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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Social Context

How often in the past 12 months would you say you were worried or stressed about having enough money to buy
nutritious meals? Would you say you were worried or stressed-
Always, Usually, Some times, Rarely or Never?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,397 596 6.4 5.7- 7.3 366 4.1 3.5- 4.7 1,425 16.1 14.9-17.4 1,176 13.7 12.6-14.9 6,834 59.7 58.1-61.2
-Eastern NC 2,803 175 6.8 5.5- 8.5 95 3.3 2.5- 4.5 404 17.0 14.6-19.7 322 14.0 11.9-16.4 1,807 58.9 55.7-62.0
GENDER
Male 976 53 5.3 3.6- 7.8 26 2.4 1.4- 3.9 113 17.6 13.7-22.4 95 13.2 10.0-17.3 689 61.5 56.3-66.4
Female 1,827 122 8.2 6.3-10.7 69 4.2 2.9- 6.1 291 16.4 13.8-19.3 227 14.7 12.1-17.7 1,118 56.5 52.6-60.3
RACE
White 1,903 100 5.5 4.1- 7.3 59 3.5 2.4- 5.1 225 14.4 11.8-17.5 211 14.2 11.6-17.1 1,308 62.4 58.6-66.0
African American 595 51 9.2 6.0-13.6 17 2.4 1.3- 4.6 119 20.4 15.3-26.8 71 12.1 8.5-16.8 337 55.9 49.0-62.6
Other minorities 287 21 8.9 4.5-17.0 19 4.4 2.2- 8.5 57 26.3 17.4-37.7 36 16.0 8.9-27.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 146 *** *** *** 11 3.4 1.4- 7.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,650 164 6.9 5.4- 8.6 84 3.3 2.4- 4.5 369 16.2 13.8-18.9 302 13.6 11.5-16.0 1,731 60.0 56.7-63.1
AGE
18-34 391 30 7.1 4.5-11.2 19 3.5 1.9- 6.6 63 16.6 12.0-22.5 75 19.0 14.1-25.1 204 53.7 46.6-60.7
35-54 848 65 9.0 6.5-12.4 39 3.2 2.1- 4.8 156 21.1 16.6-26.3 125 14.9 11.7-18.7 463 51.9 46.5-57.2
55-64 629 44 6.1 3.8- 9.6 23 4.5 2.5- 8.2 86 15.9 11.6-21.3 66 13.3 9.1-19.1 410 60.2 53.9-66.2
65-74 493 23 2.6 1.5- 4.3 *** *** *** 44 8.0 5.3-11.9 31 5.0 3.0- 8.1 389 82.8 77.9-86.7
75+ 410 *** *** *** *** *** *** 52 14.1 9.1-21.3 21 4.6 2.5- 8.5 324 76.3 68.5-82.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 47 10.7 6.9-16.3 16 3.0 1.6- 5.9 102 28.8 21.6-37.3 27 10.5 6.2-17.3 191 46.9 38.6-55.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 856 55 5.0 3.2- 7.7 32 3.8 2.4- 6.0 135 15.7 12.2-19.9 119 16.8 12.9-21.6 515 58.7 53.2-64.0
Some Post-H.S. 754 51 8.4 5.8-12.1 28 3.9 2.3- 6.8 102 16.2 12.0-21.5 85 14.0 10.5-18.6 488 57.4 51.5-63.1
College Graduate 805 21 2.9 1.7- 5.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 65 7.8 5.5-10.8 91 12.5 9.2-16.9 609 75.1 70.3-79.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 368 68 21.1 14.9-29.1 22 6.7 3.6-11.9 93 27.7 20.6-36.2 35 9.5 5.5-15.8 150 35.0 27.5-43.4
$15,000- 24,999 465 42 8.3 5.3-12.7 25 6.5 3.7-11.3 103 26.7 20.1-34.4 58 15.8 10.6-22.9 237 42.7 35.2-50.5
$25,000- 34,999 275 13 8.6 4.1-17.2 15 5.3 2.6-10.3 39 10.3 6.4-16.2 35 16.8 10.8-25.3 173 59.1 49.1-68.3
$35,000- 49,999 387 *** *** *** *** *** *** 54 14.3 9.9-20.2 53 16.9 11.7-23.7 265 64.4 56.7-71.4
$50,000+ 826 13 2.2 1.1- 4.5 *** *** *** 54 10.2 6.5-15.7 85 12.1 8.6-16.8 668 75.1 69.1-80.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 909 105 10.7 8.0-14.2 51 7.8 5.4-11.3 168 20.3 16.2-25.0 106 14.4 10.8-18.9 479 46.8 41.4-52.4
No 1,882 70 5.5 4.0- 7.5 42 1.7 1.1- 2.8 236 15.9 13.0-19.2 213 13.8 11.3-16.7 1,321 63.1 59.2-66.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 449 18 2.7 1.3- 5.3 *** *** *** 33 7.9 5.1-12.1 36 9.4 5.8-14.9 352 76.5 70.0-81.9
Non-Veteran 2,353 157 7.6 6.0- 9.5 85 3.3 2.4- 4.5 371 18.6 15.8-21.7 285 14.8 12.4-17.5 1,455 55.8 52.2-59.2

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These questions have not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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