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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 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 5,702 2,755 50.7 48.7-52.8 2,635 44.1 42.0-46.2 253 4.3 3.4- 5.3 59 0.9 0.6- 1.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 403 177 42.2 34.7-50.1 206 55.0 47.1-62.6 15 2.1 1.1- 4.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9
AGE
18-24 185 79 42.4 33.2-52.1 96 51.7 42.1-61.2 9 5.3 2.3-11.7 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
25-34 614 280 47.5 42.3-52.7 297 46.9 41.8-52.2 31 4.6 2.9- 7.4 6 1.0 0.4- 2.2
35-44 1,037 495 49.7 45.8-53.6 479 45.5 41.6-49.4 54 4.1 3.0- 5.6 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
45-54 1,350 603 45.2 41.8-48.7 651 48.8 45.4-52.3 74 4.3 3.1- 5.9 22 1.7 0.9- 3.3
55-64 1,580 745 49.8 46.6-53.1 724 44.5 41.3-47.7 85 4.2 3.2- 5.4 26 1.5 0.9- 2.4
65+ 2,568 1,220 49.9 47.3-52.5 1,257 46.7 44.1-49.4 75 2.7 2.0- 3.8 16 0.6 0.3- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 911 294 28.4 23.9-33.3 541 62.4 57.0-67.5 59 7.9 5.3-11.6 17 1.3 0.7- 2.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,160 866 39.8 36.4-43.3 1,163 53.8 50.3-57.3 112 5.2 3.7- 7.2 19 1.2 0.7- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,985 924 47.9 44.4-51.5 946 46.7 43.2-50.3 89 4.2 3.1- 5.8 26 1.1 0.6- 2.2
College Graduate 2,351 1,369 61.4 58.6-64.2 895 36.3 33.5-39.1 69 1.6 1.2- 2.2 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 890 223 24.5 20.3-29.2 533 60.3 55.2-65.1 103 11.7 8.8-15.4 31 3.6 2.3- 5.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,225 421 31.6 27.7-35.7 695 58.1 53.5-62.6 89 8.4 5.7-12.3 20 1.9 0.9- 3.8
$25,000- 34,999 787 354 42.6 37.0-48.3 396 54.1 48.3-59.7 31 3.0 1.8- 4.8 6 0.4 0.1- 1.2
$35,000- 49,999 915 425 48.6 43.7-53.5 460 48.9 44.0-53.8 25 1.9 1.1- 3.2 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8
$50,000- 74,999 926 535 61.1 56.6-65.5 368 36.2 32.0-40.7 20 2.4 1.2- 4.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
$75,000+ 1,315 869 65.1 61.3-68.6 427 33.8 30.3-37.6 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,874 969 32.4 29.8-35.0 1,605 56.3 53.4-59.2 233 8.8 7.0-11.0 67 2.5 1.8- 3.6
No 4,388 2,423 55.3 52.9-57.6 1,856 42.5 40.2-44.8 96 1.9 1.5- 2.6 13 0.3 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 86 51.4 41.1-61.6 76 46.8 36.7-57.2 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Non-Veteran 7,248 3,377 47.7 45.8-49.5 3,470 47.2 45.3-49.0 322 4.1 3.4- 4.9 79 1.0 0.7- 1.4

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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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