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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 pay
your rent/mortgage? Would you say you were worried or stressed-
Always, Usually, So metimes, 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 9,280 992 12.5 11.4-13.7 427 5.5 4.8- 6.4 1,610 19.3 18.1-20.7 1,282 15.6 14.4-16.9 4,969 47.0 45.4-48.7
-Western NC 1,582 181 13.3 10.9-16.2 79 5.7 4.3- 7.6 265 19.5 16.6-22.8 212 14.7 12.0-17.9 845 46.7 43.1-50.5
GENDER
Male 618 68 14.0 10.2-19.0 30 5.7 3.6- 8.9 97 18.7 14.5-23.8 90 17.4 12.8-23.2 333 44.2 38.6-49.8
Female 964 113 12.7 9.9-16.1 49 5.7 4.0- 8.2 168 20.3 16.6-24.6 122 12.2 9.6-15.3 512 49.1 44.4-53.9
RACE
White 1,457 163 13.0 10.5-16.0 69 5.3 3.9- 7.3 234 18.4 15.5-21.7 197 14.5 11.8-17.7 794 48.7 44.9-52.6
Other minorities 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 47 27.4 18.5-38.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,535 177 13.5 11.0-16.4 75 5.3 4.0- 7.2 251 18.7 15.8-21.9 208 14.9 12.1-18.2 824 47.6 43.8-51.4
AGE
18-34 122 13 10.3 5.2-19.6 *** *** *** 33 28.0 19.1-38.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 469 73 17.7 13.1-23.3 35 7.4 4.9-10.8 99 20.7 16.1-26.2 69 12.2 9.2-16.0 193 42.1 36.0-48.3
55-64 405 63 16.7 12.3-22.2 21 4.9 3.0- 8.0 60 14.1 10.4-18.7 59 14.5 10.6-19.5 202 49.8 43.6-56.0
65-74 327 21 6.9 4.2-11.2 *** *** *** 41 12.2 8.7-16.9 28 8.5 5.7-12.6 228 68.8 62.4-74.5
75+ 245 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 16.2 10.6-23.9 21 5.9 3.5- 9.7 181 70.6 62.4-77.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 49 24.3 17.1-33.3 17 8.7 4.8-15.5 40 22.7 15.2-32.5 20 13.1 7.6-21.5 91 31.2 23.7-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 54 13.2 8.9-19.2 20 4.8 2.9- 7.8 94 20.0 15.5-25.4 55 14.6 9.7-21.4 232 47.4 41.1-53.8
Some Post-H.S. 413 49 12.0 8.0-17.6 16 4.0 2.0- 7.8 72 21.1 15.5-27.9 59 15.0 9.9-22.0 217 48.0 40.4-55.6
College Graduate 496 29 6.4 4.1- 9.8 26 7.0 4.3-11.4 59 14.0 10.1-19.0 78 15.8 12.0-20.6 304 56.8 50.7-62.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 210 65 27.7 19.3-37.9 15 4.9 2.7- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 21.5 14.8-30.0
$15,000- 24,999 308 48 16.5 11.3-23.6 23 10.0 6.2-15.9 65 25.5 18.5-34.0 36 14.9 8.8-24.2 136 33.0 26.5-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 195 18 17.5 9.9-28.9 *** *** *** 39 23.2 15.7-32.9 28 14.4 9.0-22.2 100 40.0 31.7-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 206 16 9.2 5.0-16.1 *** *** *** 30 15.0 9.6-22.6 35 13.8 9.3-20.2 116 57.3 48.0-66.0
$50,000+ 422 12 3.0 1.5- 5.7 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 42 13.1 9.0-18.6 71 18.4 13.4-24.9 284 62.5 55.4-69.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 552 109 22.9 18.0-28.7 37 8.2 5.2-12.7 96 17.1 13.1-22.1 54 8.2 5.7-11.6 256 43.5 37.4-49.8
No 1,024 72 9.1 6.6-12.6 41 4.3 3.0- 6.2 169 20.7 17.0-24.9 158 17.7 14.0-22.1 584 48.2 43.6-52.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 232 19 14.3 7.5-25.5 *** *** *** 29 13.6 8.7-20.6 23 8.7 5.4-13.7 152 56.1 46.6-65.1
Non-Veteran 1,350 162 13.2 10.6-16.2 70 5.5 4.1- 7.4 236 20.4 17.2-24.0 189 15.6 12.5-19.2 693 45.4 41.4-49.5

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*Asked only of those who rent or own their home.

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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