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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 12,039 5,816 50.1 48.8-51.5 5,604 44.8 43.4-46.1 496 4.0 3.6- 4.6 123 1.1 0.8- 1.5
GENDER
Males 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
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 48 50.4 37.0-63.8 53 45.5 32.6-59.1 8 4.0 1.7- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 11,908 5,755 50.1 48.7-51.5 5,545 44.8 43.4-46.1 487 4.0 3.6- 4.6 121 1.1 0.8- 1.5
AGE
18-24 268 124 46.1 38.7-53.7 129 48.3 40.8-55.9 12 3.6 1.8- 6.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2
25-34 972 477 50.6 46.7-54.5 454 44.5 40.7-48.4 36 3.8 2.5- 5.6 5 1.1 0.3- 3.7
35-44 1,729 829 50.3 47.4-53.2 804 44.4 41.6-47.3 82 4.5 3.4- 5.9 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
45-54 2,304 1,062 49.4 46.9-52.0 1,082 44.5 42.0-47.1 128 4.9 3.9- 6.1 32 1.1 0.7- 1.7
55-64 2,705 1,315 50.0 47.7-52.4 1,216 43.7 41.4-46.0 131 4.9 3.9- 6.2 43 1.3 0.9- 2.0
65-74 2,264 1,198 56.0 53.5-58.4 1,001 41.1 38.7-43.6 52 2.3 1.6- 3.2 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2
75+ 1,730 781 48.0 45.1-50.9 883 48.8 45.8-51.7 53 2.7 1.9- 3.7 13 0.6 0.3- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,353 453 33.0 29.2-37.0 786 55.7 51.5-59.9 82 8.0 5.7-11.1 32 3.3 1.6- 6.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,441 1,491 43.9 41.2-46.7 1,747 50.2 47.4-52.9 164 4.8 3.8- 5.9 39 1.1 0.7- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,259 1,557 49.7 47.0-52.4 1,525 45.2 42.5-47.9 142 3.9 3.1- 4.9 35 1.2 0.6- 2.4
College Graduate 3,965 2,305 60.3 58.3-62.4 1,535 36.9 34.9-38.9 108 2.5 1.9- 3.1 17 0.3 0.2- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,099 306 26.5 22.6-30.9 621 56.6 51.8-61.3 123 12.4 9.6-15.9 49 4.5 3.0- 6.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,675 610 36.3 32.5-40.2 926 54.2 50.2-58.1 108 7.3 5.5- 9.6 31 2.3 1.3- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,206 505 41.4 37.2-45.8 626 51.0 46.6-55.4 62 6.6 4.6- 9.4 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,746 805 46.4 43.0-49.8 880 49.4 46.0-52.8 54 3.5 2.5- 4.9 7 0.7 0.2- 2.6
$50,000-74,999 1,876 1,024 55.0 51.8-58.2 803 42.2 39.0-45.4 45 2.6 1.8- 3.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
$75,000+ 2,843 1,820 64.0 61.5-66.5 978 34.7 32.2-37.2 42 1.3 0.8- 1.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,463 1,564 34.9 32.9-37.0 2,437 53.4 51.2-55.6 362 9.0 7.8-10.3 100 2.7 1.9- 3.9
No 7,432 4,187 57.2 55.5-58.9 3,096 40.6 38.9-42.3 128 1.8 1.4- 2.3 21 0.3 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,951 1,008 53.6 50.5-56.7 856 42.6 39.5-45.8 71 2.8 2.1- 3.7 16 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Non-Veteran 10,084 4,807 49.5 48.0-51.0 4,747 45.1 43.7-46.6 423 4.3 3.7- 4.9 107 1.1 0.7- 1.6

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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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