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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 302 25 8.4 5.4-12.8 43 15.2 11.0-20.6 67 19.9 15.4-25.4 117 38.3 32.3-44.7 50 18.2 13.7-23.8
GENDER
Male 121 9 8.0 3.9-15.6 17 14.6 8.9-23.1 21 15.1 9.4-23.4 50 41.4 32.2-51.3 24 20.9 14.0-29.9
Female 181 16 8.8 5.2-14.4 26 15.8 10.5-23.1 46 25.3 18.9-32.9 67 34.9 27.7-42.9 26 15.3 10.3-22.0
RACE
White 276 18 6.4 3.7-10.6 37 13.4 9.5-18.6 60 18.7 14.3-24.1 111 40.9 34.5-47.6 50 20.6 15.6-26.7
Other 24 6 20.0 8.1-41.5 5 27.3 10.9-53.5 7 32.1 14.3-57.1 6 20.7 8.4-42.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 127 12 10.2 5.5-18.2 19 17.4 10.8-26.8 27 20.5 13.5-29.8 40 29.2 21.5-38.4 29 22.7 15.7-31.8
45+ 173 13 6.8 3.7-12.2 24 13.4 8.8-19.8 39 18.8 13.6-25.4 76 46.7 38.4-55.2 21 14.3 9.2-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 17 9.4 5.5-15.6 25 18.2 11.8-26.9 29 20.5 13.7-29.4 56 37.7 28.9-47.3 19 14.3 8.8-22.4
Some College + 155 8 7.4 3.5-15.0 18 12.5 7.7-19.6 38 19.6 14.1-26.7 60 38.2 30.2-46.8 31 22.3 15.7-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 13 8.0 4.3-14.5 26 15.3 9.9-22.8 48 23.7 17.3-31.6 69 39.9 31.9-48.5 23 13.1 8.5-19.7
$50,000+ 70 0 0.0 . - . 9 12.8 6.5-23.6 14 17.4 10.1-28.2 25 34.7 23.8-47.4 22 35.1 23.9-48.3

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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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