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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 147 72 53.1 42.7-63.3 54 32.6 23.8-42.8 15 8.0 4.4-14.2 4 3.5 1.0-11.4 2 2.8 0.6-11.0
25-34 593 281 48.5 43.5-53.5 232 38.0 33.4-43.0 56 10.1 7.3-13.9 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4
35-44 1,040 457 44.2 40.5-47.9 409 39.8 36.2-43.6 134 11.9 9.7-14.4 27 2.7 1.6- 4.4 13 1.5 0.7- 2.9
45-54 1,388 646 49.7 46.4-53.0 508 35.3 32.3-38.4 161 10.0 8.3-12.0 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9 35 2.5 1.6- 3.8
55-64 1,598 837 52.7 49.7-55.8 514 32.7 29.9-35.7 154 9.2 7.6-11.1 51 2.9 2.0- 4.1 42 2.4 1.5- 3.9
65-74 1,395 840 60.9 57.7-64.0 370 26.3 23.5-29.2 100 7.0 5.4- 9.0 38 2.5 1.6- 3.9 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7
75+ 1,099 705 64.6 61.0-68.0 231 19.7 17.0-22.7 86 9.2 7.2-11.7 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0 47 3.9 2.7- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 439 53.6 48.4-58.8 130 16.9 13.6-20.8 103 16.9 12.9-22.0 34 4.1 2.5- 6.7 68 8.4 5.9-11.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,080 1,156 54.8 51.1-58.4 546 27.6 24.5-31.1 237 10.6 8.8-12.8 70 3.4 2.4- 4.8 71 3.6 2.3- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,151 1,142 51.4 48.2-54.5 692 33.6 30.7-36.7 205 10.2 8.5-12.2 74 3.6 2.3- 5.4 38 1.2 0.8- 1.9
College Graduate 2,292 1,120 49.7 46.9-52.6 957 42.1 39.3-44.9 166 6.5 5.3- 7.8 33 1.0 0.6- 1.6 16 0.7 0.3- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 763 342 44.8 38.5-51.2 169 21.9 17.9-26.6 136 18.7 14.7-23.6 60 7.0 4.9-10.0 56 7.6 5.4-10.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,065 548 49.2 44.3-54.2 270 25.7 21.4-30.5 148 14.7 11.8-18.1 47 5.6 3.5- 8.8 52 4.9 3.2- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 738 385 52.2 47.4-57.1 234 32.5 28.1-37.3 74 10.2 7.5-13.6 29 3.7 2.2- 6.1 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,030 550 49.4 44.8-53.9 361 37.2 32.9-41.7 88 9.7 7.1-13.1 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 12 2.6 0.9- 7.1
$50,000-74,999 1,046 578 55.4 51.3-59.4 382 37.3 33.4-41.4 65 5.5 4.1- 7.3 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9 3 0.2 0.0- 0.8
$75,000+ 1,521 786 52.4 48.8-56.0 610 38.6 35.3-42.0 106 7.4 5.8- 9.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.1 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,749 1,268 43.8 41.0-46.7 847 33.1 30.3-35.9 385 14.4 12.6-16.5 136 4.9 3.6- 6.6 113 3.8 2.9- 5.1
No 4,473 2,551 56.0 53.9-58.2 1,461 33.7 31.7-35.8 314 7.1 6.1- 8.3 72 1.7 1.2- 2.4 75 1.5 0.9- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 70 51.6 41.2-61.9 46 32.7 23.6-43.2 19 13.2 7.6-22.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 3 1.4 0.3- 5.4
Non-Veteran 7,170 3,795 52.0 50.2-53.7 2,284 33.4 31.8-35.1 692 9.6 8.6-10.6 209 2.7 2.2- 3.4 190 2.3 1.8- 3.0

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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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