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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 5,941 354 6.1 5.3- 7.0 190 3.3 2.8- 3.9 818 14.8 13.6-16.0 698 13.3 12.1-14.6 3,881 62.5 60.8-64.1
GENDER
Male 2,350 112 4.8 3.9- 6.0 58 2.8 2.1- 3.7 278 12.9 11.2-14.7 254 12.2 10.4-14.1 1,648 67.4 64.8-69.8
Female 3,591 242 7.2 6.2- 8.5 132 3.8 3.1- 4.7 540 16.5 15.0-18.2 444 14.4 12.8-16.0 2,233 58.0 55.9-60.2
RACE
White 4,338 222 5.4 4.6- 6.4 125 3.1 2.5- 3.8 494 12.2 11.0-13.6 487 13.3 11.9-14.8 3,010 66.0 64.1-67.8
African American 1,093 94 8.3 6.3-10.7 38 3.2 2.2- 4.6 196 18.8 16.0-22.0 146 14.0 11.4-17.0 619 55.8 51.9-59.6
Other minorities 458 37 6.4 4.2- 9.7 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 122 24.4 19.8-29.7 56 12.2 8.9-16.4 217 51.7 45.5-57.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 387 21 4.9 2.9- 8.1 29 7.3 4.8-10.8 125 32.4 27.1-38.2 52 13.1 9.6-17.6 160 42.4 36.3-48.7
Non-Hispanic 5,535 332 6.2 5.4- 7.1 160 3.0 2.5- 3.6 691 13.4 12.2-14.6 643 13.3 12.1-14.7 3,709 64.1 62.4-65.8
AGE
18-34 1,003 58 5.1 3.8- 6.7 54 4.4 3.2- 5.9 205 19.3 16.6-22.4 178 17.0 14.3-20.1 508 54.2 50.5-57.9
35-54 1,982 154 7.9 6.4- 9.6 84 3.9 3.1- 5.0 316 15.6 13.7-17.6 278 14.6 12.7-16.7 1,150 58.0 55.3-60.7
55-64 1,145 79 6.9 5.2- 9.1 30 2.4 1.5- 3.7 149 12.4 10.3-14.8 109 10.6 8.4-13.2 778 67.7 64.2-71.0
65-74 999 44 3.8 2.7- 5.5 *** *** *** 94 8.1 6.4-10.3 70 7.2 5.5- 9.3 776 79.6 76.5-82.4
75+ 754 *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 7.4 5.0-10.8 58 6.7 4.9- 9.0 626 82.2 78.1-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 77 11.0 8.2-14.5 42 5.0 3.5- 7.0 187 25.2 21.5-29.4 67 10.1 7.2-13.8 360 48.7 44.0-53.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,637 117 7.1 5.7- 8.7 46 3.2 2.2- 4.5 259 15.7 13.6-18.0 215 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,000 59.3 56.1-62.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,592 111 6.0 4.8- 7.5 66 4.0 3.0- 5.3 223 14.8 12.6-17.3 211 15.1 12.9-17.7 981 60.0 56.8-63.1
College Graduate 1,959 48 2.3 1.6- 3.2 36 1.6 1.1- 2.3 146 7.5 6.2- 9.2 203 11.6 9.9-13.5 1,526 77.0 74.6-79.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 126 19.4 15.7-23.6 49 7.3 5.2-10.2 160 25.4 21.2-30.1 78 12.7 9.8-16.4 239 35.2 30.5-40.3
$15,000- 24,999 991 91 10.6 8.2-13.7 71 7.3 5.6- 9.6 231 23.8 20.6-27.2 130 16.2 13.0-20.0 468 42.0 38.1-46.0
$25,000- 34,999 604 37 5.8 3.9- 8.4 16 2.7 1.5- 4.6 100 17.1 13.5-21.4 78 15.5 11.5-20.6 373 58.9 53.4-64.2
$35,000- 49,999 722 33 4.9 3.0- 7.9 *** *** *** 91 14.0 11.1-17.5 99 15.4 12.1-19.3 483 63.1 58.3-67.7
$50,000+ 1,955 22 1.2 0.8- 2.0 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 88 5.4 4.0- 7.1 216 12.1 10.3-14.1 1,614 80.5 78.0-82.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,504 196 15.4 13.0-18.2 72 5.1 3.8- 6.7 260 18.2 15.7-20.9 183 13.9 11.7-16.5 793 47.4 44.1-50.8
No 4,413 157 3.7 3.1- 4.5 117 2.8 2.3- 3.5 552 13.8 12.6-15.3 512 13.1 11.8-14.6 3,075 66.4 64.6-68.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 716 24 3.2 2.1- 5.0 *** *** *** 55 8.9 6.4-12.2 66 9.8 7.5-12.6 558 76.0 71.8-79.6
Non-Veteran 5,222 329 6.4 5.6- 7.4 177 3.5 2.9- 4.1 762 15.5 14.3-16.9 632 13.7 12.5-15.1 3,322 60.8 59.1-62.6

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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.

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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