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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-MALES

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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
-MALES 4,593 2,266 49.9 47.3-52.5 1,266 27.6 25.5-29.8 628 13.8 12.0-15.8 184 3.7 2.8- 4.9 249 5.0 3.9- 6.4
RACE
White 3,687 1,886 53.6 50.9-56.4 1,069 30.3 27.9-32.8 449 11.0 9.5-12.8 127 2.4 1.8- 3.2 156 2.6 2.0- 3.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 323 136 45.9 35.7-56.6 82 19.8 14.2-27.0 44 13.4 6.8-24.6 21 7.6 3.3-16.7 40 13.3 7.7-21.9
AGE
18-24 188 99 55.1 44.4-65.4 53 24.4 16.9-33.9 20 13.5 7.0-24.7 11 3.3 1.6- 7.0 5 3.5 1.1-10.4
25-34 390 188 51.2 43.6-58.7 129 28.3 22.6-34.7 48 14.3 9.7-20.5 14 4.4 1.6-11.5 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7
35-44 674 298 42.8 37.5-48.2 234 32.9 28.2-38.0 85 12.4 9.3-16.4 26 3.9 2.2- 6.9 31 7.9 4.5-13.8
45-54 964 413 46.7 42.0-51.3 326 31.0 26.8-35.5 142 14.8 11.8-18.5 37 3.1 2.0- 4.9 46 4.4 2.9- 6.6
55-64 1,035 528 50.3 45.9-54.7 264 27.8 23.8-32.1 141 12.8 10.3-15.8 44 3.2 2.1- 4.7 58 5.9 3.9- 8.9
65+ 1,321 726 56.6 52.7-60.5 259 18.0 15.3-21.1 188 14.9 12.0-18.2 51 4.0 2.6- 5.9 97 6.6 5.0- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 595 255 44.5 36.1-53.1 95 15.0 10.7-20.6 134 21.8 14.9-30.6 34 7.1 3.2-14.8 77 11.7 7.7-17.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,331 653 48.6 43.6-53.6 313 24.9 20.8-29.5 211 17.0 13.7-21.0 65 3.8 2.6- 5.5 89 5.8 3.9- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,101 531 49.2 43.9-54.6 330 31.3 26.7-36.3 140 11.6 8.8-15.1 52 3.9 2.6- 5.9 48 3.9 1.9- 8.1
College Graduate 1,560 823 54.2 50.5-57.8 528 33.3 30.1-36.7 142 8.7 6.9-10.9 33 1.8 1.0- 3.1 34 2.0 1.3- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 104 28.1 17.7-41.5 69 15.3 10.3-22.1 100 27.9 19.5-38.2 43 13.5 6.6-25.7 63 15.2 9.9-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 664 282 41.2 34.6-48.1 145 23.6 18.3-29.9 134 20.0 15.1-26.0 47 4.7 3.0- 7.5 56 10.5 5.9-17.9
$25,000- 34,999 472 221 45.1 37.0-53.5 125 32.0 23.6-41.6 72 11.9 8.2-17.0 22 4.6 2.4- 8.5 32 6.4 3.6-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 603 306 52.7 46.5-58.8 178 30.7 25.4-36.6 82 13.2 9.5-17.9 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 19 1.7 0.9- 3.1
$50,000- 74,999 688 368 53.5 47.4-59.5 202 29.0 23.9-34.6 76 12.5 8.6-17.9 20 3.1 1.7- 5.6 22 2.0 1.1- 3.4
$75,000+ 1,268 720 58.7 54.4-62.8 429 32.3 28.6-36.3 90 6.5 4.9- 8.6 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8 15 1.2 0.7- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,537 640 41.7 37.2-46.4 394 26.0 22.3-30.1 295 20.3 16.8-24.4 96 5.3 3.9- 7.3 112 6.7 4.8- 9.2
No 2,951 1,576 53.4 50.2-56.5 847 28.8 26.2-31.6 319 10.4 8.7-12.3 83 3.1 2.0- 4.8 126 4.3 3.0- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,427 774 53.2 48.8-57.6 332 24.7 21.3-28.4 181 11.9 9.5-14.9 62 4.6 3.0- 7.0 78 5.6 3.0- 9.9
Non-Veteran 2,790 1,296 48.4 45.0-51.7 846 29.3 26.5-32.2 396 14.4 12.1-17.0 99 3.0 2.1- 4.1 153 5.0 3.8- 6.6

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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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