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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?

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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
-Mecklenburg County 583 267 47.2 41.4-53.1 285 48.9 43.1-54.8 23 2.5 1.6- 4.0 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0
GENDER
Male 195 93 49.5 39.9-59.2 94 48.0 38.4-57.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
Female 388 174 45.4 38.5-52.4 191 49.6 42.6-56.7 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7 6 1.6 0.6- 4.2
RACE
White 402 193 54.5 47.6-61.2 192 42.5 35.9-49.4 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Other 178 72 36.4 27.3-46.7 93 59.0 48.8-68.6 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 7 2.6 1.0- 6.2
AGE
18-44 150 71 47.7 37.7-57.8 69 48.4 38.3-58.6 7 2.3 1.1- 5.1 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9
45+ 428 192 46.4 40.9-52.0 215 49.8 44.2-55.4 16 2.7 1.6- 4.6 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 61 40.2 29.1-52.4 84 55.5 43.5-66.9 9 3.1 1.5- 6.5 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
Some College + 423 204 50.5 44.0-57.1 200 45.8 39.3-52.4 14 2.2 1.2- 4.1 5 1.4 0.5- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 74 39.9 30.4-50.2 123 52.9 43.1-62.5 14 5.4 2.9- 9.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4
$50,000+ 271 152 56.8 48.6-64.6 116 42.6 34.8-50.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6

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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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