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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance-WHITE MALES

Excluding insurance premiums, in the past year, what would you estimate your family's out-of-pocket healthcare costs have been?

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$500 $500-$1499 $1500-$4999 $5000+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,611 422 10.9 9.8-12.2 485 12.8 11.5-14.1 704 18.5 17.0-20.0 1,252 35.5 33.6-37.4 748 22.4 20.8-24.1
AGE
18-24 160 51 30.2 22.3-39.5 35 25.5 17.8-35.1 42 24.8 17.8-33.4 24 17.2 11.1-25.6 8 2.4 1.1- 5.4
25-34 550 83 15.4 12.0-19.6 103 17.0 13.6-21.1 121 20.5 16.7-24.8 158 30.0 25.5-34.9 85 17.1 13.6-21.3
35-44 708 71 10.1 7.7-13.0 97 12.4 9.9-15.5 130 16.5 13.6-19.9 247 36.2 32.1-40.6 163 24.7 21.2-28.7
45-54 718 74 7.9 6.0-10.3 104 11.8 9.4-14.7 137 18.7 15.6-22.4 237 35.3 31.1-39.7 166 26.2 22.5-30.4
55-64 693 53 6.7 4.8- 9.1 81 11.6 8.9-15.2 124 17.3 14.2-21.1 257 36.3 32.0-40.7 178 28.1 24.0-32.6
65-74 489 60 11.1 8.4-14.5 39 8.0 5.5-11.4 97 19.0 15.2-23.4 203 42.7 37.7-47.9 90 19.3 15.5-23.7
75+ 288 28 8.1 5.4-11.9 25 7.8 4.9-12.3 53 15.8 11.6-21.1 125 46.2 39.3-53.2 57 22.1 16.8-28.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 67 16.4 12.5-21.4 50 13.6 9.8-18.7 82 20.7 16.3-26.1 139 35.5 30.1-41.4 55 13.7 10.1-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 956 156 14.9 12.5-17.7 124 12.5 10.2-15.3 194 20.4 17.4-23.8 304 32.8 29.3-36.5 178 19.3 16.5-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 909 113 11.6 9.3-14.3 136 15.6 12.8-18.8 170 17.8 15.1-20.9 319 34.0 30.4-37.8 171 21.0 18.0-24.5
College Graduate 1,348 84 6.2 4.7- 8.1 174 10.8 9.0-12.8 257 16.9 14.7-19.3 489 38.3 35.2-41.5 344 27.8 25.0-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 45 19.1 13.3-26.8 39 18.7 12.5-27.0 58 23.4 17.5-30.6 58 22.9 17.1-30.0 31 15.8 10.5-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 408 67 14.6 11.1-19.1 52 12.2 8.8-16.8 95 23.9 19.2-29.3 133 33.2 27.9-39.0 61 16.0 12.1-20.8
$25,000- 34,999 444 67 14.0 10.8-17.9 67 12.8 9.7-16.6 90 21.0 16.8-25.9 161 38.5 33.3-44.0 59 13.8 10.3-18.1
$35,000- 49,999 610 47 7.4 5.3-10.3 94 14.3 11.2-18.0 123 19.5 15.9-23.6 231 38.7 34.2-43.4 115 20.1 16.5-24.3
$50,000-74,999 603 42 6.7 4.7- 9.5 77 12.4 9.6-15.9 117 18.0 14.7-21.8 227 38.8 34.3-43.5 140 24.1 20.3-28.4
$75,000+ 749 23 2.7 1.7- 4.2 77 8.2 6.4-10.6 131 15.9 13.2-19.1 275 38.4 34.3-42.7 243 34.7 30.8-39.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,045 121 11.0 9.0-13.3 113 11.8 9.4-14.7 182 16.0 13.5-18.7 388 37.7 34.2-41.3 241 23.6 20.6-26.8
No 2,537 296 10.9 9.5-12.5 367 13.0 11.6-14.7 518 19.4 17.7-21.3 854 34.7 32.5-37.0 502 21.9 20.0-24.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,263 137 9.7 8.0-11.6 143 11.3 9.3-13.6 250 18.4 16.0-21.1 460 37.6 34.5-40.9 273 23.0 20.3-25.9
Non-Veteran 2,269 249 10.4 9.0-12.1 326 13.4 11.8-15.2 451 19.0 17.1-20.9 773 34.7 32.3-37.1 470 22.6 20.5-24.8
Currently Serving 78 36 49.2 36.8-61.7 16 16.4 9.6-26.5 3 3.1 0.9-10.4 18 25.7 15.9-38.7 5 5.6 2.1-14.2

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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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