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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,782 8,665 51.5 50.5-52.6 4,565 27.9 27.0-28.8 2,238 13.2 12.5-13.9 756 4.3 3.9- 4.8 558 3.1 2.7- 3.4
-Union County 373 196 50.7 44.8-56.7 123 33.0 27.6-38.8 36 11.7 8.0-16.8 8 2.2 0.9- 5.2 10 2.4 1.1- 5.3
GENDER
Male 151 73 43.4 34.9-52.3 51 35.6 27.4-44.8 18 15.0 9.1-23.9 5 3.1 1.0- 9.0 4 2.9 0.9- 9.0
Female 222 123 58.9 51.4-66.1 72 30.0 23.7-37.1 18 8.0 4.8-13.1 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3
RACE
White 315 168 53.4 46.9-59.7 108 34.0 28.3-40.3 26 9.6 6.0-15.1 7 1.7 0.8- 3.7 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1
Other 56 26 39.3 26.1-54.4 15 29.4 17.0-45.7 10 20.2 10.5-35.5 1 4.2 0.6-24.0 4 6.9 2.0-21.2
AGE
18-44 162 80 46.7 38.1-55.5 61 37.2 29.1-46.1 15 11.4 6.4-19.5 2 1.9 0.4- 8.8 4 2.8 0.9- 8.5
45+ 207 115 56.6 48.9-64.0 60 27.5 21.3-34.6 20 11.4 6.9-18.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 84 48.3 39.2-57.5 48 30.7 22.8-40.0 14 15.2 8.5-25.5 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 9 5.0 2.0-11.6
Some College + 215 112 52.7 44.9-60.4 74 34.3 27.3-42.1 22 9.3 5.8-14.7 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 94 51.6 42.5-60.7 49 25.4 18.5-33.8 24 17.4 10.8-26.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.4 6 3.4 1.1- 9.8
$50,000+ 146 74 48.5 39.7-57.5 58 41.9 33.2-51.1 10 7.6 4.0-14.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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