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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Emotional Support and Life Satifaction

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  Total #
Respondents
Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very Dissatisfied
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,075 3,777 46.3 45.0-47.7 3,818 47.9 46.6-49.3 392 4.5 4.0- 5.1 88 1.2 0.9- 1.6
GENDER
Male 3,165 1,542 48.0 45.8-50.1 1,445 46.4 44.3-48.6 148 4.3 3.5- 5.2 30 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Female 4,910 2,235 44.8 43.2-46.5 2,373 49.3 47.6-51.0 244 4.7 4.1- 5.5 58 1.1 0.8- 1.5
RACE
White 6,131 3,025 49.8 48.3-51.3 2,775 45.1 43.7-46.6 269 4.0 3.5- 4.6 62 1.1 0.8- 1.5
African American 1,698 645 37.3 34.3-40.3 921 55.6 52.5-58.6 110 5.9 4.7- 7.4 22 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Other 195 86 48.4 39.7-57.2 96 43.2 35.0-51.9 9 3.3 1.6- 6.7 4 5.0 1.6-14.5
HISPANIC
Yes 113 51 44.6 34.0-55.7 56 46.6 35.8-57.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 3 7.3 2.1-22.4
No 7,830 3,687 46.6 45.2-47.9 3,682 47.8 46.5-49.2 378 4.5 4.0- 5.1 83 1.1 0.8- 1.4
AGE
18-24 384 167 42.8 37.3-48.4 195 51.7 46.0-57.3 17 3.6 2.2- 6.0 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8
25-34 980 426 42.4 39.0-45.8 494 52.3 48.8-55.8 53 4.7 3.5- 6.3 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
35-44 1,423 642 45.6 42.7-48.5 679 47.3 44.4-50.2 81 5.5 4.3- 6.9 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7
45-54 1,620 721 45.9 43.1-48.6 772 47.0 44.3-49.8 104 5.7 4.5- 7.1 23 1.4 0.9- 2.4
55-64 1,574 806 52.9 50.2-55.6 680 41.8 39.2-44.5 74 4.6 3.5- 5.8 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2
65+ 2,028 976 48.5 46.1-50.9 973 47.6 45.1-50.0 61 2.8 2.1- 3.7 18 1.2 0.7- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,071 365 33.9 30.3-37.7 590 56.4 52.5-60.2 94 7.7 6.1- 9.7 22 2.0 1.3- 3.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,539 1,080 41.9 39.5-44.4 1,282 50.9 48.4-53.4 150 5.6 4.6- 6.7 27 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,051 919 44.7 42.0-47.4 1,016 49.9 47.2-52.6 94 4.6 3.6- 5.8 22 0.8 0.5- 1.3
College Graduate 2,396 1,407 58.8 56.5-61.1 919 38.6 36.4-40.9 54 1.7 1.3- 2.4 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 968 267 27.6 23.9-31.6 539 55.4 51.0-59.7 128 13.1 10.6-16.0 34 3.9 2.4- 6.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,264 437 32.9 29.7-36.2 713 57.9 54.4-61.3 94 7.4 5.9- 9.3 20 1.9 1.0- 3.4
$25,000- $34,999 943 411 42.7 38.8-46.7 479 52.0 48.0-56.0 45 4.4 3.1- 6.4 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,210 571 47.6 44.3-51.0 589 48.2 44.8-51.5 40 2.7 1.9- 3.9 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9
$50,000+ 2,628 1,599 59.0 56.8-61.2 994 39.5 37.4-41.8 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 513 228 43.8 38.7-48.9 255 51.0 45.9-56.2 25 4.2 2.8- 6.4 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Appalachia II 906 458 53.9 49.7-57.9 398 41.2 37.2-45.2 40 4.2 2.9- 6.0 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Appalachia III 674 313 46.3 41.8-50.9 300 45.0 40.5-49.6 55 7.8 5.7-10.7 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2
Catawba 525 245 44.7 39.7-49.7 249 49.6 44.6-54.7 26 4.6 2.9- 7.1 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
Edisto Savannah 601 251 40.9 35.8-46.2 321 55.3 50.0-60.5 26 3.5 2.3- 5.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Low Country 428 222 48.0 41.9-54.2 186 47.8 41.6-54.1 16 3.3 1.7- 6.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9
Palmetto 1,226 589 47.0 43.5-50.5 570 47.6 44.1-51.1 51 3.7 2.6- 5.2 16 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Pee Dee 664 279 41.1 36.6-45.8 340 52.1 47.4-56.9 37 5.0 3.3- 7.4 8 1.7 0.6- 4.5
Trident 949 445 47.1 43.2-51.1 453 47.3 43.4-51.3 42 4.4 3.1- 6.4 9 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Upper Savannah 441 198 45.1 39.6-50.6 214 47.7 42.2-53.2 23 5.3 3.3- 8.4 6 2.0 0.8- 4.4
Waccamaw 645 307 46.7 42.0-51.5 297 47.3 42.6-52.1 30 4.5 3.0- 6.6 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Wateree 402 193 46.9 41.0-52.8 189 46.8 40.9-52.9 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8
Region***
Region I 954 426 44.4 40.7-48.2 469 49.5 45.7-53.2 48 4.7 3.4- 6.5 11 1.4 0.8- 2.7
Region II 1,580 771 50.7 47.6-53.8 698 42.8 39.8-45.8 95 5.7 4.5- 7.2 16 0.8 0.5- 1.4
Region III 1,751 834 46.3 43.4-49.1 819 48.2 45.3-51.1 77 4.0 3.0- 5.2 21 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Region IV 1,066 472 43.3 39.7-47.0 529 50.2 46.4-53.9 54 4.8 3.4- 6.6 11 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Region V 601 251 40.9 35.8-46.2 321 55.3 50.0-60.5 26 3.5 2.3- 5.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Region VI 645 307 46.7 42.0-51.5 297 47.3 42.6-52.1 30 4.5 3.0- 6.6 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Region VII 949 445 47.1 43.2-51.1 453 47.3 43.4-51.3 42 4.4 3.1- 6.4 9 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Region VIII 428 222 48.0 41.9-54.2 186 47.8 41.6-54.1 16 3.3 1.7- 6.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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