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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,718 631 33.1 29.7-36.8 972 60.3 56.4-64.0 96 5.0 3.7- 6.7 19 1.6 0.7- 3.6
GENDER
Male 562 199 33.4 27.7-39.7 332 61.4 55.1-67.4 27 4.1 2.5- 6.7 4 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Female 1,156 432 32.9 28.8-37.3 640 59.3 54.6-63.9 69 5.7 4.0- 8.2 15 2.0 0.7- 5.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 5 13.5 3.7-39.0 10 86.5 61.0-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,703 626 33.4 29.9-37.0 962 60.0 56.1-63.7 96 5.1 3.8- 6.8 19 1.6 0.7- 3.7
AGE
18-24 78 21 31.7 19.7-46.8 55 65.5 50.4-78.0 2 2.8 0.6-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 190 61 26.4 19.0-35.3 119 66.3 56.2-75.1 9 4.0 1.7- 9.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.0
35-44 266 96 33.7 26.2-42.1 145 56.2 47.5-64.5 17 6.4 3.5-11.2 8 3.7 1.4- 9.6
45-54 369 131 32.0 25.5-39.3 205 60.3 52.7-67.5 30 7.3 4.3-12.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
55-64 384 144 34.5 28.2-41.5 212 58.9 51.7-65.7 22 5.4 2.8-10.1 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3
65+ 419 174 42.4 35.3-49.8 228 53.9 46.5-61.2 16 3.2 1.7- 6.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 89 27.1 19.4-36.5 173 64.6 54.8-73.3 24 7.5 3.8-14.5 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 611 205 31.0 25.1-37.5 362 60.8 53.9-67.4 37 6.1 3.8- 9.7 7 2.1 0.5- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 420 157 34.7 27.9-42.3 235 58.2 50.5-65.5 22 4.6 2.7- 7.8 6 2.5 0.8- 7.7
College Graduate 393 179 38.4 31.9-45.4 199 59.0 52.0-65.6 13 2.2 1.2- 4.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 86 26.7 19.7-34.9 197 60.1 51.6-68.0 36 10.8 6.7-17.1 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7
$15,000- 24,999 367 127 27.4 21.2-34.7 214 63.2 54.9-70.8 19 4.0 2.0- 7.8 7 5.4 1.7-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 195 67 37.1 26.3-49.4 112 57.7 45.4-69.1 15 4.8 2.4- 9.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
$35,000-49,999 198 72 26.5 19.5-34.9 121 70.4 61.6-77.9 4 2.9 0.8-10.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
$50,000- 74,999 194 89 38.4 28.8-49.2 99 58.8 48.1-68.7 6 2.8 1.1- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 187 109 48.2 38.3-58.3 75 50.9 40.8-60.8 3 0.9 0.2- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 680 193 23.8 19.2-29.2 410 63.5 57.2-69.3 63 8.5 5.8-12.1 14 4.3 1.7-10.2
No 976 419 37.7 33.1-42.7 524 58.8 53.8-63.6 29 3.2 1.9- 5.3 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 90 37.7 28.9-47.3 104 53.2 43.2-63.1 10 5.4 2.6-10.7 2 3.7 0.7-17.7
Non-Veteran 1,369 489 32.9 29.0-37.1 785 60.6 56.2-64.8 80 5.2 3.7- 7.1 15 1.4 0.5- 3.7

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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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