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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,523 101 7.4 5.7- 9.6 59 4.5 3.3- 6.1 208 15.8 13.4-18.5 164 12.0 9.9-14.4 991 60.3 56.9-63.6
GENDER
Male 579 39 8.4 5.6-12.5 25 4.6 2.9- 7.2 60 12.8 9.4-17.2 56 10.9 7.9-14.7 399 63.3 57.9-68.4
Female 944 62 6.4 4.7- 8.8 34 4.4 2.9- 6.7 148 18.5 15.4-22.1 108 13.0 10.3-16.4 592 57.6 53.4-61.7
RACE
White 1,245 78 7.6 5.7-10.2 49 4.7 3.4- 6.5 153 15.2 12.6-18.3 125 10.7 8.6-13.3 840 61.7 58.0-65.3
Other minorities 269 23 6.6 3.9-10.9 *** *** *** 53 18.4 13.5-24.7 36 16.7 11.2-24.1 148 55.3 47.3-63.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,454 98 7.6 5.8- 9.8 56 4.5 3.3- 6.1 185 14.7 12.4-17.5 154 11.7 9.6-14.2 961 61.6 58.1-64.9
AGE
18-34 214 *** *** *** 18 7.9 4.7-12.8 44 18.9 13.5-25.9 33 16.6 11.4-23.7 105 48.4 40.6-56.4
35-54 395 38 9.7 6.7-13.9 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6 72 19.0 14.7-24.1 56 14.2 10.6-18.8 211 53.2 47.2-59.0
55-64 342 26 7.8 5.0-11.8 *** *** *** 45 14.0 9.5-20.1 33 7.8 5.2-11.5 228 66.6 60.0-72.6
65-74 342 16 2.9 1.6- 5.0 *** *** *** 25 8.0 5.0-12.6 30 8.7 5.9-12.6 264 79.0 73.6-83.6
75+ 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 11.1 6.6-18.1 *** *** *** 176 78.1 70.1-84.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 28 12.2 7.5-19.4 *** *** *** 51 27.7 20.3-36.6 *** *** *** 106 49.8 40.8-58.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 463 39 9.0 5.7-14.1 22 4.8 2.8- 8.0 62 14.5 10.3-20.0 63 14.8 10.8-20.0 277 56.8 50.4-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 392 25 6.6 4.2-10.4 20 5.7 3.4- 9.2 61 16.1 12.2-20.9 44 13.0 9.1-18.3 242 58.6 52.4-64.5
College Graduate 460 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 7.7 5.2-11.2 42 10.1 7.2-14.0 366 77.0 71.8-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 38 18.9 12.5-27.5 18 9.8 5.5-16.9 60 30.6 22.8-39.7 19 8.3 4.7-14.5 82 32.4 25.0-40.8
$15,000- 24,999 293 33 11.3 7.5-16.7 17 6.5 3.7-11.1 60 22.7 17.0-29.5 35 9.0 5.7-13.8 148 50.6 42.9-58.3
$25,000- 34,999 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 14.4 8.9-22.5 24 18.4 11.1-29.0 106 51.7 42.1-61.1
$35,000- 49,999 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.1 5.7-17.4 25 15.1 9.7-22.8 117 66.8 57.2-75.1
$50,000+ 411 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 6.6 4.2-10.5 38 12.6 8.8-17.8 345 78.2 72.5-83.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 452 59 16.6 11.8-23.0 25 6.2 3.8-10.0 82 19.6 15.2-24.9 42 8.1 5.6-11.5 244 49.5 43.3-55.7
No 1,062 40 3.9 2.7- 5.7 34 4.0 2.7- 5.9 125 14.5 11.8-17.8 121 13.3 10.7-16.4 742 64.2 60.2-68.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.4 6.0-17.4 134 73.1 64.4-80.3
Non-Veteran 1,346 92 7.6 5.8-10.0 54 4.6 3.3- 6.3 196 16.7 14.1-19.7 147 12.2 9.9-14.8 857 58.9 55.3-62.4

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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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