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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Did your household take a tax deduction for health care expenses in the last federal tax return your household filed?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 771 112 15.8 12.9-19.2 659 84.2 80.8-87.1
AGE
18-24 37 3 13.3 4.0-36.0 34 86.7 64.0-96.0
25-34 125 18 16.6 10.2-25.9 107 83.4 74.1-89.8
35-44 149 23 16.0 9.9-24.8 126 84.0 75.2-90.1
45-54 165 24 14.1 9.1-21.3 141 85.9 78.7-90.9
55-64 151 25 18.4 12.1-27.2 126 81.6 72.8-87.9
65-74 90 15 18.1 10.4-29.7 75 81.9 70.3-89.6
75+ 50 4 11.8 4.1-29.6 46 88.2 70.4-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 14 5.8 3.2-10.3 169 94.2 89.7-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 278 43 17.7 12.9-23.9 235 82.3 76.1-87.1
Some Post-H.S. 174 35 24.1 17.1-32.9 139 75.9 67.1-82.9
College Graduate 134 20 14.5 8.8-23.0 114 85.5 77.0-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 7 5.2 2.3-11.5 120 94.8 88.5-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 152 15 13.8 7.7-23.4 137 86.2 76.6-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 96 15 18.8 10.8-30.7 81 81.2 69.3-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 116 30 26.3 18.1-36.6 86 73.7 63.4-81.9
$50,000-74,999 90 20 19.3 12.0-29.6 70 80.7 70.4-88.0
$75,000+ 62 14 24.2 13.8-39.0 48 75.8 61.0-86.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 277 35 13.0 9.1-18.2 242 87.0 81.8-90.9
No 490 76 17.3 13.5-21.8 414 82.7 78.2-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 38 19.9 14.2-27.1 201 80.1 72.9-85.8
Non-Veteran 505 69 13.8 10.6-17.8 436 86.2 82.2-89.4
Currently Serving 27 5 21.2 8.5-44.0 22 78.8 56.0-91.5

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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