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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,172 8,738 61.6 60.6-62.6 1,415 10.8 10.2-11.5 1,232 9.0 8.4- 9.6 2,787 18.7 17.9-19.5
-Alamance County 383 229 59.6 53.7-65.2 36 10.2 7.0-14.6 27 7.4 4.9-11.0 91 22.9 18.3-28.1
GENDER
Male 117 81 68.0 57.3-77.0 11 10.2 5.1-19.4 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6 21 18.6 11.6-28.5
Female 266 148 53.5 46.7-60.1 25 10.1 6.7-15.1 23 10.4 6.7-15.9 70 26.0 20.5-32.3
RACE
White 298 184 62.3 55.7-68.4 29 10.1 6.6-15.2 21 8.4 5.3-13.0 64 19.2 14.8-24.6
Other 83 44 52.0 39.3-64.4 7 10.6 4.7-22.1 6 4.6 2.0-10.3 26 32.9 21.7-46.4
AGE
18-44 139 79 57.0 47.2-66.4 20 15.0 9.0-23.8 16 9.9 5.9-16.3 24 18.1 11.4-27.3
45+ 243 150 61.7 54.5-68.4 16 6.6 3.9-11.2 10 5.1 2.5-10.2 67 26.6 20.8-33.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 106 52.6 44.2-60.9 22 13.0 8.3-19.8 11 6.5 3.3-12.4 50 27.9 20.8-36.3
Some College + 193 122 66.0 58.1-73.2 14 7.6 3.9-14.2 16 8.2 4.9-13.5 41 18.2 13.1-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 235 115 46.2 38.8-53.7 30 15.2 10.2-22.0 17 8.3 4.9-13.7 73 30.4 23.9-37.8
$50,000+ 80 68 87.3 77.9-93.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 4 4.1 1.5-10.8 6 7.0 2.9-15.8

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^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 (MAHEC): 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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