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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 471 108 19.7 16.1-23.8 175 39.9 34.7-45.2 113 25.5 21.1-30.4 46 9.9 7.2-13.3 29 5.1 3.4- 7.6
GENDER
Male 188 42 18.6 13.6-25.1 74 43.2 35.2-51.5 43 23.3 17.1-30.9 17 9.3 5.7-14.9 12 5.5 3.0- 9.8
Female 283 66 20.8 16.2-26.3 101 36.3 30.1-42.9 70 27.8 22.1-34.3 29 10.5 7.1-15.2 17 4.7 2.8- 7.8
RACE
White 341 84 23.6 19.0-28.9 101 29.0 23.8-34.7 93 29.3 24.1-35.2 37 11.5 8.1-16.0 26 6.7 4.3-10.1
Other 128 24 12.4 7.8-19.1 74 62.7 52.5-71.9 19 17.1 10.3-27.1 8 5.7 2.7-11.4 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8
AGE
18-44 261 61 19.1 14.6-24.6 112 47.2 40.2-54.3 55 22.0 16.8-28.2 22 7.6 4.8-11.7 11 4.2 2.2- 7.8
45+ 208 47 21.0 15.5-27.8 63 30.3 23.6-38.0 56 28.6 21.9-36.3 24 13.5 8.8-20.1 18 6.6 4.0-10.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 21 14.3 8.9-22.1 69 66.6 56.7-75.2 20 12.9 8.1-20.1 8 6.1 2.9-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 352 87 21.9 17.6-26.9 105 28.9 23.8-34.6 93 30.6 25.1-36.7 38 11.4 8.1-15.8 29 7.2 4.8-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 42 17.9 12.7-24.5 95 58.9 50.5-66.8 30 14.7 10.0-21.1 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 5 3.0 1.2- 7.3
$50,000+ 209 45 20.0 14.8-26.4 50 22.3 16.8-29.0 68 36.1 28.9-44.0 29 14.9 10.2-21.1 17 6.8 4.0-11.2

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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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