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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 321 145 42.8 35.8-50.0 91 29.7 23.5-36.7 46 14.4 10.1-20.0 20 6.9 4.1-11.4 19 6.2 3.0-12.6
GENDER
Male 117 54 42.1 31.2-53.9 30 29.8 20.0-41.9 19 14.6 8.6-23.7 5 3.8 1.5- 9.3 9 9.6 3.4-24.1
Female 204 91 43.3 34.6-52.4 61 29.7 22.4-38.2 27 14.2 8.8-21.9 15 9.4 5.1-16.7 10 3.5 1.8- 7.0
RACE
White 274 128 44.8 37.2-52.6 84 33.1 26.1-40.9 32 12.0 7.8-18.0 16 6.1 3.4-10.8 14 4.0 2.1- 7.4
Other 47 17 33.6 18.6-52.9 7 14.3 6.4-29.2 14 25.1 13.2-42.5 4 10.5 3.4-27.9 5 16.4 4.2-46.8
AGE
18-44 87 35 38.3 27.2-50.8 25 30.7 20.3-43.5 14 13.9 7.6-24.1 7 8.1 3.5-17.4 6 9.1 3.1-23.6
45+ 230 109 46.8 38.7-55.1 64 28.7 22.2-36.2 31 14.7 9.7-21.6 13 6.0 3.3-10.6 13 3.8 2.2- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 77 44.1 34.4-54.3 36 18.7 12.7-26.6 33 21.2 14.4-30.1 14 9.6 5.2-17.1 13 6.4 3.3-11.9
Some College + 147 68 41.7 32.1-52.0 54 39.1 29.4-49.7 13 8.5 4.2-16.5 6 4.6 1.8-11.4 6 6.1 1.7-20.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 78 36.6 28.0-46.2 46 28.3 20.0-38.3 27 18.7 11.8-28.2 12 7.0 3.7-12.9 15 9.4 3.8-21.6
$50,000+ 85 46 57.5 44.9-69.2 30 32.9 22.6-45.2 8 7.9 3.7-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.7

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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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