Percentage of Adults Who Were Always, Usually or
Sometimes Worried or Stressed About Having Enough
Money to Pay Their Rent/Mortgage in the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2137 27.3 0.6 26.1 28.4
GENDER
Female 1368 30.2 0.8 28.6 31.8
Male 769 24.2 0.9 22.5 25.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 141 34.3 2.6 29.3 39.3
25-34 years 328 36.1 1.8 32.6 39.5
35-44 years 339 33.9 1.6 30.7 37.1
45-54 years 439 29.2 1.3 26.6 31.9
55-64 years 477 22.5 1.0 20.5 24.6
65+ years 413 13.4 0.7 12.0 14.8
ETHNICITY
Not hispanic 1969 26.1 0.6 24.9 27.3
Hispanic 161 39.8 2.8 34.4 45.2
RACE
White only 1807 25.2 0.6 24.0 26.4
Black or African American only 122 37.9 3.5 31.1 44.6
Other race only 134 39.3 3.1 33.3 45.3
More than one race 52 40.5 5.0 30.6 50.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 230 44.7 2.6 39.7 49.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 707 31.1 1.1 28.9 33.4
Some college 692 27.9 1.1 25.9 30.0
College graduate 508 16.5 0.8 15.0 18.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 360 56.7 2.5 51.7 61.7
$15,000 to $24,999 565 46.8 1.7 43.4 50.2
$25,000 to $34,999 290 35.3 1.9 31.6 39.1
$35,000 to $49,999 273 26.1 1.6 23.0 29.2
$50,000 or more 435 13.4 0.7 12.1 14.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1162 27.3 0.8 25.7 28.8
Out of work 202 49.1 3.1 43.0 55.2
Homemaker/Student 162 26.8 2.1 22.7 30.9
Retired 327 12.6 0.8 11.1 14.0
Unable to work 277 54.5 2.6 49.3 59.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 405 16.6 0.9 14.8 18.4
1 to less than 20 hours 102 23.1 2.5 18.2 28.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 322 34.2 1.8 30.7 37.7
40 plus hours 794 25.2 0.9 23.5 27.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1046 22.7 0.7 21.4 24.1
Divorced/Separated 543 45.5 1.7 42.1 48.9
Widowed 196 18.7 1.4 16.0 21.3
Never married 348 32.9 1.8 29.4 36.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 1319 24.1 0.7 22.7 25.4
Have a disability 805 38.9 1.2 36.5 41.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 103 23.2 2.3 18.7 27.8
Rural 214 24.8 1.7 21.4 28.2
Densely-settled rural 347 27.9 1.5 24.9 30.9
Semi-Urban 374 29.1 1.5 26.2 31.9
Urban 1099 27.4 0.8 25.7 29.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 465 49.4 2.0 45.6 53.3
Insured 1667 23.2 0.6 22.0 24.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1817 26.7 0.6 25.5 27.9
Have diabetes 316 32.3 1.7 28.9 35.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1851 26.1 0.6 24.9 27.3
Current Asthma 267 38.6 2.3 34.1 43.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 1380 26.5 0.7 25.1 27.9
Yes 741 29.4 1.1 27.3 31.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1642 23.4 0.6 22.2 24.5
14+ days mental health NOT good 448 61.0 2.1 56.8 65.2
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1518 23.3 0.6 22.1 24.5
Smoker 612 43.9 1.6 40.9 47.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 614 25.7 1.1 23.6 27.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 592 21.9 0.9 20.1 23.7
Obese, BMI>=30 804 34.4 1.2 32.1 36.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 714 32.9 1.2 30.6 35.3
Yes 1417 25.2 0.7 23.9 26.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1949 28.5 0.6 27.3 29.8
Served on active duty 188 17.8 1.4 15.1 20.5

Numerator: Respondents who were always, usually, or sometimes
worried or stressed about having enough money to pay their
rent/mortgage in the past 12 months.
 
Denominator: Among respondents who own or rent their home,
excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B