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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 5,098 4,583 89.9 88.7-90.9 515 10.1 9.1-11.3
GENDER
Male 2,142 1,922 89.3 87.5-90.9 220 10.7 9.1-12.5
Female 2,956 2,661 90.5 89.1-91.7 295 9.5 8.3-10.9
AGE
18-24 272 204 70.6 63.3-77.0 68 29.4 23.0-36.7
25-34 1,156 1,013 87.2 84.4-89.5 143 12.8 10.5-15.6
35-44 1,418 1,278 90.1 87.8-92.0 140 9.9 8.0-12.2
45-54 1,367 1,272 94.8 93.4-95.9 95 5.2 4.1- 6.6
55-64 885 816 93.1 90.7-94.8 69 6.9 5.2- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 209 69.4 62.1-75.9 88 30.6 24.1-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,359 1,157 84.6 82.0-86.8 202 15.4 13.2-18.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,406 1,265 90.5 88.4-92.2 141 9.5 7.8-11.6
College Graduate 2,033 1,950 96.3 94.9-97.3 83 3.7 2.7- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 68 51.6 40.5-62.5 68 48.4 37.5-59.5
$15,000- 24,999 503 347 66.5 60.7-71.9 156 33.5 28.1-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 660 568 83.5 79.4-87.0 92 16.5 13.0-20.6
$35,000- 49,999 921 868 94.4 92.4-95.9 53 5.6 4.1- 7.6
$50,000-74,999 977 940 95.6 93.6-97.0 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4
$75,000+ 1,182 1,167 98.7 97.7-99.2 15 1.3 0.8- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 911 769 84.1 80.8-86.9 142 15.9 13.1-19.2
No 4,049 3,699 91.3 90.0-92.4 350 8.7 7.6-10.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 499 454 92.0 88.8-94.3 45 8.0 5.7-11.2
Non-Veteran 4,495 4,026 89.4 88.2-90.5 469 10.6 9.5-11.8
Currently Serving 97 96 98.1 87.8-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.2

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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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