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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

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 9,037 4,173 47.6 45.6-49.6 4,427 47.3 45.3-49.3 352 4.3 3.4- 5.5 85 0.8 0.6- 1.2
GENDER
Male 3,356 1,645 49.2 45.9-52.5 1,572 46.0 42.7-49.3 103 3.9 2.4- 6.2 36 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Female 5,681 2,528 46.2 43.8-48.5 2,855 48.4 46.0-50.8 249 4.7 3.7- 6.0 49 0.7 0.5- 1.1
RACE
White 5,788 2,924 51.4 49.0-53.7 2,621 44.4 42.1-46.7 193 3.7 2.6- 5.3 50 0.6 0.4- 0.8
African American 2,556 995 39.7 35.9-43.6 1,419 53.9 49.9-57.8 117 5.5 3.8- 7.9 25 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Other 405 159 44.9 33.8-56.6 213 46.9 36.2-57.9 28 6.6 3.4-12.4 5 1.6 0.3- 7.4
HISPANIC
Yes 115 46 54.3 33.7-73.6 64 35.2 20.0-54.1 4 6.6 1.3-27.1 1 3.9 0.5-23.3
No 8,687 4,053 47.7 45.7-49.7 4,220 47.4 45.3-49.4 334 4.3 3.3- 5.5 80 0.7 0.5- 1.0
AGE
18-24 239 114 52.7 43.1-62.0 111 41.7 32.8-51.2 10 3.6 1.3- 9.8 4 2.0 0.7- 5.8
25-34 624 293 47.2 40.8-53.6 298 47.1 40.7-53.6 30 5.5 2.5-11.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
35-44 1,075 457 44.8 40.6-49.1 549 49.5 45.2-53.8 60 5.2 3.5- 7.5 9 0.6 0.2- 1.5
45-54 1,558 664 44.9 41.2-48.6 794 49.1 45.4-52.9 78 5.1 3.7- 7.2 22 0.9 0.5- 1.6
55-64 2,172 1,017 48.5 45.4-51.7 1,040 46.7 43.5-49.9 89 3.7 2.7- 5.0 26 1.1 0.5- 2.1
65+ 3,369 1,628 50.3 47.8-52.7 1,635 46.7 44.3-49.2 85 2.4 1.7- 3.2 21 0.7 0.3- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,298 422 38.0 32.2-44.2 789 54.4 48.5-60.2 64 5.6 3.7- 8.4 23 2.0 1.1- 3.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,886 1,189 41.4 38.2-44.7 1,543 53.2 49.9-56.5 127 4.6 3.4- 6.1 27 0.7 0.4- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,207 1,028 48.7 44.5-53.0 1,067 44.4 40.3-48.6 91 6.4 3.7-10.6 21 0.5 0.3- 1.0
College Graduate 2,630 1,527 56.4 52.8-59.9 1,019 41.1 37.7-44.7 70 1.9 1.3- 2.6 14 0.6 0.2- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,192 362 29.1 23.6-35.3 696 58.1 51.6-64.4 102 9.9 7.1-13.8 32 2.9 1.6- 4.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,593 564 37.6 32.6-42.9 908 53.2 48.1-58.2 97 7.5 5.1-10.8 24 1.8 0.9- 3.3
$25,000- $34,999 941 397 46.5 39.3-53.8 507 48.5 41.5-55.6 34 4.9 2.6- 9.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,136 550 45.9 40.9-50.9 554 50.4 45.3-55.5 27 2.7 1.2- 5.8 5 1.0 0.3- 3.8
$50,000+ 2,672 1,646 59.1 55.9-62.2 982 39.4 36.3-42.5 38 1.4 0.9- 2.2 6 0.1 0.0- 0.3
REGION**
Region I 1,162 522 47.6 42.9-52.4 582 46.3 41.7-51.0 48 5.4 3.5- 8.3 10 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Region II 1,056 517 49.5 44.0-55.1 490 45.1 39.7-50.6 42 5.0 2.3-10.7 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Region III 1,162 519 45.6 40.6-50.7 577 49.4 44.4-54.5 50 3.6 2.1- 6.0 16 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Region IV 1,246 506 45.1 41.0-49.3 671 50.0 45.8-54.1 55 4.2 2.7- 6.2 14 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Region V 1,144 517 46.2 42.0-50.5 569 48.6 44.4-52.8 44 4.2 2.9- 6.1 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Region VI 1,073 489 47.2 42.6-51.9 540 48.8 44.1-53.4 33 3.3 2.0- 5.4 11 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Region VII 1,104 543 50.2 44.8-55.7 506 44.4 39.0-49.9 48 4.6 2.5- 8.1 7 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Region VIII 1,090 560 50.1 45.8-54.4 492 45.6 41.4-50.0 32 3.9 2.4- 6.3 6 0.4 0.1- 1.0

** 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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