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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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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
-Forsyth County 220 188 82.3 75.4-87.6 32 17.7 12.4-24.6
GENDER
Male 85 72 83.3 72.2-90.5 13 16.7 9.5-27.8
Female 135 116 81.3 72.0-88.0 19 18.7 12.0-28.0
RACE
White 158 142 87.9 80.6-92.7 16 12.1 7.3-19.4
Other 62 46 69.1 53.9-81.0 16 30.9 19.0-46.1
AGE
18-44 121 96 73.8 63.5-82.0 25 26.2 18.0-36.5
45+ 99 92 93.8 86.4-97.3 7 6.2 2.7-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 43 65.2 50.7-77.3 18 34.8 22.7-49.3
Some College + 159 145 89.8 82.3-94.3 14 10.2 5.7-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 79 66.1 54.2-76.2 25 33.9 23.8-45.8
$50,000+ 84 82 97.3 89.7-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.3

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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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