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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 401 202 51.9 45.6-58.2 133 31.5 25.9-37.6 40 10.8 7.3-15.7 14 3.0 1.6- 5.8 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2
GENDER
Male 157 81 54.5 44.7-64.0 48 29.2 21.1-38.8 16 10.8 5.8-19.1 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 8 4.2 1.9- 8.7
Female 244 121 49.3 41.3-57.3 85 33.8 26.8-41.7 24 10.8 6.5-17.3 10 4.7 2.1-10.1 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4
RACE
White 304 153 51.0 43.7-58.2 109 36.2 29.4-43.5 26 8.7 5.2-14.2 10 2.8 1.3- 6.1 6 1.4 0.5- 3.4
Other 97 49 54.2 41.6-66.3 24 20.1 12.4-31.1 14 15.9 8.6-27.6 4 3.6 1.0-11.5 6 6.2 2.6-13.8
AGE
18-44 108 50 47.8 36.6-59.2 38 32.5 22.9-43.8 13 14.0 7.5-24.6 4 3.6 1.2-10.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1
45+ 289 149 54.8 47.9-61.6 94 30.8 24.8-37.6 27 8.4 5.5-12.6 10 2.7 1.3- 5.2 9 3.3 1.6- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 74 54.4 42.7-65.6 34 21.7 13.6-32.9 13 14.7 7.3-27.1 6 4.7 1.8-11.8 6 4.5 1.8-10.9
Some College + 268 128 50.8 43.2-58.3 99 36.1 29.2-43.5 27 9.0 5.7-13.8 8 2.2 0.9- 5.6 6 2.0 0.8- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 87 56.0 45.7-65.8 49 21.9 15.6-29.7 19 12.1 6.4-21.6 8 5.6 2.3-12.9 7 4.4 1.9-10.1
$50,000+ 182 93 52.0 43.2-60.7 65 36.3 28.1-45.5 17 8.9 5.2-14.8 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1

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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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