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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 344 267 72.5 65.2-78.8 77 27.5 21.2-34.8
Buncombe 316 246 74.6 67.5-80.5 70 25.4 19.5-32.5
Cabarrus 325 272 81.3 74.5-86.6 53 18.7 13.4-25.5
Catawba 324 257 75.4 68.9-80.9 67 24.6 19.1-31.1
Cumberland 371 310 81.4 75.0-86.4 61 18.6 13.6-25.0
Davidson 336 263 72.9 65.4-79.3 73 27.1 20.7-34.6
Durham 377 299 70.6 63.3-77.0 78 29.4 23.0-36.7
Forsyth 344 304 84.6 78.7-89.1 40 15.4 10.9-21.3
Gaston 318 265 76.3 66.9-83.7 53 23.7 16.3-33.1
Guilford 330 276 77.3 69.9-83.4 54 22.7 16.6-30.1
Iredell 305 261 84.5 78.2-89.3 44 15.5 10.7-21.8
Johnston 298 250 79.1 71.2-85.3 48 20.9 14.7-28.8
Mecklenburg 692 586 79.7 75.0-83.7 106 20.3 16.3-25.0
New Hanover 321 275 83.9 77.9-88.6 46 16.1 11.4-22.1
Onslow 316 273 85.7 79.2-90.4 43 14.3 9.6-20.8
Orange 335 297 83.2 75.5-88.8 38 16.8 11.2-24.5
Pitt 336 276 81.5 75.6-86.2 60 18.5 13.8-24.4
Randolph 342 281 78.6 72.2-83.9 61 21.4 16.1-27.8
Robeson 350 263 71.7 65.2-77.5 87 28.3 22.5-34.8
Rowan 323 263 79.5 72.6-85.1 60 20.5 14.9-27.4
Union 290 247 83.4 77.2-88.2 43 16.6 11.8-22.8
Wake 735 638 84.2 80.0-87.6 97 15.8 12.4-20.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 349 268 74.7 67.9-80.5 81 25.3 19.5-32.1
Northeast Partnership II 368 300 79.0 72.9-84.0 68 21.0 16.0-27.1
Northeast Partnership I 369 292 76.3 69.7-81.8 77 23.7 18.2-30.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 319 268 80.3 72.9-86.0 51 19.7 14.0-27.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 404 321 73.8 66.6-80.0 83 26.2 20.0-33.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 313 248 76.4 70.2-81.6 65 23.6 18.4-29.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 371 303 77.2 70.7-82.7 68 22.8 17.3-29.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 335 264 72.2 65.2-78.3 71 27.8 21.7-34.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 500 392 73.1 67.3-78.2 108 26.9 21.8-32.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 342 269 72.2 65.5-78.1 73 27.8 21.9-34.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 301 236 73.5 66.2-79.7 65 26.5 20.3-33.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 349 276 75.2 68.6-80.9 73 24.8 19.1-31.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 530 395 70.2 64.1-75.7 135 29.8 24.3-35.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 860 682 75.7 71.3-79.6 178 24.3 20.4-28.7
No 12,018 9,819 77.6 76.5-78.8 2,199 22.4 21.2-23.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,217 3,426 77.9 75.9-79.8 791 22.1 20.2-24.1
Piedmont 7,253 5,997 79.0 77.5-80.4 1,256 21.0 19.6-22.5
Western NC 1,408 1,078 71.3 67.7-74.6 330 28.7 25.4-32.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 846 641 71.6 67.0-75.9 205 28.4 24.1-33.0
Northwest 2,379 1,936 77.4 74.8-79.7 443 22.6 20.3-25.2
Charlotte 1,918 1,601 78.7 75.8-81.4 317 21.3 18.6-24.2
Greensboro 1,649 1,353 76.5 73.0-79.7 296 23.5 20.3-27.0
Southern Regional 1,372 1,089 75.3 71.2-79.0 283 24.7 21.0-28.8
Coastal 632 515 78.5 74.2-82.3 117 21.5 17.7-25.8
Wake 1,935 1,615 80.2 77.4-82.8 320 19.8 17.2-22.6
Area L 520 420 77.3 71.3-82.3 100 22.7 17.7-28.7
Eastern 1,627 1,331 79.4 76.4-82.1 296 20.6 17.9-23.6

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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