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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 368 35 9.8 6.7-14.0 56 14.0 10.6-18.3 101 25.6 21.0-30.9 112 31.4 26.3-37.0 64 19.1 14.8-24.4
GENDER
Male 138 18 12.8 7.8-20.5 20 10.5 6.5-16.6 32 22.0 15.4-30.4 44 33.4 25.4-42.5 24 21.2 14.2-30.5
Female 230 17 6.8 4.1-11.3 36 17.4 12.4-23.9 69 29.1 23.2-35.9 68 29.5 23.5-36.3 40 17.1 12.6-22.9
RACE
White 279 18 6.8 4.1-11.0 44 14.6 10.6-19.7 76 24.2 19.2-30.0 86 32.0 26.2-38.5 55 22.4 17.1-28.8
Other 88 17 19.4 11.2-31.3 12 12.4 6.6-22.0 25 30.6 20.6-42.8 26 29.8 20.1-41.7 8 8.0 3.8-15.9
AGE
18-44 141 19 14.3 8.6-22.8 25 17.6 11.6-25.7 36 23.9 17.1-32.4 42 30.9 23.0-40.0 19 13.3 8.3-20.6
45+ 227 16 6.7 3.9-11.2 31 11.6 7.9-16.7 65 26.8 20.9-33.7 70 31.8 25.3-39.0 45 23.1 17.1-30.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 15 13.7 7.7-23.3 21 16.2 10.1-24.9 27 21.6 14.6-30.6 35 30.2 21.9-40.1 23 18.3 12.0-26.9
Some College + 247 20 7.7 4.8-12.1 35 12.9 9.1-18.0 74 27.8 22.0-34.4 77 32.0 25.8-39.0 41 19.6 14.1-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 20 10.0 6.1-16.0 35 16.5 11.5-23.1 61 29.1 22.6-36.5 54 28.8 22.1-36.5 27 15.6 10.4-22.7
$50,000+ 124 10 7.7 4.0-14.1 15 11.6 6.8-19.1 28 21.3 14.3-30.5 41 33.8 25.3-43.4 30 25.7 17.7-35.7

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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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