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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,339 9,449 79.1 77.9-80.2 1,890 20.9 19.8-22.1
-Eastern NC 3,802 3,123 76.9 74.8-78.9 679 23.1 21.1-25.2
GENDER
Male 1,371 1,125 75.3 71.7-78.5 246 24.7 21.5-28.3
Female 2,431 1,998 78.6 76.1-80.8 433 21.4 19.2-23.9
RACE
White 2,460 2,138 83.7 81.3-85.8 322 16.3 14.2-18.7
African American 903 724 79.1 75.2-82.4 179 20.9 17.6-24.8
Other Minorities 431 254 45.6 38.9-52.3 177 54.4 47.7-61.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 104 37.0 29.2-45.5 138 63.0 54.5-70.8
Non-Hispanic 3,557 3,017 82.0 80.1-83.8 540 18.0 16.2-19.9
AGE
18-24 233 149 60.2 52.0-67.9 84 39.8 32.1-48.0
25-34 632 460 68.8 64.0-73.2 172 31.2 26.8-36.0
35-44 849 697 80.0 76.1-83.4 152 20.0 16.6-23.9
45-54 1,042 889 84.4 81.4-87.0 153 15.6 13.0-18.6
55-64 1,046 928 89.7 87.5-91.6 118 10.3 8.4-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 451 257 49.4 42.7-56.1 194 50.6 43.9-57.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,237 977 72.9 68.8-76.7 260 27.1 23.3-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 878 81.3 77.6-84.6 167 18.7 15.4-22.4
College Graduate 1,066 1,008 94.1 92.0-95.7 58 5.9 4.3- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 236 54.7 48.0-61.3 149 45.3 38.7-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 607 401 56.3 50.0-62.3 206 43.7 37.7-50.0
$25,000- 34,999 471 377 75.2 69.3-80.3 94 24.8 19.7-30.7
$35,000- 49,999 609 545 87.1 82.9-90.4 64 12.9 9.6-17.1
$50,000-74,999 596 576 94.1 89.1-96.9 20 5.9 3.1-10.9
$75,000+ 678 659 97.3 95.1-98.5 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,244 1,004 76.3 72.7-79.5 240 23.7 20.5-27.3
No 2,429 2,026 77.8 75.1-80.3 403 22.2 19.7-24.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 564 513 91.0 87.5-93.5 51 9.0 6.5-12.5
Non-Veteran 3,228 2,604 74.2 71.8-76.5 624 25.8 23.5-28.2

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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