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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,871 5,458 50.8 49.2-52.5 3,173 29.5 28.1-31.0 1,418 12.5 11.5-13.6 393 3.6 3.0- 4.4 429 3.5 2.9- 4.3
No 1,524 599 39.4 34.8-44.3 386 24.7 21.1-28.8 304 22.4 18.2-27.4 114 5.9 4.3- 8.1 121 7.5 5.5-10.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 94 43.7 30.9-57.5 46 24.3 14.9-37.2 34 20.3 11.3-33.9 11 5.7 1.9-15.9 18 5.9 3.0-11.4
Recommended Range 3,952 1,959 48.9 45.9-51.8 1,217 30.0 27.6-32.6 483 13.5 11.1-16.3 133 3.7 2.7- 5.0 160 3.9 2.7- 5.7
Overweight 4,259 2,171 50.2 47.6-52.7 1,198 29.0 26.8-31.4 556 13.7 11.9-15.8 149 2.9 2.2- 4.0 185 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Obese 3,458 1,582 47.5 44.4-50.7 955 26.9 24.4-29.6 561 15.6 13.6-17.9 197 5.9 4.5- 7.8 163 4.1 3.2- 5.2
Current Smoker
No 10,140 5,133 50.5 48.8-52.3 2,966 29.4 27.9-31.0 1,295 13.3 12.0-14.8 335 3.1 2.5- 3.8 411 3.7 3.0- 4.4
Yes 2,229 912 41.9 38.3-45.6 582 25.1 22.2-28.2 423 18.5 15.9-21.5 171 7.6 5.8- 9.9 141 6.8 4.8- 9.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,471 686 48.9 43.4-54.4 331 23.8 19.7-28.6 258 15.0 12.3-18.1 87 5.4 3.8- 7.6 109 6.9 3.9-12.0
No 10,827 5,338 48.8 47.1-50.5 3,205 29.0 27.6-30.5 1,436 14.3 13.0-15.7 411 3.9 3.2- 4.7 437 4.0 3.4- 4.7
Binge Drinker
No 11,249 5,584 49.6 47.9-51.2 3,107 27.6 26.2-29.0 1,583 14.4 13.1-15.7 454 3.9 3.3- 4.7 521 4.5 3.9- 5.3
Yes 1,051 432 43.5 38.2-49.1 415 34.5 29.9-39.3 129 14.8 11.1-19.5 49 4.4 2.9- 6.5 26 2.8 1.1- 7.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,764 5,780 49.0 47.4-50.7 3,343 28.7 27.3-30.1 1,640 14.2 13.0-15.4 474 3.8 3.2- 4.6 527 4.4 3.7- 5.2
Yes 463 204 44.2 36.2-52.4 164 28.7 22.7-35.6 58 17.4 10.2-28.0 23 7.0 3.7-12.9 14 2.7 1.4- 5.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,410 511 38.2 33.6-42.9 359 27.3 23.3-31.6 276 18.6 15.1-22.7 144 8.4 6.6-10.7 120 7.5 5.5-10.2
No 10,763 5,438 50.3 48.6-52.1 3,149 28.9 27.5-30.4 1,407 13.6 12.4-15.0 354 3.4 2.8- 4.3 415 3.7 3.0- 4.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,041 461 39.1 34.2-44.2 274 28.3 23.7-33.5 178 19.8 15.4-25.1 61 6.1 4.0- 9.1 67 6.8 4.1-10.9
No 11,322 5,586 49.7 48.0-51.3 3,276 28.5 27.1-30.0 1,533 13.9 12.6-15.2 440 3.8 3.2- 4.6 487 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,599 717 44.6 40.5-48.9 386 24.7 21.4-28.4 269 17.5 13.6-22.2 94 5.9 4.4- 7.9 133 7.2 5.5- 9.5
No 10,806 5,343 49.3 47.6-51.0 3,175 29.0 27.6-30.5 1,456 13.9 12.7-15.3 410 3.8 3.1- 4.6 422 4.0 3.3- 4.8
Disability
Yes 4,364 1,776 39.7 37.0-42.4 1,148 26.3 24.1-28.7 838 20.6 18.3-23.1 304 6.7 5.6- 8.0 298 6.7 5.4- 8.3
No 7,782 4,150 52.5 50.5-54.4 2,350 30.0 28.3-31.7 853 11.4 10.2-12.8 193 2.9 2.2- 3.9 236 3.2 2.4- 4.1

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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