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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

About how much money does your household pay monthly for health insurance premiums
(this would include any amount your household pays for health insurance either directly or taken out of paychecks)?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No cost <$100 $100-$299 $300-$499 $500+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,206 2,784 20.9 20.1-21.8 4,692 40.0 38.9-41.2 2,945 23.8 22.8-24.7 1,240 10.5 9.8-11.2 545 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Rowan County 362 86 20.5 16.3-25.3 138 43.5 37.6-49.5 93 24.2 19.6-29.5 28 7.8 5.3-11.5 17 4.0 2.4- 6.7
GENDER
Male 132 24 14.5 9.3-21.9 58 51.3 41.8-60.8 38 26.0 18.7-35.0 7 5.0 2.3-10.6 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1
Female 230 62 25.9 20.2-32.7 80 36.3 29.5-43.6 55 22.6 17.3-29.0 21 10.5 6.7-16.0 12 4.7 2.6- 8.5
RACE
White 304 73 21.0 16.5-26.4 102 36.1 30.1-42.6 86 28.6 23.1-34.7 27 9.6 6.4-14.0 16 4.7 2.8- 8.0
Other 57 13 18.9 10.3-32.1 35 70.9 57.0-81.7 7 7.7 3.4-16.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
AGE
18-44 152 41 22.3 16.2-30.0 62 45.7 36.7-55.0 32 21.4 14.9-29.9 12 7.7 4.1-13.9 5 2.8 1.0- 7.2
45+ 210 45 18.8 13.6-25.4 76 41.4 33.9-49.3 61 26.8 20.7-33.8 16 8.0 4.8-13.0 12 5.1 2.8- 9.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 42 17.8 12.8-24.1 89 52.2 44.0-60.2 42 20.2 14.5-27.4 14 5.9 3.4-10.2 9 4.0 1.9- 8.0
Some College + 166 44 24.0 17.6-32.0 49 32.0 24.5-40.6 51 29.5 22.5-37.7 14 10.4 6.0-17.4 8 4.1 1.9- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 47 16.9 12.4-22.6 99 53.9 46.2-61.4 45 17.7 12.7-24.1 16 7.3 4.3-12.3 12 4.2 2.2- 7.6
$50,000+ 91 22 26.4 17.3-38.0 20 18.7 11.9-28.1 36 40.8 30.2-52.2 8 8.4 4.1-16.5 5 5.8 2.3-14.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported having some type of health insurance.

^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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