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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  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
-Eastern NC 3,847 3,071 77.4 75.6-79.1 776 22.6 20.9-24.4
GENDER
Male 1,429 1,135 75.4 72.3-78.4 294 24.6 21.6-27.7
Female 2,418 1,936 79.2 77.1-81.1 482 20.8 18.9-22.9
RACE
White 2,454 2,087 84.6 82.8-86.2 367 15.4 13.8-17.2
African American 999 748 73.5 69.6-77.1 251 26.5 22.9-30.4
Other Minorities 11 9 68.3 24.3-93.5 2 31.7 6.5-75.7
AGE
18-24 332 241 64.0 56.3-71.0 91 36.0 29.0-43.7
25-34 822 629 73.4 69.3-77.1 193 26.6 22.9-30.7
35-44 890 716 79.2 75.3-82.6 174 20.8 17.4-24.7
45-54 927 746 79.8 76.3-83.0 181 20.2 17.0-23.7
55-64 876 739 83.7 80.1-86.7 137 16.3 13.3-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 507 286 49.0 43.2-54.9 221 51.0 45.1-56.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,265 966 75.1 71.9-78.1 299 24.9 21.9-28.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,085 896 82.6 79.6-85.2 189 17.4 14.8-20.4
College Graduate 987 921 93.7 91.7-95.2 66 6.3 4.8- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 448 274 58.0 51.6-64.1 174 42.0 35.9-48.4
$15,000- 24,999 703 435 55.7 50.6-60.8 268 44.3 39.2-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 473 394 82.1 77.7-85.8 79 17.9 14.2-22.3
$35,000- 49,999 574 516 87.5 83.5-90.6 58 12.5 9.4-16.5
$50,000-74,999 475 459 96.4 93.9-97.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.1
$75,000+ 502 484 96.5 94.1-97.9 18 3.5 2.1- 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,137 876 73.4 69.8-76.7 261 26.6 23.3-30.2
No 2,584 2,098 79.3 77.2-81.3 486 20.7 18.7-22.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 449 385 86.3 82.4-89.5 64 13.7 10.5-17.6
Non-Veteran 3,257 2,549 75.0 72.9-77.0 708 25.0 23.0-27.1
Currently Serving 134 131 97.8 91.6-99.5 3 2.2 0.5- 8.4

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* 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.

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