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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,221 2,382 55.1 52.6-57.5 979 24.8 22.7-27.0 451 10.9 9.5-12.6 129 3.5 2.6- 4.9 280 5.7 4.7- 6.8
Female 7,349 4,068 54.5 52.7-56.4 1,921 27.3 25.7-29.0 841 11.7 10.5-13.0 206 3.0 2.3- 3.9 313 3.5 2.9- 4.1
RACE
White 9,050 5,145 56.7 55.1-58.4 2,437 28.2 26.7-29.7 846 8.9 8.0-10.0 233 2.5 2.0- 3.1 389 3.7 3.1- 4.3
African American 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
Asian 96 59 59.3 45.1-72.0 17 21.2 11.8-35.3 7 6.3 2.2-17.1 2 4.6 1.0-18.5 11 8.6 4.2-17.1
Native American 248 131 54.8 44.5-64.7 52 23.5 16.1-33.0 30 9.2 5.4-15.2 11 6.1 2.0-17.1 24 6.4 3.5-11.4
Other Minorities 327 176 47.1 38.6-55.7 66 25.0 17.9-33.7 41 11.5 7.3-17.5 17 8.4 3.9-17.1 27 8.1 4.9-13.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 394 196 46.2 38.5-54.0 88 24.5 17.9-32.4 53 12.8 8.8-18.5 19 7.7 3.7-15.4 38 8.8 5.6-13.6
-English Speaking 227 116 44.0 34.0-54.5 58 29.5 20.0-41.2 29 16.9 10.2-26.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 21 8.9 4.7-16.3
-Spanish Speaking 167 80 48.3 37.0-59.8 30 19.5 11.7-30.7 24 8.9 5.1-15.0 16 14.6 6.9-28.3 17 8.7 4.6-15.9
Non-Hispanic 11,147 6,236 55.4 53.9-56.9 2,806 26.2 24.9-27.6 1,236 11.2 10.2-12.3 315 2.9 2.4- 3.6 554 4.2 3.7- 4.8
AGE
18-24 339 177 53.2 46.0-60.2 103 28.8 22.8-35.6 38 11.8 7.9-17.1 11 3.8 1.7- 8.2 10 2.5 1.0- 6.0
25-34 957 495 51.4 47.0-55.8 278 29.1 25.2-33.3 126 11.4 9.0-14.3 34 5.0 2.9- 8.5 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3
35-44 1,646 864 54.0 50.8-57.2 477 27.4 24.7-30.3 204 12.3 10.2-14.8 44 2.9 1.9- 4.2 57 3.4 2.4- 4.7
45-54 2,192 1,101 51.0 48.1-53.9 632 29.3 26.8-31.9 303 12.9 10.9-15.1 76 2.9 2.2- 3.9 80 3.9 2.9- 5.3
55-64 2,589 1,393 55.4 52.7-58.0 690 25.0 22.9-27.3 288 11.0 9.4-12.8 77 2.6 1.9- 3.6 141 6.0 4.8- 7.5
65-74 2,158 1,350 64.2 61.4-66.9 444 19.0 17.0-21.2 190 8.9 7.3-10.8 59 2.2 1.6- 3.1 115 5.7 4.4- 7.2
75+ 1,581 1,008 63.8 60.3-67.1 250 14.3 12.2-16.7 135 8.3 6.6-10.4 33 2.9 1.7- 4.8 155 10.7 8.6-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,435 693 44.8 40.4-49.4 188 12.8 10.4-15.7 271 22.0 18.2-26.5 73 8.1 5.4-11.9 210 12.3 10.0-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,288 1,837 53.9 50.8-57.0 702 24.4 21.7-27.3 436 13.2 11.4-15.3 103 3.0 1.9- 4.7 210 5.5 4.4- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,917 1,666 56.8 53.8-59.7 751 27.1 24.4-29.9 307 10.6 8.9-12.7 93 3.2 2.3- 4.4 100 2.3 1.8- 3.1
College Graduate 3,914 2,242 57.9 55.6-60.2 1,256 32.0 29.8-34.2 278 6.1 5.1- 7.3 66 1.7 1.1- 2.6 72 2.3 1.6- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 523 40.1 35.7-44.7 232 19.7 16.5-23.4 254 20.8 17.5-24.6 84 6.4 4.7- 8.7 160 13.0 10.3-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,829 929 45.3 41.4-49.3 381 21.9 18.5-25.7 278 19.2 15.8-23.1 97 6.9 4.5-10.4 144 6.7 5.2- 8.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,235 686 52.8 48.1-57.4 293 25.5 21.6-29.8 149 12.0 9.4-15.1 40 3.1 1.9- 4.8 67 6.7 4.2-10.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,451 830 61.3 57.4-65.1 396 24.4 21.4-27.8 154 9.6 7.6-12.0 26 1.1 0.7- 1.7 45 3.6 2.3- 5.7
$50,000-74,999 1,555 907 57.1 53.4-60.7 456 29.6 26.3-33.0 147 9.3 7.5-11.6 23 2.6 1.3- 5.0 22 1.3 0.8- 2.2
$75,000+ 2,471 1,507 60.6 57.6-63.4 791 32.2 29.5-35.1 127 5.2 3.9- 6.8 17 0.8 0.4- 1.5 29 1.2 0.8- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,365 2,123 46.2 43.8-48.7 1,010 23.8 21.9-25.9 717 18.5 16.5-20.7 216 5.6 4.4- 7.1 299 5.8 4.9- 6.9
No 6,938 4,189 59.3 57.3-61.2 1,821 27.2 25.5-29.0 546 7.9 6.9- 9.0 111 1.9 1.4- 2.5 271 3.8 3.1- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,579 948 56.9 53.2-60.6 325 23.3 20.2-26.7 148 9.9 7.8-12.5 47 2.7 1.8- 4.0 111 7.2 5.5- 9.3
Non-Veteran 9,987 5,499 54.5 52.8-56.1 2,574 26.5 25.1-28.0 1,144 11.5 10.5-12.7 288 3.3 2.6- 4.2 482 4.1 3.6- 4.8

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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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