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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,987 6,000 83.9 82.6-85.1 987 16.1 14.9-17.4
-Wake County 350 307 84.7 78.8-89.2 43 15.3 10.8-21.2
GENDER
Male 162 138 80.5 71.2-87.3 24 19.5 12.7-28.8
Female 188 169 90.5 84.2-94.5 19 9.5 5.5-15.8
RACE
White 250 234 93.4 88.4-96.3 16 6.6 3.7-11.6
Other 96 69 66.3 53.3-77.3 27 33.7 22.7-46.7
AGE
18-44 235 200 79.5 71.4-85.7 35 20.5 14.3-28.6
45+ 115 107 96.0 91.7-98.1 8 4.0 1.9- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 47 57.3 43.3-70.3 28 42.7 29.7-56.7
Some College + 275 260 94.3 89.6-96.9 15 5.7 3.1-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 89 68.1 55.9-78.2 28 31.9 21.8-44.1
$50,000+ 172 168 98.2 94.8-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^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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