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 2273 28.0 0.6 26.8 29.1
GENDER
Male 854 25.1 0.9 23.4 26.9
Female 1419 30.6 0.8 29.0 32.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 146 38.9 2.9 33.1 44.6
25-34 years 320 34.6 1.8 31.1 38.2
35-44 years 352 31.4 1.6 28.2 34.6
45-54 years 463 29.8 1.4 27.1 32.5
55-64 years 501 25.1 1.2 22.9 27.4
65+ years 491 16.5 0.8 14.9 18.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 232 45.8 2.6 40.7 50.8
Non-hispanic 2031 26.2 0.6 25.0 27.4
RACE
White only 1924 26.1 0.6 24.9 27.3
Black or African American only 139 40.7 3.7 33.5 48.0
Other race only 77 38.9 4.4 30.2 47.5
More than one race 61 40.2 5.0 30.5 50.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 228 45.3 2.6 40.2 50.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 726 32.4 1.2 30.1 34.7
Some college 766 30.3 1.1 28.1 32.5
College graduate 551 15.3 0.7 13.9 16.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 67.5 2.5 62.6 72.3
$15,000 to $24,999 583 51.9 1.8 48.3 55.5
$25,000 to $34,999 312 40.5 2.1 36.4 44.7
$35,000 to $49,999 293 26.9 1.6 23.7 30.0
$50,000 or more 453 12.7 0.7 11.4 14.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1180 26.7 0.8 25.2 28.3
Out of work 162 59.1 3.5 52.3 66.0
Homemaker/Student 230 32.6 2.2 28.2 36.9
Retired 386 14.9 0.8 13.3 16.5
Unable to work 306 57.4 2.8 51.8 63.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 500 19.4 1.0 17.5 21.3
1 to less than 20 hours 120 29.7 2.9 24.1 35.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 333 35.8 1.9 32.1 39.5
40 plus hours 806 24.0 0.9 22.2 25.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1089 21.5 0.7 20.1 22.8
Divorced/Seperated 542 45.7 1.7 42.3 49.0
Widowed 260 26.8 1.8 23.3 30.4
Never married 382 40.0 2.0 36.1 43.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 906 40.7 1.2 38.3 43.1
Not living with a disability 1347 23.9 0.7 22.6 25.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 149 31.1 2.6 26.0 36.2
Rural 251 27.8 1.8 24.3 31.4
Densely-settled rural 383 27.8 1.4 24.9 30.6
Semi-Urban 372 31.2 1.6 28.0 34.4
Urban 1118 26.8 0.8 25.2 28.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1866 24.4 0.6 23.2 25.6
Uninsured 396 55.1 2.2 50.7 59.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 367 34.2 1.7 30.9 37.5
No diabetes 1901 27.2 0.6 25.9 28.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 269 39.8 2.3 35.2 44.3
No current asthma 1974 26.7 0.6 25.5 28.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 847 30.9 1.0 28.9 33.0
No 1413 26.9 0.7 25.4 28.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 489 63.4 2.1 59.2 67.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 1728 23.5 0.6 22.3 24.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 574 42.8 1.7 39.5 46.1
Non-smoker 1687 24.6 0.6 23.4 25.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 564 25.1 1.1 22.9 27.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 644 24.6 1.0 22.5 26.6
Obese, BMI>=30 894 32.6 1.1 30.4 34.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1424 24.5 0.7 23.2 25.8
No 843 37.0 1.3 34.5 39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 209 19.3 1.4 16.6 22.1
Did not serve on active duty 2063 29.2 0.7 27.9 30.5

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