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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,172 8,738 61.6 60.6-62.6 1,415 10.8 10.2-11.5 1,232 9.0 8.4- 9.6 2,787 18.7 17.9-19.5
-Forsyth County 424 276 65.2 59.9-70.2 40 10.1 7.2-13.8 40 9.3 6.7-12.9 68 15.4 11.9-19.9
GENDER
Male 152 114 72.3 63.4-79.7 14 9.4 5.4-15.8 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 15 11.9 6.8-19.9
Female 272 162 59.0 52.4-65.2 26 10.7 7.1-15.8 31 11.8 8.2-16.7 53 18.6 14.1-24.1
RACE
White 306 211 68.4 62.2-74.0 26 9.1 6.0-13.6 30 9.5 6.4-13.9 39 12.9 9.1-18.1
Other 116 63 56.5 46.0-66.4 14 12.6 7.2-21.1 10 9.0 4.7-16.4 29 22.0 14.6-31.8
AGE
18-44 164 99 59.6 51.0-67.7 25 17.3 11.6-25.0 20 11.1 7.0-17.2 20 11.9 7.2-19.0
45+ 259 177 69.4 62.7-75.4 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 20 8.0 4.9-12.7 47 17.9 13.0-24.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 102 64.3 55.4-72.4 16 10.9 6.5-17.7 10 6.1 3.1-11.7 27 18.7 12.5-26.9
Some College + 269 174 65.7 59.0-71.9 24 9.6 6.2-14.5 30 11.1 7.6-16.1 41 13.6 9.5-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 128 58.1 50.6-65.2 28 12.5 8.4-18.1 23 10.8 6.9-16.7 45 18.6 13.6-24.9
$50,000+ 133 99 73.3 63.9-81.0 9 8.1 4.1-15.5 14 8.8 5.1-14.7 11 9.8 4.9-18.5

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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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