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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-WHITE FEMALES

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,045 6,312 88.9 87.9-89.8 733 11.1 10.2-12.1
AGE
18-24 312 246 76.3 70.0-81.6 66 23.7 18.4-30.0
25-34 968 821 83.9 80.8-86.5 147 16.1 13.5-19.2
35-44 1,237 1,075 88.9 86.7-90.7 162 11.1 9.3-13.3
45-54 1,323 1,150 87.4 85.1-89.5 173 12.6 10.5-14.9
55-64 1,233 1,098 88.2 85.5-90.4 135 11.8 9.6-14.5
65-74 1,038 1,013 96.5 94.2-97.8 25 3.5 2.2- 5.8
75+ 900 876 97.9 96.4-98.8 24 2.1 1.2- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 913 756 78.0 73.9-81.5 157 22.0 18.5-26.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,080 1,798 84.4 82.2-86.3 282 15.6 13.7-17.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,874 1,688 91.0 89.5-92.4 186 9.0 7.6-10.5
College Graduate 2,170 2,065 95.0 93.7-96.1 105 5.0 3.9- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 744 592 74.9 70.5-78.9 152 25.1 21.1-29.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,099 871 76.4 73.0-79.4 228 23.6 20.6-27.0
$25,000- 34,999 782 690 85.1 81.3-88.3 92 14.9 11.7-18.7
$35,000- 49,999 910 854 92.7 90.3-94.5 56 7.3 5.5- 9.7
$50,000-74,999 880 855 97.2 95.4-98.4 25 2.8 1.6- 4.6
$75,000+ 1,008 988 98.1 96.8-98.8 20 1.9 1.2- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,320 2,030 86.0 84.0-87.8 290 14.0 12.2-16.0
No 4,582 4,152 90.2 89.1-91.2 430 9.8 8.8-10.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 89 87.4 76.3-93.8 10 12.6 6.2-23.7
Non-Veteran 6,922 6,199 88.9 87.9-89.8 723 11.1 10.2-12.1
Currently Serving 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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