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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 393 211 48.4 41.4-55.5 102 28.7 22.6-35.6 50 14.3 9.7-20.6 14 5.2 2.0-13.1 16 3.4 1.9- 6.0
GENDER
Male 164 83 44.3 34.2-54.8 41 27.7 19.2-38.1 22 16.2 9.3-26.5 10 8.2 2.4-24.5 8 3.7 1.6- 8.3
Female 229 128 52.3 42.9-61.6 61 29.6 21.5-39.2 28 12.6 7.2-21.2 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 8 3.1 1.4- 6.9
RACE
White 340 187 50.1 42.8-57.4 89 31.4 24.5-39.1 40 12.3 8.0-18.4 10 2.2 1.0- 4.5 14 4.0 2.2- 7.3
Other 53 24 42.2 25.4-61.0 13 18.9 9.7-33.5 10 21.6 9.4-42.4 4 16.1 4.2-45.9 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8
AGE
18-44 108 50 43.1 31.7-55.4 37 32.9 22.6-45.2 16 15.9 8.4-28.0 3 6.8 1.6-24.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5
45+ 282 160 54.2 47.4-60.8 63 23.8 18.5-30.0 34 12.8 8.8-18.4 11 3.6 1.9- 6.8 14 5.7 3.1-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 204 106 41.9 32.7-51.7 43 24.2 16.2-34.6 34 20.5 12.8-31.2 11 8.8 3.0-23.2 10 4.6 2.2- 9.2
Some College + 188 104 55.5 45.8-64.7 59 33.6 25.1-43.3 16 7.6 4.3-13.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 113 46.2 36.7-56.0 44 21.6 14.7-30.6 31 18.1 11.1-28.1 9 8.1 2.3-24.7 12 5.9 3.0-11.2
$50,000+ 122 57 43.6 33.4-54.4 51 47.3 36.6-58.2 10 6.8 3.4-13.1 2 1.4 0.4- 5.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7

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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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