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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,087 1,058 23.8 22.3-25.4 1,687 43.5 41.6-45.4 814 19.5 18.1-21.0 367 9.0 8.0-10.0 161 4.3 3.6- 5.1
GENDER
Male 1,535 353 21.4 19.1-23.8 662 46.0 43.0-49.0 311 19.1 17.0-21.4 138 8.8 7.3-10.5 71 4.8 3.7- 6.1
Female 2,552 705 26.2 24.3-28.3 1,025 41.0 38.7-43.3 503 19.9 18.1-21.8 229 9.1 7.9-10.5 90 3.8 2.9- 4.8
RACE
White 2,672 690 24.7 22.8-26.7 914 34.4 32.3-36.6 613 22.8 21.0-24.7 315 12.3 10.9-13.8 140 5.8 4.8- 7.0
African American 1,040 282 24.1 21.2-27.4 553 55.1 51.3-58.8 158 16.2 13.6-19.1 33 3.0 2.1- 4.4 14 1.6 0.8- 2.8
Other Minorities 9 3 19.0 4.6-53.2 4 58.8 23.0-87.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 22.2 4.7-62.6
AGE
18-24 255 92 30.0 23.9-36.8 134 61.4 54.0-68.2 22 6.4 4.0-10.0 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
25-34 715 198 25.3 21.7-29.2 332 48.8 44.4-53.3 107 14.2 11.4-17.4 60 9.0 6.8-11.8 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6
35-44 761 173 21.0 17.8-24.6 341 44.6 40.2-49.0 161 21.5 18.2-25.2 57 8.3 6.2-11.1 29 4.6 3.0- 6.9
45-54 782 167 20.3 17.1-23.9 346 45.4 41.1-49.7 161 21.1 17.9-24.7 73 8.8 6.8-11.3 35 4.4 3.0- 6.4
55-64 726 181 23.5 19.9-27.4 275 38.5 34.2-43.0 139 19.8 16.5-23.5 77 10.1 7.8-13.0 54 8.1 6.0-10.9
65-74 512 144 25.3 21.2-29.9 160 30.9 26.3-36.1 132 27.7 23.2-32.6 61 12.5 9.4-16.3 15 3.6 2.1- 6.2
75+ 325 103 30.3 24.8-36.5 95 30.5 24.6-37.1 87 25.3 20.2-31.1 31 10.7 7.3-15.3 9 3.3 1.5- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 181 20.0 16.9-23.6 397 64.8 60.4-68.9 89 10.6 8.3-13.4 28 3.3 2.1- 5.0 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,313 318 22.2 19.6-25.0 606 47.2 43.8-50.5 254 19.2 16.7-21.9 87 7.4 5.8- 9.4 48 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,087 293 27.5 24.4-30.8 412 38.0 34.6-41.5 228 21.0 18.3-24.0 119 10.2 8.4-12.5 35 3.2 2.2- 4.6
College Graduate 976 266 25.3 22.2-28.6 267 26.6 23.5-30.0 243 25.6 22.6-28.9 132 14.3 12.0-17.1 68 8.2 6.2-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 568 192 30.1 25.7-34.8 304 58.8 53.8-63.8 54 7.9 5.8-10.7 12 2.1 1.1- 4.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 820 170 18.1 15.2-21.5 460 61.3 57.0-65.4 134 13.9 11.4-16.9 44 4.7 3.3- 6.6 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 504 120 25.0 20.8-29.7 206 40.1 35.3-45.2 116 21.9 18.1-26.2 45 9.3 6.6-12.9 17 3.7 2.2- 6.2
$35,000- 49,999 560 134 21.1 17.4-25.2 188 35.3 30.7-40.2 151 27.5 23.3-32.1 65 11.6 9.0-14.9 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2
$50,000-74,999 458 126 26.2 21.7-31.2 107 24.3 20.0-29.2 127 28.3 23.8-33.3 70 15.1 11.7-19.3 28 6.1 4.0- 9.1
$75,000+ 457 99 21.3 17.3-25.9 114 25.9 21.5-30.8 128 27.7 23.3-32.6 64 14.5 11.1-18.7 52 10.7 7.8-14.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,403 412 27.5 24.8-30.4 580 44.2 41.0-47.5 243 16.7 14.5-19.1 120 7.8 6.4- 9.5 48 3.9 2.8- 5.4
No 2,538 633 23.0 21.1-25.0 986 40.2 37.8-42.6 564 22.0 20.1-24.0 243 10.1 8.8-11.6 112 4.7 3.8- 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 608 146 22.8 19.2-26.8 222 35.8 31.6-40.2 152 26.2 22.4-30.5 60 10.3 7.8-13.4 28 4.9 3.2- 7.3
Non-Veteran 3,351 834 22.3 20.6-24.0 1,429 45.9 43.7-48.0 652 18.6 17.1-20.2 304 9.0 7.9-10.2 132 4.3 3.5- 5.2
Currently Serving 118 78 67.9 57.6-76.7 26 21.1 14.0-30.7 10 7.8 3.7-15.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1

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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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