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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Emotional Support and Life Satifaction

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?

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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 8,732 4,198 47.7 46.2-49.1 4,111 48.0 46.5-49.4 336 3.6 3.1- 4.1 87 0.8 0.6- 1.0
GENDER
Male 3,364 1,655 47.7 45.4-50.0 1,571 48.6 46.3-50.9 109 3.0 2.3- 3.9 29 0.7 0.4- 1.0
Female 5,368 2,543 47.6 45.9-49.4 2,540 47.4 45.6-49.1 227 4.1 3.4- 4.9 58 0.9 0.7- 1.3
RACE
White 6,653 3,388 51.2 49.7-52.8 2,969 44.7 43.2-46.3 230 3.2 2.7- 3.8 66 0.8 0.6- 1.1
African American 1,770 691 40.6 37.4-43.9 975 54.7 51.4-57.9 87 4.1 3.0- 5.5 17 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Other 235 82 34.6 27.0-43.2 132 58.3 49.6-66.4 19 6.7 3.8-11.6 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
HISPANIC
Yes 176 79 40.3 31.1-50.2 90 57.4 47.5-66.7 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
No 8,387 4,046 47.9 46.4-49.4 3,934 47.7 46.2-49.1 325 3.6 3.1- 4.2 82 0.8 0.6- 1.1
AGE
18-24 323 127 39.1 32.9-45.6 182 56.5 49.9-62.9 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
25-34 921 436 49.3 45.4-53.2 446 47.0 43.2-50.9 35 3.3 2.2- 4.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
35-44 1,398 631 45.4 42.2-48.7 700 50.0 46.8-53.3 56 4.0 2.8- 5.7 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1
45-54 1,758 763 46.4 43.5-49.4 869 47.7 44.8-50.6 103 4.7 3.7- 6.0 23 1.1 0.7- 1.9
55-64 1,830 936 50.7 48.0-53.5 788 44.1 41.4-46.9 81 4.0 3.1- 5.2 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8
65+ 2,423 1,255 51.5 49.0-54.0 1,098 45.7 43.2-48.2 50 1.8 1.2- 2.5 20 1.0 0.6- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,263 434 34.7 31.0-38.6 727 57.9 54.0-61.8 74 5.7 4.1- 7.9 28 1.6 1.1- 2.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,670 1,172 41.6 39.1-44.2 1,345 53.6 51.0-56.2 122 3.9 3.1- 4.9 31 0.9 0.5- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,156 1,032 48.2 45.3-51.1 1,025 47.3 44.4-50.2 81 3.8 2.7- 5.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.3
College Graduate 2,619 1,548 59.8 57.3-62.3 1,003 37.7 35.3-40.2 58 2.1 1.4- 3.1 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,035 324 30.3 26.5-34.3 563 57.4 53.2-61.6 108 9.7 7.6-12.4 40 2.5 1.7- 3.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,309 466 33.7 30.1-37.5 754 60.0 56.1-63.7 70 4.7 3.5- 6.3 19 1.6 0.9- 2.7
$25,000- $34,999 987 431 42.9 38.5-47.4 508 52.8 48.3-57.2 40 4.0 2.5- 6.3 8 0.4 0.1- 0.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,222 566 45.3 41.6-49.1 609 50.2 46.4-53.9 45 4.3 2.9- 6.3 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
$50,000+ 2,952 1,807 60.3 58.0-62.6 1,100 37.9 35.6-40.2 38 1.5 0.9- 2.3 7 0.3 0.2- 0.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 692 332 48.4 43.5-53.4 314 45.5 40.6-50.6 35 5.1 3.0- 8.7 11 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Appalachia II 639 315 50.7 45.9-55.4 299 46.0 41.3-50.7 16 2.3 1.3- 3.9 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Appalachia III 484 242 49.7 44.1-55.3 217 45.3 39.7-51.0 21 4.4 2.7- 7.3 4 0.6 0.1- 2.1
Catawba 370 182 48.8 42.7-54.9 174 48.1 42.0-54.2 11 2.4 1.2- 4.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Edisto Savannah 1,030 489 45.2 41.3-49.1 478 49.8 45.9-53.8 49 4.0 2.9- 5.6 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Low Country 917 467 47.0 42.5-51.5 414 49.2 44.7-53.7 30 3.3 2.0- 5.4 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Palmetto 831 396 46.7 42.6-50.9 402 48.9 44.7-53.1 23 3.3 1.9- 5.6 10 1.1 0.6- 2.2
Pee Dee 712 330 46.7 41.9-51.5 350 48.6 43.8-53.4 29 4.2 2.6- 6.5 3 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Trident 1,005 511 51.0 46.9-55.0 446 45.0 41.0-49.1 42 3.6 2.4- 5.4 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Upper Savannah 570 272 46.2 40.8-51.7 271 49.6 44.1-55.1 18 2.9 1.6- 5.1 9 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Waccamaw 920 410 43.2 39.2-47.2 469 52.7 48.6-56.8 36 3.6 2.4- 5.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Wateree 466 207 43.4 37.7-49.2 233 51.9 46.1-57.7 21 4.2 2.5- 6.9 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Region***
Region I 1,262 604 47.4 43.8-51.1 585 47.4 43.7-51.1 53 4.1 2.7- 6.2 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9
Region II 1,123 557 50.2 46.6-53.9 516 45.7 42.1-49.3 37 3.3 2.2- 4.7 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Region III 1,201 578 47.3 43.9-50.8 576 48.7 45.2-52.1 34 3.0 1.9- 4.7 13 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Region IV 1,178 537 45.3 41.7-49.1 583 49.9 46.2-53.6 50 4.2 3.0- 5.9 8 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Region V 1,030 489 45.2 41.3-49.1 478 49.8 45.9-53.8 49 4.0 2.9- 5.6 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Region VI 920 410 43.2 39.2-47.2 469 52.7 48.6-56.8 36 3.6 2.4- 5.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Region VII 1,005 511 51.0 46.9-55.0 446 45.0 41.0-49.1 42 3.6 2.4- 5.4 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Region VIII 917 467 47.0 42.5-51.5 414 49.2 44.7-53.7 30 3.3 2.0- 5.4 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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