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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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 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
-Forsyth County 402 190 45.9 39.7-52.2 192 49.2 42.9-55.5 19 4.7 2.7- 8.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
GENDER
Male 156 73 47.5 37.9-57.3 72 46.5 36.9-56.4 11 6.0 2.8-12.4 0 0.0 . - .
Female 246 117 44.3 36.7-52.1 120 51.9 44.0-59.7 8 3.4 1.5- 7.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
RACE
White 305 154 51.1 43.9-58.3 140 46.2 39.1-53.5 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Other 97 36 33.4 22.8-46.0 52 56.4 43.6-68.3 9 10.2 4.6-21.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 108 45 40.6 30.2-51.9 59 56.2 44.8-66.9 4 3.2 1.1- 8.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 290 144 50.6 43.7-57.5 130 43.1 36.5-50.0 15 5.9 3.0-11.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 56 41.9 31.2-53.4 66 50.0 38.6-61.3 12 8.1 4.1-15.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 268 134 47.8 40.3-55.3 126 48.9 41.4-56.4 7 3.1 1.2- 7.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 63 33.2 24.5-43.3 94 60.6 50.4-70.0 11 5.6 2.7-11.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
$50,000+ 184 106 55.8 46.9-64.3 75 42.3 33.8-51.2 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4 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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