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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 415 215 53.3 46.3-60.2 120 30.4 24.2-37.4 49 10.0 7.0-14.0 16 2.8 1.6- 4.9 15 3.6 1.9- 6.5
GENDER
Male 160 85 59.8 49.7-69.2 39 21.8 15.0-30.7 20 10.5 6.1-17.3 5 1.8 0.6- 5.0 11 6.1 3.0-11.9
Female 255 130 47.4 38.1-56.9 81 38.0 28.9-48.1 29 9.5 6.0-14.8 11 3.7 1.9- 7.2 4 1.3 0.4- 4.2
RACE
White 309 157 52.4 43.9-60.8 101 35.6 27.7-44.4 31 6.6 4.2-10.1 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4 8 2.0 0.9- 4.6
Other 104 57 54.8 42.4-66.7 19 21.2 12.8-33.1 18 16.1 9.6-25.9 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 7 6.4 2.8-14.1
AGE
18-44 105 53 53.9 41.0-66.3 40 37.7 26.1-50.9 8 4.4 1.9- 9.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 3 3.1 1.0- 9.6
45+ 307 160 52.5 45.7-59.1 80 24.1 19.2-29.9 40 14.8 10.2-20.9 15 4.6 2.6- 8.0 12 4.0 2.1- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 71 46.1 33.2-59.6 40 28.7 17.8-42.9 27 15.9 9.7-24.9 9 3.5 1.7- 7.2 11 5.7 2.7-11.9
Some College + 256 144 58.4 50.8-65.6 80 31.5 25.0-38.9 21 5.7 3.4- 9.3 7 2.3 1.0- 5.6 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 187 91 50.4 39.8-61.1 37 20.5 13.2-30.4 34 17.4 11.4-25.7 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 14 8.2 4.3-15.0
$50,000+ 173 88 55.9 46.1-65.2 70 36.6 28.1-46.0 11 4.7 2.5- 8.9 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 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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