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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 574 292 51.5 46.2-56.7 252 43.6 38.4-48.9 29 4.3 2.7- 6.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
GENDER
Male 238 134 53.6 45.6-61.4 97 42.6 34.9-50.7 6 2.4 0.9- 6.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0
Female 336 158 49.5 42.5-56.4 155 44.5 37.7-51.5 23 6.0 3.7- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 426 227 55.0 48.8-61.0 175 39.7 33.8-45.9 23 4.3 2.7- 6.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
Other 147 65 45.7 36.1-55.6 76 50.1 40.3-59.9 6 4.2 1.7-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 198 93 48.4 40.0-56.8 90 44.8 36.5-53.3 14 5.6 3.1- 9.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6
45+ 370 194 54.3 48.3-60.2 161 42.8 37.0-48.8 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 58 41.7 31.5-52.7 67 49.2 38.4-60.1 10 6.6 3.2-13.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.1
Some College + 437 234 55.3 49.4-61.1 184 41.3 35.6-47.3 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 74 34.1 26.1-43.0 117 59.0 49.9-67.6 16 6.9 3.7-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 305 189 63.7 56.9-69.9 111 34.9 28.7-41.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .

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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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