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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,010 827 82.4 78.4-85.9 183 17.6 14.1-21.6
GENDER
Female 1,010 827 82.4 78.4-85.9 183 17.6 14.1-21.6
RACE
African American 1,010 827 82.4 78.4-85.9 183 17.6 14.1-21.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 9 70.4 20.9-95.5 1 29.6 4.5-79.1
-English Speaking 10 9 70.4 20.9-95.5 1 29.6 4.5-79.1
Non-Hispanic 1,000 818 82.5 78.4-85.9 182 17.5 14.1-21.6
AGE
18-24 92 74 72.4 55.1-84.8 18 27.6 15.2-44.9
25-34 200 169 89.6 84.1-93.3 31 10.4 6.7-15.9
35-44 262 211 81.6 73.5-87.6 51 18.4 12.4-26.5
45-54 259 211 84.0 77.1-89.2 48 16.0 10.8-22.9
55-64 184 150 81.2 72.2-87.8 34 18.8 12.2-27.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 116 81.9 72.4-88.6 34 18.1 11.4-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 361 281 76.2 68.4-82.6 80 23.8 17.4-31.6
Some Post-H.S. 281 232 83.6 74.7-89.8 49 16.4 10.2-25.3
College Graduate 218 198 92.0 85.7-95.7 20 8.0 4.3-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 126 76.2 67.4-83.1 54 23.8 16.9-32.6
$15,000- 24,999 242 178 72.3 62.3-80.5 64 27.7 19.5-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 154 136 90.8 82.1-95.5 18 9.2 4.5-17.9
$35,000- 49,999 109 103 89.9 75.5-96.3 6 10.1 3.7-24.5
$50,000-74,999 62 61 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
$75,000+ 52 50 96.2 83.8-99.2 2 3.8 0.8-16.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 11 94.0 66.3-99.2 1 6.0 0.8-33.7
Guilford 57 50 85.0 66.0-94.3 7 15.0 5.7-34.0
Mecklenburg 72 66 89.7 77.7-95.6 6 10.3 4.4-22.3
Orange 27 23 82.1 58.7-93.7 4 17.9 6.3-41.3
Wake 47 35 69.8 52.0-83.2 12 30.2 16.8-48.0
Chatham/Lee 41 34 79.0 60.3-90.3 7 21.0 9.7-39.7
Nash/Wilson 73 59 77.9 64.7-87.2 14 22.1 12.8-35.3
Craven/Pamlico 45 34 81.5 66.3-90.8 11 18.5 9.2-33.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 5 4 74.3 24.3-96.3 1 25.7 3.7-75.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 3 65.4 22.6-92.5 2 34.6 7.5-77.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 87 72 83.1 72.4-90.2 15 16.9 9.8-27.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 7 87.2 45.3-98.2 1 12.8 1.8-54.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 77 61 79.5 67.3-87.9 16 20.5 12.1-32.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 73 56 76.3 63.7-85.6 17 23.7 14.4-36.3
Northeast NC I 126 100 78.9 69.3-86.1 26 21.1 13.9-30.7
Northeast NC II 77 62 80.2 67.9-88.7 15 19.8 11.3-32.1
Northeastern Partnership 203 162 79.6 72.1-85.4 41 20.4 14.6-27.9
Mountain AHEC 25 23 94.9 78.8-98.9 2 5.1 1.1-21.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 533 421 81.7 76.6-85.9 112 18.3 14.1-23.4
Piedmont 441 375 83.5 77.4-88.2 66 16.5 11.8-22.6
Western NC 36 31 67.7 26.8-92.3 5 32.3 7.7-73.2

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