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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 373 180 46.9 41.0-52.8 180 48.2 42.2-54.2 10 3.4 1.5- 7.4 3 1.6 0.4- 5.3
GENDER
Male 151 70 43.1 34.5-52.1 74 49.9 40.9-59.0 5 4.4 1.4-12.5 2 2.6 0.6-10.0
Female 222 110 51.0 43.4-58.6 106 46.2 38.8-53.9 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
RACE
White 316 164 52.5 46.0-58.9 147 45.6 39.2-52.1 5 1.9 0.6- 5.6 0 0.0 . - .
Other 55 15 23.7 13.8-37.6 32 58.8 43.2-72.8 5 9.5 3.0-26.3 3 8.0 2.3-24.2
AGE
18-44 160 73 43.0 34.6-51.9 81 50.7 41.8-59.5 3 3.5 1.0-11.8 3 2.8 0.8- 9.4
45+ 209 105 52.0 44.3-59.6 97 44.6 37.1-52.4 7 3.4 1.5- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 62 36.2 28.0-45.3 90 58.8 49.4-67.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 3 3.7 1.1-12.1
Some College + 214 118 54.7 46.9-62.3 89 40.3 33.0-48.0 7 5.0 2.0-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 69 36.7 28.5-45.6 100 58.0 48.8-66.6 7 3.2 1.4- 6.9 2 2.2 0.4-10.3
$50,000+ 145 92 59.9 50.5-68.6 49 34.4 26.4-43.5 3 4.4 1.2-14.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4

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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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