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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 404 163 36.0 30.0-42.5 209 53.3 46.3-60.2 19 7.0 3.4-13.9 13 3.7 1.5- 8.9
GENDER
Male 168 58 29.0 21.3-38.1 95 57.9 47.1-67.9 9 10.5 4.1-24.4 6 2.6 1.0- 6.5
Female 236 105 42.7 34.1-51.8 114 49.0 39.8-58.2 10 3.7 1.7- 7.9 7 4.6 1.3-15.8
RACE
White 348 146 37.5 31.3-44.2 176 52.4 45.1-59.5 17 6.5 3.0-13.5 9 3.6 1.1-10.8
Other 56 17 30.8 16.9-49.3 33 56.6 37.8-73.7 2 8.7 1.5-36.9 4 3.9 1.2-11.3
AGE
18-44 109 40 30.4 21.2-41.6 60 56.4 43.9-68.1 5 8.6 2.8-23.5 4 4.6 1.1-16.8
45+ 292 120 41.2 34.8-47.8 149 50.7 44.1-57.3 14 5.4 2.9- 9.7 9 2.8 1.3- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 71 26.4 19.7-34.4 120 56.7 46.5-66.4 13 10.6 4.5-23.1 10 6.3 2.3-15.9
Some College + 189 91 46.8 37.4-56.4 89 49.5 40.0-59.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 72 28.3 21.2-36.6 118 59.0 49.3-68.0 13 8.6 3.6-19.2 11 4.2 2.0- 8.3
$50,000+ 123 64 51.1 40.4-61.8 56 47.2 36.6-58.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 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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