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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,609 206 15.4 13.1-17.9 1,403 84.6 82.1-86.9
AGE
18-24 82 5 5.2 1.9-13.7 77 94.8 86.3-98.1
25-34 303 33 12.7 8.6-18.5 270 87.3 81.5-91.4
35-44 319 40 13.9 9.4-20.2 279 86.1 79.8-90.6
45-54 319 57 18.4 13.7-24.3 262 81.6 75.7-86.3
55-64 237 35 22.3 15.9-30.2 202 77.7 69.8-84.1
65-74 201 31 19.7 12.6-29.5 170 80.3 70.5-87.4
75+ 140 4 4.3 1.5-11.6 136 95.7 88.4-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 24 10.8 7.0-16.2 322 89.2 83.8-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 65 13.6 10.1-18.0 458 86.4 82.0-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 420 58 16.0 11.9-21.1 362 84.0 78.9-88.1
College Graduate 319 59 21.2 15.6-28.1 260 78.8 71.9-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 24 8.8 5.5-14.0 332 91.2 86.0-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 405 44 12.8 8.9-17.9 361 87.2 82.1-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 211 37 20.2 13.9-28.3 174 79.8 71.7-86.1
$35,000- 49,999 166 35 21.7 15.1-30.2 131 78.3 69.8-84.9
$50,000-74,999 83 20 25.3 15.9-37.9 63 74.7 62.1-84.1
$75,000+ 69 14 20.7 11.9-33.6 55 79.3 66.4-88.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 577 61 14.1 10.8-18.3 516 85.9 81.7-89.2
No 1,014 143 15.9 13.1-19.2 871 84.1 80.8-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 7 19.0 8.6-36.9 41 81.0 63.1-91.4
Non-Veteran 1,552 198 15.2 13.0-17.8 1,354 84.8 82.2-87.0
Currently Serving 9 1 16.5 2.4-61.7 8 83.5 38.3-97.6

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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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