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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-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
GENDER
Male 743 356 48.2 43.2-53.3 355 46.3 41.3-51.3 26 4.5 2.9- 7.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Female 1,169 544 50.3 46.3-54.2 560 44.0 40.2-47.9 50 4.5 3.2- 6.3 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3
RACE
White 1,758 838 50.2 47.0-53.4 834 44.6 41.4-47.7 68 4.3 3.2- 5.7 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
African American 46 10 17.0 6.6-37.0 30 68.2 46.9-83.9 4 8.8 2.6-25.8 2 6.1 1.5-21.9
Other Minorities 94 44 47.0 28.8-66.0 45 42.9 26.3-61.4 4 7.0 1.8-23.8 1 3.1 0.4-18.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 19 54.8 33.8-74.2 17 39.0 21.0-60.6 3 5.0 1.3-17.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2
Non-Hispanic 1,868 880 49.1 45.9-52.3 896 45.2 42.1-48.4 73 4.5 3.4- 6.0 19 1.1 0.7- 2.0
AGE
18-24 43 29 69.6 49.4-84.3 13 28.5 14.3-48.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 125 58 47.8 37.5-58.3 59 46.9 36.5-57.5 8 5.4 2.4-11.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 238 114 49.6 42.2-56.9 105 41.9 34.9-49.2 15 6.7 3.8-11.3 4 1.9 0.7- 5.0
45-54 303 137 43.4 36.7-50.5 144 49.1 42.1-56.1 18 6.8 4.2-10.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0
55-64 449 220 51.6 46.2-57.0 209 44.6 39.3-50.0 13 2.2 1.2- 4.0 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7
65+ 734 332 46.6 42.5-50.9 375 49.5 45.3-53.7 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 88 25.8 19.7-33.1 170 63.9 56.0-71.1 20 8.7 5.1-14.3 3 1.6 0.4- 6.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 583 240 43.5 37.6-49.7 306 48.8 42.8-54.8 27 5.6 3.5- 8.9 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1
Some Post-H.S. 501 253 55.1 49.0-60.9 227 41.1 35.4-47.0 17 3.4 1.9- 6.1 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
College Graduate 543 317 62.7 57.3-67.8 210 34.7 29.7-40.0 12 2.1 1.1- 4.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 72 27.1 20.4-34.9 162 57.6 49.3-65.6 23 13.1 8.0-20.7 5 2.2 0.7- 6.3
$15,000- 24,999 359 126 38.1 30.9-45.9 209 53.2 45.7-60.6 17 5.6 3.0-10.2 7 3.1 1.3- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 238 96 36.6 28.8-45.1 129 57.3 48.6-65.6 11 5.3 2.7-10.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 252 127 49.7 41.3-58.0 120 48.6 40.2-57.0 4 1.4 0.4- 5.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
$50,000-74,999 248 164 64.2 56.3-71.5 76 32.3 25.4-40.1 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0
$75,000+ 246 168 67.8 59.7-74.9 74 31.0 23.9-39.0 4 1.3 0.4- 3.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 818 285 35.7 31.0-40.6 451 51.8 47.0-56.6 62 9.5 7.0-12.7 20 3.0 1.8- 5.1
No 1,051 593 57.3 53.1-61.4 444 41.1 37.0-45.3 13 1.5 0.8- 3.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 272 134 48.5 40.8-56.3 129 47.8 40.0-55.6 7 2.9 1.3- 6.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
Non-Veteran 1,640 766 49.4 46.0-52.8 786 44.7 41.3-48.1 69 4.8 3.5- 6.4 19 1.2 0.7- 2.1

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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.

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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