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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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, 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 3,835 184 5.9 4.8- 7.2 116 3.7 2.9- 4.8 399 14.0 12.2-16.1 378 12.0 10.4-13.8 2,758 64.3 61.8-66.8
Female 6,562 412 6.9 6.0- 8.0 250 4.3 3.6- 5.2 1,026 18.0 16.6-19.6 798 15.2 13.7-16.9 4,076 55.5 53.5-57.4
RACE
White 8,035 419 5.7 5.0- 6.6 256 3.9 3.3- 4.7 938 13.4 12.2-14.7 894 13.7 12.4-15.1 5,528 63.3 61.5-65.0
African American 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
Native American 241 24 16.6 9.3-27.8 14 4.5 2.1- 9.2 43 17.8 11.3-27.0 26 8.3 4.8-13.9 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 476 32 3.9 2.3- 6.5 33 6.0 3.5- 9.9 113 30.8 24.5-37.9 59 16.6 11.5-23.2 239 42.8 36.0-49.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 464 31 6.6 4.1-10.3 39 6.2 3.9- 9.6 121 32.3 26.0-39.3 62 17.7 12.4-24.5 211 37.2 30.9-44.1
-English Speaking 210 13 9.1 4.4-18.1 12 3.1 1.3- 7.3 31 20.1 12.5-30.8 20 12.5 5.7-25.2 *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 254 18 5.3 2.9- 9.3 27 7.8 4.7-12.8 90 38.7 30.3-47.9 42 20.4 13.7-29.2 77 27.8 20.3-36.8
Non-Hispanic 9,907 561 6.4 5.7- 7.3 326 3.9 3.3- 4.6 1,303 15.0 13.8-16.2 1,113 13.4 12.3-14.6 6,604 61.2 59.6-62.8
AGE
18-34 1,187 69 5.6 4.2- 7.5 62 5.1 3.7- 7.0 226 18.2 15.5-21.2 213 18.2 15.5-21.3 617 52.9 49.1-56.6
35-44 1,387 100 8.4 6.5-10.7 78 4.7 3.5- 6.5 249 19.8 16.8-23.2 241 17.3 14.5-20.6 719 49.7 45.9-53.6
45-54 1,928 165 9.5 7.6-11.7 92 4.3 3.2- 5.7 306 16.6 14.0-19.5 261 14.0 11.9-16.4 1,104 55.7 52.3-59.1
55-64 2,283 142 5.9 4.6- 7.7 84 4.1 3.0- 5.5 299 14.6 12.5-16.9 226 10.0 8.2-12.1 1,532 65.5 62.4-68.4
65-74 1,962 77 3.3 2.4- 4.6 25 1.3 0.8- 2.2 195 9.3 7.7-11.3 127 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,538 79.6 77.0-82.1
75+ 1,539 33 2.5 1.6- 3.7 22 1.6 0.9- 3.1 137 10.8 8.5-13.7 93 5.8 4.3- 7.8 1,254 79.3 75.9-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,261 149 12.3 9.8-15.3 60 4.7 3.2- 6.9 322 28.0 24.1-32.2 89 10.0 7.3-13.6 641 45.0 40.5-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,942 200 6.1 4.8- 7.6 132 5.0 3.9- 6.4 462 16.7 14.6-19.1 346 14.1 12.1-16.3 1,802 58.1 55.1-61.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,647 171 6.4 5.1- 7.9 97 4.0 3.0- 5.4 368 15.1 13.1-17.4 361 16.9 14.6-19.4 1,650 57.6 54.6-60.5
College Graduate 3,523 73 2.8 2.1- 3.8 77 2.5 1.8- 3.5 272 8.8 7.5-10.4 378 11.6 10.1-13.3 2,723 74.2 71.9-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,199 231 18.1 14.9-21.8 101 10.1 7.5-13.4 310 29.5 25.3-34.0 121 12.2 9.2-15.8 436 30.2 26.3-34.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,756 165 10.9 8.7-13.6 99 6.4 4.8- 8.6 381 25.1 21.8-28.6 218 16.0 13.1-19.5 893 41.6 37.8-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,030 51 6.4 4.4- 9.4 42 4.6 3.0- 6.9 166 15.7 12.8-19.1 136 18.1 14.4-22.4 635 55.2 50.3-60.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,290 26 3.0 1.8- 5.2 37 2.9 1.9- 4.6 154 12.8 10.2-15.9 185 15.8 12.9-19.2 888 65.5 61.3-69.5
$50,000-74,999 1,246 22 2.4 1.5- 4.0 24 1.5 0.8- 2.8 115 14.3 10.9-18.6 151 11.8 9.3-14.8 934 69.9 65.4-74.1
$75,000+ 2,113 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0 66 4.3 3.1- 5.9 191 10.4 8.5-12.8 1,834 83.3 80.6-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,242 354 11.5 9.9-13.4 172 6.9 5.5- 8.6 586 21.7 19.3-24.3 342 13.0 11.1-15.2 1,788 46.9 44.1-49.8
No 7,115 239 4.7 3.9- 5.6 192 3.1 2.5- 3.8 834 14.2 12.9-15.7 830 13.9 12.6-15.3 5,020 64.0 62.2-65.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,444 49 3.5 2.3- 5.3 30 3.2 1.9- 5.2 102 8.0 6.2-10.2 115 10.0 7.7-12.9 1,148 75.3 71.7-78.7
Non-Veteran 8,950 546 6.8 6.0- 7.7 336 4.2 3.6- 4.9 1,323 17.3 16.0-18.7 1,060 14.2 13.0-15.5 5,685 57.5 55.8-59.2

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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).

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