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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,904 2,463 81.2 79.1-83.1 441 18.8 16.9-20.9
RACE
White 2,142 1,922 89.3 87.5-90.9 220 10.7 9.1-12.5
African American 443 367 79.0 73.5-83.7 76 21.0 16.3-26.5
Asian 29 26 94.5 82.0-98.5 3 5.5 1.5-18.0
Native American 42 32 73.6 52.8-87.4 10 26.4 12.6-47.2
Other Minorities 230 101 36.3 29.0-44.2 129 63.7 55.8-71.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 247 120 40.6 33.2-48.3 127 59.4 51.7-66.8
-English Speaking 70 62 88.1 76.8-94.3 8 11.9 5.7-23.2
-Spanish Speaking 177 58 27.7 20.3-36.5 119 72.3 63.5-79.7
Non-Hispanic 2,656 2,342 87.2 85.4-88.7 314 12.8 11.3-14.6
AGE
18-24 190 112 48.7 39.6-57.9 78 51.3 42.1-60.4
25-34 745 594 76.2 71.8-80.1 151 23.8 19.9-28.2
35-44 827 714 82.7 78.6-86.2 113 17.3 13.8-21.4
45-54 693 635 90.8 87.2-93.5 58 9.2 6.5-12.8
55-64 449 408 91.5 88.0-94.1 41 8.5 5.9-12.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 371 205 48.6 42.1-55.0 166 51.4 45.0-57.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 840 687 78.1 73.9-81.9 153 21.9 18.1-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 718 639 86.4 82.6-89.5 79 13.6 10.5-17.4
College Graduate 971 929 95.9 93.8-97.4 42 4.1 2.6- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 34 29.8 18.5-44.2 58 70.2 55.8-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 363 202 49.1 42.6-55.7 161 50.9 44.3-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 389 320 80.3 74.7-84.9 69 19.7 15.1-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 532 492 91.7 88.3-94.2 40 8.3 5.8-11.7
$50,000-74,999 530 500 93.7 90.7-95.8 30 6.3 4.2- 9.3
$75,000+ 613 602 98.4 96.9-99.1 11 1.6 0.9- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 499 399 71.1 64.8-76.7 100 28.9 23.3-35.2
No 2,300 1,984 83.7 81.6-85.7 316 16.3 14.3-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 589 533 90.2 86.3-93.1 56 9.8 6.9-13.7
Non-Veteran 2,187 1,804 78.3 75.8-80.6 383 21.7 19.4-24.2
Currently Serving 119 117 98.1 91.6-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.4

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