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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 703 126 19.3 15.9-23.3 140 18.9 15.7-22.6 196 26.9 23.2-31.0 175 25.5 21.7-29.7 66 9.4 7.2-12.2
AGE
18-24 39 20 58.1 38.6-75.4 9 26.4 12.4-47.6 7 10.4 4.5-22.2 3 5.0 1.5-15.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 115 29 27.2 18.6-37.8 24 18.2 11.8-26.9 33 30.3 21.3-41.1 19 16.5 10.1-25.7 10 7.9 3.9-15.2
35-44 147 22 15.9 9.6-25.1 30 22.0 14.9-31.3 42 25.5 18.3-34.2 37 26.1 18.4-35.6 16 10.5 6.2-17.3
45-54 153 19 15.7 9.7-24.4 33 18.1 12.1-26.2 34 21.9 15.3-30.3 47 32.0 24.0-41.3 20 12.3 7.5-19.4
55-64 131 14 7.5 3.8-14.0 20 15.2 9.2-24.0 37 30.4 21.6-40.9 46 34.0 25.2-44.2 14 13.0 7.3-22.0
65-74 81 13 13.2 7.3-23.0 10 14.4 7.3-26.5 37 46.7 34.4-59.4 16 20.3 11.7-33.0 5 5.2 2.0-13.3
75+ 33 9 26.5 12.7-47.2 12 26.7 14.3-44.3 6 21.2 8.9-42.6 5 17.9 6.9-39.3 1 7.6 1.1-37.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 33 20.3 13.5-29.3 38 27.5 19.4-37.5 46 27.0 19.8-35.6 30 18.4 12.2-26.6 12 6.8 3.6-12.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 251 41 17.0 11.8-23.7 45 17.7 12.9-23.8 73 28.5 22.5-35.4 67 26.5 20.6-33.5 25 10.3 6.6-15.7
Some Post-H.S. 162 34 25.9 18.1-35.6 31 15.6 10.2-23.0 40 24.2 17.5-32.6 43 27.0 19.8-35.6 14 7.3 4.2-12.4
College Graduate 130 18 14.8 8.8-23.7 26 15.7 10.1-23.4 36 26.9 18.3-37.8 35 29.7 20.2-41.4 15 12.9 7.3-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 26 23.0 14.9-33.8 29 30.6 21.0-42.3 39 32.7 23.4-43.6 17 9.7 5.8-15.9 7 4.0 1.8- 8.8
$15,000- 24,999 125 26 22.4 14.4-33.1 29 19.7 12.5-29.8 36 27.3 19.3-37.2 23 20.7 13.4-30.7 11 9.8 5.1-18.2
$25,000- 34,999 98 19 17.9 11.1-27.5 15 16.3 9.5-26.5 29 28.2 19.4-39.0 26 25.9 17.0-37.3 9 11.8 5.9-22.2
$35,000- 49,999 113 12 13.4 7.0-24.2 25 18.3 11.9-27.3 25 20.9 13.6-30.7 38 36.3 26.6-47.2 13 11.1 6.0-19.5
$50,000-74,999 90 7 7.7 3.2-17.2 17 20.2 12.3-31.5 29 36.0 24.9-48.9 27 26.8 17.8-38.2 10 9.3 4.8-17.3
$75,000+ 60 4 8.6 3.2-21.1 9 15.8 7.3-31.0 18 25.0 14.5-39.5 19 34.0 19.9-51.6 10 16.6 8.4-30.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 244 38 16.0 10.8-23.1 51 19.4 14.2-26.0 75 30.6 24.3-37.7 53 21.8 16.4-28.4 27 12.2 8.0-18.1
No 456 87 20.3 16.1-25.3 89 18.8 14.9-23.4 121 25.4 20.9-30.5 121 27.4 22.6-32.8 38 8.1 5.7-11.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 219 39 19.5 13.8-26.8 34 14.9 10.3-21.0 61 25.5 19.5-32.5 64 29.0 22.4-36.6 21 11.2 6.9-17.7
Non-Veteran 459 78 18.6 14.4-23.7 96 19.7 15.7-24.5 131 28.2 23.5-33.4 110 24.7 20.2-30.0 44 8.8 6.3-12.0
Currently Serving 25 9 33.6 16.5-56.5 10 37.1 18.8-60.0 4 13.6 4.3-35.3 1 10.3 1.5-46.4 1 5.3 0.7-29.7

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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