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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-WHITE MALES

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,192 3,666 87.0 85.7-88.3 526 13.0 11.7-14.3
AGE
18-24 202 139 65.2 56.7-72.8 63 34.8 27.2-43.3
25-34 618 510 81.5 77.2-85.2 108 18.5 14.8-22.8
35-44 814 685 82.9 79.4-85.9 129 17.1 14.1-20.6
45-54 809 708 89.1 86.4-91.4 101 10.9 8.6-13.6
55-64 799 702 89.9 87.4-92.0 97 10.1 8.0-12.6
65-74 571 552 96.2 93.3-97.9 19 3.8 2.1- 6.7
75+ 369 360 98.5 97.0-99.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 535 422 75.8 70.7-80.2 113 24.2 19.8-29.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,157 962 82.8 80.0-85.3 195 17.2 14.7-20.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,031 898 86.4 83.5-88.8 133 13.6 11.2-16.5
College Graduate 1,463 1,379 94.7 93.0-96.0 84 5.3 4.0- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 216 69.9 62.9-76.1 89 30.1 23.9-37.1
$15,000- 24,999 492 371 74.2 68.9-78.8 121 25.8 21.2-31.1
$25,000- 34,999 501 417 80.6 75.8-84.7 84 19.4 15.3-24.2
$35,000- 49,999 667 609 90.5 87.4-92.9 58 9.5 7.1-12.6
$50,000-74,999 660 618 93.8 91.2-95.6 42 6.2 4.4- 8.8
$75,000+ 800 779 97.8 96.4-98.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,229 1,062 84.6 81.8-87.1 167 15.4 12.9-18.2
No 2,811 2,483 88.3 86.7-89.7 328 11.7 10.3-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,459 1,333 92.0 90.2-93.5 126 8.0 6.5- 9.8
Non-Veteran 2,634 2,238 84.2 82.3-85.9 396 15.8 14.1-17.7
Currently Serving 87 84 97.3 88.8-99.4 3 2.7 0.6-11.2

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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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