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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 342 168 46.6 40.0-53.2 150 48.2 41.4-54.9 21 4.7 2.6- 8.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.5
GENDER
Male 127 61 46.4 36.0-57.1 56 48.0 37.3-58.8 9 4.7 2.0-10.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
Female 215 107 46.7 38.5-55.1 94 48.3 39.8-56.9 12 4.6 2.1- 9.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
RACE
White 308 157 48.1 41.1-55.1 129 46.3 39.2-53.6 19 4.9 2.7- 8.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Other 32 11 33.8 17.6-55.0 20 65.0 43.9-81.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 75 28 32.9 22.4-45.4 42 61.0 48.1-72.5 4 5.1 1.6-14.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
45+ 266 140 56.1 49.3-62.6 108 39.4 33.0-46.1 16 4.2 2.5- 6.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 40 36.6 26.3-48.3 60 55.6 43.8-66.8 10 5.9 2.6-12.9 3 1.9 0.5- 7.2
Some College + 228 128 51.7 43.5-59.9 89 44.2 36.1-52.7 11 4.0 1.8- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 82 41.6 33.0-50.8 83 51.2 41.9-60.3 15 6.0 3.2-10.9 3 1.2 0.3- 4.8
$50,000+ 123 71 53.3 42.7-63.6 49 43.5 33.3-54.2 3 3.2 0.8-12.4 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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