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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?

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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 15,473 7,116 45.8 44.6-47.0 7,507 48.5 47.2-49.7 675 4.6 4.0- 5.2 175 1.2 0.9- 1.6
-Alamance County 374 161 37.5 30.6-44.9 195 57.7 50.1-65.0 15 4.3 2.2- 8.3 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5
GENDER
Male 119 49 30.0 19.5-43.1 67 66.7 53.2-78.0 3 3.3 0.8-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 255 112 43.8 36.5-51.5 128 50.1 42.5-57.7 12 5.2 2.6-10.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
RACE
White 300 141 43.5 35.3-52.1 147 51.8 43.1-60.4 9 4.1 1.7- 9.5 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Other 73 19 18.0 9.9-30.4 48 76.8 63.5-86.4 6 5.2 2.1-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 100 31 28.5 18.2-41.7 62 65.5 51.9-76.9 7 6.0 2.4-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 270 127 46.2 39.4-53.2 132 50.1 43.2-57.0 8 2.7 1.3- 5.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 55 25.6 16.7-37.0 101 67.2 55.1-77.4 9 6.8 3.0-14.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Some College + 207 105 50.1 41.8-58.5 94 47.7 39.3-56.1 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 68 29.0 21.6-37.8 101 63.1 53.5-71.7 12 7.0 3.5-13.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
$50,000+ 133 68 46.0 33.7-58.9 64 53.4 40.6-65.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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