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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE MALES

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 2,142 1,922 89.3 87.5-90.9 220 10.7 9.1-12.5
AGE
18-24 112 78 64.0 52.2-74.2 34 36.0 25.8-47.8
25-34 524 456 86.8 82.5-90.2 68 13.2 9.8-17.5
35-44 614 552 88.8 84.9-91.7 62 11.2 8.3-15.1
45-54 530 503 96.5 94.7-97.7 27 3.5 2.3- 5.3
55-64 362 333 93.1 89.3-95.6 29 6.9 4.4-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 112 69.0 58.7-77.6 44 31.0 22.4-41.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 513 84.7 80.9-87.9 91 15.3 12.1-19.1
Some Post-H.S. 551 500 89.7 85.9-92.5 51 10.3 7.5-14.1
College Graduate 828 795 96.5 94.1-98.0 33 3.5 2.0- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 15 49.0 28.2-70.1 17 51.0 29.9-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 162 103 62.0 51.9-71.1 59 38.0 28.9-48.1
$25,000- 34,999 279 231 80.9 74.2-86.2 48 19.1 13.8-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 404 379 94.5 91.5-96.4 25 5.5 3.6- 8.5
$50,000-74,999 431 407 94.2 90.9-96.3 24 5.8 3.7- 9.1
$75,000+ 544 536 98.7 97.3-99.4 8 1.3 0.6- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 364 310 82.4 76.7-86.9 54 17.6 13.1-23.3
No 1,704 1,554 91.0 89.0-92.6 150 9.0 7.4-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 452 412 92.0 88.6-94.4 40 8.0 5.6-11.4
Non-Veteran 1,605 1,426 88.3 86.0-90.2 179 11.7 9.8-14.0
Currently Serving 79 78 97.9 86.4-99.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.6

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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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