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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 682 312 46.6 41.3-52.0 146 22.2 18.2-26.9 144 21.0 17.1-25.5 34 5.5 3.4- 8.9 46 4.7 3.2- 6.8
AGE
18-24 28 12 48.0 26.9-69.7 8 23.8 10.8-44.6 7 26.1 12.2-47.3 1 2.1 0.3-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 68 28 43.3 30.0-57.6 18 24.7 15.0-37.8 16 19.3 11.0-31.5 6 12.8 4.5-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 131 51 37.9 28.6-48.2 34 29.6 20.4-40.9 34 21.6 14.9-30.2 6 5.7 2.4-13.1 6 5.2 2.0-12.6
45-54 169 69 44.8 34.9-55.1 43 20.8 14.5-28.8 37 24.0 16.2-34.1 9 3.7 1.8- 7.6 11 6.7 3.3-13.1
55-64 142 78 55.2 44.3-65.6 21 14.8 9.1-23.3 25 18.9 11.2-30.0 4 2.5 0.8- 7.7 14 8.6 4.5-15.7
65-74 87 51 65.3 53.3-75.7 9 9.5 4.5-18.8 17 14.3 7.8-24.7 4 5.2 1.8-14.1 6 5.8 2.4-13.5
75+ 53 22 52.2 35.0-68.8 11 18.7 8.8-35.2 8 14.3 4.9-35.3 3 5.0 1.6-15.1 9 9.8 4.6-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 33 34.5 20.6-51.7 19 16.6 8.6-29.7 30 24.1 14.4-37.7 13 12.5 6.5-22.5 18 12.3 6.5-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 114 42.9 34.4-51.8 55 21.5 15.5-29.0 67 23.2 17.0-30.7 16 7.2 3.3-14.7 20 5.2 2.9- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 168 89 48.3 38.6-58.1 35 21.8 14.5-31.3 32 22.9 15.4-32.6 5 3.5 1.3- 9.2 7 3.6 1.5- 8.2
College Graduate 127 75 60.3 48.8-70.8 36 27.6 18.5-39.0 15 11.9 6.3-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 29 27.3 17.5-40.0 18 24.7 13.1-41.7 32 35.9 23.5-50.6 9 9.3 4.2-19.2 8 2.8 1.3- 5.9
$15,000- 24,999 124 43 38.4 24.3-54.7 24 20.2 11.5-33.1 37 27.6 17.5-40.6 7 9.0 2.6-26.9 13 4.8 2.5- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 86 40 40.2 28.7-52.8 14 23.0 12.9-37.5 21 23.0 14.1-35.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 8 11.9 5.2-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 125 65 55.5 44.5-66.0 30 21.4 13.9-31.4 20 14.8 8.6-24.2 5 5.3 2.0-13.2 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 86 48 55.0 41.3-68.1 19 18.6 11.0-29.6 14 20.5 11.2-34.5 2 4.0 0.9-15.4 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5
$75,000+ 100 58 57.2 44.4-69.2 30 31.1 20.6-44.0 7 7.4 2.6-19.2 2 2.8 0.6-12.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 279 105 36.6 29.6-44.3 53 20.6 14.9-27.8 79 29.4 22.5-37.4 16 6.7 3.7-11.8 26 6.7 4.0-10.9
No 383 196 51.5 44.3-58.7 91 23.7 18.3-30.1 62 16.6 12.2-22.2 16 4.8 2.2-10.1 18 3.4 1.9- 6.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 129 60.8 52.5-68.5 46 18.0 12.9-24.5 32 13.5 8.5-20.7 8 4.5 1.9-10.2 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6
Non-Veteran 451 183 41.0 34.4-47.8 100 23.9 18.8-29.9 112 24.0 19.0-29.7 26 5.9 3.3-10.4 30 5.3 3.4- 8.2

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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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