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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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%)
North Carolina 11,570 6,450 54.8 53.3-56.3 2,900 26.1 24.8-27.5 1,292 11.3 10.4-12.4 335 3.2 2.6- 4.0 593 4.5 4.0- 5.1
-Buncombe County 250 126 52.7 44.6-60.7 71 26.8 20.6-34.0 30 13.8 8.8-21.0 10 3.3 1.4- 7.5 13 3.4 1.9- 5.9
GENDER
Male 92 47 53.0 39.7-65.8 27 26.3 17.0-38.3 7 12.6 5.5-26.4 4 4.3 1.2-14.0 7 3.8 1.7- 8.1
Female 158 79 52.5 43.0-61.8 44 27.2 19.8-36.3 23 14.8 9.0-23.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7 6 3.0 1.2- 6.9
RACE
White 234 119 52.4 44.4-60.4 67 26.3 20.2-33.5 28 14.9 9.5-22.7 10 3.7 1.6- 8.3 10 2.6 1.4- 5.0
Other 12 6 58.5 18.3-89.9 2 26.8 5.1-71.6 2 5.2 0.9-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.5 1.7-38.6
AGE
18-44 49 25 55.3 39.6-70.0 14 23.3 13.2-37.6 7 16.7 7.5-33.1 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1
45+ 197 100 51.8 43.7-59.9 54 27.9 21.3-35.6 23 12.0 7.6-18.2 9 3.7 1.9- 7.4 11 4.6 2.5- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 43 53.5 39.3-67.2 15 15.2 8.5-25.7 14 18.8 9.7-33.3 6 5.5 1.7-16.2 11 7.0 3.6-13.2
Some College + 161 83 52.2 42.8-61.5 56 34.6 26.2-44.0 16 10.4 5.6-18.4 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 63 50.5 39.3-61.6 33 23.7 15.9-33.7 16 14.5 7.4-26.4 9 6.8 2.8-15.6 9 4.6 2.3- 9.2
$50,000+ 79 44 54.8 41.8-67.2 25 31.7 21.2-44.6 9 12.6 5.7-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9

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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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