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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 1,689 960 57.3 54.3-60.2 132 8.6 7.1-10.5 149 9.2 7.6-11.1 448 24.9 22.4-27.5
AGE
18-24 97 69 70.8 58.1-80.9 7 10.6 4.5-22.9 5 4.1 1.6-10.3 16 14.5 7.8-25.6
25-34 314 187 58.7 51.9-65.1 47 16.7 12.1-22.6 30 10.2 6.8-15.0 50 14.5 10.5-19.6
35-44 330 177 57.3 50.7-63.8 38 10.6 7.2-15.2 32 7.1 4.8-10.6 83 25.0 19.7-31.1
45-54 330 175 50.6 43.9-57.3 25 8.6 5.5-13.4 30 10.4 6.9-15.3 100 30.4 24.4-37.1
55-64 253 146 59.3 51.9-66.3 8 2.6 1.2- 5.8 26 11.5 7.4-17.3 73 26.6 20.7-33.4
65-74 209 115 55.9 46.9-64.4 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 14 10.3 4.9-20.5 76 31.7 24.4-40.1
75+ 145 87 60.9 51.3-69.7 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 11 6.9 3.7-12.6 44 30.4 22.4-39.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 197 56.5 50.2-62.6 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 26 7.5 4.8-11.5 117 33.2 27.6-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 319 60.2 55.0-65.2 34 5.5 3.7- 8.2 44 8.1 5.5-11.6 151 26.2 21.9-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 443 250 56.1 50.2-61.9 45 11.3 8.2-15.3 35 8.1 5.3-12.1 113 24.5 19.9-29.9
College Graduate 343 193 54.8 48.1-61.3 41 14.7 10.2-20.8 44 13.9 10.0-18.9 65 16.6 12.5-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 179 53.1 46.9-59.3 17 4.4 2.5- 7.6 28 7.2 4.8-10.8 137 35.2 29.6-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 416 225 51.6 45.6-57.6 32 7.2 4.8-10.7 40 11.0 7.4-16.1 119 30.2 24.8-36.1
$25,000- 34,999 222 129 56.9 48.5-64.9 24 12.0 7.4-19.0 24 12.6 7.8-19.7 45 18.5 12.7-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 174 89 53.5 44.7-62.1 24 12.7 8.2-19.2 17 10.3 6.1-17.0 44 23.5 16.8-31.8
$50,000-74,999 90 54 57.5 44.8-69.2 10 14.4 7.4-26.3 11 10.8 5.4-20.5 15 17.3 10.1-28.0
$75,000+ 78 63 75.5 61.5-85.6 5 8.8 3.2-21.6 5 6.2 2.2-16.7 5 9.5 3.6-22.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 606 295 49.8 45.0-54.7 37 7.3 4.9-10.6 54 9.6 7.1-13.0 220 33.3 29.0-37.8
No 1,061 655 61.2 57.4-64.8 95 9.5 7.5-11.9 92 8.8 6.8-11.2 219 20.6 17.7-23.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 31 60.3 42.2-76.0 3 9.7 2.8-28.8 7 19.4 8.8-37.5 8 10.6 4.8-21.9
Non-Veteran 1,630 921 57.1 54.1-60.1 128 8.6 7.0-10.5 142 8.9 7.3-10.8 439 25.4 22.9-28.1
Currently Serving 10 8 78.0 40.8-94.8 1 14.6 2.1-57.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.4 1.0-39.1

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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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