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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 466 186 43.5 37.7-49.4 256 51.3 45.4-57.1 20 4.6 2.6- 8.0 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1
GENDER
Male 163 77 49.7 39.8-59.7 72 42.1 32.6-52.2 12 7.1 3.5-14.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.6
Female 303 109 37.7 31.5-44.3 184 59.7 53.1-65.9 8 2.3 1.0- 5.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
RACE
White 386 164 48.5 42.2-54.8 202 46.7 40.6-52.8 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7
Other 77 20 24.0 14.0-38.0 54 70.2 54.9-82.1 3 5.8 1.1-24.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 150 61 44.0 34.3-54.3 82 50.5 40.4-60.6 5 4.5 1.6-12.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6
45+ 316 125 42.9 36.7-49.4 174 52.0 45.7-58.3 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 256 92 36.2 28.9-44.2 149 58.2 50.2-65.8 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 3 1.0 0.2- 3.9
Some College + 210 94 52.1 43.6-60.4 107 43.1 35.2-51.4 8 4.6 1.7-11.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 102 40.1 32.9-47.7 184 52.9 45.6-60.0 16 6.0 3.2-11.2 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3
$50,000+ 96 54 58.1 47.0-68.5 39 39.4 29.2-50.6 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 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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