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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 653 335 49.2 44.3-54.0 222 34.5 30.1-39.2 65 10.7 8.0-14.3 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 19 3.4 1.8- 6.6
GENDER
Male 263 129 46.0 38.8-53.5 99 38.7 31.8-46.0 22 10.4 6.5-16.2 4 2.1 0.7- 5.7 9 2.8 1.4- 5.8
Female 390 206 52.3 45.9-58.6 123 30.3 24.9-36.3 43 11.1 7.6-15.8 8 2.3 1.1- 4.9 10 4.0 1.5-10.6
RACE
White 447 233 49.3 43.6-55.0 174 40.7 35.3-46.4 30 6.8 4.4-10.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 7 2.6 0.7- 9.0
Other 205 102 49.1 40.7-57.6 47 25.7 18.9-34.0 35 16.2 10.9-23.5 9 4.3 2.1- 8.7 12 4.6 2.5- 8.6
AGE
18-44 195 98 50.7 42.5-58.9 70 34.1 26.9-42.1 19 9.9 5.8-16.3 7 3.4 1.5- 7.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.8
45+ 449 233 47.8 42.4-53.2 147 34.4 29.5-39.8 46 11.8 8.5-16.1 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 93 47.0 37.3-56.9 41 29.1 20.9-38.9 21 13.5 7.8-22.3 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9 14 8.5 3.8-17.8
Some College + 476 240 50.1 44.6-55.6 179 36.9 31.9-42.3 44 9.5 6.8-13.2 8 2.3 1.1- 4.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 123 40.0 32.2-48.3 75 33.3 25.6-41.9 43 16.8 11.6-23.6 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 14 7.3 3.4-15.1
$50,000+ 307 163 53.9 47.4-60.2 121 37.5 31.7-43.8 16 6.3 3.6-10.7 5 2.0 0.8- 5.3 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0

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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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