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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

About how much money does your household pay monthly for health insurance premiums
(this would include any amount your household pays for health insurance either directly or taken out of paychecks)?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$100 $100-$299 $300-$499 $500+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,206 2,784 20.9 20.1-21.8 4,692 40.0 38.9-41.2 2,945 23.8 22.8-24.7 1,240 10.5 9.8-11.2 545 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Mecklenburg County 520 90 14.8 11.8-18.3 195 40.0 35.3-45.0 142 26.7 22.7-31.1 62 12.2 9.3-15.9 31 6.3 4.4- 9.0
GENDER
Male 210 23 10.7 7.0-16.1 83 39.9 32.8-47.4 58 27.1 21.2-34.0 28 14.5 9.8-20.8 18 7.8 4.9-12.3
Female 310 67 18.9 14.7-24.0 112 40.2 34.1-46.6 84 26.2 21.2-32.0 34 9.9 6.8-14.0 13 4.8 2.7- 8.3
RACE
White 355 51 13.4 10.0-17.8 109 30.8 25.7-36.4 116 32.5 27.4-38.0 52 15.2 11.3-20.3 27 8.1 5.5-11.8
Other 163 37 16.6 11.6-23.4 86 58.1 49.3-66.4 26 15.8 10.4-23.3 10 6.5 3.3-12.3 4 3.0 1.1- 7.6
AGE
18-44 265 46 14.3 10.5-19.2 112 44.8 38.2-51.6 60 22.3 17.3-28.2 30 11.9 8.0-17.3 17 6.7 4.1-10.7
45+ 254 44 15.3 11.0-21.0 83 34.6 28.0-41.9 81 31.5 25.4-38.3 32 12.7 8.6-18.2 14 5.9 3.4-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 145 21 12.0 7.4-18.8 82 60.4 50.9-69.1 24 15.7 10.1-23.7 10 6.9 3.1-14.9 8 5.0 2.4-10.1
Some College + 375 69 16.0 12.4-20.4 113 30.7 25.8-36.2 118 31.7 26.7-37.1 52 14.6 11.0-19.2 23 6.9 4.6-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 45 14.3 10.5-19.3 111 54.3 46.9-61.6 54 22.1 16.6-28.7 17 6.4 3.6-11.1 6 2.8 1.2- 6.7
$50,000+ 197 25 12.6 8.3-18.6 50 25.0 19.0-32.1 65 33.6 26.9-41.1 38 19.1 13.6-26.2 19 9.7 6.2-14.9

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*Asked only of respondents who reported having some type of health insurance.

^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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