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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 578 309 55.0 49.2-60.8 175 30.5 25.3-36.3 57 8.9 6.5-12.1 13 2.4 1.1- 4.8 24 3.2 1.9- 5.2
GENDER
Male 192 91 51.9 42.1-61.6 63 31.6 22.9-41.9 23 9.7 5.9-15.7 5 2.7 0.8- 8.8 10 4.0 1.9- 8.3
Female 386 218 57.5 50.6-64.2 112 29.6 23.8-36.3 34 8.2 5.6-12.0 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 14 2.5 1.4- 4.7
RACE
White 396 213 56.5 49.6-63.1 133 33.9 27.6-40.7 31 6.5 4.4- 9.6 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1 11 1.7 0.9- 3.1
Other 177 94 53.4 43.0-63.6 41 26.0 17.5-36.9 25 12.1 7.5-19.1 5 3.7 1.3-10.3 12 4.7 2.3- 9.3
AGE
18-44 150 78 56.8 46.6-66.5 48 31.4 22.6-41.7 16 7.3 4.1-12.7 5 3.0 1.1- 8.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
45+ 422 225 52.4 46.8-58.0 127 30.1 25.2-35.5 41 10.7 7.6-14.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 21 5.1 3.0- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 87 66.7 56.1-75.8 33 17.4 10.9-26.5 19 8.8 5.1-14.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4 10 4.0 1.8- 9.0
Some College + 420 220 49.5 43.0-56.0 141 36.7 30.2-43.6 38 9.0 6.1-13.1 7 2.0 0.7- 5.8 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 100 49.6 40.1-59.1 61 27.7 20.2-36.6 29 13.1 8.6-19.6 11 4.9 2.6- 9.3 14 4.6 2.5- 8.5
$50,000+ 270 154 57.9 49.9-65.5 90 31.8 25.0-39.5 21 7.9 4.7-13.1 2 1.5 0.2- 8.8 3 0.9 0.2- 3.1

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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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