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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 736 151 19.2 16.0-22.8 411 57.1 52.7-61.4 134 18.4 15.2-22.1 26 3.1 2.0- 4.9 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9
AGE
18-24 46 12 17.5 9.2-30.6 32 79.6 65.9-88.7 2 2.9 0.7-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 122 19 17.6 10.8-27.4 78 62.7 52.5-72.0 18 13.6 8.4-21.4 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9 3 3.5 1.0-11.3
35-44 148 26 18.2 11.5-27.7 83 59.8 49.7-69.2 30 18.2 12.1-26.5 7 2.8 1.2- 6.2 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9
45-54 149 22 15.6 9.8-23.8 76 47.0 37.9-56.3 38 27.8 20.1-37.2 8 5.4 2.4-11.9 5 4.2 1.7-10.1
55-64 141 29 19.3 12.7-28.3 77 54.3 44.7-63.7 29 20.3 13.8-28.9 4 4.1 1.4-11.6 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6
65-74 82 23 29.1 18.9-42.0 45 55.9 42.7-68.3 10 11.1 5.3-21.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 2 2.2 0.4-11.0
75+ 45 20 31.4 19.0-47.3 19 51.9 34.7-68.7 5 14.2 5.3-32.8 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 177 42 18.4 13.0-25.3 114 71.3 63.4-78.1 17 8.4 4.9-14.0 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 45 14.5 10.3-19.9 163 61.4 54.4-67.9 55 18.5 13.8-24.3 12 3.9 2.0- 7.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8
Some Post-H.S. 162 36 25.7 18.0-35.1 85 49.5 40.5-58.5 33 21.0 14.8-29.0 5 2.4 0.9- 5.9 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6
College Graduate 116 28 22.8 15.1-33.0 47 37.2 27.3-48.2 29 28.7 18.8-41.2 7 5.2 2.0-12.8 5 6.1 2.4-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 27 16.7 11.0-24.7 90 79.0 70.7-85.4 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$15,000- 24,999 144 22 14.5 8.7-23.0 99 70.3 60.6-78.5 20 12.7 7.9-19.7 2 2.0 0.4- 9.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
$25,000- 34,999 98 22 19.9 12.7-29.8 45 45.3 34.6-56.4 23 22.7 14.7-33.3 4 5.6 2.1-14.1 4 6.6 2.3-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 108 23 20.8 12.8-31.8 50 45.7 35.2-56.6 28 29.0 20.0-40.0 5 3.0 1.2- 7.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 85 15 21.5 12.7-34.0 36 46.3 34.7-58.4 27 26.4 17.8-37.3 6 5.2 2.3-11.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
$75,000+ 51 6 12.4 5.2-26.9 23 38.8 24.5-55.3 16 34.3 18.9-53.9 2 5.6 1.2-23.4 4 8.8 3.2-22.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 257 75 27.1 21.3-33.8 142 57.7 50.5-64.6 29 10.4 7.0-15.1 8 3.1 1.3- 7.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6
No 440 75 16.6 12.9-21.3 232 52.7 47.0-58.3 104 24.5 19.9-29.8 18 3.5 2.0- 5.9 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 229 53 23.5 17.5-30.8 113 49.9 42.3-57.6 55 22.4 16.8-29.2 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9 3 1.8 0.4- 6.8
Non-Veteran 479 87 16.1 12.6-20.4 282 60.3 54.9-65.5 78 17.5 13.6-22.2 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7
Currently Serving 22 11 56.6 33.4-77.3 10 37.4 18.5-61.1 1 6.0 0.8-32.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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