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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 845 406 49.1 44.8-53.4 399 46.3 42.0-50.6 33 4.0 2.3- 6.7 7 0.6 0.2- 1.6
GENDER
Male 325 166 50.6 43.7-57.4 147 44.2 37.5-51.1 11 4.8 2.1-10.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Female 520 240 47.5 42.4-52.7 252 48.5 43.4-53.6 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0
RACE
White 633 328 53.7 49.0-58.4 284 44.0 39.4-48.7 18 2.1 1.2- 3.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Other 203 76 38.9 30.2-48.4 110 52.0 42.6-61.4 14 8.2 3.7-17.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
AGE
18-44 408 193 48.1 42.0-54.3 195 46.7 40.6-52.9 18 4.7 2.3- 9.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6
45+ 435 213 50.7 45.4-56.1 202 45.5 40.2-50.8 15 2.9 1.7- 5.1 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 76 36.1 27.7-45.5 117 57.3 47.7-66.4 14 6.1 2.4-14.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Some College + 633 329 54.2 49.6-58.8 281 41.9 37.4-46.5 19 3.1 1.7- 5.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 338 139 39.6 32.8-46.9 170 51.8 44.3-59.2 23 7.6 3.9-14.2 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5
$50,000+ 395 212 54.4 48.5-60.1 175 43.3 37.6-49.1 7 1.8 0.8- 4.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6

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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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