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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,172 8,738 61.6 60.6-62.6 1,415 10.8 10.2-11.5 1,232 9.0 8.4- 9.6 2,787 18.7 17.9-19.5
-Mecklenburg County 604 395 64.6 60.1-68.8 57 9.0 6.8-11.8 49 8.7 6.3-11.8 103 17.8 14.4-21.6
GENDER
Male 234 161 67.4 60.3-73.8 21 7.4 4.7-11.6 17 8.9 5.3-14.6 35 16.2 11.4-22.4
Female 370 234 61.8 56.0-67.2 36 10.5 7.4-14.5 32 8.5 5.8-12.2 68 19.3 15.0-24.4
RACE
White 423 274 65.3 60.1-70.2 42 9.7 7.1-13.2 37 9.1 6.3-13.0 70 15.9 12.4-20.1
Other 178 119 62.7 53.9-70.7 14 7.5 4.2-12.9 12 7.9 4.2-14.5 33 21.8 15.1-30.4
AGE
18-44 303 197 64.3 58.1-70.0 37 11.1 7.8-15.4 23 8.1 5.1-12.6 46 16.6 12.4-21.9
45+ 300 198 65.2 58.5-71.3 20 6.7 4.2-10.5 26 9.4 6.1-14.4 56 18.7 13.9-24.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 104 58.4 49.2-67.1 13 8.6 4.8-14.8 14 11.1 6.1-19.3 35 21.9 15.0-30.8
Some College + 437 290 67.2 62.2-71.8 44 9.2 6.7-12.4 35 7.7 5.3-10.9 68 16.0 12.5-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 139 52.3 45.1-59.4 25 9.1 5.9-13.6 25 10.8 7.0-16.5 64 27.8 21.5-35.0
$50,000+ 235 172 73.7 67.1-79.4 23 9.1 5.9-13.7 18 8.1 4.7-13.6 22 9.1 6.0-13.7

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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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