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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

In the past year, did you or another family member in your household have any problems paying medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,543 2,978 19.5 18.7-20.3 11,565 80.5 79.7-81.3
-Alamance County 389 100 24.0 19.4-29.3 289 76.0 70.7-80.6
GENDER
Male 118 13 13.1 7.1-23.0 105 86.9 77.0-92.9
Female 271 87 31.8 26.0-38.4 184 68.2 61.6-74.0
RACE
White 303 74 21.8 17.2-27.4 229 78.2 72.6-82.8
Other 85 26 30.9 20.1-44.2 59 69.1 55.8-79.9
AGE
18-44 139 40 27.5 19.6-37.1 99 72.5 62.9-80.4
45+ 249 59 21.2 16.1-27.4 190 78.8 72.6-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 60 30.8 23.5-39.1 131 69.2 60.9-76.5
Some College + 197 40 17.8 12.7-24.3 157 82.2 75.7-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 77 30.8 24.3-38.1 163 69.2 61.9-75.7
$50,000+ 81 11 11.4 5.8-21.3 70 88.6 78.7-94.2

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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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