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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 429 207 42.9 36.2-49.9 125 28.5 23.0-34.8 51 14.6 9.6-21.6 27 8.6 4.7-15.0 19 5.4 2.8-10.2
GENDER
Male 168 77 41.4 31.1-52.5 49 28.0 19.8-38.0 22 12.8 7.4-21.2 11 11.1 4.7-23.7 9 6.7 2.7-15.7
Female 261 130 44.5 36.2-53.1 76 29.1 22.3-37.0 29 16.4 8.8-28.4 16 6.0 3.4-10.2 10 4.1 1.7- 9.6
RACE
White 350 176 45.8 38.6-53.1 111 33.6 27.1-40.7 35 12.6 6.9-21.8 18 4.7 2.7- 7.8 10 3.5 1.5- 7.6
Other 77 30 36.3 22.3-53.0 14 17.8 9.4-31.0 15 18.2 9.8-31.4 9 17.7 7.4-36.7 9 10.0 3.7-24.4
AGE
18-44 98 36 37.5 25.8-50.8 39 33.7 23.4-45.9 13 12.6 6.6-22.7 7 12.2 5.0-26.9 3 4.0 1.2-12.1
45+ 329 170 47.1 39.8-54.7 86 24.6 19.3-30.7 37 16.0 9.2-26.4 20 5.8 3.5- 9.4 16 6.6 2.9-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 107 42.2 32.3-52.8 43 19.5 13.4-27.6 33 18.3 10.5-29.8 17 11.2 5.3-22.3 16 8.7 4.2-17.2
Some College + 213 100 43.7 35.4-52.5 82 39.7 31.4-48.7 18 10.0 5.6-17.1 10 5.3 2.3-11.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 105 39.1 29.9-49.1 61 21.6 15.4-29.4 39 20.0 12.3-30.9 23 13.7 7.4-24.1 14 5.6 2.8-11.0
$50,000+ 130 70 49.7 38.9-60.5 49 42.9 32.4-54.1 8 5.7 2.6-11.7 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.1

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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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