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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,389 3,521 77.6 75.9-79.2 868 22.4 20.8-24.1
RACE
White 3,242 2,744 84.5 82.9-86.0 498 15.5 14.0-17.1
African American 722 555 74.5 70.2-78.3 167 25.5 21.7-29.8
Asian 39 32 84.0 67.0-93.1 7 16.0 6.9-33.0
Native American 79 54 68.8 54.8-80.1 25 31.2 19.9-45.2
Other Minorities 286 119 34.1 27.7-41.2 167 65.9 58.8-72.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 293 132 37.1 30.6-44.0 161 62.9 56.0-69.4
-English Speaking 92 73 75.1 62.5-84.5 19 24.9 15.5-37.5
-Spanish Speaking 201 59 25.0 18.4-33.0 142 75.0 67.0-81.6
Non-Hispanic 4,093 3,387 82.2 80.7-83.6 706 17.8 16.4-19.3
AGE
18-24 335 205 52.9 46.0-59.7 130 47.1 40.3-54.0
25-34 902 675 71.4 67.4-75.1 227 28.6 24.9-32.6
35-44 1,097 881 77.2 73.7-80.4 216 22.8 19.6-26.3
45-54 1,048 892 85.1 82.0-87.8 156 14.9 12.2-18.0
55-64 1,007 868 87.8 85.3-90.0 139 12.2 10.0-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 378 50.7 45.9-55.6 291 49.3 44.4-54.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,285 988 74.6 71.3-77.7 297 25.4 22.3-28.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,069 889 81.7 78.5-84.6 180 18.3 15.4-21.5
College Graduate 1,361 1,262 93.0 91.1-94.5 99 7.0 5.5- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 198 49.1 42.0-56.2 159 50.9 43.8-58.0
$15,000- 24,999 616 347 52.4 47.3-57.4 269 47.6 42.6-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 530 418 76.3 71.4-80.6 112 23.7 19.4-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 703 626 87.7 84.3-90.4 77 12.3 9.6-15.7
$50,000-74,999 678 626 92.1 89.3-94.2 52 7.9 5.8-10.7
$75,000+ 802 775 96.7 94.9-97.9 27 3.3 2.1- 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,146 881 71.5 67.7-75.0 265 28.5 25.0-32.3
No 3,083 2,528 80.2 78.3-82.0 555 19.8 18.0-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 852 86.1 83.2-88.6 146 13.9 11.4-16.8
Non-Veteran 3,247 2,532 74.6 72.5-76.5 715 25.4 23.5-27.5
Currently Serving 129 125 97.8 92.4-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.6

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

^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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