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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,553 5,717 45.4 43.8-47.0 6,090 48.9 47.3-50.5 603 4.6 3.9- 5.3 143 1.2 0.9- 1.6
-Buncombe County 382 185 46.7 40.5-52.9 175 46.4 40.1-52.7 18 5.9 3.4-10.1 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
GENDER
Male 139 70 47.1 37.3-57.2 60 47.3 37.2-57.6 8 4.9 2.0-11.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
Female 243 115 46.3 38.8-54.0 115 45.6 38.0-53.4 10 6.7 3.3-13.2 3 1.4 0.3- 6.0
RACE
White 350 174 48.6 42.2-55.0 154 43.7 37.4-50.3 18 6.5 3.8-11.1 4 1.1 0.3- 3.8
Other 29 10 30.6 14.1-54.3 19 69.4 45.7-85.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 102 48 42.6 32.3-53.5 46 48.6 37.6-59.6 7 7.7 3.4-16.4 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
45+ 279 137 50.5 44.0-57.0 128 44.3 38.0-50.8 11 4.3 2.2- 8.0 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 37 31.4 21.7-43.0 70 61.2 49.2-71.9 5 5.6 2.1-13.8 1 1.8 0.3-12.0
Some College + 266 147 54.3 46.9-61.5 103 38.8 31.9-46.2 13 6.2 3.1-11.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 63 32.4 24.8-41.2 100 56.0 46.7-64.8 15 9.5 5.3-16.6 3 2.1 0.5- 7.5
$50,000+ 156 99 62.8 53.4-71.2 56 35.1 26.9-44.3 1 2.1 0.3-13.4 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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