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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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

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  Total
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
-New Hanover County 360 182 46.7 39.5-54.1 124 32.5 26.5-39.1 37 14.8 9.3-22.8 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7 11 4.9 2.0-11.3
GENDER
Male 138 63 39.1 28.0-51.5 50 31.7 22.7-42.4 19 23.7 13.8-37.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 4 4.9 1.0-19.9
Female 222 119 54.6 46.5-62.5 74 33.3 26.2-41.2 18 5.6 3.3- 9.6 4 1.6 0.5- 5.0 7 4.8 2.0-11.4
RACE
White 310 159 50.2 42.7-57.7 112 37.3 30.5-44.5 28 10.0 6.2-15.8 6 1.4 0.5- 3.4 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Other 48 21 31.4 16.7-51.1 12 13.1 6.3-25.1 9 35.2 16.0-60.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 20.3 7.1-46.0
AGE
18-44 80 32 35.1 23.7-48.4 33 32.2 21.7-45.0 11 24.6 13.2-41.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 3 7.7 2.1-24.7
45+ 279 150 55.0 47.2-62.6 90 32.4 25.9-39.7 26 8.1 5.1-12.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 50 39.1 26.2-53.7 25 21.5 13.0-33.4 13 25.2 11.5-46.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 8 12.7 4.3-32.1
Some College + 260 131 49.6 41.4-57.8 99 36.8 29.6-44.6 24 10.8 6.6-17.3 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4 3 1.8 0.4- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 75 39.0 28.7-50.5 51 26.5 18.6-36.3 24 24.3 13.8-39.1 4 1.9 0.6- 5.6 6 8.3 2.7-22.9
$50,000+ 154 77 46.6 37.8-55.6 64 43.9 35.0-53.1 10 8.4 4.2-16.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4

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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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