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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,315 7,134 85.5 84.5-86.4 1,181 14.5 13.6-15.5
GENDER
Male 3,242 2,744 84.5 82.9-86.0 498 15.5 14.0-17.1
Female 5,073 4,390 86.4 85.2-87.6 683 13.6 12.4-14.8
AGE
18-24 514 385 70.9 65.6-75.6 129 29.1 24.4-34.4
25-34 1,586 1,331 82.7 80.1-85.0 255 17.3 15.0-19.9
35-44 2,051 1,760 86.0 84.0-87.8 291 14.0 12.2-16.0
45-54 2,132 1,858 88.2 86.5-89.8 274 11.8 10.2-13.5
55-64 2,032 1,800 89.1 87.3-90.7 232 10.9 9.3-12.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 746 511 66.4 61.9-70.7 235 33.6 29.3-38.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,326 1,873 79.8 77.7-81.8 453 20.2 18.2-22.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,254 1,948 86.8 84.9-88.4 306 13.2 11.6-15.1
College Graduate 2,983 2,798 93.9 92.7-95.0 185 6.1 5.0- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 384 62.2 57.0-67.1 220 37.8 32.9-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,007 673 65.4 61.5-69.1 334 34.6 30.9-38.5
$25,000- 34,999 971 801 79.1 75.4-82.3 170 20.9 17.7-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,311 1,200 90.2 88.0-92.1 111 9.8 7.9-12.0
$50,000-74,999 1,342 1,275 94.7 92.9-96.0 67 5.3 4.0- 7.1
$75,000+ 1,659 1,618 97.7 96.8-98.4 41 2.3 1.6- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,190 1,771 79.8 77.5-81.9 419 20.2 18.1-22.5
No 5,914 5,193 87.7 86.6-88.7 721 12.3 11.3-13.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 865 747 87.1 84.2-89.5 118 12.9 10.5-15.8
Non-Veteran 7,334 6,275 85.1 84.0-86.1 1,059 14.9 13.9-16.0
Currently Serving 104 101 97.6 89.6-99.5 3 2.4 0.5-10.4

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