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2008 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 6,355 5,564 83.7 82.0-85.3 791 16.3 14.7-18.0
-Eastern NC 2,058 1,755 80.6 77.5-83.3 303 19.4 16.7-22.5
GENDER
Male 803 685 77.5 72.6-81.8 118 22.5 18.2-27.4
Female 1,255 1,070 84.1 81.0-86.7 185 15.9 13.3-19.0
RACE
White 1,304 1,194 89.7 86.6-92.2 110 10.3 7.8-13.4
African American 518 419 78.6 72.9-83.4 99 21.4 16.6-27.1
Other Minorities 227 134 45.3 36.4-54.5 93 54.7 45.5-63.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 118 61 39.6 29.0-51.2 57 60.4 48.8-71.0
Non-Hispanic 1,940 1,694 84.9 82.1-87.4 246 15.1 12.6-17.9
AGE
18-24 93 53 59.9 47.2-71.4 40 40.1 28.6-52.8
25-34 352 287 76.4 69.6-82.1 65 23.6 17.9-30.4
35-44 543 470 84.9 79.9-88.9 73 15.1 11.1-20.1
45-54 642 553 87.9 84.5-90.6 89 12.1 9.4-15.5
55-64 428 392 91.9 87.9-94.6 36 8.1 5.4-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 76 33.3 24.4-43.6 86 66.7 56.4-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 459 77.8 72.5-82.4 133 22.2 17.6-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 623 563 88.9 84.6-92.1 60 11.1 7.9-15.4
College Graduate 680 656 96.1 92.4-98.1 24 3.9 1.9- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 30 19.1 11.7-29.7 73 80.9 70.3-88.3
$15,000- 24,999 269 163 46.9 38.3-55.7 106 53.1 44.3-61.7
$25,000- 34,999 230 182 77.6 69.1-84.3 48 22.4 15.7-30.9
$35,000- 49,999 340 317 91.6 85.7-95.2 23 8.4 4.8-14.3
$50,000-74,999 423 407 95.2 90.6-97.6 16 4.8 2.4- 9.4
$75,000+ 544 539 98.9 96.3-99.7 5 1.1 0.3- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 451 368 76.5 69.9-82.0 83 23.5 18.0-30.1
No 1,531 1,327 81.7 78.1-84.8 204 18.3 15.2-21.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 358 338 96.4 94.1-97.9 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9
Non-Veteran 1,698 1,416 77.0 73.5-80.2 282 23.0 19.8-26.5

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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

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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