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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

About how much money does your household pay monthly for health insurance premiums
(this would include any amount your household pays for health insurance either directly or taken out of paychecks)?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$100 $100-$299 $300-$499 $500+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,206 2,784 20.9 20.1-21.8 4,692 40.0 38.9-41.2 2,945 23.8 22.8-24.7 1,240 10.5 9.8-11.2 545 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Catawba County 304 62 18.4 14.1-23.8 95 34.3 27.8-41.4 98 31.0 25.3-37.4 37 12.8 9.1-17.7 12 3.5 1.9- 6.3
GENDER
Male 126 18 13.3 8.1-21.1 42 37.0 27.1-48.1 41 31.8 23.4-41.6 19 14.3 9.0-21.9 6 3.6 1.5- 8.4
Female 178 44 24.6 18.2-32.4 53 31.0 24.0-39.1 57 30.0 23.1-38.0 18 11.0 6.7-17.7 6 3.3 1.5- 7.2
RACE
White 275 57 19.5 14.8-25.4 76 29.0 22.5-36.5 94 33.6 27.4-40.4 36 14.0 10.0-19.4 12 3.9 2.1- 7.1
Other 28 5 10.5 3.8-25.6 18 73.7 53.6-87.2 4 12.1 3.8-32.2 1 3.7 0.5-22.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 130 24 15.3 9.6-23.3 46 42.7 32.3-53.7 36 25.1 17.8-34.3 19 14.6 9.1-22.6 5 2.4 0.9- 5.8
45+ 172 38 21.9 15.8-29.5 48 25.4 19.1-33.0 61 37.0 29.1-45.8 18 11.1 6.8-17.5 7 4.6 2.1- 9.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 34 19.8 13.6-27.9 48 38.5 28.7-49.2 53 29.3 21.7-38.4 18 11.5 6.9-18.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Some College + 148 28 17.1 11.6-24.4 47 29.7 22.4-38.3 44 32.1 24.3-41.0 19 14.5 9.3-22.0 10 6.6 3.4-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 37 16.6 11.5-23.4 62 37.9 29.0-47.8 63 32.3 24.8-40.8 19 11.3 7.0-17.8 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1
$50,000+ 65 13 18.7 10.8-30.3 15 22.5 13.3-35.6 17 29.8 18.9-43.6 15 22.4 13.5-34.8 5 6.6 2.5-16.1

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*Asked only of respondents who reported having some type of health insurance.

^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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