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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-MALES

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
-MALES 5,846 2,738 45.4 43.5-47.4 2,782 48.6 46.6-50.5 263 4.9 3.9- 6.2 63 1.1 0.7- 1.6
RACE
White 4,656 2,285 50.5 48.3-52.6 2,129 44.4 42.3-46.6 197 4.0 3.3- 4.9 45 1.1 0.6- 1.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 464 169 28.8 23.6-34.7 268 64.1 57.1-70.5 21 6.5 2.7-15.1 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6
AGE
18-24 200 73 34.8 26.9-43.6 114 56.8 47.7-65.5 12 8.1 3.6-17.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
25-34 558 254 43.9 38.9-49.0 279 50.0 44.8-55.1 23 4.9 2.9- 8.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
35-44 936 425 46.7 42.7-50.7 455 47.6 43.6-51.6 45 4.4 3.1- 6.2 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
45-54 1,168 490 44.0 40.4-47.7 588 49.6 45.9-53.3 69 4.9 3.6- 6.7 21 1.4 0.8- 2.3
55-64 1,329 628 47.7 44.3-51.1 616 45.7 42.3-49.1 69 5.4 4.0- 7.3 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4
65-74 973 534 57.3 53.5-61.0 412 40.0 36.4-43.8 24 2.3 1.5- 3.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2
75+ 656 318 51.6 46.8-56.4 310 45.3 40.5-50.1 20 2.1 1.3- 3.5 8 1.0 0.5- 2.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 865 282 27.5 23.1-32.5 509 64.1 58.8-69.1 55 6.2 4.2- 9.2 19 2.2 1.0- 4.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,716 723 40.5 36.8-44.4 878 51.0 47.1-54.9 91 7.2 4.7-10.9 24 1.2 0.7- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,347 610 46.0 42.0-50.0 658 48.2 44.2-52.3 69 5.0 3.6- 6.9 10 0.8 0.3- 2.3
College Graduate 1,904 1,118 59.8 56.8-62.7 730 37.9 35.1-40.9 47 1.9 1.3- 2.7 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 504 110 23.5 18.0-30.0 310 63.2 56.3-69.6 62 10.5 7.3-14.9 22 2.8 1.5- 5.2
$15,000- 24,999 875 306 31.7 26.4-37.5 492 56.1 49.8-62.3 59 10.5 6.0-17.7 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0
$25,000- 34,999 628 237 34.5 29.1-40.3 340 57.3 51.2-63.2 45 7.4 4.8-11.1 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
$35,000- 49,999 878 390 44.1 39.7-48.7 450 50.6 46.0-55.2 29 3.4 2.1- 5.4 9 1.9 0.8- 4.5
$50,000-74,999 948 527 55.1 50.5-59.7 396 42.3 37.8-46.9 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$75,000+ 1,485 930 61.9 58.4-65.3 539 37.2 33.8-40.6 14 0.9 0.4- 1.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,114 720 30.9 28.2-33.7 1,152 56.5 53.4-59.6 190 9.7 8.0-11.8 52 2.9 1.9- 4.3
No 3,624 1,970 51.6 49.1-54.2 1,577 45.2 42.7-47.7 67 2.9 1.8- 4.7 10 0.3 0.1- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,134 1,085 49.9 46.8-53.1 949 45.8 42.7-49.0 82 3.2 2.4- 4.3 18 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Non-Veteran 3,705 1,650 43.8 41.4-46.2 1,832 49.6 47.2-52.1 178 5.5 4.2- 7.2 45 1.1 0.7- 1.7

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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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