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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-MALES

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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
-MALES 4,683 2,179 46.4 43.8-49.0 2,253 49.2 46.6-51.8 200 3.3 2.5- 4.4 51 1.1 0.7- 1.7
RACE
White 3,749 1,830 50.9 48.1-53.7 1,717 44.8 42.1-47.6 157 3.0 2.4- 3.8 45 1.2 0.8- 2.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 328 128 38.4 28.7-49.2 185 57.4 46.6-67.5 14 4.1 1.1-14.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
AGE
18-24 187 79 50.3 39.7-60.9 98 46.4 36.1-57.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0
25-34 391 174 42.4 35.2-49.9 201 55.2 47.7-62.5 14 2.1 1.1- 4.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
35-44 675 315 44.1 38.8-49.5 323 49.3 43.8-54.8 28 4.7 2.2-10.1 9 1.8 0.7- 4.7
45-54 979 418 44.8 40.3-49.4 495 49.8 45.2-54.4 48 3.7 2.4- 5.5 18 1.7 0.9- 3.3
55-64 1,049 491 47.0 42.7-51.3 486 48.0 43.7-52.4 61 4.4 3.1- 6.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
65+ 1,380 691 52.3 48.5-56.2 640 44.5 40.7-48.4 40 2.4 1.6- 3.6 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 212 36.3 28.3-45.3 366 59.7 51.0-67.9 34 2.2 1.4- 3.4 11 1.7 0.6- 4.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,362 560 41.4 36.6-46.5 727 54.0 49.0-59.0 60 3.4 2.4- 5.0 15 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 510 44.0 38.7-49.4 536 49.1 43.8-54.4 54 5.3 2.9- 9.3 19 1.6 0.8- 3.4
College Graduate 1,571 892 57.8 54.1-61.4 621 39.7 36.1-43.3 52 2.2 1.6- 3.2 6 0.3 0.1- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 107 28.1 19.4-38.8 215 59.6 48.7-69.7 45 7.1 4.5-11.0 20 5.2 2.5-10.4
$15,000- 24,999 681 226 31.1 25.1-37.8 400 60.4 53.2-67.1 43 6.6 3.1-13.6 12 1.9 0.7- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 479 178 39.7 31.5-48.5 276 56.8 48.1-65.0 22 2.6 1.5- 4.3 3 1.0 0.2- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 614 276 41.2 35.2-47.4 309 56.1 49.9-62.1 24 2.4 1.4- 4.1 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0
$50,000- 74,999 698 356 49.2 43.2-55.3 320 47.5 41.5-53.6 20 3.1 1.5- 6.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8
$75,000+ 1,278 812 64.4 60.3-68.4 440 33.9 30.1-38.0 24 1.5 0.9- 2.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,577 523 32.6 28.2-37.3 867 58.0 53.4-62.5 143 6.5 5.1- 8.3 44 2.9 1.8- 4.7
No 2,992 1,609 52.0 48.9-55.2 1,321 45.4 42.3-48.5 55 2.2 1.3- 3.7 7 0.4 0.1- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,458 736 49.3 45.0-53.7 662 45.2 40.9-49.5 46 4.4 2.1- 8.8 14 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Non-Veteran 2,842 1,272 46.1 42.8-49.4 1,405 49.8 46.6-53.1 133 2.9 2.3- 3.8 32 1.1 0.7- 1.9

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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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