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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 7,826 3,798 47.6 45.7-49.5 2,300 29.5 27.9-31.2 1,098 14.9 13.4-16.6 323 4.3 3.6- 5.3 307 3.6 2.9- 4.4
RACE
White 6,198 3,038 48.7 46.6-50.8 1,972 32.4 30.5-34.4 761 12.4 11.0-14.0 236 4.0 3.1- 5.2 191 2.4 1.9- 3.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 439 219 50.4 43.2-57.7 85 21.2 15.6-28.1 85 17.7 13.1-23.4 19 2.3 1.2- 4.2 31 8.4 4.9-14.1
AGE
18-24 190 91 43.1 33.6-53.1 54 25.3 18.0-34.4 33 23.5 14.8-35.3 8 5.4 1.9-14.5 4 2.6 0.9- 7.7
25-34 755 365 46.3 41.4-51.2 235 33.4 28.8-38.3 98 12.7 9.8-16.3 34 3.7 2.4- 5.6 23 3.9 1.9- 7.8
35-44 1,190 538 47.2 43.1-51.4 414 30.3 26.9-34.0 157 15.1 12.0-18.8 47 4.4 2.9- 6.7 34 3.0 1.7- 5.0
45-54 1,458 654 46.7 42.9-50.4 449 28.9 25.7-32.3 232 16.1 13.3-19.3 73 4.7 3.4- 6.7 50 3.6 2.3- 5.6
55-64 1,608 749 44.9 41.4-48.3 501 33.3 30.0-36.6 223 12.5 10.6-14.7 68 5.4 3.7- 7.8 67 4.0 2.7- 5.9
65+ 2,548 1,354 54.3 51.3-57.3 630 25.5 23.0-28.1 345 13.0 11.1-15.1 93 3.1 2.3- 4.2 126 4.1 3.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 946 427 38.8 33.2-44.7 149 19.7 14.6-26.2 193 22.2 17.2-28.1 64 8.8 4.9-15.2 113 10.5 7.6-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,317 1,167 48.6 44.9-52.3 544 22.3 19.6-25.2 373 18.2 14.7-22.2 117 5.4 4.0- 7.3 116 5.6 3.8- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,081 1,035 50.0 46.4-53.7 639 29.4 26.3-32.7 282 14.8 12.0-18.0 79 3.9 2.8- 5.4 46 1.9 1.3- 2.9
College Graduate 2,472 1,165 48.0 45.1-50.9 966 39.5 36.7-42.4 248 9.6 8.0-11.4 62 2.2 1.6- 3.0 31 0.7 0.5- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 960 383 40.4 34.5-46.6 173 17.3 13.6-21.8 232 26.2 20.3-33.1 77 7.6 5.3-10.7 95 8.5 6.2-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,294 601 44.3 39.5-49.2 303 23.4 19.3-28.0 228 18.5 14.8-22.8 84 6.6 4.8- 9.1 78 7.3 4.6-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 819 373 42.6 36.9-48.5 253 27.9 23.5-32.8 130 17.1 13.2-21.8 38 7.0 3.2-14.7 25 5.4 2.9- 9.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,017 534 52.8 47.8-57.8 315 29.8 25.2-34.8 116 11.9 9.0-15.5 38 4.5 2.6- 7.7 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,053 519 49.8 45.2-54.4 388 36.3 32.0-40.9 110 11.4 8.5-15.2 26 1.9 1.2- 3.1 10 0.5 0.2- 1.1
$75,000+ 1,405 719 50.9 47.0-54.8 550 39.6 35.9-43.4 112 7.9 6.2-10.1 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,827 1,136 37.9 34.9-41.0 754 26.6 24.0-29.5 543 20.8 17.8-24.2 208 7.9 6.4- 9.8 186 6.7 5.0- 9.0
No 4,831 2,574 51.6 49.2-54.0 1,503 31.1 29.0-33.3 534 12.4 10.7-14.4 110 2.8 1.9- 4.0 110 2.0 1.5- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 84 47.5 36.6-58.8 64 38.9 28.5-50.3 16 9.2 4.6-17.7 11 3.7 1.8- 7.4 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Non-Veteran 6,982 3,392 47.3 45.3-49.3 2,028 29.1 27.4-30.9 995 15.4 13.7-17.2 286 4.5 3.6- 5.5 281 3.7 3.0- 4.6

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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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