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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 243 207 82.9 74.2-89.2 36 17.1 10.8-25.8
Buncombe 234 195 82.4 75.4-87.8 39 17.6 12.2-24.6
Cabarrus 266 230 86.5 80.6-90.8 36 13.5 9.2-19.4
Catawba 328 276 81.4 75.0-86.4 52 18.6 13.6-25.0
Cumberland 343 285 78.7 70.1-85.4 58 21.3 14.6-29.9
Davidson 277 219 76.4 69.2-82.3 58 23.6 17.7-30.8
Durham 295 249 70.0 60.0-78.5 46 30.0 21.5-40.0
Forsyth 283 244 85.3 78.9-90.0 39 14.7 10.0-21.1
Gaston 275 216 73.4 64.3-80.9 59 26.6 19.1-35.7
Guilford 284 252 85.6 77.6-91.1 32 14.4 8.9-22.4
Iredell 302 256 82.5 75.9-87.6 46 17.5 12.4-24.1
Johnston 367 306 78.4 71.0-84.3 61 21.6 15.7-29.0
Mecklenburg 481 416 82.9 77.8-87.0 65 17.1 13.0-22.2
New Hanover 234 210 81.8 71.1-89.1 24 18.2 10.9-28.9
Onslow 304 259 83.9 77.3-88.8 45 16.1 11.2-22.7
Orange 272 247 87.0 80.4-91.7 25 13.0 8.3-19.6
Pitt 280 238 82.3 74.1-88.4 42 17.7 11.6-25.9
Randolph 278 235 78.1 69.0-85.1 43 21.9 14.9-31.0
Robeson 291 204 67.4 59.1-74.8 87 32.6 25.2-40.9
Rowan 302 250 71.8 62.7-79.4 52 28.2 20.6-37.3
Union 306 271 81.1 71.7-87.9 35 18.9 12.1-28.3
Wake 464 407 80.2 74.0-85.2 57 19.8 14.8-26.0
Wayne 296 250 78.0 66.8-86.3 46 22.0 13.7-33.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,648 3,004 77.8 75.5-80.0 644 22.2 20.0-24.5
Piedmont 5,354 4,557 80.3 78.3-82.1 797 19.7 17.9-21.7
Western NC 1,888 1,506 75.7 72.6-78.6 382 24.3 21.4-27.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,231 981 75.6 72.0-79.0 250 24.4 21.0-28.0
Northwest 2,264 1,861 78.3 75.4-80.9 403 21.7 19.1-24.6
Charlotte 1,479 1,265 82.5 79.4-85.2 214 17.5 14.8-20.6
Greensboro 1,232 1,066 82.0 77.5-85.7 166 18.0 14.3-22.5
Southern Regional 1,109 882 76.8 72.4-80.6 227 23.2 19.4-27.6
Coastal 497 411 78.5 72.9-83.3 86 21.5 16.7-27.1
Wake 1,322 1,124 77.5 73.0-81.4 198 22.5 18.6-27.0
Area L 307 254 78.1 70.9-84.0 53 21.9 16.0-29.1
Eastern 1,449 1,223 79.8 75.8-83.4 226 20.2 16.6-24.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the 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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