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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,379 212 15.4 13.1-18.0 337 24.4 21.7-27.3 367 24.7 22.0-27.6 366 28.6 25.7-31.7 97 7.0 5.6- 8.7
AGE
18-24 71 30 39.6 26.6-54.3 19 36.6 23.1-52.6 9 9.5 4.5-19.0 10 11.4 5.5-22.2 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8
25-34 279 52 18.5 13.3-25.2 75 27.6 21.7-34.4 66 21.8 16.7-28.0 73 27.0 21.3-33.6 13 5.1 2.6- 9.6
35-44 283 33 10.3 7.1-14.7 71 22.9 17.7-29.1 76 24.5 19.0-31.0 74 31.8 25.2-39.3 29 10.4 7.0-15.3
45-54 289 30 12.0 7.8-17.9 72 23.9 18.5-30.3 75 24.9 19.3-31.4 89 32.3 25.8-39.6 23 6.9 4.3-10.8
55-64 204 19 10.0 5.3-18.1 55 25.9 19.4-33.5 58 26.9 20.3-34.7 56 29.3 22.3-37.5 16 7.9 4.7-13.0
65-74 152 24 14.5 9.0-22.5 24 15.0 9.4-23.2 56 37.7 27.9-48.6 41 29.1 20.6-39.5 7 3.7 1.6- 8.0
75+ 95 24 26.8 17.9-38.0 18 17.3 10.2-27.7 27 24.8 16.5-35.6 22 25.8 16.8-37.4 4 5.3 1.7-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 55 24.2 18.3-31.3 61 26.5 20.4-33.6 69 27.6 21.4-34.7 41 17.2 12.1-23.8 11 4.6 2.4- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 75 18.6 14.3-23.7 124 27.3 22.4-32.7 122 24.5 20.0-29.7 107 24.4 19.8-29.7 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 394 56 14.0 9.9-19.3 94 21.9 17.5-27.2 101 24.0 19.1-29.6 106 31.5 25.8-38.0 37 8.6 6.0-12.0
College Graduate 297 26 6.7 4.3-10.2 58 22.1 16.6-28.8 75 23.9 18.6-30.2 112 38.5 32.2-45.3 26 8.7 5.6-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 65 25.4 19.4-32.6 83 31.2 24.9-38.2 77 23.7 18.6-29.8 48 14.0 10.2-18.8 16 5.7 3.3- 9.7
$15,000- 24,999 355 57 17.1 12.4-23.1 80 21.6 16.8-27.2 101 28.8 23.1-35.3 100 27.5 22.3-33.4 17 5.0 2.8- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 200 27 14.3 9.5-21.0 55 28.9 21.6-37.5 54 22.9 16.8-30.4 54 30.5 22.9-39.4 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 159 9 5.4 2.6-10.6 32 20.0 13.7-28.3 44 23.3 16.6-31.7 57 40.4 31.5-50.0 17 10.8 6.6-17.3
$50,000-74,999 81 4 3.3 1.0-10.2 15 16.7 9.1-28.5 22 26.1 16.4-38.8 34 44.5 31.6-58.2 6 9.4 3.9-21.2
$75,000+ 74 5 6.1 2.3-15.3 13 15.4 8.5-26.3 19 29.2 18.2-43.3 26 37.5 25.6-51.1 11 11.9 6.4-21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 458 68 13.5 10.4-17.4 111 24.7 20.1-29.9 120 25.4 20.8-30.7 119 26.8 22.3-32.0 40 9.6 6.7-13.4
No 906 142 16.4 13.5-19.8 222 24.2 20.9-27.7 243 24.2 21.0-27.7 242 29.3 25.7-33.3 57 5.9 4.4- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 9 17.4 8.1-33.7 8 9.5 4.3-19.7 7 14.4 6.3-29.7 13 50.6 31.9-69.1 6 8.1 3.3-18.4
Non-Veteran 1,327 199 15.2 12.9-17.8 328 25.0 22.2-28.0 359 25.1 22.4-28.1 351 27.8 24.9-30.9 90 6.9 5.5- 8.7
Currently Serving 9 4 52.0 21.5-81.1 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 1 7.9 1.0-41.0 2 25.1 6.2-62.9 1 7.7 1.0-40.2

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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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