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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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  Total
Respond.^
Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,880 7,679 46.1 45.1-47.2 8,195 48.5 47.4-49.5 819 4.5 4.1- 4.9 187 0.9 0.8- 1.1
-Alamance County 450 186 42.0 36.1-48.0 231 49.8 43.8-55.8 25 6.8 3.6-12.4 8 1.4 0.6- 3.3
GENDER
Male 143 59 41.8 31.4-52.9 77 51.1 40.2-61.9 4 6.0 1.4-22.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
Female 307 127 42.1 35.8-48.7 154 48.8 42.3-55.4 21 7.5 4.5-12.1 5 1.6 0.5- 5.0
RACE
White 339 153 48.7 42.1-55.3 161 45.2 38.8-51.8 18 4.2 2.4- 7.4 7 1.9 0.7- 4.6
Other 108 32 27.2 17.2-40.2 68 59.6 45.9-72.0 7 12.7 4.7-29.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
AGE
18-44 171 64 40.6 31.6-50.3 98 50.9 41.5-60.3 9 8.5 3.5-19.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 277 122 43.8 37.2-50.7 131 48.2 41.3-55.1 16 4.9 2.9- 8.1 8 3.1 1.3- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 73 31.4 23.7-40.4 130 57.9 48.3-66.9 10 8.7 3.4-20.6 5 1.9 0.6- 5.9
Some College + 230 112 52.0 44.1-59.8 101 42.4 34.9-50.3 15 5.1 2.8- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 95 37.1 29.8-45.0 141 50.8 42.8-58.8 17 9.8 4.6-19.9 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6
$50,000+ 114 57 47.9 37.0-59.0 52 49.9 38.9-60.9 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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