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Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor"

The percentage of adults who rate their mental health -- which includes stress, depression and problems with emotions -- as "fair" or "poor."

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor"

11.7
9.0
Comparison: U.S. Value 

9.0

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Mental disorders are among the most common causes of disability. The resulting disease burden of mental illness is among the highest of all diseases. Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States and Canada, accounting for 25% of all years of life lost to disability and premature mortality. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S.

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor" : Time Series

2008: 8.1 2011: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Gender

18-39: 9.3 40-64: 11.0 65+: 3.4 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Gender

Female: 9.4 Male: 8.5 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Income

Low Income: 19.7 Mid/High Income: 5.3 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 12.4 Hispanic: 15.4 White, non-Hispanic: 7.9 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Region

Northeast Omaha: 13.3 Southeast Omaha: 11.8 Northwest Omaha: 4.9 Southwest Omaha: 6.8 Western Douglas County: 7.4 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor"

Comparison: Prior Value 

9.0

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Mental disorders are among the most common causes of disability. The resulting disease burden of mental illness is among the highest of all diseases. Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States and Canada, accounting for 25% of all years of life lost to disability and premature mortality. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S.

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor" : Time Series

2008: 8.1 2011: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Gender

18-39: 9.3 40-64: 11.0 65+: 3.4 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Gender

Female: 9.4 Male: 8.5 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Income

Low Income: 19.7 Mid/High Income: 5.3 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 12.4 Hispanic: 15.4 White, non-Hispanic: 7.9 Overall: 9.0

percent

Adults Rating Their Mental Health "Fair" or "Poor," by Region

Northeast Omaha: 13.3 Southeast Omaha: 11.8 Northwest Omaha: 4.9 Southwest Omaha: 6.8 Western Douglas County: 7.4 Overall: 9.0

percent