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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 400 228 55.6 48.4-62.5 121 30.5 24.4-37.3 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7 10 4.6 1.4-13.8 16 3.8 2.1- 6.8
GENDER
Male 147 87 53.8 42.3-64.9 39 28.3 19.3-39.4 9 5.7 2.7-11.7 4 7.4 1.9-25.3 8 4.8 2.1-10.7
Female 253 141 57.6 49.6-65.2 82 32.8 25.4-41.1 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 8 2.8 1.4- 5.6
RACE
White 335 198 60.1 52.8-67.1 108 33.5 26.8-41.0 15 3.2 1.8- 5.7 8 1.9 0.8- 4.3 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Other 62 29 41.4 25.9-58.8 13 21.2 9.6-40.5 9 11.5 5.2-23.4 2 14.2 2.8-48.6 9 11.7 5.2-24.4
AGE
18-44 133 76 53.3 41.7-64.6 46 36.5 26.3-48.1 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 2 5.4 0.9-27.3 3 1.2 0.3- 4.1
45+ 262 150 58.5 51.2-65.4 75 24.1 18.8-30.4 18 7.6 4.4-12.7 7 3.6 1.5- 8.2 12 6.2 3.1-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 75 48.2 35.2-61.4 34 26.2 16.0-39.9 13 8.5 4.4-16.0 7 10.4 2.8-32.0 10 6.7 3.0-14.1
Some College + 260 153 60.4 52.7-67.7 87 33.3 26.3-41.1 12 3.6 1.9- 7.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 81 47.5 35.2-60.1 42 25.6 16.0-38.3 16 9.2 5.0-16.2 6 9.8 2.5-31.5 12 7.9 4.0-15.3
$50,000+ 180 107 65.2 57.1-72.5 63 30.9 23.9-38.8 7 3.1 1.3- 6.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1

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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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