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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITES

About how much money does your household pay monthly for health insurance premiums
(this would include any amount your household pays for health insurance either directly or taken out of paychecks)?

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$100 $100-$299 $300-$499 $500+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,116 2,052 21.3 20.3-22.4 2,975 32.9 31.7-34.1 2,475 26.9 25.8-28.0 1,110 12.9 12.1-13.8 504 6.0 5.4- 6.6
GENDER
Male 3,517 726 19.6 18.1-21.2 1,217 34.0 32.2-36.0 933 26.9 25.2-28.7 426 13.1 11.8-14.5 215 6.3 5.5- 7.4
Female 5,599 1,326 23.0 21.7-24.4 1,758 31.7 30.2-33.2 1,542 26.8 25.4-28.3 684 12.8 11.8-13.9 289 5.7 4.9- 6.5
AGE
18-24 400 129 28.4 23.6-33.7 202 56.5 50.7-62.2 52 11.8 8.7-15.9 15 2.9 1.6- 5.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
25-34 1,371 335 22.3 19.8-25.0 497 37.5 34.3-40.7 326 24.6 21.8-27.5 151 10.6 8.9-12.8 62 5.1 3.8- 6.8
35-44 1,737 322 17.3 15.3-19.6 588 32.6 29.9-35.4 491 28.2 25.7-30.9 233 15.4 13.3-17.8 103 6.5 5.2- 8.1
45-54 1,810 391 21.0 18.8-23.4 633 32.8 30.2-35.5 431 24.1 21.7-26.6 220 13.7 11.8-15.8 135 8.5 6.9-10.3
55-64 1,667 393 23.3 20.7-26.1 531 30.2 27.5-33.0 390 25.1 22.5-27.9 224 13.6 11.7-15.8 129 7.8 6.4- 9.5
65-74 1,248 272 20.3 17.8-23.1 325 27.8 24.7-31.0 457 35.7 32.5-39.0 152 12.8 10.6-15.3 42 3.5 2.5- 4.9
75+ 861 205 23.2 19.8-26.9 193 21.2 18.1-24.8 320 36.4 32.5-40.5 112 15.3 12.3-18.8 31 3.9 2.6- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,157 270 20.9 18.1-24.1 501 47.6 43.9-51.3 275 21.2 18.5-24.1 88 8.3 6.5-10.5 23 2.0 1.3- 3.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,614 565 21.3 19.4-23.3 971 38.0 35.7-40.3 688 24.8 22.8-26.9 269 10.6 9.2-12.2 121 5.3 4.3- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,410 542 21.6 19.6-23.7 765 31.7 29.4-34.0 651 26.8 24.7-29.1 326 14.6 12.9-16.5 126 5.3 4.3- 6.5
College Graduate 2,926 675 21.4 19.6-23.2 732 24.2 22.3-26.2 858 30.6 28.6-32.8 427 15.2 13.7-16.9 234 8.5 7.4- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 908 278 30.1 26.3-34.1 398 48.1 43.9-52.3 176 15.9 13.2-18.9 45 4.6 3.2- 6.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,364 256 18.7 16.1-21.5 607 46.7 43.4-50.1 342 22.6 20.1-25.4 117 8.5 6.8-10.4 42 3.5 2.5- 5.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,101 225 18.5 16.0-21.3 410 38.6 35.0-42.2 294 26.5 23.4-29.8 135 12.9 10.6-15.7 37 3.6 2.5- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,357 283 18.1 15.9-20.7 413 31.6 28.6-34.8 421 31.6 28.6-34.7 176 12.6 10.7-14.8 64 6.1 4.5- 8.2
$50,000-74,999 1,316 300 22.8 20.1-25.7 322 23.7 21.1-26.6 388 30.2 27.2-33.3 212 16.8 14.4-19.4 94 6.6 5.2- 8.3
$75,000+ 1,503 279 17.4 15.2-19.8 316 20.9 18.6-23.5 460 31.0 28.3-34.0 259 18.8 16.4-21.5 189 11.8 10.0-13.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,867 710 24.9 22.9-26.9 978 34.8 32.6-37.0 728 24.6 22.7-26.6 308 10.3 9.0-11.7 143 5.5 4.6- 6.6
No 6,001 1,321 20.4 19.2-21.6 1,797 30.0 28.5-31.4 1,732 28.8 27.4-30.2 790 14.4 13.3-15.6 361 6.5 5.7- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,305 262 19.6 17.1-22.3 427 30.6 27.7-33.6 370 29.6 26.7-32.6 166 14.0 11.8-16.4 80 6.3 4.9- 8.1
Non-Veteran 7,699 1,730 21.1 20.0-22.3 2,515 33.4 32.1-34.8 2,093 26.6 25.3-27.8 939 12.9 11.9-13.8 422 6.0 5.4- 6.7
Currently Serving 96 60 63.4 51.8-73.6 18 17.8 10.8-27.8 11 12.8 6.6-23.5 5 5.1 2.1-11.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3

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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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