Survey of Aging and Longevity, 2013

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Q4H

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

FORM 3&4: How much do you worry about outliving your money after retirement-do you worry a lot, a little, not too much, or not at all?
  1) A lot
  2) A little
  3) Not too much
  4) Not at all
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 18.3% 18.3%
A little 23.1% 41.4%
Not too much 22.1% 63.5%
Not at all 35% 98.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6% 100.1%
Total N = 2012

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-49 50-64 65-79 80 or more TOTAL
A lot 12.4% 24.0% 18.7% 14.4% 5.6% 18.0%
A little 19.6% 24.0% 31.0% 15.2% 11.1% 23.3%
Not too much 26.5% 20.9% 18.1% 25.1% 27.8% 22.2%
Not at all 39.6% 30.1% 30.8% 44.0% 51.1% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.0% 1.1% 1.3% 1.2% 4.4% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1979


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
A lot 18.5% 15.5% 18.1% 20.9% 18.3%
A little 27.5% 21.5% 20.5% 25.2% 23.1%
Not too much 21.3% 22.5% 22.3% 22.3% 22.1%
Not at all 31.5% 39.6% 36.4% 30.9% 34.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 1.0% 2.8% 0.7% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2012


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school (Grades 1-8 or no formal schooling) or high school incomplete High school graduate (Grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes community college) or two year associate degree from a college or university Four year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional schooling, no postgraduate degree or Postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree TOTAL
A lot 24.4% 16.8% 17.2% 18.1% 15.4% 17.8%
A little 28.6% 17.9% 24.4% 26.4% 24.4% 23.2%
Not too much 18.0% 23.6% 22.2% 20.5% 25.2% 22.3%
Not at all 26.3% 39.8% 34.4% 33.7% 34.6% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.8% 1.9% 1.7% 1.4% 0.4% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
A lot 17.9% 28.6% 21.6% 25.4% 14.8% 12.4% 18.2%
A little 25.4% 22.5% 23.2% 30.5% 14.8% 20.3% 23.1%
Not too much 23.6% 15.5% 15.8% 15.3% 25.0% 25.2% 22.1%
Not at all 32.0% 33.3% 37.9% 27.1% 43.0% 39.2% 35.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 0.0% 1.6% 1.7% 2.3% 2.9% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot 15.5% 20.9% 18.3%
A little 21.9% 24.2% 23.1%
Not too much 21.6% 22.6% 22.1%
Not at all 39.1% 31.0% 35.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.9% 1.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2012


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hisp Black, non-Hisp Hispanic Other TOTAL
A lot 17.1% 17.5% 27.9% 13.4% 18.4%
A little 22.6% 17.5% 24.6% 29.9% 22.8%
Not too much 23.7% 21.1% 19.2% 17.2% 22.3%
Not at all 35.6% 41.7% 25.4% 37.3% 35.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.0% 2.2% 2.9% 2.2% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1983



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