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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - Less than age 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 164 139 78.3 67.5-86.2 25 21.7 13.8-32.5
Buncombe 151 135 84.1 73.8-90.9 16 15.9 9.1-26.2
Cabarrus 189 163 86.0 78.8-91.1 26 14.0 8.9-21.2
Catawba 172 151 80.9 68.5-89.1 21 19.1 10.9-31.5
Cumberland 206 176 82.8 74.2-89.0 30 17.2 11.0-25.8
Davidson 174 152 81.2 69.8-88.9 22 18.8 11.1-30.2
Durham 209 177 72.7 62.0-81.3 32 27.3 18.7-38.0
Forsyth 192 173 86.2 78.8-91.4 19 13.8 8.6-21.2
Gaston 179 156 83.3 74.1-89.8 23 16.7 10.2-25.9
Guilford 210 186 83.4 74.4-89.6 24 16.6 10.4-25.6
Iredell 204 183 88.7 81.1-93.5 21 11.3 6.5-18.9
Johnston 218 195 81.2 71.8-88.0 23 18.8 12.0-28.2
Mecklenburg 431 392 85.6 79.0-90.4 39 14.4 9.6-21.0
New Hanover 151 131 75.0 61.0-85.2 20 25.0 14.8-39.0
Onslow 169 152 85.7 75.4-92.1 17 14.3 7.9-24.6
Orange 178 159 79.0 65.4-88.3 19 21.0 11.7-34.6
Pitt 192 167 82.6 74.1-88.8 25 17.4 11.2-25.9
Randolph 167 145 79.9 68.3-88.0 22 20.1 12.0-31.7
Robeson 163 131 77.1 66.9-84.8 32 22.9 15.2-33.1
Rowan 191 159 75.7 64.9-84.0 32 24.3 16.0-35.1
Union 198 177 84.7 75.9-90.6 21 15.3 9.4-24.1
Wake 359 335 92.2 88.1-95.0 24 7.8 5.0-11.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 167 144 86.0 77.8-91.5 23 14.0 8.5-22.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 199 162 74.7 64.9-82.5 37 25.3 17.5-35.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 166 143 83.4 74.5-89.6 23 16.6 10.4-25.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 206 171 75.5 65.9-83.1 35 24.5 16.9-34.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 217 191 81.7 72.8-88.2 26 18.3 11.8-27.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 158 129 75.2 62.5-84.6 29 24.8 15.4-37.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 172 151 82.7 72.2-89.8 21 17.3 10.2-27.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 189 154 73.4 62.5-82.0 35 26.6 18.0-37.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 235 210 84.1 75.2-90.2 25 15.9 9.8-24.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 169 142 81.2 71.8-88.0 27 18.8 12.0-28.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 170 142 76.8 65.5-85.2 28 23.2 14.8-34.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 196 173 84.0 75.5-90.0 23 16.0 10.0-24.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 212 174 76.6 67.1-84.1 38 23.4 15.9-32.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 419 353 78.9 72.7-84.1 66 21.1 15.9-27.3
No 6,504 5,667 82.5 81.0-83.9 837 17.5 16.1-19.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,254 1,934 80.4 77.6-82.8 320 19.6 17.2-22.4
Piedmont 4,000 3,518 83.9 82.0-85.6 482 16.1 14.4-18.0
Western NC 669 568 79.1 74.1-83.4 101 20.9 16.6-25.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 363 309 79.2 72.2-84.9 54 20.8 15.1-27.8
Northwest 1,348 1,171 82.0 78.5-84.9 177 18.0 15.1-21.5
Charlotte 1,132 1,008 85.5 81.7-88.6 124 14.5 11.4-18.3
Greensboro 886 768 80.7 76.1-84.5 118 19.3 15.5-23.9
Southern Regional 706 598 81.1 76.2-85.1 108 18.9 14.9-23.8
Coastal 309 266 77.4 68.3-84.5 43 22.6 15.5-31.7
Wake 1,029 915 85.3 81.8-88.2 114 14.7 11.8-18.2
Area L 306 262 78.8 71.2-84.8 44 21.2 15.2-28.8
Eastern 844 723 81.0 76.5-84.9 121 19.0 15.1-23.5

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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, 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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