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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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 6,923 6,020 82.3 80.8-83.7 903 17.7 16.3-19.2
-Eastern NC 2,249 1,931 80.6 77.9-83.0 318 19.4 17.0-22.1
GENDER
Male 885 759 78.6 74.3-82.5 126 21.4 17.5-25.7
Female 1,364 1,172 82.9 79.9-85.5 192 17.1 14.5-20.1
RACE
White 1,452 1,321 88.7 86.0-90.9 131 11.3 9.1-14.0
African American 533 440 81.6 76.7-85.7 93 18.4 14.3-23.3
Other Minorities 259 165 47.6 39.0-56.4 94 52.4 43.6-61.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 157 79 40.6 31.0-51.1 78 59.4 48.9-69.0
Non-Hispanic 2,091 1,851 86.6 84.3-88.5 240 13.4 11.5-15.7
AGE
18-24 126 76 55.7 44.7-66.2 50 44.3 33.8-55.3
25-34 421 330 75.7 70.1-80.5 91 24.3 19.5-29.9
35-44 583 510 85.3 80.5-89.1 73 14.7 10.9-19.5
45-54 678 616 90.5 87.4-93.0 62 9.5 7.0-12.6
55-64 441 399 92.0 88.8-94.4 42 8.0 5.6-11.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 98 47.1 37.2-57.2 89 52.9 42.8-62.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 701 582 75.3 69.7-80.1 119 24.7 19.9-30.3
Some Post-H.S. 632 550 86.4 82.5-89.5 82 13.6 10.5-17.5
College Graduate 727 699 95.3 92.6-97.1 28 4.7 2.9- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 50 47.5 35.5-59.7 55 52.5 40.3-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 339 222 53.5 45.2-61.6 117 46.5 38.4-54.8
$25,000- 34,999 297 251 80.4 72.6-86.3 46 19.6 13.7-27.4
$35,000- 49,999 393 362 89.7 84.2-93.4 31 10.3 6.6-15.8
$50,000-74,999 446 437 97.2 94.6-98.6 9 2.8 1.4- 5.4
$75,000+ 474 468 98.4 95.4-99.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 495 416 78.8 72.8-83.7 79 21.2 16.3-27.2
No 1,669 1,449 81.2 78.0-84.0 220 18.8 16.0-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 340 93.5 89.6-96.0 26 6.5 4.0-10.4
Non-Veteran 1,876 1,586 77.5 74.4-80.4 290 22.5 19.6-25.6

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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.

** 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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