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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,432 9,325 79.8 78.8-80.8 2,107 20.2 19.2-21.2
-Mecklenburg County 521 449 82.6 78.2-86.3 72 17.4 13.7-21.8
GENDER
Male 208 171 79.5 72.3-85.2 37 20.5 14.8-27.7
Female 313 278 85.8 80.2-90.0 35 14.2 10.0-19.8
RACE
White 351 324 91.5 87.4-94.3 27 8.5 5.7-12.6
Other 169 124 66.0 56.8-74.1 45 34.0 25.9-43.2
AGE
18-44 321 266 78.7 72.8-83.6 55 21.3 16.4-27.2
45+ 200 183 89.5 82.0-94.0 17 10.5 6.0-18.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 90 63.9 53.5-73.1 39 36.1 26.9-46.5
Some College + 391 358 90.4 86.4-93.3 33 9.6 6.7-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 163 70.8 62.6-77.9 46 29.2 22.1-37.4
$50,000+ 225 218 95.4 90.5-97.9 7 4.6 2.1- 9.5

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 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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