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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,295 2,955 85.7 83.3-87.9 340 14.3 12.1-16.7
GENDER
Male 1,436 1,288 84.5 80.7-87.7 148 15.5 12.3-19.3
Female 1,859 1,667 87.2 84.4-89.6 192 12.8 10.4-15.6
RACE
White 2,537 2,377 92.8 90.6-94.5 160 7.2 5.5- 9.4
African American 508 430 85.4 81.2-88.8 78 14.6 11.2-18.8
Other Minorities 241 142 48.0 38.7-57.5 99 52.0 42.5-61.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 171 75 33.9 24.5-44.9 96 66.1 55.1-75.5
Non-Hispanic 3,122 2,878 91.0 89.1-92.5 244 9.0 7.5-10.9
AGE
18-24 97 73 65.2 50.3-77.6 24 34.8 22.4-49.7
25-34 536 446 81.6 76.7-85.7 90 18.4 14.3-23.3
35-44 887 806 89.9 86.6-92.4 81 10.1 7.6-13.4
45-54 1,050 963 90.4 87.8-92.5 87 9.6 7.5-12.2
55-64 725 667 92.1 89.2-94.3 58 7.9 5.7-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 113 42.2 32.6-52.5 93 57.8 47.5-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 836 718 83.1 77.2-87.8 118 16.9 12.2-22.8
Some Post-H.S. 859 788 89.0 84.4-92.3 71 11.0 7.7-15.6
College Graduate 1,394 1,336 95.5 93.8-96.7 58 4.5 3.3- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 32 26.9 16.0-41.6 56 73.1 58.4-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 326 211 55.1 44.9-65.0 115 44.9 35.0-55.1
$25,000- 34,999 317 267 77.0 67.8-84.1 50 23.0 15.9-32.2
$35,000- 49,999 488 445 89.5 85.0-92.8 43 10.5 7.2-15.0
$50,000-74,999 617 593 94.3 89.4-97.0 24 5.7 3.0-10.6
$75,000+ 1,199 1,182 98.4 97.1-99.2 17 1.6 0.8- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 640 557 86.0 81.7-89.5 83 14.0 10.5-18.3
No 2,546 2,303 85.5 82.6-88.1 243 14.5 11.9-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 323 307 93.4 85.7-97.1 16 6.6 2.9-14.3
Non-Veteran 2,971 2,647 84.8 82.1-87.1 324 15.2 12.9-17.9

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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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