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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,987 6,000 83.9 82.6-85.1 987 16.1 14.9-17.4
-Eastern NC 2,278 1,909 81.3 78.9-83.4 369 18.7 16.6-21.1
GENDER
Male 921 776 79.6 75.6-83.1 145 20.4 16.9-24.4
Female 1,357 1,133 83.1 80.6-85.4 224 16.9 14.6-19.4
RACE
White 1,455 1,291 88.5 86.4-90.4 164 11.5 9.6-13.6
African American 590 467 78.2 73.0-82.5 123 21.8 17.5-27.0
Other Minorities 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 177 126 63.5 53.1-72.9 51 36.5 27.1-46.9
25-34 575 469 78.0 73.2-82.3 106 22.0 17.7-26.8
35-44 614 528 84.7 79.7-88.6 86 15.3 11.4-20.3
45-54 579 495 85.5 81.4-88.8 84 14.5 11.2-18.6
55-64 333 291 86.4 80.6-90.7 42 13.6 9.3-19.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 120 48.8 39.9-57.7 100 51.2 42.3-60.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 729 577 78.5 74.2-82.3 152 21.5 17.7-25.8
Some Post-H.S. 650 569 87.1 83.6-89.9 81 12.9 10.1-16.4
College Graduate 677 642 95.1 92.9-96.7 35 4.9 3.3- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 61 45.0 32.7-57.8 78 55.0 42.2-67.3
$15,000- 24,999 394 254 56.3 49.1-63.2 140 43.7 36.8-50.9
$25,000- 34,999 329 282 83.3 77.9-87.6 47 16.7 12.4-22.1
$35,000- 49,999 401 371 91.1 86.7-94.2 30 8.9 5.8-13.3
$50,000-74,999 351 340 96.8 94.0-98.3 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0
$75,000+ 350 343 97.6 94.6-98.9 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 423 328 73.1 66.9-78.6 95 26.9 21.4-33.1
No 1,772 1,513 83.5 81.1-85.7 259 16.5 14.3-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 236 91.6 87.2-94.6 23 8.4 5.4-12.8
Non-Veteran 1,889 1,545 78.4 75.7-81.0 344 21.6 19.0-24.3
Currently Serving 124 122 97.9 90.8-99.6 2 2.1 0.4- 9.2

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages 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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