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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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 4,952 4,361 84.0 81.7-86.1 591 16.0 13.9-18.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 122 115 92.5 83.8-96.7 7 7.5 3.3-16.2
Buncombe 135 123 87.7 77.2-93.8 12 12.3 6.2-22.8
Cabarrus 148 131 85.9 76.3-92.0 17 14.1 8.0-23.7
Catawba 141 124 79.1 62.7-89.5 17 20.9 10.5-37.3
Cumberland 153 134 87.1 79.3-92.3 19 12.9 7.7-20.7
Davidson 131 121 84.4 70.7-92.4 10 15.6 7.6-29.3
Durham 196 175 76.2 64.8-84.8 21 23.8 15.2-35.2
Forsyth 162 139 84.5 76.0-90.4 23 15.5 9.6-24.0
Gaston 116 104 88.6 78.6-94.2 12 11.4 5.8-21.4
Guilford 172 159 89.0 77.9-94.9 13 11.0 5.1-22.1
Iredell 156 140 88.3 79.5-93.6 16 11.7 6.4-20.5
Johnston 169 144 83.7 75.4-89.6 25 16.3 10.4-24.6
Mecklenburg 271 249 88.5 78.9-94.1 22 11.5 5.9-21.1
New Hanover 129 117 79.3 63.9-89.2 12 20.7 10.8-36.1
Onslow 157 141 92.1 85.2-95.9 16 7.9 4.1-14.8
Orange 162 153 91.9 84.0-96.1 9 8.1 3.9-16.0
Pitt 160 141 83.6 72.9-90.6 19 16.4 9.4-27.1
Randolph 139 116 74.6 62.0-84.1 23 25.4 15.9-38.0
Robeson 144 109 65.5 53.8-75.7 35 34.5 24.3-46.2
Rowan 159 143 89.6 82.2-94.1 16 10.4 5.9-17.8
Union 152 142 89.3 79.6-94.7 10 10.7 5.3-20.4
Wake 270 250 86.6 76.7-92.7 20 13.4 7.3-23.3
Wayne 135 118 81.9 69.2-90.1 17 18.1 9.9-30.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,411 1,208 80.9 75.7-85.3 203 19.1 14.7-24.3
Piedmont 2,665 2,408 85.7 82.7-88.2 257 14.3 11.8-17.3
Western NC 876 745 83.0 78.7-86.6 131 17.0 13.4-21.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 559 467 80.7 75.3-85.2 92 19.3 14.8-24.7
Northwest 1,092 968 85.9 82.3-88.9 124 14.1 11.1-17.7
Charlotte 729 661 85.6 78.4-90.6 68 14.4 9.4-21.6
Greensboro 638 582 86.2 79.9-90.8 56 13.8 9.2-20.1
Southern Regional 461 380 85.0 80.2-88.7 81 15.0 11.3-19.8
Coastal 185 161 66.1 46.0-81.7 24 33.9 18.3-54.0
Wake 674 603 84.5 78.8-88.8 71 15.5 11.2-21.2
Area L 53 44 85.2 71.0-93.1 9 14.8 6.9-29.0
Eastern 561 495 83.7 75.4-89.6 66 16.3 10.4-24.6

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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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