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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 357 66 15.7 12.0-20.3 151 42.5 36.8-48.5 94 27.0 22.1-32.6 33 10.0 6.9-14.4 13 4.7 2.5- 8.5
GENDER
Male 142 25 15.2 9.9-22.6 61 39.6 31.2-48.6 36 28.3 20.8-37.3 15 11.7 6.9-19.2 5 5.3 2.0-12.9
Female 215 41 16.3 11.8-22.3 90 45.6 38.4-53.1 58 25.6 19.9-32.4 18 8.4 5.1-13.4 8 4.0 2.0- 8.0
RACE
White 259 45 14.8 10.8-20.0 95 35.7 29.4-42.4 75 29.6 23.7-36.3 31 13.5 9.2-19.2 13 6.5 3.5-11.7
Other 98 21 18.0 10.8-28.5 56 60.4 48.9-70.8 19 20.4 12.7-31.0 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 145 27 15.5 10.1-23.1 66 49.0 40.0-58.1 37 25.5 18.4-34.2 12 7.5 4.1-13.4 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9
45+ 212 39 15.9 11.3-21.9 85 37.6 30.6-45.1 57 28.2 21.7-35.6 21 12.0 7.5-18.6 10 6.3 3.1-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 24 15.3 9.6-23.5 65 53.3 43.7-62.7 26 20.1 13.6-28.8 14 10.2 5.8-17.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Some College + 227 42 16.0 11.5-21.8 86 36.1 29.4-43.5 68 31.1 24.6-38.5 19 9.9 6.1-15.9 12 6.8 3.6-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 37 15.3 10.7-21.3 101 52.8 45.0-60.6 44 20.6 15.2-27.4 14 7.5 4.2-13.1 5 3.7 1.4- 9.9
$50,000+ 110 20 15.3 9.6-23.5 27 24.4 16.7-34.2 41 38.6 29.1-49.1 14 14.1 8.1-23.5 8 7.6 3.5-15.9

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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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