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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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 7,878 6,767 81.2 79.7-82.5 1,111 18.8 17.5-20.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 206 172 77.4 67.5-85.0 34 22.6 15.0-32.5
Buncombe 171 134 75.1 64.8-83.3 37 24.9 16.7-35.2
Cabarrus 215 193 87.3 78.3-93.0 22 12.7 7.0-21.7
Catawba 191 160 79.1 70.0-85.9 31 20.9 14.1-30.0
Cumberland 221 191 83.0 73.6-89.5 30 17.0 10.5-26.4
Davidson 212 179 79.2 69.1-86.7 33 20.8 13.3-30.9
Durham 253 212 76.7 68.1-83.5 41 23.3 16.5-31.9
Forsyth 228 208 89.5 83.2-93.6 20 10.5 6.4-16.8
Gaston 189 173 85.3 71.7-93.0 16 14.7 7.0-28.3
Guilford 223 191 76.6 67.0-84.0 32 23.4 16.0-33.0
Iredell 196 181 92.9 86.4-96.4 15 7.1 3.6-13.6
Johnston 190 170 83.3 71.9-90.6 20 16.7 9.4-28.1
Mecklenburg 429 383 83.2 77.1-87.9 46 16.8 12.1-22.9
New Hanover 200 171 83.5 75.1-89.5 29 16.5 10.5-24.9
Onslow 197 169 84.8 75.8-90.8 28 15.2 9.2-24.2
Orange 218 198 81.9 71.0-89.3 20 18.1 10.7-29.0
Pitt 215 187 86.7 80.3-91.3 28 13.3 8.7-19.7
Randolph 224 196 83.0 75.0-88.8 28 17.0 11.2-25.0
Robeson 198 159 75.1 66.3-82.2 39 24.9 17.8-33.7
Rowan 195 171 84.7 74.5-91.3 24 15.3 8.7-25.5
Union 202 180 86.4 79.2-91.4 22 13.6 8.6-20.8
Wake 487 437 85.5 79.9-89.7 50 14.5 10.3-20.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 198 156 74.3 64.7-82.1 42 25.7 17.9-35.3
Northeast Partnership II 228 186 79.1 70.9-85.5 42 20.9 14.5-29.1
Northeast Partnership I 189 158 81.4 72.6-87.9 31 18.6 12.1-27.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 193 173 83.1 72.5-90.1 20 16.9 9.9-27.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 244 200 77.3 67.1-85.0 44 22.7 15.0-32.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 162 130 76.0 67.0-83.2 32 24.0 16.8-33.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 244 215 84.1 76.1-89.8 29 15.9 10.2-23.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 197 163 74.7 65.2-82.4 34 25.3 17.6-34.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 268 221 78.8 71.8-84.4 47 21.2 15.6-28.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 199 164 77.9 69.7-84.4 35 22.1 15.6-30.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 173 149 79.5 69.6-86.8 24 20.5 13.2-30.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 222 188 80.5 72.3-86.8 34 19.5 13.2-27.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 301 249 77.6 69.8-83.9 52 22.4 16.1-30.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 488 399 77.2 71.2-82.3 89 22.8 17.7-28.8
No 7,390 6,368 81.4 79.9-82.8 1,022 18.6 17.2-20.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,502 2,101 79.8 77.1-82.3 401 20.2 17.7-22.9
Piedmont 4,575 4,005 82.8 80.9-84.5 570 17.2 15.5-19.1
Western NC 801 661 77.2 72.6-81.2 140 22.8 18.8-27.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 472 383 76.9 70.8-82.0 89 23.1 18.0-29.2
Northwest 1,469 1,276 83.1 80.1-85.8 193 16.9 14.2-19.9
Charlotte 1,202 1,070 83.7 80.0-86.8 132 16.3 13.2-20.0
Greensboro 1,038 900 79.1 74.4-83.1 138 20.9 16.9-25.6
Southern Regional 789 650 77.8 72.0-82.6 139 22.2 17.4-28.0
Coastal 367 301 78.1 72.1-83.1 66 21.9 16.9-27.9
Wake 1,257 1,105 83.3 79.7-86.4 152 16.7 13.6-20.3
Area L 307 266 81.7 73.2-87.9 41 18.3 12.1-26.8
Eastern 977 816 80.4 76.4-83.9 161 19.6 16.1-23.6

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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, 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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