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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,784 904 49.4 45.6-53.3 316 19.6 16.6-23.0 358 21.0 18.0-24.4 69 4.1 2.7- 6.2 137 5.8 4.5- 7.5
GENDER
Male 523 271 49.2 42.6-56.0 73 16.9 12.0-23.3 108 21.4 16.2-27.7 28 6.3 3.5-11.2 43 6.1 4.0- 9.3
Female 1,261 633 49.6 45.2-54.0 243 21.7 18.2-25.6 250 20.7 17.5-24.4 41 2.4 1.6- 3.5 94 5.6 4.1- 7.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 4 12.6 3.5-36.7 6 40.9 16.2-71.2 4 32.4 11.4-64.1 1 9.4 1.3-44.9 2 4.7 1.0-19.8
Non-Hispanic 1,764 899 49.7 45.9-53.6 310 19.5 16.5-22.9 352 20.8 17.8-24.2 68 4.1 2.7- 6.2 135 5.9 4.5- 7.6
AGE
18-24 73 28 45.8 31.9-60.3 24 28.5 17.0-43.7 13 15.9 7.9-29.4 4 6.7 2.2-18.4 4 3.1 1.0- 9.6
25-34 200 96 49.1 39.6-58.6 40 16.1 11.0-23.0 51 26.1 18.4-35.6 8 5.4 1.9-14.7 5 3.4 1.0-10.9
35-44 241 116 47.6 38.9-56.5 53 24.7 17.5-33.6 53 22.3 15.6-31.0 8 2.8 1.1- 6.5 11 2.6 1.3- 5.1
45-54 401 190 47.5 40.1-55.1 78 20.9 15.4-27.7 85 21.0 14.7-29.1 20 3.9 2.1- 7.1 28 6.6 3.9-11.0
55-64 427 221 51.0 44.4-57.5 65 13.8 10.2-18.3 84 22.4 17.2-28.7 16 2.6 1.4- 4.5 41 10.3 6.8-15.1
65+ 420 244 56.4 49.1-63.6 49 11.9 8.2-16.9 70 18.1 13.2-24.4 13 3.6 1.5- 8.6 44 9.9 6.3-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 119 38.4 29.1-48.6 22 9.2 5.1-15.9 84 34.6 25.0-45.7 11 4.8 2.2- 9.8 50 13.0 8.2-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 570 259 45.1 38.2-52.2 105 23.6 17.4-31.2 130 21.1 16.4-26.7 25 3.4 1.6- 7.1 51 6.8 4.5-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 470 246 51.0 44.1-57.8 87 19.5 14.9-25.2 86 20.2 14.9-26.7 22 5.1 2.4-10.5 29 4.2 2.5- 7.1
College Graduate 455 278 62.1 55.0-68.8 101 20.6 16.0-26.1 58 12.4 8.2-18.3 11 3.8 1.3-11.0 7 1.1 0.5- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 127 36.0 28.9-43.7 50 15.6 10.5-22.5 88 27.8 20.9-35.8 22 6.0 3.6- 9.8 51 14.6 10.3-20.4
$15,000- 24,999 369 179 41.7 33.8-50.1 57 21.8 15.4-29.8 83 28.9 21.0-38.4 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 29 5.4 2.8-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 218 110 48.2 37.7-58.8 47 25.6 17.5-36.0 44 19.2 12.9-27.7 7 3.5 1.1-10.8 10 3.5 1.2- 9.4
$35,000-49,999 215 128 66.2 56.5-74.8 39 14.2 9.0-21.6 32 15.2 9.4-23.7 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 11 3.4 1.6- 7.3
$50,000- 74,999 188 106 53.7 42.6-64.5 36 19.2 12.2-28.9 37 17.8 11.2-27.2 6 7.6 2.4-21.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
$75,000+ 194 122 65.4 56.3-73.4 49 23.0 16.5-31.2 17 7.8 4.2-14.0 2 1.7 0.3- 9.0 4 2.1 0.7- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 759 323 40.0 34.6-45.7 113 15.4 11.9-19.6 202 31.0 25.5-37.2 40 5.7 3.4- 9.5 81 7.9 5.7-10.7
No 974 559 54.9 49.7-60.0 189 22.1 17.8-27.1 147 14.7 11.7-18.4 26 3.4 1.8- 6.5 53 4.8 3.2- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 220 112 51.8 42.0-61.5 40 18.1 11.9-26.5 41 19.5 12.5-29.2 10 3.2 1.3- 7.5 17 7.4 3.9-13.6
Non-Veteran 1,563 792 49.1 44.9-53.3 275 19.7 16.4-23.5 317 21.3 18.0-25.0 59 4.3 2.7- 6.7 120 5.6 4.2- 7.4

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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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