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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 7,253 5,997 79.0 77.5-80.4 1,256 21.0 19.6-22.5
GENDER
Male 2,703 2,189 76.8 74.4-79.1 514 23.2 20.9-25.6
Female 4,550 3,808 81.2 79.5-82.7 742 18.8 17.3-20.5
RACE
White 5,429 4,751 85.9 84.5-87.2 678 14.1 12.8-15.5
African American 1,281 972 72.8 69.1-76.2 309 27.2 23.8-30.9
Other Minorities 516 249 43.1 37.4-48.9 267 56.9 51.1-62.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 526 191 32.3 27.3-37.8 335 67.7 62.2-72.7
Non-Hispanic 6,725 5,804 85.0 83.7-86.2 921 15.0 13.8-16.3
AGE
18-24 434 290 65.5 59.5-71.1 144 34.5 28.9-40.5
25-34 1,359 1,007 70.2 66.8-73.3 352 29.8 26.7-33.2
35-44 1,891 1,595 82.9 80.4-85.2 296 17.1 14.8-19.6
45-54 1,842 1,592 86.9 84.9-88.7 250 13.1 11.3-15.1
55-64 1,727 1,513 87.9 85.8-89.6 214 12.1 10.4-14.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 856 450 46.2 41.2-51.3 406 53.8 48.7-58.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,990 1,556 73.4 70.5-76.1 434 26.6 23.9-29.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,807 1,559 84.0 81.2-86.5 248 16.0 13.5-18.8
College Graduate 2,594 2,429 93.8 92.5-94.9 165 6.2 5.1- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 610 336 49.8 44.0-55.5 274 50.2 44.5-56.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,102 679 51.6 47.1-56.1 423 48.4 43.9-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 861 690 73.1 68.1-77.6 171 26.9 22.4-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,033 944 89.7 86.4-92.3 89 10.3 7.7-13.6
$50,000-74,999 1,144 1,090 94.3 92.3-95.8 54 5.7 4.2- 7.7
$75,000+ 1,660 1,619 97.8 96.9-98.5 41 2.2 1.5- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,764 1,395 75.6 72.4-78.5 369 24.4 21.5-27.6
No 5,283 4,442 80.1 78.4-81.7 841 19.9 18.3-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 628 548 89.0 85.7-91.6 80 11.0 8.4-14.3
Non-Veteran 6,617 5,444 78.0 76.4-79.5 1,173 22.0 20.5-23.6

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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, 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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