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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

What do you think your household has had to give up in the last year to pay health care costs?

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Respond.^
Nothing Only extra activities Only non-necessities Living expenses
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,172 8,738 61.6 60.6-62.6 1,415 10.8 10.2-11.5 1,232 9.0 8.4- 9.6 2,787 18.7 17.9-19.5
-Rowan County 433 268 64.0 58.7-69.1 35 7.9 5.5-11.1 25 6.2 4.0- 9.5 105 21.9 17.8-26.7
GENDER
Male 152 102 68.7 59.8-76.3 9 5.5 2.8-10.5 10 7.4 3.8-13.9 31 18.5 12.4-26.6
Female 281 166 60.0 53.4-66.1 26 10.0 6.7-14.8 15 5.1 2.9- 8.6 74 25.0 19.8-30.9
RACE
White 363 229 65.8 60.2-71.1 29 7.7 5.2-11.1 19 5.4 3.2- 8.9 86 21.1 16.9-26.1
Other 69 38 55.7 41.6-68.9 6 8.8 3.7-19.8 6 9.7 4.1-21.1 19 25.8 15.3-40.1
AGE
18-44 168 104 63.6 55.0-71.4 15 9.1 5.4-15.0 11 7.6 4.0-13.8 38 19.7 13.8-27.4
45+ 264 163 64.1 57.3-70.4 20 7.0 4.3-11.0 14 5.1 2.8- 9.2 67 23.8 18.5-30.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 130 59.1 51.5-66.2 21 8.5 5.3-13.2 10 5.1 2.6- 9.8 72 27.4 21.2-34.5
Some College + 200 138 70.5 63.1-76.9 14 7.1 4.1-12.1 15 7.5 4.2-13.2 33 14.9 10.4-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 249 134 55.9 48.6-63.0 20 7.6 4.7-12.0 17 6.8 3.9-11.5 78 29.7 23.5-36.7
$50,000+ 102 76 75.0 64.8-83.0 8 8.2 4.0-15.9 6 7.4 3.1-16.5 12 9.5 5.1-16.8

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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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