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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,316 3,740 84.4 82.5-86.2 576 15.6 13.8-17.5
-Guilford County 230 200 83.1 75.2-88.8 30 16.9 11.2-24.8
GENDER
Male 91 74 79.1 65.8-88.1 17 20.9 11.9-34.2
Female 139 126 87.1 77.8-92.8 13 12.9 7.2-22.2
RACE
White 152 138 86.5 76.0-92.9 14 13.5 7.1-24.0
Other 77 62 77.8 63.8-87.4 15 22.2 12.6-36.2
AGE
18-44 126 105 77.6 66.1-86.0 21 22.4 14.0-33.9
45+ 101 92 91.9 84.6-95.9 9 8.1 4.1-15.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 43 64.4 49.9-76.7 22 35.6 23.3-50.1
Some College + 165 157 91.5 80.3-96.6 8 8.5 3.4-19.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 80 71.4 57.8-81.9 22 28.6 18.1-42.2
$50,000+ 91 89 98.4 93.7-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 197 163 79.6 71.5-85.8 34 20.4 14.2-28.5
Guilford 230 200 83.1 75.2-88.8 30 16.9 11.2-24.8
Mecklenburg 231 211 85.5 77.2-91.1 20 14.5 8.9-22.8
Orange 221 205 88.2 78.3-93.9 16 11.8 6.1-21.7
Wake 243 219 87.1 80.4-91.8 24 12.9 8.2-19.6
Chatham/Lee 173 156 85.8 77.0-91.6 17 14.2 8.4-23.0
Nash/Wilson 181 161 85.9 78.3-91.2 20 14.1 8.8-21.7
Craven/Pamlico 186 171 90.5 82.6-95.1 15 9.5 4.9-17.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 191 163 83.1 75.6-88.6 28 16.9 11.4-24.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 195 163 76.3 62.9-86.0 32 23.7 14.0-37.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 220 194 83.5 74.7-89.6 26 16.5 10.4-25.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 193 154 60.1 38.4-78.5 39 39.9 21.5-61.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 201 167 80.8 73.2-86.7 34 19.2 13.3-26.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 188 154 78.7 70.3-85.2 34 21.3 14.8-29.7
Northeast NC I 206 174 83.8 76.8-89.0 32 16.2 11.0-23.2
Northeast NC II 214 181 79.7 71.3-86.2 33 20.3 13.8-28.7
Northeastern Partnership 420 355 81.1 75.2-85.9 65 18.9 14.1-24.8
Mountain AHEC 553 456 78.1 71.6-83.4 97 21.9 16.6-28.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,481 1,263 81.7 77.9-85.0 218 18.3 15.0-22.1
Piedmont 1,960 1,752 86.9 84.4-89.0 208 13.1 11.0-15.6
Western NC 875 725 79.0 74.1-83.3 150 21.0 16.7-25.9

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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