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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-MALES

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?

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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
-MALES 5,705 3,058 52.1 50.1-54.1 1,520 27.7 26.0-29.5 644 12.3 10.9-13.8 202 4.0 3.2- 4.9 281 4.0 3.4- 4.6
RACE
White 4,550 2,533 55.4 53.2-57.5 1,282 30.4 28.4-32.4 406 8.3 7.3- 9.4 142 3.1 2.4- 3.9 187 2.9 2.4- 3.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 454 204 42.6 36.0-49.5 87 21.0 15.7-27.4 91 21.6 15.6-29.2 26 6.7 3.9-11.4 46 8.1 5.5-11.7
AGE
18-24 199 95 50.6 41.8-59.5 59 28.4 21.2-37.0 25 12.8 7.4-21.4 14 5.9 3.2-10.6 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5
25-34 549 276 49.5 44.4-54.7 167 28.8 24.4-33.5 76 14.4 11.0-18.7 20 5.3 3.0- 9.0 10 2.0 0.9- 4.3
35-44 933 446 48.4 44.4-52.4 308 32.0 28.4-35.8 122 12.6 10.2-15.5 28 3.5 2.1- 5.7 29 3.5 2.3- 5.3
45-54 1,155 521 47.4 43.7-51.1 362 31.1 27.9-34.6 169 13.9 11.4-16.8 52 3.3 2.4- 4.6 51 4.2 3.0- 5.9
55-64 1,302 716 55.5 52.0-58.9 337 25.2 22.4-28.2 140 11.4 9.2-14.1 44 3.3 2.2- 4.9 65 4.6 3.4- 6.3
65-74 933 638 69.8 66.1-73.1 167 16.7 14.1-19.6 58 6.2 4.5- 8.4 18 1.9 1.1- 3.4 52 5.5 4.0- 7.5
75+ 610 357 59.9 54.8-64.7 113 17.8 14.4-21.8 50 7.4 4.9-11.1 24 3.7 2.3- 5.8 66 11.2 8.5-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 365 41.5 36.1-47.2 151 21.7 17.0-27.2 138 17.8 13.8-22.6 55 8.9 5.9-13.2 99 10.1 7.6-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,689 892 49.6 45.7-53.5 406 26.1 23.0-29.5 227 15.5 12.5-19.1 75 4.9 3.4- 7.1 89 3.8 2.9- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,318 729 53.8 49.7-57.9 347 28.2 24.6-32.2 150 12.1 9.7-14.9 40 2.8 1.9- 4.3 52 3.0 2.1- 4.4
College Graduate 1,877 1,066 58.9 55.9-61.8 612 32.1 29.4-34.9 127 6.2 4.9- 7.7 32 1.3 0.9- 2.1 40 1.5 0.9- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 488 172 33.5 27.1-40.6 108 23.3 17.8-29.8 122 28.1 21.7-35.6 36 6.2 3.6-10.4 50 8.9 5.9-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 853 424 45.8 39.7-52.0 164 19.6 15.1-25.2 145 18.8 13.8-25.0 52 9.3 6.0-14.0 68 6.6 4.7- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 611 308 48.9 42.9-54.9 155 28.7 23.1-35.0 79 12.9 9.7-17.0 26 3.1 1.9- 5.0 43 6.4 4.3- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 867 479 54.6 50.0-59.1 238 28.2 24.3-32.5 83 11.2 8.5-14.7 26 2.6 1.5- 4.4 41 3.3 2.3- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 932 540 57.7 53.1-62.3 275 29.0 25.0-33.3 74 9.3 7.0-12.2 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 26 2.0 1.2- 3.2
$75,000+ 1,466 869 59.1 55.6-62.4 476 33.9 30.7-37.2 79 4.7 3.5- 6.2 17 1.2 0.7- 2.2 25 1.1 0.7- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,064 966 43.1 40.0-46.2 525 27.5 24.7-30.5 332 17.7 15.3-20.3 115 6.3 4.8- 8.2 126 5.5 4.2- 7.0
No 3,542 2,052 56.0 53.5-58.5 971 28.1 25.9-30.4 297 9.9 8.3-11.9 83 3.0 2.1- 4.2 139 3.0 2.4- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,063 1,252 60.6 57.5-63.6 462 22.4 19.9-25.1 176 10.1 8.2-12.5 61 2.7 1.9- 3.9 112 4.2 3.2- 5.4
Non-Veteran 3,636 1,805 49.1 46.6-51.6 1,054 29.6 27.4-31.8 467 13.0 11.3-14.9 141 4.4 3.4- 5.7 169 3.9 3.2- 4.8

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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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