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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,187 2,744 85.4 83.3-87.2 443 14.6 12.8-16.7
AGE
18-24 230 176 74.0 64.7-81.6 54 26.0 18.4-35.3
25-34 591 494 83.9 79.0-87.7 97 16.1 12.3-21.0
35-44 765 645 84.1 80.0-87.6 120 15.9 12.4-20.0
45-54 841 754 91.3 88.4-93.5 87 8.7 6.5-11.6
55-64 729 646 89.7 85.3-93.0 83 10.3 7.0-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 179 63.6 53.6-72.5 79 36.4 27.5-46.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 908 738 79.2 74.6-83.1 170 20.8 16.9-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 896 767 86.0 82.1-89.3 129 14.0 10.7-17.9
College Graduate 1,122 1,058 95.1 93.2-96.6 64 4.9 3.4- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 163 61.4 51.4-70.5 95 38.6 29.5-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 491 349 71.8 65.6-77.4 142 28.2 22.6-34.4
$25,000- 34,999 372 312 81.8 75.0-87.0 60 18.2 13.0-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 491 440 84.4 78.2-89.1 51 15.6 10.9-21.8
$50,000-74,999 448 430 96.5 93.7-98.1 18 3.5 1.9- 6.3
$75,000+ 547 542 98.9 96.4-99.6 5 1.1 0.4- 3.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 168 139 83.0 75.6-88.5 29 17.0 11.5-24.4
Guilford 153 143 89.6 80.9-94.7 10 10.4 5.3-19.1
Mecklenburg 145 135 91.1 83.4-95.4 10 8.9 4.6-16.6
Orange 192 182 92.8 80.0-97.6 10 7.2 2.4-20.0
Wake 164 153 91.4 83.5-95.8 11 8.6 4.2-16.5
Chatham/Lee 120 106 89.6 82.3-94.1 14 10.4 5.9-17.7
Nash/Wilson 100 85 80.7 68.8-88.8 15 19.3 11.2-31.2
Craven/Pamlico 155 141 91.9 86.3-95.4 14 8.1 4.6-13.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 187 155 81.1 73.1-87.1 32 18.9 12.9-26.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 209 157 73.9 65.3-80.9 52 26.1 19.1-34.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 137 121 89.0 81.9-93.5 16 11.0 6.5-18.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 159 129 81.4 73.7-87.2 30 18.6 12.8-26.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 73 78.6 68.0-86.4 19 21.4 13.6-32.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 126 103 77.7 67.1-85.6 23 22.3 14.4-32.9
Northeast NC I 96 80 85.3 75.8-91.4 16 14.7 8.6-24.2
Northeast NC II 154 129 79.6 70.9-86.1 25 20.4 13.9-29.1
Northeastern Partnership 250 209 81.2 74.5-86.4 41 18.8 13.6-25.5
Mountain AHEC 514 429 83.9 79.0-87.8 85 16.1 12.2-21.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 951 814 84.9 80.8-88.2 137 15.1 11.8-19.2
Piedmont 1,382 1,245 87.5 84.5-90.0 137 12.5 10.0-15.5
Western NC 854 685 79.5 75.0-83.4 169 20.5 16.6-25.0

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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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