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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

Excluding insurance premiums, in the past year, what would you estimate your family's out-of-pocket healthcare costs have been?

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$500 $500-$1499 $1500-$4999 $5000+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,310 1,476 12.0 11.3-12.8 1,980 15.8 15.0-16.6 2,647 20.5 19.6-21.4 4,047 33.1 32.1-34.2 2,160 18.6 17.7-19.5
-Alamance County 335 35 10.7 7.1-15.7 56 17.3 13.1-22.5 83 23.1 18.5-28.4 111 31.0 25.7-36.8 50 17.9 13.3-23.8
GENDER
Male 104 14 14.2 7.6-25.0 18 18.1 11.3-27.9 21 16.8 10.7-25.4 32 28.9 20.3-39.3 19 22.0 13.8-33.2
Female 231 21 8.1 5.1-12.7 38 16.7 12.0-22.8 62 27.6 21.6-34.6 79 32.5 26.2-39.5 31 15.0 10.3-21.3
RACE
White 268 27 10.7 6.7-16.8 45 17.3 12.7-22.9 60 21.7 16.7-27.6 90 31.3 25.4-37.8 46 19.1 14.2-25.1
Other 66 8 10.7 4.9-21.6 10 16.8 8.3-31.2 23 28.0 18.0-40.9 21 30.3 19.5-43.8 4 14.1 4.9-34.5
AGE
18-44 124 18 16.1 9.3-26.5 23 19.1 12.4-28.4 30 21.8 15.0-30.7 32 23.1 15.9-32.4 21 19.8 12.3-30.3
45+ 210 17 6.6 3.9-10.9 33 16.0 11.2-22.5 53 24.1 18.3-31.0 79 37.1 30.1-44.7 28 16.2 10.9-23.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 20 10.7 6.6-16.8 27 17.5 11.6-25.4 45 25.2 18.6-33.2 43 27.1 19.8-35.9 22 19.5 12.3-29.5
Some College + 178 15 10.7 5.6-19.3 29 17.2 11.7-24.6 38 21.2 15.3-28.7 68 34.3 27.0-42.3 28 16.6 11.3-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 24 11.8 7.4-18.5 33 15.4 10.6-21.8 53 22.1 16.6-28.9 70 30.7 24.2-38.1 31 20.0 13.6-28.3
$50,000+ 74 4 8.2 2.4-24.3 15 19.5 11.5-30.9 16 21.5 13.0-33.2 27 35.4 24.2-48.6 12 15.5 8.4-26.6

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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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