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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

In the past year, did you or another family member in your household have any problems paying medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,739 565 31.1 28.5-33.8 1,174 68.9 66.2-71.5
AGE
18-24 105 22 16.8 9.6-27.7 83 83.2 72.3-90.4
25-34 319 90 26.2 20.9-32.3 229 73.8 67.7-79.1
35-44 339 122 35.6 29.6-42.1 217 64.4 57.9-70.4
45-54 334 140 41.3 34.9-47.9 194 58.7 52.1-65.1
55-64 256 85 29.8 23.8-36.7 171 70.2 63.3-76.2
65-74 219 65 26.9 20.3-34.7 154 73.1 65.3-79.7
75+ 157 35 22.6 15.9-31.0 122 77.4 69.0-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 370 127 35.8 30.2-41.8 243 64.2 58.2-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 561 203 34.2 29.6-39.1 358 65.8 60.9-70.4
Some Post-H.S. 456 154 32.7 27.6-38.4 302 67.3 61.6-72.4
College Graduate 349 79 20.3 15.8-25.7 270 79.7 74.3-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 147 38.1 32.4-44.1 228 61.9 55.9-67.6
$15,000- 24,999 430 179 44.1 38.2-50.0 251 55.9 50.0-61.8
$25,000- 34,999 227 71 28.5 21.9-36.2 156 71.5 63.8-78.1
$35,000- 49,999 176 45 24.0 17.5-31.9 131 76.0 68.1-82.5
$50,000-74,999 91 18 24.7 15.1-37.7 73 75.3 62.3-84.9
$75,000+ 79 7 7.6 3.5-15.8 72 92.4 84.2-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 629 271 43.0 38.3-47.7 358 57.0 52.3-61.7
No 1,087 282 24.8 21.8-28.1 805 75.2 71.9-78.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 15 29.5 16.5-47.0 35 70.5 53.0-83.5
Non-Veteran 1,679 548 31.2 28.5-33.9 1,131 68.8 66.1-71.5
Currently Serving 10 2 22.0 5.2-59.2 8 78.0 40.8-94.8

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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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