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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,878 10,501 77.5 76.4-78.6 2,377 22.5 21.4-23.6
-Eastern NC 4,217 3,426 77.9 75.9-79.8 791 22.1 20.2-24.1
GENDER
Male 1,487 1,200 75.7 72.2-78.9 287 24.3 21.1-27.8
Female 2,730 2,226 80.1 78.1-82.0 504 19.9 18.0-21.9
RACE
White 2,694 2,300 83.0 80.8-85.0 394 17.0 15.0-19.2
African American 1,101 865 76.0 72.0-79.6 236 24.0 20.4-28.0
Other Minorities 414 256 53.0 45.5-60.4 158 47.0 39.6-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 230 106 40.9 33.1-49.3 124 59.1 50.7-66.9
Non-Hispanic 3,983 3,317 81.6 79.7-83.4 666 18.4 16.6-20.3
AGE
18-24 274 203 68.9 60.4-76.3 71 31.1 23.7-39.6
25-34 775 587 73.7 69.5-77.5 188 26.3 22.5-30.5
35-44 991 794 78.4 74.9-81.4 197 21.6 18.6-25.1
45-54 1,138 944 81.2 78.0-84.0 194 18.8 16.0-22.0
55-64 1,039 898 86.4 83.5-88.8 141 13.6 11.2-16.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 282 46.6 40.4-52.9 221 53.4 47.1-59.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,375 1,073 76.1 72.2-79.5 302 23.9 20.5-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,159 979 85.1 82.2-87.5 180 14.9 12.5-17.8
College Graduate 1,176 1,088 91.8 89.5-93.6 88 8.2 6.4-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 499 318 57.0 51.0-62.9 181 43.0 37.1-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 771 488 58.0 52.9-63.0 283 42.0 37.0-47.1
$25,000- 34,999 540 417 72.4 65.0-78.7 123 27.6 21.3-35.0
$35,000- 49,999 662 596 89.2 86.0-91.8 66 10.8 8.2-14.0
$50,000-74,999 621 593 92.9 89.4-95.3 28 7.1 4.7-10.6
$75,000+ 672 656 96.6 93.6-98.2 16 3.4 1.8- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,257 1,019 77.6 73.4-81.3 238 22.4 18.7-26.6
No 2,843 2,318 78.4 76.1-80.6 525 21.6 19.4-23.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 595 540 92.1 89.3-94.3 55 7.9 5.7-10.7
Non-Veteran 3,614 2,879 75.1 72.9-77.3 735 24.9 22.7-27.1

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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