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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,802 122 7.1 5.5- 9.2 69 4.3 3.0- 6.0 253 17.2 14.6-20.1 197 13.9 11.2-17.1 1,161 57.5 53.9-61.0
GENDER
Male 690 37 7.7 5.0-11.6 23 4.4 2.5- 7.5 74 13.7 10.2-18.3 66 13.0 9.2-18.0 490 61.3 55.5-66.7
Female 1,112 85 6.6 5.0- 8.7 46 4.2 2.8- 6.1 179 20.4 16.9-24.4 131 14.8 11.3-19.2 671 54.0 49.5-58.5
RACE
White 1,660 112 7.0 5.4- 9.0 58 4.2 2.9- 6.0 222 15.6 13.1-18.5 180 13.7 11.0-16.9 1,088 59.5 55.8-63.2
Other minorities 130 *** *** *** 11 5.4 2.4-11.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,753 121 7.3 5.7- 9.5 64 4.1 2.9- 5.7 239 16.1 13.6-18.9 192 14.1 11.3-17.4 1,137 58.4 54.7-62.0
AGE
18-34 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 20.4 13.9-29.0 26 23.7 15.1-35.2 64 46.2 36.1-56.5
35-54 502 62 13.4 9.8-18.2 29 4.8 2.9- 7.8 94 22.2 17.3-28.1 75 13.9 10.5-18.0 242 45.7 39.8-51.7
55-64 443 34 5.8 3.7- 9.0 19 5.3 2.9- 9.5 61 13.7 10.2-18.1 41 9.6 6.7-13.7 288 65.6 59.7-70.9
65-74 399 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 *** *** *** 39 9.5 6.7-13.2 34 9.1 6.2-13.2 306 76.3 71.0-81.0
75+ 298 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 9.5 5.7-15.3 17 5.4 3.1- 9.2 252 83.5 77.4-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 27 13.6 8.2-21.5 14 6.6 3.2-13.3 55 24.9 18.0-33.4 22 8.6 5.2-13.8 126 46.4 37.7-55.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 538 40 6.3 4.0- 9.6 24 3.9 2.3- 6.6 83 19.3 14.5-25.3 61 14.1 10.3-19.0 330 56.4 50.2-62.4
Some Post-H.S. 478 37 6.3 3.8-10.2 13 3.5 1.7- 7.4 71 16.4 11.9-22.2 61 18.7 12.6-26.7 296 55.1 47.8-62.2
College Graduate 540 18 4.5 2.5- 7.8 18 3.9 2.1- 7.3 44 9.3 6.6-12.9 53 10.4 7.3-14.7 407 71.8 66.3-76.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 51 16.3 10.7-24.1 22 9.7 5.1-17.6 58 23.6 16.7-32.3 *** *** *** 103 33.0 24.9-42.3
$15,000- 24,999 348 38 11.5 7.4-17.4 14 4.6 2.4- 8.5 67 25.0 18.5-32.8 47 14.3 9.1-21.8 182 44.7 37.1-52.5
$25,000- 34,999 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 20.9 13.6-30.8 29 15.2 9.9-22.5 137 51.8 42.8-60.7
$35,000- 49,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 12.8 7.4-21.2 34 16.3 11.0-23.6 153 64.7 55.6-72.8
$50,000+ 447 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 9.2 5.7-14.3 30 7.1 4.6-10.7 379 81.6 75.9-86.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 82 13.0 9.5-17.5 36 6.6 4.2-10.4 120 22.6 17.7-28.3 65 12.2 7.9-18.2 357 45.7 40.2-51.2
No 1,136 40 4.5 2.9- 6.8 33 3.2 1.9- 5.2 132 14.5 11.6-17.9 132 14.8 11.5-18.8 799 63.1 58.6-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 7.1 3.2-14.9 18 6.8 3.8-11.9 213 73.9 63.7-82.1
Non-Veteran 1,544 115 7.1 5.5- 9.2 63 4.1 2.9- 5.9 239 18.6 15.7-21.8 179 14.9 11.9-18.4 948 55.3 51.4-59.1

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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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