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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE MALES

In the past year, did you or another family member in your household have any problems paying medical bills?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,049 527 13.7 12.4-15.0 3,522 86.3 85.0-87.6
AGE
18-24 193 21 12.1 7.4-19.2 172 87.9 80.8-92.6
25-34 599 89 16.6 13.2-20.7 510 83.4 79.3-86.8
35-44 782 124 15.9 13.1-19.3 658 84.1 80.7-86.9
45-54 790 124 16.7 13.7-20.2 666 83.3 79.8-86.3
55-64 770 107 12.8 10.3-15.9 663 87.2 84.1-89.7
65-74 554 43 8.6 6.1-12.1 511 91.4 87.9-93.9
75+ 352 19 5.5 3.2- 9.4 333 94.5 90.6-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 498 109 22.5 18.3-27.4 389 77.5 72.6-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,113 176 18.0 15.3-21.1 937 82.0 78.9-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 995 129 13.3 10.9-16.1 866 86.7 83.9-89.1
College Graduate 1,437 113 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,324 92.2 90.4-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 81 26.8 20.8-33.7 204 73.2 66.3-79.2
$15,000- 24,999 473 111 27.1 22.2-32.6 362 72.9 67.4-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 489 76 19.6 15.4-24.6 413 80.4 75.4-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 648 78 12.4 9.7-15.8 570 87.6 84.2-90.3
$50,000-74,999 639 60 9.1 6.9-12.0 579 90.9 88.0-93.1
$75,000+ 789 38 5.1 3.6- 7.2 751 94.9 92.8-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,207 279 25.5 22.5-28.7 928 74.5 71.3-77.5
No 2,803 244 9.0 7.8-10.4 2,559 91.0 89.6-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,416 133 9.9 8.2-12.0 1,283 90.1 88.0-91.8
Non-Veteran 2,545 388 15.8 14.1-17.6 2,157 84.2 82.4-85.9
Currently Serving 86 6 7.5 3.1-16.8 80 92.5 83.2-96.9

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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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