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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,226 1,048 17.8 16.6-19.0 5,178 82.2 81.0-83.4
AGE
18-24 246 19 8.8 5.2-14.5 227 91.2 85.5-94.8
25-34 872 117 14.5 11.8-17.6 755 85.5 82.4-88.2
35-44 1,110 197 19.3 16.5-22.5 913 80.7 77.5-83.5
45-54 1,190 218 18.7 16.1-21.6 972 81.3 78.4-83.9
55-64 1,122 207 18.6 16.1-21.5 915 81.4 78.5-83.9
65-74 917 175 20.9 17.8-24.4 742 79.1 75.6-82.2
75+ 741 107 16.1 13.0-19.6 634 83.9 80.4-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 777 62 8.7 6.5-11.5 715 91.3 88.5-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,811 268 15.8 13.8-18.0 1,543 84.2 82.0-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,682 314 20.7 18.3-23.4 1,368 79.3 76.6-81.7
College Graduate 1,950 402 20.1 18.1-22.3 1,548 79.9 77.7-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 38 5.9 3.9- 8.7 627 94.1 91.3-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 997 120 13.1 10.7-16.0 877 86.9 84.0-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 714 130 16.1 13.3-19.5 584 83.9 80.5-86.7
$35,000- 49,999 835 186 22.3 19.1-25.8 649 77.7 74.2-80.9
$50,000-74,999 792 175 24.1 20.5-28.1 617 75.9 71.9-79.5
$75,000+ 907 188 20.5 17.5-23.8 719 79.5 76.2-82.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,062 364 18.8 16.8-21.1 1,698 81.2 78.9-83.2
No 4,133 681 17.4 16.0-18.9 3,452 82.6 81.1-84.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 14 16.2 8.6-28.6 79 83.8 71.4-91.4
Non-Veteran 6,113 1,033 17.8 16.7-19.1 5,080 82.2 80.9-83.3
Currently Serving 20 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 19 98.2 87.7-99.8

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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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