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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 340 142 44.7 35.8-53.8 182 51.7 42.6-60.8 13 3.1 1.4- 6.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Buncombe 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
Cabarrus 323 151 43.0 35.5-50.8 156 51.8 43.9-59.7 14 5.0 2.6- 9.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
Catawba 346 153 42.2 35.6-49.1 170 52.5 45.4-59.5 14 3.8 2.0- 6.9 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Cumberland 362 167 49.8 43.0-56.6 175 45.7 39.0-52.5 17 3.9 2.3- 6.7 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Davidson 396 168 41.9 35.6-48.5 204 52.7 46.2-59.2 18 3.8 2.3- 6.3 6 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Durham 402 171 44.5 37.2-52.2 209 51.9 44.4-59.3 21 3.5 2.1- 5.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Forsyth 361 178 46.5 39.6-53.6 164 48.7 41.7-55.7 17 4.0 2.4- 6.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Gaston 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
Guilford 402 169 40.6 32.7-49.0 211 55.1 46.9-63.0 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 4 0.8 0.2- 3.1
Iredell 412 198 51.7 44.7-58.6 186 40.2 33.7-47.0 20 5.0 2.8- 8.7 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1
Johnston 340 170 49.0 41.7-56.4 150 43.6 36.4-51.1 16 7.0 2.7-17.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Mecklenburg 592 278 46.9 41.7-52.1 280 46.1 40.9-51.4 29 5.9 3.5- 9.7 5 1.2 0.3- 4.0
New Hanover 391 184 46.1 38.4-54.0 183 46.5 38.7-54.5 21 6.8 3.1-14.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Onslow 366 180 50.2 43.6-56.8 164 44.7 38.3-51.4 18 4.4 2.4- 7.9 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Orange 355 177 51.8 45.4-58.2 158 42.8 36.5-49.3 15 4.1 2.4- 7.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Pitt 349 165 41.9 35.2-49.0 161 50.7 43.4-58.1 19 6.4 3.1-12.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Randolph 336 141 39.4 32.4-46.9 178 55.8 48.3-63.1 16 4.4 2.4- 7.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
Robeson 351 140 37.0 30.6-43.9 186 56.1 49.1-62.9 17 4.6 2.5- 8.1 8 2.3 1.0- 5.0
Rowan 419 190 46.1 39.5-53.0 199 46.9 40.1-53.9 27 5.7 3.7- 8.8 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
Union 350 192 52.5 45.1-59.8 152 45.3 38.1-52.8 6 2.2 0.6- 7.4 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 570 277 47.4 41.6-53.2 270 49.0 43.2-54.9 22 3.5 2.0- 6.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Wayne 364 157 47.8 40.5-55.1 184 46.7 39.5-53.9 19 4.6 2.6- 8.0 4 1.0 0.3- 3.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,436 1,581 46.9 43.6-50.2 1,643 47.0 43.7-50.3 171 5.1 3.7- 7.0 41 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Piedmont 6,431 2,941 44.8 42.7-46.9 3,140 49.8 47.7-51.8 285 4.2 3.4- 5.1 65 1.3 0.8- 1.9
Western NC 2,686 1,195 44.9 41.7-48.1 1,307 49.0 45.8-52.2 147 5.0 4.0- 6.3 37 1.2 0.8- 1.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,841 810 44.4 41.3-47.6 907 49.2 46.1-52.4 100 5.2 3.9- 6.8 24 1.1 0.7- 2.0
Northwest 2,853 1,300 46.1 42.9-49.3 1,364 47.5 44.3-50.7 147 5.1 3.6- 7.2 42 1.3 0.9- 1.9
Charlotte 1,708 804 46.7 43.0-50.4 822 47.4 43.7-51.1 68 4.6 3.2- 6.5 14 1.3 0.7- 2.7
Greensboro 1,566 696 40.9 36.4-45.6 789 54.3 49.6-59.0 67 3.4 2.5- 4.6 14 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Southern Regional 1,114 472 46.0 41.0-51.1 564 47.9 42.9-52.9 61 5.0 3.5- 7.2 17 1.1 0.6- 2.2
Coastal 539 252 40.4 32.8-48.5 257 53.2 44.7-61.5 26 5.8 3.0-10.9 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Wake 1,427 665 45.0 41.0-49.2 687 50.0 45.9-54.2 63 3.8 2.6- 5.6 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Area L 131 63 57.5 45.2-68.9 61 37.9 27.2-49.9 7 4.6 2.0-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 1,374 655 46.7 41.5-52.1 639 47.3 41.8-52.8 64 4.6 2.2- 9.4 16 1.4 0.5- 3.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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