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2008 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 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
-Eastern NC 3,648 3,004 77.8 75.5-80.0 644 22.2 20.0-24.5
GENDER
Male 1,362 1,115 74.5 70.4-78.2 247 25.5 21.8-29.6
Female 2,286 1,889 81.1 78.8-83.2 397 18.9 16.8-21.2
RACE
White 2,315 2,026 85.6 83.0-87.8 289 14.4 12.2-17.0
African American 895 714 75.5 70.2-80.2 181 24.5 19.8-29.8
Other Minorities 417 248 46.5 39.9-53.2 169 53.5 46.8-60.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 201 89 36.3 28.4-44.9 112 63.7 55.1-71.6
Non-Hispanic 3,440 2,910 81.7 79.4-83.8 530 18.3 16.2-20.6
AGE
18-24 182 123 66.0 56.2-74.6 59 34.0 25.4-43.8
25-34 528 409 73.0 67.7-77.8 119 27.0 22.2-32.3
35-44 824 664 78.8 74.8-82.3 160 21.2 17.7-25.2
45-54 1,023 833 81.1 77.9-84.0 190 18.9 16.0-22.1
55-64 1,091 975 89.5 87.1-91.5 116 10.5 8.5-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 255 43.8 37.4-50.3 195 56.2 49.7-62.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,087 835 73.6 68.7-78.0 252 26.4 22.0-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,065 925 85.5 82.3-88.2 140 14.5 11.8-17.7
College Graduate 1,043 986 94.6 92.1-96.3 57 5.4 3.7- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 413 237 45.2 38.2-52.4 176 54.8 47.6-61.8
$15,000- 24,999 538 345 52.7 46.0-59.3 193 47.3 40.7-54.0
$25,000- 34,999 379 293 72.4 63.1-80.1 86 27.6 19.9-36.9
$35,000- 49,999 557 504 88.4 83.9-91.7 53 11.6 8.3-16.1
$50,000-74,999 614 584 93.2 89.4-95.7 30 6.8 4.3-10.6
$75,000+ 794 771 96.1 93.7-97.6 23 3.9 2.4- 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,227 995 76.1 71.6-80.0 232 23.9 20.0-28.4
No 2,302 1,916 78.6 75.7-81.3 386 21.4 18.7-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 564 516 89.7 82.1-94.3 48 10.3 5.7-17.9
Non-Veteran 3,081 2,486 75.5 72.9-77.9 595 24.5 22.1-27.1

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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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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