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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,877 1,079 57.7 54.6-60.8 445 23.5 21.0-26.2 199 11.1 9.2-13.3 46 2.2 1.5- 3.3 108 5.4 4.2- 7.0
GENDER
Male 720 432 60.2 55.2-65.0 148 20.0 16.5-24.1 65 10.5 7.7-14.1 15 2.0 1.0- 4.2 60 7.3 5.1-10.2
Female 1,157 647 55.5 51.5-59.4 297 26.6 23.3-30.3 134 11.7 9.4-14.4 31 2.4 1.6- 3.6 48 3.8 2.6- 5.5
RACE
White 1,724 1,014 58.9 55.7-62.1 405 23.2 20.7-26.0 173 10.6 8.8-12.9 40 2.0 1.3- 3.0 92 5.2 3.9- 6.8
African American 47 14 34.9 15.4-61.3 9 23.2 10.5-43.9 15 34.1 17.6-55.6 4 4.0 1.2-13.1 5 3.7 1.3-10.3
Other Minorities 92 46 49.5 31.1-68.0 25 26.1 13.2-45.1 9 6.6 2.2-18.5 2 5.5 1.0-24.5 10 12.3 4.6-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 23 55.9 34.7-75.2 8 14.1 5.6-31.0 5 14.2 3.8-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.8 5.9-36.0
Non-Hispanic 1,833 1,055 57.9 54.7-61.0 435 23.7 21.2-26.5 194 11.0 9.2-13.2 46 2.3 1.6- 3.4 103 5.1 3.9- 6.6
AGE
18-24 44 30 74.3 56.7-86.5 11 18.8 9.0-35.1 2 5.0 1.1-20.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 125 60 48.9 38.5-59.4 38 27.3 19.3-37.1 20 17.4 10.4-27.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 5 5.5 2.2-13.2
35-44 235 127 56.7 49.2-63.8 65 25.3 19.5-32.2 28 11.6 7.6-17.3 4 2.5 0.9- 7.0 11 3.8 2.0- 7.1
45-54 301 157 49.5 42.5-56.6 83 27.8 22.0-34.5 36 12.2 8.4-17.4 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 13 7.2 3.5-14.1
55-64 450 255 58.6 53.2-63.8 127 27.0 22.5-32.0 40 8.3 5.6-11.9 9 2.0 1.0- 3.9 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9
65+ 703 439 64.4 60.1-68.4 116 14.5 11.8-17.6 71 10.4 7.9-13.4 18 2.1 1.3- 3.6 59 8.7 6.5-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 132 47.5 39.5-55.6 38 11.3 7.4-16.8 46 17.4 12.0-24.6 14 4.9 2.7- 8.8 43 18.9 12.9-26.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 569 342 60.2 54.3-65.8 111 19.6 15.5-24.4 70 12.7 9.3-17.1 14 2.5 1.1- 5.5 32 5.0 3.1- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 497 294 60.6 54.5-66.3 123 25.8 20.9-31.5 51 9.6 6.5-13.9 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 18 2.2 1.2- 3.7
College Graduate 535 310 57.2 51.6-62.6 171 31.9 26.9-37.4 32 7.5 4.9-11.3 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2 15 2.5 1.2- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 114 40.9 33.1-49.1 50 18.6 13.3-25.4 50 21.4 15.2-29.3 16 7.9 4.1-14.8 29 11.2 6.7-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 347 180 52.1 44.6-59.6 81 21.9 16.5-28.6 43 13.9 9.3-20.4 11 3.6 1.6- 8.2 32 8.4 5.5-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 233 130 55.3 46.2-64.0 60 28.9 21.6-37.4 25 8.0 5.0-12.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6 13 6.3 2.5-15.1
$35,000- 49,999 246 154 63.6 54.9-71.5 62 23.3 16.8-31.3 20 10.4 5.7-18.2 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5 4 1.3 0.4- 4.3
$50,000-74,999 247 157 63.9 56.0-71.1 66 25.8 19.6-33.1 17 6.8 3.6-12.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 6 3.0 1.2- 7.6
$75,000+ 244 163 62.6 54.5-70.1 61 27.5 20.9-35.3 15 7.9 4.2-14.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.0 0.6- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 801 410 48.3 43.5-53.2 180 22.7 18.9-26.9 123 18.1 14.4-22.6 32 4.0 2.5- 6.3 56 6.9 4.9- 9.4
No 1,036 645 63.3 59.1-67.2 259 24.6 21.3-28.3 72 6.7 5.0- 8.9 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5 48 4.3 2.8- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 257 161 60.8 52.4-68.7 47 18.0 12.9-24.4 21 10.5 5.7-18.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 23 9.4 4.8-17.3
Non-Veteran 1,620 918 57.3 53.9-60.6 398 24.3 21.5-27.2 178 11.2 9.2-13.5 41 2.3 1.5- 3.5 85 4.9 3.7- 6.4

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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.

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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