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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 7,870 3,538 44.4 42.6-46.3 3,837 48.6 46.7-50.4 403 5.7 4.8- 6.8 92 1.3 0.9- 1.9
RACE
White 6,238 2,911 47.8 45.8-49.9 2,947 45.3 43.3-47.4 309 5.8 4.7- 7.1 71 1.1 0.7- 1.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 438 181 39.6 32.9-46.8 227 53.7 46.5-60.7 24 5.1 3.0- 8.7 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4
AGE
18-24 189 77 38.7 29.4-48.8 98 51.6 41.4-61.5 12 8.6 3.9-17.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
25-34 753 348 44.5 39.6-49.4 367 49.6 44.7-54.6 35 4.5 2.9- 7.0 3 1.4 0.3- 7.1
35-44 1,194 560 44.8 40.8-48.9 545 45.6 41.5-49.8 70 7.5 5.4-10.5 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6
45-54 1,455 617 43.0 39.4-46.7 713 50.4 46.7-54.1 105 5.8 4.5- 7.5 20 0.7 0.4- 1.3
55-64 1,601 727 44.9 41.5-48.4 760 47.7 44.2-51.2 94 6.2 4.6- 8.2 20 1.2 0.6- 2.4
65+ 2,599 1,169 48.0 45.1-51.0 1,317 47.7 44.8-50.7 86 3.2 2.3- 4.3 27 1.1 0.6- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 956 301 31.6 26.0-37.8 556 57.1 50.7-63.2 80 9.6 6.3-14.3 19 1.7 0.9- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,350 932 39.4 36.0-43.0 1,251 51.8 48.1-55.5 135 6.9 4.9- 9.7 32 1.8 0.8- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,086 954 44.8 41.2-48.4 1,008 48.7 45.1-52.2 96 5.0 3.6- 6.8 28 1.6 0.9- 2.8
College Graduate 2,468 1,348 53.5 50.6-56.4 1,015 42.3 39.4-45.2 92 3.8 2.9- 5.1 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 961 260 30.2 24.8-36.3 564 55.1 49.1-60.9 103 10.6 7.7-14.5 34 4.1 2.4- 7.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,299 458 32.0 27.8-36.4 713 56.6 51.7-61.3 101 8.4 6.3-11.0 27 3.1 1.3- 7.2
$25,000- 34,999 818 325 39.0 33.4-44.8 442 53.7 47.8-59.6 43 6.6 4.1-10.6 8 0.7 0.3- 1.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,021 472 44.8 39.9-49.8 507 50.2 45.3-55.1 35 4.2 2.4- 7.3 7 0.8 0.2- 2.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,053 546 51.0 46.4-55.6 474 45.6 41.1-50.2 33 3.4 2.2- 5.3 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 1,407 900 61.5 57.6-65.2 477 36.4 32.7-40.2 26 1.9 1.1- 3.1 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,841 909 32.0 29.2-35.0 1,572 52.1 48.9-55.3 281 12.2 9.9-14.9 79 3.7 2.4- 5.7
No 4,854 2,559 50.2 47.9-52.6 2,171 46.7 44.4-49.1 114 2.9 2.1- 3.9 10 0.2 0.1- 0.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 97 60.6 49.5-70.7 68 35.3 25.6-46.4 9 3.4 1.5- 7.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Non-Veteran 7,025 3,153 44.2 42.2-46.1 3,431 48.5 46.5-50.5 362 6.0 5.0- 7.2 79 1.3 0.8- 2.0

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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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