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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,694 750 41.0 37.2-44.8 342 22.5 19.2-26.2 369 23.1 19.5-27.1 101 6.0 4.6- 8.0 132 7.4 5.4-10.1
GENDER
Male 542 230 38.1 32.2-44.4 105 22.8 17.3-29.6 126 24.6 19.3-30.8 33 5.7 3.6- 9.1 48 8.7 5.5-13.6
Female 1,152 520 43.2 38.5-48.0 237 22.2 18.6-26.4 243 21.9 17.1-27.5 68 6.3 4.5- 8.8 84 6.4 4.2- 9.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 8 25.0 8.3-55.2 4 62.2 28.6-87.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.9 1 10.2 1.3-49.3 1 2.0 0.2-14.4
Non-Hispanic 1,678 741 41.1 37.3-45.0 338 22.1 18.8-25.7 368 23.3 19.7-27.4 100 6.0 4.5- 7.9 131 7.5 5.5-10.2
AGE
18-24 79 32 36.7 24.4-51.1 21 19.2 10.2-33.3 16 29.7 16.5-47.4 5 5.1 1.8-13.8 5 9.2 3.3-23.5
25-34 191 83 42.2 32.9-52.1 53 31.3 23.0-41.0 32 17.4 10.7-27.2 15 4.9 2.7- 8.8 8 4.2 0.9-17.7
35-44 265 120 41.7 33.5-50.3 70 26.4 19.1-35.2 44 20.3 13.5-29.3 17 6.2 3.2-11.7 14 5.5 2.7-10.7
45-54 369 155 36.1 29.4-43.2 64 21.3 14.4-30.4 96 27.5 20.8-35.5 21 6.1 3.5-10.7 33 8.9 5.4-14.4
55-64 376 169 43.9 36.8-51.3 71 18.8 13.3-25.8 76 18.4 13.8-24.0 27 9.4 5.5-15.8 33 9.5 5.5-15.8
65+ 403 185 46.8 39.3-54.5 60 15.1 10.3-21.6 104 25.6 19.3-33.1 16 4.8 2.3- 9.8 38 7.6 5.0-11.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 96 33.8 25.1-43.8 40 12.4 7.4-20.1 82 31.7 22.4-42.7 21 9.9 5.2-18.1 41 12.1 6.9-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 602 250 36.3 30.1-43.0 103 17.1 12.3-23.4 155 29.2 22.5-36.9 35 5.4 3.4- 8.4 59 12.0 7.6-18.3
Some Post-H.S. 417 205 44.3 36.7-52.2 98 27.0 20.0-35.5 66 17.8 11.3-26.8 29 7.0 4.1-11.8 19 3.9 2.0- 7.4
College Graduate 392 197 48.7 41.5-55.9 101 32.2 25.5-39.7 65 14.1 10.1-19.4 16 3.8 2.0- 7.1 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 99 27.0 20.3-35.0 57 17.7 12.1-25.1 89 31.7 22.5-42.5 30 9.1 5.8-13.8 45 14.6 9.4-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 362 149 38.9 31.4-47.0 63 14.6 10.3-20.2 97 29.0 21.4-37.9 22 6.5 3.3-12.3 31 11.0 6.0-19.3
$25,000- 34,999 196 91 41.0 29.7-53.3 43 27.2 16.0-42.1 34 19.9 12.0-31.1 17 8.2 4.6-14.3 11 3.8 1.7- 8.2
$35,000-49,999 197 96 45.1 35.8-54.7 43 26.6 18.4-36.8 39 20.0 13.3-29.0 12 6.2 3.0-12.7 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9
$50,000- 74,999 194 98 44.9 34.7-55.6 49 30.9 21.8-41.7 35 18.7 11.0-29.9 4 2.8 0.8- 9.5 8 2.8 1.1- 6.5
$75,000+ 187 109 54.4 44.1-64.3 47 32.1 22.9-42.9 24 11.1 6.4-18.5 4 2.0 0.5- 8.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 665 246 30.9 25.7-36.6 132 21.9 16.5-28.3 170 28.1 22.0-35.2 52 9.0 6.0-13.2 65 10.2 6.3-15.9
No 974 480 46.1 41.1-51.2 198 23.5 19.3-28.3 188 20.0 15.7-25.2 46 4.5 3.0- 6.8 62 5.9 3.8- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 91 34.6 26.2-44.0 43 25.1 17.5-34.5 41 20.6 13.0-31.0 14 11.7 5.6-22.9 12 8.0 3.5-17.3
Non-Veteran 1,353 587 41.0 36.7-45.3 276 22.3 18.6-26.5 302 24.0 19.9-28.7 75 5.4 3.9- 7.3 113 7.4 5.2-10.4

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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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