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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,805 725 39.8 36.1-43.7 971 54.2 50.3-58.0 87 4.9 3.4- 7.0 22 1.1 0.6- 2.0
GENDER
Male 530 208 40.5 34.0-47.4 288 52.8 46.0-59.5 27 6.1 3.4-10.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.3
Female 1,275 517 39.3 35.1-43.6 683 55.2 50.9-59.5 60 4.0 2.8- 5.6 15 1.5 0.7- 3.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 6 16.3 6.0-37.5 11 77.7 53.6-91.3 1 6.0 0.8-33.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,784 717 39.9 36.1-43.7 960 54.1 50.2-58.0 86 4.9 3.4- 7.0 21 1.1 0.6- 2.0
AGE
18-24 73 26 39.6 26.0-55.0 45 56.9 41.9-70.8 2 3.5 0.8-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 200 66 34.7 26.2-44.4 117 56.2 46.5-65.5 16 8.7 4.2-16.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
35-44 241 83 37.3 29.3-46.1 134 54.3 45.4-62.9 20 7.1 3.5-13.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
45-54 403 152 38.4 31.1-46.4 222 54.7 47.0-62.2 21 4.2 2.1- 8.2 8 2.7 0.9- 7.5
55-64 425 190 47.4 40.8-54.1 212 47.6 41.1-54.2 17 3.7 2.0- 6.8 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
65+ 441 197 42.2 35.7-49.0 230 55.5 48.7-62.0 11 1.7 0.8- 3.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 105 36.6 27.2-47.3 170 56.9 46.6-66.6 12 5.5 2.6-11.3 7 1.0 0.4- 2.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 198 35.4 28.6-42.8 340 59.7 52.5-66.6 34 3.9 2.4- 6.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 474 191 39.8 33.3-46.6 252 51.3 44.4-58.2 23 6.9 3.5-13.2 8 2.0 0.7- 5.7
College Graduate 455 229 48.9 41.8-56.0 207 46.6 39.6-53.8 18 4.1 1.5-10.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 335 88 26.5 20.2-33.9 209 62.0 54.0-69.5 27 8.2 4.0-16.0 11 3.3 1.7- 6.5
$15,000- 24,999 371 134 36.5 28.3-45.5 205 55.3 46.6-63.7 27 6.5 4.0-10.5 5 1.7 0.4- 6.8
$25,000- 34,999 224 86 37.0 27.4-47.7 130 60.6 49.9-70.3 6 1.8 0.6- 5.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
$35,000-49,999 217 96 46.6 36.3-57.1 113 50.0 39.7-60.3 6 2.4 0.9- 6.0 2 1.0 0.2- 5.3
$50,000- 74,999 189 90 43.0 32.8-53.9 92 51.0 40.0-61.8 6 5.6 1.3-20.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
$75,000+ 194 116 57.1 47.7-66.1 74 41.3 32.4-50.8 4 1.6 0.5- 4.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 764 258 35.1 29.7-41.0 427 54.9 49.1-60.5 58 7.1 4.5-11.0 21 2.9 1.6- 5.4
No 992 452 42.2 37.2-47.4 512 53.9 48.8-59.0 27 3.8 2.1- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 229 98 41.3 32.2-51.0 114 55.2 45.5-64.4 12 2.5 1.3- 4.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.8
Non-Veteran 1,575 627 39.6 35.5-43.8 856 54.0 49.8-58.1 75 5.3 3.6- 7.7 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1

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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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