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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,228 7,990 51.3 50.1-52.6 4,293 29.1 28.0-30.3 1,792 12.3 11.5-13.2 506 3.6 3.1- 4.2 647 3.6 3.2- 4.1
-Alamance County 373 207 54.5 46.7-62.2 95 26.9 20.7-34.1 43 13.1 9.0-18.8 10 2.4 1.1- 5.2 18 3.1 1.8- 5.3
GENDER
Male 115 68 60.7 46.1-73.5 35 28.6 17.6-42.8 9 9.7 4.4-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
Female 258 139 49.5 42.1-56.9 60 25.5 19.6-32.4 34 15.9 10.7-23.1 10 4.4 2.0- 9.3 15 4.7 2.6- 8.4
RACE
White 297 171 56.9 48.4-65.1 78 26.2 20.1-33.3 30 11.9 7.4-18.7 8 2.9 1.2- 6.7 10 2.0 1.0- 4.3
Other 76 36 47.3 30.4-64.7 17 28.9 14.4-49.5 13 16.7 8.8-29.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 8 6.2 2.7-13.6
AGE
18-44 101 39 47.2 33.2-61.6 41 33.6 22.4-47.1 16 14.9 8.2-25.6 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3
45+ 268 165 62.2 55.4-68.6 54 20.6 15.6-26.6 26 10.5 6.8-15.7 7 1.7 0.8- 3.9 16 5.0 2.9- 8.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 87 53.8 40.8-66.3 35 23.1 14.0-35.7 22 14.7 8.7-23.8 6 3.9 1.5- 9.6 14 4.5 2.3- 8.6
Some College + 208 120 55.4 47.0-63.6 59 30.7 23.7-38.7 21 11.4 6.5-19.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 97 48.5 38.3-58.8 48 30.5 22.5-39.9 20 11.1 6.6-17.9 6 3.7 1.2-10.4 15 6.3 3.4-11.3
$50,000+ 133 76 61.2 49.0-72.1 40 23.8 16.2-33.5 14 13.0 6.7-23.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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