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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,587 785 49.3 45.8-52.8 302 21.3 18.4-24.5 311 19.7 16.9-22.7 64 3.8 2.8- 5.2 125 5.9 4.7- 7.4
AGE
18-24 51 25 45.3 28.9-62.7 13 31.1 16.6-50.5 10 20.4 9.6-38.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 2 2.0 0.4-10.0
25-34 196 89 48.3 39.7-57.0 60 28.0 21.2-36.0 33 16.8 11.1-24.6 11 5.1 2.6- 9.6 3 1.8 0.6- 5.8
35-44 274 137 47.6 39.9-55.3 64 26.4 19.9-34.0 49 19.2 13.3-26.9 12 3.5 1.7- 7.0 12 3.4 1.6- 7.1
45-54 349 162 49.7 42.7-56.8 61 15.2 10.9-20.7 82 24.0 18.4-30.7 13 4.3 2.1- 8.6 31 6.8 4.3-10.6
55-64 297 151 54.2 47.0-61.2 50 16.1 11.9-21.6 55 16.5 11.8-22.6 12 3.5 1.6- 7.5 29 9.7 6.1-15.1
65-74 246 128 49.9 41.9-57.9 33 13.8 9.3-19.8 51 22.0 16.0-29.6 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4 24 10.6 6.4-17.3
75+ 157 81 47.8 37.9-57.8 17 12.1 6.8-20.8 31 22.3 14.1-33.4 5 4.4 1.6-11.6 23 13.4 8.2-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 119 41.4 34.0-49.1 29 13.6 8.7-20.7 76 24.9 18.2-33.0 15 6.5 3.6-11.6 49 13.6 9.7-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 256 46.4 40.3-52.7 75 17.6 12.7-24.0 121 23.6 18.6-29.5 20 4.4 2.5- 7.7 51 7.9 5.5-11.2
Some Post-H.S. 401 197 45.4 38.9-52.1 93 25.1 19.5-31.7 72 21.5 16.1-28.0 20 4.2 2.4- 7.2 19 3.8 2.1- 6.8
College Graduate 373 212 62.0 55.1-68.5 105 26.4 20.8-32.8 41 9.3 6.1-13.9 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 6 1.4 0.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 311 115 36.9 30.1-44.3 43 15.5 10.8-21.6 86 25.7 19.7-32.7 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 46 13.3 9.2-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 364 184 47.7 40.4-55.2 56 16.1 11.6-22.1 80 24.5 18.2-32.0 13 4.8 2.3- 9.6 31 6.9 4.3-10.8
$25,000- 34,999 205 101 46.2 37.1-55.5 42 26.7 18.4-37.0 38 17.3 11.5-25.3 8 3.3 1.4- 7.4 16 6.6 3.6-12.0
$35,000- 49,999 189 101 49.5 39.9-59.2 41 20.9 14.2-29.8 34 23.9 15.4-35.0 8 2.9 1.2- 6.8 5 2.7 0.8- 8.6
$50,000-74,999 164 91 56.9 46.6-66.7 45 24.4 16.5-34.5 21 15.6 9.4-24.7 5 2.6 0.8- 7.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
$75,000+ 140 80 60.4 49.2-70.6 43 28.3 20.0-38.4 12 9.9 4.4-20.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 622 250 39.2 33.9-44.7 102 16.9 13.4-21.1 174 29.4 24.4-35.0 35 6.5 4.2- 9.8 61 8.0 5.8-10.9
No 918 513 54.8 50.2-59.4 191 23.4 19.5-27.7 125 14.4 11.3-18.2 26 2.4 1.5- 3.9 63 5.1 3.7- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 29 54.5 34.9-72.8 11 15.4 7.6-28.7 7 25.3 10.5-49.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 4.6 0.8-22.9
Non-Veteran 1,537 756 49.1 45.5-52.6 291 21.6 18.6-24.8 304 19.5 16.7-22.5 63 3.9 2.9- 5.4 123 6.0 4.8- 7.5

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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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