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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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During the past 12 months, was there any time that you did not have any health insurance or coverage?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,453 386 7.1 6.1- 8.2 5,067 92.9 91.8-93.9
GENDER
Male 2,067 133 6.7 5.1- 8.7 1,934 93.3 91.3-94.9
Female 3,386 253 7.4 6.3- 8.8 3,133 92.6 91.2-93.7
RACE
White 4,184 263 6.3 5.2- 7.6 3,921 93.7 92.4-94.8
African American 978 101 10.2 7.9-13.1 877 89.8 86.9-92.1
Other Minorities 211 20 8.9 4.6-16.5 191 91.1 83.5-95.4
HISPANIC
Yes 140 11 9.5 4.1-20.4 129 90.5 79.6-95.9
No 5,301 375 7.0 6.0- 8.2 4,926 93.0 91.8-94.0
AGE
18-24 416 58 15.5 10.5-22.4 358 84.5 77.6-89.5
25-34 967 93 10.5 7.9-13.8 874 89.5 86.2-92.1
35-44 1,107 71 5.1 3.7- 7.0 1,036 94.9 93.0-96.3
45-54 1,007 65 6.4 4.6- 8.9 942 93.6 91.1-95.4
55-64 742 32 3.9 2.3- 6.4 710 96.1 93.6-97.7
65+ 1,158 66 4.3 3.0- 6.0 1,092 95.7 94.0-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 69 10.6 6.9-15.9 597 89.4 84.1-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,592 107 6.4 4.9- 8.4 1,485 93.6 91.6-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,398 123 9.1 7.1-11.7 1,275 90.9 88.3-92.9
College Graduate 1,769 87 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,682 95.3 93.8-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 448 51 12.1 8.0-17.7 397 87.9 82.3-92.0
$15,000- 24,999 802 90 9.9 7.4-13.3 712 90.1 86.7-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 749 74 11.5 8.6-15.3 675 88.5 84.7-91.4
$35,000- 49,999 890 47 5.6 3.6- 8.6 843 94.4 91.4-96.4
$50,000+ 1,533 46 2.7 1.8- 3.9 1,487 97.3 96.1-98.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 363 30 8.7 5.7-13.1 333 91.3 86.9-94.3
Cumberland 380 26 6.7 4.2-10.5 354 93.3 89.5-95.8
Durham 354 25 5.9 3.7- 9.2 329 94.1 90.8-96.3
Forsyth 418 32 8.7 5.4-13.8 386 91.3 86.2-94.6
Gaston 405 35 9.6 6.7-13.5 370 90.4 86.5-93.3
Guilford 375 34 10.0 6.9-14.2 341 90.0 85.8-93.1
Mecklenburg 403 33 8.1 5.6-11.4 370 91.9 88.6-94.4
New Hanover 362 32 13.0 6.6-24.1 330 87.0 75.9-93.4
Onslow 379 14 3.5 2.0- 6.0 365 96.5 94.0-98.0
Wake 377 22 6.0 3.7- 9.8 355 94.0 90.2-96.3
Western NC 529 30 6.4 4.4- 9.2 499 93.6 90.8-95.6
Piedmont NC 598 32 4.6 3.0- 6.8 566 95.4 93.2-97.0
Eastern NC 510 41 9.2 6.3-13.3 469 90.8 86.7-93.7

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having current health insurance.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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