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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 2,523 1,219 48.3 45.1-51.5 1,171 46.1 42.9-49.3 104 4.5 3.2- 6.4 29 1.1 0.7- 1.9
Female 4,264 1,975 47.5 45.1-49.8 2,051 47.7 45.3-50.0 190 3.7 3.0- 4.6 48 1.2 0.8- 1.8
RACE
White 5,387 2,623 50.4 48.3-52.5 2,473 44.9 42.8-47.0 233 3.7 3.0- 4.5 58 1.1 0.7- 1.5
African American 1,043 413 39.6 34.8-44.6 566 53.9 48.9-58.8 50 5.3 3.4- 8.3 14 1.2 0.5- 2.6
Other Minorities 322 142 46.0 37.8-54.4 165 47.6 39.2-56.0 10 4.5 1.6-12.1 5 2.0 0.6- 6.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 228 94 45.2 35.4-55.4 126 53.1 43.0-63.0 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Non-Hispanic 6,537 3,089 48.0 46.0-50.0 3,086 46.5 44.5-48.4 287 4.3 3.5- 5.3 75 1.2 0.9- 1.7
AGE
18-24 170 65 40.4 31.7-49.8 95 53.9 44.6-62.9 7 4.7 1.9-11.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
25-34 523 256 51.3 45.6-56.9 234 42.2 36.7-47.9 26 5.2 3.0- 8.9 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3
35-44 1,000 473 48.4 44.4-52.3 471 46.8 42.8-50.8 42 3.5 2.4- 5.2 14 1.3 0.7- 2.5
45-54 1,348 586 44.5 41.0-48.0 667 49.8 46.2-53.3 71 3.9 2.8- 5.3 24 1.8 1.0- 3.2
55-64 1,495 682 48.6 45.3-51.8 704 45.7 42.5-49.0 91 4.8 3.7- 6.3 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
65+ 2,189 1,101 52.5 49.7-55.3 1,023 45.0 42.2-47.8 54 2.2 1.4- 3.2 11 0.4 0.2- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 785 242 31.5 25.9-37.7 474 57.9 51.5-64.0 51 8.4 5.3-13.0 18 2.1 1.0- 4.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,798 735 41.6 37.4-45.8 953 52.4 48.2-56.7 95 5.0 3.5- 7.3 15 0.9 0.5- 1.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,634 754 46.5 42.6-50.4 779 47.9 44.1-51.8 75 4.2 2.9- 6.0 26 1.4 0.8- 2.6
College Graduate 2,559 1,455 58.9 56.2-61.7 1,013 38.4 35.7-41.1 73 1.9 1.1- 3.0 18 0.8 0.5- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 144 23.9 18.7-30.0 402 62.4 56.2-68.2 76 10.7 7.6-14.8 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0
$15,000- 24,999 962 309 34.0 28.7-39.7 549 56.1 50.4-61.7 89 8.0 5.9-10.8 15 1.9 0.9- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 685 300 40.8 34.9-46.9 350 55.7 49.6-61.6 24 2.6 1.4- 4.6 11 0.9 0.5- 2.0
$35,000- 49,999 848 383 47.4 42.1-52.8 429 47.5 42.2-52.8 30 4.5 2.0- 9.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
$50,000-74,999 942 502 53.5 48.8-58.2 414 42.7 38.2-47.4 22 3.1 1.4- 6.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3
$75,000+ 1,677 1,076 64.0 60.6-67.2 578 34.4 31.2-37.7 18 1.4 0.6- 3.3 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,393 797 32.1 29.1-35.2 1,333 56.0 52.6-59.4 202 9.0 7.0-11.4 61 2.9 2.0- 4.3
No 4,241 2,331 55.1 52.7-57.4 1,804 42.3 40.0-44.7 91 2.2 1.5- 3.2 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 879 443 49.5 44.7-54.3 393 46.0 41.3-50.9 35 3.5 2.1- 5.8 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Non-Veteran 5,905 2,750 47.7 45.6-49.8 2,827 47.0 44.9-49.1 259 4.2 3.3- 5.2 69 1.2 0.8- 1.7

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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.

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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