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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,258 3,756 84.1 82.0-86.0 502 15.9 14.0-18.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 105 88 78.0 65.1-87.0 17 22.0 13.0-34.9
Buncombe 66 57 83.9 67.4-92.9 9 16.1 7.1-32.6
Cabarrus 117 103 81.1 64.5-91.0 14 18.9 9.0-35.5
Catawba 109 95 82.1 68.1-90.8 14 17.9 9.2-31.9
Cumberland 116 104 91.7 84.4-95.7 12 8.3 4.3-15.6
Davidson 117 109 89.7 76.7-95.9 8 10.3 4.1-23.3
Durham 273 254 86.2 76.0-92.5 19 13.8 7.5-24.0
Forsyth 85 77 77.0 57.3-89.3 8 23.0 10.7-42.7
Gaston 81 69 79.2 63.8-89.2 12 20.8 10.8-36.2
Guilford 251 230 90.7 84.6-94.6 21 9.3 5.4-15.4
Iredell 116 106 82.5 68.8-90.9 10 17.5 9.1-31.2
Johnston 110 97 85.6 71.9-93.2 13 14.4 6.8-28.1
Mecklenburg 228 210 87.8 78.5-93.4 18 12.2 6.6-21.5
New Hanover 99 86 81.2 67.6-90.0 13 18.8 10.0-32.4
Onslow 124 107 83.9 71.6-91.5 17 16.1 8.5-28.4
Orange 133 124 82.0 66.2-91.4 9 18.0 8.6-33.8
Pitt 120 111 77.5 57.9-89.6 9 22.5 10.4-42.1
Randolph 120 101 81.9 70.3-89.6 19 18.1 10.4-29.7
Robeson 110 78 70.7 58.5-80.5 32 29.3 19.5-41.5
Rowan 130 109 80.7 67.7-89.3 21 19.3 10.7-32.3
Union 119 109 90.5 81.8-95.3 10 9.5 4.7-18.2
Wake 320 299 84.8 74.6-91.4 21 15.2 8.6-25.4
Wayne 110 101 92.1 84.1-96.3 9 7.9 3.7-15.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,107 951 83.9 79.5-87.5 156 16.1 12.5-20.5
Piedmont 2,570 2,313 84.8 82.0-87.3 257 15.2 12.7-18.0
Western NC 581 492 80.6 75.5-84.9 89 19.4 15.1-24.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 372 310 78.6 71.6-84.2 62 21.4 15.8-28.4
Northwest 814 720 83.1 78.0-87.2 94 16.9 12.8-22.0
Charlotte 609 545 85.9 80.9-89.8 64 14.1 10.2-19.1
Greensboro 674 602 86.4 81.9-89.8 72 13.6 10.2-18.1
Southern Regional 380 318 85.3 78.0-90.5 62 14.7 9.5-22.0
Coastal 148 126 86.0 77.5-91.7 22 14.0 8.3-22.5
Wake 766 700 84.1 77.8-88.8 66 15.9 11.2-22.2
Area L 48 37 76.3 57.4-88.5 11 23.7 11.5-42.6
Eastern 447 398 83.9 74.8-90.1 49 16.1 9.9-25.2

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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

NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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