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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,956 2,661 90.5 89.1-91.7 295 9.5 8.3-10.9
AGE
18-24 160 126 77.1 68.3-84.0 34 22.9 16.0-31.7
25-34 632 557 87.7 84.3-90.5 75 12.3 9.5-15.7
35-44 804 726 91.7 89.2-93.6 78 8.3 6.4-10.8
45-54 837 769 93.2 90.9-94.9 68 6.8 5.1- 9.1
55-64 523 483 93.0 90.0-95.2 40 7.0 4.8-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 97 70.3 60.9-78.2 44 29.7 21.8-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 755 644 84.3 80.7-87.4 111 15.7 12.6-19.3
Some Post-H.S. 855 765 91.2 89.0-93.0 90 8.8 7.0-11.0
College Graduate 1,205 1,155 96.0 94.3-97.2 50 4.0 2.8- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 53 53.0 40.8-64.9 51 47.0 35.1-59.2
$15,000- 24,999 341 244 70.8 64.6-76.4 97 29.2 23.6-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 381 337 86.5 81.6-90.3 44 13.5 9.7-18.4
$35,000- 49,999 517 489 94.3 91.4-96.3 28 5.7 3.7- 8.6
$50,000-74,999 546 533 97.3 94.5-98.7 13 2.7 1.3- 5.5
$75,000+ 638 631 98.6 97.0-99.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 547 459 85.8 82.1-88.8 88 14.2 11.2-17.9
No 2,345 2,145 91.6 90.2-92.9 200 8.4 7.1- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 42 91.7 80.1-96.8 5 8.3 3.2-19.9
Non-Veteran 2,890 2,600 90.4 89.0-91.6 290 9.6 8.4-11.0
Currently Serving 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^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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