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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 11,860 6,398 53.6 52.2-54.9 3,612 32.0 30.7-33.3 1,117 9.0 8.3- 9.7 353 2.9 2.4- 3.4 380 2.6 2.2- 3.0
GENDER
Males 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
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 51 46.4 33.0-60.3 20 19.2 10.2-33.2 16 21.0 11.6-35.1 8 4.6 1.9-10.6 10 8.8 4.1-17.9
Non-Hispanic 11,734 6,335 53.7 52.3-55.0 3,592 32.2 30.9-33.5 1,098 8.8 8.1- 9.6 343 2.8 2.4- 3.4 366 2.5 2.1- 2.9
AGE
18-24 267 134 55.2 47.7-62.6 92 31.7 25.1-39.1 24 6.7 4.2-10.4 11 4.0 2.0- 8.0 6 2.4 0.9- 6.1
25-34 965 477 50.9 46.9-54.8 355 35.0 31.4-38.8 95 10.3 8.1-13.0 29 3.1 1.8- 5.1 9 0.7 0.4- 1.5
35-44 1,731 807 48.0 45.1-50.9 661 37.9 35.2-40.8 196 10.0 8.4-11.8 42 2.3 1.6- 3.5 25 1.7 1.1- 2.7
45-54 2,300 1,065 49.1 46.5-51.6 815 35.5 33.1-38.0 278 10.0 8.7-11.5 75 2.7 2.0- 3.6 67 2.7 2.0- 3.7
55-64 2,686 1,440 54.6 52.3-56.9 818 30.3 28.2-32.5 255 9.2 8.0-10.6 91 3.3 2.5- 4.3 82 2.6 1.9- 3.6
65-74 2,208 1,407 65.4 62.9-67.7 525 22.7 20.7-24.8 136 5.8 4.7- 7.2 51 2.0 1.4- 3.0 89 4.1 3.2- 5.2
75+ 1,638 1,034 63.9 61.0-66.7 330 18.9 16.8-21.3 126 8.1 6.6- 9.9 49 2.8 2.0- 4.0 99 6.3 4.9- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,277 698 51.5 47.2-55.9 222 18.3 15.3-21.9 169 14.6 11.8-18.0 61 6.2 3.8- 9.9 127 9.3 7.2-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,384 1,879 53.8 51.1-56.6 880 28.5 26.0-31.1 371 10.7 9.2-12.4 122 3.5 2.7- 4.5 132 3.5 2.6- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,236 1,749 53.5 50.8-56.2 992 32.3 29.8-35.0 312 9.4 8.1-10.9 107 3.2 2.3- 4.4 76 1.6 1.2- 2.2
College Graduate 3,944 2,062 54.0 51.9-56.1 1,510 38.1 36.1-40.1 264 5.7 4.9- 6.7 63 1.3 0.9- 1.8 45 0.9 0.6- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,067 456 43.0 38.0-48.1 244 23.8 20.1-27.9 202 19.7 16.1-23.9 81 6.0 4.4- 8.1 84 7.5 5.7- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,654 867 50.3 46.4-54.2 389 23.0 19.9-26.4 222 13.7 11.5-16.3 81 6.9 4.9- 9.7 95 6.0 4.4- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,193 628 52.6 48.2-57.0 352 30.3 26.1-34.8 121 10.3 8.1-13.2 48 3.8 2.6- 5.5 44 3.0 2.0- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,731 941 52.0 48.6-55.4 562 34.3 31.1-37.6 145 9.4 7.4-11.8 38 1.4 1.0- 2.1 45 2.9 1.7- 5.0
$50,000-74,999 1,859 1,049 56.4 53.1-59.6 634 34.8 31.7-37.9 120 6.1 4.9- 7.5 32 1.7 1.1- 2.6 24 1.1 0.7- 1.8
$75,000+ 2,832 1,566 56.0 53.4-58.5 1,042 36.5 34.1-39.0 174 5.8 4.8- 7.0 27 1.1 0.7- 1.7 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,392 2,076 44.7 42.5-46.9 1,290 31.9 29.8-34.2 601 13.8 12.4-15.3 226 5.5 4.4- 6.8 199 4.1 3.3- 5.0
No 7,319 4,252 57.8 56.1-59.4 2,280 32.1 30.5-33.7 497 6.7 5.9- 7.5 123 1.7 1.3- 2.2 167 1.8 1.4- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,893 1,152 61.0 57.9-64.1 449 24.6 21.9-27.6 151 8.6 6.9-10.7 52 2.1 1.5- 3.0 89 3.6 2.8- 4.7
Non-Veteran 9,964 5,246 52.3 50.8-53.8 3,160 33.2 31.8-34.6 966 9.1 8.3- 9.9 301 3.0 2.5- 3.6 291 2.4 2.0- 2.9

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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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