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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,754 586 15.7 14.3-17.1 3,168 84.3 82.9-85.7
AGE
18-24 157 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 152 98.1 94.9-99.3
25-34 550 68 13.1 10.1-16.8 482 86.9 83.2-89.9
35-44 733 112 15.0 12.1-18.3 621 85.0 81.7-87.9
45-54 738 111 14.9 12.1-18.2 627 85.1 81.8-87.9
55-64 727 141 19.7 16.5-23.5 586 80.3 76.5-83.5
65-74 523 100 19.0 15.4-23.2 423 81.0 76.8-84.6
75+ 322 48 17.2 12.5-23.2 274 82.8 76.8-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 42 9.0 6.5-12.3 399 91.0 87.7-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,009 157 15.5 13.1-18.3 852 84.5 81.7-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 918 138 15.2 12.6-18.3 780 84.8 81.7-87.4
College Graduate 1,380 248 18.1 15.8-20.7 1,132 81.9 79.3-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 15 6.0 3.3-10.5 248 94.0 89.5-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 431 39 8.9 6.2-12.6 392 91.1 87.4-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 458 74 17.4 13.6-22.0 384 82.6 78.0-86.4
$35,000- 49,999 618 122 19.2 15.7-23.2 496 80.8 76.8-84.3
$50,000-74,999 597 103 17.2 14.0-21.0 494 82.8 79.0-86.0
$75,000+ 750 140 17.9 15.0-21.3 610 82.1 78.7-85.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,111 172 15.5 13.1-18.2 939 84.5 81.8-86.9
No 2,611 413 15.8 14.3-17.6 2,198 84.2 82.4-85.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,330 216 16.7 14.5-19.2 1,114 83.3 80.8-85.5
Non-Veteran 2,342 365 15.4 13.7-17.2 1,977 84.6 82.8-86.3
Currently Serving 80 5 6.3 2.5-14.9 75 93.7 85.1-97.5

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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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