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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-MALES

In the past year, have you or anyone living in your household been contacted by a collection agency about owing money for medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,328 721 13.4 12.3-14.5 4,607 86.6 85.5-87.7
RACE
White 4,042 457 11.7 10.5-12.9 3,585 88.3 87.1-89.5
African American 840 207 22.7 19.6-26.1 633 77.3 73.9-80.4
Asian 39 3 6.9 1.8-23.5 36 93.1 76.5-98.2
Native American 88 21 20.7 12.7-31.8 67 79.3 68.2-87.3
Other Minorities 292 31 10.8 6.9-16.6 261 89.2 83.4-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 294 29 10.9 7.0-16.7 265 89.1 83.3-93.0
-English Speaking 97 13 14.3 7.6-25.2 84 85.7 74.8-92.4
-Spanish Speaking 197 16 9.7 5.3-17.1 181 90.3 82.9-94.7
Non-Hispanic 5,028 691 13.6 12.6-14.8 4,337 86.4 85.2-87.4
AGE
18-24 312 42 12.5 8.8-17.5 270 87.5 82.5-91.2
25-34 867 131 14.2 11.7-17.1 736 85.8 82.9-88.3
35-44 1,053 173 16.5 13.9-19.4 880 83.5 80.6-86.1
45-54 1,019 169 16.7 14.1-19.7 850 83.3 80.3-85.9
55-64 967 131 13.5 11.1-16.3 836 86.5 83.7-88.9
65-74 673 49 6.6 4.8- 8.9 624 93.4 91.1-95.2
75+ 420 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2 395 94.8 91.8-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 911 198 20.2 17.2-23.6 713 79.8 76.4-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,508 248 17.1 14.8-19.6 1,260 82.9 80.4-85.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,249 160 12.5 10.6-14.8 1,089 87.5 85.2-89.4
College Graduate 1,648 114 6.7 5.4- 8.1 1,534 93.3 91.9-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 480 141 27.2 22.4-32.6 339 72.8 67.4-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 798 158 20.1 16.8-23.9 640 79.9 76.1-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 648 107 19.8 16.2-23.9 541 80.2 76.1-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 803 98 12.6 10.1-15.6 705 87.4 84.4-89.9
$50,000-74,999 766 61 7.2 5.5- 9.5 705 92.8 90.5-94.5
$75,000+ 882 64 6.6 5.0- 8.7 818 93.4 91.3-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,616 373 23.3 20.9-25.9 1,243 76.7 74.1-79.1
No 3,668 342 9.4 8.3-10.6 3,326 90.6 89.4-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,711 153 8.6 7.2-10.3 1,558 91.4 89.7-92.8
Non-Veteran 3,485 560 15.7 14.3-17.2 2,925 84.3 82.8-85.7
Currently Serving 130 8 5.9 2.8-11.9 122 94.1 88.1-97.2

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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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