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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Mecklenburg County 340 303 86.0 80.7-90.0 37 14.0 10.0-19.3
GENDER
Male 149 127 81.7 73.3-87.9 22 18.3 12.1-26.7
Female 191 176 91.1 84.7-95.0 15 8.9 5.0-15.3
RACE
White 230 219 94.8 90.2-97.3 11 5.2 2.7- 9.8
Other 109 83 68.9 57.5-78.4 26 31.1 21.6-42.5
AGE
18-44 219 190 82.1 74.8-87.6 29 17.9 12.4-25.2
45+ 121 113 93.2 85.8-96.9 8 6.8 3.1-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 57 71.9 58.5-82.3 18 28.1 17.7-41.5
Some College + 264 245 91.1 85.9-94.5 19 8.9 5.5-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 108 76.2 65.9-84.2 23 23.8 15.8-34.1
$50,000+ 160 154 94.3 87.8-97.5 6 5.7 2.5-12.2

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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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