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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 663 328 47.2 42.5-52.1 310 48.5 43.6-53.3 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
GENDER
Male 268 124 40.9 34.1-48.1 131 52.7 45.4-59.8 11 5.3 2.7-10.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
Female 395 204 53.7 47.3-59.9 179 44.2 38.0-50.6 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
RACE
White 451 249 57.2 51.6-62.7 189 40.0 34.6-45.6 11 2.2 1.2- 4.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
Other 211 79 33.8 26.5-41.9 120 60.0 51.6-67.8 10 5.4 2.6-11.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4
AGE
18-44 196 101 48.7 40.6-56.9 89 48.2 40.1-56.4 6 3.1 1.2- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 458 223 46.0 40.7-51.3 216 48.5 43.2-53.9 15 4.1 2.3- 7.4 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 72 36.3 27.3-46.5 98 58.5 48.4-67.9 7 4.9 1.9-12.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Some College + 481 252 51.9 46.5-57.4 212 44.2 38.8-49.7 14 3.0 1.6- 5.5 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 92 32.2 24.8-40.6 156 62.2 53.7-70.0 13 4.8 2.5- 9.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
$50,000+ 311 184 55.9 49.4-62.3 122 42.6 36.2-49.2 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

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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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