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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,619 631 38.7 35.3-42.1 878 55.0 51.5-58.4 84 5.2 3.8- 7.1 26 1.1 0.7- 1.9
AGE
18-24 51 18 38.4 22.4-57.2 30 55.0 37.1-71.7 3 6.7 1.7-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 197 64 33.1 25.6-41.6 118 57.2 48.4-65.5 13 8.6 4.5-15.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
35-44 273 92 33.5 26.7-41.1 161 60.3 52.6-67.6 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2
45-54 347 142 42.8 35.8-50.0 170 49.3 42.2-56.4 28 6.0 3.7- 9.4 7 2.0 0.8- 4.9
55-64 302 125 41.0 34.2-48.1 159 56.0 48.9-62.8 8 1.3 0.6- 2.7 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4
65-74 258 111 43.7 36.1-51.7 134 50.6 42.7-58.4 8 3.2 1.4- 6.9 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5
75+ 174 71 44.5 35.1-54.4 97 53.0 43.2-62.4 6 2.5 1.0- 6.0 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 95 28.2 22.2-35.0 188 65.3 58.1-71.8 14 3.5 1.8- 6.5 9 3.0 1.4- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 531 196 36.9 30.9-43.4 292 53.1 46.8-59.3 35 8.6 5.4-13.4 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Some Post-H.S. 405 140 30.9 25.2-37.2 235 63.1 56.5-69.1 25 5.7 3.3- 9.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
College Graduate 375 199 56.0 48.8-63.0 162 42.0 35.1-49.2 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 71 22.0 16.0-29.3 204 65.0 57.6-71.8 34 8.7 5.8-12.9 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6
$15,000- 24,999 364 131 32.3 25.8-39.6 211 61.2 53.6-68.2 16 5.9 2.8-12.2 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5
$25,000- 34,999 208 88 42.6 33.8-51.9 105 52.1 42.8-61.2 11 4.5 2.2- 9.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 189 68 31.4 23.5-40.5 111 62.8 53.3-71.3 8 4.9 2.0-11.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3
$50,000-74,999 165 89 51.4 41.3-61.4 71 45.3 35.4-55.5 4 3.1 0.8-11.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$75,000+ 141 80 54.1 42.8-65.0 58 45.1 34.2-56.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 637 198 31.4 26.4-36.9 367 57.7 52.1-63.1 52 8.5 5.5-12.8 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2
No 937 420 43.0 38.5-47.5 482 52.9 48.3-57.4 29 3.6 2.3- 5.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 16 30.2 15.6-50.3 33 66.6 46.8-81.8 2 3.3 0.8-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,568 615 39.0 35.6-42.5 845 54.5 50.9-58.0 82 5.3 3.9- 7.2 26 1.2 0.7- 1.9

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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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