29.7
(26.6-33.1)
11
(8.8-13.6)
Household Income
< $20,000
506
12.9
(10.0-16.5)
34.1
(27.3-41.5)
1.3
(0.4-3.6)**
32.6
(25.7-40.3)
19.2
(13.5-26.5)
$20,000-$35,000
1,207
24.7
(21.3-28.5)
37.5
(33.3-42.0)
0.5
(0.2-1.2)*
28.5
(24.7-32.7)
8.8
(6.9-11.1)
$35,000-$50,000
741
23.3
(18.5-28.8)
37.9
(32.9-43.3)
0.9
(0.3-2.1)*
28.9
(24.5-33.7)
9.1
(6.6-12.4)
$50,000-$75,000
688
22.9
(19.1-27.2)
44.5
(39.7-49.3)
0.4
(0.1-1.0)**
24
(20.2-28.3)
8.2
(6.0-11.1)
> $75,000
782
22.5
(18.8-26.9)
39.8
(35.6-44.3)
0.3
(0.1-0.9)**
28.6
(24.9-32.7)
8.6
(6.3-11.8)
Employment status
Employed
2,598
21.9
(19.6-24.4)
41.2
(38.6-44.0)
0.6
(0.5-0.9)
27.3
(25.0-29.8)
8.9
(7.5-10.5)
Out of work
165
16.7
(9.9-26.9)
36.8
(24.9-50.6)
0.9
(0.3-2.9)**
38.7
(26.5-52.5)
6.9
(3.5-13.1)*
A homemaker
244
24.8
(19.1-31.5)
40.1
(32.6-48.1)
0.4
(0.3-0.5)
26.4
(20.0-33.9)
8.3
(5.1-13.4)
A student
91
20.3
(10.1-36.6)*
31.9
(20.1-46.6)
0.5
(0.3-0.6)
29.4
(18.6-43.1)
18
(8.2-35.0)*
Retired
954
25.1
(21.8-28.6)
36.9
(32.9-41.0)
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
27.4
(23.8-31.3)
9.6
(7.3-12.4)
Unable to work
210
21
(13.6-31.0)
27.6
(19.5-37.4)
2.6
(0.7-9.7)**
29.5
(21.4-39.2)
19.3
(12.6-28.4)
Veteran status
Yes
428
22.5
(18.1-27.8)
37
(31.4-43.0)
1.3
(0.5-3.4)*
27.9
(22.6-33.9)
11.3
(7.6-16.3)
No
3,837
22.2
(20.3-24.3)
39.6
(37.3-42.0)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
27.9
(25.9-30.0)
9.6
(8.3-11.0)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
387
25.9
(20.7-31.8)
35.1
(28.9-41.8)
0.5
(0.3-0.7)
25.6
(20.0-32.0)
13
(9.3-17.9)
No
3,879
22
(20.1-24.0)
39.7
(37.4-42.0)
0.8
(0.6-1.1)
28
(26.1-30.1)
9.5
(8.2-10.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
372
25.2
(19.7-31.7)
36.1
(29.8-43.0)
0.6
(0.1-4.2)**
26.6
(21.0-33.1)
11.4
(8.0-16.0)
No
3,867
22.3
(20.4-24.3)
39.7
(37.5-42.0)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
27.9
(25.9-30.0)
9.5
(8.3-11.0)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
581
21.4
(17.2-26.4)
35.7
(29.9-42.0)
0.2
(0.0-0.8)**
31.7
(26.2-37.7)
11
(8.4-14.3)
No
3,681
22.5
(20.5-24.5)
40
(37.8-42.4)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
27.4
(25.4-29.5)
9.5
(8.2-11.0)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,522
22.9
(20.2-25.8)
34.9
(31.6-38.4)
0.8
(0.4-1.7)*
29.5
(26.5-32.8)
11.8
(9.7-14.3)
No
2,742
22
(19.7-24.4)
41.1
(38.5-43.9)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)
27.5
(25.2-30.0)
9
(7.5-10.6)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
388
14.4
(9.8-20.6)
32
(25.1-39.9)
0.9
(0.3-3.3)**
32.6
(25.6-40.4)
20
(15.4-25.6)
No
3,851
23
(21.1-25.1)
40.1
(37.8-42.4)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
27.5
(25.6-29.6)
8.6
(7.4-10.0)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
141
22.7
(13.3-35.9)
21.9
(13.7-33.1)
1.9
(0.3-12.2)**
30.2
(19.5-43.6)
23.3
(14.7-35.0)
No
4,095
22.5
(20.7-24.4)
40
(37.8-42.2)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
27.8
(25.9-29.9)
9.2
(8.0-10.6)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
444
21.4
(16.3-27.6)
29.2
(23.2-36.1)
0.9
(0.2-3.4)**
32.4
(26.3-39.1)
16.1
(12.4-20.7)
No
3,819
22.4
(20.5-24.4)
40.5
(38.2-42.8)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
27.5
(25.5-29.6)
9.1
(7.8-10.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Adjusted proportions Tables † WISCONSIN, 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
4,241
62.9
(60.7-65.1)
30.3
(28.2-32.4)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
4.4
(3.4-5.7)
1.7
(1.2-2.5)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
199
46.6
(37.0-56.5)
43.4
(34.2-53.0)
0.3
(0.1-1.6)**
7.9
(3.8-15.6)*
1.8
(0.4-7.2)**
25-34
488
58.2
(52.5-63.7)
35.2
(29.9-41.0)
0.5
(0.1-1.8)**
5.5
(3.1-9.6)
0.5
(0.2-1.6)**
35-54
1,691
64.4
(61.4-67.3)
29.2
(26.4-32.2)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
3.7
(2.6-5.2)
2.2
(1.3-3.4)
55+
1,840
70.4
(67.6-72.9)
23.3
(20.9-25.9)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
3.3
(2.4-4.6)
1.9
(1.2-3.0)
Sex
Male
1,617
55.9
(52.5-59.2)
34.6
(31.4-37.9)
1
(0.6-1.7)
6.3
(4.5-8.7)
2.3
(1.5-3.5)
Female
2,624
69.4
(66.6-72.1)
26.2
(23.7-29.0)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)*
2.7
(1.7-4.1)
1.2
(0.6-2.4)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,542
64.4
(62.1-66.6)
30
(27.8-32.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
3.7
(2.7-5.1)
1.2
(0.8-1.7)
Black, non-Hispanic
450
60.7
(51.7-69.0)
29.2
(21.2-38.7)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
7.3
(3.5-14.5)*
2.2
(1.1-4.3)*
Hispanic
77
56.9
(42.3-70.4)
29.7
(17.7-45.4)
0.1
(0.0-0.1)
5.7
(1.8-16.6)**
7.6
(1.7-27.7)**
Other
147
52.7
(38.3-66.7)
34.1
(22.3-48.2)
1.2
(0.2-5.6)**
9.7
(4.7-19.0)*
2.3
(0.8-6.1)**
Educational level
<High School
295
62.1
(53.9-69.7)
29.9
(22.9-37.9)
0.8
(0.3-2.0)*
5.7
(3.2-9.8)
1.5
(0.7-3.1)*
High School graduate
1,440
59
(55.0-63.0)
32.9
(29.2-36.8)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
4.9
(3.2-7.4)
2.4
(1.3-4.2)
Some College
1,206
58.4
(54.2-62.4)
34.8
(30.8-39.0)
0.6
(0.3-1.2)*
4.1
(2.8-6.1)
2.1
(1.1-3.7)
> College Graduate
1,297
70.5
(66.8-74.0)
23.9
(20.7-27.5)
0.8
(0.3-1.8)*
4
(2.0-7.8)*
0.7
(0.3-1.9)*
Household Income
< $20,000
496
55.1
(47.4-62.6)
34.2
(27.1-42.0)
0.6
(0.2-1.4)*
5.2
(3.1-8.6)
4.9
(2.0-11.6)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,196
57
(52.6-61.3)
34.8
(30.7-39.2)
0.6
(0.3-1.2)*
5.4
(3.4-8.4)
2.2
(1.2-3.9)
$35,000-$50,000
741
65.2
(59.9-70.2)
26.6
(22.2-31.6)
0.9
(0.3-3.0)**
6.1
(3.1-11.8)*
1.1
(0.5-2.4)*
$50,000-$75,000
688
67.2
(62.4-71.6)
29.1
(24.8-33.8)
0.7
(0.3-1.9)**
2.3
(1.3-4.3)*
0.7
(0.2-2.3)**
> $75,000
778
67.7
(63.0-72.0)
27.4
(23.3-32.1)
0.6
(0.2-1.6)*
3.4
(2.0-5.9)
0.8
(0.3-2.6)**
Employment status
Employed
2,581
62.1
(59.3-64.7)
31
(28.5-33.7)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
4.8
(3.4-6.8)
1.4
(0.8-2.5)
Out of work
162
65.3
(51.4-77.0)
28.4
(18.2-41.5)
0.2
(0.0-0.8)**
4.8
(1.9-11.7)*
1.3
(0.4-4.4)**
A homemaker
245
68.7
(61.4-75.3)
26.2
(20.0-33.6)
0.9
(0.2-3.8)**
1.7
(0.6-4.3)*
2.5
(1.0-6.1)*
A student
91
62.7
(47.4-75.8)
33.1
(20.7-48.5)
0.1
(0.0-1.0)**
2.4
(0.8-6.8)**
1.7
(0.3-10.7)**
Retired
948
64.3
(60.3-68.1)
28
(24.3-32.0)
1.1
(0.4-2.7)*
4.6
(3.1-6.9)
2
(1.1-3.7)*
Unable to work
210
62.4
(53.0-70.9)
29.5
(21.4-39.3)
0.2
(0.0-0.9)**
2.7
(1.1-6.8)*
5.2
(2.3-11.5)*
Veteran status
Yes
422
62
(56.3-67.4)
27.4
(22.5-33.0)
1.6
(0.5-4.6)**
7
(4.2-11.4)
2
(1.0-3.9)*
No
3,818
62.9
(60.6-65.2)
30.6
(28.4-32.9)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
4.2
(3.1-5.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
381
67.3
(60.9-73.1)
26
(20.6-32.3)
0.3
(0.1-0.8)**
3.7
(1.7-7.9)*
2.7
(1.3-5.3)*
No
3,860
62.5
(60.2-64.8)
30.5
(28.4-32.8)
0.8
(0.5-1.1)
4.5
(3.4-5.9)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
369
64.4
(57.9-70.3)
29.6
(23.8-36.1)
0.5
(0.1-1.9)**
3.6
(2.0-6.6)*
1.8
(0.6-5.4)**
No
3,844
62.6
(60.3-64.8)
30.5
(28.3-32.7)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
4.5
(3.4-5.9)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
581
67.5
(61.0-73.4)
27.9
(22.2-34.3)
0.5
(0.2-1.5)**
2.9
(1.5-5.5)*
1.2
(0.5-3.2)**
No
3,657
62
(59.7-64.3)
30.6
(28.4-32.9)
0.8
(0.5-1.2)
4.7
(3.6-6.2)
1.9
(1.3-2.8)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,516
65.9
(62.5-69.2)
28.2
(25.1-31.5)
0.8
(0.5-1.4)
3.3
(2.2-4.8)
1.8
(1.0-3.0)
No
2,723
61.7
(59.0-64.4)
31.1
(28.5-33.7)
0.6
(0.3-1.1)*
4.9
(3.6-6.6)
1.7
(1.1-2.8)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
387
63.6
(55.6-71.0)
29
(22.3-36.9)
0.1
(0.0-0.4)**
3
(1.4-6.5)*
4.2
(2.3-7.4)
No
3,829
62.9
(60.6-65.2)
30.4
(28.2-32.6)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
4.5
(3.4-6.0)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
141
56.2
(43.1-68.5)
35.4
(23.8-48.9)
0.4
(0.1-1.0)**
4.5
(2.0-9.6)*
3.6
(1.7-7.6)*
No
4,068
63.2
(60.9-65.4)
30.1
(28.0-32.3)
0.7
(0.5-1.0)
4.4
(3.3-5.7)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
441
72.7
(65.8-78.7)
21.6
(16.2-28.2)
1
(0.2-5.7)**
2.2
(1.0-4.6)*
2.5
(1.3-4.6)*
No
3,797
62
(59.6-64.2)
31.1
(28.9-33.4)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
4.7
(3.5-6.1)
1.7
(1.1-2.5)

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Level of agreement with the statement that people are caring and sympathetic to persons with mental illness - Unadjusted proportions WISCONSIN, 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
4,266
20
(18.3-21.8)
40.5
(38.3-42.7)
0.5
(0.4-0.8)
29.3
(27.4-31.4)
9.7
(8.5-11.0)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
200
12.2
(7.1-20.4)
49
(39.6-58.5)
0
-
29.9
(22.0-39.2)
8.9
(4.8-15.7)*
25-34
494
19.1
(14.9-24.2)
43.2
(37.7-48.9)
0.1
(0.0-0.9)**
30
(25.0-35.5)
7.5
(5.0-11.2)
35-54
1,702
17.9
(15.6-20.4)
39.7
(36.7-42.8)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
31.2
(28.4-34.1)
10.5
(8.8-12.5)
55+
1,845
26.4
(23.9-29.0)
36.2
(33.4-39.0)
0.8
(0.4-1.6)*
26.6
(24.1-29.3)
10
(8.4-11.9)
Sex
Male
1,628
20.5
(18.0-23.3)
45.2
(41.9-48.6)
0.8
(0.5-1.4)
26.4
(23.4-29.5)
7.1
(5.5-9.1)
Female
2,638
19.5
(17.4-21.7)
36
(33.3-38.9)
0.3
(0.1-0.6)*
32.1
(29.5-34.8)
12.1
(10.4-14.0)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,561
20
(18.3-21.9)
40.6
(38.4-42.9)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
29.7
(27.7-31.9)
9.1
(7.9-10.3)
Black, non-Hispanic
454
16.9
(12.0-23.4)
38.6
(29.6-48.4)
0.3
(0.1-1.0)**
33.3
(24.1-44.0)
10.9
(7.6-15.3)
Hispanic
77
22.2
(11.6-38.2)*
38.9
(25.2-54.6)
0.9
(0.1-6.0)**
19.5
(11.1-32.1)
18.5
(7.8-37.9)*
Other
150
19.7
(11.6-31.4)
39.2
(26.9-52.9)
0.3
(0.1-0.8)**
23.6
(15.6-33.9)
17.3
(8.3-32.6)*
Educational level
<High School
300
33.5
(26.0-41.8)
31.4
(24.2-39.7)
0.1
(0.0-0.4)**
23.1
(16.9-30.8)
11.9
(7.7-17.9)
High School graduate
1,446
22.1
(19.4-25.1)
41.1
(37.1-45.3)
0.7
(0.3-1.4)*
28.9
(25.3-32.8)
7.2
(5.6-9.3)
Some College
1,218
19.8
(16.6-23.4)
40.1
(36.0-44.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.5)*
28.6
(24.9-32.5)
10.9
(8.5-13.8)
> College Graduate
1,299
15.4
(12.8-18.5)
42.1
(38.5-45.8)
0.4
(0.1-0.9)*
31.6
(28.3-35.0)
10.5
(8.4-13.1)
Household Income
< $20,000
506
14.2
(10.9-18.4)
34.6
(27.7-42.3)
1.3
(0.4-3.7)**
31.2
(24.4-38.9)
18.7
(13.2-25.7)
$20,000-$35,000
1,207
24.7
(21.2-28.6)
38.2
(33.9-42.8)
0.5
(0.2-1.2)*
28.2
(24.4-32.3)
8.4
(6.6-10.7)
$35,000-$50,000
741
20.9
(16.5-26.0)
39.2
(34.2-44.5)
0.9
(0.4-2.2)*
30.1
(25.6-35.1)
8.9
(6.4-12.2)
$50,000-$75,000
688
19.3
(15.9-23.2)
45.5
(40.7-50.4)
0.4
(0.1-1.0)**
26.4
(22.3-30.8)
8.5
(6.2-11.5)
> $75,000
782
17.7
(14.6-21.3)
41.2
(36.9-45.7)
0.4
(0.1-1.0)**
31.9
(27.8-36.2)
8.9
(6.5-12.1)
Employment status
Employed
2,598
17.9
(15.9-20.0)
43.2
(40.4-45.9)
0.4
(0.2-0.6)
29.8
(27.3-32.3)
8.8
(7.5-10.4)
Out of work
165
17.8
(10.6-28.4)
38.4
(26.3-52.1)
0.7
(0.2-2.9)**
36.5
(24.6-50.5)
6.5
(3.2-12.6)*
A homemaker
244
22.3
(16.8-29.0)
37.6
(30.2-45.5)
0
-
30.2
(23.3-38.2)
9.9
(6.1-15.8)
A student
91
17.9
(8.8-33.1)*
36
(23.1-51.2)
0
-
31.1
(19.6-45.6)
15
(6.8-29.8)*
Retired
954
28.1
(24.6-31.9)
35.3
(31.5-39.3)
1.2
(0.5-2.6)*
25.4
(22.1-29.1)
10
(7.7-12.9)
Unable to work
210
23.5
(15.3-34.5)
25
(17.4-34.6)
2.8
(0.7-10.3)**
27.7
(19.9-37.0)
21
(13.7-30.8)
Veteran status
Yes
428
24.6
(19.8-30.1)
39.1
(33.3-45.2)
1.4
(0.5-3.7)**
25.4
(20.4-31.0)
9.6
(6.4-14.0)
No
3,837
19.5
(17.8-21.4)
40.6
(38.3-43.0)
0.5
(0.3-0.7)
29.8
(27.7-31.9)
9.7
(8.4-11.1)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
387
29.3
(23.5-35.9)
33.3
(27.3-40.0)
0.1
(0.0-0.6)**
23.7
(18.5-29.9)
13.6
(9.7-18.7)
No
3,879
19.4
(17.7-21.2)
40.9
(38.7-43.2)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
29.7
(27.6-31.8)
9.4
(8.2-10.8)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
372
29.5
(23.4-36.5)
34.6
(28.4-41.3)
0.7
(0.1-4.6)**
24
(18.8-30.1)
11.3
(7.9-15.9)
No
3,867
19.5
(17.8-21.3)
40.9
(38.7-43.2)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
29.6
(27.6-31.8)
9.5
(8.2-10.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
581
18.4
(14.5-23.2)
36.3
(30.3-42.8)
0.2
(0.0-0.8)**
34
(28.2-40.4)
11
(8.3-14.5)
No
3,681
20.2
(18.5-22.2)
41.1
(38.8-43.5)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
28.6
(26.5-30.7)
9.4
(8.1-10.9)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,522
23.6
(20.8-26.6)
34.4
(31.1-37.8)
0.9
(0.4-1.8)*
29.2
(26.2-32.5)
11.9
(9.8-14.4)
No
2,742
18.6
(16.6-20.7)
42.8
(40.1-45.6)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)
29.4
(27.0-32.0)
8.8
(7.4-10.4)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
388
14.1
(9.5-20.4)
31.6
(24.4-39.8)
0.8
(0.2-3.4)**
33
(25.8-41.0)
20.5
(15.6-26.5)
No
3,851
20.5
(18.7-22.3)
41.4
(39.1-43.7)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
29.1
(27.0-31.2)
8.6
(7.4-9.9)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
141
23.3
(12.7-38.7)
20.2
(12.6-30.7)
1.8
(0.3-11.9)**
29.6
(18.4-43.8)
25.1
(15.8-37.6)
No
4,095
20
(18.3-21.7)
41
(38.8-43.3)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
29.3
(27.3-31.4)
9.2
(8.0-10.5)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
444
19.2
(14.4-25.0)
29.2
(23.0-36.3)
0.8
(0.2-3.2)**
34.1
(27.8-41.0)
16.6
(12.7-21.5)
No
3,819
20.1
(18.3-22.0)
41.7
(39.4-44.0)
0.5
(0.3-0.8)
28.8
(26.8-31.0)
8.9
(7.7-10.3)

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Level of agreement with the statement that treatment can help persons with mental illness lead normal lives - Unadjusted proportions WISCONSIN, 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
4,241
63.4
(61.2-65.6)
30.4
(28.3-32.5)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
4.2
(3.2-5.5)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Age group (yrs)
18-24
199
42.9
(33.7-52.6)
46.3
(37.0-55.8)
0.3
(0.1-1.7)**
8.8
(4.3-17.1)*
1.8
(0.4-7.0)**
25-34
488
59.5
(53.7-65.1)
34.7
(29.4-40.5)
0.4
(0.1-1.7)**
5
(2.8-8.7)
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
35-54
1,691
66.9
(64.0-69.8)
28
(25.3-30.9)
0.5
(0.3-1.0)*
3.1
(2.2-4.3)
1.4
(0.9-2.3)
55+
1,840
70.4
(67.7-73.1)
23.7
(21.3-26.3)
1.1
(0.6-2.1)*
3.2
(2.3-4.4)
1.5
(1.0-2.4)
Sex
Male
1,617
56.6
(53.2-60.0)
34.8
(31.6-38.1)
0.9
(0.5-1.6)
6
(4.3-8.2)
1.7
(1.1-2.6)
Female
2,624
69.7
(66.9-72.4)
26.3
(23.7-29.1)
0.4
(0.2-0.7)*
2.6
(1.7-4.0)
1
(0.5-1.9)*
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic
3,542
64.6
(62.3-66.9)
29.9
(27.8-32.2)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
3.7
(2.7-5.1)
1.1
(0.8-1.6)
Black, non-Hispanic
450
57.1
(47.0-66.6)
31.2
(22.1-41.9)
0.7
(0.3-1.6)*
8.6
(4.3-16.5)*
2.5
(1.3-4.9)*
Hispanic
77
54.7
(38.7-69.9)
32.1
(19.0-48.9)
0
-
6.4
(2.1-17.7)**
6.7
(1.1-31.7)**
Other
147
50.3
(37.0-63.5)
36.3
(24.2-50.4)
1.3
(0.3-5.5)**
10
(5.0-18.9)*
2.2
(0.8-5.8)**
Educational level
<High School
295
60.3
(52.0-68.1)
31
(23.8-39.1)
0.8
(0.3-2.1)*
6.4
(3.6-11.1)
1.5
(0.7-3.1)*
High School graduate
1,440
58.2
(54.1-62.1)
34
(30.3-37.9)
0.8
(0.4-1.4)*
5.1
(3.3-7.6)
2
(1.1-3.5)
Some College
1,206
58.5
(54.2-62.7)
35.3
(31.2-39.7)
0.5
(0.3-1.1)*
4
(2.7-5.8)
1.6
(0.9-2.9)
> College Graduate
1,297
73.5
(69.8-76.9)
22.3
(19.3-25.6)
0.7
(0.3-1.7)*
3.2
(1.6-6.3)*
0.4
(0.1-1.2)**
Household Income
< $20,000
496
53
(45.3-60.7)
35.7
(28.5-43.7)
0.6
(0.3-1.6)*
6
(3.6-9.9)
4.6
(1.8-11.0)*
$20,000-$35,000
1,196
55
(50.5-59.5)
36.5
(32.2-41.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.3)*
5.9
(3.8-9.2)
1.9
(1.1-3.3)
$35,000-$50,000
741
65
(59.4-70.2)
27.3
(22.8-32.4)
0.9
(0.3-2.9)**
5.9
(2.9-11.4)*
0.9
(0.4-1.9)*
$50,000-$75,000
688
68.8
(64.1-73.1)
28.1
(23.9-32.7)
0.7
(0.2-1.8)**
2
(1.1-3.6)*
0.5
(0.1-1.7)**
> $75,000
778
70.7
(66.1-74.9)
25.5
(21.4-30.1)
0.5
(0.2-1.3)*
2.7
(1.5-4.6)
0.6
(0.2-1.9)**
Employment status
Employed
2,581
62.8
(60.0-65.6)
31.1
(28.6-33.8)
0.6
(0.4-1.0)
4.4
(3.1-6.2)
1
(0.6-1.8)
Out of work
162
58.1
(45.1-70.1)
33.6
(22.9-46.3)
0.2
(0.0-0.8)**
6.5
(2.7-14.7)*
1.5
(0.5-4.9)**
A homemaker
245
75
(68.0-80.9)
21.4
(15.9-28.3)
0.8
(0.2-3.3)**
1.2
(0.5-3.2)*
1.6
(0.6-3.9)*
A student
91
50.7
(36.1-65.2)
43.7
(29.6-58.9)
0.1
(0.0-0.9)**
3.6
(1.2-10.3)**
1.9
(0.3-11.5)**
Retired
948
67.5
(63.5-71.2)
25.4
(22.0-29.2)
1.2
(0.5-3.0)*
4.3
(2.9-6.3)
1.6
(0.9-2.9)*
Unable to work
210
60.3
(49.8-69.9)
30.8
(21.9-41.5)
0.2
(0.1-1.0)**
3.1
(1.2-7.7)*
5.5
(2.4-12.2)*
Veteran status
Yes
422
61.3
(55.1-67.1)
28.5
(23.3-34.3)
1.8
(0.6-5.3)**
6.7
(4.0-10.9)
1.7
(0.9-3.4)*
No
3,818
63.6
(61.2-66.0)
30.6
(28.4-32.9)
0.5
(0.4-0.8)
3.9
(2.9-5.3)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Diabetes (self-report)
Yes
381
69.2
(62.7-75.0)
24.8
(19.5-30.9)
0.2
(0.0-1.2)**
3.6
(1.7-7.7)*
2.3
(1.1-4.5)*
No
3,860
63
(60.7-65.3)
30.7
(28.6-33.0)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
4.2
(3.2-5.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
CVD history (self-report)
Yes
369
65.4
(58.6-71.6)
28.7
(22.9-35.4)
0.6
(0.2-2.3)**
3.6
(1.9-6.5)*
1.7
(0.6-4.9)**
No
3,844
63.1
(60.8-65.4)
30.6
(28.4-32.9)
0.7
(0.4-1.0)
4.3
(3.2-5.6)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Asthma (self-report)
Yes
581
68.1
(61.8-73.9)
28
(22.4-34.4)
0.3
(0.0-1.8)**
2.7
(1.4-5.1)*
0.9
(0.3-2.5)**
No
3,657
62.6
(60.2-65.0)
30.8
(28.6-33.1)
0.7
(0.5-1.1)
4.5
(3.4-5.9)
1.4
(1.0-2.1)
Arthritis (self-report)
Yes
1,516
68.3
(65.0-71.4)
26.5
(23.5-29.7)
0.9
(0.6-1.6)
3
(2.0-4.3)
1.3
(0.8-2.2)
No
2,723
61.5
(58.7-64.2)
31.9
(29.3-34.6)
0.6
(0.3-1.0)*
4.7
(3.4-6.4)
1.4
(0.9-2.1)
Frequent Mental Distress
Yes
387
62.2
(54.2-69.6)
30.5
(23.6-38.5)
0.1
(0.0-0.4)**
3.3
(1.5-6.9)*
3.9
(2.2-6.9)
No
3,829
63.6
(61.3-65.9)
30.4
(28.2-32.6)
0.7
(0.4-1.1)
4.3
(3.2-5.6)
1.1
(0.7-1.7)
Serious Psychological Distress
Yes
141
53.9
(40.3-67.0)
37.4
(25.0-51.7)
0.2
(0.0-1.4)**
5
(2.2-10.6)*
3.6
(1.6-7.8)*
No
4,068
63.8
(61.6-66.0)
30.2
(28.1-32.3)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
4.1
(3.1-5.4)
1.3
(0.9-1.9)
Receiving Medicine/Treatment from health professional
Yes
441
73.3
(66.5-79.1)
21.6
(16.2-28.3)
1
(0.2-5.6)**
2.2
(1.0-4.4)*
1.9
(1.0-3.6)*
No
3,797
62.4
(60.0-64.7)
31.3
(29.1-33.6)
0.6
(0.4-0.9)
4.4
(3.4-5.8)
1.3
(0.8-1.9)

† 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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