SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 11,152 656 5.9 5.4- 6.6 363 3.5 3.1- 4.0 1,553 15.3 14.5-16.3 1,285 13.2 12.3-14.1 7,295 62.0 60.8-63.2
-Eastern NC 3,688 201 5.1 4.3- 6.2 114 3.3 2.6- 4.2 527 15.8 14.3-17.5 423 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,423 62.4 60.3-64.5
GENDER
Male 1,396 72 5.3 3.9- 7.0 44 3.0 2.0- 4.4 158 13.7 11.5-16.3 147 12.2 10.0-14.8 975 65.8 62.4-69.0
Female 2,292 129 5.0 4.0- 6.2 70 3.6 2.7- 4.8 369 17.8 15.8-20.0 276 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,448 59.2 56.5-61.9
RACE
White 2,311 102 4.6 3.6- 5.8 70 3.0 2.2- 3.9 266 13.6 11.8-15.6 252 13.3 11.5-15.4 1,621 65.5 62.9-68.0
African American 819 61 6.7 4.8- 9.3 25 2.9 1.7- 4.9 155 19.6 16.3-23.4 102 14.5 11.4-18.2 476 56.3 51.8-60.8
Other minorities 529 34 4.0 2.4- 6.7 *** *** *** 102 20.4 15.7-26.1 67 11.0 7.5-15.8 309 58.8 52.0-65.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 26.2 19.6-34.1 32 15.0 9.9-22.2 91 47.0 38.8-55.5
Non-Hispanic 3,488 192 5.3 4.4- 6.3 101 2.9 2.3- 3.8 479 15.1 13.5-16.8 391 13.2 11.7-14.9 2,325 63.5 61.3-65.6
AGE
18-34 562 23 3.4 2.0- 5.5 18 3.9 2.4- 6.5 107 18.9 15.4-22.9 99 19.0 15.3-23.2 315 54.9 49.9-59.7
35-54 1,120 92 7.1 5.5- 9.1 51 4.4 3.1- 6.0 201 18.1 15.5-21.1 164 14.4 12.0-17.3 612 56.0 52.4-59.6
55-64 791 53 7.3 5.1-10.3 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3 100 12.5 9.8-15.8 80 8.9 6.9-11.5 534 69.3 65.1-73.2
65-74 690 21 2.5 1.5- 4.2 *** *** *** 68 10.1 7.5-13.4 57 8.7 6.3-11.9 532 77.5 73.3-81.3
75+ 485 *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 9.2 6.1-13.8 22 5.5 3.4- 9.0 408 81.8 76.5-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 469 52 11.6 8.2-16.1 24 5.8 3.4- 9.6 105 23.1 18.5-28.5 49 14.5 10.2-20.3 239 45.0 39.0-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,107 70 5.4 4.0- 7.2 35 3.1 2.0- 4.6 176 15.8 13.3-18.7 122 12.8 10.2-15.9 704 62.9 59.1-66.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,050 58 4.1 3.0- 5.7 34 3.1 2.0- 4.8 164 16.9 14.0-20.1 145 14.6 12.1-17.5 649 61.3 57.4-65.0
College Graduate 1,048 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 21 1.9 1.2- 3.1 78 8.1 6.2-10.4 105 11.3 9.1-14.1 824 77.3 73.9-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 481 90 16.6 12.7-21.4 38 8.3 5.3-12.7 125 28.3 23.0-34.2 60 14.4 10.3-19.6 168 32.5 27.0-38.5
$15,000- 24,999 638 49 8.4 5.9-11.8 37 6.7 4.5-10.0 136 23.6 19.4-28.4 92 17.3 13.2-22.2 324 44.0 38.8-49.2
$25,000- 34,999 423 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 17.6 13.3-23.1 61 16.7 12.5-22.0 273 61.6 55.3-67.5
$35,000- 49,999 470 *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 10.1 7.3-13.9 68 15.2 11.6-19.7 323 67.6 62.0-72.8
$50,000+ 1,047 *** *** *** *** *** *** 57 6.9 5.1- 9.3 88 10.1 7.9-13.0 888 81.5 78.1-84.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,086 131 12.7 10.2-15.8 62 6.6 4.8- 9.0 192 19.2 16.1-22.7 122 13.2 10.5-16.4 579 48.3 44.3-52.3
No 2,582 70 2.8 2.1- 3.7 51 2.2 1.5- 3.2 331 14.7 13.0-16.6 298 13.5 11.7-15.4 1,832 66.8 64.4-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 546 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 8.2 5.5-12.0 44 8.3 5.7-12.0 439 78.5 73.5-82.8
Non-Veteran 3,142 188 5.6 4.6- 6.7 100 3.5 2.7- 4.5 491 17.2 15.5-19.1 379 14.3 12.6-16.1 1,984 59.5 57.1-61.8

Back to Social Context.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

**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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05AUG13.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook