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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

Excluding insurance premiums, in the past year, what would you estimate your family's out-of-pocket healthcare costs have been?

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$500 $500-$1499 $1500-$4999 $5000+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,310 1,476 12.0 11.3-12.8 1,980 15.8 15.0-16.6 2,647 20.5 19.6-21.4 4,047 33.1 32.1-34.2 2,160 18.6 17.7-19.5
-Mecklenburg County 541 43 8.1 5.9-11.1 92 16.2 13.0-20.0 105 18.2 14.9-22.1 207 38.9 34.3-43.6 94 18.6 15.2-22.5
GENDER
Male 211 16 7.4 4.4-12.3 27 12.0 7.9-17.7 32 15.1 10.6-21.2 89 42.3 35.2-49.7 47 23.2 17.7-29.9
Female 330 27 8.8 6.0-12.9 65 20.3 15.9-25.7 73 21.2 16.7-26.5 118 35.5 30.0-41.4 47 14.1 10.6-18.7
RACE
White 394 22 5.6 3.6- 8.6 54 12.7 9.6-16.8 72 17.1 13.4-21.5 168 43.8 38.4-49.3 78 20.8 16.7-25.5
Other 144 20 13.9 8.7-21.5 38 25.0 17.9-33.9 32 21.0 14.5-29.5 38 26.7 19.2-35.7 16 13.5 8.1-21.5
AGE
18-44 270 28 11.3 7.7-16.3 52 18.3 13.8-23.9 51 17.1 12.8-22.4 94 36.0 29.8-42.7 45 17.3 12.9-22.8
45+ 270 15 4.5 2.7- 7.6 40 13.9 9.8-19.3 54 19.6 14.7-25.6 112 41.8 35.3-48.6 49 20.2 15.3-26.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 19 14.7 9.2-22.7 25 18.7 12.1-27.8 32 20.5 13.9-29.1 34 28.7 20.3-38.9 22 17.4 11.2-26.0
Some College + 409 24 5.8 3.7- 8.8 67 15.3 11.9-19.5 73 17.4 13.7-21.8 173 42.5 37.3-47.9 72 19.1 15.2-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 23 10.6 6.8-16.0 47 17.4 12.8-23.2 53 23.9 18.0-31.0 76 33.4 26.7-40.8 31 14.8 10.1-21.1
$50,000+ 228 11 5.1 2.7- 9.4 26 11.7 7.9-17.0 38 15.2 10.9-20.8 104 46.2 39.2-53.3 49 21.9 16.7-28.2

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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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