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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

Did your household take a tax deduction for health care expenses in the last federal tax return your household filed?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,280 2,068 16.1 15.3-16.9 11,212 83.9 83.1-84.7
-Forsyth County 402 60 15.5 11.9-20.0 342 84.5 80.0-88.1
GENDER
Male 148 23 15.5 10.1-23.1 125 84.5 76.9-89.9
Female 254 37 15.5 11.2-21.1 217 84.5 78.9-88.8
RACE
White 293 40 13.9 10.1-18.8 253 86.1 81.2-89.9
Other 109 20 19.7 12.2-30.2 89 80.3 69.8-87.8
AGE
18-44 153 20 12.4 7.8-19.3 133 87.6 80.7-92.2
45+ 248 40 17.7 12.8-24.0 208 82.3 76.0-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 26 18.5 12.5-26.4 122 81.5 73.6-87.5
Some College + 254 34 13.8 9.6-19.5 220 86.2 80.5-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 34 17.5 12.4-24.1 181 82.5 75.9-87.6
$50,000+ 128 20 13.9 8.5-21.8 108 86.1 78.2-91.5

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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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