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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-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 4,628 626 13.2 12.1-14.5 679 14.3 13.0-15.6 957 19.8 18.5-21.2 1,512 33.2 31.6-34.9 854 19.5 18.1-20.9
RACE
White 3,611 422 10.9 9.8-12.2 485 12.8 11.5-14.1 704 18.5 17.0-20.0 1,252 35.5 33.6-37.4 748 22.4 20.8-24.1
African American 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
Asian 36 4 9.7 3.0-27.1 5 13.0 4.7-31.1 6 20.3 8.9-40.0 14 42.1 25.0-61.4 7 14.8 6.4-30.8
Native American 73 16 20.6 10.6-36.0 8 13.0 5.0-30.0 17 20.0 11.0-33.5 17 27.5 16.1-42.9 15 18.9 10.3-32.2
Other Minorities 179 50 24.5 17.6-33.1 34 20.3 13.4-29.6 30 18.7 12.5-27.1 49 25.9 18.3-35.4 16 10.5 6.1-17.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 183 46 21.2 15.1-28.9 33 20.0 13.2-29.1 33 18.1 12.1-26.1 55 31.1 22.9-40.7 16 9.6 5.5-16.4
-English Speaking 81 18 19.3 11.5-30.5 11 14.0 7.2-25.5 13 13.8 6.9-25.5 32 44.9 32.2-58.3 7 8.1 3.6-17.3
-Spanish Speaking 102 28 22.2 14.2-33.0 22 23.4 14.0-36.3 20 20.5 12.4-31.8 23 23.5 13.9-36.9 9 10.5 5.0-20.6
Non-Hispanic 4,440 578 12.7 11.6-14.0 645 13.9 12.7-15.2 924 19.9 18.6-21.4 1,455 33.3 31.7-35.0 838 20.1 18.7-21.5
AGE
18-24 242 88 34.7 27.5-42.7 49 24.5 17.8-32.7 63 24.1 18.3-31.1 30 13.2 8.9-19.2 12 3.4 1.5- 7.6
25-34 757 143 19.4 16.1-23.1 141 17.0 14.1-20.4 172 22.0 18.6-25.8 200 27.4 23.7-31.4 101 14.3 11.5-17.6
35-44 926 108 11.3 9.1-14.0 143 15.5 12.9-18.6 178 17.2 14.7-20.2 306 34.0 30.4-37.9 191 21.9 18.9-25.2
45-54 913 102 10.1 8.1-12.6 143 12.7 10.5-15.4 174 18.6 15.8-21.8 297 34.8 31.1-38.8 197 23.7 20.5-27.2
55-64 859 70 7.0 5.3- 9.3 106 12.1 9.6-15.2 173 20.2 17.1-23.8 312 35.7 31.9-39.7 198 25.0 21.5-28.9
65-74 586 73 11.0 8.6-14.1 53 9.5 6.9-13.0 136 22.1 18.4-26.3 228 40.3 35.8-45.1 96 17.1 13.8-20.9
75+ 333 40 10.9 7.7-15.2 40 10.4 7.2-14.8 59 15.7 11.7-20.6 136 43.1 36.8-49.7 58 19.9 15.1-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 134 20.1 16.4-24.3 110 18.5 14.9-22.8 149 21.8 18.2-25.9 192 28.0 24.0-32.3 80 11.6 9.0-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,276 215 15.6 13.4-18.1 183 14.5 12.2-17.1 283 22.0 19.4-25.0 384 31.1 28.0-34.4 211 16.8 14.5-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,130 161 14.2 11.9-16.9 176 15.7 13.2-18.5 220 19.1 16.5-21.9 380 32.6 29.5-36.0 193 18.4 15.8-21.3
College Graduate 1,547 113 7.5 6.0- 9.4 209 11.2 9.6-13.1 302 17.6 15.5-20.0 553 37.7 34.7-40.7 370 26.0 23.3-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 81 19.3 14.8-24.9 76 23.0 17.4-29.7 104 25.8 20.7-31.7 85 21.5 16.1-28.1 40 10.4 7.2-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 628 124 19.8 16.1-24.1 99 15.5 12.1-19.5 148 23.6 19.8-27.9 178 28.1 24.0-32.6 79 13.0 10.1-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 588 92 14.3 11.5-17.7 88 13.6 10.7-17.0 130 22.3 18.6-26.6 201 35.2 30.8-39.9 77 14.6 11.4-18.5
$35,000- 49,999 758 68 9.3 7.0-12.3 123 14.8 12.1-18.1 152 19.1 15.9-22.7 281 38.3 34.2-42.5 134 18.5 15.4-22.1
$50,000-74,999 721 54 7.4 5.5-10.1 100 13.4 10.7-16.6 153 20.6 17.3-24.3 260 36.7 32.6-40.9 154 21.9 18.6-25.7
$75,000+ 838 28 3.4 2.2- 5.3 88 8.7 6.8-11.0 155 17.2 14.4-20.3 307 38.2 34.2-42.2 260 32.5 28.8-36.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,371 179 13.2 11.0-15.6 175 13.6 11.3-16.3 272 18.7 16.4-21.3 467 34.4 31.4-37.6 278 20.1 17.7-22.7
No 3,221 440 13.2 11.8-14.7 498 14.4 13.0-16.0 680 20.3 18.7-22.0 1,034 32.8 30.9-34.8 569 19.2 17.6-21.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,522 185 11.7 9.9-13.8 185 11.8 10.0-13.9 316 19.3 17.1-21.8 537 36.4 33.5-39.4 299 20.7 18.4-23.2
Non-Veteran 2,989 386 12.7 11.3-14.3 467 15.2 13.6-16.9 633 20.5 18.8-22.3 955 32.2 30.2-34.3 548 19.4 17.7-21.2
Currently Serving 116 55 48.9 38.6-59.2 27 20.0 13.3-29.0 8 6.7 3.0-14.1 19 19.3 11.9-29.7 7 5.2 2.2-11.6

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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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