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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 259 124 43.9 35.1-53.2 116 49.0 39.7-58.3 14 5.6 2.7-11.2 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7
GENDER
Male 93 42 40.1 26.3-55.6 42 51.7 36.4-66.7 6 6.6 2.2-17.8 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4
Female 166 82 48.0 38.6-57.6 74 46.0 36.5-55.9 8 4.6 2.0-10.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
RACE
White 217 108 47.5 39.1-56.1 93 46.1 37.6-54.9 11 4.3 2.0- 8.8 5 2.1 0.9- 5.1
Other 42 16 35.2 16.5-59.8 23 55.9 32.2-77.2 3 8.9 2.3-29.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 53 22 31.6 18.4-48.7 27 61.4 44.1-76.2 3 6.2 1.7-20.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
45+ 205 102 53.8 44.9-62.4 88 39.0 31.0-47.6 11 5.2 2.5-10.5 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 48 37.9 25.6-51.9 73 55.3 41.3-68.4 8 5.6 2.0-15.1 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
Some College + 128 76 52.4 41.5-63.1 43 40.1 29.6-51.6 6 5.6 2.2-13.6 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 53 43.3 31.7-55.7 69 47.7 36.2-59.5 11 6.2 3.1-12.2 4 2.7 1.0- 7.3
$50,000+ 78 53 58.7 44.6-71.5 22 35.8 23.5-50.4 2 4.4 1.1-15.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5

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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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