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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 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
-Piedmont NC 5,278 579 11.6 10.5-12.7 226 4.8 4.1- 5.6 939 18.8 17.4-20.2 753 15.6 14.3-17.0 2,781 49.3 47.5-51.1
GENDER
Male 2,070 185 10.2 8.7-12.1 66 3.6 2.7- 4.7 331 16.8 14.7-19.0 301 16.1 14.1-18.3 1,187 53.4 50.5-56.2
Female 3,208 394 12.7 11.3-14.3 160 5.9 4.8- 7.2 608 20.6 18.8-22.4 452 15.2 13.5-16.9 1,594 45.7 43.4-47.9
RACE
White 3,863 376 10.9 9.6-12.2 147 4.2 3.5- 5.2 590 15.9 14.5-17.5 550 16.4 14.9-18.1 2,200 52.6 50.5-54.7
African American 952 141 14.3 11.8-17.3 51 5.6 4.0- 7.9 210 22.7 19.5-26.2 143 14.8 12.1-18.1 407 42.5 38.5-46.6
Other minorities 423 59 11.2 8.2-15.1 26 6.9 4.2-11.3 131 29.7 24.0-36.1 54 11.6 8.1-16.5 153 40.6 34.2-47.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 363 45 11.8 8.4-16.5 29 8.0 5.3-12.0 122 33.2 27.6-39.2 51 12.7 9.1-17.6 116 34.2 28.2-40.9
Non-Hispanic 4,898 531 11.5 10.4-12.8 196 4.5 3.7- 5.4 813 17.5 16.1-19.0 701 15.9 14.5-17.3 2,657 50.6 48.7-52.5
AGE
18-34 852 106 11.3 9.1-13.8 61 7.2 5.4- 9.5 217 23.8 20.4-27.5 162 18.2 15.2-21.6 306 39.5 35.5-43.7
35-54 1,863 264 13.7 11.9-15.7 97 5.3 4.1- 6.7 379 19.6 17.6-21.9 303 17.3 15.2-19.6 820 44.1 41.4-47.0
55-64 1,054 127 13.3 10.7-16.5 37 2.8 1.9- 4.3 179 17.0 14.3-20.0 132 13.3 10.8-16.1 579 53.6 49.7-57.5
65-74 865 54 5.9 4.2- 8.2 25 2.4 1.5- 3.7 103 11.0 8.7-13.8 94 9.9 7.8-12.5 589 70.8 67.0-74.4
75+ 603 24 4.8 2.9- 7.9 *** *** *** 53 8.6 6.2-11.9 57 9.6 6.9-13.3 464 76.2 71.5-80.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 625 116 19.4 15.7-23.7 40 6.2 4.2- 9.2 164 25.3 21.4-29.7 53 10.5 7.3-15.1 252 38.5 33.6-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,420 184 13.1 11.1-15.5 71 5.5 4.1- 7.3 308 23.5 20.4-26.8 196 14.4 12.2-16.9 661 43.5 40.0-47.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,395 185 12.6 10.6-14.9 75 5.7 4.3- 7.5 236 17.3 14.9-20.0 216 17.3 14.8-20.1 683 47.1 43.7-50.5
College Graduate 1,823 92 4.5 3.5- 5.7 40 2.4 1.6- 3.5 230 12.4 10.7-14.3 285 17.5 15.4-19.9 1,176 63.3 60.4-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 528 153 29.9 25.1-35.2 56 11.8 8.4-16.3 127 24.5 20.0-29.7 44 8.7 5.8-12.8 148 25.1 20.7-30.1
$15,000- 24,999 864 167 19.8 16.7-23.3 63 8.3 6.2-11.0 220 28.4 24.7-32.4 107 14.2 11.1-18.1 307 29.3 25.7-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 540 73 14.1 10.9-18.1 24 5.9 3.6- 9.5 124 26.0 20.4-32.5 60 11.8 8.7-15.7 259 42.3 36.8-48.0
$35,000- 49,999 669 62 10.0 7.2-13.8 25 3.7 2.3- 5.8 124 20.3 16.6-24.4 120 18.3 14.9-22.4 338 47.7 42.7-52.7
$50,000+ 1,861 49 3.2 2.2- 4.6 31 1.9 1.2- 2.9 207 11.2 9.5-13.0 322 18.4 16.2-20.9 1,252 65.4 62.5-68.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,293 277 25.5 22.4-28.9 70 6.4 4.7- 8.8 219 15.7 13.4-18.2 141 11.6 9.5-14.2 586 40.7 37.3-44.3
No 3,966 299 8.1 7.0- 9.2 153 4.3 3.5- 5.2 719 19.6 18.0-21.3 609 16.5 15.0-18.2 2,186 51.5 49.5-53.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 623 37 6.0 4.2- 8.5 *** *** *** 74 13.0 10.2-16.6 75 14.1 10.9-18.0 423 64.4 59.6-68.9
Non-Veteran 4,653 542 12.2 11.1-13.5 212 5.1 4.3- 6.0 863 19.4 18.0-21.0 678 15.8 14.4-17.3 2,358 47.5 45.6-49.4

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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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