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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 704 273 38.5 33.4-43.9 377 52.9 47.5-58.3 43 7.1 4.6-10.9 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
AGE
18-24 29 9 31.0 13.8-55.7 17 60.2 37.2-79.4 3 8.9 2.7-25.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 68 26 36.5 24.4-50.5 33 46.0 32.5-60.1 9 17.6 7.8-34.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 131 48 42.2 32.1-53.0 71 49.4 39.1-59.6 8 5.2 2.1-12.0 4 3.3 1.2- 8.7
45-54 174 59 33.5 24.8-43.4 101 59.7 49.7-68.9 11 5.7 2.5-12.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
55-64 146 67 43.6 33.5-54.3 71 51.5 41.0-61.9 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5 2 2.2 0.4-10.8
65-74 89 39 45.7 34.2-57.8 43 48.2 36.4-60.2 6 5.7 2.3-13.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
75+ 62 22 44.4 29.1-60.8 39 54.0 37.8-69.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 35 29.0 16.4-45.9 79 59.0 43.8-72.8 10 10.2 4.0-23.5 1 1.8 0.2-11.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 277 104 36.1 28.1-45.0 145 53.3 44.4-62.1 21 9.2 4.8-16.9 7 1.3 0.6- 3.2
Some Post-H.S. 170 73 38.7 29.7-48.5 85 52.5 42.6-62.1 10 7.3 3.6-14.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.4
College Graduate 129 59 49.8 38.7-60.9 67 48.8 37.8-59.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 23 21.3 12.9-33.0 62 61.9 48.2-74.0 13 14.6 6.9-28.2 3 2.2 0.5- 9.0
$15,000- 24,999 126 41 41.1 26.9-57.1 68 40.4 28.1-54.0 13 16.1 7.3-31.8 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2
$25,000- 34,999 92 33 30.6 19.2-45.0 56 67.6 53.0-79.4 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 127 54 38.1 28.5-48.7 66 55.9 45.1-66.2 4 3.5 1.1-11.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.1
$50,000-74,999 87 39 44.8 31.6-58.8 44 52.6 38.9-66.0 4 2.6 0.7- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 99 53 54.0 41.4-66.2 46 46.0 33.8-58.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 289 85 25.0 19.2-31.7 167 60.0 52.0-67.5 27 11.3 7.0-17.6 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5
No 391 176 45.7 38.6-52.9 200 49.5 42.4-56.6 14 4.8 2.1-10.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 99 37.6 29.6-46.3 127 58.1 49.3-66.5 12 3.6 1.7- 7.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Non-Veteran 464 174 38.9 32.6-45.7 250 50.7 44.2-57.3 31 8.7 5.3-13.9 9 1.7 0.8- 3.6

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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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