Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Emotional Support and Life Satifaction

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?

Back to Emotional Support and Life Satifaction. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total #
Respondents
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 9,794 4,964 51.2 49.8-52.7 2,568 26.6 25.4-27.9 1,447 14.4 13.5-15.4 410 4.0 3.5- 4.5 405 3.8 3.3- 4.4
GENDER
Male 3,669 1,936 53.2 50.9-55.6 905 25.2 23.1-27.3 503 13.5 12.0-15.2 156 3.9 3.1- 4.9 169 4.2 3.3- 5.3
Female 6,125 3,028 49.5 47.7-51.2 1,663 27.9 26.4-29.5 944 15.2 14.0-16.5 254 4.0 3.4- 4.7 236 3.4 2.8- 4.0
RACE
White 7,282 3,832 52.8 51.2-54.4 2,151 30.4 29.0-32.0 833 11.3 10.4-12.4 257 3.1 2.7- 3.6 209 2.3 1.9- 2.8
African American 1,868 827 47.3 44.0-50.6 313 19.0 16.5-21.8 478 22.0 19.5-24.7 113 5.5 4.3- 7.0 137 6.2 4.8- 8.0
Other 456 228 51.2 44.4-58.0 84 20.2 15.0-26.6 77 15.1 11.1-20.2 35 6.3 3.8-10.2 32 7.2 4.5-11.4
HISPANIC
Yes 153 77 49.5 38.3-60.7 29 19.9 11.9-31.6 26 19.0 11.5-29.8 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8 16 8.9 4.8-15.7
No 9,499 4,833 51.4 49.9-52.9 2,527 27.0 25.7-28.3 1,373 14.1 13.2-15.1 400 4.0 3.5- 4.5 366 3.5 3.0- 4.1
AGE
18-24 338 200 60.1 53.5-66.3 76 23.5 18.3-29.6 42 11.5 8.1-16.0 13 3.2 1.7- 5.9 7 1.7 0.8- 3.9
25-34 884 427 49.7 45.5-53.9 277 30.4 26.7-34.4 127 14.3 11.5-17.5 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 16 2.2 1.1- 4.3
35-44 1,496 708 49.6 46.4-52.9 454 28.9 26.1-31.9 223 13.3 11.4-15.4 62 4.5 3.2- 6.3 49 3.7 2.5- 5.4
45-54 2,066 947 46.6 43.9-49.3 588 28.4 26.0-30.8 342 16.1 14.2-18.2 98 4.7 3.7- 6.0 91 4.2 3.2- 5.6
55-64 2,155 1,073 49.4 46.8-52.1 572 25.9 23.7-28.3 316 15.9 14.0-18.0 96 3.9 3.1- 5.0 98 4.8 3.7- 6.1
65+ 2,855 1,609 57.0 54.7-59.2 601 19.7 17.9-21.5 397 14.3 12.7-16.1 104 3.7 2.9- 4.6 144 5.4 4.4- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,175 487 42.9 38.4-47.5 166 16.6 13.0-20.9 305 24.2 20.9-28.0 76 5.9 4.3- 8.0 141 10.5 8.4-13.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,930 1,467 48.4 45.8-51.1 628 23.6 21.3-26.0 543 18.5 16.5-20.7 159 5.5 4.4- 6.8 133 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,493 1,297 54.3 51.4-57.1 719 27.6 25.2-30.2 293 11.3 9.7-13.1 105 3.8 3.0- 4.9 79 3.0 2.1- 4.3
College Graduate 3,172 1,698 54.5 52.1-56.9 1,053 32.7 30.5-35.0 300 9.2 7.9-10.6 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 52 1.6 1.0- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 936 361 36.5 32.2-41.0 148 15.0 12.0-18.6 248 27.1 22.9-31.7 94 10.6 7.9-14.1 85 10.8 7.5-15.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,386 618 45.2 41.1-49.3 256 21.1 17.6-25.0 320 20.9 18.0-24.1 88 6.2 4.6- 8.4 104 6.6 5.1- 8.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,096 515 46.4 42.1-50.6 291 27.0 23.2-31.1 185 17.2 14.2-20.7 54 5.5 3.8- 8.0 51 4.0 2.8- 5.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,416 718 53.2 49.3-57.0 423 27.0 23.9-30.3 179 13.9 11.5-16.8 49 2.7 1.9- 3.9 47 3.2 2.1- 4.6
$50,000+ 3,651 2,057 55.9 53.8-58.1 1,161 31.8 29.8-33.8 295 8.5 7.3- 9.7 83 2.2 1.7- 2.9 55 1.6 1.1- 2.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 712 347 48.7 43.7-53.8 214 32.3 27.5-37.5 100 13.4 10.3-17.2 23 2.6 1.6- 4.3 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7
Appalachia II 670 327 48.4 43.5-53.4 193 29.9 25.5-34.7 92 13.3 10.4-17.0 34 4.8 3.1- 7.5 24 3.5 2.2- 5.7
Appalachia III 493 245 53.9 48.1-59.6 113 21.1 17.0-25.9 89 16.9 13.1-21.5 22 3.6 2.2- 6.0 24 4.5 2.7- 7.5
Catawba 404 197 45.9 39.9-51.9 122 32.8 27.3-38.8 49 13.3 9.7-18.0 24 4.3 2.8- 6.6 12 3.7 1.4- 9.3
Edisto Savannah 1,225 613 50.6 46.9-54.3 304 24.2 21.2-27.5 192 16.7 14.0-19.8 54 3.9 2.7- 5.4 62 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Low Country 1,157 616 52.6 48.3-56.9 331 25.3 22.0-28.9 135 14.7 11.5-18.5 36 4.6 2.7- 7.9 39 2.8 1.9- 4.0
Palmetto 819 435 55.5 51.2-59.8 214 25.8 22.3-29.8 107 12.5 9.8-15.8 35 3.0 2.0- 4.4 28 3.1 1.8- 5.1
Pee Dee 763 367 50.3 45.8-54.8 168 22.9 19.3-26.9 159 18.3 15.3-21.8 28 3.6 2.3- 5.6 41 4.9 3.3- 7.1
Trident 1,191 586 50.5 46.8-54.2 360 29.2 26.0-32.7 164 13.7 11.4-16.4 39 3.6 2.2- 5.6 42 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Upper Savannah 580 300 52.5 47.1-57.9 120 21.2 16.7-26.4 92 14.6 11.3-18.5 36 5.8 3.9- 8.6 32 5.9 3.6- 9.4
Waccamaw 1,192 619 51.1 47.2-55.0 315 28.2 24.7-32.1 173 13.1 10.9-15.6 44 4.1 2.8- 6.0 41 3.5 2.3- 5.2
Wateree 479 256 52.0 46.1-57.9 92 21.6 16.9-27.0 74 15.9 12.0-20.8 30 5.7 3.6- 9.0 27 4.8 3.0- 7.6
Region***
Region I 1,292 647 50.4 46.7-54.1 334 27.4 24.0-31.1 192 13.9 11.6-16.6 59 4.1 3.0- 5.5 60 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Region II 1,163 572 50.8 47.0-54.6 306 26.1 23.0-29.5 181 14.8 12.4-17.6 56 4.3 3.1- 6.0 48 4.0 2.8- 5.6
Region III 1,223 632 52.5 48.9-56.0 336 28.1 25.0-31.4 156 12.8 10.5-15.4 59 3.4 2.6- 4.6 40 3.3 2.0- 5.3
Region IV 1,242 623 51.0 47.4-54.6 260 22.4 19.5-25.6 233 17.4 14.9-20.1 58 4.4 3.2- 6.1 68 4.8 3.6- 6.5
Region V 1,225 613 50.6 46.9-54.3 304 24.2 21.2-27.5 192 16.7 14.0-19.8 54 3.9 2.7- 5.4 62 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Region VI 1,192 619 51.1 47.2-55.0 315 28.2 24.7-32.1 173 13.1 10.9-15.6 44 4.1 2.8- 6.0 41 3.5 2.3- 5.2
Region VII 1,191 586 50.5 46.8-54.2 360 29.2 26.0-32.7 164 13.7 11.4-16.4 39 3.6 2.2- 5.6 42 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Region VIII 1,157 616 52.6 48.3-56.9 331 25.3 22.0-28.9 135 14.7 11.5-18.5 36 4.6 2.7- 7.9 39 2.8 1.9- 4.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

BRFSS Home

This page was generated on 15JUL09.