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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 451 203 43.6 37.7-49.7 218 51.1 44.9-57.3 25 3.8 2.5- 5.8 5 1.5 0.5- 4.6
GENDER
Male 182 71 37.5 29.0-47.0 101 58.0 48.4-67.0 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6 2 1.7 0.3- 9.3
Female 269 132 50.2 42.6-57.7 117 43.7 36.2-51.4 17 5.0 3.0- 8.2 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0
RACE
White 380 179 47.7 41.5-54.0 174 46.3 40.0-52.7 23 4.4 2.9- 6.9 4 1.6 0.4- 5.9
Other 69 22 28.2 15.5-45.7 44 69.0 51.8-82.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
AGE
18-44 172 78 39.7 31.0-49.2 87 56.6 47.0-65.7 5 1.8 0.7- 4.4 2 1.9 0.4- 8.4
45+ 279 125 48.6 41.9-55.3 131 44.1 37.5-50.9 20 6.4 4.0-10.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 283 110 36.8 29.5-44.8 149 56.9 48.8-64.7 20 4.3 2.7- 7.0 4 1.9 0.5- 7.0
Some College + 168 93 56.4 47.5-65.0 69 40.2 31.8-49.2 5 2.8 1.1- 6.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 274 102 34.8 27.8-42.5 149 58.4 50.4-66.0 20 4.9 3.0- 7.8 3 2.0 0.5- 7.8
$50,000+ 113 70 60.7 49.6-70.8 41 37.5 27.5-48.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6

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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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