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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,991 1,683 53.9 50.8-57.1 661 25.7 22.8-28.9 370 11.7 9.9-13.8 91 2.9 2.1- 4.1 186 5.7 4.4- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,034 582 54.1 49.0-59.1 216 25.0 20.5-30.0 125 10.6 8.2-13.6 36 3.0 1.8- 4.8 75 7.4 5.1-10.6
Female 1,957 1,101 53.8 49.9-57.7 445 26.5 22.8-30.5 245 12.7 10.2-15.7 55 2.9 1.8- 4.6 111 4.1 3.1- 5.4
RACE
White 2,007 1,181 57.2 53.3-61.0 495 27.7 24.2-31.6 186 8.0 6.2-10.3 51 2.3 1.5- 3.5 94 4.7 3.2- 6.7
African American 701 353 49.2 43.0-55.4 114 19.0 14.4-24.6 140 20.6 16.2-26.0 27 3.4 1.9- 5.9 67 7.8 5.2-11.5
Other Minorities 267 139 42.7 32.2-54.0 51 29.0 18.6-42.2 40 14.8 8.8-23.9 12 5.6 2.0-14.8 25 7.9 3.8-15.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 65 41.3 28.5-55.4 27 31.2 18.4-47.7 18 13.4 6.7-24.9 4 5.6 1.6-17.6 10 8.5 3.4-19.5
Non-Hispanic 2,861 1,615 55.1 51.9-58.3 632 25.2 22.3-28.3 351 11.5 9.7-13.6 87 2.7 1.9- 3.7 176 5.5 4.2- 7.1
AGE
18-24 125 61 45.7 33.5-58.4 42 38.2 26.4-51.5 13 9.6 4.6-18.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7 6 4.9 1.4-15.8
25-34 309 168 48.1 39.7-56.5 82 32.4 24.4-41.6 44 12.7 8.1-19.4 9 3.6 1.3- 9.4 6 3.2 1.1- 9.5
35-44 409 209 52.9 45.7-60.0 110 25.3 19.7-31.8 52 13.0 8.7-19.1 15 3.6 1.8- 6.9 23 5.2 2.9- 9.3
45-54 546 279 54.4 48.3-60.5 138 26.2 21.1-31.9 84 11.9 8.7-16.0 22 3.7 2.0- 6.8 23 3.8 2.1- 6.8
55-64 659 358 55.8 50.0-61.5 147 21.8 17.4-26.9 88 13.4 9.9-17.9 18 2.7 1.2- 6.2 48 6.3 4.2- 9.5
65+ 915 593 65.3 60.6-69.7 136 12.5 10.0-15.6 87 9.6 7.1-12.8 24 2.1 1.2- 3.7 75 10.5 7.6-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 198 46.0 38.2-54.0 48 13.5 9.0-19.8 78 19.6 14.0-26.6 15 6.2 2.7-13.5 64 14.7 9.9-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 942 507 49.4 43.4-55.4 196 28.4 23.0-34.5 131 12.7 9.5-16.8 34 2.4 1.4- 4.3 74 7.1 4.5-11.0
Some Post-H.S. 805 461 56.0 49.8-62.0 185 26.0 20.4-32.4 97 11.8 8.6-16.1 33 3.7 2.2- 6.2 29 2.5 1.4- 4.3
College Graduate 839 515 61.1 55.4-66.5 232 27.6 22.6-33.2 64 6.8 4.5-10.3 9 1.3 0.5- 3.5 19 3.2 1.8- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 360 152 37.7 28.8-47.4 54 18.6 12.5-26.7 76 21.8 15.0-30.7 24 5.0 2.9- 8.2 54 17.0 10.9-25.4
$15,000- 24,999 526 270 43.9 36.6-51.5 96 25.3 18.1-34.2 85 18.1 12.6-25.3 25 5.3 2.6-10.4 50 7.4 4.9-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 328 177 47.8 38.4-57.4 72 22.9 15.4-32.8 50 17.4 11.2-26.0 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 20 10.9 5.0-22.1
$35,000- 49,999 366 224 67.5 59.9-74.3 90 22.3 16.5-29.2 39 7.3 4.4-11.9 5 1.0 0.3- 2.8 8 2.0 0.6- 6.1
$50,000-74,999 367 214 55.5 47.6-63.1 104 29.3 22.5-37.0 38 11.9 7.5-18.5 6 2.3 0.7- 7.1 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
$75,000+ 561 348 60.6 53.4-67.5 166 32.4 25.7-40.0 31 4.0 2.4- 6.5 7 1.5 0.5- 4.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,195 599 50.3 45.5-55.0 227 19.4 16.1-23.2 212 18.5 14.8-22.8 54 4.5 2.9- 6.9 103 7.3 5.4- 9.9
No 1,724 1,049 56.3 52.0-60.5 416 28.5 24.6-32.9 150 8.4 6.6-10.8 34 1.8 1.1- 2.9 75 4.9 3.2- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 479 285 59.3 52.6-65.7 97 18.5 13.8-24.2 50 10.7 7.4-15.2 11 2.8 1.2- 6.1 36 8.8 5.8-13.2
Non-Veteran 2,511 1,397 52.8 49.3-56.4 564 27.3 23.9-30.8 320 11.9 9.9-14.3 80 3.0 2.0- 4.3 150 5.1 3.7- 6.9

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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