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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 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 5,652 3,198 56.4 54.3-58.4 1,588 29.3 27.4-31.2 541 9.2 8.0-10.6 143 2.7 1.9- 3.8 182 2.4 2.0- 3.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 397 218 50.1 42.3-58.0 80 24.0 18.0-31.2 45 11.4 6.8-18.5 20 7.3 3.6-14.3 34 7.2 4.5-11.4
AGE
18-24 185 88 46.6 37.3-56.3 68 34.0 25.6-43.6 23 15.0 9.2-23.6 3 3.2 0.6-14.4 3 1.1 0.2- 4.7
25-34 613 313 52.9 47.7-58.0 181 28.8 24.4-33.6 86 12.5 9.5-16.4 21 4.0 2.1- 7.4 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5
35-44 1,040 529 52.0 48.1-55.9 318 30.2 26.7-34.0 130 12.0 9.7-14.7 31 2.8 1.8- 4.3 32 3.1 2.0- 4.7
45-54 1,345 669 51.1 47.6-54.6 396 29.4 26.4-32.7 186 12.2 10.1-14.7 47 3.3 2.3- 4.9 47 3.9 2.6- 5.8
55-64 1,577 839 56.4 53.2-59.6 450 26.0 23.4-28.9 178 11.5 9.5-13.8 48 2.6 1.9- 3.6 62 3.5 2.5- 4.8
65+ 2,506 1,582 64.8 62.2-67.3 488 18.2 16.4-20.3 232 8.7 7.4-10.3 55 2.1 1.5- 3.1 149 6.1 4.9- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 892 437 43.1 37.6-48.8 123 15.2 11.6-19.5 171 20.7 16.2-26.0 49 10.9 6.3-18.1 112 10.2 7.7-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,126 1,197 53.5 50.0-57.1 469 23.7 20.7-26.9 278 15.8 13.2-18.8 63 2.2 1.6- 3.1 119 4.7 3.6- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,973 1,114 55.5 51.9-59.1 532 29.7 26.3-33.2 219 10.5 8.6-12.7 58 2.6 1.8- 3.7 50 1.7 1.2- 2.5
College Graduate 2,347 1,311 58.5 55.6-61.3 796 32.9 30.2-35.7 173 6.0 4.8- 7.5 36 1.1 0.8- 1.7 31 1.4 0.9- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 887 379 39.6 34.8-44.6 177 21.3 17.5-25.7 174 20.2 16.6-24.4 64 8.3 5.8-11.8 93 10.6 8.0-14.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,215 630 45.0 40.5-49.5 268 24.3 20.4-28.8 181 18.2 14.4-22.8 61 6.5 4.2- 9.9 75 6.0 4.2- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 780 440 52.5 46.6-58.3 197 30.1 24.6-36.3 101 14.3 10.4-19.3 18 1.8 1.0- 3.2 24 1.3 0.8- 2.1
$35,000- 49,999 910 509 60.6 55.9-65.2 277 28.1 24.0-32.6 89 8.0 6.0-10.6 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8 20 2.3 1.3- 3.9
$50,000- 74,999 927 551 60.9 56.3-65.4 270 27.2 23.4-31.3 88 9.9 7.4-13.2 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 7 0.7 0.3- 1.9
$75,000+ 1,313 769 60.1 56.4-63.7 462 34.0 30.5-37.7 68 4.6 3.4- 6.2 5 0.4 0.2- 1.2 9 0.8 0.3- 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,850 1,377 45.3 42.4-48.2 668 24.2 21.8-26.8 491 19.8 17.2-22.6 141 5.7 4.0- 8.0 173 5.0 4.0- 6.2
No 4,344 2,609 59.0 56.7-61.3 1,212 28.9 26.7-31.1 336 7.9 6.8- 9.3 60 1.5 1.1- 2.2 127 2.7 2.1- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 90 44.6 34.8-54.8 50 35.1 25.7-45.7 22 15.5 8.5-26.5 4 2.6 0.8- 7.8 5 2.3 0.7- 7.0
Non-Veteran 7,177 3,977 54.8 52.9-56.6 1,871 27.1 25.5-28.8 819 11.6 10.4-12.9 202 3.0 2.3- 3.9 308 3.5 3.0- 4.1

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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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