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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 11,739 5,570 48.1 46.6-49.6 5,541 46.7 45.2-48.2 503 4.2 3.6- 4.9 125 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-Eastern NC 3,040 1,476 48.1 44.9-51.2 1,404 47.0 43.9-50.1 133 4.5 3.3- 6.0 27 0.5 0.3- 0.9
GENDER
Male 1,054 532 48.9 43.9-53.9 468 46.5 41.5-51.5 44 4.2 2.6- 6.6 10 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Female 1,986 944 47.3 43.5-51.1 936 47.5 43.7-51.3 89 4.7 3.1- 7.0 17 0.5 0.3- 1.1
RACE
White 2,035 1,046 50.9 47.1-54.6 888 44.1 40.3-47.9 86 4.6 3.2- 6.6 15 0.4 0.2- 0.9
African American 716 302 41.6 35.6-47.9 375 53.9 47.6-60.0 33 4.0 2.1- 7.4 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Other Minorities 273 123 44.7 33.5-56.4 132 50.0 38.7-61.3 14 4.8 1.8-12.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 63 51.3 37.2-65.2 56 43.4 30.1-57.7 5 5.3 1.7-15.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,910 1,411 47.8 44.7-51.0 1,345 47.3 44.1-50.4 128 4.4 3.2- 6.0 26 0.5 0.3- 0.9
AGE
18-24 126 54 43.5 31.6-56.2 66 51.6 39.0-64.0 6 4.9 1.6-14.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 310 146 49.0 40.5-57.6 146 45.1 36.8-53.6 17 5.8 2.9-11.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
35-44 414 197 48.9 41.8-56.1 188 45.5 38.5-52.6 26 5.2 2.7- 9.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7
45-54 551 240 42.7 36.7-48.9 268 52.2 46.0-58.3 35 4.3 2.6- 7.1 8 0.8 0.3- 2.2
55-64 663 337 49.1 43.4-54.9 291 44.6 38.9-50.5 24 4.8 2.5- 8.9 11 1.4 0.6- 3.2
65+ 947 488 54.3 49.5-59.0 430 43.4 38.8-48.2 25 2.1 1.2- 3.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 411 151 33.9 26.9-41.6 226 58.0 50.2-65.5 25 6.0 3.5-10.3 9 2.1 0.9- 4.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 965 389 41.5 35.7-47.6 520 53.1 47.1-59.0 50 5.1 3.0- 8.7 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 815 396 47.7 41.8-53.7 375 45.9 39.9-52.0 35 5.9 3.4- 9.9 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2
College Graduate 846 538 63.0 57.7-68.1 282 35.3 30.3-40.7 23 1.5 0.9- 2.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 99 31.1 22.2-41.8 193 50.1 40.7-59.6 52 15.8 9.5-25.1 13 2.9 1.4- 6.0
$15,000- 24,999 539 202 35.0 27.7-43.1 297 56.0 48.0-63.7 32 8.0 4.3-14.4 8 0.9 0.3- 2.6
$25,000- 34,999 336 145 40.7 32.0-50.0 172 54.6 45.3-63.7 16 4.2 2.1- 8.1 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 368 177 48.9 40.9-57.0 185 50.6 42.5-58.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$50,000-74,999 369 224 59.9 52.0-67.4 136 36.4 29.1-44.3 9 3.7 1.3-10.1 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 561 381 65.5 58.5-71.8 173 33.7 27.4-40.7 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 465 36.2 31.8-40.7 639 54.0 49.2-58.8 90 8.4 5.6-12.3 23 1.4 0.8- 2.4
No 1,748 977 54.0 49.8-58.1 726 43.4 39.3-47.6 41 2.5 1.6- 3.9 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 486 273 52.3 45.6-58.9 190 44.1 37.6-50.9 17 2.8 1.4- 5.3 6 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Non-Veteran 2,553 1,202 47.2 43.7-50.7 1,214 47.6 44.1-51.1 116 4.8 3.4- 6.6 21 0.4 0.2- 0.8

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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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