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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,008 5,248 48.6 46.9-50.2 5,196 46.4 44.8-48.0 455 4.0 3.3- 4.8 109 1.0 0.7- 1.4
No 1,520 464 31.1 26.6-35.9 876 59.9 55.1-64.5 147 7.2 5.6- 9.2 33 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 207 71 40.3 27.4-54.8 105 46.1 33.4-59.3 26 11.0 5.4-21.0 5 2.5 0.6- 9.6
Recommended Range 3,982 1,932 47.8 44.9-50.7 1,875 47.7 44.8-50.6 135 3.6 2.4- 5.4 40 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Overweight 4,306 2,066 47.9 45.5-50.4 2,013 47.1 44.6-49.6 191 4.2 3.3- 5.3 36 0.8 0.5- 1.4
Obese 3,500 1,399 41.1 38.1-44.2 1,816 51.5 48.4-54.6 229 5.8 4.8- 7.1 56 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Current Smoker
No 10,266 4,998 49.0 47.2-50.8 4,803 46.8 45.0-48.6 389 3.4 2.9- 4.1 76 0.8 0.5- 1.1
Yes 2,236 701 31.4 28.0-34.9 1,258 56.8 53.1-60.5 210 9.0 6.9-11.6 67 2.9 1.8- 4.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,501 551 34.7 30.3-39.3 803 55.0 49.7-60.2 114 8.1 4.9-12.9 33 2.3 1.4- 3.8
No 10,925 5,122 46.6 44.9-48.2 5,216 48.2 46.5-49.8 483 4.2 3.7- 4.9 104 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Binge Drinker
No 11,384 5,221 46.2 44.5-47.8 5,499 48.5 46.8-50.1 533 4.2 3.7- 4.9 131 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Yes 1,046 447 41.0 35.8-46.6 528 51.4 46.0-56.8 61 6.0 3.6- 9.8 10 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Heavy Drinker
No 11,895 5,452 45.7 44.1-47.3 5,749 48.8 47.2-50.4 564 4.4 3.8- 5.1 130 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Yes 459 192 42.0 34.2-50.2 235 50.0 42.0-58.0 24 5.3 2.7-10.0 8 2.8 0.9- 7.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,406 420 30.5 26.4-34.9 756 56.2 51.7-60.7 175 9.8 7.9-12.2 55 3.5 2.3- 5.2
No 10,890 5,208 47.6 45.9-49.3 5,182 47.8 46.1-49.5 415 3.7 3.1- 4.4 85 0.9 0.6- 1.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,044 396 36.9 32.0-42.1 537 53.2 47.8-58.5 87 6.6 4.7- 9.1 24 3.3 1.4- 7.6
No 11,452 5,309 46.2 44.6-47.9 5,518 48.5 46.8-50.2 509 4.3 3.6- 5.0 116 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,636 610 37.5 33.7-41.5 882 54.9 50.7-58.9 114 5.9 4.5- 7.8 30 1.7 1.1- 2.6
No 10,901 5,101 46.2 44.5-47.8 5,199 48.3 46.6-50.0 489 4.4 3.7- 5.2 112 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Disability
Yes 4,418 1,432 32.3 29.7-34.9 2,439 54.8 52.1-57.6 424 9.6 8.1-11.2 123 3.3 2.4- 4.6
No 7,846 4,168 51.1 49.2-53.1 3,492 46.1 44.1-48.0 169 2.5 1.9- 3.4 17 0.3 0.1- 0.6

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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