SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,432 9,325 79.8 78.8-80.8 2,107 20.2 19.2-21.2
-Buncombe County 275 216 74.3 67.7-80.0 59 25.7 20.0-32.3
GENDER
Male 103 74 67.5 56.5-76.9 29 32.5 23.1-43.5
Female 172 142 80.7 73.1-86.5 30 19.3 13.5-26.9
RACE
White 243 193 76.7 70.1-82.2 50 23.3 17.8-29.9
Other 31 22 57.8 35.8-77.1 9 42.2 22.9-64.2
AGE
18-44 135 103 70.6 60.6-78.9 32 29.4 21.1-39.4
45+ 140 113 78.6 69.9-85.3 27 21.4 14.7-30.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 61 59.7 47.2-71.0 28 40.3 29.0-52.8
Some College + 186 155 82.1 75.1-87.5 31 17.9 12.5-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 109 66.0 56.9-74.0 45 34.0 26.0-43.1
$50,000+ 77 72 92.0 81.4-96.8 5 8.0 3.2-18.6

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

* 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 (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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook