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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-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
-FEMALES 9,523 4,932 50.6 49.0-52.1 2,773 30.4 29.1-31.9 1,148 12.4 11.4-13.4 304 3.2 2.6- 4.0 366 3.3 2.8- 4.0
RACE
White 7,310 3,865 52.0 50.2-53.7 2,330 33.4 31.8-35.0 711 9.6 8.7-10.7 211 2.7 2.2- 3.4 193 2.3 1.8- 2.9
African American 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
Other Minorities 590 269 43.0 37.0-49.1 129 26.1 20.7-32.3 120 19.7 15.4-25.0 28 6.5 3.0-13.3 44 4.8 3.2- 7.0
AGE
18-24 268 123 46.7 38.9-54.7 90 32.7 25.8-40.5 41 13.0 8.9-18.6 9 5.4 2.3-12.3 5 2.2 0.7- 6.9
25-34 925 438 48.2 44.1-52.3 322 34.2 30.5-38.1 119 13.0 10.4-16.0 33 2.7 1.8- 4.0 13 1.9 0.8- 4.6
35-44 1,471 663 44.9 41.7-48.1 506 35.2 32.2-38.4 218 14.2 12.1-16.7 46 3.1 2.1- 4.5 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9
45-54 1,843 849 49.4 46.4-52.3 596 30.6 28.1-33.3 262 12.9 11.1-15.0 59 3.2 2.3- 4.5 77 3.9 2.9- 5.2
55-64 1,968 1,017 52.8 50.0-55.5 581 29.5 27.1-32.1 222 10.7 9.1-12.5 68 3.1 2.2- 4.2 80 4.0 2.9- 5.4
65-74 1,687 996 59.2 56.3-62.1 407 23.8 21.4-26.4 158 9.6 7.9-11.6 48 2.6 1.8- 3.8 78 4.8 3.6- 6.3
75+ 1,286 805 61.4 57.9-64.9 252 18.1 15.6-20.9 121 11.8 9.5-14.8 37 3.0 2.0- 4.5 71 5.6 4.1- 7.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,275 648 47.0 42.9-51.2 200 18.1 14.9-21.7 236 21.6 18.1-25.5 54 4.7 2.9- 7.6 137 8.6 6.8-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,760 1,484 51.5 48.3-54.6 652 25.7 22.9-28.6 386 13.4 11.6-15.5 99 4.3 3.0- 6.2 139 5.1 3.8- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,693 1,399 49.7 46.9-52.5 820 31.9 29.4-34.6 306 12.7 10.9-14.6 103 3.7 2.7- 5.2 65 1.9 1.4- 2.7
College Graduate 2,777 1,391 51.9 49.3-54.5 1,095 38.7 36.2-41.2 219 7.4 6.2- 8.9 48 1.2 0.8- 1.8 24 0.8 0.5- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,198 508 41.7 36.8-46.6 232 19.4 16.0-23.2 253 20.5 17.1-24.4 93 10.2 6.6-15.5 112 8.3 6.5-10.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,584 791 46.1 42.2-50.1 364 23.9 20.5-27.6 267 18.8 16.0-21.9 64 4.6 3.1- 6.7 98 6.7 4.7- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 520 49.9 45.5-54.3 293 31.6 27.3-36.2 127 12.3 9.8-15.3 39 3.4 2.3- 5.2 35 2.8 1.9- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,279 680 48.7 44.7-52.7 416 34.0 30.3-38.0 133 13.0 10.2-16.4 27 1.4 0.9- 2.2 23 2.9 1.4- 6.0
$50,000-74,999 1,262 695 55.2 51.4-58.9 439 34.4 30.9-38.0 96 8.1 6.1-10.6 25 2.0 1.2- 3.2 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
$75,000+ 1,712 894 53.5 50.1-56.8 670 37.2 34.1-40.3 120 7.7 6.1- 9.7 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,591 1,592 41.8 39.3-44.3 998 29.4 27.1-31.8 618 18.1 16.3-20.0 189 5.8 4.4- 7.7 194 4.9 4.0- 6.0
No 5,779 3,263 54.8 52.9-56.7 1,739 31.1 29.3-32.9 504 9.5 8.4-10.7 108 2.0 1.5- 2.7 165 2.6 1.9- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 106 52.4 43.1-61.5 59 25.4 18.8-33.4 31 18.3 11.4-28.1 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4 6 2.5 0.8- 7.7
Non-Veteran 9,317 4,826 50.5 49.0-52.1 2,714 30.6 29.1-32.0 1,117 12.3 11.3-13.3 300 3.3 2.7- 4.0 360 3.4 2.8- 4.0

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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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