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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

In the past year, did you or another family member in your household have any problems paying medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,543 2,978 19.5 18.7-20.3 11,565 80.5 79.7-81.3
-Mecklenburg County 619 94 14.9 11.9-18.5 525 85.1 81.5-88.1
GENDER
Male 239 27 11.5 7.6-17.0 212 88.5 83.0-92.4
Female 380 67 18.2 14.1-23.1 313 81.8 76.9-85.9
RACE
White 433 53 11.8 8.8-15.5 380 88.2 84.5-91.2
Other 183 41 21.7 15.4-29.6 142 78.3 70.4-84.6
AGE
18-44 308 43 14.2 10.3-19.1 265 85.8 80.9-89.7
45+ 310 51 15.9 11.6-21.4 259 84.1 78.6-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 36 20.8 14.3-29.1 136 79.2 70.9-85.7
Some College + 446 58 12.4 9.4-16.1 388 87.6 83.9-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 66 26.1 20.2-33.0 191 73.9 67.0-79.8
$50,000+ 239 13 5.3 2.9- 9.3 226 94.7 90.7-97.1

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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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