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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,443 431 28.0 25.3-30.9 725 49.2 46.0-52.5 225 17.9 15.5-20.7 53 4.2 3.1- 5.8 9 0.6 0.3- 1.4
AGE
18-24 82 42 46.1 33.1-59.8 35 48.4 35.1-62.0 5 5.5 2.0-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 293 91 29.1 23.2-35.9 141 48.6 41.7-55.6 55 19.1 14.3-25.0 5 2.6 0.9- 7.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
35-44 297 70 22.4 17.3-28.5 160 49.0 42.1-56.0 51 22.1 16.3-29.2 14 6.1 3.4-10.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
45-54 293 60 18.8 14.0-24.8 169 56.1 48.9-63.1 45 17.8 12.6-24.5 15 5.6 3.0-10.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4
55-64 211 64 29.1 22.6-36.6 112 52.6 44.4-60.6 24 13.0 8.2-20.0 11 5.3 2.9- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 165 58 34.8 26.4-44.3 72 40.4 31.0-50.5 30 22.2 14.7-32.0 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
75+ 98 46 45.1 34.1-56.6 35 36.8 26.5-48.5 13 14.1 8.0-23.5 3 3.2 1.0- 9.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 113 37.3 31.0-44.0 136 47.7 40.9-54.5 29 12.6 8.4-18.6 7 2.1 1.0- 4.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 482 132 27.0 22.4-32.2 283 56.8 51.1-62.2 58 14.1 10.4-18.8 7 1.5 0.7- 3.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4
Some Post-H.S. 389 107 24.9 20.1-30.4 192 48.0 41.7-54.3 67 19.7 14.9-25.6 21 6.9 4.2-11.1 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
College Graduate 284 79 26.2 20.4-32.9 114 40.4 33.7-47.4 71 26.1 20.4-32.7 17 6.4 3.7-10.8 3 1.0 0.2- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 133 42.3 35.9-49.0 170 51.0 44.4-57.5 20 5.8 3.5- 9.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$15,000- 24,999 390 99 22.8 18.0-28.3 219 57.4 51.1-63.4 60 16.7 12.7-21.8 11 2.4 1.2- 4.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 203 49 24.5 17.9-32.5 109 50.2 41.7-58.7 42 24.3 17.3-33.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$35,000- 49,999 153 36 20.1 14.0-28.0 63 39.1 30.3-48.6 35 26.5 18.6-36.2 16 12.2 7.0-20.4 3 2.1 0.7- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 79 23 22.5 13.9-34.5 25 35.2 23.4-49.1 22 28.5 17.6-42.7 9 13.8 6.7-26.2 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 61 10 16.9 8.8-30.0 22 36.9 24.0-52.0 22 37.0 24.2-51.9 6 8.4 3.7-18.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 500 189 36.0 31.2-41.1 241 47.7 42.4-53.0 50 11.5 8.4-15.4 20 4.8 2.9- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 892 237 25.3 21.9-29.0 440 47.7 43.6-51.8 173 21.9 18.5-25.6 33 4.2 2.8- 6.2 9 0.9 0.4- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 12 21.5 10.7-38.3 16 28.4 15.6-46.1 12 40.8 22.4-62.3 3 9.3 2.3-30.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,390 414 28.1 25.3-31.0 707 50.1 46.8-53.4 210 17.1 14.7-19.8 50 4.1 3.0- 5.6 9 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Currently Serving 9 5 59.3 26.8-85.3 1 7.9 1.0-41.0 3 32.8 10.2-67.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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