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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 351 209 58.7 52.3-64.8 37 12.6 8.9-17.7 38 12.2 7.9-18.3 67 16.5 12.8-21.2
GENDER
Male 141 92 61.6 51.5-70.9 19 15.1 9.4-23.4 14 12.8 6.4-24.0 16 10.4 6.1-17.2
Female 210 117 55.2 47.6-62.5 18 9.7 5.8-15.8 24 11.4 7.3-17.2 51 23.7 18.0-30.6
RACE
White 319 196 61.1 54.4-67.5 33 11.5 7.9-16.5 32 11.5 7.1-18.3 58 15.8 12.0-20.5
Other 30 12 37.9 20.6-58.9 4 23.0 8.9-47.9 5 14.8 5.5-34.2 9 24.3 10.8-46.1
AGE
18-44 140 68 48.4 38.6-58.3 25 19.6 12.9-28.6 23 17.6 10.0-29.0 24 14.5 9.2-22.0
45+ 208 139 68.2 60.7-74.9 12 6.5 3.3-12.1 14 6.7 3.6-12.1 43 18.6 13.6-24.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 105 53.9 44.7-62.8 16 12.8 7.5-20.9 22 14.0 7.6-24.4 43 19.3 13.8-26.4
Some College + 164 104 65.3 57.1-72.7 21 12.6 8.0-19.2 15 8.8 5.1-14.7 24 13.3 8.8-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 109 50.6 42.1-59.1 26 15.7 10.3-23.2 25 14.9 8.5-24.7 46 18.9 13.6-25.6
$50,000+ 73 51 68.7 56.1-79.0 9 13.7 6.8-25.6 7 10.1 4.8-20.2 6 7.5 3.3-16.0

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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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