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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 338 169 48.7 42.0-55.5 109 34.1 27.9-41.0 39 12.3 8.1-18.3 11 2.6 1.4- 4.9 10 2.2 1.0- 4.8
GENDER
Male 126 61 46.6 36.1-57.4 39 31.5 22.7-41.9 15 15.4 8.0-27.6 6 3.9 1.7- 8.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.4
Female 212 108 50.4 41.9-58.9 70 36.2 28.0-45.3 24 9.9 6.2-15.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 5 1.9 0.5- 6.9
RACE
White 306 156 50.0 42.8-57.1 104 35.7 29.1-42.9 28 9.7 5.9-15.7 10 2.6 1.3- 5.0 8 2.0 0.8- 4.9
Other 30 12 36.9 19.5-58.6 5 19.9 7.2-44.1 10 36.3 17.6-60.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 2 4.3 0.9-18.3
AGE
18-44 75 34 44.1 31.6-57.4 26 35.3 23.7-48.9 13 17.9 9.4-31.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
45+ 262 135 52.0 45.2-58.8 83 33.4 27.1-40.2 25 8.3 5.4-12.5 10 3.7 1.9- 7.0 9 2.6 1.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 56 49.4 37.5-61.4 23 27.3 17.7-39.6 18 15.3 8.5-26.1 8 5.5 2.5-11.4 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7
Some College + 227 112 48.2 40.2-56.3 86 37.7 30.0-46.0 21 10.9 6.0-18.8 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 5 2.1 0.7- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 92 50.3 41.0-59.7 49 30.8 22.3-40.7 27 13.4 8.3-20.8 7 3.1 1.3- 7.0 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4
$50,000+ 123 61 47.7 37.5-58.1 50 41.3 31.4-51.9 8 7.6 3.5-15.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.0

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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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