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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 pay
your rent/mortgage? 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%)
North Carolina 9,880 1,063 11.4 10.6-12.3 437 4.8 4.3- 5.4 1,769 19.0 18.0-20.0 1,343 15.0 14.0-15.9 5,268 49.8 48.5-51.1
-Eastern NC 3,272 334 10.7 9.3-12.2 158 5.3 4.4- 6.4 584 18.3 16.7-20.1 443 15.0 13.4-16.7 1,753 50.7 48.5-52.9
GENDER
Male 1,249 114 10.3 8.2-12.8 53 4.6 3.3- 6.4 183 16.3 13.9-19.1 181 15.8 13.3-18.5 718 53.0 49.5-56.5
Female 2,023 220 11.1 9.4-13.0 105 5.9 4.7- 7.4 401 20.2 18.0-22.5 262 14.3 12.4-16.5 1,035 48.5 45.7-51.3
RACE
White 2,040 172 9.3 7.7-11.2 85 4.6 3.5- 5.9 300 16.0 14.1-18.1 268 15.4 13.4-17.6 1,215 54.8 52.0-57.5
African American 741 104 14.5 11.4-18.2 41 5.8 4.1- 8.3 166 22.0 18.5-26.0 109 15.2 12.2-18.8 321 42.4 37.8-47.2
Other minorities 465 54 9.6 6.1-14.7 31 8.5 5.1-13.9 113 23.3 18.1-29.4 65 13.1 9.1-18.4 202 45.5 38.4-52.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 179 *** *** *** 14 9.7 5.3-16.9 57 33.3 25.7-41.8 23 11.5 7.3-17.6 73 41.0 32.7-49.9
Non-Hispanic 3,085 322 11.2 9.7-12.8 143 5.0 4.0- 6.1 527 17.2 15.5-19.0 420 15.3 13.6-17.1 1,673 51.4 49.1-53.7
AGE
18-34 478 48 12.0 8.8-16.1 34 7.7 5.3-11.0 103 19.6 15.9-23.8 101 20.3 16.4-24.9 192 40.4 35.3-45.8
35-54 1,040 130 11.5 9.3-14.2 73 6.9 5.3- 8.9 224 21.3 18.5-24.5 159 15.2 12.8-18.0 454 45.1 41.4-48.8
55-64 733 83 11.5 8.7-15.1 26 2.4 1.5- 3.9 125 15.8 12.9-19.3 104 14.5 11.5-18.0 395 55.8 51.2-60.3
65-74 599 50 6.7 4.7- 9.4 *** *** *** 76 13.1 9.8-17.3 52 9.3 6.8-12.6 408 69.5 64.6-74.0
75+ 392 18 6.0 3.4-10.4 *** *** *** 51 12.9 9.1-17.9 26 6.0 3.8- 9.5 288 73.2 67.2-78.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 410 75 19.9 15.0-25.8 30 6.6 4.1-10.4 97 22.4 17.8-27.8 40 10.6 7.4-14.9 168 40.5 34.3-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 961 116 11.0 8.8-13.7 48 5.8 4.1- 8.1 183 19.1 16.1-22.5 115 13.8 11.1-17.0 499 50.3 46.2-54.3
Some Post-H.S. 916 98 10.7 8.3-13.6 52 5.7 4.1- 8.0 172 18.5 15.6-21.8 138 17.7 14.6-21.2 456 47.5 43.4-51.6
College Graduate 976 44 3.7 2.6- 5.4 28 3.1 2.0- 4.8 130 14.1 11.6-17.0 150 16.0 13.3-19.0 624 63.1 59.3-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 403 123 30.7 24.8-37.3 43 9.4 6.3-13.7 94 23.9 18.8-29.9 29 7.6 4.8-11.6 114 28.5 22.5-35.2
$15,000- 24,999 564 86 15.7 12.0-20.2 38 9.2 6.4-13.1 144 24.8 20.4-29.7 64 12.1 8.9-16.2 232 38.2 32.9-43.9
$25,000- 34,999 391 35 9.9 6.5-14.7 25 7.0 4.3-11.2 95 26.3 21.0-32.3 52 16.2 11.6-22.0 184 40.7 34.7-47.0
$35,000- 49,999 437 29 8.9 5.7-13.6 17 3.7 2.2- 6.4 75 17.9 13.7-23.0 77 17.5 13.5-22.4 239 51.9 46.0-57.8
$50,000+ 994 19 2.6 1.5- 4.5 17 2.2 1.2- 3.8 107 11.6 9.4-14.3 168 18.3 15.4-21.6 683 65.3 61.4-68.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 952 186 20.5 17.1-24.5 63 6.9 5.0- 9.5 170 19.3 16.1-22.9 100 10.8 8.4-13.8 433 42.4 38.4-46.6
No 2,306 146 7.6 6.2- 9.2 95 4.8 3.8- 6.1 410 18.0 16.1-20.0 341 16.3 14.4-18.4 1,314 53.3 50.7-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 25 6.4 3.8-10.6 *** *** *** 51 12.7 9.4-17.0 68 14.6 11.0-19.1 328 64.2 58.6-69.5
Non-Veteran 2,787 309 11.5 10.0-13.2 145 5.9 4.8- 7.2 533 19.4 17.6-21.3 375 15.1 13.4-17.0 1,425 48.2 45.7-50.6

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

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.

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