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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 9,971 4,740 46.3 44.9-47.7 4,704 48.4 47.0-49.8 406 4.2 3.6- 4.8 121 1.1 0.9- 1.4
GENDER
Male 3,758 1,885 47.8 45.4-50.1 1,691 47.1 44.8-49.5 141 4.1 3.2- 5.2 41 1.0 0.6- 1.6
Female 6,213 2,855 45.0 43.3-46.6 3,013 49.6 47.9-51.3 265 4.3 3.6- 5.0 80 1.2 0.9- 1.6
RACE
White 7,374 3,725 50.5 48.9-52.1 3,283 44.8 43.2-46.4 280 3.7 3.2- 4.4 86 0.9 0.7- 1.2
African American 1,930 736 37.2 34.1-40.3 1,076 56.1 52.9-59.3 94 5.4 4.0- 7.2 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2
Other 462 191 38.9 32.7-45.5 242 54.6 47.8-61.2 19 4.3 2.1- 8.6 10 2.2 0.8- 5.9
HISPANIC
Yes 153 67 39.6 29.6-50.5 80 56.4 45.3-66.9 5 3.7 1.1-11.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
No 9,660 4,611 46.6 45.1-48.0 4,536 48.1 46.6-49.5 394 4.2 3.7- 4.9 119 1.1 0.9- 1.5
AGE
18-24 337 144 41.4 35.0-48.1 180 54.8 48.1-61.4 10 3.0 1.5- 5.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
25-34 886 386 44.0 39.9-48.2 449 50.7 46.5-54.8 43 4.6 3.1- 6.8 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6
35-44 1,504 648 44.6 41.4-47.9 777 49.0 45.8-52.2 58 4.9 3.5- 6.9 21 1.5 0.8- 2.9
45-54 2,088 932 45.5 42.9-48.2 1,000 47.8 45.2-50.5 118 5.1 4.1- 6.3 38 1.6 1.1- 2.3
55-64 2,191 1,079 47.5 44.9-50.1 973 46.2 43.6-48.9 106 4.9 3.9- 6.2 33 1.4 0.9- 2.2
65+ 2,965 1,551 53.1 50.9-55.4 1,325 44.3 42.0-46.5 71 2.0 1.5- 2.8 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,245 449 35.1 31.2-39.3 689 56.5 52.2-60.8 76 5.6 4.2- 7.5 31 2.8 1.7- 4.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,985 1,234 39.3 36.7-41.8 1,573 54.3 51.7-56.9 145 5.3 4.1- 6.8 33 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,519 1,218 47.0 44.2-49.8 1,163 47.9 45.1-50.7 107 4.2 3.2- 5.5 31 0.9 0.6- 1.5
College Graduate 3,195 1,826 57.1 54.7-59.5 1,267 39.7 37.4-42.1 76 2.5 1.8- 3.5 26 0.6 0.4- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 965 272 24.4 21.0-28.2 568 59.7 54.9-64.3 91 12.1 8.5-16.9 34 3.8 2.4- 5.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,410 519 32.8 29.3-36.5 759 57.7 53.7-61.6 103 7.1 5.4- 9.2 29 2.4 1.3- 4.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,119 436 35.8 32.0-39.9 631 59.0 54.8-63.1 41 4.4 2.7- 7.0 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,428 667 45.7 41.9-49.5 688 49.6 45.7-53.4 61 4.1 3.0- 5.6 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2
$50,000+ 3,677 2,235 59.7 57.5-61.8 1,372 38.3 36.2-40.5 51 1.6 1.2- 2.3 19 0.4 0.2- 0.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 725 342 47.6 42.6-52.6 349 48.4 43.4-53.5 26 3.1 1.9- 4.9 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Appalachia II 682 315 45.3 40.5-50.2 330 49.8 44.9-54.7 30 3.7 2.4- 5.8 7 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Appalachia III 502 234 45.8 40.1-51.6 234 48.8 43.0-54.6 27 4.6 2.8- 7.4 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Catawba 412 183 44.1 38.3-50.2 204 50.0 44.0-56.0 19 4.7 2.7- 8.0 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Edisto Savannah 1,239 570 42.2 38.7-45.8 607 51.5 47.8-55.2 46 4.9 3.3- 7.4 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Low Country 1,185 652 53.2 49.0-57.4 478 42.1 37.9-46.4 44 4.0 2.6- 6.0 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Palmetto 826 418 50.3 45.9-54.6 362 44.1 39.8-48.5 39 4.9 3.1- 7.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
Pee Dee 780 321 42.2 37.8-46.6 413 52.2 47.7-56.6 30 3.6 2.4- 5.5 16 2.0 1.1- 3.7
Trident 1,205 580 46.9 43.2-50.6 570 48.1 44.4-51.8 46 4.2 2.8- 6.3 9 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Upper Savannah 595 263 44.2 39.0-49.5 286 48.1 42.8-53.4 34 5.6 3.7- 8.4 12 2.1 0.8- 5.3
Waccamaw 1,222 589 44.3 40.6-48.1 577 51.2 47.4-55.0 40 3.0 2.0- 4.5 16 1.5 0.7- 2.8
Wateree 486 231 48.9 43.1-54.8 228 45.8 40.1-51.7 22 4.0 2.3- 6.7 5 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Region***
Region I 1,320 605 46.1 42.5-49.7 635 48.3 44.6-51.9 60 4.2 3.1- 5.7 20 1.5 0.7- 2.8
Region II 1,184 549 45.5 41.8-49.3 564 49.4 45.6-53.1 57 4.1 2.9- 5.7 14 1.0 0.5- 2.3
Region III 1,238 601 48.3 44.8-51.8 566 46.0 42.5-49.6 58 4.9 3.4- 6.9 13 0.8 0.5- 1.5
Region IV 1,266 552 44.8 41.3-48.4 641 49.7 46.1-53.2 52 3.8 2.7- 5.2 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Region V 1,239 570 42.2 38.7-45.8 607 51.5 47.8-55.2 46 4.9 3.3- 7.4 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Region VI 1,222 589 44.3 40.6-48.1 577 51.2 47.4-55.0 40 3.0 2.0- 4.5 16 1.5 0.7- 2.8
Region VII 1,205 580 46.9 43.2-50.6 570 48.1 44.4-51.8 46 4.2 2.8- 6.3 9 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Region VIII 1,185 652 53.2 49.0-57.4 478 42.1 37.9-46.4 44 4.0 2.6- 6.0 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4

#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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