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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 153 135 85.4 72.7-92.8 18 14.6 7.2-27.3
Buncombe 122 106 86.2 75.9-92.6 16 13.8 7.4-24.1
Cabarrus 159 142 90.2 83.9-94.2 17 9.8 5.8-16.1
Catawba 195 173 85.8 77.0-91.6 22 14.2 8.4-23.0
Cumberland 190 165 84.5 75.2-90.7 25 15.5 9.3-24.8
Davidson 165 147 84.6 74.6-91.1 18 15.4 8.9-25.4
Durham 195 175 79.9 69.1-87.6 20 20.1 12.4-30.9
Forsyth 184 166 88.4 80.1-93.5 18 11.6 6.5-19.9
Gaston 154 132 79.5 66.2-88.4 22 20.5 11.6-33.8
Guilford 181 161 86.7 79.0-91.8 20 13.3 8.2-21.0
Iredell 189 168 87.7 80.6-92.4 21 12.3 7.6-19.4
Johnston 236 207 81.8 71.7-88.9 29 18.2 11.1-28.3
Mecklenburg 287 260 89.7 84.2-93.4 27 10.3 6.6-15.8
New Hanover 120 110 80.6 63.4-90.9 10 19.4 9.1-36.6
Onslow 180 155 84.8 75.3-91.1 25 15.2 8.9-24.7
Orange 177 166 89.2 80.4-94.4 11 10.8 5.6-19.6
Pitt 169 145 83.0 71.5-90.5 24 17.0 9.5-28.5
Randolph 163 147 88.6 80.5-93.6 16 11.4 6.4-19.5
Robeson 153 112 69.4 59.1-78.1 41 30.6 21.9-40.9
Rowan 173 153 84.2 74.3-90.8 20 15.8 9.2-25.7
Union 193 179 91.2 84.7-95.1 14 8.8 4.9-15.3
Wake 302 272 84.1 76.5-89.6 30 15.9 10.4-23.5
Wayne 175 151 75.9 58.8-87.4 24 24.1 12.6-41.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,058 1,755 80.6 77.5-83.3 303 19.4 16.7-22.5
Piedmont 3,295 2,955 85.7 83.3-87.9 340 14.3 12.1-16.7
Western NC 1,002 854 80.3 75.9-84.0 148 19.7 16.0-24.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 648 548 80.5 75.3-84.7 100 19.5 15.3-24.7
Northwest 1,336 1,181 84.7 80.9-87.9 155 15.3 12.1-19.1
Charlotte 876 789 88.5 85.0-91.2 87 11.5 8.8-15.0
Greensboro 772 692 84.6 79.1-88.9 80 15.4 11.1-20.9
Southern Regional 625 516 79.1 73.4-83.8 109 20.9 16.2-26.6
Coastal 241 207 80.0 71.2-86.6 34 20.0 13.4-28.8
Wake 856 765 83.1 77.4-87.5 91 16.9 12.5-22.6
Area L 182 158 82.1 72.4-88.9 24 17.9 11.1-27.6
Eastern 819 708 83.1 78.3-87.0 111 16.9 13.0-21.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the 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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