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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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
-New Hanover County 366 186 50.7 43.4-58.0 162 45.6 38.3-52.9 15 2.8 1.5- 5.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
GENDER
Male 141 73 48.8 37.1-60.7 61 47.9 36.2-60.0 6 2.8 1.1- 6.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Female 225 113 52.7 44.6-60.6 101 43.1 35.3-51.1 9 2.9 1.1- 7.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
RACE
White 316 165 56.2 49.0-63.2 135 39.4 32.7-46.5 13 3.3 1.6- 6.4 3 1.1 0.4- 3.5
Other 48 21 27.8 14.3-47.0 26 71.6 52.3-85.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 80 41 49.4 35.9-63.0 36 47.1 33.6-61.2 3 3.5 1.1-10.5 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 284 143 51.2 43.4-59.0 126 44.8 37.3-52.5 12 2.4 1.3- 4.6 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 42 35.3 23.2-49.7 50 60.0 45.3-73.2 7 3.6 1.4- 8.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
Some College + 265 144 56.7 48.7-64.3 111 39.9 32.6-47.8 8 2.6 1.0- 6.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 63 35.2 25.2-46.8 86 58.2 46.5-69.0 12 5.7 2.7-11.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
$50,000+ 157 97 62.6 53.5-70.9 57 36.3 28.1-45.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 1 0.5 0.1- 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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