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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITE 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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 120 62 57.3 46.4-67.5 38 30.8 21.6-41.8 9 5.4 2.6-10.8 7 4.5 1.9-10.1 4 2.1 0.6- 6.4
25-34 372 196 53.5 47.3-59.5 123 31.8 26.4-37.7 39 10.4 7.3-14.7 10 3.8 1.8- 8.1 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
35-44 691 350 52.0 47.6-56.5 252 36.0 31.8-40.3 62 8.1 5.9-10.9 15 2.0 1.1- 3.6 12 1.9 1.1- 3.6
45-54 912 419 48.4 44.3-52.4 307 35.7 31.9-39.7 117 10.1 8.1-12.5 37 2.8 1.9- 4.1 32 3.0 2.0- 4.6
55-64 1,088 603 56.7 53.0-60.3 304 27.6 24.4-31.0 101 9.2 7.3-11.5 40 3.7 2.4- 5.6 40 2.9 1.9- 4.2
65-74 813 567 71.1 67.4-74.6 155 18.1 15.2-21.3 36 4.4 3.0- 6.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.9 42 5.0 3.5- 7.1
75+ 539 329 62.7 57.8-67.4 99 17.6 14.2-21.6 40 6.1 4.2- 8.7 19 3.3 1.9- 5.6 52 10.3 7.5-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 259 49.5 42.7-56.4 92 19.7 14.8-25.7 66 12.3 8.8-17.0 27 8.2 4.2-15.4 59 10.2 7.1-14.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,304 723 52.9 48.6-57.1 334 29.4 25.6-33.5 134 10.8 8.6-13.5 52 3.5 2.4- 5.2 61 3.4 2.5- 4.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,085 607 56.3 51.6-60.8 300 30.6 26.3-35.3 107 8.4 6.5-10.8 33 2.7 1.7- 4.2 38 2.0 1.3- 3.2
College Graduate 1,652 942 58.5 55.4-61.5 553 33.9 31.0-36.9 98 5.0 3.9- 6.4 30 1.5 1.0- 2.4 29 1.1 0.7- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 114 40.1 32.2-48.7 75 26.8 20.2-34.6 66 21.3 15.0-29.2 21 4.4 2.5- 7.7 28 7.4 4.5-11.9
$15,000- 24,999 589 319 51.8 45.5-58.1 119 19.2 15.3-24.0 74 12.5 9.3-16.6 34 8.8 5.2-14.4 43 7.7 4.9-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 455 243 53.0 45.5-60.4 118 27.9 21.0-36.0 47 10.5 7.1-15.4 19 3.8 2.1- 6.7 28 4.8 2.9- 7.8
$35,000- 49,999 701 391 55.2 50.0-60.2 201 30.8 26.2-35.8 57 9.0 6.3-12.7 19 1.7 1.0- 3.0 33 3.3 2.2- 5.0
$50,000-74,999 813 471 57.4 52.3-62.2 252 32.3 27.7-37.2 55 6.7 4.8- 9.1 14 1.7 0.9- 3.2 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4
$75,000+ 1,311 780 59.1 55.4-62.7 432 34.6 31.2-38.2 68 4.4 3.3- 5.9 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,643 808 45.8 42.4-49.3 443 30.6 27.3-34.1 216 13.1 11.0-15.5 90 6.2 4.5- 8.5 86 4.3 3.2- 5.9
No 2,846 1,701 59.6 57.0-62.3 819 30.3 27.9-32.9 183 6.2 5.1- 7.5 51 1.7 1.1- 2.6 92 2.1 1.7- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,753 1,082 61.7 58.4-64.9 403 24.1 21.2-27.2 132 8.3 6.5-10.5 50 2.2 1.6- 3.1 86 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Non-Veteran 2,794 1,451 52.9 50.1-55.6 876 32.9 30.4-35.5 274 8.3 7.1- 9.7 92 3.4 2.5- 4.6 101 2.6 2.0- 3.3

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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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