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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITE FEMALES

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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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,383 3,531 49.8 48.1-51.5 3,475 45.1 43.4-46.8 299 4.0 3.4- 4.7 78 1.1 0.7- 1.7
AGE
18-24 148 72 48.5 38.3-58.8 68 45.6 35.5-56.1 5 1.9 0.6- 5.6 3 4.0 1.3-12.1
25-34 592 286 49.3 44.3-54.2 277 45.2 40.3-50.2 26 5.3 3.2- 8.4 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
35-44 1,037 495 49.5 45.8-53.3 484 45.6 41.9-49.3 51 4.5 3.2- 6.3 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
45-54 1,387 658 50.9 47.6-54.2 637 43.2 40.0-46.4 74 5.0 3.7- 6.6 18 0.9 0.6- 1.5
55-64 1,596 789 51.4 48.4-54.4 705 42.8 39.8-45.8 72 4.3 3.2- 5.7 30 1.6 1.0- 2.6
65-74 1,417 718 52.7 49.5-55.9 652 43.6 40.5-46.8 36 2.8 1.8- 4.3 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7
75+ 1,155 494 44.8 41.2-48.5 622 52.1 48.5-55.7 33 2.7 1.8- 4.0 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 810 259 32.7 28.2-37.6 491 57.9 52.7-63.0 43 6.9 4.2-11.1 17 2.4 0.9- 6.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,118 913 43.5 40.0-47.0 1,081 50.9 47.3-54.5 100 4.5 3.4- 6.0 24 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,148 1,044 50.1 47.0-53.3 987 44.2 41.1-47.3 89 4.1 3.1- 5.5 28 1.6 0.7- 3.5
College Graduate 2,292 1,307 59.4 56.6-62.1 909 37.6 34.9-40.3 67 2.8 2.1- 3.8 9 0.2 0.1- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 785 240 27.2 22.8-32.0 432 56.3 50.4-62.0 79 12.1 8.5-16.9 34 4.4 3.0- 6.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,069 385 35.5 30.9-40.5 597 55.0 50.0-60.0 69 7.3 5.2-10.3 18 2.1 0.8- 5.1
$25,000- 34,999 741 322 43.7 38.9-48.6 385 51.8 46.9-56.7 27 3.8 2.4- 6.1 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 489 46.3 41.7-50.9 514 49.8 45.3-54.4 31 3.8 2.4- 5.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
$50,000-74,999 1,048 557 53.9 49.8-57.9 463 43.3 39.3-47.4 25 2.5 1.5- 4.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$75,000+ 1,516 982 65.7 62.2-69.1 505 32.7 29.3-36.2 28 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,782 967 35.4 32.8-38.1 1,538 52.9 50.0-55.8 214 9.0 7.5-10.9 63 2.7 1.6- 4.4
No 4,518 2,523 56.8 54.7-59.0 1,899 41.2 39.1-43.3 82 1.7 1.2- 2.2 14 0.3 0.1- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 62 52.5 42.2-62.6 71 44.3 34.5-54.6 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6
Non-Veteran 7,243 3,469 49.8 48.0-51.5 3,404 45.1 43.4-46.9 294 4.1 3.5- 4.8 76 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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