SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 840 201 21.5 18.6-24.8 639 78.5 75.2-81.4
AGE
18-24 53 8 14.9 6.7-29.8 45 85.1 70.2-93.3
25-34 132 25 18.5 12.3-26.9 107 81.5 73.1-87.7
35-44 167 33 18.0 12.6-25.0 134 82.0 75.0-87.4
45-54 172 44 19.0 13.6-25.7 128 81.0 74.3-86.4
55-64 157 54 33.5 25.4-42.7 103 66.5 57.3-74.6
65-74 99 20 20.6 12.6-31.9 79 79.4 68.1-87.4
75+ 55 17 30.8 18.8-46.0 38 69.2 54.0-81.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 78 36.8 29.3-45.0 130 63.2 55.0-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 308 73 21.6 16.9-27.1 235 78.4 72.9-83.1
Some Post-H.S. 185 35 14.6 10.0-20.8 150 85.4 79.2-90.0
College Graduate 137 15 10.1 5.8-17.2 122 89.9 82.8-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 67 48.0 38.1-58.0 73 52.0 42.0-61.9
$15,000- 24,999 162 52 30.9 23.1-40.0 110 69.1 60.0-76.9
$25,000- 34,999 107 22 18.8 12.1-28.2 85 81.2 71.8-87.9
$35,000- 49,999 117 19 16.5 10.2-25.6 98 83.5 74.4-89.8
$50,000-74,999 95 8 8.0 3.9-15.8 87 92.0 84.2-96.1
$75,000+ 64 4 5.0 1.7-14.2 60 95.0 85.8-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 123 41.5 35.1-48.2 177 58.5 51.8-64.9
No 536 78 12.4 9.7-15.7 458 87.6 84.3-90.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 250 42 14.6 10.3-20.3 208 85.4 79.7-89.7
Non-Veteran 563 159 25.3 21.5-29.6 404 74.7 70.4-78.5
Currently Serving 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .

Back to Health Care Cost/Under Insurance.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook