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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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?

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,325 223 5.4 4.6- 6.4 127 3.1 2.5- 3.9 496 13.2 12.0-14.6 457 12.0 10.7-13.4 3,022 66.2 64.3-68.1
Female 6,827 433 6.4 5.7- 7.3 236 3.8 3.3- 4.4 1,057 17.3 16.1-18.5 828 14.3 13.1-15.5 4,273 58.2 56.7-59.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,739 392 5.4 4.8- 6.1 233 3.2 2.8- 3.8 885 12.8 11.8-13.8 847 12.9 11.9-14.0 5,382 65.6 64.2-67.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,994 166 7.8 6.4- 9.4 62 2.8 2.0- 3.8 365 18.7 16.6-21.0 259 14.3 12.3-16.5 1,142 56.5 53.6-59.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 433 42 14.6 9.1-22.4 *** *** *** 68 13.8 10.0-18.7 49 11.1 7.2-16.7 258 54.3 46.6-61.9
Non-Hispanic Other 268 16 4.8 2.7- 8.5 *** *** *** 36 12.8 8.4-19.0 29 11.1 7.1-16.9 182 68.5 60.6-75.4
Hispanic 640 33 4.6 3.0- 6.9 45 7.2 5.1-10.0 193 30.9 26.7-35.3 92 13.6 10.8-17.2 277 43.7 39.0-48.6
AGE
18-34 1,779 95 4.9 3.9- 6.2 90 4.7 3.7- 5.9 356 19.6 17.5-21.8 310 17.4 15.3-19.6 928 53.4 50.6-56.2
35-44 1,545 117 7.3 5.9- 9.1 66 4.3 3.2- 5.6 275 18.4 16.2-20.8 246 16.7 14.5-19.2 841 53.3 50.3-56.3
45-54 1,952 167 8.3 6.8-10.1 87 3.9 3.1- 5.0 314 15.2 13.3-17.3 252 12.8 11.0-14.8 1,132 59.8 57.0-62.5
55-64 2,278 158 7.0 5.8- 8.5 64 2.5 1.9- 3.4 294 12.7 11.1-14.5 222 9.8 8.3-11.5 1,540 67.9 65.5-70.3
65-74 2,031 81 3.3 2.5- 4.3 34 1.3 0.8- 1.9 187 8.8 7.4-10.4 157 7.9 6.6- 9.4 1,572 78.8 76.6-80.9
75+ 1,462 31 2.4 1.5- 3.7 20 1.6 0.9- 2.8 109 8.4 6.5-10.6 92 6.1 4.7- 7.7 1,210 81.7 78.9-84.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,408 157 11.0 9.0-13.4 74 5.2 4.0- 6.8 343 25.6 22.7-28.6 129 10.9 8.7-13.6 705 47.3 43.9-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,207 226 6.8 5.8- 8.0 103 3.4 2.7- 4.3 497 15.7 14.1-17.4 400 14.2 12.6-15.9 1,981 59.9 57.7-62.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,034 194 5.6 4.7- 6.6 120 4.0 3.2- 4.9 448 15.6 14.0-17.3 400 14.6 13.0-16.4 1,872 60.2 57.9-62.4
College Graduate 3,467 77 2.0 1.5- 2.7 66 1.8 1.3- 2.4 258 7.7 6.6- 8.9 350 11.6 10.3-13.1 2,716 76.9 75.0-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,350 254 18.2 15.6-21.0 105 8.0 6.2-10.1 345 27.4 24.3-30.8 157 12.5 10.4-15.1 489 33.9 30.5-37.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,922 173 10.0 8.3-12.0 125 7.1 5.8- 8.7 427 23.6 21.3-26.2 257 15.3 13.1-17.8 940 44.0 41.1-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,197 63 5.1 3.8- 6.8 34 3.0 2.0- 4.4 185 17.0 14.4-20.0 163 16.3 13.4-19.6 752 58.6 54.8-62.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,360 54 4.8 3.3- 6.9 32 2.7 1.7- 4.1 159 12.5 10.4-14.9 192 15.5 13.1-18.2 923 64.6 61.2-67.9
$50,000-74,999 1,310 23 2.1 1.3- 3.3 17 1.3 0.8- 2.2 94 8.3 6.5-10.5 176 15.4 13.0-18.1 1,000 73.0 69.8-76.0
$75,000+ 2,103 *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 4.5 3.3- 6.2 166 9.4 7.9-11.3 1,847 84.9 82.6-87.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,042 386 14.7 13.0-16.6 159 5.7 4.7- 6.9 534 18.7 16.9-20.6 347 12.9 11.3-14.6 1,616 48.0 45.7-50.4
No 8,057 267 3.4 3.0- 4.0 202 2.8 2.4- 3.3 1,008 14.3 13.3-15.4 931 13.3 12.3-14.3 5,649 66.1 64.7-67.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,439 46 3.2 2.3- 4.5 32 2.4 1.6- 3.5 103 8.4 6.6-10.5 127 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,131 76.6 73.8-79.3
Non-Veteran 9,710 609 6.3 5.7- 7.0 331 3.6 3.2- 4.2 1,449 16.3 15.3-17.3 1,158 13.7 12.8-14.7 6,163 60.0 58.7-61.3

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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.

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