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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 9,987 4,741 49.3 47.6-51.0 4,664 45.1 43.4-46.8 466 4.5 3.8- 5.3 116 1.1 0.8- 1.5
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 54 51.1 36.7-65.3 61 45.1 31.4-59.7 7 3.6 1.4- 8.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Non-Hispanic 9,849 4,684 49.3 47.5-51.0 4,591 45.1 43.4-46.8 459 4.5 3.8- 5.3 115 1.2 0.9- 1.6
AGE
18-24 243 116 48.7 39.6-57.9 109 42.7 34.2-51.7 14 6.7 3.3-13.3 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2
25-34 804 394 49.1 44.0-54.2 371 46.7 41.7-51.8 36 3.9 2.5- 5.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
35-44 1,403 698 49.9 46.1-53.7 619 43.3 39.5-47.1 68 5.1 3.6- 7.3 18 1.7 0.9- 3.4
45-54 1,902 847 47.5 44.3-50.8 908 46.7 43.5-50.0 114 4.2 3.4- 5.3 33 1.5 0.9- 2.5
55-64 2,142 1,016 48.5 45.4-51.6 976 45.5 42.4-48.6 126 5.3 4.2- 6.7 24 0.7 0.5- 1.2
65+ 3,418 1,629 51.4 49.0-53.9 1,650 44.9 42.4-47.3 106 2.8 2.2- 3.7 33 0.9 0.5- 1.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,055 345 33.8 27.8-40.3 608 56.4 49.9-62.8 80 7.4 4.8-11.1 22 2.4 1.1- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,888 1,209 44.4 41.2-47.8 1,495 49.0 45.8-52.3 145 5.1 3.6- 7.1 39 1.4 0.9- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,603 1,231 47.5 44.0-51.0 1,215 46.5 43.0-49.9 119 4.7 3.5- 6.2 38 1.4 0.8- 2.2
College Graduate 3,432 1,952 58.9 56.4-61.3 1,341 37.7 35.3-40.1 122 3.1 2.4- 4.0 17 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 873 230 28.2 23.0-34.1 504 54.4 48.1-60.5 99 10.5 7.6-14.4 40 6.9 4.0-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,421 498 33.3 29.0-37.9 784 56.6 51.8-61.1 109 8.3 6.3-10.9 30 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,009 394 40.4 34.5-46.6 555 53.2 47.1-59.1 50 5.3 3.4- 8.3 10 1.1 0.4- 2.9
$35,000-49,999 1,361 644 46.5 42.1-50.9 653 49.1 44.8-53.5 53 3.6 2.3- 5.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,471 765 53.1 49.1-57.1 659 43.2 39.3-47.2 45 3.6 2.3- 5.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$75,000+ 2,384 1,542 65.3 62.3-68.2 792 32.9 30.0-35.8 44 1.6 1.1- 2.4 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,445 1,145 34.6 31.7-37.7 1,869 52.1 49.1-55.2 329 10.2 8.3-12.3 102 3.1 2.3- 4.3
No 6,352 3,507 55.6 53.5-57.6 2,701 41.8 39.8-43.8 131 2.3 1.7- 3.0 13 0.3 0.1- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,346 706 53.6 49.5-57.7 583 43.3 39.2-47.4 41 2.4 1.7- 3.6 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Non-Veteran 7,802 3,653 48.8 46.8-50.8 3,680 45.1 43.2-47.1 380 4.9 4.1- 5.8 89 1.2 0.9- 1.7

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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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