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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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%)
TOTAL 1,832 1,648 88.2 85.7-90.4 184 11.8 9.6-14.3
AGE
18-24 109 81 71.7 58.3-82.1 28 28.3 17.9-41.7
25-34 386 342 89.1 83.6-92.9 44 10.9 7.1-16.4
35-44 480 425 87.2 82.0-91.1 55 12.8 8.9-18.0
45-54 533 495 93.1 89.5-95.5 38 6.9 4.5-10.5
55-64 308 290 94.3 89.1-97.1 18 5.7 2.9-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 70 76.5 59.8-87.7 20 23.5 12.3-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 432 78.9 72.1-84.3 76 21.1 15.7-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 510 454 87.8 83.1-91.4 56 12.2 8.6-16.9
College Graduate 724 692 96.6 94.5-97.9 32 3.4 2.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 42 57.4 41.8-71.7 30 42.6 28.3-58.2
$15,000- 24,999 258 191 69.9 60.7-77.7 67 30.1 22.3-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 242 216 87.9 79.2-93.3 26 12.1 6.7-20.8
$35,000- 49,999 333 311 88.6 81.8-93.1 22 11.4 6.9-18.2
$50,000-74,999 307 299 97.4 93.4-99.0 8 2.6 1.0- 6.6
$75,000+ 349 347 99.1 95.4-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 105 91 86.4 76.9-92.4 14 13.6 7.6-23.1
Guilford 98 91 87.8 75.3-94.4 7 12.2 5.6-24.7
Mecklenburg 73 71 95.7 84.5-98.9 2 4.3 1.1-15.5
Orange 109 105 90.8 67.2-97.9 4 9.2 2.1-32.8
Wake 98 94 91.2 77.6-96.9 4 8.8 3.1-22.4
Chatham/Lee 65 63 96.7 87.7-99.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.3
Nash/Wilson 55 51 90.7 74.9-96.9 4 9.3 3.1-25.1
Craven/Pamlico 76 73 97.0 90.6-99.1 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 97 85 88.0 79.2-93.4 12 12.0 6.6-20.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 117 102 84.5 75.2-90.7 15 15.5 9.3-24.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 76 72 94.9 86.1-98.2 4 5.1 1.8-13.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 97 82 84.3 74.5-90.7 15 15.7 9.3-25.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 62 49 75.8 61.6-85.9 13 24.2 14.1-38.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 75 67 89.4 79.9-94.7 8 10.6 5.3-20.1
Northeast NC I 64 56 87.8 76.0-94.2 8 12.2 5.8-24.0
Northeast NC II 86 75 83.0 71.3-90.6 11 17.0 9.4-28.7
Northeastern Partnership 150 131 84.6 76.0-90.4 19 15.4 9.6-24.0
Mountain AHEC 305 263 84.3 77.3-89.5 42 15.7 10.5-22.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 557 496 87.7 82.8-91.4 61 12.3 8.6-17.2
Piedmont 795 739 89.9 86.1-92.7 56 10.1 7.3-13.9
Western NC 480 413 83.3 77.5-87.9 67 16.7 12.1-22.5

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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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