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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 12,310 1,476 12.0 11.3-12.8 1,980 15.8 15.0-16.6 2,647 20.5 19.6-21.4 4,047 33.1 32.1-34.2 2,160 18.6 17.7-19.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,694 1,001 9.0 8.4- 9.7 1,578 14.2 13.4-15.1 2,321 20.6 19.7-21.6 3,786 36.0 34.9-37.2 2,008 20.1 19.1-21.1
No 1,612 472 29.6 26.7-32.6 402 25.4 22.7-28.3 326 19.5 17.2-22.1 260 15.6 13.4-18.2 152 9.8 8.1-11.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 173 21 12.2 7.4-19.5 28 16.0 10.1-24.3 38 23.7 15.9-33.7 60 29.6 21.8-38.8 26 18.5 11.5-28.5
Recommended Range 4,207 526 12.5 11.3-13.9 696 16.6 15.2-18.0 906 20.8 19.3-22.3 1,379 32.5 30.7-34.3 700 17.7 16.2-19.2
Overweight 4,340 519 12.7 11.5-14.1 685 15.5 14.2-16.9 901 18.9 17.5-20.4 1,455 33.8 32.0-35.6 780 19.1 17.6-20.6
Obese 3,098 317 9.0 7.9-10.2 490 14.9 13.4-16.5 694 22.4 20.6-24.3 1,020 34.1 32.0-36.3 577 19.7 18.0-21.5
Current Smoker
No 9,519 1,017 10.5 9.8-11.3 1,449 15.0 14.1-15.9 2,054 20.5 19.5-21.5 3,265 34.4 33.2-35.7 1,734 19.6 18.6-20.6
Yes 2,757 453 17.1 15.3-19.0 524 18.7 16.9-20.6 588 20.5 18.7-22.5 773 28.6 26.5-30.9 419 15.1 13.5-16.8
Binge Drinker
No 11,238 1,309 11.7 11.0-12.5 1,790 15.7 14.9-16.6 2,402 20.3 19.4-21.3 3,730 33.3 32.2-34.4 2,007 18.9 18.0-19.8
Yes 935 143 15.0 12.4-18.0 168 17.2 14.4-20.4 216 21.3 18.3-24.7 276 31.5 27.9-35.4 132 15.0 12.3-18.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,818 1,408 12.0 11.2-12.7 1,899 15.8 15.0-16.7 2,545 20.3 19.5-21.3 3,891 33.2 32.2-34.3 2,075 18.6 17.8-19.5
Yes 401 48 12.7 9.1-17.5 67 16.2 12.2-21.0 79 21.8 17.0-27.5 137 32.2 26.9-38.0 70 17.1 13.1-22.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,414 313 12.7 11.1-14.4 313 12.8 11.2-14.5 478 19.8 17.9-22.0 809 32.9 30.5-35.4 501 21.8 19.9-24.0
No 9,869 1,160 11.9 11.1-12.7 1,663 16.5 15.6-17.4 2,165 20.6 19.6-21.6 3,225 33.1 32.0-34.3 1,656 17.9 17.0-18.9
Current Asthma
Yes 962 104 11.4 8.8-14.7 153 15.3 12.7-18.4 212 21.4 18.4-24.8 306 31.7 28.0-35.6 187 20.1 17.1-23.6
No 11,279 1,367 12.1 11.4-12.9 1,818 15.8 15.0-16.7 2,420 20.4 19.5-21.3 3,715 33.2 32.1-34.3 1,959 18.5 17.6-19.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,190 120 8.8 7.1-10.9 117 10.1 8.1-12.5 278 23.5 20.7-26.7 406 32.5 29.4-35.8 269 25.1 22.1-28.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 114 20 13.8 8.7-21.4 18 19.5 11.9-30.2 18 10.6 6.3-17.2 34 34.3 24.8-45.2 24 21.8 14.4-31.7
No 10,860 1,320 12.4 11.6-13.2 1,822 16.3 15.5-17.3 2,316 20.1 19.2-21.1 3,561 33.2 32.1-34.3 1,841 17.9 17.0-18.9
No, Bordeline Diabetes 145 16 9.2 5.2-15.9 23 15.7 9.8-24.1 35 29.5 21.0-39.7 45 27.9 20.4-36.9 26 17.7 11.6-26.0

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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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