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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?

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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 10,470 4,954 48.0 46.3-49.6 4,942 46.8 45.2-48.4 462 4.2 3.7- 4.9 112 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-Wake County 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
GENDER
Male 244 129 49.0 39.8-58.2 105 41.8 32.8-51.3 10 9.2 4.1-19.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 442 220 50.5 44.4-56.7 209 46.9 40.8-53.1 8 1.8 0.8- 4.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
RACE
White 503 270 55.1 49.4-60.7 217 41.1 35.7-46.8 12 3.3 1.3- 8.4 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2
Other 173 74 41.1 30.6-52.5 92 49.2 37.8-60.6 6 9.4 3.6-22.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
AGE
18-44 227 113 46.8 38.5-55.2 103 45.0 36.7-53.7 10 8.1 3.6-17.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
45+ 450 232 54.0 48.2-59.8 206 43.3 37.6-49.1 8 1.9 0.9- 4.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 65 37.4 25.9-50.4 85 51.9 38.5-65.0 7 10.5 3.7-26.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Some College + 526 283 54.6 49.0-60.1 228 41.5 36.1-47.0 11 3.5 1.4- 8.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 97 35.9 26.4-46.7 122 55.5 44.2-66.2 10 7.8 2.7-20.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
$50,000+ 363 203 56.7 50.1-63.0 153 39.0 33.0-45.3 5 4.1 1.3-11.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1

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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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