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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Social Context-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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, Sometimes, 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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,574 113 8.4 6.4-11.0 62 3.9 2.7- 5.6 316 20.9 17.8-24.3 191 13.5 11.1-16.3 892 53.3 49.3-57.2
GENDER
Male 483 30 8.9 5.5-14.0 17 3.1 1.7- 5.7 75 18.0 13.1-24.1 40 10.9 7.5-15.6 321 59.1 52.4-65.6
Female 1,091 83 8.1 6.0-10.9 45 4.5 2.9- 7.0 241 23.1 19.4-27.3 151 15.5 12.4-19.2 571 48.8 44.0-53.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,554 111 8.4 6.4-11.0 61 4.0 2.8- 5.7 314 21.1 18.0-24.6 189 13.5 11.1-16.3 879 52.9 48.9-56.9
AGE
18-34 244 14 6.8 3.8-11.9 *** *** *** 49 20.4 14.5-27.8 48 18.2 13.1-24.8 125 51.6 43.5-59.7
35-44 212 19 11.9 7.0-19.5 16 7.8 4.1-14.3 49 23.4 16.5-32.2 28 9.8 5.7-16.3 100 47.1 37.2-57.1
45-54 330 31 12.1 7.0-20.2 13 3.4 1.6- 6.8 59 18.3 12.2-26.7 48 14.6 9.8-21.1 179 51.6 43.4-59.8
55-64 351 26 6.7 3.6-12.2 18 5.0 2.6- 9.2 69 23.2 17.0-30.8 36 11.3 7.1-17.5 202 53.8 45.8-61.7
65-74 242 15 5.4 2.5-11.1 *** *** *** 53 16.4 10.6-24.6 16 7.5 3.9-14.0 157 70.6 61.4-78.4
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 8.3 3.5-18.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 32 12.3 7.3-20.0 *** *** *** 77 32.5 23.8-42.5 13 6.3 3.0-13.0 124 47.2 37.3-57.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 45 8.5 5.3-13.6 31 6.6 4.0-10.5 104 16.9 12.5-22.4 64 15.4 11.2-20.8 283 52.6 45.9-59.3
Some Post-H.S. 407 23 7.3 4.4-12.1 15 2.5 1.2- 5.0 85 21.5 15.9-28.4 60 14.9 10.6-20.5 224 53.9 46.5-61.1
College Graduate 386 13 6.2 3.2-11.7 12 3.2 1.1- 8.5 50 15.9 11.2-22.0 53 14.3 10.0-20.1 258 60.4 53.2-67.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 42 15.5 10.0-23.3 19 4.9 2.6- 9.2 88 28.8 21.4-37.5 35 15.9 10.0-24.5 122 34.9 27.1-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 360 33 13.0 8.2-20.0 21 5.3 2.8- 9.8 94 25.7 19.3-33.3 50 15.7 10.9-22.0 162 40.3 32.7-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 16.2 10.5-24.3 28 18.6 11.4-28.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 14.7 8.5-24.0 29 15.9 9.8-24.7 140 64.4 54.0-73.6
$50,000- 74,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 11.9 6.0-22.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.9 3.4-13.4 146 85.2 75.7-91.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 476 49 9.2 5.9-14.1 27 7.4 4.3-12.5 125 29.4 22.8-36.9 49 12.5 8.3-18.3 226 41.5 34.0-49.4
No 1,090 64 8.2 5.9-11.3 33 2.7 1.7- 4.5 190 18.3 15.0-22.3 141 13.7 11.0-17.0 662 57.0 52.4-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 13.4 8.0-21.7 15 13.1 6.9-23.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,395 105 9.0 6.8-11.7 57 4.1 2.8- 6.0 291 21.9 18.5-25.6 176 13.6 11.1-16.5 766 51.5 47.3-55.7

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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