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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 390 183 46.5 39.3-54.0 138 32.6 26.3-39.5 46 14.3 9.4-21.0 12 2.9 1.3- 6.3 11 3.7 1.6- 8.1
GENDER
Male 144 71 50.5 38.5-62.3 48 28.9 19.7-40.3 15 13.3 6.3-25.7 4 3.1 0.9-10.1 6 4.3 1.4-12.8
Female 246 112 42.0 34.8-49.5 90 36.8 29.8-44.5 31 15.5 10.4-22.4 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4 5 2.9 1.0- 8.0
RACE
White 222 105 50.2 42.0-58.4 90 39.1 31.6-47.2 19 8.6 5.1-14.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2
Other 164 77 44.7 33.9-56.1 45 26.8 18.2-37.6 27 18.6 11.0-29.7 7 4.3 1.7-10.4 8 5.7 2.3-13.4
AGE
18-44 134 55 43.7 32.6-55.4 53 31.9 22.6-42.9 19 17.1 9.6-28.5 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.4
45+ 254 128 50.9 43.6-58.1 84 33.4 27.0-40.6 27 10.4 6.9-15.4 7 1.5 0.7- 3.4 8 3.8 1.7- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 51 47.2 33.7-61.0 28 21.6 13.6-32.5 19 16.7 8.8-29.4 7 6.6 2.6-15.6 9 8.0 3.1-19.0
Some College + 276 132 46.2 38.0-54.5 110 39.2 31.3-47.8 27 12.8 7.3-21.5 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 73 45.4 33.4-58.1 44 23.4 14.6-35.2 30 20.0 12.3-30.7 10 5.1 2.1-12.2 8 6.1 2.3-15.3
$50,000+ 183 92 52.8 44.2-61.1 80 41.1 33.1-49.7 10 5.2 2.6-10.3 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .

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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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