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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE FEMALES

In the past year, did you or another family member in your household have any problems paying medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,862 1,441 21.0 19.9-22.2 5,421 79.0 77.8-80.1
AGE
18-24 293 64 21.3 16.1-27.5 229 78.7 72.5-83.9
25-34 949 224 22.2 19.2-25.5 725 77.8 74.5-80.8
35-44 1,211 312 24.1 21.3-27.2 899 75.9 72.8-78.7
45-54 1,290 342 26.4 23.5-29.5 948 73.6 70.5-76.5
55-64 1,210 249 20.5 17.9-23.4 961 79.5 76.6-82.1
65-74 1,013 154 15.2 12.6-18.1 859 84.8 81.9-87.4
75+ 865 91 10.5 8.3-13.1 774 89.5 86.9-91.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 876 263 34.6 30.7-38.8 613 65.4 61.2-69.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,012 478 24.3 22.0-26.7 1,534 75.7 73.3-78.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,828 423 23.3 21.0-25.8 1,405 76.7 74.2-79.0
College Graduate 2,139 275 11.5 10.0-13.2 1,864 88.5 86.8-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 721 271 41.5 37.0-46.2 450 58.5 53.8-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,071 325 34.0 30.5-37.6 746 66.0 62.4-69.5
$25,000- 34,999 770 182 25.2 21.4-29.3 588 74.8 70.7-78.6
$35,000- 49,999 892 194 22.5 19.3-26.0 698 77.5 74.0-80.7
$50,000-74,999 871 123 13.7 11.2-16.6 748 86.3 83.4-88.8
$75,000+ 998 73 6.5 5.0- 8.6 925 93.5 91.4-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,262 772 35.6 33.1-38.1 1,490 64.4 61.9-66.9
No 4,559 663 14.5 13.3-15.8 3,896 85.5 84.2-86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 11 12.8 6.3-24.0 87 87.2 76.0-93.7
Non-Veteran 6,744 1,429 21.2 20.0-22.4 5,315 78.8 77.6-80.0
Currently Serving 20 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 19 94.7 70.0-99.3

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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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