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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-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

^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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