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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 390 178 39.6 33.0-46.7 186 52.5 45.2-59.8 19 6.0 3.2-11.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.5
GENDER
Male 144 67 40.9 30.2-52.5 65 50.7 38.8-62.5 9 6.8 2.8-15.5 3 1.6 0.4- 6.3
Female 246 111 38.2 31.5-45.4 121 54.7 47.1-62.1 10 5.1 2.2-11.4 4 2.0 0.6- 6.7
RACE
White 222 109 49.4 41.2-57.6 102 46.8 38.7-55.0 8 2.9 1.3- 6.3 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1
Other 164 67 32.6 23.8-42.9 82 56.6 45.6-67.0 11 8.3 3.9-16.9 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4
AGE
18-44 134 48 32.0 22.8-42.9 77 59.0 47.7-69.5 6 6.8 2.8-15.8 3 2.2 0.6- 7.3
45+ 254 129 50.3 43.0-57.5 108 43.5 36.4-50.8 13 4.9 2.7- 9.0 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 41 29.6 19.6-42.1 59 57.6 44.1-70.0 10 10.2 4.4-21.8 4 2.7 0.8- 8.4
Some College + 276 137 45.7 37.6-54.1 127 49.5 41.1-57.9 9 3.5 1.4- 8.5 3 1.3 0.3- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 58 29.3 20.0-40.8 88 57.8 45.6-69.1 13 9.4 4.4-18.8 6 3.5 1.3- 9.2
$50,000+ 183 102 54.6 46.0-63.0 75 43.3 35.1-51.9 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8

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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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