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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,320 2,107 48.4 46.0-50.9 1,994 46.2 43.8-48.7 174 4.4 3.5- 5.7 45 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Female 7,419 3,463 47.8 46.0-49.6 3,547 47.1 45.3-49.0 329 4.1 3.4- 4.9 80 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RACE
White 9,180 4,507 50.5 48.8-52.1 4,195 44.6 43.0-46.3 387 4.0 3.4- 4.7 91 0.9 0.7- 1.2
African American 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
Asian 103 52 55.4 41.9-68.1 50 44.4 31.6-57.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8
Native American 255 114 40.5 30.0-51.9 122 49.3 38.3-60.2 14 7.8 3.2-18.0 5 2.5 0.9- 7.0
Other Minorities 331 143 44.6 36.2-53.4 170 48.7 40.1-57.4 14 5.1 2.1-11.9 4 1.6 0.5- 5.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 393 176 47.8 40.0-55.8 199 49.0 41.1-56.9 15 3.0 1.5- 6.2 3 0.2 0.0- 0.5
-English Speaking 228 111 50.3 39.7-60.9 105 46.5 36.0-57.3 10 3.0 1.4- 6.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
-Spanish Speaking 165 65 45.4 34.2-57.2 94 51.4 39.8-62.8 5 3.0 0.9- 9.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Non-Hispanic 11,315 5,380 48.1 46.6-49.6 5,327 46.5 45.0-48.0 488 4.3 3.7- 5.1 120 1.0 0.8- 1.3
AGE
18-24 339 148 43.5 36.6-50.6 174 51.4 44.2-58.4 14 4.6 2.3- 8.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
25-34 958 460 50.3 45.9-54.7 439 43.4 39.1-47.8 51 5.4 3.6- 8.0 8 0.9 0.3- 2.1
35-44 1,652 784 48.7 45.5-51.9 764 45.7 42.5-48.8 83 4.5 3.3- 6.0 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0
45-54 2,202 963 43.9 41.1-46.7 1,079 50.3 47.5-53.2 124 4.3 3.4- 5.5 36 1.4 0.9- 2.3
55-64 2,607 1,239 49.1 46.5-51.7 1,204 45.3 42.7-47.9 128 4.5 3.4- 5.8 36 1.2 0.8- 1.7
65-74 2,213 1,151 54.0 51.2-56.9 995 43.4 40.6-46.2 56 2.2 1.5- 3.1 11 0.4 0.2- 0.7
75+ 1,657 770 49.4 46.1-52.7 833 47.7 44.4-51.1 44 2.2 1.4- 3.4 10 0.7 0.3- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,477 481 31.4 27.4-35.7 870 58.8 54.3-63.1 96 7.8 5.7-10.7 30 2.0 1.2- 3.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,346 1,364 41.8 38.8-44.9 1,779 52.1 49.0-55.2 172 5.1 3.9- 6.7 31 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,950 1,403 48.0 45.0-50.9 1,381 46.4 43.5-49.4 127 4.6 3.4- 6.1 39 1.0 0.6- 1.7
College Graduate 3,948 2,310 60.3 58.0-62.5 1,505 37.3 35.1-39.5 108 1.8 1.3- 2.6 25 0.6 0.4- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,263 315 26.5 22.3-31.2 757 58.1 53.4-62.6 151 12.6 9.7-16.1 40 2.8 1.9- 4.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,860 637 35.0 31.1-39.1 1,055 55.6 51.5-59.7 138 7.6 5.8-10.1 30 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,259 541 40.1 35.7-44.6 651 55.6 51.0-60.1 51 3.5 2.4- 5.1 16 0.8 0.4- 1.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,468 687 48.1 44.1-52.2 734 48.5 44.5-52.5 39 2.9 1.4- 6.0 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0
$50,000-74,999 1,559 890 56.6 52.9-60.2 626 39.7 36.2-43.4 35 3.1 1.8- 5.5 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5
$75,000+ 2,484 1,625 64.6 61.8-67.4 825 33.9 31.2-36.8 29 1.2 0.6- 2.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,428 1,547 33.8 31.6-36.1 2,423 54.8 52.3-57.3 354 8.9 7.4-10.6 104 2.5 1.9- 3.3
No 7,040 3,901 55.0 53.1-56.9 2,974 42.5 40.6-44.4 145 2.2 1.7- 2.9 20 0.3 0.2- 0.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,637 850 50.4 46.8-54.0 712 45.5 41.9-49.2 59 3.1 2.2- 4.5 16 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Non-Veteran 10,098 4,718 47.8 46.1-49.4 4,827 46.9 45.2-48.5 444 4.4 3.7- 5.2 109 1.0 0.7- 1.3

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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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