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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

Did your household take a tax deduction for health care expenses in the last federal tax return your household filed?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,280 2,068 16.1 15.3-16.9 11,212 83.9 83.1-84.7
-Wake County 534 87 15.0 11.9-18.6 447 85.0 81.4-88.1
GENDER
Male 216 23 10.2 6.7-15.3 193 89.8 84.7-93.3
Female 318 64 20.1 15.6-25.5 254 79.9 74.5-84.4
RACE
White 389 63 15.1 11.6-19.4 326 84.9 80.6-88.4
Other 141 24 15.3 9.9-22.9 117 84.7 77.1-90.1
AGE
18-44 297 40 13.6 9.8-18.6 257 86.4 81.4-90.2
45+ 232 45 16.8 12.3-22.5 187 83.2 77.5-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 21 13.7 8.7-21.0 110 86.3 79.0-91.3
Some College + 401 66 15.5 11.9-19.8 335 84.5 80.2-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 29 13.3 8.9-19.3 169 86.7 80.7-91.1
$50,000+ 231 39 14.8 10.7-20.1 192 85.2 79.9-89.3

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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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