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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE MALES

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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  Total
Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,955 2,724 67.9 66.1-69.6 372 9.9 8.8-11.1 299 7.7 6.7- 8.8 560 14.6 13.3-16.0
AGE
18-24 185 141 75.3 66.9-82.1 14 6.1 3.4-10.8 14 6.4 3.6-11.3 16 12.1 7.0-20.3
25-34 588 385 63.3 58.4-67.9 62 12.4 9.5-16.2 64 10.9 8.2-14.3 77 13.4 10.4-17.1
35-44 774 483 61.8 57.6-65.9 103 13.5 10.9-16.7 78 9.8 7.4-12.8 110 14.9 12.1-18.2
45-54 776 516 65.7 61.6-69.6 84 11.0 8.6-13.8 61 7.9 6.0-10.4 115 15.5 12.6-18.8
55-64 750 514 67.4 63.2-71.4 64 9.0 6.7-11.9 48 6.8 4.8- 9.5 124 16.8 13.9-20.3
65-74 537 413 77.6 73.2-81.4 32 5.7 3.9- 8.4 21 4.1 2.4- 6.8 71 12.6 9.7-16.2
75+ 338 266 79.0 73.3-83.7 13 3.7 1.9- 6.9 13 3.7 1.9- 7.0 46 13.6 9.8-18.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 478 288 59.1 53.6-64.4 28 6.4 4.1- 9.9 28 6.0 3.7- 9.5 134 28.5 23.8-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,086 711 62.9 59.3-66.3 126 12.6 10.3-15.2 82 8.7 6.7-11.2 167 15.9 13.4-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 972 694 69.8 66.2-73.2 94 10.2 8.1-12.7 62 5.8 4.4- 7.6 122 14.2 11.6-17.3
College Graduate 1,413 1,025 73.0 70.1-75.6 124 8.8 7.2-10.7 127 8.8 7.2-10.7 137 9.4 7.8-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 137 50.5 43.0-58.0 22 8.4 5.2-13.2 12 3.2 1.7- 5.8 101 37.9 30.8-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 455 260 54.0 48.3-59.5 48 11.3 8.1-15.4 39 10.5 7.1-15.3 108 24.3 19.8-29.3
$25,000- 34,999 481 301 55.6 50.2-60.9 44 10.8 7.7-15.0 41 9.5 6.8-13.3 95 24.0 19.5-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 635 427 64.6 60.0-69.0 73 13.3 10.3-17.1 55 8.0 5.9-10.8 80 14.0 11.0-17.6
$50,000-74,999 629 441 71.4 67.1-75.3 79 11.6 9.0-14.8 58 9.4 7.1-12.3 51 7.7 5.6-10.4
$75,000+ 781 630 79.8 76.2-83.0 58 7.9 5.9-10.4 46 5.9 4.1- 8.4 47 6.4 4.6- 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,172 694 57.5 54.0-60.9 103 9.7 7.8-12.0 92 8.2 6.4-10.4 283 24.6 21.8-27.7
No 2,747 2,006 72.0 69.9-74.0 266 10.0 8.7-11.5 205 7.5 6.4- 8.8 270 10.5 9.2-12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,383 1,021 73.5 70.7-76.2 126 9.3 7.6-11.4 69 4.9 3.7- 6.4 167 12.3 10.4-14.4
Non-Veteran 2,487 1,631 64.4 62.1-66.7 240 10.2 8.9-11.8 228 9.3 8.0-10.8 388 16.0 14.4-17.9
Currently Serving 83 71 86.5 76.5-92.7 6 6.9 2.9-15.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 5 5.2 1.9-13.2

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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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