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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 399 188 44.2 37.1-51.4 113 27.7 22.0-34.2 62 18.6 12.2-27.3 18 5.5 2.8-10.4 18 4.1 2.1- 7.8
GENDER
Male 157 75 44.3 34.3-54.9 41 25.7 18.0-35.3 25 17.4 10.4-27.7 9 7.4 2.8-17.7 7 5.2 1.9-13.6
Female 242 113 44.0 34.4-54.1 72 29.5 21.6-38.9 37 19.7 10.3-34.3 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9 11 3.0 1.5- 5.8
RACE
White 250 119 46.9 39.1-55.0 78 32.2 25.1-40.4 39 16.8 11.6-23.6 9 3.2 1.5- 6.8 5 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Other 145 66 44.2 33.7-55.2 35 25.5 17.4-35.9 22 14.6 8.1-24.8 9 8.2 3.4-18.2 13 7.5 3.6-15.1
AGE
18-44 134 55 39.9 29.4-51.3 45 28.7 20.2-39.1 23 21.6 11.8-36.2 6 5.6 2.0-14.8 5 4.2 1.4-11.6
45+ 260 130 49.8 42.7-57.0 68 26.7 20.6-33.8 38 14.3 10.1-19.9 12 5.4 2.8-10.3 12 3.7 2.0- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 38 31.1 19.2-46.3 22 17.5 9.7-29.5 23 33.4 18.5-52.5 8 9.7 3.6-23.4 11 8.3 3.4-19.1
Some College + 296 150 51.4 44.1-58.6 91 33.3 26.6-40.8 38 10.4 7.2-14.7 10 3.2 1.5- 6.6 7 1.7 0.8- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 70 35.5 24.9-47.7 38 22.3 14.0-33.6 31 29.6 17.0-46.3 9 5.9 2.9-11.9 10 6.7 2.7-15.7
$50,000+ 191 95 50.6 42.0-59.1 63 35.8 27.7-44.7 23 9.8 6.2-15.0 7 2.3 1.0- 5.4 3 1.6 0.5- 4.8

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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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