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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Health Care Access

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,249 11,601 81.9 80.4-83.3 1,648 18.1 16.7-19.6
-Gaston County 350 305 82.2 75.1-87.7 45 17.8 12.3-24.9
GENDER
Male 132 113 78.7 65.6-87.7 19 21.3 12.3-34.4
Female 218 192 85.3 77.8-90.6 26 14.7 9.4-22.2
RACE
White 297 266 86.4 79.3-91.3 31 13.6 8.7-20.7
Other 53 39 64.6 44.8-80.4 14 35.4 19.6-55.2
AGE
18-44 94 75 76.2 62.7-85.9 19 23.8 14.1-37.3
45+ 252 226 87.3 81.1-91.7 26 12.7 8.3-18.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 163 80.4 71.1-87.2 29 19.6 12.8-28.9
Some College + 156 141 84.5 72.6-91.8 15 15.5 8.2-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 158 71.8 60.9-80.7 37 28.2 19.3-39.1
$50,000+ 86 86 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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^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.

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