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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 9,885 4,924 51.0 49.3-52.8 3,041 31.4 29.9-33.0 1,210 11.8 10.7-12.9 363 3.3 2.7- 4.0 347 2.5 2.1- 3.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 63 57.2 43.1-70.1 31 23.3 14.4-35.5 12 12.0 5.8-23.3 10 5.1 2.2-11.6 8 2.3 1.0- 5.6
Non-Hispanic 9,746 4,855 50.9 49.2-52.7 3,005 31.6 30.0-33.1 1,196 11.8 10.7-12.9 352 3.2 2.7- 3.9 338 2.5 2.1- 3.0
AGE
18-24 244 139 57.3 48.2-65.9 73 29.4 22.0-37.9 24 9.2 5.3-15.4 8 4.2 1.5-10.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 804 397 49.1 44.1-54.2 275 34.1 29.5-39.0 93 13.1 9.7-17.4 25 2.0 1.2- 3.2 14 1.7 0.9- 3.3
35-44 1,399 621 46.4 42.5-50.3 530 34.7 31.3-38.2 166 12.5 10.1-15.4 49 3.8 2.5- 5.8 33 2.6 1.5- 4.4
45-54 1,893 845 49.7 46.4-52.9 664 32.4 29.6-35.4 250 12.1 10.2-14.3 81 3.5 2.6- 4.8 53 2.3 1.5- 3.4
55-64 2,144 1,050 48.7 45.7-51.8 672 34.1 31.2-37.2 269 11.4 9.7-13.4 78 3.2 2.3- 4.4 75 2.5 1.9- 3.4
65+ 3,328 1,827 56.7 54.2-59.1 812 24.0 22.0-26.1 398 11.5 9.9-13.2 121 3.2 2.5- 4.1 170 4.6 3.8- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,028 486 46.5 39.9-53.2 168 19.7 14.7-25.8 196 18.4 14.3-23.4 62 6.5 3.4-12.2 116 8.9 6.4-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,838 1,472 52.2 48.8-55.5 716 26.8 23.9-29.9 382 12.9 10.7-15.4 137 4.6 3.4- 6.2 131 3.5 2.7- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,582 1,267 51.0 47.5-54.4 831 31.9 28.8-35.0 325 12.4 10.4-14.7 96 3.2 2.4- 4.4 63 1.5 1.1- 2.1
College Graduate 3,428 1,694 51.4 48.9-53.9 1,324 37.8 35.5-40.2 306 8.6 7.3-10.2 67 1.4 1.0- 1.9 37 0.7 0.4- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 870 329 40.7 34.5-47.2 173 19.2 15.2-24.0 200 24.3 19.5-29.9 77 8.2 5.7-11.8 91 7.5 5.6-10.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,402 651 45.5 40.8-50.3 346 28.5 24.0-33.5 229 15.7 12.8-19.0 97 6.1 4.6- 8.1 79 4.3 3.1- 5.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,002 465 44.6 38.8-50.4 310 31.2 25.7-37.3 148 13.0 10.3-16.3 38 5.3 2.3-11.7 41 5.9 3.5- 9.8
$35,000-49,999 1,348 707 53.9 49.4-58.2 430 31.4 27.4-35.6 146 10.9 8.4-14.0 41 2.9 1.7- 4.9 24 1.0 0.6- 1.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,464 738 51.6 47.5-55.6 522 33.9 30.3-37.8 148 11.3 8.7-14.7 37 2.4 1.5- 3.7 19 0.8 0.5- 1.5
$75,000+ 2,375 1,281 55.8 52.6-58.8 887 35.9 33.1-38.9 171 6.9 5.6- 8.4 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,409 1,413 42.6 39.5-45.7 972 28.6 26.1-31.3 600 17.9 15.6-20.5 224 6.1 4.9- 7.5 200 4.8 3.8- 6.1
No 6,296 3,409 54.1 52.0-56.1 2,023 32.9 31.0-34.8 594 9.4 8.3-10.7 132 2.2 1.5- 3.0 138 1.5 1.2- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,323 727 55.8 51.7-59.8 338 28.2 24.5-32.2 142 10.3 8.1-13.1 52 2.6 1.9- 3.7 64 3.0 2.2- 4.3
Non-Veteran 7,728 3,786 50.0 48.0-52.0 2,442 32.0 30.3-33.8 971 12.2 10.9-13.5 275 3.4 2.7- 4.3 254 2.4 2.0- 3.0

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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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