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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,792 299 6.1 5.2- 7.2 202 4.4 3.5- 5.3 768 15.5 14.0-17.1 657 13.5 12.1-15.1 3,866 60.6 58.5-62.6
GENDER
Male 2,169 94 5.8 4.4- 7.7 67 4.3 3.0- 5.9 212 12.3 10.1-14.9 217 11.2 9.3-13.4 1,579 66.4 63.2-69.5
Female 3,623 205 6.4 5.2- 7.8 135 4.4 3.5- 5.7 556 18.3 16.4-20.4 440 15.6 13.6-17.8 2,287 55.3 52.7-57.9
RACE
White 4,472 207 5.5 4.5- 6.7 139 4.1 3.1- 5.2 491 12.2 10.7-13.9 503 13.5 11.8-15.3 3,132 64.8 62.4-67.0
African American 935 61 8.0 5.6-11.4 41 4.7 3.0- 7.3 184 20.5 16.8-24.8 114 13.9 11.0-17.5 535 52.7 47.8-57.6
Other minorities 344 26 5.7 3.1-10.1 21 6.1 3.3-10.8 84 27.6 21.1-35.2 39 14.1 9.3-20.9 174 46.5 39.0-54.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 274 20 7.1 4.0-12.3 24 7.1 4.1-12.0 72 32.6 24.9-41.3 38 17.7 11.4-26.5 120 35.5 27.8-44.1
Non-Hispanic 5,504 276 6.0 5.0- 7.2 178 4.2 3.3- 5.2 695 14.1 12.7-15.7 619 13.2 11.8-14.8 3,736 62.5 60.4-64.6
AGE
18-34 652 31 5.0 3.3- 7.6 33 6.0 4.0- 8.9 127 18.6 15.1-22.7 112 16.7 13.4-20.6 349 53.7 48.7-58.6
35-54 1,965 138 8.1 6.4-10.1 102 5.0 3.8- 6.6 305 16.1 13.8-18.7 302 16.2 13.9-18.9 1,118 54.6 51.3-57.8
55-64 1,211 64 5.9 4.0- 8.5 42 3.5 2.3- 5.2 152 14.1 11.4-17.3 119 8.5 6.6-10.9 834 68.0 64.0-71.8
65-74 1,070 41 3.9 2.4- 6.2 12 0.8 0.4- 1.7 112 10.0 7.6-13.1 62 6.3 4.4- 9.0 843 79.0 75.0-82.5
75+ 831 22 3.1 1.9- 5.1 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5 64 9.5 6.8-13.2 55 6.6 4.4- 9.7 678 79.5 75.0-83.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 634 75 12.9 9.4-17.5 30 5.3 3.1- 9.0 165 28.3 23.0-34.2 40 10.0 6.3-15.7 324 43.5 37.3-49.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,548 105 6.7 4.9- 9.1 76 6.0 4.3- 8.2 244 16.7 13.8-20.1 166 12.5 10.1-15.3 957 58.1 54.0-62.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,415 83 5.4 3.9- 7.4 56 4.2 2.8- 6.2 195 14.3 11.8-17.2 215 17.9 14.9-21.3 866 58.2 54.3-62.1
College Graduate 2,178 34 2.5 1.6- 3.9 40 2.5 1.6- 4.0 163 9.0 7.3-11.1 234 11.5 9.7-13.7 1,707 74.3 71.4-77.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 571 112 16.9 12.7-22.0 57 12.2 8.2-17.7 159 32.3 26.3-39.1 60 12.1 8.4-17.0 183 26.6 21.3-32.6
$15,000- 24,999 943 85 12.0 8.8-16.2 60 6.8 4.6-10.1 211 24.3 20.1-29.1 113 16.5 12.6-21.4 474 40.3 35.3-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 533 28 5.0 3.1- 7.8 18 4.1 2.2- 7.8 90 17.1 13.1-22.0 72 19.7 14.4-26.3 325 54.1 47.3-60.8
$35,000- 49,999 682 16 3.5 1.7- 7.0 20 3.3 1.8- 6.1 78 11.8 8.5-16.3 98 15.0 11.3-19.7 470 66.3 60.5-71.7
$50,000+ 2,086 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 22 1.4 0.8- 2.6 99 7.2 5.5- 9.3 227 11.1 9.3-13.2 1,721 78.9 76.0-81.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,673 167 11.5 9.3-14.3 85 6.4 4.5- 9.0 298 22.2 18.9-25.9 171 12.5 10.0-15.6 952 47.3 43.3-51.3
No 4,097 129 4.4 3.4- 5.6 117 3.7 2.9- 4.8 466 13.4 11.8-15.2 485 13.8 12.1-15.6 2,900 64.7 62.3-67.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 737 24 3.2 1.8- 5.8 14 2.5 1.2- 5.3 55 8.2 5.8-11.5 61 11.1 7.9-15.4 583 74.9 69.7-79.5
Non-Veteran 5,053 274 6.4 5.4- 7.7 188 4.6 3.7- 5.7 713 16.4 14.8-18.2 596 13.8 12.3-15.5 3,282 58.8 56.5-61.0

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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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