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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,034 651 16.9 15.5-18.4 697 16.0 14.7-17.4 836 20.0 18.6-21.5 1,182 29.6 27.9-31.3 668 17.5 16.1-18.9
GENDER
Male 1,491 256 17.4 15.2-20.0 234 14.4 12.4-16.5 322 21.4 19.1-23.9 421 28.7 26.1-31.4 258 18.2 16.0-20.5
Female 2,543 395 16.5 14.8-18.3 463 17.6 15.9-19.3 514 18.8 17.1-20.6 761 30.4 28.3-32.5 410 16.8 15.1-18.6
RACE
White 2,758 391 14.5 13.0-16.1 418 13.8 12.4-15.4 518 17.8 16.2-19.5 886 32.5 30.4-34.6 545 21.4 19.6-23.3
African American 969 183 20.3 17.1-23.9 226 21.7 18.7-25.0 261 26.5 23.3-30.0 222 23.5 20.4-27.0 77 7.9 6.2-10.1
Other Minorities 12 5 28.3 9.7-59.1 1 7.6 1.0-39.6 3 24.3 7.4-56.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 39.8 13.0-74.5
AGE
18-24 235 96 43.9 35.7-52.5 55 23.6 17.4-31.1 33 13.3 8.9-19.6 39 15.6 11.0-21.6 12 3.6 1.9- 6.8
25-34 689 156 23.1 19.5-27.0 140 18.5 15.4-22.0 145 20.6 17.3-24.3 157 23.9 20.2-28.0 91 14.0 11.2-17.4
35-44 745 99 13.3 10.7-16.3 136 16.6 13.8-19.9 170 20.5 17.5-23.9 207 29.4 25.6-33.6 133 20.2 16.9-24.0
45-54 787 85 12.2 9.5-15.4 146 17.6 14.6-21.0 154 18.4 15.5-21.8 258 33.6 29.8-37.7 144 18.2 15.3-21.5
55-64 717 69 9.8 7.3-13.0 121 15.0 12.2-18.3 148 21.5 18.0-25.4 218 29.6 25.7-33.8 161 24.2 20.5-28.3
65-74 526 82 15.2 11.9-19.0 57 8.2 6.1-11.0 116 23.5 19.4-28.2 183 35.9 31.2-40.9 88 17.2 13.7-21.4
75+ 322 63 19.4 14.9-24.9 39 10.8 7.7-14.9 68 19.6 15.1-25.1 116 37.5 31.5-43.8 36 12.7 9.0-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 126 24.3 19.7-29.5 101 17.2 13.6-21.5 140 23.9 19.8-28.6 139 22.2 18.3-26.7 63 12.4 9.4-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,243 218 18.2 15.7-21.1 231 17.3 15.0-20.0 246 18.4 16.1-21.1 373 30.4 27.4-33.6 175 15.6 13.2-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 194 18.6 16.0-21.6 188 16.0 13.6-18.7 213 19.0 16.5-21.9 331 29.7 26.6-32.9 189 16.7 14.3-19.4
College Graduate 1,102 112 9.6 7.8-11.7 176 13.8 11.7-16.3 236 20.8 18.2-23.8 338 32.5 29.3-35.9 240 23.3 20.4-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 488 108 23.3 19.0-28.3 109 21.5 17.2-26.4 114 23.3 18.8-28.5 105 21.1 16.8-26.2 52 10.8 7.9-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 744 136 21.0 17.2-25.4 143 18.3 15.1-22.1 168 21.0 17.7-24.6 209 26.5 22.8-30.4 88 13.2 10.3-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 521 92 18.5 15.0-22.6 91 17.9 14.3-22.2 118 21.8 17.9-26.1 154 28.9 24.6-33.5 66 12.9 9.9-16.8
$35,000- 49,999 602 70 12.9 9.9-16.6 99 14.5 11.6-17.9 119 17.7 14.6-21.4 201 35.1 30.7-39.8 113 19.9 16.4-23.8
$50,000-74,999 495 48 9.0 6.6-12.1 75 15.2 11.8-19.3 103 20.8 16.9-25.3 161 32.9 28.3-37.9 108 22.1 18.2-26.6
$75,000+ 515 28 5.1 3.3- 7.8 70 12.7 9.8-16.2 108 21.5 17.6-25.8 167 32.8 28.4-37.6 142 28.0 23.7-32.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,354 201 16.2 13.7-19.0 208 13.7 11.7-15.9 270 19.8 17.4-22.5 402 29.6 26.8-32.6 273 20.7 18.2-23.4
No 2,641 441 17.2 15.5-19.0 481 17.0 15.4-18.8 557 20.1 18.3-21.9 770 29.7 27.6-31.8 392 16.0 14.4-17.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 619 103 16.8 13.6-20.5 86 11.3 8.9-14.4 124 19.4 16.1-23.1 192 32.8 28.6-37.3 114 19.7 16.3-23.6
Non-Veteran 3,296 485 15.4 13.9-17.1 589 17.0 15.5-18.6 702 20.7 19.1-22.5 971 29.2 27.4-31.1 549 17.6 16.1-19.2
Currently Serving 119 63 52.4 41.8-62.7 22 18.0 11.4-27.1 10 7.7 3.6-15.7 19 19.8 12.1-30.7 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8

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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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