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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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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 815 513 63.7 59.7-67.5 84 10.1 8.0-12.8 53 7.5 5.5-10.2 165 18.6 15.8-21.8
AGE
18-24 50 42 85.4 70.1-93.5 4 4.3 1.5-11.7 2 5.8 1.2-24.3 2 4.5 1.1-16.8
25-34 129 75 59.1 49.2-68.4 19 12.3 7.6-19.4 15 12.8 7.6-21.0 20 15.7 9.7-24.5
35-44 162 101 62.5 53.4-70.8 22 12.6 7.9-19.6 8 4.9 2.3-10.2 31 20.0 13.6-28.4
45-54 166 106 63.6 54.5-71.7 17 11.2 6.4-18.9 8 5.6 2.4-12.5 35 19.6 13.7-27.2
55-64 154 91 58.2 48.8-67.1 13 8.9 5.0-15.5 11 8.1 3.9-16.3 39 24.7 17.8-33.2
65-74 96 63 68.8 57.5-78.2 3 4.9 1.4-15.8 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 24 19.8 12.8-29.2
75+ 53 31 53.7 38.3-68.4 6 14.9 6.5-30.6 3 10.0 3.0-28.2 13 21.4 12.1-35.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 107 53.1 44.7-61.4 19 13.0 8.0-20.5 9 4.6 2.0-10.6 62 29.2 22.5-37.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 192 64.6 57.9-70.7 28 9.4 6.2-13.9 17 6.2 3.6-10.4 60 19.9 15.1-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 183 121 70.7 62.9-77.6 18 7.2 4.4-11.7 14 7.9 4.3-14.0 30 14.1 9.5-20.6
College Graduate 136 92 67.0 56.7-75.8 19 11.9 7.1-19.2 13 13.4 7.5-22.8 12 7.8 4.1-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 66 48.0 37.9-58.2 8 9.3 4.3-19.0 5 3.7 1.4- 9.9 55 38.9 29.7-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 154 86 55.5 46.0-64.6 20 13.4 8.3-20.9 9 7.6 3.3-16.6 39 23.5 16.8-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 102 63 60.0 48.7-70.3 12 10.8 5.8-19.2 6 5.0 2.2-11.3 21 24.2 15.5-35.7
$35,000- 49,999 117 81 68.5 57.9-77.4 13 10.6 5.5-19.3 11 10.7 5.6-19.5 12 10.3 5.6-18.1
$50,000-74,999 95 67 72.1 61.0-81.1 17 17.2 10.3-27.4 5 5.1 2.0-12.4 6 5.6 2.2-13.3
$75,000+ 63 52 79.0 64.4-88.7 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 4 8.8 3.1-22.6 5 10.4 4.2-23.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 287 146 48.7 41.8-55.5 28 11.1 7.3-16.6 21 7.3 4.4-11.9 92 33.0 26.9-39.6
No 524 364 70.5 65.7-74.9 56 9.8 7.3-12.9 32 7.7 5.2-11.2 72 12.0 9.2-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 246 174 73.1 66.3-79.0 21 8.0 5.1-12.4 18 7.1 4.2-11.8 33 11.7 7.7-17.5
Non-Veteran 542 317 59.2 54.1-64.0 60 10.9 8.2-14.3 34 7.8 5.3-11.3 131 22.1 18.5-26.3
Currently Serving 27 22 79.2 56.9-91.7 3 12.5 3.6-35.2 1 4.9 0.7-27.8 1 3.3 0.5-20.4

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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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