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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE FEMALES

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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  Total
Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,698 3,950 57.7 56.3-59.2 705 11.7 10.7-12.7 625 10.0 9.1-10.9 1,418 20.6 19.4-21.8
AGE
18-24 273 184 66.1 58.8-72.7 22 8.2 5.1-12.9 26 10.5 6.9-15.8 41 15.2 10.5-21.5
25-34 941 510 53.9 50.1-57.7 158 16.1 13.5-19.0 121 13.4 11.0-16.3 152 16.5 13.9-19.6
35-44 1,184 628 50.2 46.7-53.7 175 16.9 14.2-20.0 132 12.3 10.1-14.9 249 20.7 18.0-23.6
45-54 1,272 688 53.3 49.9-56.7 150 13.3 11.0-15.9 145 11.3 9.4-13.6 289 22.1 19.4-25.1
55-64 1,191 718 60.0 56.6-63.4 102 9.5 7.6-11.8 87 7.1 5.5- 9.1 284 23.4 20.5-26.5
65-74 982 627 65.9 62.3-69.4 66 6.0 4.6- 7.9 68 6.3 4.7- 8.5 221 21.7 18.7-25.0
75+ 826 579 70.7 66.8-74.3 30 3.4 2.1- 5.4 40 5.2 3.7- 7.3 177 20.7 17.6-24.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 840 455 50.7 46.5-55.0 39 5.4 3.7- 7.8 53 7.5 5.4-10.4 293 36.3 32.3-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,962 1,134 57.0 54.2-59.7 189 10.6 8.9-12.5 158 8.5 7.1-10.1 481 24.0 21.7-26.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,787 1,026 55.7 52.8-58.6 219 14.0 11.9-16.3 157 8.8 7.3-10.6 385 21.4 19.2-23.9
College Graduate 2,103 1,331 62.3 59.8-64.8 258 12.9 11.2-14.8 257 13.0 11.3-14.9 257 11.8 10.2-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 306 41.0 36.5-45.7 45 7.1 5.0-10.2 48 8.1 5.6-11.6 295 43.7 39.1-48.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,050 514 46.3 42.6-50.0 98 9.2 7.4-11.5 93 9.8 7.7-12.5 345 34.7 31.2-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 751 419 52.6 48.0-57.0 102 14.2 11.2-17.7 68 9.0 6.8-11.8 162 24.3 20.4-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 883 510 55.9 51.9-59.9 114 14.3 11.5-17.6 111 13.3 10.8-16.3 148 16.5 13.7-19.6
$50,000-74,999 863 551 62.0 58.0-65.9 119 15.4 12.5-18.9 95 11.4 9.1-14.2 98 11.2 8.9-13.9
$75,000+ 988 682 67.7 64.0-71.1 120 12.7 10.3-15.5 114 11.7 9.5-14.3 72 7.9 6.0-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,193 1,056 46.6 44.0-49.2 184 9.7 8.1-11.5 205 10.1 8.6-11.9 748 33.6 31.2-36.1
No 4,467 2,871 62.6 60.8-64.4 518 12.6 11.4-13.9 417 9.9 8.9-11.1 661 14.8 13.6-16.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 70 72.0 60.1-81.5 10 12.6 6.1-24.4 4 3.3 1.1- 9.0 13 12.1 6.5-21.2
Non-Veteran 6,581 3,864 57.5 56.0-59.0 695 11.7 10.7-12.8 619 10.1 9.2-11.0 1,403 20.7 19.5-22.0
Currently Serving 20 16 84.1 61.7-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.4 1.2-20.6 2 10.5 2.6-34.4

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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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