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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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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
-Gaston County 326 121 35.6 29.2-42.6 184 56.1 48.8-63.1 17 6.3 3.6-10.8 4 2.0 0.5- 7.5
GENDER
Male 121 45 33.0 23.5-44.0 70 62.2 50.9-72.3 6 4.8 1.9-12.0 0 0.0 . - .
Female 205 76 37.7 29.4-46.8 114 51.2 42.2-60.1 11 7.5 3.7-14.5 4 3.6 0.9-12.9
RACE
White 278 111 38.9 31.7-46.6 150 52.6 44.8-60.2 13 6.1 3.2-11.1 4 2.5 0.6- 9.0
Other 48 10 20.8 9.8-38.9 34 71.9 53.4-85.1 4 7.3 2.1-22.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 88 31 30.3 20.8-41.8 48 58.7 46.4-70.1 6 6.9 2.8-15.8 3 4.1 1.0-15.7
45+ 234 89 40.3 32.4-48.7 133 53.6 45.4-61.6 11 5.9 2.9-11.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 58 32.4 23.7-42.6 109 58.9 48.8-68.2 10 7.5 3.6-15.1 2 1.2 0.2- 5.7
Some College + 146 63 38.6 29.4-48.7 74 53.5 43.0-63.6 7 5.2 2.2-12.0 2 2.7 0.5-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 51 22.4 16.0-30.4 116 67.1 57.5-75.4 12 7.4 3.8-13.8 3 3.2 0.6-14.7
$50,000+ 84 51 65.3 53.3-75.7 32 34.0 23.7-46.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 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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