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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE FEMALES

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 5,884 551 9.0 8.1- 9.9 884 15.3 14.2-16.4 1,235 20.3 19.1-21.6 2,065 34.8 33.3-36.3 1,149 20.7 19.4-22.0
AGE
18-24 233 61 27.9 21.6-35.3 65 26.2 20.1-33.3 39 15.5 10.6-21.9 50 23.0 17.2-30.1 18 7.4 4.3-12.4
25-34 881 91 8.5 6.8-10.7 169 19.8 16.8-23.2 177 19.4 16.4-22.7 276 32.8 29.1-36.6 168 19.5 16.5-22.9
35-44 1,110 71 6.1 4.6- 7.9 157 14.5 12.0-17.3 244 20.4 17.7-23.4 395 37.0 33.5-40.6 243 22.1 19.2-25.2
45-54 1,172 69 6.1 4.6- 8.1 191 15.6 13.3-18.3 243 20.2 17.5-23.1 397 33.3 30.1-36.7 272 24.7 21.8-27.9
55-64 1,053 90 8.2 6.4-10.5 160 14.5 12.2-17.3 218 20.2 17.5-23.2 340 31.6 28.3-35.0 245 25.5 22.4-28.9
65-74 817 84 11.2 8.7-14.1 70 7.3 5.5- 9.7 200 24.8 21.4-28.6 330 39.9 35.9-44.0 133 16.8 13.8-20.3
75+ 603 85 12.8 9.9-16.4 70 13.9 10.4-18.4 111 18.0 14.5-22.1 270 43.1 38.4-48.0 67 12.1 9.3-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 652 108 16.0 12.8-19.7 102 15.0 11.9-18.6 139 21.7 18.0-25.8 226 33.2 29.0-37.8 77 14.2 11.0-18.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,673 187 11.4 9.7-13.4 278 17.7 15.5-20.1 343 19.0 16.9-21.3 575 33.1 30.4-35.8 290 18.8 16.5-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,611 159 9.3 7.8-11.1 223 14.2 12.2-16.4 305 17.2 15.1-19.5 574 36.2 33.3-39.2 350 23.1 20.7-25.8
College Graduate 1,945 97 4.8 3.8- 6.0 280 14.3 12.5-16.3 448 23.4 21.1-25.8 689 35.4 32.9-38.0 431 22.1 20.0-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 574 102 17.7 14.1-21.9 102 19.1 15.2-23.8 118 21.3 17.3-25.9 176 29.1 24.7-33.9 76 12.8 9.8-16.6
$15,000- 24,999 943 99 11.2 8.9-13.9 172 19.2 16.2-22.6 210 21.2 18.2-24.6 312 30.7 27.3-34.3 150 17.7 14.9-21.0
$25,000- 34,999 703 68 9.7 7.4-12.6 109 15.3 12.3-18.9 165 21.7 18.3-25.6 244 33.7 29.5-38.2 117 19.5 16.0-23.6
$35,000- 49,999 839 50 6.0 4.4- 8.2 122 15.8 12.9-19.2 181 19.8 16.9-23.1 313 35.9 32.1-39.8 173 22.5 19.1-26.3
$50,000-74,999 821 34 4.1 2.8- 6.1 114 14.7 11.9-17.9 165 19.4 16.4-22.7 306 38.4 34.5-42.5 202 23.4 20.2-26.9
$75,000+ 938 34 3.8 2.6- 5.6 114 11.8 9.6-14.4 186 20.7 17.7-24.0 348 37.8 34.1-41.6 256 26.0 22.8-29.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,843 172 9.1 7.6-10.9 221 11.7 10.0-13.7 357 19.2 17.1-21.6 658 34.5 31.9-37.3 435 25.4 23.0-28.0
No 4,010 372 8.9 7.9-10.0 657 16.7 15.3-18.1 874 20.8 19.3-22.3 1,398 34.9 33.1-36.7 709 18.8 17.3-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 10 11.8 5.9-22.0 19 18.2 10.7-29.1 24 23.0 14.7-34.0 23 26.8 17.1-39.4 15 20.3 11.4-33.5
Non-Veteran 5,774 529 8.8 7.9- 9.7 864 15.2 14.1-16.4 1,209 20.3 19.1-21.6 2,041 35.0 33.5-36.5 1,131 20.7 19.5-22.1
Currently Serving 19 12 68.7 41.7-87.1 1 10.9 1.6-48.3 2 5.1 1.1-21.0 1 5.6 0.8-31.2 3 9.8 2.6-30.7

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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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