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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 368 167 47.4 40.2-54.7 131 34.4 28.1-41.3 51 14.1 10.1-19.3 11 3.0 1.3- 6.6 8 1.1 0.5- 2.4
GENDER
Male 149 68 49.7 38.0-61.3 47 29.9 20.8-40.8 25 15.8 9.8-24.4 4 3.1 0.8-11.2 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0
Female 219 99 45.0 37.3-53.0 84 39.2 31.6-47.4 26 12.2 7.6-19.0 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1
RACE
White 300 140 49.5 41.4-57.6 117 36.2 29.4-43.6 33 11.9 7.7-17.8 8 2.0 0.9- 4.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
Other 66 27 42.1 28.1-57.5 13 28.9 15.8-46.8 17 20.1 11.3-33.0 3 5.7 1.3-21.4 6 3.2 1.3- 7.6
AGE
18-44 86 37 45.5 31.2-60.7 33 36.2 24.0-50.5 13 14.8 7.9-25.9 3 3.5 0.8-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 276 129 49.5 42.8-56.2 95 32.8 26.9-39.3 36 13.0 8.9-18.6 8 2.7 1.3- 5.7 8 2.0 0.9- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 49 49.3 35.1-63.6 14 27.4 14.2-46.3 12 18.2 9.2-32.7 3 2.5 0.7- 7.9 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8
Some College + 284 118 47.1 38.7-55.6 116 36.3 29.4-43.8 39 12.8 8.8-18.3 8 3.2 1.2- 8.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 59 40.0 30.1-50.8 35 31.4 20.6-44.6 29 23.6 15.4-34.5 6 4.0 1.7- 9.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
$50,000+ 193 87 48.2 39.7-56.7 82 39.0 31.2-47.5 17 9.0 5.0-15.6 5 3.1 0.9-10.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7

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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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