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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,419 6,064 48.7 47.1-50.3 3,566 28.6 27.2-30.0 1,726 14.4 13.2-15.7 507 4.0 3.4- 4.8 556 4.3 3.6- 5.1
-Buncombe County 376 192 52.6 46.3-58.8 118 32.7 27.0-38.9 41 10.1 7.1-14.4 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 15 3.0 1.6- 5.6
GENDER
Male 136 70 51.0 40.8-61.1 43 35.1 25.8-45.8 18 10.7 6.2-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.1 1.2- 7.7
Female 240 122 53.9 46.2-61.5 75 30.7 24.2-38.0 23 9.7 6.0-15.2 10 2.8 1.3- 5.7 10 3.0 1.3- 6.8
RACE
White 345 176 52.7 46.3-59.1 109 32.2 26.5-38.5 36 10.5 7.2-15.1 10 1.7 0.8- 3.4 14 2.8 1.5- 5.4
Other 29 15 54.0 29.3-76.9 8 33.5 13.8-61.2 5 7.2 2.5-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.3 0.7-30.1
AGE
18-44 101 49 52.8 41.8-63.6 34 32.5 23.0-43.6 14 11.2 6.2-19.4 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7
45+ 274 142 52.3 45.7-58.8 84 33.0 27.0-39.6 27 9.2 6.1-13.5 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 13 3.8 2.1- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 60 55.4 43.1-67.1 24 25.0 15.6-37.5 13 10.6 5.2-20.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.6 10 7.3 3.3-15.4
Some College + 263 131 50.9 43.6-58.2 93 36.4 29.6-43.7 28 10.2 6.7-15.1 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 79 43.8 34.8-53.2 54 32.9 24.4-42.6 30 16.5 10.8-24.5 7 2.3 1.0- 5.5 11 4.6 2.3- 8.9
$50,000+ 154 87 56.4 47.3-65.1 58 38.0 29.7-47.2 7 4.7 2.2- 9.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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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