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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 271 219 73.0 64.4-80.2 52 27.0 19.8-35.6
Buncombe 251 212 79.3 71.3-85.5 39 20.7 14.5-28.7
Cabarrus 293 234 78.6 71.7-84.2 59 21.4 15.8-28.3
Catawba 282 237 79.5 71.0-86.0 45 20.5 14.0-29.0
Cumberland 349 286 76.1 68.7-82.1 63 23.9 17.9-31.3
Davidson 302 243 74.3 66.3-80.9 59 25.7 19.1-33.7
Durham 311 259 73.8 65.5-80.7 52 26.2 19.3-34.5
Forsyth 297 252 81.3 74.9-86.3 45 18.7 13.7-25.1
Gaston 266 216 79.1 71.7-85.1 50 20.9 14.9-28.3
Guilford 320 266 80.0 73.2-85.4 54 20.0 14.6-26.8
Iredell 335 289 84.2 77.9-89.0 46 15.8 11.0-22.1
Johnston 346 290 76.9 69.2-83.1 56 23.1 16.9-30.8
Mecklenburg 646 573 84.4 79.4-88.4 73 15.6 11.6-20.6
New Hanover 267 233 79.4 69.4-86.7 34 20.6 13.3-30.6
Onslow 282 244 80.0 71.6-86.4 38 20.0 13.6-28.4
Orange 282 252 82.2 72.5-89.0 30 17.8 11.0-27.5
Pitt 310 255 80.3 73.8-85.4 55 19.7 14.6-26.2
Randolph 276 222 72.6 63.6-80.1 54 27.4 19.9-36.4
Robeson 290 220 73.4 66.1-79.5 70 26.6 20.5-33.9
Rowan 318 254 74.2 66.2-80.8 64 25.8 19.2-33.8
Union 303 267 83.0 75.7-88.5 36 17.0 11.5-24.3
Wake 525 480 90.0 86.0-92.9 45 10.0 7.1-14.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 281 228 82.0 75.8-86.9 53 18.0 13.1-24.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 359 291 76.2 69.3-81.9 68 23.8 18.1-30.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 289 246 82.3 75.9-87.2 43 17.7 12.8-24.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 331 265 73.1 65.9-79.3 66 26.9 20.7-34.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 355 288 74.6 67.6-80.5 67 25.4 19.5-32.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 293 230 72.8 64.6-79.7 63 27.2 20.3-35.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 302 252 78.6 71.2-84.6 50 21.4 15.4-28.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 328 265 74.7 66.8-81.2 63 25.3 18.8-33.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 401 336 77.7 70.9-83.3 65 22.3 16.7-29.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 289 231 76.7 69.4-82.7 58 23.3 17.3-30.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 297 240 71.8 63.1-79.1 57 28.2 20.9-36.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 319 278 82.8 76.3-87.8 41 17.2 12.2-23.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 373 296 74.4 67.1-80.5 77 25.6 19.5-32.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 749 618 78.3 73.9-82.1 131 21.7 17.9-26.1
No 10,590 8,831 79.1 77.9-80.3 1,759 20.9 19.7-22.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 3,805 3,125 76.9 74.7-78.9 680 23.1 21.1-25.3
Piedmont 6,391 5,397 81.0 79.5-82.4 994 19.0 17.6-20.5
Western NC 1,143 927 75.2 71.2-78.8 216 24.8 21.2-28.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 624 508 76.0 70.5-80.7 116 24.0 19.3-29.5
Northwest 2,233 1,845 77.7 75.0-80.3 388 22.3 19.7-25.0
Charlotte 1,754 1,503 82.9 79.9-85.5 251 17.1 14.5-20.1
Greensboro 1,442 1,195 76.9 73.4-80.1 247 23.1 19.9-26.6
Southern Regional 1,194 961 76.6 72.7-80.1 233 23.4 19.9-27.3
Coastal 562 470 76.0 69.8-81.2 92 24.0 18.8-30.2
Wake 1,613 1,384 83.2 80.3-85.7 229 16.8 14.3-19.7
Area L 501 420 78.3 72.6-83.1 81 21.7 16.9-27.4
Eastern 1,416 1,163 77.4 73.8-80.6 253 22.6 19.4-26.2

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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, 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.
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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