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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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

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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 15,022 8,155 53.9 52.8-55.0 3,900 26.6 25.6-27.6 1,741 11.5 10.8-12.3 483 3.3 2.9- 3.8 743 4.7 4.2- 5.2
-Eastern NC 5,012 2,812 54.8 52.8-56.8 1,170 24.3 22.7-26.1 604 11.7 10.5-12.9 146 3.1 2.5- 4.0 280 6.0 5.0- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,744 969 54.7 51.4-58.0 385 22.9 20.2-25.8 214 11.0 9.3-13.1 51 2.8 1.8- 4.3 125 8.6 6.6-11.1
Female 3,268 1,843 54.9 52.6-57.1 785 25.7 23.7-27.7 390 12.3 10.8-13.8 95 3.4 2.6- 4.6 155 3.8 3.1- 4.6
RACE
White 3,394 1,989 58.7 56.4-61.0 867 25.9 23.9-28.0 331 9.1 7.9-10.4 82 2.9 2.0- 4.1 125 3.5 2.7- 4.6
African American 1,139 587 51.0 47.1-54.8 197 18.7 15.8-22.0 209 19.6 16.7-23.0 50 4.2 3.0- 5.9 96 6.5 5.0- 8.3
Other Minorities 464 228 41.9 35.7-48.4 102 26.1 20.5-32.6 63 11.0 7.9-15.3 14 2.8 1.5- 5.3 57 18.1 12.6-25.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 251 122 38.8 31.2-46.9 61 27.9 20.8-36.3 34 12.0 7.9-17.8 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 28 19.0 12.2-28.5
Non-Hispanic 4,752 2,685 56.5 54.6-58.5 1,109 24.0 22.4-25.7 568 11.6 10.4-12.8 140 3.2 2.5- 4.2 250 4.7 3.9- 5.6
AGE
18-24 229 122 50.6 42.5-58.8 61 26.6 20.0-34.3 31 11.3 7.4-16.7 6 4.2 1.7-10.2 9 7.3 3.4-14.9
25-34 612 330 54.7 49.9-59.4 177 28.7 24.6-33.2 64 8.8 6.5-11.7 17 2.9 1.7- 4.8 24 4.9 3.0- 8.1
35-44 821 413 49.2 44.9-53.4 236 29.9 26.0-34.1 106 12.7 10.1-15.8 26 3.0 1.9- 4.6 40 5.3 3.6- 7.7
45-54 1,008 524 52.9 49.1-56.6 239 22.2 19.4-25.3 162 15.5 13.0-18.4 35 3.4 2.2- 5.3 48 6.0 4.2- 8.6
55-64 1,018 594 59.3 55.7-62.9 214 21.2 18.4-24.3 116 10.7 8.6-13.1 29 2.2 1.4- 3.3 65 6.6 4.8- 9.0
65-74 747 468 64.0 59.9-68.0 140 16.8 14.1-20.0 70 9.4 7.2-12.3 18 2.9 1.7- 4.8 51 6.8 4.9- 9.3
75+ 544 344 63.8 58.9-68.4 96 15.6 12.6-19.2 49 10.9 7.8-14.9 15 3.7 2.0- 6.6 40 6.0 4.3- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 787 382 45.9 40.7-51.1 114 16.7 13.0-21.2 155 17.3 14.1-21.0 34 5.5 3.5- 8.6 102 14.6 10.8-19.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,615 937 55.6 52.0-59.2 320 22.0 19.0-25.3 195 11.7 9.6-14.1 54 3.7 2.4- 5.9 109 7.0 5.1- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,291 731 55.7 51.9-59.4 339 27.4 24.2-30.9 148 11.8 9.7-14.4 33 2.1 1.4- 3.2 40 2.9 2.0- 4.3
College Graduate 1,314 759 59.0 55.5-62.4 396 29.5 26.4-32.8 106 7.7 6.1- 9.6 24 1.7 1.0- 2.8 29 2.1 1.4- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 634 291 44.9 39.8-50.1 95 14.9 11.5-19.2 125 20.5 16.7-24.9 41 8.1 5.7-11.6 82 11.5 8.7-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 864 454 45.8 40.8-50.9 173 23.5 19.2-28.5 138 14.8 11.8-18.3 33 5.2 2.8- 9.3 66 10.8 7.2-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 648 364 55.5 50.3-60.6 160 26.0 21.6-31.0 71 10.9 8.2-14.2 21 2.8 1.6- 4.7 32 4.9 3.1- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 725 422 58.8 53.7-63.6 201 27.5 23.2-32.2 66 9.3 6.8-12.7 18 1.9 1.0- 3.5 18 2.5 1.3- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 687 389 58.8 53.9-63.5 196 25.2 21.5-29.2 79 11.6 9.0-14.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 19 3.8 1.8- 8.1
$75,000+ 743 468 64.0 59.5-68.1 207 27.6 23.8-31.7 45 5.2 3.7- 7.4 8 0.8 0.4- 1.6 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,903 936 47.5 44.5-50.5 390 20.9 18.5-23.6 338 18.8 16.5-21.3 99 5.8 4.4- 7.6 140 7.0 5.6- 8.7
No 3,015 1,828 58.4 55.8-60.9 758 26.0 23.9-28.3 254 8.1 6.9- 9.5 44 1.8 1.2- 2.9 131 5.6 4.2- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 848 510 61.1 56.7-65.3 188 21.8 18.4-25.7 83 10.1 7.6-13.2 26 2.7 1.7- 4.4 41 4.3 2.9- 6.3
Non-Veteran 4,160 2,299 53.4 51.2-55.6 982 24.9 23.1-26.9 520 12.0 10.8-13.4 120 3.2 2.5- 4.3 239 6.4 5.2- 7.9

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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