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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITE 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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 120 52 43.9 33.5-54.9 61 50.9 40.1-61.6 7 5.2 2.3-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 380 191 52.1 46.0-58.1 177 43.8 37.9-49.8 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6
35-44 692 334 51.1 46.7-55.6 320 43.2 38.9-47.7 31 4.5 3.0- 6.8 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9
45-54 917 404 47.9 43.9-52.0 445 45.9 42.0-50.0 54 4.8 3.4- 6.7 14 1.3 0.7- 2.6
55-64 1,109 526 48.5 44.9-52.1 511 44.7 41.2-48.3 59 5.7 4.0- 7.9 13 1.1 0.6- 2.0
65-74 847 480 60.0 56.2-63.8 349 37.9 34.2-41.8 16 1.7 1.0- 2.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
75+ 575 287 53.3 48.4-58.1 261 43.2 38.4-48.1 20 2.6 1.6- 4.4 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 543 194 33.3 27.5-39.6 295 53.7 47.0-60.2 39 9.0 5.6-14.1 15 4.1 1.6-10.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,323 578 44.4 40.2-48.7 666 49.4 45.1-53.6 64 5.0 3.6- 7.1 15 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,111 513 49.1 44.5-53.7 538 46.5 41.9-51.2 53 3.7 2.6- 5.2 7 0.7 0.2- 3.0
College Graduate 1,673 998 61.3 58.3-64.3 626 36.2 33.2-39.2 41 2.1 1.4- 3.1 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 66 25.5 18.4-34.2 189 57.1 48.7-65.1 44 12.8 8.7-18.5 15 4.5 2.0- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 606 225 37.2 31.2-43.7 329 53.0 46.7-59.2 39 7.2 4.6-11.1 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8
$25,000- 34,999 465 183 39.1 32.2-46.4 241 50.2 42.9-57.6 35 9.4 5.8-14.9 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4
$35,000- 49,999 710 316 46.6 41.5-51.7 366 48.9 43.8-54.0 23 3.1 1.8- 5.2 5 1.5 0.4- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 828 467 56.1 51.1-61.0 340 41.2 36.3-46.2 20 2.6 1.6- 4.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
$75,000+ 1,327 838 62.6 58.9-66.1 473 36.4 32.8-40.1 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,681 597 34.3 31.2-37.6 899 54.1 50.6-57.5 148 8.9 7.2-10.9 37 2.8 1.6- 4.8
No 2,914 1,664 57.7 55.0-60.3 1,197 40.0 37.4-42.7 46 2.0 1.3- 3.0 7 0.3 0.1- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,811 946 53.7 50.4-56.9 785 42.5 39.3-45.8 66 2.8 2.1- 3.8 14 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Non-Veteran 2,841 1,338 49.1 46.4-51.8 1,343 45.2 42.5-47.9 129 4.5 3.6- 5.7 31 1.1 0.6- 2.0

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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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