Research has shown strong ties between people's health and the social support they find in their communities. The Community Health Status Survey asked Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky adults whether they agreed or disagreed with three statements about social support in their communities:
In general, large majorities said that their community is supportive. The percentage of adults who agreed with the first and second statements increased slightly. The percentage of adults who agreed with the third statement remained about the same since 2013.
While majorities of all groups say that their community is supportive, levels of support vary based on income, race, education and geography.
1 In 2015, 100% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines was $24,250 for a family of four; 200% FPG was $48,500.
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