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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,432 9,325 79.8 78.8-80.8 2,107 20.2 19.2-21.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 301 238 80.1 74.6-84.7 63 19.9 15.3-25.4
Buncombe 275 216 74.3 67.7-80.0 59 25.7 20.0-32.3
Cabarrus 332 278 82.4 76.9-86.8 54 17.6 13.2-23.1
Catawba 264 225 81.7 74.1-87.4 39 18.3 12.6-25.9
Cumberland 363 309 83.6 78.1-87.9 54 16.4 12.1-21.9
Davidson 298 237 78.5 72.5-83.4 61 21.5 16.6-27.5
Durham 335 285 80.3 73.7-85.6 50 19.7 14.4-26.3
Forsyth 342 282 79.3 73.7-83.9 60 20.7 16.1-26.3
Gaston 269 217 81.4 75.7-86.1 52 18.6 13.9-24.3
Guilford 305 272 89.5 84.9-92.8 33 10.5 7.2-15.1
Iredell 327 275 80.9 74.1-86.2 52 19.1 13.8-25.9
Johnston 381 309 77.7 71.8-82.6 72 22.3 17.4-28.2
Mecklenburg 521 449 82.6 78.2-86.3 72 17.4 13.7-21.8
New Hanover 269 228 82.4 75.8-87.6 41 17.6 12.4-24.2
Onslow 316 259 81.7 76.5-86.0 57 18.3 14.0-23.5
Orange 337 293 85.3 80.0-89.3 44 14.7 10.7-20.0
Pitt 304 248 78.6 72.5-83.7 56 21.4 16.3-27.5
Randolph 257 207 77.6 70.7-83.3 50 22.4 16.7-29.3
Robeson 297 216 72.9 66.6-78.4 81 27.1 21.6-33.4
Rowan 339 263 73.1 66.9-78.5 76 26.9 21.5-33.1
Union 350 313 88.4 83.7-91.9 37 11.6 8.1-16.3
Wake 499 422 81.5 76.7-85.5 77 18.5 14.5-23.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 265 211 78.0 71.1-83.6 54 22.0 16.4-28.9
Northeast Partnership II 329 265 80.3 74.9-84.8 64 19.7 15.2-25.1
Northeast Partnership I 294 210 69.8 61.4-77.1 84 30.2 22.9-38.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 277 227 80.1 73.6-85.3 50 19.9 14.7-26.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 366 287 73.9 67.8-79.2 79 26.1 20.8-32.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 296 230 74.6 68.1-80.1 66 25.4 19.9-31.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 315 262 82.5 77.2-86.8 53 17.5 13.2-22.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 323 263 79.5 73.3-84.6 60 20.5 15.4-26.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 421 346 79.8 74.8-84.0 75 20.2 16.0-25.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 273 225 81.7 75.9-86.3 48 18.3 13.7-24.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 255 190 72.1 63.6-79.2 65 27.9 20.8-36.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 324 259 79.9 74.3-84.5 65 20.1 15.5-25.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 413 309 76.6 71.1-81.4 104 23.4 18.6-28.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 718 540 73.3 68.6-77.6 178 26.7 22.4-31.4
No 10,714 8,785 80.2 79.2-81.2 1,929 19.8 18.8-20.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,847 3,071 77.4 75.6-79.1 776 22.6 20.9-24.4
Piedmont 6,400 5,348 82.2 80.8-83.4 1,052 17.8 16.6-19.2
Western NC 1,185 906 75.9 72.6-78.8 279 24.1 21.2-27.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 672 513 76.3 71.9-80.1 159 23.7 19.9-28.1
Northwest 2,187 1,768 78.9 76.6-81.0 419 21.1 19.0-23.4
Charlotte 1,713 1,467 83.9 81.4-86.0 246 16.1 14.0-18.6
Greensboro 1,474 1,236 84.6 82.2-86.7 238 15.4 13.3-17.8
Southern Regional 1,235 994 79.3 76.0-82.2 241 20.7 17.8-24.0
Coastal 550 443 76.5 71.6-80.7 107 23.5 19.3-28.4
Wake 1,637 1,367 81.1 78.2-83.7 270 18.9 16.3-21.8
Area L 441 344 77.3 72.1-81.7 97 22.7 18.3-27.9
Eastern 1,426 1,140 77.9 74.8-80.6 286 22.1 19.4-25.2

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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