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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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 6,355 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

^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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