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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 297 125 43.0 35.3-51.1 155 48.6 40.6-56.6 13 5.1 2.2-11.6 4 3.3 1.0-10.6
Buncombe 258 124 51.7 43.7-59.6 123 44.2 36.5-52.1 8 3.2 1.2- 8.1 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Cabarrus 298 143 46.2 38.4-54.3 138 48.8 40.8-57.0 14 3.4 1.8- 6.6 3 1.5 0.5- 4.7
Catawba 289 143 46.3 38.3-54.4 127 42.0 34.4-50.1 11 6.5 2.6-15.7 8 5.2 2.2-11.7
Cumberland 289 138 47.3 40.1-54.6 134 48.6 41.3-56.0 15 3.8 2.0- 6.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Davidson 347 149 38.7 31.1-46.8 171 51.2 42.7-59.7 23 6.7 3.9-11.4 4 3.4 0.6-15.9
Durham 604 301 51.0 45.0-57.0 274 44.6 38.7-50.6 26 3.7 2.1- 6.6 3 0.7 0.1- 3.7
Forsyth 274 143 54.8 46.4-62.9 116 40.1 32.2-48.5 11 3.7 1.9- 7.1 4 1.5 0.4- 5.2
Gaston 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
Guilford 672 304 48.5 43.2-53.9 335 47.9 42.6-53.2 25 2.7 1.7- 4.2 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Iredell 325 146 42.3 35.0-49.8 163 54.1 46.6-61.5 14 3.0 1.7- 5.2 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1
Johnston 263 128 52.2 42.9-61.4 123 44.0 35.2-53.2 9 3.3 1.1- 9.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Mecklenburg 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
New Hanover 317 149 44.0 37.1-51.2 148 45.8 38.7-53.0 16 7.7 4.1-14.0 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5
Onslow 292 164 57.3 49.2-65.1 117 39.1 31.5-47.3 8 3.1 1.4- 6.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5
Orange 292 140 51.5 43.3-59.7 135 42.3 34.6-50.3 15 5.3 2.1-12.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Pitt 331 180 55.2 47.1-63.1 139 41.3 33.6-49.5 9 3.2 1.4- 7.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Randolph 383 156 42.2 35.1-49.7 202 50.2 42.9-57.5 21 7.1 3.6-13.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Robeson 302 135 45.1 37.3-53.2 146 49.2 41.2-57.3 17 5.0 2.6- 9.5 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Rowan 367 162 43.2 36.2-50.6 169 48.0 40.9-55.3 26 6.2 3.6-10.5 10 2.5 1.2- 5.3
Union 331 170 50.2 41.5-58.9 149 46.2 37.8-54.9 10 3.3 1.6- 7.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Wake 686 349 49.8 44.3-55.3 314 44.4 39.0-50.0 18 5.4 2.7-10.6 5 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Wayne 357 172 41.0 33.9-48.6 165 52.9 45.1-60.7 20 6.0 3.5-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,040 1,476 48.1 44.9-51.2 1,404 47.0 43.9-50.1 133 4.5 3.3- 6.0 27 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Piedmont 6,787 3,194 47.8 45.9-49.8 3,222 46.9 44.9-48.9 294 4.1 3.3- 5.0 77 1.2 0.8- 1.6
Western NC 1,912 900 49.3 46.1-52.4 915 45.1 42.0-48.2 76 4.5 3.4- 6.0 21 1.1 0.7- 1.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,305 634 50.0 46.1-53.9 612 45.2 41.4-49.1 48 3.9 2.7- 5.7 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Northwest 2,330 1,058 46.0 42.8-49.2 1,113 47.2 44.0-50.4 121 4.9 3.8- 6.3 38 1.9 1.2- 3.2
Charlotte 1,652 779 46.8 43.0-50.6 785 48.5 44.7-52.3 68 3.4 2.4- 4.7 20 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Greensboro 1,843 821 47.3 43.9-50.8 922 47.8 44.4-51.2 81 3.8 2.7- 5.3 19 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Southern Regional 1,030 476 46.2 41.0-51.4 491 48.7 43.5-54.0 55 4.9 3.2- 7.5 8 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Coastal 480 235 55.0 48.0-61.8 219 39.1 32.7-45.9 21 4.8 2.7- 8.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Wake 1,734 875 50.7 46.9-54.6 790 44.4 40.7-48.3 56 4.3 2.6- 7.1 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Area L 120 60 49.0 38.2-60.0 52 44.2 33.6-55.3 6 5.8 1.9-15.9 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
Eastern 1,245 632 47.1 41.8-52.5 557 48.8 43.4-54.2 47 3.7 2.0- 6.8 9 0.3 0.1- 0.9

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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