Table 4

Adjusted proportions of positive responses to social support and physical well-being items by demographics, chronic health condition status, behavioral risk factors, and state—Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Washington, 2010
Social Physical
Characteristic Social and emotional support (Always/usually) Health status (Excellent/very good/good) Energy level (Very satisfied/satisfied)
Percent (95% CI) Percent (95% CI) Percent (95% CI)
N 18,302 18,622 18,588
Overall 83.9 (82.9, 84.8) 87.3 (86.6, 88.1) 78.9 (77.9, 79.8)
Gender
Male 82.7 (81.1, 84.2) 87.2 (86.1, 88.2) 81.8 (80.3, 83.3)
Female 85.1 (83.7, 86.3) 87.5 (86.4, 88.4) 75.9 (74.4, 77.3)
Age
18–24 87.6 (83.0, 91.2) 93.4 (89.1, 96.1) 82.1 (75.9, 86.9)
25–34 84.4 (81.4, 87.0) 90.3 (88.1, 92.2) 77.8 (74.4, 80.8)
35–44 82.0 (79.7, 84.1) 85.9 (83.8, 87.7) 76.1 (73.8, 78.3)
45–54 81.8 (79.9, 83.6) 86.7 (85.1, 88.1) 78.0 (76.2, 79.8)
55–64 83.9 (82.3, 85.3) 85.7 (84.4, 86.9) 80.2 (78.6, 81.6)
65–74 85.2 (83.0, 87.1) 85.9 (84.3, 87.4) 80.9 (78.8, 82.9)
75 or older 84.9 (82.1, 87.4) 85.4 (83.3, 87.2) 80.7 (77.9, 83.2)
Race/ethnicity
White 85.1 (84.1, 86.1) 87.9 (87.1, 88.6) 78.6 (77.5, 79.6)
Black 79.6 (71.2, 86.0) 82.7 (76.1, 87.8) 76.5 (68.8, 82.8)
Hispanic 77.1 (72.0, 81.5) 81.3 (77.7, 84.5) 80.3 (75.1, 84.7)
Asian/Pacific Islander 69.4 (62.1, 75.8) 86.9 (81.7, 90.8) 84.5 (77.9, 89.5)
American Indian/Alaskan Native 80.0 (69.2, 87.7) 87.5 (81.1, 92.0) 87.0 (79.3, 92.1)
Other 77.7 (66.8, 85.8) 79.3 (73.5, 84.2) 72.9 (63.5, 80.7)
Education
Less than high school 78.3 (73.6, 82.3) 79.7 (76.4, 82.7) 81.3 (76.9, 85.0)
High school graduate 83.2 (81.2, 84.9) 85.7 (84.1, 87.1) 78.1 (76.1, 79.9)
More than high school 84.8 (83.6, 85.9) 88.8 (88.0, 89.6) 79.0 (77.7, 80.1)
Marital status
Married/living with partner 86.1 (84.9, 87.2) 87.0 (86.0, 87.9) 79.1 (77.9, 80.3)
Divorced/septed 78.6 (75.8, 81.2) 88.1 (86.6, 89.4) 77.9 (75.2, 80.4)
Widowed 80.0 (76.8, 82.9) 87.3 (85.5, 89.0) 77.8 (74.7, 80.6)
Never married 80.9 (77.7, 83.8) 88.0 (85.8, 90.0) 79.0 (75.6, 82.0)
Employment status
Employed 84.0 (82.6, 85.3) 89.3 (88.1, 90.3) 79.1 (77.7, 80.4)
Unemployed/unable to work 81.4 (78.5, 84.0) 81.6 (79.6, 83.4) 73.3 (70.1, 76.2)
Retired 86.2 (84.2, 88.0) 87.8 (86.4, 89.1) 81.8 (79.8, 83.7)
Homemaker/student 83.4 (79.6, 86.7) 88.4 (85.7, 90.6) 80.2 (76.8, 83.3)
Income
< $15,000 75.0 (69.7, 79.6) 84.0 (81.2, 86.5) 76.1 (71.8, 79.8)
$15,000–$19,999 76.2 (71.0, 80.7) 81.3 (77.8, 84.5) 69.0 (63.0, 74.4)
$20,000–$24,999 79.0 (75.0, 82.5) 83.0 (80.7, 85.1) 79.5 (76.6, 82.2)
$25,000–$34,999 79.4 (75.9, 82.5) 85.1 (82.6, 87.3) 77.5 (74.8, 80.0)
$35,000–$49,999 83.0 (80.7, 85.1) 86.8 (85.1, 88.4) 77.2 (74.5, 79.7)
$50,000–$74,999 86.1 (83.9, 88.1) 90.6 (89.2, 91.8) 79.5 (77.2, 81.6)
≥ $75,000 89.7 (88.1, 91.1) 91.1 (89.7, 92.3) 81.9 (80.1, 83.6)
Disability status
Yes 79.8 (77.6, 81.9) 75.9 (74.0, 77.7) 62.1 (59.7, 64.5)
No 85.6 (84.5, 86.6) 93.5 (92.7, 94.2) 85.6 (84.6, 86.7)
Veteran
Yes 82.6 (79.6, 85.3) 87.4 (85.8, 88.9) 80.2 (77.6, 82.6)
No 84.1 (83.1, 85.1) 87.3 (86.5, 88.1) 78.7 (77.6, 79.7)
Chronic health condition
Yes 82.8 (81.0, 84.5) 81.8 (80.4, 83.2) 76.7 (74.9, 78.3)
No 84.3 (83.2, 85.4) 90.3 (89.5, 91.0) 79.8 (78.6, 80.9)
Exercise in past 30 days
Yes 84.7 (83.7, 85.7) 88.5 (87.7, 89.3) 80.6 (79.5, 81.7)
No 80.8 (78.5, 82.9) 83.6 (81.8, 85.1) 71.8 (69.4, 74.0)
Current smoker
Yes 79.6 (76.8, 82.2) 84.8 (82.7, 86.6) 72.8 (70.0, 75.5)
No 84.9 (83.8, 85.9) 87.9 (87.1, 88.7) 80.0 (79.0, 81.1)
Obesity
Normal/underweight 82.7 (81.0, 84.3) 88.2 (87.0, 89.4) 81.8 (80.2, 83.3)
Overweight 85.4 (83.9, 86.7) 88.9 (87.8, 89.8) 80.7 (79.2, 82.2)
Obese 83.6 (81.8, 85.2) 85.0 (83.7, 86.3) 73.3 (71.2, 75.3)
State
New Hampshire 81.8 (79.8, 83.8) 87.9 (86.2, 89.4) 81.5 (79.6, 83.3)
Oregon 83.8 (81.2, 86.1) 87.0 (85.3, 88.6) 79.1 (76.6, 81.4)
Washington 84.2 (83.2, 85.2) 87.4 (86.5, 88.1) 78.4 (77.3, 79.5)

Notes: CI = confidence interval. Percentages are adjusted for the following variables: gender, age, race/ethnicity, education, marital status, employment status, income, disability status, veteran status, chronic health condition, exercise, smoking, obesity, and state. Chronic health conditions include self-reported doctor-diagnosed diabetes, heart attack, angina/coronary heart disease, stroke, and asthma.

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